The spa and wellness areas are tranquil and serene: perfect for personal pampering.
Hidden Dragon's extensive private wine collection houses the finest wines from the region and the world.
The professional cinema is a soundproofed sanctuary where small and big kids can indulge in their favourite movie or PS3 game without the worry of disturbing their sleeping guests.
A designer lift connects the 4 floors.
On the garden level of the lodge, you will find the well-stocked wine cellar, the professional soundproofed cinema, a lavatory, the Hidden Dragon Spa with direct access to the yoga deck, outdoor sauna and hot tub, the separate staff quarters and technical rooms.
The chic dining room comfortably seats 16 guests and provides the ideal setting for memorable family meals and lively dinner parties.
The living room with bespoke copper fireplace has huge glass sliding doors showcasing an awe-inspiring view of the Haut de Cry across the Rhone Valley.
An emphasis is placed on using the finest produce, and where possible using seasonal ingredients sourced from ethical and local suppliers. Luckily, the Valais canton in Switzerland is famed for its array of exceptional dairy produce, cured meats, fruit trees, vineyards, and highly prized Val d’Herens beef.
Next to the elegant dining room, the sitting room is the perfect place for a digestif accompanied by some ivory-tickling on the resident piano.
Earth element. The wish-fulfilling cow fulfils people’s dreams.
The cow symbolizes good luck, wealth, prosperous descendents and a peaceful life.
The multiple balconies and jardin d’hiver offer guests perfect opportunities for sunset cocktails and stargazing through the vintage telescope. Front and rear landscaped gardens provide idyllic settings for sunbathing or dolce far niente with breathtaking alpine views.
On the ground floor of the lodge, you will find the Japanese entrance, the living room with fireplace, the dining room, the sitting room with piano, the professional kitchen and staff dining room, and one superking bedroom.
The Jardin D'Hiver (winter garden) is decked with sofas and armchairs for a relaxing place to enjoy the uninterrupted views over the Rhone Valley.
Represents the north and winter. Water element.
The turtle is a symbol of unwavering support and protection. He is an emblem of longevity, strength and endurance.
Represents the south and summer. Fire element. The phoenix is the "King of Birds."
A supernatural bird who embodies the five virtues of benevolence, righteousness, propriety, wisdom, and sincerity.
Represents the east and spring. Wood element.
The dragon is sacred and benevolent. an auspicious creature bestowing blessings, festivity, and happiness, benefiting everything on earth.
Represents the west and autumn. Metal element.
White tiger is referred to as the king of the mountain. The tiger symbolizes strength and protection against evil intentions.
The glass mezzanine library overlooks the living room, offering the reader a serene spot to curl up with a good book.
The executive office and den offers guests the use of office facilities (computer, printer, scanner, fax) in a charming environment also ideal for family board and card games. There is complimentary wifi throughout the lodge.
On the first floor of the lodge, you will find a master bedroom suite, 3 superking bedrooms, the executive office and den (with computer facilities), and the mezzanine library.
The Gents Club style skiroom is the ideal place for guests to sink into an antique leather club chair with a relaxing apres-ski drink, to watch a movie, or play some Wii.
Represents the east. Earth element.
The snow lion is a celestial animal who ranges over the mountains. He symbolizes fearlessness, youthfulness, vibrant energy and unconditional cheerfulness.
On the second floor of the lodge, you will find a master bedroom suite, the Gents Club style skiroom and lavatory, and of course ski-in / ski-out access to one of the finest ski domains in Europe!
Hidden Dragon offers over 700m2 of laidback luxury. Rare antiques lie next to contemporary designer pieces creating an elegant and modern aesthetic. Alpine-chic living with Asian accents and feng shui principles combine to create a unique and relaxing interior.
The traditional architecture and wooden interior imbue the luxury chalet with rustic Swiss ‘cabane’ charm yet Hidden Dragon is anything but a conventional chalet. Ancient feng shui principles and a hint of Asia are harmoniously fused with modern design and contemporary and antique pieces. Hidden Dragon reveres nature and thus is a celebration of organic materials - wood, stone, metal, bamboo, hide, eel skin, wool, shell, rope - which invokes a dramatic multi-textural visual effect and wholesome atmosphere.
Each bedroom within the luxury chalet has been named after an auspicious celestial animal to provide good luck, happiness and prosperity to its inhabitants!
"WHEN THE DRAGON SOARS AND THE PHOENIX DANCES, THE PEOPLE WILL ENJOY HAPPINESS FOR YEARS, BRINGING PEACE AND TRANQUILITY TO ALL UNDER HEAVEN".
Barefoot Luxury. The multiple living quarters harmoniously fuse antiques with contemporary designer pieces. With 700m2 of generous living space, there is room for guests to find their own quiet space. The ambiance is cosy and casual where guests are urged to feel completely at home, dining in their pyjamas and slippers if they so wish!
All 6 ensuite bedrooms offer super-king luxurious comfort which can transform into twins upon request. All bedrooms are equipped with plasmas and dvd players. Hypo-allergenic bedding, Egyptian cotton sheets and towelling, pillow menus and under-floor heating with individual thermostats are provided to ensure an indulgent stay.
Guests can ski in and ski out of the “Gents-Club” style ski-room (furnished with vintage leather club chairs, heated boot-racks, personal kit-baskets, ski-servicing equipment, and guests’ very own après-ski bar). Equipped with plasma tv, dvd player and Wii, guests can prepare for their day on the slopes by watching white-knuckle free rider videos!
Resident March 2010
Resident April 2009
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