Looking for a luxury winter break? The Luxury Chalet Company offer luxury ski chalets and tailor made ski holidays to Europe’s finest resort: Switzerland.

Switzerland is home to some of the world’s most exclusive ski resorts. Towering peaks, traditional villages, and opulent chalets offer ultimate indulgence. Find out why you should book your next ski break in Switzerland and discover some of its top resorts.

Switzerland skiing breaks

Swiss ski resorts: Chocolate box towns and majestic peaks

The majestic Swiss Alps have some of the highest peaks in Europe. High altitudes and glaciers create snow-sure conditions so you can go out every day and glide through the fluffiest snow. The infrastructure is impeccable. Take fast and efficient lifts to perfectly groomed pistes.

Some of the best ski instructors in the alps flock to Switzerland for the outstanding quality of its resorts. There’s plenty of variety to keep everyone happy, from cruisy blues to challenging reds. Advanced skiers will find famous black runs to tick off their bucket list and world-renowned off-piste.

The true charm of Switzerland’s ski resorts comes from its traditional villages. Wander cobbled streets lined with pretty alpine architecture. The chic cafes and après bars spilling into the street are the ideal location for a post-slope tipple. If you need to refuel after your day of action, you’ll find endless variety to keep you satisfied. From fine dining at altitude to fondue in a cosy cabin, Switzerland has some of the best gastronomy in the alps.

If you’re looking for the perfect place to unwind from your mountain adventures, you’ll find some of the world’s most exclusive chalets in the Swiss Alps. Rustic details and ultra-modern amenities are tied together by top architects and interior designers. Decompress in ultimate comfort. From hot tubs on the rooftop to your own wine cellar you’ll have every detail taken care of.

Aerial View on Zermatt Valley and Matterhorn Peak at Dawn, Switzerland

Zermatt

A shining example of Swiss glamour, Zermatt offers exceptional skiing, a fairy tale village, and unparalleled views of the Matterhorn. Car-free Zermatt is dripping with old-world charm. Wander quaint Swiss streets to the clapping of horse-drawn sleighs. Browse designer boutiques on the Bahnhofstrasse, sip a cappuccino on a pretty patio, or soak in a lavish alpine spa.

Zermatt’s thriving gastronomy scene serves up innovative fine dining and authentic dishes with a gourmet twist. Feast on hearty family recipes at 2100m in Chez Vrony or graze an exotic menu at the Michelin-starred After 7.

A glitzy nightlife scene will carry you well into the night. Your first stop after your descent into town will be the chic Snowboat Bar and Yacht Club Restaurant. Clientele flock to this boat-shaped venue for its vibrant cocktail and sushi menu. Night owls will continue the party in Broken Bar. Nestled in the catacombs, it hosts some of the alps’ most iconic discos.

With 360km of piste, Zermatt is not short on variety. While beginners and advanced skiers will find enough to keep them happy, this is a resort made for intermediate skiers. Spectacular scenery and wide slopes make this a perfect destination for cruising and soaking up the alpine atmosphere. Advanced skiers will find limited blacks. But there are yellow-marked off-piste areas and exceptional off-piste itineraries if you’re seeking a challenge.

 

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Verbier

Laid-back Verbier is sparkling with ice-cool chic. Despite deluxe modern features, it has still managed to retain its traditional alpine charm. With access to the largest ski area in Switzerland, diverse shopping, and glitzy nightlife, your days in Verbier will be full of excitement.

High altitude gives you silky snow while basking in a sunny south-facing bowl. As you venture across 400km of piste, you’ll spot Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn amidst soaring mountain vistas.

Verbier has fantastic terrain for all abilities, but an advanced skier here will shine. Long mogulled blacks, chutes and gullies, and some of the world’s most accessible backcountry will make even the most competent skier break a sweat.

