<p>Discover six of the best summer chalets with outdoor pools in the Alps.</p>
Photo: Chalet Couttet, Chamonix

Top 6 Summer Chalets with Outdoor Pools

Discover six of the best summer chalets with outdoor pools in the Alps.

Published at: 4 May 2021
Last updated at: 9 Nov 2023

After working up a sweat on a challenging mountain hike or cycling up a steep col, there's nothing better than taking a refreshing dip in your very own outdoor pool. With a stunning mountain backdrop to admire whilst you cool off, where better to soak up the sun's rays and take in the fresh alpine air than at a luxury summer chalet with a pool? With this in mind, we've picked out six of the best.

Serena Norton
Serena Norton

Chalet Izoard, Megeve

Luxury Summer Chalets in Megeve
Outdoor pool in summer at Chalet Izoard in Megeve

Another fantastic chalet in the Mont d’Arbois area of Megeve, Chalet Izoard teams absolute privacy with panoramic views. Set in the lush garden is a stunning 12 x 6m outdoor swimming pool surrounded by a terrace with a barbecue and outdoor hot tub, making this an ideal option for summer chalet holidays in France.

If you’ve had enough sun or if the weather is bad, then there’s also the added bonus of a stunning 10 x 4m indoor pool with adjustable depth. Other spa facilities to enjoy include a sauna and hammam, massage room and relaxation area.

Chalet Amazon Creek, Chamonix

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Split level outdoor pool at Chalet Amazon Creek in Chamonix

Located in a peaceful spot in the Les Bossons area of Chamonix, Chalet Amazon Creek is a wonderful private mountain retreat for up to 10 guests. With a large outdoor terrace overlooking the garden, there is no better spot to soak up the sun.

When it comes to swimming, Amazon Creek’s split-level outdoor pool is a real treat. With breathtaking views of the Aiguille du Midi and Brevent, you can swim whilst gazing up at the Mont Blanc Massif. There’s also a superb spa with hammam, sauna, sunken indoor Jacuzzi, treatment room and an outdoor hot tub too.

Beautiful outdoor pool and garden at Chalet Couttet in Chamonix

Chalet Couttet, Chamonix

Set in private grounds with uninterrupted views of surrounding peaks, Chalet Couttet provides the perfect setting for a French chalet holiday in summer. This five-bedroom chalet has fantastic outdoor space, including a lush garden, large terrace with multiple seating areas and an outdoor eight-person hot tub.

The space is focused around a fabulous 12-metre heated outdoor swimming pool, perfect for swimming lengths, playing games or just cooling off after time spent soaking up the sunshine. Further wellness facilities, including a sauna, hammam, massage area, gym and yoga studio can be found within the stylish interior.

Chalet Grand Coeur, Verbier

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Outdoor pool in private setting at Chalet Grande Corniche in Les Gets

Brand new for the 2022/23 ski season, Chalet Grand Coeur is an ideal family retreat in summer. The chalet overlooks the town with views across the valley and is a five-minute drive from Place Centrale. The main living area opens out onto a balcony where you can soak up the sun's rays whilst admiring the lush green landscape.

When you've had enough sun, dive into the chalet's outdoor swimming pool to cool off. Partially covered, yet open to the elements on all sides, this is a wonderful spot to take a dip. Grand Coeur accommodates eight guests across four en-suite bedrooms.

Chalet Twenty26, Morzine

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Outdoor pool and terrace at Chalet Twenty 26 in Morzine

Nestled in a private setting between the centre of Morzine and the idyllic nature reserves of the Vallee de la Manche, Chalet Twenty26 offers undeniable luxury , style and comfort. The spa area alone occupies an entire floor and includes a vaulted steam room and hydrotherapy area with power shower and massage jets as well as a treatment room.

A covered walkway leads to a fantastic spa deck, complete with sunken hot tub, cedar barrel sauna and of course, the much sought-after heated outdoor swimming pool. Surrounded by sun loungers, settle down with a good book and soak up the sunshine before tackling a few lengths in the outdoor pool.

The chalet’s grounds stretch out over an acre of land, with fantastic views of the Dents Blanches mountain range.

Sun loungers and outdoor pool at Ultima Crans Montana in summer

Home to two ultra-luxurious chalets (Chalet 1 & Chalet 2), Ultima Crans Montana is a haven of tranquility and relaxation. Both chalets benefit from the signature experiences the Ultima Collection is renowned for including on-demand clinical services, but the highlight has to be the monumental spa which covers 1000m2 and includes a hammam, sauna and various treatment rooms.

Stepping outside, you will find a superb outdoor swimming pool surrounded by sun loungers and al-fresco dining area. The lush green garden provides plenty of space for children to play whilst also providing a beautiful setting to relax in, surrounded by nature.