Want to know the most exclusive places to hang up your skis at the end of a long hard day on the slopes? Here’s where the serious money hangs out
Chalet Grande Cerf, Meribel, France
How about this for an absolute stunner? Arguably one of the most impressive luxury chalets in Meribel and, at 650sq m, seriously roomy. Prices start from £24,000 per week. ski-boutique.co.uk/chalet-grande-cerf
Chalet Eidelweiss, Courchevel 1850, France
Officially the largest and most luxurious chalet in Courchevel, with waterfall swimming pool, multi-aspect rooms and faultless staff. A cool £80,000 per week.
Chalet Blanchot, Courchevel 1650, France
Traditional Alpine chalets nestled in fairytale woods don’t get much better than this. Sleeps 10 + 2. From 23,037 EUR per week on a fully catered basis.
Chalet Gentianes, Courchevel 1850, France
A spectacular chalet with a swimming pool, complete with Jacuzzi and steam room and six ensuite bedrooms each with a dressing area, plasma TV, DVD player and iPod dock. Sleeps 14. oxfordski.com/gentianescourchevel
Chalet Cragganmore, Chamonix
Guests staying at Chalet Cragganmore can relax in the large outdoor hot tub after a hard day on the slopes and drink in the stunning views of the Dru, Grandes Jorasses and Mont Blanc. Voted number one by The Times as the coolest chalet on the slopes in 2012, this stylish residence has six bedrooms.
Seven nights costs £9,999 per week. Chalet Cragganmore
Chalet Mont Tremblant, Meribel, France
An impressive contemporary chalet cleverly designed to blend in with its natural surroundings. Spacious, filled with light and with unbeatable views. What’s not to like? Prices from £29,400 per week on a fully catered basis. oxfordski.com/monttremblant/
Chalet Petit Palais, Courchevel 1850, France
This seven-bedroom luxury chalet comprises 1,500 sq m of indulgent accommodation, mixing traditional with contemporary. Just off the Bellecote piste, it gives guests ski-in/ski-out access within 40m of the front door. Prices from £ 82,275 GBP per week on a fully catered basis.