Chalet Les Lauzes, Avoriaz

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4.0 out of 5 based on 3 reviews
There were 12 of us in the chalet and the general consensus was that the chalet wasn’t very good – it was pretty shabby and really small with no TV or anything like that. Rooms had dim lighting and the ventilation wasn’t very good. The food was fine and the ski in, ski out location couldn’t have been easier... + more
Martyn Brown
3 out of 5
This cosy traditional pine walled chalet is light and airy, tucked right into the slope side, meaning you are virtually skiing right out the door. If you are not skiing out of the front door, then you're only a 2 minute walk to Avoriaz village centre where you can experience the lively après ski it has to offe... + more
Sno man, Sno Staff
5 out of 5
I stayed in neighbouring Chalet Perce Neige but had a look around Chalet Les Lauzes. The accommodation is basic; it's cosy and traditional with wood panelling. There's a small sauna, but the best thing is simply the location. It's truly ski in/ski out, the E.S.F. lesson meeting point is opposite the front door ... + more
Kiah, 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

Overview - chalet description - Chalet Les Lauzes description

NB: Next year chalet catering will be 5 nights catered not 6, for winter 2018/2019 (i.e. guests eat out 2 nights, if staying in this property).

Les Lauzes is an attractive wooden chalet,nestling right on the slopes, close to the resort centre of Avoriaz, and between our Chalets Violetta / Perce Neige and Chalet Marie.

You can put your skis on in the morning and ski straight through the centre of the village to a choice of lifts, depending on your itinerary for the day. It is also only a short walk to enjoy the après ski scene in the bars and restaurants of Avoriaz centre.

The chalet has an open-plan living and dining area with pine walls giving it a warm and cosy ambience. The sauna is a welcome bonus, and the perfect way to relax after a full day on the slopes.

The cosy intimate Chalet Les Lauzes has proved hugely popular with groups of friends who want immediate access to the slopes and excellent après ski nearby.


Facilities - Chalet Les Lauzes features

  • Fantastic location, right on the slopes
  • Skiing directly to and from the doorstep
  • Village centre approx. 2 minutes' walk (200m)
  • Free Wifi
  • Sauna
  • Ski & boot room with heated boot rack
  • Cooked and continental breakfast
  • Afternoon tea/coffee and cake
  • 3-course dinners including prosecco apéritif and a choice of complimentary quality wines followed by coffee

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

Lower Ground Floor

    • Sauna with shower and wc
    • Room 1
      Twin with en suite shower

Ground Floor

      • Chalet entrance. Open-plan living/dining area and kitchen
      • Room 2
        Small double room with adjacent private bath and separate private wc

First Floor

        • Room 3
          Twin with adjacent private bath and separate private wc
        • Room 4
          Twin with en suite shower/wc and balcony
        • Room 5
          Twin with en suite shower/wc and balcony

Additional Information

      • Supplements per person per night: Adjacent private bath and wc £3; Shower/wc/balcony £5
        • Floor plans are for guidance only and may not be to scale

Meals - food and drink in Chalet Les Lauzes

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. For six days of the week for our 2017/18 season, and five days of the week for 2018/19, our staff prepare all your meals, as described below.

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's day(s) off, only the continental breakfast will be provided.

Piste Picnics

Our Chalet Hotels can also prepare a packed lunch for you on request, at a small local charge. For skiers keen to keep their Euro-spending to an absolute minimum, this is the ideal way to keep your costs down!

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's day(s) off. A good cup of tea or coffee is the perfect accompaniment to a delicious slice of freshly home-baked cake and keeps hungry skiers happy until dinner is ready.

Dinner

2017/18 season cuisine

A three-course adult-only chalet dinner starts with Prosseco, followed by an appetiser, main course and dessert, and completed by coffee to round off your evening. Your choice of complimentary quality red and white wines is unlimited during the meal service, and chilled water is also of course always available.

2018/19 season cuisine

Our hosts will cook you a three-course adult only meal 5 nights a week. Consisting of an appetiser, main course and dessert – with unlimited complimentary red, white and rosé wine during service! The staff nights off are a great opportunity to experience some local restaurents and cuisine. Speak to your resort representative for recommendations and help with reservations.

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. In our Chalet Hotels we also offer an additional light fresh rosé to our guests’ choice. 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!

Children's High Tea

In Chalets and Chalet Hotels with family guests, High Tea provides children under 13 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.

Children's High Tea in Chalet Hotels

Families staying in one of our Chalet Hotels may choose to eat separately (High Tea at 5:30pm) or all dine together at the later adult dinner time if children who have received a child discount pay the meal upgrade charge of £39 at the time of booking only.

Vegetarian and Special Diets

Vegetarian options are always on our 'Culinary Choice' menu in our Chalet Hotels, and are available in our chalets - 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.

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!

NB: Next year chalet catering will be 5 nights catered not 6, for winter 2018/2019 (i.e. guests eat out 2 nights, if staying in this property).

