5 of the most popular winter destinations for German private jet travelers
When summer comes to an end and the days get colder, winter holidays are a great way for many to relax and escape the depressing grey winter.
Our German executive charter team decided to take a look at the five most popular winter destinations for German private jet travelers. Do travelers opt for a classic winter wonderland escape surrounded by stunning snow-clad mountains, or do they prefer to stick to beach holidays and escape the cold German wintriness?
While the German island Sylt definitely ranks first place as a destination in summer, options are opened up in winter for clients that tend to prefer snowy landscapes. It’s apt then, that the place-to-be for Germans in winter is Swiss high-society hot spot, St. Moritz,
St. Moritz, Switzerland
St. Moritz is one of the most exclusive and famous resorts in the world when it comes to winter holiday destinations. This resort is said to be the birthplace of alpine winter tourism and has played host to the Olympic Winter games twice. Its regional airport Samedan is the highest airport in Europe and can be reached by private jet. The airport is only a 15 minute car journey to the city centre. The cosmopolitan and exclusive atmosphere of the region attracts celebrities and the jet set from all over the world. St. Moritz offers a wide range of leisure and sport activities, cultural highlights and various world-class shopping facilities.
Second in our ranking is the Mediterranean city of Marbella, which sits in the middle of Spain’s beautiful Costa del Sol. Due to its warm climate, Marbella is a popular destination for private jet travelers during winter season. The city is famous for its great golf facilities, which are especially popular in winter. The well-known harbour Puerto Banús is considered a VIP hot spot and offers exclusive night life. The city can be reached by private jet via Malaga airport, which is located only 50 km to the north-east.
London, United Kingdom
As one of the most visited cities in the world, London is an especially popular destination for Christmas shopping. Private jet travelers preference the metropolis as it plays host to more than 40,000 shops and markets, making it impossible to return home without having found the perfect present. The combination of luxury stores, traditional markets and huge shopping centres make London a unique shopping adventure. However, there is far more to London than just shopping – with exclusive bars and restaurants, hotels and cultural sights such as Big Ben and Buckingham Palace. Biggin Hill and London Luton aiports are perfectly placed for an arrival via private jet, as they are specialized in private aviation and can offer quick and uncomplicated arrivals. London’s city centre is only 45 minutes away from both airports by car. In addition, London City airport can also be utilized and is located very centrally.
Tenerife, Canary Islands
Tenerife is the biggest of the Canary Islands and has a reputation for fantastic weather all year round. Tenerife offers unforgettable landscapes and undisturbed nature, with around 40 national parks. The Teide national park is home to the impressive El Teide, Spain’s highest mountain. Tenerife is located in the Atlantic Ocean and is accessible by private jet via Tenerife north or south airport.
Cork is located on Ireland’s south coast and is the second largest city of the republic. Originally an insider’s favorite among only a handful of jet-set clients, Cork is slowly growing into a popular destination for private jet clients. The city is one of Europe’s cultural centres, also offering a variety of interesting sights and entertainment including several golf facilities, pretty harbours and unspoilt scenery. Cork’s coastline is comprised of 640 km of isolated beaches and bays. Winters in Cork are rather mild, and the temperature seldom drops below 4°C. The city is accessible by private jet via Cork airport.
St. Moritz: ForsterFoto
Marbella: Tomás Fano
Cork: jf 1234