5 of the Best Traditional Ski Chalets
Take a look at five of the best traditional ski chalets for a quintessential alpine experience
With exposed timber beams, ancient stone walls, wood panelling and open log fires, the traditional ski chalet offers that quintessential alpine charm and chocolate box 'look' that everyone has come to associate with a luxury ski holiday. However, traditional chalets are certainly not outdated; many now have modern facilities such as spas and cinema rooms as well as state-of-the-art technology and designer furnishings. Take a look at five of the finest traditional chalets in our portfolio.
One of the last remaining log chalets in Klosters, Chalet Bear is a picturesque Swiss chalet complete with breathtaking views and a welcoming interior. Maintaining traditional features, Chalet Bear has been refurbished to an exceptional standard and has elegant furnishings, cosy fireplaces and a state of the art kitchen.
With four stunning bedrooms all with their own bathrooms, this luxurious ski chalet is able to accommodate eight guests in complete luxury and provides beautiful views from the balconies and terrace.
Dating back to the 16th Century, San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge is a superb mountain retreat surrounded by the untouched forests of Val Pusteria. Passionately restored by its owners, the lodge retains classic features including its traditional Tyrolean “stube” yet brings a touch of modernity with its own private helipad for easy access.
Able to accommodate six adults and four children across four stunning bedrooms, San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge has a dedicated wellness area on the first floor with a finish sauna and a whirlpool and has its very own wine cellar stocked with over 1,500 bottles of the finest wines.
Found in the traditional farming village of Le Miroir in France, Chalet Pelerin offers an authentic taste of local life with a rustic interior and wood throughout. Set over three floors, this traditional ski chalet is able to accommodate 14 guests and has a great location with access to five nearby ski resorts, as well as three heli-ski bases across the Italian border.
Set over three floors, the chalet has a wonderful open plan kitchen, living and dining area for guests to enjoy.
Full of traditional charm and authenticity, Chalet des Fermes is situated in the heart of Les Fermes de Marie hamlet in Megeve and offers three levels of luxurious living with a spa. With refined décor, Chalet des Fermes is full of beautiful furnishings and hand-crafted antiques, as well as reclaimed wood cabinets and a stunning fireplace.
Providing magnificent views of the Massif du Jaillet, guests staying at Chalet des Fermes have access to a sauna, jacuzzi and massage room, as well as several hotel services at Ferme de Marie.
One of Kitzbuhel’s finest properties, Mountain Hacienda has a beautiful incredibly private setting. Whilst the chalet has a traditional exterior built from 200-year-old mature timber, the interior of the chalet features stylish Italian sofas and hand woven rugs from India. Providing magnificent mountain views, Mountain Hacienda offers a huge 1,100m² of living space for up to 18 guests.
Mountain Hacienda maintains its traditional features but does also have several modern twists with floor-to-ceiling glass windows and a superb spa complete with an 18m swimming pool.
Discover more traditional chalets in our portfolio and enjoy the ultimate luxury ski holiday.