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Photo: Apartment Kavina 1

Magnificent Modern Chalets

Take a look at some of our favourite modern ski chalets in the Alps.

Published at: 6 Dec 2019
Last updated at: 3 Nov 2022

The architectural design of the chalet has stood the test of time as it continues to line the mountain villages of ski resorts around the world. Today architects have taken key concepts from traditional ski chalets and given Alpine properties a contemporary twist to fit with the modernisation of the ski resorts themselves. If you are looking to stay in a modern chalet for your next Alpine adventure one of the following properties might be the one for you.

Alicia Bryan
Alicia Bryan
Apartment Kavina 1 gstaad living room

1. Apartment Kavina 1, Gstaad

Located in the Gütscheli area of Gstaad, this single level apartment is filled with contemporary artistic flair and vibrant colours throughout. Exceptional works of art from sculptures to paintings can be found throughout the property with old wooden walls making the perfect backdrop. The modern open plan living area invites guests to sit down on stylish furniture and relax by the fireplace as the evening progresses.

Apartment Kavina 1 is located just a few minutes walk from the Gstaad Palace Hotel and has three en-suite bedrooms accommodating six guests.

Backstage luxury loft Zermatt hot tub

2. Backstage Luxury Loft, Zermatt

A jewel within the heart of Zermatt, Backstage Luxury Loft was designed by renowned architect Heinz Julen. Transforming a 700-year old traditional chalet into a contemporary masterpiece, Heinz Julen has more than left his stamp on this property with interiors and furniture having been produced in his very own Zermatt studio.

An open plan building with high ceilings supported by steel pillars, Backstage Luxury Loft is filled with contemporary art as well as an incredible dining table which can be winched up to the ceiling to provide further space beneath.

For the tech-savvy, all levels of the chalet are connected with a private elevator, and the hot tub’s glass wall opens at the touch of a button revealing the spectacular mountain backdrop. What more could you want from a modern chalet?

Chalet Licorne dining area

3. Chalet Licorne, Courchevel 1650

Situated right on the slopes of Courchevel 1650, Chalet Licorne is one of the most sought-after ski-in/ski-out chalets in the Belvedere area. With modern furniture throughout, guests can enjoy a large open American style kitchen and a spacious open plan living area which even has a glass screen looking down to the pool below!

On the ground floor of the property, you will find a vast wellness area comprising of a hammam and jacuzzi as well as a gym filled with top of the range equipment.

Spa area in Les Bruxellois

4. Chalet Les Bruxellois, Courchevel 1850

A modern yet sophisticated chalet, Les Bruxellois is located in the heart of Courchevel 1850, just 250m from the resort centre and 50m from the slopes so skiers don’t have far to go before they can relax in the pool following a day on the slopes. Found on the ground floor, the main living area is bright and spacious with amazing views over the mountains. Providing an open-plan living and dining area with matching contemporary chandeliers, this luxury chalet has state-of-the-art facilities including an extensive spa and games room.

The chalet has seven bedrooms in total with a luxurious master suite located on the top floor of the chalet. Ideal for groups of families or friends, Chalet Les Bruxellois is able to accommodate 11 adults and four children in complete comfort.

Chalet Lamartine living room

5. Chalet Lamartine, Megeve

With convenient access to both the slopes and shops, Chalet Lamartine is only a few hundred metres from the centre of Megève. The chalet is filled with colourful modern artwork against traditional wood, providing a contemporary yet homely ambience throughout.

Chalet Lamartine has incredible facilities including a high tech cinema room and a fitness room to help you stay in shape whilst on holiday. Outside the property, guests also have access to the swimming pool in summer and can enjoy the view from the jacuzzi on the terrace.