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Meribel | Bedrooms: 4 | Sleeps: 8

Rates: Rates available on request.

Nestled in a secluded location along the Altiport piste, sits this stunning new four bedroom ski-in ski-out chalet. With an open plan living space on the ground floor, it has two large sitting areas, one with an open log fire, the other with piste side views, a spectacular marble dining table with saloon chairs and a fully equipped kitchen.

The chalet sleeps 8+ guests. On the first floor is the master suite, with a four poster bed and two en suite bathrooms there is also another double bedroom on this floor with its own large bathroom. On the second floor are two double bedrooms and two bathrooms – the bedrooms both look out on the piste below.

On the lower ground floor you will find a TV room with DVD player, a boot room with heated boot rack and a gym area with a hot tub, sauna and an exercise bike and cross trainer.

The chalet has been beautifully furnished in a slightly retro style and to a very high standard; the large oil paintings are very striking and add much character and style to the chalet.

The chalet comes with a live-in couple who work 6 days per week and a driving service on request


First Floor

  • 1 x Master double suite with 2 bathrooms
  • 1 x Double with large separate bathroom

Second Floor

  • 2 x further large double en suite bedrooms

Lower Ground Floor

  • Open plan living space with two large sitting areas, a large marble dining table with saloon chairs and a fully equipped kitchen.
  • TV Room
  • Gym area with hot tub, sauna, exercise bike and cross trainer
  • Boot room with heated boot rack



  • Ski Touring Race – La Verticale du Hameau
  • Raclette tasting show
  • Night time Ski touring Race – Le Nocturnes du Hameau
  • Christmas Festival
  • New Year Festival with Fireworks


  • Russian New Year Celebrations
  • Armed Forces International Ski Championships


  • Ice Hockey Championships


  • Coeur Blanc Ski Challenge – Charity Marathon Race


  • Les 3 Vallees Enduro - Ski, Snowboard and Telemark competition

Walking trails - There are many marked out and well maintained paths throughout Meribel. It is a very peaceful way to explore the village, some well lit routes means you don’t have to stop exploring when the sun goes down

Swimming - With a choice of swimming either indoors or outdoors you will find a pool to suit your preference

Spa’s - The day spa is perfect for when the weather isn’t at its best. You can revive your achy muscles and chose from the vast menu of treatments to get you back to full fitness before another day on the piste

Snowmobiling - If you enjoy hitting the snow with some serious speed then snowmobiling. There are signposted tracks and when it gets quieter you can head off into the woods and really tear up the powder

Snowshoeing - Strapping on some snow shoes and following a local guide is a great way to search out the mountain flora and fauna, see the hidden parts of the valley and listen and learn about the history of the resort

Tobogganing - One of the few winter activities that isn’t expensive. You can purchase a sledge at any of the sport shops and head to the nearest hill

Shopping - Not everyone’s usual choice of resort for shops but Meribel will surprise you with its small boutiques and high end sport shops, if you have forgotten anything at home you can certainly pick it up here

Paragliding - Known as ‘Parapenting’ in France and Switzerland, there are a number of companies in Meribel that will take you up in the air

Ice Skating - Perfect for children and families to enjoy the mountain views. There is more than one ice rink in Meribel so you can have lots of icy outings whilst on your holiday

GMT + 1 hour


The official currency is the Euro (€). Coins are available in 1 cent, 2 cent, 5 cent, 10 cent, 20 cent, 50, cent, €1 & €2 denominations. Notes are available in €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500 denominations.

Travellers cheques are widely accepted for exchange or purchase in major cities, but in more rural areas, visit a bank to exchange them for Euros. Major credit cards are widely accepted here and ATM access is widespread. Exchange currency only at authorized outlets such as banks and hotels, and exchange only what you think you will spend in the country. Coins cannot be reconverted on departure. Save all receipts from any currency exchange transaction. You may be asked to produce them when you exit the country, and they are required if you intend to reconvert local currency.

COST OF LIFT PASSES (based on Dolomiti SuperSki pass)

  Adult Child* Senior**
Full Day €60 €40 €40
6 Days €290 €210 €210
7 Days €300 €230 €238

* Children aged 14 and under
** Seniors aged 65 and above
*** Family passes are available in some resorts
Please note that the above shows average prices, not resort specific.

In restaurants a service charge is built into menu prices. However, it's customary to round up amounts when paying the waiter or waitress if you're happy with the service. This means that you might hand the server EUR 50 for a EUR 47 meal. If you're paying by credit card, hand the server a cash tip of up to 5%. For Taxis as in restaurants, round up or add 5% when you're happy with the service. Tips to your chalet staff are entirely at your discretion.

Travel documents are your responsibility. In general you should have: a signed, valid passport that will remain valid for at least 6 months beyond the completion of your trip. Your passport must have enough blank pages (excluding amendment pages) available for entry and exit stamps issued when entering and exiting immigration points. Visas are required for certain nationalities and you are strongly advised to check your status allowing plenty of time for visa application.

The nearest airports to Meribel are:

  • Geneva (180km)
  • Chambery (102km)
  • Grenoble (175km)
  • Lyon (179km)

The alpine climate is cold and visitors should wear warm, waterproof clothing at all times when outdoors during the winter. Hats and gloves are also essential to prevent frostbite. Sunglasses or ski goggles are also necessary to reduce the glare of the sun on the snow.

