Bellacima Lodge, Meribel & Mottaret

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4.6 out of 5 based on 5 reviews
Good points: the chalet staff and resort manager went out of their way to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. Sensible flight and transfer times. Great in terms of what was provided for our baby (cot, high chair, change mat, nappies etc.) which made holidaying with an infant relatively stress free. Gorgeous... + more
E Smith
4 out of 5
Stunning new chalet with excellent facilities, great food with a varied menu. From drivers to hosts to sales, the team made us feel like the most important and valued customers. + more
Megan Beynon
4 out of 5
A friend and I stayed for a week in the newly-constructed Bellacima Lodge. We were looked after superbly by Emily and Lorna, who cooked up a storm every morning and evening. Their enthusiastic nature was much appreciated, particularly in the mornings when we were hungover. The duty driver service was prompt, se... + more
Oliver
5 out of 5
Great chalet and hosts. Hot tub and cinema room were both amazing. Food and drink were good, although slightly heavy style of menu. Rooms very nice and all ensuite. Living area had plenty of space for big groups. Chalet hosts were lovely and accomodating. Quite a high price for new year week but at other times ... + more
Anonymous
5 out of 5
Our party of friends were delighted to stay in Bellacima, especially with such beautiful new facilities. Emily and Lorna should get particular mention for being such charming, accomplished hosts; they got the balance exactly right of catering for our needs and making us feel comfortable. The food was excellent ... + more
Louise Bradford
5 out of 5
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Package - what's included - what's included & available - what's included plus available extras - what's included & what extras are available

Accommodation
Catered Chalet
Flights Included
Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Location - where is Bellacima Lodge

Positioned opposite O'Sullivans (formally Dick’s Tea Bar) - perfect for a spot of après if you can tear yourself away from this fantastic chalet in Meribel's heart.


Overview - chalet description - Bellacima Lodge description

Our all singing all dancing flagship chalet in Meribel opened for the 2013/14 season and our guests have been just as impressed as us! Those who have stayed here will agree, this isn't any old chalet. This 5 bedroom luxury chalet was built to order - with lift, cinema, billiard room, hot tub and small counter current swimming pool.

We dreamt up our perfect chalet and our long-standing friend and partner in Meribel, Bernard Raffort, assembled it. We were thinking huge vaulted living room with central fireplace, fabulous views of the pistes, perhaps a hot tub on the large south facing terrace and just maybe a small swimming pool with counter current too. Then we pondered a sumptuous cinema for the odd blockbuster, a billiard room for après-dinner amusement, and … lets go mad, how about a lift for when we felt tired or lazy at the end of the day. We pondered, Bernard built. Bellacima Lodge has it all.


Facilities - Bellacima Lodge features

  • Outdoor hot tub & small counter current pool
  • Cinema
  • Billiard room
  • Terrace
  • Open fire
  • Music system with iPod connectivity
  • WiFi
  • DVD player
  • iPad
  • Hairdryers in each bedroom
  • Ski room with boot warmers
  • chalet catering
  • Welcome champagne & canapés
  • Wake up drinks
  • Daily cleaning (6 days)
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Use of chalet iPad
  • Resort film & board games library
  • Massage & beauty treatments (local charge)

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

Bellacima Lodge (Sleeps 11-12)

Room 1

(Ground floor) – Twin with small terrace, en suite bath, handbasin and WC

Room 2

(Ground floor) – Twin with small terrace, en suite shower, handbasin and WC. Space for cot.

Room 3

(First floor) – Twin with balcony, en suite bath, handbasin and WC

Room 4

Family Suite (2nd floor) - Double and twin rooms both with balconies share en suite bath, handbasin and WC (private lift access).

Room 5

(2nd floor) - Twin with balcony, en suite bath, handbasin and WC. Space for cot.


