Bad Hofgastein is a pretty Austrian market village within the Salzburg Province of Austria. The village benefits from an attractive pedestrianised centre which offers many coffee shops, bars, hotels and fine restaurants. All of our ski property for sale in Bad Hofgastein is set in the sunniest part of the Gastein valley, making it the perfect summer or winter investment.
Bad Hofgastein is a pretty, traditional Austrian market village set in the sunniest part of the Gastein valley within the Salzburg Province of Austria. The village sits on the widest part of the valley and benefits from an attractive pedestrianised centre. Here you’ll find many coffee shops, bars and fine restaurants. With it’s rustic charm, Bad Hofgastein retains a real sense of romance.
The Gastein Valley has over 246km of snow-sure skiing with great funicular access to the slopes. As well as this, it forms part of the vast Amadé ski region with over 860km of pistes all on one pass.
Bad Hofgastein is only 70 minutes drive from Salzburg airport. All of our ski property for sale in Bad Hofgastein is easily accessible by train and there are regular service from Salzburg and Munich, making this region perfect for ski and snowboarding winter retreats.
The Gastein Valley ski area, one of Austria’s largest, it is separated into three ski areas. With over 246km of ski pistes, the Gastein valley offers a fantastic variety of slopes, with 89km blue runs, 148km red runs, and 9km black runs.
At the start of the valley is Dorfgastein with 72km of family friendly skiing, including special children-only runs. Bad Hofgastein and Bad Gastein are linked via their ski system and have over 174km of exciting ski runs. These include family-friendly hills, carving hills, deep-snow and moguls runs. Finally, Sport Gastein is a high altitude hidden gem with fantastic off-piste opportunities!
In addition to the skiing in the Gastein Valley, Bad Hofgastein forms part of the vast Amadé ski region which allows for 860km of skiing on one pass. With optimal elevations up to 2,700m and broad snowmaking coverage, there is reliable snow conditions from the end of November until late April. All of our ski property for sale in Bad Hofgastein is therefore well connect to an abundance of 5* ski and snowboarding areas within the Salzburg province.
Away from the slopes there are plenty of activities to keep you busy including, ice skating, curling, ice climbing, horse drawn sleighs and winter hiking.
The Gastein Valley attracts a lively crowd during ski season. There is plenty to do in town with almost 100 restaurants and lively bars to choose from. On the slopes there are also plenty of Alpine huts in which to enjoy a quick drink on your way down the piste.
For the night owls looking to party into the early hours, The Silver Bullet Bar has the very best Aprés-ski with live bands throughout the winter season, snacks and frothy beer, all in a traditionally styled hut spread over two floors! Alternatively, you can explore the elegant splendour of the 1930’s casino for a glamorous night out on the town. Our ski property for sale in Bad Hofgastein therefore boasts access to Austria’s oldest casino! Since it’s grand opening in 1937, the casino has attracted visitors from around the world wanting to admire the classic art deco architecture whilst enjoying a great night out.
The Gastein Valley has plenty to offer in summer thanks to its location in the beautiful Hohe Tauern National Park. The area features 350km of marked hiking trails and numerous cycling routes and with cable cars remaining open throughout summer, you and your bike can be whisked to the tree tops in minutes! You can cycle down the mountainside, stopping at any of the 55 mountain inns and restaurants across the valley.
All of our ski property for sale in Bad Hofgastein has access to a multitude of summer entertainments. As well as the Gastein Valley’s many spas with indoor and outdoor pools, there are a range of other activities to keep you busy. There is an 18-hole golf course, plenty of horse riding, tennis, squash and volleyball. Or for the more adventurous, why not try paragliding for a great aerial view of this beautiful region!
Gastein Golf Club
The 18-hole Gastein Golf Club was founded in 1960 making it one of the oldest golf clubs in Austria. The par 71 course occupies a beautiful position between Bad Hofgastein and Bad Gastein, sitting at the foot of the Gastein Mountains. The course is full of picture perfect fairways which wind through the stunning Alpine landscape.
The Gastein Golf Club also includes a driving range and putting green, which are located close to the clubhouse. The clubhouse has become the heart of the club thanks to its cosy golfers’ pub and large terrace. There is also a golf school for those who want to learn or improve their play.
Natural Thermal Spas
Bad Hofgastein is home to its own spa – the huge Alpentherme complex which offers a range of indoor and outdoor pools. This spa has six adventure worlds which are spread out over 32,000m2 and features unique 360° panoramic view of the Alps, a sauna world with a mountain lake, leisure and wellness areas, a multimedia adventure dome and a glassed-in sky bar.
The thermal spas are the perfect day out for all of the family – great for relaxing with themed pools and waterfalls, geysers and big water slides to keep children (and adults) happy! The mountain location means that in addition to the usual steam and sauna rooms most resorts offer, the Gastein Valley also has many cave based saunas and steam rooms.
If you would like to see any of the ski property we have for sale in Bad Hofgastein, we would be delighted to arrange a viewing for you. Please see our visiting Austria page and then either email us at email@example.com or call on +44 (0) 207 935 5132
We have representatives in all the resorts we sell in who would be delighted to meet you and show you around. Simply let us know which dates you have in mind and we can help organise everything for you.
For more useful information on buying a ski chalet or apartment in Austria, see our buyers guide or FAQ’s which will explain the purchasing procedure and costs involved. If you are considering your purchase as an investment then check out our investment guide which will give you information on rental incomes and the possible tax advantages.