Iglu Ski Have Nominated Their Top Chalets To Book Now For The Next Ski Season
The team at Iglu Ski have nominated their top chalets to book now for the next ski season. Chalets typically sell out first given their cosy vibe, the convenience of having most meals prepared for you, and the chance to take over an entire property for your own party, not to mention the good value for money.
Iglu Ski have also launched a new handy search tool for groups looking for chalet accommodation. It shows those chalets which are entirely available for those looking for sole occupancy of a whole accommodation by party size. Tick ‘Show Whole Chalet Available Only’ to use this facility. https://www.igluski.com/ski-holidays
In eight categories, here are the top picks, bookable now, for arrivals from December 2023 to April 2024.
1. Best for Families
Where: 4* Chalet Corniche, Tignes, France
Why: The Corniche is only available to those travelling with one or more children. It is located close to Les Marmottons children’s ski area, and is a very convenient home for the week. Sleeping up to 24, family dining options are available if the property is booked exclusively, otherwise, children are served high tea, with adults eating later. There’s a children’s snug and all rooms are en suite, with two suites sleeping up to four. A ski room with heated boot racks makes the morning and evening routine easy.
How: From £1,366 per person catered board for 7 nights, based on two sharing, flying from London Gatwick (+£51 from 8 regional airports including Edinburgh and Glasgow) on January 6, 2024 and including transfers. Corniche
Alternatives: Chalet Le Braconnier, La Rosière, France Call 0203 993 4781 to book.
Chalet Papillon 5, La Rosière, France Papillon 5
2. Best for Singles
Where: 3* Chalet Ibex, Val Thorens, France
Why: In this stunning chalet-style apartment, there are rooms which can be booked for sole occupancy. Total occupancy is 12 guests, and the convivial dining with wine will ensure everyone is included. There’s access to an indoor pool for a welcome dip.
How: From £981 including a single supplement, catered board for 7 nights, based on single occupancy of a double room, flying from London Gatwick on December 9, 2023 and including transfers. Call 0203 993 4781 to book.
3. Best for Value
Where: 3* Chalet Papillon 1, La Rosière, France
Why: Everything you could need for a comfortable and easy chalet holiday, all for under £1,000. A veritable feast is offered, with local, seasonal produce and homemade delights throughout the stay. All bedrooms have full en-suite facilities and there is comfortable seating around the fireplace, with picture windows giving access to the balcony. A luxury gift pack is yours on arrival and two saunas complete the picture.
How: From £853 per person, catered board for 7 nights, based on two sharing, flying from London Gatwick (+£10 from Manchester) on January 6, 2024 and including transfers. Papillon 1
Alternatives: Chalet Christine, La Tania, France Christine
Chalet Bonlieu, La Plagne 1800, France Bonlieu
4. Best for Snow-Sure Skiing
Where: 4* Chalet Noella, Val Thorens, France
Why: Val Thorens is Europe’s highest resort, with guaranteed good snow, with the bonus of stylish accommodation and fine restaurants. A great choice is 4* Chalet Noella, situated close to the Plein Sud blue run, which runs down through the village. To fully appreciate its snow-sure position, the chalet is built into the mountain-side, with the entrance on the top floor. It makes for great views of the white stuff.
How: From £1,279 per person, catered board for 7 nights, based on two sharing, flying from London Gatwick (+£199 from 8 regional airports including Edinburgh and Glasgow) on April 13, 2024 and including transfers. Noella
Alternatives: Chalet Lys Martagon, Tignes Le Lac, France Lys Martagon
Chalet Brunswick, Val d’Isère, France Brunswick
5. Best for Advanced Skiers
Where: 4* Chalet Cristal, St. Anton, Austria
Why: We’re sending you to challenging terrain with plenty of variety, on and off-piste, and assuming that you also enjoy après-ski, part-way up the mountain. Our top tip is Chalet Cristal in St. Anton in the Arlberg. From here ski down to the lifts and explore one of the world’s great ski areas. There are countless opportunities for off-piste and huge bowls below the Valluga.
How: From £1,439 per person, catered board for 7 nights, based on two sharing, flying from London Gatwick, Manchester, Bristol or Birmingham on April 6, 2024 and including transfers. Cristal, St. Anton
Alternatives: Chalet Cristal 1, Val d’Isère, France Cristal 1
6. Best for Ski-in/Ski-out
Where: 5* Bear Lodge, Les Arcs 1950, France
Why: It’s 5 metres to the slopes here, so watch your step! It’s an ideal ski-in/ski-out spot in the resort. The Bear sleeps up to 80 guests, so bring all your ski-mad friends. On top of fabulous skiing, there is plenty to do here at the Bear, including a pool complex, massage, a gym, cinema and kids’ playroom. An on site ski room and rental shop make life easy.
How: From £830 per person, catered board for 4 nights, based on two sharing, arriving on January 3, 2024 including transfers. Bear Lodge
Alternatives: Chalet La Breche, Alpe d’Huez, France La Breche
Chalet Kakisa, Avoriaz, France Kakisa
7. Best for Parties with Non-Skiers
Where: 5* No. 3 Club Bellevarde, Val d’Isère, France
Why: This is a ‘Club Chalet’ where skiing is just one of the activities to consider. You could easily come here and relax, and catch up with skiers later in the day. There are plump sofas in front of the open fire, and a bar with unlimited beer and wine. From the twin hot tubs on the terrace you can enjoy the breath-taking views. There are board games, films and consoles. Walk the 10 minutes across pistes to the village centre and enjoy shopping, bowling and snowshoeing.
How: From £894 per person, catered board for 4 nights, based on two sharing, arriving on January 3, 2024 including transfers. Club Bellevarde
Alternatives: Chalet Marie, Avoriaz, France Marie
8. Best for Drinkers
Where: 3* Chalet in the Clouds, Les Menuires, France
Why: Offering all-inclusive drinks (beer, wine and soft drinks), there is no limit for those who like a tipple. On top of this luxury, enjoy an extensive buffet breakfast for 7 days and a three-course dinner on 6 evenings. The chalet sleeps 19 and boasts a jacuzzi and sauna.
How: From 642 per person, catered board for 7 nights, based on two sharing, arriving on December 16, 2023. In The Clouds
Mustang Chalet 2, La Plagne 1800, France Mustang Chalet 2