Family Ski Holiday: The Best Ultimate Family Chalets in Europe

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There’s nothing quite like seeing those beaming smiles on the faces of your children from the moment they wake up though to being tucked up in bed at night. Family ski holidays are to be treasured…..a winter wonderland full of fun, games, and plenty of memories. Take a look at some of the best chalets for families that we offer in our Ultimate Luxury Chalets portfolio…..


#1 Chalet Alpaca, Meribel

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This spectacular chalet offers an abundance of facilities for all ages, including a sauna, Hammam, massage room, cinema room and games room with pool table. The piece de resistance though has to be the climbing room. With a fabulous team of staff and so many amenities to keep the whole family entertained from young to old, you know even you (the person tasked with organising the whole trip), will be able to sit back, relax and enjoy this magical ultimate ski experience.


#2 Tivoli Lodge, Davos

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This delightful ultra-luxury mountain chalet offers 6 fabulous bedrooms and a further delightful children’s dormitory, taking the capacity of the chalet to 16 guests. This is a rather special chalet which truly caters for children as they have thought of everything, even offering a two-storey indoor soft play gym for up to 20 kids. While the little ones are having hours of fun, ensure you make the most of the luxury amenities, including an indoor swimming pool with jet stream, air-jet massage Jacuzzi, sauna, stone steam room and an extensive wine cellar where you can pick out that perfect pre dinner tipple.


#3 Chalet La Datcha, Val Thorens

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This very special 1,200 m² luxury chalet offers an indoor swimming pool, indoor Jacuzzi, outdoor hot tub, Hammam, sauna and massage room – the perfect combination of facilities for relaxing after a day of exploring the Three Valleys. If you love sitting down to a movie in the evening but can never decide on which one, don’t worry as this ultimate family friendly chalet offers not just one but two cinema rooms, to keep all 15 guests happy.

Is anybody in the family a particular fan of golf or Formula 1? If so, then they will be in heaven as they can enjoy playing a round of golf, even on a holiday in the mountains, by using the golf simulator. Follow this up by racing a car around your favourite track on the very special Formula 1 simulator. I can assure you that hours of fun will be spent enjoying both of these special features.


#4 Shemshak Lodge, Courchevel 1850

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With an exceptional concierge team on hand from start to finish, a team of up to 7 chalet staff to deliver high quality service throughout your stay and a tailored menu specific to your requirements, you know that this family ski holiday will be one to cherish. It won’t just be the service and the location which makes you want to re-book though; with a whole floor dedicated to wellness and relaxation, you can enjoy a large swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, Hammam and gym. When it is finally ready for the children to head to bed, you can be rest assured that they will be running to the beautiful bunk bedroom where they will find their very own Charlie bear waiting for them to snuggle up with.


#5 Tataali, Morzine

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This stunning and stylish chalet is spread over 4 floors. With an incredible indoor swimming pool, outdoor hot tub, sauna, large cinema room, snooker table, table tennis and a wine cellar, there really is nothing more you could wish for from this idyllic family ski chalet. Or is there?! Well how about a fantastic fun slide which takes you from the entrance area all the way down to the children’s playroom, complete with an assortment of toys and monkey bars on the ceiling! Teenagers and “big kids” alike will love this facility.


#6 Chalet Katmai, Val d’Isere

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With full gourmet catering, selected complimentary drinks, a private in resort driver service and private airport transfers, you will most definitely not need to lift a finger on this luxury family ski holiday. Whether you wish to book in some childcare for your children or enjoy some family time with one of the many family friendly activities in Val d’Isere, the choice it yours. To read more about the Val d’Isere childcare experience, take the time to read the blog from our Director Andy who took his young family on a fabulous ski holiday to this world-famous resort.


#7 Julisam, Leogang

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The smaller members of the party will love the two outdoor playgrounds, complete with a sandpit, trampoline, and small football pitch, perfect for those spring ski holiday days. For the colder winter days, they might prefer to let the imaginations run wild in the indoor playrooms with playhouses and lots of toys. the older kids might prefer to challenge themselves on the indoor climbing wall or pick their match on the pool table and table football.

There is plenty for the whole family to enjoy together too. Whether it be watching a family favourite in the home cinema, enjoying the ambience of the self-playing grand piano whilst indulging in a post ski day feast, or unwinding in the impressive spa area and pool.


#8 La Fenice, Cervina

Ultimate family ski holiday at luxury chalet in CerviniaIf you are looking for the ultimate luxury family ski holiday in Italy, La Fenice is the answer. Covering an incredible 1,200 sqm, you can expect to enjoy the perfect mix of quality time together, and that well deserved me time that is as important on a luxury alpine escape.

It’s hard to know where to start with this exceptional luxury chalet in Cervina, but if the wellness is anything to go by, it certainly sets the standard for the rest of the chalet. The outdoor Jacuzzi benefits from privacy and far reaching views of the Monte Cervino (Matterhorn), whilst the indoor pool and spa are a sanctuary for relaxation and recharge. It’s the perfect set up for the parents to take some downtime.

For top family fun, you can spend hours in the games room, complete with a pool table, ping pong and table football. The rest of the chalet is well set up for sociable gatherings in the open plan living space and intimate gourmet experiences can be enjoyed in the stylish dining room. It’s the ultimate item on family ski holiday bucket list and just one of the many reasons to consider a Cervina luxury ski holiday.


So there we have it! Did you have a favourite for your next ultimate family ski holiday? Which chalet’s facilities do you believe would best suit your family needs?

If any of these chalets have caught your eye or if you would like to discuss other family focused chalets within our Ultimate Luxury Chalets portfolio then please do not hesitate to give the team a call on +44 1202 203 653 or send us an email as we would love to help you plan your next ultimate family ski holiday.

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