With little snow in the Northern Alps currently a splitboard course might be the answer to those of you looking to get out further afield and ski or snowboard in the fluffy stuff. However, whilst it is still far too early for concern re snow conditions (and there is plenty forecast to come) the prospect […]
On any decent powder day riders from surrounding resorts on their snowboarding holidays are often to be found in Châtel in the Portes du Soleil. They come for its off-piste playgrounds including the Hidden and Happy Valleys where cliffs, windlips, cornices, powder fields and natural hits a plenty can be found. Smooth Park in the Super Châtel […]
The skiing in Chatel is incredible. You can access 650km of piste, 220 lifts and an endless number of fabulous slope-side restaurants and bars. We invite all our guests to come out on the slopes with us where we can point you in the direction of pistes for all standards. Super Chatel, just 300m from your chalet, […]
At Alpine Retreat we like to welcome families with children of all ages. To help you ease your packing we can provide cots, car-seats, high-chairs and even baby-bouncers for your use. We are also able to arrange various child care options. For children under 14 we prepare an earlier dinner to give parents time to […]
Recent films about splitboarding including Jeremy Jones’ ‘Deeper’ & forthcoming release ‘Further’ has kindled a growing interest in the sport and in the rewards it offers those who aren’t afraid to get out and explore what lies beyond the piste. Splitboarding is akin to ski touring whereby the board breaks down into two ‘skis’ which, […]
Recent films about splitboarding including Jeremy Jones’ ‘Deeper’ & his forthcoming release ‘Further’ has kindled a growing interest in the sport and in the rewards it offers those who aren’t afraid to get out and explore what lies beyond the piste.
Nestled at the top of the Val D’Abondance, the picturesque village ofChatel is conveniently situated only 75 minutes from Geneva airport and in the heart of the massive interlinked ski area of the Portes Du Soleil.