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Chalet Zeus

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Zermatt  | Bedrooms: 3 | Sleeps: 6

Rates: Rates available on request.

Situated close to the main street and the Sunnegga Express base lift station, the spacious Zeus Penthouse is on the top floor (with lift access) of a recent chalet with an unmatched view over the Zermatt village rooftops dominated by the Matterhorn. It sleeps six in three double bedrooms and has two large bathrooms.

Zeus combines modern luxury with an Alpine feel. All the ceilings are wooden-beamed, their sloping aspect giving a cosy feel, while their double height in the living room provides the luxury of spaciousness. The tall south facing windows are floor to ceiling giving you a permanent panorama, both night and day, over the twinkling village and its majestic mountains. A superbly equipped modern designer kitchen is open plan, giving onto the dining area with its big wooden table and generous seating. The large living area has a wide wood burning fireplace, leather sofas and subtle lighting. All these spaces give onto a wide south-facing balcony with unmatched views of Zermatt. The three bedrooms have wood-beamed sloping ceilings; they are large and cosy with big panoramic windows. One bathroom has a bath, shower and WC; while the other features a large shower and WC.

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:

  • Three double bedrooms
  • Two large bathrooms, one with bath, shower/ WC and another with shower/ WC
  • Spacious living area with wood fireplace
  • Superbly equipped open plan kitchen and dining area
  • Ski room
  • Laundry room
  • Sunny balconies with glorious views

 

suggested Activities

ST MORITZ

Winter Activities

  • Ski & Snowboard - explore 350 km of ski pistes in the area
  • Cross Country Skiing - discover perfectly prepared cross-country runs that cross the Upper Engadine landscape and countless romantic side valleys
  • Ice Skating & Curling - a kingdom for ice skaters and curlers, the Engadine offers countless ice rinks
  • Sledging - the valley has three official sledge runs as well as shorter runs
  • Winter Hiking - the densest network of trails lies in the stretch of valley between St. Moritz and Bever
  • Explore Switzerland's only national park with 80 km of hiking trails that take visitors into an untouched forest, mountain and rock landscape
  • Set off on an excursion in an elegant railway carriage on The Glacier Express
  • Visit Guarda, one of the pearls of the Lower Engadine, a picture-book village and home of Schellenursli (a fairytale figure)
  • Savour an Italian ice-cream and the warm southern ambiance of Chiavenna (Italy), which can be reached via the Maloja Pass
  • Take a trip by Rhaetian Railway to Bad Scuol with its indoor and outdoor pools, solaria, whirlpools, steam baths, saunas and a Roman-Irish spa.

Summer Activities

  • Hiking - Famous vantage peaks such as Corviglia, Signal and Muottas Muragl are starting points for numerous panoramic hikes that are unique in splendour and density, with many cosy mountain restaurants offering the chance to take a break and savour delicious regional specialities
  • Mountain Biking - A true biker's heaven unfolds between the highest peaks of the Eastern Alps: 400 km of biking trails in every grade of difficulty will set every biker's pulse racing.
  • Climbing - Cross a glacier equipped with pickaxe and crampons, climb over the ridge of the Bianco to the Piz Bernina, secured by the rope of an experienced mountain climber, or feel the proximity of the granite on a climbing route
  • Water sports - Watch superb sailing and windsurfing regattas or try kiting
  • Swimming Lakes - Take a swim in one of the several lakes in the area

VERBIER

  • Wellbeing - spend a relaxing day at Nevai Elemis Spa in Verbier
  • Helicopter ride - escape to some of the Europe's best off-piste skiing after a magnificent helicopter ride and enjoy an original and challenging descent on one of Verbier's fantastic slopes
  • Alpine Zoo - visit the Alpine Zoo Les Marécottes in nearby Salvan
  • Adventure Park - discover Evionnaz the largest Adventure maze in the world
  • Water Park - spend a full day of fun at Le Bouveret Water Park or Swiss Vapeur Park
  • Lausanne - take a day trip to Lausanne and discover many museums, including the Olympic Museum and the Hermitage Foundation and the cathedral
  • Market - visit Aosta which hosts a huge market every Tuesday
  • Skiing - a common ski pass allows you to tour all the way from Verbier to La Tzoumaz, Nendaz, Veysonnaz, to Thyon and back
  • Winter hiking - enjoy the beautiful scenery which Verbier offers. It has 25 km of signed trails that start at the resort
  • Biking - discover Verbier's Bike Park
  • Dogsledding - explore the countryside from within a dog sled
  • Airboard - enjoy the thrill of speed sledging on a big air cushion.
  • Horse-riding - discover the beautiful scenery on horse back
  • Cross country skiing - find a 6-km trail at an elevation of 2200 m, with a panoramic view that will take your breath away
  • Skating - indoor skating rink (30x60m)

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS IN VERBIER

  • Medran Park - Open all year round
  • Cinéma de Verbier - Open all year round
  • Saint- Bernard, Musee et Chiens - Open all year round
  • Verbier Galerie du Hameau - Art Company - Open all year round
  • Coskun Gallery (Post-war and contemporary art) - Open all year round
  • Art Gallerie and Jewelry workshop - Open all year round

ZERMATT

  • Winter walking trails
  • Extensive Cross country skiing
  • Glacier Hiking
  • Curling
  • Ice Skating
  • Ice Hockey
  • Ice climbing
  • Indoor climbing wall
  • Bowling
  • Tobogganing
  • Helicopter Tours & Heli-Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Indoor Swimming pool
  • Fitness Centre
  • 6 Indoor Tennis courts
  • Horse drawn sleigh rides
  • Igloo Village

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)

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 & Departure Formalities

Travel documents are your responsibility. In general you should have:

  • Overseas passport holders require a valid passport, but a visa is not necessary for stays of up to three months. In general passports are required, except by EU nationals holding a valid national ID card.

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.

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.

 

LOCATION:

  • Distance to lifts: 4 minute walk
  • Distance to resort centre: 8 minute walk

LOCATION TO AIRPORTS:

  • Sion Airport: 1 hour and 30 minutes / 80km
  • Geneva Airport: 3 hours and 30 minutes by train or 2 hours and 40 minutes by taxi / 240km
  • Zurich Airport: 3 hours and 30 minutes by train or 2 hours and 40 minutes by taxi / 260km

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Availability Information

  • Chalets are normally rented on a Saturday to Saturday basis throughout the year. However, shorter breaks and alternative arrival days might be available outside the High Season. Please contact your Abercrombie & Kent Chalet Consultant for further details.

  • There may be some variations on the standard season dates at selected chalets, details of which can be provided by your Abercrombie & Kent Chalet Consultant.

Rates Information

  • Our chalets are normally rented on a Sunday to Sunday basis throughout the year. However, shorter breaks and alternative arrival days might be available outside the Peak Season. Please contact your Abercrombie & Kent Villa Consultant for further details.

  • 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

  • Cost of utilities including water, gas and electricity.
  • Exclusive use of the property and its facilities.
  • Welcome and assistance.
  • Full concierge service.
  • Complimentary arrival and departure pickup from Zermatt train station.
  • Towels and bed linen.
  • Cleaning on departure (unless agreed otherwise).
  • Central Heating.
  • Wireless broadband internet.

Extra Services

  • Flights
  • Airport Transfers or car hire
  • Additional maid service available on request

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.


Ski runs:

Beginner

24%

Intermediate

32%

Advanced

44%

Features:

  • CD Player
  • Central Heating
  • DVD Player
  • Internet Access (Wireless Broadband)
  • Library (CD's/DVD's)
  • 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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