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Chalet Mélusine

If you are looking for space and luxury, Chalet Melusine is a great choice for you. The chalet uses woodfire to help create a traditional look which is great for a winter holiday with family or friends. The spacious chalet is located directly on the slopes and in the centre of Alpe d' Huez. You can relax and unwind in your private sauna and ensure that your body rejuvenates after a long day skiing. The chalet is perfect for an unforgettable winter skiing holiday.
  • Spacious and luxurious chalet
  • Directly on the slopes
  • Private sauna and jacuzzi

Room types

7-room chalet (6 bedrooms)
for 2 till 12 persons
  • surface circa 240m²
  • Number of beds: 12
  • Balcony
  • Open fire place (wood included)
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • freezer
  • (mini)oven
  • microwave
  • coffee machine
  • toaster
  • raclette grill
  • dryer
  • washing machine
  • Television
  • Bedroom(s): 6 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: sleeps 2 (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: sleeps 2 (1 x double bed)
  • 3rd bedroom: sleeps 2 (1 x double bed)
  • 4th bedroom: sleeps 2 (2 x single bed)
  • 5th bedroom: sleeps 2 (2 x single bed)
  • 6th bedroom: sleeps 2 (2 x single bed)
  • Separate toilet
  • private sauna
  • private hydro-massage bathtub
  • Bathroom(s): 4 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: shower, toilet
  • Bathroom 2: bath, toilet
  • Bathroom 3: shower, toilet
  • Bathroom 4: shower
  • deposit: circa 1.500,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 13 year circa 1,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: (included in the package price) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
  • bath towel package: circa 7,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: (free of charge)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): (included in the package price)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 30,00 € per piece per stay (to be paid at resort)

Boardtype

Self catering

Location and surroundings

distance to centre: approx. 500 metres
distance to ski piste approx. 50 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 200 metres
nearest shops approx. 200 metres

Map

Facilities

General Information
  • Parking garage
  • wireless internet internet in public area (free of charge), in the room (free of charge)
  • Deposit (to be paid with cash or credit card)
  • baby package: (included in the package price) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
  • linen package: (free of charge)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): (included in the package price)
Optional facilities
  • bath towel package: circa 7,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 30,00 € per piece per stay (to be paid at resort)
Mandatory additional costs
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 13 year circa 1,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Deposit
  • deposit: circa 1.500,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Spa facilities
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna

Alpe d'Huez

A ski holiday in Alpe d’Huez takes place in one of the largest French ski holiday resorts and is divided into several popular districts. The village lies at an altitude of 1860m and offers a great ranging of activities for those looking to do more than just skiing in Alpe d’Huez. Plus, the slopes are easily accessible by one of the many lifts around the village.

Skiing in Alpe d’Huez

Alpe d’Huez is a part of the vast Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski area. This area has a total of over 250km of ski slopes and 45 different lifts. It also includes the resorts of Oz, Vaujany and Auris-en-Oisans. With a top height of 3330m and featuring a glacier, the ski area is fairly snow sure through out the whole of the winter season. In total it has over 100km combined of blue and green slopes, making it a perfect destination for beginner skiers/snowboarders.

Accommodation

Ski holidays in Alpe d’Huez allow you to stay in one of the modern apartments in one of the nice village centres with a selection of bars and restaurants. After skiing on the Alpe d’Huez slopes, there are plenty of activities to keep you entertained. The après-ski scene is very lively with bars and clubs or keep yourself busy with the climbing wall, squash courts, the gym, an indoor pool, table tennis and much more.

Alpe d'Huez is a fantastic ski holiday destination for skiers of all levels. Sunweb has a great assortment of different ski packages in Oz. From all-inclusive hotels to cheap, affordable apartments. There are options to suit all group sizes and budgets.

Alpe d'Huez

  • Over than 237 kilometers of varied slopes
  • Exuberant nightlife
  • One of the longest black runs in the world

Location and surroundings

distance to centre: approx. 500 metres
distance to ski piste approx. 50 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 200 metres
nearest shops approx. 200 metres

Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine Ski

Skiing in Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski

Ski holidays in Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski take place in an area known as ‘the island in the sun’. The area is blessed with an average of 300 sunny days per year and many pistes are located on the sunny south side of the area, making a ski holiday in Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski one of the best locations for snowy slopes and long, sunny days.

Ski holidays in Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski offer over 238km of pistes with access to 84 lifts meaning even the most frequent skiers and snowboarders will be spoilt for choice. With more than 325 snow cannons, there is nearly always plenty of snow on the pistes and, if not, the Des Rousses glacier provides an excellent snow-sure skiing terrain. The villages of Alpe d’Huez, Oz en Oisans, Auris en Oisans, Vaujany en Villard Reculas are all part of this great ski region.

