What's new for winter 2020/21?
We have even more choice for your winter holiday to the French mountains! Here's what was new for the 2019/20 ski season.
For 2020/21, we already have some wonderful new announcements, find out more
New resort added to the programme
Chamonix, Evasion Mont Blanc
Set at the foot of the Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in the Alps at 15781 feet, Chamonix is a world-renowned ski resort with fantastic off-piste opportunities for the experienced skier. It is actually formed of 5 ski resorts and one large famous off-piste area (Vallée Blanche) with lift access via the Aiguille du Midi. Added to our Ski Collection Premium range are the beautiful apartments at Le Cristal Jade next to the Aiguille du Midi cable car. Recently built and opened in 2016/17, this luxury property offers stylish and comfortable apartments all fully equipped and wonderfully furnished. Guests also have free access to the private indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room, and fitness suite. Other facilities include reception lounge area with WiFi, children's area, underground garage, ski lockers with heated boot rack, and a bakery delivery service.
New Ski Collection Premium properties
In addition to the premium apartments in Chamonix, we have also added a number of other luxurious properties to our Ski Collection Premium range.
Chalet Izia, Val d'Isère
The superior luxury 5* self-catered apartments at Chalet Izia are the latest addition to Val d'Isère opening for the 2019/20 season. The residence has one of the best ski-in/ski-out locations in the resort right next to the renowned "M" red piste. Each of the 51 apartments has been very well designed, spacious rooms appointed with modern fittings and comfortable furnishings, making it a perfect choice for families. Guests also have access to the Bains du Montana with an indoor pool, sauna and hammam, as well as a spa (treatments payable). There is a dedicated ski room with lockers and boot dryers and guests can also choose to park underground (payable). Other facilities also include a reading/play area for children, lounge area, laundry service, and a bread delivery service.
Hotel le Refuge de Solaise, Val d'Isère
This 4* luxury hotel is a unique hotel located on the Tête de Solaise in Val d'Isère. The transformed lift station is ski-in/ski-out and found on a sunny plateau offering wonderful 360° views situated 800m above the resort. This exclusive location is only accessible by the Solaise gondola, meaning evenings are spent enjoying a meal in the panoramic restaurant, atmospheric bar or on the sun terrace, all in a superb mountain setting! There's also a film projection area, children's playroom, a wellness area with pool, and free WiFi. All bedrooms are designed to offer the utmost comfort, and are offered on a B&B basis (half-board menus and à la carte are available in the restaurant, payable locally).
Manali Lodge and Manali Lodge Suites, Courchevel Moriond
For the 2019-20 season, the prestigious 5 star Hotel Manali, has been transformed into the Manali Lodge, comprising of 18 uber-luxurious apartments, penthouses and the Manali Lodge Suites, with outstanding facilities and service for its guests. They are set in the most perfect ski-in/ski-out location, at the foot of the slopes near the Ariondaz gondola, and only 100m from the nearest shops, restaurants and bars. All apartments feature well-designed rooms with open-plan kitchen area and balcony. Whereas, the suites do not have a kitchen area and are offered on a B&B basis. Other facilities include wellness centre with pool, sauna, treatment room (payable), and gym, as well as two restaurants, ski room, and private parking.
Canyon Lodge, Courchevel Moriond
The Canyon Lodge is an exclusive development of luxury ski-in/ski-out chalets offering a wonderfully peaceful location in the Belvédère quarter of Courchevel Moriond, just 200m from the Ariondaz gondola and ski school meeting point. The wide variety of shops, lively bars and fine restaurants are also a mere 300m away. Guests have a choice between two chalets, the Alnatt and the Centenary. Chalet Alnatt sleeps up to 10 people in 5 bedrooms, it's across 5 levels with wrap-around balcony, mezzanine lounge area, and hot tub. Chalet Centenary sleeps up to 12 in 6 bedrooms, it's across 5 levels with it's own private pool, sauna, hammam and a hot tub on the balcony. All are well and stylishly equipped with an open-plan kitchen; living room with satellite TV, free WiFi and dining area; balcony; 2 private parking spaces included. Guests also have access to the leisure and spa facilities at the sister residence Manali Lodge.
Other new properties added
Lodge des Neiges, Tignes 1800
This brand new 4* property for the 2019/20 season is in an ideal position in Tignes 1800 at the foot of the new Boisses gondola, and offers ski-in/ski-out opportunities. These luxury spacious self-catered apartments are well fitted with modern and stylish furnishings, including a fully equipped kitchen, living area with double sofa bed, and a balcony. Other facilities at Lodge des Neiges include reception lounge area with fireplace, ski lockers, access to the indoor swimming pool and leisure centre, as well as the Ô des Cîmes Spa Centre (treatments payable), free WiFi (limited), and underground garage (payable).
