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Verbier on a shoestring

16th March 2017

Let’s be honest, doing Verbier on a shoestring is going to take a little creativity and a whole lot of pre-planning. Many flock to this luxury powerhouse purely to experience exclusiveness and indulgence – Verbier is often referred to as a ‘playground for the wealthy’. And that’s fine, if you have money to spend. But […]

Top Chalets for Group Ski Holidays in Verbier

6th March 2017

At Chalet Apartment Rentals, we arrange bespoke group ski holidays in Verbier and the surrounding areas. With over 100 ski chalets, lodges and apartments to choose from, our carefully selected property portfolio has accommodation to suit every need and requirement. Our luxury ski chalets and apartments compliment all group ski holidays in Verbier, providing superb […]

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Spend Valentine’s Day in Verbier 2017

8th February 2017

It’s not too late to book an impromptu Valentine’s Day getaway. As far as Swiss ski resorts go, Verbier ticks all the boxes, with glorious sunshine, myriad activities and an enchanting village atmosphere. This romantic escape to the mountains offers breathtaking views and snow-covered mountains – Valentines in Verbier is no ordinary annual event. Fall […]

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The Ultimate Verbier Bucket List

30th January 2017

Verbier has it all – sun-drenched mountainsides, exquisite scenery and vibrant nightlife. As one of the most magnificent ski resorts in Europe, we’ve compiled the ultimate bucket list of activities to tick off when you visit Verbier this year. If you’re reading this, you’ll want to know how to maximise your time here, and with […]

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An Insider’s Guide to Verbier in 2017

9th January 2017

Here in Verbier, the Chalet Apartment Rentals team has greatly enjoyed the Christmas and new year celebrations. To kickstart 2017, we are delighted to announce some of the exciting events taking place over the next 12 months in Verbier. This ski resort is packed with Swiss spirit all year round, and our calendar showcases the […]

5 best apres ski venues in verbier

30th December 2016

Apres Ski (French for after ski) is a term used to describe the social activities, entertainment and nightlife that takes place specifically at ski resorts. After an intense day tackling the slopes, it’s almost mandatory to indulge in an evening of food and drink, music, partying and general merriment. Many believe that the apres ski […]

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Verbier: The A-Listers Ski Resort

29th November 2016

Known as the ‘winter playground for the rich and famous’, Verbier has been given the seal of approval from royalty and celebrity clientele year after year. But what makes this small mountain village so popular, and why has it drummed up so much success? I’m a Celebrity… get me to Verbier! A high-quality retreat and […]

Essential Post-Ski Warm-Up Exercises

23rd November 2016

Before hitting the slopes, it’s important to carry out some warm-up exercises. While this is true for most sports, a good warm up is particularly essential when it comes to skiing – the rapid change from being cold and static, to exerting body heat and moving at high intensity can have a serious impact on […]

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Avalanche Safety in Verbier: A Guide

27th September 2016

Avalanches – the rapid flow of snow down a hill or mountainside – pose a severe threat to the safety of skiers and snowboarders in the Alps. They can be caused by numerous factors, including terrain, slope steepness, weather, temperature, and snowpack conditions. The time of year can also play a role, with spring being […]

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Top 10 Alternative Winter Activities in Verbier

27th September 2016

There’s no denying that skiing in Verbier is the most common and popular activity due to the vast range of slopes and ski runs. However, there are a huge selection of activities to get involved in! If you’re due a winter getaway this season, why not try out some of these weird and wonderful alternatives? […]

Working a ski season in Verbier: a guide

21st July 2016

Working a ski season in Verbier could be the best time of your life – you are paid to ski, you get to meet and build relationships with lots of new people and much more.. You may learn a new language, and gain fantastic experience for future career prospects and opportunities. Whether you are a […]

5 Swiss dishes you simply must try

6th July 2016

There are few countries better than Switzerland if you’re looking for an activity-filled break, but during the trip you will also get the opportunity to try some seriously delicious dishes. Once you’ve worked up an appetite on the many ski slopes of Verbier and taken in the beautiful landscapes, there are a number of extraordinary […]

