19 December 2019 from Danielle in Announcements

It’s time for the annual Snowplaza Awards! This year we’re on the quest to find the best ski area, best après-ski bar and best-of in eight other categories. You can vote for your favourites from December 19, 2019 until April 1st, 2020! The winners will be announced once the contest is closed. Everyone who votes will be automatically entered to win one of ten pairs of SINNER SIN VALLEY goggles, valued at €99.99 (£85)!

New awards this season

For the Snowplaza Awards 2020 we’ve branched out and are looking for the BEST in six different categories. If you voted in the Snowplaza Awards last year, you might notice that we’ve added some new awards. This year you’ll also be able to vote on the best après-ski bar, the best ski resort for beginners and the best ski resort for advanced skiers.

Win a pair of SINNER goggles

Everyone who votes in the Snowplaza Awards between December 19, 2019 and April 1st, 2020 will be entered to win a pair of SIN VALLEY goggles by SINNER. These goggles are a must-have for every skier or snowboarder. Two lenses keep you covered with great visibility and 100% UV protection no matter what the weather conditions, and they’re easy to swap in and out thanks to the magnetic system. A soft, tri-layer hypoallergenic foam adapts snugly and comfortably to your face.

Sinner Sin Valley ski goggles

What’s the BEST, in your opinion?

Like last year, this year we’re asking you to share your opinion on the best in each category. You can vote once per category. Do you want to make sure your favourite wins a Snowplaza Award 2020, and do you want to be entered to win one of the awesome prizes? Share the Snowplaza Awards 2020 love with your friends, family and colleagues and get them to vote as well! This year you can vote on:

Best ski resort 2020

What’s the best ski resort in the Alps? Where’s your number one winter sport destination? The best ski resort of 2020 must have fantastic ski pistes, cosy mountain huts, rowdy après-ski, a wide selection of activities and more. You know the one – that ski resort that immediately makes you feel at home every time you return. But there are so many to choose from... help us decide!

Vote for the best ski resort >


Best ski resort for après-ski 2020

Which ski resort has the best après-ski bars? When do you know you’ve struck gold when it comes to partying the night away at après-ski? The best ski resort for après-ski 2020 will have it all – lively bars, après-ski hits you can sing along to, free-flowing beer and just generally a good time.

Vote for the best ski resort for après-ski >

Best ski resort for beginners 2020

Where would you feel confident as a beginner skier or snowboarder on your first winter sport holidays? Which ski resort has all the facilities for beginners? The best ski resort for beginners 2020 will have gentle nursery slopes, wide blue slopes and good ski schools – not only for kids, but for adults too.

Vote for the best ski resort for beginners >

Best ski resort for families 2020

Which ski area is great for the whole family? Where would you take the kids (whether tots or teens), and where can you be sure that not only the little ones, but also parents and grandparents will have a fantastic holiday? The best ski resort for families 2020 will have facilities for young and old, competent ski instructors and loads of fun activities.

Vote for the best ski resort for families >

Family ski resort

Best ski resort for advanced skiers 2020

Which ski resort offers the most challenges for advanced skiers and snowboarders? In the best ski resort for advanced skiers 2020, you’ll find tough black slopes, steep red runs and exciting off-piste terrain. You can tackle the waist-high moguls or perfect your carving technique on a wide blue cruiser.

Vote for the best ski resort for advanced skiers >

Best après-ski bar 2020

Which ski resort always has the best parties? Where can you start après-ski early in the afternoon and keep it going until the wee hours? The best après-ski bar 2020 will keep the beer flowing and keep you dancing to the best après-ski hits. Whether you’re with friends or family, you can always be sure of a good time here!

Vote for the best après-ski bar >

Aperol Spritz

The best of 2019

Last ski season, more than 31 000 skiers and snowboarders in the UK, France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands cast their vote in the Snowplaza Awards. Kronplatz was selected as the best ski resort of 2019.

Group of skiers

Born and raised in the ski paradise of Vancouver, Canada, I learned to ski before I can remember, balancing precariously on my parents’ skis as they sailed down the hill. I started snowboarding in my teens and am now delighted to be exploring everything Europe’s ski scene has to offer!