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Casa Rivas Chalet, Val d'Isere - Centre

5 bedroom Chalet in Val d'Isere. Sleeps 10

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This is a cosy traditional style chalet built of local Savoyarde stone and wood which creates a warm and inviting ambience. It is situated in a tranquil location just 200 metres from the slopes and 5 minutes walk from the centre of Val d'isere.

Decorated in a traditional style with stone and wood materials throughout this has proved to be a popular mountain retreat. 

The main living area is open plan has several comfortable sofas where you can relax in front of the TV after a busy day on the mountain. There is also a roaring log fire for you to enjoy a glass of wind around and a dining area. The room also has access to a sunny terrace with fantastic mountain views - a great spot to enjoy a vin chaud.

Sleeping

This chalet apartment sleeps up to 10 in five bedrooms which are configured as follows:

  • Bedroom 1: Twin room with spa bath, basin & WC
  • Bedroom 2: Twin room with spa bath, basin & WC
  • Bedroom 3: Double room with spa bath, basin & WC
  • Bedroom 4: Twin room with spa bath, basin & WC
  • Bedroom 5: Master twin/double room with balcony access, log fire place, en-suite spa bath, basin & WC.

Worth knowing

This property is run by Simply Val d'Isere who are able to provide accommodation in over 300 self-catered apartment, 100 catered chalets and 30 resort hotels. They have one of the widest selections of holiday rentals in resort to suit all budgets. The company also provide a whole range of additional services from lift passes through to ski lessons. 

Simply Val d'Isere have also been short-listed for the World Ski Awards every year from 2013-2016, as well as the Snowvole Best Ski Travel Agent in 2013 - 2015, and Telegraph Best Ski Travel Agent from 2013-2016.

What's nearby?

Towns nearby

Val d'Isere centre is an array of lovely shops, restaurants, chalets, hotels and apartments. With beautiful views of the surrounding mountains this bustling village centre is nestled into the valley. Classic chalet style hotels and buildings constructed with stone and wood give the centre of Val d'isere a traditional and warm feel. The centre of Val d'Isere is where the heart of the resort lies and with the beautiful high street, lovely buildings and magnificent surrounding mountains it is easy to see why it remains a popular destination for many.

Restaurants nearby

With an eclectic mix of restaurants to choose from in the centre of Val d'Isere there will be something to suit everyone's taste buds. Local French restaurants can be found dotted around the high street along with sushi restaurants, Italian restaurants and the more traditional Savoyard restaurants. 

Also see: Book My Restaurant

Sights nearby

The Vanoise National Park is accessible from Val d'Isere and is well worth a hike over to in the summer months. It's a protected area of natural beauty and you're sure to spot some of the local wildlife on your visit. 

Things to Do nearby

In the winter the centre of Val d'Isere is a buzzing and vibrant place to be. Boutique, designer and sports shops line the high street, restaurants and bars welcome guests from the cold outside and intricate ice sculptures can often be seen dotted around the pavements. With the regular bus services to and from the Rond Point giving access to both the Solaise and Bellevarde ski area, to La Daille and to Le Fornet you can hop on the bus and be at a ski area within minutes. 

The summer welcomes beautiful sunshine, green trees and plenty to do. Mountain biking is a popular acitivity in the summer time with lift access from Val d'Isere to Tignes you can explore the various trails and routes the mountain has to offer. There are also several walking and hiking routes that you can do giving you the freedom to explore the mountains and their breathtaking secenery. Plenty of summer activities can be enjoyed that are perfect for families and groups; you can even jump in the car and in just a short drive over to Tignes indulge in a spot of summer skiing on the Glacier. The centre of Val d'Isere is much quieter in the summer but it still has a lot to offer. The sports centre is open all year round so there is access to the swimming pool and gym, as well as some of the sports shops and restaurants on the high street opening their doors.  

Also see: Book My Things To Do

Lifts/Pistes nearby

The centre of Val d'Isere has easy access to the Solaise and Olympique lifts which take you respectively towards the Pissaillas glacier or towards the linked ski area of Tignes - forming the huge Espace Killy ski area.   

Nightlife nearby

There is a bustling nightlife scene in Val d'Isere, from lively bars and lounges at apres ski to nightclubs where you can dance until daylight. Whether you're looking for a more refined place to drink, or a dancing on tables kind of bar, there is literally something for everyone here!

Also see: Find My Bar

What to book?

Dining

The chalet is let on a catered basis and includes breakfast, afternoon tea and an evening meal with wine six nights a week. The chalet host takes one day off a week giving guests the opportunity to explore the resorts’ many restaurants. 

Also see: Find My Chef

Families & Kids

You’ll need to book your own childcare, when staying here. There is a great choice of childcare options in Val d'Isere from full-time nanny services to the odd night of babysitting. In addition, during the winter season, many of the ski-schools operate creche services. Booking in advance is always recommended and strongly advised for the school holiday periods.

Also see: Book My Childcare

Flights

Flights from London Gatwick Airport are included in the price. Flight/resort taxes are extra (Approx £55pp).

Transfers

You can book all your airport transfers through the agents as part of your holiday package.

Also see: Book My Transfers

Ski Hire

You’ll need to book your own ski hire, when staying here. There are many choices for hiring equipment. Generally, you’re best off choosing somewhere close for ease of access, & less far to carry your kit, easier to make changes, and quicker to return and pay at the end. Nevertheless, many suppliers will deliver and some snow-front rental stores offer ski lockers, so it’s worth checking out all the options. 

Also see: Book My Ski Hire

Lifts & Passes

You can purchase all your lift passes through the agents as part of your package and they will be ready and waiting for you on your arrival in resort.

Instructors & Lessons

If you are looking to brush up on your technique, or if you are a complete beginner, then by not book ski/snowboard lessons through the agents who can arrange everything on your behalf.

Also see: Book My Ski School

Guides & Tours

When staying here, you’ll need to book your own Guides & Tours, which are a great way to discover Val d'Isere whilst doing a number of fun activities. During the winter, if you are keen to go off-piste, booking a High Mountain Guide is strongly recommended. Not only do they know the best local spots, these highly trained and experienced individuals are very familiar with the surroundings and can provide loads of insights you won’t get by yourself, as well as helping to ensure your safety.

Also see: Book My Guide/Tour

Style

  • Catering Basis
  • Catered
  • Bedrooms
  • 5 bedroom
  • Property Style
  • Chalet
  • Run By
  • Agent/Operator
  • Vibe / Atmosphere
  • Chic
  • Traditional & Modern mix

Facilities

  • Outdoors
  • Balcony
  • Mountain views
  • Terrace
  • Families & Kids
  • Children welcome
  • Entertainment
  • DVD Player
  • TV
  • Creature Comforts
  • Open fire

Services

  • Bookings for
  • Lift Passes
  • Ski / Snowboard Lessons
  • Transfers
  • Catering
  • Half-board
  • Afternoon tea
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Housekeeping
  • Cleaning on departure
  • Daily housekeeping

Prices & Availability

Contact

  • Open Seasons
  • Spring
  • Winter
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