If the summer hills fill your heart with the sound of music, just like Julie Andrews, or the thrilling scene of James Bond skiing in ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ gets your pulse racing, a holiday in one of these exceptional ski chalets is for you.
Cosy open fires, saunas and mountain views are just a few of the fantastic features on offer, so pack your skis and let’s slope off to these 10 beautiful alpine chalets…
If you’re looking for a ski break for an extended family or large group, this gorgeous chalet sleeps 13 and has mountains of room. It has a cosy fireplace and even a sauna so warming up after a day spent out on the piste will be a pleasure.
The views of the Austrian Alps from this chalet in the Salzburg region are stunning. In winter, sit by the fire in the open-plan living area and look out over the snow-capped trees. If you’re visiting in summer, the terrace is a great place to relax while watching the sunset over the grassy hills.
Planning a family celebration? Why not take your gang away to this five-bedroom chalet in Chamonix. There’s room for up to 12 and the luxuries included, such as the hot tub, play room, log fire and satellite TV will keep the whole family happy when they’re not busy skiing.
This beautiful chalet in the Bavarian countryside is peaceful and inviting. Whether you’re skiing on the slopes in winter or hiking in the hills in summer, the location of this chalet is ideal for families as restaurants and amenities are just a short walk away. The views of the Zugspitze mountain from the chalet are breathtaking.
This magical mountain chalet overlooking the rooftops of Zermatt has direct access to the Sunnegga ski-piste, one of the best known resorts in Switzerland. Spend the day skiing before curling up with a glass of red in front of the roaring open fire. In summer, take a dip in the warm lake and refuel with a barbecue back at the chalet. If you love natural landscapes and majestic mountain views, Chalet Bergheim is the one for you.
Warm, modern and beautifully finished, this charming chalet is just a few minutes from Flegere cable car, Chamonix golf course and the town centre. Gaze out of the window for uninterrupted views of Mont Blanc. If you fancy a day of relaxing indoors, stock up on snacks and watch a movie on the home cinema.
Not strictly alpine, but we couldn’t leave this jaw-dropping chalet in Quebec off of our list! The elegant vaulted ceilings and the earthy tones of the decor compliment the chalet’s stunning surroundings. The chalet sleeps 16 and is full of luxuries including a pool table, hot tub, sauna and roof terrace.
Staying in Quebec, this home offers amazing views, even from the bedroom. Imagine waking up and looking out through the floor to ceiling windows over the snow-covered landscape. There’s a fire pit outside so you can spend winter afternoons outside, hot chocolate in hand, getting to know your neighbouring skiers.
The attention to detail at this homely chalet in Cerklje is staggering. The solid-wood furniture and quirky touches make this chalet stand out. Winter sports are plentiful at the Krvavec Ski Resort where you’ll find skiing, tobogganing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, winter hiking and much, much more. The chalet sleeps six so it’s perfect for families or couples travelling together.
This luxurious apartment in Villabassa is a romantic retreat for couples but also great for families looking for a stylish skiing holiday. Watch the sun set over the mountains from the north-facing balcony before cuddling up in the sumptuous living area.