About the property
- Chalet2690 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum StayNone
An award winning catered chalet with 10 bedrooms offering outstanding cuisine
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Chalet Saskia - (chef Marcus Cull; he is the real reason to choose chalet Saskia - Tatler Travel Guide).
All bedrooms have en-suite facilities and balconies with spectacular views. The chalet can be booked as a 5 or 10 bedroom unit sleeping 2 - 26 people.
On the ground floor is a shared entrance hallway leading to two separate south facing living/dining rooms with central kitchen and under floor heating, each living room has inspiring views, balconies and a log-fire. On the lower ground floor is a shared games room with television, bar football and table tennis, there is a large heated ski/boot room and outside is a sunny terrace where a new state of the art hot tub is situated enabling you to relax in style whilst looking out at the breathtaking scenery all around you. Guests can enjoy free wireless access to broadband
Our half board prices include: Accommodation, breakfast, dinner (4-6 courses and tailored to your preference), afternoon tea, daily cleaning, fine wines, shuttle buses, Ski Peak service, ski guiding.
Summer Activites: The village enjoys superb views of the wooded valley below and the snowy mountain tops above stretching to 3,500 metres.
There is a small train to travel around the village and hamlets free of charge (in summer). In Vaujany you will find a Local Wildlife area, Memory centre, cinema, Hydroelectric museum, indoor ice skating rink, bowling alley, spa, swimming pool, parapenting, shops, internet cafe and some wonderful relaxing bars and restaurants both in the village and on the mountain.
Cycling/Mountain biking - Vaujany is only 15 minutes from Bourg d'Oisans, a cycling mecca. Close proximity to the famous climb to Alpe d'Huez and nearby cols such as Galibier, Glandon and Croix de Fer. There are some exciting mountain-bike routes including the descent from Pic Blanc (3,300m) to Allemont (750m) using the cable-car for the ascent!
Mountaineering - Excellent local peaks including the Rissiou (2,622m), the Etendard (3,464m) and Belledonne (2,926m). Slightly further afield (1 hour) the Parc des Ecrins offers some famous mountains such as the Meije (3,982m) and the Ecrin (4,102m) and the climbing centres of La Grave and La Berarde are well worth a visit. There is a cosy mountain hut locally at 2,300m and a whole series of strategically placed huts in the Parc des Ecrins. You are advised to take a mountain guide with you.
Parapenting- The parapente school, based beside the tennis club just above La Villette, offers breathtaking tandem flights from 2,000m or 2,800m and beginners' courses by arrangement.
Leisure Centre - Take advantage of the view and activities at L'Espace Loisirs (Sports and Leisure Complex) a facilities complex that allows you to stay in shape and to recuperate vital tonus. Facilities include - main pool, paddle pool, water slide, sauna, spa, jacuzzi, hammam, gym and health centre, bowling alley and ice skating rink.
Hiking/Walking - You can wander through the surrounding meadows and woodland, take a walk to Enversin for lunch, hop on the cable car to visit the lakes or scramble up mountain paths for views of distant valleys. A waterfall or stream is never far and wild flowers are all around.
Tennis - Situated amongst the meadows just above the hamlet of La Villette and surrounded by breathtaking scenery there is a superb tennis club with six hard courts, playground, restaurant/bar and sun-terrace.
Rafting - About thirty minutes away between Venosc and St Christophe (both worth a visit) is the rafting and canoeing centre 'Veneon eaux vives' offering some thrilling outings on the river accompanied by experienced instructors.
Childcare - There is a spacious day nursery and a children's activity club in Vaujany. We can also provide babysitting on request.
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- Calendar last updated:
- Oct 29, 2017
About Nigel Purkhardt
Family man with a gorgeous wife and five lovely children!
Nigel Purkhardt purchased this Chalet in 2000
Why Nigel Purkhardt chose Vaujany
Staying at Chalet Saskia is a real treat. We love it for a skiing holiday in the winter, so close to the main lift-station, but the summer is also amazing with so much to do including the new via-ferrata by the waterfall; absolutely stunning. Please take a look at our reviews - http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Hotel_Review-g616131-d1745949-Reviews-Chalet_Saskia-Vaujany_Isere_Rhone_Alpes.html#REVIEWS
What makes this Chalet unique
The cuisine is an experience in itself and then Vaujany itself is hidden gem of a place with a village atmosphere and world class skiing and superb facilities. They have just finished building an International Ice Hockey stadium and bowling facility!
Pool / Spa
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Fantastic chalet with fabulous views
We were a group of 20 and stayed in Feb 2015. We had a truly amazing time in this beautiful chalet and with Marcus's incredible cuisine. We would definitely stay here again.
Please take a look at our reviews - http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Hotel_Review-g616131-d1745949-Reviews-Chalet_Saskia-Vaujany_Isere_Rhone_Alpes.html#REVIEWS The Chalet is situated in the rural traditional alpine village of Vaujany near to the main lift station, which will whisk you to Alpe D'Huez in a matter of minutes, and a swimming pool/sports complex - L'Espace Loisirs is a facilities complex that allows you to stay in shape and to recuperate vital tonus. Facilities include - main pool, paddle pool, water slide, sauna, spa, jacuzzi, hammam, gym and health centre, bowling alley and ice skating rink. Vaujany faces the splendid 'Massif des Grandes Rousses' mountains and encaptures the charm and the seduction of an authentic Alpine high altitude village. Blending tradition and modernity, Vaujany proposes visitors - top class skiing, swimming, skating, cycling and trekking facilities amongst an unspoilt environment in beautiful mountain landscapes. In the evening there are shops, bars and restaurants to enjoy when the village comes alive with torchlit descents, shows and events. Vaujany provides all the ingredients of which special holidays are made - for all ages! Other Activities: rafting, parapenting, climbing, cycling, MTB, skiing, hiking Ski: The Vaujany Ski Domain shares world class skiing and is an integral part of an enormous domain covering 8 village communal territories : Alpe d'Huez, Auris, Clavans, Le Freney d'Oisans, La Garde, Oz en Oisans and Villard Reculas. Vaujany offers over 7410 Acres of mountainous snow playground in an attempt to satisfy the desires and ambitions of all kinds of skiers, piste and off-piste, cross-country, competitions, snowboard, snow shoe walking and more! The Slopes - Located in one of the most extensive skiing areas in Europe with a network of runs to suit all abilities, a world class lift system, 700 snow canons, a friendly and professional ski school and some of the best childcare services in the Alps - Vaujany, Alpe d'Huez has so much to offer. Green Runs 38 Blue Runs 32 Red Runs 34 Black Runs 17 Drag Lifts 45 Chair Lifts 24 Gondolas 10 Cable Car 6 200 km of marked runs 23 marked itineraries 3 downhill runs Excellent skiing for all standards.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Chalet Saskia is offered with a half-board service by Ski Peak during the winter and summer seasons. During these periods the price quoted is for half board accommodation on a PER PERSON basis: Accommodation, breakfast, dinner (5+courses and tailored to your preference), afternoon tea, daily cleaning, fine wines, shuttle buses. The chalet staff have one evening off during the week in the winter and two evenings off in the summer. Chalet Saskia is also available between the winter and summer seasons on a self-catering basis and the price quoted for these periods is PER CHALET!