Exterior of Chalet Orca with the snowy mountain views ahead.

Who doesn’t want to get away from it all sometimes? That’s what a holiday is all about, right!? Leaving the real world behind and immersing yourself in a dream lifestyle… even if it’s only for a week. We’re here to help you out! With our top ten favourite luxury mountain retreats, you can truly bask in the majesty of the mountains…

#1 Chalet Alta, Chamonix

Exterior of Chalet Alta in Chamonix. Elevated with some beautiful mountain views.

Step away from the stresses of daily life with a luxury mountain retreat to Chalet Alta. Here you’ll enjoy a reviving holiday for the body and soul. An indoor swimming pool, sauna, hammam and gym are on call to look after your body. Meanwhile, the awesome views, quiet locale and roaring fire all combine to help your mind slow down and relax.

Enjoy cross-country skiing almost from your door, or pick up the pace with varied skiing found throughout the Chamonix Valley. Rest easy in the knowledge that on your return to this luxury winter escape, you’ll be treated to a hearty home-cooked meal to be enjoyed with the family, when the chalet is booked on a catered basis.

#2 Chalet V, La Tzoumaz

Close up image of the luxurious outdoor swimming pool, overlooking the breathtaking mountain views ahead.

A truly stunning property, Chalet V is a first class private luxury chalet, situated within Switzerland’s largest ski region. Arguably one of the best luxury mountain retreats in Switzerland, it would be difficult to find a better property to escape to for a while.

Perched on a plateau just above the relaxed alpine village of La Tzoumaz, Chalet V is elegant and refined, whilst offering all the wellness facilities you could wish for to make a holiday in the Swiss Alps really spectacular. This luxury winter escape boasts a breathtaking swimming pool that looks out across to the snowy mountain peaks in the distance. The perfect relaxing swim after a packed day racing down the powder.

#3 Chalet Iona, Meribel

Exterior of Chalet Iona in Meribel, with a hot tub and surrounded by snowy trees, the ideal ski holiday for escapism

A true home-from-home, Chalet Iona will ignite a sense of luxuriant calm and quiet relaxation from the moment you arrive. This idyllic chalet is set in its own secluded orchards, a stunning backdrop to your next luxury ski holiday in France. Appreciate the peace of the surrounding mountain forest and the indomitable strength of the neighbouring peaks.

Situated in the peaceful hamlet of Le Villard, a picture perfect alpine village, a holiday to Chalet Iona is as authentic as they come. Experience fabulous pistes in the day, and the luxury of the bubbling outdoor hot tub in the evenings. The world is your oyster at Chalet Iona!

#4 Le Chalet Mont Blanc, Chamonix

Image of the indoor swimming pool and the adjacent mountain views of Chamonix.

For up to 26 guests, Le Chalet Mont Blanc provides a unique standard of luxury in the Chamonix Valley.  Whilst the building is steeped in the history of the mountains, it has been fully refurbished into an indulgent, chic and contemporary luxury mountain retreat.

The secluded location means guests can enjoy complete privacy. However, it is conveniently located for the Mont Blanc ski region and vibrant town of Chamonix. As one of the most private and exclusive luxury chalets in the Alps, the discreet, first-class team of staff are on hand to provide for all of your requests. From spa treatments, to both gourmet cuisine and excellent vintages from the wine cellar. It is perfect for when you truly want to get away from it all.

#5 Chalet Inoko, Val d’Isere

The cosy living area, covered with smooth alpine wood and lifted by the stone fireplace.

If you wanted to build a dream, remote luxury chalet, Chalet Inoko would be it. Situated amongst the snow laden fir trees of a private enclave in the Petit Alaska area of Val d’Isere, the merest hint of snow transforms the property into a winter wonderland. One of the best luxury alpine retreats in Val d’Isere.

Muted, natural tones complement the traditional architecture and add a modern touch, whilst a hot tub on the balcony and indoor swimming pool ensure there’s plenty of opportunity for some well-deserved relaxation after an exhilarating day on the slopes.

#6 Chalet Orca, Val d’Isere

Image of the living room with large glass windows, framing the snowy mountain views.

