The long awaited start of the winter season is finally within reach. The countdown to the first lift openings have begun. We at Ultimate Luxury Chalets are entering one of our busiest periods. For many avid skiers, summers seem long and, to put it simply, snowless. Slipping back into that luxurious alpine lifestyle of gourmet […]
Would you like to take your children away on their first luxury ski holiday? Are you seeking the best ultimate family chalet for your magical week away? The Ultimate Luxury Chalets team have put together their favourite child friendly luxury chalets, which they believe are a perfect haven to come back to after a day […]
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 […]
The World Ski Awards is the equivalent of the TV industry’s BAFTA’s, the music industry’s GRAMMY’s and football’s FIFA Ballon d’Or.. (well nearly!). Okay, whilst not quite on the same scale, it certainly means a lot to the ski industry and the nominees. The prestigious awarding body, announced the winners of 2021 last week. We […]
On response to being asked about one of my most memorable ski trips in my younger days, there are several memories that come to mind. Skiing in the Three Valleys, one of the most extensive ski areas in the Alps, must be right up at the top due to it’s variety of ski runs, great […]
For many, one of the most important aspects when looking for accommodation for your luxury ski holiday is having somewhere to relax after a hard day’s skiing. We all know a typical day on the mountain will offer breath-taking views and exhilarating runs that will challenge our muscles more than an ordinary day at home. […]
As the weeks go by and the snow continues to fall across the Alps some of you are looking to secure a last minute deal and get back out there. Or for those who want to get out to the Alps and enjoy some fabulous spring skiing and lap up the sun over long lunches […]
If you’ve skied in the Three Valleys before you will know there are an abundance of mountain restaurants to choose from. From the gourmet fine dining spots to the casual delicious local Savoyard specialties, there is something for everyone. In this blog I talk with owner of First Tracks Ski Coaching, Ashley Kay who gives […]
Continuing on the Ultimate Bucket List this week, we are following on from Gavin’s Top 10 Mountain Restaurants and taking a look at some of the Best Mountain Activities you can do in France and Switzerland before you head to those stunning restaurants for some delicious gourmet food and fine wine.
This week our blog takes a look at the new attraction to take over Val Thorens in the Three Valleys. Not only can you ski over 600 km of piste, you can now take part in a new type of adrenaline whilst enjoying your family winter holiday. Ice Driving Val Thorens started in 2014 and […]
Having spent the past five winters of my life in the Alps; more specifically The Three Valleys; it gives me great pleasure to present to you my guide to some of the best restaurants in the Three Valleys. Some of these I have experienced and others are still on my list having heard so many resort […]
We continue with the Ultimate Bucket List this week by aptly following on from Gavin’s Best Apres Bars in Ski Resorts to take a look at The Top 10 Nightclubs, because let’s face it that’s where we all end up partying until 4am.