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Ideally located minutes from the heart of the village of Samoens (400m), stunning 4* Chalet Arnica is set in a quiet location amongst other large chalets. It is less than a mile from the Grand Massif Express high-capacity gondola and 100m from the outdoor ice-rink and bus stop for the free resort shuttle bus.
Chalet Arnica is a recently built, imposing 200m2 chalet built to a very high specification with extensive use of wood. The owners of the chalet actually own a high-end chalet construction company so they know what they are talking about!
The interior is bright and spacious with an emphasis on natural light.
Book this chalet fully catered, with your own private chef
For the ultimate catered chalet experience, we can arrange a private chef for your week at Chalet Arnica. Enjoy breakfast, tea and cake in the afternoon and delicious three-course evening meals created for you by your own private chef from fresh, seasonal produce, which is locally sourced and organic wherever possible.
From dinner on your day of arrival to breakfast on your day of departure, you’ll be able to enjoy classic dishes and French and Savoyard inspired cuisine from traditional mountain favourites such as tartiflette to pork tenderloin with local Tomme cheese. For dessert, expect irresistible tiramisu with Speculoos, tarte tatin or pear tart on a bed of chocolate with almond cream.
See our rates for a fully-catered stay at Chalet Arnica and call us to book.
Find out more and explore the full menu of classic dishes and French and Savoyard inspired cuisine.
The large south-facing lounge area has comfortable seating, a large dining table and a stone fireplace. It opens onto the wooden terrace. The sizeable American-style kitchen area is well equipped. For your comfort, there is under-floor heating on the first floor, and there are electric heaters in all rooms, as well as the fireplace. There is also a cot, TV, DVD, fridge, oven, ceramic hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, raclette and fondue sets, dishwasher, cot, washing machine and dryer in utility room.
There is double garage in which there is plenty of space for storing skis and boots and an open garden area at the back.
The first floor landing is also a second lounge (see picture with TV). In addition there is also a large mezzanine floor (low ceiling).
Bedroom 1: twin with en-suite shower room
Bedroom 2: double with en-suite shower room
A separate WC and the utility room are also on this floor.
Bedroom 3: double plus bunk beds with en-suite bathroom (large room)
Bedroom 4: twin with en-suite shower room
Bedroom 5: double with en-suite shower room
Pets are not accepted.
Prices per accommodation including Eurotunnel crossing for a standard car on a self-catered basis, in £'s
For second week deduct £270 off plus a further 5%
Prices per accommodation including Eurotunnel crossing for a standard car, on a chalet board basis with a private chef, in £'s. This option can only be booked over the phone with our team.
Bed linen (beds made on arrival), towels, local tourist tax are included plus wood for the fireplace, WiFi.
End of stay cleaning on request €150. Refundable deposit €500 by visa, Mastercard and American Express.
Price is unless specified, per accommodation, per week, in £s Sterling, including a Standard Eurotunnel crossing from Folkestone to Calais with a car with Free FlexiPlus upgrade on selected dates on a self-catering basis. A supplement will apply for travel on certain peak dates. Other routes and operators available (including P&O routes from Hull to Rotterdam plus Brittany Ferries route from Portsmouth to Caen). Accommodation only deduct £250.
*Free upgrade to FlexiPlus on Eurotunnel
** Free upgrade to FlexiPlus on Eurotunnel. A travel supplement of £15 each way per car applies (02/04, 09/04)
*** Upgrade to FlexiPlus with Eurotunnel for £109 per car each way (19/02)
**** Upgrade to FlexiPlus with Eurotunnel for £148 per car each way (12/02)
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