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Luxury Ski Holidays in Courchevel: Your Ultimate Alpine Escape

Luxury Ski Holidays in Courchevel: Your Ultimate Alpine Escape

Luxury Ski Holidays in Courchevel: Your Ultimate Alpine Escape 939 528 Leonora Gomes

Nestled among the majestic snow-capped peaks of the French Alps, Courchevel invites you to discover its winter magic. Known for its pristine slopes and lavish comforts, Courchevel offers an unforgettable luxury ski holiday, whether you seek thrilling adventures or serene relaxation.

Luxury Ski Holidays in Courchevel

Best Activities in Courchevel

In addition to its top-tier skiing and upscale amenities, Courchevel offers activities for every preference. Whether you crave excitement or serenity, this alpine gem provides a wealth of experiences. Here are some must-try activities for your itinerary:

1. Skiing and Snowboarding: With its extensive pistes and varied terrain network, Courchevel is a haven for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. From gentle beginner slopes to challenging black runs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Take advantage of the resort’s lift system and explore the vast Three Valleys ski area, which offers over 600 kilometres of interconnected trails.

ski lifts in Courchevel

2. Snowshoeing and Winter Hiking: Snowshoeing and winter hiking are excellent options for those looking to explore the winter wonderland at a slower pace. Courchevel has a network of scenic trails that meander through snow-covered forests and alpine meadows, providing breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Guided excursions are available for all skill levels, allowing you to discover the beauty of the Alps at your own pace.

Snowshoeing and Winter Hiking

3. Paragliding: Experience the thrill of flying high above the mountains with a tandem paragliding flight. Take off from one of Courchevel’s designated launch sites and soar through the crisp mountain air while taking in panoramic views of the snow-capped peaks below. Whether you’re a first-time flyer or an experienced adrenaline junkie, paragliding offers an unforgettable way to see Courchevel from a new perspective.

Paragliding

4. Dog Sledding: Embark on a dog sledding adventure and journey through the snowy landscapes of Courchevel with a team of enthusiastic huskies leading the way. This family-friendly activity delights visitors of all ages and offers a unique way to connect with nature. If you have a dog that you would love to bring on your next ski holiday, check out Consensio’s dog-friendly ski chalets.

dog sledding

5. Ice Skating: Lace up your skates and hit the ice at one of Courchevel’s outdoor ice rinks. Whether you’re practising your pirouettes or enjoying a leisurely glide around the rink, ice skating is a fun and festive activity for all ages. Warm up with a cup of hot chocolate afterwards and soak in the festive atmosphere of the resort.

Ice skating

Best Restaurants in Courchevel

From cosy mountain huts to elegant Michelin-starred establishments, the resort offers a culinary experience to suit every taste.

Restaurant in Courchevel

Formal/Michelin Star Restaurants: 

This small, intimate restaurant, that has an exclusive three Michelin stars, invites guests to indulge in a culinary journey like no other. Exclusively available for bookings via email at le1947.courchevel@chevalblanc.com, Le 1947 offers a bespoke dining experience curated by Executive Chef Yannick Alleno.

With two Michelin stars to its name. Led by Chef Michel Rochedy, the restaurant showcases exquisite French cuisine with a contemporary twist, using the finest seasonal ingredients sourced from local producers.

La Table des Airelles at Les Airelles: A fine dining restaurant in this top-notch hotel. Equally grand as the hotel is the restaurant with menus offering traditional French and worldwide cuisines.

La Trattoria at Les Airelles: The perfect mix of elegance and refinement offering exceptional authentic Italian cuisine. Les Airelles is a perfectly sumptuous place to return to at the end of a vigorous day on the slopes.

The first Michelin Star gourmet dessert restaurant in the world. Sebastien Vauxion creates Inventive main courses and exhilarating desserts which combine to offer a highly original modern dining experience.

Baumaniere offers a mountain twist on Mediterranean-inspired dishes. A fabulous 1 Michelin- starred venue.

Chef Jacky Botrel mixes tradition with modernity, creating savoury and colourful dishes with a twist. The restaurant serves a fine selection of Seafood Platters and fresh wild fish from the Atlantic. Located in the centre of the resort, it is a good choice for lunch and boasts an exceptional wine cellar.

Perched at an altitude of 2,700 meters, La Saulire offers a dining experience like no other. Accessible only by ski or snowmobile, this mountain refuge serves up hearty alpine fare with breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks. After a day on the slopes, there’s no better way to unwind than with a steaming bowl of fondue or raclette enjoyed in the crisp mountain air.

Local cuisine/less formal restaurants:

A lovely cosy restaurant with a log fire in the centre. Starters include frog’s legs and lovely salads. Main courses include fillet of beef, duck breast and fantastic traditional dishes. Not to be missed!

Created 30 years ago by Ted Di Trapani, this is the Italian restaurant of Courchevel. The Italian chefs offer you the best in fresh homemade pasta, various tasty risottos, fine and crusty pizzas as well as the famous Tournedos Rossini dish and filet with morels. Ted Di Trapani, who was raised in a wine-growing family, selected all the wines for his cellar himself. All this in a warm and welcoming atmosphere – great for families

A warm atmosphere prevails in this lovely & authentic mountain chalet. The cooking style is generous and served by Chef Thierry. Great for upmarket Savoyarde cuisine.

