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Le Christophe Chalet, Meribel Village

4 bedroom Chalet in Meribel. Sleeps 8

This newly renovated chalet is situated just moment from the heart of Meribel Village and has ski in and ski out access (just 20 metres from the Golf chairlift).

The fabulous new interior boasts a bright and spacious open plan living and dining area with floor to ceiling sliding glass doors that provide access to a sunny terrace. The room has a large L-shaped sofa and bright blue armchair where you can relax next to the wood-burning stove with a drink in the evening. 

Outside on the terrace, there is space where children can play safely in the snow and it is a great spot to take in the beautiful mountain scenery.

The chalet has a separate TV room on the lower ground floor perfect for snuggly TV watching and space for children to entertain themselves.

The chalet is equipped with all the modern conveniences such as WiFi from your laptop, UK TV, iPod docking stations and boot warmers.

Sleeping

The chalet sleeps 8 and comprises of 4 double/twin bedrooms all with full en suite bathrooms. There is also a separate downstairs cloakroom. 

Dining

The chalet is let on a catered basis can you can expect a full English breakfast spread with breakfast special, afternoon tea, canapés, 3 course evening supper and cheese 6 nights a week. The evening meal includes unlimited complimentary hand-picked wine (choice of 5 white, 5 red and rosé), sparkling wine, beers and soft drinks.

Also see: Catering & Private Chefs in Meribel Village, France

Families & Kids

This company are very child friendly. They can buy any additional necessities for you in advance so you don't have to overload your suit-cases, for example nappies, wipes etc. They are also able to source babysitting and childcare services from local certified companies. 

For those children old enough to ski, when the companies drivers drop them off at ski-school each morning they provide packs of tissues, SPF lip balm and a chocolate bar to help them through the day.

Also see: Childcare in Meribel Village, France

Transfers

The company are able to arrange private transfers on your behalf from whichever airport you choose to arrive at.

Also see: Transfers to Meribel, France

Ski Hire

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 Village, France

Lifts & Passes

Lift passes can be organised easily in advance and will be ready and waiting for you on arrival in the chalet.

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 Village, 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 Village, France

Local Shuttles

As part of your holiday package the chalet companies' driver service is available to get you to and from the slopes and apres, daily between 08:00-11:00 and 16:30-20:00.

Towns Nearby

Méribel Village was a sleepy hamlet until the arrival of a chairlift and developers in the 1990s. It is now an attractive and popular mini-resort in its own right. The chapel, communal oven and converted stone barns give the village an authentic charm. The newer developments are built in sympathetic stone and wooden chalet style, offering high-quality accommodation. The village is laid out around a sunny square where the chairlift is located, surrounded by shops and restaurants.

Restaurants Nearby

Within Méribel Village itself are two restaurants: Le Bo a Mil is a characterful converted barn offering French and local cuisine and La Terrasse offers good French food. A five-minute drive away is Restaurant Le Plantin, in the hamlet of the same name, offering fine dining in a sumptuous setting. Meribel Village's superlative bakery offers excellent snacks for picnics.

Also see: Restaurants in Meribel Village, France

Sights Nearby

The Fonteney Forest above Méribel Village is a protected area of mountain woodland. It is rich in wildlife, thanks to the proximity of the Vanoise National Park, and walkers may see deer, spot wild boar tracks, and hear woodpeckers, owls and birds of prey.

Things to Do Nearby

As well as skiing, Méribel Village is an ideal base for hiking. In winter, you can explore the network of groomed walking paths linking Meribel Village with all parts of the valley. Non-skiers can take the chairlift up to the Altiport ski area with its picnic areas and scenic walking paths. For children, there is a sledding area at the foot of the piste. In summer, there is wonderful walking and mountain biking through the surrounded meadows and forests. There is easy access to the actvities in Meribel centre via the free bus service.

Also see: Things To Do in Meribel Village, France

Golf-clubs Nearby

Méribel's 18-hole golf course is located at the Altiport area, a 10-minute drive from Méribel Village. 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 Village, France

Lifts/Pistes Nearby

The Golf chairlift whisks skiers from the village centre to the pistes, beginners areas and fun zones at the Altiport. From here you can also directly access the pistes of the Meribel Valley and the Three Valleys. The blue Lapin piste returns to the village centre and stays open all season thanks to efficient snow cannons. Non-skiers may also use Meribel Village's chairlift.

Also see: Ski Areas in Meribel, France

Nightlife Nearby

Within Méribel Village itself are two restaurants: Le Bo a Mil is a characterful converted barn offering French and local cuisine and La Terrasse offers good French food. A five-minute drive away is Restaurant Le Plantin, in the hamlet of the same name, offering fine dining in a sumptuous setting. Meribel Village's superlative bakery offers excellent snacks for picnics.

Also see: Bars in Meribel Village, France


Location: Meribel Village


Style

Catering Basis: Catered

Property Style: Chalet

Run By: Agent/Operator

Vibe / Atmosphere: Traditional & Modern mix


Stats

Sleeps: Sleeps 8

Bedrooms: 4 bedroom


Services

Bookings For: Lift Passes | Ski / Snowboard Hire | Transfers

Catering: Half-board | Afternoon tea | Breakfast | Dinner

Transport: Ski shuttle (complimentary)


Facilities

Access: Disabled access | Ski to door

Restrictions: Non-smoking

Room: Balcony | Ski / Boot Room | Underfloor Heating | Wood-burning stove

Car-parking: Parking on property

Entertainment: BBQ | CD player | Computer | DVD Player | iPod Dock | Satellite TV | WiFi / Internet

Kitchen/Laundry: Tumble Dryer | Washing Machine

Outdoor: Terrace

View: Mountain view


Contact

Open Seasons: Spring | Winter


Prices & Availability

Address: Chemin du PlaignyMeribel Village |

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