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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 Chamois Lodge ski chalet in St Martin de Belleville

    Chalet Chamois Lodge

    St Martin de Belleville, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 6 - 9
    • Average Price: £1,831 pp
    • Hot tub • Fireplace • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 1946

  • Chalet Abode ski chalet in St Martin de Belleville

    Chalet Abode

    St Martin de Belleville, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 8 - 10
    • Average Price: £1,426 pp
    • Fireplace • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 1527

  • Chalet Ebene ski chalet in Val d'Isere

    Chalet Ebene

    Val d'Isere, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 10 - 12
    • Average Price: £2,953 pp
    • Swimming pool • Sauna • Steam room • Fireplace • Cinema/TV room • Driver service • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2522

  • Chalet Ambre ski chalet in Val d'Isere

    Chalet Ambre

    Val d'Isere, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 10 - 12
    • Average Price: £2,787 pp
    • Swimming pool • Sauna • Steam room • Fireplace • Cinema/TV room • Driver service • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2523

  • Chalet Du Cret ski chalet in Val d'Isere

    Chalet Du Cret

    Val d'Isere, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 12
    • Average Price: £2,976 pp
    • Hot tub • Steam room • Fireplace • Cinema/TV room • Driver service • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2773

  • Chalet Chene ski chalet in Val d'Isere

    Chalet Chene

    Val d'Isere, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 14 - 16
    • Average Price: £2,590 pp
    • Swimming pool • Sauna • Steam room • Fireplace • Cinema/TV room • Driver service • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2521

  • Chalet Chardon ski chalet in Val d'Isere

    Chalet Chardon

    Val d'Isere, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 20
    • Average Price: £2,157 pp
    • Hot tub • Sauna • Fireplace • Ski in ski out • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 789

  • Chalet Orlov ski chalet in Val Thorens

    Chalet Orlov

    Val Thorens, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 8 - 10
    • Average Price: £2,005 pp
    • Hot tub • Swimming pool • Sauna • Steam room • Fireplace • Ski in ski out • Driver service • Good views • Self catered

    ID: 3045

  • Chalet Cullinan ski chalet in Val Thorens

    Chalet Cullinan

    Val Thorens, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 10 - 12
    • Average Price: £1,784 pp
    • Hot tub • Swimming pool • Sauna • Steam room • Fireplace • Ski in ski out • Driver service • Good views • Self catered

    ID: 3042

  • Chalet Golden Jubilee ski chalet in Val Thorens

    Chalet Golden Jubilee

    Val Thorens, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 10 - 12
    • Average Price: £1,983 pp
    • Hot tub • Swimming pool • Sauna • Steam room • Fireplace • Ski in ski out • Driver service • Good views • Self catered

    ID: 3044

  • Chalet Le Ti ski chalet in Verbier

    Chalet Le Ti

    Verbier, Switzerland
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 6 - 8
    • Average Price: £3,631 pp
    • Hot tub • Fireplace • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 1547

  • Chalet Rosalp 4 ski chalet in Verbier

    Chalet Rosalp 4

    Verbier, Switzerland
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 8 - 10
    • Average Price: £1,814 pp
    • Steam room • Fireplace • Near resort centre • Driver service • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2600

  • Chalet Daray Penthouse ski chalet in Verbier

    Chalet Daray Penthouse

    Verbier, Switzerland
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 8 - 9
    • Average Price: £3,138 pp
    • Fireplace • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2601

  • Chalet Treize Etoiles ski chalet in Verbier

    Chalet Treize Etoiles

    Verbier, Switzerland
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 10 - 12
    • Average Price: £1,685 pp
    • Hot tub • Sauna • Steam room • Fireplace • Childcare • Cinema/TV room • Driver service • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 1235

  • Chalet Rock ski chalet in Verbier

    Chalet Rock

    Verbier, Switzerland
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 10 - 11
    • Average Price: £2,270 pp
    • Hot tub • Fireplace • Cinema/TV room • Driver service • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2038

  • Chalet Orsini ski chalet in Verbier

    Chalet Orsini

    Verbier, Switzerland
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 10 - 13
    • Average Price: £4,199 pp
    • Hot tub • Steam room • Fireplace • Cinema/TV room • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2574

  • Chalet Ivouette ski chalet in Verbier

    Chalet Ivouette

    Verbier, Switzerland
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 10
    • Average Price: £2,010 pp
    • Sauna • Fireplace • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2541

  • Chalet Fontanet ski chalet in Verbier

    Chalet Fontanet

    Verbier, Switzerland
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 12 - 13
    • Average Price: £2,625 pp
    • Swimming pool • Sauna • Steam room • Fireplace • Good views • Traditional feel • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 1557

  • Chalet Maurine ski chalet in Verbier

    Chalet Maurine

    Verbier, Switzerland
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 16
    • Average Price: £1,737 pp
    • Hot tub • Steam room • Fireplace • Near resort centre • Driver service • Good views • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2071

  • Chalet Heinz Julen Loft ski chalet in Zermatt

    Chalet Heinz Julen Loft

    Zermatt, Switzerland
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 6 - 7
    • Average Price: £2,377 pp
    • Hot tub • Sauna • Fireplace • Near resort centre • Good views • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 1543

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