Journal

Chamonix for the family – summer

05 May 2018

Often viewed as ‘big mountain’ or ‘home of the extreme’ Chamonix is sometimes overlooked as a family destination.  In reality there are very few resorts in the world that can compete with what Chamonix offers families, year round. We take a look at just a few of the family treats available right now for visiting families.

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Sir Terence Conran – Master of Design

04 May 2018

Sir Terence Conran has been influencing the design preferences and culinary palates of the nation for more than 60 years. He was driven by a vision for what design could and should be. When he found it didn’t exist in post-war Britain, he created it, which is why he embodies the spirit of The Boutique Chalet Company …

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Day tripping: Chamonix Mer de Glace & the little red Montenvers Train

02 May 2018

The Mer de Glace is something I had overlooked for the best part of 10 years. Who’d take a slow train up a mountain when you can high-speed ski down one? But at the end of this winter, when faced with creating an itinerary for visiting family, I had one Chamonix morning left to fill. The Mer de Glace was my only option and thank goodness it was…

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Banana, Strawberry & Basil Smoothies

29 April 2018

Pep up your day and cool down with our fresh and fruity Banana, Strawberry and Basil Smoothie. Perfect for recharging and refreshing in this hot weather…

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Apple and Elderflower Gin Fizz

28 April 2018

Bored of your mulled wine? Tired of teas and coffees? Looking for something a little different for your post ski pleasure? Ben from Chalet Twenty26 just let us in on his big springtime secret. The new Springtime cocktail he’s been making exclusively for the après ski pleasure of guests at Twenty26 …

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Designer in Demand – Andrew Laughland

12 April 2018

Laughland Jones have created some of the most famous, and some of the most famously unknown, luxury residences around the world. We were lucky enough to speak to the Founder, Andrew Laughland, about their work at Chalet Couttet and what it’s like to be a Designer in Demand.

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Top Tips for Flying with Children

10 April 2018

If you’re flying with kids you might be worried about arriving in one piece. What if they act up, or spend the whole flight screaming? What if you land more frazzled than ready for fun? Here are some top tips from Skyscanner  and some well-travelled mums who know a thing or two about flying with children…

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I’ve got a food intolerance. The changing face of the chalet chef

05 April 2018

After his recent interview with Source Magazine, Nick Lyon Dean talks to us about the changing face of the modern day chalet chef in light of the proliferation of food allergies, intolerances and dietary requirements.

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Top 9 health benefits of steam rooms and saunas

02 April 2018

They feel good… That’s all we knew for sure. But it seems that the benefits of steam rooms and saunas are far-reaching and scientifically proven. Here are some of the reasons you need to steam and sauna your way to better health…

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Fancy yourself as a travel writer?

01 April 2018

Fancy yourself as a travel writer? Then why not contribute to the next BC Insider Guide. We are looking for top tips, insider knowledge, and hidden destinations for MERIBEL and the Three Valleys. It’s the most famous ski area in the world with an infinite number of things to do year round. But what are your top tips for a BC Guest?

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The James Bond chalet – Meet the design team

17 March 2018

For the last three years, I’ve been working assiduously on Chalet Joux Plane. In my world of interior architecture, it’s rare to meet a client with such an open mind and such a tolerance for my vision.

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Caramelised fig, orange and feta salad

13 March 2018

Summer hit the mountains this week with high temperatures and glorious sunshine. But changing seasons also means changing palates. Here is one of our Ottolenghi summer favourites, perfect for those temperature-topping days and balmy nights.

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Chalet Joux Plane: Owner Interview

13 March 2018

Chalet Joux Plane wows you with its contemporary architecture and cutting edge design from the moment you first arrive. So one might assume that the owner set out with a clear design vision and an unabating drive to raise the architectural bar. In fact, his search for a mountain home started out as a tentative one…

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Meet your Therapist

11 March 2018

Claire Sibon is the in-house Bamford Spa manager with The Boutique Chalet Company. Having recently returned from a residential stay at Bamford’s Haybarn in The Cotswolds, she tells The Journal why she loves everything Bamford, and recommends her favrouite Bamford treatments and massages available to Boutique guests this winter.

