Hameau des Marmottes Apartment
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Recently built chalet park at the slopes in Preyerand - Les Menuires. The ski lifts of Tortellet and Le Bettex are in the direct neighbourhood of the chalets. The centre of Les Menuires can be accessed quite easily due to the "Preyerand" lift (also during the evening).
The chalet village contains 22 chalets and 3 chalet buildings (each housing 12 luxurious apartments). They are all constructed in Savoyard style, and wood is a returning aspect within this accommodation.
The apartments have charming, luxurious furnishing. If there's enough snow it is even possible to ski all the way back to your apartment.
Layout of the apartment:
Living room with television has a spacious sitting area with e.g. double sofa bed, television, dvd-player and dining area. Kitchen with e.g. four ceramic hotplates, oven, refrigerator, dishwasher and coffee maker. Balcony.
There are three bedrooms with a double bed or two single beds and two bathrooms with a shower or a bath. There is one separate toilet.
Water and energy. Bed linen (beds made at arrival) + towels. End of stay cleaning (excl. kitchen area and dishes).
Deposit (€ 500,- in advance, is credited pending approval after your departure) and tourist tax (€ 1,- per person per day, to be paid in advance). Baby cot and high chair (free upon request and availabillity, maximum of 1 per apartment).
Pets are not allowed!
Booking costs (€ 20,- per booking).
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Chambery airport 104 km, Nearest railway: Moutiers 28 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The Rhone/French Alps region
The Savoie (Savoy) department is situated in the Northern Alps region. It covers an area of over 6,000 km2 much of which is mountainous. With over 55 ski resorts it has one of the largest concentrations of lift served skiing in the world. The French Savoie Alps are one of the most popular ski destinations in Europe. With a great number of world class ski resorts and many areas yet to be explored.
Many ski resorts in the French Alps offer dedicated snow parks, half-pipes, specialist schools and board hire for the growing number of snowboarders who are attracted by the superb snow conditions. Additionally, French ski resorts are often joined to form large ski circuits with a wide variety of pistes that make for a memorable complete day out for all abilities. Whether you're a novice or a pro you're guaranteed to have an exhilarating French Alps ski holiday. The scenery is breathtaking and serves as the perfect backdrop to your ski escapades.
Les Trois Vallees
"Ski-universe", "Largest integrated skiing area in the world", "Powder paradise"; a small selection of the description used to define the ski region of Les Trois Valées. This extensive ski region, located in Savoie, covers over 600 km of pistes and offers about 200 ski lifts. Due to its high altitude (3200 meters) the ski region is snow certain; from the beginning of May this area is open. Furthermore, also the lifts located on a lower altitude stay open, even during bad weather conditions.
The different villages in the Trois Vallées offer an appropriate accomodation for every budget. There is i.e. the popular Val Thorens, the small-scale and quiet La Tania, the chic Courchevel, the cheaper Les Menuires and the traditional Méribel.
In the Les Trois Vallées ski area you'll also find the largest cable car in the world, which takes you from Courchevel to Le Saulire, to an altitude of 2738 meters. Here you'll mostly find red and black runs. In the funpark there are half-pipes and quarter-pipes for snowboarders and there are plenty of possibilities for off-piste skiing.
The ski area of Les Trois Vallées offers many possibilities, besides skiing and snowboarding. At the villages of Les Menuires, Courchevel and Meribel there are trails for cross-country skiers of all levels. In total there is 118 km of trails. Other possible winter activities include hiking, tobogganing, snowmobile tours or dogsledding.
The village of Les Menuires has completely been renovated for the winter games of 1992. Together with the Saint Martin de Belleville it forms a ski area with 160 km of slopes and offers over 50 lifts. Most lifts go to the Mont de la Chambre and the 3 Marches, from where you can discover the rest of the Trois Vallées. Méribel and Val Thorens are quickly reached from Les Menuires. On the snow-certain north-west slope of the Point de la Masse (2804 meters) there are some very nice and steep slopes for advanced skiers. For snowboarders there is a fun park with half pipes reaching 110 and 400 meters with quarters, tables and moguls.
Les Menuires is known for its relatively low prices. The village in the evening has plenty to do as well as there are a number of bars and nightclubs for après-ski, and there are plenty of restaurants to be found in the village as well. Other facilities in Les Menuires include different type of shops, supermarkets, ski schools, daycare, an indoor swimming pool and a number of wellness and sports facilities.
For cross country skiers there is a 10 km long trail, partly through the forest and partly through open fields to the villages St. Martin de Belleville and Le Chatelard. Above the village there are some practice trails. For hikers Les Menuires offers you approximately 160 km of hiking trails. From Les Menuires you can walk parallel to the Doron creek to some old villages, and snow shoe walks are also organized.
For children there is a separate children's park in in Les Menuires, and there are three small slopes just for sledding. At the mountain station of the Roc des 3 Marches a 3,5 km long toboggan run is situated, named the Roc'n Bob. In the surroundings of Les Menuires you can also take trips by dogsled or snowmobile.
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29 Dec 2013
"Superb accommodation 20m away from the slopes"
Really comfy and charming, and lots of equipment that made our life with a baby much easier, thanks a lot.… More
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