Two luxury chalets situated side by side with their own private heated pool, spa, sauna and fitness area. They are tastefully decorated, all wooden interiors and extremely well equipped in the charming and unspoilt ski and summer resort of Les Contamines-Montjoie which nestles just below the Mont Blanc. Les Contamines is renowned for its exceptional snow cover between December and late April and uncrowded slopes, well groomed runs and accessible off piste. In summer there are a multitude of sports, activities, entertainment and places to visit nearby. The chalets are ideal for families or groups of friends and are situated in a quiet, picturesque hamlet not far from the village centre. Les Contamines remains one of the few inexpensive, unexploited ski resorts of the French Alps.
Summer activities: Les Contamines is on the famous 'tour du Mont Blanc' walking route and is a fantastic base for an active holiday with a multitude of walking routes as well as mountaineering, climbing, mountain biking, tennis, swimming (5 mins drive to a beautiful outdoor heated pool). For families there are many entertainments laid on locally, a pretty boating lake with playground, crazy golf etc. Or if you need a rest you can just sit back and enjoy the splendid views all around us and a good selection of local restaurants.
The pool: It is an exercise pool for swimming against current which is fully adjustable, allowing you to customize its flow for any level of swimming, or aquatic fitness in warm water. You can then relax with a therapeutic spa massage. Whether you want to improve circulation, relieve pressure on your joints or simply melt away tension and fatigue, we offer the most luxurious spa experience.
spa is open all year long, even during winter, pool: as soon as the weather is OK (around mid-March)
The pool is shared by both the chalet and the apartment guests.
Sauna and fitness room: The chalet is provided with a sauna and a fitness room where you'll find indoor bike, rower, and Waff.
Located in the centre of the Mont Blanc region Les Contamines Montjoie is a charming, unspoiled Alpine village with reliable snow. Les Contamines is a beautiful family orientated resort with plenty of restaurants, shops and bars but retains a village atmosphere. The ski area has breathtaking views over Mont Blanc and has 120km of uncrowded pistes which caters for all abilities with lots of wide open blue and red runs and has a wealth of varied off-piste terrain and a snow park. There are nursery slopes both in the village and at the main stations which are reached by 2 telecabines. Les Contamines lies at the head of a valley and 8km from the beautiful town of St Gervais. The chalet is 30 minutes drive from the chic alpine resort of Chamonix and 75 minutes from Geneva airport via the A40 motorway, which runs all the way to Le Fayet. Days out to Chamonix, Annecy, Megeve and the Mont Blanc Tramway are within easy reach by car.
Other Activities: Ice skating, cross country skiing, snow boarding, husky dog sledding.
Ski: The Les Contamines ski area offers snow-sure pistes from mid December to the end of April and has a ski school with English speaking instructors. Most of the skiing is above 1800m. The ski area has 120km of uncrowded pistes with 31 ski lifts, 44 pistes, including 3 nursery slopes in the village. For snow borders there are two snow parks, one in the village. Les Contamines has very good off piste for the more adventurous skier. It also has 29 km of cross country skiing and there are eight mountain restaurants. None of the 14 resorts of the Chamonix ski domaine are more than 45 minutes drive away including Les Grands Montets at Argentiere. Local ski guides can take you on a descent of the world famous Vallee Blanche. The chalet is situated only two km from the main cable car and the local ski bus stops on the main road. St. Gervais, which links with Megeve is only 10 minutes drive away giving a further 300km of skiing. You can buy a ski pass for the Domaine Evasion Mont-Blanc