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Klosters  | Bedrooms: 4 | Sleeps: 8

Rates: Rates available on request. | Special offers available!

Chalet Bear is a wonderful private luxury chalet in the exclusive ski resort of Klosters.  A hillside location provides sensational views across the valley and the centre of the village is only a short walk away. Those looking for a cosy, luxurious alpine retreat need look no further. It is one of few remaining family owned log chalets in this area.  Lovingly restored and beautifully furnished throughout, it combines real alpine charm with modern comforts.

The cosy double sitting room with its roaring log fire and sumptuous decor is the ideal place to sit back and relax after a great days skiing, tea and cakes will be waiting for you on your return. A TV room which doubles up as an office ensures guests can keep in touch with the outside world, its equipped with a computer and internet connection and there is a large flat screen TV with Sky channels. A music system has also been fitted throughout. Each of the four bedrooms have been individually decorated with careful thought and luxury in mind. All have state of the art bathrooms with lovely deep baths, perfect for soaking tired and aching limbs. With a wonderful chef and charming hostess, plus a dedicated housekeeper, Chalet Bear combines supreme comfort and privacy with service of the very highest standard. The chalet has a private garden and parking spaces and is only a five minute stroll from the Gotschna cable car for speedy access to the six mountains covered by the full area lift pass.

CHAlet ACCOMMODATION

  • 1 x double en-suite
  • 1 x twin/double with private bathroom
  • 1 x twin/double en-suite
  • 1 x master double en-suite
  • TV room/office
  • Spacious sitting area
  • Dining area
  • Small bar
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Separate W.C.
  • Private garden
  • Beautiful balconies and terraces

December

  • Christmas Festival
  • Live Music
  • Round off the Year – New Years Eve Party

January

  • The ‘Hotsch’ Race

March

  • Live Music Easter Event

ACTIVITIES IN KLOSTERS

  • Winter walking trails
  • Extensive Cross country skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Curling
  • Ice Skating
  • Ice Hockey
  • Ice Climbing
  • Tobogganing
  • Helicopter Tours & Heli-Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Indoor Swimming pool
  • Fitness Centre
  • Indoor Tennis courts
  • Indoor Golf
  • Horse drawn sleigh rides
  • Igloo Village

TIME ZONE
GMT + 1 hour

LANGUAGE
French and German is spoken in Switzerland. French is the predominant language in Verbier.

CURRENCY INFORMATION
CHF (Swiss Francs)

MONEY MATTERS
Travellers cheques are widely accepted for exchange or purchase in major cities, but in more rural areas, visit a bank to exchange them for Euros. Major credit cards are widely accepted here and ATM access is widespread. Exchange currency only at authorized outlets such as banks and hotels, and exchange only what you think you will spend in the country. Coins cannot be reconverted on departure. Save all receipts from any currency exchange transaction. You may be asked to produce them when you exit the country, and they are required if you intend to reconvert local currency.

TIPPING SUGGESTIONS
In restaurants a service charge is built into menu prices. However, it's customary to round up amounts when paying the waiter or waitress if you're happy with the service. This means that you might hand the server CHF 50 for a CHF 47 meal. If you're paying by credit card, hand the server a cash tip of up to 5%. For Taxis as in restaurants, round up or add 5% when you're happy with the service. Tips to your chalet staff are entirely at your discretion.

ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE FORMALITIES
Travel documents are your responsibility. In general you should have: a signed, valid passport that will remain valid for at least 6 months beyond the completion of your trip. Your passport must have enough blank pages (excluding amendment pages) available for entry and exit stamps issued when entering and exiting immigration points. Visas are required for certain nationalities and you are strongly advised to check your status allowing plenty of time for visa application. EU nationals are only required to hold a valid national ID card.

NEAREST AIRPORT
The nearest airports to Klosters are:

  • Zurich (170km)
  • Innsbruck (173km)
  • Friedrichshafen (151km)

WEATHER
Switzerland's winter temperature range is -2 °C (28 °F) to 7 °C (45 °F), with the snow remaining in the Alps until around April. The alpine climate is cold and visitors should wear warm, waterproof clothing at all times when outdoors during the winter. Hats and gloves are also essential to prevent frostbite. Sunglasses or ski goggles are also necessary to reduce the glare of the sun on the snow.

HEALTH
It is advisable to contact your doctor before you travel if you have any specific health concerns and imperative to take out appropriate travel and medical insurance. Winter sports involve a high degree of risk and you should be in good health and carry adequate medical insurance in case of winter sports accident, including cover for air ambulance.

ELECTRICITY
Electrical service in Switzerland is supplied at 220-240 volts/50 hertz.



