Le Centaure is a Directors' Choice residence.
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 plus a unique atmosphere with several large sculptures inspired by artists such as Picasso.
Arriving at Le Centaure, a large internal staircase leads you to the open-air roof terrace from which you can ski-in and ski-out and enjoy spectacular views over the ski area and the surrounding mountains.
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, hot tub, sauna, steam room and fitness room. Numerous facial or body treatments and massages are available to pre-book through Ski Collection (payable).
Facilities include a communal lounge area at the reception, free Wi-Fi internet access in the reception area and all apartments (1 free, additional connections payable), luggage room, lifts, ski locker with heated boot racks. A bakery delivery service can be arranged for fresh bread and pastries to be delivered to reception by 08.00 each morning (payable, pre-order the day before, before 18.00).
The loan of cots, highchairs, changing mats, bottle warmers, plug socket guards (1 cot & 1 highchair max/apartment, request at time of booking), board games, raclette/pierrade/fondue sets (all subject to availability).
Le Centaure in Flaine offers 62 self-catering ski apartments in 1 main building. The apartments are south-facing and range from 1 bedroom to 3 bedroom split level. The 2 bedroom apartments are split level whilst some of the 3 bedroom apartments enjoy an amazing location with a balcony directly overlooking the slopes and chairlifts. Each apartment has a fully equipped kitchenette with 4-ring ceramic hob, multi-function oven, fridge, dishwasher, Senseo coffee-maker, kettle, toaster, mixer and steamer. The bathrooms have a heated towel rail and hairdryer. The living area has satellite TV, telephone and a balcony with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.
*1 bedroom apartment sleeping 2/4 (c 35-40m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 1 bedroom with a double bed, bathroom & WC.
*1 bedroom alcove apartment sleeping 4/6 (c 45-50m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 1 alcove bedroom with 2 bunk beds, bathroom & WC.
2 bedroom apartment sleeping 4/6 (c 55-60m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, bathroom & WC. May be split level.
2 bedroom alcove apartment sleeping 6 (c 65m2): Living area, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 cabin bedroom with 2 bunk beds, shower room, bathroom & WC. May be split level. No sofa bed in the living room.
3 bedroom apartment sleeping 6/8 (c 70-75m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, bathroom, shower room & 1 WC. Maybe duplex.
Please note: for any apartments at Le Centaure in Flaine that feature bunk beds, sleeping in the top bunk is not recommended for children under the age of 6 years old.
*Please also note that due to the configuration of some of the larger apartments, we recommend that families with younger children and especially toddlers book the 1 bedroom 4 persons or 1 bedroom alcove 6 persons apartments, which are non-duplex.
Prices per accommodation (not per person) including Eurotunnel crossing, self-catering in £s, per week
^whilst we have not totally finalised our arrival days for December 2021, we have provisionally set the following:
Sat 11 Dec - Sun 19 Dec (8 nights),
Sun 19 Dec - Sun 26 Dec (7 nights),
Sun 26 Dec - Sun 2 Jan (7 nights),
Sun 2 Jan - Sat 8 Jan (6 nights)
Fully equipped apartment, bed linen with beds made on arrival (excluding sofa beds), towels, 1 tea towel, cleaning kit, end of stay cleaning (excluding kitchen area & dishes), ski lockers with heated boot dryers, satellite TV, Wi-Fi internet access at reception and in all apartments (free for first device, additional connections payable) and access to the indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room and fitness room. For shorter stays of less than 7 nights, use our accommodation only calculation then divide the 7 night price by 5 and then multiply by the selected number of nights (min 3 nights).
Sunday - Friday: 07.30 - 11.00 & 16.00 – 20.00.
Saturday: 07.00 - 21.00.
Subject to possible changes from the residence.
Interested in buying an apartment at Le Centaure? Have a look at the properties on our Buying in the Alps page where you will find details on Le Centaure and other properties across the Alps.
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 Zeebrugge or Rotterdam plus Brittany Ferries route from Portsmouth to Caen). Accommodation only deduct £230.
* Free upgrade to FlexiPlus on most dates
** Upgrade to FlexiPlus with Eurotunnel for £15 per car each way
*** Upgrade to FlexiPlus with Eurotunnel for £109 per car each way
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