Chalet Le Rocher, Val d’Isere, France
The grande-dame of luxury alpine ski chalets located at the very end of its own private drive, Chalet Le Rocher is a vast, 1,000 sqm. property boasting vaulted ceilings in the uber-smart salon. Exquisite chandeliers, a roaring log fire and chic black and white cowhide sofas provide a sumptuous, yet cool and sophisticated living space.
Each of the seven bedrooms has its own en suite bathroom and the lavish master suite offers his and hers dressing rooms with exceptional, far-reaching alpine views.
Why venture out into the cold when the chalet’s very own chef can prepare a banquet, served on the vast solid oak dining table. This super-luxe chalet also offers guests an indoor swimming pool, a steam room, an outdoor hot tub, a gym and a solarium. Our favourite touch is the ski room complete with boot-warmers. Genius!
Chalet Grace, Zermatt, Switzerland
Three chic floors of sophistication and beauty, Chalet Grace provides floor-to-ceiling windows throughout allowing the south-facing property to be flood with sunlight. Breathtaking views of the Matterhorn and numerous private balconies offer guests the ultimate in luxe-chalet living. The interiors are Swiss country house with beautiful pastel coloured sofas coupled with cool modern fabrics.
Five spacious double bedrooms all provide en suite shower rooms, whilst the chalet also offers a snooker room, a wellness room, sauna, ski room, laundry room and super outdoor hot tub. The fully stocked bar will be a most welcome sight after an exhausting day ‘en piste’.
Top tip: enquire about a local masseur who will come to the chalet and offer exceptional massages in the in-house wellness room. Bliss!
Sleeps 10 guests, from £20,880/week
Lodge Bodensee, St Anton, Austria
Refurbished in 2006, this former industrial sawmill provides sleek contemporary luxury living within a ten-minute walk of the buzzy Stadle area of St Anton. The loft-style chalet occupies a prominent position with spectacular alpine views from many of the windows. The chalet’s heavily beamed reception area is large enough to accommodate but also warm and cosy. Equipped with deep baths and high-tech walk-in showers, Lodge Bodensee will prepare you for more on-piste action.
The top floor boasts a spectacular wellness suite, offering a sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi – perfect for those après-ski-keen guests among you. Head out onto the terrace with a gin and tonic for a decadent dip in the hot tub – don’t forget your bathrobe!
Sleeps 10 guests, from £10,200/week
The chalet is one of four that can be hired together and sleeps 36 in total
Lodge SHL, Meribel, France
A handy 60 metre plough from the nearest piste, this exquisite chalet offers world-class service provided by its very own chef and housekeeping staff who will cater to your every desire. The spacious downstairs living area is the ultimate in alpine-chic. Chunky oak panels and beams adorn the walls and ceilings offering a light and airy expanse perfect for entertaining. Sprawl out across the cool brown leather chesterfield directly in front of the open fire.
Built into the mountain’s rock, the chalet’s striking wine cellar is stocked with some of the finest bottles in the world – allow your very own butler to help you select the perfect accompaniment to dinner.
Of course, this super-luxe chalet wouldn't be complete without a wellness area, which comprises an indoor swimming pool, hamman and relaxation area.