Move onto Farinet, where Harry and Cressida have been spotted making out and Richard Branson has done shot skis.

If you're still standing, greet the wee hours at the Casbah basement nightclub or The Farm Club, both Verbier institutions.

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When ski vacation photos surfaced recently of William and Kate introducing their littles to the snow, royal reporters immediately started location-scouting: could they have been at quiet Klosters, Prince Charles' favorite piste?

Other tried and true favorites include the shabby chic Chesa Bar in Chesa Grischuna hotel and Hotel Vereina's Brasserie Bar.

Young, hopping, and fabulously fun, Verbier is the perfect place for party-lovers who also take their slopes seriously; the skiing is some of the best anywhere.

Check into Les Airelles, which has a two-Michelin-starred restaurant (Pierre Bagnaire pour Les Airelles) featuring Hermès tablewear, a Valmont Spa with a snow cave, a private ice rink, and a ski valet for each guest.

Women staying in one of their 14 suites receive a Ralph Lauren Ricky bag monogrammed with their initials.

The 20 royals who made the list represent almost US billion (£30 billion) in wealth and 15 royal lineages.

Among those missing from the list were Beatrice's younger sister Princess Eugenie, and Peter Phillips, whose recent wedding to Autumn Kelly would have taken him out of the running.

Now it's William and Kate, Pippa Middleton, Saudi royals, King Mohammed and Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco, Kate Moss, the Beckhams—and many, many Russians.

(It didn't earn the nickname Courchevelski for nothing.)Where to Stay: Of the sixteen six-star "palace" hotels in France, three are in Courchevel.

Other regulars include Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, and King Carl Gustav and Queen Silvia of Sweden.