Excellent location, ideal for small groups and families
- Catered Chalet
- Sleeps 6-8
- All En-suite Bathrooms
- 120m to basket lift
LocationLocated in the same traditional French building as the Chalet Grande Étoile, the Petite Etoile has a fantastic location in the centre of Alpe d’Huez. It has beautiful, alpine style decor with great attention to detail and modern twists in the furnishings giving an extra level of comfort. This lovely chalet also offers the flexibility of beds in rooms 1, 2 and 3 being either twins or king-sized doubles (please specify at the time of booking). With heated boot dryers and open-plan living and dining area, together with the inviting en suite bedrooms this chalet is a popular choice so early booking is recommended.
Although there is no access to the wellness facility in Chalet Grande Etoile from chalet Petite Etoile, you can take advantage of the excellent facilities of both these chalets by booking them together as a group of 20.
Chalet LayoutGround floor
Entrance with heated boot dryers and ski storage
Open plan kitchen, living & dining area with access to valley side balcony
Room 1 = twin or king-sized double with shower & WC
Room 2 = twin or king- sized double with shower, WC & access to balcony (shared with living area)
Triple suite comprising
Room 3 = twin or king-sized double with a small single room (bunk beds) in a separate room across a private corridor
Beds in rooms 1, 2 and 3 will be made up as twins unless we are advised otherwise.
Offered on a catered chalet basis, your holiday will include: -
- 7 days of breakfast, including 6 cooked and 1 continental breakfast
- 6 days of homemade afternoon tea and cake
- 6 days of aperitifs
- 6 evening meals including 5 days of 3 course meals and a 2 course Alpine Specialty meal on one day
- Unlimited wine with dinner until coffee is served
About Alpe d'Huez
Alpe d'Huez skiing
Alpe d’Huez is set on a high sunny plateau, at 1,860m in the Grande Rousses area of the Southern French Alpes. Surrounded by an amazing snow bowl, it has mile after mile of varied pisted and off piste opportunities. With over 250km of skiing to choose from, it provides endless choices for all levels of skiers and boarders. The resort boasts an excellent snow record due to its high altitude – high altitude goes hand in hand with breathtaking views and a wonderful starting point for the Sarenne descent, officially one of the longest black runs in Europe.
Alpe d'Huez is known as Island of the Sun ('Lile au Soleil') and most of the main slopes face south benefiting from the claimed average of 300 sunshine days a year! The resort spreads down a gentle slope in a triangular shape from the main lift station at the top corner. Access roads enter the village at the lower two corners. The main Avenue des Jeux is used as a central focus and this is where you will find some of the shops, bars and restaurants along with the swimming pool and ice rink. Towards the bottom of the town is the older, original core of the resort which has a slightly more traditional feel to it.
Alpe d'Huez has skiing suitable for everyone. The large network of lovely wide green runs immediately above the village is as good a beginner area as you will find anywhere. For intermediates there is a fine selection of blue and red runs, the variety being difficult to beat with trees, valleys and a range of terrain to explore. The slopes divide into four areas with good connections between them. Every section of the resort has some challenging red runs to test the adventurous as well as some serious off-piste routes for the experts to enjoy. Gondolas and fast chairs are the main access to the lifts, although there are a few older chairs and drag lifts scattered around.
There are two terrain parks, one near the bottom of the slopes for novices with various jumps and rollers and another 1.5km advanced park close to the Lac Blanc drag which has a half-pipe, jumps, rails, big air and boardercross course. Above Vaujany there is another beginners park. Experienced boarders are well catered for with lots of good freeriding to be had, together with vast and varied off-piste to be tried with a guide. For cross country skiers there are 50km of snow sure trails with varying degrees of difficulty.
The resort is linked to Vaujany where there is some great runs and some lovely little cafes - well worth making the effort to get there as only a short ski away from the main slopes of Alpe d'huez.