Ski accommodation in Val Thorens
Searching for ski accommodation in Val Thorens?
You’ve landed in the perfect place ̶ as part of your tailor-made ski package holiday, Erna Low can provide chalets, apartments and hotels to suit any taste, budget and requirements in this stunning location that’s officially Europe’s highest ski resort.
Whether you’re hitting the slopes solo, skiing or snowboarding as a couple, treating yourself to the ultimate outdoor family adventure or exploring on and off-piste with a group of friends, we’ll help you select the accommodation that’s most convenient, comfortable and affordable.
With a lofty resort height of 2300m and skiing available up to 3230m, there are 71 pistes here to suit skiers and snowboarders of all styles and abilities (although it’s particularly good for intermediate skiers), a terrific terrain park for snowboarders and plenty of off-piste terrain for freeriders to explore.
A car-free resort with an uber-efficient lift system, there’s an abundance of well-appointed and aesthetically appealing accommodation on offer here, much of which is skin-in/ski-out, meaning that you can practically roll out of bed and onto the slopes.
The apres-ski scene here is legendary, with plenty of bustling bars and banging clubs set amidst amazing scenery, so it’s a thrilling resorts for adults who love to party, but kids are also well taken care of with wonderful ski schools and off-slope entertainment, plus there are shops, pools and spas aplenty to allow you to relax and recharge between brilliant sessions on the slopes.
The accommodation is spread over three main areas (Les Balcons, Peclet and Soleil), with another four bijou accommodation areas which offer their own distinctive charms.
When you want high-altitude, snow-sure skiing throughout the season, superb apres-ski and high quality hospitality for families, Val Thorens is hard to beat and Erna Low can help you find an excellent deal on accommodation that’s comfortable, secure, stylish and affordable.
The next time you’re looking for somewhere to rest your head in this top-rated ski resort, trust Erna Low uncover the Val Thorens deals most competitors can’t reach!
Ski chalets Val Thorens
Chances are that if you close your eyes and picture a typical Alpine building, you’re imagining something pretty close to a ski chalet.
The classic design blueprint with a-frame roof (typically covered with a thick layer of icing sugar snow), solid stone base and wooden façade decorated with delightful carved balconies evolved over the generations from its original rustic use as a simple shelter for shepherds, cattle and provisions in mountain pastures.
And whether you choose a catered chalet in Val Thorens or a self-catered version, no other ski holiday firm’s history is so closely intertwined with this type of accommodation, since our pioneering founder hosted the world’s first ski chalet breaks way back on the 1930s.
In Val Thorens and other resorts, you’ll often find chalet-style apartments which offer a cost-effective twist on the original chalet concept, whereby large, well-appointed apartment complexes have chalet-type exteriors with interiors split into several residential units. Take a look at a few of the comfy chalets in Val Thorens we can offer you:
Chalet des Neiges Plein Sud is a captivating chalet-style accommodation option with sumptuous suites in configurations that sleep from four to 14 guests in comfort. These cosy apartments are furnished in authentic Savoyard style with flickering fireplaces, lots of warm autumnal colours, soft carpets, terracotta tiles and wonderful wood and stone features. This is a centrally located ski-in/ski-out residence that’s a stone’s throw from the slopes of Val Thorens and the resorts family facilities and apres-ski venues, so it’s positioned perfectly for all sorts of visitors. Apartments have flat-screen satellite TV, phones and well-equipped kitchens as standard and you can relax and unwind away from the slopes in the fab onsite fitness room, spa, pool and sauna. For chalet ambience at an accessible price, this terrific accommodation option has much to recommend it.
Chalet Altitude Val Thorens is a fantastic five-star chalet-apartment complex with a wonderful wooden façade and twenty spacious residential suites within in a range of configurations that sleep between four and 14 guests. The slopes are just 100m away and you can see them and the rest of this ravishing resort from your balcony, which is a beautiful view to wake up to. In the evenings, cosy up with a cup of vin chaud, champers or hot chocolate in front of the roaring fire in your living room or stroll down to the onsite spa and wellness centre, where a cathartic sauna and indoor heated pool awaits. All apartments here have free Wi-Fi throughout, comfy living rooms with TV, telephone and stone fireplace, fully equipped kitchenettes and dining areas. This is the perfect pad if you want a home from home in Val Thorens where you can holiday independently, venturing out to sample the apres-ski delights of the resort when it suits and savouring the company of your nearest and dearest when it doesn’t.
