Luxury Ski Chalets Andermatt
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Luxury Ski Holidays in Andermatt
The largest of three villages in the Ursern Valley, the luxury ski resort of Andermatt lies at the heart of Switzerland’s Alpine passes. Popular for weekend breaks, Andermatt ski holidays provide both charm and beauty, as well as plenty of challenging skiing and ski-touring opportunities.
Although change has been slow to come to Andermatt, the resort has been upping its game in recent years with a £1.2 billion plan put in place by Egyptian investor Samih Sawiris to reinvent this luxury ski resort. This has resulted in an enhanced ski area linking Sedrun and Disentis with 180 km of skiing to discover. As well as great skiing, there is an influx of gourmet restaurants and luxury ski chalets and hotels such as the Chedi Hotel Andermatt.
Located at the entrance to the Oberalp Pass, Andermatt ski resort in Switzerland is an attractive year-round destination offering a varied selection of activities in winter and summer. Serious skiers will love exploring Andermatt’s steep terrain, knee-deep powder and exhilarating black runs whilst there is also a kids’ park and beginners’ area for those learning how to ski and snowboard.
Away from the slopes, the resort has plenty to amuse visitors during their ski holiday in Andermatt. Snowshoe tours and winter hikes are a popular pastime here, taking in some of the most magnificent scenery in the Swiss Alps. Andermatt also has a variety of excursions to enjoy from scenic train rides to fascinating museums documenting the region’s history.
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"The hotel’s three-bedroom Furka Suite sleeps eight people and has extra luxuries, like Hästens mattresses, Acqua di Parma toiletries, a breathtaking free-standing fireplace, and a private spa with a Jacuzzi, Turkish bath, and sauna."
What the Press are Saying
"With its sleek, Asian-inspired design—think smooth, honey-hued wood, deep bathtubs, and heated stone floors—everything about The Chedi is zen."
Luxury Chalets & Apartments in Andermatt
The rapidly developing resort of Andermatt has seen a rise in luxury chalets and apartments since the arrival of five-star hotel The Chedi Andermatt in 2013. The main street runs from the central river bridge to the Gemsstock cable car with new development taking place past the station on the outskirts of the resort.
The recent opening of the Andermatt Reuss village, just outside the old town, is now home to several luxury Andermatt chalet rentals. Here you will also find a large concert hall seating 650 guests, making it suitable for conferences, seminars and other events. Andermatt Reuss is car-free with a central piazza. For smallers groups there are also plenty of Andermatt alpine apartments available to rent.
Andermatt Resort Information
- Resort Altitude: 1437m
- Slopes Altitude: 1444m-2961m
- Pistes: 120km
- Lifts: 22 lifts
- Nearest Airport: Zurich Airport
- Blue Slopes: 22%
- Red Slopes: 50%
- Black Slopes: 29%
Family Ski Holidays Andermatt
Family group ski holidays in Andermatt have something for every one to enjoy. An authentic village, Andermatt holidays provide a friendly atmosphere with a variety of skiing and off-slope activities to try, as well as several family friendly ski chalets in Andermatt. Located on the sunny slope between Nätschen and Gütsch, the Matti KidsArena is the ideal place for young children to improve their skiing during their stay and can be easily reached with the Gütsch Express gondola or the Matterhorn Gotthard Railway.
Children can use the magic carpet to practise on the slopes and in the large snowpark.
Located near the Sedrun railway station, the Druni KidsArena is also a popular spot for families skiing in Andermatt. Children can take the conveyor belt to the top before skiing down between colourful figures to practise their turns. Those with more skiing experience can also take the children’s ski lift or one of two tow lifts to the blue pistes right next door. For children looking to try an alternative winter activity, there is also a snow-tubing run in this area with tubes available to rent.
Non-skiing members of the family visiting Andermatt Switzerland can enjoy the numerous alternative winter activities on offer including winter hiking, tobogganing and horse drawn sleigh rides, as well as ice skating and fat biking
Come lunchtime there are plenty of family-friendly restaurants to enjoy in the Andermatt ski area. Located next door to the Matti KidsArena, the Matti restaurant has an indoor playground and bear cave for children to enjoy whilst the restaurant Druni has a large restaurant with favourite regional dishes available.
Andermatt at Christmas is particularly popular with families as are New Year ski breaks in Andermatt so we would recommend booking well in advance for these peak weeks.
Skiing in Andermatt
Andermatt skiing provides skiers with two areas to explore. More suited to intermediate or mixed ability skiers, the Nätschen area is the gentler and sunnier area of the two, whilst the Gemsstock mountain is high and north-facing making it very reliable for snow and best suited to advanced skiers.
Whilst Andermatt does have two childrens ski areas, it is not a resort that we particularly recommend for complete beginners. Instead the slopes are more suited to intermediate skiers looking to take their skiing to the next level. On the Gemsstock mountain, intermediate skiers can enjoy the long red run from the top cable-car station, as well as a number of shorter runs around the mid-station. The Nätschen and linked Sedrun areas also provide a great variety of intermediate terrain.
Located in the Swiss Alps, Andermatt is an excellent ski destination for expert skiers. Gemsstock mountain has numerous long on and off-piste areas to explore and thanks to its powder, Andermatt is a free riders paradise.
How to have the perfect luxury ski holiday in Andermatt
- Wake up in one of our luxury chalets in Andermatt and enjoy breakfast to views of the beautiful Swiss mountains.
- Skiers of the group can head out to explore the slopes whilst non skiers can enjoy one of the numerous winter activities on offer.
- Before heading back to your group ski chalet in Andermatt, why not enjoy a spot of apres ski in Andermatt and unwind together.
- When you’re ready for dinner, the luxury hotels in Andermatt have some great restaurants to choose from.
Location & Map
The nearest airports to Andermatt are Zurich, Basel and Milan. You can also travel in a private plane to Buochs with a transfer time to Andermatt by road of 45 minutes. You can reach the resort easily by train too - the journey is 2 hours from Zurich and 3.5 hours from Milan.
Frequently asked questions
How to get to Andermatt?
Reachable by car in just 90 minutes, the closest airport to Andermatt is Zurich Airport making luxury ski trips to Andermatt very convenient for long weekends in the Alps. For those wishing to take the train, the journey is approximately 3 hours.
What to do in Andermatt
Luxury ski breaks in Andermatt have plenty to offer, from skiing to snowshoeing, fat biking and snow tubing. There are also lots of resort restaurants serving delicious courses created from local produce. For those staying at the Chedi hotel, the spa facilities are perfect for unwinding after a day on the slopes.
Where is Andermatt?
Located in the canton of Uri in Switzerland, Andermatt ski resort lies at the heart of Switzerland's Alpine passes at the center of Saint-Gotthard massif and can be easily reached from every direction.