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Chef Masterclass: The perfect soufflé

10 March 2018

So wowed have our guests been at Chef, Oliver Salt’s superb soufflés that he started giving a Master class.. Here we give you the how to on creating the perfect soufflé after you leave your Boutique Chalet.

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Chalet Twenty26: Virtual Tour

08 March 2018

Chalet Twenty26 is located in an idyllic and private location just moments away from the centre of Morzine. The chalet boasts all the features of a luxury boutique hotel, with the intimacy of a private residence. The spa area alone occupies an entire floor and features a heated outdoor pool, sauna, hot tub, hamman, waterfall shower and a vaulted treatment room, which are just some of reasons guests never want to leave. Explore the chalet. Enjoy your exclusive Virtual Tour.

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Chalet M: Virtual Tour

07 March 2018

From Chalet M you sit on mountain high in this extraordinary, and ever popular luxury ski chalet. High above Morzine village, yet moments from the town, enjoy ultimate luxury and privacy in this exquisite mountain home. Explore the chalet. Enjoy your exclusive Virtual Tour.

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Still organising your own holiday?

06 March 2018

Still organising your own ski holiday? There are some things you just don’t need to do alone. Organising your luxury ski holiday is one of them. You already  have your own personal concierge with the BC Concierge. Let us do the hard work for you.

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Boutique Weeks – Luxury stays by the room

15 February 2018

Boutique Weeks allow guests to enjoy a luxury chalet experience, but on a room-by-room basis, much like a Boutique Hotel.

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a perfectly poached egg

10 February 2018

The perfectly poached egg is hard to master. One moment we are revelling at the sight of our perfectly poached creation, the next we are faced
with a scrambled mess of boiling water and eggy foam. Thankfully Head Chef, Nick Lyon Dean is here to help…

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Why is massage important after skiing?

08 February 2018

Claire Sibon is the in-house Bamford Spa manager with The Boutique Chalet Company. She tells The Journal why massage is so important after skiing and lets us know her favourite Bamford treatments this winter.

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BC Corporate Ski

05 February 2018

The Boutique Chalet Company’s Corporate Ski provides bespoke corporate ski holidays. Enjoy a full five-star service, with itineraries tailored to your unique needs. Whether you are team building and networking, entertaining and rewarding clients and employees, or just want to enjoy some world-class skiing – BC Corporate Ski is your perfect partner.

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5 reasons why short ski breaks should be on your radar

29 January 2018

Short ski breaks should be on your radar. They are not simply ‘squashed up’ versions of a normal weeklong ski holiday. They are an incredible opportunity to maximise your annual ski time, minimise organisational fuss, discover new parts of the Alps, with minimal disruption to your daily life.

Here are 5 reasons you should try a luxury ski break this winter.

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MORZINE & LES GETS EVENTS

25 January 2018
Throughout winter (and summer), Morzine & Les Gets hosts a series of mostly free events. From music and film, cultural festivals and charity events, family activity weeks and celebrations of alpine culture.  Here are a few of our top picks.
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6 Reasons why it is better to Ski Easter

20 January 2018

It’s easy to forget Easter as a ski destination for your holidays. But Easter often knocks the snow-socks off the rest of the ski season. Here are six reasons we think it is always better to Ski Easter.

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7 Top tips for the perfect family ski holiday

18 January 2018

There are some small but essential things to consider that could make or break your family ski holiday. Here are our top 7 tips to ensure the perfect family ski trip.

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The 36-hour luxury ski break

17 January 2018

This is based on a true story… You might have work commitments coming out of your ears. Your work-life balance might have swung heavily in the direction of work, but surely you could give yourself 36-hours off to do a bit of skiing? We arranged it for some of our guests.

