Avoriaz offers a unique winter wonderland at the top of the Portes du Soleil. All the roads in resort are completely covered in the winter allowing to you ski down the high street right to your front door at any of the excellent luxury chalets or hotels on offer. With over 650 km of pistes on your doorstep and an easy transfer from Geneva this makes a fantastic base for families and weekend breaks alike.
Chalets in France
Luxury Ski Chalets in Avoriaz
In the heart of the Portes du Soleil, one of the most prominent ski destinations in all of the Alps and boasting no less than thirteen luxury ski resorts between France’s Mont Blanc and Switzerland’s Lake Geneva, the popular resort of Avoriaz is located in the world-renowned alpine sporting commune of Morzine.
An easily accessible ski resort, Avoriaz is located high above the town of Morzine and offers the discerning holidaymaker looking for an opulent and lavish skiing holiday, many fantastic ski runs, a car-free town centre in which horse-drawn sleighs are a delightful and common sight in winter, and fantastic accommodation options.
The mountains are beautiful, snow-blessed and still unspoilt, the attractive town centre a delight to explore, the holidaymakers well-heeled, sharply dressed, and from all four corners of the globe, and the skiing renowned for having something to offer snow enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels.
Celebrated for its family-friendly qualities and relaxed pace of life at all times of the year, to holiday in Avoriaz is to experience the timeless beauty of the French Alps, all the while luxuriating oneself with a wonderful and spellbinding mix of time-honoured, old-world opulence in addition to the finest modern conveniences.
Skiing in Avoriaz
While the resort of Avoriaz is located at 1,100 metres above sea level, its highest peak stretches 2,466 metres into the clear blue skies that gaze down upon the town and the sun-drenched, snow-blessed slopes that have made Avoriaz one of the most popular skiing destinations in all of Europe.
The ski area is expansive and offers access to the celebrated Portes du Soleil, one of the world’s largest ski areas with no less than 650 kilometres of skiing runs, and with 38 kilometres of cross-country ski trails spread over eight amazing loops which pass through pine forests and offer extraordinary views of the surrounding peaks, it’s safe to say that Avoriaz has something all snow enthusiasts.
Ski Chalets in Avoriaz
Offering a wonderful selection of luxurious accommodation options, including a great mix of luxury ski chalets and five-star hotels, Avoriaz is one of those classic ski resorts that seems to have something to offer everyone, from couples desiring privacy and a heavenly warm place to retreat from the cold outside, to the spacious, well-appointed ski chalets that are perfect for families and groups of friends holidaying together.
Ski Chalets with The Oxford Ski Company
Our team of luxury accommodation and travel specialists have spent quite some time here in Avoriaz, and have selected for you the finest chalets and hotels in this pretty alpine town, one considered unique among the many 1960’s purpose-built French ski resorts, with all three of Avoriaz’s original architects winning a slew of prestigious architectural awards, including prizes from the esteemed Académie des Beaux-Arts and the Architectural Académie.
We work closely with the operators and owners of these luxurious chalets and hotels to ensure our valued guests experience Avoriaz the way we believe it is meant to be experienced – in comfort, opulence and style, all the while delivering those little touches, like butler and concierge services, that make luxury skiing holidays with the Oxford Ski Company so remarkable, so memorable, and so inherently desirable.
Each luxury Avoriaz chalet that we have selected for you to take into consideration for your next skiing break has been selected for its charm, its luxurious qualities that we believe make it something very special, and for the service, our valued clients will receive whilst holidaying there. As luxury travel experts, we understand that there’s more to accommodation than what first meets the eye and that the experiences our clients desire for themselves entail much more than comfortable, opulent surrounds.
When you book a luxury Avoriaz chalet or hotel with the Oxford Ski Company, you’re booking far more than a holiday – you’re booking an experience to treasure forever.
Boasting access from all directions, Avoriaz is easy to get to, though naturally, some routes are preferable to others, and with the option of travelling by road, rail or plane, you’re presented with so many transportation options to take into consideration for your next luxury ski break to this renowned French ski resort.
While making transportation arrangements to Avoriaz is simple and straightforward, the Oxford Ski Company’s concierge service offers holidaymakers who understand that holidaying is as much about the journey as the destination, an extensive range of travel options, including private airport transfers, helicopter transfers, and private jets. Nothing is too much trouble to arrange and your total satisfaction is our goal!
- Our favourite run: Coupe du Monde
- Best off-piste: La Chavanette (The Wall)
- Mountain Lunch: Chez Flo
- Après Ski: The Yeti
- Dinner: La Reserve
- Non-skiers: Horse drawn sleigh rides
- Ski School: Avoriaz Alpine Ski and Snowboard School
- Private Guides: Evolution 2
- Childcare: In house
- Massage: In house
- Transfers: Alp Nav Transfers
- Domaine: Portes du Soleil
- Resort Height: 1800m
- Skiing Elevation: 950-2300m
- Pistes: 650km
- Green: 13%
- Blue: 40%
- Red: 37%
- Black: 10%
Luxury Ski Chalets & Hotels in Avoriaz Piste MapView piste map ›
1h 40m / 100km
1h 50m / 145km
2h 40m / 230km
What makes us different?
We have been designing and delivering luxury ski holidays for 22 years. Our experience in the industry is unparalleled. You can trust us to create the perfect trip for you and your family.
Our team live and breathe skiing and are passionate about the destinations we sell. We work with only the best chalet and hotel providers. All are regularly inspected to ensure our exacting standards are met.
Each Oxford Ski Company booking includes our complimentary pre-arrival concierge service. Your specialist will help arrange the all-important finer details that are part of planning the perfect ski holiday.