By Vicky Anscombe on 19 November 2015

Whether you're an older skier, an energetic student, you're skiing as a couple or you have a young family, choosing the best resort can be tricky.

Where's the best food? Where's best for quiet nights in and kids, and where is good for those who enjoy hitting the pistes hard all day and partying all night?

Our brand ambassador, Chemmy Alcott, knows a thing or two about the best resorts for those seeking a tailored break, and she spoke to us at the Ski and Snowboard Show 2015 about her recommendations.

The best resorts for people with small children

You're after a resort where the kids can learn to ski in great ski schools - or, if they're really young, you can enjoy a few hours a day with them on the nursery slopes. You want somewhere quiet, where you can eat well and hopefully get an early night before hitting the slopes bright and early. Here's where you should be looking at...

The best resorts for couples

He likes to snowboard, you're more of a skiing fan. You like to compete, but she's happy to explore the slopes at her own pace and often zoom off on her own. Couples' skiing breaks are great fun, but you have to pick your resort carefully; Chemmy reveals the best ones for all you romantic winter sports fans.

The best resorts for students

You're not entirely sure what you're more excited about - the apres-ski or the chance to hit some really challenging runs. Happily, you can do both - so there's plenty of scope for pushing yourself to the limit on the piste all day and finding some really lively bars to while away the early hours in. Here are the best places to find great atmospheres, brilliant bars and like-minded people who are up for a huge amount of fun.

The best resorts for older skiers

You've skied all of your life, and you know your stuff. However, sometimes your back feels a little sore after a day on the slopes or your legs aren't quite as hardy as they once were. Totally understandable, and easy to accommodate; Chemmy knows about some terrific resorts where the pace of skiing is as fast or slow as you'd like, where the food is great and the nights are quiet. Ish.


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