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Chalet Himalaya / Val d'Isère

Bedrooms: 4   Bathrooms: 4   Sleeps: 8
Pool: 1
Price/per week from: 35.750 GBP
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Description

Chalet Himalaya is an idyllic haven located in ski heaven. An old soul, married sensitively to the most luxurious modern comforts imaginable. Himalaya is a former monastery dating from the 17th century. Situated on the piste, it is a landmark building in the hameau of La Daille in Val d'Isère. Original features such as the massive fireplace and the stunning window stone seats (where monks would have sat and read till daylight faded) are enhanced by modern ornamental features and state of the art facilities. There is the movie screen which appears at the touch of a button. Then there is the invisible swimming pool which can pop up between the dining area and the cigar room where guests can relax after sampling the delights prepared by their chef.

All bedroom suites have separate sleeping and relaxation areas. The marble walls of the bath are adorned with delicately engraved snowflakes, while the floor of each bath is subtly heated. The bath is of impressive proportions, each commands a rain shower and converts into a steam room, easily seating up to 4 or more persons, with remote-controlled lights. On your arrival at the chalet the superb Perrier Jouët will await you, and during your stay we offer their vintage á la carte selection, including their legendary Belle Epoque. The chefs will even prepare a specially crafted menu that puts champagne at the heart of every dish; perfect for a celebration - or just a glorious indulgence.

2 x Super-King/Twin bedrooms with marble bath/shower/steam room
2 x Super-King/Twin bedrooms split into 2 floors with marble bath/shower/steam room on lower floor

We can arrange spellbinding experiences such as husky sledding, or an expedition to your own private igloo. Family holidays are the most precious times and we take great pleasure is making sure they are the best ever.


Features

Ski in/ski out
Indoor/outdoor pool
Cigar Room
Massage Room
Sauna
Guest study with computer
Terrace
Ski room with heated boot warmers
iPod docking station
Wireless Internet
Projector screen TV in lounge with sky plus DVD player
Hairdryer in every room
Personal bathrobes and slippers
Bath & Body products Products
Toys, sledges, games and books
Chauffeured 4x4


Service

Booking price includes:
Luxury accommodation
Exclusive use of the chalet and its facilities
Concierge Service
Dedicated service from the chalet staff
Champagne Reception
Tea or coffee in bed each morning
Daily breakfast and afternoon tea
Champagne and canapés each night
Dinner on 5 nights
Carefully selected house wines
An open bar with spirits, beers and soft drinks
Pre-arrival menu consultation
Daily housekeeping
Wireless Internet
Resort driving service from 8am - 1am


Rates

Price/per week from: 35.750 GBP

All prices are subject to change and will be confirmed at time of the booking.
Location

In the hameau of La Daille in Val d'Isère

Distances to airports:
Chambery (CMF)  140km
Grenoble (GNB) 160km
Geneva (GVA) 220km
Lyon (LYS) 220km



Infos/Activities

Val d'Isere lies 5 km from the border with Italy, on the border of the Vanoise National Park created in 1963. During the 1992 Winter Olympics, the Face de Bellevarde was the site of the men's downhill race. Other alpine skiing events held during those games included men's giant slalom and alpine combined. Val d'Isère regularly hosts World Cup alpine events, usually for the men in early December, and hosted the World Championships in 2009. The western and central areas of Val d'Isère are most recognizable by their "chalet" architecture, while in the eastern part of the town high-rise architecture dominates the landscape. Our luxury ski chalets in Val d'Isere are catered and self-catered available, for the best luxury ski holidays. Many have a swimming pool, sauna and hot tub. Along with nearby Tignes the area forms part of the "l'Espace Killy", the self-titled "Most Beautiful Ski Area in the World". The town received parish rights in 1637 and the parish church, which is still a landmark in the town centre, was built in 1664. Val d'Isère: It is the better-known part of Espace Killy one of the best ski destination. Val d'Isere, in the Savoie area of France, is a colourful winter sports haven that began as a farm community in the years BC.

The huge skiing domain, shares itself with purpose-built Tignes. The area is named for Olympic hero Jean-Claude Killy, who grew up in Val d'Isere. The charming village finds its 1,800 residents outnumbered 15 to one by guests in winter. Espace Killy has 300 kilometres of maintained slopes cut through vast snowfields that stretch to the horizon. With ninety-nine lifts! Indulge yourself in our luxury winter ski chalets. The western and central areas of Val d'Isère are most recognizable by their "chalet" architecture, while in the eastern part of the town high-rise architecture dominates the landscape. Along with nearby Tignes the area forms part of the "l'Espace Killy", the self-titled "Most Beautiful Ski Area in the World".

The Val d'Isère village is long and thin at the bottom of a deep v-shaped valley. As you approach the resort you pass by Lac du Chevril, under which the old town of Tignes (sunk in 1952) is found. You then enter Val d'Isère via La Daille where the Olympic downhill run finishes. This is a very popular way for skiers to leave the mountain on Val d'Isère holidays, as it is directly below the greatest après ski party in France at Folie Douce. The ski down at closing time is riotous but only recommended for strong intermediates and above. The Pissaillas Glacier offers summer skiing, as well as the usual winter fare. Snow cannon are placed on certain slopes to accommodate heavy skiing. The ski slopes themselves are equipped with a high-volume gondola, able to transport standing skiers, the funicular Funival from La Daille via a tunnel to the top of Bellevarde, traditional chair lifts—some with windshields and many detachable, button/disc-pulls and tow-ropes. There are both groomed slopes and backcountry (off-piste) skiing. The slopes' difficulty levels are particularly high. However, as in Tignes there are grand, easy motorway pistes as well to let rip on. It is first class off piste country for powder addicts and there are many good guides available.

Altitude
1850m
Highest Peak
Grande Motte - 3,656
Ski Terrain
Val d'Isere has 150km of piste, the whole area has 300km of piste.
Number of runs in the full area;
21 Green runs
69 Blue runs
44 Red runs
25 Black runs
Cross Country: 41km
    



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