Club Med Villars-sur-Ollon, Villars, Switzerland

£1139 per person based on 2 sharing.
approx holiday rating 4/5
11th January 2015 (7 nights)
Without Flights to Without Flights
Hotel

What's included?

  • Accommodation
  • Without Flights
  • All Inclusive
  • No Transfers
  • Lift Pass
  • Group Lessons
£1139 was £1151
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Holiday ID 11682308
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Reviews - Club Med Villars-sur-Ollon Ratings & Customer Feedback

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  • "There were good and bad points of the actual accommodation – we were disappointed with the room size which didn’t quite meet our expectations. We had one of the rooms at the back and it didn’t have a view. ..." more ▶
    Steve, Monifieth
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Location - where is Club Med Villars-sur-Ollon

Distance to lift, piste, resort or bars and restaurants?
A luxury family hotel in the Vaudoise Alps.

Overview - Club Med Villars-sur-Ollon description

One of Europe's first ever ski resorts, this Swiss resort helped launch the popularity of winter sports during the "Roaring Twenties". The small rack railway dates back to the resort's origins, as does the elegant hotel that is home to the Club Med. With its outdoor heated swimming pool in a beautiful, south-facing setting, its Turkish bath and speciality restaurant, the hotel offers warm and cosy comforts. Villars-sur-Ollon has something for the whole family, from action-packed skiing to tasting local produce and relaxing strolls to nearby Lake Geneva. Altitude 1,300 metres (4,260 ft).

What's included in your holiday

  • Return flights with a choice of airlines, cabin classes and flight schedules1

  • Meet & Greet, transfers 2, taxes & tips

  • Choice of room comfort : Club

  • Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, snacks and dinner

  • Choice of restaurants offering refined and generous buffets

  • Open Bar drinks & snacks served throughout the day and evening with a large choice of premium brands

  • Club Med Baby Welcome ®: nursery equipment, appropriate catering, bottle-heater

  • Free stay for children under 4 years 4

  • Child supervision from 4 to 11 years with multicultural and specialized G.Os®

  • Juniors’ Club Med from 11 to 17 years

  • A wide range of après-ski activities

  • Ski pass and group lessons in partnership with ESF (Ecole du Ski Français).6 7

  • Free access to Turkish Bath and Sauna

  • A choice of relaxed and festive atmospheres with concerts and shows

Note:
1 At extra cost and where possible
2 Transfers only in case of purchase of the Club Med Package including transport, exceptions for some Resorts
3 Depending on the Resort
4 Depending on the dates
5 Except for the hammam (Bali, Trancoso, Phuket, Cervinia, Val d'Isère) & Sauna (Bali, Trancoso, Cervinia)
6In Chamonix Mont-Blanc the Brévent and Flégère ski domains close on 21 April 2013 (Winter Ski 2013), and Club Med snow sports end on the same day.
7 In Val d'Isère, Chamonix Mont-Blanc, Méribel 3 resorts and Arcs Extrême, our group lessons from 12 years.

Family

Childcare and children's club facilities: Our Resort welcomes children of all ages, with children's club facilities specifically devised for the different age groups and run by professionals.

Club Med Baby Welcome: Club Med Baby Welcome for babies up to 23 months - available in most of the Family Resorts if the service is reserved at the time of booking.

Facilities - Club Med Villars-sur-Ollon features

Ski pass and skiing/snowboarding lessons
Free practice : Cardio-training room with Club Med Gym®
Unidentified : Guided snowshoe walks
Group lessons for all levels (age and date restrictions may apply) : Alpine skiing, Club Med fitness, Snowboard
Leisure activities : Guided snowshoe walks, Lounge and festive evenings, Swimming pool.
If you have chosen a package with transport, it includes the return flights and transfers to and from the Resort.

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

The Villars Palace is a 1920s building, its restaurant, lobby and theatre are listed buildings. The hotel has a wide variety of rooms (215 in total), on six floors with lift, and a garden level.

Club Med Villars-sur-Ollon, Club Club
A comfortable and elegant Club or Family Club Room, on all floors of the hotel.
You might want to opt for a south-facing room.

Meals - food and drink in Club Med Villars-sur-Ollon

Full board throughout the stay including wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner. Open bar and snacks (at the restaurant) at specific times during the day and night.

