Nestled in the heart of the Tarentaise valley, in the northern French Alps, Courchevel is the home of Alpine chic as it was the very first green field site to be developed into a ski resort. Known as the most exclusive mountain resort town, Courchevel is a favorite with the rich and famous with its many palatial chalets, exclusive palaces and luxury hotels.
The Courchevel ski station lies in the Three Valleys, which is considered one of the world’s largest ski areas. The Three Valleys rally 8 Savoy ski stations: Courchevel, Val-Thorens, Méribel, les Menuires, Saint Martin de Belleville, Brides les Bains, La Tania and Orelle.
Every year, winter sports enthusiasts enjoy 150 kilometers of skiing: 19 green slopes, 35 blue slopes, 34 red slopes and 8 black ones await you there. There are countless stunning landscapes to admire during your ski holiday, so take time to admire the mountain peaks and surrounding vistas: on a clear day, soak up panoramic views from the Mont Blanc to the Ecrins, and even the Grande Casse.
Not everyone knows that Courchevel is a plural word. This is because it also refers to the different towns of Courchevel, named for their altitudes in meters, including Courchevel 1300 (Le Praz), Courchevel 1550, Courchevel 1650 (Moriond) and Courchevel 1850. These different villages unveil as you wind your way along the mountain, unfolding a multitude of refined attractions and turning your holiday into a remarkable experience.
Courchevel lies at a magnificent and superlative altitude of 1850 meters. Put on your skis in the comfort of the private ski room at the Palace Les Airelles and let your day begin: your luxury Palace hotel lies at the foot of the ski slopes.
Airelles Collection makes a pledge to all our guests, whether visiting alone, as a couple, or with friends or family, that the setting and the atmosphere will be just what is needed for a timeless break that feels like home. A promise already kept and acknowledged, our properties have received the prestigious « Palace » distinction and are part of the Leading Hotels of the World.
I woke up each morning and had coffee on my snow-dusted terrace; it could not have been a better way to start the day.
It feels like a cross between a real-life gingerbread house and Wes Anderson’s version of The Grand Budapest Hotel.
The property feels straight out of a fairy tale.
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