After a strenuous day pounding the slopes, what could be better than kicking back with a glass of Champagne and one of the best views in the world? Here’s our pick of the best, from Courchevel to Chamonix
With its picture-postcard view of Megeve (not to mention helipad, indoor and outdoor pools, home cinema and well-stocked wine cellar), Chalet Mont Blanc takes some beating. Exceptional food and service come as standard. Sleeps 12 (+ 4), from €120,000 per week, fully catered, through Summit Retreats.
Expect contemporary elegance and breathtaking views at Chalet Jaguar in Megeve – as sleek and smooth as its name suggests. Sleeps 12 adults and two children; from £64,100 per week; available through SkiBoutique
Voted number one by The Times as the coolest chalet on the slopes in 2012, Chalet Cragganmore in Chamonix has a knockout location and stunning views of the Dru, Grandes Jorasses and Mont Blanc. Seven nights self-catering cost from £542pp, excluding flights, through Chalet Cragganmore
Chalet Dalmore, Chamonix, is the latest creation of owner Jennifer Martin and award-winning architect Renaud Chevallier, and the latest addition to Cragg&More’s luxury group. Guests can enjoy incredible Mont Blanc mountain views from the roof terrace. Available through Chalet Dalmore
Often featured in interior design magazines, Chalet Grand Cerf is one of the most impressive chalets in Meribel. Relax into the outsized velvet sofa and you’ll be mesmerised by the snowy views. Sleeps 15, prices start from £24,000 per week, through SkiBoutique
There are chalets, and then there are chalets, and the seven-bedroom Petit Palais in Couchevel 1850 takes luxury on to a new level. It’s views like these that make returning to real life that much harder. From £82,275 per week on a fully catered basis, through Oxford Ski Company