Selection of luxury chalets in Zermatt resort
A detailed guide to Zermatt resort and best ski chalets to rent
Zermatt ski resort video, ski areas, piste map, reviews & ratings, ski season & live snow forecast, après ski, restaurants, nightlife, and Luxury chalets in Zermatt
Welcome to Zermatt!! If you don’t fancy one of our Luxury Beach villa Holidays in tropics Then a superb alternative is Zermatt. Switzerland’s premier mountain resort, kind of Lapland for adults. Nestled high in the Alps, its exclusive, has old fashion glamour and some of the best winter sports around. Zermatt, in southern Switzerland’s Valais canton, is renowned for skiing, climbing, and hiking. You can drive, take a train and change in Paris, or fly to Zermatt, or a helicopter taxi takes you to this Car-free Ski village.
Zermatt Ski holiday Guide
St. Moritz has glitz, Verbier has the cool, Wengen has the piste, But Zermatt, Zermatt beats them all it has the Matterhorn!! The Matterhorn at 4478 meters, one of the most photographed mountains in the World – towers above the village is spectacular from every angle. Like the Eifel tower of France or the Pyramids of Egypt, Matterhorn is synonymous with Switzerland, and it towers the village of Zermatt. Zermatt residence are so proud of the Matterhorn and the pristine Alpine air, they banned the cars from the village ensuring NO smog and giving Zermatt a freshness and tranquility that really is special. Zermatt instead offers Electric Taxis or the luxury option is a fur-lined sleigh. Zermatt is not about speed but about Style, so watch out when your luxury option is overtaken by an Electric taxi!! Indeed it’s ridiculous and decadent, but it’s fantastic!! Zermatt village is surrounded by 38 peaks above 4000 meters and the Ski terrain which sits amongst them is Zermatt’s four ski sectors – Rothorn, Gornergrat, Matterhorn Glacier Paradise and Schwarzsee – are all interconnected.
Apart from a very long climb, there is only one way to get up close and personal with Matterhorn, take the Helicopter, a luxury transportation and soar above Zermatt, it will cost somewhere from GBP 220-320 per person, you can truly appreciate just how majestic the Matterhorn is. You sure will feel like jumping off it and skiing if you have the cash then do it!
If High Altitudes is not your thing, then there’s a romantic adventure down in the valleys, Husky sleighing, but it could be an Omar sheriff moment, a Dr. Zhivago thing. For Just over GBP 100 you can go Husky dog sleighing. Zermatt is White Wonderland effortlessly Luxurious, with All year around activities, including summer skiing and Summer Alpine activities which you only have dreamt of.
There were strong competition to be the first to climb the so-called unclimbable Matterhorn, after many failed attempts, and 1865, group 7 finally reached the 4,500m high summit, led by the British explorer Edward Whymper. The climb turned out to be a disaster when 4 of the 7 climbers slipped and fell to their deaths during the descent. It was a tragedy that gripped the world and the Matterhorn has held a fascination for intrepid climbers and explorers ever since.
Luxury accommodation in Zermatt
Zermatt is home to Numerous 5-star hotels and accommodation and ultimate luxury Ski chalets. Some of our Posh luxury chalets in Zermatt will cost you in the range of CHF 10,000 (Sterling Pounds 8500 Approx.) to CHF 27,000 (Sterling Pounds 23,000 Approx.) a night. In typical high/peak season. Then there are the cheaper options starting from GBP 500 to 5000 a night for a stylish chalet, and in the mid/low season rates go half or less.
If you wish to explore and ski Zermatt on much lower cost, on a less busy season, Try the Italian side of the Matterhorn, famously known as “Cervinia”, which borders with Switzerland, it is the best ski resort in Italy for late season. Together with Valtournenche and famous Zermatt, they share the Matterhorn ski terrain, which considered by many as the most beautiful ski area in the world. It’s a great area for your ski vacation in Cervinia, which will save you a lot of money! Cervinia lies under the south face of maybe the most iconic mountain in the world, the Matterhorn, aka Cervino, where the highest spine of the alps. The village of Cervinia sits at 2050m, The village is located in the altitude of 2050 meters at the bottom of a Matterhorn edge on the west and north and the Glacier on plateau Rosa on the east, at the head of a long valley leading off the Aosta Valley.