Meals - food and drink in Bellacima Lodge

Our Executive Chef is passionate about food and hugely sensitive to the appetite of a hungry skier whilst considering a balanced diet. The new and refined menus are heavy enough to reward mountain exertion yet light and simple enough to leave you grinning not groaning.

All our holidays include;

  • Continental breakfast with a cooked option on 6 mornings
  • Afternoon tea will be left in the chalet for you to help yourself to freshly made cake or biscuits, bread & jams, selection of teas, coffee and hot chocolate
  • Canapés on the first and last evening
  • 3 course evening meal (6 nights) followed by cheese board and coffee
  • A choice of red and white wine is served throughout dinner
We update Bellacima Lodge'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.

Availability - dates & airports - dates & departure airports - chalet dates & departure airports - Bellacima Lodge dates & departure airports

Price per person with: Prices shown are per person based on: Prices shown are per person based on: The prices shown here are per person and based on the following criteria:
Wed 13 Dec 201713/12/17
Sold Out 
Wed 20 Dec 201720/12/17
Sold Out 
Wed 27 Dec 201727/12/17
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Wed 03 Jan 201803/01/18
£1036
Sun 07 Jan 201807/01/18
available 7 nights
Sun 14 Jan 201814/01/18
available 7 nights
Sun 21 Jan 201821/01/18
Sold Out 
Sun 28 Jan 201828/01/18
available 7 nights
Sun 04 Feb 201804/02/18
Sold Out 
Sun 11 Feb 201811/02/18
Sold Out 
Sun 18 Feb 201818/02/18
Sold Out 
Sun 25 Feb 201825/02/18
Sold Out 
Sun 04 Mar 201804/03/18
Sold Out 
Sun 11 Mar 201811/03/18
available 7 nights
Sun 18 Mar 201818/03/18
Sold Out 
Sun 25 Mar 201825/03/18
available 7 nights
Sun 01 Apr 201801/04/18
Sold Out 
Sun 08 Apr 201808/04/18
available 7 nights
Sun 15 Apr 201815/04/18
available 7 nights
Sun 22 Apr 201822/04/18
Sold Out 
This package holiday to Bellacima Lodge in Meribel & Mottaret, France departs Wednesday 3rd January 2018, for a 4 night stay on a "catered chalet" board basis. A local tourist tax (Taxe de Sejour or Kurtaxe) is levied by many councils in European ski resorts. It varies by standard and type of accommodation and is age dependent, so not everyone is charged. It's not included in the basic price of your holiday and is usually paid locally. For reference, the average charged in winter 15/16 was between 50p and £2 per person, per night.
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Resort - about Meribel & Mottaret - about holidays in Meribel & Mottaret - about ski holidays in Meribel & Mottaret - about ski holidays in Meribel & Mottaret France

3 Valleys ski area Excellent ski schools Lively après ski

Meribel has a special place in many Brit's hearts – not simply because it’s right in the middle of the biggest ski area on Earth. A resort for long ski days, ski-boot-stomping après and cosy chalets, there’s a great deal to do and ski here, which is why many of us have been coming back for decades.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Families Groups Non skiers

Meribel & Mottaret webcam

Snow Report: Top 60cm, Bottom 20cm

Snow Forecast: 2cm expected this week

Snow History: November average depth 15.5cm

Meribel & Mottaret trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Chambéry (CMF)95km 1h20
Grenoble (GNB)120km, 2h
Geneva (GVA)135km, 2h
Region:France, Alps.
First opened:1938

Meribel & Mottaret lift pass price last reported as €212 (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Bellacima Lodge.
Night skiing: Torchlit descents available
Meribel & Mottaret has SE, E, NW facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December - April.

