The mountains are the ideal place to escape from it all. Big open spaces and far-reaching views making you feel as though there is nothing but nature, peace and tranquillity surrounding you. Sometimes, an escapism holiday is just what we need to reset and refresh. So what better place for this than the Alps? Here, we have hand-picked 10 of the most secluded chalets for your summer alpine retreat…
Self-Catered, Sleeps 8-14
Chalet My View is one of our top luxury chalets for a summer alpine retreat, benefitting from impressive wellness facilities. Savoyard pastureland surrounds this beautiful Megève summer chalet with uninterrupted views over Combloux and the Mont Blanc Massif beyond. And if topping up the Vitamin D levels is a key part to your summer alpine retreat, then fear not, as this secluded chalet in the Alps has a sunny terrace and garden to sit back, soak up the sunshine and get lost in your favourite book…
Self-Catered, Sleeps 10
Aptly named, Chalet Spa offers a true summer wellness retreat in the Alps to reset and relax. Featuring an infinity pool, sauna, treatment room and gym, means you can enjoy the luxury of a top level spa in complete privacy. It even joins our collection of top summer chalets with a hot tub, with not one but two hot tubs! Its position in Verbier’s exclusive and private enclave, Entre Ciel et Terre (translating as ‘between heaven and earth’), means you can admire the stunning, south and west facing views over the Verbier valley – this secluded chalet in Verbier couldn’t be more of a summer alpine retreat if it tried!
Catered/Self-Catered, Sleeps 10-14
Tucked away, with views across the valley between enchanting trees, Ferme de Moudon is a truly unique, secluded mountain cabin. Successfully combining traditional alpine design and contemporary luxury under the same roof, you can escape to this 17th century renovated farmhouse for one of the most luxurious summer alpine retreats in the Portes du Soleil. Home to one of the best summer chalet outdoor pools, the generous terrace sets an idyllic atmosphere of relaxation and restoration. It’s simply heavenly.
Catered, Sleeps 12
The clue is in the name. Hidden Dragon is one of the most secluded chalets in Switzerland. Extensive grounds, far-reaching Rhone Valley views and exceptional wellness are highlights at this mountain chalet – perfect for a summer alpine retreat! The chalet’s aura will take you to places even further away from the Swiss Alps with interiors and furnishings inspired by Asian accents and Feng Shui principles. It’s truly a unique mountain escape…
Veysonnaz itself is a small, quiet and friendly Swiss village. Receiving an average of 300 days of sunshine annually, it’s the perfect destination for a summer alpine retreat in Switzerland!
Catered/Self-Catered, Sleeps 8-10
Tucked away in a prestigious hamlet, Les Nants, Eco Lodge is our next secluded mountain chalet on the list. In one of our most popular summer resorts in the French Alps, this luxury Chamonix chalet is ideal for your summer mountain getaway. Eco Lodge offers spectacular panoramic views, an outdoor hot-tub and a superior barrel sauna for ultimate relaxation. In addition, its expert design features, which ensure all energy used is self-sufficient, makes it a sustainable summer alpine retreat. It really is in the name at Eco Lodge…
Fully Staffed, Sleeps 10-14
Fermes à la Leonthine is a superior summer chalet located close to Megève, near the small, authentic village of Praz-sur-Arly. Perched on the hillside, surrounded by large private grounds, and with beautiful mountain views reaching down the valley, this Megève luxury summer chalet is the epitome of a luxury summer alpine retreat. Step inside and you will continue to be wowed; wooden beams and high ceilings maintain the structure, and wow-factor, of a traditional alpine farmhouse. Sumptuous furnishings and state-of-the-art-wellness facilities indicate the level of luxury you will experience at this beautifully secluded Alps chalet.
