Late Season Powder
With all the recent snow in the Alps there’s no better time to hit the slopes for some late season powder.
If the weather forecasts are to be relied upon, March and April look to be excellent months to hit the slopes. If you’re in search of Spring skiing then help is at hand with our selection of the best chalets in the highest resorts with availability remaining for late March/early April.
CHALET DES DRUS, Chamonix
With 360° views of the Mont Blanc massif, top notch design and a service to match, Chalet des Drus is without doubt one of the finest rental propositions in Chamonix. Sink into the comfy couches by the central fireplace, enjoy a morning coffee on the large sun terrace and savour four-course gourmet meals around the large dining table. After a day on the slopes, ease your aching muscles in the private spa with indoor swimming pool and steam room or put your feet up in front of a movie in the cinema room.
CHALET BANJA, Zermatt
Stylish and elegant, Chalet Banja offers a convenient location close to the Matterhorn Express gondola plus spectacular views of the Matterhorn and surrounding peaks. Combining larch wood with stone and glass, the interior is spacious and open plan with comfortable sofas, sheepskin throws and a large fireplace – the perfect place to relax after a day on the mountain. Two double bedrooms and a quad bunk room make this a great base for a family holiday whilst a fantastic wellness area with a gym, sauna and indoor swimming pool add to the chalet’s high levels of comfort.
CHALET LIEVRE BLANC, Val d’Isere
Full of alpine charm, Chalet Lievre Blanc is a rustic yet cosy three-bedroom property in the exclusive Fermes de Val d’Isere estate. Combining alpine features with contemporary touches and vibrant colours, the chalet is warm and inviting with an open plan living and dining space, a TV den and a bar where you can enjoy apres-ski in the privacy of your own home. A hammam and hot tub provide an opportunity to unwind if you’ve been knee deep in powder all day.
CHALET ROCK, Verbier
Conveniently situated on the Chemin de Plan Pra, just a five minute drive from the Medran ski lift, Chalet Rock offers peace, privacy and spacious living for up to ten guests. Admire magnificent views of the mountains from the cosy living room, multiple balconies and dining area whilst enjoying delicious breakfasts, afternoon tea and four-course dinners. Wind down with a glass of champagne in the outdoor hot tub or catch up on the latest movies in the plush cinema room, complete with fur faux cushions and beanbags.
CHALET QUEZAC, Tignes
A design-lover’s dream, Chalet Quezac in Tignes Les Brevieres is the brainchild of one of the world’s top freeskiers, Guerlain Chicherit. Boldly designed, the interior is striking with eye-catching art adorning the walls and countless facilities including a spacious living room with a bar, giant 3D television, foosball and pool table – a fantastic space for entertaining. If you still have energy to burn after hitting the powder then there’s a sports and fitness area with cardio equipment overlooking the mountain.
CHALET GRIFFIN, St Anton
Set over four floors, Chalet Griffin is a spacious property close to the the main Nasserein lift station with uninterrupted views of the valleys and surrounding peaks. Accommodating up to 12 guests, the chalet makes a fantastic base for groups of friends or multiple families holidaying together. Combining antique pieces with contemporary touches, the main living area is beautifully designed and furnished with comfortable couches and armchairs dotted around the room. Five of the six en-suite bedrooms can be configured as twins and there’s also a cinema room and wellness area with sauna, hammam and relaxation space.
CHALET ATLANTIQUE, Courchevel 1850
Just two minutes from the slopes, Chalet Atlantique is a masterpiece of luxury design, filled with opulent fur throws and sumptuous furnishings. Set over four levels, the chalet offers open plan living and five luxurious en-suite bedrooms with the master suite occupying the entire top floor of the property. Relax in the sauna and hammam and admire glorious mountain views from the sunken Jacuzzi on the terrace. There’s even a massage area and gym as well as cinema room and wine cellar.
CHALET ALINE, Verbier
Set in a peaceful and private location in the heart of Verbier, Chalet Aline is a beautiful, newly renovated family chalet with wonderful views of the Combin mountain range. Traditional alpine architecture, aged wood beams and locally inspired carved wood furnishings blend with ambient lighting and a warm colour scheme to create a homely and inviting interior. Appreciate mountain views from sunny south-facing terraces, rejuvenate in the hammam or put your feet up in the cosy TV snug.