For experienced snowboarding and skiing routes, La Piste de Sarenne awaits on the Pic Blanc at an incredible altitude of 3330m. This is the longest descent in Europe and a truly unique experience. Skiing down a total of 16 uninterrupted kilometres with an altitude different of 1450m is bound to appeal and test everyone.

A half pipe has been built on the piste of Premier Tronçon which is perfect for those looking to go snowboarding and freestyle skiing in Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski. Next to that, there are countless off-piste descents waiting to be conquered by freestyle skiers and snowboarders. Thanks to the steady snow record freestyle skiing in Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski has become more and more popular over the recent years. The 50km of cross-country skiing tracks are made up on blue and red pistes.

Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine Ski

  • More than 250 kilometers of ski slopes
  • Skiing on the Des Rousses glacier
  • Challenging ski area for every skier

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

This information has been carefully compiled by Sunweb based on information provided by the local authorities. Since the measures mentioned are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from this and Sunweb accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this information.

Current Status: Negative travel advice until the 30 November 2020.

Regulations per destination

Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1 metre
Max persons together outdoors
No
Not allowed to come together
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Yes
But advised to wear a mask inside aswell when in company of others
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Open
A mask is mandaotry for everyone aged 11 and over, and only take transport for essential trips. Travelling between the French regions is no longer allowed as of Monday 02.11.2020
Transfer
Yes
A mask is mandatory
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
A mask is mandatory
Petrol stations
Open
A mask is mandatory
Shops
Closed
Shops will reopen 28.11.2020
Restaurants
Closed
From Friday 30.10.2020.
Bars / Apres-ski
Closed
From Friday 30.10.2020.
Club/Nightlife
Closed
Curfew
Depends
From November 28, 2020, French people may be outside for 3 hours and a maximum of 20 kilometers from their home address. This does not apply if they have to leave for work or for a medical emergency.
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours
No
Events open air or indoor
No
Not allowed
Wellness
Closed
Closed from Friday 30.10.2020.
Skilifts
Closed
Closed from Friday 30.10.2020.
Ski lessons
No
Unavailable from Friday 30.10.2020.
Ski rental
Closed
Closed from Friday 30.10.2020.
Slopes
Closed
Closed from Friday 30.10.2020.
Mask
Yes
Masks are mandatory from the age of 11 in public transport and air traffic. Also in all public closed buildings and areas, for example government buildings, hospitals, shops, restaurants and hotels. Ski lifts, drag lifts, ski schools, ski buses (also on the platform), lift stations, ski rental shops and other closed parts of the ski area. Even when you are in line (outside and inside).
Quarantaine
No
Covid test before departure or wait in quarantaine
No
Covid test on destination (random or everyone)
No
Health declaration
Yes
All travelers are required to complete and carry the certificate corresponding to their situation: for exceptional international travel from abroad to France and for a non-conforming trip to certain overseas communities.
It is mandatory for all passengers to fill in a passenger location form 48 hours before arriving/returning to the UK. The form can be found
here.
Other formalities needed to enter destination?
No
Please always double check the GOV UK website before travelling.
Additional measures per ski region
No
Additional airline and bus rules
No
Other area information
Yes
Additional COVID-19 information provided by France Montagnes.

Practical information

Capital:
The capital of France is Paris

Time:

France is one hour ahead of the UK (GMT+1).

Language:

The official language is French.

Money:

The euro (€) is the official currency of France

Emergency number:

The local emergency number is 112.

Service charge (tip) in restaurants and bars :

It is not likely that the service charger will be added to the bill automatically. If you are pleased with the service you can round off or leave a tip of 10%.

Power:

The voltage is 220 and the socket is different compared to the general UK sockets. You can buy an European adapter in most airports and supermarkets.

Mobile:

A UK mobile phone should work in France. The setup for this may differ per provider, so it is best to inquire about this before hand.

Safety on the slopes:

In France, wearing a helmet is not mandatory but recommended (especially for children). In ski classes (for all ages), it is often compulsory.

Travel documents:

You must be in possession of a valid passport in order to travel to France.

Food and Drinks:

Cheese, croissants, baguettes and wine! It is possible to drink tap water.

Opening hours:

As a general rule, the shops are open on Monday/Friday from 09:00 to 19:00. However, some shops may close over lunchtime. On Sunday and Monday, a selection of shops are closed. Some supermarkets are open on Sunday mornings.

Public Holidays: 

Christmas Day:  25 December, 2014 (Thursday)

Boxing Day: 26 December, 2014 (Friday)

New Year’s Day:  1 January, 2015 (Thursday)

Good Friday: 3 April, 2015

Easter Sunday: 5 April, 2015

Easter Monday: 6 April, 2015

 

Travelling by car:
Most motorways in France require you to pay a toll fee. The Pas Piccolo San Bernardo is closed the whole winter (November - June). Always check the locat weather reports before departing.

