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Winklematten, Zermatt, Swiss Alps, Switzerland

Chalet Shalimar is one of Zermatt’s hidden treasures.

Nestled away from the hustle and bustle in the heart of Winkelmatten, Chalet Shalimar is a haven of serenity and calm that is perfect for large groups, sleeping 20 people in 10 bedrooms.

The indoor swimming pool and spa provide the perfect spot to relax and unwind after a hard day on the slopes.

The center of Zermatt is just a 15-minute scenic walk away or a short ride in an electric taxi. Advanced skiers can ski to the chalet (snow permitting) and the gondola nearby takes you up to the Glacier Paradise.

Its perfect positioning allows views of the world-renowned Matterhorn that are arguably some of the best in the resort. Each apartment has a view of this dramatic, breathtaking peak from a balcony or a terrace.

The wellness and spa area in Chalet Shalimar is at the heart of the property with an indoor swimming pool affording wonderful views of the Matterhorn, sauna, hammam, and a massage room all on the ground level of the chalet.

Chalet Shalimar sleeps up to 20 people in 10 twin/double bedrooms, all with ensuite bath and shower rooms.

Each bedroom can be configured as a double bedroom with single duvets. Perfect for large corporate groups or families, the chalet can be taken as one or split into an 8 and a 12-person apartment for smaller groups.

When the apartments are split, each have their own living spaces and facilities allowing for maximum comfort.

Traditional alpine wood and timber is used throughout the chalet combined with alpine-inspired soft furnishings to create a relaxing and cosy atmosphere.

The top floor of Chalet Shalimar is dedicated to the living and dining rooms which have floor to ceiling sliding doors allowing light to flood in.

The spacious balconies afford breathtaking views of the Matterhorn providing the perfect backdrop for a pre-dinner drink or for soaking up the rays during the warmer spring months.

After the sun sets, relax and unwind on the sumptuous sofas in front of the roaring fire. When the chalet is taken as a whole, one side of the top floor is transformed into the main dining room seating 20 people comfortably and the other side is transformed into the main living area.

There are 2 further smaller living areas and 2 entertainment rooms, meaning there is plenty of space to find a quiet corner in which to relax and unwind. The ski and boot room is located on the ground floor.

Winklematten is a Swiss Beverly Hills, whose properties are amongst the most expensive and luxurious to be found in the whole of Zermatt.

The village is set higher up the mountain than the town below and affords wonderful views of the surrounding mountains.

Another great aspect of Winklematten is that you can ski directly back into the hamlet, which is not the case in the other areas of Zermatt.

LOCATION
Winklematten, Zermatt, Swiss Alps, Switzerland
10-minute walk to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
10/15-minute walk or 3/5-minute taxi ride to Zermatt center
CAPACITY
20 guests
BEDROOMS
10 bedrooms
20 individual beds
BATHROOMS
10 bathrooms
2 additional toilet
LIVING
Open plan living and dining area
2 entertainment rooms
2 small living rooms
2 small dining rooms
2 kitchens
20 dining table seats
Apple TV
iPod docking station
Indoor swimming pool
Sauna
Hammam
Massage treatment room
Sauna
South-facing balconies
Ski and boot room with heated boot warmers
PROPERTY AREA
866 sqm

BEDROOM 1
Twin beds that can be set up as double bed, ensuite bathroom, TV, balcony
BEDROOM 2
Twin beds that can be set up as double bed, ensuite bathroom, TV, balcony
BEDROOM 3
Twin beds that can be set up as double bed, ensuite bathroom, TV, balcony
BEDROOM 4
Twin beds that can be set up as double bed, ensuite bathroom, TV, balcony
BEDROOM 5
Twin beds that can be set up as double bed, ensuite bathroom, TV, balcony
BEDROOM 6
Twin beds that can be set up as double bed, ensuite bathroom, TV, balcony
BEDROOM 7
Twin beds that can be set up as double bed, ensuite bathroom, TV, terrace access
BEDROOM 8
Twin beds that can be set up as double bed, ensuite bathroom, TV, terrace access
BEDROOM 9
Twin beds that can be set up as double bed, ensuite bathroom, TV, terrace access
BEDROOM 10
Twin beds that can be set up as double bed, ensuite bathroom, TV, terrace access
The Alps
The “Alpine republic” as a whole is home to a unique natural scenery and provides high-quality accommodation and tourism services.
Switzerland is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It has borders with France to the west, Italy to the south, Austria and Liechtenstein to the east and Germany to the north.
Switzerland showcases three of Europe’s most distinct cultures. To the northeast is the clean and correct, 8-to-5-working, stiffer Swiss-German-speaking Switzerland; to the southwest you find the wine drinking and laissez-faire style known from the French; in the southeast, south of the Alps, the sun warms cappuccino-sippers loitering in Italian-style piazzas; and in the centre: classic Swiss alphorns and mountain landscapes. Binding it all together is a distinct Swiss mentality.
With the three largest interconnected ski resorts in the world, including Les Portes du Soleil, France has no shortage of terrain. There are very few places you can try ski-joring, but the French Alps is one. There’s a huge choice of ski resorts located throughout the French Alps, all offering different attractions to different skiers of all abilities. From architect designed high-altitude family favourites like to charming traditional chocolate box resorts, France has something for everyone.
In Austria, the Eastern Alps are divided into the Northern Alps, the Greywacke zone, the Central Alps and the Southern Alps. The latter lie in South Carinthia, but mainly in Northeast Italy. Almost the whole of Austria is part of the Alpine region or at least the Alpine foothills.
Available on the basis of
・Full service
・Bed and breakfast
・Self-catered
・Accommodation only