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Ski Weekends and Short Ski Breaks

14 January 2018

Not sure you could fit in a luxury ski break when your schedule is already at breaking point? Here’s how to get more piste time this winter…

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A day on the slopes : Meribel

11 January 2018

Sometimes you can have too much choice. There comes a crippling indecision when the world is quite literally your oyster. Some handy insights never go a miss. Which is why we love The Telegraph’s Ski Itineraries. Here we take a look at their one day guide to skiing Meribel.

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Never stop eating: from Meribel to Courchevel with a couple of Michelin stars thrown in

07 January 2018

It’s not just about the snow. Whether we admit it to ourselves, or not, skiing is also about the eating. Here we have our top tips for incredible mountain dining after you have enjoyed the very best ski area in the world. From Meribel to Courchevel, with a couple of Michelin stars thrown in…

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Early resort opening – the update

06 December 2017

It’s fair to say that it has been a truly magnificent start to winter here in the French Alps with 3 out of the 5 Boutique resorts opening early this year, and resorts braced for more snow this weekend. Here we get all the in-resort updates of what is really happening in the Alps, where is open and where you can ski – THIS WEEKEND

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Meribel: What’s new on the slopes this winter

01 December 2017

Every year there is so much going on in Meribel it can be hard to stay abreast of all the developments. Thankfully, the tourist office has put together a wonderful pack highlighting all the best bits. Here are some of their newest developments, on-piste.

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The pre half term weeks

17 November 2017

February half term sells itself. If you are a family who skis there are simply no other options. You must book along with the masses or, sadly, you miss out. With clients spending most of the year scrabbling to secure peak week chalets it’s easy to forget the weeks in between Christmas and February half term. But the pre-half term weeks – The Interim Weeks – offer some of the best ski conditions, considerably quieter pistes, and the most amazing accommodation deals.

 

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New Ski Tech for winter 17/18

12 November 2017

From the potentially life-saving advances made by Helly Hansen, to the fun-factor from GoPro, there is much to get excited about. Here are 8 of our favourite new releases and innovations for the mountain this winter.

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The Penthouse: Virtual Tour

07 October 2017

Urban living at altitude. The Penthouse is a fabulous, brand-new luxury ski apartment in the ski resort of Les Gets. Spanning two floors and finished to an incredibly high specification, The Penthouse ski apartment offers its guests some truly wonderful mountain views across the village of Les Gets resort. Situated very close to the Mont Chery cable car, and just a couple of moments stroll from the Chavannes cable car and chairlift, The Penthouse allows you to enjoy the very best of Les Gets village centre and its popular bars, restaurants, and boutiques. Explore the chalet. Enjoy your exclusive Virtual Tour.

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Chris Hamblin on the current progress at Chalet Joux Plane

04 October 2017

The Boutique Chalet Company’s Managing Director, Chris Hamblin, tells us about Chalet Joux Plane, the James Bond chalet, that nears completion ready for its grand opening in December. It’s been a 5-year journey to get here, which makes the end result even more eagerly anticipated. And Year One might just be THE year to stay in this exclusive ski chalet, before the rest of the world finds out about it!

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5 Reasons to ski New Years

26 September 2017

We think how you start the new year directly impacts the rest of your year. So why wouldn’t you start it on snow? Here are our top 5 reasons why it is imperative to make sure you are skiing New Years.

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Les Gets Ski Area News

26 September 2017

A ski area is only as good as its investment. The Portes du Soleil and its respective ski resorts invest annually to make improvements to the ski area, the skiable terrain, all connections and even working tirelessly to lessen the environmental burden on the natural environment. Here are some of Les Gets newest developments for this winter.

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5 Snow Sure recommendations in Chamonix

20 September 2017

Booking a ski holiday can sometimes feel like playing a game of roulette. You just don’t know whether you are going to strike it rich. As there is no way to predict snowfall it’s important to research which European ski resorts are snow sure, which is when ski resorts like Chamonix come into their own.