Residence l'Hevana, Méribel
The 4* superior self catered apartments at Residence l'Hevana are newly built for the 2019/20 season and are situated in one of the best locations, just 100m from Méribel centre and 500m from the main lifts and ski school meeting point. Each of the 95 spacious apartments has been carefully designed to offer the most comfort and convenience for guests, with a fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher and coffee machine. Other facilities also include a children's area, a restaurant, tea room, bar and terrace, indoor parking (payable), free WiFi, and access to the indoor pool and wellness area with spa (treatments payable).
Hotel les Arolles, Val Thorens
This 3* superior hotel can be found in the heart of Val Thorens but also enjoying a ski-in/ski-out location on the slopes, and a large sunny terrace with views over the parts of the large 3 Valleys ski area! Hotel les Arolles offers many brilliant facilities to its guests, including separate baby, kids, teens, and 'ados' clubs from 18 months to 17 years old, making this a perfect choice for families! Guests can also choose between a half board, full board, or an all inclusive stay at the hotel, with plenty of different dishes for all tastes provided in the buffet meals. Other facilities also include free WiFi, parking (payable), lounge area with fireplace and pool table, bar area, and access to the Omea spa (sauna, hammam, Jacuzzi, and treatments - payable).
Residence le Diamant de Neiges, Plagne 1800
Brand new for winter 2019/20, this 4-star residence is an exclusive development of just 10 ski-in/ski-out apartments in La Plagne 1800. Set in a good location just 300m from the shops and 500m from the main lifts and ski school meeting point. Residence le Diamant de Neiges includes very spacious and comfortable apartments, with lovely modern furnishings and contemporary design. Facilities include covered parking, ski lockers, and free WiFi.
Le New Chastillon, Isola 2000
This modern, superior 3* residence is very well located at the foot of the slopes in Isola 2000, just 80m from the Pelevos gondola and ski school meeting point, and also near the Tourist Office and a wide choice of bars and restaurants practically on the doorstep. Facilities at le New Chastillon include a breakfast area, wellness area with free access to the pool, and a sauna (payable), as well as a ski room and free outdoor parking.
Residence Alpenrose, Alpe d'Huez
This 4* residence enjoys a quiet ski-in, ski-out location on the edge of the Bergers neighbourhood of Alpe d'Huez, just 250m from the Bergers chairlift and a good selection of shops, bars and restaurants. Residence Alpenrose also offers spectacular views of the surrounding peaks and the Romanche valley. Facilities include reception lounge with fireplace, access to the outdoor heated pool, fitness room, hammam and treatment rooms (payable), as well as free WiFi in the apartments.
Les Deux Alpes, Oisans
We have added a whole host of accommodation options to our programme this season in Les Deux Alpes! Including 4* Le Cortina, situated just 200m from the Diable chairlift, and access to the hot tub, sauna and steam room. The 4* apartments at the Alba have also been added to the programme, located a short walk from the local restaurants, bars and other facilities as well as the Vallée Blanche chairlift adjacent. The 3* superior Ours Blanc residence is close to the Venosc square and 150m from the Diable chairlift, with free access to an indoor heated pool, and spa area (payble).
White Pearl, Plagne Soleil
Opening December 2020, the White Pearl lodge & spa will be located on the hillside of Dou du Praz in Plagne Soleil. The ski-in/ski-out residence will enjoy a tranquil location surrounded by open space at the foot of the ski slopes. White Pearl will offer modern facilities, including an indoor/outdoor heated pool, children’s pool, hot tubs, saunas, steam room, salt cave and fitness room. A spa centre is also planned.
Alpen Lodge, La Rosière
The 4* luxury Alpen Lodge, opening for December 2020, will be located in the Quartier des Eucherts area, close to the ski slopes, main chair lift and ESF ski school meeting point. The residence will offer luxurious apartments, modern facilities and access to an indoor heated pool. A hot tub, sauna, steam room and fitness room are all also planned.
Manaka, Plagne Centre
Opening for December 2022, the 4* luxury residence offers an exceptional location in the heart of the resort with a view of Mont Blanc. This brand new residence will offer luxurious apartments, and facilities will include a reception area with an open fireplace a wellness area with indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, steam, and fitness room. Each apartment has its own individual ski locker with boot dryer plus indoor parking place.
Opening for December 2022, this 4* luxury residence will be in an exceptional ski in ski out location in the centre of Flaine Forum. This modern apart-hotel will be south facing and will feature a restaurant as well as other amenities and facilities including ski lockers, outdoor parking, an indoor heated pool (and separate children’s pool), as well as a hot tub, sauna, steam room and fitness room.