Guide to Mountain Biking in Verbier

21st June 2016

Verbier is renowned throughout Europe for being a mountain biking hotspot thanks to its tremendous bike park, which features trails extending hundreds of kilometres, as well as a very handy lift system which gets visitors around with the minimum of fuss. Throw in some breathtaking Alpine scenery, a large range of bike stores, and its […]

Christmas in Verbier

17th November 2015

If you’re looking for the perfect Christmas getaway, then look no further, because Verbier has it all! Situated in the south-western region of Switzerland in the Canton of Valais, Verbier is a traditional alpine village packed with rustic chalet-style buildings, luxurious health spas, high-class boutiques and exclusive restaurants. Regarded by many as the world’s most […]

Eco-Friendly Ski Holiday

5th December 2014

Each year, we are becoming more aware of the impact that climate change is having on Alpine areas. In Switzerland, the air temperature has risen by at least one degree celsius over the past couple of decades, and it isn’t going to stop. Eventually, this will lead to snow and ice cover depleting, and settlements […]

Top Luxury Ski Chalets in Verbier

20th November 2014

Verbier is the home of Alpine luxury and has long been known for its gorgeous chalets. What less could you expect when surrounding by the pure majesty of the Verbier landscape than complete opulence when you step inside one of the resort’s highly coveted chalets? From the moment our guests arrive in Verbier for the […]

Luxury Ski Holidays in Le Chable

10th November 2014

If you are looking for all of the charm and excitement of a ski holiday, but in a slightly more tranquil setting, Le Chable should be at the top of your wish list. Le Chable is one of the most iconic Alpine ski resorts in the world for its quintessential surroundings, fantastic skiing and friendly […]

Winter Photography Tips

27th October 2014

If you’re setting off on a ski holiday, the chances are you will want to get some amazing pictures from the slopes. Perhaps you’re looking to capture your friends and family in action as they practise their new skills on the slopes, or would like some more artistic images of professional kickers up in the […]

Four Favourite Swiss Dishes

12th September 2014

f there are two things that Switzerland is famous for, it is its skiing and its delicious food. Whether Swiss cuisine makes you think of creamy chocolate or freshly-baked breads, these famous foods are just the tip of a taste iceberg. Here are our four favourite exquisite Swiss dishes you should go out of your […]

Verbier Luxury Accommodation Specialist Service

12th August 2014

Holidays are designed for relaxation and rejuvenation. But it’s not just the gorgeous chalet interiors that make staying with us so luxurious, but also our specialist services. From practical nannying to pure indulgence with spa treatments, we’ve got it covered. Whether your dream break is a calming break in the Swiss alps gazing over beautiful […]

Save our Slopes!

28th July 2014

Climate change has become a central cultural point of concern since scientists initially made a link between greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. Many areas have already suffered the effects of climate change, such as numerous Small Island Developing States that have received the attention of the recent World Environment Day efforts; however, as recent […]

Verbier Ski Conditions

2nd July 2014

Verbier is world-renowned for being one of the best ski resorts in existence. When you’re booking a ski holiday, one of the most important aspects influencing your choice will be the ski conditions. Nestled on a sunny South-facing plateau in the 4 Vallées area, Verbier offers both stunning views and exhilarating slopes with peaks of […]

Join Us for Verbier Festival!

26th June 2014

Every summer, the dramatic ski resort of Verbier undergoes a transformation as the sun warms the climate and the region’s many talented musicians meet in the resort for a three week festival. Verbier Festival, this year from 18th July to 30th August, is a thriving epicentre of arts, community and culture where locals, international performers […]

Summer in Verbier

26th June 2014

When you think of summer, what do you imagine? Blue skies, sun… ski resort? It’s time to re-think your plans for the summer and welcome some Verbier sunshine into your life. Let’s face it, summer in the UK means drizzle, so who wouldn’t rather be surrounded by the breathtaking mountains and pampered in the indulgence […]

Welcome to Verbier

2nd February 2014

On route to Verbier you will pass through Le Chable, a small village found below the main resort. You will be blown away by the tranquil settings and spectacular views of the mountains. You will also see the Verbier accommodation in the form many wooden chalets which built prior 1920’s which add much of the […]