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Snow reliability has nothing to do with being high-altitude

20 September 2017

Snow reliability has nothing to do with being high altitude. Nowhere is this more apparent than the Portes du Soleil. The Portes du Soleil actually has some of the most snow sure AND low-altitude resorts in the French Alps, if not, Europe, with snow records more impressive than Zermatt.

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Bored of the Piste? Try these 5 adrenaline-filled winter sports

12 September 2017

Ski resorts are not just for skiing. In fact most towns have year-round populations with a penchant for all things extreme. So if you want a break from skiing, but still need your adrenaline fix, here’s our top 5 things to try. It’s what the locals do …

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Where is your perfect ski resort?

10 September 2017

Ever wondered what your perfect ski resort might be? High-altitude glacier or picture perfect mountain village? Bustling après or authentic alpine? Family friendly or a place to impress on the corporate ski? Or maybe you are working your way through your ski bucket list? We are here to help you make that choice with our perfect ski resort guide to the BC resorts

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Gear Guide | What the Professionals are wearing

10 September 2017

Mark De Rosenwerth is our go to guy for all things ski. As one of the most highly qualified and experienced ski instructors and guides on the mountain, he gives us an insight into what he will be wearing on the slopes this year.

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Family Ski Fit

04 September 2017

The words ski fitness always result in a collective groan among my peer group. But winter sports holidays do require a certain level of fitness. But you don’t have to banish your family to the gym to get them ski-fit. Here are a few easy ways to get them mountain-ready…

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Finished on piste? Our Top 5 non-ski related activities (that will still make you p** your pants)

30 August 2017

Finished on piste? Here are our top 5 adrenaline filled non-ski related activities (that will still make you p** your pants)…

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7 reasons to go skiing at Christmas

24 August 2017

There is still a certain stigma that comes from packing your bags over the festive period and fleeing the country.  Envious friends will tell you it’s a time for family. Needy relatives will claim you are robbing your kids of precious Christmas memories. The Daily Mail will cry…

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Project: Express Morzine-Avoriaz

28 July 2017

It was the stuff of urban legends – the mythical gondola that would connect Morzine Village to its high-altitude neighbour, Avoriaz 1800, effectively making these already well-connected ski areas into one gigantic ski hub slap bang in the middle of the Portes du Soleil. This year these plans took on solid form with the release of a proposed budget and works schedule.

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Your front row seat

05 July 2017

In recent years the French Alps have become a veritable cornucopia of musicians and performers who have relocated themselves away from the hub of London to create music in the beauty of the mountains…

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Insiders Guide with Nick Lyon Dean

04 July 2017

Offering you a sneaky taster of our upcoming Boutique Insider Guides here we have Head Chef, Nick Lyon Dean sharing some of his secret spots, favourite places and insider knowledge on Les Gets and Morzine. Get the Insider’s Guide. Live like a local.

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No more unhealthy ski

19 June 2017

Ski holidays used to be synonymous with over-indulgence. They were like a throwback to the early 1980s – everything done to ultimate excess. We would super-size ourselves from the minute we arrived; full English breakfasts followed by mid-morning beers; long lazy lunches…

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Ferme de Moudon: Virtual Tour

07 May 2017

Ferme de Moudon is one of the most iconic luxury chalets of all time. It is a chalet, like no other, the creation of internationally renowned interior designer, Nicky Dobree. To stay there is to understand the magic. Explore the chalet. enjoy your exclusive Virtual Tour.

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Why don’t fish from the sea taste salty?

01 May 2017

There are many things you learn working in the luxury travel industry. You meet an eclectic mix of people. You experience once in a lifetime destinations. And you work with some of the most talented individuals on the planet. What you learn from them normally stays with you forever. And this is no exception….

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Flow State

04 April 2017

Amy Dearlove is successful Singer / Songwriter living in Morzine in the French Alps. With a potential place on the Glastonbury stage this year, everything in her career is moving in the right direction. But her journey wasn’t always so clear cut.

