Whether you’re a double black diamond vet or just starting off on the green runs, there’s nothing quite like hitting the slopes come wintertime. Luxury ski chalets take the joy of ski season one step further by offering the ultimate in apres-ski accommodation.
Located in top ski destinations in the US and Europe, luxury ski chalets are often ski-in ski-out and offer unparalleled access to the slopes. They also feature top-of-the-line amenities to deliver the best in ski comfort.
Picture waking up to take in stunning mountain views from your floor-to-ceiling windows. You shower in your marble bathroom, enjoy breakfast prepared by your private chef, and hit the slopes right from your front door. You come back to your chalet at night, enjoy a quick steam or a dip in your private pool, soak in the hot tub, and then relax by the fireplace before dinner.
These are the kinds of experiences the luxury ski chalets in this collection provide.
Renting a luxury ski chalet is easy with Rental Escapes. First, choose your travel dates and party size. From there, your Rental Escapes villa specialist presents you with the best available chalet options. After, your concierge customizes your trip, including lift passes, equipment rentals, reservations, airport transfers, chef service, and more.
Home to Aspen, Vail, Breckenridge, Telluride, and Steamboat Springs, Colorado has some of the best slopes anywhere. Colorado ski chalets also stand out as among the best of the best thanks to their location, amenities, and service.
Famous for both its ski runs and the picturesque views from town, Breckenridge is a great alternative to busier ski spots like Aspen. Breckenridge ski chalets are ideally located between the town and the runs, letting you enjoy the best that this beautiful part of Colorado has to offer.
Peerless Haven is a perfect example. It’s located a mile from the BreckConnect Gondola and from downtown Breckenridge. Everything here is custom-built, with stacked stone, wood accents, exposed log beams, vaulted ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling windows. It’s everything you want in a luxury ski chalet.
Located on the southwestern peak of Colorado, Telluride offers a great mix of intimate, small-town ambiance with big-peak mountain skiing. Telluride villas offer the same mix with carefully-considered details and personalized service.
Just look at Autumn Ridge. Outside, it has that quintessential ski chalet look. Inside, it has a wealth of amenities you won’t see anywhere else, including Venetian walls, a full spa, a gym, a steam room, a billiards room, a games room, a movie theatre, and an AMF bowling alley. This is easily one of the best luxury ski chalets anywhere.
Compared to Utah or Colorado, Montana is a more off-the-beaten-path ski destination. For those in the know, however, it offers a charming atmosphere and some great runs. Montana villas further this appeal by offering luxury ski chalets in places like Big Sky and Whitefish.
Thanks to its vast skiable terrain and stunning mountain views, Big Sky is Montana’s premier ski destination. Big Sky chalets also stand out as the state’s best thanks to their craftsmanship and mountainside locations.
Need proof? Look at the ski-in, ski-out Moon Rider Ski Chalet. It’s custom-built inside and out with the finest materials. From imported BC logs for the façade to the Southwestern motif inside and the custom Finish fireplace, everything has been carefully chosen to deliver that perfect mountain ambiance.
Utah is celebrated for its abundant snowfall and for the beautiful scenery in towns like Park City and resorts like Deer Crest. Similarly, Utah ski chalets push the envelope when it comes to design and amenities, offering some of the best rental experiences anywhere.
Park City is home to some of the very best ski resorts in the US, including Park City Mountain Resort and Deer Valley Resort. And Park City ski chalets let you experience the best of these resorts, especially when they’re ski-in, ski-out.
Ski Dream Home shows why Park City ski chalets really are among the best in the world. It presents a world of possibilities through its ski-in ski-out access, ski bridge, heated pool, steam room, golf simulator, and custom DJ booth. It’s all accented by rich mahogany and interesting details around every corner. This luxury ski chalet truly lives up to its name.
Switzerland is one of the world’s best ski destinations. The combination of Swiss Alp scenery and charming Swiss villages creates an enchanting atmosphere. Switzerland ski chalets help further this Swiss magic to create the definitive ski holiday.
Home to the iconic Matterhorn peak, Zermatt has some of the most beautiful ski scenery you’ll find anywhere. Zermatt ski chalets maximize your enjoyment of this landscape with exceptional panoramic views and unmatched luxury.
Spa Chalet Zuma is a stunning example that needs to be seen to be believed. Look out over the floor-to-ceiling windows and admire the enchanting village. Gaze out over the Matterhorn. Take in the curated art collection before reading by the fireplace. Enjoy a full spa treatment before enjoying dinner prepared by a Michelin-star chef. It doesn’t get better than this.
