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The nearest ski lift is a mere 300m from the residence, whilst the resort centre of Val Thorens itself and the Ecole de Ski Francais (ESF) ski school are a 5-10 minute walk downhill (allow a little longer to walk back!).
Chalet Altitude is built in the traditional Savoyard style and offers excellent amenities. There are a total of just 20 luxury self-catering ski apartments with outstanding views over the resort and ski slopes from the balconies.
Chalet Altitude enjoys free access to the private indoor heated swimming pool and sauna (open daily 10:00 - 20:00). The residence next door, Chalet Val 2400, has a bar named the 'Red Fox' where snacks and a takeaway service are available (open from 16:00 - late). Other facilities at Chalet Altitude include a luggage room, free Wi-Fi internet access (in all apartments) and ski lockers with heated boot dryers. The bakery delivery service is ideal for fresh bread and croissants each day (payable, pre-order the night before at reception).
Val Thorens is a semi-pedestrian ski resort, meaning you can drive through the resort and unload your luggage at your chosen apartment or hotel and then you must park your vehicle in the residences car park or one of the public car parks in the resort, you are not allowed to park in the street. Chalet Altitude has private underground parking (max height 2.10m, payable locally) or you can use one of the public outdoor or covered car parks (payable & pre-bookable).
The loan of cots and highchairs, baby bath, & bottle warmer (request at time of booking, cot mattress & linen not provided), raclette and fondue sets are also possible (all subject to availability).
Following the renovation of all the apartments in the residence in 2018, the spacious self-catering ski apartments at Chalet Altitude in Val Thorens are fitted and furnished to a very good standard of comfort and convenience. The traditional alpine interiors are well designed, with a cosy and homely feel. They have a fully equipped kitchen with ceramic hob, oven, microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee-maker & a filter coffee machine, toaster and kettle. All apartments have a living area with a lovely real stone fireplace (1 free bag of logs provided), digital flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi internet access and a balcony.
2 bedroom apartment sleeping 4 (c56m2): 1 bedroom with a double bed, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, bathroom & WC.
3 bedroom apartment sleeping 6 (c84m2): 1 or 2 bedrooms each with a double bed, 1 or 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds,1 bathroom & 1 shower room, 2 WCs.
4 bedroom apartment sleeping 8 (c97m2): 2 bedrooms each with a double bed, 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 1 bathroom & 2 shower rooms, 2 WCs.
5 bedroom apartment sleeping 10 (c115m2): 3 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 2 bedrooms each with a double bed, 4 bath or shower rooms, 3 WCs.
5 bedroom duplex apartment sleeping 10 (c120m2): 3 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 2 bedrooms each with a double bed, 2 bathrooms & 3 shower room, 3 WCs.
5 bedroom duplex apartment sleeping 12 (c125m2): 3 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 2 bedrooms each with a double bed, 1 bedroom with bunk beds, 2 bathrooms & 3 shower room, 3 WCs.
6 bedroom apartment sleeping 12/14 (c135m2): Living area with a pull-out sofa bed sleeping 2, 3 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 3 bedrooms each with a double bed, 1 bathroom & 4 shower room, 4 WCs.
Prices per accommodation (not per person) including Eurotunnel crossing for a standard car, self-catering in £s, per week
Fully equipped apartment, bed linen with beds made on arrival (except for beds in the living room: only bed linen, pillows and blankets are provided), towels (1 small & 1 large per person) with mid-week change, cleaning kit (1 tea towel, 2 dishwasher tablets, 1 sponge, 1 cloth, 100ml washing up liquid & 100ml multi-purpose cleaner), end of stay cleaning (excluding kitchen area, dishes, bins & balcony), digital flat-screen TV, 1 bag of fire wood, ski lockers with heated boots rack, free Wi-Fi internet access (in all apartments) and access to the indoor heated swimming pool and sauna (open daily 10:00 - 20:00).
The Reception can be found in the Chalet Val 2400 residence, next door to Chalet Altitude.
Sunday – Friday: 08.00 - 12.00 & 16.00 - 19.00.
Saturday: 08.00 - 20.00.
Price is unless specified, per accommodation, per week, in £s Sterling, including a Standard Eurotunnel crossing from Folkestone to Calais with a car with Free FlexiPlus upgrade on selected dates on a self-catering basis. A supplement will apply for travel on certain peak dates. Other routes and operators available (including P&O routes from Hull to Rotterdam plus Brittany Ferries route from Portsmouth to Caen). Accommodation only deduct £250.
*Free upgrade to FlexiPlus on Eurotunnel
** Free upgrade to FlexiPlus on Eurotunnel. A travel supplement of £15 each way per car applies (02/04, 09/04)
*** Upgrade to FlexiPlus with Eurotunnel for £109 per car each way (19/02)
**** Upgrade to FlexiPlus with Eurotunnel for £148 per car each way (12/02)
Chalets Cocoon is a small, exclusive residence of just 10 self-catering apartments offering superb views and ski-in/ski-out convenience. Beautiful interior boast designer touches and facilities include a swimming lane and private hot tubs. Chalets Cocoon is ideally situated in the Balcons area of Val Thorens, just 300m from the centre of the resort. Chalets Cocoon opened in December 2018.
