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16 October 2019

Courchevel 1850, your ultimate Alpine ski resort

Reach for the highest, go for the best!

Recommended for all ski enthusiasts is the glamorous resort area Courchevel in the French Alps which consists of five resorts: Courchevel 1850, Courchevel 1650, Courchevel 1500, Courchevel 1300 Le Praz and La Tania. These five Alpine villages that makeup Courchevel are located in the skiing area known as Les Trois Vallées (The Three Valleys), the biggest interlinked ski area in the world.

Why specifically the resort number 1850? Well, 1850 indicates the highest metre altitude of the ski resort. Courchevel 1850 does not only boast with the ultimate height, but it also offers the ultimate experience of style and adventure!

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Courchevel 1850 by night

There are 600 kilometers of slopes connected by 173 ski lifts and ski runs. The obvious reason for choosing Courchevel 1850, is skiing and winter sport adventures for young and old, groups, couples and families. The resort offers excitement and challenges for all ranges of skiers and hosts some of the world’s top skiing competitions.

What more can you desire when you feel your annual adrenalin rush?

The ESF (French Ski School) has a total of 800 qualified ski instructors of which Courchevel 1850 alone has 500. There’s even a Baby Skiing school, where children from 18 months old are taught in private lessons. There’s a special skiing area called Family Park, as well.

A wide choice of catered ski chalet accommodation is available, the epitome of luxury and elegance. Ski-in and ski-out simply mean no bother with lugging ski gear through slushy streets to the chair lifts! Just glide gently off to your lift! Before and after your exhilarating day on the snow, access to your luxurious chalet is directly from and back to your own chalet ski entrance! Your catered chalet is well-positioned and comfortably close to the resort center.

From our selection of luxury chalets, we can match your tastes, expectations and requirements, albeit for groups, families or couples.

‘Catered’ means reserving meals beforehand, with no self-catering hassle! Catered chalets enable you to enjoy restaurant food in your private chalet, including breakfast, teatime treats, canapés and dinner. Tasty meals are cooked and prepared for you by a house chef and a chalet host looks after housekeeping.

Courchevel 1850 is not only popular for skiing. There are endless possibilities for other types of outdoor activities, like hiking, snowboarding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, heli-skiing or paragliding. Go ice-skating at Le Forum in the center of Courchevel or try an exhilarating toboggan run. Then afterward indulge in a relaxing après ski evening!

Non-winter sports activities include 39 hotel spas and numerous of private ski chalets with relaxation and spa facilities. Amongst them, there’s just about everything you could want, from jacuzzi and wave pools to massage rooms and treatments.

Spa of Chalet Le Petit Chateau, Courchevel 1850

And who doesn’t like a breakaway for shopping at leisure? Courchevel 1850 is famous for its internationally renowned boutiques for haute couture shopping. Chic designer shops also mean celebrity spotting!

Art lovers will also be pleased to know that the whole ski resort of Courchevel 1850 is an investment in art. Resort streets are decorated with creative works by various artists, and there are several indoor galleries. There are also several areas dedicated to forming an open-air art market. Artists, musicians and celebrities are regularly invited for entertainment. Nightclubs and discos are frequented by the young at heart, the lively and cosmopolitan.

The Wolf by french artist Richard Orlinski

Le Chabichou hotel has a great weekly cooking class where you can learn all the skills of a top chef, using local ingredients.

Talking about food! What about eating out occasionally? The choice is yours! Courchevel has over 70 restaurants spread across its 5 levels, but it is in Courchevel 1850 where you’ll find the most exquisite and sophisticated restaurants (6 restaurants come with Michelin awards!). Countless après ski spots also await your custom!

So, now that you are completely convinced to visit Courchevel 1850, how to get there?

To access Courchevel 1850 (except by car), visitors can choose to travel by train from Paris by TGV which takes 4 hours to the nearest Moutiers Tarentaise Station. From here you can transfer to the resort either by taxi or private transfer that we can organize for you.

Private planes, helicopters, or airplanes can land at the small airport, Altiport Courchevel just above the main resort.

Lodge Destinations works with a number of taxi firms that provide shared, private and luxury airport transfers directly to your chalet. If you prefer helicopter or private flight to the aircraft of Courchevel, we can also arrange it for you.

YOUR job is to call us and book, TODAY!

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