Alpe d’Huez ski resort is a particularly sunny ski resort in the French Alps with over 300 days of sunshine per year which has earned its nickname « Ile au soleil » (island in the sun)! Alpe d’Huez is situated on a south-facing plateau, at the foot of the Grandes Rousses mountains, at an altitude of 1860 m, offering a magnificent view over the famous peaks of the Oisans region: the Meije, the Mont Blanc and the Aiguilles d’Arves. Since 1936, Alpe d’Huez has been welcoming skiers from all over Europe, a top destination for all ski and snowboard fans, with an altitude drop of over 2200m, and a choice of over 250 km of ski slopes for all levels.
Ski area : Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine
Minimum altitude : 1130m - Maximum altitude : 3330 m
135 slopes, 250km : 42 green, 37 blue, 39 red, 17 black
84 ski lifts
- Night skiing
- 900 snow cannons
- 2 snow parks
- 50km of cross-country skiing
With an altitude drop of approximately 2200m, the ski area of Alpe d'Huez offers challenges for all levels spread over 250 km of ski slopes. The 133 ski slopes (43 green, 34 blue, 40 red and 16 black) descend between the ‘Pic Blanc’, the Sarenne glacier, La Fare and the Château Noir and are linked by means of a network of 84 ski lifts (including cable cars, chairlifts, drag lifts and magic carpets). Amongst the many pistes, the Sarenne ski slope is the most famous being the longest ski run in the world! This wonderful ski run takes you all the way from the glacier to the ski resort of Alpe d’Huez itself, over a distance of 16 km! 900 snow cannons ensure maximum snow-coverage for 86 km of ski slopes in the Alpe d’Huez ski area.
Cross-country or Nordic skiing fans will appreciate the 50 km of tracks in and around the resort of Alpe d’Huez making up a total of 15 circuits beside the lake of Besson, beyond the Maronne mountain pass or on the crest of the Signal mountain. A special off-piste area of 21 hectares is completely dedicated to free-riders of all levels. You also have the choice of 2 snowparks, one for beginners and one for advanced freestylers, offering a whole series of different installations for the most extreme jumps and tricks. Nine Big Airs (blue, red or black), 1 half pipe, 10 bars with slides etc., 2 boardercross , an Air Bag (extra charge), and a ‘hip’ allowing advanced snowboarders to perform a host of tricks. For less experienced skiers and snowboarders, the beginners' snowpark has a series of boxes and rail-boxes plus a ridge and other installations.
The slalom park of Le Signal ski run which is 950 m long, welcomes you for night-time skiing on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Perfect for those who just cannot put their skis and snowboards away at the end of the day…
You will enjoy the luxury interiors and home comforts in this charming ski chalet in Alpe d’Huez for your next ski holiday in France. Sleeping 12 people in a generous 200m² you will feel instantly at home in this beautiful, traditional chalet. Located at the Altiport giving you direct access to the slopes of Alpe d’Huez, the Chalet Melusine couldn’t be in a more perfect spot. Imagine skiing to and from your doorstep and being able to be the first and even the last on the slopes of the Alpe d’Huez ski area to make the most of your ski holidays. After your long day on the slopes, return to your ski chalet with private sauna and whirlpool! What a treat!
The ski resort of Alpe d’Huez has something for everyone. With its “Famille Plus” label you are guaranteed to find all the necessary facilities and amenities to make your family ski holiday run smoothly and the varied activities and apres-ski make Alpe d’Huez also a popluar ski resort for the younger crowd. Enjoy long sunny days skiing on the well-groomed ski slopes of the “Ile au Soleil” (Island of the Sun) and wonderful snow conditions thanks to the ski area’s high altitude.