With views of the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc, Crans-Montana is a sunny plateau that is known for its breathtaking vistas and great skiing. Crans-Montana chalets peer out over these gorgeous landscapes with their own peerless beauty.
Chalet Christina exemplifies this. Accommodating up to 26 guests, this ski-in, ski-out is easily one of the finest in the world. In-house chef service, a spa outfitted with Bahia Blanca marble and crystal chandeliers, views over the surrounding peaks…This may just be the ultimate ski villa.
Celebrated for both its Alpine landscapes and architecture, as well as for its apres-ski scenes, Austria is home to popular ski destinations like St. Anton and Lech. Austria ski chalets further this Alpine heritage by offering some of the most opulent winter villas you’ll find anywhere.
Lech is the quintessential Alpine town, with world-class skiing and a charming, idyllic atmosphere. Luxury ski chalets in Lech let you appreciate this charm while offering top-of-the-line amenities and service.
In fact, Lech is where you’ll find some of the most luxurious ski chalets in the world, like Chalet Lux. Fitting 22 guests, it’s like having your own 5-star ski hotel to yourself. This villa is perfect for entertaining, with multiple bars and lounges, a cinema room, a billiard room, and a full spa, including an indoor pool. This is as good as it gets.
If you’re looking for a smaller, but equally luxurious option, consider Chalet Osprey. After a day on the slopes, relax by the natural stone spa, peer out over the snow-capped trees, or just enjoy the rustic-yet-refined ambiance of this villa. A perfect choice for up to 10 guests.
Found in popular ski destinations like Val Thorens, Chamonix, Courchevel, and Val d’Isère, France ski chalets bring that classic French refinement to the mountains. They also often feature traditional Alpine architecture and ski-in/ski-out access, giving you the chance to hit the slopes from your doorstep.
As Europe’s highest ski resort, Val Thorens perfectly shows what makes the French Alps so special with its diverse terrain and lively atmosphere. Val Thorens ski chalets take this one step further, with panoramic vistas, a distinct ambiance, and 5-star service.
Chalet Desir is a great example. A ski chalet like no other, Chalet Desir features a full-length indoor pool, a cinema room, a golf simulator, a kids' play area, and so much more. It’s also impeccably stylish and includes professional chef service and access to a well-maintained wine cellar. It’s everything you need for the perfect apres-ski.
A ski-in/ski-out chalet provides direct access to the slopes. This is usually done via a ski path that connects to several runs or to a chairlift area. That means you can directly ski or snowboard from your doorstep without additional transportation.
Ski chalets themselves typically do not come with ski equipment. However, your concierge can arrange equipment rentals for you based on your skill level and size.
While some ski chalets may allow pets, others do not. Inquire with your villa specialist to be sure whether your ski chalet is pet-friendly.
Ski chalets typically include a fully-equipped kitchen, wi-fi, and a cozy living area with a fireplace. You’ll also often find hot tubs, saunas, and stunning mountain views. Luxury ski chalets will also include amenities like indoor pools, spa areas, billiards rooms, cinemas, and private chef service.
Ski chalets should be booked as far in advance as possible for the upcoming ski season. If you’re booking for the holidays (Christmas and New Year), booking 12 months or so in advance is suggested. Outside of the holidays, it is still suggested to book at least 3-6 months in advance.
Some ski chalets do include private chef service, while others do not. Inquire with your villa specialist to find out if yours does. Your concierge can also add private chef service and villa pre-stocking to any ski chalet rental.
Yes, we offer ski chalets that can accommodate large groups, including chalets that are 10 bedrooms or more. Many luxury ski chalets also have multiple bedroom configurations, including rooms with bunk beds for the kids. Be sure to ask your villa specialist about the exact capacity of your ski chalet.
While wintertime is peak season for ski chalets, they are also usually available year-round. In the warmer months, they make for great ways to experience mountain activities, including hiking, swimming in lakes, boating, ATVing, horseback riding, and more.
Ski chalets are typically located near resorts and offer access to its facilities. Some of these facilities can be skied to, while others may require a short walk or shuttle. Ask your villa specialist for more information.
If you’re looking for the ultimate ski holiday, book a luxury ski chalet with Rental Escapes.
Our villa specialists can help you find the perfect luxury ski chalet in beautiful mountain destinations in Colorado, Utah, Montana, Switzerland, Austria, France, and more.
From there, your concierge personalizes your stay, including arranging equipment rentals, lift tickets, chef service, pre-stocking, and anything else you may need to create the ultimate ski holiday.
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