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Road Biking in the French Alps

29 March 2017

They say road biking offers something for everyone; a sport that allows you to discover the Alps in a truly unique way. But if ascending a mountain currently seems out of your comfort and fitness zone, Mark from Velovation is here to tell you why you are most definitely wrong…

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Summer in the alps: White water rafting

14 March 2017

Not everyone is sad when the spring snow starts to melt. For Frogs Rafting it signals the beginning of their white-water rafting season that can span May to October. White-water rafting is the flip-side to the alpine winter season and the Alps offers some of the best rafting, canoeing and kayaking…

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Barolo and Barbaresco

14 February 2017

We don’t just want to serve wine. We want to serve great wines, produced by people who are as passionate about their product as we are ours. Our wine list isn’t simply the output of a boozy tasting or a ‘de facto’ recommendation by a local wine shop. We regularly visit producers…

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8 reasons to love spring skiing

12 February 2017

Eight reasons why Spring skiing should be top of your holiday to do list. You can enjoy warm temperatures, longer days and extended  lift opening hours. Pack your bikini and your ski boots. You are going to need it all.

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Too few of you to rent a whole chalet?

05 February 2017

With Boutique Weeks you can book a room, yes, that’s just one room, in some of the most exclusive and prestigious ski chalets in the French Alps. Keep your circle deliciously small and enjoy every single aspect of the luxury ski chalet experience.

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Ferme de la Corderie: The Virtual Tour

29 January 2017

Ferme de la Corderie is an exquisitely renovated luxury alpine farmhouse with breath-taking views over the French ski resort of Les Gets and the ski slopes of the Portes du Soleil. No expense has been spared to create one of the finest luxury ski chalets in the Alps. This exclusive ski property is very spacious and offers truly luxurious accommodation just moments from the centre of Les Gets. Explore the chalet. Enjoy your virtual tour.

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Vintage Ski Posters

22 January 2017

Some of our favourite vintage ski posters from the BC resorts making us think of Easter skiing, sunshine and chocolate chaud.

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Not perfect, but pistes

15 January 2017

We’d all been waiting for it. Praying for it. Dreaming about it. And finally* the snow fell, in bucket loads. Friday night, as I drove from Geneva into Les Gets…

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A luxury bathroom really can change your life…

11 January 2017

It’s science. It’s fact. Some of the greatest ideas ever conceived were done so in the bathroom. Archimedes came up with the principles of density and buoyancy when watching water flow as he drew a bath. Legend has it …

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SnowBox

08 January 2017

Heralded as one of the ‘must-do’ festivals of the year by The Metro, London, Snowbox secures incredible headline acts, organises events across the entire Portes du Soleil and transforms one of our favourite resorts…

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Under the Microscope, Head Chef, Nick Lyon Dean

16 December 2016

With critical acclaim from the likes of The Telegraph he is the string to our BC bow. This week we are speaking to Head Chef, Nick Lyon Dean for Boutique Chalet’s  Under The Microscope…

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From conception to creation

15 December 2016

It remains one of the most iconic luxury ski chalets of our time, a chalet that was created before our very eyes, onscreen, as part of the Grand Designs Series…

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Events this winter in Morzine, Les Gets and Les Portes du Soleil

12 December 2016

There are always a multitude of events running throughout the ski season in all the ski resorts of the Portes du Soleil. Here are our Boutique Top Picks for your ski season calendar. Rock on Snowboard …

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The BC Concierge

23 November 2016

There are some things you just don’t need to do alone.
Organising your luxury ski holiday is one of them.
You already  have your own personal concierge with the BC Concierge.

Let us do the hard work for you.