In some cities and towns it is obligaroty to have a "environmentsl sticker". It is not possible to buy these stickers en route. You will have to order them online before you leave home. French authorities advise you to print out the form and the confirmation of the sticker if it does not arrive at your home in time. You can find the form on:
https://www.certificat-air.gouv.fr/en/demande-ext/cgu

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Flight information

Sunweb offers flights and transfers packages to this resort. You can select which airport you wish to travel from in the PRICES AND BOOKING tab above. It is possible to select different flight departure and arrival times in Step 2 of the booking process.

All Sunweb flights are booked with EasyJet. Hold luggage and ski equipment as luggage are NOT included in your package price. This can be added as an extra in Step 2 of the booking process. The price of luggage varies, as per Easyjets policies. All flight bookings include one cabin bag per person (maximum size of 56 x 45 x 25cm; including handles and wheels).

Please read more about the luggage rules and regulations on EasyJet’s website. When making a flights booking with Sunweb, you are also agreeing to EasyJet’s Terms and Conditions.

Transfers:

Return airport transfers are included in your package price when booking a flight package with Sunweb. These however can be removed in Step 2 of the booking steps if you would like to add in a hire car or seek an alternative travel arrangement. All transfers are shared transfers to and from your accommodation and the airport.

Due to the nature of shared transfers, there may be a wait time at the airport before your departure. This can be up to 1.5 hours. Please note that there will NOT be a Sunweb rep waiting for you at the airport as the transfer is managed by a partner. All information regarding the transfer (meeting point, departure times etc) will be explained on your travel documents that are sent to you 14 days before departure. The transfer will drop you off in the resort area; you may have not be dropped exactly outside your accommodation.

Departure from the UK:

Please ensure that you are not late and have checked in online before arriving at the airport. In addition to checking in online, you will have to enter your passport information. This is called API (advanced passenger information) and you will receive instructions from Sunweb after you have booked the holiday.

Arrival on Resort:

If you are planning on checking in late on your arrival day, it is almost always possible to get into your hotel or apartment. However, it is very important that this is arranged in advance. You will receive your travel documents two weeks before your departure, and this will include instructions on how to arrange your late arrival and collection of the key.

Please Note:

Once you agree to Sunweb’s Term’s and Conditions you are legally obliged to pay for the holiday and any cancellation fees that may apply.

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Lift pass, lessons and material

A ski pass for Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine Ski is included in your package.

For Tomorrowland Winter a different ski pass applies and it is not possible to book transport.

For Tomorrowland Winter guests:

5-day package including 4 day ski pass

8-day package including 7 day ski pass

A ski pass for Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine Ski is included in the package.

In the booking steps it is indicated for which days the lift pass is valid. If you want to use the ski lift on a different day than indicated in the booking process, please contact our contact centre by telephone. It is not possible to change the days of the lift pass once you have arrived at the destination. If you wish to extend the lift pass, it can often be booked as an extra. The price for extending the lift pass can be found in the booking. If you choose “no lift pass”, the discount can also be found in the booking process.

Lift pass extras:

With the 6, 7 and 8 day lift pass you can also use the lifts in Les Deux Alpes for one day (date specific). Please note this day has to fall into the number of days that you have booked, and can not be used as an extra day.

For an extra charge of € 25 per adult and € 20 per child, you have unlimited access to the swimming pool, ice rink and sports hall for 1 week. It is not possible to book this in advance, but you can arrange this and pay in resort.

The above fees and discounts are valid when booking with Sunweb. Other rates are used at the resort.

You can select ski and snowboard directly upon booking. With short-stay holidays it is not possible to book ski lessons. You can arrange ski lessons at the resort.

When booking ski lessons will be asked for your level:

Beginners: Choose beginners lessons if you've never skied before.

Average: Can you brake / make a curve? Opt for average and not for beginners.

Advanced: Can you ski, but you want to develop your technique? Opt for advanced.

Ski and snowboard rental can be specified immediately upon booking. For Tomorrowland Winter it is not possible to book a ski rental.

When you book Gold or Diamond ski equipment you can exchange it once a week for free, for snowboard equipment or freeride skis (unavailable on weekends).

Bronze

This material is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. This material is particularly agile, so it makes turning and breaking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.

Silver

This is ideal material for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The material is agile, but also suitable to cut corners sharp. Even at high speeds these skis provide great performance.

Gold

These skis and snowboards are made of high quality material, and are perfect for experienced skiers. This comfortable material is suitable on all track types and snow conditions.

Diamond

These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology, and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.

TIP: Tell our rental partner your exact requirements (eg off piste skiing) so they can help you select the right material.

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