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Chalet des Neiges I – Val Thorens

Posted on: February 12th, 2018 by SkiGB

Val Thorens is the ultimate holiday destination for travellers who love Alpine skiing.  Established more than four decades ago, the resort has gradually flourished into the premiere Alpine ski resort  in France.  Val Thorens combines some of the world’s best ski slopes with a friendly and exciting atmosphere that people of all ages will enjoy.


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Set high on the Eastern side of the resort is Chalet des Neiges I, a modern and comfortable chalet that sleeps 10 people.  It is situated above the village centre and is only a short walk to nearby bars, clubs, restaurants and spas.


This chalet features a huge open plan living area with comfortable lounges and a large dining table that seats 10 people.  A balcony stretches alongside the lounge room, offering great views of the village and ski slopes.  It is the perfect place to relax with a glass of wine after spending a day on the slopes.


Chalet des Neiges I is features wood panelling and timber beams to give guests the feeling of staying at an authentic Alpine chalet.  Bedrooms are spacious, tastefully decorated and feature high-quality soft furnishings.

Chalet des Neiges Lounge – Val Thorens

There are five twin bedrooms in the chalet, with one including an ensuite shower room and another including an ensuite bath/shower room.  The chalet has a number of shared amenities including:


  • WC and shower room
  • Combined bath and shower room
  • Separate WC
  • Shower room


All bathrooms are modern and tastefully decorated with high quality fixtures.


The chalet is a 5-minute walk to the slopes and the bus that takes passengers to the ski school.  Guests staying at the chalet also have free access to the indoor pool and sauna within the complex.


Food, Glorious Food!

With plenty of dining options, Val Thorens is the perfect location for a foodie holiday!


The chalet is fully catered, offering a hearty breakfast, afternoon tea with home-made cakes and a 3-course evening meal with house wine and coffee included.  The resort’s talented chefs can create special meals for people with vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free or gluten-free diets.  There are also early meal times available if you have children.

Chalet des Neiges Swimming Pool – Val Thorens

If you prefer to eat out, there are many high-quality restaurants within a short walk of Chalet des Neiges.  Some of the best include:


  • La Folie Douce
    A very popular venue in the town, which is the site of many open air celebrations, it features two eateries, La Fruitière and La Petite Cuisine.
  • Chalet de la Marin
    Featured in the Michelin guide since 2013, the restaurant features indulgent food that will tantalise your tastebuds.
  • Les Aiguilles de Peclet
    At the foot of the Péclet glacier, this a la carte restaurant has a wonderful menu including homemade desserts
  • Chalet Des 2 Ours
    With a mountain style Savoyard-decorated interior, the restaurant has a range of hearty and delicious meals

The chalet also features a fully equipped kitchen, so you can prepare your own meals if you prefer.


Nearby Activities

The resort has such a diverse range of activities on offer that everyone from ski fanatics to foodies will have a  great time.  Many people also come to the Val Thorens to simply relax at one of the high quality spas!


If you are looking for an action packed holiday, some of the activities on offer at Val Thorens include:


  • Winter Activities
    Dozens of activities on offer including snowboarding, ice diving, a giant airbag landing pad, ice driving, snow mountain biking, ski touring, snow mobiles, paragliding, sled dogs, snowshoe outings, toboggans and of course skiing!
  • Summer Activities
    The fun doesn’t finish when winter is over. Some of the fun summer activities include fishing, donkey riding, hiking, archery, cycling, miniature golf, mountain biking, paintball, rafting, tennis, and trampolining
  • Sports and leisure centre
    The centre features many activities including Tennis, squash, badminton, table tennis, volleyball, football and street basketbal
  • Kids fun park
    Trampolines, inflatable castles, ball pools, and other fun activities for under 12s!
  • Fitness Centre
    Classes for all fitness levels in a variety of different styles including low-intensity, step, tai-chi, box-aerobics and abs classes. The fitness centre also offers beginners dance lessons.
  • Aquaclub Spa
    Great for parents and kids alike, featuring two swimming pools, spa, jacuzzis, sauna, relaxation space, steam showers, and aquaerobics


Conveniently, there are ski hire facilities in the same building as Chalet des Neiges I.  Simply duck downstairs to hire or buy some gear for your day on the slopes.

