Choosing the right ski resort can make or break your family ski trip, especially if it's your family's first time on the slopes. If you're planning a snowy getaway, don't miss our roundup of the best resorts for your family's first time. All packages are in February half term and based on a family of four.

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1/9 Borovets, Bulgaria

Ideal for families who are new to skiing and don’t want to break the bank, Borovets is in the popular holiday destination of Bulgaria. Around ninety minutes’ drive from Sofia airport, the resort is compact yet offers 58 km of runs for every type of skier. Kids love the gondola ride to the top of the mountain with views over pine valleys below. There is a funpark at the base of the slopes with a magic carpet lift, snow tubing and other games for children, as well as traditional ski schools. The accommodation is within walking distance of the slopes and lifts and centred around a main street offering restaurants, traditional tavernas and skiwear stores. Kids can also enjoy husky sleigh rides, bowling and swimming within the resort.

How to holiday in Borovets

What: Half board at the Hotel Ela with flights from London plus transfers

When: February half term

Price: £1,516

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