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ski chalets | stateside

12 November 2016

We all have some stereotypical image in our head of what a traditional American ski lodge looks like. There is normally an abundance of wood, checked-fabric covered soft furnishings, stone accents, big fireplaces and taxidermy galore. But it seems that North America has embraced a modernist revolution over recent years…

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Ski with a GB Olympic skier

11 November 2016

This year, our in-house ski instructor team has gone Olympic-standard with the addition of GB Olympic skier, Andy Freshwater. Andy spent 8 years on the British Alpine Ski Team and 6 years racing on the World Cup Circuit alongside the Bell brothers…

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Why no snow is the best thing that ever happened to a ski resort

04 November 2016

This was going to be the best snow year, ever.  We were promised El Nino way back in September, by a bunch of suit wearing experts on TV. They had colourful pie charts, infographics and moving weather maps, none of which really made any sense. In the Alps, snow started dumping down mid-November…

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BC is Supporting Wounded Veterans

17 October 2016

Skiing With Heroes is a charity that helps wounded ex-Iraq and Afghanistan campaign soldiers back into employment through a ski-based support, mentoring, introduction and induction programme. Their work enables veterans to…

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BC Christmas Gifts for you

10 October 2016

Here at BC we want your Christmas to feel like the best one yet! So for any Christmas Week booked in our Exclusive Collection Chalets our guests receive our amazing Boutique Stocking filled with all these amazing goodies…

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Brexit White Out

08 October 2016

Brexit is a mountain of uncertainty, a complete white out. I recently attended a forum, 90 minutes on ‘post brexit’ which led us pretty much round in circles. It was only this week that Theresa May declared article 50 will be submitted by March 2017 and we should be ‘Britain’ again by 2019.

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A Boutique Christmas

25 September 2016

I can’t imagine spending Christmas anywhere other than the mountains.Ever since I was little, I dreamed of a white Christmas. Even now, even though we live in the mountains and even though a white Christmas here is there is still a spark of excitement on Christmas morning when I look out at the blanket of soft white snow.

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The Wine Guy

12 September 2016

Dream jobs. They definitely exist. Travel writers, chocolate tasters, anyone who works for the Michelin guide. But what about, wine taster? What about being paid to scour the globe searching for great wine…

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City Ski-Fit – get piste ready, the easy way

05 September 2016

The words ski fitness always result in a collective groan among my peer group. They all love to ski. But they don’t want to hit the gym months in advance of their ski holiday…

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Enjoy Les Gets

29 August 2016

What makes the perfect ski resort? High-altitude glacier or picture perfect mountain village? Bustling après or authentic alpine? Family friendly or a place to impress on the corporate ski trip? Maybe there is no ‘perfect’ but rather a Ski Bucket List you are working your way through? Either way, let us help you make your winter holiday decision with our Perfect Ski Resort Guide… [to Les Gets].

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Enjoy Chamonix

29 August 2016

What makes the perfect ski resort? High-altitude glacier or picture perfect mountain village? Bustling après or authentic alpine? Family friendly or a place to impress on the corporate ski trip? Maybe there is no ‘perfect’ but rather a Ski Bucket List you are working your way through? Either way, let us help you make your winter holiday decision with our Perfect Ski Resort Guide… [to Chamonix].

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Enjoy Morzine

29 August 2016

What makes the perfect ski resort? High-altitude glacier or picture perfect mountain village? Bustling après or authentic alpine? Family friendly or a place to impress on the corporate ski trip? Maybe there is no ‘perfect’ but rather a Ski Bucket List you are working your way through? Either way, let us help you make your winter holiday decision with our Perfect Ski Resort Guide… [to Morzine].

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Enjoy Meribel

29 August 2016

What makes the perfect ski resort? High-altitude glacier or picture perfect mountain village? Bustling après or authentic alpine? Family friendly or a place to impress on the corporate ski trip? Maybe there is no ‘perfect’ but rather a Ski Bucket List you are working your way through? Either way, let us help you make your winter holiday decision with our Perfect Ski Resort Guide… [to Meribel].

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5 years young

25 August 2016

The Boutique Chalet Company is 5 years young this year and we want to celebrate with you in London. Join us for an evening of bubbles and canapés at the flagship London store of our newest partner, Bamford…

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Under the Microscope, Ski Instructor Mark

11 July 2016

The Boutique Chalet Company has a dedicated team of ski instructor guides available exclusively to our clients. Here we go Under the Microscope with Mark to find out a bit more about his background and more importantly to get some top ski tips…

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Fun facts about the Tour De France

08 June 2016

As the Tour de France 2016 fast approaches here are some fun facts about the 2015 Tour de France. Want to watch this years Tour De France? Still not sorted your Morzine Tour De France accommodation? Come and join the fun!

