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Fancy a Christmas in the Alps?

It’s that time of year again when we start to yearn for the snowy times ahead! We still have self-catered availability for the christmas week (23rd-30th December) in Chalet les Noisettes (sleeps 8-10) for less than £345 per person for a group of 8. Christmas in Sainte Foy is a special time, and Christmas Eve is the main event. Join in for carols in the main square with mince pies and vin chaud, then head over to the other side of the village for the arrival of Father Christmas – abseiling down the side of a chalet!

Spend christmas day opening presents in the morning and skiing our wonderfully quiet slopes, followed by a relaxing afternoon and evening with your nearest and dearest. No more hoping in vain for a white christmas!

If those dates can’t work for you, why not give yourself something to look forward to after all the festivities have ended? We’ve got some bargain weeks up for grabs in early January 2019.

We hope to hear from you soon!

Marcus and Charlotte

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Some Remaining Peak Week Availability For Winter 2018-19!

With all this glorious summer weather it can be hard to think about a winter holiday, but some people are doing just that! Our peak weeks are being snapped up quickly, but we do still have some availability.

Ever thought about spending the festive period in a true winter wonderland? Our larger self-catered property, Chalet les Noisettes, has availability for the christmas week (23rd-30th December) for only £2,745 for up to 10 people – so less than £350 per person for a group of 8! We also have some spaces over the easter holidays, with the week commencing 31st March for £2,695 and the 7th April for a mere £1,995.

For an intimate family getaway over easter, Apartment Chenalet is available for up to 4 people for the 31st March week for £1,195, and the week commencing 7th April for £795.

There’s always such a lovely atmosphere in Sainte Foy over the Easter period – the days are longer (the lifts stay open later!), the weather is more comfortable (perfect for the little ones) and it’s less hectic than the February holidays (not that Sainte Foy ever gets too hectic!).

Do drop us a line if you’re interested, or if you have any questions.

We hope to hear from you soon!

Marcus and Charlotte

 

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Apartment Chenalet prices for winter 2018-19 now live.

Although we are still in full swing here and winter still shows no signs of abating, enquiries are flooding in for next winter! Our prices for the ever-popular Apartment Chenalet are now live – you can see them here. Located right in the middle of the resort, with a 1 minute walk to the lift, Chenalet is perfect for a family of four or a group of friends and sleeps 4-5 in two bedrooms. The apartment represents fantastic value for money – no hidden costs and prices from as little as £150 per person for a group of 4 for a week.

Please do get in touch with any queries you may have, or to reserve your spot for next winter.

In the meantime, we’re going to continue relishing this incredible winter! Regular snowfalls continue, coupled with empty slopes and even some sunshine!

We hope to hear from you soon,

Marcus and Charlotte

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This winter may well go down in history!

Well it’s been a snowy year so far here in Sainte Foy. We’ve seen a couple of huge storms dump biblical amounts of snow in the valley, and there’s yet more falling right now! With the current storm set to continue until at least the weekend, who knows how much we’ll have by next week! Snow depths were only recorded for the Tarentaise valley from 1981 onwards, but we’ve already surpassed the deepest of those recordings for January, and there’s been much talk of the ’30 year storm’ that hit us just over a week ago, dumping up to 2 metres of snow at altitude in a little over 48 hours. The worries of last winter’s snowpack being enough to see out the season are now a distant memory, as we’ve already got more than enough.

We’re are very close to being fully-booked for the rest of the season, but we do have a couple of self-catered gaps to fill, with Apartment Chenalet having the week commencing 18th March available for a mere £675, so as little as £135 per person for a week. We also have Apartment Isere available for the week commencing 3rd March for £1,495, potentially a snip at £187 each. A few catered weeks are still available with the weeks commencing 17th, 24th February, and 3rd March starting at £545 per person.

You’d be silly to miss out on visiting us this season, it’s looking ridiculous up on that mountain!

All the best,

Marcus and Charlotte

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A promising start to Winter 17/18…

Sainte Foy is currently a true winter wonderland! We’ve seen 3 consecutive days of snowfall, with at least another couple of days of the same due in the forecast. Temperatures are bitter, with late night and early mornings showing minus 10ºC and lower on our balcony, and the mercury rarely rising above -5ºC during the day. This is all great news for snow! The snow cannons at resort level having been going full-chat recently, and have built up enough snow to cover both nursery slopes and the pistes back to resort. The snow that has fallen so far is sticking around and there’s no sign of a temperature rise on the cards.

The Arpettaz piste (the big red run off the second lift!) opened for business last weekend, allowing racing teams from across Europe to gain valuable pre-season race practice over the next few weeks. Although it pains us that we’re not allowed to join them on the lifts until 17th December, it certainly is testament to the positive start to Winter 17/18 that we are experiencing. Although we don’t like to draw too much attention to it, this time last year was looking rather…brown. The resort management did a fantastic job of snow-making and almost all of the ski area was open for the first week of the season. However, this year Sainte Foy promises to be looking a lot more wintery and at this rate, the lifts might be opening on a powder day!