DRIVING INFORMATION

  • Traffic from the RIGHT has right of way, except at roundabouts or if their road has a white line across it.
  • You should always be carrying in the car your Passport or national ID, driver's licence, the car insurance papers and ownership (rental) papers.
  • National speed limit on motorways is 120 km/h, on open roads 80 km/h and in towns 50 km/h.
  • In Switzerland you pay an annual motorway tax, even if you're only using the motorways for an hour or two. A vehicle sticker, or vignette, must be displayed on the windscreen by all vehicles. Of course, if you don't need to use a motorway you don't need to pay, although it's difficult to cross the country without doing so.You can for example buy them in Switzerland from customs offices at the frontier or service stations, garages and post offices.
  • There are strict laws concerning drinking and driving. Anything over 0.08 per cent and you could face anything up to imprisonment.
  • Snow chains are recommended to be carried everywhere in Switzerland during winter, and if you do not carry and fit them when conditions demand the police can prevent you continuing your journey.

chalet location

  • Distance to lifts: 5 minutes' walk
  • Distance to resort centre: 4 minutes' walk

LOCATION TO AIRPORTS

Zurich: 2 hours
Samaden: 1 hour
Sargans (private planes only): 1 hour

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Availability Information

  • Chalets are normally rented on a Sunday to Sunday basis throughout the year. Christmas and New Year dates can vary, please see rates tab for further details. However, shorter breaks and/or alternative arrival days are available at some chalets during Low and Mid seasons.
  • There may be some variations on the above dates at selected chalets, details of which can be provided by your Abercrombie & Kent Villa Consultant.

Rates Information

  •  Please note that villa only prices are according to self-catered or B&B packages as described on the fact sheet.
  • A&K Hosted prices are according to catered or half board packages as described on the fact sheet
  • The above rates are on a per chalet, per week basis. For further information on Catered and Self-Catered options please contact one of our A&K Chalet Travel Consultants who will be happy to discuss your specific holiday needs – simply complete the quick ‘Make an Enquiry’ form or call us on 0845 618 2205

Inclusions

  • Daily housekeeping.
  • Mid-week towel change.
  • Newspapers.
  • Wireless broadband internet.
  • Dedicated service from the chalet staff and welcome assistance.
  • Champagne Reception on arrival.
  • Tea or coffee in bed each morning.
  • Daily breakfast and afternoon tea.
  • Pre dinner drinks and canapés.
  • Dinner on five nights.
  • Luxury bath products.
  • Bathrobes and slippers.

Extra Services

  • Extra Maid service available at  CHF 33/hour. 
  • Telephone/Fax as per consumption.





  • KINDLY NOTE:
    Wine and beer at dinner are charged at an extra cost.

The villa

Because everyone’s concept of a villa holiday is different, we have created a formula designed to offer privacy, flexibility and the freedom to run your own holiday or call upon us to help open up a world of possibilities. Our villas are normally rented on a villa-only weekly basis and are ideal for those seeking independence and privacy. We’re on call in case you need us and we provide a change of towels and bed linen during the week, but otherwise there no inclusions. 

A&K Concierge upgrade

For additional support, comfort and a slice of pampering why not upgrade to our A&K Concierge service. Included is an airport welcome on arrival with assistance for onward transportation; the services of an A&K Concierge – whose local knowledge provides you with invaluable assistance and recommendations; an orientation of the local area; a fully stocked drinks fridge; maid service; the ingredients for your first evening’s supper and breakfast delivered on the first morning of your stay. For full details of concierge inclusions speak to an A&K Travel Consultant on 0845 618 2205.

The finishing touches

Ever dreamt of driving through the Chianti hills in a red Ferrari, or along the Moyenne Corniche to Monaco in a Bentley? How about sailing along the Cote d'Azur to St Tropez in a private yacht or speed boat? Sometimes the home is all that you need, but if you're lured into culture, excitement, activity, improving your cooking or simply dabbling in landscapes, then speak to one of our Villa Specialists for an insight into what we can arrange. These are what we call our ‘Finishing Touches’.

The list is by no means exhaustive and we always welcome requests, however obscure you may think they are! Our local offices enable us to control the quality of the services on offer and the depth of knowledge our local teams have is impressive. Our aim is to provide guests with the authentic sights, flavours and experiences of the region they are staying in.

If you would prefer to discuss your specific requirements, whether it’s in relation to the property or about your stay in general, please do contact us using the Enquire page or please do give us a call for a chat.

Chalet Bear, Switzerland

Chalet Bear, Switzerland

Christmas and New Year Availability

Save 30% on Christmas and/or New Year week 
Christmas week at Chalet Bear was 29,290EUR now 20,500EUR on a fully catered basis.
New Year week was 37,100EUR now 25,970EUR on a fully catered basis.

Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

CONTACT US ON 01242 547 705 OR ENQUIRE ONLINE


Ski runs:

Beginner

25%

Intermediate

49%

Advanced

26%

Features:

  • CD Player
  • Central Heating
  • DVD Player
  • Internet Access (Wireless Broadband)
  • iPod Docking Station (iPod Not included)
  • Phone
  • Recreation (Games Room)
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)

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Reasons to book your holiday with us

  • Over 50 years' experience
  • 24/7 support before, during and after your stay
  • All of our properties have been hand-picked and visited by a member of the team
  • Travel Consultants are based in the UK with local offices to assist with planning every detail of your stay
  • Option to upgrade to a Concierge stay to make the most of your visit
  • Option to book additional trips and services via our local offices

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