Take a relaxing ski break with Holiday Lettings
Tue 13 July 2010
It is common knowledge that skiing is an intensive practice when done to extremes. However, taking a ski break with Holiday Lettings™ doesn't have to be an adrenaline-filled and respite free experience.
Whether you are headed for the Alps or further afield, Holiday Lettings has a range of self catering chalets and ski lodges available that offer all the creature comforts of home. So after a long day on the slopes, take off your skis, relax and enjoy a well earned rest...
Ski chalets with a homely difference:
Chalet Frimaire, Villars, Switzerland
From £7,500 per week, sleeping 11, £681.82 per person
This enormous mountain chalet offers guests total privacy and pure luxury – a sense of isolation yet amenities are just 300 metres away. There is a wide range of post skiing entertainment available, including a hot tub, ice skating rink, indoor bowling alley and an indoor swimming pool.
As for home comforts, this spacious chalet has them all. It boasts three large sofas – including a six seater sofa, an open plan kitchen, a master bathroom with two baths and a log fire to warm and revive guests after a hard day on the piste. The owners of this home also run a ski school and can therefore provide expert tuition for those in need. While Villairs is a skier’s paradise, the popular Chamonix, Verbier and Les Portes du Soleil resorts are all within an hour’s drive of the chalet.
Apt.1155 Royal Bansko Towers, Bansko, Bulgaria
From £280 per week, sleeping six, £46.66 per person
This contemporary two bedroom apartment is ideal for those on a tight budget that still want to ski in style. Homely with a well equipped kitchen and a spacious lounge area, the apartment also has a balcony terrace for watching the sun set over the slopes.
The holiday home is situated within the Royal Bansko Towers development which has 24 hour security and offers a multitude of communal facilities including a swimming pool, gym, sauna, hot tub and Turkish Bath and spa. Close to the slopes, this complex was made with ski lovers in mind and even has a heated ski locker where guests can leave their boots and skis to dry out over night before returning to the slopes.
Xalet Balco, Arinsal, La Massana, Andorra
From £500 per week, sleeping 21, £23.81 per person
Secluded and tranquil, this nine bedroom holiday chalet is situated in a peaceful location with stunning views of the Pyrenees mountain range. The home offers total privacy while being close enough to the centre of the village to allow guests to sample Arinsal’s night life and shopping opportunities.
Accommodating up to 21 guests, the apartment is spacious with a very large and inviting lounge area. For those that like their holidays hassle free, there is also a maid service available upon request. The nearby ski lift is ten minutes away and there is also a spa in the village centre for guests that need a little extra help to unwind.
Chalet Chocolat, Samoens, Grand Massif, Haute-Savoie
From £1,000 per week, sleeping 10, £100 per person
Chalet Chocolat sits within its own landscaped alpine garden above the pretty village of Verchaix. Totally isolated and pet friendly, it is ideal for those looking to escape from it all and to take a small piece of home with them.
Elegantly designed with a spacious and inviting interior the home boasts a private hot tub for extra R&R as well as a games room, stone fireplace and a gym. Beyond the chalet there are numerous activities for guests to choose from; for ski lovers the slopes are just two minutes away by ski bus and for non-skiers there is ice skating, snow-shoeing and dog sledging.
Fiddler Lake, St. Sauveur, Quebec Province, Canada
From £1,694 per week, sleeping eight, £211.74 per person
Set in 250 acres of open forest, Fiddler Lake Resort is a five star woodland escape. This self-contained development features communal indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, a clubhouse with a gym, games room, spa treatments and internet access; guests can also indulge in après-ski pursuits like swimming, fishing, hiking and biking.
The holiday cabin itself has three double bedrooms and a balcony terrace with views across the forest. For cosy nights in there is a large log fire, satellite TV, Wi-Fi and a selection of DVDs as well as a BBQ, sauna and Jacuzzi. As for the skiing, there are eight stations with a total of 89 runs and night skiing is also available within 15 minutes of the complex.
About Holiday Lettings:
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