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Short Break Ski Chalets

Short break ski chalets - the Ferme de Lac Vert near Morzine

Short break ski chalets are as rare as hen's teeth but we have made things easy by collecting all the ski weekend properties in one place. Skiers who love the ambiance of a catered chalet but do not have the available time from their busy lives to book a whole week can choose one of the fabulous chalets below for a short break. All are available for a short stay ranging in duration from 2 to 6 nights.

Short break ski chalets - prices & availability

The photo shows the charming Ferme du Lac Vert. Located less than one hour's drive from Geneva Airport it makes a perfect choice for ski weekend or short ski break - high quality chalet accommodation, top quality food and hospitality and access to the largest interlinked ski domain in the world, the Portes du Soleil.

Ski weekend short break chalets - how do they work?

All chalet companies will prefer to take 7 night bookings either Saturday to Saturday or Sunday to Sunday so that they can be dove-tailed on a back to back basis. Guests from one booking will vacate the chalet on a set changeover day and the next guests will arrive later that same day. In this way chalet companies (often working on tight profit margins) maximise their seasonal revenues. Indeed highly popular chalets will be booked out from the beginning of December right through to mid April without a single empty night.

Sometimes, however, (usually in the low season months of January and March) a chalet company will accept a short stay booking from a client. A chalet owner might take the view that a booking of 3 or 4 nights of the week is better than running the risk of not getting a booking at all. Bookings are therefore taken from Thursday to Sunday, or perhaps Saturday to Wednesday, for a price which is a little less than the full 7 night weekly rate.

This then leaves the remaining nights of the week available to book by another client. Given that a chalet company has already accepted a booking which supplies most of the revenue it expects for a full 7 night booking they then sell the remaining available nights for a heavily reduced price. If they can sell these remaining available nights the income provides the 'icing on the cake'. To attract guests to book these available short break ski chalets companies will offer a heavily reduced price (see below).

How to search short break ski chalets using our search engine

Enter the weekend which is at the start of the week in which you wish to travel. Our search engine will list all the available ski weekend properties available in that week (either at the beginning or the end of the week selected). Some chalets are only available for exclusive use (you have to book the whole property) but others can be booked by the room so that guests will be sharing the chalet with other guests.

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  • Chalet Haus Alpina ski chalet in Klosters

    Chalet Haus Alpina

    Klosters, Switzerland
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 10 - 12
    • Average Price: £3,525 pp
    • Fireplace • Cinema/TV room • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2336

  • Chalet San Lorenzo Mtn Lodge ski chalet in Kronplatz

    Chalet San Lorenzo Mtn Lodge

    Kronplatz, Italy
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 8 - 10
    • Average Price: £2,332 pp
    • Hot tub • Sauna • Steam room • Fireplace • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2200

  • Chalet Nidus 1 ski chalet in Lech

    Chalet Nidus 1

    Lech, Austria
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 6
    • Average Price: £1,096 pp
    • Fireplace • Self catered

    ID: 2858

  • Chalet Laurus ski chalet in Lech

    Chalet Laurus

    Lech, Austria
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 8
    • Average Price: £3,082 pp
    • Hot tub • Swimming pool • Sauna • Fireplace • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2629

  • Apartment Balegia Penthouse ski chalet in Lech
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 8
    • Average Price: £2,644 pp
    • Sauna • Fireplace • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2859

  • Chalet Petit Chamois ski chalet in Meribel

    Chalet Petit Chamois

    Meribel, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 8 - 12
    • Average Price: £1,394 pp
    • Fireplace • Ski in ski out • Cinema/TV room • Good views • Self catered

    ID: 2942

  • Chalet Iona ski chalet in Meribel

    Chalet Iona

    Meribel, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 12 - 15
    • Average Price: £2,205 pp
    • Hot tub • Sauna • Fireplace • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2840

  • The Bungo ski chalet in Morzine

    The Bungo

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 4 - 6
    • Average Price: £748 pp
    • Hot tub • Good views • Traditional feel • Self catered

    ID: 2970

  • Chalet Bouquetin ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Bouquetin

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 10 - 11
    • Average Price: £1,120 pp
    • Hot tub • Sauna • Fireplace • Cinema/TV room • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 1932

  • Chalet Genepi ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Genepi

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 10 - 12
    • Average Price: £535 pp
    • Hot tub • Fireplace • Good views • Self catered

    ID: 2972

  • Chalet Crepet ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Crepet

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 14
    • Average Price: £1,222 pp
    • Hot tub • Sauna • Steam room • Fireplace • Cinema/TV room • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 212

  • Chalet Ferme Du Lac Vert ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Ferme Du Lac Vert

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 22 - 30
    • Average Price: £1,074 pp
    • Hot tub • Fireplace • Driver service • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2097

  • The Farmhouse ski chalet in Morzine

    The Farmhouse

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 24 - 32
    • Average Price: £947 pp
    • Fireplace • Near resort centre • Driver service • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 1185

  • Chalet Narnia ski chalet in St Anton

    Chalet Narnia

    St Anton, Austria
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 12 - 14
    • Average Price: £1,375 pp
    • Hot tub • Sauna • Fireplace • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2716

  • Chalet Maria Schnee ski chalet in St Anton

    Chalet Maria Schnee

    St Anton, Austria
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 15
    • Average Price: £2,415 pp
    • Hot tub • Sauna • Steam room • Fireplace • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 1553

  • Chalet Eden Rock ski chalet in St Anton

    Chalet Eden Rock

    St Anton, Austria
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 20
    • Average Price: £1,668 pp
    • Swimming pool • Sauna • Steam room • Fireplace • Childcare • Driver service • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2308

  • Chalet 47 ski chalet in St Anton

    Chalet 47

    St Anton, Austria
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 24 - 27
    • Average Price: £1,384 pp
    • Hot tub • Sauna • Steam room • Cinema/TV room • Driver service • Good views • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2978

  • Chalet Skyfall ski chalet in St Christoph

    Chalet Skyfall

    St Christoph, Austria
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 8 - 11
    • Average Price: £4,306 pp
    • Sauna • Steam room • Fireplace • Near resort centre • Cinema/TV room • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2355

  • Chalet Pecchio ski chalet in Ste Foy Tarentaise

    Chalet Pecchio

    Ste Foy Tarentaise, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 8
    • Average Price: £929 pp
    • Fireplace • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 1523

  • Ski Chalet Mont Blanc ski chalet in St Gervais

    Ski Chalet Mont Blanc

    St Gervais, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 10 - 12
    • Average Price: £1,045 pp
    • Hot tub • Fireplace • Cinema/TV room • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2818

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