Switzerland is dotted with some of the world’s most iconic mountains, as well as the most picturesque ski resorts. Switzerland is home to Europe’s largest glaciers, most peaks are over 4000 metres and there are approximately 7,100 kilometres of slopes waiting to be explored. You can be certain you won’t be disappointed by a ski holiday to Switzerland.
The most iconic of ski resorts in Switzerland are:
Did you know that you can ski all year round in Zermatt? Those who never tire of the mountains can get their skiing fix in the summer months thanks to the Theodul glacier. The Swiss ski season, however, tends to run from early December through to late April, but thanks to the number of glaciers, some of the ski resorts open as early as October. Choosing when to go all depends on what you are looking for. The Christmas markets and festive celebrations are a huge draw for visiting in December, the emptier slopes in January means you can make the most of great value luxury ski chalets, February is a perfect time for families and March and April benefit from warmer weather and longer sunnier days.
Switzerland is known as a nation devoted to high standards, so you can expect the very best from your luxury Swiss ski chalet.
The Valais region in the southwest of Switzerland is home to the highest concentration of world-class ski resorts in the country. The most well-known as Zermatt and Verbier and they lead the way in terms of luxury ski chalets, incredible skiing and exceptional service.
Verbier is a world-famous resort that attracts advanced skiers and powder snow seekers from all over the globe. The luxury ski chalets here rival Courchevel 1850 as some of the finest and most luxurious in the Alps. Many are built a traditional chalet style, but inside you will find a treasure box of amenities. Whether you are travelling as a large group of friends or as a family, there will certainly be the perfect chalet for you in Verbier.
If you are looking for luxury but away from the crowds, the Veysonnaz and Nendaz are fantastic options with a more laid-back atmosphere. These smaller resorts have a fantastic collection of catered and self-catered chalets at an affordable price.
Thought of as the finest all-around winter holiday destination in the Alps, Zermatt will be sure to take your breath away from the moment you arrive. Combining high altitude and snow-sure ski slopes, world-renowned restaurants and a vibrant resort centre, plus the famous Matterhorn, Zermatt is ideal for a Swiss ski chalet holiday. The luxurious ski chalets in Zermatt provide the perfect mix of tradition and style, with features such as hot tubs, saunas, gyms and swimming pools all becoming a standard.
Gstaad is one of the oldest and original luxury resorts in the Alps, setting the benchmark for many Swiss luxury ski holidays. The exclusive ambience has not only attracted luxury chalets, but also endless fashion boutiques, and incredible eateries, making it a great destination for a winter holiday.
A luxury ski holiday to Switzerland would not be complete without mentioning St. Moritz – the home of the rich and playground of the famous. This Swiss ski resort offers visitors a fabulous winter experience with a variety of snow-based activities and endless glasses of champagne.
Here at The Chalet Edit, we have picked the very best luxury ski chalets in Switzerland for you to experience. With years of expertise, we put you first and understand how to work together to book your perfect luxury mountain escape.
We are here to guide you every step of the way, from the moment you enquire to stepping foot in the snow outside your chalet, let us hand-craft it all. Simply get in touch with us today to receive a bespoke quote and start planning your next luxury ski holiday to Switzerland.
Our focus is exceptional personalised service. That’s why we manage every facet of your trip to create a unique and memorable ski holiday in Switzerland.
Our in-house pre-arrival concierge team work around the clock, so we can ensure you have everything organised to perfection.
From expert advice on the best-hidden mountain restaurants in the Swiss Alps to the liveliest après ski stops to organising off-piste husky sledging, heli-skiing or a private jet, no request is too tricky.
So from your first call or email to when you return home, we’re on call to help you with your trip. It’s a central part of The Chalet Edit’s promise: “Luxury chalet booking redefined.”
As a respected and trusted agency with over 16 years of experience, you are in good hands. We have travelled the Alps to put together our comprehensive portfolio and know all of our chalets and owners personally.
What’s more, we will always offer an honest, unbiased opinion to help you secure the chalet that’s right for you, at the best price. With free pre-arrival concierge thrown in.
Plus if you can’t find what you’re looking for on our site, simply get in touch. We have access to a whole host of stunning chalets and family friendly properties not yet featured on our site.
We know that skiing is one of the world’s greatest ways to make lasting memories with your kids, but finding the perfect family-friendly luxury ski chalet can be overwhelming. There are a number of luxury Swiss ski chalets, which are perfect for a family ski holiday.
Children will love a Chalet Makini’s private pool, perfect for splashing around in and burning off any leftover energy. The cinema room is ideal for nestling down pre-bedtime for a movie. The all-day in-resort drive will whisk kids to and from the slopes for lessons or into town for a hot chocolate – it really is a great family-friendly chalet.
Calima is a truly world-class chalet in Verbier and is great for families. Kids will love the indoor swimming pool, which has an adjustable floor, so you can choose the depth that suits you, a fantastic facility with young children. Then after they have burnt off any excess energy in the pool, the kids can settle down in front of a film in the cinema room whilst the parents enjoy drinks in the lounge.
Chalet White Pearl in Zermatt has everyone for a fantastic family ski holiday. From a large swimming pool and outdoor jacuzzi to a cinema room with a pool table and ping pong, there is something for everyone. Older kids will love the Nintendo Wii and extensive DVD library.
Chalet Grace in Zermatt is a magnet for families. Child friendly, this luxury ski chalet has bags of room for exploring, whether taking full advantage of all the high tech entertainment in the cinema room, setting up your favourite board games, to playing hide and seek. Take a splash around in the hot tub, followed by some downtime in the star-lit relaxation area before bedtime. Children’s tea can be prepared early and extra care is taken on pre-planning menus for even the fussiest eater.
Celebrations don’t get any better than within your own luxury ski chalet in Switzerland! Whether you are wanting a private bar, a wine cellar, an outdoor hot tub for apres-ski drinks or an impressive games room, luxury ski chalets in Switzerland are the perfect place for a party.
Selected by the London Times as one of the ‘20 coolest chalets in the Alps for two years running, Heinz Julen Loft is truly spectacular and certainly has the WOW factor! It is made for partying with a B&O music system, a grand piano, dance floor and internal Jacuzzi bath on the living room mezzanine floor, plus incredible views of the village.
Accessed via a private funicular railway through the mountain, Chalet Maurice, Zermatt delivers on all counts. An utterly gorgeous super luxury ski chalet with bags of Scandinavian style and unrivalled service – we’re talking food of 3* Michelin standard. The wow factor continues with a large outdoor jacuzzi hot tub with a view of the famous Matterhorn mountain, and its own private wellness area.
The grand dame of Verbier chalets, at 900m2, Chalet Chouqui, Verbier is infinite in views and grandeur and having seen this super stylish and sophisticated luxurious chalet, it’s brilliant for groups of friends or family as it sleeps a whopping 16-20 in 9 bedrooms.
For those looking for a large chalet, then look no further than the luxury Bella Coola Estate, Verbier. Comprising two chalets, this luxury property in Verbier is perfect for groups and families. And with an ideal location, set back from the road on Chemin de Clambin in the heart of Verbier, you can see why this is one of our guests’ favourite chalets. Wanting to do something a little special? The hosts can prepare drinks at either of the two bars for you to enjoy or have pre-dinner drinks on the spacious terraces while you take in the spectacular mountain views and watch the sunset over Verbier.
Luxury chalets in Switzerland have every amenity covered. Whether rest and relaxation are a non-negotiable for you, or state of the art technology is a high priority, we will be sure to find the perfect luxury chalet in Switzerland for you. Common features to expect are saunas, Hammams, hot tubs, swimming pools, cinema rooms and games rooms.