As the colder months are fast approaching avoid the winter blues by booking your family’s next holiday to Zermatt, the stunningly snowy winter oasis. As a car-free village nestled in the beautiful mountains of Switzerland, Zermatt offers a variety of attractions for families including skiing and other outdoor sports, shopping, family-friendly restaurants, and luxury lodging. With an incredible location at the base of Matterhorn, Zermatt is Switzerland’s highest ski resort catering to both beginners and snow daredevils. Families should also look out for Wollie the Sheep, the Zermatt – Matterhorn’s mascot. Snap a family photo with Wollie then retreat back to your luxury penthouse or chalet.
Indulge the family this winter by booking a stay at the new Penthouse Zen that can sleep up to six. With a south-facing balcony that overlooks the gorgeous views of the Matterhorn, leaving for the slopes may be harder said than done. The Penthouse Zen offers families 3 en-suite bedrooms, spacious and open living room, bar, kitchen, and dining area. Unwind after a long day on the mountain in the Jacuzzi bath and steam shower. Other accommodations include daily cleaning, mid-week linen changes, and daily bakery deliveries. In a wonderful location, the Penthouse Zen lies next to the chalet, just across the primary lift to Matterhorn and a short walk into town.
Another cosy yet luxurious lodging experience is the Chalet Zen that can sleep up to 10 people. Chalet Zen offers families massage and steam rooms, an outdoor hot tub, bar, Wi-Fi, and satellite and cable TV channels. With four ensuite bedrooms and an additional bunkroom that can be combined to make a 5th bedroom family suite, this lodging experience is ideal for families both big and small. Three of the four bedrooms offer south facing balconies with breathtakingly beautiful views of Matterhorn. The Chalet Zen is great for relaxation with its two large living and dining areas, study, library, and intimate fireplaces. The Chalet Zen also includes daily cleaning along with a Chalet Manager and Chef who cater daily breakfasts, afternoon tea, dinner up to 6 nights of the week, and champagne for the adults. For those who really want to treat their family, helicopter transfers can be arranged as well as ski lessons, childcare, massages and other beauty appointments.