LE REFUGE DE LA TRAYE
A NEW WAY TO EXPERIENCE THE MOUNTAINS
Nestling in its green, forested setting at the heart of les 3 Vallées ski area, le Refuge de la Traye adapts its pace of life to that of its visitors and oﬀers complete immersion in nature. Much more than a new mountain hotel, this is a promise of pleasure, a voyage of luxury, the beauty of a magnifcent setting enhanced by the comforts of sumptuous chalets and out-of-the-ordinary services. Here, time stops and nature comes to life. Notions of letting go’ and simple pleasures fnd their full meaning here. Built from natural local materials (stone, reclaimed larch, slate) le Refuge de la Traye has kept is soul, that of the original traditional mountain refuge built in 1982. It is composed of two chalets linked by an internal corridor and two further small independent chalets. Thanks to its small capacity, guests can enjoy privacy and tranquillity. The Chef oﬀers the best of local specialities such as delicious fondues and raclettes. All the charms of the mountains are found here and all your senses will come to life.
THE FEEL OF A MEDISPA, COMBINING INNOVATION AND RELAXATION
The Refuge de la Traye Spa promotes harmony between body and spirit in the heart of the mountains. It combines relaxation, a Savoyard atmosphere and high technology to delight the senses and promote well-being. The Japanese Iyashi Dome sauna and the Mostleds and Wellsystem treatments are a delightful surprise to fnd high in the mountains. Other Codage and Verso tailor-made face and body treatments and massages are available. The Refuge oﬀers many other enchanting opportunities to relax, such as the hay bed or a dip in a milk bath with a breath-taking view of the mountains and surrounding forests. In addition, the spa has an adjoining yoga and exercise room.
Stays from 174€ per night based on 2 people on a B&B basis.
LE COUCOU - HÔTEL 5*
IN THE BEST NEST IN MÉRIBEL
PPerched in the heights of le Belvédère, at the foot of le Rond-Point des pistes, Le Coucou has alighted at one of the most beautiful sites in Méribel, right on the pistes. From its elevated position, this hotel designed by architect Pierre Yovanovitch has wonderful views over snow-capped peaks and across the valley. It oﬀers 55 rooms, including 39 suites, two private chalets, skiing from the door, two restaurants (an Italian restaurant, le Bianca Nieve and a Beef Bar), a spa, two children’s clubs for toddlers and teenagers, plus indoor and outdoor pools. Nestling in a charming wooden chalet (like the mischievous cuckoo from which it takes its name), Le Coucou embodies a chic yet relaxed style of mountain living, where 5 star luxury enhances every experience, thanks to the attentive service of its staﬀ. Unusual, surprising, unexpected and diﬀerent: Le Coucou sings a song that everyone adores, that of pleasure…
Le Coucou’s spa oﬀers 6 treatment rooms, including one double, a gym, sauna, Turkish bath, a whirlpool, and hairdressing salon. Its setting is an invitation to relax and let go… Not forgetting the two pools, inside and outside, one a continuation of the other, separated only by a picture window. The arcaded indoor pool appears to continue outdoors thanks to a striking trompe-l’oeil eﬀect; architect Pierre Yovanovitch designed two perfectly aligned pools to create this sumptuous visual perspective.
MThe Baby Club is a fairy-tale world for younger children created by SophieJacquemin, a specialist in children’s enchantments. Here, they can meet akindly yeti and amusing monsters and can even jump into the jaws of a bear with giant ski glasses! Everything possible is provided to amuse little ones to the full such as a TV cabin, toboggan, climbing wall and activities. Older children can hang out together or with their parents at the Teen Club to play ping-pong, table football or even have a go at karaoke. Fun and lots of laughter are guaranteed.
Stays from 710€ per night include breakfast, dinner (100€ dinner credit), Wi-f and in-room refreshments.
L'HEVANA - RÉSIDENCE 5*
A NEW PREMIUM RESIDENCE IN MÉRIBEL
This brand new premium residence combines tradition and modernity, elegance and authenticity. The 5-star Hévana residence oﬀers the tranquillity of a family chalet and the full complement of top-ofthe-range facilities: a Deep Nature spa, indoor pool, outdoor hot tub and also a cosy and intimate bar, and a welcoming tea room with its own terrace. The residence oﬀers 95 apartments of 2 to 4 rooms, designed as small chalets with large French windows opening onto spacious wooden balconies. Its use of natural materials creates a cosy and intimate atmosphere. Guests can also discover the new “Exception” range; 17 apartments of 3 or 4 rooms, equipped with sauna and freplace for an upmarket mountain experience.
DEEP NATURE SPA®
The Pierre & Vacances premium 5-star L’Hévana residence Deep Nature® spa oﬀers rituals for the senses and invigorating treatments in a beautiful and calm setting. Deep Nature® has tapped into the powers of nature to design signature massages tailored to every need: deep relaxation with immersion, sports massages with Oxygen, l’Originelle gentle relaxation and customised facial treatments with its range of natural Deep Nature Skincare cosmetics.
Stays from 1,279€ per week for a 2-room apartment, based on 4 people sharing.
AN INTIMATE, LUXURY RESIDENCE
An iconic hotel in Méribel for more than 25 years, the Yeti is becoming Le Yéti Residence and oﬀers 11 prestigious apartments. The residence is ideally located near the shops of le Plateau and the ESF (French Ski School), with skiing from the door to access the ski area’s 600km of slopes and many activities. It oﬀers a panoramic view and enjoys one of the sunniest positions in the resort. Discover the perfect balance between authenticity and modernity created by its use of natural materials as well as very high-end equipment, smart devices and spas within the apartments.KNOW MORE ABOUT IT ►
LE RELAIS & CHÂTEAUX “LE GRAND COEUR & SPA”
HAS HAD A MAKEOVER
IIdeally located in the heart of Méribel, this hotel in a historic chalet building perfectly combines 4-star service, charming rooms and suites and a gourmet restaurant. This winter, regulars of this cosy haven will be delighted to discover 13 completely renovated rooms within the main building (total capacity: 43 rooms) where they can share exceptional moments in the heart of the valley.
LE CHALET LA FERME DE MON GRAND-PÈRE HAS GOT BIGGER
La Ferme de mon Grand-père, a blend of traditional Savoyard chalet, luxury and modernity, has grown by 300m² to oﬀer even more comfort and conviviality. The 500m² chalet which sleeps 16 is located at the entrance of Méribel, just 500m from the slopes, Olympic Centre and shops. New features to discover this winter include: a 150m² relaxation area (swimming pool, snow shower, steam room, sauna), cinema room, 2 games rooms, en-suite rooms, bar-lounge area and lift. It’s ideal for an unforgettable holiday with family or friends !
[Published on september 2019]