It is advisable to contact your doctor before you travel if you have any specific health concerns and imperative to take out appropriate travel and medical insurance. Winter sports involve a high degree of risk and you should be in good health and carry adequate medical insurance in case of winter sports accident, including cover for air ambulance.


  • Distance to the piste: on the piste.
  • Distance to resort centre: 15 minute walk


  • Chambery: 1h 45m / 110km
  • Grenoble: 1h 50m / 130km
  • Geneva: 2h 30m / 190km
  • Lyon: 2h 30m / 190km

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Availability Information

  • Chalets are normally rented on a Saturday to Saturday basis throughout the year. However, shorter breaks and alternative arrival days might be available outside the High Season. Please contact your Abercrombie & Kent Chalet Consultant for further details.

  • There may be some variations on the standard season dates at selected chalets, details of which can be provided by your Abercrombie & Kent Chalet Consultant.

Rates Information

  • Our chalets are normally rented on a Sunday to Sunday basis throughout the year. However, shorter breaks and alternative arrival days might be available outside the Peak Season. Please contact your Abercrombie & Kent Villa Consultant for further details.

  • Please note that villa only prices are according to self-catered or B&B packages as described on the fact sheet.

  • A&K Hosted prices are according to catered or half board packages as described on the fact sheet

  • The above rates are on a per chalet, per week basis. For further information on Catered and Self-Catered Options please contact one of our A&K Chalet Travel Consultants who will be happy to discuss your specific holiday needs – simply complete the quick ‘Make an Enquiry’ form or call us on 0845 618 2205.


Your Villa Rental

Because everyone's concept of a villa holiday is different, we have created a formula to offer flexibility and the freedom to design run your own holiday or call upon us to help open up a world of possibilities.

Our Villa-Only rental option comes as standard and is ideal for those seeking pure independence whilst travelling.

Every A&K Villa Only rental includes:

  • Dedicated Pre-Arrival Concierge service
  • Villa rental on an exclusive basis
  • Utilities (gas, water, electricity), unless otherwise stated
  • Towels, pool towels and bed linen as standard
  • 1 cot & highchair (cot linen not provided)
  • An A&K Local Representative who is on call 24/7 in case of emergency. Your Local Representative will also meet you once during your stay (on your arrival weekend) to help you to settle in, explain Health & Safety and answer any questions you may have regarding the villa.

(In some cases an A&K Representative is not required as the villa will have its own competent, local manager.)

  • A 24 hour A&K Emergency Duty Manager contact service based in the UK
  • Comprehensive information book
  • VAT and administration charges
  • Villa's own services - please check what additional services are provided as standard with a particular property – such as maid service, usage of air-conditioning, central and pool heating, as these can vary from property to property. This information will be available online or via your sales representative.

Should you wish to further enhance your villa experience, our thoughtfully designed A&K Concierge Packages are the perfect solution for those seeking additional support and comfort during your stay. In addition to the amenities offered within the Villa Only rental, a large number of our properties offer the following packages of upgraded services including a knowledgeable local concierge, providing complete piece of mind whilst travelling:

Gold Concierge Package – seamless support throughout your stay...

Includes all of the Villa Only services, as well as:

  • A dedicated local A&K Concierge whose knowledge provides you with invaluable assistance and recommendations

Following on from your pre-arrival Concierge team, upon arrival you will be seamlessly handed over to your local A&K Concierge who will have been briefed about all aspects of your holiday.

Your local A&K Concierge will personally welcome you to your villa and can be called upon at any time to assist you in any way throughout your stay. This can include anything from confirming itinerary arrangements; suggesting, making and booking additional services locally as required, such as restaurant reservations, visits and guided tours; trouble shooting; language assistance; providing a check-out service, and much more.

  • Introductory morning orientation tour of local area with your A&K Concierge on your arrival weekend - the best way to familiarise yourself with the local area (own transport required if villa is not within walking distance)
  • Complimentary pre-arrival grocery shopping service. Simply tell us in advance what groceries you require and your Concierge will pre-stock the villa accordingly (cost of groceries excluded)

Platinum Concierge Package – creating your ultimate stay with complete convenience...

Includes all of the Villa Only services, as well as:

  • A continental buffet-style breakfast provided on your first morning, including a selection of breads and fresh pastries, cheese, meats, fruit, yoghurts and fresh fruit juice
  • A pre-stocked drinks fridge (typically consisting of four bottles of wine, beer, soft drinks, juices, mineral water)
  • Fresh flowers and initial provisions, including jam, sugar, olive oil, tea, coffee, vinegar as well as cleaning provisions
  • Starter pack of luxurious toiletries per bathroom
  • Daily maid service (Monday to Friday and on Saturdays for multiple week bookings
  • Mid-week linen and towel change
  • A light, self-served supper on your arrival evening pre-prepared by your Concierge
  • Complimentary mid-week grocery shopping service (cost of groceries excluded)
  • Complimentary private chef service for a lunch or dinner, once during your stay (pre-booking necessary; cost of groceries excluded)

Ski runs:







Reasons to book your holiday with us

  • Over 50 years' experience
  • 24/7 support before, during and after your stay
  • All of our properties have been hand-picked and visited by a member of the team
  • Travel Consultants are based in the UK with local offices to assist with planning every detail of your stay
  • Option to upgrade to a Concierge stay to make the most of your visit
  • Option to book additional trips and services via our local offices

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