Officially, the skiing is accessed, and return is made at the end of the day, via the resort shuttle bus (free daytime shuttle bus from the residence every 30 minutes from 08.30 - 18.30). Alternatively, doorstep skiing* is possible as you can cross the road, and ski down a gentle path (snow conditions permitted) that lead to the top of the Les Gerats chairlift 'and Aigue Marine blue slope down to Flaine Forêt. Please note that the path is not part of the official piste network and is used at skiers’ own risk.
Les Chalets du Hameau is composed of 70 colourful self-catering ski chalets built in a genuine Scandinavian style, Les Chalets du Hameau is all built in the 80's by a Norwegian property developer, they offer quality accommodation in a tranquil atmosphere. The pleasantly surprising Scandinavian style may bring to mind a Norwegian village, an Icelandic fisherman's cabin or maybe even a holiday cottage on the north-east coast of America!
The closest shops lie at the heart of the hamlet consisting of a ski shop, restaurant and bar. Between the hours of 6.30pm and midnight a FREE minibus service can take you to Flaine Forum or Flaine Forêt if you wish to go for drinks or dinner (contact the company direct in resort).
2 bedroom duplex sleeping 6/8 (c 75m2): Ground floor: Living room with a double sofa bed, alcove with a single bed and shower room with WC. Upper floor: 1 bedroom with a double bed, 1 bedroom with 3 single beds, a bathroom with WC. Includes fully equipped American-style kitchen area in the living area with 4 electric hob, microwave, oven and dishwasher, TV, large south-facing balcony, and ski locker.
3 bedroom chalet sleeping 6/8 (c 70m2): Chalet with a Scandinavian wood-burner, 2 bedroom each with a double bed, one mezzanine with a double sofa bed, 1 bedroom with bunk beds located in lower level; 1 bathroom with WC and 1 shower room with WC, washing machine and dryer. Living area with a flat-screen TV and DVD player, WIFI. Kitchen with ceramic hob, freezer, oven, microwave and dishwasher. The Entrance has an extra WC and boots dryer. Large south-facing terrace with stunning views, private garage for 1 or 2 cars.
4 bedroom chalet sleeping 8 (c 110m2): Ground floor: 1 bedroom with double bed. Upper floor: 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds and 1 bedroom with double bed. 2 bathrooms with bath and WC, 1 separate WC. Includes fully equipped American-style kitchen area with fridge-freezer, oven, dishwasher, ceramic hob, washing machine, tumble dryer, living area with Scandinavian wood-burner, flat-screen TV & DVD player, large south-facing balcony, ski-boot dryer, and garage for 1 car.
4 bedroom chalet with sauna sleeping 8 (c 125m2): 2 bedrooms each with a double bed, 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 1 bathroom with WC, 1 shower room, separate WC, 1 bathroom with bath, shower & WC, sauna, south-facing terrace, mezzanine with desk and sofa. Includes fully equipped American-style kitchen area with fridge-freezer, oven, ceramic hob, microwave & dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, living area with Scandinavian wood-burner, flat-screen TV & DVD player, ski-boot dryer, large terrace and garage for 1 car.
5 bedroom chalet with sauna sleeping 10 (125 m2): 1 bedroom with double bed, 3 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 1 bedroom with bunk beds, 1 bathroom with bath and WC, 1 shower room, separate WC, 1 bathroom with bath, WC and sauna. Includes fully equipped American-style kitchen area with fridge-freezer, oven, ceramic hob, microwave & dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, living area with Scandinavian wood-burner, flat-screen TV & DVD player, large terrace and garage for 1 car.
6 bedroom chalet with sauna sleeping 12 (c 190-200m2): 6 bedrooms: 2 with a double bed & 4 each sleeping 2 (with either 2 single beds, bunk beds or a double sofa bed). At least 3 bath or shower rooms & 3 WCs. Includes fully equipped American-style kitchen area with fridge-freezer, oven, ceramic hob, microwave and dishwasher, washing machine & tumble dryer, Living area with fireplace or Scandinavian wood-burner, flat-screen TV & DVD player, sauna with shower and 2 large terraces with a panoramic view. As each chalet is individual, some also have a garage for 1 car, satellite TV, pool table (only available in chalet 79), ski locker.
Please note: (1) As each chalet at Les Chalets du Hameau in Flaine is individual the décor will vary from chalet to chalet. The photos shown here are of various different chalets. Specific photos of a particular chalet can be sent to you via e-mail upon request. These chalets are privately owned by both French and British owners. (2) For any apartments/chalets at Les Chalets du Hameau in Flaine that feature bunk beds, sleeping in the top bunk is not recommended for children under the age of 6 years old.
Prices per accommodation (not per person) including Eurotunnel crossing for a standard car, self-catering in £s, per week
8 FOR 7 Arrive on Sat 18/12 instead of 19/12 at no extra cost; 9 FOR 7 stay until Mon 18/4 instead of Sat 16/4 at no extra cost
Fully equipped apartment or chalet, bed linen with beds made on arrival (chalet only), towels, tea towels, cleaning kit & TV.
Saturday: 09.00 - 19.00.
All other days: 09.00 - 12.00 & 14.30 - 18.30.
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
*** Upgrade to FlexiPlus with Eurotunnel for £109 per car each way
Le Centaure in Flaine is a 4* luxury residence superbly situated by the 'Les Grandes Platieres' cable car, nearby the resort centre and offers ski-in/ski-out possibilities (snow and level depending). The residence is superbly situated in Flaine Forum, the highest resort in the Grand Massif.
The newly renovated (2019) 3* Club Hotel Le Flaine is ideally situated at the foot of the slopes and in the heart of the resort. The Club Hotel has spectacular views of the slopes. The hotel appeals equally to couples, families and groups of friends, offering a choice from either all-inclusive, full board or half board options for a truly authentic experience of a French skiing holiday.
3* Superior les Portes du Grand Massif (formerly known as Le Refuge du Golf) in Flaine is located in the Hameau de Flaine area, just over 2km from the centre of Flaine itself and the bottom of the ski slopes.
3* Superior Le Panoramic in Flaine was built for the winter 2014/15 ski season and is ideally located in the heart of Flaine Forêt next to the Grands Vans ski lift, offering doorstep skiing (snow and level depending).
3* Les Pleiades in Flaine Foret offers spectacular south facing views and is perfectly situated 500m from the ski lifts and shops and only 200m from the shopping centre. There is a free resort shuttle bus which stops outside the residence.
Opening for December 2023, this 4* luxury residence will be located in the centre of Flaine Forum, offering an exceptional Ski in Ski out location. This apart-hotel will be south facing and will feature a restaurant.
Stay at 3* Hotel Terminal Neige Totem in Flaine. Ideally located in Flaine Forum by the Picasso Totem, 200m away from the slopes and close to the resort’s amenities and a good range of restaurants and bars.