Zermatt is one of the most enchanting ski resorts in the Alps, boasting beautiful scenery, an outstanding network of ski runs, and exclusive accommodation. Our award-winning portfolio displays some of the best luxury chalets Zermatt has to offer.
We have a range of wonderful chalets to suit your needs. Christiania Penthouse – one of Bramble Ski’s newest editions – oozes luxury and uniqueness with its incredible views of the legendary Matterhorn, sophisticated dining area, sauna and open wood fire. Also, the elegant ski-in-ski-out luxury apartment Elena, which sleeps eight people, is incredibly spacious and shares access to a spa with swimming pool.
Our luxury ski homes are offered on a catered or self-catered basis, giving you the chance to sit back and let our professional, friendly staff take care of your every need. Our team of luxury hospitality specialists can help to make your stay truly remarkable.
Zermatt has a plethora of incredibly good restaurants both on the mountain and in the village, and, with the Matterhorn as a climber's paradise, its rich mountain culture is steeped in history
Zermatt village, resting at 1,620m above sea level, is widely recognised as one of the most beautiful resorts in the world. The picturesque Matterhorn, omnipresent; iconic; and hypnotic, attracts every level of skier. With over 14 glaciers and 38 peaks rising above 4,000m in the region, Zermatt is a favourite ski location for many simply due to its unforgettable scenery.
As a resort, Zermatt wins an annual bouquet of awards, ranging from restaurant Michelin stars to making the list of National Geographic’s “must see places”.
Europe’s highest resort, Zermatt offers year round skiing and is reliably one of the most snow-sure resorts in the world. Over 350km of pistes comprise Zermatt’s extensive network which stretches into the Italian resort of Cervinia, highly recommended as a lunchtime destination.
A plethora of mountain restaurants and bars dotted across the resort provide numerous welcoming pit stops to take advantage of on your way back to one of our luxury chalets from an incredible day of skiing.
For nature lovers and hiking or walking enthusiasts, the mountains around Zermatt offer abundant possibilities.
Our ski instructor concierges are on hand to help you make the most of such a large skiable area. Bramble Ski uses the most experienced and knowledgeable instructors and mountain guides, some of whom are the descendants of multiple generations of guides and instructors.
Whether you are looking for someone with the care and patience to ensure your children’s first skiing experience is a great one and kindles a new passion, or you are looking for an adventurous guide to provide some tuition in the extreme off-piste, we would be delighted to arrange this for you.
Our instructors are also on hand to offer any advice on the correct ski equipment for the prevailing conditions.
With Zermatt's heavily glaciated landscape, the best way to experience the challenging off-piste skiing is with a Mountain Guide. Many have skied in Zermatt all their lives and know the off-piste like the back of their hands. Whether navigating you down steep couloirs or through stunning high mountain terrain, they can find something to test the most experienced skiers.
For the definitive ski or snowboard experience, we would be delighted to book you a heli-skiing trip. Zermatt offers some incredible terrain only easily accessed by a helicopter including the Monte Rosa, the Aschorn, and the Alphubeljoch.
Helicopter sightseeing is also an incredible way to view the mountains surrounding Zermatt and allows a unique perspective of the Matterhorn.
We set up our sister company Haute Montagne to cater to the exacting demands of our clients looking for the ultimate chalet holiday experience, expecting the finest luxury properties accompanied by the very best of service levels.
It is not by accident that the Haute Montagne experience has come to be known as superyachts in the snow.
Haute Montagne chalets are among the finest properties available to rent in the ski industry. They are the best properties in resort and are all stand-alone mega-chalets with beautiful furnishings and decadent spa facilities.
You will be looked after by a team of highly trained professionals, each selected for excellence in their field, attention to detail, and discretion.
A picturesque mountain village set at the foot of the Matterhorn, the multi-award winning resort of Zermatt has everything you could wish for from a ski resort
Despite Zermatt’s popularity, it still maintains a unique aura of old-world village charm. Distinctive Swiss chalets and cottages house the small population of roughly 5,700 residents.
As the entire resort is pedestrianised, an array of small boutiques as well as designer brands stores have sprung up along the main shopping street, the Bahnhofstrasse, which runs up the valley from the train station. Gluhwein lends an aromatic smell and a warming sensation for an evening amble under warm layers. Horse carriages are available as well as electric taxi and shuttle services.
The shuttle journey from Tasch, where all cars are parked, only increases the sense of anticipation as you arrive at this incredible resort.
On your ski back to resort there are numerous opportunities to sample the aprés-ski. Stop off in one of the bars that line the piste or in the village and experience the infectious aprés-ski atmosphere.
The choice of restaurants in Zermatt is unrivalled, from up-to-the-minute modern Michelin-starred haute cuisine to earthy and traditional time-honoured Swiss cuisine, with venues ranging from timeless mountain cabanes to modern architectural buildings worthy of the most fashionable restaurants. And, with the opportunity to ski across to Italy to sample the Italian delicacies in restaurants such as the famous Chalet Etoile, there's no end to the culinary spoiling. If you choose to stay on the Swiss side, soak up the sunshine and stunning views from Chez Vrony's terrace.