Le Chalet de la Lombarde comprises classic chalet-style apartments with suites that sleep between six and eight guests in style and comfort, so they’re a savvy choice for larger families or groups of friends. This is a south-facing residence with a sunny exposure, located at the edge of the slopes in the slightly more serene Lombarde district at the upper section of the resort ̶ if you appreciate an air or privacy and exclusivity, staying here will be right up your street. There’s a spa/sauna to help you relax those muscles after a thigh-burning downhill descent and every apartments has flat screen TV, Wi-Fi, a balcony, fully-furnished kitchen, and comfy living room with a cosy and authentic open fireplace (your first bag of firewood is even thrown in for free!). Larger apartments are split over three or four floors and luxe suites here have their own saunas. For chalet ambience in a quiet location blessed with awesome Alpine ambience, Le Chalet de la Lombarde is definitely a discerning choice.
As you can see, the chalet-style apartments in Val Thorens offer a terrific accommodation option for anyone who wants that classic Val Thorens ski chalet experience in residences with all the mod cons. For cosiness, comfort and convenience, they really are hard to beat.
Ski apartments in Val Thorens
Val Thorens ski apartments are the ideal choice for many visitors to this world-famous high-altitude resort as they offer you an affordable way to live independently for the duration of your break and make the most of the sublime skiing and snowboarding available on your doorstep and the 600km of skiable terrain in the wider Three Valleys ski area. We have ski apartments in Val Thorens to suit every taste and budget, from basic options that are comfy, cosy and safe to luxury apartments with a host of outstanding onsite facilities, and everything in between. Take a look at a selection of some of our most popular apartment options right here:
Le Schuss Val Thorens ski apartments are a modern, well-equipped and comfortable accommodation option for price-focused visitors who want a central location that’s close to the slopes and apres-ski attractions. These ski-in/ski-out apartments are just 100m away from the resort centre, 50m from the shops and 150m from the slopes, so they could hardly be more central. Bedrooms are comfy, and neatly decorated, living rooms are cosy and calm and balconies offer amazing views of the snow-kissed slopes and various configurations are available for 5-8 people. All in all, Le Schuss is a superb choice for families with young kids or groups of friends who want to be close to the action.
Residence Montana Plein Sud positions itself at the more salubrious end of the Val Thorens ski apartment market ̶ but one glance reveals that it walks the walk as well as talking the talk. The décor in every area evidences impeccable taste, style and sophistication ̶ from classy, contemporary living areas to sleek, ergonomic kitchenettes and beautiful boudoirs to panoramic balconies, every element of this accommodation is designed with excellence in mind. There’s doorstep skiing here, and you’re close to the Caron sports centre and shopping mall, while you can relax and unwind in the onsite Les Bains de Montana spa and pool complex, where therapeutic massage and beauty treatments are available for an extra fee. When you really want to spoil yourself, few ski apartments in Val Thorens can compete with Residence Montana Plein Sud in terms of luxury and customer service.
Le Tikal Ski Residence is a ski-in/ski-out apartment complex bang in the centre of Val Thorens, which offers residents access to the bustling bars and boutiques and wellness area in the nearby Temples du Soleil building. Le Tikal sits right on the slopes and is a brief stroll from the Funitel Peclet gondola. Apartments are tastefully decorated inside and feature a balcony with brilliant views, kitchenette with all the necessary appliances and cosy bedrooms and living area. These apartments are available on a self-catering basis or half-board if you prefer the convenience of enjoying breakfast and dinner prepared at the high quality onsite restaurant. Apartments are available which sleep two to eight people comfortably and Le Tikal is a terrific choice for any skier or snowboarder who’s attracted to the offerings at what is effectively a halfway house between an apartment and hotel.
