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Luxury Hotels in San Cassiano


The destination

Located in the heart of South Tyrol in Northern Italy, the ski resort of San Cassiano is widely known for its diverse natural terrain and its awe-inspiring history. The town is located in one of Italy’s most breathtaking mountain ranges, the Dolomites, which were declared a UNESCO Heritage Site in 2009 and are sometimes referred to as the Pale Mountains thanks to their towering rock faces and peaks which have a pinkish hue when exposed to the sun.

As for the history of the resort, San Cassiano has likely been a leading cultural centre for winter sports for more than a century. It also played an interesting part in World War Two with many battles taking place in the surrounding mountain areas between the Italians and the Austrians. There is even a Great War Ski Tour which comes highly recommended for those wanting to find out more about this harrowing period. 

The villages within the Dolomites are renowned for their hospitality and food, and Alta Badia is no exception. In fact, there are three Michelin starred restaurants found within the resort itself. The village of San Cassiano, a charming retreat surrounded by sunny slopes and mountain peaks, as a base for exploring the area.

Choosing a Luxury Property in San Cassiano

For those planning their next holiday to San Cassiano, the wide selection of hotels and chalets there may be a bit daunting. Standing out amongst the local accommodation is the Rosa Alpina Hotel & Spa which is one of the finest in the region. Located in the village this family-run hotel features 51 suites and a host of extra facilities including swimming pool, spa, restaurants and bars.

This is just one option out of the many accommodation choices available. The best San Cassiano luxury chalets and hotels will give you access to warmth, elegance and comfort in the heart of this amazing ski area. Some of these properties are right on the slopes too, giving you more time to carve up the mountain. Finally, additional services will immerse you in traditional Italian charm and hospitality during your stay. 

Finding the Perfect San Cassiano Chalet or Hotel

Those planning a trip to San Cassiano can get in touch with Oxford Ski for added insider information about the accommodation options found there. We can advise you on the best place to lay your head – somewhere that puts you in the heart of the action without overblowing your budget. With the finest luxury chalet or hotel suite to stay in, you can enjoy your time in the Dolomites even more. 

We can also provide recommendations about the best activities and excursions in and around San Cassiano if you require. In this way, we can supply you with a holiday itinerary that is everything you could desire and more. Whether you want to spend the time exploring the slopes, learning about the area’s history or enjoying the finest Italian food, we can create a travel plan to suit your needs.

We Recommend

  • Our favourite run: Lagazuoi
  • Mountain Lunch: Rifugio Col Alt
  • Après Ski: Club Moritzino at Piz La Villa
  • Dinner: St Hubertus at Rosa Alpina
  • Non-skiers: Cross Country Skiing & Toboggan piste

The Essentials

  • Ski School: Scola Ski Dolomites
  • Private Guides: Scola Ski Dolomites
  • Childcare: La Villa's ski school or Private
  • Massage: Hotel Rosa Alpina
  • Transfers: Private


Key Facts

  • Domaine: Alta Badia
  • Resort Height: 1540m
  • Skiing Elevation: 1400-2700m
  • Pistes: 130km (link to 500km)
  • Blue: 53%
  • Red: 40%
  • Black: 7%

Luxury Hotels in San Cassiano Piste Map

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Getting There

Innsbruck (INN)
133km/ 2 hrs

Bolzano (BZO)
107km/ 2 hrs

Venice (VCE)
187km/ 2.5 hrs

Verona (VRN)
250km/ 3 hrs