|Country France Region Portes du Soleil Resort Avoriaz Apartment L'Amara Ski Area Portes du Soleil Our Star Rating Luxury|
|L'Amara L'Amara in Avoriaz is a new luxury ski residence located at 1800m on the edge of Avoriaz, close to the La Falaise district, and benefits from a ski-in/ski-out position.||
L'Amara in Avoriaz is a new luxury ski residence composed of 5 stunning buildings, all built in stone & red cedar with staggered rooftops, offering a total of 204 high quality self-catering ski apartments. Located at 1800m on the edge of Avoriaz close to the La Falaise district, L'Amara also benefits from a ski-in/ski-out position(*). |
Facilities at L'Amara include reception lounge with a cosy fireplace, pre-bookable underground parking (unique to Avoriaz, payable locally, max height 2.20m), heated ski lockers in each residence, shops, restaurants, free Wi-Fi internet access in the main reception area and all apartments, library, luggage room and breakfast or bakery delivery services (payable, see reception on arrival for more details). L'Amara offers the loan of baby kits for children 0-2 yrs (cot with fitted sheet, highchair, changing mat & pushchair - request at time of booking), irons, ironing boards, hairdryers, bed guards, stair gates, socket guards, board games, books and PlayStations (deposit required) is also possible (all subject to availability).
The beautiful 'Deep Nature Spa' (by Algotherm) at L'Amara is one of the largest in the Northern Alps of France. The spa can be accessed directly from each residence via covered walkways and boasts a large heated swimming pool, children's pool, sensory pool, steam room, saunas, Jacuzzis, fitness area, Creche (for children aged 3-12 years, open Sun-Fri 09.00-12.00 & 15.00-20.00), children's play corner & a luxurious treatment centre offering various massages, wraps and beauty treatments. Treat yourself & receive a 10% discount as a Ski Collection client!
All the spacious self-catering ski apartments at L'Amara in Avoriaz have South/South-West facing stepped balconies or terraces with large windows, looking out over Avoriaz and the Morzine Valley. The fittings and furnishings have been specially designed, with a luxury decor throughout. They all have a fully equipped kitchenette with microwave oven, fridge, dishwasher, kettle and coffee-maker, TV (with national and international channels), Hi-Fi system with CD player, safe, free Wi-Fi internet access, vacuum cleaner and all beds have duvets.
1 bedroom apartment sleeping 4 (c 42-52m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, bathroom & separate WC. 2 bedroom classic apartment sleeping 6 (c 59-64m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 bathroom, 1 shower-room & separate WC. May be split level. 2 bedroom espace apartment sleeping 6 (c 65-70m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 bathroom, 1 shower-room, separate WC & a Nespresso coffee machine. May be split level. 3 bedroom classic apartment sleeping 8 (c 87-91m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 1 bathroom, 2 shower-rooms & separate WC. Most are split level. 3 bedroom espace apartment sleeping 8 (c 96-98m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 1 bathroom, 2 shower-rooms, separate WC & a Nespresso coffee-machine. Most are split level. 4 bedroom espace apartment sleeping 10 (c 109-123m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 2 bedrooms each with a double bed, 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 1 bathroom, 3 shower-rooms & a Nespresso coffee machine. Split level. 5 bedroom apartment sleeping 12 (c 129-143m): 2 apartments linked together - 1 bedroom sleeping 4 with 3 bedroom sleeping 8. Comprises 2 living rooms, each with a double sofabed, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 3 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 2 bathrooms and 2 shower rooms. *This indicates that you can ski to or from L'Amara residence. This is subject to normal snow conditions in the resort at that time and to the individual skier's ability. Price includes:
Fully equipped apartment, bed linen with beds made on arrival, towels with mid-week change, 2 tea towels with mid-week change, 2 bathrobes, cleaning kit, end of stay cleaning (excluding kitchen area & dishes), TV, basic Wi-Fi internet access (emails, instant messaging & browsing - in all apartments) and access to the indoor heated swimming pool with water jets, children’s pool and fitness room.
