Spend Christmas in the Mountains with holidaylettings.co.uk
Mon 1 September 2008
The ski season is fast approaching and now is the time to book winter ski adventures to avoid any last minute disappointment. With Christmas to organise and relatives knocking on the door, let holidaylettings.co.uk remove the stress and strain from your Christmas skiing plans. Opting for the freedom and flexibility of a self-catering trip adds comfort, space and that personal touch to the ski experience – plus it’s easier on the wallet too. From the Alps to the Andes holidaylettings.co.uk will provide your dream Christmas holiday solution whether that is a luxurious week in Canada with the whole family or a Bulgarian budget break for two.
Chalet Le Rosay, St Gervais Les Bains, French Alps
Chalet Le Rosay is a stunning, new, five bedroom chalet located less than 10 minutes’ walk from the Saint Gervais ski lift and close to the shops, bars and restaurants of St Gervais. With beautiful architectural features, stunning views, large balconies, and tasteful interior design, this is the perfect chalet for your dream ski holiday. Saint Gervais is a beautiful Savoyard village with a friendly atmosphere. It is home to Europe's highest mountain, Mont Blanc, and has been a popular holiday destination for over a hundred years. The surrounding area is steeped in history with an exquisite baroque church at the central point of the village.
Sleeps up to 10, £700-£2,250 per week
Teolai, Portes du Soleil, Swiss Alps
Chalet Teolai is a delightful, spacious and yet cosy chalet in the heart of the Portes du Soleil. Spread over 220 metres squared, it is perfect for keen skiers who prioritise peace and tranquility alongside easy access to one of the most extensive ski areas in the world. Ski lifts are close, magnificent mountain walks are on the doorstep, and the village is either a pleasant 10 minute walk along a raquet track or along a winding side road among the chalets. Skating, horse riding, mountain biking and rock climbing are all available in a totally peaceful, traditionally Swiss rural environment. Linked resorts include Chatel, Avoriaz, Morzine, Les Gets.
Sleeps up to 12, £500-£3,200 per week
Skiblickhaus, Russbach, Salzburgerland, Austrian Alps
This is real Sound of Music country! With picture postcard alpine scenery - lakes, mountains and rivers - it is a truly beautiful part of the world. The area is the cultural highlight of Salzburg, birthplace of Mozart, and a haven for classical music enthusiasts. Skiblickhaus is a new split level chalet with emphasis on light and space, located in Russbach, which is known as the ‘valley of the fossils’. Facilities in the chalet include luxury bathrooms on each floor, a six person sauna on the ground floor, a 46" Samsung flatscreen TV and a fully functioning log fire.
Sleeps up to 10, £748-£2,222 per week
Blacksmith Lodge, Big White, British Columbia, Canada
Blacksmith Lodge is a new three-story town house in the heart of Big White ski resort. Rated one of the nicest properties and locations in Big White, it was even featured in a recent Big White infomercial. With 24 foot of annual snow fall, the finest dry champagne powder snow and lots of sunshine, Big White is fast becoming the most popular resort in Canada, especially for family ski vacations. Big White has almost 2,800 acres of terrain making it the second biggest mountain in Canada. The mountain is geared to all levels of skiing and snow boarding with well-groomed runs and 16 fast modern lifts (no waiting in queues). There are runs perfect for beginners and intermediates as well as above tree-line skiing challenges for the more advanced.
Sleeps up to 9, £910-£1,750 per week
Pirin Chalet, Bansko, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria
With a history pre-dating Christ, the Pirin Mountain villages are steeped in history and culture. Dobrinishte, where Pirin Chalet is located, nestles in the foot hills of the Pirin Mountains and holds World Heritage status. The area is home to its own ski domain, mountain biking trails, thermal mineral springs, mountain lakes for fishing and one of the best Mehanas (restaurants) in the region. Dobrinishte offers everything you will need for your winter vacation base.
Sleeps up to 8, £500-£1,100 per week
About Holiday Lettings:
Holidaylettings.co.uk was established in 1999 by Ross Elder and Andy Firth. Part of the TripAdvisor Media group since June 2010, the business continues to thrive as an independent brand from its offices in Oxford. Jonathan Dees has been managing director since March 2011.
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