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Résidence Les Hauts de la Drayre - Tomorrowland Winter

Experience Tomorrowland in a totally new environment and during the most magical season of the year… winter. Skiing in the fresh snow, relaxing in the sun and then partying on the slopes: that's Tomorrowland Winter!

Choose from a 5 (Tuesday – Saturday) or 8 (Saturday – Saturday) day experience. All packages include a Mountain Stage ticket, accommodation and lift pass.

 

Résidence Les Hauts de la Drayre

The apartments of Les Hauts de la Drayre are located at the top of the typical French mountain village of Vaujany. A special escalator has been built in the village to the higher part, so that the apartments are easy to reach from the centre and from the lift.

The Villette and Alpette lift are 250 metres away. The Alpette ski lift takes you to 2800 metres in 2 stages, and can accommodate up to 160 people at the same time. The apartments are basic, but nicely furnished and all have a balcony with a view over the valley. After skiing it is wonderful to relax with a well-deserved drink in your hand. For a simple apartment, with a good location in a typical French mountain village, you have come to the right place.

  • Including Mountain Stage Ticket
  • Walking distance from the ski lifts Villette and Alpette
  • In the centre
  • Great location

Room types

2-room apartment (1 bedroom) type a
for 2 till 6 persons
  • surface circa 30m²
  • number of beds: 6
  • balcony or terrace
  • kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • microwave
  • coffee machine
  • kettle
  • toaster
  • dishwasher
  • television
  • (living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x one person sleeping couch; 1 x one person pull-out bed), dining corner
  • bedroom(s): 1 bedroom
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • alcove(s): 1 alcove
  • 1st alcove, 2 sleeping places (1 bunkbed (2 x single bed))
  • separate toilet
  • bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • bathroom 1: bath or shower
  • deposit: circa 200,00 € per unit per stay (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 0,83 € per person per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • linen package: circa 12,00 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): circa 80,00 € per unit per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
  • baby cot: on request (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • children's chair in the room: on request (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)

Boardtype

Tip!

Important: This pass only gives you access to the stages on the slopes during the day.  You can add your optional pass valid for the festival site of Tomorrowland winter in the village of Alpe d’huez in the bookingsteps.

Location and surroundings

in the centre
distance to ski piste approx. 400 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 400 metres

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Facilities

General Information
  • parking (upon availability)
  • wireless internet internet in public area (free of charge), in the room (free of charge)
  • bed linen excluded
  • bath towels excluded
  • pets allowed
  • tourist tax: (included in the package price)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
  • linen package: 12,00 € per set per stay
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): (included in the package price)
Optional facilities
  • bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per set per stay (to be paid at resort)
Deposit
  • deposit: circa 200,00 € per unit per stay (to be paid at resort, obligated)

There may have been changes in Covid-19 services and facilities between the time of booking and upon departure. All measures are subject to change and therefore no rights can be derived from them.

Vaujany

The quaint French mountain village of Vaujany has a wonderful atmosphere, and is located in the vast ski area of the Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine. There are several lifts that have direct access to the resort, and within just 8 minutes you can reach an altitude of 2800m. This is the largest cable car system in the world, with a carrying capacity of up to 160 people. This cable car takes you all the way back down to Vaujany, as it is not possible to ski down.

Skiing in Vaujany

Vaujany is in part of the Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine ski area. All together this area has over 250km of ski slopes. It has a great mix of green, blue, red and black slopes so it is perfect for skier/snowboarders of all levels. The area has a glacier, and the highest point is at 3330m. This means that has a high chance of snow through the whole winter season. The Alpe d’Huez area also includes the resorts Oz, Auris-en-Oisans and Alpe d’Huez.

The Resort

Whilst this village normally only has a population of around 200 inhabitants, you will find a few lively bars, a nightclub, a pizzeria and a supermarket. The bars and the nightclub provide a surprisingly lively après-ski environment.

Vaujany

  • Small and compact ski village
  • One of the largest gondolas in the world
  • Skiing to your heart's content

Location and surroundings

in the centre
distance to ski piste approx. 400 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 400 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.