You will undoubtedly be spoilt for choice in Zermatt on our chalet staff's night off or during your self-catered stay. We can help to plan your restaurant reservations during your time with us.
With more than 60 bars and numerous nightclubs, there is something to offer for everyone's taste to ensure an unforgettable night out. Whether you prefer intimate evenings or decadent, glamorous nights stretching into the small hours.
A playground for skiers and non skiers alike
For the non-skier, there is a host of alternative resources on offer, including an aquatics centre, the Zermatt Museum, and indoor tennis courts, all of which are easily accessible. Zermatt’s cinema, which also doubles as a concert venue, is lit in the warm light of impressive glowing chandeliers lending a regal feeling to an evening film or concert.
If you do not ski or you are looking for a break from skiing, there are numerous options for alternative activities, both on the mountain and in the village.
The Matterhorn Glacier Paradise offers the highest lift-accessed 360 degree view in Europe. On a clear day, one can view the Swiss, French, and Italian Alps in all their glory.
Some of the winter activities which are available to you without having to strap into your ski or snowboard boots are: snowshoeing, sledding, clay pigeon shooting, curling, ice skating, and paragliding.
Although many of our properties in Zermatt have shared or private spa facilities there are a plethora of day spas to choose from. To help you decide there are a couple that stand out from the crowd; the Zermatt has two renowned wellness centres: Mont Cervin Palace Spa and the Grand Hotel Zermatterhoff Alpina Spa. Both have indoor pools, saunas, hammams, fitness centres, and a wide selection of treatments available.
If you would prefer to exercise in the comfort of our luxury chalets, speak to your concierge or pre-arrivals manager to arrange personal training sessions or private yoga instruction.
Experience alpine adventures at the foot of the iconic Matterhorn
The Alps provide a rejuvenating and an exhilarating experience in the summer months and no more so than in Zermatt. With an abundance of activities on offer, the resort tends to attract a combination of adventurous mountain enthusiasts but also tranquil personalities seeking the restorative mountain air and a break away from it all.
Some of the activities available include hiking, biking, rock climbing, tennis, golf, and summer skiing.
For those that crave a challenge, Zermatt is surrounded by impressive 4,000 metre peaks. Mountain guides can be hired throughout the summer to lead you to the summits of these imposing peaks.
If you have not had your fix of skiing in the winter, Zermatt offers you the chance to summer ski on the Theodul glacier at over 3,800m with 21km of pistes.
The renowned Zermatt Unplugged acoustic music festival takes place every April. Attracting musicians from around the globe, the festival has 13 venues dotted throughout the village.
Every two years Zermatt is the starting point for the legendary Patrouille des Glaciers ski touring race.This is a formidable race which sees hundreds of participants make the daunting journey from Zermatt to Verbier on skis through the night.
Each summer Zermatt hosts the Swiss Food Festival. Held across three days the streets of the village are lined with charming chalet-style food stands offering produce from across Switzerland, the streets filling with the aroma of Swiss delicacies. Many of Zermatt's top chefs offer masterclasses and 17 restaurants across the resort host events across the three decadent days.
The mountains and classical music have an affinity and, during the month of September, the mountain air of Zermatt is filled with the sound of classical music from the Zermatt Classical music festival. Bringing together musicians from across the globe to perform concerts and take part in workshops, all held in the breathtaking alpine surroundings.
Zermatt is situated close to the Swiss Italian border, at the end of the 30km Mattertal valley which starts in the Swiss canton of Valais.
International flights into Switzerland can be booked to either Geneva or Zurich. Both airports are more or less equidistant and one can expect the following approximated journey times by rail or private transfer:
Zurich: Four hours by private transfer or 3.5 hours by rail.
Geneva: Three hours by private transfer and four hours by rail.
For the ultimate in convenience, fly by private jet into Sion airport from where you can be whisked to the resort within 45 minutes. Reservations for ski flights to Sion can be made online at https://www.flyvictor.com/en-gb/
Geneva airport and Zurich airport are both fully integrated into the Swiss rail network. In true Swiss efficiency, it’s possible to check luggage and ski equipment onto the trains through to Zermatt. With this facility, it’s a wonderful, quiet journey through the Swiss valleys and mountains in a comfortable, relaxed environment. Milan airport is also a convenient start to your train journey at six hours of travelling time.
These journeys will always include at least one change of train in Tasch where travellers board the shuttle to the village of Zermatt.
As Zermatt is a car free resort, cars must be parked in the long term parking in Tasch. There is then a short train journey from Tasch to Zermatt where a member of our team will meet you at the train station to escort you to your chalet.
Please make sure you contact us to inform us of your arrival time.
The Bramble Ski team would be delighted to book you a private transfer whatever your group size and level of standard desired. Our main transfer partners, Zermatt Airport Transfers, have special allowance to drive the private road between Tasch and the entrance to the village, where a member of our team will be ready to greet you and introduce you to the resort.
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