Town altitude: 1500m
Top of slopes: 2952m
Bottom of piste: 1450m
Vertical drop: 2509m
Total length of trails:150km
Longest piste:3.6km
Meribel's location is tricky to beat, slap bang in the centre of the mammoth Three Valleys ski area. British made and largely Brit run, it's a destination we flock to year after year for a homely atmosphere in a good looking resort with more than enough pistes for a week (or three). It's made up of a huddle of gorgeous hamlets, built in traditional wood and stone and surrounded by thick woodland. The main area is Meribel Centre (usually known just as Meribel). A trad alpine village with choc-box chalets, th...
With three beginner areas known as ‘Zen Zones' plus some good greens to practice on including Le Foret, Altiport and the Cool Moon area (carefully planned out so you can practice at your own pace in quiet surroundings), Meribel's one of the best ski resorts to learn in. If you're skiing with little ones there are fantastic ski schools and child-orientated areas, including animal sculptures scattered around the trees. Moon Wild is a special area where children can learn about local wildlife as they enjoy the s...
Whether your day on the hill leaves you wanting to relax with a vin chaud, have a pint and play pool, or party the night away, your time off the slopes will be as varied as the days spent cruising the incredible Trois Vallees. It’s said that you haven't experienced après ski here until you've sampled toffee vodka... We say the only real “must do” is Le Rond Point, which is perhaps the most famous après ski bar in the world. Meribel is rightly famous for its night life with a variety of pubs, bars and clu...

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"Good points and constructive criticism"

E Smith
4/ out of 5
Good points: the chalet staff and resort manager went out of their way to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. Sensible flight and transfer times. Great in terms of what was provided for our baby (cot, high chair, change mat, nappies etc.) which made holidaying with an infant relatively stress free. Gorgeous chalet - loved all the facilities. Areas for improvement: check in at Gatwick was very stressful as the Monarch staff were extremely rude and had different information about baggage allowance to that provided by the tour operator. Chalet could have been cleaner. I don't think our bathroom floor had been cleaned for weeks and the kitchen/living areas never looked clean. Food was also disappointing (compared to previous years) which may not be a reflection of the staff's culinary skills but more the menu choices. Also some confusion over what food was available for our baby. The above should be taken as constructive criticism. We will definitely consider holidaying with this chalet company again.

"Beautiful Chalet, excellent service!"

Megan Beynon
4/ out of 5
Stunning new chalet with excellent facilities, great food with a varied menu. From drivers to hosts to sales, the team made us feel like the most important and valued customers.

"A fantastic week in luxury surroundings with great company"

Oliver
5/ out of 5
A friend and I stayed for a week in the newly-constructed Bellacima Lodge. We were looked after superbly by Emily and Lorna, who cooked up a storm every morning and evening. Their enthusiastic nature was much appreciated, particularly in the mornings when we were hungover. The duty driver service was prompt, seamless and definitely allowed us to ski/sleep for a lot longer. We also took full advantage of the hot tub and sauna while other guests ordered in DVDs to watch in the cinema room. All in all, a very impressive chalet with superb staff/drivers/managers (one of whom even lent me their ski gloves for one day when I left mine in the van). P.s. We never evens saw the counter-current pool, let alone use it, as we we're having too much fun with the other facilities!

"Great new chalet"

Anonymous
5/ out of 5
Great chalet and hosts. Hot tub and cinema room were both amazing. Food and drink were good, although slightly heavy style of menu. Rooms very nice and all ensuite. Living area had plenty of space for big groups. Chalet hosts were lovely and accomodating. Quite a high price for new year week but at other times of the year the price would be well worth it and we would definitely return.

"Bellacima a favourite!"

Louise Bradford
5/ out of 5
Our party of friends were delighted to stay in Bellacima, especially with such beautiful new facilities. Emily and Lorna should get particular mention for being such charming, accomplished hosts; they got the balance exactly right of catering for our needs and making us feel comfortable. The food was excellent - consistently high standards and the range of menu was spot on. Cakes were delicious! Everything was made easy for us; the group of kids (aged 13-9) felt it was their best ski holiday ever, as did we. This chalet will only get better in successive seasons as it is fine-tuned. A really good Meribel experience.
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