Chalet Tuftra River was completed in March 2020 and is one of Zermatt’s leading luxury chalets. It was built to maximise a feeling of space and connectivity to the mountains and wilderness with every room having fantastic views and the stairwell is a light atrium filling the chalet with ambience and sunlight.
Chalet Tuftra River is located in Zermatt’s only ski-in ski-out district, Winkelmatten. This is known as the “Beverly Hills” of Zermatt and has some fantastic restaurants and bars, children’s play areas and shops. From the chalet, you can ski through the meadow and down to the Klein Matterhorn Express and you can ski back to the door of the chalet down the Moosweg ski-run. In the morning you can take the ski-bus from outside the door to the ski lift or walk 100 metres and ski down through the meadow to the ski-lift.
Chalet Tuftra River is a beautiful free-standing chalet and is unique in Zermatt in that it is the only free-standing chalet that can cater for groups of up to twenty guests. It has an outdoor Jacuzzi, a steam room, sauna, massage room and an Onsen. Adjacent to the wellness area on the lower ground floor is a gym with a wide range of fitness machines and free weights.
The dining area is located on the upper floor and the solid oak dining table can accommodate 20 comfortably. There is also a comfortable lounge and open 360-degree Swiss fire cube where you can relax after an unforgettable day on the slopes with a glass of wine or a hot chocolate. The lounge has stunning views of the Matterhorn. The chalet has and wireless internet throughout. There is a fully fitted kitchen where our hand-picked team will work to create fabulous cuisine throughout your stay.
Located off the lounge is a lovely office area where you can catch up with work if required and also a cinema room with TV, DVD, Playstation. There is also a kids bunk-room located on the upper floor so the younger members of your party can retire for the evening but still not be too far away.
The ground floor of Chalet Tuftra River comprises of two large en suite double bedrooms, one with Matterhorn views and the other with views down over the burbling brook. There is also a lounge which can be made up as a double bedroom if you have a larger party or can be utilised as a separate lounge area. There are two other double bedrooms that share a bathroom with double showers, one with a free-standing bath with Matterhorn views and the other with views down over the burbling brook. There is also a guest bathroom with shower and WC on this floor.
The lower ground floor of Chalet White Pearl has a double en suite studio with a view to the stream and a double/twin bedroom which as a third bed over it which can be utilised for a couple or up to three guests. There is an ensuite shower room with WC. There is also a fully fitted gym and a wellness area with steam room, sauna, Onsen and outdoor hot-tub all of which have Matterhorn views.
There is a lift in the chalet making it suitable for less able-bodied guests. Our chefs and chalet staff are on hand to provide you with a chilled glass of champagne in the Jacuzzi, organise your massage and prepare breakfast, afternoon tea and a six-course gourmet evening meal.
There is a ski and boot-room with heated boot racks at the chalet.
The village centre is 4 minutes in an electro car or a 15-minute walk.
- Matterhorn Views
- Private Terraces and Balconies
- Oled Tv
- 4 minutes from the village centre
Prices shown are per person based on full occupancy of the property. Usually, this property is only bookable on a full occupancy basis.
Important Covid-19 refund promise
100% refund on the booking until 12 weeks prior to arrival
75% refund up to 4 weeks prior to travel or 85% of monies paid towards a booking for next season
If the need arises to cancel due to COVID within 4 weeks prior to travel, no refund is available however we will transfer 80% of monies paid towards a booking for next season.
Please note: the above terms relate to cancellation of booking due to COVID-19 where you are not able to travel because of FOPH restrictions. These include the following scenarios:
- If the FOPH or government in your country of origin is advising against all but essential overseas travel.
- If travel or border restrictions in Switzerland (ordered by the Swiss government in response to COVID 19) mean that you cannot reach Switzerland/our property.
- If Zermatt is ordered to close for winter sports activities (if the Zermatt lift system is closed due to Covid)
- If only part of the group is affected these terms do not apply (country of origin of each guest is required at the time of booking).
A copy of the full terms and conditions are available on request.
Catered with this operator come with a highly qualified chef, who will organise a pre-arrival menu consultation with you. You will start the day with tea or coffee in bed, be served a delicious breakfast before you tackle the slopes by our hosts, afternoon tea will be waiting your arrival after skiing. They then offer canapés and apéritifs prior to a sensational gourmet evening meal six of seven nights, allowing you to sample the local restaurants on our chefs’ night off. Your chef will happily prepare children’s meals for younger members of your team, these can be served prior to the adult's meal time if required.
Parmesan & black olive shortbreads
Marinated king prawn skewer with spicy coconut sauce
Chargrilled vegetables & monkfish millefeuille with roast pepper light garlic cappuccino
Chilled pear and walnut veloette
Papillote of sole infused with fennel & white port, served with dauphinoise potatoes and roasted carrots
Chocolate fondant served on a bed of avocado risotto with apricot yoghurt
Evolution Ski Pack
Entry level skis/snowboards perfect for those discovering the thrills of skiing on green and blue slopes. Manageable and reliable skis even on hard snow, that help you make progress whilst having fun.
- Ski types: Slopes, Female, Snow blades
- Snowboard types: Multipurpose
- Boots: Good quality shoes for very good comfort
- Maximum equipment age: 2 years
- Package includes: Skis/snowboard, boots and poles
Atomic Nomad [S] Tune Plus
Dynastar Active Easy
Evolution Skis Only
Performance Ski Pack
For all skiers at home on all types of slopes and snow. Comfortable, higher-performance skis/snowboards that guarantee stability and grip even at full speed.
- Ski types: Slips, All mounting, Female
- Snowboard types: All mountain, Freestyle
- Boots: Good quality shoes for a good support
- Maximum equipment age: 2 years
- Package includes: Skis/snowboards, boots and poles
Salomon X-Drive 75 Sti
Head Absolut Joy S
Rossignol Smash 7
Performance Skis Only
Excellence Ski Pack
For the most demanding and experienced skiers. The highest quality skis for every terrain, both on-slope and off.
- Ski types: Racing World Cup, Piste, All mountain, Free ride, Female
- Boots: Hi quality and technical shoes for very good support
- Maximum equipment age: 1 year
- Package includes: Skis, boots and poles
Salomon X–Drive 8.3
Rossignol Experience 84 CA
Atomic Cloud Eleven Arc
Excellence Skis Only
Adult Helmet Hire
Child Helmet Hire
Junior Ski Pack (8 - 11)
Junior Snowboard Pack (8 - 11)
Kids Ski Pack Inc Helmet (3 - 7)
Prices & Availability
PP - Price per person based on full occupancy