Chalet Chenille

From

£ 345 pp

Independent Travel , 7 nights

Les Menuires, France

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  • Catered Chalet
  • Sleeps 8
  • Ski In Ski Out
  • WiFi
  • Hot Tub
  • Log Fire
  • Ski In/Ski Out to Piste

Our delightful new Chalet Chenille sleeps up to 12 people comfortably in 4 bedrooms. All have full ensuite or private facilities and are located on the 2nd floor of the chalet. Rooms 1 and 2 both have a mezzanine which can each sleep an extra two people (ideal for families or those on a bit of a budget) in twin beds. The first floor has a large and bright open plan living dining area with huge picture window and balcony overlooking the picturesque river below. There are books, a TV with DVD´s, and Ipod compatible hifi and games to keep you entertained. A large log fire will keep you cosy and complimentary WIFI is available in the chalet. On the ground floor there is a large boot room (complete with boot dryer) with plenty of space to store your skis, boards and helmets.

This chalet is located in the village of Les Bettex near Les Menuires.

Chalet Chenille is ideal for a small group of family or friends, if you wish to bring a larger group then why not rent it along with Chalet Papillion? Both chalets will sleep a group of up to 20 people!

The chalet is in the pretty, traditional village of Bettaix (or Bettex) at 1600m and is conveniently located between the 3 Valley resorts of Les Menuires (1850m) and St Martin de Belleville (1450m) with easy access to high altitude Val Thorens (2300m) at the end of the valley and Meribel and Courchevel in neighboring valleys.

The chalet shares the same building with its sister chalet Papillion. Both are in a peaceful, quiet location on the Doron River just below the beautiful peaks of La Masse and situated less than 100 meters from the Bettex chairlift. This gives easy access into Les Menuires and beyond to Val Thorens and the rest of the 600km of piste in the 3 Valleys domain.

The Bettex blue piste which runs back down into the village (almost to the chalet door in good conditions) is a nice and gentle piste that is easily manageable at the end of a hard day´s skiing and always has a good cover of snow until the end of the ski season. Snow cannons keep the piste topped up with good snow if needed.

The village has a ski hire shop, a bar and a good restaurant and retains a lovely traditional charm. Perfect for a quiet break in the extensive 3 valleys ski area but away from the hustle and bustle of the better known resort centers.

- Four Bedrooms
- Use of the hot tub
- Ensuite in most rooms
- Complimentary WiFi
- DVDs, games, books, stereo
- Prices include airport transfers
- Delicious 3-course meals
- Log Fire
- All food made from scratch
- Carefully selected bottled wine
- Hearty breakfasts with a hot option
- Afternoon tea with freshly baked cake
- Help yourself to tea & coffee at any time
- Nice linen and big fluffy towels
- Responsible & experienced chalet host
- Canapés & aperitifs on your first & last nights
- Morning shuttle if required
- Sunday arrival  

Room 1

Ensuite Twin with mezzanine (4 single beds total)

Room 2

Ensuite Double

Room 3

Ensuite Twin

Room 4

Twin with mezzanine (4 single beds total) with ensuite shower and private wc. Balcony Access

Prices include

- Airport transfers in our minibus (conditions apply see below)
- Hearty breakfasts with a hot option
- Afternoon tea with freshly baked cake every day
- Delicious 3 course dinner with carefully selected bottled wine on 6 days
- Canapés & aperitifs on your first & last nights
- Nice linen & big fluffy towels
- Shuttle service up to the slopes on 5 mornings (just a couple of minutes' drive)
- Carbon off-setting of your resort minibus travel
- Local tourist tax
- Big discounts on equipment hire

Airport Transfers

To ensure our free transfers are available, please book your arrival day flights to arrive in the afternoon (no later than 5pm) and your departure day flights to depart early afternoon (no earlier than 1pm) to/from either Chambery or Geneva. Minibuses on the day of arrival are not available before 2pm so if you book an early arrival you will have to wait. Minibuses on the day of departure will depart your chalet between 8am and 9am so if you book flight departing later than 3pm, you will have to wait at the airport. We are not able to provide free transfers for flights arriving after 5pm or departing before 1pm. Free transfers are based upon 8 sharing a minibus unless otherwise agreed, minibuses will be allocated to your group accordingly however when there are less than 8 in one minibus we may ask you to share with other guests and we will ensure any wait times will be kept to a minimum.

Breakfast

A good and hearty affair served between 8am & 9am (unless you arrange otherwise with your hosts). Breakfast consists of a selection of cereals & yogurts, freshly baked French bread from a local artisan bakery, a selection of spreads and a hot breakfast option eg. scrambled eggs, french toast or pancakes with maple syrup. We make fresh porridge too and there´s always fruit juices and plenty of tea & freshly brewed coffee to get your day started.

Afternoon tea

  Yummy cakes or other delicious treats will be freshly prepared every day and laid out for your return from the slopes, even on your chalet hosts day off! You can help yourself to tea and coffee too in front of a lovely, warm, log fire in one of the comfortable chalet lounges and relax after a hard day on the pistes!

