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Stac Pollaidh Apartment, Chamonix - Les Praz

3 bedroom Apartment in Chamonix. Sleeps 6

This contemporary alpine property has a bright modern interior with traditional features such as wooden flooring and exposed wooden beams.

It is situated in a fantastic location just a short walk from the Flegere cable car, which once at the top you can link to the Brevant ski area as well. It is also close to the valley's golf course if you are visiting in the summer months.

The spacious open plan living area includes comfortable leather sofas where you can relax after an active day on the mountain and switch off in front of the TV (there is one in every room!)

There are two large French windows that lead of the living area onto a large balcony which has stunning views of the Valley towards Argentiere and the Grand Montets ski area. 

The kitchen if fully fitted with everything you need to self-catering, including a full size oven which is rare in ski apartments and a dishwasher so you don't have to waste any of your precious holiday time slaving over the sink!

Sleeping

The property sleeps up to 6 in 3 double/twin rooms which all have access to a balcony. The rooms share a family bathroom and a separate shower room.

Dining

This property is let on self-catering basis, however, this doesn’t mean you need to cook for yourself! There are a number of private chefs you can book who can prepare your meals for the full week or the odd night. Alternatively you could opt for a food delivery service.

Also see: Catering & Private Chefs in Chamonix - Les Praz / Flegere, France

Families & Kids

You’ll need to book your own childcare, when staying here. There is a great choice of childcare options in Chamonix from full-time nanny services to the odd night of babysitting. In addition, during the winter season, many of the ski-schools operate creche services. Booking in advance is always recommended and strongly advised for the school holiday periods.

Also see: Childcare in Chamonix - Les Praz / Flegere, France

Transfers

You’ll need to book your own transfers, when staying here. Your main options are shared or private transfers, but consider whether you would prefer a door-to-door service or a (generally cheaper) “communal” drop-off point at your destination.

Also see: Transfers to Chamonix, France

Cycle Hire

You’ll need to organise your own bike hire when staying here.  Things to consider are the type of bike you want to rent such as road, mountain, hard trail and/or an electric bike; and whether you’ll need helmets and protective clothing with your rental. You’re best off choosing a shop that is close to your accommodation for ease of access, and making it quicker to return the bike and pay at the end. Some companies may also deliver so it’s worth looking at all the options. 

Also see: Cycle Hire in Chamonix - Les Praz / Flegere, France

Ski Hire

You’ll need to book your own ski hire, when staying here. There are many choices for hiring equipment. Generally, you’re best off choosing somewhere close for ease of access, & less far to carry your kit, easier to make changes, and quicker to return and pay at the end. Nevertheless, many suppliers will deliver and some snow-front rental stores offer ski lockers, so it’s worth checking out all the options. 

Also see: Ski Hire in Chamonix - Les Praz / Flegere, France

Lifts & Passes

You can book all your lift passes through this company and they will ensure they are ready for you on your arrival in you accommodation.

Also see: Ski Pass Options in Chamonix, France

Instructors & Lessons

When staying here, you’ll need to book  your own ski or snowboard lessons. Tuition is strongly recommended for complete beginners and is always a good idea whatever your level to perfect your technique. Group lessons are a great way for children to learn with their peers whilst giving you some free time on the slopes. Groups are also a generally cheaper option for adults, however, with a private instructor you’ll have undivided attention and be able to progress at your own pace.

Also see: Ski Schools in Chamonix - Les Praz / Flegere, France

Guides & Tours

When staying here, you’ll need to book your own Guides & Tours, which are a great way to discover Chamonix whilst doing a number of fun activities. During the winter, if you are keen to go off-piste, booking a High Mountain Guide is strongly recommended. Not only do they know the best local spots, these highly trained and experienced individuals are very familiar with the surroundings and can provide loads of insights you won’t get by yourself, as well as helping to ensure your safety.

Also see: Guides & Tours in Chamonix - Les Praz / Flegere, France

Parking

There is one underground parking space available at the property.

Local Area

Located just outside Chamonix, on the road that takes you to Argentiere, Les Praz is just a 20-minute walk from the main town. It is a great place to stay, not only because of its picturesque mountain landscapes, but also because of the easy access it provides to one of the best ski areas in the valley, Flégère, to which it is connected via a cable car that departs from the centre of Les Praz. There are also regular buses that will transport you to any corner in the valley.

Towns Nearby

Les Praz is picturesque village on the northern outskirts of Chamonix centre, making it rather sought after for accommodation and property. The village is surrounded by forests and streams, an idyllic mountain hideaway and a popular place to live. 

Restaurants Nearby

Les Praz has a small but reliable choice of restaurants, both on and off the ski area. The renowned Rendezvous Restaurant is a great option for local Savoyard classics and traditional French cuisine. If you're celebrating a special occasion, you can head to La Cabane des Praz, near the golf course, for some fine dining or the Eden Restaurant, serving a wonderful combination of contemporary and classic French cuisine, while if you prefer a simple pizza or pasta lunch, Le Castel is a good choice.

Also see: Restaurants in Chamonix - Les Praz / Flegere, France

Sights Nearby

The beautiful Aiguilles Rouges Natural Park can be accessed via the Flegere cable car, and then the Index chairlift, both usually open in the summer. Its trails cross the massive protected area and range from leisurely short strolls to challenging hikes and even ski touring routes. See if you can spot any marmots or chamois while you are exploring the stunning high-altitude landscapes

Also see: Sights in Chamonix - Les Praz / Flegere, France

Things to Do Nearby

There is plenty on offer in both in the winter and summer months. During the winter the Flegere cable care gives skiers and boarders access to the Flegere ski area which has a good selection of moderate to difficult pistes. It is also linked to the Brevent ski domaine which has plenty of off piste to keep more advanced skiers entertained. La Praz also offers a great 6km circuit cross-country ski area

Once summer arrives there are several walking and mountain biking trails that start in Les Praz. Visitors enjoy taking the path up from the valley floor to view the stunning surrounding scenery from the Le Floria cafe, where they can also enjoy a delicious lunch before carrying on to the refuge at Lac Blanc.

Also see: Things To Do in Chamonix - Les Praz / Flegere, France

Golf-clubs Nearby

Les Praz has its very own renowned 18 hole golf course which includes a club house, driving range and pro shop on site

Also see: Golf Courses in Chamonix - Les Praz / Flegere, France

Lifts/Pistes Nearby

There is direct access to the Flegere ski area from the centre of Les Praz, via the cable car that glides over the local golf course up to 1877 metres. From there you can not only enjoy the vast array of moderate, challenging and difficult runs in Flegere but also Brevent, to which it is connected via the 'Liaison' cable car. Flegere is also one of the favourite areas among locals for off-piste skiing.

Also see: Ski Areas in Chamonix, France

Check-in Time

16:00

Check-out Time

10:00


Location: Chamonix - Les Praz / Flegere


Style

Catering Basis: Self-catered

Property Style: Apartment

Run By: Agent/Operator

Vibe / Atmosphere: Modern


Stats

Sleeps: Sleeps 6

Bedrooms: 3 bedroom


Services

Bookings For: Lift Passes


Facilities

Access: Children welcome

Room: Balcony | Ski Locker

Car-parking: Parking on property

Entertainment: TV | WiFi / Internet

Kitchen/Laundry: Cooker / Oven | Dishwasher | Freezer | Fridge | Microwave | Washing Machine

View: Mountain view


Contact

Open Seasons: Spring | Summer | Autumn | Winter


Prices & Availability

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