This newly built 3* superior residence of 139 apartments, opened December 2018, is ideally located at the foot of the 8 seater Boisses gondola. It is possible to ski back to within 50m of the residence via the blue Mélèzes run (snow conditions permitting).
Facilities at the Altaviva include:
Loan of board games, snowshoes, fondue and raclette kits.
Apartment sizes are from 1 bedroom apartments sleeping 4, to 3 bedroom apartments sleeping 8: all enjoy wonderful views, are spacious, well-appointed and tastefully furnished and decorated. All the apartments have a living area with a double sofa bed and TV; fully equipped open kitchen with ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave/grill, toaster, kettle, filter coffee maker; bathroom with bath or shower, heated towel rail, hairdryer, separate WC.
Apartments with at least 3 bedrooms have a decorative fireplace in the lounge.
Premium type apartments (see below) enjoy the best location within the residence, are more spacious, and have superior décor, layout and services (e.g. audiovisual equipment in the living area and main bedroom; lounge furniture; welcome kit; early check-in from 14:00; one entry per person included to the spa (valid for a 45 minute session before 4pm, must be pre-booked); one dedicated parking space (included) and heated ski locker with heated boot rack).
1 bedroom Confort apartment sleeping 2-4 (c. 31-38m2): bedroom with 2 single beds that can be made into a double
1 bedroom Confort Plus apartment sleeping 2-4 (c. 40-44m2): as Confort apartment above, but more spacious
2 bedroom Famille apartment sleeping 4-6 (c. 41-48m2): bedroom with 2 single beds that can be made into a double; bedroom with set of bunk beds; additional shower room.
2 bedroom Confort apartment sleeping 4-6 (c. 40-47m2): 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds that can be made into doubles; additional shower room.
2 bedroom Confort Plus apartment sleeping 4-6 (c. 50-58m2): as Confort apartment above, but more spacious
2 bedroom Premium apartment sleeping 4-6 (c. 55-63m2): as Confort Plus apartment above, but with additional features (see above)
3 bedroom standard apartment sleeping 6-8 (c. 57-58m2): 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds that can be made into doubles; bedroom with either 2 single beds or a set of bunk beds; additional shower room
3 bedroom Plus apartment, sleeping 6-8 (c. 62-66m2): as standard apartment above, but more spacious
3 bedroom Premium apartment, sleeping 6-8 (75-80m2): as Plus apartment above, but more spacious and with additional features (see above)
Prices per accommodation (not per person) including Eurotunnel crossing, self-catering in £s
Fully equipped apartment, bed linen (beds made on arrival except pull-out bed in lounge and bunk beds) and towels (extra set €8), cleaning kit (extra set €10/kit), end of stay cleaning (except kitchen area and washing-up). Entrance to indoor heated pool. One to three free 45 minute sessions in wellness area (hot tub, sauna and steam room, over 18s only) must be pre-booked and for use before 4pm only. Number of sessions dependent on apartment size - 1 for 1 bed apartments, 2 for 2 bedroom apartment, 3 for 3 bedroom apartments.
To pay locally: refundable deposit €300-€500 depending on the size of the apartment, local tourist tax c €2.48pp/day (+18yrs, for guidance only). Kitchen area cleaning if not left in perfect order €70. Baby kit (cot, high chair, changing mat, potty, bath chair – pre-booking essential). Pets welcome €50/week (max 1/apt, pre-booking essential); beauty treatments at the wellness area. Indoor car parking 55€/week (pre-book) [premium apartments one space is included]. Additional 45 minute sessions in the wellness area (hot tub, sauna and steam room, over 18s only), must be pre-booked..
Early check-in: accommodation available from 12pm, instead of 5pm) 80€/apartment.
Please note that we have not yet been able to inspect these apartments, as the residence was not completed at the time of our visit. We were, however, impressed with the location and know the high standards employed from similar residences.
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 Zeebrugge or Rotterdam plus Brittany Ferries route from Portsmouth to Caen). Accommodation only deduct £240.
*Free upgrade to FlexiPlus on Eurotunnel
** Free upgrade to FlexiPlus on Eurotunnel. A travel supplement of £15 each way per car applies
*** Upgrade to FlexiPlus with Eurotunnel for £109 per car each way
In a few words... The luxurious apartments at Kalinda are ideally located at the foot of the 8-seater Boisses gondola - you can ski back to the residence. Facilities include a good sized indoor pool, a separate pool for little ones, Jacuzzis, saunas and steam room, and you'll find restaurants, a bakery, the ESF ski school etc. all within easy reach.
Being built for the winter 2019-20 season, this brand new prestige residence is ideally located in a ski-in, ski-out position near the foot of the 8-seater Boisses gondola in newly developed Tignes 1800. You can ski back to the residence via the blue ‘Mélèzes’ piste.