The spa area at Hotel Taj-I Mah, Les Arcs
While French ski resorts don't tend to be associated with the same kind of luxury accommodation as their Swiss neighbours, a number of ski resorts in France are home to stunning five-star hotels. With stylish and spacious suites, gorgeous spas and fantastic restaurants, here are our favourite luxury ski hotels in France.
Hotel Christiania, Val d'Isere
A traditional hotel that exudes elegance, Hotel Christiania is a long-standing establishment in Val d'Isere, family-run for over 60 years. Ideally located at the foot of the slopes, just 200 metres from the nearest lift, the Christiania offers stunning rooms, as well as a lovely restaurant and spa area.
"Hotel Christiania was the best hotel we have ever stayed at for a ski holiday due to the staff and their attentiveness. We couldn't have asked for more and will be booking our trip back for next year!"– Customer review, February 2016
This beautiful hotel is nestled in the centre of Tignes Val Claret, just 100 metres from the slopes and a short walk from the shops and restaurants in the resort. The suites are spacious and well-decorated and the hotel provides excellent leisure facilities, including an indoor pool, saunas, Turkish Baths and a fitness room.
Hotel Pashmina Le Refuge, Val Thorens
As Europe's highest resort, Val Thorens is a hugely popular winter destination with skiers and boarders from all over thanks to being highly snowsure and offering access to a fantastic ski area. With stylish décor, a stunning spa and excellent dining options, this five-star refuge is the ultimate luxury hotel in Val Thorens. Located on the eastern side of the resort, the hotel also offers direct access to the slopes.
Hotel Taj-I Mah, Les Arcs
Hotel Taj-I-Mah is the first five-star luxury hotel in Les Arcs and is siutated in Arc 2000, the resort's highest base village. Occupying a superb ski-in/ski-out location just by the Cabriolet gondola, the Taj-I Mah offers contemporary style, gourmet dining and breathtaking floor-to-ceiling views. Guests can also make use of the fantastic spa, with an indoor swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, hammam and experience showers.
Hotel Au Coeur du Village, La Clusaz
One of France's original ski resorts, La Clusaz is the perfect getaway for those looking for a traditional alpine retreat. Hotel Au Coeur du Village seamlessly blends elements of tradition and modernity to create a haven of luxury, conveniently located next to the lifts and close to the resort's centre. The suites are spacious, and guests can also take advantage of the award-winning restaurant and gorgeous Cristal Spa. Plus, the hotel is flexible on short breaks and arrival dates, which is ideal considering La Clusaz is only an hour from Geneva airport.
Posted on Tuesday 29 Aug 2017