Antarès Residence in Meribel, with ski slopes in the background.

The result of having so many resorts to choose from, all offering a generous list of luxury ski accommodation, is that it’s sometimes hard to know where to start. If you are looking for ski accommodation that’s simple and convenient, luxurious and comfortable, then consider ski holiday residences on your next alpine vacation. For more details about luxury alpine residences, read our reasons to consider a luxury ski residence for your next mountain holiday. In this article we’ll be highlighting the finest ski holiday residences in Europe that feature some of the best ski apartments in the Alps.

#1 Hermitage Mountain Residence, Soldeu

Exterior of Hermitage Mountain Residence, a luxury ski holiday residence in the Alps, located in Soldeu, Andorra. Backdrop of mountains, chairlift, and sunset.

Hermitage Mountain Residence in Andorra provides guests with a truly memorable experience. Found in the family friendly ski resort of Soldeu, Hermitage Mountain Residence offers 9 luxury ski holiday apartments. The individual apartments range from 2 to 8 guests; a great option for smaller groups. The multiple on-site bars and restaurants pleasantly compliment your evenings, and an excellent kids club is on hand to help cater for families. All properties are offered on a bed and breakfast basis, ensuring a first-class start to your day before you race down the cruisy pistes in Soldeu. The apartments at Hermitage Mountain Residence offer the perfect blend of chalet and hotel experiences; privacy, convenience, and hotel-style service all in one. Below we showcase just one of the stylish apartments in the residence.

La Prada Penthouse

Collage of images of La Prada Penthouse. Top left: living room & balcony. Top right: Bedroom with log burner. Bottom: Shared wellness facilities - outdoor hot tub.

La Prada Penthouse offers a cosy, romantic option for a couples ski holiday in the Alps. Sleeping two guests, this luxury penthouse apartment in Soldeu gives the chance for a true mountain getaway. With additional access to shared wellness facilities, La Prada Penthouse has the best of both worlds! The breakfast included at Hermitage Mountain Residence is served in the hotel restaurant, or in your own suite for a peaceful morning refuel. After waking up to views of the slopes, a 150m walk takes you to the snow-front to start your day of skiing in Andorra!

#2 Mascara Residence, Courchevel 1850

Balcony with a view of the slopes at Mascara Residences in Courchevel.

Situated in the ever popular Courchevel 1850, Mascara Residence is a 5-minute walk from the resort centre. This residence in Courchevel 1850 oozes class and ease with its ski-in/ski-out location. A plethora of shared wellness facilities offer guests a more enhanced experience; recharge in the indoor hot tub and massage room. If a long day skiing just isn’t enough, enjoy the indoor swimming pool or fitness room. Meanwhile, the apartments in the Mascara Residence boast contemporary design with traditional alpine elements. As a result, guests are able to relax in style amongst the snowy mountains. A stay here promises high-end luxury, alpine charm, and incredible ski access.

Mascara Penthouse Mistero

Collage of Mascara Penthouse Mistero. Top left: Stylish master bedroom. Top right: Shared swimming pool at the Mascara Residence. Bottom: Open plan living and dining room at Mascara Penthouse Mistero (CGI).

One luxury ski apartment within the Mascara Residence that deserves to be talked about is Mascara Penthouse Mistero. Boasting 158m² of alpine comfort, it showcases delightful views from the balconies and a private hammam. Despite the size, this property still maintains the desired traditional mountain hideaway feel, with the cosy fireplace and rustic elements. Shared wellness facilities include an indoor swimming pool, outdoor sauna, and indoor hot tub. Its ski-in/ski-out location of course helps Penthouse Mistero’s claim as one of the best luxury self catered ski apartments in Courchevel.

For more information on ski-in/ski-out properties in Courchevel, be sure to check out our guide to the Ski In Ski Out Chalets and Pistes in Courchevel.

#3 Aspen House, Val d’Isère

Exterior of Aspen House, a luxury ski residence with 8 private apartments in Val d'Isere.

