Chalet Abricot   Val Thorens , France 3.5 Stars

Chalet Abricot is situated in the Balcons 5 building. This position offers excellent access to the skiing as it is just 25 metres (approx.) to the piste. The Plein Sud lift goes straight past the complex and competent skiers can enjoy the convenience of skiing practically to the door in good conditions. For beginners, the shuttle bus stops right outside reception for access to the other lifts. The shops, lively bars and restaurants of Val Thorens are just a short walk away.

  • Sleeps 14
  • All rooms with jacuzzi bath and balcony.
  • Modern chalet apartments
  • Open living/dining areas
  • A mini market within the complex
  • Package Summary
  • Catered chalet
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  • Holiday Ref: 7887
Booking information: Prices are per person and based on 2 sharing unless otherwise indicated. 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 Abricot

Features

  • Sleeps 14
  • Terrace/Balcony
  • Fireplace
  • Catered chalet
Chalet Abricot is a chalet apartment at the top of the resort of Val Thorens, offering excellent views across the valley. The décor is typically alpine in style with solid wood and rustic features. The chalet has a spacious and light open living/dining area with wood burning stove and satellite TV. All rooms enjoy the bonus of being en suite, most with their own Jacuzzi bath. Guests staying in this chalet will be able to use the new infinity pool with fabulous views over the Val Thorens Valley in addition to the gym facilities, sauna and steam room. There are also beauty and well-being treatments available and payable locally. All these facilities are located in the heart of the Balcons complex, close to the chalets.

Entrance floor:
•    ski storage

First floor:
Room 1 = twin with Jacuzzi bath, WC and balcony
•    open-plan kitchen/living/dining area with wood burning stove, satellite TV and balcony  

Second floor:    
Rooms 2 – 4 = 3 twins with Jacuzzi bath, WC and balcony

Third floor:
Rooms 5 – 7 = 3 twins with Jacuzzi bath, WC and balcony

Chalet staff live out

Val Thorens Resort Info

Val Thorens skiing

At 2300m, Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe, meaning the resort has a great snow record, but can be vulnerable to bad weather with freezing temperatures and possible whiteouts. Forming part of the Three Valleys domain, Val Thorens' extended skiing is excellent, with intermediates being particularly spoilt for choice. Advanced skiers also have plenty to play on with big moguls and access to the Maurienne Valley for off-piste adventures. In addition theres an excellent Snowpark to keep freestylers busy. Beginners too can enjoy Val Thorens with several gentle greens and easy blues scattered around the resort.

Val Thorens ski resort

As the resort is traffic-free and purpose-built, most accommodation options offer ski-in-ski-out accessibility. However, après-ski is quite limited, while the list of non-skiing activities is a little short. Overall, Val Thorens is a resort for people who come on their ski holiday to ski and want the guarantee of snow.

More Val Thorens resort information

Val Thorens Snow & Weather


Snow Report - 02 Mar 2015
Last snowed 01-Mar-2015
Fresh snow5 cm
Lower slopes130 cm
Upper slopes210 cm
Pistes
Piste stateExcellent
Runs to resortExcellent
Off piste snowPowder
CommentsGreat skiing thanks to the recent snowfalls
Lifts open17
Lifts total31

Snow Overview - France  (snow news updated 02-Mar-2015)

Some good new snowfall was recorded at altitude in France on Monday morning, but below around 1,800m, rain was falling. This has resulted in some heavy piste conditions, but with temperatures dropping and new snow in the forecast some of the damage will be repaired. Around 20cm of new snow was recorded at many resorts, although only above around 2,000m owing to the mild temperatures in place across the French Alps. The Argentiere (20/220cm) and Chamonix (20/220cm) Valley was one of these places, with some good falls of powder recorded on the upper slopes. The resort runs were unfortunately not in great condition owing to the rain. Flaine (65/230cm) also saw 20cm of new snow on the upper slopes, which is forecast to increase during the day on Monday and into the rest of the week. The Pyrenees were experiencing even milder conditions, with temperature above freezing even on the highest slopes. As a result the pistes are soft at resorts such as Cauterets (360/500cm), but with the huge snow base, there is little worry of bare patches showing through! The outlook is again a snowy one, with snow expected to fall until Thursday. The totals are expected to be lower than recently, but temperatures are set to drop so what does fall will be more powdery and should fall to all levels. A welcome return to sunny skies is currently set for Friday which is great news if you’re heading out this weekend.

European Weather Outlook

The heavy snow falling across the Alps on Monday is set to slowly taper off during the night into Tuesday, especially in France and western Switzerland. But lighter snow is set to fall for much of the week, potentially adding a further 20-30cm to what was falling on Monday, including in the south towards Italy. Temperatures are set to fall away throughout the week and by Thursday the freezing level may reach as low as sea level. Sunshine is currently forecast to make a welcome return on Friday, but Austria may cling on to a few snow clouds into the start of the weekend. The mild air is set to clear through the Pyrenees during Tuesday night, dropping the freezing level to around 1,000m. This should be accompanied by some nice falls of snow of between 10 and 20cm. A sunny spell of weather is then expected to begin on Thursday and last into the weekend, with temperatures set to rise above freezing once more. Settled weather is expected for Bulgaria until Thursday, before more snowclouds sweep in across the country. Initially rain may fall on the lower slopes, but by Sunday around 20cm can be expected on the upper slopes, with perhaps 10cm lower down as the freezing level drops off. A nice settled spell of weather is forecast for Scandinavia, with sunshine in the forecast for both Norway and Sweden. The skies won’t be clear all the time as patches of clouds are set to drift in from time to time, but nothing more than a dusting of snow is expected. Snow is set to continue to fall across Scotland until Tuesday before potentially the best day of the week on Wednesday. Make the most of this break in the weather as sadly a strong southwesterly flow is forecast for the end of the week and the weekend, bringing strong winds and mild temperatures.


All snow report information supplied by Ski Club of Great Britain Ski Club of Great Britain