A unique and charming chalet. Set out over six floors descending from the living and dining area, the chalet has a feeling of space and privacy.
The ski-in/ski-out location, typical of this resort, provides an ideal base for quick access to the ski lifts and pistes. Located in the centre of old Avoriaz, this chalet is just a few minutes’ walk from the shops, bars and restaurants.
The open-plan living/dining area is located on the entrance level and has plenty of comfortable sofas surrounding the open fireplace and a dining table that comfortably seats the whole group. The interesting corners allow peaceful areas for reading and relaxation, which makes this property ideal for both family groups and individual bookings.
The bedrooms are generally very spacious, each with its own character. The quad bedroom has a mezzanine area with twin beds reached by a ladder, for children aged 6-11yrs. Two of the bedrooms boast a spa bath, and in addition to the sauna, offer a relaxing way to finish the day. Rooms 1 and 3 are best suited to families looking for separate sleeping areas, yet with shared facilities.
Please note that this property is only available for 7 or 14 night stays on a catered basis.
Flights from selected UK airports are included in the price (a self-drive discount is also available).
Chalet catering includes: skiers breakfast with hot and cold options, afternoon tea & cakes, four-course dinners (aperitif, starter, main course, dessert) with free wine worth over 100€ followed by complimentary tea/coffee and chocolates. Vegetarian menu available. Special celebratory dinners on Christmas Day and New Year's Eve. NB. Breakfast hot option, afternoon tea and dinner is served six days per week due to chalet staff's day off. Special celebratory dinners on Christmas Day and New Year's Eve.
Also see: Catering & Private Chefs in Avoriaz, France
Families & Kids
You’ll need to book your own childcare, when staying here. There is a great choice of childcare options in Avoriaz from full-time nanny services to the odd night of babysitting. In addition, during the winter season, many of the ski-schools operate creche services. Booking in advance is always recommended and strongly advised for the school holiday periods.
Also see: Childcare in Avoriaz, France
All your equipment can be organised through the agents as part of your package. Let their Representatives take care of all the details on your behalf so you can have a stress free holiday.
Also see: Ski Hire in Avoriaz, France
Instructors & Lessons
Whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone can benefit from lessons. The agents and their representatives can help organise both group and private lessons as part of your package.
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: Chalet
Run By: Agent/Operator
Vibe / Atmosphere: Traditional & Modern mix
Sleeps: Sleeps 14
Bedrooms: 6 bedroom
Bookings For: Lift Passes | Ski / Snowboard Hire | Ski / Snowboard Lessons | Transfers
Catering: Half-board | Afternoon tea | Breakfast | Dinner
Access: Children welcome
Room: Balcony | Open fire | Ski / Boot Room
Entertainment: Free WiFi | TV
Spa & Fitness: Sauna | Spa
View: Mountain view
Open Seasons: Spring | Winter
Prices & Availability