Chalet Carambole, Val Thorens

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Great week at the Carambole, our chalet maid Nonnie was awesome and she made the most amazing cakes! The lift was a bit slow, but that’s the only thing I can think of that could be better. Overall I would recommend staying here! + more
Sam, Essex
4 out of 5
Luxury, location and magnificent views, there is not much to fault when the chalet hosts bring their A-game and the wine is flowing. It's a short five minute walk from the resort centre, and the bus stop for easy access is a matter of feet away from your front door. Crucially, at less than 100ft from the lifts,... + more
Sno man, Sno Staff
4 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 Chalet Carambole

PLEASE NOTE: Images are not of Chalet Carambole but a property similar in style within the same complex.

Chalet Carambole is situated in the Balcons 5 building. This position offers excellent access to the skiing as it is just 25 metres (approx.) to the piste. The Plein Sud lift goes straight past the complex and competent skiers can enjoy the convenience of skiing practically to the door in good conditions. For beginners, the shuttle bus stops right outside reception for access to the other lifts. The shops, lively bars and restaurants of Val Thorens are just a short walk away. For guests’ convenience there are two restaurants, a bar offering snacks, a ski hire shop and a mini market within the complex.

Superb access to ski hire - Less than one minute walk (approx.) to rental shop

  • Town centre: 800m
  • Ski school: 25m
  • Ski lift: 25m
  • Piste: 25m
  • Bus stop: Outside chalet

Overview - chalet description - Chalet Carambole description

This chalet apartment is at the top of the resort of Val Thorens, offering excellent panoramic views across the valley. The décor is typically alpine in style with a spacious and light open living/dining area, wood burning stove and satellite TV. All rooms enjoy the bonus of en suite or private facilities, some with their own Jacuzzi baths. Guests staying in Chalet Carambole will be able to use the infinity pool, with fabulous views over the Val Thorens Valley, in addition to the gym facilities, sauna and steam room. There are also beauty and well-being treatments available and payable locally. All these facilities are located in the heart of the Balcons complex, close to the chalet.


Facilities - Chalet Carambole features

  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna / Steam room
  • Open fire
  • Local car parking
  • Close to piste

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

Entrance floor:

Open-plan living/dining area with wood burning stove and balcony

Rm 1 Twin (sleeps 2)
Twin, private shower and WC (not en suite)

Lower floor:

Rm 2 Twin (sleeps 2)
Twin (beds close together), jet bath, WC and shared balcony

Rm 3 Twin (sleeps 2)
Twin, shower, WC and shared balcony

Rm 4 Twin (sleeps 2)
Twin, shower and WC

Extra Information

Chalet staff live out

Meals - food and drink in Chalet Carambole

  • 7 nights chalet accommodation
  • Continental breakfast for 7 mornings with hot options provided by our hosts on 6 days
  • 6 days of homemade afternoon tea and cake
  • 6 days of aperitifs
  • 6 nights fully catered

Grade 3-5 Chalets

  • 3 course evening meals with a 2 course Alpine speciality on one night
  • Unlimited Silver level wine until coffee with evening meals

Please check meal inclusions for other durations.

We update Chalet Carambole'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 - Chalet Carambole 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:
Sat 12 Dec 202012/12/20
£639
Sat 19 Dec 202019/12/20
£1009
Sat 26 Dec 202026/12/20
Sold Out 
Sat 02 Jan 202102/01/21
£959
Sat 09 Jan 202109/01/21
£999
Sat 16 Jan 202116/01/21
£1029
Sat 23 Jan 202123/01/21
£1129
Sat 30 Jan 202130/01/21
£1129
Sat 06 Feb 202106/02/21
£1149
Sat 13 Feb 202113/02/21
£1689
Sat 20 Feb 202120/02/21
Sold Out 
Sat 27 Feb 202127/02/21
£1099
Sat 06 Mar 202106/03/21
£1079
Sat 13 Mar 202113/03/21
£1019
Sat 20 Mar 202120/03/21
£989
Sat 27 Mar 202127/03/21
£1159
Sat 03 Apr 202103/04/21
available Stansted, Birmingham, Leeds/bradford, Manchester, Newcastle
Sat 10 Apr 202110/04/21
£1169
This package holiday to Chalet Carambole in Val Thorens, France departs Saturday 12th December 2020, for a 7 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 Val Thorens - about holidays in Val Thorens - about ski holidays in Val Thorens - about ski holidays in Val Thorens France

Highest resort in Europe Top of the world's biggest interlinked ski area Foodie Favourite Off-slope activities galore

This is Europe's highest resort, with incredible views of the French, Swiss and Italian Alps and fantastic connections to the rest of the enormous Three Valleys. Holidays here are perfect for varied and snow-sure terrain in a laid back, friendly atmosphere. If you're early or late in the season, or in a year with poor snowfall, this place will give you some of the best conditions in the Alps!

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Families Snow Sure Non skiers

Val Thorens webcam

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Snow History: December average depth 91cm

Val Thorens trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Chambéry (CMF)112km 1h 35
Grenoble (GNB)200km, 2h 15
Geneva (GVA)160km, 2h 30
Region:France, Alps.
First opened:1971

Val Thorens lift pass price last reported as €208 (Adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Chalet Carambole.
Night skiing: Torch lit descents available
Val Thorens has N, NE, NW, S facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing November - May.

Town altitude: 2300m
Top of slopes: 3200m
Bottom of piste: 1800m
Vertical drop: 1,430m
Total length of trails:140km
Longest piste:5km
2300m at the top of the Three Valleys, VT is the highest ski resort in Europe and part of the biggest linked ski area on the planet. While it’s a place for people who above all else, love to ski, you’ll also find some of the country’s best après including the legendary Folie Douce, as well as weird and wonderful activities like the 1300m Tyrolienne zipwire. Olde worlde gallic charm it isn’t, but skiers will wake up to find some of the best snow in the Alps literally on their doorstep, and the views over ...
At the summit of the largest ski area in the world and bordering the Vanoise National Park, this is a spectacular place to ski and board. Beginners are well catered for on nursery slopes by the Rond Point des Pistes, where the magic carpets often don't require a lift pass. Kids will love the Junior Park, while the Musaraigne and Campagnols runs in the beginner’s area and the new Deux Combes green are perfect to practice on. With a bit more confidence, take the Pionniers or Plein Sud chairs for some lovely lon...
The après ski here easily rivals other top resorts in the Alps. If you haven't already had the Folie Douce experience, head just under the Plein Sud lifts where the “dancefloor on top of the world” is heaving from 3pm. Another place to party is Bar 360 at the end of the blue Moraine run, which always has live music and cheaper plonk. Back in town, Rue de Gebroulaz is a hub of lively bars where O’Connells is the local Irish pub and the Frog and Roastbeef is a long-time favourite of Brits (if you can drink the...

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"Nonnie's cakes were AMAZING"

Sam, Essex
4/ out of 5
Great week at the Carambole, our chalet maid Nonnie was awesome and she made the most amazing cakes! The lift was a bit slow, but that’s the only thing I can think of that could be better. Overall I would recommend staying here!

"Super close to the lift & a nice ambiance"

Sno man, Sno Staff
4/ out of 5
Luxury, location and magnificent views, there is not much to fault when the chalet hosts bring their A-game and the wine is flowing. It's a short five minute walk from the resort centre, and the bus stop for easy access is a matter of feet away from your front door. Crucially, at less than 100ft from the lifts, you're often able to ski right back to within a snowball's throw of your room. Local bars, shops, and ski hire are also within a whisker. All in all this is a great example and a contributing factor to our guests choosing to come to Val Thorens again and again.
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