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ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SKI ACCOMMODATION 2010/11


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THE NEW SEASON STARTS HERE I think at some point in our

to your heart’s content. And

‘skiing lives’ we have all had

that’s what the InTheSnow - The

the job of satisfying 8-10 great

Ultimate Ski Accommodation

friends with the perfect ski

Guide is all about.

holiday. That’s why we’ve put together this unique guide.

Almost a third of us make our

Whilst there is a mountain of

own arrangements for our

information on the net and holiday

ski trips, but that’s not to say

brochures galore, nowhere can

package holidays should be

you find an honest, quality guide

forgotten. They conveniently

that you can paw over & red pen

wrap up everything into a


perfect bargain bundle. For

childcare is available in every

do without our annual fix, so don’t

those going it alone, it’s

resort, mostly with British

miss out, instead think about what

understandable that some want

nannies who will provide loads

we have said and get booked up.

a little more flexibility.

of activities from snowmen building to pancake making.

Families want the most

Finally check the exchange rate before you go and choose

painless journey. Short transfer

Consider all levels in your

carefully where to buy your

times can be key, so we’ve

group. Most mountains offer

foreign currency. When in

listed the nearest airport to

areas for beginners, but

resort; consider cutting back on

each hotel or chalet. And pre-

sometimes it can be hard to

mountain lunches & eating out,

booked ski hire and lift passes

keep an expert entertained all

look out instead for self-catering

will save valuable ski time and

week. And for intermediates,

or half board options and make

probably money too.

if a resort doesn’t link well, it

a packed lunch for the day. Shop

can be a daunting process and

off the main street and definitely

The cost of lift passes varies

one which can put someone off

take advantage of happy hours!

widely; beginners may not

skiing. Those going it alone, a

need a 400km resort or the

guide may still be a good way to

The main thing is, have a

matching price tag, so downsize

explore the whole area so try to

great time!

to a smaller resort, and take

factor all this in.

advantage of free or lower prices for youngsters and families.

All in all economic times may be

If you’ve got toddlers to take,

tough, but we all know we can’t


LISTINGS BY PAGE FRANCE

Le Village 1950 Les Arcs 26

Hotel Les Aiglons Resort & Spa Chamonix 12

Le Montsoleil Les Terraces d’Eos Flaine 27

Hotel Le Morgane Chamonix 13

MH Apartments La Plagne 28

Hotel Aigle Des Neiges Val d’Isère 14

The Penthouse La Rosière 29

Hotel Le Golf Arc 1800 15

MH Apartments Les Sept Laux 30

Hotel Les Bruyeres Les Menuires 16

The Clubhouse Chamonix 31

Hotel Courcheneige Courchevel 1850 17

Feature: Ski Weekends 32-33

Ski Base: Chalet de la Cloche Espace Killy 18-19

Le Chardon Val d’Isère 34

Ski Power: Tailor Your Holiday Val d’Isère / Courchevel 20-21

Le Kilimanjaro Val d’Isère 35

La Marmotte Chalet Hotel & Spa Les Gets 22

La Bergerie Val d’Isère 36

CGH Le Village de Lessy Le Grand Bornard 24

Lafitenia Val d’Isère 37

CGH Les Suites du Nevada Tignes 25

Mistral Val d’Isère 38


Les Balcons de Bellevarde Val d’Isère 39

Les Fermes du Soliel Les Carroz d’Arraches 59

Hotel Walser Saas-Fee 78

Interhome France 40

Hotel Slalom Les Houches-Chamonix 60

Sunstar Hotel Wengen Jungfrau Region 79

La Ginabelle Chamonix 42

Les Chalets du Forum Courchevel 1850 61

Steinmattli Hotel Adelboden 80

Hotel Les Lanchers Chamonix 43

Hotel Le Boomerang Portes du Soleil 62

Hotel Simi Zermatt 81

Le Tikal Val Thorens 44

Les Ravines Méribel 63

Berghaus Bort Grindelwald 83

Chalets Des Neiges Hermine Val Thorens 45

Chalet Bermuda Serre Chevalier 64

Kirchbühl Hotel & Chalets Grindelwald 84

Chalets Des Neiges Plein Sud Val Thorens 46

Residence du Temple Serre Chevalier 65

Sporthotel Kurhaus Davos / Klosters 85

Chalets Des Neiges Oz En Oisans Oz En Oisans 47 Chalets Des Neiges Cime Des Arcs Arcs 2000 48

SWITZERLAND

Chalet Cole Ridge Grimentz 86 Chalet St Christophe Grimentz 87

Chalets Des Neiges Arolles Arcs 2000 49

Hotel Alex Zermatt 68-69

Europäischer Hof Hotel Europe Engelberg 88

Les Balcons de Soliel Avoriaz 50

Hotel Matterhorn Focus Zermatt 70

Lenkerhof Alpine Resort Lenk, Simmental 90

Ted Bentley Chalet Holidays Courchevel / Le Praz 51

Hotel Bellerive Zermatt 71

Hotel Eiger Muerren Jungfrau Region 91

Hotel Alliey Serre Chevalier 52

Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof Grindelwald 72

The Omnia Zermatt 92

Chalets 1066 Les Gets 54

Chalet Rotstöcki Grindelwald 73

Hotel Restaurant Bristol Saas-Fee 93

Chalet Blutree 1&2 Tignes 55

Interhome Switzerland 74-75

The Cambrian Adelboden 94

Le Vert Hotel Chamonix 56

Mirabeau Hotel & Residence Zermatt 76

Verbier Rentals Verbier 95

Residence Les Terraces d’Azur Isola 2000 57

Hotel Schützen Lauterbrunnen 77

The River House Boutique Hotel Andermatt 96-97


SWITZERLAND

AUSTRIA

Boutique Hotel Beau-Site Adelboden 98

The Crystal Hotel Obergurgl, Ötztal 116

Hotel Bernerhof Jungfrau Region 99

Hotel Riml Hochgurgl, Ötztal 117

Boutique Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald 100

Pension Penhab Hinterglemm 118

Ted Bentley Chalet Holidays Nendaz 101

Hoel Seebichl Kitzbühel 119

Chalet Wildhorn Anzère 1500m Valais 102

Central Spa Hotel Sölden 120

Hotel Elite Saas-Fee 103

Gasthof Post Arlberg 121 Royal Spa Kitzbühel Kitzbühel 122

ITALY

Hotel Zürserhof Arlberg 123

Hotel & Spa Rosa Alpina Alta Badia Dolomites 106

Bike Hotel Conrad Hinterglemm 124

The Hermitage Cervinia 107 Hotel Garni Del Sogno Madonna di Campiglio 108

CANADA

Hotel Tavernier Courmayeur, Aosta Valley 110

The Fairmont Chateau Whistler Whistler 128

Hotel Emile Rey Courmayeur, Aosta Valley 111

The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Jasper Park 129

Hotel Stella Alpina Sauze d’Oulx 112

The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Lake Louise 130

Hotel Martin Sauze d’Oulx 113

The Fairmont Banff Springs Banff 131


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10

FRA France has some of the

amazing resorts including

biggest and highest ski areas

Courchevel with its reputation

in the world, with massive

for luxury and Michelin starred

lift-served verticals and long

restaurants, but its multiple

runs too. Choose to stay in

bases have something for

a traditional village oozing

everyone. Brit-friendly Meribel

ambience, or in a convenient

is equally good and centrally

purpose-built altitude centre.

located. In the third valley

French resorts are easy to

family-friendly Les Menuires

reach from the UK, minimising

offers every convenience. Val

your environmental impact.

Thorens above is Europe’s highest ski resort but is more

Chamonix reigns undisputed

than a ‘moon base’ with a wide

as the world’s leading ski town,

range of services alongside the

complete with the world’s

snow-ure ski slopes.

biggest lift-served vertical and the planet’s longest ski run, the

The Grand Massif region is

legendary Vallee Blanche.

one of the closest to Geneva, vast and snow-sure, you can

The 3 Valleys is the world’s

stay at altitude in Flaine or

biggest ski area and has some

down in one of the character


ULTIMATE GUIDE TO FRANCE filled traditional villages

the downhill. Les Sept Laux

Alpe d’huez is crowned by a

including Les Carroz.

too is a good choice for those

glacier and boasts the world’s

who like their ambience.

longest black run with lots for

Les Arcs and la Plagne are

everyone else too. Les 2 Alpes

jointly promoted as Paradiski,

With 650km of piste the

nearby has lifts stretching

another of the world’s biggest.

Portes du Soleil region

behind the village to a snowsure

Popular with Brits for many

links France to Switzerland.

glacier with summer skiing too.

years there are about 20 bases

Les Gets is one of the leading

to choose from with everything

family destinations in the Alps

Serre Chevalier is the

from traditional villages to high-

with an unspoilt centre, or

largest resort in the southern

altitude convenience.

stay at altitude in space-age

French Alps with 250km of

designed Avoriaz.

slopes stretching for miles

La Rosiere lies across the

above the valley and various

valley from Les Arcs and is a

Tignes has a longer ski

village bases. New owners

family friendly purpose built

season than any other French

have been spending on fast

centre with a lift link over to

resort, its glacier slopes open

new lifts.

Italy’s Aosta Valley.

ten months of the year. It’s a huge domain, shared with Val

Further south still Isola 2000

Le Grand Bornard is a

d’Isere one of the world’s

is a purpose-built resort with a

traditional village with good

best known and best loved

big sunny ski area that’s a short

Nordic sports options alongside

resorts, in the Espace Killy.

hop from Nice.


12

FRA 55 Miles

5 Mins By Bus

B&B / Half & Full Board

Key Facilities Swimming Pool Spa Facilities Restaurant Bus Stop To Entrance Free WIFI

Hotel les Aiglons RESORT & SPA Chamonix

3

Just five minutes from the town

As well as the French Restaurant

centre at the foot of the Midi summit,

open every day for lunch and dinner,

the Les Aiglons Resort & Spa has

the lounge bar with deep inviting

undergone a full renovation and

sofas and an enclosed glazed

uses warm, modern colours, natural

fireplace offers the joys of alternative

materials, glass & light to create

afternoon snacks, from giant filled

a smart harmonious environment,

bread slices to home-made soups.

unconventional and anti-conformist.

The hotel also offers free access

And to be honest, it really works.

to the services of a genuine 300 m² mountain spa boasting an outside

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €290 per night Single: €210 per night

The Les Aiglons’ 107 rooms with LCD

heated swimming pool, a steam room

TVs and free WIFI attracts mountain-

and sauna in the garden as well as a

lovers and families all year round.

body care centre and fitness area.

Hotel Les Aiglons Resort & Spa

reservation@hotelaiglonschamonix.com

+33 (0)450 559 093

www.aiglons.com


FRA

13

HOTEL LE MORGANE Chamonix

55 Miles

4

The four-star Hotel Le Morgane suc-

The hotel offers superb, inventive cater-

cessfully combines the sophistica-

ing, recently acclaimed by the gastro-

tion expected of a 4* hotel and the

nomic critics, thanks to the talent of the

sporting nature of Chamonix whilst

resident chef, Michaël Bourdillat.

the interior design brings together

5 Mins By Bus

B&B

Key Facilities

contemporary styles with the natural

The hotel spa incorporates a lovely

Located Near Main Street

materials of the mountains.

swimming pool, steam room, sauna and

Hotel Renovated in 2007

treatment rooms with the aim of taking Located in the centre of town, the hotel

you away from your daily stresses and

has a total of 56 rooms in four different

strains, awaken your senses, and reac-

categories: standard, superior, luxury

quaint yourself with nature.

and junior suite. All the rooms have a balcony with stunning views of either Mont-Blanc or the Brévent.

Hotel Le Morgane

reservation@hotelmorganechamonix.com

+33 (0)450 535 715

www.morgane-hotel-chamonix.com

Gastronomic Restaurant

16 Junior Suites (Ideal For Families) Green Globe Label 2010 24H Concierge Service Easy To Reach

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €310 per night


14

FRA 110 Miles

1 Min

B&B / Half Board

HOTEL AIGLE DES NEIGES Val d’Isère

4

Located in the very heart of the old

the equipment and services that you

village of Val d’Isère, L’Aigle des

would find in an international hotel with

Neiges hotel is among the most

a world-class reputation: porters, room

fashionable hotels in the region.

service, laundry service, safes, free WIFI access, the list goes on.

Key Facilities Newly Renovated Spa New Swimming Pool 50m From The Slopes And In The City Center Wide Ski Area 24h Concierge Service 2 Restaurants And A Bar Ski Shop

Perched at 1,850m altitude, this hotel is superbly located just a few steps

L’Aigle des Neiges also has an

from the snow, meaning you can save

excellent Spa providing guests with

time and be on the slopes straight

the opportunity to relax at the end

from your front door.

of a hard days skiing and the top-ofthe-range and innovative dishes in

The 109 rooms are spacious and

the restaurant with concept designed

Peak Season Prices From:

comfortable, seamlessly blending wood

by “Pier Paul Jack” will whet your

Double: €395 per night

and natural colours. Here you’ll find all

appetite every night.

Hotel Aigle Des Neiges

reservation@hotelaigledesneiges.com

+33 (0)479 061 888

www.hotelaigledesneiges.com


FRA

15

HOTEL LE GOLF Arc 1800

97 Miles

3

Perfectly located in the centre of

The two restaurants offer a choice of

the resort of les Arcs and at the foot

cuisine ranging from traditional to

of the slopes, the Hotel du Golf lies

original. The hotel bar offers guests a

in exceptional surroundings facing

super relaxation area offering regular

Mont-Blanc.

evenings of jazz music.

1 Min

B&B / Half & Full Board

Key Facilities Jazz Bar

The quality of service and comfort of

By combining modernity and

the 246 modern and stylishly designed

conviviality, the Hotel du Golf is the

rooms offer a warm and welcoming

key to a successful  winter holiday in

setting making this one of the most

Les Arcs 1800.

Teenage Multi Media Center Ski-in / ski-out 2 Restaurants The Biggest Hotel In The Alps Restaurants & Lobby Renovated in 2010 Ideal for groups

noted hotels in the region.

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €260 per night

Hotel Le Golf

reservation@hotelgolflesarcs.com

+33 (0)479 414 343

www.golf-hotel-lesarcs.com


16

FRA 88 Miles

1 Min

HOTEL LES BRUYERES Les Menuires

3

The Hotel Les Bruyeres is superbly

cuisine, The Hotel Les Bruyeres offers

located right on the slopes facing due

something for everyone.

south and offers panoramic views of the B&B / Half Board

Key Facilities Ski In Ski Out Recently Renovated Beautiful View Swimming Pool 3 Vallees Ski Area Ideal For Families Child Care Facility

slopes and mountain around.

the beautiful fireplace and the 95 double, triple or quadruple rooms

panoramic terrace of the bar l’Olympie

with modern flat screen TVs and WIFI

really do make for a superb hotel.

are designed with comfort and space in mind. The rooms are modern, light

The spa offers a sauna and hamam as

and airy.

well as massage rooms for those that really need to rest those aching muscles...

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €220 per night

The warm and welcoming surroundings,

With childcare services during the

and for the more energetic of you, there

school holidays and the restaurant

is also a fitness room! Access to the local

Le Frontenac offering traditional

swimming pool is free for guests.

Hotel Les Bruyeres

reservation@hotelmenuires.com

+33 (0)479 007 510

www.bruyeres-hotel-menuires.com


FRA

17

HOTEL COURCHENEIGE Courchevel 1850

68 Miles

3

At the top of the luxurious resort of

only the highest hotel in Courchevel

Courchevel 1850, the ultimate place

1850, the Courcheneige also boasts

to ski, lies the Courcheneige. This

excellent value for money, in fact

large, chalet-style family hotel has

unrivalled in the resort. The warmth

86 rooms, and sits majestically at

and friendliness of the surroundings

an impressive altitude of 1900m,

characterises the hotel, and this

presiding over the whole resort with

unique feel makes it a home from

its large south-facing terrace.

home for its guests.

1.5 Mins

Half & Full Board

Key Facilities Free Shuttle Bus Ski In Ski Out Beauty Salon Car Park Ski Hire Shop Wine Bar & Terrace

If you want ski-in / ski-out, look no

The Hotel offers a range of early booking

further; nestled on the Bellecôte

discounts on a wide range of services.

ski slope, with direct access from

They also offer ‘All Inclusive’ weeks

the hotel, you really are just a step

with ski lift passes and equipment all

away from your day out skiing. Not

included in the room price.

Hotel Courcheneige

info@courcheneige.com

+33 (0)479 080 259

www.courcheneige.com

Free Internet

€ (Half Board) Peak Season Prices From: Double: €350 per night Single: €175 per night


18

FRA

“A haven of sensual delights”

100 Miles

1 Min

Harpers Bazaar

DEC 09

SKI-BASE: Chalet Chalet de la Cloche is situated

with the top instructors in the

in the heart of Les Brevieres,

Espace Killy area.

one of the 7 villages that make Catered

Key Facilities Transfers Arranged Spa Facilities Heated Pool Free WIFI 2 Sun Terraces Large Open Fireplace Fully Stocked Open Bar Resort Chauffeur Concierge Service

€ Prices Start From: £15,000 for full chalet

up what is often considered

Ski-Base understands that

to be one of the greatest ski

although skiing is a holiday

areas in the world, Espace Killy.

it can often be exhausting,

The region combines two of

so with this in mind the team

the best resorts in France, Val

have created this wonderful

d’Isère and Tignes and offers

chalet described by ‘Harpers

an amazingly diverse range of

Bazaar’ as a “haven of sensual

skiing. There is something for

indulgence.” Specifically

everyone with over 300km of

designed and built to their own

marked pistes. Ski lessons or

exacting standard the attention

guiding can be pre arranged

to detail is obvious even down to

Chalet De La Cloche

+44 (0)20 8293 3850


de la Cloche

5

Espace Killy

SLEEPS 12-16

the elegant and contemporary

people like to relax in the spa

to burn then one of the diligent

interior where all the furniture

with its steam room, pool and

members of staff will be on

has been designed and made

outside hot tub or massages

hand for trips to Val d’Isère or

uniquely for the chalet. All

and beauty treatments can be

Tignes. At the end of the day

bedrooms have balconies,

arranged. The evening doesn’t

one can’t fail to relax in the

“Immensely Stylish”

The Sunday Observer

OCT 09

plasma TVs, luxury bathrooms

end there; guests are treated

incredible 1000 count Egyptian

with Hermes amenities and

to a sumptuous dinner with

cotton sateen bed linen and the

super king beds with memory

canapés, champagne and wine

goose down duvets and pillows

foam mattresses. After a tough

all included. If all this isn’t

to prepare for another day on

day burning up the slopes many

enough and there is still energy

the slopes.

info@ski-base.com

www.ski-base.com


20

FRA

“Your skiing holiday is as important to us as it is to you....’’

55 Miles

5 Mins

Catered

SKI POWER: TAILOR Ski Power have a some of the

London Gatwick to Geneva,

finest chalets and chalet hotels

heavily discounted equipment

perfectly located in two world

hire, lift passes, complimentary

famous ski areas.

ski hosting, toiletries, the list goes on.