Chalet des Neiges Bedroom – Val Thorens

For people are visiting Val Thorens to simply relax, there are many beautiful venues in town to do so, including:


  • Val Thorens Well-Being Centre
    Providing facials and body treatments, scrubs, body modelling with essential oils, light therapy, sauna and bronzing.
  • The Val Thorens Sports Centre
    In addition to providing access to dozens of sports, the Sport Centre has professional beauticians and masseuses on hand to pamper guests. Some of the massage therapies available include lomi lomi, Swedish, Californian, Thai, Indian, sculpting, lymph-draining or sub-dermal tissue massage.
  • Koh-I Nor spa
    Working in conjunction with Valmont, Koh-I Nor have created a spa that is designed to rejuvenate and relax guests.  The spa features  two swimming pools, a fitness room, a sauna, a jacuzzi, experience showers, a Turkish bath, a salt wall, a solarium and a relaxation area
  • Le Spa
    Using Cinq Mondes products and Phyto-Aromatics, this spa has 3 rooms for facials, body treatments and massages.

With so many activities on offer, Chalet des Neiges I is the perfect accommodation option for your next holiday.


Chalet Bobsleigh – Val Thorens

Posted on: February 12th, 2018 by SkiGB

Voted “World Best Ski Resort 2013 & 2014”, Val Thorens remains one of the best ski holiday locations in the world.  Situated high in the French Alps, the resort combines beautiful views, fantastic food and luxurious holiday facilities with some of the world’s best Alpine skiing.


High within the resort is Chalet Bobsleigh, a spacious and modern chalet that sleeps 12 people.  It is located on the Eastern side of the resort, a short walk from most of the resort’s facilities.  This is a prime location in Val Thorens, only one minute from the resort’s bars, restaurant and right on top of the ski shop.


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The entrance level for Chalet Bobsleigh features a large open plan living space with a 12-seat dining table, 3 comfortable lounges, flat screen television and modern kitchen.  While the chalet is fully catered, the kitchen provides all of the necessary tools to prepare a delicious meal, including a stove, microwave and refrigerator.  The huge dining table is perfect spot for an enjoyable and delicious meal with friends after a day on the slopes.

Chalet Bobsleigh Lounge – Val Thorens

A large balcony wraps around the lounge and dining room, providing guests with stunning views of the ski slopes and resort.  The balcony is a great spot to soak up some sun while enjoying a glass of wine or cup of coffee.


The decor in the main living area is very clean and modern, with warm colours used throughout.  The entry level also contains 2 twin bedrooms, one of which has an ensuite shower room.  There is also a toilet on this level and another shared shower room.  The twin bedrooms are spacious, comfortable and use high-quality soft furnishings.

Chalet Bobsleigh Bedroom – Val Thorens

The upper floor contains another four twin bedrooms, two of which have ensuite shower rooms.  There is also a luxurious shared bathroom, with shower/bath and toilet. This level also has another WC.  The bathrooms feature timber cabinetry, beautiful white tiles and modern shower components.


The chalet is fully catered, which includes breakfast, afternoon tea and a 3-course evening meal with wine and coffee.  The afternoon tea is a favourite feature of guests and includes delicious home made cakes.  On the final night of your stay, a special 4-course farewell meal will be prepared.  Guests at the resort rate the food very highly, often suggesting that the quality of the cuisine is the best part of staying at Chalet Bobsleigh.  The resort’s expert chefs can cater for people with vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free or gluten-free diets.


Visitors to the chalet have free access to the swimming pool in Chalet des Neiges, just next door.  Guests can also enjoy the sauna within the resort complex.  If you would like to enjoy some socialising or sample some delicious French wines, there are some great restaurants and bars within a short 1-minute walk from the chalet.


