Voted ‘Best Ski Chalet France’ at the 2015 World Ski Awards, it is hard to imagine how the stunning luxury chalet Grande Corniche could get any better. Yet in an endeavour to elevate luxury to new heights, Grande Corniche plans to add a show stopper feature to its extensive list of impressive facilities with the inclusion of a new outdoor heated infinity swimming pool. Guest will be able to float on top of the world and swim under open skies in the fresh mountain air, in the secluded privacy of their own chalet. Ready just in time for winter 2016/17, the pool will overlook the valley offering spectacular views across snow-capped peaks. Recognised for its superior health benefits and environmental friendliness; this beautiful pool will utilise the innovative technology of an Ozone water treatment system; allowing guest to enjoy an entirely chemical free swim in refreshingly clean, odourless and chlorine-free water.
And it doesn’t stop there……In addition to this, in winter 2016/17 Grande Corniche will also feature it’s very own cinema.
Grande Corniche is located in Les Gets– a mere hour’s drive from Geneva airport, making it a favourite destination for families, corporate ski trips and the an ideal spot for long weekend breaks. over 7 elegantly designed bedrooms, this chalet sleeps up to 12 adults and 3 children, with the capacity to accommodate an additional 4 guests in a cosy garden mazot. Whilst the short transfer is appealing to all, Grand Corniche’s free flowing Perrier Jouët never fails to impress the corporate crowds; whilst Consensio’s Charlie Bear Concierge is popular service for families.
Les Gets is one of 12 resorts making up the vast Portes du Soleil ski area that straddles the Swiss-French border. Offering a distinctly different ski experience to that of the Trios Vallèes, the Port du Soleil delivers some serious ski mileage with 650km of varied terrain. The majority of runs are suited to the immediate skier but with so much to choose from, Les Gets is the perfect destination if you are looking for a resort to accommodate a broad range of abilities.
Les Gets itself is a small picturesque village situated at an elevation of 1,172m. Oozing alpine charm, the accommodation available offer is largely chalet-style. This traditional Savoyard ambience extends across a good selection of restaurants and cosy bars. There are plenty of good nightlife spots to checkout with most bars open to 2am– for those looking to power on into early hours of the morning, Igloo night club remains open to 5am. However, if you are looking for a booming après-ski party town, Les Gets might not be the choice for you. Entrenched in history this once traditional dairy farming village is a community that dates back to the 12th century. The beauty of this resort it that it has not lost its soul. As such it better known for its warm atmosphere opposed to its party scene, attracting those interested in a more authentic ski experience.
Les Gets is an accredited “Famille Plus Montage” resort. Children love the mini-train connecting between the main ski-lifts and the Mont Chéry area. There is also a superb kids zone called Grand Cry, designated to families this ski area is only accessible when accompanying a child. Themed around Trappers and Indians, families can safely practice their skills together over small bumps and around bends before stopping by an Indian tepee for some respite. Checkout LesGets.com extensive list of Famille Plus activities in and around the resort.
Whilst ‘family’ might connote ideas of beginner chaos, with 650km skiable terrain there is surely something for everyone in the Les Gets area. Pistes are also generally quieter compared to the Trios Vallèes, making it a popular destination amongst French holiday makers: A telling testament as locals usually know best!