Key Facilities Spa Facilities & Hot Tubs Ski in / Ski Out Free WIFI Creche - Children Welcome Transfers & Parking Sattelite TV Family rooms

The portfolio includes 14 chalets and 2 chalet hotels in the The 3

All the properties are catered,

Valleys and Val d’Isère, arguably

and Ski Power pride themselves

the 2 best and certainly the 2

on the quality of their

biggest ski areas in Europe.

catering and the service that

On Site Equipment Hire

€ Peak Season Prices From: £329 - Family Of 4

accompanies it...and it works! With Ski Power you really do get the complete catered package,

Ski Power properties feature

including scheduled flights from

hot tubs, Sauna, Hammam

Ski Power

+44 (0)1737 306 029


YOUR HOLIDAY

Val d’Isère & Courchevel

and all have private facilities,

lunches for the slopes, beer

nanny service, just to ease the

most bedrooms have a balcony

packs, massage treatments ,

pressure that bit more.

with superb panoramic views

bath robes, chilled champagne

of the mountains around and

in your bedroom or for a special

Ski Power offer generous

many have the ultimate luxury

occasion, upgrade to premier

discounts for groups and

of ski-in / ski-out facility.

linen, linen & towel changes and

children. In some properties

lots more...

children get 50% discount. Focussed on taking the hassle

The motto at Ski Power is providing you with choice, what

And the kids aren’t forgotten

away from group leaders,

you want when you want it.

with Ski Power either, they

individuals can pay for their

There are many ways in which

have a dedicated creche with

holiday online, book passes and

you can tailor your holiday with

pick up and drop off from

equipment and extras... so no

Ski Power; you can pre-book a

Ski School, kids snack packs

more email mayhem to organise

range of extras including packed

for the slopes and a private

that group ski holiday!

info@skipower.co.uk

www.skipower.co.uk


22

FRA 40 Miles

1 Min

Half Board

LA Marmotte CHALET HOTEL & SPA Les Gets

4

La Marmotte is located in the charming

The fire in the spacious lounge offers

village of Les Gets one of the connected

the perfect relaxation area and the

ski resorts making up the ‘Portes du

restaurant has a superb range of cuisine

Soleil’ area. Situated in the heart of the

courtesy of the in-house chef.

resort at the bottom of the slopes ideal for Key Facilities Swimming Pool & Spa Ski In Ski Out Free WIFI Garage Parking Sattelite TV Kids Games Room & Restaurant with Free Winter Baby Sitting

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €460 per night

ski and golf, La Marmotte is everything

The superb spa offers jaccuzzis,

its name promises: cosy and friendly with

Hammam, sauna, special Vichy

a warm atmosphere, beautiful antique

showers, comfortable relaxation lounge,

furniture and attentive service. Here you

herbal tea room and floating beds.

will find the ambiance of a traditional chalet in the 48 guestrooms: wood

The superb cosy restaurant “La Païka”

panelling & warm fabrics create a really

welcomes guests from lunch until the

cosy atmosphere. All rooms are unique &

slopes close - perfect!

equipped with modern amenities.

La Marmotte Chalet Hotel & Spa

info@hotel-marmotte.com

+33 (0)450 758 033

www.hotel-marmotte.com


FRENCH ALPS & PYRENEES

Lagrange’s range of ski apartments offer the luxury of your own space, making your holiday your own - whether you are after the village charm of the Pyrenees or the great Alpine resorts, Lagrange has the perfect apartment or chalet to fit your needs and your budget.

020 7371 6111 www.lagrange-holidays.co.uk


24

FRA 40 Miles

2 Mins

Self Catering

Key Facilities Pool, Sauna & Hammam Luggage Room Laundry Service Underground Parking Bakery And Deli Services Baby Kits (Booking Req) Free WIFI

â‚Ź Peak Season Prices From: Apartments: Starting at ÂŁ293 pp per week

CGH LE VILLAGE DE LESSY Le Grand Bornard

4

Le Village De Lessy, a prestige

The private indoor heated swimming-

residence ideally located in the centre

pool enjoys views over the ski area

of the Chinaillon, is close to the ski

and the jacuzzis, sauna, steam room

runs and lifts. Built for Winter 08/09

and fitness room are available free

by the acclaimed mountain architects

of charge. For even more pampering

MGM, this 4 star residence offers

the Spa and Beauty Care Centre

luxurious apartments combining

offers a whole range of massages and

traditional architecture from Savoy

relaxation treatments (payable).

with high standard modern facilities. All apartments have balconies and

Also available from reception: Baby

most enjoy wonderful views of the

kits (state at time of booking, subject to

ski area and Aravis mountain range.

availability), fondue and raclette sets,

Everything has been designed for you

board games and irons &ironing boards.

to relax after a hard day of skiing.

Peak Retreats +44 (0)844 576 0170

www.peakretreats.co.uk


FRA

25

CGH LES SUITES DU NEVADA Tignes

85 Miles

4

Les Suites du Nevada is Tignes newest

offers prestigious dining in the hands

and most luxurious hotel, located in

of Michelin-star winner, Jean Michel

the heart of Val Claret and close to

Bouvier as well as a stylish bar and tea

the slopes. This fantastic hotel was

room with a log fire, swimming pool,

built by the acclaimed mountain

sauna and Hammam, fitness room and

architects MGM. Service and comfort

unique spa and beauty centre to soothe

are paramount and each of the

those looking for total relaxation.

uniquely-styled Suites is equipped

3 Mins

B&B / Half Board

Key Facilities 24hr Room-Service Car Parking Service Free WIFI Pool, Sauna & Hammam

with the latest generation high-tech

All suites come with a flat screen tv,

touches, including rain-curtain showers,

dvd player, iPod station, phone, mini

whirlpool-baths and flat-screen TVs.

bar, safe and hairdryer. You can also

The mood is cosy yet serene, enabling

get baby kits (state at time of booking/

guests to unwind in a unique, peaceful,

subject to availability), board games and

stress-free environment. The hotel also

plug adaptors from reception.

Ski Collection +44 (0)844 576 0175

www.skicollection.co.uk

Luggage Room Laundry Service Baby Kits (Booking Req)

â‚Ź Peak Season Prices From: 2-6 Person Standard Suite (B&B): ÂŁ199 pp per night


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Ski-In / Ski-Out

Self Catering

Le Village 1950 Les Arcs

4

This ski-in / ski-out village is a unique

oven, refrigerator, and dishwasher.

concept in Europe which has been

Some apartments have a fireplace.

thoughtfully designed with excellent

Beds are made up with duvets.

restaurants and bars and regular Key Facilities Swimming Pool Jacuzzi Hamman Free WIFI Car Free Resort Charming Apartments Apartments From 2 To 10 People Balcony Or Terrace

village entertainment. There are

A variety of apartment sizes are

several ‘wellness areas’ comprising

available including studios and 1, 2,

indoor and outdoor pools, jacuzzi,

3 & 4 bedroom apartments for up to

gym, Hammam and sauna. Baby

2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 people with 1, 2 or

Kits, Children’s Clubs & board game

3 bathrooms. Some apartments are

packages can be booked as extras.

adapted for disabled access.

All apartments feature: Free WIFI,

This village is exclusive to Pierre &

Balcony or terrace, Satellite TV,

Vacances Premium.

€ Example Price: March (7 nights / 1 bed apt / 4 people): €1,260

Phone, Hair dryer, Safe, electric hob,

Pierre & Vacances Premium

info-uk@pv-holidays.com

+44 (0)870 026 7144

www.pv-holidays.com


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Le Montsoleil Les Terraces d’Eos

4

Flaine

Designed with convenience in mind

Phone, Hair dryer, Safe, electric

this is a newly built residence of

hob, oven, refrigerator, and

exceptionally high standards. Located

dishwasher. Some apartments have

in a specially created hamlet above

a fireplace. Beds are made up with

the main resort with ski-in / ski-out

duvets.

Ski-In / Ski-Out

Self Catering

Key Facilities

access to the pistes. The apartments are modern and very spacious by

A variety of apartment sizes are

traditional French standards. Enjoy

available including 1, 2, 3 & 4

the delightful outdoor pool, jacuzzi,

bedroom apartments for up to 4,

sauna, Hammam and fitness suite.

6, 8 and 10 people with 1,2 or 3 bathrooms. Some apartments are

All apartments feature: Free WIFI,

55 Miles

adapted for disabled access.

Balcony or terrace, Satellite TV,

Pool, Spa & Fitness Area Car Free Resort Comfortable 1 To 4 Bedroom Apartments Central Location Balcony Or Terrace Free WIFI

€ Example Price: March (7 nights / 1 bed apt / 4 people): €1,204

Pierre & Vacances Premium

info-uk@pv-holidays.com

+44 (0)870 026 7144

www.pv-holidays.com


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1 Min

Self Catering

Key Facilities Local Child Care WIFI (Varies) Lift Pass Collection Service Ski Hosting Discounted Ski Hire

€ Low To High Season Prices From:

MH APARTMENTS La Plagne

4

UNOFFICIAL

These popular chalet apartments are

As with all of Mountain Heaven’s

located in the snow secure resort

accommodation the luxury ski chalets in

of Plagne Montalbert, one of ten

Montalbert meet the highest standards

villages making up the La Plagne

and all have breathtaking views across

region and benefits from tree-lined,

the Tarentaise Valley and/or the piste.

north facing slopes, helping to retain its snow throughout the season.

Mountain Heaven offer a wide variety

Montalbert enjoys spectacular views

of self-catered chalet apartments

with a wide selection of restaurants

throughout Plagne Montalbert in a

and bars and plenty to see and do

range of sizes from one bedroom to

away from the slopes.

four. All are fitted with all the modern conveniences you would expect to

1 Bed: £349pw to £849 2 Bed: £499pw to £1199 3 Bed: £749pw to £1799 4 Bed: £999pw to £2399

All apartments are either ski in/out or

make your stay a truly relaxing and

within only a minute’s walk of the piste.

pleasurable one.

Mountain Heaven

info@mountainheaven.co.uk

+44 (0)151 625 1921

www.mountainheaven.co.uk


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THE PENTHOUSE La Rosière

SLEEPS 12-14

4

80 Miles

UNOFFICIAL

This stunning chalet is located in the

it is still only 200m away from the

Les Eucherts area of La Rosière at a

main chairlift so there is no driving or

height of 1850m.

minibus transfers required.

2 Mins

Catered

The Penthouse is a large chalet set

La Rosière is described by the Where

over 2 floors with stunning views

to Ski and Snowboard guide 2010 as

down the valley from the beautiful

having “The sunniest slopes in the

Local Child Care

lounge / dining room.

Tarantaise, but also the snowiest”.

Lift Pass Collection Service

La Rosière is part of the large Espace

Key Facilities Hot Tub

Free WIFI

Arrange Lessons Discounted Ski Hire

Boasting six en-suite bedrooms, three

San Bernardo, being linked to La

are doubles and three twins. Perfectly

Thuile in Italy. The area has 150km of

located in a very quiet area with

pistes with 73 runs ranging from easy

uninterrupted views over the valley

beginners to challenging blacks.

Low Season Prices From:

Mountain Heaven

info@mountainheaven.co.uk

+44 (0)151 625 1921

www.mountainheaven.co.uk

£399 pp per week


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On-Piste

MH APARTMENTS Les Sept Laux

Swimming Pool Spa Facilities WIFI (Village Bars) Lift Pass Collection Service

With a wide variety of self-catered chalet

located directly on the piste in the snow

apartments of one to three bedrooms all

secure resort of Les Sept Laux.

are fitted with modern conveniences and the complex has a spa facility & swim-

The apartments are truly ski in/out and

ming pool together with a restaurant.

only a 20 second ski away from the main chairlift and only a few minutes walk

Les Sept Laux is located very near to

from the main village.

Grenoble and Chambery and only 2

Ski Hosting

hours from Geneva and is set in the

Discounted Ski Hire

UNOFFICIAL

These brand new chalet apartments are

Self Catering

Key Facilities

4

As with all of Mountain Heaven’s accom-

heart of the Bellendonne mountains

modation the luxury ski chalets meet

spread over three villages. It boasts

Low To High Season Prices From:

the highest standards with breathtaking

120km of runs from 1350m to 2400m

1 Bed: £349 to £849 pw

views across the Valley or the piste.

with a great snow record.

Mountain Heaven

info@mountainheaven.co.uk

+44 (0)151 625 1921

www.mountainheaven.co.uk

2 Bed: £499 to £1299 pw 3 Bed: £699 to £1799 pw


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THE CLUBHOUSE Chamonix The Clubhouse was France’s first ever

For skiers & boarders it’s all about “who

mountain boutique hotel, so what

you know” in Chamonix, and the concierge

better place to have it than Chamonix?

know everyone, so can pre-book the best

A €1m refurbishment of a traditional

Vallée Blanche guides, heliskiing in to

1920’s stone built Savoyard Art Deco

Italy, ice climbing & much more.

mansion, created seven ultra-modern

60 Miles

2 Mins

Half Board

Key Facilities Restaurant

rooms with accommodation for up to

The Myla suite is The Clubhouse’s best

20 guests.

and comes with a nine foot wide bed and panoramic view of Mont Blanc.

The Clubhouse’s contemporary

Downstairs, members enjoy proper

designed suites and bunkhouse

après-ski with a state-of-the-art sound

rooms boast large his-and-hers, teak-

system in The Clubhouse bar and

decked, power showers, Italian Frette

dining room, offering delicious meals

linen and fat duvets.

and the best cocktails in Europe.

The Clubhouse

reception@clubhouse.fr

+33 (0)450 984 220

www.clubhouse.fr

Treatment Room Members Bar Bunkhouse Free WIFI Child Care

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €370 per night Bunks: €190 per night


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What did you do at the

WEEKEND? Méribel CHAMONIX MORZINE COURMAYEUR ZERMATT

A Saturday night in front of

flexibility of flights, you can

the TV? A trip to the local pub?

now enjoy as many trips away

Imagine if you could tell your

throughout the winter season

mates you spent the weekend

as you like and even treat it as

knee-deep in fresh powder

an exciting weekend hobby.

while ripping it up in the Three Valleys – well you can – for very

With the option to fly from

little hassle or cost.

anywhere in the UK and with many resorts only 1-2 hours

Ski holidays are no longer once

drive from Geneva and Lyon,

a year luxuries. With cheap

flying is the obvious choice

short breaks available and the

for your short break. Morzine,

Ski Weekends

sales@skiweekends.com


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Chamonix, Meribel, Brides

As an alternative to flying, have

Les Bains and La Tania are all

you ever considered travelling

a stones throw away and are

by coach? Its greener, less

available at some bargain prices.

hassle for check-in and baggage and you can snooze

With limited weekend

the night away in preparation

accommodation available in the

for hitting the slopes.

centre of Meribel, Brides Les Bains is ideally located at the

If you’ve got the luxury of time

foothills of the Meribel valley

why not try an 8 day coach

and just a gondola ride away

package? With only 5 days

from the 660kms of piste that

needed off work you can ski

awaits you.

8 days and get that extra 1 or 2 days on the slopes that you

A favourite amongst Brits is

always want at the end of a

Morzine - a charming ski-

week’s holiday. Need another

in ski-out resort offering

reason? Travelling by coach

everything from gentle green

can save you up to £200 on your

runs to freestyle snowparks for

holiday, imagine that…

you adrenaline junkies.

+44 (0)8444 060600

www.skiweekends.com


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2 Mins

Full Board

Key Facilities Ski-In / Ski-Out Satellite TV WIFI Resort Chauffeur Open Bar Concierge Service

Le Chardon Val d’Isère

SLEEPS 20

Le Chardon is undoubtedly one of the

up the magical atmosphere. The large

most desirable and exclusive chalets

private terrace is a fantastic place to

in Val d’Isère. Resting elegantly on the

hold fabulous barbecues while, in the

side of the Solaise Mountain, it is a

right conditions, drinks are served

haven for keen skiers of all abilities.

from a hand crafted snow bar.

Each of its ten en-suite bedrooms has floor to ceiling windows offering

With 2 chef’s, 1 manager, 3 hosts

uninterrupted views of the Manchet

and a private chauffeur, rest assured

Valley and Vanoise National Park.

you want for nothing, whether you

Outdoor Swim Spa

prefer a gastronomic delight or a

Travel Insurance

€ Prices From: Peak: £2,795 pp p/week Low: £995 pp p/week

With two separate living areas, large

simple supper our chefs will design

TV room, study and dining room Le

a menu specifically for you and our

Chardon is the ideal location for larger

concierge team will create your

groups and corporate parties to soak

holiday of a lifetime!

C Mountain Lodges

info@lechardonvaldisere.com

+44 (0)845 092 0350

www.lechardonvaldisere.com


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le Kilimanjaro Val d’Isère

84 Miles

SLEEPS 8

On entrance into the beautiful

as from all three bedrooms on this

Kilimanjaro you are drawn into an

floor. The second floor is dominated

exquisite winter retreat on which the

by a huge, open plan living area, its

emphasis is luxurious comfort and

grandeur encapsulated by the high

sumptuous homeliness.  Travetino

vaulted ceiling and solid beams.  Yet

marble steps take you up from the

for all its size it loses nothing of the

ski fitting room to the main entrance

warmth and homeliness created

of the chalet, elegantly finished with

by deep sofas, a roaring fire and

warm Italian tiles and 200 year old

soft textured furnishings. With an

reclaimed wood.

understated elegance throughout

2 Mins

Full Board

Key Facilities Ski-In / Ski-Out Satellite TV WIFI Resort Chauffeur Open Bar Concierge Service Outdoor jacuzzis Travel Insurance

the chalet you would be hard The private terrace and hot tub are accessed from the main hall, as well

pushed to find a more luxurious alpine retreat.

€ Prices From: Peak: £2,795 pp p/week Low: £995 pp p/week

C Mountain Lodges

info@lechardonvaldisere.com

+44 (0)845 092 0350

www.lechardonvaldisere.com


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2 Mins

Full Board

Key Facilities Ski-In / Ski-Out Satellite TV WIFI Resort Chauffeur Open Bar Concierge Service Outdoor jacuzzis Travel Insurance

La Bergerie Val d’Isère

SLEEPS 10

La Bergerie is located on the site of

which has a small additional single

an old “Bergerie” or shepherd’s hut,

interconnecting bedroom, ideal for a

dating back to the 17th century.  This

child or nanny and a sixth bedroom

unique chalet has been renovated using

with its own private bathroom.  Every

many of the original features blending

room has an individual sense of style

traditional wood and stone with modern

and character which makes them all

facilities.  Decorated with care, there

an equally attractive retreat after an

is a prevailing sense of calm and

active day.

tranquility, helped by its location in a private enclave above Val d’Isère.

The modern interiors of La Bergerie and the state of the art cinema and

€ Prices From: Peak: £2,795 pp p/week

La Bergerie boasts four en-suite

Nintendo Wii room makes La Bergerie

twin or king size bedrooms, one of

a haven for people of all ages.

C Mountain Lodges

info@lechardonvaldisere.com

+44 (0)845 092 0350

www.lechardonvaldisere.com

Low: £995 pp p/week


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Lafitenia Val d’Isère

84 Miles

SLEEPS 12

Situated in a private enclave above

to the private terrace or balcony. The

Val d’Isère Lafitenia is a six bedroom

large south facing picture windows

chalet boasting breathtaking

give all rooms a light and airy feel,

uninterrupted views down the Manchet

which complements the sumptuous

Valley.  Combining luxury and comfort

fabrics and comfy homeliness that is

with traditional touches and warm

characteristic of this chalet.

