The apartment has been completed to a high standard offering a warm and comfortable setting where you can enjoy a relaxing holiday.
The property is based within a centrally location residence just 200 metres from the funicular that leads up to the glacier as well as other lifts.
The living space is open plan with two sofas where you can stretch out and relax after a busy day on the mountain. At the far end of the room French window provide access to a sunny balcony with great view of the surrounding mountains. This is a great spot to enjoy a cup of tea or even a vin chaud in the afternoon whilst taking in the views.
The dining table easily seats six and the kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to self-cater. There is a full-size oven, microwave, dishwasher and large fridge with a freezer compartment.
Free WiFI access is available throughout the apartment and for your convenience you'll also have access to a laundry room with washing machines and tumble-dryers.
The residence includes a sauna so you can unwind after a busy down on the mountain, soothing any aching muscles after a full day of sport.
The apartment also has access to a ski locker and boot warmers so you'll be able to store all your equipment without it taking over your living space and have toastie dry ski boots each morning.
The residence is open all year round so whether you are looking for a summer mountain biking holiday or winter ski holiday, this apartment can be your perfect base.
The apartment can sleep up to six in one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and on a double sofa bed in the living room. The apartment ha one bathroom and a separate WC.
This property is let on a self-catering basis, however, this doesn’t mean you need to cook for yourself! There are a number of private chefs you can book who can prepare your meals for the full week or the odd night. Alternatively, you could opt for a food delivery service.
Also see: Catering & Private Chefs in Tignes - Val Claret, France
Families & Kids
You’ll need to book your own childcare, when staying here. There is a great choice of childcare options in Tignes from full-time nanny services to the odd night of babysitting. In addition, during the winter season, many of the ski-schools operate creche services. Booking in advance is always recommended and strongly advised for the school holiday periods.
Also see: Childcare in Tignes - Val Claret, France
You’ll need to book your own transfers when staying here. Your main options are shared or private transfers, but consider whether you would prefer a door-to-door service or a (generally cheaper) “communal” drop-off point at your destination.
Also see: Transfers to Tignes, France
You’ll need to organise your own bike hire when staying here. Things to consider are the type of bike you want to rent such as road, mountain, hard trail and/or an electric bike; and whether you’ll need helmets and protective clothing with your rental. You’re best off choosing a shop that is close to your accommodation for ease of access, and making it quicker to return the bike and pay at the end. Some companies may also deliver so it’s worth looking at all the options.
Also see: Cycle Hire in Tignes - Val Claret, France
Lifts & Passes
You are able to book all your lift pass through the residence in advance and they will be ready and waiting for you on arrival in resort.
Also see: Ski Pass Options in Tignes, France
Instructors & Lessons
When staying here, you’ll need to book your own ski or snowboard lessons. Tuition is strongly recommended for complete beginners and is always a good idea whatever your level to perfect your technique. Group lessons are a great way for children to learn with their peers whilst giving you some free time on the slopes. Groups are also a generally cheaper option for adults, however, with a private instructor you’ll have undivided attention and be able to progress at your own pace.
Also see: Ski Schools in Tignes - Val Claret, France
Guides & Tours
When staying here, you’ll need to book your own Guides & Tours, which are a great way to discover Tignes whilst doing a number of fun activities. During the winter, if you are keen to go off-piste, booking a High Mountain Guide is strongly recommended. Not only do they know the best local spots, these highly trained and experienced individuals are very familiar with the surroundings and can provide loads of insights you won’t get by yourself, as well as helping to ensure your safety.
Also see: Guides & Tours in Tignes - Val Claret, France
Tignes Val Claret is the perfect resort in both the winter and summer season. It is probably one of the main hubs of the whole Tignes resort with its lifts going up to the famous Grande Motte Glacier and its bustling cosy feel it can make for a great place to holiday. Although not the prettiest of ski resorts it definitely has a lot to offer with excellent accommodation deals, a fantastic ski area, great shopping and an abundance of bars and restaurants where you can dine and dance the night away.
The Vanoise National park is accessible from Tignes. Go and discover some of the amazing views and the wildlife it is home to.
Things to Do Nearby
In the winter Val Claret is a hive of activity. Whether it be people heading to the ski slopes, browsing the designer boutique and sports shops, or people huddling inside one of the many cafes, restaurants or bars with a creamy hot chocolate to keep warm. It is a small resort set on two levels so you can either hop on a bus service to the Grande Motte and Espace Killy ski area or simply jump in a lift and be at the ski area within minutes. This part of Tignes is also known for its fun and bustling nightlife in the winter with lots of bars, clubs and restaurants you can enjoy plenty of Apres Ski.
The summer brings beautiful green mountains and plenty of sunshine. Mountain biking is one of the most popular activities to do in the summer time in Tignes and with lift access to the whole Espace Killy area you can explore the various trails and routes on offer. Val Claret is where most of the biking trails end so it is a great place to stay for mountain biking holiday. There are also lots of walking and hiking routes that you can enjoy from Val Claret, giving you the freedom to explore the mountains and the wonderful views. With plenty of summer activities for groups, families and individuals there is something for everyone in Tignes Val Claret - there is even a spot of summer skiing to be had on the Grande Motte glacier in the early mornings.
Also see: Things To Do in Tignes - Val Claret, France
Sat above the Lake in Tignes, there is an 18 hole golf course that offers a really unique golfing experience. It's also at 2100m above sea level and is open every summer from late June to early September weather permitting
Also see: Golf Courses in Tignes - Val Claret, France
From Val Claret you can gain easy access to the glacier, in both summer and winter. Take the funicular up to the glacier, or one of the many chair lifts to a mixture of blue and red pistes.
Also see: Ski Areas in Tignes, France
If you are going to arrive late, please let them know before 18:00 on the day of arrival so that they can make appropriate arrangements.
Location: Tignes - Val Claret
Catering Basis: Self-catered
Property Style: Apartment
Run By: Agent/Operator
Vibe / Atmosphere: Traditional & Modern mix
Sleeps: Sleeps 6
Bedrooms: 2 bedroom
Bookings For: Lift Passes | Ski / Snowboard Hire
Access: Children welcome
Room: Balcony | Ski Locker
Entertainment: Satellite TV | WiFi / Internet
Kitchen/Laundry: Cooker / Oven | Dishwasher | Fridge-freezer | Microwave | Tumble Dryer | Washing Machine
Spa & Fitness: Sauna
View: Mountain view
Open Seasons: Spring | Summer | Autumn | Winter
Prices & Availability
Address: Avenue de La Grande Motte
| Tignes - Val Claret | 73320