Chalets in the Portes du Soleil

Posted 5th October 2017

Chalets in the Portes du Soleil

Chalets in the Portes du Soleil

 

The Portes du Soleil is the largest ski area in Europe located between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc.  There are 12 interlinked resorts in the Portes du Soleil with over 650km of pistes.

Top 5 reasons to ski in the Portes du Soleil:

The Portes du Soleil is still unknown by many British holiday makers because there are no major tour operators based in the area.  As such the area has maintained it’s Savoyard charm and is not overrun with English holiday makers.

If you are looking for chalet accommodation in the Portes du Soleil then you will find the best choices in the French resorts of Les Gets, Chatel and Morzine.  There are a few chalets run by VIP Ski in Avoriaz, however you will find the majority of accommodation to be self-catered apartments.  The Swiss resorts such as Champery, Torgon and Morgins generally cater for the European market with several hotels and apartment buildings, but not many choices for catered ski chalets.

Les Gets, Chatel and Morzine has a fantastic array of owner operated ski chalets either on a catered or self-catered basis.  On the whole the accommodation in the Portes du Soleil is very reasonable with prices much lower that the Trois Valley and the Espace Killy.    The prices of ski chalets in the Portes du Soleil can vary enormously depending on the size, location, quality and service levels.

Self-catered chalets from £2500 – £8000 for the whole chalet.

Catered chalets from £500 – £2500 per person.

Here are a few questions to bear in mind when booking your ski chalet:

We have been operating luxury ski chalets in the Portes du Soleil for many years and we find every group is slightly different thus requiring different criteria from their holiday accommodation.  For example, if you’re a group of young professionals looking for a good ski resort with plenty of nightlife I would recommend Morzine.  If you are skiing with very small children then Les Gets is a good choice.  If you want a super luxury chalet then I would recommend Chaletneuf du Tenne, if you are looking for a great value chalet with hot-tub then Belle Vache is a great choice.  With a small amount of Google research it should be very easy to find the perfect chalet for your group in the Portes du Soleil.

At Nine & Tenne we have an exclusive collection of chalets in Chatel which sits in the heart of the Portes du Soleil.  Here are some of our favourites.

Chaletneuf du Tenne

Is our flagship chalet situated at the highest point in the village with amazing views and the chance to ski back to the door from the Super Chatel pistes.  This stylish and luxurious chalet has 4 large bedroom suites, including 2 family rooms with kids sleeping dens.  The chalet also features open plan living and dining areas, separate TV room, and beautiful indoor heated pool on the lower ground floor.

La Folie

La Folie is a beautiful converted half farmhouse, with lots of exposed wood and traditional features.  It’s located just a couple of minutes walk from the village center, and has 4 en-suite bedrooms.  The chalet features a sauna, mezzanine with X-Box games area and open plan living space with a stunning fire and amazing views.

Please contact us if you require any advice or information about chalets in the Portes du Soleil.

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A Duley  February 2020

         
Hi Paddy A fantastic week in the chalet - as you know flights were cancelled and you could not have been more helpful - thank you! Matt and Naomi were wonderful - you can be proud of them. The chalet was superb and met all our expectations - a fantastic family holiday. Thank you

Olivia Siddons  March 2020

         
What a fabulous Chalet with all of the home comforts & more. The staff were absolutely lovely, very efficient and Paddy couldn’t have been more helpful. The food was delicious and the we slept like logs in the comfy beds. Thank so much guys. Hopefully see you again soon. The Siddons Family x

Nigel Dinnes  March 2020

         
We were 7 people and had a wonderful week at 21@The View. The accommodation was fabulous and very well equipped - the photos describe the place perfectly. Paddy kindly arranged for ski passes and skis to be delivered to the apartment. My only regret is that I did not take Paddy up on his offer of transfers from Geneva airport as we were badly let down. Fortunately, Paddy came to the rescue and, at 6am, managed to arrange a last minute taxi to the airport - a big thankyou from us all!

Nick Williams  February 2020

         
A beautiful Chalet in the village of Chatel which oozes charm and tradition. Paddy and his team take care of everything from driving you to the town and slopes to cooking delicious evening meals. We had a great week here (despite the lack of snowfall) and will definitely be returning.

Allison Bright  January 2020

         
We had an incredible weekend at the chalet with friends. Every detail was looked after brilliantly. The service was impeccable and the food was outstanding. I would highly recommend Nine and Tenne Chalet to anyone and we can’t wait to come back! It was perfection.

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