On a summer holiday in the Alps, a lot of people are there for all the fun filled alpine activities and others are there for the serenity and the peace and quiet of the mountains. The chalet accommodation also plays a large part in this. We offer centrally located chalets and at the other end of the spectrum, the most exclusive private luxury chalets. Here are our top picks of the best luxury summer retreats in the Alps.
Arguably one of the most private luxury chalets in the Alps is the San Lorenzo Lodge, just outside of Brunico in the Dolomites, Italy. The chalet sits above the town of Mantana Montal in the South Tyrol region and as you can see has jaw-droppingly spectacular views down the Alta Badia valley.
San Lorenzo Lodge is truly unique, offering a real rustic feel to the decor as one would expect from a traditional Tyrolean chalet. The two signature features of the property are the huge outdoor whirlpool with those stunning views and the golf hole with large putting green. The golf hole is around 100 yards long and will require an accurate approach to find the green. If you fancy a go I suggest bringing plenty of balls!
Perhaps one of the best kept secrets in the 4 Valleys area of Switzerland is the Hidden Dragon of Veysonnaz. As a top luxury summer retreat, this chalet delivers intimacy and the upmost privacy to its guests. The chalet is set back from the road at the end of a long drive and has great views across the valley over towards Les Diablerets.
Hidden Dragon encourages a relaxing “Zen” stay, promoting health and wellbeing. There is a dedicated yoga deck and a special meditation room for those who wish to put their minds at ease on their luxury summer holiday or those wanting to experience yoga in the Alps.
If you have skied the Portes du Soleil in the winter months and are keen to explore the area in the summer and enjoy privacy, Ferme de Moudon could be the luxury summer retreat for you. As you can see from the image, the chalet has few surroundings other than the forest clearing it sits in. New for this summer is an outdoor swimming pool which is great for the kids while the parents can relax from the loungers near by or from the sunken hot tub.
The grounds of the chalet are also quite extensive and make for a nice gentle exploratory stroll. If you want to relax and be at ease during your summer Alps holiday, Ferme de Moudon would be a great choice.
La Ferme des Petites Frasses in located up in the Jaillet area of the French resort of Megève. If you want to have peace and quiet on your luxury summer holiday this could well be the chalet for you, the only neighbours are the ones mooing the lawn. The chalet even has its own private helipad!
Megève in the summer has loads to offer and is very popular with families as the nearest airport (Geneva) is only just over an hour away. The main centre of Megève is completely pedestrianised, except for the horse and carriages. Here you can find many boutique shops such as Aallard, Hermes and Blu and Berry. Megève also boasts a host of exceptional restaurants which range from local speciality restaurants to ones that are famous for their desserts such as Le Prieuré which has been personally tried, tested and is strongly recommended.
Chalet Lottie is located in the small hamlet of Lauenen just outside of the Swiss resort of Gstaad. The chalet’s elevated position affords it breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks. Under a 10 minute drive from the centre of Gstaad its secluded position is perfect for the individual seeking a high degree of privacy and security with stunning mountain views.
Chalet Lottie sleeps 14 guests across 7 luxurious rooms and boasts one of the most stunning outside areas of any luxury chalet available to rent. The sunken hot tub and large deck are perfect for both entertaining and relaxation, where better to spend your luxury summer holiday in the Alps?
As far as private luxury summer chalets go these are our top picks in great summer alpine resorts all around the Alps. Each of the chalets are luxurious and offer excellent facilities, and most importantly are very private. If you would like any further information on any of our featured chalet retreats please do get in touch. You can do this by giving us a call on +44 1202 203659 or you can send us an email.