It’s evident that there’s a ski apartment in Val Thorens to suit every taste and budget, whether you want a low-cost break in a centrally located complex, or a romantic weekend in a high end aparthotel
Ski hotels in Val Thorens
When you really want to sample French Alpine hospitality at its fullest, a Val Thorens ski hotel might be your best accommodation option.
Ski hotels in Val Thorens are available to suit various styles and budgets, but their benefits include having staff on hand 24/7 to cater for your needs and answer your queries (reassuring when you’re travelling with kids in tow), and having onsite facilities like bars, cafes, restaurants and wellness suites all under one roof. Additionally, most establishments are centrally located with doorstep skiing or situated in slightly quieter parts of the resort, with free, regular shuttle buses to the slopes and shops. Here are a few Val Thorens ski hotels which we heartily recommend:
Hotel le Hameu du Kashmir is a fabulous four-star residence located at the foot of the slopes, near to the entrance to Val Thorens. The opulent, warm and welcoming décor is inspired by the Kashmir region and there’s a rare, rich, refreshing ambience in this luxury accommodation, enhanced by beautiful views of the sunny, snow-capped mountains. Particularly suited to Val Thorens family ski holidays, Hotel le Hameu du Kashmir has doorstep skiing and excellent facilities like a spa and sauna, swimming pool, bar and restaurant (with a catered ski holiday option available). Generously proportioned suites include lush living areas, plush bedrooms and panoramic balconies, with Family and Prestige suites including dining areas for convenience. The main onsite restaurant serves succulent meats dishes and delicious lobster, as well as a range of local and international classics, there’s a brilliant breakfast buffet, a panoramic terrace with awesome views of Cime Caron, and a convivial bar where you can shoot the breeze with fellow guests, conversations fuelled by perfectly prepared cocktails, chilled champers, fine wine and fresh beer. But that’s not all ̶ to refresh your batteries in between sessions on the slopes, the relaxation area includes a well-stocked fitness room, sauna, pool with hot tub and body care area where cathartic massages and pampering sessions can be arranged at your request. When you want a stylish stay in Val Thorens, Hotel le Hameu du Kashmir has it all!
Residence Koh I Nor is an amazing five-star hotel complex offering serviced apartments of the highest possible quality ̶ it’s perfect for a romantic getaway, family travellers or a group of friends who appreciate the finer things in life. There are 35 apartments here in various sizes suitable for two to 12 persons, all of which evidence an intuitive understanding of delightful interior design, complemented by wood, stone, and warm, seasonal colours which complement the breath-taking views of the resort and valley below. There are two superlative restaurants here ̶ you can sample the finest haute cuisine at Le Diamont Noir or embrace legendary local Savoyard dishes with a contemporary twist at La Cave, both of which are headed by the Michelin-starred virtuoso chef Eric Sampson. Meanwhile, at Spa Koh I Nor you can stretch those muscles and keep in tip-top condition in the fitness room and sauna area, splash around in the heated spa or enjoy blissful, branded beauty and wellness treatments from Espa and Valmont, delivered by the deft hands of skilled practitioners. With staff on hand to cater for your every whim and ensure that you feel completely relaxed, refreshed and revived, there’s no doubt that you’ll leave Residence Koh I Nor wondering how quickly you can come back. When you want to experience the luxe side of life, this ski hotel in Val Thorens fits the bill in fine style.
When you want to snuggle up in style in the evening, enjoy lip-smacking food and hospitality and maximise your enjoyment of the slopes, Val Thorens ski hotels are the foundation of a fab ski holiday package ̶ if this accommodation type sounds like the very dab, we can design a deal that satisfies, down to the last detail.
Facilities & amenities in Val Thorens
Off-slope facilities and amenities in Val Thorens include a cinema showing English-language movies, a 10-pin bowling alley which also features an internet café and also hosts live bands, and a sports centre with a kids ball pit and climbing frames. Meanwhile, alternative outdoor activities include skidoo, tobogganing and even paragliding.