2 Mins

Full Board

Key Facilities Ski-In / Ski-Out Satellite TV

furnishings, the chalet is a cosy haven

WIFI

ideal for families. Lafitenia is an ideal

With your own personal chef, manager,

chalet in which to base your Val d’Isère

host and chauffeur, rest assured you’ll

holiday, and once you have stayed there,

want for nothing. Like all our staff at Le

you will not want to stay anywhere else.

Chardon Mountain Lodges, our chefs are chosen for their skill, passion and

All 6 bedrooms have en-suite bath or

adaptability and will create a menu

shower rooms, and the majority, access

especially for you.

C Mountain Lodges

info@lechardonvaldisere.com

+44 (0)845 092 0350

www.lechardonvaldisere.com

Resort Chauffeur Open Bar Concierge Service Outdoor jacuzzis Travel Insurance

€ Prices From: Peak: £2,795 pp p/week Low: £995 pp p/week


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2 Mins

Full Board

Key Facilities Ski-In / Ski-Out Satellite TV WIFI Resort Chauffeur Open Bar Concierge Service Outdoor jacuzzis Travel Insurance

€ Prices From: Peak: £2,795 pp p/week Low: £995 pp p/week

Mistral Val d’Isère

SLEEPS 14

The entrance to Chalet Mistral, with

balcony. Every bedroom has its own

its quirky beams and high ceilings

luxurious en-suite that has been

is demonstrative of the comfortable

designed with a combination of Savoyard

and airy ambiance that is prevalent

wood and Italian marble to create a

throughout. The relaxing living room

sense of tranquility and serenity. 

is the epitome of cosy warmth, with a large open log fire and floor to ceiling

With your own personal chef,

windows framing the spectacular view

manager, host and chauffeur, rest

of the Manchet Valley and beyond.

assured you will want for nothing.

 

Whether you prefer relaxing in one of

Each of the seven bedrooms has

the outdoor hot tubs with a glass of

character and individuality, all having

champagne or a full body massage

access to either a sunny south

our concierge team will create your

facing terrace, mountain view or a

holiday of a lifetime.

C Mountain Lodges

info@lechardonvaldisere.com

+44 (0)845 092 0350

www.lechardonvaldisere.com


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Les Balcons de Bellevarde Val d’Isère

87 Miles

3

A comfortable and recently renovated

grill oven, dishwasher, electric coffee-

residence in ‘La Daille’ area of Val

maker and kettle. Bathroom fitted

d’Isère just 200 metres from ‘Le

with towel-dryer, toilet, telephone, flat

Funival’. There are shops, bars and

screen television, WIFI, all beds have

restaurants are all within 100 metres

duvets, South facing sunny balconies.

and the ski hire shop is next door.

Baby Kits can be booked in advance.

There are free shuttle buses to the resort centre.

3 Mins

Self Catering

Key Facilities Comfortable Apartments On The Doorstep Skiing Apartments For Up To 8 People

A variety of apartment sizes are available including studios for 4

All apartments feature: a fully

people, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments

equipped kitchen area with 4 ceramic

for up to 4, 5, 6 and 8 people.

hotplates, refrigerator, micro-wave

Balcony Heated Ski Lockers Free Shuttle Bus WIFI

€ Example Price: March (7 nights / 1 bed apt / 4-5 people): €1,090

Pierre & Vacances

info-uk@pv-holidays.com

+44 (0)870 026 7144

www.pv-holidays.com


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Tignes FR7351.470.2

TOUR O P E R AT O R SHOWCASE

Self Catering

€ Peak Season Prices From: £75pp per week based on four sharing in Tignes (Jan 2011)

INTERHOME: FRANCE 2

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5

self-catering chalets & apartments

If you’re looking for great quality chalets

The Interhome website gives you full

and apartments in France, look no

property details from number of rooms

further than Interhome.

to the exact resort location and distance to the ski lifts, allowing you to choose

We offer unbeatable choice, value and

ON LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS

UP TO 10% ON EARLY BOOKINGS

the property that suits you.

service in fantastic French resorts such as Tignes, Chamonix, Alpe d’Huez and

In resort Interhome has a network

Val Thorens.

of local offices to ensure your stay is

Discounts:

UP TO 33%

Chamonix FR7460.155.2

smooth and trouble free. Self-catering accommodation gives you space to relax and freedom to

We have great prices as well as offers

make your own rules and is a great

giving you savings of up to 33%.

way to reduce the cost of your ski or snowboard holiday.

Interhome

info@interhome.co.uk

+44 (0)20 8780 7774

www.interhome.co.uk/snow


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10 Mins

Self Catering

Key Facilities Central Location Spacious Alpine Apartments Apartments For Up To 8 People Pool, Spa & Fitness Area Free WIFI Balcony Childrens Area

Le Ginabelle Chamonix

4

A character property located opposite

Apartments feature: Free WIFI, Balcony

the train station in the town centre

or terrace, TV, Phone, electric hob,

close to all the resort’s transport

oven, refrigerator, and dishwasher.

links. Built in a traditional Savoyard

Beds made up with duvets. Daily

style with comfortable and well

breakfast delivery or the bakery service

appointed apartments. Enjoy the

can be booked as extras.

delightful indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna, Hammam, fitness suite and Spa by

A variety of sizes are available

Algotherm. There is a free loan service

including 1, 2,& 3 bedroom apartments

for: Irons, hairdryers, board games,

for up to 3, 4, 6 & 8 people with 1 or

fondue and raclette sets, baby safety

2 bathrooms. Some apartments are

kits, and portable Playstations®.

adapted for disabled access.

Pierre & Vacances Premium

info-uk@pv-holidays.com

+44 (0)870 026 7144

www.pv-holidays.com

Example Price: March (7 nights / 2 bed apt / 4 people): €1,190


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Hotel Les Lanchers

55 Miles

Chamonix With 19 comfortable bedrooms and a

value wine list personally chosen

charming bistro restaurant, this hotel

by the proprietor. A selection of

is one of the most convivial addresses

international beers and cocktails is

in Chamonix with the added bonus of

available in the lounge bar fitted with

being near a cable car accessing the

3 screens for worldwide sports and

main ski area.

news programmes.

2 Mins

B&B / Half Board

Key Facilities Sauna & Fitness Centre Restaurant Rendezvous

The en-suite rooms have great views

Ideally located very close to the

of Mont-Blanc or l’Aiguille des Drus

Flegere cable car for easy access

with a selection of twins, doubles and

to the mountains and a choice of

Baby Sitting Free WIFI

€ Peak Season Rooms From:

two-bedroomed suites for families

ski rental shops nearby providing

or groups of friends. The restaurant

discounts for hotel guests, Les

serves traditional french and local

Lanchers is the perfect place for your

savoyard specialities with an excellent

Chamonix ski holiday.

Hotel Les Lanchers

vacances@hotel-lanchers-chamonix.com

+ 33 (0)450 534 719

www.hotel-lanchers-chamonix.com

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Ski-In / Ski-Out

Self Catering

Key Facilities Sauna, Jacuzzi & Hamman Recently Renovated On Piste Children’s Play Area Use Of Fitness Centre

Le Tikal Val Thorens

3

An extremely comfortable recently

with towel-dryer, separate toilet.

renovated residence located on the

Telephone, flat screen television,

slopes, offering a children’s play area

WIFI, all beds have duvets. Balcony or

and a fitness/leisure centre in the

terrace. Baby Kits, Children’s Clubs

adjacent sister residence “les Temples

and half board packages can all be

du Soleil”. There is an on-site ski hire

booked as extras.

shop, supermarket, restaurant and bar with occasional live music.

available including studios for 2

On-Site Ski Hire Balcony Or Terrace WIFI

€ Example Price: March (7 nights / 1 bed apt / 4 people): €1,110

A variety of apartment sizes are

All apartments feature: a fully

people, 1 bedroom apartments for up

equipped kitchen area with 4 ceramic

to 4, 2 bedroom apartments for up to

hotplates, refrigerator, micro-wave

6 or 7 and 3 bedroom apartments for

grill oven, dishwasher, electric coffee-

up to 8 or 9.

maker and kettle. Bathroom fitted

Pierre & Vacances Premium

info-uk@pv-holidays.com

+44 (0)870 026 7144

www.pv-holidays.com


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Chalet des Neiges Hermine Val Thorens

68 Miles

SLEEPS UP TO 14

Built on a site chosen for its altitude

amenities perfect for the family skiers.

and its orientation, Chalet des Neiges

Popular with families due to it’s

Hermine is probably the most popular

peaceful location yet still close to

Chalet des Neiges. This small but

all local shops and facilities and just

luxurious residence of 19 apartments

100m from the slopes!

combines traditional architecture with

10 Mins

Self Catered

Key Facilities Private Parking

modern facilities with superb south

The tasteful décor of warm colours

facing views of the slopes.

creates a snug and cosy atmosphere and the free access to the private heated

Built using traditional wood and

indoor pool, sauna and fitness room,

stone materials, these are stylish

these apartments offer everything you

apartments fitted with all modern

need for a great ski holiday.

Satellite TV Ski Shop Swimming Pool Sauna Fireplace Bread Delivery

€ Peak Season Prices From: 12-14 People: €5236 per week

Chalet Des Neiges

info@chaletdesneiges.com

+33 (0)479 390 290

www.chaletdesneiges.com


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10 Mins

Self Catered

Key Facilities Private Parking Satellite TV Spa Sauna Fireplace Bread Delivery Ski-In

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SLEEPS UP TO 14

Val Thorens is superbly located at

This is a high quality residence

2300m offering a superb snow sure

offering all the usual benefits of a

ski holiday in the heart of the 3 valleys

Chalet des Neiges property as well as

magnificent ski area.

LCD TV and DVD player.

The Plein Sud is a new impressive

The Chalet also contains a beauty

residence with 12 luxury apartments

salon offering massages, relaxation

offering direct access to the slopes,

and body treatment, a fitness room

and located only 2 minutes away from

and a sauna , perfect for those end of

the centre of Val Thorens shops, ski

days aches.

rental shops and restaurants.

Peak Season Prices From: 14 People: â‚Ź6272 per week

Chalet Des Neiges

info@chaletdesneiges.com

+33 (0)479 390 290

www.chaletdesneiges.com


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Chalet des Neiges Oz en Oisans Oz en Oisans

62 Miles

SLEEPS UP TO 16

The irresistible charm of this village

A ski-in/out residence located next

could have stepped straight out of a

to the ski school and only one minute

fairy tale. In fact once you visit - you

away from the nearest ski-lift - it

might not go home!

doesn’t get any better than this.

-1 Min

Any One Meal/ Half Board/ Full Board

The vast Grandes Rousses ski area

Built in typical mountain style with

Key Facilities

offers the opportunity to explore the

extensive use of stone and wood, the

Swimming Pool

Alpe d’Huez, a beautiful sunny resorts,

residence is made up of 6 attractive

snow guaranteed by 700 snow cannons.

large chalets.

Sauna Restaurant Fireplace Bread Delivery Ski-In

Chalet des Neiges is ideally located

And after a long day on the slopes,

in the centre of the village, just a

relax in the private indoor heated

minutes walk from the shops, bars

swimming-pool or sauna.

and restaurants.

Chalet Des Neiges

info@chaletdesneiges.com

+33 (0)479 390 290

www.chaletdesneiges.com

€ Peak Season Prices From: 14-16 People: €5901 per week


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Either Lunch or Dinner/ Half Board/ Full Board

Chalet des Neiges Cime des Arcs Arcs 2000

SLEEPS UP TO 10

Inside these apart-hotels, which are

close to the ski lifts this is a typical

so well integrated into the landscape

wooden ski residence that blends

that they look as if they have grown

beautifully with the environment.

out of the slopes, you will find all the authenticity of a mountain residence.

Key Facilities

indoor heated swimming pool and

Private Parking Satellite TV Swimming Pool Sauna Restaurant Bread delivery Ski-In

â‚Ź

Cime des Arcs is equipped with an

Right on the doorstep of Paradiski,

fitness room with sauna. Non-skiers

offering probably the best ski area in

in particular can enjoy a bowling alley,

Europe, the Cimes Des Arcs provides

a ski shop, a restaurant and many

everything you need for a great holiday.

other shops around.

Located right on the pistes and very

Peak Season Prices From: 10 People: â‚Ź4830 per week

Chalet Des Neiges

info@chaletdesneiges.com

+33 (0)479 390 290

www.chaletdesneiges.com


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Chalet des Neiges Arolles Arcs 2000

78 Miles

SLEEPS UP TO 16

At an altitude of 2,000m and on

open fireplace and the kitchen with

the doorstep of the Paradiski ski

the beautiful sun-trap balcony.

-1 Min

resort with 420km of slopes at your fingertips, the need for escapism

Residents are also offered a private

will quickly take hold, particularly as

heated indoor swimming-pool with a

everything is arranged for children

sauna, hamman and fitness room.

Then hit the mountains leaving your comfortable surroundings for some of

With the slopes right on the

Half Board/ Full Board

Key Facilities Private Parking Satellite TV

to have fun putting their parents minds at rest.

Either Lunch or Dinner/

the best skiing in the Alps.

doorstep of this residence of

Swimming Pool Sauna Hammam Fireplace Bread Delivery

â‚Ź

apartments between 45m2 and

All apartments are fitted and

155m2, here you can enjoy en-suite

furnished to a very good standard

bathrooms, a cosy sitting room with

providing comfort and convenience.

Chalet Des Neiges

info@chaletdesneiges.com

+33 (0)479 390 290

www.chaletdesneiges.com

Peak Season Prices From: 14-16 People: â‚Ź6083 per week


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Ski-In / Ski-Out

Self Catering

Key Facilities Comfortable Apartments For Up To 8 People Close To Amenities Catering Option Balcony

Les Balcons de SolEIl Avoriaz

3

Made up of 6 buildings in the ‘La

grill oven, dishwasher, electric coffee-

Falaise’ district of the resort. All

maker and kettle. Bathroom fitted

are designed for maximum skier

with towel-dryer, toilet, telephone, flat

convenience and are ski in/out with

screen television, WIFI, all beds have

a supermarket, bakery and bars

duvets. South facing sunny balconies.

and restaurants. A great base for

Baby Kits and board packages can be

one of the many music events held

booked as extras.

in Avoriaz.

Ski Lockers

A variety of apartment sizes are

Childrens Area WIFI

€ Example Price:

All apartments feature: a fully

available including studios for 4

equipped kitchen area with 4 ceramic

people, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments

hotplates, refrigerator, micro-wave

for up to 4, 5, 6, and 8 people.

Pierre & Vacances

info-uk@pv-holidays.com

+44 (0)870 026 7144

www.pv-holidays.com

March (7 nights /Studio / 4 people): €750


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Ted Bentley Chalet Holidays Courchevel / Le Praz Ted Bentley is an independent luxury

Ted Bentley only employ professional

ski company. Superior chalets

chefs to work in their chalets, and

and impeccable service underpin

offer a private nanny service to clients

everything they do, providing

if required.

exceptional winter holidays to the discerning skier or boarder.

The chalets are of the highest standard, each offering features

They offer four catered chalets in the

such as hot tubs, saunas, log fires,

resort of Nendaz, Switzerland (in the

comfortable beds and Egyptian

Verbier lift system), plus a beautiful

cotton bed linen – not to mention the

catered chalet and self-catered

monogrammed towels, slippers and

apartment in Courchevel Le Praz,

bath robes provided for all guests.

France – both located within metres

80 Miles

1 Min

Half Board

Key Facilities Free Moutiers Transfers Free WIFI Child Care Spa Facilities In-House Ski Hosting Free Minibus Service DVD and MP3 Dock

€ Peak Season Price: £865 pp/ week

of the lift station.

Half Term February

Ted Bentley

info@tedbentley.co.uk

+44 (0)1934 820 854

www.tedbentley.co.uk


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7 Mins

Half Board

Key Facilities Indoor/Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool Hammam Massages & Facials Free WIFI French Cuisine Restaurant Wine Cave Friendly & Knowledgeable Staff

HOTEL ALLIEY Serre Chevalier

2

Discover this French-run hotel that

Hammam (Turkish bath), and an outdoor

has been in the family since 1873.

heated swimming pool, all free of

The Alliey Hotel / Pré des Ors is

charge. The Alliey Spa offers DECLEOR

nestled in the charming mountain

massages, facials and body treatments.

Rooms From €99 pp/ per day 4 Person Studio From €495 per week

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village of Monetier Les Bains, the highest of several villages making

The Alliey Hotel / Pré des Ors offers a

up Serre Chevalier and its 250 km of

choice of 3 hearts luxury rooms, simple

ski trails. Besides a stunning alpine

family-oriented 2 hearts rooms or self-

valley, it is also a haven of wellness

catering apartments. Dine at the La

and relaxation steeped in history.

Maison Alliey, a renowned restaurant in a casual but elegant atmosphere.

€ Peak Season Prices From:

RESIDENCE LE PRE DES ORS

After a long day on the sunny slopes

Guests are welcome to discover the

relax in the Mountain Spa, showcasing

wine cave, guided by the owner, Hervé

an indoor air-jet massage pool,

Buisson, a passionate wine connoisseur.

Hotel Alliey

hotel@alliey.com

+33 (0)492 244 002

www.alliey.com


Les Gets Morzine Chamonix La Clusaz Le Grand Bornand Three Valleys Portes du Soleil Val Isère Tignes

Chalet Jamoo Location

Chalet Aventure Location

A traditional farmhouse stylishly furnished and ultra cosy, located in a quiet spot with stunning panoramic views across the valley, ensuring the kind of holiday that lets you quickly unwind.

Large catered Chalet ideal for a group or two families, located next to the Pistes. The outside hot tub surrounded by snow is a great way to relax at the end of each day.

Chalet La Ferme Location

Chalet La Vieille Location

Luxurious Chalet La Ferme is a traditional early 19th-century Savoyard farmhouse that’s been lovingly restored to provide a comfortable and relaxing base.

This luxury farmhouse chalet has been stylishly modernised, with great attention to detail, whilst retaining its alpine charm. Geared for comfort and cosiness it’s even got a Hammam!

info@clubchalets.com

www.clubchalets.com


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Chalets 1066 Catered and Self Catered Les Gets Les Gets is a beautiful mountain

Self Catered – 4 apartments in the main

village winning regular awards for one

Hasting Chalet and 4 Chalets nearby -

of the best ski resorts in the world.

from 2-5 bedrooms. Chalet Hosts are available to provide a range of optional

Fully & Self Catered / Chef Service

Key Facilities Beautiful Village Excellent Snow Record Family Run Flexible Optional Chalet Services Ski Back (usually)

Chalets1066 is a group of family run

services such as: Chef Service, fresh

spacious apartments and chalets in

croissant and bread delivery for breakfast

Les Gets, all within a few minutes

and lifts for children to ski school.

walk of each other with wonderful views. Les Folliets ski lift and piste is

Catered Chalet Le Lapye – Outstanding

a few minutes walk and ski back.

value, wonderful views, 5 bedrooms/4 bathrooms, 3 course evening meals

€ Peak Season Prices From: 2 Bed Apartment: €590 p/w F/Catered: €400 per adult p/w

Both Catered & Self Catered Accommo-

with wine, followed by cheese and

dation are offered, Chalets1066 provide a

biscuits. hearty breakfasts, tea/coffee

service which caters to individual needs.

and cake after skiing.