Located in the intimate village of Le Fornet, neighbour to the main resort centre of Val d’Isere, Chalet Orca enjoys a privileged position just a few metres from the slopes. It benefits from sitting amidst one of the world’s premier ski areas whilst still feeling quiet and secluded.

Relax in the chalet’s excellent wellness area, with a swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and hammam. Alternatively, simply unwind in front of a classic film in the cosy cinema room.

Quality family time can be enjoyed in front of the warmth of the living room’s fire. Or perhaps some healthy competition is in order? This is readily available, courtesy of the foosball table on the mezzanine games area.

#7 Belmont Estate, Whistler

Exterior image of Belmont Estate, showcasing the helipad and forest surroundings.

For the ultimate luxury mountain retreat, Belmont Estate is nestled between the snow-covered trees in an idyllic 7-acre winter wonderland. A truly remote luxury chalet. With breathtaking views, this impressive 5-star luxury ski lodge in Whistler commands a prestigious location just a 15-minute drive from the resort and 11 minutes to the Creekside Gondola. Here, guests have access to the world-famous Whistler and Blackcomb ski area.

You will be sure to receive an altogether unique luxury experience at Belmont Estate. With its own private helipad, you can enjoy door to mountain escapes without wasting any time at all. On your return, you can enjoy the serenity and peace surrounding you. Chat about your day on the mountain in the 8,100sqft living space! Later, indulge on the gastronomic delights prepared by your pre-arranged private chef, before recharging in the 12-person hot tub. Enjoy all of this while embracing the beautiful landscape before you.

#8 White Deer San Lorenzo Lodge, Brunico

Exterior of San Lorenzo Lodge, overlooking the forest mountain views ahead.

Tucked away within its own private estate in the beautiful Italian resort of Brunico. San Lorenzo Lodge exhibits traditional alpine delight. Hidden among the forest surroundings, this is the ultimate peaceful setting. What’s more, the awe-inspiring mountain views ahead make this a dream luxury mountain retreat.

Rustic exteriors and cosy interiors reinforce the homely hideaway feel throughout. However, various wellness facilities elevate this luxury winter escape. Pour yourself a drink from the wine cellar and submerge yourself in the warm outdoor hot tub. The luxurious hammam or sauna may also help you to relax after a packed day out on the slopes.

#9 Chalet 1551, Lech

Balcony image which overlooks Lech and has comfy outdoor seating.

If you combine one of the world’s best ski areas, one of Europe’s most prestigious ski resorts, a remarkable location and truly luxurious design, then you have one of the most exclusive luxury chalets in Europe. Chalet 1551 has 5 unique bedrooms, which perfectly accommodate up to 12 guests in this haven of alpine luxury.

A unique location ensures guests feel secluded, whilst also allowing convenient access to the beautiful resort of Lech. Anyone wanting to enjoy the culture of this traditional Austrian town is able to, thanks to Chalet 1551’s convenient location. Alternatively, allow yourself to be completely pampered in the fully-equipped spa area, or spend a convivial evening in front of the fire.

#10 Hahnenkamm Lodge, Kitzbuhel

Balcony shot hosting outdoor lounge area and panoramic views of Kitzbuhel.

If you take skiing as seriously as excellent food, top-class service and luxurious facilities, then Hahnenkamm Lodge is for you. One of the top luxury mountain retreats, this chalet will tick all of your boxes. Sleeping up to 12 guests, it’s perched on the edge of the famous Streif piste, in a ski in/ski out location at 1,645m.

At this luxury ski chalet in Austria, guests can enjoy world-class service and gastronomy with their very own private chef! Additionally, Hahnenkamm Lodge provides the kind of relaxation that only comes from a luxury alpine retreat. Spend the evening choosing between an apéritif on the terrace at sunset (and what a sunset it is!), or spending time in the hammam rejuvenating those well-worked ski muscles.

For more wanderlust and inspiration for your mountain getaway this winter, take a look at our dedicated page for luxury alpine ski retreats. If any of our top 10 luxury mountain retreats are sparking more than just a pin on Pinterest, please do get in touch with our Ski Specialists who will love to chat through the options for your idyllic escape to the mountains. You can send us an email or give us a call on +44 1202 203650.