There are several supermarkets where you can pick up your daily essentials, you’ll enjoy and eclectic range of cafes and restaurants to suit every taste and budget, and the apres-ski scene here is superb, including famous venues like La Folie Douce, Le Saloon Bar, Le Viking and more.
With high-altitude, snow-sure skiing and snowing throughout the season, high-quality accommodation of all types and first-rate amenities, Val Thorens really is a world-class ski resort you won’t forget in a hurry.
Choosing your ideal Val Thorens ski accommodation
Please remember that the accommodations we have highlighted above merely represent the tip of the iceberg in Val Thorens ̶ if they don’t tick every one of your boxes, we’re confident that we’ll find an alternative that satisfies 100%.
At Erna Low, we will listen keenly to your Val Thorens ski accommodation requirements and find a solution that fits like a ski glove.
Resort Accomodation Overview of Val Thorens
Resort Accomodation Overview of Val Thorens
Les Balcons de Val Thorens
Les Balcons de Val Thorens ski apartments are situated right at the top of the resort, close to the slopes and 500m from the centre. The chalets are south facing with spectacular panoramic views and are close to the slopes. Experts can ski in and out of the residence whilst less experienced skiers can use the free shuttle or return to the residence on foot.
Le Hameau du Kashmir
The Hameau du Kashmir apartments opened in 2012 and is now a firm favourite with our clients. Located at the entrance of the resort, it offers fantastic views over the surrounding mountains as well as easy ski in/ski out access direct on to the “Plein Sud” slope. These upmarket apartments are designed to give guests the services and comfort of a hotel along with the convenience of a residence.
Residence Montana Plein Sud
Fantastically situated in a sunny position at the foot of the slopes, Residence Montana Plein Sud boasts breathtaking views, direct access to the pistes and some of the finest apartments in the resort. These high quality, luxurious apartments are constructed using a charming mix of wood and stone. The end result is an attractive blend of contemporary influences and warm colours paired with a subtle reminder of the mountains on your doorstep.
Le Val Chavière
With a great location just by the beginners slope leading from the Place de Caron, these apartments offer true door step skiing and benefit from plenty of sunshine and beautiful views over the mountains. The spacious yet cosy apartments can accommodate up to 15 guests, and some even have a private sauna.
The residence is located in the resort of Val Thorens, 50 m from the shops and 100 m from the centre of the resort. Residence Le Schuss ski accommodation offers relaxation and a change of scenery is guaranteed, thanks to its location at the foot of the slopes and its fully equipped bedrooms.
Le Gypaete apartments are located in the heart of the Val Thorens resort in the hamlet of Le Péclet, 300 m from the centre, Place du Slalom. It has fully equipped apartments.
Les Temples du Soleil
With great access to the slopes, Les Temples du Soleil ski apartments are located at the lower end of the resort by the entrance to Val Thorens. The residence has a selection of independently managed shops including a mini market and ski shop.
Le Tikal apartments benefits from a superb location in the heart of Val Thorens situated just 100m from the slopes. Le Tikal ski accommodation is well-equipped and also boasts fantastic views of the surrounding slopes, ensuring that you can truly relax after a long-day on the slopes of the Three Valleys.
Le Machu Pichu
Le Machu Pichu apartments offer ski in ski out access and is located at the lower end of the resort by the entrance to Val Thorens. The residence has a selection of independently managed shops including a mini market and ski shop (hire from which can be pre-booked with us). The residence Machu Pichu used to be one of the buildings within the Temples du Soleil residence which has now been separated as the Temples du Soleil will offer accommodation to groups and young people mainly.
This much sought-after and beautiful residence is hugely popular with our guests. It is in a great south facing position directly on the slopes, close to the entrance of the resort. The apartments themselves are generously proportioned and very well equipped, ranging in size from 35m²-100m² depending on the size of apartment booked.
Residence Village Montana Val Thorens
Situated in a quiet and sunny location with direct access to the pistes, Residence Village Montana boasts a fantastic location and superb facilities. Constructed in a traditional alpine style, the residence comprises three separate buildings, Montana Premier, Valbel and Soleil.
