Staying in a comfortable cottage can make all the difference during a ski vacation.
After all, after a busy day on the slopes and after a quick stop for après ski, nothing can be better than going home in a cozy wooden lodge and warming up close to home. a chimney fire, wrapped in a thick blanket and admire the view. snowy landscapes.
The best part is that you do not need to break your piggy bank for a pretty amazing stay.
In fact, there are establishments offering epic views, private pools and spas, central locations and everything you need for a perfect cottage stay – and you can find rates from £ 24 pp per night .
TripAdvisor Rentals did the hard work for us and looked for some of the incredible ski chalets that are found all over the world.
We're looking at some of our favorites for those on a budget – but we could not help adding a few 'crazy' options. (After all, even if you do not stay, it's always nice to dream!)
Discover our best choices below …
1. Altitude luxury ski-in / ski-out, Quebec, Canada
Skiers will not have to go far to access the slopes thanks to the picturesque location of this chalet on the mountain, not to mention at night, the large windows of the lounge offer spectacular views.
Inside, you will be comfortable thanks to the heated floors and the crackling fireplace. But if you want to brave the cold of the evening, the outdoor hot tub could be the perfect place to start!
How many? Prices from £ 172 per night. Can accommodate seven people around £ 24 per night if you fill the property.
2. Heinz Julen Loft Mountain Exposure, Zermatt, Switzerland
If you are looking for a spacious and comfortable property, this loft may be suitable.
With floor-to-ceiling windows, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking mountain views or reading nooks in alcoves, outside seating areas or by the fireplace.
The open-plan setting is also ideal if you are traveling in a group and there is plenty of space for hearty dinners to recharge after a day on the slopes.
How many? Prices from £ 524 per night. Can accommodate six people, about £ 87 per night if you fill the property.
3. Ranch View Lodge, Wyoming, USA
Sitting a few minutes drive from the main town, you will still have privacy thanks to the peaceful setting of this lodge located near the famous Amangani complex.
There are stylish interiors with comfy sofas and a flat-screen TV for the nights, as well as additional benefits from the fireplace to the foosball table.
The master suite is centered around an imposing stone fireplace and has a king-size bed as well as a door leading to the patio and the hot tub of the property.
How many? Prices from £ 1,405 per night. Sleeps 12 or about 117pp per night if you fill the property.
4. Petra Domus, Telluride, Colorado, United States
This cozy retreat features numerous open-plan spaces, including a covered back deck with views of the San Sophia Mountains, as well as additional extras from a bar with seating and a wine closet.
There is a living room with a stone gas fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen and large bedrooms including a bathtub to relax after a day of skiing.
Oh, and did we mention that there is also an outdoor hot tub?
How many? Prices from £ 612 per night. Sleeps 10 for around £ 61 per night if you fill the property.
5. Chalet Couttet, Chamonix, France
Located just steps from the heart of Chamonix, this five-bedroom luxury hotel is inspired by a traditional cottage but offers many additional benefits such as a heated pool, hot tub, barbecue and garden as well as a home cinema, a gym and a steam room. , spa and game room inside.
Rooms offer lovely epic views of the mountain, not to mention the fact that there are large open-plan common areas including a welcoming lounge with a fireplace and a wine fridge.
How many? Prices from £ 1,157 per night. Sleeps 10 for around £ 115pp per night if you fill the property.
And because it's beautiful to dream …
1. Chalet Marco Polo, Val d'Isere, France
Boasting six bedrooms and bathrooms, the Marco Polo Chalet offers plenty of space for a group getaway.
But these are the amenities where you will feel like an A-lister; it is a fitness room, a massage room, a whirlpool, an indoor pool, a wine cellar and a cheese factory. There is even a meditation room for total relaxation.
Not to mention that there is a professional chef on hand to cook all your favorite dishes and a welcome that includes a champagne service and a five-course dinner.
How many? Prices from £ 2890 per night. 14 beds is about £ 206pp per night if you fill the property.
2. Chalet Perla, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
With a spa area, indoor pool, private movie theater and on-site staff to meet all your needs, you'd be forgiven for thinking that this property is a luxury hotel, but remains a vacation villa.
With four levels and four bedrooms, you will not argue for space, the cottage offers breathtaking views of the mountains and a convenient location, close to several ski lifts.
How many? Prices from £ 3118 per night. Sleeps 15 for around £ 207pp per night if you fill the property.
3. Crux Penthouse, Tirol, Austria
With five large master bedrooms on the property, an on-site chef to concoct a hearty breakfast and dinner, not to mention the large living room with fireplace, this penthouse is ideal for those who wish to completely relax.
The villa has its own private spa and sauna, but if that's not enough, you can also access the communal spa and pool at the nearby Arlberg Hospiz Hotel. You also get a private driver if you do not want to bring back the skis after a day spent to make the most of the slopes.
How many? Prices from £ 5,626 per night. Sleeps 10 for around £ 562 per night if you fill the property.
4. Chalet 1551, Oberlech, Austria
This property could have an exorbitant price, but we imagine that millionaires enjoy the slopes.
The spectacular wooden lodge has its own luxury spa overlooking the mountains, a purring fireplace ideal for warming up, an infinity pool, a chef at the villa so you do not have to lift a finger to cook but that you can take your favorite meals, a wine cellar with seriously delicious offers, and access to a multitude of services from a yoga instructor to a masseur.
How many? Prices from £ 18,335 per night. Sleeps 12 or £ 1527 per night if you fill the property.
5. Luxury Ski-in / Ski-out, Aspen, Colorado, United States
Aspen has the reputation of being a hit with celebrities, and you can live your own experience by listing in this stunning property.
Spread over two floors, this luxury hideaway includes two living areas, a separate media room, a private heated courtyard with hot tub and fireplace.
Not to mention the large comfortable beds that one finds in the rooms or the epic view that emerges from its central location.
How many? Prices start at £ 2,523 per night. 12 beds, about £ 210 per night if you fill the property.