Val Thorens is the ultimate holiday destination for travellers who love Alpine skiing. Established more than four decades ago, the resort has gradually flourished into the premiere Alpine ski resort in France. Val Thorens combines some of the world’s best ski slopes with a friendly and exciting atmosphere that people of all ages will enjoy.
Set high on the Eastern side of the resort is Chalet des Neiges I, a modern and comfortable chalet that sleeps 10 people. It is situated above the village centre and is only a short walk to nearby bars, clubs, restaurants and spas.
This chalet features a huge open plan living area with comfortable lounges and a large dining table that seats 10 people. A balcony stretches alongside the lounge room, offering great views of the village and ski slopes. It is the perfect place to relax with a glass of wine after spending a day on the slopes.
Chalet des Neiges I is features wood panelling and timber beams to give guests the feeling of staying at an authentic Alpine chalet. Bedrooms are spacious, tastefully decorated and feature high-quality soft furnishings.
There are five twin bedrooms in the chalet, with one including an ensuite shower room and another including an ensuite bath/shower room. The chalet has a number of shared amenities including:
- WC and shower room
- Combined bath and shower room
- Separate WC
- Shower room
All bathrooms are modern and tastefully decorated with high quality fixtures.
The chalet is a 5-minute walk to the slopes and the bus that takes passengers to the ski school. Guests staying at the chalet also have free access to the indoor pool and sauna within the complex.
Food, Glorious Food!
With plenty of dining options, Val Thorens is the perfect location for a foodie holiday!
The chalet is fully catered, offering a hearty breakfast, afternoon tea with home-made cakes and a 3-course evening meal with house wine and coffee included. The resort’s talented chefs can create special meals for people with vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free or gluten-free diets. There are also early meal times available if you have children.
If you prefer to eat out, there are many high-quality restaurants within a short walk of Chalet des Neiges. Some of the best include:
- La Folie Douce
A very popular venue in the town, which is the site of many open air celebrations, it features two eateries, La Fruitière and La Petite Cuisine.
- Chalet de la Marin
Featured in the Michelin guide since 2013, the restaurant features indulgent food that will tantalise your tastebuds.
- Les Aiguilles de Peclet
At the foot of the Péclet glacier, this a la carte restaurant has a wonderful menu including homemade desserts
- Chalet Des 2 Ours
With a mountain style Savoyard-decorated interior, the restaurant has a range of hearty and delicious meals
The chalet also features a fully equipped kitchen, so you can prepare your own meals if you prefer.
The resort has such a diverse range of activities on offer that everyone from ski fanatics to foodies will have a great time. Many people also come to the Val Thorens to simply relax at one of the high quality spas!
If you are looking for an action packed holiday, some of the activities on offer at Val Thorens include:
- Winter Activities
Dozens of activities on offer including snowboarding, ice diving, a giant airbag landing pad, ice driving, snow mountain biking, ski touring, snow mobiles, paragliding, sled dogs, snowshoe outings, toboggans and of course skiing!
- Summer Activities
The fun doesn’t finish when winter is over. Some of the fun summer activities include fishing, donkey riding, hiking, archery, cycling, miniature golf, mountain biking, paintball, rafting, tennis, and trampolining
- Sports and leisure centre
The centre features many activities including Tennis, squash, badminton, table tennis, volleyball, football and street basketbal
- Kids fun park
Trampolines, inflatable castles, ball pools, and other fun activities for under 12s!
- Fitness Centre
Classes for all fitness levels in a variety of different styles including low-intensity, step, tai-chi, box-aerobics and abs classes. The fitness centre also offers beginners dance lessons.
- Aquaclub Spa
Great for parents and kids alike, featuring two swimming pools, spa, jacuzzis, sauna, relaxation space, steam showers, and aquaerobics
Conveniently, there are ski hire facilities in the same building as Chalet des Neiges I. Simply duck downstairs to hire or buy some gear for your day on the slopes.
For people are visiting Val Thorens to simply relax, there are many beautiful venues in town to do so, including:
- Val Thorens Well-Being Centre
Providing facials and body treatments, scrubs, body modelling with essential oils, light therapy, sauna and bronzing.
- The Val Thorens Sports Centre
In addition to providing access to dozens of sports, the Sport Centre has professional beauticians and masseuses on hand to pamper guests. Some of the massage therapies available include lomi lomi, Swedish, Californian, Thai, Indian, sculpting, lymph-draining or sub-dermal tissue massage.
- Koh-I Nor spa
Working in conjunction with Valmont, Koh-I Nor have created a spa that is designed to rejuvenate and relax guests. The spa features two swimming pools, a fitness room, a sauna, a jacuzzi, experience showers, a Turkish bath, a salt wall, a solarium and a relaxation area
- Le Spa
Using Cinq Mondes products and Phyto-Aromatics, this spa has 3 rooms for facials, body treatments and massages.
With so many activities on offer, Chalet des Neiges I is the perfect accommodation option for your next holiday.