Catering Options (1)
- 3 course evening meal: £189/adult/week & £112/child/week (3-11 yrs*).
- Half-board (buffet breakfast & 3 course evening meal): £259/adult/week & £130/child/week (3-11yrs*).
- Liberty Card (3 x 3 course evening meals): £81/adult & £48/child (3-11 yrs*).
*Children under 3 are free: 1 child specific menu in portions matching their needs. Children 3-11 yrs: 1 child specific menu with starter, main course & dessert or it is possible to request the adult menu in a smaller portion without supplement.
(1) Drinks are not included. Supplements for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve are payable locally.
- Refundable breakage deposit: €500/apartment (credit card) - Please note no deposit, no keys!
- Local Tourist Tax: €1/person 16 yrs+/day (guiding fare).
- Optional underground parking at the residence: €85/car/week (max height 2.20m, bookable & payable on arrival only - subject to availability). - Public covered parking: €89/car/week (guiding fare - bookable on www.avoriazparkings.com and payable on arrival only).
- Public outdoor parking: €65/car/week (guiding fare, no need to pre-book, 600 spaces, open 24/7, 800m from resort entrance). - Extra cleaning kit: €3/small kit.
- Extra bed linen: €10/single €15/double.
- Extra bathroom linen: €9/pers.
- Extra bathrobes: €9/robe. - Additional kitchen cleaning - includes washing up (end of stay): €50. - Additional midweek cleaning: €53-€122 (depending on apartment size).
- Preferred location (choice of sight, floor, building etc.): €59/stay - Wi-Fi (downloads/videos): €20/week - Spa and beauty treatments (subject to availability).
- Access to Aquariaz Water Park: €8-€10/adult & €3-€6.50/child.
Only one pet per apartment is allowed and will be charged €55/week (payable locally).
A valid passport for your pet is compulsory.
Loan of extras::
Baby kit for children 0-2 yrs (folding bed, highchair, nappy changing mat, pushchair etc.): FREE – request at time of booking.
Irons, ironing boards, hairdryers, bed guards, stair gates, socket guards, board games, books and PlayStations (deposit required) - all subject to availability.
Reception opening hours:
24 hours/day, 7 days/week
Arrival day at L’Amara is Saturday (unless otherwise stated) 17:00 - 21:00 and Departure by 10:00.
SPECIAL OFFER: 8 nights for the price of 7 for week of 18/04, stay the night of the 25th for free.
self-catered ski apartments
2014/2015 SELF DRIVE EUROTUNNEL INCLUSIVE PRICES - prices per accommodation (not per person) including Eurotunnel crossing, self-catering in £s Sterling.
For independent travellers we offer accommodation-only bookings. Accommodation only deduct £175. Please note: Special offers applicable to accommodation cost only, not to travel or ski extras. New bookings only, cannot be applied retrospectively and are all subject to availability.
Price is unless specified per accommodation, per week, in £s Sterling, including a Eurotunnel return crossing from Folkestone to Calais with a car with Free FlexiPlus upgrade giving you not only the complete flexibility to travel on the next available departure but also a dedicated Check-in lane, priority boarding and use of dedicated lounge facilities with complimentary facilities (cars below 1.85m high only). A single supplement of £20 per car applies for travel on certain peak dates (1). Other routes and operators available (including P&O routes from Hull to Zeebrugge or Rotterdam plus Brittany Ferries route from Portsmouth to Caen).
Please select here for all Eurotunnel & ferry details
(1) Eurotunnel 2014/2015 peak travel dates are subject to a single £20 supplement per car on the following dates:
Out Folkestone - Calais: 26-27/12, 13-14/02 & 27-28/03.
In Calais - Folkestone: 03-04/01, 21-22/02 & 04-05/04.
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