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Arc 1800 Ski Holidays

Resort features: 
Beginner skiers
Intermediate skiers
Advanced skiers
High altitude
Family resort


Arc 1800 ski resort is set in the heart of Les Arcs with fantastic views of both the upper Tarentaise valley and the awe-inspiring Mont Blanc. It is the largest and most cosmopolitan of the mountain villages in the resort, being home to the majority of shops, restaurants, accommodation and nightlife for the Les Arcs Valley resorts.


Arc 1800 ski resort is the largest and liveliest of Les Arcs' villages and offers a wide range of shops, restaurants and bars.  If you want to keep going after the bars close, there is also a nightclub that opens until 4am. Other facilities in the village include a bowling alley, swimming pool and a games arcade.

The £36m 'Mille8' family fun zone offers a new type of ski resort experience on the slopes above Arc 1800. The development boasts both on and off slope facilities including a 900m long toboggan run, floodlit beginner areas, freestyle ski/snowboard course, restaurant and an aquatic centre with swimming pool and spa. Activities incude 'snowga' yoga and Nordic walking sessions, golf simulator, snowball fights, and kid's teatime with the centre's penquin mascot.
Read more about 'Mille8' here »


Facilities for children

The 'Mini Club' is situated in the Residence Les Lauzières and welcomes children 3-6 years old in the 'Club Aventure'. Pleae contact us for more information.

Snow Little Child Care

Snow Little has built its reputation on exceptional Childcare. They cover all areas in the ParadiSki including, Arc 1600, Arc 1800, Arc 1950, Arc 2000, Plan Peisey, Vallandry, Villaroger, Sainte Foy, La Rosiere, Les Coches, Montchavin, Montorlin and surrounding areas.

They have a team of experienced, enthusiastic, creative, lovely British nannies to keep little ones safe and happy with fun activities while you’re out on the piste!

Snow Little are mature with a warm and caring approach, excellent experience, fully trained and/or qualified, with first aid and CRB checks. Based in Bourg St Maurice and now on their fourth year running, they offer competitive rates for daytime nannies on a daily, hourly or weekly basis, and night-time babysitting on an hourly rate.

Accommodation in this resort

  • Spa Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Ski to Door
Edenarc is situated in a desirable ski in/ski out location on the sunny upper side of the Chantel area of Arc 1800, thus benefitting from great views of Mont Blanc and the Tarentaise Valley... Read more
  • Family Friendly
  • Ski to Door
  • Close to Facilities
Les Alpages de Chantel apartments are fabulously located perched overlooking Arc 1800 and benefit from direct access to the slopes... Read more
  • Close to Facilities
  • Family Friendly
Facing Mont Blanc and situated in the village of Charmettoger, these refurbished apartments are on the edge of the forest, just a short distance from the resort centre and the slopes... Read more
  • Family Friendly
  • Ski to Door
This modern boutique design-hotel offers the unique opportunity to enjoy 4* hotel service in the comfort of your very own chalet... Read more
  • Family Friendly
  • Spa Facilities
Nestled in Charmettoger in the fun and family-friendly resort of Arc 1800, Les Village Clubs du Soleil offers stunning views of Mont Blanc and plenty of facilities for all the family... Read more
  • Family Friendly
The area of Charmettoger situated on the edge of the forest is just a few minutes away from the centre of Arc 1800 and approximately 300m from the ski lifts. Read more
  • Ski to Door
  • Swimming Pool
  • Family Friendly
  • Spa Facilities
The Hotel Edenarc offers friendly and affordable hotel-style accommodation in a tranquil setting in Arc 1800... Read more

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Advice & Guides

Jenny Jones, Britain’s most successful snowboarder, will be in the high altitude, panoramic ski resort of Les Arcs, France for British Celebration Week. The Great British Celebration started last season and was the brain child of Michel Giraudy,... Read more
Our man on the ground gives us the lowdown on the latest conditions We recently spoke to our Overseas Manager, Tim Wilson to get his take on how the Alps are looking for anyone considering a late-season ski break and we think the photos he sent us... Read more
After last year's success, the great British Celebration returns to Les Arcs. This year's event takes place in the resort of Les Arcs from Tuesday 27th to Friday 30th March 2018. Since the early days of alpinism in the 19th century, the British... Read more
At Erna Low we understand what it's like to go on a family ski or snowboarding holiday. There are so many options to consider that it can be daunting when trying to find the best family ski resorts; however, with our experience and guidance we can... Read more
LES ARCS SKI RESORT DEDICATES A WEEK TO BRITISH CELEBRATIONS A word from the Mayor of Les Arcs Michel Giraudy, said of the Great British Celebration: “Brexit or not Brexit, that’s not the question! The British skiers are welcome in Les Arcs like it... Read more

Special offers in this resort

Les Arcs Ski Pass Offers
Valid from September 1, 2018 - April 27, 2019
Offer supplied by ADS

FREE Child Passes
Purchase 2 x adult 6 or 7 day Les Arcs/Peisey Vallandry or Paradiski passes and receive 1 x FREE pass for a child under 12yrs.
Offer valid for skiing between 22nd - 28th December, or between 13th - 27th April.

FREE Paradiski Upgrade
Purchase a 6 or 7 day Les Arcs/Peisey Vallandry ski pass for skiing between 12th - 25th January, or 23rd - 29th March and receive a FREE upgrade to the full Paradiski area pass.