We update Club Med Villars-sur-Ollon's details often, but facilities do change. e.g. some extras listed by the supplier as "free" or included might only be for the first time you use them, or for one time per party, then charged for further use. If any specific feature is essential to your holiday, make sure you ask us to confirm the details of it before you book your holiday.

Flights - Club Med Villars-sur-Ollon departures

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Dates - Club Med Villars-sur-Ollon availability

Sun 21 Dec 2014
£1525£1509
Sun 28 Dec 2014
£1815£1796
Sun 04 Jan 2015
£1234£1221
Sun 11 Jan 2015
£1151£1139
Sun 18 Jan 2015
£1151£1139
Sun 25 Jan 2015
£1522£1139
Sun 01 Feb 2015
£1274£1261
Sun 08 Feb 2015
£1334£1320
Sun 15 Feb 2015
£1774£1756
Sun 22 Feb 2015
£1666£1649
Sun 01 Mar 2015
£1525£1410
Sun 08 Mar 2015
£1151£1139
Sun 15 Mar 2015
£1251£1139
Sun 22 Mar 2015
£1151£1139
Sun 29 Mar 2015
£1151£1139
This all inclusive holiday to Club Med Villars-sur-Ollon in Villars, Switzerland departs Sunday 11th January 2015 from Without Flights (AO) to Without Flights (AO), for a 7 night stay on a "all inclusive" board basis.
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Resort - about ski holidays in Villars Switzerland

Not just a sunny ski resort, Villars has an impressive ski area and caters really well for families. Topped with olde village charm, views of Lake Geneva, Mont-Blanc and the Dents du Midi and restaurants that even Heston raves about, a holiday here is likely to be a hard one to forget.

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At a glance:
Linked ski area Access to glacier skiing Charming Swiss village

Great for:
Groups Families Short transfer

What kind of ski resort is Villars in Switzerland?

Just west of Lake Geneva, Villars is part of the French-speaking region of the ‘Alpes Vaudoises’. The resort sits on a balcony at 1300m and is mostly south-facing – ideal for sun-soaked vistas of the Portes du Soleil and even sights of Mont Blanc on a clear day. This eco-savvy destination is one of the greenest resorts in the world and has been awarded the Flocon Vert for sustainable development. The Swiss tourist office has also recognised it for the awesome children’s facilities (they’ve offered free lif... Read more ▶

What’s the skiing & snowboarding like in Villars?

The local ski area covers the four peaks of Petit Chamossaire, Grand Chamossaire and Chaux Ronde above Villars and the Croix des Chaux behind Gryon. There’s some fantastic beginner skiing on the designated areas towards the back of town – as these are off the main piste network, they’re usually free to use. Venture towards the bowl at Bretaye where you’ll find some wide... Read more ▶

Is there lively après ski and nightlife?

Kick things off during the afternoon by settling for vin chauds at a slopeside café like Col De Bretaye. You can relax on the terrace with a sunny view of Mt Blanc and the surrounding runs - if you haven’t had lunch yet, we’ve heard the steak tartare is amazing! Down in the village, the Plaza el Gringo has 3 bars that are popular with both tourists and locals. The livelie... Read more ▶

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Snow and skiing conditions

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Villars snow forecast22cm forecast this week.
Villars snow historyNovember average depth 20cm

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For more detail on Villars ski holidays browse the chalets, hotels, and apartments. Essential travel & mountain stats are:

Airport transfers:

Geneva115km, 1 hour 20 minutes

(times are approximate & depend on conditions)

Region:Switzerland, Vaud Alps.
First opened:1913
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57km or 40%45km or 39%13km or 10%

Most recent lift Villars lift pass price (bought in resort) reported as CHF301.
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Night skiing: N

Villars has NSEW facing slopes.

Usually open for skiing Dec or Apr.

Town altitude: 1300m
Top of slopes: 3000m
Bottom of piste: 1300m
Vertical drop: 900m
Total length of trails:125km
Longest piste:7km
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Price includes 7 nights' accom (unless otherwise stated), plus flights from Without Flights. Ski holidays are "Per person per week" based on max occupancy (2 people on this skiing holiday).

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Club Med Villars-sur-Ollon 4 blue stars and 5 snowflakes ratings and reviews are collated by SNO man from suppliers and customer feedback. While they are 5 point systems, accommodation ratings vary in different countries and with different tour operators. When looking for a 4 star hotel in Villars, it's important to understand that the blue stars are the owner/operators opinion and should be considered an approximation for guidance rather than an official 4 star rating.
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