Chalets 1066

sue@chalets1066.com

+44 (0)121 288 0586

www.chalets1066.com


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Chalet Bluetree 1 & 2 Tignes, Espace Killy

80 Miles

4

Chalets Bluetree 1 and 2 are two

2 twin/double bedrooms with en-suite

identical luxurious chalets situated

showers and an en-suite triple room.

next to each other and in the centre

Heading up the staircase there is a large

of Tignes Les Brevieres – just a few

open plan dining / living area with log

minutes stroll to and from the ski lifts

fireplace and comfy sofas. A mezzanine

2 Mins

Half Board

Key Facilities

/ ski slopes. Each chalet sleeps up to

area houses the satellite TV, DVD and CD

Sauna & Hot Tub

16 in 8 twin/double bedrooms and a

player. The dining area comfortably seats

50M From Ski Slope/Lift

triple; the chalets can cater for large

all guests. The kitchen is just off the

parties of up to 32.

dining area. A couple of steps down lead to a separate WC and sauna. Patio doors

The ground floor has a garage with ski

open up to a sunny terrace with beautiful

racks and heated boot dryer and a twin/

views over the Vallon de la Seche and

double with en-suite shower. Stairs lead

the lake. A large hot tub is located on the

up to the first floor which comprises of

left hand side of the terrace

Alpine Tracks

sales@alpinetracks.com

+44 (0)8444 124820

www.alpinetracks.com

WIFI

High Standard In Chalet Ski Hire Breakfast, Afternoon Tea, 4 Course Evening Meal With Wine All Included Free Tea & Coffee Available All Day Long

€ Peak Season Prices From: £749 per week


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B&B / Half & Full Board

Key Facilities Restaurant Bar On-Site Equipment Hire

LE VERT HOTEL Chamonix

2

Le Vert Hotel combines tradition with

Le Vert is at the forefront of Chamonix’s

contemporary design to create a unique

music & action sports scene. At

Alpine experience. One of the oldest yet

weekends they feature international DJs

most cutting-edge hotels in Chamonix,

& live acts. The hotel includes a fully

Le Vert is a new concept in the area,

equipped Pro-Shop for all professional

fusing comfortable, flexible and

advice, hire & equipment needs.

affordable accommodation. They also specialise in catering for

Resort Transfers Free WIFI

€ Peak Season Prices From: €40 per person / night based on 2 sharing

Managed by a professional, yet friendly

group bookings & can organise fully

hotel team, Le Vert is run for & by people

catered holidays including airport pick-

who share a passion for the mountains,

ups & in-resort transfers.

providing unrivaled local knowledge & access to the best guides, instructors, equip-

Experience the best this valley has to

ment, world-class skiing & snowboarding.

offer with Le Vert.

Le Vert Hotel

reservations@verthotel.com

+33 (0)450 531 358

www.verthotel.com


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Residence Les Terraces d’Azur

3

Isola 2000

A comfortable residence with well

with towel-dryer, toilet, telephone, flat

appointed apartments boasts

screen television, WIFI, all beds have

stunning views over the ski area and

duvets, South facing sunny balconies.

the Chastillon valley. Access to the

Baby Kits can be booked as extras and

ski area is very easy thanks to the

there is a bakery delivery service to

‘funicular’ servicing the resort.

the residence.

All apartments feature: a fully

A variety of apartment sizes are

54 Miles

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Self Catering

Key Facilities Panoramic Views Comfortable Apartments For Up To 8 People Close To Amenities

equipped kitchen area with 4 ceramic

available including studios for 4

hotplates, refrigerator, micro-wave

people, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments

grill oven, dishwasher, electric coffee-

for up to 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 people.

maker and kettle. Bathroom fitted

Balcony Ski Lockers Bakery Service WIFI

€ Example Price: March (7 nights / 1 bed apt / 4 people): €540

Pierre & Vacances

info-uk@pv-holidays.com

+44 (0)870 026 7144

www.pv-holidays.com


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Les Fermes du SolEIl Les Carroz d’Arraches

46 Miles

4

A very comfortable property located

All apartments feature: Free WIFI,

in the village centre around the ice

Balcony or terrace, TV, phone, electric

rink. Built in a traditional Savoyard

hob, oven, refrigerator, and dishwasher.

style with comfortable and well

Beds are made up with duvets. Daily

appointed apartments. Enjoy the

breakfast delivery and spa treatments

delightful indoor pool, jacuzzi,

can be booked as extras.

sauna, Hammam and fitness suite

6 Mins

Self Catering

Key Facilities Comfortable Alpine Apartments For Up To 8 People Close To Amenities

and Spa by Algotherm. There

A variety of apartment sizes are available

is a free loan service for: Irons,

including 1, 2,& 3 bedroom apartments

hairdryers, board games, fondue and

for up to 3, 4, 6 & 8 people with 1 or

raclette sets, baby safety kits, and

2 bathrooms. Some apartments are

portable Playstations®.

adapted for disabled access.

Pool, Spa & Fitness Area Balcony Free Shuttle BusFree WIFI

€ Example Price: March (7 nights / 1 bed apt / 3-4 people): €790

Pierre & Vacances Premium

info-uk@pv-holidays.com

+44 (0)870 026 7144

www.pv-holidays.com


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HOTEL SLALOM Les Houches-Chamonix

3

Hotel Slalom is superbly situated

Offering completely refurbished rooms in

next to the world-famous Kandahar

a contemporary style with Egyptian cotton

downhill run opposite the main lift

linen, plasma TVs & DVD’s, the hotel

Bed & Breakfast

in Les Houches, within the stunning

has WIFI throughout & sleek modern

Key Facilities

Chamonix Valley.

bathrooms in 10 en-suite bedrooms.

This ski-in / ski-out hotel prides itself

Just one hour’s drive from Geneva

on its personal and friendly service.

airport with a variety of restaurants,

Relax with music or the occasional

ski hire and village shops on your

live sports event in the Slalom Bar

doorstep, the free Chamonix shuttle

after a hard day’s skiing whilst taking

bus service stops just over the road

in the amazing views of the Mont

for the ski areas of Brévent /Flégère,

Blanc Massif.

Les Grands Montets and Le Tour.

Hotel Slalom

info@hotelslalom.net

+33 (0)450 544 060

www.hotelslalom.net

Ski-In / Ski-Out Childcare Facilities Ski Lessons Pre-Booked Ski hire Organised Library of Books & DVDs Ski & Boot Room Transfers organised Free WIFI

€ Peak Season Prices From: Rooms from €128 per night


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Les Chalets du Forum Courchevel 1850

4

Located at the heart of 1850 close

and electric coffee-maker, kettle.

to the Forum Mall and La Croisette

Telephone, free WIFI, television.

this exceptionally comfortable

Balcony or terrace in some

residence has been finished to a high

apartments. Daily breakfast delivery

specification. There is a free loan

or the bakery ordering service can be

service for: Irons and ironing boards,

booked as extras. Beds are made up

hairdryers, board games, fondue and

with duvets.

1 Min

Self Catering

Key Facilities Prestigious resort Comfortable apartments Central location

raclette sets, baby safety kits, and portable Playstations®

68 Miles

A variety of apartment sizes are available including 1, 2, 3 & 4

All apartments feature: Fully

bedroom apartments for up to

equipped kitchen area: 4 ceramic

4,5,6,7,8,10 and 12 people. Some

hobs, refrigerator, microwave-grill

apartments have been adapted for

oven, dishwasher, cooker hood

those with disabilities.

Pierre & Vacances Premium

info-uk@pv-holidays.com

+44 (0)870 026 7144

www.pv-holidays.com

1 to 5 bedroom apartments Heated ski lockers Bakery service Free WIFI

€ Example Price: March (7 nights / 1 bed apt / 4-5 people): €1,540


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1 Min

B&B / Half Board

Key Facilities Sauna & Hot Tub TV & Phone Transfers

HOTEL LE BOOMERANG Portes du Soleil Hotel Le Boomerang is situated in the

Sleeping 43 all in en-suite bedrooms

fabulous Portes du Soleil ski area just 1

and family rooms enjoying a separate

hour from Geneva Airport offering a very

mezzanine area for the children to

healthy 650km of pistes, 2 countries,

sleep, this hotel is just 150 metres

12 resorts, 1 pass for 195 ski lifts and

from the ski lifts; where better to start

267 signed pistes making it the largest

your next adventure.

interconnected skiing area in the world. Soothe away those aching muscles in the

Ski Rental Complementary Wine Bar & Restaurant Free WIFI

â‚Ź Peak Season Prices From: ÂŁ699 for a week HB

The unique atmosphere of Hotel

jacuzzi spa or sauna, then savour a feast

Le Boomerang makes it the best

of international cuisine and fine wine.

known and most loved Hotel and Bar in Les Gets, famed for its

The Hotel Le Boomerang is a

warm and friendly Aussie welcome,

great choice for a superb stay in a

evening BBQ and live music.

glorious ski area.

Hotel Le Boomerang

ozyalps@leboomerang.com

+44 (0)1306 877 123

www.leboomerang.com


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Les Ravines Méribel

46 Miles

3

This recently renovated residence

All studios and apartments feature:

could not be better located for the

TV, Phone, and Kitchenette with

centre of Méribel; opposite the piste

electric hob, oven, refrigerator, and

access behind the Tourist Office and

dishwasher. Some have a balcony

a stones throw from the shops, bars

or terrace.

and restaurants. The studios and

2 Mins

Self Catering

Key Facilities Central Location

apartments are well appointed for a

Apartment sizes available are studios

convenient and comfortable holiday

for 4 people (bunk beds in the cabin

and the prices will not break the bank

and sofa bed in the lounge) and 1

either! The residence also features a

bedroom apartments (extra double/

sauna and billiards room. Communal

twin bedroom) for 6 people.

Lively Resort Good Value For Money Apartments For Up To 6 People Sauna Games Room Free Shuttle Bus

shower/changing area is available for

Example Price:

changeover days.

March (7 nights / Studio / 4 people): €735

Maeva

info-uk@pv-holidays.com

+44 (0)870 026 7144

www.pv-holidays.com


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4 Mins

B&B / Half & Full Board / Self-Catered

Key Facilities

Chalet BERMUDA Serre Chevalier Chalet Bermuda is Tadpole Holidays

Tadpole Holidays love organising

exclusive 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom

great ski trips for guests. When

chalet in Serre Chevalier, located in a

booking Chalet Bermuda, reserve

quiet little hamlet, this is the perfect

your ski hire, lift passes, ski lessons,

place to relax after skiing Serre

day trips and catering - it will all be

Chevalier’s 250km of pistes.

conveniently ready when you arrive.

Built in 2007 to the highest

Chalet Bermuda is offered fully

specifications with 2 beautiful living

catered or self catered and is not

areas, a sauna and a the most superb

as expensive as you think! Serre

south facing sun terrace as well

Chevalier is still the best kept secret

as a cosy log burning fire, it offers

in the French Alps and remains great

uninterrupted views of the Col du

value for money.

Free Transfers Child Care Discounted Ski Passes Ski Hire Ski Away Days Ski Lessons

€ Prices From: £4450 For 13 People Self Catered Low Season

Lautaret, Serre Chevalier and Briancon.

Tadpole Holidays

info@tadpoleholidays.com

+44 (0)1414 160 175

www.tadpoleholidays.com


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Residence du Temple

70 Miles

Serre Chevalier The Residence du Temple is perfectly

The vaulted ground floor Spirit

located at the entrance to the Serre

restaurant, lounge and wine bar

Chevalier Vallée ski area with easy

provides guests with exceptional

access to Montgenèvre, Clavière,

half board services in a warm and

Sansicario, Sauze d’Oulx and Sestrière,

relaxing environment. Relax with a

with seven beautiful boutique style

warming drink next to the cast-iron

apartments of 1, 2 or 4 bedrooms.

stove or at the copper topped bar for

15 Mins

B&B / Half Board / Self-Catered

Key Facilities Boutique Apartments Hotel Services

a cocktail.

Concierge Services Bar & Restaurant

Enjoy the independence of apartment

Equipped Kitchen

accommodation, the luxury of hotel

Tailor your trip with specialist concierge

services and the convenience of a resort

services providing expert advice on

concierge within the breathtaking 17th

equipment booking, resort discounts,

Century city walls of the Cité Vauban

airport transfers and ski lessons.

(UNESCO World Heritage Site).

Ski Hire & Storage Free WIFI

€ Peak Season Prices From: £185 pp/week. (4 Bedrooms) Based on 8 people Feb half term

Residence du Temple

reservations@residencedutemple.com

+33 (0)492 501 997

www.residencedutemple.com


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SWI Switzerland is home to the

Neighbouring Saas-Fee is

world’s very first ski resort – St

open for snow sports most of

Moritz, which has welcomed

the year and is surrounded by

winter guests since 1864.

numerous 4000m peaks.  A

Famous for its spectacular

little more peaceful than its

scenery and huge lift-served

illustrious neighbour, it too

verticals, families should also

is car free, indeed it banned

note that children usually pay

vehicles on the day a road first

half price or less in most Swiss

reached the village.

resorts and in many they don’t pay at all until age 9 or 10.

Grindelwald is another world famous resort with a

Car-free Zermatt has Europe’s

long history. The first skier

highest ski lifts, touching

here was an 1890’s Brit who

3,900m, and is the world’s only

strapped on his skis in his

ski area that’s open 365 days. 

hotel bedroom and clomped

Its giant ski area straddles the

out through the lobby, on to

Italian border and attracts over

the snow. 

two million guests annually, for the spectacular Matterhorn

Lauterbrunnen, like

views as well as skiing.

Grindelwald, is part of the


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most spectacularly beautiful

mountain town and Klosters,

on earth, beneath Europe’s

a traditional village with its

Anzere is a purpose-built

high rail station and with

famous royal connections,

resort in traditional Swiss style,

stunning views of the Eiger.

together offer one of the

close to Crans Montana and very

country’s biggest ski areas, with

popular, partly because it is the

However, it sits  in the valley

some of the country’s longest

sunniest spot in Switzerland,

between Murren and

runs and biggest vertical too.

according to official statistics.

either each morning with

Grimentz is one of

Finally, Verbier is another of

the area pass and when the

Switzerland’s rather

the world’s most famous ski

snow’s good there’s a huge

undiscovered jewels, a

areas, and is the key resort

vertical down from Murren.  

wonderfully atmospheric old

on the 4 Valleys ski pass, the

village below and equally

largest lift-linked ski area

exciting ski area. 

in the country.  It’s famous

October to May each year.

Wengen.  You can choose

If you’re seeking the

for its extreme as well as its

traditional image of a Swiss resort, look no further than

Engleberg is a classic

extensive skiing and its great

Adelboden, which also

ski area with a huge 2000m

nightlife.  But if you’d like a

has a huge ski area shared

vertical and a 12km run to

quieter, cheaper option in the

with neighbouring Lenk

enjoy down from its glacier.

area, opt for family friendly

to enjoy.

It’s so snowsure it’s open from

Nendaz instead.  


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2 Mins

Half Board

Key Facilities Swimming Pool Spa & Exercise Facilities Play Room Indoor tennis and squash 4x bars/ restaurants

HOTEL ALEX The Hotel Alex is perfectly

The warm and friendly welcome

situated in the centre of

is simply hard to beat. Described

Zermatt just off on a hidden

as having an ‘extravagant

back street, giving you

mountain style’, each room has

the busyness of beautiful

been designed in its own eclectic

Zermatt right on your

way, with surprises at every

doorstep, but the peace and

turn. Some of the bedrooms are

quiet you would expect from

clad with heavily incised original

an escape to the mountains.

panelling from old mountain

Meeting facilities

chalets, others with vibrant

WIFI

€ Peak Season Prices From: €280 per room/ night Half Board

Zermatt

From the moment you

ceiling and wall murals, inspired

arrive at Hotel Alex, it’s

by the ancients. Every room or

obvious that nothing is too

suite, offers it’s own artistic and

much trouble.

individual design.

Hotel Alex, Zermatt

+41 (0)27 966 7070


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DELUXE

The overall style of the hotel

world of art displays and

truly something to admire in

is actually hard to define,

designer fabrics. With three

fact it’s breathtaking.

an artistic ‘Alex’ mountain

fireplaces and different

influence, but it certainly works.

themed corners including

And finally you can escape

An eclectic mix of artefacts

‘The Highlander’, a Scottish

from the hustle and bustle

and objet d’Art are somewhat

corner with leather floors,

of everyday life and allow

randomly but also perfectly

serving a variety of whiskies.

yourself to just drift away and be pampered. At Hotel Alex

positioned all around the hotel, The Alex has a newly built

wellbeing is a priority and

wine cellar for up to 22 people

so includes three massage

The Alex is famous for a

called Bodega Bacchus,

rooms, saunas, a tepidarium,

wonderful lounge-cocktail-

serving exquisite set menus

a sanarium, a massage chair

bar with many intimate

along with wine from all over

and a tropical shower, need I

corners forming an alpine

the world. The wine cellar is

say more..?

it really is a feast for the eyes.

info@hotelalexzermatt.com

www.hotelalexzermatt.com


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SWI 180 Miles

1 Min

B&B

Key Facilities Swimming Pool Spa Facilities + Treatments Bar & Lounge Fireplace

HOTEL MATTERHORN FOCUS Zermatt

4

Here you can enjoy privacy, outstanding

With 30 individual rooms from standard

design and a unique stay - it’s The

doubles to superb suites, this hotel

Matterhorn Focus. Situated in the most

offers a substantial buffet breakfast

fantastic position with unrivalled views

and arguably the best service you will

of the Matterhorn, the modern, elegant

find. Somehow staff rarely seem to be

architecture blends in beautifully,

seen, that is, until you need somebody,

elegantly and somewhat obtrusively but

then they seem to appear automatically

perfectly into the mountain around.

exactly when you need something!

The hosts Sonja and Chris Noti

The Spa is absolutely to die for, really

worked closely with celebrated artist

showing what spas can offer today, with

Heinz Julen to add a special gem

an indoor pool and outdoor whirlpool,

to the Matterhorn Village…and they

caldarium, Finnish sauna, brine pool and

really succeeded!

a relaxation room with thermal loungers.

Hotel Matterhorn Focus

info@matterhorn-focus.ch

+41 (0)27 966 2424

www.matterhorn-focus.ch

Outdoor Whirlpool Conference room  Free WIFI

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €260 pn (Room) Single: €185 pn (Room)


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Hotel Bellerive Zermatt

3

160 Miles

SUPERIOR

The Hotel Bellerive offers an exceptional

The rooms provide pretty much

family atmosphere and a wonderful am-

everything you want from an iPod

bience as well as first-rate accommoda-

docking station, a free DVD library

tion. With luxurious and modern rooms

with over 300 movies, LCD flat screen

offering views of the Matterhorn, the

TV as well as free wireless Internet

Hotel Bellerive is proud to be a member

access across the entire hotel

of the Small Elegant Hotel of the World.

complex…and much more.

10 Mins

B&B / Half Board

Key Facilities Mountain Views Spa: jacuzzi, Sauna, Massage, Tanning Bed Hair Dryer, Minibar, TV, DVD in Each Room

The team seem to be able to read your

The hotel also boats a super modern

eyes to know exactly what you want,

wellness area with jacuzzi, steam bath,

when you want it. The lounge bar

sauna and solarium, the ideal place to

area is modern yet comfortable with

relax after a great day skiing in Zermatt.

a stunning glass central fireplace and

Digital Entertainment Free WIFI

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: 280CHF per night

beautiful seating all around.

The Bellerive is a total gem.

