Nestling in the village of Les Aillons-Margeriaz, Chapamama (photos below), is an old farmhouse surrounded by nature. Enjoy an unusual break at the heart of the Bauges massif, with nothing but trees, mountains, the valley and a few deer for neighbours in a rural setting.
Added extras: organisation of courses and seminars for small groups
Previously a Savoyard farmhouse, Les Mangeurs d’Etoiles has been totally restored (photo below) and transformed into a guest house, cleverly combining the charm of yesteryear with modern facilities. Set on the hillsides above Saint-Gervais, with views over Mont Blanc, it invites you to cosy up, relax and unwind.
At One with nature
Whether you choose to stay in a bubble, a Sibley bell tent or a refurbished pigeon loft, Le Perchoir des Pyrénées in Le Grand Tourmalet invites you to enjoy a luxurious immersive experience at the heart of nature. Offering a total change of scenery, these out-of-the-ordinary places to stay are perfect if you love wide-open spaces, are in search of peace and quiet or the chance to get away from it all.
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Created using environmentally friendly materials, Le Counit eco-gite in Orcières-Merlette boasts stunning views over the Champsaur valley from its large south-facing terrace. Located in the hamlet of Montcheny, at the gateway to the Ecrins National Park, Le Counit offers a real treat for your tastebuds, thanks to its home-grown produce and honey from the garden.
Added extras: Le Counit has won many awards, including the ‘Tourisme et Handicap’, ‘Famille Plus’ and ‘Orcières Qualité Confort Hébergement’ accommodation labels.
Located just 1.5km from the centre of Combloux, Le Caprice des Neiges brand-new luxury chalet sleeps up to 10 people. Boasting modern facilities, a practical layout and elegant decor, it has it all. Plus there’s the fitness suite and steam room/sauna where you can enjoy a workout or just relax.
Added extras: hotel services available on request.
The whole family
Set in Coupeau, on the southern mountainside of Les Houches, Chalet Mont-Blanc enjoys stunning views over the Alpine chain and its majestic summit at 4,810 metres altitude. This state-of-the-art top of the range chalet features 12 rooms set around 3 large suites. Works by Victoria Wilmotte, Matteo Gonet and Frédéric Ruyant add an artistic touch to this exceptional property.
Family-friendly Tourism Residences
The Village Club du Soleil in Les 2 Alpes is a very popular choice for families looking for a hassle-free holiday. Little ones from the age of 3 months are well cared for in the crèche, while a kids’ club and activities for teenagers keeps the older ones entertained. And there’s no stress at mealtimes: the full board option with its all-you-can-eat buffet is perfect, as is the terrace with its mountain views.