Next on the list of the best ski holiday residences is Aspen House, boasting 8 apartments offered on a fully catered basis. Located in the old town area of Val d’Isère, it’s a ski holiday residence ideal for those wanting to be close to the action. Just 100m from the high street and snow-front, the access is fantastic at this luxury ski accommodation. In addition, Aspen House’s catering service provides a true chalet-style experience, whilst having the breadth of wellness facilities typical of a luxury ski hotel. Expect 3-course evening meals, delectable wine pairings, and an indulgent spread of breakfast options at these luxury catered ski apartments.

Aspen House Loft 3

Aspen House Loft 3 image collage. Top left: living and dining room. Top Right: Living room with fireplace and mountain views. Bottom: Twin bedroom at Aspen House Loft 3.

Aspen House Loft 3 can house 4 guests across 2 bedrooms connected by a shared balcony, making for a wonderful escape for smaller groups. Whether you choose the sauna, indoor hot tub or hammam, a great selection of shared wellness facilities ensure a perfect pampering throughout your stay. At the end of a day skiing in Val d’Isère, the crackling log fire is a warm welcome, alongside the afternoon tea service from your private host. Convenience is always expected with a luxury ski holiday. Because of this, secure garage parking is available for self-drive ski vacations to the Alps.

Aspen House Loft 3 is located on the second floor of the residence building. Guests can also rent the neighbouring Aspen House Loft 2 and Aspen House Loft 1 on the same floor. This way, larger groups are able to holiday together in their own luxury apartments whilst remaining close by!

#4 Brunnenhof Residence, Lech

Exterior of Brunnenhof Residence, Lech, showing the spacious balconies and snowy scene behind this luxury ski accommodation.

Venturing into Austria, we have the Brunnenhof Residence. Here, you would struggle to find a better positioned ski holiday residence for access to Austria’s biggest ski area: the Arlberg region. Due to its location, a ski holiday in Lech provides great ski access to many resorts, including St Anton, St Christoph and Zurs. Brunnenhof consists of 14 carefully designed apartments. All properties are all located just a 6-minute walk to the lifts, so ideal for making the most of your ski holiday in the Austrian Alps. Furthermore, Brunnenhof offers a swimming pool, hammam and sauna to rejuvenate those sore muscles after a day skiing in Austria.

Brunnenhof 4

Brunnenhof 4 in Lech. Top left: Master bedroom at Brunnenhof 4. Top right: Open plan living and dining space with fireplace. Bottom: Shared wellness facilities including swimming pool & relaxation area.

Brunnenhof 4 sleeps 4–8 guests, and its elevated position affords some lovely mountain views. You can gaze over the beautiful vistas from the spacious balcony, immersing in the alpine lifestyle. The space feels incredibly generous, with sliding doors leading to the balcony that fills the room with natural light. This luxury ski accommodation is ideal for a family ski holiday in the Alps. The 4-bed bunk room, like all the bedrooms, features its own TV to occupy the children. Meanwhile, the adults can socialise in the warmth of the open-plan living space.

The Brunnenhof Residence also includes Brunnenhof Penthouse, which covers a generous 214m² on the top floor. This top luxury apartment is perfect for parties of 8-10 who would prefer a larger living space. Additionally, each of the other private apartments are individually styled with unique layouts to accommodate different groups.

#5 Chalech, Lech

External image of Chalech, showing the snowy settings and mountains in the background.

Another of our ski holiday residences in Lech is Chalech. Most of the individual apartments are offered on either a bed and breakfast or catered basis at this premium ski accommodation. This flexibility allows guests to tailor their holiday to their needs and preferences, as well as budget. The 4 luxury apartments on offer are all afforded access to the shared gym and swimming pool, perfect to ensure that the end of day relaxation is there to prepare the mind and body for the next day skiing in Lech.

Chalech S

Chalech S, Lech. Top left: Stylish living room at Chalech S. Top right: Bedroom with panoramic views of Lech. Bottom: Wellness facilities with sauna and steam room.

Chalech S is one of the 4 luxury ski holiday apartments in the Chalech complex. In addition to the shared wellness facilities, Chalech S brings a private sauna, hammam and relaxation area to the table. Chalech S is an ideal stay for larger groups, sleeping up to 12 guests in 6 luxury bedrooms, with 400m² of space overall. The high vaulted ceilings and open-plan spaces also provides a glamorous and spacious environment for guests to relax in. Of course, we must mention the gorgeous balcony, with views stretching out across the village and mountains of Lech. Chalech S is firmly one of the best ski apartments in the Alps. In the warmer seasons, Chalech S is also available to rent for a summer Alps holiday in Lech!

