Slopes can be accessed 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 Portes du Grand Massif is composed of luxury south-facing self-catering apartments and chalets which are beautifully built using traditional wood and all of which have stunning mountain views.
Facilities at les Portes du Grand Massif include:
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 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).
4* Les Chalets du Hameau in Flaine is located in a charming hamlet, 2km from the resort centre and the bottom of the ski slopes. Unique to the Alps, Les Chalets du Hameau in Flaine are highly comfortable chalets in an unusual style.
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.