Chalet Cristal has a superb location, situated away from the main road in Val dIsere. It is only 150m from the La Daille telecabine and the "Funival" a high speed funicular that carries skiers to the top of Bellevarde (2800m) in just a few minutes. From there is a huge choice of pistes including easy access to Tignes. You can ski back to within about 150m from the chalet, the same point as the Val d'Isere World Cup Downhill finish.
At the top of the la Daille telecabine is the world famous apres bar: La Folie Douce with its live music, outrageous dancers and fabulous atmosphere it's the apres bar that you shouldn't miss while on holiday in Val d'Isère.
From the Chalet Cristal 5, you can walk in to the centre of Val d'Isère. Alternatively you can use the free bus service that operates around Val d'Isere throughout the day and continues until 2am. The nearest bus stop to Chalet Cristal is only 100m away for the short ride to the centre of town.
Chalet Cristal 5, Val d'Isere is situated on the third floor of this beautifully appointed chalet. Its excellent location and great design, with its wood and stone finish and Savoyard charm, make it the ideal home for our Val d'Isere guests. It has five spacious bedrooms all with full en-suite facilities, including heated towel rails. Rooms 3 and 4 have access to a shared balcony with fantastic views over the mountains.
The attractive open plan lounge and dining area has traditional-style furniture and heavily-beamed ceilings with plenty of comfortable seating around the wood-burning stove, creating a warm and welcoming place to relax and unwind. French windows open onto a South West facing balcony creating a pleasing sense of light and space and a great outdoor space for guests to enjoy. The chalet has modern accessories such as a flat screen TV showing British channels, a DVD player for your enjoyment as well as free Wi-Fi internet access.
Rooms 1, 3 and 4 can take a cot. If booking the whole of Chalet Cristal 5 an additional child's bed can be put in room 3.
Bed linen and towels are included.
Ski Packs may cost more in resort than if pre-booked.
A local French tourist tax must be paid locally
Ski Access: 150m
Free Sat TV
Room 1: Twin en-suite shower & wc
Room 2: Twin en-suite shower & wc
Room 3: Twin en-suite shower & wc
Room 4: Double en-suite shower & wc
Room 5: Triple en-suite shower & wc
Appetising Canapés & Apéritifs
On arrival in your chalet, handmade pre-dinner canapés and apéritifs will be served to you in the lounge while your experienced chalet host welcomes you to your chalet and introduces you to the resort.
Delicious Cooked Breakfasts
Start your day with a delicious cooked breakfast that includes bacon, eggs, Heinz beans or hash browns and mushrooms or tomatoes plus a selection of cereals, porridge, yogurts and fresh bread. Served 8am to 9am.
Homemade Cakes & Afternoon Tea
Scrumptious homemade cakes and a choice of teas are provided every day, best enjoyed while you relax in the lounge area in front of the log fire.
Hearty Three Course Dinner
Home cooked evening meal served at 8pm with unlimited carefully selected red, white or rosé wine (6 days), with an additional 4th course of local cheese board with port on the Thursday evening. After dinner, fresh ground coffee or decaffeinated coffee as well as tea is served in the lounge.
We strive to ensure that your specific dietary requirements and preferences are catered for as best we can. Please let us know at least 14 days prior to your holiday start date, to ensure that this is possible. Our team can cater for special dietary requirements be they for medical reasons, religious reasons or simply personal preference. Our chalet hosts will be advised of these requirements in advance of your stay and every effort will be made to ensure that they are met. However, we cannot guarantee that certain ingredients will not be in the environment nor can we guarantee that cross-contamination will not occur.
Children aged 11 and under will be served High Tea at around 6pm. This is provided at no extra cost and ensures that your child's normal routine is not disturbed: soft drinks or milk are served with the meal. It also ensures that adults can enjoy their evening meal, which is served at 8pm. If you have booked a whole chalet then you can eat together - please speak to your chalet hosts on arrival.
The Festive Season
An Alpine chalet is a wonderful place to spend the festive season. We provide Christmas trees and decorations. On the day itself, you can look forward to aperitifs, turkey with all the trimmings, flaming Christmas pudding, mince pies, and of course, Christmas crackers. For New Year most of our resorts will have torch-lit descents, fireworks and other celebrations. Alternatively, you could just enjoy New Year's Eve dinner in your chalet with a glass or two of fizz.
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•½ of Espace Killy •Fantastic après •Traditional chocolate box village •Skiable glacier
Ski never-ending pistes and powder, ogle at colossal peaks and cosy Savoie architecture, then end the day with some of the world's most wild and wonderful après ski. Val d'Isere is considered by many to be the best ski resort on earth, and we’re inclined to agree.
Great for •Families •Groups •Non skiers •Catered Chalets
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Snow History: December average depth 80.17cm
Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:
|Chambéry (CMF)||145km, 1h45|
|Geneva (GVA)||180km, 2h40|
|Grenoble (GNB)||210km 2h50|
Val d'Isere lift pass price last reported as €294 (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Chalet Cristal 5.
Night skiing: Yes, every Thursday
Val d'Isere has NSEW facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing October - May.
|Top of slopes:||3300m|
|Bottom of piste:||1550m|
|Total length of trails:||300km|
|Longest piste:||10km (Tignes)|