NB: This is a "family" chalet, so all bookings must include at least one child or teenager.
Total convenience for the whole family is what the chalet Arnica offers as not only are you only 150m from the nearest lift, you can ski back to the chalet and all childcare is in-house. The comfortable accommodation occupies the whole of the first floor of the Ferme d'Elisa building and offers three well-designed inter-connecting family suites, as well as one twin room, with all the bedrooms having either private or en suite bathrooms.
The open-plan lounge and dining area is a mix of traditional and modern with tiled flooring, a welcoming fireplace, comfortable sofas and wood panelling.
Other facilities are shared with our three other chalet apartments in the residence, with a ski and boot room on the ground floor and a shared Children's Snug on the fourth floor of the building, accessed from the central stairway. This room is unsupervised so please keep an eye on your children and remember to bring your family's favourite DVDs.
Please note that Snow Club and Nursery children, with our accompanying staff, will use the dining area and communal wc in this chalet over lunch time.
We have led the childcare concept for UK families on skiing holidays for the last 35 years and our programme is constantly reviewed and refined, with previous guest feedback always the key element in further enhancing the experience.
For parents, Classic Childcare means being able to leave your accommodation after breakfast to head for the first lifts, only needing to return after the last one shuts. We look after your children completely throughout the ski day if you wish.
While the babies and toddlers go to our Nursery, staff take the older ones to our partner ski-school, collect them, give them lunch, run activities to keep them happy and stimulated and then take them back to their chalets for their high tea, giving you our super-convenient ‘Seamless Service’ throughout the day.
Shared ski and boot and Snow Club Room, Sauna
Living/dining area, separate wc, kitchen
Suite 1, Sleeps 4, Double and twin bunks in two interconnecting sleeping areas (shower/wc)
Suite 2, Sleeps 4, Twin bunks (shower/wc) interconnecting to double room
Room 3, Sleeps 2, Twin (shower/hand basin) with adjacent private wc off hallway
Room 4, Sleeps 4, Quadruple room with double and twin beds in two sleeping areas separated by furniture and curtains (bath/shower/wc) balcony
All suites/rooms will also take a cot.
Supps: p.p.p.n. En suite shower/wc £3.50, bath/shower/wc/balcony £5.50
Floor plans are for guidance only and may not be to scale.
We set high standards for our cuisine, training our staff extensively before the season starts to ensure that you will enjoy every meal.
One of the joys of choosing to take a catered chalet ski holiday is that you’re not doing the cooking. Our staff prepare and serve breakfast, afternoon tea and a 3 course evening meal including wine and coffee, on six days a week in our chalets on our staff day off, a continental breakfast will be provided for you.
The staff night off gives you a chance to sample some of the delicious local restaurants an ensure that you don’t leave the Alps without your fill of Weiner Schnitzel or Fondue! Our Baby Listening Service ensures that you can enjoy your meal out without worry.
Let us take care of the cooking and with the Baby Listening Service, all the family can sit back, relax and focus on the skiing!
In all our properties breakfast is served buffet-style with a selection of cold options including a choice of cereals or porridge, cold meats, cheese and preserves, bread (and croissants in France), fruit juices, tea and coffee and a cooked breakfast of bacon, sausage, eggs and beans.
On the staff day off, a continental style breakfast is laid out for you to help yourselves in all chalets.
Every day, apart from our staff day off, a home-baked cake and tea and coffee making facilities are laid out for you to help yourself when you return from the slopes.
High Tea at 5.30pm is served as a 2 course evening meal for all children under 11 as many parents prefer to enjoy adult-only company over dinner. Parents are asked to accompany their children under 3, whilst 3-10 years old are supervised by our childcare team.
Adult dinner at 7.30pm comprises 3 courses including an appetiser, main dish and dessert, preceded by a prosecco apéritif, accompanied by a choice of red, rose and white wines, and culminating with tea or coffee.
If it's important to you to eat dinner altogether as a family, we offer Family Dining in any chalet when you book the entire chalet for exclusive use. Dinner is then served from 6:30pm with the menu based on our adult dishes with some flexibility for the children's preferences. There is a supplement of £39 per child for Family Dining.
On the staff night off you and your family have the opportunity to eat out in one of the local restaurants. Our staff will be happy to help with recommendations and bookings if you wish. If you would prefer, you can always order in a takeaway pizza, and have a relaxing evening in.
High Tea provides children under 11 with a healthy menu, but tailored more towards children’s tastes than our main adult dinner, and puréed food is also always available for infants on request. Parents are asked to accompany their children under 36 months at High Tea please, whilst children from 3-10 years will be supervised by staff.
Vegetarian options are available in our chalets if you advise us in advance. Other special diets can generally be catered for at a cost of £35 per person per week. Any dietary requirements must be advised to us at the time of booking in order for us to be fully prepared.
All our chalets offer traditional fare for Christmas dinner, with roast turkey and all the trimmings, Christmas pudding, mince pies, crackers, party hats and of course a pre-dinner glass of Champagne plus a lively, fun atmosphere for all the family.
This is the one meal that all families share together regardless of children’s ages, so in some properties the dining tables can be quite crowded, but this adds to the festive ambience of all celebrating together!
A special festive menu followed by Champagne is also served on New Year’s Eve, but this is for adults only (and those aged 11 and over of course).
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•Off piste snow cross •Ski France & Italy •Famille Plus label resort
A quiet French resort giving snow lovers access to not one but two countries! Hop between French La Rosière and Italian La Thuile domains with the standard San Bernardino lift pass for a mountain culture overload. Go as easy or hard as you like from cruisey beginners slopes to fast-paced kite skiing on the other end of the speed scale.
Great for •Families •Beginners •Kite Skiing •Snowshoeing
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Snow Forecast: 0cm expected this week
Snow History: December average depth 81.17cm
Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:
|Chambéry (CMF)||128 km, 1 hr 50|
|Geneva (GVA)||212 km, 2 hrs 45|
|Bourg St Maurice (train)||20km, 30 mins|
La Rosiere lift pass price last reported as 235€ (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Chalet Arnica (Ferme d’Elisa Chalets).
Night skiing: No
La Rosiere has N S facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December - April.
|Top of slopes:||2650m|
|Bottom of piste:||1200m|
|Total length of trails:||160km|