Introducing: Chinese New Year Ski Holidays
For a spontaneous and unforgettable Chinese New Year getaway, one need not look further than a ski holiday.
For a spontaneous and unforgettable Chinese New Year getaway, one need not look further than a ski holiday at one of luxury tour operator, Scott Dunn’s, iconic chalets. The award-winning ski experts have a collection of some of the most impressive chalets in the world’s top resorts, complemented with the utterly impeccable service for which they are renowned for. All that’s needed is a good set of boots to hit the slopes and celebrate Chinese New Year in style!
Nestled in the heart of Hirafu Village in Niseko on Hokkaido, The Hakuchozan is a luxury chalet ideal for large groups or families looking to experience Japanese skiing with exquisite surroundings, attentive service and spectacular views. Featuring a ‘Man-Cave’ bar and a games room along with a large open living room with wood-burning fireplace and a jacuzzi deck complete with a firepit, this chalet is ideal for guests of all ages. After a hearty breakfast, a private driver will whisk skiers to the ski lift or ski resort of choice before comfortably bringing them back at the end of the day – making access to the slopes seamless and hassle-free. Niseko also provides a variety of gastronomic options ranging from Michelin Star restaurants to quaint, authentic family run cafes.
The air of understated elegance that Mont Cervin Palace exudes is unrivalled. The excellent facilities and discreet service guarantee its place among The Leading Hotels of the World. Situated in the heart of Zermatt, Mont Cervin Palace has a varied selection of rooms, suites and apartments within 4 inter-connected sets of accommodation. It is a mere few minute’s walk from the Gornergrat railway, lies at an altitude of 1620 meters at the foot of the world-renowned Matterhorn and surrounded by an additional 38 majestic peaks. The charming village of Zermatt is idyllic in both summer and winter and remains an ideal spot for an active, refreshing or relaxing holiday, depending on the type of traveller.
Wake up to the magical view of Lake Wakatipu reflecting the lofty peaks of the Southern Alps at one of New Zealand’s most luxurious and exclusive properties, Blanket Bay. The area boasts a plethora of outdoor activities amongst snow-capped mountains, wild rivers, hillsides of golden grasslands and ancient forests, with everything from hiking to fishing, skiing, heli skiing, sky-diving, wine tasting or day trips to Milford Sound. The lodge itself is designed to be warm and welcoming with plenty of corners to relax after an active day out, as well as a games room and a den with a fully stocked self-service bar. On-site award-winning Chefs will prepare unforgettable meals with the best regional produce New Zealand has to offer for a truly all-rounded winter wonderland experience.
Combining Savoyard authenticity with contemporary luxury, Chalet Mathilda epitomizes the modern luxury ski chalet, setting a new standard for out of this world ski holidays. Located on the private estate of Les Fermes de Val d’lsère, Mathilda commands a place among the very best chalets in Val disère and the Alps by virtue of size, facilities, quality of finish and a style that stands the test of time. With service and facilities akin to that of a five star hotel, Chalet Mathilda features an indoor swimming pool with jet stream and hammam, an expansive living room with panoramic views of the dazzling alpine scenery and six spacious bedrooms featuring traditional wooden beams and Moroccan style ceilings . Guests can unwind post-ski while indulging in personally tailored dishes from a private chef, or can enjoy evenings out while private nannies look after children from as young as four months.
Located at the base of the magnificent Blackcomb mountain, Four Seasons Whistler is a luxurious 5 star residence just minutes from the slopes, shops and restaurants of Whistler village. A superb hideaway after a day outdoors, this luxury hotel and resort combines rustic mountain charm with modern European elegance. The world-class spa boasts fifteen treatment rooms and what seems like an endless choice of therapies including massage, hydro-therapy and couples treatments. Those looking for an après-ski warm down can also make use of the complimentary fully equipped gym and the beautiful outdoor free-form swimming pool. Sidecut Modern Steak and Bar is open for breakfast and dinner, where guests can enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding mountains, whilst sat beside a roaring fire. Special menus for children of all ages are also available.
For more details, visit www.scottdunn.com