Hotel Bellerive Superior

info@bellerive-zermatt.ch

+41 (0)27 966 7474

www.bellerive-zermatt.ch

Single: 170CHF per night


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SWI

Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof Grindelwald 4

45 Miles

5 Mins

B&B /Halfl Board / A-La-Carte / Catering

This unique hotel is centrally yet

for the perfect energy boost at the

peacefully located with breathtaking

end of the day. Here you will find a

views of the mountain Eiger, with easy

heated indoor pool with terrace to the

access to the main ski slopes on the

mountain Eiger, steam bath, Finnish

free ski shuttle.

sauna, biosauna, Kneipp-basin and climate shower as well as a Solarium

Key Facilities Swimming Pool & Spa Sauna & Steam Bath Glacier Grotto 3 Restaurants Ski Store Free WIFI

Up to 220 guests are catered for in total across 48 cozy rooms in the Romantik hotel and more than 20 luxurious suites

The Schweizerhof offers a large variety

and 8 chalets in the Swiss Alp Resort.

of packages including ski passes for the Grindelwald and Jungfrau region, half-

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €335 per night Single: €195 per night

and a large choice of massages.

There are 3 restaurants, a lobby with

board, spa and wellness inclusive. There

fireplace and hotel bar as well as

are also whole chalet rental discounts

a brand new, complementary spa

for ski groups or families.

Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof

info@hotel-schweizerhof.com

+41 (0)33 854 5858

www.hotel-schweizerhof.com


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Chalet Rotstöcki Grindelwald

SLEEPS 2-20

45 Miles

4

Chalet Rotstöcki is a beautiful, luxurious

and it’s pool and sauna, but with the

Swiss Ski Chalet that forms a part of

independence of a chalet.

5 Mins

the Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof the Swiss Alp Resort & spa offering flexible

The accommodation is luxurious,

board and accommodation with all the

beautiful decor and tasteful furnishings,

benefits of a superb spa hotel.

the bathrooms are Italian marble and huge balconies offer superb views.

Perfectly situated looking up at the

B&B /Halfl Board / A-La-Carte / Catering

Key Facilities Swimming Pool & Spa Sauna & Steam Bath Glacier Grotto

Eiger in Grindelwald right in the middle

Chalet Rostöcki encompasses 4

of an exceptional ski area, this is a truly

luxurious suites located on 4 floors

superb Swiss ski chalet offering all

of the chalet and can be rented

the benefits of being attached to the

separately or as whole, sleeping from

hotel like the restaurant, the health spa

2 up to 20 people.

3 Restaurants Ski Store Free WIFI

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €750 per night Single: €375 per night

Chalet “Rotstöcki”

info@swisschaletresort.com

+41 (0)33 854 5858

www.swisschaletresort.com


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SWI 120 Miles

2 Mins

B&B / Half Board

Key Facilities Swimming Pool Fitness room Private Spa

MIRABEAU HOTEL & RESIDENCE Zermatt

4

SUPERIOR

The Mirabeau is one of the premier

It offers breathtaking views of the

addresses in Zermatt and boasts a

Matterhorn from the dining room and

quiet, central location with breathtaking

from your room. You can choose between

views of the Matterhorn. With a full-

the gourmet restaurant or the more

treatment Alpine spa and an award-

casual Josef’s Wine Lounge to experience

winning gourmet restaurant, this is

culinary highlights day after day.

Alpine design at it’s best. If a true pampering session is the order

Free WIFI Josefs Wine Lounge Gourmet Restaurant “Le Corbeau d’Or”

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €474 per night Single: €267 per night

The Mirabeau offers a sophisticated yet

of the day, Relax in the spa, where

luxurious atmosphere, high-end, high-

a wide range of restorative alpine

touch alpine design, where traditional

products and treatments are available.

meets modern. Beautiful fur and sumptuous linens combine with wood

This is more than just a first-class

to provide a really calm comfort.

hotel – it’s an escape.

Mirabeau Hotel & Residence

info@hotel-mirabeau.ch

+41 (0)27 966 2660

www.hotel-mirabeau.ch


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Hotel Schützen Lauterbrunnen

3

The Hotel Schützen is located in the

Beautifully comfortable rooms with

“Valley of Waterfalls” – in Lauterbrunnen

stunning views and a gorgeous relaxed

in the Bernese Oberland. A very

atmosphere really do give you that

friendly three-star hotel with simply

relaxed holiday feeling very quickly.

spectacular views of the Bernese Alps,

38 Miles

5 Mins

B&B / Half & Full Board / Self Catering

this hotel is just a five-minute walk

Feel like a true film star dining in

from Lauterbrunnen railway station.

the revolving restaurant Piz Gloria,

The Hotel’s central location makes

where the James-Bond-Movie “On her

it really easy to explore the superb

majesties secret service” was filmed.

surroundings by bus, train or car. This

Key Facilities Spectactular Views Ski In Free WIFI

is a classic Swiss chalet-style building,

With breathtaking natural

orginally built in 1671, hotel offering a

surroundings, waterfalls, glaciers and

combination of old traditions working

unrivaled Alpine views – The Hotel

perfectly with modern-day trends.

Schützen delivers on every level.

Hotel Schützen

info@hotelschuetzen.com

+41 (0)33 855 3025

www.hotelschuetzen.com

Peak Season Prices From: 35CHF pp/ per night


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SWI 130 Miles

5 Mins

B&B / Half Board

Key Facilities Lounge-Bar & Restaurant

Hotel Walser Saas-Fee

3

The Hotel Walser is found right in

is directly beside the restaurant and has

the heart of Saas-Fee. It is a modern

a sun terrace also offering excellent

3 Star Hotel with 20 comfortably

views onto the mountain village.

furnished guest rooms all offering a balcony and spectacular views of the

There is free luggage transport to and

mountain or glacier village.

from the multi-storey car park and a free ski locker at the mountain railway for all

Sauna & Solarium Free Ski Locker Free Luggage Transport WIFI (Pay)

The hotel has a friendly ambience

guests making everything nice and easy

throughout, offering a super and relaxing

when you stay at the Hotel Walser.

holiday for guests. The restaurant â‚Ź Peak Season Prices From:

provides excellent international cuisine

There is a sauna and solarium for all

as well as a unique picture gallery.

guests to really relax those muscles in a selection of exotic oils for true

Double: 170CHF B&B Single: 105CHF B&B

The modern lounge-bar with fire-place

regeneration.

Hotel Walser

info@hotelwalser.ch

+41 (0)27 957 2914

www.hotelwalser.ch


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Sunstar Hotel Wengen Jungfrau Region The Sunstar Hotel is situated on a sunny

really useful duplex rooms on two

plateau in the beautiful Jungfrau region,

storeys and a free-minibar.

right in the heart of Wengen. It has a

There is a nice bar with open fire for

superb panoramic location in this car-

a relaxing evening, or after a hard day

free, traditional village with beautiful

skiing, the spacious indoor pool and

wooden chalets, this is the perfect place

steam bath may be just what you need

for a typical Swiss ski-holiday.

to recharge your batteries.

121 Miles

1 Min

Half Board

Key Facilities Swimming Pool Spa Internet Facilities À La Carte Restaurant Bar With Open Fire

With a cosy friendly atmosphere, all

The Sunstar offers all inclusive packages

76 rooms have lots of warm wood and

including food, drinks and ski passes;

views of either the mountains or over

well worth taking a look and also the

the village. For families they offer

option of climate neutral holidays.

Solarium All Rooms: TV, Radio, Phone, Shower/ Bathroom, Toilet, Safe and Hairdryer

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €260 per night Single: €130 per night

Sunstar Hotel Wengen

wengen@sunstar.ch

+41 (0)33 856 5200

www.sunstar.ch/wengen


80

SWI 40 Miles

1 Min

Half Board

Key Facilities Only 100m From The Gondola

STEINMATTLI HOTEL Adelboden

4

The Steinmattli Hotel is located just

Hotel Steinmattli has 56 recently

100 m from the village gondola station

renovated rooms as well as a totally

which links up with the popular Silleren

renovated restaurant bar, lounge

gondola (Dorf – OEY – Bergläger –

and a wellness area that includes

Silleren) This is the gondola to the largest

sauna, solarium, jacuzzi, fitness and

ski area in the region around Adelboden.

massage room.

Situated in a peaceful, quiet and sunny

As a ski area, you can choose from

location, close to the centre of the

over 56 different gondola, chair lift and

village of Adelboden with its bustling

T-bar routes and discover Adelboden’s

main street and great variety of bars and

interconnected ski area with over 185km

shops, guests enjoy breathtaking views

of groomed pistes. This area is one of

of the Swiss Alps and the surrounding

the biggest and most popular for snow

mountain peaks.

sports in Switzerland.

Hotel Steinmattli

info@hotel-steinmattli.ch

+41 (0)33 673 3939

www.hotel-steinmattli.ch

Quiet Location Sauna Steam Bath WIFI (Pay)

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €575 per week Includes Half Board


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Hotel Simi Zermatt

143 Miles

4

The 4 star Hotel Simi is located in

silence of the mountains, The Hotel

the heart of Zermatt and boasts

Simi is near to the train station, all

an established hotel team having

mountain railways and lifts, as well

operated for 20 years.

as countless attractive shops, making this arguably one of the best locations

Today, it’s obvious their entire focus

in Zermatt.

B&B

Key Facilities Ski In Ski Out Sauna & Steam Bath

every day is satisfied guests and this commitment has led to a loyal guest

4 Mins

Whirl Pool

With exceptionally large rooms

base of annual visitors and more than

that just somehow make you feel

just a few friends of the staff!

at home, the Hotel Simi is a superb choice for those wanting convenient

Ideally located in the town centre

central Zermatt living but still

just slightly off the main streets so

offering the tranquility away from the

you can still enjoy the characteristic

hustle and bustle.

Hotel Simi

info@hotelsimi.ch

+44 (0)27 966 4500

www.hotelsimi.ch

Solarium Fitness-Room Baby Bed On Request Dogs Welcome

€ Peak Season Prices From: From €284 pp/night


SIDEWAYS JACKET & PANT

“THE DOLOMITES MIGHT BE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAINS ON THE PLANET. THE RUGGED PEAKS HAVE GREAT CHARACTER WHICH MAKES THIS PART OF THE ALPS REALLY SPECIAL. HERE, CHRIS RUBENS SOAKS UP THE VIEW IN SAN MARTINO DI CASTROZZA.” - MATTIAS FREDRICKSSON

COPYRIGHT© SALOMON SAS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. PHOTOGRAPHER: MATTIAS FREDRICKSSON. SKIER: CHRIS RUBENS. LOCATION: SAN MARTINO DI CASTROZZA, DOLOMITES, ITALY.

SALOMONFREESKI.COM


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Berghaus Bort Grindelwald

41 Miles

3

The Berghaus Bort is perched perfectly on

The careful renovation has preserved

the mountain side overlooking the Eiger

the traditional values, but at the same

North Face and both glaciers with superb

time, specific architectural detail shows

views all around. Located at 1570m at the

a real modern twist.

first gondola station from Grindelwald,

1 Min

Half Board

Key Facilities

you couldn’t be nearer the ski area! So

New interior furnishings with modern

you can soak up the super breakfast

fitments combined with traditional

then jump on the gondola to head up the

alcove beds really give the beautiful new

TV In All Rooms

mountain without a stress in sight!

hotel rooms real character. All rooms

View Over Eiger And Glaciers

have free WIFI and TV as well as a The Berghaus Bort was transformed

private bathroom making the Berghaus

in 2005 from a rather dated old hotel

Bort the perfect choice for a winter

to the modern gastronomic delight

sport holiday with family or friends.

that it is today.

 

Berghaus Bort (C & B Brawand)

info@berghaus-bort.ch

+41 (0)33 853 1762

www.berghaus-bort.ch

À La Carte Restaurant Ski-Bar Free WIFI

Centre Of The Ski-Region With Direct Slope Access

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: 200CHF per night including private bathroom, breakfast and all taxes


84

SWI 41 Miles

5 Mins

Half Board

Key Facilities

Kirchbühl Hotel & Chalet Apartments Grindelwald

4

“An alpine holiday idyll at Kirchbühl,

you can find sophisticated delicacies

free from hustle and bustle yet close

in the gourmet restaurant making it a

to the village I take my rest ...” These

gastronomic holiday as much as a ski

are the words from the original hotel

holiday.

brochure in 1946.

42 individual rooms

For active nature-lovers, this is an

25 Chalet Apartments 3 à la Carte Restaurants Spa: jacuzzi, Finnish Sauna, Turkish Bath and Massage Free Swimming Pool Free Hotel Shuttle Bus

Today this hotel offers first-class

idyllic, peaceful location above the

holidays situated right at the foot of the

village church, with wonderful views

north face of the Eiger.

of the surrounding mountains and glaciers of the Bernese Alps. The

Free WIFI

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: 300CHF per night Junior Suite: 460CHF per night

This chalet-style Hotel Kirchbühl has

Hotel Kirchbühl is the ideal starting

been run by the Brawand family for four

point for visitors who want to really

generations and results in real personal

actively enjoy this UNESCO World

care and attention. Famous for its food

Natural Heritage Site.

Kirchbühl Hotel (Family Brawand)

hotel@kirchbuehl.ch

+41 (0)33 854 4080

www.kirchbuehl.ch


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Sporthotel Kurhaus Davos/Klosters

85 Miles

3

The Sporthotel Kurhaus is ideal for

and a truly warm welcome from a young

families, sports enthusiasts and

and enthusiastic team of hosts.

5 Mins

nature lovers, situated in the heart of the beautiful countryside of the

Bedrooms are individually furnished with

Prättigau, one of the top downhill-

views over the valley or the mountains.

areas in Switzerland.

Half Board

Key Facilities Ski-Packages

The skiing is superb with the lifts The hotel is situated between the

(Madrisa-Bahn) only a few minutes

Madrisa-Bahn and the railway station

walk from the hotel providing access

in Klosters Dorf.

to a choice of runs and free-ride options - but for an even greater

With all the essential ingredients for a

variety of slopes you have a choice of

thoroughly enjoyable holiday, this hotel

5 other ski-areas, all included in the

offers comfortable rooms, good food

DavosKlosters-Skipass.

Sporthotel Kurhaus

info@hotelkurhaus.ch

+41 (0)81 423 3939

www.hotelkurhaus.ch

Winter Sports Restaurant Buffet Breakfast 4-Course Dinner Casual Atmosphere Free WIFI

â‚Ź Peak Season Prices From: Double: 280CHF per night Single: 150CHF per night


86

SWI 120 Miles

On-Piste

Catered

Chalet Cole Ridge Grimentz

SLEEPS 8-10

4

UNOFFICIAL

Chalet Cole Ridge is a magnificent

light across the entire chalet. There is

premium chalet located in a stunning

an indoor sauna on the lower floor, four

position directly on the piste and

double / twin bedrooms as well as chalet

overlooking the historic village of

hosts and food that rivals the very best.

Grimentz in the Val D’Anniviers. Key Facilities Sauna

Grimentz has been described by Where Sleeping up to 10 people and with a south

to Ski and Snowboard 2010 as “Europe’s

facing sunken jacuzzi with stunning

best-kept secret” and an “undiscovered

views overlooking the mountains, this

gem”. The village itself has tiny cobbled

chalet is exceptional. Inside is a large

streets and the ski area covers over

contemporary open plan living room with

220km across 5 resorts with the vast

Peak Season Prices From:

double sided open fireplace and massive

majority of the skiing being above

windows and a gallery area above floods

2100m, snow sure for sure!

Mountain Heaven

info@mountainheaven.co.uk

+44 (0)151 625 1921

www.mountainheaven.co.uk

Hot Tub Free WIFI Ski Hosting Discounted Ski Hire

£815 pp per week


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Chalet ST CHRISTOPHE Grimentz

SLEEPS 8-10

4

120 Miles

UNOFFICIAL

Chalet St Christophe is an exquisite

Comfortably sleeping 10 guests in

luxury chalet situated in the stunning

four bedrooms, the chalet also has

resort of Grimentz. This high altitude

a luxurious living space with access

ancient and fairy-tale village is a

to decks and balconies to enjoy the

conservation area boasting numerous

stunning scenery of the Swiss Alps.

8 Mins

Catered

Key Facilities

traditional buildings, bars & restaurants. As you would expect WIFI, satellite TV & No expense has been spared in creating

numerous board and electronic games

this chalet, probably among the best

are all there to be enjoyed, not to mention

appointed chalets in the area.

the beautiful fresh food of the highest

WIFI Discounted Equipment Hire Ski Hosting Free Transfers From Sierre Train Station Free Transport To Other Resorts In The Area

standard, including superb breakfasts, Situated in an elevated position with far

afternoon tea with freshly baked cakes

reaching views over the spectacular

& superb evening meals all managed by

Alps just minutes from the town centre.

experienced and attentive chalet hosts.

Mountain Heaven

info@mountainheaven.co.uk

+44 (0)151 625 1921

www.mountainheaven.co.uk

â‚Ź From The Lowest Rate Of: ÂŁ875 pp per week


88

SWI 50 Miles

5 Mins By Free Bus

Europäischer Hof Hotel Europe Engelberg

3

Arriving at the Europäischer Hof Hotel

Epoque” charm, but now combined with

Europe, is like arriving in the heart

21st century comfort.

of Engelberg, a holiday paradise, surrounded by an impressive panorama

In winter, the hotel has a nostalgic & clas-

of mountain peaks. Situated in a quiet

sic feel. The magical winter atmosphere

yet central location, this hotel offers

combined with an ancient ambience takes

stylish Junior Suites, spacious family

you back to a time when there was no

Ideal For Conferences

apartments and lovingly decorated

concern for hundredths of seconds, hot

9 Meeting Rooms With Advanced Tech

hotel rooms, totalling 160 beds. In our

wax & functional thermal clothing.

Half Board

Key Facilities Spa Facilities Child Care Internet Cafe

restaurant LA GIARA you will enjoy € Peak Season Prices From: Double: €160 per night Single: €100 per night

superb market-fresh cuisine.

This is truly an oasis of peace and wellness at the centre of an ultra-

The hotel started in 1904, and it will still

modern ski and winter sports paradise.

excite you today with the beautiful “Belle

What more would you desire?

Europäischer Hof

info@hoteleurope.ch

+41 (0)41 639 7575

www.hoteleurope.ch


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90

SWI 60 Miles

1 Min

Half Board

Key Facilities Ski-In / Ski-Out

LeNKERHOF ALPINE RESORT Lenk, Simmental

Live Music At The Bar Daily Wine Tasting Davidoff Cigars Lounge Free Minibar (non-alcoholic drinks) Free Internet

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €197 pp/night Single: €282 pp/night

SUPERIOR

Lenkerhof Alpine Resort is one of the

‘7 Sources’ is the extensive beauty and

most luxurious hotels in Europe. Here

wellness area at Lenkerhof. This is

you will find everything you might need

a spacious relaxation, beauty, fitness

for a superb restful holiday. Relaxation,

and pool area with everything you need

regeneration and inspiration.

to recharge your batteries before you return to everyday life, including an

Child Care 2000m2 Wellness Area

5

Here you can mix your very own holiday

indoor sports pool, outdoor sulphur pool,

cocktail. Choose between two restaurants:

7 different saunas, relaxation areas as

The 16 points Gault Millau Restaurant

well as a fitness park and aerobics area.