Regulations per destination

Important information regarding mandatory documentation
Yes
Read the FAQ page here
Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
2 metres
Mouth mask
Yes
Mandatory in public areas and in lively places; such as markets (from 11 years).
Max persons together outdoors
N / A
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Yes
Certain hours not allowed to be outside?
No
Restaurants
Open

100% open - Health pass required from 12 years. You meet the requirements for a French health card if:

- You are completely vaccinated

- You have proof of recovery from Covid-19

- You present a negative PCR or antigen test, that is not older than 24 hours

Bars / Apres-ski
Open

100% open - Health pass required from 12 years. You meet the requirements for a French health card if:

- You are completely vaccinated

- You have proof of recovery from Covid-19

- You present a negative PCR or antigen test, that is not older than 24 hours

Club/Nightlife
Open

100% open - Health pass required from 12 years. You meet the requirements for a French health card if:

- You are completely vaccinated

- You have proof of recovery from Covid-19

- You present a negative PCR or antigen test, that is not older than 24 hours

Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
A mouth mask is mandatory
Activities, attractions and sights
Open
A mouth mask is mandatory
Events open air or indoor
Yes
With vaccination certificate, recovery certificate or PCR test / rapid antigen test (max. 48 hours old).
Transfer
Yes
A mouth mask is mandatory
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Open
A mouth mask + vaccination certificate, recovery certificate or PCR test / rapid antigen test (max. 48 hours old).
Slopes
Open
Skilifts
Open
A mouth mask is mandatory, health card is needed for a lift pass - probably from 18 December.
Ski rental
Yes
Mouth mask
Ski lessons
Yes
Mouth mask obligatory at the gathering at beginning/end of each lesson
Wellness
Open
Additional measures per ski region
No

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

You fly with easyJet or Jet2 to Grenoble. This flight takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. Meals and drinks are not included during the flight.

 

Departures from regional airports

Please note that with departure and/or arrival from a regional airport you may have a stopover on the outward and/or return journey.

 

Transfer

The transfer is included in the tour price. The average transfer time to Vaujany is approximately 1 hours and 45 minutes. You are allowed to bring the following standard luggage: 1 bag/suitcase per person & 1 ski/snowboard bag per person. Other extra luggage is always on request.

In step 2 of the booking you can also choose "no transfer". You will receive a discount for this. You can see the amount of the discount in step 2 of the booking. For additional information about the transfer click here.

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Lift pass, lessons and material

A ski pass for Vaujany is included in your package.

Ski pass

4-day trip including 2-day ski pass

5-day trip including 3-day ski pass

6-day trip including 4-day ski pass

7-day trip including 5-day ski pass

8-day trip including 6-day ski pass

In step 2 of the booking process 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 step 2 of 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 step 2 of the booking. If you choose “no lift pass”, the discount can also be found in step 2 of the booking process.

Discounts:

The lift pass for children up to 4 years is free on display of an ID card. From 72 years onwards, reduced rates apply. If you are entitled to this lift pass, select "no lift pass" when booking. The discounted lift pass can be picked up locally on presentation of your ID.

Ski pass promotion: With a ski pass of 6 days or more, you can also use the lifts in Les Deux Alpes for 2 days. (It is also possible to ski with the ski pass for 1 day in Serre Chevalier Vallée, Puy Saint Vincent, Montgenèvre or the Italian Milky Way area.) Please note that these days are the number of days of your ski pass and cannot be added to it ! If you want to ski in another ski area, you must have a special pass / voucher, which you can get at the ski pass counter in Vaujany and Oz. If you have a 6-, 7- or 8-day lift pass, you also have 1 access to the ice rink and swimming pool in Vaujany.

Deposit:

On site you pay € 1, - deposit for the lift pass.

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

You can not book lessons in the booking, it has to be made on the destination.

Ski and snowboard rental can be specified immediately upon booking.

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).

The following materials can be booked:

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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