Self-Catered/Catered, Sleeps 8-12
Nothing says luxury summer alpine retreat than unwinding in Chalet V’s heated infinity pool, featuring incredible Rhone Valley views. Located in La Tzoumaz, the neighbouring valley to Verbier, Chalet V benefits from being in a smaller and quieter resort, where you can totally feel that you’ve escaped from it all. Not only can you look after any overworked muscles in the outdoor infinity pool, get ready to enter full relaxation mode by soaking in the bubbling outdoor hot tub, slipping between the sauna and steam shower or simply reclining by the outdoor fire pit whilst appreciating spectacular sunsets over the mountain peaks.
And there is plenty to keep children entertained on those family summer holidays in the mountains; complete with a TV room, table tennis and pinball machine, kids are sure to be occupied for hours on end…
Catered, Sleeps 8-12
Hahnenkamm Lodge is the ultimate definition of a luxury summer alpine retreat. Perched high in the mountains, above the summer resort of Kitzbühel, this phenomenally secluded chalet can only be accessed via the Hahnenkamm cable car. Unmatched mountain views await the arrival of 8-12 guests at the top. And there’s no better place to absorb golden sunset panoramas than on Hahnenkamm Lodge’s spacious, yet cosy, furnished terrace…
Inside this summer mountain retreat, guests will discover modern interiors adorned with classic alpine wood cladding and luxurious furnishings. Featuring as one of our summer chalets with a steam room, along with a Finnish Pine sauna, fitness area and more, there are plenty of facilities on offer in the lavish spa area for your post-hike recovery. For additional luxury, the master suite also comes with its own private en-suite spa, and open-plan living/dining/sleeping area. Four further bedrooms accommodate the group, each individual apartment suites in their own right.
Please note that throughout your stay in this secluded chalet, guests will be able to use a parking space at the cable car station and will receive a complimentary lift pass for arrival/departure days.
Catered, Sleeps 8-14
Chalet Pelerin is a truly unique alpine retreat experience. High up in the Tarentaise Valley in the tiny hamlet of Le Miroir, near Sainte Foy, you can enjoy an authentic and cultural summer holiday in the French Alps. The chalet itself is luxuriously rustic and charming. Complete with a lavish spa, indoor swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room and wine cellar – you will be sure to leave feeling completely revived.
Offered on a catered basis, you will be well looked after by the chalet team, inclusive of a private chef to take care of breakfast and dinner, as well as your own dedicated mountain guide for adventures in and around the Vanoise National Park. What’s more, the chalet has its own private mountain refuge, for those wanting to feel even more secluded! Trek up with your mountain guide and enjoy a candlelit Savoyard feast for the most memorable, special and unique experience.
Self-Catered, Sleeps 10-19
Cesa del Louf makes for a peaceful alpine retreat in the Italian Alps. Perfect for summer family holidays, or walking holidays in the Alps, this renovated farmhouse sits in direct access to a number of Arabba’s mountain trails for all abilities and ages. Immersed by nature, Cesa del Louf is surrounded by 20,000m² of pastures and 4,000m² of woodland – a true alpine mountain setting.
Spanning 827m², Cesa del Louf itself consists of two interconnected buildings. Modern luxury meets rustic charm, reminiscent of the farmhouse’s historic atmosphere. Exposed wood and stone decorate open-plan interiors, shining in natural light from picture windows framing treetops and mountain peaks. A unique spa floor with exposed stone, promises ultimate relaxation, alongside an indoor swimming pool. The chalet’s cinema room also oozes its own distinct character. As you’d expect from a luxury summer chalet in the Dolomites, Cesa del Louf features a number of south-facing balconies, and a terrace area, perfect for dining alfresco to the sound of swaying trees and a refreshing mountain breeze.
Cesa del Louf’s guests have access to a private heliport, garage parking and use of a quad bike on your luxury summer holiday in Arabba.
If you now have a burning desire to escape and head for the hills (or mountains), then a summer alpine retreat could be exactly what you need. Reset, unwind and relax in complete peace and tranquillity from the comfort of one of our luxurious summer chalets. For further inspiration, head to our Facebook and Instagram pages! Alternatively, get in touch with our Summer Chalet Specialists for help on planning your next mountain escape. You can send an email, or give us a call on +44 (0)1202 203659 and we’ll look forward to hearing from you!