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Our special Easter 2018 ‘pop-up’, at 2,020m!

To give our peak season guests an extra option for Easter 2018, we’ll be running a ‘pop-up' Esprit destination in the charming ski-in/ski-out resort of Kühtai, best suited to families with older children not requiring the full range of services provided with Esprit classic child care.

At 2,020m Kühtai is the highest resort in Austria and only a 40 minute transfer from Innsbruck airport. Located between the Oetzal and Stubai mountain ranges the entire resort is easily accessible on skis. With 44km of pistes, some might call it a small and friendly ski area, yet there’s a welcome variety of runs here. There are a number of family friendly runs with wide sweeping pistes, as well as some wonderful black runs on the northern slopes down to the village and some narrow valley runs on the southern slopes.


Hotel Mooshaus - Close

Hotel Mooshaus
  • Skiing to the doorstep
  • Chairlift and ski school meeting point just next to the hotel
  • Spacious en suite rooms and suites, with flat screen TV
  • Indoor adventure pool with slide, waterfall and massage jets
  • Please call for availability
  • View Chalet

Esprit child care in Kuhtai

Childcare/Ski lesson Age group Description Main 2017/18 price
Sprite Beginners 5-9 years Morning classes for complete beginners - 5 days £239
Sprite Improver Xtra Classes 6-11 years A formal, structured ski lesson of 2-2.5 hours each morning followed by 2 more hours of less formal, fun ski time with their instructor each afternoon (for children who can confidently snow-plough on blue runs) - 5 x am & 5 x pm mornings £399
Sprite Intermediate Xtra Classes 7-12 years A formal, structured ski lesson of 2-2.5 hours each morning followed by 2 more hours of less formal, fun ski time with their instructor each afternoon (for children starting to parallel ski, snow-plughing on trickier red runs) - 5 x am & 5 x pm mornings £399
Sprite Advanced 8-12 years A formal, structured ski lesson of 2-2.5 hours each morning for children with 3+ weeks' skiing experience - 5 days £239


Esprit Childcare

Our Easter 'pop up' in Kuhtai is ideal for families with older children with some ski experience. We're offering a slimline version of our 'Classic' childcare found in all other resorts, with ski lessons suitable for older children only, typically 5-12 year olds. As in all Esprit resorts our Snow Rangers accompany the Beginner skiers throughout the class, and providing our convenient signing in and signing-out service for all levels, allowing parents to hit the slopes soon after breakfast.

The exclusive Sprite ski classes available include Sprite Beginners and Advanced classes (for 5 mornings) as well as full day Improver and Intermediate Xtra classes with lunch, supervised by staff, included.

The Skiing in Kuhtai

The Skiing

Ski range from 2,020 – 2650m


The easily accessible, wide nursery slopes make learning a pleasure here, and once you've mastered the basics there's a few blue runs higher up, and in neighbouring Hochotz, as well as plenty of reds to explore.


With the majority of runs being red, Kuhtai is perfect for intermediates who will love discovering them all, especially as most are wide and sweeping, and it's so easy to get started and return each day as all of them lead back to the village.


There's 3 black runs to discover here as well as decent touring and off piste options, some of which may appeal to the more adventurous skier who enjoys weaving through some steep, forested terrain.


The K park here offers kickers, rails and open pistes for boarders to perfect their tricks, and the high altitude promises frequent fresh snowfall to add to the fun.

Après Ski

If you're after a really vibrant resort then cute Kuhtai may not be for you as most visitors enjoy the mountain restaurants by day and their own hotels by night. However, the Dorf Stadl and Alte Stube bars play live music regularly and there's one night club if you have energy left to burn.


  • Tobogganing
  • Ice skating
  • Indoor climbing wall
  • Night skiing
  • Winter walking

The Snow in Kuhtai

Kuhtai Snow Reports

Snow Reports for Kuhtai

7 Reasons why you will LOVE Kühtai

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Ski Essentials

Ski Essentials

Pre-booking all your ski pack requirements couldn't be easier - simply tell us what you need and we will arrange everything for you.

Pre-booking simply means letting Esprit staff take the strain, vetting all suppliers in advance, getting everything ready for your arrival, and standing by throughout your holiday to help and support you. Booking in advance also means you can take advantage of any offers which may not be available later as date restrictions apply and may not be available locally.

The below prices are a guide to give you an idea of the ski pack pricing, however they are subject to change so please check with our friendly Reservations Advisory team.

Free lift pass for children under 5

2017/18 Ski packs

Equipment Hire Description White Blue Red Black
Adult 13+ yrs Skis/poles/boots - £113 £160 £185
Skis/poles - £83 £110 £134
Snowboard - - £110 -
Snowboard/boots - - £160 -
Child 6-12 yrs Skis/poles/boots - - £80 -
Snowboard/boots - - £80 -
Child 3-5 yrs Skis/poles/boots £69 - - -

FREE skis/boot hire for children when both parents pre-book ski equipment.
This offer must be reserved at the time of booking and may not be available later as date restrictions apply.
FREE helmets included with child skis/snowboard.

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