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4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
The chalet’s nice and the staff were really good – excellent in fact – they looked after us well. The facilities are very good and the chalet’s nice and convenient. I’ve had better and worse locations, but in general the slopes weren’t too far away and once we’d got used to the layout we knew where the s... + more
Alan, Ashford
5 out of 5
The split level Chalet Koala is located on the 4th floor of the apartment block so the hosts are confident in their boast of breath-taking views of the mountains. There is an elevator with easy access to the all the floors so no fear of . The catering is of a high standard in our experience always having qualit... + more
Jimmy, 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
Ferry Included
No Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Overview - chalet description - Chalet Koala description

The Koala is our largest chalet apartment within the Chalet de L’Ours residence, sleeping 18 guests, and furnished and fitted in a high quality, comfortable style. The accommodation is spread over two floors, with the lounge and dining room on the lower floor, whilst the majority of the bedrooms are on the upper floor, together with the sauna.
It’s perfect for a large group or several families with the most generous of living spaces and 9 double or twin bedded en suite rooms, most of which have a balcony from where great views over the resort can be enjoyed.

In addition all our guests have free use of the indoor swimming-pool in the adjacent Altitude Residence.
Satellite TV, Wifi, and hairdryers in all rooms complete the comforts on offer here.

Access to the slopes could not be simpler, with the pistes and nearest ski-lift just 250m from the residence’s front door, for swift and easy access to and from the slopes.


Facilities - Chalet Koala features

  • First class apartment chalet
  • Convenient location in Les Arcs 2000
  • FREE use of indoor swimming-pool
  • Ski-lifts and slopes less than 3 minutes’ walk (250m)
  • Private sauna
  • Chalet catering with wine included

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

Upper Floor

  • Sauna
  • Room 1
    Twin with bath/wc
  • Room 2
    Twin with bath/wc/balcony
  • Room 3
    Double with bath/wc/balcony
  • Room 4
    Twin with bath/wc/balcony
  • Room 5
    Twin with bath/wc/balcony
  • Room 6
    Twin with bath/wc
  • Room 7
    Double with bath/wc/balcony
  • Room 8
    Double with bath/wc/balcony

Lower Floor

  • Lounge/dining room and kitchen
  • Room 9
    Twin with Bath/wc

Additional Information

  • Supplements per person per night: Bath/wc/balcony £4
  • Chalet Koala is on Floor 4 which is the entrance level to the residence.
  • Floor plans are for guidance only and may not be to scale

Meals - food and drink in Chalet Koala

We set very high standards for our cuisine, and train our staff extensively before the season starts, to ensure that you will thoroughly enjoy every meal on your holiday with us. We also take our Health and Safety responsibilities extremely seriously, so all our chalet and Chalet Hotel staff involved in food preparation are trained to the City & Guilds qualification – Level 2 in Food Safety during the pre-season training course. There is a continental breakfast is every morning and a breakfast hot option, afternoon tea and evening dinners are provided for six days of the week in both chalets and Chalet Hotels.

Breakfast

A good breakfast is essential on a ski holiday, so we provide both a hot option, as well as a continental selection with a choice of cereals or porridge, fruit juices, plentiful tea, coffee and bread (and croissants in France), cold meats, cheese and preserves, which is normally presented buffet-style for you to help yourself. On our staff day off, only the continental breakfast will be provided.

Afternoon Tea

The traditional ‘welcome home’ after a day on the slopes will be laid out for you in your chalet or Chalet Hotel, ready for your return, every day except on the staff day off. A good cup of tea or coffee is the perfect accompaniment to a delicious slice of cake and keeps hungry skiers happy until dinner is ready.

Children's High Tea

In chalets and Chalet Hotels with family guests, High Tea provides children under 11 years with a healthy menu, tailored more towards children’s tastes and puréed food is available for infants on request. High Tea is at 5.30pm, and children do not join the main adult-only dinner.

Dinner in Chalets

In the evenings our hosts will cook you a three-course adult only meal six nights a week. This starts with a glass of prosecco followed by an appetiser, main course and dessert – with unlimited complimentary red, white and rosé wine during service! There is also an option for vegetarians, please warn us in advance.

One of these meals will be a regional meal with the menu depending on which country you are staying in.

On the staff one night off per week just a continental breakfast is provided and it’s a great opportunity for you to experience some local restaurants in your resort. Speak to your resort representative for recommendations and help with reservations.

Vegetarian and Special Diets

Vegetarian options are available in our properties – just advise us at time of bookings so that we can ensure that our staff can prepare. 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. Our Chalet Hosts will discuss your dietary requirements with you upon arrival to the chalet or Chalet Hotel.

Christmas and New Year

All of our chalets and Chalet Hotels will serve a traditional Christmas dinner with a glass of Champagne to start off the evening. This will include roast turkey with all of the trimmings, Christmas pudding, mince pies, crackers and party hats plus a fantastic Alpine atmosphere in which to enjoy the day.

A special festive menu will also be served on New Year’s Eve, alongside the added bonus that many resorts put on fantastic firework displays. A glass of fizz, whilst watching fireworks over the snow-capped peaks of the Alps.. what better way to bring in the New Year!