‘Spettacolo’, each meal is a spectacular experience. Every day there are 15 dishes

The Lenkerhof boasts Best Swiss

to choose from. Or in the restaurant ‘Oh

half-board restaurant and Top 6 of the

de vie’ there is Tapas style dining offering

best wellness hotels in Europe by Geo

exquisite Mediterranean cuisine.

Saison accolades.

Lenkerhof Alpine Resort

welcome@lenkerhof.ch

+41 (0)33 736 3636

www.lenkerhof.ch


SWI

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Hotel Eiger MUErren Jungfrau Region The Hotel Eiger is owned and

alpine style, Hotel Eiger offers an

managed by the 4th generation of

exclusive Swiss mountain holiday in

the Staehli family and is well located

car free Muerren.

opposite the BLM train station at

5 Mins

B&B / Half Board

1650m making for a ‘snow sure’ ski

Relax in the indoor swimming pool

holiday. Only 5 minutes from the

with jacuzzi and sauna after a day in

nearest ski lift and some slopes

powder snow and enjoy the sunset

ending literally in the locker room,

on the mountain range across the

you couldn’t ask for a better location.

115 Miles

valley. In the popular Eiger Stuebli restaurant, locals and guests meet

Offering bright and cosy rooms

to enjoy a meat or cheese fondue

and suites individually designed

and the nights can last forever in the

and furnished with wood in an

Taechi Bar.

Key Facilities Ski-In / Ski-Out Family suites Restaurant & Bar Swimming pool jacuzzi, sauna, solarium Cable TV with BBC Free Internet

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €240 per night Single: €170 per night

Hotel Eiger

info@hoteleiger.com

+41 (0)33 856 5454

www.hoteleiger.com


92

SWI 163 Miles

10 Mins

THE OMNIA Zermatt

SUPERIOR

There’s an immediate WOW factor

There are 30 rooms, a dozen of them

at the Omnia Mountain Lodge which

suites all equipped with the latest

perches on a cliff in the centre of

technology & all with balconies, many

Breakfast Included

Zermatt. The entrance is a tunnel to an

with Matterhorn views. The Omnia’s lobby

Key Facilities

elevator that shoots you up through the

has a library and fireplace, restaurant,

rock to the lobby at 1,649 meters.

bar, boardroom, cavern and two sun

Swimming Pool & Spa Library with fireplace

decks high above the roofs of Zermatt.

Restaurant with fireplace Bar & Sun Terrace Cavern Club Cinema Boardroom Free WIFI

€ Peak Season Prices From: Call +41 (0)27 966 7171 for the latest prices

The Omnia builds on its great location with exquisite interior design, based on

The wellness centre features an indoor/

a contemporary interpretation of the

outdoor pool, Finnish sauna, Turkish

classic American Mountain Lodge, fine

bath, caldarium, flower steam room,

cuisine, a wonderful wellness centre

hi-tec gym, two treatment rooms, a

and seemless service, to create a

relaxation room and an outdoor jacuzzi

harmonious guest experience.

with, once again, wonderful views.

The Omnia

info@the-omnia.com

+41 (0)27 966 7171

www.the-omnia.com


SWI

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Hotel Restaurant Bristol Saas-Fee

3

180 Miles

PLUS

Hotel Bristol is perfectly situated

hotel is a skiers delight, wasting no

in the beautiful Saas-Fee, an idyllic

time in getting on to the slopes. The

valley village surrounded by a

comfortable rooms, all south facing,

majestic ski area of no less than

boast magnificent views, providing

thirteen 4,000 metre peaks, the

comfortable well renovated rooms.

1 Mins

B&B / Half Board

Key Facilities Right On The Slopes

highest in Switzerland dwarfing this

Ski-In / Ski-Out

village and giving rise to it’s nickname

The hotel has a friendly easy going

‘The Pearl of the Alpes.’

atmosphere & is well known for it’s superb cuisine and a wine list to compliment.

Perfectly situated opposite the Ski

Views Of Glacier Flat Screen TV Free WIFI 10 % Ski Shop Discount Restaurant Terrace Local Transfer Taxi

and Snowboard meeting point, the

If you want superb location, great food

Ice Hockey and Curling Rink and

and comfortable rooms, Hotel Bristol

literally just 1 minute to the Ski-Lifts

delivers all day long. Book online at

and 2 minutes to the cable cars, this

www.hotel-bristol-saas-fee.ch

Hotel Restaurant Bristol

info@hotel-bristol-saas-fee.ch

+41 (0)27 958 1212

www.hotel-bristol-saas-fee.ch

En-Suite To All Rooms

€ Peak Season Prices From: 85-133 CHF per night


94

SWI 39 Miles

5 Mins

Half Board

Key Facilities In/Outdoor Pool Free Spa Facilities Child Care Ski Instructors Organized Hotel Pickup Service Ski Storage Room Free WIFI

THE CAMBRIAN A MEMBER OF DESIGN HOTELS Adelboden

4

With stunning mountain views of the

Pure Spa incorporates heated indoor

Swiss Alps in every direction, The

and outdoor swimming pools, a well

Cambrian offers the kind of location

equipped gym, tranquil treatment

that desk huggers the world over spend

rooms, a Finnish sauna with steam bath

their days dreaming about. Located in

and rain shower, and a sleeping area.

the leading resort of Adelboden in the

In the restaurant the hotel serves “new

Bernese Oberland, the hotel provides

alpine cuisine” - a fresh interpretation

authentic local colour, cosmopolitan

of mountain classics, making use of the

comfort and inspiring cuisine backed up

finest local seasonal ingredients.

by superb service.

Later on you can chill with your favourite tipple in Scott’s Bar.

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: 315CHF per night Single: 290CHF per night

To soak away your aches and pains after a hard day on the slopes The

Find the Cambrian at Dorfstrasse 7,

Cambrian’s award-winning Just

3715 Adelboden, Switzerland

The Cambrian Hotel & Spa

info@thecambrianadelboden.com

+41 (0)33 673 8383

www.thecambrianadelboden.com


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VERBIER RENTALS Verbier Verbier is renowned for its fantastic

Verbier Rentals offers the complete

skiing and cosmopolitan nightlife. The

package and flexibility. Carefully chosen

winter is fast paced and exciting; by

for their location, access, facilities and

contrast, summer in the mountains is

price, rest assured that every property is

relaxing and rejuvenating.

a good one.

100 Miles

1 Min

All Catering Options

Key Facilities Swimming Pool Spa Facilities

Whatever your accommodation needs in

Verbier Luxury Accommodation offers

Verbier, Verbier Rentals should be your

high end chalets and apartments as

first call.

well as hotels. Providing a personalised service that can include airport trans-

From blissful luxury to a cheap and

fers, lift passes and ski instruction,

cheerful trip, flexible breaks or

everything is taken care of to ensure you

weekends, catered or self catered,

get the most out of your holiday.

Verbier Rentals

info@verbierrentals.com

+41 (0)79 450 9704

www.verbierrentals.com

Ski-In / Ski-Out Complimentary Concierge Service Free WIFI

â‚Ź Peak Season Prices From: Peak season studios for 2 sharing from 1200 CHF


96

SWI 78 Miles

THE RIVER HOUSE

5 Mins

Bed & Breakfast

Key Facilities Massages In-Room Breakfas Wine / Champagne Town Tours Guided Freeride Tours

This is a unique, newly

Surrounded by pristine

renovated boutique Hotel,

mountains, Andermatt is

more than 250 years old

one of the greatest outdoor

and now offering 8 unique

recreational areas and The

rooms and a superb bar

Riverhouse Boutique Hotel

and restaurant in a truly

offers a small yet exclusive

exceptional alpine lifestyle, not

hideaway.

found nearby.

Free WIFI

â‚Ź Peak Season Prices From: Double: 200CHF per night Single: 150CHF per night

The 6 spacious rooms and The young team behind this

2 junior suites, most with

hotel provide unprecedented

mountain views, have private

service day or night... making

baths, handmade beds and

your stay simply perfect.

a number of unique touches

The River House

+41 (0)418 870 025


BOUTIQUE HOTEL

Andermatt

3

designhotel & ecohotel

including free WIFI and iPod-

and one has a separate

and is a great place to meet for

ready music systems. One

bedroom with 2 single beds to

some cool après-ski.

room has a fabulous stand-

accompany the king sized bed

alone bath to soak away to your

in the main bedroom.

The restaurant stands out with the exclusive Kitchen

hearts content another boast old pharmacy drawers as a

The resident chef helps you

and Wine culture in town, by

unique feature along with a

start your day with fresh breads

offering diverse regional and

king sized bed.

and home-made jams. All the

international cuisine cooked

menus rely on sustainable and

with only fresh produce with a

The Rock Bedroom has

locally sourced ingredients to

modern twist.

a checkerboard oak and

maintain the lowest carbon

cherrywood floor and the

footprint possible. The Bar is

suites provide living areas

well known for its live concerts

river@theriverhouse.ch

www.theriverhoue.ch


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SWI 180 Miles

10 Mins

Half Board

Key Facilities Spa Facilities Free WIFI

Boutique Hotel Beau-Site Adelboden

3

SUPERIOR

Rarely can you spend time to really

and relax. Full buffet breakfasts and an

enjoy the best moments in your life,

evening menu that beautifully blends

but the Hotel Beau-Site in the Bernese

French and Italian cuisine that will

Highlands allows exactly that. This is a

satisfy all your gastronomic needs with

special hotel in a special setting which is

fantastic creations.

breathtakingly beautiful all year round. As a wine-lover, you are bound to find

â‚Ź Peak Season Prices From: 2 People (Inc Half Board, Taxes & Chardes): From ÂŁ300

The superb rooms and apartments offer

something you particularly like on the

fabulous views of the snow-covered

well-stocked wine list to accompany the

mountains and the peaceful sun terrace

superb food.

is the perfect place to enjoy a drink. The hotel also has a sauna / steam bath, The Hotel Beau-Site does everything

bio sauna, garden sauna, relax lounge

to ensure that you feel good, at peace

and the fitness studio.

Hotel Beau-Site

info@hotelbeausite.ch

+41 (0)33 673 2222

www.hotelbeausite.ch


SWI

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HOTEL BERNERHOF Jungfrau Region

40 Miles

2

The Chalet Hotel Bernerhof is

and all usual facilities. Attic rooms

conveniently located in the heart of

with bunk beds are excellent for young

Wengen, a beautiful car free zone

people or children and use bathroom

reached only by train, offering the

facilities on the floor below.

2 Mins

B&B / Half Board

purest fresh air to ski in. Overlooking the nursery slopes and also close to

The Hotel has a Cosy and rustic dining

the train and cable car station, ski

room and an Ă  la carte Restaurant

rental shops, restaurants and bars,

well known for its specialities like

the Hotel Bernerhof offers everything

Cheese Fondue, Raclette, Meat

on the doorstep making your holiday

Fondue or Fire Stones.

Other Facilities Train Station Luggage Pick-Up (By Arrangement)

â‚Ź Peak Season Prices From: Double: 170CHF per night

easy and relaxing.

Single: 90CHF per night

If you want a comfortable and well Bedrooms have two to four beds and are

located hotel in Wengen at the right

simply- furnished, with compact shower

price Hotel Bernerhof is ideal.

Hotel Bernerhof

mail@behof.ch

+41 (0)33 855 2721

www.behof.ch


100

SWI 50 Miles

5 Mins

Boutique Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald

4

SUPERIOR

The Belvedere Grindelwald is a family

The Belvedere has a great activity

run and owned hotel situated in an

program of curling & tobogganing,

ideal location just 5 minutes walk

free entrance to the local Sports

B&B / Half Board

from the centre of Grindelwald, with

Centre as well as a Hotel Spa with

Key Facilities

stunning mountain-views of the Eiger.

indoor-pool, jacuzzi, Finnish and

Indoor/ Outdoor Pool

bio sauna, steam bath, massages

Spa Facilities Family Rooms & Suites Rooms for Snorers Piano Bar Crèche in Ski Area Kids Games Room Free WIFI

€ Peak Season Prices From: 2 People (Inc Half Board, Taxes & Chardes): From £300

Grindelwald is member of “Best of the

and the most popular outside salt-

Alps” and just 2 hours from Zürich or

water-jacuzzi.

Geneva. The hotel operates a private hotel ski bus, as well as a restaurant

The Belvedere is the right choice, if

with live music & excellent 6 course

you love great food, a cosy and familiar

dinners as well as beautiful buffets

atmosphere with a touch of class.

and Fondue evenings.

Boutique Hotel Belvedere

hotel@belvedere-grindelwald.ch

+41 (0)33 888 9999

www.belvedere-grindelwald.ch


SWI

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Ted Bentley Chalet Holidays Nendaz Ted Bentley is an independent luxury

region (Verbier’s Four Valleys area).

ski company. Superior chalets

Ted Bentley employ only

and impeccable service underpin

professional chefs to work in the

everything they do, providing

chalets, and offer a private nanny

exceptional winter holidays to the

service to clients if required.

13 Miles

5 Mins

Half Board

Key Facilities Free Airport Transfer (Sion)

discerning skier or boarder.

Free WIFI

The chalets are of the highest They offer a catered chalet and self-

standard, each offering features

catered apartment in Courchevel

such as hot tubs, saunas, log fires,

Le Praz, France, plus four beautiful

comfortable beds and Egyptian

catered chalets in the resort of Nendaz,

cotton bed linen – not to mention the

a traditional Swiss resort located

monogrammed towels, slippers and

centrally in Switzerland’s largest ski

bath robes provided to all guests.

Childcare Facilities Spa Facilities & Hot Tub In-House Ski Hosting Free Ski Lockers Free Minibus Service DVD & MP3 Dock

€ Peak Season Price: £865 pp/ week Half Term February

Ted Bentley

info@tedbentley.co.uk

+44 (0)1934 820 854

www.tedbentley.co.uk


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SWI 108 Miles

3 Mins

B&B / Half & Full Board

Key Facilities

CHALET WILDHORN Anzère 1500m Valais Chalet Wildhorn is a spacious chalet that

beds and can accommodate up to 25

blends modern ambience with traditional

guests and is ideal for a mid-week team

alpine charm perfectly situated 3

retreat with colleagues, or a traditional

minutes walk from the town centre and a

ski week with friends or family. Guests

3 minute drive to the slopes.

are welcomed by the Chalet host and the

Arranged Airport Transfers Ski Guiding Heli-Ski Wine Tasting Child Care Free WIFI

Chef serves delicious traditional menus Anzère offers a peaceful atmosphere

balanced with continental cuisine.

away from the crowds with 40km of prepared pistes and much more besides.

Chalet Wildhorn has 5 en-suite bedrooms, 3 bedrooms that share 2

€ Peak Season Prices From (Aprox):

The chalet is perched high on the

bathrooms, a large open plan dining

southern slopes of the Canton Valais

room and a lounge with a log fire. There

Self Catering (2 Persons): 65 - 90CHF / Room

providing guests with a breathtaking

is a games room with table football and

Half board: 105 - 130CHF per person / night.

view of the Alps. The Chalet has 21

a TV lounge with home cinema.

Chalet Wildhorn

christina@chaletwildhorn.com

+41 (0)79 794 0906

www.chaletwildhorn.com


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HOTEL ELITE Saas-Fee

145 Miles

3

The charming Hotel Elite, in the

spoil its guests, fulfilling every wish

heart of Saas-Fee, is well situated in

and providing real personal service.

5 Mins

a peaceful & attractive area with a wonderful view of the mountains only

As one of the most child friendly hotels

a 5-8 minutes walk to the cable cars

in Saas-Fee, Hotel Elite doesn’t just

for skiing, walking or just relaxing.

talk about family friendliness – they live it! Toys, colouring materials and a

Here you are greeted with a warm,

variety of games provide endless fun.

friendly, homely and relaxing

Families can also enjoy special price

environment for a perfect and

offers on the Saas-Fee cable cars.

B&B / Half Board

Key Facilities Very Central Location, But Quiet All Rooms With Balcony Mountain View Free WIFI

€ Peak Season Prices From:

relaxing holiday. Recommend by TripAdvisor.com With 4 single rooms and 15 double

Hotel Elite provides excellent meals

rooms this hotel can really afford to

including Fondue Chinoise & Raclette.

Hotel Elite

hotel@elite-saas-fee.ch

+41 (0)27 958 6060

www.elite-saas-fee.ch

Double: 156 CHF incl. breakfast-buffet, taxes and taxi transfer from the bus station to the hotel


104

ITA Italy’s skiing is amongst the

great skiing and spectacular

most extensive, and under-

scenery of the Dolomites.

rated in Europe with more than 400 ski areas dotted

Alta Badia is part to the Sella

right across the country from

Ronda, a 25km circuit which

the Alps and Dolomites in the

has famous skiing valleys

north, through the central

radiating off it like spokes from

Apennines right down to ski

a wheel, creating one of the

slopes on Mt Etna in Sicily.

world’s largest lift linked ski areas with over 500km of runs.

Alta Badia is a pretty area

All part of the bigger-still

that includes the villages of

Dolomiti Superski pass.

Corvara, Colfosco, La Villa, San Cassiano, Badia

Cervinia is named after the

and La Val. The region has

local Monte Cervino, better

been welcoming guests for

known as the Matterhorn to

more than a century and

English speakers, and the

in recent years has built a

mountain which provides the

strong reputation as a leading

spectacular backdrop to the

centre for gourmet cuisine

resort, nestling as it is on

lovers, as well as for its

the border with Switzerland.


ULTIMATE GUIDE TO ITALY Indeed the huge ski area is

resorts. Already one of

Chamonix and you can buy a

linked by lift to one of the

the larger ski-areas in the

lift pass which includes Cham,

most famous Swiss resorts –

country thanks to its links to

as well as neighbouring Aosta

Zermatt.

neighbouring Marilleva and

Valley resorts like Pila.

Folgarida, it will get biggest Widely regarded as one of

still next year with the creation

Renowned for its lively

the country’s best resorts

of a long planned link to

atmosphere and high-value

and although it gets a lot of

another neighbouring vilage’s

skiing, Sauze d’Oulx is

sunshine, its altitude ensures

ski slopes at Pinzolo. Full of

at one end of the Milky

it maintains one of the best

style and refinement, with a

Way Circuit and was part

snow records in Italy. There’s

lovely pedestrianised centre

of the 2006 Turin Olympics.

also one of the world’s longest

in which to enjoy the great

Conditions permitting it is

ski runs, from the Klein

shopping and dining, this is a

possible to ski all the way to

Matterhorn above Zermatt

truly world class destination.

Montgenèvre, France. Sauze d’Oulx also claims to be the

down to Cervinia’s lift-linked neighbour, Valtournenche,

Cormayeaur is a legendary

birthplace of ski holidays in

an epic 20km (13 mile) descent.

ski and climbing resort, rich in

Italy, dating back to 1899.

tradition and natural ambience Madonna di Campiglio is

with a beautifully preserved

one of the country’s longest

historic resort centre. Close

established and most stylish

to lifts over the border to


106

ITA 70 Miles

5 Mins

B&B / Half & Full Board

Key Facilities Spa Facilities Free WIFI

Hotel & Spa Rosa Alpina Alta Badia Dolomites Italy’s Alta Badia is in the heart of

Exquisitely unique, each of the 50 square

some of the most stunning scenery

metre suites, located in the wooden

in the Dolomites, at the heart of the

Chalet wing, encompasses variations

world’s second largest lift-linked ski

to the distinctive style of the area. All

domain, the Sella Ronda, with more

have south facing terraces and combine

than 500km of piste.

traditional style with all the latest hi-tec

Lounge Bar

electronics. The open fireplace provides

Sun Terrace

5

Rosa Alpina is located in the pretty

a welcoming focal point, while a relaxing

village of San Cassiano a member

sitting area and natural wooden floors

Peak Season Prices From:

of the Relais & Châteaux group, and

from an ancient Austrian farm house

Double: €410 per night

is the best hotel in the area, and the

add further warmth to the rooms.

best accommodation it offers is its sumptuous Châlet Loft Suite.

