Fully staffed, Private Luxury Chalets and Villas with 'Freedom to Choose' exactly how you have your holiday...
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Freedom to Choose
Each luxury ski chalet or summer villa can either be booked as a whole, so that your privacy as a group is maintained, or by the room for smaller groups happy to share. When booking an entire property we have 2 options – ‘tout compris’ which is a fully inclusive package OR 'a la carte’ which offers complete flexibility on catering with your choice of food charged AT COST at the end of your stay.
The rental price always includes professional staff, all running costs, finest quality bed and bathroom linen including bathrobes and slippers, L’Occitane bath products, daily newspaper, champagne on arrival and an in-resort chauffeur service. All of our private chalets and villas are equipped as standard with open fires for the winter and air conditioning for the summer, flat-screen TV (with Apple TV, DVD and Sky Satellite), computer with printer, WiFi, SONOS/iPad docks and TV/games room and/or spa areas/swimming pools.
‘Tout Compris’ – fully catered, all-inclusive package
This is our fully catered option - by chalet (with a 5% discount) or by room (based on 2 sharing). Tout Compris’ includes, for 6 days;
· Breakfast - eggs and bacon, fresh fruit, yoghurts, fruit juices, cheese and ham, fresh pastries and bread with jam and honey, selection of cereals, fresh milk
· Afternoon tea served for you with fresh cakes/cookies and hot drinks
· Canapés and aperitifs, including champagne
· Superb 3 course evening meal with chef's recommendation of fine wine
· Cheese board and digestifs (Port, Brandy, Genepi)
· Filter coffee and Nespresso, herbal teas and homemade truffles
Open bar on soft drinks, beer, bottled water, house wines…
The chef has one day off per week when a Continental breakfast and afternoon tea will be served and you can enjoy one of the many fine local restaurants in the evening – our complimentary chauffer service operates up to 1am on this evening.
‘A la Carte’ - tailor made to your exact requirements
This option is our speciality and why so many guests return to us year after year – quite simply, nobody does it better. For guests booking the whole chalet, it offers complete flexibility with your choice of food and drink - you pay for food at actual cost, so you decide. Choose exactly what and when you eat – feel free to invite friends for dinner, choose fine dining, simple family meals, lunch in the chalet, the options are endless. Our chefs can create a superb menu tailored to your own pre-designated individual tastes and requirements, and you just pay the actual cost of your grocery bills at the end of your holiday.
A la carte guests can also choose from a comprehensive selection of wines, champagnes, bottled water, soft drinks and Nespresso available in each luxury chalet and villa so you can help yourself as and when you please. With house wines from €6 a bottle through to fine wines at €30 you may dine, happy in the knowledge that you are in total control of costs.
The Highest Standards
Service and care is of the highest standard, whichever option you choose, and you can rest assured that our hand-picked, conscientious staff has gone through rigorous trade testing and training before making it onto our team. Chefs are chosen for their passion and skill with everything ‘culinary’ and also their flexibility for adapting from week to week. Our Chalet/Villa managers are on hand throughout your stay to ensure everything runs as clockwork and that your holiday is exactly as you wish and combined with our dedicated house angels, in place for housekeeping, the cleanliness and attention to detail you can expect in your home from home is second to none. Combined with our fully qualified and extremely talented masseurs and professional, courteous chauffeurs and you will begin to understand why our guests just keep on coming back!
First Class Private Luxury Transport is a subsidiary of Alp Leisure Ltd and our chauffeur-driven luxury 4x4 vehicles can transfer you between airport and chalet or villa in utmost comfort. All vehicles are equipped with air conditioning, tinted windows, leather interiors, refreshment coolers, WiFi and DVD players to help while away the transfer time. Please see www.firstclass-transport.com for more information, or you can book directly with our Customer Services manager - we offer our guests a discounted price on airport transfers plus a complimentary ‘in-resort’ chauffeur service between 8am and 10pm (and to 1am on staff day off).
Spa Pleisure is our own dedicated in-house massage and beauty therapy service. Our experienced therapists will be at your disposal for massage and beauty treatments in the comfort of your luxury chalet or villa. Among other things, they specialise in ‘après-ski’ massage in the winter (treating the muscle groups used during skiing to soothe away unwanted aches and pains), ultimate body treatment (particularly popular in the summer to exfoliate and nourish sun-drenched skin), hot stone massage, hydrating facials, manicures and pedicures; so you can be indulged after a hard day of soaking up the sun or luxury skiing on or off piste.
Alp Leisure Private Nannies - being parents ourselves, we truly understand the need for confidence and peace of mind when leaving your little ones in the care of a nanny during your winter holiday. Our nannies work exclusively in our private chalets and villas and are chosen for their experience with, and love of children. They can be on hand during the day to entertain your youngsters (on a half day, daily or weekly basis) and also later on, should you decide to go out for the evening. We have a large selection of baby and toddler equipment from sterilisers and stair gates to baby monitors and ‘bouncers,’ all supplied free of charge.
On the Mountain - during the winter, your ski passes are ordered on-line in the chalet for you, so that you will be up and away to the slopes for some luxury skiing without having to waste time standing in queues. On the same note, your choice of skis and boots, fitted in the chalet by an experienced technician, will be delivered directly to you ready for skiing and collected at the end of the week to save you having to queue in busy shops.
Having lived and worked in France since 1995, we have in-depth local knowledge and personal relationships with many excellent local suppliers, restaurateurs, instructors, guides and ski schools, and will be happy to recommend and reserve for you the best of these who have an established reputation.
Our Customer Services manager will act as your personal concierge from the moment you book and will ensure your stay, in whichever luxury ski chalet or summer villa you have chosen, is exactly as you want it. Of course, if you have any special requests not covered above, we will do our utmost to fulfil them so that you may enjoy a truly relaxing and memorable holiday.
At the end of your holiday all purchases and services arranged on your behalf are presented to you on one invoice – a swipe of your credit card and everything is dealt with (the final bill can also be settled by Euro cash or cheque).
We look forward to seeing you here in one of our luxury ski chalets in Courchevel or Meribel or our magnificent Côte d'Azur villas!
Chris and Lucie
PS If you need something to remind you what it's all about, then check out our Winter Awaits video!