‘Fresh cord’, ‘groomers’, ‘bashed’, whatever you call it, it is always a pleasure to discover a freshly pisted run on the mountain. Your skis run smoother, grip better and your turns just seem to flow like a hot knife over butter.
To be totally ski fit, takes some dedication.There are many ways you can prepare yourself for your ski holiday physically and mentally. Practising yoga throughout the year in preparation for your ski holiday helps with many aspects of your ski ability including strengthening your core, improving your balance, developing your coordination and increasing your flexibility. However, […]
Less layers, goggle tans, quiet slopes and fantastic deals… this can only mean one thing – spring skiing! The days lengthen and the temperatures are warmer, leaving more time to really enjoy the snow and the sun. All of the reasons above, and more, make spring one of the best times to go skiing. Here are […]
Our portfolio of Ultimate Luxury Chalets really does what it says on the tin. The portfolio is home to no more than 100 of our luxury chalets in the Alps, the ‘crème de la crème’ if you like. But does ultimate luxury have to come at an ultimate price?
When looking for accommodation for your next luxury ski holiday one of the most important aspects of the property has to be the location. For some, ski in ski out chalets are a must but if you would like to be in the centre of resort with great access to shops, restaurants and many of the […]
Now the winter season is surely coming to an end and spring has finally sprung, some may think these ultimate luxury chalets are locked up and hatches down until the snow starts to fall next winter. This is not always the case. More and more resorts are coming to the realisation that the summer mountains […]
Whether your intention is building business relationships, entertaining clients, impressing potential new partners or thanking existing staff for their efforts over the year, a unique location with great service standards and impeccable food (not to mention unlimited alcohol) combined with luxury facilities offering the wow factor, will be the key to any trip being a […]
Tignes is renowned for having near year round skiing, a fantastic apres scene and for being historically a snow-sure resort. It’s easy to see why so many are drawn to this amazing high altitude resort time and time again. This is both families and friend groups alike. For your next luxury winter ski holiday it […]
Where will you be spending Christmas this year? If this current heatwave is too much for you to take and you are dreaming of where to head for that perfect magical white Christmas with snow aplenty and an abundance of festive cheer, then don’t panic as the team at Ultimate Luxury Chalets have the answer. To […]
The name’s Buckingham, Gavin Buckingham. It doesn’t quite have the same ring to it, does it? When was young I always fancied being the next James Bond, I gave up on the idea a few years ago. The life insurance premium was extortionate and my dear mum would have a heart attack every week. Being […]
It had quite simply been too long since my last visit to the luxury ski resort of Val d’Isere. When the invite came for me to head back to the resort where I learnt to ski 15 years ago for an end of season wind down, how could I possibly resist?
For powder hunters and luxury ski travel agents alike, landing at Geneva Airport to snow-capped mountains in the distance is always a great feeling – especially at Easter time. After the usual delays caused by French Air Traffic Control (which are now seemingly more common than the snow-capped mountains themselves) I was on my way […]