Chalet Gentiane   Les Arcs , France 3 Stars

Our view: Great chalet just 50 metres from the nearest piste.

Chalet Gentiane has been built to specifications and finished to a high standard in a great location just 50m from the piste.

  • Sleeps 13
  • 50m from ski lifts
  • Fantastic views
  • Sauna
  • All rooms en-suite
  • Package Summary
  • Catered chalet
  • 2 passengers
  • London Gatwick flight included.
  • Holiday Ref: 21809
Booking information: Prices are per person and based on maximum occupancy of the lowest-priced room. Room and flight supplements may apply. Special offers and ski deals are subject to availability and may sell out at any time. Terms & Conditions

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Chalet Gentiane

Features

  • Sleeps 12 - 13 (5 available)
  • Terrace/Balcony
  • Fireplace
  • Catered chalet

The entrance to Chalet Gentiane is on the first floor with two bedrooms on this level, and another four on the level below, together with a sauna.  All bedrooms benefit from full en-suite facilities. The ski deposit with boot warmers is also located on this floor.

The open plan lounge and dining area are located on the top floor with comfortable seating around a glass-fronted log burning stove.  Balconies on two sides provide stunning views across the valley towards Montchavin in La Plagne and the Vanoise Express which links to the two resorts.

Location: The chalet is just 50m from the piste which gives direct access to the 6-seater chairlift out of the village; the Vanoise Express for skiing in La Plagne and the ski school meeting point.  At the end of the day you can ski back to the same spot so you only need carry your skis a short distance.

ACCOMMODATION SUMMARY

Second Floor:

  • Open plan lounge & dining area with balconies

First Floor:

  • Double with shared balcony, ensuite bath & WC (Room 1)
  • Double with shared balcony, ensuite bath & WC (Room 2)
  • Entrance & ski deposit (with boot warmers)
  • Separate WC

Ground Floor

  • Twin with ensuite shower & WC (Room 3)
  • Twin with ensuite shower & WC (Room 4)
  • Twin with ensuite shower & WC (Room 5)
  • Triple with ensuite shower & WC (Room 6)
  • Sauna & separate shower

    Rooms 1, 2 and 6 can take a cot

    Your chalet hosts live out.

    Childcare (creche / afternoon care / private nanny) available - please call for details.

Les Arcs Resort Info

Les Arcs skiing

The opening of the 200-person, glass bottomed Vanoise Express cable car between Les Arcs and La Plagne took both resorts from mid-table to championship contenders in one fell-swoop. Les Arcs is majority North-facing, which is hugely beneficial to retaining good snow coverage all season. There's a wide variety of pistes which will suit everyone. Beginners love the gentle runs around Arc 2000 and also the tree-lined playground of Peisey-Vallandry, perfect when the weather closes in. Intermediates are spoilt for choice, with a huge percentage of blue and red runs in and out of all villages. Experts have some serious altitude at the top of the Aiguille Rouge (3200m) and the run down to Villaroger at 1200m represents the Alps' biggest vertical drop in a single descent. If that hasn't kept you entertained for a week then just nip over to La Plagne and give the 220km of pistes on that side a try!

Les Arcs ski resort

Les Arcs is split into 4 villages (not including Peisey-Vallandry), each a fully fledged resort. If you're in a chalet then you'll be most likely to stay in Arc 2000. Contrary to perceived wisdom regurgitated from outdated '90s guidebooks, Arc 2000 is now a destination in its own right and with the addition of Arc 1950 in the early 2000s, has now become the village of choice with a good choice or bars, restaurants, hotels, chalets and self catered apartments available in both, with a handy all-night gondola linking the two.

Arc 1600 was the first of the purpose built villages in Les Arcs but has remained small, with just enough amenities to ensure you don't go without any essentials, but avoid it if you're looking for wild nightlife or any kind of variety. The funicular from Bourg St Maurice stops here though, which can be an interesting diversion on market day or if you need an alternative to skiing a whiteout.

Arc 1800 is the village traditionally listed as the main nightlife centre of Les Arcs. This is true to an extent, but increasingly Arc 1800 attracts a mainly French, self catered crowd. Very few catered chalets and even fewer quality hotel choices here and if you want to surround yourself with like-minded chalet guests then you're far better off heading to Arc 2000, where there are perhaps 60 catered chalets.

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