This luxurious apartment is situated on the top floor (9th!) of one of the best located buildings in Avoriaz, right in the centre, next to the pistes and overlooking the ski school.
This penthouse apartment has just been completely renovated and now boasts a decoration that includes a nod to 1960s Avoriaz glamour, mixed with the traditional Alpine warmth. It is entirely independent with its own living and dining area, and a dedicated chalet host.
The experience comes complete with a modern fireplace, surround sound satellite TV, DVD, WiFi, an iPad and flat screen TV’s in all the bedrooms. There are also fabulous views to the horizon from the top floor and immediate lift access to waft you to and from the piste and bustling resort centre far below.
The apartment sleeps up to 10 people in 3 en-suite bedrooms which can be made up as twins or doubles. There is also a family suite with a double and a twin bedroom, with shared en-suite shower room.
The chalet is let on a catered basis. Your dedicated chalet host will provide a continental breakfast with a cooked option (cooked option 6 days), afternoon tea and a three course evening meal (6 days) with cheese and coffee to follow. Red & White wine is served throughout dinner. Children's High Tea is served at 18:00 and they provide a menu of healthy, nutritious food for children.
If you have any specific requirements you can discuss them with your host. On the chalet host day off, the chalet company's concierge service or your chalet host can recommend places to eat and assist in making bookings.
Also see: Catering & Private Chefs in Avoriaz, France
Families & Kids
Children can be looked after by the chalet company's private nannies, who work 8 hours a day for 5 1/2 days of the week. Their nannies will organise plenty of fun activities and games to keep your kids happy while you enjoy the slopes.
Also see: Childcare in Avoriaz, France
The chalet company includes return flights from Gatwick/Manchester to Geneva/Grenoble in your holiday package (subject to availability).
Transfers to and from the airport are included in your holiday package. The chalet company can also organise private taxis and helicopter transfers.
Also see: Transfers to Avoriaz, France
Instructors & Lessons
If you are looking for tuition for either yourselves or your children, the chalet company are able to organise ski and snowboard, group or private lessons on your behalf.
Also see: Ski Schools in Avoriaz, France
Guides & Tours
When staying here, you’ll need to book your own Guides & Tours, which are a great way to discover Avoriaz whilst doing a number of fun activities. During the winter, if you are keen to go off-piste, booking a High Mountain Guide is strongly recommended. Not only do they know the best local spots, these highly trained and experienced individuals are very familiar with the surroundings and can provide loads of insights you won’t get by yourself, as well as helping to ensure your safety.
Also see: Guides & Tours in Avoriaz, France
Avoriaz can be accessed by car or by gondola from the town of Morzine (about 15 minutes away). Geneva is the nearest airport and once in Avoriaz itself you will swap wheels for hooves and board horse drawn sleighs to take you to your accommodation.
There are an array of restaurants and cafés to choose from in Avoriaz from brasseries to bakeries. Enjoy classic alpine cuisine including freshly cured meats and cheeses with large salads or loaded onto freshly baked breads from one of the local "boulangeries". Most of the restaurants are ski in/ski out in winter meaning you can just about pick up a burger and chips on the move. For a more sophisticated evening, head to one of the many restaurants for a good selection of meat, fish and fine French cooking.
Also see: Restaurants in Avoriaz, France
At the top of the Fornet bowl, which can be accessed by foot, on a bike or by skis, the views towards the Mont Blanc massif and the aggressive Swiss peaks of Dents du Midi and Dents Blanches are second to none.
Things to Do Nearby
Avoriaz is located in the middle of the epic Portes du Soleil and boasts the highest skiable point throughout the entire network of the 12 resorts, meaning great conditions for skiing and snowboarding. The town of Avoriaz is an equally exciting place to be, with winter activities taking place including night sledding, ski joering, sleigh rides and many more. In summer time, there are limitless biking adventures to be had on downhill, cross country and enduro trails, via ferrata to climb and paraglidnig to fly, not to mention the numerous surrounding peaks to summit on foot. Further activities include tennis, archery, Aquariaz waterpark and even caving in the Gouffre d'Avoriaz sinkhole.
Also see: Things To Do in Avoriaz, France
The Avoriaz golf course spreads out across the plateau with magnificent panoramic views towards Morzine and the surrounding peaks. There are nine holes, sheltered from the elements by tall fir trees and bordered with wild flowers. Lessons are available from the golf academy and clubs are available for hire.
Also see: Golf Courses in Avoriaz, France
From Avoriaz you can ski from your front door down through the town and then take lifts up towards the Arare bowl with its wide open pistes and well sculpted park, or head towards Fornet for views of the impressive Swiss mountain ranges from which you can drop off into Switzerland itself and enjoy the 650km of pistes the Portes du Soleil has got on offer. There is access to skiing in Morzine by either Prodains or Super Morzine gondolas including a swift bus ride or short walk respectively.
Also see: Ski Areas in Avoriaz, France
There are several bars and apres-ski pubs open in Avoriaz, all of which are in walking (or skiing) distance of each other, with live music and DJ nights organised regularly during high season. Large terraces make for magnificent apres-ski locations, right in the heart of the mountains and the cosy pubs and bars are the perfect place to retreat when the weather turns and the snowstorms hit.
Also see: Bars in Avoriaz, France
Catering Basis: Catered
Property Style: Apartment
Run By: Agent/Operator
Vibe / Atmosphere: Chic
Sleeps: Sleeps 10
Bedrooms: 4 bedroom
Bookings For: Childcare / Babysitting | Flights | Lift Passes | Massage / Beauty Treatments | Ski / Snowboard Hire | Ski / Snowboard Lessons | Transfers
Catering: Half-board | Afternoon tea | Breakfast | Private Chef
Transport: Ski shuttle (complimentary)
Cleaning: Housekeeping - 6 days per week | Linen Provided
Access: Ski to door
Room: Hair dryer | Open fire | Ski / Boot Room
Entertainment: DVD Player | iPod Dock | Music system | Satellite TV | WiFi / Internet
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