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 7pm 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).
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 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.