The Alpine Luxury Chalets Blog

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Established in 1992 we are a leading specialist ski holiday travel agency in the UK dedicated to finding the right ski holiday for you whatever your requirements. We specialise in finding luxury chalets for our clients but we also know many of Europe's best luxury ski hotels so are happy to help whatever your requirements may be. The aim of this Blog is to bring you topical and newsworthy postings with regards the luxury ski holiday market place across the Alps.

When Is a luxury chalet really a luxury chalet?

Earl Knudsen, April 10, 2019

The word luxury is often tossed around our industry like confetti at a wedding.   One of the main reasons for this is that there is no official star rating within the chalet market, which simply means   each chalet owner and operator decide themselves what star level a...

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The best skiing in Courchevel

John Fish, February 11, 2019

Following my recent visit to Courchevel I thought I would write a quick guide to the best skiing in Courchevel, as seen and experienced by me last month. It's 01st January 2019 in Courchevel 1850. Last night was a night to remember, though I'm sure many people can't. Courchevel likes to...

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Gourmet food chalets

Simon Hoskyns, November 23, 2018

The arrival of chalets with delicious food us a natural progression in the growth of the luxury chalet market. Back in the 1980's it was very easy to get a job cooking and hosting in a catered chalets as a 'chalet girl'. Back then it was enough that you simply came from a 'nice' background, were...

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Luxury chalets to make your friends jealous

Alice Dalton, November 01, 2018

Ever wanted to be drinking champagne instead of boxed wine; eating lobster instead of dry chicken and having a team of staff to cater to your every whim instead of one gap year student rushed off their feet? Don’t we all! Well… it’s not as far off as you think, there are...

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Owner operated luxury ski chalets

Earl Knudsen, November 11, 2013

There are so many compelling reasons to choose a luxury ski chalet that is owner run - Owners are generally more mature in age and outlook. Owners are more professional. Owners have a vested interest in making sure your holiday is a great success, as they want you to not only go...

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Hello from the Alpine Luxury Chalets team

Simon Hoskyns, July 26, 2013

Hello and welcome. As the whole country basks in yet another week of rather glorious English summer (and how often can we put those three words together?) we at Alpine Answers have in fact been working rather hard. Whilst we would have preferred to be on the golf course or the beach we...

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Luxury Ski Holidays Zermatt - A love Affair

Anna Sampson, June 27, 2013

Ok….So I am officially obsessed with Val d’Isere but nestled at the foot of the Matterhorn glacier is a hidden gem, Zermatt. The resort is glamorous but unpretentious and is a must try for serious skiers. There must be something in all that car-free unpolluted air that...

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The Finest Luxury Ski Chalets

Simon Hoskyns, October 23, 2012

Ten years ago chalets with all ‘en-suite bathrooms’ were introduced to the market and considered as the new benchmark to define a property as one of the finest luxury ski chalets in the Alps . Soon after that the first chalets with hot tubs arrived on the scene and this became the...

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