Experience The Ultimate Italian Retreat - Rosa Alpina.

Hotel & Spa Rosa Alpina

info@rosalpina.it

+39 (0)471 849 500

www.rosalpina.it


ITA

107

The Hermitage Cervinia

110 Miles

5

Cervinia is one of Italy’s top resorts

The drawing room has a large

connected to Zermatt and snow

fireplace and lovely parquet flooring.

2 Mins

sports in the summer too, so it’s nice to know there’s a high altitude luxury

There are 38 rooms, many of them

hotel here, at 2050 metres!

suites, with wood and marble key elements in the interior decor. The Hotel

Restaurant

Key Facilities Spa Facilities Free WIFI

The Hermitage, a member of the

Restaurant “La Chandelle” produces

Relais & Châteaux group, was built

traditional cuisine from the Aosta Valley,

by the Neyroz family in 1975 and

prepared respecting centuries-old

they have been lovingly caring for

customs, with recipes handed down

it ever since. Run like a big private

within the Neyroz family preserving the

household within the large, traditional

gastronomic heritage and using local

style chalet building the hotel has a

ingredients, backed by a wine list of

Peak Season Prices From:

welcoming, yet exclusive atmosphere.

more than 600 different labels.

€280 per night

The Hermitage

info@hotelhermitage.com

+39 (0)166 948 998

www.hotelhermitage.com

Lounge Bar Sun Terrace jacuzzi & Steam Bath Swimming Pool Lift Shuttle Bus Taxi & Ski Concierge


108

ITA 90 Miles

-1 Min

B&B / Half & Full Board

Key Facilities Beauty Centre Free WIFI

Hotel Garni del Sogno Madonna di Campiglio Can you stay in a luxurious hotel

sizes suites. The 48 square metre

and still be kind to the environment?

“del Sogno” King Suite is one of the

Domenico and Miriam Schiavon,

best warmed by an antique stove. The

owners of Hotel Garni del Sogno,

large bathroom is equipped with a

located in woodland at the edge of

double Teuco hydro-shower.

Madonna di Campiglio believe so.

Fitness Centre

€ Peak Season Prices From: €100 pp/night

4

Gourmet cuisine prepared by Despite its ageless appearance,

expert chefs is the norm too. Enjoy

the Hotel Garni del Sogno was built

everything from Surgiva water char to

to bio-architectural standards and

meals made with local valley Alpine

is eco- certified for its reduced

cheese and meats. There’s also a

environmental impact.

wonderful spa complete with pool, gym, Hammam, biosauna, treatment

The hotel has junior, family and king

rooms and much, much more.

Hotel Garni Del Sogno

info@garnidelsogno.it

+39 (0)465 441 033

www.garnidelsogno.it


A fabulous winter on the

Alta Val Susa Alps!

Ski, have fun, stroll, eat, relax, skate, party and much more: come and visit a fantastic ski area that offers comfortable facilities in the Alps close to Torino.

Come and experience an unforgettable holiday!

Discover Alta Val Susa Alps:

Bardonecchia, Cesana-Sansicario, Clavière, Pragelato, Sauze d’Oulx, Sestriere www.turismotorino.org/mountain


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ITA 54 Miles

4 Mins

HOTEL TAVERNIER Courmayeur, Aosta Valley

3

Near the new cable car of Courmayeur,

who also discovered the 1st thermal

set in a 19th-century building on the

springs in Courmayeur.

banks of River Dora Baltea, Hotel B&B / Half & Full Board

Key Facilities Spa Facilities Ski-In / Ski-Out

Tavernier is a typical Valle d’Aosta

The restaurant, open every day, offers

style hotel located on a former

a selection of traditional regional

hydrotherapy centre. Its wellness

cuisine and international dishes.

facility comprises ancient techniques & modern technology. The central

Enjoy the classics of mountain

Peak Season Prices From:

feature is a small pool set in a cave,

life, reading a book, listening to

Call +39 (0)165 841 080 for the latest prices

with waterfalls and hydro massage.

music or playing cards by the

â‚Ź

fireplace in the restaurant or bar. The hotel is named after Jean

The hotel has 14 exclusive rooms,

Baptiste Tavernier, the 16th century

designed with comfort right down to

French traveller and pioneer in trade

the finest details.

Hotel Tavernier

tavernier@tin.it

+39 (0)165 841 080

www.tavernier.it


ITA

111

HOTEL EMILE REY Courmayeur, Aosta Valley

75 Miles

2

Hotel Emily Rey is a charming alpine

A stay at Hotel Emile Rey, with it’s

budget hotel, ideal for mountain

friendly atmosphere and warm

holidays. An old 19th century house

hospitality, is synonymous with

that belonged to the famous Alpine

relaxation in an amazing natural

Guide Emile Rey (1846-1895), offers 10

backdrop, discovering the simple joys

beautiful rooms with all the comforts

of the mountain way of life.

in this secret corner of Courmayeur. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms, This is a charming little Hotel, located

television and the hotel also has a

at the top of the village of La Saxe in

Private Car Park, Garden, Solarium

a quiet and sunny position only 900

and Bar.

metres from the centre of Courmayeur.

Hotel B&B Emile Rey

emilereycourmayeur@yahoo.it

+39 (0)165 844 044

www.hotel-rey-courmayeur.com

2 Mins By Car

B&B

Key Facilities Free Internet ”Logis De France” Affiliated

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double Room With Breakfast: € 59,00 - € 106,00


112

ITA 50 Miles

1 Min

HOTEL STELLA ALPINA Sauze d’Oulx

3

Suberbly situated at the foot of the

and the scotch bar on the ground floor

slopes, the Hotel Stella Alpina is

is a family friendly bar area.

owned and run by Renato and his B&B / Half & Full Board

english wife Caroline.

those who need to hire ski equipment

Key Facilities Free WIFI

â‚Ź Peak Season Prices From: Call +39 (0)122 858 731 for the latest prices

The hotel has its own ski shop for

The hotel has a main building and two

with special rates for its guests.

annexes immediatley next door.

Weekly and short break bookings are accepted on both half board and bed

The spacious rooms are decorated in

and breakfast basis.

alpine style and superior rooms have hydromassage baths.

Transport to and from the airport can be arranged on request and the magic

All meals are taken in the restaurant

carpet in front of the hotel takes you

on the first floor of the main building

to nearest lift.

Hotel Stella Alpina

info@stellalpinahotel.it

+39 (0)122 858 731

www.stellalpinahotel.it


ITA

113

HOTEL MARTIN Sauze d’Oulx

60 Miles

3

This is a friendly family run hotel located

cosy bar which has a roaring fire!

5 Mins

in the Jouvenceaux area of Sauze D’oulx which hosted the 2006 Olympics.

The perfect end to a perfect day on the slopes with pistes to suit every

The hotel boasts very fine traditional

level whether you are a complete

Italian cuisine cooked to perfection by

beginner or an advanced skier.

the experienced chef.

Half Board

Key Facilities Free WIFI

Just 200 metres from the new 4 The friendly bar has a large

man chairlift which brings you to the

selection of Italian wines, many of

centre of the Sportinia ski school

which are sourced locally. It also

and all surrounding areas of the

has a large selection of beers and

magnificent Milky Way, you couldn’t

speciality cocktails. All this can be

be located in a better position.

enjoyed in the atmosphere of the

Hotel Martin

info@hotelmartin.com

+39 (0)122 858 246

www.hotelmartin.com

Peak Season Prices From: Call +39 (0)122 858 246 for the latest prices


114

AUS Austria is to thank for the

attractive resorts with chalet

ski holidays we enjoy today

style buildings.

as the ‘Alpine’ style of skiing downhill was invented here

Obergurgl is one of the

at the start of the twentieth

world’s few classic ski resorts

century, taking over from the

and, unlike some of the

Norwegian Telemark style

others, it’s got superb skiing

we might otherwise all be

and an admirable snow record

enjoying today. The Arlberg

as well as the picturesque

region was the heart of this

village. Then there’s the

revolution and from here

spectacular scenery of the

pioneer Hannes Schneider

Ötztal region of the Tirol,

made films and travelled to

the wonderful mountain

Japan and North America to

air and peace. But beyond

introduce the new style.

that there is Obergurgl’s remarkable altitude - one

Austria today has more than

of the Alps’ highest genuine

600 ski areas, almost all of

villages, meaning village

them traditional villages

level snow is the norm from

sticking to strict building

November to May. With lifts

standards, so they are very

right up to 3080m (over 10,100


ULTIMATE GUIDE TO AUSTRIA feet), the big vertical is skiable

the high-altitude station

known ski resorts in the

right through the season.

of Hochsölden and the

world. Residents of around

neighbouring traditional

40 countries annually make

Hochgurgl, which shares

village of Vent. There’s

the trip to the Tyrol to visit the

the ski area, is a small

been ongoing investment in

resort marketed as ‘The Pearl

settlement made up almost

recent years in state of the

of the Alps’. It has retained its

entirely of large luxurious

art lifts which now reach all

compact village centre and

hotels. It began its life in

the way up to Sölden’s major

traditional architecture which

1961 when the local Scheiber

assets - its twin ski areas

has grown from a thousand

family founded the first hotel

on the Tiefenbach and

years of history.

there and is at an even higher-

Rettenbach Glaciers.

altitude off-shoot that’s

These are some of Austria’s

The Arlberg is another

increasingly popular.

highest ski slopes and open

classic ski area, home to

up one of the country’s

the world famous resorts of

The nearest ski area at

biggest lift-served verticals

Lech – with more gourmet

Solden, which shares

and longest ski seasons from

restaurants and luxurious

the Obergurgl lift pass, is

September to May.

hotels than any other Austrian resort, and St Anton, famous

one of the liveliest resorts in the Alps. It operates an

Kitzbühel, located beneath

for a century for its superb

impressive ski area that

the famous Hahnenkamm

skiing and more recently for

includes the original village,

mountain, is one of the best

its great après ski too.


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AUS 59 Miles

1 Min

Half Board + Snacks

Key Facilities Spa (2k sqm) In/Outdoor Pool Massage & Beauty Treatments Bar & Winelounge Modern Architecture Fireplace Sports Rental Shop Free WIFI

The Crystal Hotel Obergurgl, Ötztal Situated 1,930 metres above sea

unique choice of sports and spa

level, The Crystal is located in

facilities that includes 3 heated

Obergurgl, passionately referred to

swimming pools, a fabulous huge

along with Hochgurgl as the Diamond

sauna and a gymnasium as well as a

in the Alps - snow guaranteed!

private wellness area designed for a

Beautifully situated with skiing on

couple to enjoy a perfectly quiet and

the doorstep and surrounded by

relaxed opportunity to revitalize those

the magnificent mountain range of

aching muscles.

the Ötztaler Alpen, The Crystal was renovated in 2008.

Double: €291 per night Single: €194 per night

With a reputation for culinary delights, and first class wines from around

€ Peak Season Prices From:

4

Now, this superb hotel, distinguished

the world, you can enjoy a stylish and

by its modern architecture and

delightful holiday with The Crystal in a

exclusive rooms & suites offers a

casual and relaxed atmosphere.

The Crystal Hotel Obergurgl

info@thecrystal.at

+43 (0)52 566 454

www.thecrystal.at


AUS

117

HoTEL RIML Hochgurgl, Ötztal

63 Miles

4

The Hotel Riml offers views of 21,

With superb ski in and ski out

3000 metre peaks in the Ötztal

facilities and 110 km of pistes around

making every moment spent there a

Obergurgl & Hochgurgl, the mix

sheer pleasure. Offering 17 different

of trend and tradition combine with

room-types, as well as apartments

guaranteed snow, transform your

& suites for families, The Riml also

skiing holiday in the Riml into an

offers private ski instructors at the ski

unforgettable experience year on year.

1 Min

B&B / Half Board

Key Facilities Swimming Pool & Spa Child Care Facilities Ski In Ski Out

school in the hotel.

Indoor-golf-area

This unique hotel in the Tyrol provides Lying at an altitude of 2200m, the

plenty of space for activities - even

Hotel Riml has something for

a round of golf on the 7500 sq.ft.

everyone, be it skiing, golf, wellness

Enjoy the silence of the nature, a

or beauty - everyone can make their

tremendous view to the mountains

own dream come true. 

around and much more besides.

Ski and Golf Resort Riml

info@hotel-riml.com

+43 (0)52 566 261

www.hotel-riml.com

WIFI (Pay) Sportshop Panorama Bar

€ Peak Season Prices From: Single/ Double: €180 per person per night


118

AUS 60 Miles

1 Min

Pension Penhab Hinterglemm The Pension Penhab is one of the most

this is comfort home from home.

traditional buildings in Saalbach-Hinter-

B&B / Half Board

Key Facilities Discount Ski Hire English Speaking Self-Service Bar With Sky Sports TV Near 5 Star Spa Facilities, Tobbaganing, Tubing, Night Skiing and Fun Park Free WIFI

€ Peak Season Prices From: 7 Nights: €350 - 550 B&B and six 3 course dinners

glemm perfectly situated for great skiing

The hotel is just 1 minute away from the

in probably one of the most up & coming

night skiing with the fun park and tubing

ski areas in the world. It is a warm, cosy

all available until 21:30.

and friendly hotel with English speaking staff and based in the beautiful Glemm

Hinterglemm is a lively village with true

valley just seconds from the slopes.

Austrian charm, a wealth of bars and shops and most importantly, great slopes

Offering comfortable accommodation,

for all your winter or summer needs.

continental breakfast, a freshly home cooked 3 course dinner by a qualified

Saalbach- Hinterglemm also boasts one

chef, cosy ‘Stubel’ bar area with Sky

of the best ski lift systems in the world,

Sports TV and an aprés ski sun terrace,

offering 93% artificial snow coverage.

Pension Penhab

info@penhab.com

+43 (0)65 416 301

www.penhab.com


AUS

119

HOTEL SEEBICHL Kitzbühel

52 Miles

3

The Hotel Seebichl is located just 100

Just 1.7 km from the Kitzbühel`s

meters away from the wonderful lake

vibrant town centre, the hotel offers

Schwarzsee. This unique location

a free private transfer to the centre /

in the nature reserve between the

cable car.

breathtaking alpine scenery of

5 Min By Free Bus

B&B / Half Board

Key Facilities

Kitzbühler Horn and the world famous

The Hotel Seebichl is the ideal base

Hahnenkamm, makes every skiers

for those looking for a cosy place

heart beat that little bit faster.

to relax after skiing, ski touring, cross country skiing, ice skating,

The family owned hotel offers charming

snowshoeing, mountaineering or just

rooms, a relaxing lobby where you

talking a few days off.

Cost Free Shuttle Bus To Town Centre / Cable Car Free Cross Country Skiing Equipment Cross Country Slopes Start Beside The Hotel Free WIFI À La Carte Restaurant Sauna & Saunarium

can enjoy a glass of wine and good

Peak Season Prices From:

conversation as well as a sauna.

€82 per person per night

Hotel Seebichl

info@hotel-seebichl.at

+43 (0)53 566 2525

www.hotel-seebichl.at


120

AUS 51 Miles

2 Mins By Free Bus

Central Spa Hotel Sölden

5

Sölden has been one of the world’s

of styles from traditional rustic

leading resorts for many years with

Tyrolean ambiance to modern design.

its long ski season guaranteed thanks Gourmet Half Board

Key Facilities 121 rooms and suites with the most elegant interiors 120 m² fitness center Personal training First-rate gourmet cuisine 30,000 bottles of wine Seminar facilities for up to 150 people

to its twin glaciers, and one of the

The hotel’s award-winning restaurant,

world’s biggest ski vertical.

run by 2-toque chef Gottfried Prantl, has built an international reputation,

The Central Spa Hotel is the best

accompanied by more than 30,000

hotel in the village, with a relaxed

bottles of fine wine in the cellar. The

ambience and a dedication to

three storey Water World Venezia

providing luxury and culinary delights.

Spa has nine different saunas among its many delights, with the Beauty

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €368 per night Single: €188 per night

The hotel’s 121 rooms and suites are

and Wellness Residence pampering

delightful with their classy interiors

guests with treatments from all over

and you can choose between a variety

the world!

Central Spa Hotel

info@central-soelden.at

+43 (0)52 542 2600

www.central-soelden.at


AUS

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Gasthof Post Arlberg

70 Miles

5

One of the best hotels in one of the

and the hospitality of the family while

best ski resorts, the 48 room Gasthof

being thoroughly pampered.

On Piste

Post is a superb base for a stay in the Arlberg ski area.

In winter, after a day on the slopes, afternoon tea and delicious strudel

The five-star hotel, located right next

is served in the hotel’s lounge, in

to the piste, was at one time a royal

front of a roaring fire. The hotel’s

staging post. A member of the famous

wellness centre has a large indoor

Relais & Châteaux Hotel group,

pool, a panorama outdoor pool, spa,

it has been owned and run by the

sauna and Hammam and as you

Moosbrugger family for over 70 years.

would expect, dining at the Post is something special too.

Guests of the Post arrive from all over the world to enjoy peace, calm

Gasthof Post

info@postlech.com

+43 (0)55 832 2060

www.postlech.com

B&B / Half Board

Key Facilities Swimming Pool Fitness Area Sauna WIFI

€ Peak Season Prices From: Double: €450 per night Single: €250 per night


122

AUS 60 Miles

On Piste

B&B / Half Board

Key Facilities 3,600m² Health Spa Fireplace Bar

Royal Spa Kitzbühel Kitzbühel

5

The newest luxury ski resort hotel

Bingen” steam bath, massages and

in Europe, the Royal Spa Kitzbühel

three private spa suites, as well as an

Hotel, well located in beautiful natural

outdoor pool and an indoor adventure

surroundings a few kilometres from

pool. It was awarded ‘Best Alpine Spa’

the world’s most famous ski town,

in the 2010 Senses Awards.

with direct access to the slopes.

Cigar Lounge

The hotel service is topped by a fine

Childcare & Playroom Limousine Service Sports Shop With Rental Hair Stylist Valet Parking

€ Peak Season Prices From: €275 per night

Boasting 144 rooms and suites,

dining restaurant, as well as a fireside

the heart of the hotel is the 3,600

bar and a cigar lounge with library.

square metre Mountain Health Spa, a member of ‘Leading Spa.’ This boasts

The hotel’s fantastic location in the

various different saunas, 4-Senses

middle of untouched nature but with

Lounger, precious stone and herbal

ski-in / ski-out access to Kitzbühel’s

treatments in the “Hildegard von

superb ski area tops it all for us.

