Chalet Cristal 2, Val d'Isere is an apartment on the first floor of this beautifully appointed chalet. Its excellent location and great design, with its wood and stone finish and Savoyard charm, make it the ideal home for our Val d'Isere guests. It has four spacious bedrooms all with full en-suite facilities, including heated towel rails. Room 4 leads onto a shared balcony with fantastic views over the mountains.
The attractive open plan lounge and dining area have traditional-style furniture and oak flooring with plenty of comfortable seating around the wood-burning stove, creating a warm and welcoming place to relax and unwind. French windows open onto a South West facing balcony creating a pleasing sense of light and space and a great outdoor space for guests to enjoy. The chalet has modern accessories such as a flat screen TV showing British channels, a DVD player for your enjoyment as well as free Wi-Fi internet access.
Rooms 1 and 2 can take a cot.
Chalet Cristal has a superb location, situated away from the main road in Val dIsere (1800m). It is only 150m from the La Daille telecabine, the Etroits chairlift, and the "Funival" a high-speed funicular that carries skiers to the top of Bellevarde (2800m) in just a few minutes. From there is a huge choice of pistes including easy access to Tignes. You can ski back to within about 150m from the chalet, the same point as the Val d'Isere World Cup Downhill finish.
At the top of the La Daille telecabine is the world famous apres bar: La Folie Douce with its live music, outrageous dancers and fabulous atmosphere – it’s the après bar that you shouldn’t miss while on holiday in Val d’Isere.
From the Chalet Cristal 2, you can walk into the centre of Val d'Isère. Alternatively, you can use the free bus service that operates around Val d'Isere throughout the day and continues until 2am. The nearest bus stop to Chalet Cristal is only 100m away for the short ride to the centre of town.
We know how much extra yummy food can add to your ski chalet holiday, that's why this operator works hard to make sure all of their chalet hosts are trained to the highest standard in the Alps highest cookery school. Founder of The Hive Cookery School Area Manager, Christina Hadden works hard all year round to make sure every morsel you'll taste during your stay will get those tastebuds tingling.
During your catered holiday you'll be served up some scrumptious treats, hearty meals and delicious locally sourced wine.
A lovely start to the week, on arrival in your chalet, handmade pre-dinner canapes and aperitifs will be served to you in the lounge whilst your chalet host welcomes you to your chalet and introduces you to the resort.
Start your day with a delicious cooked breakfast that includes bacon, eggs, Heinz beans or hash browns and mushrooms or tomatoes plus a selection of cereals, porridge, yoghurts and fresh bread. Served 8am to 9am.
Scrumptious homemade cakes and a choice of teas are provided every day, best enjoyed while you relax in the lounge area in front of the log fire.
You'll be served a delicious starter each evening from our Ski Beat recipe book!
For your main course expect hearty homely dishes that are individually plated to fill you up after a tough day on the slopes.
Everyone's favourite course, hopefully, you'll still have some room for the delicious desserts your chalet host will have prepared for you.
Some samples include
Ginger Beef Casserole or Moroccan Chickpea Casserole served with sides of Parsley Couscous, Cumin Roasted Carrots, and Buttered Savoy Cabbage
Tarragon Chicken or Leek & Squash Cannelloni served with sides of Paprika Potato Wedges, Sautéed Leeks, and French Style Peas
Salmon with Parsley & Parmesan Crust or Ratatouille served with sides of Haricot Mash, French Beans with Onion Garnish, and Crispy Cauliflower
Tartiflette or Vegetarian Tartiflette served with sides of Crusty French Bread, Crispy Green Salad, and Cornichons
Spiced Pork Filet or Falafel served with sides of Stock Cooked Rice, Red Onion Salad & Raita, and Sweetcorn, Peppers & Spring Onions
Roast Duck Breast in Cassis Sauce or Ricotta Rice Cakes & Red Pepper Relish served with sides of Creamy Mashed Potato, Broccoli Spears, and Courgette Ribbons
To complement your meal you'll be served free and unlimited good quality red and white wines during the course of dinner. After dinner, fresh ground coffee or decaffeinated coffee as well as tea is served in the lounge.
This operator strives to ensure that your specific dietary requirements and preferences are catered for as best they can. Please let us know at least 14 days prior to your holiday start date, to ensure that this is possible. The chalet team can cater for special dietary requirements be they for medical reasons, religious reasons or simply personal preference. Chalet hosts will be advised of these requirements in advance of your stay and every effort will be made to ensure that they are met. However, we cannot guarantee that certain ingredients will not be in the environment nor can we guarantee that cross-contamination will not occur.
Children aged 11 and under will be served High Tea at around 6pm. This is provided at no extra cost and ensures that your child's normal routine is not disturbed: soft drinks or milk are served with the meal. It also ensures that adults can enjoy their evening meal, which is served at 8pm. If you have booked a whole chalet then you can eat together - please speak to your chalet hosts on arrival.
An Alpine chalet is a wonderful place to spend the festive season. You'll be provided with Christmas trees and decorations. On the day itself, you can look forward to aperitifs, turkey with all the trimmings, flaming Christmas pudding, mince pies, and of course, Christmas crackers. For New Year most of the resorts will have torch-lit descents, fireworks and other celebrations. Alternatively, you could just enjoy New Year's Eve dinner in your chalet with a glass or two of fizz.
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.
Perfect for entry level skiers looking for the best price. Refurbished equipment from the Sensation and Evolution categories.
Atomic Nomad [S] Tune Plus
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.
Atomic Nomad [S] Tune Plus
Dynastar Active Easy
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.
Salomon X-Drive 75 Sti
Head Absolut Joy S
Rossignol Smash 7
For the most demanding and experienced skiers. The highest quality skis for every terrain, both on-slope and off.
Salomon X–Drive 8.3
Rossignol Experience 84 CA
Atomic Cloud Eleven Arc