From sophisticated bars and discos, to hotel tea dances
and quiet off lobby meeting points, to the "get down and
do it" little beer meeting points where the young,
broke, and those they attract (yep, even backpackers
have groupies) hang out the Austrian Arlberg resort of.
St. Anton attracts the lot, and in our opinion, is
better for it.
There is really no
“low season” in the St. Anton winter calendar. Hotels and accommodations
normally ask for and get Saturday to Saturday stays from skiers and winter
holiday folks. However accommodation is abundant, so you probably will find
something to your liking in less than absolutely peak seasons.
St. Anton has
been a ski resort almost - no make that ever since man, and woman for that
matter, first started sliding down hills with pieces of board strapped to their
feet, and a pole between their legs (that’s how they did it in the old days).
St. Anton is indeed the “cradle of Alpine skiing” and
that’s where it makes its comfortable living. However in
order to grow and prosper, as well as make a living from
the sport, St. Anton had to progressively offer ever
improving amenities and comforts to those who came to
conquer the slopes. Clearly, they have succeeded on that
This skiers’ resort has attained a position of
world-wide respect based on the quality
Already boasting one of the longest ski seasons in
Austria, as we said, St. Anton is now attracting summer
visitors as well. I cannot imagine what attracts them,
unless it is the fresh clean mountain air, beautiful
surroundings, or quiet streets. If skiing is not your
game, but mountain life is, may I suggest St. Anton in
summer? There are unheard of bargains to be had,
especially in 4-star hotels. What a great opportunity to
enjoy the spirit of mountain life with dare we say
it-“world class bargains”.
of its skiable terrain as well as the comforts and
services listed above. St. Anton’s
winter visitors come to ski. True, with different sized
bundles of cash in their pockets, and different degrees
of energy and talent, but baby, this is still a skiers’
resort. It should come as no surprise that the resort
attracts and holds an incredibly loyal following.
It surely is nothing new to this writer, as countless
trips to St. Anton and it's satellite stations of St.
Christoph and Stuben turn up many of the same satisfied
And before you think that a skier has to be a wunderkind
on the boards to enjoy the skiing here, let me quickly
assure you that recreational skiers from all over the
globe are flocking to the Arlberg resort too.