<p>Discover 5 of the best catered summer chalets in the Alps.</p>
Photo: Chalet Zermatt Peak

Top 5 Catered Summer Chalets in the Alps

Discover 5 of the best catered summer chalets in the Alps.

Published at: 21 Jun 2022
Last updated at: 9 Nov 2023

You needn't lift a finger on your summer vacation with our catered summer chalets. With a private chef to create bespoke menus for you during your stay, sit back and relax and enjoy a summer holiday in the Alps.

Serena Norton
Serena Norton

1. Chalet Zermatt Peak, Zermatt

Zermatt summer chalets

Perched above the picturesque village of Zermatt sits the impressive Chalet Zermatt Peak. With exceptional architectural design and luxury, Zermatt Peak tops the list of luxury catered summer chalets in Switzerland.

Set over six opulent floors, the chalet is home to five double bedrooms, a bright open-plan living area with incredible Matterhorn views and an indoor/outdoor Jacuzzi. The perfect place to relax, Zermatt Peak has a dry Finnish and wet Swedish sauna, a hammam and an in-house massage therapist to help you unwind after a day exploring the wonderful village of Zermatt.

During your stay at this catered summer chalet, you can expect a unique and highly personalised service with an in-house gourmet chef taking you on a mouth-watering culinary journey.

A bespoke menu will be created based on your personal preferences and tastes. This will include an a la carte breakfast, delicious afternoon tea and a five-course gourmet dinner. You will also have access to the chalet’s carefully-curated wine cellar which houses one of the finest private collections in Zermatt.

View of Chalet Zermatt Peak in summer
Afternoon tea at Chalet Zermatt Peak with views of the Matterhorn in summer
Aperol spritz on the terrace at Chalet Zermatt Peak

2. Chalet Chouqui, Verbier

Verbier Summer Chalets

Where to better to spend your vacation than at this luxury catered summer chalet in the Swiss Alps? Ideal for large groups, Chalet Chouqui offers uninterrupted views of the Mont Blanc Massif, a huge terrace with al fresco dining for 20 and nine en-suite bedrooms, each with their own terrace or balcony. Relax on the sun loungers, enjoy barbecues on the terrace and soak up the views from the bubbling outdoor hot tub.

The chalet also boasts one of the largest private indoor pools in Verbier. During your stay, a chalet team will take care of your every need. A private chef is on hand to prepare daily breakfast and lunch or dinner up to five days per week. Ingredients are locally sourced and your chef can create anything from a fine dining menu to a sharing feast cooked over a firepit.

Terrace at Chalet Chouqui in Verbier in summer
Al fresco dining on terrace of Chalet Chouqui in Verbier in summer
Outdoor Jacuzzi at Chalet Chouqui in Verbier in summer

3. Chalet Pelerin, Le Miroir

Summer Chalets in France

If you’re looking for a tranquil catered summer chalet in the French Alps, then Chalet Pelerin is the answer. Located in a picturesque farming village with 180-degree views of the surrounding Tarentaise valley, Pelerin is a rustic yet comfortable mountain hideaway.

In the area are an array of fantastic activities to try, from whitewater rafting and via ferrata to fly fishing, canyoning and glacier hiking. If you prefer to relax and unwind then Pelerin has an indoor freshwater pool, outdoor hot tub, Finnish sauna and steam room.

Food is a particular highlight here with farm-fresh eggs and yogurt delivered to the chalet each morning and produce picked fresh from the garden. Dinner showcases Savoyard dishes such as Beaufort cheese fondue whilst French wines take centre stage with nightly pairings by an in-house Sommelier.

You can also experience a special evening hiking up to the Alpage, where a firepit and traditional French dinner awaits.

Terrace at Chalet Pelerin in Le Miroir in summer
Breakfast at Chalet Pelerin in Le Miroir
Hot tub at Chalet Pelerin in Le Miroir in summer

4. ZEMS Lodge, Morzine

Summer Chalets in Morzine

For a unique catered luxury summer chalet in Morzine, look no further than ZEMS Lodge. This one-of-a-kind building nestles into the hillside whilst arching horizontally to make the most of the incredible views.

Enjoy a cocktail on the sunny terrace, taking a dip in the fully tiled swim spa Jacuzzi, enjoy an in-house Bamford treatment in the massage room or take in the views from the glass-fronted sauna. Kick-start your day with pastries, cereals yoghurts and fresh fruits as well as selected cooked options.

The catered service here encourages flexibility. On three nights a private chef will prepare dinner in the comfort of the chalet. On the remaining evenings, you can head into town and discover the local restaurants or order a take-away.

The chalet is stocked with a selection of at least seven house wines, including champagne. There’s also a spirits bar with speciality gins, craft beer and European lager on offer.

Terrace and swim spa at ZEMS Lodge in Morzine in summer
Dining at ZEMS Lodge in Morzine
Terrace at ZEMS Lodge in Morzine in summer

5. Chalech L, Lech

Summer Chalets in Austria

Part of the prestigious Chalech development, this catered summer chalet in the Austrian Alps combines alpine craftsmanship with modern design and furnishings to create an ideal alpine home for families and friends.

Chalech L has a spacious open-plan living area leading onto a terrace with impressive views of the village and mountain peaks beyond.

Staying here, you have access to a luxurious shared swimming pool, gym and spa shared with four other properties. Everything is taken care of when staying in this summer chalet, from daily housekeeping to an in-resort driver service. When it comes to catering, you will enjoy a daily continental breakfast, a four-course dinner on five evenings and the finest selection of complimentary house wines, beers and soft drinks.

Living area and dining at Chalech L in Lech
Bedroom at Chalech L in Lech
Shared pool at Chalech L in Lech