Are you the type of skier who can’t wait to get out on the slopes each morning? If so, ski-in ski-out chalets are the perfect choice for your ski holiday. You can ski directly from your doorstep onto the slopes and back to your doorstep in the evening. Above all, there’s no walking through the streets carrying your skis after a few afternoon drinks. Our ski experts have scoured the market and hand-picked the best ski-in ski-out chalets in Europe and the rest of the world.

What is Ski-In Ski-Out?

Ski-in ski-out means the accommodation is located within 50m of the slopes and lift stations. Having a chalet near the slopes maximises time on the pistes. This also cuts out time walking through towns with your ski kit or having to revise the bus timetables. Being able to ski back to the accommodation also means it’s quicker to head to the spa or have some downtime after the lifts close. Staying at ski-in ski-out accommodation makes everything easier on your ski holiday.

Ski in ski out chalets

1. Chalet Marie, Avoriaz, France

Chalet Marie has a fantastic ski-in ski-out location on the piste in Avoriaz ski resort and is just two minutes from the village centre. As a result, you can easily walk or ski to the best restaurants and bars in town. The rustic wooden chalet comes fully equipped with a sauna, log fire, and heated boot racks. Floor-to-ceiling windows and a balcony present pretty views across the resort and faraway peaks. What’s more, the chalet is close to ski schools, making it suitable for families and beginners looking for ski chalets in Europe.

Avoriaz is a charming traffic-free town on the mountaintop. Next door to Morzine, there’s an amazing 650km of pisted slopes. If skiing or walking around town doesn’t appeal, then you can always choose the most popular choice of transport – a horse-drawn carriage!

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Chalet Marie would be a top chalet in virtually any resort, but situated here, right on the piste near the centre of Avoriaz, it is simply a stunner!

Avoriaz ski holidays

Ski in ski out chalets

2. Chalet Iris Bleu, La Plagne, France

Chalet Iris Bleu is the ultimate ski-in ski-out chalet apartment in the Paradiski ski area with direct access to 425km of slopes. Accessing the chalet at the end of the day is by an easy blue run, while the nearest chairlift is La Bergerie. The cosy interiors are a great place to relax after a day’s skiing, with an inviting sofa and a log-burning stove. If you’re travelling with family, then the kids can grab the toboggans and head out for a slide before dinner.

In the morning, wake up with views over the slopes from the balcony. Then pick up your warmed-up boots from the locker room before heading out to the slopes. La Plagne is a great choice for both beginners and families with a variety of easy runs. There are also some black runs and more challenging terrain for experienced skiers.

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Chalet Iris Bleu apartment sits in the heart of peaceful Plagne Soleil and is perfectly located for access to the incredible skiing of Paradiski.

La Plagne ski holidays

Best ski chalets in the world

3. Lodge Des Nants, Morzine, France

Lodge Des Nants has the perfect combination of a ski-in ski-out location and unbelievable facilities. The design and décor are truly spectacular and will take your ski holiday experience to the next level. On top of this, you have incredible views of the Morzine Valley looking up to the neighbouring ski resort Avoriaz. This ski chalet is ideal for relaxation and entertainment after a day on the slopes.

Take a dip in the lovely hot tub or enjoy your evening in the entertainment room with a pool table, bar, and sociable seating area. One of the floors has an open-plan kitchen and dining area, where you can enjoy incredible food. In addition, there are amazing spa facilities such as an indoor swimming pool, complete with a current to swim against, a hammam, a traditional log barrel sauna, and the option to have massages and treatments from Morzine’s massage therapists.

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Set back from the centre of Morzine, Lodge Des Nants is a brand new chalet, encapsulating the essence of luxury ski holidays.

Morzine ski holidays

Lodge des Nants

4. Chalet No. 1 Club Bellevarde, Val d’Isère, France

Built with timber from local farmhouses, this chalet just oozes charm and character. Found on the edge of the Santons piste in Val d’Isère, it’s one of the best areas for skiing. A shuttle service operating in the morning and afternoon makes this chalet accessible to and from the slopes.

The sitting room has an open fireplace, floor-to-ceiling glass, and comfortable sofas. This combination makes the perfect place to sit back and enjoy the breathtaking views whilst snuggled up by the fire with a warm drink. After an exciting day skiing, the hot tub on the terrace is a very welcome sight, soaking in the bubbles surrounded by the Alps.

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Chalet No. 1 Club Bellevarde in Val d’Isere is located in an excellent sunny position near the centre of the resort.