4* Le Hameau du Kashmir is ideally located at the entrance of Val Thorens, just metres from the mid station ski lifts, offering you ski-in/ski-out possibilities (snow and level depending) onto the Plein Sud ski slope. The resort centre, shops and sports centre are only 5 minutes walk or a short shuttle-bus ride away from Le Hameau du Kashmir ski apartments.
Koh-i Nor in Val Thorens is an impressive modern 5* luxury ski residence, located on the Plein Sud ski slope offers doorstep skiing (snow and level depending) however please be aware that it is a blue slope out and back, so not ideal for beginners. Koh-i Nor won France's best ski hotel at the World Snow Awards in 2016.
4* L’Oxalys is located at the entrance of Val Thorens in a quiet and sunny area with gorgeous panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, right beside the ski slopes offering you ski-in/ski-out possibilities (snow and level depending).
3* Les Balcons de Val Thorens in Val Thorens, located in the higher part of the resort, in a tranquil setting. The residence is south facing and is located directly on the slopes (snow and level depending) and is 500m from the resort centre.
The recently built Les Balcons de Val Thorens Platinium in Val Thorens is located in the higher part of the resort, in a tranquil and sunny setting. This prestigious residence is south facing and located directly on the slopes offering ski-in/ski-out opportunities (snow and level depending) and is 500m from the Val Thorens resort centre.
Located in the quiet Les Balcons area of the lively ski resort of Val Thorens, Chalet Val 2400 is just 150m from the ski slopes but it is also possible to ski back to the residence (*), however, please aware that you would need to be of an intermediate standard.
3* Village Montana is located in the quiet and sunny lower part of Val Thorens (Soleil Area), directly on the ski slopes (snow and level depending). The residence is adjacent to the Ecole de Ski Francais (ESF) ski school and the children's snow garden and just 200m from the resort centre.
The recently built Village Montana Plein Sud residence in Val Thorens is built in a 4* luxury chalet style and is located at the bottom of the ski slopes, offering ski-in ski-out (snow and level depending). This south facing residence is situated in the quiet 'Soleil' area of Val Thorens, within 5 to 10 minutes walking to the Ecole de Ski Francais (ESF) ski school, shops and restaurants on Rue du Soleil.
Les Chalets de Rosaël in Val Thorens is located in the newly developed area ‘Les Balcons’, at the foot of the ski slopes, offering direct access to the slopes from the residence. The resort centre is a short walk away (500m).
4* Chalet des Neiges Hermine in Val Thorens is located only 200m from the slopes, offering doorstep skiing and the possibility to ski back to within 100m of the main entrance of the residence via the Retour/Plein Sud slope.
4* Chalet des Neiges Plein Sud in Val Thorens is ideally positioned to offer ski-in/ski-out possibilities (snow and level depending).
One of the best luxury hotels in the Alps, the 5* ski-in/ski-out Koh-I Nor is the last word in comfort, service and cuisine: the place to stay for your special holiday in Val Thorens. The views are breathtaking. The Koh-I Nor won the prestigious award for France’s best ski hotel in 2015 and 2016.
This very popular French-run club hotel enjoys an ideal ski-in, ski-out location on the slopes, and yet right in the centre of the resort; access to the lifts is via a short blue run down to the Cairn gondola or the beginners’ area with the Campagnoles and Musaraignes magic carpets.
The 5* Hotel Le Fitz Roy enjoys possibly the best ski-in/ski-out location in Val Thorens, right on the slopes (and an easy ski down to the lifts and ski school meeting point), whilst also being right in the centre, on the Place de l’Eglise, with all the bars, restaurants and shops on the doorstep. This exclusive hotel was the first luxury hotel built in the resort some 20 years ago and is now being renovated for the 22/23 season.
One of the resort’s very first hotels to be built, in 1983, Le Val Thorens enjoys the most central location in the resort, on the Place de l’Eglise, whilst also offering excellent ski-in/ski-out convenience, being right on the slopes and an easy ski (or 5-minute walk) to the lifts, ski school and nursery slopes. It is currently being renovated for the 22/23 season.
4* Hotel Les 3 Vallées in Val Thorens is ideally located at the heart of the resort in the Péclet area (Grande Rue), close to all the shops and just 50m from the ski slopes (100m to return).
Completely renovated for the 2016-17 ski season, the 4* hotel Fahrenheit Seven Val Thorens, it enjoys an ideal ski-in/ski-out location (snow and level depending) in a quiet part of Val Thorens, just 150m from the centre of the resort and 100m from the nearest lift and ski school meeting point.
Hotel Pashmina le Refuge is one the resort's latest 5* luxury hotels. Located towards the top of the resort in a quiet location, yet just 150m from the resort centre, and right on the pistes, the hotel offers ski-in/ski-out convenience. This beautifully designed and stunningly decorated hotel offers a true luxury experience. It's home to the Michelin-starred Les Explorateurs restaurant and has a range of dining options as well as superb facilities.
The highly popular 3* Hotel le Sherpa enjoys a wonderful position in the quiet Plein Sud area at the top of Val Thorens (on Rue de Gebroulaz) with spectacular views over the resort and its peaks. Ski convenience is excellent: you put your skis on just 30m from the front door and ski through the resort for about a minute to get to the ski school meeting point (snow and level depending).