We now have even more choice for your holiday to the French mountains! With our new additions for summer 2019 including new accommodation and a beautiful Beaufortain village, there are plenty of reasons to visit the French Alps in the summer months...
Our new accommodation for 2019:
Hotel La Bouitte, St Martin de Belleville (Les Trois Vallées)
St Martin de Belleville is perfect for a summer Alpine holiday, the surrounding area has a particularly rich natural and architectural heritage. The intimate and luxurious 5* hotel La Bouitte is located in the pretty hamlet of Saint Marcel, 1km from the centre of the charming village of St Martin de Belleville. The family run hotel boasts a fantastic 3 Michelin starred restaurant serving traditional Savoyard flavours with a twist, as well as the Bela Vya Spa, offering wellness treatments inspired by the native plants which grow locally.
Les Chalets Home, St Martin de Belleville (Les Trois Vallées)
The summer months in St Martin de Belleville offer visitors the opportunity to try a number of outdoor pursuits, including ice climbing, via ferrata, and white-water swimming all whilst enjoying the beautiful surroundings in Les Trois Vallées. The stylish self-catered apartments at Chalets Home are situated just 300m from the centre of the village, there is a choice of two 5-bedroom chalets (sleeping up to 12) or three 3 to 5-bedroom apartments (sleeping up to 10), all with ensuites. All these stylish properties boast a fully equipped kitchen, living area (with fireplace), balcony and unlimited free WiFi.
L'Alexane and Suites d'Alexane, Samoens (Grand Massif)
The traditional village of Samoëns is popular with summer visitors with the rivers Giffre, Dranse, and Arve for fun in the water and chairlifts/gondolas allowing access to the highest points for mountain walks. The recently-built stunning self-catered apartments and hotel suites Alexane are 150m from the centre of Samoëns and only opened in December 2018.This high-quality residence has 31 apartments and a number of hotel suites. There is access to the spacious leisure centre with heated pool and sauna, a bar-lounge area with WiFi, children’s area, and free underground parking. An Italian restaurant, Fabio, is also located in the residence.
Les Chalets des Cimes, Les Saisies (Mont Blanc & Chamonix Valley)
Les Saisies draws visitors because it sits between the 'Beaufortain' valley and the 'Val d'Arly' valley, two magnificent areas of Savoie, with views towards Mont Blanc. The resort also has a brand new 4* residence for this season. Les Chalets des Cimes offers mountain views and is ideally situated just 200m from the resort centre. Facilities include panoramic lounge, multimedia room, indoor pool and wellness area, and free WiFi. An on-site restaurant is also planned.
Areches Beaufort, Mont Blanc & Chamonix Valley
We have added the traditional, friendly Beaufortain village of Arêches-Beaufort to our summer programme for this season. Found in the Savoie region, Arêches-Beaufort is known for the local speciality – Beaufort cheese. Visitors can visit the cheese cooperative and museum in nearby Beaufort to find out more about how the cheese is made and its history, and for those who get a midnight craving the museum has a cheese vending machine outside! The area also includes over 225km of marked trails and circuits for hiking or mountain biking.
La Cle des Cimes, Areches Beaufort
Stay at the brand new 4* residence La Cle des Cimes. Located 400m from the village centre of Arêches-Beaufort. This self-catered accommodation includes spacious well-appointed apartments. Facilities also include access to the indoor pool and wellness area and free WiFi.
Altaviva, Tignes 1800 (Tarentaise)
There is plenty to do in Tignes in the summer including skiing/snowboarding on the Grande Motte Glacier. Buy the exceptional value My Tignes Open card and get access to a range of free activities to keep the family busy. The brand new Altaviva apartments (opened December 2018) are spacious and have good views of the area. They are well-appointed with a living area and fully-equipped kitchen. There is also access to the indoor pool with south-facing terrace, wellness area, and free WiFi.
Club Hotel les Brevieres, Tignes les Brevieres (Tarentaise)
The 3* Club Hotel Les Brevières located in the pretty traditional village of Tignes les Brevières has been added to the Peak Retreats summer programme. The recently renovated hotel offers evening entertainment in the bar, LE SQU@T (area for teenagers), access to the sauna/hammam and jacuzzi, restaurant, and free outdoor parking.
Les Chalets Elena, Les Houches (Mont Blanc & Chamonix Valley)
Les Houches provides a great base for families wishing to explore this legendary valley. World-renowned sites such as the stunning Aiguille du Midi and Mer de Glace can be accessed from Chamonix and its many cable cars, the Montenvers train or the Mont-Blanc tramway. The recently opened beautiful self-catered apartments at Les Chalets Elena are found right in the village centre. These stylish apartments have access to the private indoor pool and wellness area, a bar-lounge with free WiFi, children’s area, and underground garage.
Anitea, Valmorel (Tarentaise)
The picturesque hamlet village of Valmorel is completely pedestrianised and the nearby mountains have featured in the famous Tour de France and offers a challenging climb for all cycling enthusiasts wishing to conquer the mountains whilst on summer holiday in the Alps. The 4* superior Residence Anitea is in a convenient location in the village. The recently built self-catered apartments (opened for winter 2018/19) have access to a spacious leisure centre, bar-lounge area with WiFi, and underground garage.