Residence les Balcons, Val Thorens

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Self Catering
Ferry Included
No Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Location: where is Residence les Balcons

  • 600 metres to the centre of Val Thorens resort
  • 700 metres to the ski lifts and ski school meeting points
  • The ski hire shop is located 190 metres (2 minute walk) from the building
  • There is a ski bus stop located just outside the residence building
  • Chalet buildings 3, 4 & 5 are ski-in ski-out with a red level slope on return to the building

Overview: apartment description: Residence les Balcons description

Located in the heart of one of the biggest ski areas in the world, The Three Valleys, Residence les Balcons sits in a quiet neighbourhood just outside the resort centre of Val Thorens. These apartments provide comfort and privacy for your winter holiday and all have picturesque views of the valley and surrounding snowy peaks.

A fantastic choice for families

Due to their quiet location, these apartments are a great choice for families. Cots and high chairs are available upon request, free of charge, and there is also a children's pool available - a good way of keeping the children entertained after a day on the slopes.

Sit back and relax

Head over to the spa and wellness area for a moment of relaxation. Over 600m², Residence les Balcons spa area provides you with an indoor heated swimming pool with amazing views of the valley, a sauna, hammam and a fitness room. Access to these facilities is included so you can really make the most of recharging after an active day but if you'd prefer a massage or treatment, there are 2 spas where these services can be requested and paid for locally.

Stress free skiing and snowboarding

Your snow sports holiday couldn't be more stress free as the ski hire and maintenance shop is located 2 minute walk from the residence building meaning picking up and returning equipment is simple and easy!

Distance of Residence les Balcons to Ski Lifts

See which Val Thorens ski lifts are nearest to Residence les Balcons.

  • Musaraigne magic carpet - 500m
  • Campagnols magic carpet - 508m
  • Castor Pollux magic carpet - 520m
  • Cascades chair lift - 547m
  • Funitel Péclet gondola - 556m
  • Pionniers chair lift - 558m
  • Lac Blanc chair lift - 670m
  • Plein Sud chair lift - 771m
  • Funitel 3 Vallées cable car - 781m
  • 3 Vallées chair lift - 800m
  • Les 2 Lacs chair lift - 866m
  • Caron gondola - 1307m
  • Cairn gondola - 1307m
  • Moraine gondola - 1394m
  • Moutière chair lift - 1430m
  • Boismint chair lift - 1490m
  • Portette chair lift - 1510m
  • Bruyères 2 gondola - 2172m
  • Plateau 1 platter - 2235m
  • Plateau 2 platter - 2240m
  • Grand Fond gondola - 2276m
  • Cime Caron cable car - 2512m
  • Plan de l'Eau chair lift - 2759m
  • Sunny Express chair lift - 3106m
  • Plans magic carpet - 3158m
  • Bruyères 1 gondola - 3184m
  • Reberty magic carpet - 3186m
  • Mont de la Chambre chair lift - 3195m
  • Thorens cable car - 3230m
  • Bruyères magic carpet - 3333m
  • TPS VCS magic carpet - 3417m
  • Becca chair lift - 3610m
  • Stade platter - 3932m
  • Reberty chair lift - 3989m
  • Côte Brune chair lift - 4037m
  • Doron chair lift - 4076m
  • Menuires chair lift - 4121m
  • Mont Vallon gondola - 4685m
  • Rosaël chair lift - 5963m

Navigating in Val Thorens can vary, as distances from Residence les Balcons to ski lifts are in a straight line.

Families: Residence les Balcons for children

  • Cots are free and available on request

Facilities: Residence les Balcons features

  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa area including pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and hammam
  • Massages available - requested and paid locally
  • Fitness room
  • Heated ski room
  • Garage (paid locally)
  • Lounge area
  • Supermarket in building
  • Restaurant
  • Bar area

Room Types: Residence les Balcons bedrooms

  • No. of apartments: 115
  • No. of buildings: 6
  • No. of floors: 7


  • Check in: 5pm
  • Check out: 10am
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

  • Tourist tax: €3.41 (18+)
  • A refundable deposit of €460-€600 will be required on arrival. Cash or credit cards are accepted.
  • Cots: free on request


All apartments have a fully equipped kitchenette, lounge area with access to a balcony, a bathroom and/or shower room and a WC.

One bedroom apartments sleep 2-4 people and are 33m². These apartments have one twin bedroom and a pull out sofa bed in the lounge. There is also a bathroom with hydrotherapy tub and a balcony.

Two bedroom apartments sleep 2-6 people and are 52m². These apartments have two twin bedrooms and a pull out sofa bed in the lounge. There is also a bathroom with hydrotherapy tub, a separate shower room and a balcony.