Residence Cheval Blanc
Situated in a quiet and sunny area of Val Thorens, Residence Cheval Blanc apartments boast of ski-in/ski-out access and easy access to the restaurants, shops and ESF ski school (situated just 50m away). The comfortable residence boasts 163 apartments and a range of facilities including an on-site restaurant, Le Chaudron Magique, offering Savoyard favourites, pizzas and grilled meat. A bakery delivery and laundry service are available payable locally.
Residence Koh I Nor
The Residence Koh-I Nor offers 35 luxurious apartments each boasting a modern, stylish design. Decorated using a mix of stone, wood and luxurious furnishings, the Koh-I-Nor incorporates a modern feel paired with the welcoming, homely ambience synonymous with the Alps. It boasts a wealth of facilities including indoor pool, sauna and fitness centre to ensure that you can truly relax after a day spent exploring the Three Valleys ski domain.
Chalet Des Neiges Plein Sud
This well-situated residence boasts thirteen apartments and a superb location at the foot of the slopes, ensuring direct and easy access to the superb skiing within the Three Valleys. The spacious Plein Sud ski apartments enjoy both a traditional Savoyard décor and many modern amenities, including a fully-equipped kitchen, satellite television and WIFI access. In addition the residence offers complimentary access to its sauna and fitness room, and access to a nearby heated swimming pool.
Chalet Des Neiges Hermine
Residence chalet des neiges hermine in Val Thorens is perfectly situated for a family stay in the resort. Located in the quieter Plein Sud district of the resort, the apartments offer a peaceful setting in the buzzing resort yet are still close to the many facilities that Val Thorens has to offer.
Chalet Altitude Val Thorens
Located in the quiet Les Balcons district of Val Thorens, Chalet Altitude apartments are conveniently located just 150m from the slopes, with ski-in access available for intermediate skiers (snow permitting). The nearest ski lifts are approximately 300m away and it is a 5-10 minute walk from the resort centre and ski school.
Chalet Val 2400
Located in the quiet Les Balcons district of Val Thorens, Chalet Val 2400 apartments are situated just 150m from the slopes of the Three Valleys, with ski-in access available for intermediate skiers (snow permitting). The nearest ski lifts are approximately 300m away and it is a 5-10 minute walk from the resort centre and ski school.
Le Chalet de la Lombarde
Situated in the quieter Lombarde district of Val Thorens, Le Chalet de la Lombarde ski apartments benefit from a fantastic location just 50m from the slopes and a five minute walk from the centre of the resort. Les Montagnettes - Lombarde is a brilliant option for families and comprises 9 apartments, each enjoying a southern or south-western exposure and thus benefiting from maximum sunshine. The spacious apartments boast a traditional and welcoming décor. Each apartment includes a fireplace, perfect for relaxing after a day exploring the extensive Three Valleys ski domain.
Le Hameau du Soleil
These chalet style Le Hameau du Soleil ski apartments are located in the Soleil district of Val Thorens where there are several restaurants, shops and a couple of bars. They are decorated and furnished in a traditional, rustic style. The apartments are located either on the side of or across the road from the piste and are close to the pedestrian lifts taking you up to the resort centre and sports centre.
Hotel le Kashmir
The 53 suites at Hotel Le Hameau du Kashmir have been finished to a very high standard, giving its guests a relaxing and homely experience. It’s located right on the piste with direct access to the slopes, and 500m from shops and the resort centre. After a long day of skiing guests can enjoy the spa and pool area or even hit the gym. The hotel also offers its guests a choice of bed and breakfast or half board meal options, so you don't have to lift a finger. The residence also features a free play room for children and teenagers (parents responsible for children). There is also a ski hire shop for maximum convenience, which can be prebooked on our website.
The Chalets Cocoon are amongst the most luxurious accommodation options in Val Thorens. There are ten chalet style apartments altogether ranging from 2 bedrooms to 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 14 persons. Guests in each apartment enjoy unlimited WIFI and a flat screen TV with Bang & Olufson speakers in the living room. There is a private hot tub on the balcony of each apartment and a private sauna inside.