The Lodge Verbier
The Lodge is the height of chalet accommodation in Verbier, so be prepared to splash some cash if you want to nab it for a week or two. This property is owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and the mountain retreat is available to rent.
He comes here with his family to ski and can be see queuing up like everyone else. It is rented out on an exclusive basis and is a luxurious complex with 9 bedrooms and indoor spa that even includes a small ice rink. Meals, drinks and personal mini-van drop-off service are all included in the price.
The chalet has a staff of 13 including an activities coordinator and a spa therapist. The chef is Raymond Blanc trained and the food is out of this world. The Lodge also has its very own chalet dog, Bam Bam.