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Chalet Totora

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Courchevel 1850 | Bedrooms: 5 | Sleeps: 10

Rates: Rates available on request.

Exclusive, luxurious and exceptional, Chalet Totara is located just 500 metres from Hotel Le Kilimanjaro on the Pralong run.

The simply finished larch wood and open stonework of the rustic facade counters the polished marble and waxed oak floors of the interior. Inside, the chalet is calm, richly furnished and perfectly presented with double height ceilings, a huge open fire, spacious comfortable bedrooms and an outdoor hot tub on the terrace.

The chalet sleeps ten with a resident butler and chef to look after all your needs. Guests at Totara can take advantage of the fantastic facilities at Hotel Le Kilimandjaro, including a beautiful indoor swimming pool, spa and treatment centre. For your convenience, a high spec vehicle is provided at the chalet for personal use, throughout your stay.

The ski resort of Courchevel 1850 itself is synonymous with the glamour and sophistication that exudes from this ski chalet. A stay at Chalet Totara ensures you’ll be at the most fashionable address in France’s most fashionable resort.

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:

  • Beautiful double height living room areas with central open fireplace
  • Dining room area enjoying beautiful views over the piste
  • Extensive balconies and terraces with piste and mountain views
  • 1 x Queen bed with en-suite bedroom
  • 1 x Master bedrooms with en suite bathroom and fire place
  • 3 x Twin rooms with en-suite bathrooms
  • Gym area with exercise machines
  • Outdoor Hot Tub

 

December

  • Plum KV – Vertical 1000m race from Le Praz to the Summit of La Loze
  • Torch Lit ski Show
  • Christmas festivities
  • New Year festival and Fireworks
  • Christmas Ice Skating Gala

January

  • Weekly floodlit night time skiing
  • Snow Sculpture Show
  • Russian Christmas Celebrations
  • Ice Sculpture Show
  • Human Curling

February

  • Snow and Fire Show
  • International Fireworks Festival

March

  • Portetta Kid Contest – freestyle competition for children
  • Festival Ski et Toiles – Film Festival
  • Easter Festival

April

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

Bowling alley - With the lanes that can be adapted for children it is something that all the family can enjoy. It is fairly small so booking is essential, but it is something to fill those evenings after a big day on the slopes

Hang gliding - If you fancy knowing how it feels to fly like a bird then hang gliding is certainly something you should try. Off you’d go with an experienced pilot seeing Courchevel from heights that many wouldn’t go to

Indoor ice-skating - Being able to ice skate out of the elements is something that not many resorts offer. One night a week there will also be karaoke on ice, so there is the ‘different’ après everyone always looks for

Snowmobiling - For motorsport fans across Courchevel you can spend a day following a private trail or you can set off in the evening along the pistes that have been reserved for you to test the bends of the ski area

Sledging - You can hurtle down the 2km track with its 300m difference in altitude and average incline of 15% it will certainly get your heart beating fast. If you are feeling extra adventurous you can use it in the evening when it is floodlit

Bars - From heavy après to quiet and chic there are lots of bars here in Courchevel to suit everyone’s needs

Cinema - There are two cinemas here, each of them showing English speaking films and they are great way of hiding indoors if the weather isn’t at its best

Shopping – boutiques - Not so surprisingly the shops here in Courchevel are of a particular high standard. With many small boutiques and also the high end designer shops too. It is a particularly busy town through the whole day and into the evening

Ice hockey matches - At the local indoor ice rink there are often Ice Hockey matches. Normally advertised in the local area and always makes for a great evening

TIME ZONE
GMT + 1 hour

LANGUAGE
French

CURRENCY INFORMATION
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.

MONEY MATTERS
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.

TIPPING SUGGESTIONS
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.

ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE FORMALITIES
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.

NEAREST AIRPORT
The nearest airports to Courchevel are:

  • Geneva (109km)
  • Chambery (105km)
  • Grenoble (178km)
  • Lyon (180km)

WEATHER
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.

HEALTH
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.

LOCATION IN RESORT:

  • To piste – ski in – 20m
  • To resort centre – 9 minute chauffeur drive

LOCATION TO AIRPORTS:

  • Courchevel Alitport: 10mins
  • 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.

 

The villa

Because everyone’s concept of a villa holiday is different, we have created a formula designed to offer privacy, flexibility and the freedom to run your own holiday or call upon us to help open up a world of possibilities. Our villas are normally rented on a villa-only weekly basis and are ideal for those seeking independence and privacy. We’re on call in case you need us and we provide a change of towels and bed linen during the week, but otherwise there no inclusions. 

A&K Concierge upgrade

For additional support, comfort and a slice of pampering why not upgrade to our A&K Concierge service. Included is an airport welcome on arrival with assistance for onward transportation; the services of an A&K Concierge – whose local knowledge provides you with invaluable assistance and recommendations; an orientation of the local area; a fully stocked drinks fridge; maid service; the ingredients for your first evening’s supper and breakfast delivered on the first morning of your stay. For full details of concierge inclusions speak to an A&K Travel Consultant on 0845 618 2205.

The finishing touches

Ever dreamt of driving through the Chianti hills in a red Ferrari, or along the Moyenne Corniche to Monaco in a Bentley? How about sailing along the Cote d'Azur to St Tropez in a private yacht or speed boat? Sometimes the home is all that you need, but if you're lured into culture, excitement, activity, improving your cooking or simply dabbling in landscapes, then speak to one of our Villa Specialists for an insight into what we can arrange. These are what we call our ‘Finishing Touches’.

The list is by no means exhaustive and we always welcome requests, however obscure you may think they are! Our local offices enable us to control the quality of the services on offer and the depth of knowledge our local teams have is impressive. Our aim is to provide guests with the authentic sights, flavours and experiences of the region they are staying in.

If you would prefer to discuss your specific requirements, whether it’s in relation to the property or about your stay in general, please do contact us using the Enquire page or please do give us a call for a chat.


Ski runs:

Beginner

44%

Intermediate

43%

Advanced

13%

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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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