Other:

This restaurant specializes in the finest Thai cuisine – light spicy aromatic dishes that will transport you to the Far East. The décor imitates the luxury of Shanghai in the 1930s. Favourites from the menu include steamed beef, sautéed fish, aromatic rice, spicy deserts with exotic fruits and Lily Koi sauce.

Hotel L’Apogee’s The Koori restaurant can host up to 50 seats and offers authentic, refined and inventive Japanese cuisine. A varied menu embellished with undisputed creations, in particular, ‘The Koori Carpaccio’ or ‘Black cod in miso sauce’, along with a selection of sushi and other Japanese specialities. Beverage lovers will enjoy discovering the fabulous selection of sakes and a varied tea collection.

Excellent restaurant in Courchevel Village (1550) gaining notoriety for its fabulous quality beef cooked on the indoor barbecue. Savoyard dishes also feature and a warm welcome is always guaranteed. Homely setting and family run.

Shopping in Courchevel

Unleash your inner shopaholic in Courchevel’s upscale boutiques and designer stores. Browse luxury fashion brands, artisanal goods, and fine jewellery.

Shopping in Courchevel - Chanel store.

1. Courchevel 1850: As the most prestigious village in the resort, Courchevel 1850 boasts a wealth of high-end shops and boutiques. Stroll along the Rue du Rocher and Avenue Montaigne to discover luxury brands, including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Dior, and Hermès.

2. Galerie des Cimes: Situated in the heart of Courchevel 1850, the Galerie des Cimes is a shopping arcade that houses a variety of upscale boutiques and speciality stores. From designer fashion and ski equipment to gourmet delicacies and unique souvenirs, this indoor mall offers a convenient and luxurious shopping experience under one roof.

3. La Croisette: Located at the base of the slopes in Courchevel 1850, La Croisette is a bustling hub of activity where visitors can shop, dine, and socialise. Here, you’ll find a mix of designer boutiques, ski shops, and souvenir stores, making it the perfect destination for picking up last-minute essentials or après-ski shopping.

4. Courchevel Moriond (1650): For those seeking a more relaxed shopping experience, Courchevel Moriond (1650) offers a charming village atmosphere with a selection of boutique shops and local artisans. Explore the quaint streets lined with traditional chalets and discover hidden gems selling everything from artisanal chocolates to handmade crafts.

5. Ski Equipment Stores: With its reputation as one of the world’s premier skiing destinations, Courchevel boasts many ski equipment stores where visitors can find everything they need for a day on the slopes. Whether you need rental gear, the latest ski apparel, or technical equipment, you’ll find a wide range of options to suit every skill level and budget.

Experience the Ultimate Luxury with Consensio

Ultimate Catered Chalets in Courchevel

Consensio’s Ultimate Catered Chalets redefine luxury in French ski accommodations. With unique designs and cutting-edge tech, each chalet is staffed by a dedicated team including a private chef, manager, hosts, and chauffeur. Guests enjoy unmatched comfort with amenities like pools and spas.

Chalet Bacchus: Situated on the Belvedere piste in Courchevel Moriond, Chalet Bacchus has direct ski-in/ski-out access and is just a short stroll from the resort’s centre. Named after the Roman God of wine, this opulent chalet features seven spacious en-suite bedrooms, a lavish spa, a cinema, and expansive living areas. Relax in the 10-meter pool, rejuvenate in the sauna and hammam, or indulge in a private cinema experience after a day on the slopes.

luxury ski chalet in Courchevel

luxury ski chalet in Courchevel, private indoor pool and spa.

Chalet Le Namaste: Formerly the summer residence of Baroness Margaret Thatcher, Chalet Le Namaste exudes timeless elegance and charm. Located in the exclusive Hameau de Cachemire, this luxurious chalet offers direct ski-in/ski-out access to the Bellecote Piste and features five floors of complete luxury. With ten sumptuous bedrooms, an indoor swimming pool, a spa, and spacious living areas, including a state-of-the-art kitchen and stunning drawing room, Chalet Le Namaste is the perfect retreat for discerning travellers.

A spacious Chalet Le Namaste living room with cosy couches and a warm fireplace

luxury ski chalet in Courchevel with indoor swimming pool

Serviced Properties 

Consensio’s serviced properties cater to discerning travellers in smaller groups or seeking a more understated level of service. Each apartment offers private parking for guests who prefer to drive to the resort, ensuring convenience and ease throughout their stay. While enjoying a more independent ski holiday experience, guests still benefit from Consensio’s pre-arrival and in-resort concierge service, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable stay.

Penthouse B: Elevate your alpine experience with a stay at Penthouse B, the epitome of modern luxury in Courchevel 1850. Nestled directly on the piste, this remarkable penthouse offers breathtaking mountain views and unparalleled convenience. Boasting three generously sized bedrooms, a private spa, and stylish living areas, including a state-of-the-art kitchen and inviting fireplace, Penthouse B promises an unforgettable stay in the heart of the French Alps.

luxury apartment's living room with fireplace in Courchevel

private indoor jacuzzi in Courchevel

Escape to the enchanting slopes of Courchevel this winter and indulge in a ski holiday unlike any other. Book your unforgettable getaway with Consensio and experience the pinnacle of alpine luxury in the heart of the French Alps.

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