Royal Spa Kitzbühel

info@kitzbuehelroyalspa.com

+43 (0)53 555 0100

www.kitzbuehelroyalspa.com


AUS

123

Hotel Zürserhof Arlberg

75 Miles

5

The Zürserhof is a convivial hotel which

menu. Lighter meals including

displays Austrian family tradition at its

vegetarian specialities are served on

best. Elegant, comfortable rooms and

the sun terrace right next to the slopes. Half & Full Board

suites, ranging up to the stunning Royal suite, provide panoramic views of the

The Zürserhof’s spa, has a stylish pool,

unique Arlberg mountain scenery.

sauna, steam baths and sunbeds and the Shiseido beauty salon offers massages

The hotel is situated in a peaceful

5 Mins

Key Facilities Spa Facilities Free WIFI Lounge Bar Sun Terrace

and various innovative body treatments.

location directly on the slopes yet only a

couple of minutes away from the centre

The Zürserhof has aristocratic roots,

Peak Season Prices From:

of Zürs itself. In the hotel’s gourmet

originally exclusively furnished by

€360 per night

restaurant the chef combines the best

legendary hotelier Count Tattenbach, in

regional products with delicacies from

the 1920s, now the 3rd generation of the

all over the world to create a speciality

Skardarasy family run the five star hotel.

Hotel Zürserhof

hotel@zuerserhof.at

+43 (0)55 832 5130

www.zuerserhof.at


124

AUS 57 Miles

2 Mins

Bike Hotel Conrad Hinterglemm

3

“Best European Resort Development

The first-class children’s ski school

2009“ Where to Ski & Snowboard

make learning very easy for children and the après-ski and nightlife are

Half Board

Key Facilities Body&Soul Spa Bar Massage Free WIFI

Spend your holidays in a central

excellent.

location and comfortable atmosphere at Bike Hotel Conrad in the heart of

All rooms are en-suite most have a

Saalbach Hinterglemm.

balcony and all equipped with a safe and free WIFI.

In Saalbach there are about 200 km of

Peak Season Prices From:

groomed slopes, 60 gondolas and ski

The nearest airports are Salzburg

lifts and snow-cannons on all main

W.A. Mozart and Munich. Holiday

slopes plus fun-parks, half-pipes and a

Shuttle is your comfortable transfer

night time floodlit slope, plenty to keep

from Salzburg or Munich Airport to

you entertained for a great ski holiday.

your hotel and back.

Bike Hotel Conrad

info@hotel-conrad.at

+43 (0)65 416 351

www.hotel-conrad.at

Double: €92 pp/night Single: €101 pp/night


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126

CAN Canada has several hundred

great success story in world

ski areas ranged over five

skiing of the past 20 years and

time zones from coast to

one with a business model

coast and indeed beyond

of property development at

(there are ski areas on

its base, driving growth that

Vancouver island off the West

hundreds of ski areas around

Coast and Newfoundland off

the world have copied. The

the East Coast).

host of many events at the 2010 Winter Olympics has North

Ontario and Quebec have

America’s largest ski area and

hundreds of small ski areas

its second biggest vertical as

between them while out West

well as a vibrant resort village.

in Alberta and British Columbia

Now fully green powered, other

some of the world’s newest ski

claims to fame include the

areas have emerged with the

$50m PEAK2PEAK gondola

biggest lift-served verticals in

with the world’s greatest

North America.

unsupported span and highest point above the valley below.

The country and indeed the continent’s best known resort

The historic town of Banff is

is Whistler Blackcomb, the

busier in summer, but it’s still


ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CANADA packed full of atmosphere with

Quebec has nearly 100

A new casino and a second base

great shops and restaurants

ski areas making it one of

village has helped the resort

through the winter. You can ski

the most ski resort-dense

on its way to developing year-

three areas on one pass, nearby

provinces, cantons or regions

round business with almost four

historic Norquay, the larger

on earth – it certainly has

million visitors.

more distant Sunshine and

more ski areas than any other

wonderful Lake Louise with its

region in North America.

vast, exciting ski area offering

Tremblant is one of the dozens of ski areas close to

Its most famous resort is Mont

Montreal, so easy to reach;

Tremblant, owned and re-

a second concentration of

Jasper has Canada’s highest

designed over the past few

resorts is found near historic

altitude resort base. A new

decades by Intrawest, the same

Quebec City where big ski

quad chairlift has greatly

company that owns Whistler.

areas include Mont Sainte

improved access to its superb

Their design genius in creating

Anne with great views out over

ski area and the resort

a near perfect pedestrianised

the mighty St Lawrence River.

town itself has a wonderful

ski village has led to the

Les Massif and Stoneham

northern community feel.

phenomenal success of the

are two other international

Best reached via the Icefields

resort which constantly tops

standard ski areas nearby.

Parkway from Lake Louise,

North American magazine skier

one of the world’s most

and boarder reader polls for the

scenically spectacular drives.

most popular resort in the East.

something for everyone.


128

CAN 150 Miles

? Mins

B&B / Half & Full Board

Key Facilities

THE FAIRMONT CHATEAU WHISTLER

4

Whistler

As one of the world’s most successful

Blackcombs 8,100 acres of world

ski resorts, it’s no surprise that many of

class terrain – North America’s

the top hotel brands have been attracted

biggest ski area. Here you can choose

here. But none has managed to surpass

between fine dining, fireside fondues

The Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

or gourmet picnics to go.

At the base of Blackcomb Mountain,

The on-site spa and the 550 guest

it defines Canadian luxury. Here you’ll

rooms features a wonderful village or

discover a hotel that has thought of

mountain view.

Heated Leisure Pools Whirlpools Sauna Ski Locker, Boot Room And Servicing Wifi Fitness Center Parking Babysitting

every practical need, then piled on layers of luxury and service.

To book, contact The Fairmont Chateau Whistler’s recommended UK travel

Peak Season Prices From:

Firstly you’ll enjoy direct ski-in

partner, Ski Independence at 0845 177

Call Ski Independence on +44 (0)845 177 0656

/ ski-out access to Whistler and

0656 or visit www.ski-i.com/Fairmont

The Fairmont Chateau Whistler

fairmont@ski-i.com

+44 (0)845 177 0656

www.ski-i.com/Fairmont


CAN

129

THE FAIRMONT Jasper Park Lodge

Jasper Park

Jasper town has a real frontier feel,

of a true Rocky Mountain experience

both it and Marmot Basin are located

with exceptional service.

223 Miles

11 Miles

within the Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and

From a fir-infused stone massage to

reached via the Icefields Parkway, one

a maple-butter body wrap or thermal

of the world’s most stunning scenic

mineral bath, the spa experiences are

drives, up from Banff.

superb. After that enjoy outstanding food in one of the Lodge’s many restaurants

The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is

showcasing regional cuisine.

B&B / Half & Full Board

Key Facilities Fairmont Spa Heated Outdoor Pool Apres Ski Lounge The Moose’s Nook Northern Grill Cavell’s Restaurant Ski Storage Skating And Hockey Rinks On Lake Mildred

unlike most of the other large grand Fairmont hotels in that it is made up

To book contact The Fairmont Jasper

of individual rustic cedar chalets and

Park Lodge’s recommended UK travel

log cabins, located on the shore of a

partner, Ski Independence at 0845 177

beautiful lake and combining the charm

0656 or visit www.ski-i.com/Fairmont

The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

fairmont@ski-i.com

+44 (0)845 177 0656

www.ski-i.com/Fairmont

€ Peak Season Prices From: Call Ski Independence on +44 (0)845 177 0656


130

CAN ?? Miles

THE FAIRMONT Chateau Lake Louise Lake Louise

4

? Mins

B&B / Half & Full Board

Key Facilities Babysitting Parking Ski Storage Wifi Indoor Heated Pool Whirlpool

When you visit the Lake Louise area

a Mountain Heritage Guide. Inside,

you’ll discover why snow worshippers,

indulge in luxury, outstanding Canadian

nature lovers and polished travellers

cuisine and personalized service.

visit The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Situated right by the world famous

for some of the world’s best outdoor

Lake Louise, surrounded by majestic

adventure. The Fairmont Chateau

peaks, thousand year old glaciers and

Lake Louise resort hotel is recognized

pristine wilderness, it is no wonder this

globally for progressive environmental

is one of Canada’s favourite outdoor

stewardship and responsible tourism.

playgrounds.

You will experience unrivalled

To book, contact The Fairmont Chateau

Steam Room Fitness Center

mountain terrain just minutes away ,

Lake Louise’s recommended UK travel

Peak Season Prices From:

from cross country skiing on miles of

partner, Ski Independence at 0845 177

Call Ski Independence on +44 (0)845 177 0656

groomed trails to snow shoeing with

0656 or visit www.ski-i.com/Fairmont

The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

fairmont@ski-i.com

+44 (0)845 177 0656

www.ski-i.com/Fairmont


CAN

131

THE FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS Banff

150 Miles

4

The Fairmont Banff Springs stands in

In short, few hotels in the world

Banff National Park with its blend of

can rival the majesty, hospitality

opulence and serenity. For skiers it’s

and scenery of The Fairmont Banff

a great base both to visit the town and

Springs ski resort, and few locales

the nearby ski areas of Mt. Norquay,

can match the unparalleled skiing

Sunshine Village and Lake Louise, all

offered by the three excellent ski

on a tri-area lift ticket. But this ‘Castle

areas, all within the spectacular Banff

in The Rockies’ has so much going on,

National Park.

? Mins

B&B / Half & Full Board

Key Facilities Parking Ski Storage Willow Stream Spa Indoor mineral pool Whirlpool & hot tub

you hardly need leave the hotel.

32-metre lap pool

To book contact The Fairmont Banff Indulge in luxury from the tranquil

Springs’ recommended UK travel

oasis of Willow Stream spa, to

partner, Ski Independence at 0845 177

exceptional regional cuisine options

0656 or visit www. ski-i.com/Fairmont

and an exclusive Fairmont Gold floor.

The Fairmont Banff Springs

fairmont@ski-i.com

+44 (0)845 177 0656

www.ski-i.com/Fairmont

Outdoor heated pool

€ Peak Season Prices From: Call Ski Independence on +44 (0)845 177 0656


132

CAN 80 Miles

3 Mins

Self Catering

Key Facilities Outside Hot Tubs & Heated Pool Sauna Log Fireplace 24hr Front Desk Free Ski Shuttle Hot Coco Nights

€ Peak Season Prices From: CAN$289 per night

THE Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu

4

Quebec

Nestled majestically between the sea

The Charlevoix region has long been

and the mountains, the Fairmont Le

known for its fine gastronomy and

Manoir Richelieu Quebec Resort in

Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu’s five

Charlevoix is a vision of splendour. 

restaurants provide visitors with unique dining experiences in several

There’s lots to do here including downhill

mouth-watering forms. Le Charlevoix

skiing at the revitalised Le Massif ski

(AAA/CAA Four Diamond Award),

hill or cross country nearby. Or you can

with its innovative cuisine showcases

enjoy snowshoeing, ice-fishing on site,

local products from local farmers;

carriage rides, kayaking through the ice

Le Saint-Laurent offers a ‘Brasserie

field on the St.-Lawrence River, a flutter

Française’ and Le Bellerive, featuring

in the casino, year round outdoor and

a varied ‘à la carte’ menu.

indoor swimming pools and whirlpools and a superb spa.

Truly a world class resort.

The Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu

manoirrichelieu@fairmont.com

00 800 0441 1414

www.fairmont.com/richelieu


CAN

133

High Country Inn Banff

94 Miles

3

Found within the wonderful mountain

Italian Restaurant, staying at the High

town of Banff, sitting alongside the

Country Inn, you will find an array of

majestic Rocky Mountains is the High

luxurious and family-friendly lodging

Country Inn Banff Hotel, where leisure

and amenities designed to help make

and comfort is of the utmost importance.

your stay exceptional.

Boasting very spacious and comfortable

7 Mins

B&B

Key Facilities Swimming Pool

rooms and a deluxe complimentary

Attentive staff can advise you on tours

continental breakfast, free parking, free

and local attractions. Located two

wireless internet and ski bus pickup in

blocks from downtown Banff, the

front of the hotel, there is little more you

High Country Inn offers easy access

could want from your ski hotel in Banff.

to shopping, restaurants and a unique collection of sights and attractions.

From relaxing in a traditional dry

Sauna Restaurant Free Parking Free Local Calls Free WIFI

â‚Ź Peak Season Prices From: Double: $100 to $165 per night

cedar sauna to dining at Ticino Swiss-

High Country Inn

info@banffhighcountryinn.com

+1 403 762 2236

www.banffhighcountryinn.com


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CAN 80 Miles

3 Mins

Self Catering

Key Facilities Outside Hot Tubs & Heated Pool Sauna Log Fireplace 24hr Front Desk Free Ski Shuttle

Tantalus Resort Lodge Whistler

3

Experience Canada’s top year round

friends alike. Featuring a full kitchen

mountain resort with your family and

and spacious living room, warmed by

friends at this 4 story condo style

a traditional log fireplace and a nature

lodge. Enjoy the newly renovated lobby

view from the balcony.

that inspires a traditional ski lodge experience and just steps away from

Relax after a day of mountain

the pedestrian friendly village, which

activities in the outdoor pool and hot

gives you access to the awe-inspiring

tubs or watch the snowfall from your

Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains.

own private balcony. With convenient

Hot Coco Nights

â‚Ź Peak Season Prices From: CAN$289 per night

ski storage, complimentary ski shuttle All of the spacious two bedroom, two

service and welcoming staff, the

bathroom 900 sq ft. suites have been

Tantalus Lodge has everything you

strategically designed to welcome

need to make this your favorite place

families and the adventurous group of

to stay in Whistler.

Tantalus Resort Lodge

tantalus@deltahotels.com

+1 604 932 4146

www.tantaluslodge.com


ULTIMATE GUIDE TO THE USA

The US is famous for its high

Breckenridge, one of

service standards and well

the country’s most popular

groomed slopes. There’s

destinations, with an

skiing from East to West

excellent ski area spread

coasts with 500+ ski areas to

over several peaks.

choose from in 40+ states. There’s everything from the

Telluride in the south of the

vast open ski areas out West

state has a unique character

to the smaller lower hills

as well as stunning scenic

of New England with 100%

beauty, the vast powder

snowmaking. In between there

slopes are easily reached by a

are tiny hills in the MidWest,

gondola from the resort.

some with less than 100m of vertical.

Aspen is of course one of the world’s best known resorts,

Colorado has some

famous for its glitz, there are

of the world’s highest

also four great ski areas and

slopes including historic

plenty to do for all budgets.


136

USA 12 Miles

1 Min

Self Catering

Key Facilities Swimming Pool Spa Facilities Free Transfers Complimentary SlopeSide Ski Valet Free WIFI

â‚Ź Peak Season Prices From: From $750 per night

Fairmont Heritage Place Franz Klammer Lodge Telluride Ideally located in the heart of Moun-

Superb staff will assist with arranging

tain Village, the Fairmont Heritage

activities, including complimentary

Place, Franz Klammer Lodge offers

airport transfers. In this luxurious

two and three bedroom residences in

sanctuary, you are guaranteed a

the height of luxury with convenient

memorable vacation.

access to the slopes and complimentary slope-side ski valet, as well as

At the end of the day, relax in the

easy access to the complimentary

private Himmel Spa with massage,

gondola to the town of Telluride.

facials, & body treatments and enjoy

Each beautifully appointed residence

the free fitness center, indoor and

features a fully-equipped kitchen, living

outdoor pool, hot tubs, games room

& dining area, oversized bathrooms with

& business centre ensuring your

jetted tubs and a steam shower, washer/

stay is exactly what you would expect

dryer and private balcony with grill.

from a Fairmont Hotel.

Fairmont Heritage Place

franzklammer@fairmont.com

888 728 0355

www.fairmont.com/klammerlodge

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EAGLE LODGE Breckenridge

78 Miles

SLEEPS UP TO 12

Opened in December 2008 and located

fireplace, separate media room with

close to Peak 8, at Eagle Lodge you

home cinema, wet bar and fireplace.

will be welcomed by your resident

And at the end of the day, snuggle

host and chef, whose aim is to make

up under a fluffy duvet in one of the

your stay the most memorable one.

handcrafted log beds in any of the ensuite bedrooms.

B&B / Half Board

Key Facilities Hot Tub Vast Ski Area

Eagle Lodge is a spacious, architect designed luxury mountain chalet;

5 Mins

5 Terrain Parks

There are two huge decks overlooking

an ideal place to spend your skiing/

the 10 mile range and Peak 8, giving

boarding vacation, with friends, family

you the opportunity to relax and take

or other chalet guests. The interior is

in the magnificent mountain views.

stunning with beautifully handcrafted

4 Half Pipes Activities For Non-Skiers Free Resort Shuttle Free WIFI

€ Prices From:

feature logs, large open plan living

Book Eagle Lodge by the room or the

area, two storey living room with rock

chalet for up to 12.

Ski Wildfire Limited

hazel@skiwildfire.com

+44 (0)161 902 9633

www.skiwildfire.com

£595 - £825


138

USA 15 Miles

10 Mins

B&B / Half & Full Board

Key Facilities Fitness Centre Outdoor Heated Pool Two jacuzzis Valet Parking Transfers To Aspen Mountain

Hotel Jerome Aspen

5

The Hotel Jerome, a RockResort has

Dining options include the Library,

been the heart of Aspen since 1889,

J Bar serving Aspen since 1889 and

providing a timeless blend of luxury

the Garden Terrace, all superb. But

and sophistication. The sense of

the Jerome’s attention to your every

space and elegance is apparent as

whim really makes it stand out. Being

soon as you enter the lobby, and all

a guest here opens doors right across

just 10 minutes drive from the airport

Aspen, including on-mountain ski

and ten minutes walk to the slopes.

storage, complimentary chauffeur transport and in-room massages.

Privileges At The Aspen Club & Sp On-Mountain Ski Storage

The Jerome includes a fitness center, an outdoor heated pool, and privileges

The J-Bar’s authentic saloon

at the Aspen Club & Spa featuring a

ambiance, continues to attract a

Peak Season Prices From:

77,000-square-foot exercise facility,

colorful mix of locals, tourists and

$490 per night

indoor lap pool and spa treatments.

celebrities alike.

Hotel Jerome

hoteljerome@rockresorts.com

+1 970 920 1000

www.hoteljerome.com


PUMP UP THE VOLUME

INTRODUCING THE THIRD ELEMENT

Tecnica revolutionises the traditional concept of the two part ski boot design (external shell - inner boot) by introducing the Third Innovative Element: The Airshell System; which is located on the rear of the shell allowing you to personalise the fit of the ski boot with just the pressure of your fingers in a matter of seconds, exactly where and when you want it. No tools, No heat, just you customising the fit of your boots with No fuss, on or off the mountain. A perfect fit every time! Tecnica’s Airshell was voted the Best Ski boot at the world’s largest winter sport trade fair held in Munich 2010 Tecnica’s Airshell was voted the most innovative Ski Boot at the UK’s annual trade show held in Manchester 2010

Phoenix 100 Airshell

Check out Tecnica’s revolutionary Airshell System at your nearest specialist ski shop


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Ski the Canadian Rockies for less with Canadian Affair

Ski Jasper fr £499pp Ski Lake Louise fr £569pp Ski Banff fr £599pp

BOOK now for Early booking deals: KIDS ski FREE, FREE Nights offers, SKI FREE days and more...

www.canadianaffair.com 0207 616 9904 (London) 0141 223 7516 (Glasgow) Prices include return flights from Gatwick or Manchester to Calgary, 7 night’s accommodation (4 share, room only) transfers to/from resort. Strictly subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply. Based on travel selected dates January 2010.

Government Backed Holiday protection. Every penny you spend with us no matter how you pay is fully protected, whether booking a flight or package holiday with us.


The Ultimate Ski Accommodation Guide 2010/2011