This charming chalet is tastefully decorated in modern French style and located just 3 minutes from the pistes and a 12 minutes walk to the village.
The open plan living room has three comfortable sofas centred around an open log fireplace and uses faux fur for that authentic mountain retreat feel. Set back from the sitting area is a wooden dining table that easily seats seven. Large sliding glass doors provide access to a south-facing terrace with wonderful mountain views - a great spot to enjoy a cup of tea and slice of cake in the afternoons.
To help you unwind after a day on the slopes, you'll find a hot tub and gazebo in the garden so you can relax in the bubbles under the stars.
The chalet also includes a flat-screen TV with UK Freeview channels, DVD player, music system with iPod connectivity, free WiFi access and use of an iPad to keep you entertained in the evenings after dinner.
The chalet sleeps up to 7 people in 3 bedrooms. There is a double bedroom with en-suite shower room, a twin bedroom with balcony, en-suite shower room and steps to a small double bed on a mezzanine level with limited headroom and an en-suite bathroom.
Holidays at this chalet run on a Sunday to Sunday basis.
The chalet is let on a catered basis. Your dedicated chalet host will provide a continental breakfast with a cooked option (cooked option 6 days), afternoon tea and a three course evening meal (6 days) with cheese and coffee to follow. Red & White wine is served throughout dinner. Children's High Tea is served at 18:00 and they provide a menu of healthy, nutritious food for children.
If you have any specific requirements you can discuss them with your host. On the chalet host day off, the chalet company's concierge service or your chalet host can recommend places to eat and assist in making bookings.
Also see: Catering & Private Chefs in Meribel - Centre, France
Families & Kids
Children can be looked after by the chalet company's private nannies, who work 8 hours a day for 5 1/2 days of the week. Their nannies will organise plenty of fun activities and games to keep your kids happy while you enjoy the slopes.
Also see: Childcare in Meribel - Centre, France
The chalet company includes return flights from Gatwick/Manchester to Geneva/Grenoble in your holiday package (subject to availability).
Transfers to and from the airport are included in your holiday package. The chalet company can also organise private taxis and helicopter transfers.
Also see: Transfers to Meribel, France
Instructors & Lessons
If you are looking for tuition for either yourselves or your children, the chalet company are able to organise ski and snowboard, group or private lessons on your behalf.
Also see: Ski Schools in Meribel - Centre, 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 - Centre, France
- "We had a fabulous week in Meribel. Sunshine everyday! Chalet was brilliant, host Nicki made our stay very comfortable and the food was fabulous! Her attention to detail and her welcoming way with children really made our holiday. Thank you. The Merishuttle was the icing on the cake. Already planning our next VIP holiday next year Thank you everyone" - Customer Feedback
- "Great chalet with Nikki as our host who was very attentive and accommodating and made us feel at home. Chalet was always kept very clean. Everything was hassle free with lifts provided and skis delivered. Highly recommended." - Customer Feedback
- "We have had another amazing week skiing with VIP Ski for our fourth time! Chalet Marielaine is a real find and made for a perfect base. The VIP resort team were as always first class and our host, Niki, was simply brilliant. VIP thanks again." - Customer Feedback
Méribel Centre is the largest village in the valley offering the widest choice of accommodation, shops, sporting activities, restaurants and nightlife. The heart of Méribel Centre is located at the bottom of the village where there is the largest choice of shops and services. The resort spreads from here up the hillside, with smaller centres of shops and restaurants at Altitude 1600 and le Plateau. With its chalet-style architecture and woodland setting, Méribel is considered one of the most beautiful of France’s purpose-built resorts.
Méribel Centre’s restaurants offer something for everyone from fine dining or local cuisine to burgers and takeaway pizzas. The centre of town and Route de la Montée offer the widest selection of restaurants, and Morel and le Rond point areas also have several good French/International cuisine restaurants each. The hotels on the main piste running through Meribel offer good quality lunches on their restaurant sun terraces – ideal places for dining in the sun right on the slopes.
Also see: Restaurants in Meribel - Centre, France
A trip to the scenic Altiport area above Méribel is a must for its stunning views of the valley. In winter, the Altiport hosts the beginner pistes, cross-country ski and walking trails, themed walking paths and sledding area, plus tourist flights on planes equipped with skis. In summer, you can play golf and set out on hikes from here, or simply enjoy two of the valley's best restaurant terraces.
Things to Do Nearby
Méribel offers a wide range of sporting activities, both winter and summer. In winter, you can enjoy skiing the 600km of pistes of Les 3 Vallées ski area with its snow parks, fun zones and cross-country trails. The resort’s Olympic Centre offers swimming, ice-skating, fitness, indoor climbing and bowling. Walking trails link the various villages and the adventurous can try activities such as paragliding, husky-sledding, horse-drawn sleigh rides, inner tubing, big air bags etc. In summer, Méribel offers mountain biking, hiking, an 18-hole golf course, tennis, kids’ clubs, flying, via ferrata and many more outdoor activities. If you prefer to be indoors, Méribel also has a cinema with films in English, regular exhibitions and a host of organised events from International Magic Festivals to regular live music. The resort also boasts six spas for pampering and relaxation.
Also see: Things To Do in Meribel - Centre, France
Méribel's 18-hole golf course is located at the Altiport area, a few minutes' drive above the centre of the 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 - Centre, France
Méribel lies at the heart of the 3 Valleys, making it the ideal base to explore this giant ski area. Meribel’s main lift hub, la Chaudanne, is located at the foot of the resort. It can be accessed via the main piste which runs through the resort or via the free Meribus service. From la Chaudanne, fast, comfortable gondola lifts whisk you to both sides of the Meribel valley or to the Courchevel and Belleville valleys. the For those staying higher in Méribel centre, the Morel and Adret chairlifts give access to the Saulire side of the valley, so avoiding the sometimes busy Chaudanne area.
Also see: Ski Areas in Meribel, France
The area around the Tourist Office in Méribel Centre offers the liveliest après-ski scene, with live music and DJs playing at a variety of bars. For a more chic, upmarket venue, Méribel’s offers a choice of smart lounge bars in the resort’s four and five-star hotels. Méribel has two nightclubs, one at the Olympic Centre and the other in the Mussillon area.
Also see: Bars in Meribel - Centre, France
Location: Meribel - Centre
Catering Basis: Catered
Property Style: Chalet
Run By: Agent/Operator
Vibe / Atmosphere: Chic
Sleeps: Sleeps 7
Bedrooms: 3 bedroom
Bookings For: Childcare / Babysitting | Flights | Lift Passes | Massage / Beauty Treatments | Ski / Snowboard Hire | Ski / Snowboard Lessons | Transfers
Catering: Half-board | Afternoon tea | Breakfast | Private Chef
Transport: Ski shuttle (complimentary)
Cleaning: Housekeeping - 6 days per week | Linen Provided
Access: Children welcome
Room: Balcony | Hair dryer | Open fire
Car-parking: Parking on property
Entertainment: CD player | DVD Player | Games available | iPod Dock | Music system | Satellite TV | WiFi / Internet
Spa & Fitness: Hot-Tub / Jacuzzi
View: Mountain view
Open Seasons: Spring | Winter
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