Next time you plan for your cold weather holiday, do it with style in Zermatt. It is a picturesque municipality in the district of Visp in the German-speaking section of the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Zermatt is best known as platform of mountaineering and skiing.
Skiing in Zermatt
Zermatt is known throughout the world for its skiing, especially on the mountain which towers above the village, the Matterhorn. The high altitude results in consistent skiing continuously throughout the summer.
Skiing in Zermatt is divided into four areas; Sunnegga, Gornergrat, Klein Matterhorn and Schwarzsee. There is also a connection to Cervinia and Valtournenche in Italy. On the plateau rosa one can find the largest summer ski area of Europe.
Luxury Ski Chalets
The surroundings are breathtaking but definitely comes at a price. Accommodation in Zermatt is among the most expensive in Switzerland. However, whatever you will spend is worth it for not only you get to experience beauty and luxury with nature but going car-free as well.
Check with www.supertravel.co.uk for a range of luxury ski chalets in Zermatt. Whatever suits your stye, a chalet with swimming pool that looks out to the breathtaking Matterhorn mountain, self-catering, modern, rustic, spacious, or cozy just for two people, they have something to offer for you.
Among their popular ski chalets are:
1. Chalet Shalimar. A stylish new chalet sleeping 20 people with panoramic Matterhorn views, Chalet Shalimar has a gloriously spacious dining room, heated boot racks, a spa area, sauna and brand new heated swimming pool. Tucked into the peaceful area of Winklematten, it’s a true delight.
2. Chalet Furi & Schwarzee. Part of the Shalimar building, Chalets Furi & Schwarzee are brand new, independent chalets which can be combined to sleep up to 8. Traditional on the outside with a contemporary twist on the wooden chalet feel on the inside, guests here can also use the swimming pool and spa on the ground floor. Sleeps from 4to 8 people.
3.Chalet Hornli & Triftji. Wake up to Matterhorn views, enjoy a hot cup of tea in bed, tuck into a cooked breakfast and hit the slopes directly from your door: this is chalet life in Hörnli and Triftji. Located in Winklematten, during good snow these chalets are ski-in, ski-out and they also benefit from a spa area and indoor heated pool. Sleeps from 6 to 12 people.
4. Chalet Z’Gogwärgji. Also known as dwarf chalet, was once an 18th century sheep barn and is now a stunning, compact and contemporary self-catered chalet in the heart of Zermatt’s old village. Enjoy the sauna, wine cellar and central location of this quirky retreat. Sleeps up to 4 people.
Whether it’s a family holiday, a group of fun people, honeymoon, celebrating your wedding anniversary, or simply learning to skii, Zermatt, with its vast range of luxury chalet is a very good option to spend a stylish winter holiday.