The town centre attracts a stylish cosmopolitan crowd. Foodies will find international feasts and the apres ski scene is an attraction of its own. Live music, mountain parties, and glamourous nightclubs will have you dancing late into the night. After lifts close, head to the overflowing terrace of La Farinet. Everywhere in town is close together, making Verbier the ideal destination for a lively bar crawl.

This is a fun resort for non-skiers, with plenty of opportunities to fill your days. Wander a wonderful range of boutiques and galleries and pick up handmade jewellery and designer clothes. Why not play chalet host and buy some artisanal cheese and wine for the evening? For unique mountain day trips, head to the medieval Chateau de Chillon or the hot springs of Lavey Les Bains.

 

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Gstaad village covered by snow

Gstaad

Gstaad is a favourite of royalty and Hollywood elite for its exclusive town and charming scenery. A castle on the hillside overlooks a traditional village with pedestrianised streets. A tranquil family-friendly ski area provides easy-going days exploring pristine piste.

Gstaad offers a wholesome and sophisticated way to spend your time in the alps. The pretty town centre is rich with international clientele browsing designer boutiques, sleek art galleries, and quaint local farm shops. Stop for a hot chocolate or a glass of fizz on a regal café terrace to soak up the atmosphere.

There are over 100 restaurants for food connoisseurs to explore in Gstaad. Sample the global menu at Michelin-starred Sommet. It’s one of the best restaurants in Switzerland. Or indulge in glorious truffle fondue at Le Petit Chalet. Gstaad doesn’t have the same bustling nightlife as its neighbours, but you’ll find a sophisticated selection of bars and clubs if you want to sample the après scene. Independent venues like The Yurt provide quirky ways to enjoy your post-slope drinks.

The Glacier 3000 provides snow-sure conditions and tree-lined slopes provide well-groomed shelter from the elements. This is a wonderful resort for mixed-ability groups. Newer skiers will find it easy to progress on quiet slopes and separate beginners’ areas. Nervous intermediates will be excelling by the end of the week, with unintimidating reds helping them to reach new heights. Boarders can enjoy uncrowded piste with the luxury of not having to weave around skiers.

 

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Trendy St. Moritz

St Moritz

A champagne climate and 322 days of sunshine a year make St Moritz a hot spot for the elite. The resort is one of the most unique settings for your winter break. A strong spa culture originated from the therapeutic powers of the hot springs. While the stunning frozen lake is the home of the iconic Snow Polo match.

The dazzling town centre has so much to offer that many guests don’t even step foot on the slopes. Cultural delights include the Segantini Museum and the St Moritz Design Museum. Sip vin chaud while watching one of the regular sporting events. Or race down the Olympia Bob Run, the world’s only natural ice bobsleigh track.

Afternoon tea is a daily ritual here. Le Grand Hall at Badrutts Palace has an in-house patisserie and views over the alpine lake. Fine dining is ingrained into the culture of St Moritz. One in ten of its restaurants boasts a gourmet label. Rolf Fliegauf’s Ecco creates purist aroma cuisine and has two Michelin Stars. Dine on parmesan and truffle pizza at Chesa Veglia, the oldest building in the resort.

The Olympic quality of St Moritz’s slopes spreads across 350km of terrain. Boarders will find plenty of satisfaction here, with endless backcountry to discover and the largest snow park in the alps. Intermediate and advanced skiers will find runs to test their nerves in the Diavolezza ski area.

 

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Beautiful Crans Montana

Crans Montana

The 100-year-old Crans Montana offers some of the best panoramic scenery in the alps.

Sunny, uncrowded slopes stretch across the 140km ski area. Spot the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, and the Rhone valley as you cruise back into town.

From husky sledging to ice climbing, Crans Montana has lots of variety for non-skiers. 120 shops stock the best luxury brands. Browse Omega and Louis Vuitton on the elegant Rue du Prado. Or pick up innovative modern art pieces at Bel-Air Fine Art Crans Montana. Unwind from your winter fun at the stunning Six Senses Spa. The rooftop pool, ice fountain, and alpine garden will give you ultimate tranquillity.