Terms and Conditions

Free child pass is for the same dates, duration and area as the adult passes. Free child pass offer is only valid for skiing between 22/12/2018 - 28/12/2018, or 13/04/2109 - 27/04/2019. Offers only valid on 6 & 7 day passes. Free Paradiski upgrade is only valid for skiing between 12/01/2019 - 25/01/2019, or 23/03/2019 - 29/03/2019. Ski passes will be issue in advance, so must be ordered at least 7 days prior to departure.
Ski rental early booking offer - save an additional 10%
Valid from August 31, 2018 - November 30, 2018
Offer supplied by Erna Low
Book by 30th November for 10% off our already discounted rates on equipment rental. You can also still benefit from our 7th day free when booking 6 days hire (prices displayed online include any applicable discounts).

Terms and Conditions

Valid for all dates and all equipment types (some shops are excluded, contact us for details).

Mountain info

Arc 1800 ski resort is the central point of the whole ski area of Les Arcs, with lifts interlinking in all directions. The village is located at the foot of the Aiguille Grive and offers excellent access to the slopes from most of its accommodation.

Les Arcs offers a huge diversity of skiing with pistes for every standard of skier or snowboarder.  All Les Arcs' villages have easily accessible nursery slopes and intermediates will love the interlinked blue and red runs that range from high, wide, open space to sheltered tree runs.  Experienced skiers will enjoy the variety of black runs and the guided off-piste or they may even wish to try their hand at speed skiing.  Les Arcs has fantastic facilities for snowboarders with a snow park and three permanent boardercross courses (one in Arc 1600 and two in Arc 2000). The Rodeo Park at the top of the Col de la Chal (arrival point of the Transarc gondola lift or Arcabulle chair lift) offers 3,000 metres of pure fun and exhilaration!

Mountain stats

Resort Altitude: 1800m

Summit Elevation: 3226

Vertical Drop: 2026

Total Pistes: 121





Number of Lifts: 74

Snow Parks: 1

Piste map

Ski passes

Save hassle by pre-booking your Les Arcs ski passes with Erna Low before you travel.

Why pre-book your Les Arcs ski passes with Erna Low?


We offer a price match guarantee, so you know you're getting the best deal.


Receive your passes before you go, meaning less queuing and more time skiing.


We can advise you on the best pass to suit your skiing style and ability.


Les Arcs Ski Pass special offers

We often have ski pass offers available, including early booking discounts, free upgrades and free child passes. Our ski pass offers change throughout the season, so please see the Special Offers tab above for information on our latest ski pass special offers.

You will be given the option to add ski passes during the online booking process; however, if you have already booked your ski accommodation with Erna Low, please contact us directly to book your ski passes, or use the search option below to find ski pass rates for this resort.


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Ski rental

Pre-book your ski equipment rental through Erna Low for the ultimate in value and convenience.  We carefully choose our rental partners to ensure that you get the best equipment, the best value and, with multiple rental locations in most of our resorts, the most convenient location to ensure you get to spend less time sorting out your gear and more time on the slopes.

Arc 1800 Rental Locations

Arc 1800 ski rental locations

Note: Guests staying in the Residence Edenarc can rent skis from the on-site rental shop at the same rates as Skiset. Please mention at the time of booking to ensure your equipment is booked at this rental location.

Why book your ski hire through Erna Low?


We offer a price match guarantee, so you know you're getting the best deal.


Several rental locations in most of our resorts for your convenience.


We offer a range of equipment options for all standards of skier & rider.


We can advise you on the best equipment to suit your skiing style.

You will be given the option to add ski rental during the online booking process; however, if you have already booked your ski accommodation with Erna Low, please contact us directly to book your ski equipment, or use the search option below to find rental rates for your preferred destination.


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Ski schools

ESF Ski School Winter 2016/17 Rates

            ESF Ski Lessons
            Children (5-13 yrs)
            Adult (14 yrs+)
            6 x Half Day (Sun-Fri)*
            6 x Half Day (Sun-Fri)* race/competition


            ESF Snowboard Lessons                      
            Children (8-13 yrs)
            Adult (14 yrs+)
            6 x Half Day (Sun-Fri)*


            ESF Piou Piou Club
            Children (3-4 yrs)
            6 x Half Day Piou Piou Club

*All 6 day lessons 2.5 hours each. ESF Chalet Opens every day from 9am-6pm and on Saturday 9am-7pm - during the French winter school holidays (05/02/17-04/03/17) from 8:30am-6pm. 

French and English instructors, no more than 12 people per group.


Travel info

            Approx. distance from Calais:
            987 km
            Driving time from Calais:
            9 hrs 5 mins
            Approx tolls from Calais:
            €82.20 ea. way
            Gateway airports:
            Geneva - 153 km
            Lyon - 214 km
            Chambery - 115 km

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING PARKING IN ARC 1800: When arriving at Arc 1800 by car you must take a ticket at the barrier which gives you four hours free parking.  After this the amount is calculated by the hour, totalling approx 69€ per week.  You can pay this at the barrier when you exit the resort.  Should you enter a covered parking area using the same ticket the rate increases, totalling approx 86€ per week.  If you do not wish to be charged by the hour but prefer a cheaper weekly indoor ticket you can pay for this via the car park offices and it is much cheaper.  Some residences have their own parking facilities (free or payable), in these cases your entrance ticket must be validated by the residence reception so that you can exit the barriers on leaving the resort without paying the higher rate.

Top 3 Accommodations

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Average: 4 (1 vote)
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Average: 3 (1 vote)

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