We’ve still got availability for the opening week of the seasoncatered accommodation could be yours for £395 per person for 6 nights, or self-catered for £445 for an apartment of up to 4 people! Do get in touch if you’re interested.

Check back in for more snowy updates soon!

Marcus and Charlotte (& Luna the Westie)

 

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Less than 100 days to go!

The countdown to winter is underway. It’s getting cold in Sainte Foy!

This year, summer seems to have lead straight into winter and the Alps have already seen quite a lot of snowfall! Whilst it may seem a little early, every little helps, and it’s laying down a nice base at higher altitudes ready for the ski season. Already we’re dreaming of the fun-filled snowy days ahead, and hopefully you are too!

Self-catered deals!
We’ve still got a few spaces left in our ever-popular self-catered Apartment Isere, but do hurry as we expect it will be fully-booked before the lifts even open here in Sainte Foy! Prices start from as little as £200 per person for a group of 6.

Apartment Isere

We’re currently offering 15% off our remaining January and March weeks in self-catered Apartment Chenalet, right in the heart of the resort. Grab yourself a bargain week with prices from a mere £125 per person for a group of 4.

Treat yourself to our one-of-a-kind catered service!
Nobody in Sainte Foy does catered ski holidays quite like ours. Perhaps that’s why we’re the #1 Private Catered Chalet in resort on TripAdvisor! Enjoy scrumptious home-cooked dishes, delicious wines and our laid-back, friendly service. We take care of everything so you can enjoy a great day on the slopes, and a relaxing evening in the chalet.
We still have a few weeks left to sell, so do get in touch to reserve your spot today!

 

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See you on the slopes!

Marcus and Charlotte

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January and March self-catered deals!

As they say, the early bird catches the worm. We’re currently offering a 15% discount on prices for our remaining January and March 2018 prices on the wonderful Apartment Chenalet! Sleeping up to 5 people in two bedrooms, Chenalet is located right in the heart of Sainte Foy, and is a mere 2-minute flat walk to the chairlift.

With a spacious balcony, open-plan living area and incredible uninterrupted views of the valley, Chenalet is a wonderful apartment for a family or group of friends. Have a look here at our prices and availability and then get in touch to reserve your stay – a bargain self-catered week here in the beautiful Sainte Foy could be yours with a saving of up to £120!

Don’t forget, we’re always on hand to help with any and all of your holiday needs. Prior to your arrival, we can make sure everything goes smoothly and hassle-free once you arrive, with pre-booked lift passes, equipment hire, lessons and childcare.

Speak soon!

Marcus & Charlotte

 

 

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Winter 2017-18 prices are now online!

As the current winter season is drawing to a close, we already have a lot of interest (and indeed bookings) for next winter! Our prices for next winter’s catered holidays in Chalet les Noisettes are online and spaces are filling up fast, as indeed they are for self-catered holidays in both Chenalet (up to 5 people) and Isere (up to 8 people).

Although it may seem like a long way away, do get in touch to secure your week before someone else does!

Maison a Colonnes Sainte Foy

Marcus and Charlotte

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Remaining March weeks reduced!

We’re into December and there’s a real buzz around the resort as the final preparations are made before the lifts open in just over 2 weeks! We’re busy putting the finishing touches in place for our guests and will soon be dragging our kit out of the lockers and dusting it off ready for opening day!

If you’re already gagging to get back on the snow, we have both catered and self-catered availability for a short break straight after the New Years week, starting on 3rd January. Guaranteed to be a really quiet period in the resort, this really is our favourite time of the season to be out on the mountain. Think ‘private ski resort’ and you’re pretty much there!

We’ve also just reduced the price of our remaining catered and self-catered March weeks, in both Les Noisettes and Chenalet – Apartment Isere has just sold out! Although that may feel like a while away, now’s a good chance to grab a bargain and give yourself something to look forward to before spring arrives!

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See you soon!

 

Marcus and Charlotte

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Bargain short breaks available in January!

Still trying to figure out how to get your ski fix this winter? Not sure you can stretch to a full week away? We still have availability in our ever-popular self-catered apartment Chenalet, sleeping up to five people, for some short breaks next January:

3rd-8th January (5 nights) – £445

8th-11th January (3 nights) – £255

16th-22nd January (6 nights) – £495

Located right in the centre of the resort, everything you could need is close to hand. You can enjoy incredible balcony views, a flat walk to the chairlift, and even treat yourself to one of our drop-off meals. Oh, and the apartment is dog-friendly! We can help by arranging your lift passes, ski hire and lessons before you arrive so all you have to do is turn up, unpack and ski!

Chenalet Living Area

 

Hope to hear from you soon!

 

Marcus and Charlotte

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