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 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. The main building houses the reception, bar and restaurant with a panoramic terrace (open in the evenings, take-away, evening meal and half-board options available), swimming pool, spa area and a few shops.
Facilities at les Portes du Grand Massif include free access to the private indoor heated swimming pool and fitness room; Jacuzzi, sauna, steam & massage room (payable, by appointment only); covered parking (height limit 2.30m, payable); free Wi-Fi internet access (in the reception area & all apartments) and a bakery delivery service for daily fresh bread and croissants (payable, pre-order at reception the day before).
Cots and highchairs can be hired (free, all subjects to availabilities).
The luxury apartments and chalets Les Portes du Grand Massif the in Flaine are fitted and furnished to a very high standard of comfort and convenience. The interior decor and design is modern and stylish, with the use of neutral colours and light wood throughout. They are spacious and all have a fully equipped kitchenette with ceramic hob, cooker hood, oven, coffee machine, toaster, kettle, microwave & dishwasher, LCD TV, and free Wi-Fi internet access. All apartments have a balcony or terrace with chairs.
1 bedroom apartment sleeping 4 (c 40m2): Living area with a double bed, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 bathroom & WC.
2 bedroom apartment sleeping 6 (c 55m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 2 bedrooms each with a double or 2 single beds, 1 bathroom or 1 shower room & WC.
3 bedroom apartment sleeping 8 (c 65m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 3 bedrooms each with a double or 2 single beds, 1 bathroom and 2 shower rooms & WC (may be duplex)
3 bedroom chalet sleeping 8 (c 70m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 3 bedrooms each with 1 double or 2 single beds, bath and shower rooms & WC. Maybe duplex.
4 bedroom apartment sleeping 10 (c 90m2): Living area with double sofa bed, 2 bedrooms with a double bed and 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds, 3 bathrooms or shower rooms & 3 WCs. 1 separate WC. 2 balconies.
4 bedroom chalet sleeping 10 (c 110m2): Living area with double sofa bed, 4 bedrooms each with 1 double or 2 single beds, 2 bathrooms, 2 shower rooms & WCs.
5 bedroom apartment sleeping 12 (c 105m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 5 bedrooms each with a double or 2 single beds, bathrooms, shower rooms & WCs.
Please note: for any apartments/chalets that feature bunk beds, sleeping in the top bunk is not recommended for children under the age of 6 years old.
10% off* 19/20 season except for weeks 15/02, 22/02
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Prices per accommodation (not per person) including Eurotunnel crossing, self-catering in £s, per week
Fully equipped apartment, bed linen, towels, TV, Wi-Fi internet access at reception & 3 free devices max in each apartment (additional connection payable), access to the indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and fitness room, and end of stay cleaning.
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 £99 per car each way
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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.
4* luxury MontSoleil - Les Terrasses d'Eos in Flaine is ideally positioned at the foot of the ski slopes, providing the opportunity to ski-in/ski-out (snow and level depending). The resort centre of Flaine, with all its restaurants, bars, shops and services, is a 15 minute walk away or a short ride in the free shuttle bus.
4 * luxury Les Terrasses d'Helios in Flaine is a luxury ski residence constructed for winter 2014/15, offering a beautiful view over the Alps and situated close to the ski lift with ski-in/ski-out possibilities.
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).
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.
Stay at 3* Hotel Terminal Neige Totem in Flaine. Ideally located in Flaine Forum by the Picasso Totem and close to the resort’s amenities and a good range of restaurants and bars.
3* Les Pleiades in Flaine Foret offers spectacular south facing views and is perfectly situated 150m from the ski lifts and shops and only 500m from the ski slopes. There is a free resort shuttle bus which stops outside the residence.