Travel: Luxury Chalets this Winter


Travel: Experts in luxury chalets Cimalpes suggest three chalets that might just take your fancy this winter.

Chalet Orca: The exclusive Chalet Orca is one of the most prestigious chalets in Val d’Isère. Located in Le Fornet, a slightly outlying and residential ancestral hamlet at the foot of an exceptional ski area, Chalet Orca is part of Le Mouton à Bascule, a complex of two prestigious chalets unique in the French Alps. It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful chalets built in the resort. The level of amenities and services is worthy of the most prestigious hotels.

The location of Chalet Orca is one of the only places to guarantee maximum sunshine all year round. Its huge floor-to-ceiling windows, with a 180-degree view, will revolutionize the way you experience your stay by offering a total immersion in the heart of the resort. The lower level has a magnificent wine cellar, an incredible wellness area a stone jacuzzi with tiled armchairs, a sauna, a hammam, a large Italian shower and a sports hall fully equipped with the latest technologies.

The upper level consists of four magnificent bedrooms, with views overlooking the hamlet of Le Fornet and the forest and are equipped to the very highest standard. All the walls of the upper floor living room form the bay window and therefore a 180-degree view like a real complete immersion in the heart of Val d’Isère.

Le Creux du Gypse: Chalet Le Creux du Gypse is a large, friendly chalet a few metres from the ski slopes of Méribel Village. You can enjoy a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains from the outdoor jacuzzi installed on the south-facing balcony of the main room. This magnificent living space is very bright and the large fireplace in its centre gives it a cosy and warm atmosphere.

The spacious Master room will charm you with its hammam and balcony without vis-à- vis. The other rooms will offer you beautiful spaces where wood is king and warms the atmosphere. Children will love the bunk beds in their rooms. Finally, to ensure that your stay is synonymous with relaxation, a garage is at your disposal in this chalet.