- Half board
This charming and very popular hotel is family-run and prides itself on excellent standards of food and service. Placed within the older part of the village, 150m from the Diable Gondola Lift. This is a traditional hotel with exceptionally high standards throughout.
Free use of sauna, hot tub and fitness room
Small "spa" treatments area
Free use of indoor pool with jet stream
Meals: Buffet style breakfast and 4 course evening meal, The hotel has a superb Michelin Star restaurant which has a reputation for serving great food, matched with personal service. An extensive à la carte menu is available (local supplement).
Rooms (2-3 people): Twin and triple rooms with en-suite bathroom, safe and hairdryer. South facing rooms have a balcony and are available at a supplement.
Board Basis: Half Board. Christmas and New Year meals included.
Les Deux Alpes Resort Info
Les Deux Alpes skiing
Les Deux Alpes is a very popular resort with the Brits. It boasts the largest glacier in Euope (at 3568m)allowing for year round skiing. The biggest attraction for boarders and freestyle skiers, and those that like a bit of pro spotting, is the world class snowpark found at the Jandri mid-station druning the winter, and up on the glacier during the summer. Beginners and intermediates are well catered for with some nice motorway pistes, although there is only one easy run back down to resort which is sometimes shut when snow is thin on the ground. Advanced skiers should head to the La Fee area for testing black runs and to nearby La Grave for some of the best off-piste around.
Les Deux Alpes ski resort
The resort itself is quite large and spread out, meaning it lacks that "village like" alpine charm. However, it does have a very good range of shops and restaurants, plus varied and lively nightlife. For non skiers, the hamlet of Venosc with its craft shops and cute eateries is walkable when there's not too much snow, or can be reached by cable car. Childcare is very good, so families are welcomed, but there is a lot of traffic in town, which may put some off.
Overall, a lively resort and very popular with the young freestyle crowd and their followers, with La Grave and the glacier particular pluses and Grenoble Airport only 90 minutes away.
More Les Deux Alpes resort information
Les Deux Alpes Snow & Weather
|Snow Report - 17 Dec 2014|
|Last snowed|| 09-Dec-2014|
|Fresh snow||5 cm|
|Lower slopes||2 cm|
|Upper slopes||80 cm|
|Runs to resort||Closed|
|Off piste snow||Varied|
|Comments||The best conditions can be found on the upper slopes|
Snow Overview - France (snow news updated 17-Dec-2014)
There was widespread cloud cover seen across France on Monday 15th December. Parts of France saw patches of sunshine but on the whole it was overcast for most of our featured resorts in France. The weekend saw lots of resorts open their gates but skiing is fairly limited due to the lack of snow but the best conditions can be found higher up the mountain where well groomed runs are available.
Les Deux Alpes (2/80cm) is offering good riding conditions up on the glacier and on Monday there was a total of 12 lifts in operation. The resort runs are either closed or in a fair state so it is better to stick to the runs at a higher altitude. Thicker clouds developed in the afternoon at Les Deux Alpes and there was light snow forecast for later in the day.
Over the next few days the weather is expected to change with more clouds forecast but there is a chance of fresh snow across all the ski regions during the middle of the week.
European Weather Outlook
After a fairly cloudy day on Monday across Europe, the forecast is indicating that the clouds will thicken and there is a significant chance of fresh snow to all of our featured countries on Wednesday. Switzerland looks as though it will benefit the most with up to 12cm being predicted, where as the likes of France, Italy and Austria should see an average fall of around 5cm. The freezing level may rise above 2000m later in the week which could see light rain but the slopes at high altitude shouldn’t be affected.
Bulgaria had a fairly clear day on Monday and this is expected to continue until midweek then more clouds should move in but this could bring more fresh snow.
Norway / Sweden have differing forecasts to each other in that Norway is expecting quite a cloudy week with scattered snow showers being predicted throughout the week. Sweden on the other hand looks as though it will be brighter with a few cloudy spells.