Five of Best: Ultra-Luxe Ski Chalets for a Christmas EscapeBy Angelica Malin
Dreaming of a truly magical white Christmas? Look no further than luxury travel specialists, Firefly Collection, who offer a hand-picked portfolio of the most spectacular ski chalets in the Alps. From snow-covered couples hideaways to mega chalets perfect for groups of friends or multi-generation family holidays, all resplendent with festive adornments, here’s five ultra-luve ski chalets for a wintery escape:
Christmas Week Price: £27,000
What to Expect: The traditional wooden interior and glowing fire at Chalet de la Cloche sets the scene for an ideal cosy Christmas on the slopes. Spacious rooms are adorned with plush furnishings and sparkling gold and silver Christmas decorations, creating a welcoming home from home environment. Features include an indoor swim spa plus outdoor hot tub, sauna and firepit.
Where: Tignes les Brévières
Christmas Week Price: €90,000
What to Expect: Contemporary, sleek and spacious, Chalet des Sens offers an elegant Christmas all wrapped up into one. With beautiful cascading icicle lights strung along the front of the chalet and snowy winter boughs draping beneath the windows, here’s where you can enjoy a picture-perfect Christmas. The chalet is also packed with a range of facilities to impress all family members including a wine cellar, games room, cinema room and indoor swimming pool.
Christmas Week Price: €50,000
What to Expect: Chalet la Tene is the ideal choice for those wanting a sleek and sophisticated Christmas experience. Nestled into the hillside of this famous resort, the chalet offers stunning panoramic views of the piste from the glass panelled upstairs living room and bar area, where elegant icy colours are reflected in the classic Christmas decorations. Features include a wine cellar carved into the mountain, large outdoor terrace with hot tub and sauna, massage room and hammam.
Christmas Week Price: €48,000
What to Expect: With its rich wood panelling and inviting soft furnishings Chalet Mont Tremblant is the perfect home away from home this Christmas. Tall ceilings make room for a lofty Christmas tree, while soft lighting and candles create a cosy feel against the snowy backdrop outside. Features include an outdoor chlorine-free infinity edge pool and hot tub, hammam and play room.
Christmas Week Price: €65,130
What to Expect: A fresh green tree and the red cushions and decorations at Chalet Valentine leave this luxurious open-plan chalet exuding Christmas character. With plenty of room for all the family, enjoy a charming festive season with your loved ones just metres from the piste, in the enviable Belvedere area. Other features include a massage room, plunge pool, outdoor hot tub, library and cinema room.