There is no doubt that this season is the most anticipated ever. The excitement of getting away to the mountains again, after a year or so of being stuck at home is palpable – for both adults and kids!
Whether this is your first time taking your children skiing, or they’ve been itching to return for the past year, heading to the slopes can feel a little daunting with little ones.
Skiing with children need not fill you with dread though. Here at The Chalet Edit we’ve done the hard work for you and picked a selection of stunning luxury ski chalets that are near to the ski lifts, making your ski holiday as hassle-free as possible.
Ski holiday bookings are booming as chalets across the French, Austrian and Swiss alps are getting snapped up for the 2021/2022 ski season, so we recommend preparing early, to ensure you get a taste of the action.
Read on to find our top 10 Family-Friendly ski chalets next to the ski lifts for the eagerly anticipated 2021/2022 winter season.
Chalet 46, Morzine – This super stylish architect-designed luxury ski chalet in Morzine is nestled below the slopes of Pleney, Chalet 46˚ is perfect for both skiers and non-skiers. Enthusiastic skiers can don their skis a mere 25m from the chalet and ski to the main Pleney gondola just 200m away.
Chalet St Christophe, Courchevel 1850 – The super luxurious 5* ski-in/ski-out chalet is a majestic Alpine retreat – both grand and homely. Located in the exclusive Nogentil area of Courchevel 1850, Chalet St Christophe has direct access to the ski slopes and is only 50m from the Pralong lift.
Chalet Lapin Blanc, Meribel – Located in an unbeatable position, at the foot of the Georges Mauduit piste, the super luxurious ski-in/ski-out Chalet Lapin Blanc is literally only seconds from the main lift station of Meribel, the ski school meeting points and a short walk to the village. This 5* mountain escape offers exceptional levels of luxury, outstanding service and exquisite facilities including a hot tub, cinema/games room and sauna.
Chalet Shemshak Lodge, Courchevel 1850 – Shemshak Lodge delivers an enviable position right on the slopes on the green Plantrey piste for the perfect ski-in/ski-out experience. This stunning Courchevel chalet luxuriates at the highest level of comforts and interior design and has a 6* wellness area.
Grand Sarire, Val d’Isere – Grand Sarire is situated in the perfect spot to access the slopes in the picturesque Le Fornet area of Val d’Isere. You can literally ski right to the front door (snow permitting) and then simply walk to the Le Fornet lift 100 metres from the chalet in the morning. Le Fornet is a wonderfully quiet ski area and it has its own lift system that connects rapidly with the vast Espace Killy ski area and Val d’Isere.
Chalet Floralie, St Martin de Belleville – Featured as one of Conde Nast Traveller ‘10 great ski chalets’, Chalet Floralie is a truly stunning chalet. Situated centrally in the village of St. Martin de Belleville high in the French Alps, you are just 50 metres from the high-speed lift that runs into the centre of the Trois Vallées area.
Chalet Makini, Verbier – One of the most stunning chalets in Verbier offering privacy, seclusion, and an outstanding array of facilities. The luxury Chalet Makini is in the exclusive L’Hammeau area in Verbier and enjoys the perfect spot with views over the lake. Being ski-in / ski-out you can start the day heading down towards the Le Rouge teleski. Returning at the end of the day, you can ski straight into the chalet from the Les Esserts beginner’s area or from Savoleyres, snow permitting.
Chalet Tschoder, St Anton – One of the best ski-in/ski-out catered chalets in St Anton, the luxury Chalet Tschoder is a skier’s dream. This luxury chalet is in the quiet, exclusive Nasserein neighbourhood of St. Anton, yet only three minutes from the lifts and a short walk from the village centre.
Chalet Vieux Pont, Val d’Isere – Chalet Vieux Pont is in the Le Fornet hamlet of Val d’Isere, at the bottom of the blue Mangard ski run, just 150m from the cable car. There’s everything you could wish for here: a private indoor pool and steam room, a very handy ski room with boot warmers for toasty ski gear.
Chalet Slalom, Chamonix – Chalet Slalom is a ski-in/ski-out chalet located on the Kandahar Piste in the Les Houches area of the Chamonix Valley, just 30 metres from the Bellevue cable car right in the heart of the quaint village of Les Houches. This luxury family-friendly ski chalet has plenty to keep everyone entertained, with a large living room with a bar and a second lounge that doubles up as a cinema room and a hot tub.
We have a whole host of fabulous Luxury Ski Chalets on our website, so please do not hesitate to get in touch. We are waiting with plenty of knowledge and inspiration to help you organise your dream family ski holiday.