Heated garage (1 space)
Laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer
Ski equipment storage
This spacious, luxury chalet (200m²) in Alpe d’Huez can comfortably sleep up to 12 people in cozy, tastefully decorated bedrooms. You will find 6 bedrooms with sleeping arrangements as follows: on the ground floor, one double bedroom with a shower room and toilet, on the first floor two double bedrooms, each with a bathroom and toilet, three twin bedrooms, one of which has a shower room with toilet and two with a shared shower room. The cozy living room has a wood burner where you can enjoy relaxing evenings with your feet up in front of the fire with loved ones. The fully-fitted kitchen with all the necessary appliances (oven, microwave, fridge, electric hob, raclette machine, etc.) will entice you to prepare delicious, hearty meals such as the famous raclette prepared with local cheeses and cold meats… Bon appetit !
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|Accommodation type||From 17/02/2018
Private chalet 12 persons
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Price in Euros (incl. VAT), per chalet and per stay
Deposit : €1500 / chalet (credit card, cash)
Deposit given back after inventory carried out on the day of departure or sent by post.
In the event of damages, part of the deposit will be retained.
The chalet must be left perfectly clean or a cleaning fee will be invoiced.
Tourist tax to be paid on arrival : from €1.65/person/day
(price indication only, valid for all guests from 12 years old).
Check-in & check-out :
For Saturday arrivals, accommodation available from 4pm.
For Saturday departures, check-out by 10am.
- Accommodation rental
- Bathroom linen & tea towels
- Beds made on arrival
- Bathroom linen
- Baby equipment (pre-booking required)
- Fire wood
- End of stay cleaning
Price guide only, subject to modification, to be paid on site
- Bathroom linen : €7/set
- Pets allowed* : €30/animal/stay
* Please supply proof of vaccinations. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times within the grounds.
Direct access to the slopes
Many sporting and leisure activities are available close to your ski holiday rental in Alpe d’Huez allowing you to make the most of your ski Holiday in France:
- Dog sledding
- Snowmobile outings
- Ski joëring
- Speed riding
- Fitness, spa, relaxation
- Outdoor swimming pool heated to 28°C
- Skating rink
- Indoor climbing
- Paragliding, hang-gliding, microlighting
- Driving on ice
- Electric go-kart on ice
- Ice cave
- Sledding (including night-time sledding on Tuesday and Thursday)
- Palais des Sports et des Congrès (sporting and cultural activities) : leisure activities, relaxation and culture all find a place here. (supplement to be paid for hire of sporting equipment). Each year the International Comic Film Festival of Alpe d’Huez is hosted here, an event with an ever-growing popularity.
Sporting activities include weight-lifting, fitness, karate, basket-ball, volley-ball, badminton, football, tennis, ping-pong, climbing wall, squash, mini-golf, archery, shooting...5 sporting instructors at your disposal.
- Activities for children: : In Vertigo, X-Fly, Ice laser game…
• Resort’s « Famille Plus » award, all your family leisure and sports activities on your ski holidays
Book your family ski holidays in this family-friendly ski resort awarded with the « Famille Plus » label.
• Free bed linen, in your holiday rental
Don’t overload your suitcases with bed linen, Odalys supplies everything for free !
• Free bathroom linen, in your holiday rental
Don’t overload your suitcases with towels, Odalys supplies everything for free !
• End of stay cleaning service included Enjoy your holiday to the very last minute !
For a truly relaxing holiday, Odalys look after everything right to the very last minute.
Make the most of your ski holiday in Alpe d'Huez in France and visit some of the cultural and natural sites near your ski holiday rental in this popular ski resort in the Alps.
- The Ecrins national park
- Mineral and Alpine museum at Bourg d’Oisans - Le site archéologique de Brandes
- Notre-Dame des Neiges church
- Museum of Huez and Oisans
- Ice cave situated at an altitude of 2700m
- The Pic Blanc
- Presentation of the geology of the Oisans region and of the Alpe d'Huez.
38750 L'ALPE D HUEZ
Please contact the Odalys representative (Philippe Da Silva : +33 (0)6 85 14 04 66) 5 days before your arrival to organise a meeting point to pick up your keys.
+33 825 273 273
Monday to friday : 9am/7pm
Saturday : 9am/6pm