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6 Luxury Chalets with Exceptional Gyms
Issue 41 / 17 July 2020

6 Luxury Chalets with Exceptional Gyms

From state-of-the-art equipment to breathtaking mountain views, these luxury chalet gyms are some of the finest in the world.

Serena Norton

Maintaining a fitness regime whilst on holiday can often be tricky. However, those who like to stay in shape whilst enjoying a break in the mountains won’t be disappointed in these six luxury ski chalets featuring their own private gyms. With state-of-the-art equipment, sound systems and flat screen televisions, not to mention breathtaking mountain views, working out has never been easier.

1. Chalet Marco Polo, Val d’Isere

Situated in the heart of Val d’Isere, Chalet Marco Polo is a vast chalet with every imaginable facility to keep you entertained on holiday. On white-out days, the TechnoGym is the perfect place to take refuge so you can still enjoy those cheese fondues whilst burning off some calories. The chalet is equipped with two of everything so you can work out in pairs. Afterwards, two massage rooms are available to soothe tired limbs and there’s an automatic hydro massage machine too.

2. Chalet Sapphire, Morzine

Close to the centre of Morzine, Chalet Sapphire is one of the most exclusive chalets in the resort. The chalet’s fitness room is equipped with ‘Life Fitness’ strength training equipment as well as a treadmill, rowing machine and bike. The chalet also has extensive spa facilities, including an indoor pool with massage and country current jets. After a heavy session in the gym, swimming a few lengths is the perfect way to wind down. There’s also an ice chamber, perfect for relieving any muscle aches and pains, as well as a dedicated Bamford Spa where you can choose from a range of massage and beauty treatments by a Bamford-trained therapist.

3. Chalet Le Coquelicot, Courchevel 1850

With ski-in/ski-out access, getting onto the slopes from Chalet Le Coquelicot couldn’t be quicker or easier, giving you more time to spend in the gym. The fitness area has a range of equipment, including a cross-trainer, treadmill, bike and weights. A large flat screen TV provides entertainment whilst you work out. After your session, you can relax in the sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi or dive straight into the indoor swimming pool to cool off.

4. Mountain Hacienda, Kitzbühel

Set in a beautiful location, Mountain Hacienda is one of the most impressive chalets in Kitzbühel. One of the highlights of the chalet is it’s superb spa and fitness area, which includes a fully-equipped TechnoGym. Enjoy views of the incredible 18-metre indoor-outdoor swimming pool whilst you work out before stepping straight into the adjacent KLAFS sauna when you’ve finished. There’s also a large steam room and massage therapy on tap to ease any sore muscles.

5. Chalet Zermatt Peak, Zermatt

Perched high above the village, not only does Chalet Zermatt Peak offer breathtaking views of the village, but also a state-of-the-art TechnoGym. Equipped with the latest fitness kit, the gym also offers integrated TVs and Bluetooth connectivity so you can stream your favourite playlists or programmes as you exercise. Finish your workout with a refreshing power-shower or enjoy an indulgent aromatic massage or treatment. Further wellness opportunities include a dry Finnish or wet Swedish sauna, a bio steam in the hammam or a relaxing soak in the Jacuzzi.

6. Chalet Dent Blanche, Verbier

For an inspiring fitness session, look no further than Chalet Dent Blanche. Situated in a secluded location in the heart of the village, the chalet is the perfect mountain retreat if you like to be part of the action but also enjoy some privacy in the Swiss Alps. Situated on the ground floor of the chalet, the well-equipped gym is particularly special due the floor-to-ceiling windows which provide a gateway to the breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding peaks. Adjacent to the fitness area is a bar so you can reward yourself with a well-deserved drink after a hard session.

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