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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 Hotel Sylvana ski chalet in Megeve

    Chalet Hotel Sylvana

    Megeve, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 30
    • Average Price: £704 pp
    • Fireplace • Cinema/TV room • Good views • Catered

    ID: 1181

  • Chalet Caribou 1 ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Caribou 1

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 6 - 8
    • Average Price: £497 pp
    • Fireplace • Catered

    ID: 2363

  • Chalet Caribou 2 ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Caribou 2

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 6
    • Average Price: £549 pp
    • Catered

    ID: 2520

  • Chalet Chouette ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Chouette

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 8 - 10
    • Average Price: £649 pp
    • Sauna • Fireplace • Near resort centre • Good views • Catered

    ID: 2473

  • Chalet Hibou ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Hibou

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 8 - 10
    • Average Price: £679 pp
    • Sauna • Fireplace • Near resort centre • Good views • Catered

    ID: 2474

  • Chalet Grand Belvedere ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Grand Belvedere

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 10
    • Average Price: £486 pp
    • Catered

    ID: 2455

  • Chalet Grand Sapin ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Grand Sapin

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 11 - 13
    • Average Price: £654 pp
    • Fireplace • Gourmet food • Catered

    ID: 2414

  • Chalet Aux Joux ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Aux Joux

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 12 - 13
    • Average Price: £689 pp
    • Hot tub • Sauna • Fireplace • Cinema/TV room • Driver service • Good views • Catered

    ID: 1351

  • Chalet Chez Nous ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Chez Nous

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 12
    • Average Price: £587 pp
    • Hot tub • Sauna • Fireplace • Catered

    ID: 2463

  • Chalet Brown Bear Lodge ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Brown Bear Lodge

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 14 - 18
    • Average Price: £684 pp
    • Hot tub • Sauna • Fireplace • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Catered

    ID: 834

  • Chalet Cairn Lodge ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Cairn Lodge

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 14 - 15
    • Average Price: £666 pp
    • Hot tub • Sauna • Driver service • Good views • Catered

    ID: 1350

  • Chalet Musardiere ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Musardiere

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 14 - 17
    • Average Price: £631 pp
    • Hot tub • Fireplace • Near resort centre • Cinema/TV room • Catered

    ID: 2303

  • Chalet 4 Vents ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet 4 Vents

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 24 - 25
    • Average Price: £734 pp
    • Hot tub • Driver service • Good views • Traditional feel • Catered

    ID: 1534

  • New Mountain Lodge ski chalet in Meribel

    New Mountain Lodge

    Meribel, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 16 - 20
    • Average Price: £573 pp
    • Hot tub • Sauna • Fireplace • Cinema/TV room • Catered

    ID: 2990

  • Chalet Hotel Aubergade ski chalet in Morzine

    Chalet Hotel Aubergade

    Morzine, France
    Offer
    • Sleeps: 31 - 38
    • Average Price: £858 pp
    • Fireplace • Ski in ski out • Near resort centre • Cinema/TV room • Good views • Traditional feel • Catered

    ID: 1973

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