Ski Collection's Top 5 Ski Locations in the French Alps
Who makes it into our Ski Accommodation Top 5?
At Ski Collection we always want to offer you the very best self-catered ski accommodation, in the very best high altitude and snow-sure ski resorts, at the very best possible prices. Below is a list of Ski Collection's Top 5 Ski Locations for the 2015/16 season and why they have been chosen.
Val Thorens - ‘Le Hameau du Kashmir’ - 4 Star Luxury
"All you need is at Le Hameau du Kashmir, including its own bar & restaurants!"
Built for the 2012/13 winter season, Le Hameau du Kashmir is ideally located in a sunny position at the entrance to the ski resort of Val Thorens, just metres from the mid station ski lifts, offering you ski-in/ski-out possibilities onto the Plein Sud ski slope.
Le Hameau du Kashmir boasts the gourmet bistro restaurant 'Le Karmin', which comes highly recommended by staff here at Ski Collection! The delicious French cuisine inspired by ancient Alpine recipes will allow you to discover new and exciting flavours, all in a charming and sophisticated atmosphere with friendly and attentive staff.
In addition to the restaurant there are 5 terraces and a small glass cabin located almost on the ski slopes for a more intimate dining experience under the stars. 'Le Yack' steak house offers a more relaxed rustic dining experience with plenty of meat dishes to choose from. With easy access via the Cairn run, lunch can be enjoyed on the sunny terrace with a unique view of the ski slopes.
Flaine - 'Le Centaure' - 4 Star Luxury
"Convenience is key at Le Centaure, everything is right on your doorstep!"
Le Centaure in Flaine is a 4 star luxury residence superbly situated by the 'Les Grandes Platieres' cable car, nearby the resort centre and offers ski-in/ski-out possibilities. Flaine is well suited to families offering a large nursery slope area perfect for children or beginners, whilst the nearby resort centre has a variety of shops, restaurants and bars.
Facilities at Le Centaure include free access to the recently added ‘Centre Ô des Cimes’ Spa with indoor heated swimming pool with children’s pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and fitness room plus massages, facial and body treatments are also available at a supplement (pre-bookable through Ski Collection).
Avoriaz - ‘Kouria' - 4 Star Luxury
"Kouria private apartments offer you something different. The luxuriously finished rooms are sublime!"
Kouria was totally rebuilt into a high quality set of luxurious apartments for the 14/15 season with a total of 16 privately owned ski apartments. Kouria also boasts ski-in/ski-out possibilities and includes an indoor heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi.
Kouria is ideally located in the Falaise area of Avoriaz, just a stone’s throw from the resort covered car park and the main selection of shops and services. These modern, homely and high quality privately owned ski apartments, all have south facing balconies with exceptional views.
The advantages of choosing to stay in a privately owned ski apartment are numerous: personal touches, more of an “at home” feel, good value for money, independence and privacy, experience the “real” French ski holiday and floor plans/photos of your exact ski accommodation.
La Rosiere - ‘Les Cimes Blanches’ - 4 Star Luxury
"One of the most popular family-friendly resort/accommodation combinations for Ski Collection clients!"
Les Cimes Blanches in La Rosière is a recently built luxury ski residence located in the Quartier des Eucherts area, close to the ski slopes offering wonderful panoramic views.
Les Cimes Blanches is just a 5 minute walk from the ski school and the Eucherts chairlift. The nearest shops are within 150m. A free shuttle bus operates from the residence to take you to the resort centre of La Rosière, which is 900m away.
Les Cimes Blanches boasts ‘Le Centre Ô des Cimes Spa' offering free access to the private indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and fitness room. Numerous facial and body treatments and massages are also available (all payable). Bathrobes can be hired.
Alpe d'Huez - ‘Le Cristal de l'Alpe' - 4 Star Luxury
"A high quality base, offering you brilliant alternative skiing in the lesser known Alpe d'Huez!"
Ideally located at the heart of Alpe d'Huez, Le Cristal de l'Alpe is 200m from the ski slopes and just 50m from the nearest ski lifts and shops. There is also a free shuttle bus which takes you to the ski slopes.
A selection of shops can be found on the ground floor of the residence. Facilities at Le Cristal de l'Alpe apartments include a large reception area with open fire, free access to ‘Le Centre Ô des Cimes Spa’ with indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and fitness room plus numerous facial and body treatments and massages.