We update Chalet Les Lauzes'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 Les Lauzes dates & departure airports

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Sat 15 Dec 201815/12/18
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Sat 29 Dec 201829/12/18
£1408£1321
Sat 05 Jan 201905/01/19
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Sat 12 Jan 201912/01/19
£956£773
Sat 19 Jan 201919/01/19
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Sat 26 Jan 201926/01/19
£1008£841
Sat 02 Feb 201902/02/19
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Sat 09 Feb 201909/02/19
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Sat 16 Feb 201916/02/19
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Sat 23 Feb 201923/02/19
£1078£1053
Sat 02 Mar 201902/03/19
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Sat 09 Mar 201909/03/19
£998£963
Sat 16 Mar 201916/03/19
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Sat 23 Mar 201923/03/19
£908£833
Sat 06 Apr 201906/04/19
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Sat 13 Apr 201913/04/19
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This package holiday to Chalet Les Lauzes in Avoriaz, France departs Sunday 8th April 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 Avoriaz - about holidays in Avoriaz - about ski holidays in Avoriaz - about ski holidays in Avoriaz France

Recent €200 million improvement Top snowboarding destination 650km interconnected pistes

A charmingly quirky resort that’s a top ski destination for families and particularly popular for snowboarders, Avoriaz boasts a prime position in the centre of the enormous Portes du Soleil. With some of the best snow in the area and some of the best freestyle terrain in Europe, it’s well worth putting at the top of your must-ski list.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Freestyling Families non-skiers

Avoriaz webcam

Snow Report: Top 430cm, Bottom 250cm

Snow Forecast: 5cm expected this week

Snow History: November average depth 13.17cm

Avoriaz trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Geneva (GVA)80km, 1h40
Region:France, Alps.
First opened:1934

Avoriaz lift pass price last reported as Avoriaz: €123
Portes du Soleil: €225. Ask for a quote when booking Chalet Les Lauzes.
Night skiing: No
Avoriaz has N, S, E, W facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December - April.

Town altitude: 1,800m
Top of slopes: 2,466m
Bottom of piste: 1,000m
Vertical drop: 1,466m
Total length of trails:130km
Longest piste:11km
A purpose built resort with character, Avoriaz’s wood-clad buildings have a striking appearance that set it apart from other destinations. Even more striking is the 360° panorama of the Alps – Avoriaz is located right in the centre of the stunning Portes du Soleil. Completely ski in/out, a holiday in Avoriaz means you don’t have to lug your equipment around and can maximise time on the slopes. It’s also completely car-free and has a new car park and arrivals area where you can unload luggage and travel b...
This is one of our favourite resorts to bring the brood: thanks to a huge and central children’s village, complete with a specialised snowboarding area, children can learn to ski and ride in a fun and safe environment. Avoriaz is one of the only resorts that has a Beginner Pass – letting you find your feet on easy terrain via 14 lifts without the expense of a full lift pass. Beginners-only piste Première Glisse gives you the chance to improve at your own pace, while Proclu and Q’mont are easy blues for cruis...
While Avoriaz isn’t renowned for its nightlife, it nevertheless has an array of restaurants, bars and off-slope activities that contribute to a lively après ski scene. Le Tavallion is an English themed pub for a home-from-home atmosphere, Shooters is good for party-lovers while Le Choucas and Le Yak tend to be the venues of choice for late night clubbing. With sister restaurants in glamorous St Tropez and Marrakesh, La Table du Marché is a place to fine-dine in style. Alongside a few of the pubs, Chez Flo s...

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"Great location but disappointed with chalet"

Martyn Brown
3/ out of 5
There were 12 of us in the chalet and the general consensus was that the chalet wasn’t very good – it was pretty shabby and really small with no TV or anything like that. Rooms had dim lighting and the ventilation wasn’t very good. The food was fine and the ski in, ski out location couldn’t have been easier. The chalet was also right next to the high street if you needed anything.

"Best slopeside catered chalet in Avoriaz"

Sno man, Sno Staff
5/ out of 5
This cosy traditional pine walled chalet is light and airy, tucked right into the slope side, meaning you are virtually skiing right out the door. If you are not skiing out of the front door, then you're only a 2 minute walk to Avoriaz village centre where you can experience the lively après ski it has to offer. This chalet has excellent hosts who dish up delicious food served with good wine. If you want to be on the piste in a high car-free resort, you'll not find better.

"Unbeatable location"

Kiah, SNO Staff
4/ out of 5
I stayed in neighbouring Chalet Perce Neige but had a look around Chalet Les Lauzes. The accommodation is basic; it's cosy and traditional with wood panelling. There's a small sauna, but the best thing is simply the location. It's truly ski in/ski out, the E.S.F. lesson meeting point is opposite the front door and it's still only 200m from the centre. If you want a chalet with an unbeatable location, great food and wine and at an affordable price, Chalet Les Lauzes is an excellent choice!
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