SHL Lodge - Meribel, France
Snuggled in the heart of Meribel ski resort, SHL Lodge sleeps up to 15 people in five luxuriously appointed bedrooms, including a lavish master suite and two child rooms. Mixing traditional Savoyard architecture with stylish, alpine-inspired interiors, the property boasts a beautiful library, a state-of-the-art home cinema, and a sumptuous lounge decorated with plush sofas and a cozy fireplace. Additionally, guests enjoy the added benefit of an underground wine cellar and a luxurious spa area complete with counter-current swimming pool and hammam. From food to lift passes booking, everything is taken care of by the chalet’s staff.
Chalet Atlantique - Courchevel, France
Designed by Earlcrown, the stunning Chalet Atlantique is where luxury, comfort, and style come together to create the perfect environment for your mountain escape. Situated only a short 5-minute walk from the center of Courchevel, the property boasts exquisite interiors that combine contemporary sophistication with rustic alpine charm. Rooms are splendidly furnished and decorated with plush fabrics, cozy fireplaces, and sumptuous bathrooms. Among the chalet’s high-end amenities are a cinema room, sauna & hammam, outdoor Jacuzzi, and a well-equipped gym.
Top 10 European Ski Chalets
Combining the opulence of the world’s most luxurious hotels with the rustic charm of an alpine lodge and the intimacy of a private home, today’s luxurious mountain properties are well worth seeing for their architecture and design alone. Peppered across the majestic mountains of Europe, the following 10 are, in our humble opinion, the best and most spectacular chalets on the continent.
Adler Mountain Lodge - Italy
Situated at an altitude of 1,800 m, in a stunning and unspoilt natural area of the UNESCO-listed Dolomites, Adler Mountain Lodge consists of 12 wooden chalets and a main building where, in addition to the restaurant, lounge, and exquisite wellness area, can also be found other 18 stylish suites. Designed by Hugo & Hanspeter Demetz in collaboration with Selva’s architect Rudi Perathoner, the charming chalets are entirely built from locally-sourced wood, resembling ancient Tyrolean mountain huts. Each cabin is tastefully furnished in an elegant alpine style and has its own sauna, private terrace overlooking the mountains, and spacious sitting room with cozy sofas and glassed-in fireplace. The resort’s panoramic restaurant focuses on fresh and healthy South Tyrolean cuisine.
Le Chalet des Rêves - Sinaia, Romania
Beautifully located in Sinaia, one of Romania’s most famous mountain resorts, Le Chalet des Rêves is an elegant alpine house with glorious mountain views and refined traditional interiors furnished in warm earth hues. Spread on three levels and designed by Romanian architect Dan Manea, the chalet features a spacious living area with kitchen dining & living spaces, three attractively decorated bedrooms, a wooden attic and two expansive terraces overlooking the majestic mountainous landscape. The decoration style is classic yet full of personality, with rich period furnishings, inspiring artworks and lots of original features. The property is situated within walking distance of downtown Sinaia and the famous Peles Castle, and can accommodate up to 12 guests.
Baita 1697 - Piemonte, Italy
A 17th century Piedmontese farmhouse converted into a charming mountain chalet, Baita 1697 sits near the village of Sestriere, at an altitude of 1,600m, offering easy access to the renowned Milky Way ski area. Fondly restored by its owner - famous interior designer Lucie McCullough, the property has been featured in Architectural Digest for its beautifully crafted interiors and state-of-the-art fittings. Superb accommodation is offered in 5 luxurious master bedrooms, a kids dorm and a media room appointed with a double bed. The rooms feature upscale furniture and plush custom-made Egyptian linens, and are complemented by a spacious, delightfully decorated living area where you can unwind and relax by a wood-burning open fire. Another one-of-a-kind feature is the 8-person wooden hot tub on the roof terrace with its breathtaking mountain views.
Chalet M - Morzine, France
Exclusively located in Morzine, in the famous Port du Soleil ski area, the newly built Chalet M is a luxurious mountain property finished to the highest standards, combining the charm and authenticity of natural materials with today’s modern conveniences. All living areas are bright, spacious and beautifully appointed with designer lighting, stylish furniture, exquisite artwork and large windows overlooking the resort and the slopes of Pleney. The chalet’s 5 comfortable bedrooms boast chic décor, luxury bedding and rich, self-indulgent bathrooms.