Sälen ski resort is a group of interlinked ski areas not far from the Norwegian border. Combined, they are the largest ski area in Sweden and all of the resorts offer a fantastic holiday base for families and those interested in skiing and exploring the stunning Swedish fells.
Perfect skiing for beginners and families
The connected resorts of Sälen Lindvallen and Hundfjälllet are the quintessential choice for families, especially those new to the snow. The high number of wide, rolling green slopes are a paradise for young children and are perfect for building the confidence of those just starting out on skis or snowboard. We can arrange lessons in the local ski school with passionate, English speaking instructors who will ensure you have the very best skiing experience.
There are also a nice selection of improving and intermediate runs available, and for those after a challenge the Sälen Tandådalen ski resort area is easily reached on the local ski bus and has a good selection of advanced ski runs.
Stay in Sälen
The different areas of Sälen offer a fantastic range of family orientated activities, and skiSweden have a number of handpicked local partners who provide a fantastic choice of tailored activities such as husky sledding and snowmobiling.
There are a great selection of bars and restaurants in the area as well as the wonderful facilities provided by the Experium complex in Lindvallen, which includes bowling, swimming, a cinema and indoor play area as well as bars, restaurants and a spa.
Have a look through our handpicked accommodation or speak to one of our experts on family skiing in Sweden to receive personalised suggestion on where to stay.
The right slopes for me?
Excellent: The perfect choice for those new to the snow, Sälen has everything in place to ensure you and your family fall in love with the mountain.
Excellent: The uncrowded slopes are a great place to improve and practice and with almost 50 blue and red runs to explore across Sälen there is plenty to keep the intermediate skier engaged.
Average: With a limited number of advanced runs Sälen caters more to the newly advanced skier who is still exploring freshly developed skills. There is a good selection of off-piste skiing for those in search of a challenge.
Excellent: Salen has over 200km of prepared cross-country tracks to suit all abilities.
Good: Lindvallen Pink Park was voted Sweden’s best snow park in 2012/13 and continues to provide excellent park conditions with a range of green, blue and red rails and jumps. You also have access to the Big Air and Rail Park in Tandådalen as well.
Activities & Après
Sälen is a fantastic option for those in search of more than just skiing this winter. As well as the facilities in your accommodation there is the fantastic Experium centre in Lindvallen and a whole host of outdoor activities.
- Dog Sledding
- Night Skiing/Snowboarding
- Snowmobiling safari
- Mini snowmobile
- Spa & wellness centre
- Swimming pool
- Children's play centre
- Bowling and cinema
- Children’s après ski
- Sleigh rides
- Ice climbing
- Adventure course
Apres ski & eating out
Sälen is a vibrant family friendly resort with several lively bars that have a fun and welcoming après ski atmosphere which is suitable for the whole family. It offers an impressive selection of eateries ranging from relaxed cabins and bars to a la carte and fine dining.