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Refuge De Alpage from the slopes

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

SKI IN / SKI OUT property, which is built and furnished to a high standard and has a 4* MGM Development rating, in a carefully chosen position, nestled in a small village in the beautiful Grand Massif and only two minutes walk to the ski lifts.

A new fully equipped kitchen (with dishwasher). Bath / shower room. separate toilet, lounge/diner - TV/ DVD / CD & DVD library, large balcony, private parking, and secure ski locker. Boot Drier.

• Sleeps up to 6 in 2 bedrooms plus large sofa bed in lounge, 2 twin bedrooms

• Iron and board, hairdryer provided.

• Ski lifts under 2 minutes walk from the apartment ! Open in summer for hiking / mountain biking.

• Approximate size of apartment: 45 sqm, plus balcony 10 sqm

'Meet and Greet' Service. Bed linen and towels included and end of stay clean.

Geneva only 70 minutes drive away

This chalet apartment was built in 2003 in an award winning MGM development located in Morillon 1100 (Les Esserts).

Ideal Ski and Summer location

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Geneva 60 km, 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

A ground floor apartment,( 'Le Refuge de L'Alpage' building) with a rustic alpine feeling obtained by matching pine and oak furniture, complimented by soft furnishings . Good size lounge/diner/kitchen. Comfortable beds. It is ideal for self catering with the local supermarket 50m away and restaurants and bars within 150m.

Further details

Discounts available for 2 weeks or more and repeat bookings.

Clients to provide own linen/towels in Summer months.

The Rhone/French Alps region




This picturesque, mainly tree lined area, includes the village of Morillon Les Esserts, Les Carroz, Samoen, Sixt and Verchaud, with numerous green, blue, red and several blacks for the more experienced.

Includes the longest blue run in France known as Le Cascade (14kms) into Sixt.

There are many piste side restaurants offering local fare throughout.


This additionally includes the resort of Flaine. In total there are:

Marked, patrolled and mechanically groomed pistes: 17 green, 60 blue, 53 red, 14 black

Marked, patrolled but not mechanically groomed: 10 black

Capacity: 73 500 persons per hour.

Artificial snow: 236 snow canons

Piste preparation: 37 machines

Other Winter activities:

Snow Park

Dog Sledding


Balloon flights


The vast and changing landscape of the French Alpes provides the most magnificent panoramic views, clean fresh air, stunning mountains and crystal clear lakes. All the traditional holiday activities are on offer from high adrenalin rushes to gentle strolls.

Morillon 1100 ( Les Esserts) is the higher village of the two, situated 4km away on the plateau of The Esserts.

The Apartment is located between 50 and 200 metres from the chair lifts, shops, and all amenities you could possibly need.

Lac Bleu Recreational Park

The recreational park of the "Lac Bleu" is located 500 metres from the low village of Morillon and there is something for every age group. Situated beside the River Giffre, its clear waters are reserved for swimming and fishing. Facilities include tennis, horse riding, children's play area, picnic areas and a bar/ restaurant. Free parking and toilets.

Mountain Biking

The lifts allow you to take your bikes with you and enjoy some of the best mountain bike paths in Europe in and arround the Grand Massif , to accommodate all levels. You can take your bike with you for you can rent a mountain bike from Morillon or Samoens. There are excursion trails on the valley floor as well as more difficult ones using the cable car systems to access them. You can also start many of the rides directly from the Morillon apartment.


All the year round 1/2 h and 1 hour flights

3 training courses to improve or begin hot-air balloon flights

Contact: Jo – Tourist Office:

+33 450 90 00 04


The valley of Haut-Giffre, offers numerous sites of climbing where beginners and experts will have the pleasure to climb

A listing of more than 80 sites is available at the local shops..

Cairn : 04 50 90 02 74 : half-day initiation,adult, Kids (6 to 12 years old)

Aereau loisi 04 50 34 4 2 72 : half-day initiation,adult, Kids (6 to 12 years old)

Training for experts and juniors,: +33 (0)4 50 34 43 12.


Golf des Gets. Tel: 00 33 4 50 75 87 63

18 holes, length 5264m, par 70. Open : 15/6-20/10

Green fees (daily) from 29€ to 38€, weekend passes available

Mountain golf course with a superb panoramic view

Golf de Flaine – Les Carroz. Tel : 00 33 4 50 90 80 74

18 holes, length 4063m, par 63 Open 1/7-31/8, weekends only 15/6-30/6 & 1/9-30/9

Green fees (daily) 18 holes 30€, 9 holes 19€

A spectacular mountain course at an altitude of 1900m. Fantastic views over the Alpes.

Golf d’Avoriaz, Morzine. Tel: 00 33 4 50 74 17 08

9 holes, length 2923m, par 36. Open: 29/6-15/9

Green fees (daily) 21€

Mountain golf links at the entrance to the resort of Avoriaz. Superb panoramic view.

Other activities

Hiking, Mountaineering, Parapenting

Water Sports (Rafting, Canoeing)

Children's Activities

These are concentrated around the Lac Bleu ad towards Samoen, where there is a swimming pool and tree walkways and other alternative facilities.

