Chalet Zen

Cortina d'Ampezzo | Dolomites

12 Guests | 6 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms


Chalet Zen is a high-end contemporary chalet in the heart of the exclusive village of Cortina d’Ampezzo, known locally as the Queen of the Dolomites. Surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Dolomites, this stunning Chalet is renowned as one of the most exclusive in Cortina and in Italy.

Lovingly crafted and meticulously designed, this deluxe chalet is nestled within a private estate in the centre of this stunning mountain resort. Spanning two acres and featuring beautiful views over the mountains, the estate is just a few minutes walk away from the centre of Cortina and the areas’ best skiing including the Dolomiti Super Ski is on the doorstep.

Lavishly furnished, Chalet Zen blends high quality materials with innovative design to create a truly stunning winter ski chalet in Italy.

The chalet spreads over 900 square metres and four floors, connected by an elevator, with the ground floor being the main entrance and lobby. This floor is entirely occupied by a cozy living area complete with fireplace and bar area. There is a professionally equipped kitchen with centre island, home to the chalet’s private Michelin chef and a grand dining room - the perfect spot for entertaining.

Guests also have access to the beautifully appointed wine cellar boasting the region’s most extensive private collection of fine wines and cigars.

The first floor is dedicated to a spacious living room with fireplace and bar area as well as a separate TV room. The wrap around terrace offers stunning views of the beautiful Dolomite mountains that surround Cortina.

Chalet Zen sleeps 12 guests across six spacious suites, carefully designed to create the ultimate bedroom suites. Expect the very finest linen and luxury bath products by Acqua di Parma. Each of the six double suites features an en-suite bathroom and are located across multiple floors.

The top floor is host to the magnificent master bedroom complete with fireplace, walk-in wardrobes and en-suite bathroom with jacuzzi. The master suite also has a private balcony, a wonderful spot to have breakfast with a view. There are a further two double suites on this floor, both with en-suite bathroom and one opening onto the balcony.

There are two more double suites back down on the first floor. These are both ensuite and open on to the wrap-around balcony. The guest bedroom (double en-suite) is down on the lower floor.

The highlight of this deluxe chalet is its Japanese Zen-inspired spa and wellness area on the lower floor. This space boasts a heated pool and sauna, a perfect place to unwind after a day on the slopes or hiking in the mountains. The chalet also has a state of the art gym and a dedicated massage therapist, on hand to provide daily complimentary massages.

For ultimate entertainment, enjoy movie nights in the cosy private cinema, complete with lavish sofas and armchairs. With soundproofing and lush soft carpets, the cinema room can be converted quickly into a wonderful children’s play area.

The chalet gardens and balconies are incredible spots for breakfast or evening aperitivo during the warmer months and offer incredible views across the estate to the ski resort and mountain peaks. 

For stays in winter, there is a heated ski room with boot warmers. The chalet has WIFI throughout and access to the usual media streaming services such as Apple TV, Netflix and Amazon.

For larger groups travelling together, sister Chalet Blu is available and also accommodates 12 guests. The private estate is exclusive to the two chalets and offers complete privacy and seclusion within this world famous resort, making it a perfect choice for a truly luxury family ski holiday in Italy.


Chalet Zen is fully staffed to ensure the ultimate luxury chalet holiday in Cortina. Arrive to a complimentary champagne reception as well as a fully stocked fridge.

Your full time, professional butler will tend to you each day while your concierge is on hand and an expert in tailoring a truly unforgettable stay in the breathtaking landscape that is the Dolomites. From heli-skiing and snowmobile safaris in winter to mountain biking and trekking in the summer, our in-chalet concierge will craft the perfect stay.

Plucked from the most renowned restaurant in Cortina, the Tivoli, your private in-house Michelin chef is on hand throughout your stay to prepare breakfast and dinners as well as tailored menu planning. 

Indulge during your stay with two daily complimentary 30 minute massages as well as a wealth of additional spa and beauty treatments on offer from the in-house massage therapist.

Daily housekeeping and turndown service are also provided.

Guests also have full access to the 24 hours in-resort driver service and the latest vehicles supplied by BMW Italy.

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Located in the exclusive and world-renowned village of Cortina D'Ampezzo, also known as the Queen of the Dolomites, Chalet Zen is the perfect setting for a luxury ski holiday in the Dolomites. It’s also a wonderful choice for luxury summer getaways.

Set within the privacy of an exclusive 7000m2 luxury estate, the chalet, together with it’s sister Chalet Blu, sits high offering magnificent views of the mountains and Ampezzo valley. The main street of Cortina, the famous Corso Italia, with its chic boutiques and wonderful restaurants is just a few minutes walk from the chalet.

The cable car to the Faloria-Cristallo ski area is just a 2 minutes walk or if you prefer, the chalet's complimentary driver service will run you to the cable car at Tofana, in less than 10 minutes. The Dolomiti Super Ski area with it 1,200km of slopes is just 15 minutes away.

The closest airports to Chalet Zen are Venice (2 hours), Innsbruck (2.5 hours) and Verona (3 hours). The chalet has underground parking for up to 8 vehicles and private airport transfers can be arranged for guests wishing to travel without a vehicle. Helicopter transfers are also available.

chalet blu location, cortina d'ampezzo


Rates from £29,000 GBP (low season) to £90,000 GBP (high season) per week

• Minimum stay is 7 nights (Other durations on request).

• Saturday changeover days (Other changeover days out of season only).


• Exclusive use of the chalet and facilities

• Dedicated concierge & full time, professional butler

• 24/7 Driver Service for transport in and around the resort

• In-House Michelin Chef

• Breakfast and multi course dinners, prepared by in-house chef (**)

• Champagne Reception and pre-stocked fridge on arrival

• Daily Housekeeping & Turn Down Service

• On Call Cleaning Service

** Note: Chef is included, food and beverage is charged upon consumption


• Food & Beverage

• Lift Passes, Ski Rental (can be arranged)

• Any extras or services not specifically mentioned

• Refundable Security Deposit: 25% of Rental Value (maximum 25,000 EUR)

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Our staff say...

A stunning addition to our curated collection of ski chalets in the Dolomites. This beautiful home certainly won't disappoint anyone used to the very height of luxury in the Italian mountains.

5 star rating

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