Inside, the chalet has been furnished in a traditional, rustic design. There are superb south-facing views from the double height sitting room and dining room, which is overlooked by the mezzanine (with a new large internet TV). The living area is spacious and has a wonderful log fire, ideal to settle down in front of with a well-earned drink at the end of the day. If you’d prefer to relax outside, head out onto the decking and rest your aching limbs with a glass of fizz in the hot tub.
We are delighted to again be partnering with Meribel Nanny Services to provide all of our specialist childcare.
Meribel Nanny Services is managed by owner, who has over 10 years' experience in providing professional childcare services. All of the nannies employed by Meribel Nanny Services are qualified, experienced and DBS checked.
Meribel Nanny Services can provide in-chalet Private Nannies, who can take care of your children in the comfort of your chalet. Your nanny will arrive with toy boxes and plenty of arts and crafts supplies to keep your children entertained throughout the week. A full programme of indoor and outdoor activities is designed to keep children happy, enthusiastic and well occupied on family ski holidays.
Childcare is extremely popular and as such gets booked up very quickly. We would strongly recommend that you enquire about childcare availability at the time of booking your chalet, to avoid disappointment. Our sales team can answer any questions you may have on the service and check availability for you.
They will visit you in your chalet on your arrival day to talk through how the week will plan out and, if required, discuss any preferences or requests.
Meribel Nanny Service’s nannies are also available to book for babysitting on the chalet staff night off, at an additional cost. If you think you might like to book babysitting, we would again strongly recommend that you enquire about availability at time of booking, to avoid disappointment.
With Meribel Nanny Services Flexi Packages you can book your hours and spread them over the week at times to best suit your needs, consecutively between 8.30am and 7.30pm. You can also add on hours over the week, subject to availability and depending on your needs.
36 hours: £684
One nanny can look after:
1 baby under 6 months
2 children 6 months – 3 years
3 children 3 – 5 years
4 children 6 – 13 years
Mid-morning snacks, lunch and afternoon tea are included, depending upon whether morning, afternoon or full day care has been booked.
Meribel Nanny Services Lunch Club with Parallel Lines Ski School
Meribel Nanny Services are also offering a new lunch club service available Monday – Friday 1:30pm – 4:00pm with a pick up from Parallel Lines ski school meeting point.
Your children will be picked up from their Parallel Lines ski lessons and taken to lunch in a nearby restaurant (or a picnic on sunny weather days), they will then be entertained till 4:00pm doing a range of activities that may include; bowling, sledging, snowman making, outdoor games and so much more!
Pick up will then be at 4:00pm from the Parallel Lines meeting point.
Lunch club is available for children aged 4 – 12 years wih numbers limited to a maximum of 8 children per nanny.
£65 per child, per afternoon – Flexible afternoons can be booked
On Monday Morning there will be a Meribel Nanny Services representative at the ski school drop off point to meet all the children at 9am and answer any questions you may have.
*Allergies – Meribel Nanny Services take allergies and dietary requirements very seriously. As they are not preparing the food themselves, they may not be able to cater for all dietary requirements. Please advise them before booking and they can check with the restaurants that your child can be catered for.
Lunch club is currently available during peak weeks 24/12/18, 31/12/18, 11/02/19, 18/02/19, 25/02/19, 31/03/19, 08/04/19 ( dates may be added).
Our chefs all have experience in catering for infants and children. Before your arrival, please let us know your children's likes, dislikes, allergies & any preferences that you may have for your children's meals with your chef.
We encourage an early children’s tea between 5.30pm-6pm, allowing parents to enjoy some “grown up” time during dinner. However, if you have booked exclusive use of a whole chalet, we are happy to cater for family meals, which can be organised with the chef prior to arrival. If a shared chalet is booked, we ask that children up to the age of twelve eat at the earlier children's supper.
To allow for a hassle-free family holiday, we ensure there is an ample supply of everything you’ll need, including children’s beds and cots with linen, high chairs, bibs, emergency nappies, toboggans, baby backpacks, CD player, TV/DVD player, books, music & video library, toys & game box, baby listening devices, sterilisers and children’s crockery & cutlery.
All of our vehicles have children’s car seats and are fitted with seatbelts.
We advise that you book ski schools directly so that requirements and abilities can be accurately discussed. However, we are more than happy to give you recommendations so please give us a call to find out more.
Outdoor hot tub
Ski room and heated boot rack
New large internet TV
Chauffeur service 8am-10pm
Chalet staff live-in
Sleeps 10 guests plus 1 child
The bedrooms, whilst not spacious, are comfortably furnished and one of the rooms upstairs can take a cot for a baby or a Z bed for a child. Room three has a double bed, while the remaining rooms are flexible and can be set up as double or twin beds. Two bedrooms have en-suite showers and three have en-suite bathrooms with shower attachments.
Our enviable catered chalet portfolio is the core of the business: all our inclusive ski holidays are renowned for excellent service. When you stay in one of our catered ski chalets, you’ll have access to a team of highly qualified chefs, hosts, drivers and nannies who are available to anticipate your every need.
While each property has its own character and stylish comforts, some features are standard in all of our catered ski chalets:
We are passionate about food and drink. The menus served in our chalets reflect this and we think would be best described as delicious, imaginative and freshly produced. Our resort manager and head chef Ken, will soon be busy training up all the chefs on a variety of wonderful dishes. Here's a quick taster of what to expect:
Our wines are all carefully selected and chosen to compliment the food we serve. Your chalet host will reccommend wines at the start of each meal, however we understand wine is subjective and if you have a favourite! We are delighted to continue to be working with the Languedoc winemaker Paul Boyer. Many of our returning guests will now be very familiar with his superb wines.
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•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.
Great for •Families •Groups •Non skiers
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Snow Forecast: 0cm expected this week
Snow History: December average depth 61.5cm
Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:
|Chambéry (CMF)||95km 1h20|
|Grenoble (GNB)||120km, 2h|
|Geneva (GVA)||135km, 2h|
Meribel & Mottaret lift pass price last reported as €212 (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Chalet L'Ardour.
Night skiing: Torchlit descents available
Meribel & Mottaret has SE, E, NW facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December - April.
|Top of slopes:||2952m|
|Bottom of piste:||1450m|
|Total length of trails:||150km|
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