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:
Cots and highchairs can be hired (free, request at time of booking & all subjects to availabilities).
The luxury apartments and chalets Les Portes du Grand Massif 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 one with a double bed and 2 with 2 single beds, 1 bathroom and 2 shower rooms (some apartments can have bedrooms with interconnected bathrooms with bath & WC). Separate WC. Balcony. Some apartments are duplex.
4 bedroom apartment sleeping 10 (c 85m2): Living area with double sofa bed, 2 bedrooms with a double bed and 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds, 3 bathrooms or shower rooms (some apartments can have bedrooms with interconnected bathrooms with bath & 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, 2 bedrooms with a double bed and 3 with 2 single beds, 3 bathrooms, 2 shower rooms & WCs. Separate WC. 2 balconies. Some apartments are available with a larger area, terrace & balcony.
5 bedroom chalet sleeping 12 (c 120m2): Living area with a double sofa bed, 3 bedrooms with a double bed 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 bedroom with bunk beds, 4 bathrooms with showers & WC. Separate WC. Terrace.
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.
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 £240.
*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
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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.
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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.