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Luxury Hotels in Val Thorens


The destination

More a remarkable modern project than a traditional French alpine village, Val Thorens has proven to be nothing shy of an astonishing success. At 2,300m, it’s the highest ski resort in Europe, located in the stunning Tarentaise Valley, and is part of the 3 Vallées, the largest ski area in the world with more than 600km of pistes.

With its unparalleled location at the highest point of the 3 Vallées, Val Thorens is renowned for the certainty of its snow. When other resorts are suffering the effects of a short winter, Val Thorens can be relied upon to deliver an impressive amount of quality snow. And deliver it does, even with the sunshine it receives from its high perch.

The most visited ski resort in all of Europe, the clientele is decidedly international and generally very well-heeled. This is reflected in the numerous awards the resort has been the recipient of, including the two distinguished awards it received at the World Ski Awards 2013 – ‘World’s Best Ski Resort’ and ‘France’s Best Ski Resort’.

While the resort sits at an altitude of 2,300m, skiing elevation increases significantly with the highest skiable peaks, Pointe du Bouchet and Cime de Caron at 3,220m and 3,200m respectively.

Val Thorens isn’t only a destination for the advanced skier, however, as there are also a number of green and blue runs for beginners and intermediate skiers respectively. There’s also much more to do here than ski, like zooming down the longest toboggan run in Europe, which at 6kms in length and a nonstop 45 minute descent is great fun for everyone!

Our Luxury Ski Hotels in Val Thorens

Our team of luxury holiday specialists love coming to Val Thorens to see what’s new in the town and keep abreast of any new developments in the Val Thorens luxury chalet scene.

Much of the meticulous and extensive research we conduct into the lodgings that we can arrange for you requires us to be present in person, so we’re here every year, talking to the owners of the chalets and hotels that we handpick for you, inspecting them to ensure they’re guaranteed to deliver the kind of experiences our guests demand from their holidays, and looking for new chalets and hotels that we believe offer something special.

Our Hotels

The four and five star hotels that we have selected for you in Val Thorens can be viewed below. These hotels are the crème de la crème of what the resort has to offer, and we believe that you’ll be impressed with what you see. Despite their four and five star ratings, these luxury Val Thorens hotels offer excellent value for money.

Please click on the links to view details of the fine hotels that we have selected for you to choose from. You’ll find all the information you require, including room details, location, facilities, and pricing for this ski season. We’re certain you’ll find these hotels offer that ‘certain special something’ which sets them apart from the rest.

We Recommend

  • Our favourite run: Col de L'Audzin
  • Best off-piste: Lac du Lou
  • Mountain Lunch: Chalet de la Marine
  • Après Ski: La Folie Douce
  • Dinner: Jean Sulpice
  • Non-skiers: Toboggan run, Glacier walking, Ice driving, Husky Sledding

The Essentials

  • Ski School: Prosneige
  • Private Guides: Evolution 2 or Prosneige
  • Childcare: Private
  • Massage: Within Hotels
  • Transfers: Mountain Express


Key Facts

  • Domaine: Three Valleys
  • Resort Height: 2300m
  • Skiing Elevation: 1260-3230m
  • Pistes: 600km
  • Green: 13%
  • Blue: 39%
  • Red: 38%
  • Black: 10%

Luxury Hotels in Val Thorens Piste Map

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Getting There

Geneva (GVA)
2h 25m / 198km

Lyon (LYS)
2h 50m / 218km

Chambery (CMF)
1h 35m / 113km

Grenoble (GNB)
1h 50m / 144km