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4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
The location has to be the first thing to mention. In the village of Vallandry, you literally step out of the Chalets front door on to the piste that will take you down to the main Vallandry lift, opening up the whole Paradiski area. On the way home, again you can step straight from the piste back into the chal... + more
Alec Fowler, Manchester
5 out of 5
We had a really good week overall, it had plus points and minus points… The staff were absolutely fantastic and clearly very happy in their jobs – some of the team had been coming back for a couple of years and the manager had been working there for ages. They all raved about their jobs and genuinely enjoye... + more
Hannah, South Wales
4 out of 5
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Accommodation
Catered Chalet
Flights Included
Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Location - where is Chalet La Foret

Superb Chalet Hotel enjoys a central location at the heart of a traditional chalet complex just above the village of Vallandry. It is directly on the piste and guests can ski in and out from the hotel terrace.

Overview - chalet description - Chalet La Foret description

Sleeps 82. La Foret has been finished to a very high standard to give comfortable communal areas and large bedrooms. The lounge overlooks the large south-west Terrace and circular dining tables of 8 offer enough room for all guests and staff to sit down together to enjoy fabulous evening meals. For your convenience all guest bedrooms now boast private Tea & Coffee making facilities. This chalet features free WiFi, in-house private Ski & Boot hire, and a newly renovated ski room with boot warmers. There is off-road parking nearby, while indoor parking is available for an extra charge. La Foret also features its own public bar and restaurant, La Caverne, which is equipped with satellite TV. The Caverne not only serves as a welcomed drinks stop, but it also offers a wonderful tasty lunchtime menu. Serving excellent meals and snacks at superb prices. In-house ski & boot hire is available in this chalet with an excellent selection of equipment to choose from.


Facilities - Chalet La Foret features

This chalet features free WiFi, in-house private Ski & Boot hire, and a newly renovated ski room with boot warmers. There is off-road parking nearby, while indoor parking is available for an extra charge. La Foret also features its own public bar and restaurant, La Caverne, which is equipped with satellite TV.

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

Sleeps 82. All guest bedrooms are fully en-suite and the majority have balconies. A lift serves all floors, and two bedrooms have been specifically designed to be wheelchair friendly.

Meals - food and drink in Chalet La Foret

We know that one of the most important ingredients of any winter holiday is the food. At the end of a crisp day on the mountain, there is nothing better than sitting down with a glass of wine to enjoy a delicious three course evening meal and re-live the day's adventures.

To get you started every morning we provide a hearty buffet of cereals, fresh French bread and jams, boiled eggs, porridge, fresh fruit, yogurt, juices, tea, and coffee. On six mornings there is also a cooked option, such as bacon or sausage with scrambled eggs.

On your return from the slopes every day a delicious afternoon tea is provided of freshly baked cakes, bread and jams, and tea or coffee. On six evenings you will enjoy a wonderful three course evening meal accompanied by complimentary regional table wine. On the festive last evening of the week the meal is followed by a delicious cheeseboard of local specialities and complimentary port.

The majority of our chefs have gained their skills in restaurants and hotels around the world, and are keen to share with you the results of those experiences. Even though many return year after year, all are involved in our in-depth annual training programme to ensure they are able to meet the standards our clients have come to expect.

We update Chalet La Foret'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 La Foret 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:
Sun 16 Dec 201816/12/18
£845£695
Sun 23 Dec 201823/12/18
£975
Sun 30 Dec 201830/12/18
£1295
Sun 06 Jan 201906/01/19
£995£945
Sun 13 Jan 201913/01/19
£995
Sun 20 Jan 201920/01/19
£995
Sun 27 Jan 201927/01/19
£995
Sun 03 Feb 201903/02/19
£995
Sun 10 Feb 201910/02/19
£995
Sun 17 Feb 201917/02/19
£1395
Sun 24 Feb 201924/02/19
£945
Sun 03 Mar 201903/03/19
£945
Sun 10 Mar 201910/03/19
£945
Sun 17 Mar 201917/03/19
£945
Sun 24 Mar 201924/03/19
£945
Sun 31 Mar 201931/03/19
£945
Sun 07 Apr 201907/04/19
£1095
Sun 14 Apr 201914/04/19
£975
This package holiday to Chalet La Foret in Les Arcs, France departs Sunday 16th December 2018, 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 370cm, Bottom 80cm

Snow Forecast: 2cm 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 La Foret.
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:435km
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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Alec Fowler, Manchester
5/ out of 5
The location has to be the first thing to mention. In the village of Vallandry, you literally step out of the Chalets front door on to the piste that will take you down to the main Vallandry lift, opening up the whole Paradiski area. On the way home, again you can step straight from the piste back into the chalet. The communal and dining areas are well decorated and clean. The Chalet sleeps around 70 so there is a good mix of people to meet and eat with each night. The food was fantastic, always a great standard in their chalets. Afternoon tea was always good and plenty to go around. One excellent point about this valley is the cafe/bar attached. Great for a après ski drink without having to put your hat, gloves and scarf on again and march into town. Also good for a quick night cap. There is an in house boot hire, which for us is a must. Your get your boots organised quickly at the beginning of your holiday and there is no lugging your gear back to the hire shop on the last day of your holiday. Overall a fantastic chalet with friendly staff, great food and a location that cannot be bettered.

"Pluses and minuses of La Foret"

Hannah, South Wales
4/ out of 5
We had a really good week overall, it had plus points and minus points… The staff were absolutely fantastic and clearly very happy in their jobs – some of the team had been coming back for a couple of years and the manager had been working there for ages. They all raved about their jobs and genuinely enjoyed them which was nice to see. There were a few things we would have wanted to improve. The cleanliness of our room wasn’t fantastic. We had to ask for our towels to be changed when we got there as they were stained. We had a quad room with 2 beds on a mezzanine floor and the carpet up there was absolutely filthy with stains which was quite unpleasant. The cleaners came in every day and did their jobs but things really needed a thorough clean/replacing. The rest of the chalet hotel is nice and well laid out. It’s definitely ski in ski out; you can’t argue with that. One thing we did find a bit hard was that the route you have to ski down got incredibly icy by the end of the day as it’s such a well-used trail. It was even quite icy in the mornings so nervous skiers or beginners might be put off. There wasn’t an easy alternative if you didn’t want to ski, it was quite a trek that wasn’t most pleasant. Vallandry itself was fine for us, but if you wanted a lot of après ski it might not be the best place for you. The food was kind of average, not amazing but at the same time there was nothing wrong with it. Real foodies who wanted great meals every night would have been disappointed, but I’ve definitely had worse food on chalet holidays. In terms of the people there, we met a nice mix of people which suited us. It was outside of the school holidays so there wasn’t loads of families, but I would imagine in the holidays would be popular for families because of the quad rooms. One thing to mention is that the WiFi wasn’t fantastic in the hotel. You really truly couldn’t get it in the bedrooms and had to be in the social area. It was the same with Sky TV – as soon as it started snowing you couldn’t access it. Not a major problem but worth knowing! The ski hire shop were fantastic and having that on site made a difference. They don’t have a huge range of equipment but the guy there is absolutely brilliant. He helped my friend to fix her snowboard and she hadn’t even hired it from him, and he gave us loads of advice on the resort. All in all, I would definitely recommend the chalet hotel and all things considered I would stay here again.
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