December 21, 2010
1 Skiing in France
2 Skiing in France
3 Skiing in France
This year’s ski season in the French Alps is set to be a good one with lots of fresh powdery snow predicted over the next few months. If you’re thinking of booking a last minute ski trip then you may want to consider one of these, incredibly indulgent French winter hideaways…
Bellevarde Lodge – Muscat, Val d’Isere
Situated on the Santon’s piste, this stone and timber chalet has all the features of a winter wonderland. It is built using the original timbers of an ancient, local dismantled farmhouse, and boasts an impressive grand open fireplace. The chalets are each named after a famous wine, such as Merlot and Chablis, and each one can house up to 12 guests. Each chalet features floor to ceiling glass windows for panoramic views, a terrace with a hot tub and is furnished with fine English furniture.
Features include: TV, music system, WiFi, a ski room complete with boot warmers, massage and beauty treatments and a daily newspaper.
Aspen Lodge Penthouse Suite, Val d’Isere
In a central location in the popular skiing destination Val d’Isere in South-Eastern France, this chalet is one of the most sought after chalets in the area. Each suite has its own living and dining area, complete with a dedicated chalet host. There is also a comfortable lounge area with a huge fireplace and a terrace with a hot tub.
Features include: Open fire, TV, music system, WiFi, pool table, coffee bar, Nintendo Wii, Welcome champagne and canapés, daily newspaper and VIP chalet catering.
Taiga Lodge – Meribel, French Alps
Arguably one of the finest chalets in the Alps, this property is constructed from timbers and has lavishly themed interiors by celebrated designers. It boasts state of the art entertainment with a 10 person cinema with suede-lined walls and relaxing sofas. The chalet offers a terrace with hot tub and sauna.
The Taiga Lodge can accommodate up to 10 guests, and is just a 7 minute walk away from the town and the pistes.
Features include: TV, music system, WiFi, VIP chalet service, welcome champagne and canapés, bathrobe and slippers, in-chalet ski and boot fitting and a driver service.
Summit View, Como Suite – La Plagne
Located in one of the largest Ski resorts in the world, the Summit View offers an excellent combination of stylish comfort and cutting edge decor. It is situated on-piste at an altitude of 2,000m. It has 3 bed rooms and can accommodate up to 10 guests. Each suite is entirely independent with individual living and dining areas, and a chalet host.
The decor is tastefully sophisticated with a boutique-hotel vibe, featuring original works of art, solid oak floors and flat screen televisions.
All suites have balconies overlooking the spectacular Grand Rochette mountain, and a private lift to take you down to piste level.