The residence is located in the heart of Méribel-Mottaret. A shopping centre is also close by.In the heart of the 3 Vallées, this is an authentic Savoy resort with large chalets.
In all apartments: Fully equipped small kitchen with 2 hotplates, refrigerator, oven-grill, combination oven with grill and microwave, dishwasher, electric coffee-maker, balcony, telephone, pay cable TV, vacuum cleaner, bathroom with toilet, shower room with toilet.
Languages spoken: French, English, German
Tourist tax (Over 13 years): €1.10 per person per day
Arrivals after 17:00, departures before 10:00
Part of the Pierre & Vacances Group, the Maeva brand offers great value ski holiday accommodation in France.
We have over 50 residences spread across 28 major ski resorts, all proposing fully-furnished apartments that are well designed and functional whilst remaining within your budget.
Renting an apartment through our Maeva brand means that you can be assured of finding a cosy, well designed accommodation whatever the family size - from studios for 2 people up to 3 bedroom apartments for 8.
All our apartments include fully-equipped kitchens, beds made up on arrival and tea towels in the price while a wide range of extra services are available either during booking or once on site.
You’ll need to book your own transfers, when staying here. Your main options are shared or private transfers, but consider whether you would prefer a door-to-door service or a (generally cheaper) “communal” drop-off point at your destination.
Also see: Transfers to Meribel, France
You’ll need to organise your own bike hire when staying here. Things to consider are the type of bike you want to rent such as road, mountain, hard trail and/or an electric bike; and whether you’ll need helmets and protective clothing with your rental. You’re best off choosing a shop that is close to your accommodation for ease of access, and making it quicker to return the bike and pay at the end. Some companies may also deliver so it’s worth looking at all the options.
Also see: Cycle Hire in Meribel - Mottaret, France
You’ll need to book your own ski hire, when staying here. There are many choices for hiring equipment. Generally, you’re best off choosing somewhere close for ease of access, & less far to carry your kit, easier to make changes, and quicker to return and pay at the end. Nevertheless, many suppliers will deliver and some snow-front rental stores offer ski lockers, so it’s worth checking out all the options.
Also see: Ski Hire in Meribel - Mottaret, France
Lifts & Passes
You’ll need to buy your own lift pass, when staying here. Lift passes can be booked online or bought in resort on arrival. There are many types of pass available, suited to different levels, length of stay and budget. It’s worth reading up on the options to get the most from your lift pass in summer & winter.
Also see: Ski Pass Options in Meribel, France
Instructors & Lessons
When staying here, you’ll need to book your own ski or snowboard lessons. Tuition is strongly recommended for complete beginners and is always a good idea whatever your level to perfect your technique. Group lessons are a great way for children to learn with their peers whilst giving you some free time on the slopes. Groups are also a generally cheaper option for adults, however, with a private instructor you’ll have undivided attention and be able to progress at your own pace.
Also see: Ski Schools in Meribel - Mottaret, France
Guides & Tours
When staying here, you’ll need to book your own Guides & Tours, which are a great way to discover Meribel whilst doing a number of fun activities. During the winter, if you are keen to go off-piste, booking a High Mountain Guide is strongly recommended. Not only do they know the best local spots, these highly trained and experienced individuals are very familiar with the surroundings and can provide loads of insights you won’t get by yourself, as well as helping to ensure your safety.
Also see: Guides & Tours in Meribel - Mottaret, France
Méribel-Mottaret is the highest village in the Méribel Valley, stretching up from 1750m. Created in the 1970s, Méribel-Mottaret is mainly made-up of chalet-style apartment buildings situated on the edge of the pistes. Almost all the accommodation offers direct access on foot to the pistes and you can leave your car in the indoor car park. The head of the valley is dominated by the Mont Vallon, rising to 3000m above the resort. Mottaret is surrounded by a forest of fir-trees and is next to the Tueda Nature Reserve, with its lake, pine forest, cross-country skiing pistes and hiking trails.
Méribel-Mottaret has a wide range of restaurants, ranging from fine dining in the up-market hotels via mid-range French restaurants serving local specialities to inexpensive pizzas and take-away burgers. Most of the restaurants are located in the resort centre, with a few at le Hameau at the top of the village.
Also see: Restaurants in Meribel - Mottaret, France
Le Mont Vallon, Méribel’s highest skiing point, lies at the head of the valley above Méribel-Mottaret, forming a dramatic backdrop to the village. A few minutes’ walk from the centre of the village lies the Tueda lake, a nature reserve of outstanding natural beauty. It’s worth the short walk here to enjoy exploring around the frozen lake, on foot, by cross-country ski or horse-drawn sleigh. Here in summer, you can explore the Tueda lake botanical path, fly fish or hike into the Vanoise National Park.
Things to Do Nearby
In winter, Méribel-Mottaret offers alpine and cross-country skiing, a snowpark, horse drawn sleighs, snow shoe walking and walking trails, snowscooters, a big air bag, snow tubing, paragliding and 2 spas. There is easy access to the shops and facilities in Méribel Centre via the free Meribus service.
In summer Méribel-Mottaret offers walking, fishing, kids’ clubs, climbing, nature trails and mountain biking. Within the resort is a Tourist Office, cinema, night-club, bars, restaurants, small supermarkets plus sports and clothes shops.
Also see: Things To Do in Meribel - Mottaret, France
Méribel's 18-hole golf course is located at the Altiport area, a 15 minutes drive from Méribel-Mottaret. It has a driving range, practice area and club house. The Club holds regular competitions throughout the summer; the course is closed in winter.
Also see: Golf Courses in Meribel - Mottaret, France
Méribel-Mottaret, located at the heart of the 3 Valleys, boasts an ideal situation to make the most of the largest ski area in the world. With its ski-in-ski-out apartment buildings, Méribel-Mottaret is the ideal venue for families. Modern gondolas and high-speed chairlifts rapidly transport skiers to all areas of the Méribel valley including the high pistes around le Mont Vallon, or with a single gondola ride you can access the Courchevel or Les Menuires valleys. Thanks to its high location, Méribel-Mottaret’s snow is guaranteed throughout the winter season.
Also see: Ski Areas in Meribel, France
Méribel-Mottaret offers a selection of bars, mainly in the resort centre, plus a nightclub and cinema which shows films in English and French. The bars and clubs in Méribel Centre are an easy bus ride away on the Méribus service.
Also see: Bars in Meribel - Mottaret, France
Location: Meribel - Mottaret
Catering Basis: Self-catered
Property Style: Apartment
Run By: Agent/Operator
Sleeps: Sleeps 4
Kitchen/Laundry: Cookware | Kitchen linen | Microwave | Tea / Coffee Maker
View: Mountain view
Open Seasons: Summer | Winter