World Ski Awards Winners 2018
Issue 10 / 17 December 2018

World Ski Awards Winners 2018

Leo Trippi continues to work with some of the World's Best Ski Chalets recognised at the World Ski Awards 2018.

Serena Norton

The World Ski Awards is the only global initiative to reward excellence in the ski industry. The winners for 2018 were recently announced and we were delighted to have been awarded World’s Best Ski Travel Agent for an unprecedented fifth year in a row. We were also pleased to see several luxury chalets in our portfolio being awarded first place in their categories. After all, we only want the best for our clients and are thrilled that our chalets continue to be recognised as the best in the world.

World & Switzerland’s Best Ski Chalet: Chalet Les Anges, Zermatt

Located in the picture-postcard resort of Zermatt, it comes as no surprise to see the outstanding Chalet Les Anges win this coveted award for the second year running. Set in the exclusive Petit Village area of Zermatt, the chalet offers breathtaking views of the majestic Matterhorn and village below. Set over three floors, the living space has huge panoramic windows and a warm and cosy ambiance - the perfect place from which to survey the views from the comfort of your armchair.

Further relaxation can be found in the sumptuous wellness area with its tranquil massage room, hammam and sauna. There’s even a power jet plunge pool on the terrace for a post-ski soak. An experienced team will attend to your every need and a private chef will concoct a series of mouth-watering dishes during your stay.

Austria’s Best Ski Chalet: Apartment Tschoder, St. Anton

Perched on the edge of the piste with ski-in/ski-out access, Apartment Tschoder is set in one of St. Anton’s most enviable locations. Blending traditional alpine features with contemporary design, the living space is cosy yet sophisticated. Soak up the sun on the terrace or relax in the outdoor hot tub whilst admiring the mountain views.

The open plan living area has a welcoming fireplace to warm you up after a day on the slopes and a bar perfect for an apres-ski tipple or two. Sleeping 14, Apartment Tschoder is ideal for families looking for a cosy mountain hideaway with easy access to the slopes.

France’s Best Ski Chalet: Chalet Marco Polo, Val d’Isere

If you are looking for a statement chalet, then look no further that Marco Polo. Winning this award for the third year in a row, there is no denying that this exquisite chalet is at the top its game. A masterpiece of style, the interior combines traditional Alpine style with a modern, Oriental twist and has one of the most opulent private spas in the Alps, featuring a gold leaf swimming pool designed by Christian Lacroix.

Providing hours of entertainment for adults and children alike, the chalet has an incredible relaxation area with bar, fireplace, laser effects, smoke machine and an entertainment system to match. That’s not all…there’s also a games room with pool table, laser shooting game, interactive racing game and a wine and cheese cellar for tastings.

Italy’s Best Ski Chalet: San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge, Kronplatz

This former hunting lodge, dating back to the 16th century, is a truly unique refuge in the Dolomites. Passionately restored by owners Giorgia and Stefano, the Lodge provides a modern take on a bygone age with elegant design, vaulted ceilings and sumptuous fabrics. A traditional Tyrolean-style Stube parlour with crackling fire welcomes you home after a hard day’s skiing and there is a delightful wellness area with Finnish sauna and Turkish bath with chromotherapy whirlpool and experience shower.

Take advantage of the chalet’s own wine cellar which is stocked with over 1,500 bottles of the finest Alto Adige wines. Here you can enjoy tastings with your hosts who will introduce you to the unique flavours of the region. With four bedrooms, this really is the ultimate cosy retreat and a chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

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