Travel & Leisure

6 luxurious and cosy chalets for the winter

Forget about the hotels where experienced skiers show off their fluorescent winter gear, Luxe Magazine selected for you 6 cosy and ultra-luxurious chalets for rent. Wooden log constructions, swimming-pools, huge en-suite bedrooms and hotel services, top luxury holiday homes where tranquility is key.

Closest to the slopes : the Hermes Penthouse in Val d'Isère

The Hermès chalet is nestled on the top floor of the residence Le Savoie, ideally located in the centre of the Val d’Isère ski resort, just 100m from the snow front. It is spread over 2 levels and offers a superb living space. A real rooftop chalet, this sumptuous penthouse of 177m ² consists of 5 rooms with room for 10 people. With no equivalent in the resort of Val D'Isère, the Hermès is the only penthouse in the hyper centre with a heated south facing terrace of 100 m2 and equipped with a Jacuzzi and Solarium. Its contemporary decoration blends perfectly with the authentic and warm Savoyard architecture. A huge living room with large bay windows, a fireplace and beautiful heights under the roof will royally host your friends and family for the holidays.

Price: from 9,500 € per week

The most spacious : The Queen Mijane in Méribel Village

Queen Mijane is a luxurious traditional Savoyard chalet located in a forest of fir trees, just a couple of minutes from the Golf Chair lift. It has 5 bright rooms to accommodate 12 people in its 600m2. The living area consists of a large living room, a dining room, a piano and a central fireplace. The semi-professional kitchen is very spacious and can be closed by a sliding door.

The south facing terrace offers a magnificent view of the surrounding mountains. A real plus : a floor entirely dedicated to well-being : with a massage room, a steam room, a swimming-pool, an Italian shower and a resting area.

Price: from 15,450 € per week

At the heart of the Portes du Soleil : the Jejalp chalet in Morzine

The family-friendly Chalet Jejalp has been tastefully designed, combining luxury with an alpine-style suitable for ultimate relaxation. Built around a central atrium with a two-story glass wine cellar, this spacious chalet is bathed in natural light. A superb top-floor suite, three double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and a family suite including a double bedroom connected to a separate bedroom with 4 bunk beds and a bathroom, can accommodate up to 10 adults and 4 children. This gem offers several living spaces : a cinema room, a well-stocked bar, a pool table, a fitness room and a Spa area with sauna and Jacuzzi. The kitchen opens to the dining room and overlooks a large terrace with breathtaking views of the mountains.

Price: from 14,000 € per week

The most contemporary: Le Keystone in Megève

Ultra-contemporary design for this chalet bathed in natural light thanks to a multitude of bay windows. In total, there are no less than 500 m2 waiting for you, enough to accommodate about 12 people with its 6 en-suite bedrooms, its sublime counter-current indoor swimming-pool with great views of the garden, its huge living room with pool table, heated balcony and semi-professional kitchen. Most important ? Le Keystone is just a few minutes’ walk from the centre of Megève, the slopes of Jaillet or Chamois and the ski school.

Price: from 13,500 € per week

Closest to the Mont Blanc : Chalet Ursus

The 260m2 Chalet Ursus is a beautiful chalet with 5 spacious bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms. It can accommodate 12 people. It is ideally located in Les Contamines-Montjoie, a quiet and privileged area, just a 5 minutes’ walk from the village and 1.6 km from the ski slopes of the Evasion Mont-Blanc domain. You will love the design and warmth of the chalet combining old wood and natural stone. On the ground floor, you can enjoy the spectacular views comfortably seated in the large sofas while warming up next to the big fireplace. A large dining table and a kitchen with bar invite you to spend memorable moments of conviviality. This space is overlooked by a mezzanine with office area and relaxation area opening on to a large balcony. A ski-room equipped with shoe-warmers completes this level. The extras : for the joy of young and old the chalet has a lounge with TV, video library and board games. Also, available in the chalet a table football, fitness equipment and a well-equipped laundry.

Price: from € 4,620 per week

The coziest : The Impasse in Megève

Go straight to Megève, at the Mont d'Arbois, not far from the ski lifts where we discover a huge ultra-cosy chalet. With its exceptional structure, L'Impasse breathes the cocooning spirit of wooden chalets but without compromising on modern materials and contemporary decoration. Special mention for the spacious bright living room with its large bay windows and terrace overlooking the Massif de Rochebrune. For the rest, 7 comfortable and cosy en-suite bedrooms, a relaxation and wellness area with swimming-pool and indoor Jacuzzi overlooking the Mont d'Arbois and a recreation area with cinema room and disco/bar. In short, these 650m2 should allow you to accommodate up to 15 people in a warm and welcoming atmosphere, just as we like it.

Price: from 25,000 € per week
Janvier 2018
By La rédaction