The chalet is only a 5-minute walk to the courtesy bus that takes people to the ski school meeting point, making it ideal for beginner skiers.  One major convenience of staying at Chalet Bobsleigh is that the ski and board hire shop is located within the same building!

Chalet Bobsleigh Dining Room – Val Thorens

The resort also features a wellness centre, where guests can enjoy massages and beauty treatments.  The wellness centre includes a large heated swimming pool, hot tubs, steam rooms, relaxation rooms and gym.


Chalet Bobsleigh is a fantastic accommodation option for friends or a family group who would like to enjoy a ski trip together.  Val Thorens resort provides some spectacular views and fantastic skiing opportunities — make your booking today!




Chalet Les Balcons 2 – Val Thorens

Posted on: February 12th, 2018 by SkiGB

Located within the famous Val Thorens ski resort, Chalet Balcons 2 is a fantastic accommodation option for a group ski trip with friends or family.  Sleeping 10 people over three floors, the chalet is modern, charming and comfortable.  Chalet Balcons 2 is perfectly located — a 4-minute walk from the ski lifts and a 6-minute walk to the resort centre.


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This chalet features a modern and contemporary design, comfortable living areas, and large balconies to relax on.  Chalet Les Balcons 2 rests high above the village and features stunning views of the ski slopes.  This chalet offers access to a wide range of facilities including a luxury spa, restaurant and ski shop.

Chalet Les Balcons 2 Spa – Val Thorens

On the entrance level, the chalet features a large living area with comfortable sofas, an Austrian-style fire place and beautiful views of the mountains.  The wood burning stove in the lounge room is the perfect location to enjoy a glass of wine after a day on the slopes.


The entrance level also contains a modern kitchen that has all of the amenities you could require for your stay — a fridge/freezer, microwave and cooker.   This level also contains a twin bedroom, shower room and separate toilet.

Chalet Les Balcons 2 Bedroom – Val Thorens

The lower ground floor features:

  • A twin bedroom with shower and toilet;
  • A twin bedroom with bath and toilet;
  • A twin bedroom with shower, toilet and balcony.


The upper floor features a large twin bedroom with bath and toilet.  This room has some height restrictions with a large beam crossing the room.  All bedrooms are tastefully decorated, featuring wood paneling, quality soft furnishings and cream walls.


Enjoy a Stay in a Fully Featured Ski Resort

The chalet is well-located within a short walk of all complex facilities including the wellness centre, ski shop, grocery shop and a fantastic bar-restaurant.

Chalet Les Balcons 2 Dining Room – Val Thorens

The wellness centre is the perfect location to relax during your holiday.  It has a wide-range of facilities available including a large heated swimming pool, hot tubs, sauna, gym, steam room and relaxation area.  The spa also offers a wide range of beauty and relaxation treatments including massages.  There is free wireless Internet throughout most public areas in the resort.


The ski shop is only a few steps from your front door and offers a great range of equipment that can be hired or bought.  If you are a beginner skier, there is a bus that picks people up from the ski shop every 20 minutes, taking them to the beginner ski slopes.


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A range of catering options are available, from self-catered through to an all-inclusive meals package.  The resort is renowned for its high quality food and the fully catered option includes: a hearty breakfast each day, afternoon tea with home made cakes and 3-course meals in the evening with house wine and coffee.  There is also a special 4-course “farewell feast” on the final night of your stay.   The talented chefs will also cater for vegetarians, vegans and people on gluten or dairy-free diets at no additional charge.

Chalet Les Balcons 2 Lounge – Val Thorens

Children are welcome at the chalet and a private nanny service is available for children between 6-months and 8-years of age.  It is essential to book ahead for the nanny service.


About Val Thorens

Val Thorens is the highest Alpine Skiing resort in Europe!  The resort is located in the Tarentaise Valley, Savoie, French Alps.  The resort was established more than 40 years ago and has gradually grown into the luxurious holiday destination that you see today.  It is the perfect holiday destination for groups of friends, families or couples.