Part of the massive Trois Vallées area, Courchevel is reputed to be the one of most sophisticated and expensive resorts in France offering some of the best skiing conditions and a long season. Courchevel is best for families and those wanting luxury hotels.
This is a simply vast area with plenty of opportunities for deep terrain skiing, tree line skiing and many flattering, cruising slopes. Courchevel is the perfect resort for many skiers. Of all the ski resorts, Courchevel 1850 is closest to the heart of the Parisians and the Capital’s café society just love its chic boutiques and its hedonistic portfolio of hotels and gourmet restaurants. It caters for an international clientele, many of whom will stay nowhere else. The resort is spread over four levels from le Praz at 1300, through 1550 and 1650 up to the largest and most exclusive resort of 1850.
Courchevel has direct links to Meribel and the other resorts of the Trois Vallées and the ski area has a long ski season due to the high altitude. Courchevel has a choice of independent ski schools offering small classes and specialist instruction for all levels and ages.
Set in the magnificent Trois Vallées, there is so much terrain to ski that many people return year after year and still manage to discover new runs. This resort has something for everyone one from budding novices to expert skiers. Courchevel is, for good reason, a very popular resort, however this does mean that the slopes can be a little crowded and it is expensive, particularly at peak periods.
Time off the slopes can be spent on the ice driving circuit, snowshoeing in the trees, or tobogganing down to Courchevel 1550. The Forum complex has an Olympic ice rink, shopping centre, brasserie and children’s village. At night there are ski shows, concerts and a wide selection of bars, clubs and restaurants. The frequent resort shuttle buses operate until midnight.
Les Trois Vallèes is located at one of the highest points in Courchevel close to the Altiport, around a 30 minute walk to the centre and offers guests ski-in ski-out facilities and a free shuttle bus.It is one of the most luxurious hotels in Courchevel and could be considered a resort in its own right. Consisting of 8 chalets offering fantastic views over the mountains, individual room or suite or, for larger parties or family, an entire chalet can be reserved, with all the amenities of a first class hotel. Each chalet is individually designed to the highest standard, with underground connections to all parts of the hotel and direct access to the Pralong slopes. Each chalet has a private lift and ski room with boot warmers. All rooms are with private bathroom, telephone, LCD screen satellite TV, safe, minibar and hairdryer.
Tasteful alpine style décor throughout enhances the warmth and cosiness this first class hotel exudes, from the charming public areas to the individual luxury rooms and suites, some boasting their own open fireplace, and all with gorgeous bathrooms.
The chef was trained by one of the most demanding in the trade and has been showcasing his talent since the restaurant’s conception and, unusually, half board is offered on an á la carte basis as opposed to a set menu. Guests can enjoy lunch on the large terrace overlooking the slopes or just relax and soak up the sunshine. The bar is a great place to relax - sink into one the huge sofas which surround the enormous fireplace. The perfect end to a hard days skiing would be to indulge your senses in the newly renovated La Prairie spa.
Spend the afternoon in the spa area with modern swimming pool, outdoor hot tub, fitness studio and beauty centre allowing you to relax after a hard morning on the slopes and then try the hotel restaurant offering highly recommended gourmet cuisine with the novel touch that half board is not a fixed menu but a la carte.
Les Trois Vallèesresort offers the following excellent facilities: lounge, restaurant, library, heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, Turkish baths, fitness centre, spa centre with beauty treatments, massage and hair salon, shuttle service, ski room with boot warmers, ski shop, boutique and heated indoor car parking.
|* Please note: the included amenities may vary according to final agreement, make sure to check your contract for complete list.|