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Marmotte Mountain Retreat

Chamonix, France
  • Catered Chalet
  • Sleeps 8
    , nights

    Marmotte Mountain Retreat is classic and rustic in design, a fine example of a true ski chalet holiday dream.

    This magnificent luxury 4-bedroom catered chalet can sleep up to 8 people. Nestled in French pine forest behind the 18th-century village of Argentiere, two mountain streams flow past either side of the chalet adding to the ambience of being tucked away in a real mountain retreat. An outdoor hot tub sits adjacent to one of the streams, allowing guests to relax and enjoy the amazing views and beautiful surroundings of the chalet. Marmotte Mountain Retreat is a luxury mountain paradise and a place of immense beauty for all who visit.

    Marmotte Mountain Retreat is also a great place for kids, the large front yard provides endless opportunities for snowman/snow cave building and tobogganing.

    This property is located in the village of Argentiere.


    • This traditional ski chalet comprises of 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and an outdoor hot tub.

    Ground Floor

    • Spacious mountain chalet-style kitchen fully equipped with fridge, freezer, dishwasher, oven, ceramic hob and microwave.
    • Traditional dining area with underfloor heating.
    • Open plan living area with comfortable sofas and sitting chairs.
    • Large open log fireplace.
    • Washing machine and dryer.
    • Flat-screen TV, DVD player and multimedia system.
    • CD player, records and record player.
    • Outdoor hot tub.

    First Floor

    • 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
    • Master bedroom with king-size bed, breath-taking views of the surrounding mountains and pine forests, luxurious en-suite with a large bath/shower, toilet and balcony.
    • Bedroom 2 – king double/twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom.
    • Bedroom 3 and 4 – twin bedrooms with a large shared bathroom with separate bath and shower.

    Facilities and Amenities

    • Traditional mountain style chalet ambience
    • Fully qualified and experienced chef
    • 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms
    • Ski in/Ski out option to les Grand Montets ski resort
    • Stunning private location in the forest
    • Luxury outdoor hot tub
    • Large open fireplace
    • WiFi internet connection
    • TV/DVD and multimedia player


    Marmotte Mountain Retreat is located in French pine forest behind the 18th century village of Argentiere, approximately 800 metres from the world famous ski resort of les Grand Montets and only a 5 minute walk through the village to the main street of Argentiere. The chalet enjoys a unique location set back from the village centre in lush surroundings, surrounded by peace and tranquillity.

    Ski in/ski out access to the les Grand Montets ski resort is possible through the forest via the La Moraine cross country track, located 1 minute from the chalets front door.

    The village of Argentiere can also be accessed within a 5 minute walk along the narrow, winding lanes of the village. The village has a great range of bars and restaurants, a supermarket, a newsagent, a doctor, pharmacy and many other speciality shops catering to a wide range of needs.

    Wine Cellar

    This operator’s comprehensive wine list had been hand selected to complement our extensive and carefully prepared fine dining menus. Our wines appeal to a broad range of styles and palettes which embrace the main grape varieties and blends.


    All Marmotte Mountain chefs are fully qualified with extensive experience in fine dining hotels and restaurants (often with Michelin Star rating), ensuring the meals are of an exceptionally high standard.

    Each morning, we provide a full continental breakfast comprising of fresh bread and pastries, a selection of yoghurts, cereals, local meats and cheeses, a variety of fruit and freshly brewed coffee and tea. In addition to a full continental breakfast, a cooked breakfast can also be arranged.

    Upon return to the chalet after your day on the mountain, afternoon tea will be waiting for you made up of freshly baked cakes, muffins or cookies, tea and coffee or an ice cold beer from the chalet bar to help you unwind.

    For dinner, you will be served a delicious four course meal accompanied by a good selection of local French wine. For those looking to treat themselves, we have an extensive upgradable wine cellar that can accommodate most tastes. Feel free to ask our chefs to match a selection of wines to your four course meal to further enhance your dining experience.

    Our flexible and experienced chefs are also able to cater for any special dietary requirements.

    Breakfast and afternoon tea are provided daily - dinner is provided five out of seven nights. This provides you with the opportunity to not only dine in the comfort of your own chalet but also to experience some of the Chamonix Valley’s great ambience and fine dining restaurants. We are more than happy to recommend and reserve a suitable restaurant to your party.

    Please Note

    Prices shown are per person based on full occupancy of the property. Usually, this property is only bookable on a full occupancy basis.

    Prices for this holiday are based on a Euro price and displayed in Pounds. Rates are updated regularly but prices are subject to fluctuation. If you'd prefer, you are also able to pay the cost of your holiday in Euros, please let us know if you would like to do this at the time of booking.

    Important Covid-19 refund promise

    This operator is offering a COVID-19 refund guarantee. If your government or the French government forbid travel, then a credit or full refund is offered.

    If your government requires that you self-isolate on return this does not qualify for a refund.

    The ski resort will typically only be closed if travel to France is not allowed and in this case you will also receive credit or full refund.

    A copy of the full terms and conditions are available on request.

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    Economy Ski Pack

    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


    Economy Skis Only


    Evolution Ski Pack

    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


    Evolution Skis Only


    Performance Ski Pack

    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


    Performance Skis Only


    Excellence Ski Pack

    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


    Excellence Skis Only


    Adult Helmet Hire


    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
    Rossignol Hero Junior Multi-Event

    Rossignol Hero Junior Multi-Event

    Burton Ltr-Kids

    Burton Ltr-Kids


    Espoir Ski Pack Inc Helmet (Under 12)


    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
    Rossignol Roostie

    Rossignol Roostie

    Rossignol Princess

    Rossignol Princess


    Prices & Availability

    PP - Price per person based on full occupancy