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La Villa

Italy

La Villa is a pretty village lying between two national parks that enjoys direct access to the Alta Badia ski area and the Sella Ronda Circuit. Located at the foot of the Gran Risa World Cup piste, La Villa is just a short drive from vibrant Corvara and our sister resort in the region: San Cassiano. You'll find a low-key and relaxed Italian atmosphere matched with stunning vistas and exceptional cuisine.

The Town

An incredibly beautiful and compact village complete with stunning mountain views makes La Villa. Being the bridge point between San Cassiano and Corvara means its location is central of the Alta Badia ski region. The road has a plethora of lively bars, restaurants and shops and being able to walk from one end to another in 15 minutes means everything is within arms reach.

The Skiing

 Take on the technical challenge of the infamous World Cup slalom piste, the Gran Risa, or head across to the 'Hidden Valley' of Lagazuoi, one of the most memorable runs in the region surrounded by frozen waterfalls and soaring rock walls. For an off-piste challenge there is plenty to explore with a mountain guide, including the extensive skiing of Arabba and the Val Mezdi. For those looking to put some miles on the clock, the Sella Ronda, which can be skied in both directions gives you a wonderful introduction to the spectacular mountainscapes of the Dolomites, taking in the famous peaks.

The village of La Villa is a sister village to San Cassiano in the beautiful Alta Badia valley. They share the same skiing, accessed by separate gondola stations, and are linked together by gentle blues and reds. La Villa has much to offer for all levels of skier, with vast distances and lovely varied and interesting terrain for intermediates and advanced skiers, as well as gentle blue runs and nursery slopes ideally suited for beginner skiers. Take the Piz La Ila gondola from the village centre and you're transported right in to the heart of the Alta Badia ski region. From here you can ski gently rolling terrain over to San Cassiano and Armentarola, or across to Corvara and the entry point to the extensive Sella Ronda route for those looking for more of a challenge. 

Our Hotels

We carefully select our hotels visiting each property and researching it in great detail before ever sending a client. Our hotels are hand-picked for their unparalleled accommodation, cuisine and facilities as well as first-class service.

Hotel Antines

Hotel Antines

Hotel Antines is a luxury boutique hotel located in the heart of La Villa. The central location and easy access to the slopes makes this hotel a popular choice year after year.

La Majun

La Majun

Located in Alto Adige, La Majun is a relaxed and intimate hotel where you'll experience the very best in Italian hospitality, scenery, skiing and wellness opportunities all around you.

HOTEL CRISTALLO

HOTEL CRISTALLO

The Hotel Cristallo is uniquely set between two national parks in the heart of the Dolomites. Spectacular views and surroundings make it the perfect destination for winter sports enthusiasts.

Gastronomy

Below you'll find our top picks for gastronomy in the area, including places to eat on the mountain, local restaurants you need to try and our hotel highlights.

Piz Boe, Corvara
Piz Boe, Corvara

Piz Boe, Corvara

Piz Boè Alpine Lounge is a mix between innovation and tradition. It houses an exclusive gourmet restaurant where you can enjoy South Tyrolean cuisine in a modern reinterpretation, a self-service restaurant and a lounge bar with a wood burning fire.

La Siriola, San Cassiano

La Siriola, San Cassiano

La Siriola is home to the youngest Michelin starred chef, which offers a big tasting menu with six surprise courses and a selection of fine chocolates. All dishes can be paired with fine wines by the glass. 

La Siriola, San Cassiano

Active Rest

The spa is home to two Finnish saunas, a salt steam room, a mountain flowers steam room, kneipp bath, immersion bath, indoor pool and much more besides. With wellness being the name of the game in this region of Italy, there is no shortage of fantastic relaxation and beauty treatments available so whilst you're here, why not indulge? Laax is connected to the neighbouring villages of Falera and Flims by ski lifts and free shuttle busses during the winter. It lies in beautiful landscapes of forests, gorges and peaks, offering some excellent winter walking, hiking and snowshoeing. Close by is the picturesque Caumasee Lake, a beautifully protected spot and ideal for a horse drawn carriage ride in winter.

The Dolomites are home to a huge range of winter activities for those who aren't keen on taking on the slopes. Enjoy the region's extensive cross country trails, try out Nordic walking or snowshoeing or get your blood pumping with a spot of tobogganing. The indoor ice rink in Corvara is also nearby for those who want to have a go a whizzing around on skates. Relax in the spa at the Cristallo and enjoy pampering yourself to the full. Whether it be a dip in the pool, a trip to the sauna or one of the many beauty treatments that takes your fancy, it's the perfect place to relax and unwind in absolutely stunning surroundings. If you join us at La Majun and you're interested in a true wellness holiday, you're sure to find yourself in the right place. 

Children's Ski Programmes

We run the children's programmes below in La Villa during selected weeks over the winter season. Click here to see all of the children's programmes Powder Byrne offers.

10-14 years
SnoZone
4-9 years
Yeti

RESORT FACTS

Approx. flight times
Approx. flight times
LHR-VCE: 2 hrs, LHR-INN: 2 hrs
Time difference
Time difference
GMT +1
Transfer times
Transfer times
From VCE: 3 hrs, From INN: 1 hr 45 min
When to travel
When to travel
Between December and April
Average snowfall
Average snowfall
70cm Average Depth
Average temperature
Average temperature
7°C in Winter

Dispatches

Find out the latest goings on in La Villa including news from resort, insights from our teams and partners. Click here to read our latest features.

San Cassiano
staying at Ciasa Salares
Activities that don’t require Skis
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We thought we would share a little more information with you regarding our latest competition with hush to the Dolomites. If you haven’t yet applied
Not everyone who travels with us skis and there are plenty of reasons for that. Whether you’re taking a break from the slopes, are expecting

Pricing

Prices include flights, private transfers and accommodation as indicated as well as our Powder Byrne in-resort service. Under 2s travel free with Powder Byrne. Call us on 020 8246 5300 or make an enquiry below for a personalised quotation matched to your precise requirements.

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