- Apartments: L'Amara
- Country: France
- Region: Portes du Soleil
- Ski Area: Portes du Soleil
- Our star rating
- Apartments (Self Catering)
- Sleeps 1-12
- Indoor pool & spa facilities
- Family Friendly
L'Amara in Avoriaz is a recently built 4* 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 is 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.
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 basic 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 (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.
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 (payable), free basic Wi-Fi internet access, vacuum cleaner and all beds have duvets.
1 bedroom apartment sleeping 4 (c 47m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, bathroom or shower room & WC.
2 bedroom espace 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, WC. May be split level.
3 bedroom espace apartment sleeping 8 (c 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, 2 WCs. Most are split level.
4 bedroom espace apartment sleeping 10 (c 109-123m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 3 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 1 bathroom, 1 shower-room. Split level.
5 bedroom apartment sleeping 12 (c 129-143m): Living area with 2 double sofa beds, 2 bedrooms each with a double bed, 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 2 bathrooms, 2 shower room with WCs & a Nespresso coffee machine.
*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.
Fully equipped apartment, bed linen with beds made on arrival, towels with mid-week change, tea towel with mid-week change, 2 bathrobes, bath mat, 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.
- Breakfast buffet: £13/adult/day & £9/child/day (3-11 yrs*).
- Half-board (buffet breakfast & lunch meal): £36/adult/day & £20/child/day (3-11yrs*).
- Meal Card (1 x 3 course lunch or dinner meal): £26/adult & £14/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.
- Preferred location (choice of view, floor, building, etc.): £40/stay (tbc for 16/17).
Requests for a preferred location can only be taken within 2 weeks of departure. This can be requested through Ski Collection and will be subject to availability. Please note that requests can’t always be combined due to residence design and floor plans.
- Refundable breakage deposit: €500/apartment (credit card) - Please note no deposit, no keys!
- Local Tourist Tax: €1.50/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.
- Full Wi-Fi (downloads/videos): €25/week
- Spa and beauty treatments (subject to availability).
- Access to Aquariaz Water Park.
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 - 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.