The 5 best chalets in Haute-Savoie for your mountain holiday

Planning a vacation in the mountains? Then discover our selection of the 5 best chalets in Haute-Savoie!

Haute-Savoie is one ofthe most beautiful regions of mainland France. Situated in the heart of the French Alps, the département stretches from Lake Annecy to the highest peaks, including the legendary Mont Blanc. At the foot of Mont Blanc, you’ll find charming Savoyard villages such as Yvoire and Abondance. But you’ll also find legendary ski resorts like Chamonix and Morzine.

Would you like to enjoy an exciting and charming vacation in the mountains? Here’s our selection of the 5 best chalets in Haute-Savoie!

Chalet Fiz in Les Houches, a green setting

Chalet Haute-Savoie

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: up to 8 people
  • 📍 Location: Les Houches
  • 💙 We love: breathtaking views from the terrace, garden and Jacuzzi

Just a stone’s throw from Chamonix and Mont Blanc lies this charming, typically Alpine chalet. It’s ideally located for exploring the whole Chamonix valley. In winter, there’s plenty of snow-covered skiing. In summer, you can enjoy superb hiking.

As for the accommodation, you’ll appreciate its meticulous decor, modern facilities and breathtaking setting. From the garden or terrace, you’ll enjoy incredible mountain views. A Jacuzzi even awaits you outside, for a moment of relaxation at any time of day. For us, there’s no doubt about it: Chalet Fiz is one of the best chalets in Haute-Savoie!


An authentic Chalet with a view of Mont Blanc

vue sur le mont blanc

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: up to 4 people
  • 📍 Location: Les Houches
  • 💙 We like: the tasteful decor and typical Savoyard setting

This old wood and stone chalet is undoubtedly one of the most charming in the Chamonix valley. Here you’ll enjoy exceptional comfort and beautiful views of Mont Blanc. From the bay windows, you can gaze out over the Alpine forest. In the evenings, you can enjoy cosy evenings with family and friends by the fire. This charming, authentic chalet boasts a lovely, massive stone fireplace. The chalet also boasts a luxury sauna, perfect for relaxing after a day on the slopes.

This accommodation belongs to the platform’s Airbnb Plus selection. It concentrates the most exceptional properties offered by hosts. We can only recommend this magnificent Haute-Savoie chalet for your next mountain vacation!


A charming Mazot in Bionnassay

Chalet Haute-Savoie

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: up to 4 people
  • 📍 Location: Saint-Gervais-les-Bains
  • 💙 We love: its location in an authentic and charming Savoy hamlet

Are you looking for a truly authentic home for your next stay in the mountains? Then this charming Savoyard mazot has everything you could wish for. Recently renovated, this beautiful chalet has all the equipment and comforts you need to enjoy a wonderful vacation. You’ll especially appreciate its typical Alpine decor and appearance.

Nestled in a mountain village, you’ll also enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and forest. The hamlet is just 15 minutes from the center of Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains. If you’re looking for peace and quiet, we can’t recommend this mazot highly enough. It’s definitely one of the best chalets in Haute-Savoie.


A trendy retreat at the foot of Mont Blanc

Plaisirs en famille lors d'une retraite branchée au pied du Mont-Blanc

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: up to 6 people
  • 📍 Location: les Houches
  • 💙 We love: breathtaking mountain views

This magnificent chalet in the Chamonix valley is also part of Airbnb’s Plus selection. You’ll be staying here in a typical little house , bright and well-appointed. From the bay windows or the sunny terrace, you’ll be able to admire some beautiful Savoyard scenery. You’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the mountain ranges.

In the accommodation, you’ll appreciate the soft comforts on offer. You’ll find a tasteful decoration, a comforting stove for winter nights and two beautiful bathrooms. Ideal for families, this chalet comes highly recommended for your next stay in the French Alps.


A small Savoyard Chalet from 1828

Chalet Haute-Savoie

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: up to 2 people
  • 📍 Location: Saint-Gervais-les-Bains
  • 💙 We love: the free Scandinavian bath.

This authentic little Savoyard chalet was built in 1828! Located at the foot of Mont Blanc, it’s a cosy little haven of peace, decorated with great care. Blending mountain rusticity with modern amenities, this charming mazot is the perfect cosy nest for couples. Available for 2 travelers, it represents a great opportunity for a rejuvenating stay in the mountains.

You’ll also appreciate the beautiful forest views and the host’s thoughtful touches. The latter offers an assortment of organic groceries and fruit. An outdoor Scandinavian bath is also available. Heated by a wood fire, it’s the perfect place to relax after an adventurous day!


This last accommodation thus marks the end of our selection of the 5 best chalets in Haute-Savoie for a stay in the mountains. Summer or winter, this beautiful French department offers a wide range of activities. So which of these chalets will you choose for your next vacation in the Alps? Tell us in the comments!

A successful stay in Haute-Savoie

Have you fallen in love with one of our selected chalets? All that’s left is to organize your stay in the superb département of Haute-Savoie! We’ve put together some of our best articles and travel tools to help you get ready:

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