Best Chalets In The World

Winter Holiday

Best Chalets In The World

Spice up your winter getaway this year by trying out one of these unusual chalets. Here is a list of the most unusual yet luxurious chalet experiences in the world. 

Treehouse Getaway: Montana TreeHouse Retreat, Montana, USA

Montana TreeHouse Retreat gives you the most Instagrammable ski getaway. The retreat is located in the Glacier National Park right outside the town of Whitefish. With just one bedroom it’s the perfect place for a romantic getaway. 

The treehouse has access to the Glacier National Park wilderness. You can hop on to your skis for a day of exploration. If you are into the backcountry it’s the perfect place for skinning. In the summer it becomes a paradise for hikers and mountain bikers.

If you prefer skiing at a resort instead, the treehouse is a 25-minute drive to the Whitefish Mountain Resort.

For the Luxurious Adventurer: Sheldon Chalet, Alaska, USA

It doesn’t get more remote than Alaska. Alaska’s Sheldon Chalet is only accessible by helicopter. It’s only 10 miles from the summit of Denali, North America’s tallest peak. 

Sheldon Chalet offers a very luxurious stay. The chalet is plush and cozy. It sleeps up to 10 people. It offers access to thousands of acres where you can go ski touring by day and stargazing by night.

Have Your Own Winter Pod: WhitePod Hotel, Valais, Switzerland

WhitePod Hotel is made out of 15 igloo-like domes. Each pod has a luxurious bathroom, a wood burner, a deck and a bed. Family pods have mezzanines with beds and upgraded units even have private saunas. Upon check-in, you’ll receive a map, headlight, snowshoes and walking sticks.

Guests have special access to their very own private ski domain in the Valais. WhitePod guests have access to their own 2 ski lifts that lead to 7km of trails. Other activities you can do while you are there are hiking, sledding and table tennis.

Ski in / Ski Out: Aman Le Melezin, Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, France

Aman Le Melezin is located in Tueda Plan National Nature Reserve. It offers views of the Graian Alp. The rooms of Aman Le Melezin have balconies, seating areas, fireplaces and outdoor hot tubs.

Breakfast and dinner are complimentary. There is a Japanese bar on the property as well as a cocktail bar and a terrace. One of the best parts about the hotel is that it has ski-in / ski-out access.

The hotel also has a great spa that has Thai massages and a hammam. For those who are in need of a stretch after a long day on the slopes, there is an exercise room as well as yoga classes.

Ultimate Skiing Hotel: Gstaad Palace

Gstaad Palace is one of the most known and luxurious winter getaway spots in the world. The hotel has been open since 1913. It is known for its notable destination for various celebrities and socialites from all around the world. 

The hotel is set on a hill overlooking the town of Gstaad. The upscale country chic rooms have mountain views and seating areas. The hotel has an international restaurant with an Italian eatery as well as a cigar room and a nightclub. Enjoy your night at the spa in the seasonal outdoor pool or the spa.