Our Quality Wines

We are very proud of our wine selection for chalets and Chalet Hotels, which combines crisp and fruity whites with medium to full-bodied reds, for a variety of palates. We select our wines in conjunction with our good friends Nicolas and Véronique – the third generation in the Perret family’s fine wine business based in the Savoie. Nicolas is a qualified wine expert, having trained at the prestigious Burgundy Wine University in Beaune. Each season in October, Nicolas & Véronique bring over a new selection for us to sample (someone has to do it!) and together we choose our wines for the coming season, based on our menus and their pure enjoyment factor. Wine is an incredibly subjective and emotive subject, however, the feedback we have received from our guests over recent seasons endorses our aims of providing wines to enhance your meal and to suit most tastes. We hope you will enjoy them as much as we do!

We update Chalet Koala'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 Koala dates & departure airports

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Sat 12 Dec 202012/12/20
£739Special OfferDeal
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Sat 06 Mar 202106/03/21
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Sat 13 Mar 202113/03/21
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Sat 03 Apr 202103/04/21
£1209Special OfferDeal
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Sat 10 Apr 202110/04/21
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This package holiday to Chalet Koala in Les Arcs, 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 Les Arcs - about holidays in Les Arcs - about ski holidays in Les Arcs - about ski holidays in Les Arcs France

Paradiski ski area Ski in, ski out High altitude skiing

One half of the magnificent Paradiski and the self-professed 'home of snowboarding', Les Arcs has well earned its reputation as one of the best and biggest ski destinations in France (and if you ask us, the whole wide world).

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Snowboarding Off-piste Families Groups

Les Arcs webcam

Snow Report: Top 0cm, Bottom 0cm

Snow Forecast: 0cm expected this week

Snow History: December average depth 74.33cm

Les Arcs trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Chambéry (CMF)134km, 2 hours
Geneva (GVA)215km, 2 hours 40
Lyon (LYS)212km, 2 hours 40
Grenoble (GNB)207km, 2 hours 40
Region:France, Alps
First opened:1968

Les Arcs lift pass price last reported as

299€ (adult 6 day Paradise Unlimited pass)

265€ (adult 6 day Domaine Les Arcs Peisey-Vallandry pass)

. Ask for a quote when booking Chalet Koala.
Night skiing: Yes
Les Arcs has N S E W facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December - April.

Town altitude: 1600m - 2100m
Top of slopes: 3226m
Bottom of piste: 1200m
Vertical drop:
Total length of trails:200km
Longest piste:7km
Les Arcs came to be in 1968 after a group of ski instructors and architects dreamt up a resort with all the perks of a village but a mountainside location. It grew into one of the largest, most incredible ski areas in the Alps. The closest airport is Chambery with a transfer time of a couple of hours and there are various transport links from Geneva, Lyon and Grenoble too. Present day Les Arcs consists of four main purpose built villages. The original resort, Arc 1600, was created for doorstep skiing and is di...
As you'd expect from one of the biggest ski areas on the planet, there's everything from gorgeous tree-lined runs to wild, white-knuckle off-piste. For beginners, each of the 3 main Arcs has “ski tranquille” zones and the wide beginner runs leading to the resort have gentle gradients that are perfect for practicing. Local instructors are on hand to show you the ropes, with ski schools based in each of the main villages (1800 has the most). There are magic carpet lifts at 1800 and 2000 - an easy way for newbies...
If you’re looking for a party, Arc 1800 is hands down the place to be. It's hosted events like the legendary Snowbombing festival over the years and has oodles of watering holes like the Red Hot Saloon (or the 'Red Bar' to use local lingo). If you’re looking for more of a French style après spot, Ambiente has a really cool atmosphere and lots of nice cocktails (happy hour usually starts at 4!) while Le club 1950 your venue if you’re looking to party into the wee hours. Arc 1600's a little quieter but for goo...

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"Excellent staff, good food, nice chalet"

Alan, Ashford
5/ out of 5
The chalet’s nice and the staff were really good – excellent in fact – they looked after us well. The facilities are very good and the chalet’s nice and convenient. I’ve had better and worse locations, but in general the slopes weren’t too far away and once we’d got used to the layout we knew where the shops were. The food was good, varied and well cooked. If you had any changes or wishes they tried to accommodate them, and others with special dietary requirements were looked after which was nice to see. Our bedroom could have done with a little more storage space (we had to live out of our suitcases a bit) and more hanging space. The week we went was very snowy so we had stuff that needed to dry (swings and roundabouts, we had less time out on the slopes which meant more time to dry…). Not too much to complain about in the scheme of things though, we had a good week here.

"Top floor chalet with nice views"

Jimmy, Sno Staff
4/ out of 5
The split level Chalet Koala is located on the 4th floor of the apartment block so the hosts are confident in their boast of breath-taking views of the mountains. There is an elevator with easy access to the all the floors so no fear of . The catering is of a high standard in our experience always having quality food and wine.
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