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A 21 year love affair with The White Company

12 May 2016

Over the last 21 years, The White Company has developed from simple concept into global brand. The vision of founder Chrissie Rucker – to offer beautiful products, outstanding value for money and first class customer service – has always resonated with us at The Boutique Chalet Company…

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The foodies guide to Morzine in Winter

09 May 2016

In winter, Morzine is a veritable cornucopia of eating establishments. Last winter we took on the unfortunate task of trying out most of them to bring you a shortlist.  Here’s what Team Boutique think of them, and why…

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Retrospective: The season in review by Head Chef Nick Lyon Dean

06 May 2016

As the season draws to a close we go under the microscope with Head Chef, Nick Lyon Dean to find out about the highs, the lows and the future plans.

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Under the microscope, Head Chef at Twenty26, Grace Knee

28 April 2016

Grace Knee is the highly talented chef from Twenty26. Filled with raw talent and a passion for food she wowed guests all season long. Here we find out more about the chef responsible for some of the most impressive cakes we have ever seen!

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Snow & Rock at Twenty26

17 April 2016

The name Snow & Rock is synonymous with all things mountain so we were incredibly excited to host them for their most recent photoshoot. They arrived in town with hoards of models, and truckloads of…

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The Twenty26 Spa

12 April 2016

The Boutique Chalet Company prides itself on creating perfect ski holidays, perfect summer breaks, perfect moments, perfect experiences. The Spa at Twenty26 is the newest offering and…

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Trivago: Morzine World’s No.1 Ski Resort

20 March 2016

News just in! Morzine has just been named the No.1 ski destination in the WORLD  by Trivago. A luxury travel blog reported the result that Morzine beat off competition from the likes of Whistler, Verbier, Val d’Isere, Zermatt and St Anton to take the top spot.

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Ultimate 2016 Spa Guide

22 February 2016

In honour of the opening of Twenty26’s luxury spa we decided to take a look at the best of the rest around the globe bringing you the ultimate 2016 spa guide. Here are our hand-picked top 7.

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Winter Cocktails

14 January 2016

With temperatures plummeting, pistes powdery and long days spent at altitude, a post-piste tipple is not only important, it’s well deserved. We asked the BC staff to tell us about their favourite cocktails after a day spent tearing through powder…

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Meet your instructor, Andy

10 November 2015

Andy spent 8 years on the British Alpine Ski team, 6 years racing on the World Cup Circuit alongside the Bell brothers. He represented his country in Sestriere’97 and Vail’99 at the World Championships and Nagano Olympics in 1998…

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Meet your instructor, Mark

10 July 2015

Mark was born in the North West of England and started skiing at an early age. Instantly drawn to skiing Mark became very passionate about all forms of skiing. When he joined the British Army he was appointed as a  Military Ski Teacher…

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Ferme de Moudon… a new chapter

01 April 2015

We’re excited to announce that for Winter 2015/16 the iconic luxury ski chalet, Ferme de Moudon will be re-launched as a flagship property in our Exclusive Collection. The chalet needs little by way of introduction, it is one of the most famous residences in the Alps…

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Culinary Creations

01 April 2015

Food is one of our passions here at The Boutique Chalet Company. Our mouths are always watering at the sight of the delicious creations prepared by our talented chefs…

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Terence Conran Timeline

04 May 2014
1931 - Born in Kingston upon Thames 1948 - Enrolled in Central School of...
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Things to do in a ski resort if you don’t want to ski

05 January 2011

Next time you have a down day in a ski resort we recommend trying out ALL of the following. Here are our top recommendations of things do in a ski resort if you don’t want to ski…

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