Val d’Isère ski holidays

Ski in ski out chalets

5. Suite Zozi, Les Arcs

Located directly on the slopes of Les Arcs, Suite Zozi is the perfect ski-in ski-out accommodation. The property is perched on the blue piste ‘Baptiste Giabivoni’ and is opposite two chairlifts. The centre of village of Les Arcs 1950 is car-free, meaning skiers can enjoy the luxury of skiing straight into town. Suite Zozi is part of a larger building with several other chalets and suites. Take advantage of the fabulous facilities in the residence, which include a swimming pool, spa, bar, cinema, and children’s playroom.

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Suite Zozi sleeps uo to six guests across three en-suite bedrooms. Enjoy having the privacy of your own space and the facilities of a hotel.

Les Arcs ski holidays

6. Chalet Norel, Chamonix, France

Located in one of the most highly recommended areas of the Chamonix Valley, Chalet Norel is a beautiful 1833 renovated farmhouse. Nestled on the famous Kandahar World Cup Slope, this chalet offers ski-in ski-out access. Sleeping up to 12 people, Chalet Norel is made for large groups and families to enjoy winter adventures together.

Being so close to the slopes, you can almost ski right into the hot tub as your muscles relax in the bubbles. The sauna or log fire will warm you up even more, so you’re ready to take on the slopes again the next day. Up to 12 guests can stay here, making Chalet Norel one of the best ski chalets for large groups and families.

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Located on the famous Kandahar World Cup Slope, the chalet offers ski-in ski-out access to the slopes.

Chamonix ski holidays

Chalet Norel lounge

7. Chalet Kuma, Chamonix, France

Another stunning chalet in Chamonix, Chalet Kuma stands out with its clean and modern décor combined with that rustic alpine feel. Through the Kandahar World Cup Slope, you can ski right to your door. With a large living space, up to 12 guests across 4 bedrooms can enjoy Chalet Kuma.

Overlooking the valley, this is one of the best ski chalets for views, with the terrace boasting an amazing scene of Mont Blanc. And if this wasn’t enough, there’s also a sauna, steam room, and its very own swimming pool. It’s hard to decide what’s more exciting, the slopes or this chalet’s opulence.

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Chalet Kuma is located in the heart of Chamonix and has great ski-in ski-out access to the Kandahar World Cup ski slope.

Chamonix ski holidays

Chalet Kuma pool

8. Chalet Merveilles, Tignes, France

One of the best chalets in Europe, Chalet Merveilles has a fantastic location in Tignes. Found opposite the Les Boisses’ nursery slope with direct access to the Espace Killy ski area, this chalet has unrivalled skiing opportunities, making it one of the best chalets in the world for winter fun.

After a long day of skiing, the chalet’s swimming pool and sauna are the perfect answer to sore muscles. A glass of wine in hand while sitting on the terrace with the view of Mont Blanc is sure to relax anyone. When it gets chilly, the log fire in the beautiful living room is sure to warm everyone up.

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Chalet Merveilles sits opposite the Les Boisses’ nursery slope and has ski-in ski-out access to the Espace Killy ski area.

Tignes ski holidays

Best ski chalets in the world

9. Chalet High 7 Penthouse, Zermatt, Switzerland

Situated in a tranquil corner of Zermatt, the breathtaking views of the Matterhorn can’t be beaten. Chalet High 7 Penthouse is stylishly decorated, creating a warm and truly Alpine feel, showcasing Swiss luxury. From the windows of the penthouse you will have unspoiled views of skiers cruising down the slopes.

Sleeping up to nine guests, this ski-in ski-out chalet is well suited to groups and families. The living space is large enough to accommodate all whilst still creating an air of cosiness. This makes the chalet a truly convivial place.

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This luxurious ski-in ski-out apartment situated in a tranquil quarter of Zermatt with a breathtaking view of the Matterhorn.

Zermatt ski holidays

Chalet High 7 Jewel lounge

10. Chalet No 3 Club Bellevarde, Val d’Isère, France

Chalet No 3 Club Bellevarde is a spectacular 24-person chalet located in Val d’Isère. Situated conveniently on the edge of Santons piste, it is the perfect ski-in ski-out chalet. The rooms in Chalet No 3 Club Bellevarde are sold separately. This gives guests an opportunity to interact with other like-minded skiers in a cosy, welcoming atmosphere.

Twin hot tubs can be found on the terrace patio, allowing guests to marvel at the beautiful surroundings while unwinding from their exciting day. Guests also have access to the indoor spa complex adjacent to the chalet. This includes a fabulous indoor swimming pool, spa, hammam, and treatment rooms.

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No 3 Club Bellevarde is an imposing stone-and-timber chalet ideally located on the edge of the Santons piste.

Val d’Isère ski holidays
Chalet No 3 Club Bellevarde

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