If you are considering Val Thorens for your next ski destination then this hotel should be high on your list! Excellent value for money, quality service and stylish modern hotel in one of the best ski in, ski out locations. The high altitude of this hotel and resort offers the best chance of snow surety, and the children's play room is an added bonus.
Setting the scene
The Altapura is a luxury 5*hotel in a great location and is truly ski in, ski out, with the Plein Sud chairlift literally passing the front door! It′s location is hard to beat.
The hotel has a modern contemporary style throughout, with huge glass panoramic windows giving you spectacular views from your bedroom. There are 88 rooms in total, of which 16 are suites. Cleverly designed with great family room options and beautiful spacious suites.
You will not be disappointed with the hotel facilities, which include the impressive Pure Altitude Spa, restaurants catering for every taste, as well as a large sun terrace which is perfect for enjoying the view. Other facilities include a children′s play room, in-house ski shop and meeting rooms.
Rooms and Suites
The hotel has 72 rooms and 16 suites with differing views and facilities. Some details can be found below;
- Classic Room (28sqm) - Double / Twin bedroom with sofa bed.
- Club Room (28 sqm) - Double / Twin bedroom with sofa bed and piste views
- Deluxe Room (32sqm) - Double / Twin bedroom with double sofa bed and piste views
- Junior Suite (32 - 40sqm) - Double / Twin bedroom with double sofa bed and piste views
- Junior Family Suite (40sqm) - Double / Twin bedroom with sofa bed and adjoining children's twin bedroom
- Duplex Suite (41sqm) - Split over 2 levels. Living area with sofa bed on lower level, master bedroom on upper mezzanine level. Piste views
- Duplex Family Suite (50sqm) - Split over 2 levels. Living area and children's twin bedroom on lower level and master bedroom on upper level.
- The Cocooning Suite (50sqm) - Double / Twin bedroom with double sofa bed and piste views. Decorated in white furs, perfect for honeymooners!
Spa and Wellness
The hotels Pure Altitude Spa is superb. Set over 1,000 sqm the spa has a tranquil atmosphere with a birch forest theme. There are 6 treatment rooms including 1 duo room offering a wide selection of luxury treatments.
The spa has a beautiful indoor/outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, hammam, igloo and ice fountains. Additionally, the spa has a large fitness room, relaxation room, waterfall showers and sensory light therapy room.
Dining and Après Ski
This is the hotels main restaurant and is open daily for lunch and dinner. At lunchtime choose from the delicious traditional menu including snacks, platters or something from the grill. When the sun is shining enjoy your lunch sat on the stunning terrace facing the Caron peak. In the evening enjoy the local specialities and hot dishes from the rotisserie and Asian woks.
Italian gourmet restaurant. Tables are limited so booking in advance is recommended (closed Sundays and Tuesdays)
What stay in the Alps would be complete without a fondue at the end of a hard day on the slopes!? Offering a great range of flavours including a champagne or truffle fondue. If you have space for dessert then don′t forget to try the famous Mont Blanc cake, fromage blanc with blueberries and traditional cheesecake (closed Mondays and Wednesdays).
The perfect place to enjoy cocktails, champagne and music in quirky settings.
The Hotel Altapura features an excellent kids club. Complimentary to use, it is supervised from 12:30-20:30 Sunday to Friday. This is a great place for children of ages 3+ to play throughout each day. A wonderful additional facility for families with younger children.
- Distance to piste: Ski in/out access
- Distance to resort centre: 2 mins drive, 500 metres
Distance To Airport
- Geneva (GVA): 2h 25m / 198km
- Lyon (LYS): 2h 50m / 218km
- Chambery (CMF): 1h 35m / 113km
- Grenoble (GNB): 1h 50m / 144km
Winter 2022/23 Guide Pricing
|Low Season||High Season|
|Rooms||from EUR 546 per night||from EUR 1,034 per night|
|Junior Suite||from EUR 859 per night||from EUR 1,580 per night|
|Suite||from EUR 910 per night||from EUR 1,769 per night|
Please note that the above pricing is for guidance only. Due to the dynamic pricing used by hotels, please contact the team who will be happy to share specific pricing for your desired dates.
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