Traditional swiss chalet renovated in 2014 located 500 metres from Thermes Parc Spa. Ideal for family holidays in winter or summer with quick and easy connections to Portes du Soleil ski area by road or the mountain train (free with ski pass) direct to the télécabine in Champéry. Accredited Multi pass accommodation provider in summer - allows unlimited access to transport, mountain lifts for hiking, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and more. Wifi, UK Satellite TV, storage for bikes & skis.
An authentic Swiss Chalet with spacious bedrooms and modern conveniences offering great value for money in the Portes du Soleil ski area. The chalet has quick and easy access to Geneva airport and to the Champéry ski lift system by car and via a scenic mountain train.
The chalet has a cosy wood burning stove in addition to modern central heating and is decorated in an authentic chalet style.
We have a small south facing garden, Barbeque facilities and covered terrace for shaded outdoor dining. The Valais region where the chalet is situated has over 300 days of sunshine per year.
We are ideally placed for mountain and road biking. There are extensive walking routes in the area.
The Chalet's features:
3 spacious bedrooms (2 x double bed, 1 x 2 singles)
Living /dining room with double sofa bed
Modern and fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, toaster, wood burning stove and equipment to make Fondue & Raclette to complete the chalet experience.
1 modern bathroom with toilet, bath and wash hand basin
1 modern shower room with toilet, shower and wash hand basin
Heated ski / bicycle room
Garden and covered terrasse.
The internal living area is 100 m2
Flat screen HDMI compatible TV with Swiss terrestrial TV (4 channels) & UK satellite TV (Freeview >100 channels).
It is possible to connect your computer to more channels via our internet connection and web tv. You will need to bring a cable if you want to connect the PC to the TV - please ask for details.
Music system with iPod dock.
The chalet has a double sofa bed in addition to the 2 double beds and 2 single beds. Please let us know in advance if you would like to use this so as we can arrange bedding.
The chalet is 1km from the centre of the Swiss village of Val-d'Illiez in the Portes du Soleil, and 500 metres from the Thermal Spa "Thermes Parc". The stop on demand train is 20 metres from our doorstep and takes visitors directly to the bottom of the ski lift and to the amenities in Champéry in 14 minutes.
In winter guests can put on their ski or snowboard boots in the heated ski room and be taken directly to the bottom of the Champéry télécabine. The price of the train journey between the chalet and Champéry is included for free in the ski lift pass. Alternatively by car it's a 5km / 6 min drive. Parking is available both at the chalet and at the bottom of the lift in Champéry.
In summer we offer our guests the Portes du Soleil Multipass at a price of 2.50 CHF per adult per day (~GBP2, free for under 5's) versus the regular price of 10chf (GBP8). The Multipass gives unlimited access to a wide choice of activities and facilities in the 12 village-resorts of the Portes du Soleil including the train to Champéry, Portes du Soleil chair lift system for hiking, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, ice rink, tennis courts in Champéry and more.
More details are on the Portes du Soleil website.
The main restaurants and supermarkets are in Champéry and are easily accessible via the train. The supermarket is right next to the train stop in Champéry as well as a restaurant and bar. A smaller supermarket, bakery and a handful of bars and restaurants are in Val-d'Illiez village centre 1km away.
The Thermal Spa is "Themes Parc" is 500m from the chalet and has a bar, restaurant and snack bar open to the public.
Interaction with guests
We do our very best to help our guests plan their holiday, if you have any questions about the chalet or the area please ask us! This is our holiday home and we do not live locally but support is always available for any issues that may come up.
Other things to note
Tourist tax of 1.80 CHF per adult per day / 0.90 CHF per child per day is payable at the tourist office upon arrival.
No shoes indoors. The chalet has been newly renovated so we expect guests to look after it like a family home. No pets or smoking permitted.
Check in time is after 15:00, departure by 09:00. In case there is no-one staying before or after these times can be flexible, please ask!
Hi, we are Gavin and Anna. We are a UK / Spanish / soon to become Swiss family with 2 young kids. We love spending family time in our chalet, eating outdoors on the terrace, cosy winter evenings, exploring the local area and skiing, snowboarding, road cycling, mountain biking and hiking.