The historic five-star Hospiz hotel in St Christoph in the [R422R, Arlberg] has a whole range of special offers running through March, April and into May. Located high above St Anton, it's the last sector of the famous ski area to close down at the end of each winter and the huge snowfalls this winter mean that April and May 2009 are set to be amongst the best spring ski seasons ever.

The hotels Winter Finale Week from April 26 to May 3 includes a week of gourmet - half-board, use of the 2.000m² Hospiz Sport + Spa, the "Hospizerl" Kidsclub for children, live music in the Kaminhalle, and six days ski school and costs from 2,898 Euros in total for two people in a double room.

There are similar deals throughout the remainder of the winter. The hotel's Firn Week from 19 - 26 April has the same benefits and the same discounted price tag.

Firn Days from 14 - 19 April provide a five-night stay for families with optional half-board, including daily kids club, and costs from 2,145.00 Euros in a studio to 3,430.00 Euros per room.

The sister hotel, the luxurious Goldenerberg in OberLech, organises Sunshine Skiing Days from 25- 29 March from 996 Euros per person including half-board and a three-day ski pass.

They also have a Wellness Luxury Week from 22 to 29 March which includes seven nights in a studio including luxury half-board, a fondue evening at the Alter Goldener Berg, two half-hour massages, two relaxing baths, a bottle of wine in your room, and a candlelight dinner.