The town centre has an eclectic mix of old and modern buildings. Explore a lively après ski scene under twinkling streetlights. There are over 70 restaurants to choose from, serving everything from traditional treats to global cuisine. Dine at Le Plaza for reimagined Italian cuisine or dip fondue on the sunny terrace of Merbre. You’ll find lots of options for your post-dinner drinks. Head to the youthful Monkis for their large gin menu or sip local Valais wine at Le Tirbouchon.

Crans Montana is one of the sunniest areas in Switzerland and slopes up to 3000m are blessed with fluffy snow. While there’s great conditions and variety for every type of skier, the ski area here has a casual vibe. This is an ideal resort for relaxed sun-soaked days with plenty of drink breaks to take in the outstanding views. Beginners get a touch of novelty with nursery slopes on a golf course. Intermediate and advanced skiers will find the slopes accessible and well-connected.

 

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Davos

Davos

Europe’s highest city is a fantastic base for exploring this immense ski area. The yearly home of the World Economic Forum, Davos is a mountain metropolis with a variety of districts to suit every type of traveller. Well-connected transport links deliver you to five different mountains and a modern town centre.

Shopaholics will be in paradise in Davos. As well as international brands, you’ll find excellent local goods. From artisan chocolate, to cuckoo clocks, to Swiss army knives, it’s the perfect place to pick up your Swiss souvenirs. When you’re finished with your retail therapy, there’s an endless choice of cafes, bars and restaurants to choose from. Delve into colourful Asian dishes at Asia Stubli La Riva then dance the night away at the historic Casa Antica.

Davos’ sprawling ski area is loved for its diversity and long cruises back down the valley. It’s one of the world’s oldest resorts, so it’s well set up to transport you across the slopes. It would be a mammoth task to cover everything this immense ski area has to offer during your stay. Beginners and intermediates are well served with fun and sheltered runs close to town. Advanced skiers will have access to the largest freeride area in Switzerland.

The lively city of Davos is a great resort for non-skiers. Spend serene days in the numerous spa facilities or take a swim and yoga class. Glide across Europe’s largest ice rink or try out some tobogganing. A broad choice of museums and galleries includes the famous Kircher Museum and the historic Wintersport-Museum.

 

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Traditional wooden Hotels and Huts in Saas-Fee Ski Resort in Switzerland

Sass Fee

The ancient village of Saas Fee is undeniably pretty. The ‘pearl of the alps’ is surrounded by 13 peaks towering to heights of 4000m. Enjoy world-class skiing alongside glaciers and Switzerland’s highest mountain.

Glaciers and altitudes up to 3,600m create snow-sure conditions and a 10-month-long winter season. Panoramic views and gigantic peaks at every turn will make your days on the slopes feel like your wildest winter dreams. Beginners will have a wonderful experience for their first time in the mountains. Sheltered nursery areas near the village and excellent ski schools offer huge opportunities for progression. Advanced skiers will want to take on the exhilarating Black Pearl Run, a 30km run with a vertical drop of 350m.

The authentic town centre offers just as much beauty as the sparkling slopes. The ancient car-free village is overflowing with Swiss romance. Stroll old-world streets full of authentic architecture, high-end restaurants, and relaxed après bars.

Carve out some time in your week to visit Allain, the highest revolving restaurant in the world. You’ll dine on seasonal dishes while experiencing once-in-a-lifetime views. For more traditional fare, the 280-year-old Hotel Dom serves fantastic rostis. Despite its dreamy appearance, Saas Fee is known for its friendly après ski. The busiest bar in town is Black Bull. Live music will be pumping from lifts closing well into the night.

 

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Aerial view on Zermatt Valley and Matterhorn peak at dusk with fresh snow in Switzerland

Whichever Swiss Skiing Resort you choose, you’ll leave impressed by the scenery and will want to come back soon.  We look forward to welcoming you to Swiss Hospitality at it’s finest!