#6 Silverstone Lodge, Val d’Isère

Snowy exterior of Silverstone Lodge, a luxury ski holiday residence in the French Alps.

As a whole, this majestic building boasts a marvellous ski-in/ski-out location right on the pistes. Wake up each morning and enjoy the ease of access that is provided around Val d’Isère. Although close to the main lift station, an in-resort shuttle bus is available to further enhance convenience of getting to Val d’Isère centre. On your return from a day exploring, stretch out your muscles in the shared gym facilities or indulge in a massage treatment for the ultimate recuperation. Each of these luxury apartments in Val d’Isère are available on a bed and breakfast basis. Or extend the luxury service to indulge in the premium catered service, inclusive of evening meals and delightful afternoon teas to refuel from a day skiing.

Silverstone Lodge 7

Collage of the luxury wellness facilities, outdoor hot tub and view, and the stylish living room of Silverstone Lodge 7, a luxury ski apartment in France.

One of the incredible apartments in this residence is Silverstone Lodge 7. This luxury ski holiday apartment covers an impressive 425m² with classy interiors. In addition, the private spa facilities available elevate this property to be one of the best ski apartments in the Alps. An indoor swimming pool, two hot tubs, sauna, hammam and massage room are all afforded in this luxury ski holiday apartment. A vast expanse of luxury and entertainment awaits up to 17 guests at Silverstone Lodge 7, whether it’s a friendly game of pool, or a sophisticated evening in the wine cellar.

#7 Cocoon, Val Thorens

Exterior of Cocoon Residence, showing ski-in/ski-out location in Val Thorens.

This residence is a collection of luxury ski apartments in Val Thorens, one of the top ski resorts in France. High altitude, snow-sure conditions, and great skiing can all be found in this resort, making it a great option for your next luxury ski holiday in Val Thorens. Each of these luxury self catered ski apartments that we offer on our portfolio are ski-in/ski-out, a desirable feature for mountain-lovers. Easy access to the slopes makes for a fulfilling ski holiday in the Three Valleys. The cherry on top? The expansive wellness facilities shared between the apartments, a premium perk of ski holiday residences. As well as two shared 15m swimming pools, select apartments are also elevated with private hot tubs and saunas.

Cocoon 10

Cocoon 10 images. Top left: Family bedroom. Top right: Outdoor hot tub at Cocoon 10. Bottom: Panoramic mountain views from the hot tub.

If you are a group of 8-10 guests, then Cocoon 10 should definitely be on your shortlist. Cocoon 10 is a collection of three apartments, each with 4 luxurious bedrooms and a lovely selection of wellness facilities. Additionally, the private balconies of these ski apartments all feature their own Jacuzzi. Step out and make the most of the sensational snowy mountains, indulging in both wellness and views. A short 300m walk to the centre of Val Thorens puts you in the best location for the evening festivities.

#8 Black Diamond Residence, Tignes

Exterior of the Black Diamond Residences in Tignes.

This unique residence has incredible options for large group ski holidays. A spacious and idiosyncratic design has made for some truly luxurious ski accommodation in Tignes. With added access to some of the best slopes in the Tarentaise Valley, this residence is fantastic for snowsport lovers. Black Diamond Residence is located just 100m from the slopes in Tignes, offering easy access for every guest. When you are not exploring this beautiful resort, a bar and ski lounge provides guests with the ideal places to chill within the residence. The shared wellness facilities are as vast as they are luxurious, with an indoor swimming pool, sauna, and more. Overall, the perfect family ski holiday in Tignes.

Chalet Tango Charlie

Collage of Chalet Tango Charlie, including the living area, master bedroom, and balcony hot tub with mountain views.

