Research attributes the inception of ski chalets to the winter sporting activities. They can be traced back almost 50 years. Winter sports enthusiasts liked to spend time in the snow for sporting activities. Gradually groups of people would gather in the snowy Alps to enjoy the snow and to meet new people. They would forge new ties and give birth to new friendships. With time this activity developed into a flourishing holiday experience. Now resorts like the Luxury Ski Chalets in Meribel and other places are becoming homes away from home for Ski chalet holiday seekers.
The desire to re-create a home atmosphere away from home has brought about great leaps in the sophistication of ski chalets like the ski chalets in Meribel. Many people sometimes prefer to go on holidays as entire families. They want to enjoy luxury at its best. After all value for money is a customer’s right.
As a response to this need more effort has been focused into improving services and turning these luxury chalets into real homes. Homes that can offer luxurious space to relax and to sleep. Some of them have as many as 5 bedrooms each with enough space to fit in another bed if need arises. Ski chalets can be found in sizes that accommodate between 6 to 25 people.
One of the most exciting advantages of ski chalets is that you get an opportunity to share a chalet with other people. These could be friends or fellow holiday makers who are just as happy to meet and connect with you. Some luxury ski chalets come with outdoor Jacuzzis for ultimate enjoyment.
Another advantage that chalets like the ones you find in the Meribel chalet range have over hotels is the strategic access to the ski slopes. Some chalets offer in a ski-out-skin-in setup which is very convenient for those who want it easy. There is also the easy access to ski schools; in the chalet the guests enjoy a privacy that is as good as home. There is usually a hostess to cater for the guests’ every reasonable need including specially prepared meals and all the paraphernalia that makes the luxury ski chalet a real home away from home.
For holiday makers, choosing a convenient ski chalet has been made a lot easier by the presence of operators online. There are many websites from which one can get a lot of helpful information. However a lot of care has to be taken in stating exactly what you require from the chalet operator. Some of the more intimate requirements include; the amount of space you and your family needs; whether you want to book the whole chalet or to share a chalet with another family; what extra services and equipment is offered to add to your comfort. These are important factors to consider when looking for a ski chalet.
There is no question that the ski chalet culture is here to stay, as long as the snow keeps falling in winter.
Belvedere Travel specialise in luxury ski chalets and luxury villas. As a dedicated and small team, we at Belvedere Travel have offered a hands-on quality service to new and returning clients over the ten years we have been in operation. In 2009 we have expanded our portfolio to boating/gulet holidays in Turkey, serviced or catered chalets in Verbier, Switzerland and polo/riding holidays in Africa. Although differing in every way, the properties and boats have the same important qualities; they are located in fabulous places, they have style and comfort and are staffed by dedicated professionals.