Amenities
  • NEAR CITY CENTER
CAPACITY
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 9+ bedrooms
SERVICES INCLUDED IN FULLY CATERED PACKAGE

・ Exclusive use of the chalet
・ Professional chef service
・ A dedicated chalet host
・ Concierge service prior to arrival and for the duration of the stay
・ Complimentary ski instructor for the first 2 days of the stay
・ Daily housekeeping service
・ Daily continental breakfast set up and cleared away
・ Pre-dinner canapés served with champagne on 5 evenings
・ A 4-course dinner on 5 evenings (staff have 2 evenings off)
・ Early children’s supper on 5 evenings
・ The finest selection of complimentary house wines
・ Complimentary beers and soft drinks
・ Complimentary drinks tray (2 bottles of house spirits)
・ Evening turn down service on 5 evenings
・ Mid-week towel change
・ Robes slippers and toiletries
・ Hairdryers in every bathroom
・ Lift pass delivery service
・ Shared in-resort driving service from 8.30am to 1am (provided in a VW Caravelle or similar)

SERVICES INCLUDED IN BED AND BREAKFAST PACKAGE

・ Concierge service prior to arrival and for the duration of your stay
・ Daily housekeeping service
・ Daily continental breakfast, set-up and cleared away
・ Mid-week towel change
・ Robes, slippers and toiletries
・ Hairdryers in every bathroom
・ Lift pass delivery service

SERVICES INCLUDED IN SELF-CATERED PACKAGE

・ Concierge service prior to arrival and for the duration of your stay
・ Daily housekeeping service
・ Mid-week towel change
・ Robes, slippers and toiletries
・ Hairdryers in every bathroom
・ Lift pass delivery service

SERVICES INCLUDED IN ACCOMMODATION-ONLY PACKAGE

・Concierge service prior to arrival and for the duration of your stay
・End of stay clean
・Robes, slippers and toiletries
・Hairdryers in every bathroom
・Lift pass delivery service

ADDITIONAL SERVICES 
(EXTRA CHARGES APPLY)
・Daily housekeeping
・Private transfers to and from resort
・Lift passes
・Ski equipment hire
・Childcare
・In-chalet massage and hairdressing
・Private ski guides, heli-skiing and ski lessons
・Non-skiing activities
・Pre-arrival shopping service
・Helicopter transfer
・Party planning
・Corporate event planning
Please enquire about any other specific service requests

DAILY RENTAL STARTING AT

$2,450 $2,328/night

Rates vary according to seasonality. Contact us to discuss your holiday needs.

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  • The best rates, guaranteed
TRAVEL CONCIERGE
Planning your luxury holiday, we are with you every step along the way.
If the villa of your choice is already booked, our team is happy to suggest equivalent alternatives and take care of the details. You can expect your vacation to be personalized to suit your tastes.
WINTER ALPINE RETREAT
For you thrill seekers out there looking to go beyond the normal ski trip, we can arrange heli-skiing, ski touring, ice climbing or day trips to Chamonix to ski the Vallée Blanche, or why not do a trip to Italy to ski over for lunch? Guides can be booked on arrival for these adventure trips and will be weather dependant.
If skiing isn’t your thing or you’d just like to try something different, you can go cross country on snow shoes, or see the Alps from the air with a tandem paraglide.
If you can walk, you can go snowshoeing.
It’s easy to do, it doesn’t require a lot of special techniques, and the fun begins as soon as you put the snowshoes on! You can choose between a casual hike through the woods or a steep climb up the mountain. A great option is to walk up to lunch where the skiers have skied to, and you can walk to on snow shoes, getting you some fresh mountain air, and catching up on the morning news. It also allows you to go places where skiers can’t!
SUMMER ALPINE RETREAT
The perfect alpine summer escape.
Swim in the indoor pool, be pampered in the spa, or just relax after a day on the mountain whilst enjoying a wide selection of tailored menus and fine wines.
Why not take to the sky and see the spectacular sites from the air? Take a tandem flight where you can sit back and enjoy the experience, or take a course and go solo. Where better to relax, and heal than the fresh mountain air?
There are several mountain top locations for yoga practice and classes can be held outdoors or in your chalet. A great combination is a gentle hike with a session of yoga up on the mountain.
DINING – A TYPICAL DAY
Dining can be as formal or informal as you wish, from full four-course gourmet meals to healthy meals with the children.
Breakfast is generally served from about 7.30 in the morning and in winter the lifts open at 8.45am, which should give you enough time to get kitted out for your day on the mountain.
You can have it a little earlier if you like, and if you’ve got a very early start (for example if you’re leaving us), the team’ll organize a breakfast pack to take with you. Each day in winter your concierge will book a table for lunch somewhere on the slopes, with each guest responsible for paying for his or her own meal.
If you make it back to The Lodge for lunch, or if you choose to stay behind during the day, a light lunch will be served. In summer lunches will vary depending on the day’s activities.
Some excursions your concierge organize include lunch, but if you choose to go exploring on your own you may want to take care of lunch yourself.
In the winter season once the lifts stopping running it’s time to head back for a relaxing spa treatment, a session in the hot tub and steam room, and definitely a slice (or two) of homemade cakes with some mulled wine – well deserved after an active day on the mountain. Evenings typically start with some delicious canapés and an apéritif of your choice before moving on to the main dinner.
Each morning your chefs will share a menu for that evening and invite guests to let us know if there’s anything on there that doesn’t take their fancy.
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