Three bedroom apartments sleep 3-8 people and are 72m². These apartments have three twin bedrooms and a pull out sofa bed in the lounge. There is also a bathroom with hydrotherapy tub, a shower room, two separate toilets and a balcony.

An end of stay clean is included except the apartment kitchens.

Apartment facilities

  • Kitchenette equipped with a fridge, oven, induction cooker, toaster, kettle, coffee making facilities, dishwasher, cleaning kit and utensils
  • Satellite TV with English speaking channels
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bed linen
  • Towels
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Meals: Residence les Balcons food & drink

The Residence les Balcons apartments are offered on a self-catering board basis and provide you with a fully equipped kitchenette and supermarket within the residence building.

There is also a restaurant on site - L'Auberge - that serves savoy and Italian specialities, meals here can be booked and paid for locally.

Alternatively, we've partnered up with Huski who provide premium oven ready meals across the French Alps. Huski will deliver your meals directly to your accommodation in time for your arrival, all you'll have to do is cook. If you'd like to know more, please click here for further details.

Board basis options available

  • Half Board
  • Self Catering

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarians
  • Dairy Free

Dietary requirements are available on request and must be noted at time of booking.

We update Residence les Balcons'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: apartment dates & departure airports: Residence les Balcons dates & departure airports

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Sat 14 Dec 202414/12/24
Sat 21 Dec 202421/12/24
Sat 28 Dec 202428/12/24
Sold Out 
Sat 04 Jan 202504/01/25
available 2 sharing, 4 sharing
Sat 11 Jan 202511/01/25
Sat 18 Jan 202518/01/25
Sat 25 Jan 202525/01/25
Sat 01 Feb 202501/02/25
Sat 08 Feb 202508/02/25
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Sat 22 Feb 202522/02/25
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Sat 29 Mar 202529/03/25
Sat 05 Apr 202505/04/25
available 2 sharing, 3 sharing, 4 sharing, 8 sharing
Sat 12 Apr 202512/04/25
This package holiday to Residence les Balcons in Val Thorens, France departs Saturday 12th April 2025, for a 7 night stay on a "self catering" 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 2024 was between €1 and €3 per person, per night.

Resort: about Val Thorens: about holidays in Val Thorens: about ski holidays in Val Thorens: about ski holidays in Val Thorens France

Highest resort in Europe Top of the world's biggest ski area Lots of off-slope activities

This is Europe's highest resort, with incredible views of the French, Swiss and Italian Alps and fantastic connections to the rest of the enormous Three Valleys. Holidays here are perfect for varied and snow-sure terrain in a laid back, friendly atmosphere. If you're early or late in the season, or in a year with poor snowfall, this place will give you some of the best conditions in the Alps!

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Families Snow-sure Non skiers

Val Thorens webcam

Snow Report: Top 209cm, Bottom N/Acm

Snow Forecast: 15cm expected this week

Snow History: December average depth 91cm

Val Thorens trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Chambéry (CMF)112km 1h 30
Grenoble (GNB)200km, 2h 30
Geneva (GVA)160km, 2h 30
Region:France, Alps.
First opened:1971

Val Thorens lift pass price last reported as €321 (adult 6 day 3 Valleys ski pass). Ask for a quote when booking Residence les Balcons.
Night skiing:
Val Thorens has N, NE, NW, S facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing November - May.

Town altitude: 2300m
Top of slopes: 3200m
Bottom of piste: 1800m
Vertical drop: 1,430m
Total length of trails:140km
Longest piste:5km
2300m at the top of the Three Valleys ski area, VT is the highest ski resort in Europe and part of the biggest linked ski area on the planet. While it's a place for people who, above all else, love to ski, you'll also find some of the country's best après including the legendary Folie Douce, as well as weird and wonderful activities like the 1300m Tyrolienne zip wire. Olde worlde gallic charm it isn't, but skiers will wake up to find some of the best snow in the Alps on their doorstep, and the views over the...
At the summit of the largest ski area in the world and bordering the Vanoise National Park, this is a spectacular place to ski and board. Beginners are well catered for on nursery slopes by the Rond Point des Pistes, where the magic carpets often don't require a lift pass. Kids will love the Junior Park, while the Musaraigne and Campagnols runs in the beginner's area and the new Deux Combes green are perfect to practice on. With a bit more confidence, take the Pionniers or Plein Sud chairs for some cruisy lon...
The après ski here easily rivals other top resorts in the Alps. If you haven't already had the Folie Douce experience, head just under the Plein Sud lift where the "dancefloor on top of the world" is heaving from 3 pm. Another place to party is Bar 360 at the end of the blue Moraine run, which always has live music and cheaper drinks. Back in town, Rue de Gebroulaz is a hub of lively bars where O'Connells is the local Irish pub. The Frog and Roastbeef is a long-time favourite of Brits. L'Eclipse on Galerie Caro...

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