Grand Massif

Morillon is a French ski and summer family resort.

It is one of the most accessible ski resorts in the French Alps, located in the Northern Alps in the Haute Savoie region between Geneva, Chamonix Mont Blanc and les Portes du Soleil ski area, Morillon is within the Grand Massif ski area, one of the greatest ski domains in France, which includes the interlinked resorts of Samoen, Sixt, Les Carroz and Flaine, which have a total of 265 kms of groomed runs culminating at 2565m with views of Mont Blanc and the Aiguille Du Midi. It enjoys 1000 acres of traced slopes and 75 ski lifts and the longest blue run in France (14km). Importantly queuing at lifts is minimal, even at peak times, with perhaps the exception at the top of the DMC lift in Flaine.

Morillon in winter has a range of entertainments, such as torchlight processions, giant 'tartifleettes', the carnival, clowns and concerts. On the slopes there are many super mountain restaurants for all tastes. Parapending and balloon flights are available with the Grand Massif ski area. There are snow parks in Flaine. Ski School 200m.

Only 15 mins drive to the medieval village of Sameon (one of the prettiest alpine villages)

In summer, you will enjoy the surroundings mountains with spectacular waterfalls, glaciers and exceptional fauna and flora.

Morillon offers a convenient lake with several associated activities. You also have charming pastures accessible by chairlift and tracks ideal for mountain walking and biking.

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Review 1-9 of 9

14 Apr 2014


"Great apartment, great skiing"

The apartment is on the ground floor and is attractive and well equipped. The beds are made up when you arrive as bed linen and towels are all included. End of stay cleaning is also included which i… More

12 Mar 2014


"Nice flat, nice resort"

We have enjoyed our week in the Alpage.The flat is just next to the chair lifts, and also next to the shops which have given the opportunity to get fresh french baguettes each morning.The flat is cute… More

12 Feb 2014


"Comfortable ground floor apartment close to snow, shops and bars."

Booking procedure was straightforward, all necessary information provided. Recommendation for taxi worked well, on time and good driver. Keys available as notified, apartment clean and tidy. Good size… More

28 Mar 2013


"Great location, good value"

We stayed in this lovely apartment for our week's skiing in France and had a great time. The apartment represents good value as it is situated right by the lifts and we could almost ski to the do… More

15 Apr 2012


"perfect appartment in perfect location"

We have been skiing in Morillon for the last 5 years and we keep returning because we love the area so much. Having stayed at this apartment for the last 2 years we now feel we have found the perfect accomodation and have already booked for next year. It is in a great location where you can ski in and ski out. The lifts are very close by and also the ski school meeting area. The apartment is so well equipped with everything you could possibly need. It is a pleasure to spend the evening in and cook as it is beautifully furnished and so cosey with lots of finishing touches. The sherpa supermarket is a 5 minute walk away and is very well stocked. The boot warmer is a very welcome addition, it is so lovely to put dry warm ski boots on in the mornings. Plenty of hot water and very warm. The owners are always very helpful, informative and accommodating.
We are very much looking forward to next years trip.

12 Apr 2012


"A perfect spot for the family who want to forget about the car for a week"

We stayed here for a week with two children (7 & 9) and the apartment and resort were perfect. Being on the ground floor, it was very quick and easy to unload the car then forget about it for the week, as Les Esserts has everything you need on the doorstep. A five minute walk to main lift, Sherpa (well stocked mini-market) just one minute away, plus a pub, bakery, restaurant and hire shops all just a few minutes walk. The apartment itself suits a family of four with all the essentials plus a boot warmer, and balcony with afternoon sun as a bonus. The locker in the basement is just 16 steps down (my children counted) so skis, helmets and snowboard could be stored and retrieved with no fuss.

We would definitely recommend and will be going back

28 Mar 2012


"A lovely and well equipt apartment close to slopes to suit a family"

This was our 4th time in Morillion and this was by far our favorite ski apartment in this great resort. Located next to the supermarket and a 5 min walk to the bakery and other shops/restaurants made … More

1 Mar 2012


"Great apartment in an excellent location"

The apartment is immaculately presented and had everything we needed for the week. The location was excellent, being a very short walk to the ski lifts, ski hire shops, supermarket, bakery, shops and bar. The lifts can be seen from the balcony.The resort is family-friendly and peaceful in the evenings. It was great to be able to use the gondola to go down to the village to visit the small evening market in Morillon village. We only used the car once, to visit Samoens market, the roads were kept well-cleared, but there is really no need for a car during the stay. Wonderful green and blue pistes, especially Marvel and Cascades. Communication with the owner was excellent and they were very accommodating with respect to our late request to extend our stay. There is also an English contact locally in case of any problems. This is our third time skiing in the area and it was definitely our best experience so far.

24 Feb 2012


"Great property, in perfect location"

A super apartment with all we needed for our weeks stay. It was clean and presentable on our arrival, and felt very homely.
The apartment is perfectly located for the slopes and amenities.
We will be back!

Review 1-9 of 9

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