Dinner

  In all of our chalets we serve you fantastic, freshly prepared, gourmet three-course evening meals which are delicious, wholesome and nutritious. Every dinner is accompanied by carefully selected complimentary bottled wine. 

On the first and last night of your holiday you will be serve pre-dinner canapés and aperitifs. 

On one evening you will be served a cheeseboard with a variety of delicious cheeses, some of which are made locally and are a must for cheese lovers

Wine 

The complimentary wines we serve for the duration of dinner each night have been specially selected by us because they are incredibly drinkable, full of well rounded fruit flavours, good acidity and match the food we serve perfectly. Your chalet hosts will have a number of different wines for you to try thoughout your stay. Something to suit everyones taste!

 

Children´s high teas

  We serve high tea for children at 6pm. It is up to you if your children eat high tea or dinner with the adults; we´ll arrange it in advance with you to help us plan your menu for the week. We know how important it is for your children to eat well when they’re skiing so we will take advice from you on their likes & dislikes. Because all our food is made from scratch we can even try to hide the vegetables if you need us to!  Our chalet chefs can make all of the tried and tested meals that children like to eat but from fresh ingredients. 

 You are welcome to help yourself to tea & coffee at any time of day.

Breakfast hot option and dinner is not served on chalet hosts´ day off; your hosts will of course leave out breakfast and afternoon tea for you and can recommend and book a restaurant for you.

 

We offer generous discounts to all groups who can book every bed in this chalet, please call us for more details

Ski rental is available for ski holidays at this property. Call Ski Line on 020 8313 3999 for further details.

Price promise: If you can rent skis and snowboards cheaper Ski Line will cancel your rental and refund any payments. That's a promise.

Economy

Perfect for entry level skiers looking for the best price. Refurbished equipment from the Sensation and Evolution categories.

  • Ski types: Skis downgraded from Sensation and Evolution ranges
  • Maximum age: 3 years
  • Package includes: Skis, boots and poles
Atomic Nomad S Tune Plus

Atomic Nomad [S] Tune Plus

Price

£ 65(£49 skis only)

Evolution

Entry level skis/snowboards perfect for those discovering the thrills of skiing on green and blue slopes. Manageable and reliable skis even on hard snow, that help you make progress whilst having fun.

  • Ski types: Slopes, Female, Snow blades
  • Snowboard types: Multipurpose
  • Boots: Good quality shoes for very good comfort
  • Maximum equipment age: 2 years
  • Package includes: Skis/snowboard, boots and poles
Atomic Nomad S Tune Plus

Atomic Nomad [S] Tune Plus

Dynastar Active Easy

Dynastar Active Easy

Rossignol Sprayer

Rossignol Sprayer

Burton Ltr

Burton Ltr

Price

£ 84(£63 skis only)

Performance

For all skiers at home on all types of slopes and snow. Comfortable, higher-performance skis/snowboards that guarantee stability and grip even at full speed.

  • Ski types: Slips, All mounting, Female
  • Snowboard types: All mountain, Freestyle
  • Boots: Good quality shoes for a good support
  • Maximum equipment age: 2 years
  • Package includes: Skis/snowboards, boots and poles
Salomon X-Drive 75 Sti

Salomon X-Drive 75 Sti

Head Absolut Joy S

Head Absolut Joy S

Rossignol Smash 7

Rossignol Smash 7

Burton Progression

Burton Progression

Price

£ 103(£77 skis only)

Excellence

For the most demanding and experienced skiers. The highest quality skis for every terrain, both on-slope and off.

  • Ski types: Racing World Cup, Piste, All mountain, Free ride, Female
  • Boots: Hi quality and technical shoes for very good support
  • Maximum equipment age: 1 year
  • Package includes: Skis, boots and poles
Salomon X–Drive 8.3

Salomon X–Drive 8.3

Rossignol Experience 84 CA

Rossignol Experience 84 CA

Atomic Cloud Eleven Arc

Atomic Cloud Eleven Arc

Price

£ 120(£90 skis only)

Adult Helmet

Price

£ 21

Junior Champion Ski Pack Inc Helmet (Under 12)

For children 8-11 years at the 3-star or higher, as well as for older kids 12-13 years old at any level. Booking helmets is highly recommended it for beginners and children.

  • Ski types: high-quality skis (Racing skis, Twin tip skis)
  • Snowboard types: Junior
  • Maximum equipment age: 3 years
  • Package includes: Skis/Snowboard, boots and poles

Price

£ 65

Espoir Ski Pack Inc Helmet (Under 12)

Price

£ 48

Mini Kids Ski Pack Inc Helmet (3 - 5)

Perfect for kids under 6, to safely carve their first turns. Helmets are highly recommended for children.

  • Ski types: Junior
  • Package includes: Skis, boots and poles

Price

£ 48