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  • My Selections

    Tuesday June 12, 2012 by Mark Gibbins

    My Selections

    A new feature on our website is 'my selections'. When you spot a luxury ski chalet or hotel that could match your requirements, simply click 'add to my selections' and our website will keep track of your favourite properties to view as a single list. From here you can also send us an enquiry about all of the properties in your selections.

  • Colorado Rocky Mountains

    Wednesday May 30, 2012 by Karen Cabena

    Colorado Rocky Mountains

    For those who have skied in North America you will know about the benefits: great snow record, few lift queues, great lift systems, superior ski schools, champagne powder snow and un-crowded slopes. We have chosen to work with some great resorts in Colorado, including glitzy Vail, and the understated glamour of Aspen.

    ASPEN
    The rich and famous favour world-renowned Aspen when it comes to their luxury ski experience.  For skiing, choose from Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Snowmass, and Buttermilk ski areas.  For leisure, take your pick from a wide range of restaurants, bars boutiques in this traditional and charming town.

    The Little Nell Hotel
    Pioneer Springs Private Home
    St. Regis Hotel

    Take a look at our Aspen destination page for more luxury ski chalets and luxury Aspen vacation ideas.

    BEAVER CREEK
    The heated walkways and escalators of Beaver Creek will take you straight to the ski lifts without the inconvenience of wading through snow-covered streets. Made up of 3 villages, Bachelor Gulch, Arrowhead and Beaver Creek Village itself, there is something for everyone both on and off the slopes in this resort.  A bustly feel to the resort itself, with boutiques, restaurants and ice skating rink in the centre, the pistes offer tree-lined runs and mogul fields. Your ski pass also includes the nearby resort of Vail!

    The Osprey
    Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch
    Park Hyatt

    Take a look at our Beaver Creek destination page for more luxury ski chalets and luxury Beaver Creek vacation ideas.

    BRECKENRIDGE
    Breckenridge is one of the highest resorts in the Rocky Mountains sits at 9,600ft / 2,900 metres above sea level. The town itself is a traditional old mining town, full of character and charm, with a great range of shops, restaurants and bars including the Breckenridge Brewery with it's award-winning beers! Keystone, Vail, Beaver Creek and Arapahoe Basin are all nearby, and included in your ski pass.

    One Ski Hill Place
    Crystal Peak Lodge

    Take a look at our Breckenridge destination page for more luxury ski chalets and luxury Breckenridge vacation ideas.

    VAIL
    Vail, Colorado is the largest ski resort in the United States. If you are looking for some of North America's best skiing then Vail is the resort for you. Vail is perfect for experienced skiers and families alike. The town itself has pretty cobbled streets and bars, boutiques and restaurants in abundance. Over 300 days of sunshine per year, in which to explore the area including the mountain's 7 back bowls. 

    Four Seasons Vail
    The Sebastian
    The Arrabelle at Vail Square

    Take a look at our Vail destination page for more luxury ski chalets and luxury Vail vacation ideas.

    To speak to one of our luxury North America ski experts, please get in touch with our team on +44 1993 899 422 or make an online enquiry.

  • Best for Room-by-Room Bookings

    Thursday May 24, 2012 by Harriet Tetlow

    Best for Room-by-Room Bookings

    Due to our extensive portfolio of luxury chalets, we can be extremely flexible and tailor your holiday to suit your exact needs. Included in our portfolio are several chalets which accept bookings on a room-by-room basis. Which means we can find the perfect solution for couples, friends, singles or small families looking to stay in luxury catered chalets but who are happy to share in order to enjoy the benefits of our larger properties.

    Listed below are just a few of our chalets offering bookings on a room-by-room basis on selected weeks:

    Chalet Vert et Blanc (sleeps 16 + 5) in Chamonix
    Chalet Gertrud Gabl (sleeps 16) in St Anton
    Club Bellevarde (sleeps 24)in Val d'Isère
    Altitude Lodge (sleeps 18 + 10) in Les Gets
    Club Pierre (sleeps 18) in Méribel
    No. 14 (sleeps 26) in Verbier

    These are not the only chalets offering room-by-room bookings, so please do call us if you are interested but looking for something in an alternative resort.

    Where possible we will do all we can to make sure you are in a chalet with other suitable guests and in fact some of these chalets will occasionally limit this type of booking to adults only so you know what you are booking.

    Please feel free to speak to one of our travel consultants for more information, on these or any of the luxury ski chalets featured in our portfolio on +44 1993 899 421 or make an online enquiry.

  • ‘Ski in, Ski out’ Chalets

    Sunday May 20, 2012 by Mark Gibbins

    ‘Ski in, Ski out’ Chalets

    "Is the chalet "ski in, ski out"?"

    This is one of our most common enquiries and we can definitely understand why! After all, who enjoys trudging for miles in ski boots? "Ski in, ski out" access represents the ultimate convenience when you're away skiing and it certainly provides an added luxury. Piste-side locations are hard to beat and are always in great demand. Some standout properties include -

    1. Chalet Baltoro, Courchevel 1850, France
    2. Hidden Dragon, Les 4 Vallées, Switzerland
    3. Chalet Trois Ours, Méribel, France
    4. L'Himalaya, Val d'Isère, France
    5. Chalet Chamois, Courchevel 1650, France

    For more information on these "ski in, ski out" luxury ski chalets or any other property in our portfolio, please get in touch with our chalet team on +44 1993 899 421 or make an online enquiry. 

  • Top 5 Hotel Spas

    Saturday May 19, 2012 by Harriet Tetlow

    Top 5 Hotel Spas

    Stressed out after nervously negotiating a mogul-filled black run? Fallen over in ski school too many times today? Take some time out from skiing and enjoy some pampering and relaxation. A holiday in the mountains doesn't have to be all about the snow -  when you stay in one of these hotels, you may never want to leave the spa!  Here's our pick of the top five -

    Hotel Les Barmes de l'Ours, Val d'Isère, France
    The Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Canada
    Hotel Aurelio, Lech, Austria
    Badrutt's Palace, St Moritz, Switzerland
    Hotel Le Crans, Crans-Montana

    For more information on any of the luxury ski hotels featured above, or any of the other luxury ski properties in our portfolio, please get in touch with our team on +44 1993 899 421 or make an online enquiry.

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