The ski resort Val d’Isere is a very popular resort in the French Alps of France. It is also the most favourite resort for British skiers who also hold the British ski championships there on a regular basis. Val d’Isere is made up of 3 villages, La Daille, Le Fornet and Val d’Isere itself. Out of the three, Le Fornet is a somewhat special and enchanting place lying deep within the mountains, and is the residence of many luxury hotels.
The accommodation in Val d’Isere ranges from luxury hotels and chalets, to an assortment of catered and self-catered chalets and apartments.
Here is an overview of ski accommodation in val d’Isere.
There are several 5-stars and 4-stars hotels and chalets in Val d’lsere providing the very best indulgences money can buy. Most luxury accommodation offers:
- Exclusive driver service
- – Childcare with nannies and babysitting services for families with children
- – The best location that is close to the lifts, ski schools rendezvous area or a short walk from the village centre
- – Fine dining with delicious freshly cooked food, champagne and exquisite wines in a warm and cosy environment
- – Spas with indoor swimming pool, jacuzzis, steam, sauna and massage rooms and exercise machines
- – Specially configured rooms for families and those who require configuration
As to be expected luxury hotels and chalets are expensive.
Recommended luxury accommodation:
- Barmes de L’Ours
- Hotel Christiana
- Aigles des Neiges
Catered chalets have become quite popular in ski resorts, but it is the chalet ski accommodation in Val d’Isere that has attracted fun accolades like ‘Chalet Central’ or ‘Planet Chalet’ because of the sheer number of chalets it has.
The chalets range from luxury to simple but comfortable accommodation. A standard catered chalet usually includes a large breakfast early in the morning before you go out for a day’s skiing. You can then expect a cake on your return before enjoying a tasty evening meal.
Some catered chalets have indoor swimming pools, while most have en-suite shower rooms, flat screen TVs with DVD player and satellite TV channels, games room and childcare facilities.
If your budget does not stretch to catered chalets you can always rent a self-catered chalet as they are cheaper. Whatever your budget you will be able to pick a modern, centrally located self-catered chalet, studio or apartment, with hot tubs outside, general bathroom and kitchen facilities as well as spectacular views of the mountains.
There are many large ski apartment complexes in Val d’Isere that are close to the shops, restaurants and ski lifts. The majority of ski apartments are self-catered rentals. But this should not be a problem as Val d’Isere has many good restaurants and bistros that provide delicious meals so that you do not have to cater for yourself. You will find the apartments are equipped with all the mod cons such as an oven, dishwasher and a washing machine, TV with DVD player, 1,2 or 3 bedrooms, and bathroom with a separate WC.