A wide array of facilities match the large capacity, with 1,200m² of mountain entertainment for up to 30 guests at Chalet Tango Charlie. The smooth, wooden interiors perfectly match the traditionally alpine exterior. Behind this façade however, unique design elements and entertainment features enable this holiday home to shine. With two games rooms, two hot tubs, an aeroplane-themed children’s playroom, and access to Black Diamond’s shared facilities, it is a fantastic set up for families with children. As well as the hot tubs, the luxurious swimming pool with waterfalls and jet current awaits your arrival. Alternatively, adults may prefer to relax in the sauna or hammam. The fun-filled children’s play area help this luxury ski apartment earn a place on our blog of some of the most unique ski chalets in the Alps!

Alternatively, Chalet Tango Charlie is a great corporate ski chalet. Most of the bedrooms can be configured as twin rooms if required, for complete flexibility. Offered on self catered, bed and breakfast, or catered board bases, choose the experience to best suit your group’s requirements. Some guests prefer the freedom of self catered, whilst others opt for a complete service package. It’s up to you!

#9 Christiania, Zermatt

Nighttime exterior of Christiana, one of the top ski holiday residences in Zermatt.

Christiania is situated in the glorious ski resort of Zermatt with the jovial high street practically on your doorstep. This residence also holds a great position for skiing, just 500m from the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. This allows direct access to the main ski area, or you could also take an 8-minute walk to the Klein Matterhorn lift station. Of course, you can take advantage of the eco-friendly electro-taxis in Zermatt for your convenience. Either way, you will be rewarded with a wonderful day of skiing in the Swiss Alps. An amazing concierge service will be happy to support your needs during your stay. This includes helping you arrange any potential additional services such as an in-chalet massage or heli-skiing. The perfect added touch of luxury, in case the shared gym facilities and massage room is just not enough for you.

Christiania 1

Christiana 1, Zermatt. Top left: Open plan living area. Top right: Master bedroom. Bottom: Outdoor Hot Tub at Christiania 1 in Lech.

The designers of Christiania 1 have balanced modernity and comfort perfectly. South-facing balconies give you an incredible outlook on your surroundings, whilst the private hot tub ensures a memorable stay. The open-plan living and dining space is ample, and well-suited for up to 4 guests. If you choose a self catered ski holiday, you may want to read our Gourmet Guide to a Self Catered Ski Holiday In Zermatt for some inside tips on delicious dining in Zermatt. Alternatively, you may opt for bed and breakfast; a stress-free morning awaits with this service! For a smaller group ski holiday in Zermatt, Christiania 1 is an ideal choice.

#10 Antarès, Méribel

Exterior of one of the ski holiday residences in Méribel: Antarès

Finally, one of Méribel’s finest ski holiday residences. Antarès offers several perfect ski-in/ski-out apartments with an unmatchable list of facilities. Those apartments that are not ski-in/ski-out, also have incredible ski access just a short walk across the road. After skiing, you’ll struggle to decide between the 25m indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi spa, sauna, gym, massage treatment rooms, and much more. The stylish bar lounge provides guests with further comfort, offering a casual drink in the evening. This is ideal for those looking for a peaceful alternative to apres-ski. Guests can also benefit from the in-resort driver shuttle service, making transport no issue during your ski holiday in Meribel.

Antarès Mira Penthouse

Antarès Mira Penthouse in Meribel. Top left: Stylish living space with picture windows. Top right: Bedroom with balcony access and panoramic views. Bottom: Huge shared wellness area with swimming pool at Antares Residence, Meribel.

In particular, Antarès Mira Penthouse is blessed with some breathtaking views of Méribel. Observe the snow-capped mountains from the living room, reading nook, terraces, and bedroom. You can disconnect and rest in the warmth of the cosy apartment and feel right at home in the French Alps. The contemporary suspended fireplace adds to the brilliant ambiance of the room. The gorgeous wooden interiors of the penthouse are enough to make you feel right at home in the mountains, whereas the fabulous wellness facilities provide the desired luxurious feel to your experience.

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Have you been tempted by our selection of luxury ski holiday residences? Having the balance between a luxury ski hotel and a private apartment is a recipe for success on a ski holiday in the Alps. If you’d like to learn more about any of these residences, the individual apartments, or ski residences in general, get in touch with our Ski Specialists; send us an email or call us on +44 (0)1202 203650 to learn more and book your luxury ski holiday apartment.