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Residence PV Premium Amara

In an ultimate location at the foot of the slopes and on the edge of the forest is the beautiful, luxurious Excellent Résidence P&V Premium Amara. This is the absolute perfect option for a carefree holiday. The residence consists of 5 buildings in the front part of Avoriaz, in the La Falaise district, with luxurious and spacious apartments. These buildings are interconnected by heated galleries. With the slopes practically on the doorstep and only a short walk to the car-free centre, all highlights are close by.

The apartments offer the perfect combination of a modern interior with traditional touches. They are spacious and offer a high quality of comfort. On the wonderfully soft beds, you can completely relax. In addition, there are fluffy bathrobes, a luxurious bathroom and an open kitchen. In the fully equipped kitchen, you can prepare delights for your entire group or easily discover the countless restaurants in the centre. From the balcony, you also have a phenomenal view over the valley of Morzine. You can even enjoy the luxury of fresh french bread being delivered to your door each morning.

After an adventurous day out in the open air, you can relax in the Deep Nature Spa by Algotherm. For a small fee, you also relax in the outdoor Jacuzzi with great views over the slopes or warm up in the soothing sauna. Get rid of all muscle pain in the spa with targeted relaxation treatments, such as a detox package, where you can enjoy several treatments over several days. The heated indoor pool and the children's pool, offers free access for all guests.

  • Luxurious residence
  • Beautiful modern apartments
  • Fantastic location
  • Next to the slopes
  • Luxury wellness centre
  • Excellent service

Room types

3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) general
for 1 till 6 persons
  • surface circa 59-64m²
  • Number of beds: 6
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate (2 burners)
  • combi microwave
  • coffee machine
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • kettle
  • dishwasher
  • vacuum cleaner
  • Television (satellite television, free of charge)
  • CD-player
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 2 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • Separate toilet
  • Bathroom(s): 2 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: bath, sink
  • Bathroom 2: shower, sink
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 3 (incl.) year (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • hotel service: circa 18,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: (included in the package price)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: circa 100,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
  • extra cleaning: circa 13,00 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: (included in the package price)
4-room apartment (3 bedrooms) superior type type A
for 1 till 8 persons
  • surface circa 96-98m²
  • Number of beds: 8
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate (2 burners)
  • combi microwave
  • coffee machine
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • kettle
  • dishwasher
  • vacuum cleaner
  • Television (satellite television, free of charge)
  • CD-player
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 3 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • 3rd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • Separate toilet
  • Bathroom(s): 2 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: bath, sink
  • Bathroom 2: shower
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 3 (incl.) year (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • hotel service: circa 18,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: (included in the package price)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: circa 100,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
  • extra cleaning: circa 13,00 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: (included in the package price)
3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) superior type type A
for 1 till 6 persons
  • surface circa 65-70m²
  • Number of beds: 6
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate (2 burners)
  • combi microwave
  • coffee machine
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • kettle
  • dishwasher
  • vacuum cleaner
  • Television (satellite television, free of charge)
  • CD-player
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 2 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • Separate toilet
  • Bathroom(s): 2 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: bath, sink
  • Bathroom 2: shower
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 3 (incl.) year (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • hotel service: circa 18,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: (included in the package price)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: circa 100,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
  • extra cleaning: circa 13,00 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: (included in the package price)
5-room apartment (4 bedrooms) superior type
for 1 till 10 persons
  • surface circa 109-123m²
  • Number of beds: 10
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate (2 burners)
  • combi microwave
  • coffee machine
  • kettle
  • dishwasher
  • vacuum cleaner
  • Television (satellite television, free of charge)
  • CD-player
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 4 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • 3rd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • 4th bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • Separate toilet
  • Bathroom(s): 4 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: bath, sink
  • Bathroom 2: shower
  • Bathroom 3: shower
  • Bathroom 4: shower
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 3 (incl.) year (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • hotel service: circa 18,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: (included in the package price)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: circa 100,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
  • extra cleaning: circa 13,00 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: (included in the package price)
4-room apartment (3 bedrooms) general
for 1 till 8 persons
  • surface circa 87-91m²
  • Number of beds: 8
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate (2 burners)
  • combi microwave
  • coffee machine
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • kettle
  • dishwasher
  • vacuum cleaner
  • Television (satellite television, free of charge)
  • CD-player
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 3 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • 3rd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • Separate toilet
  • Bathroom(s): 2 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: bath, sink
  • Bathroom 2: shower
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 3 (incl.) year (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • hotel service: circa 18,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: (included in the package price)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: circa 100,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
  • extra cleaning: circa 13,00 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: (included in the package price)
2-room apartment (1 bedroom)
for 1 till 4 persons
  • surface circa 47m²
  • Number of beds: 4
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate (2 burners)
  • combi microwave
  • coffee machine
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • kettle
  • dishwasher
  • vacuum cleaner
  • Television (satellite television, free of charge)
  • CD-player
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 1 bedroom
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons bed or two single beds)
  • Bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • Bathroom 1: bath, toilet
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 3 (incl.) year (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • hotel service: circa 18,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: (included in the package price)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: circa 100,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
  • extra cleaning: circa 13,00 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: (included in the package price)
6-room apartment (5 bedrooms)
for 1 till 12 persons
  • Number of beds: 12
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate (2 burners)
  • combi microwave
  • coffee machine
  • kettle
  • dishwasher
  • vacuum cleaner
  • Television (satellite television, free of charge)
  • CD-player
  • (Living) room(s) (number: 2): sleeps 4 (2 x two persons folding bed)
  • Bedroom(s): 4 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • 3rd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • 4th bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • Bathroom(s): 4 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: bath, sink
  • Bathroom 2: bath, sink
  • Bathroom 3: shower
  • Bathroom 4: shower
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 3 (incl.) year (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • hotel service: circa 18,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: (included in the package price)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: circa 100,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
  • extra cleaning: circa 13,00 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: (included in the package price)
4-room apartment (3 bedrooms) superior type type B
for 1 till 8 persons
  • surface circa 96-98m²
  • Number of beds: 8
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate (2 burners)
  • combi microwave
  • coffee machine
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • kettle
  • dishwasher
  • vacuum cleaner
  • Television (satellite television)
  • CD-player
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 3 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • 3rd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • Separate toilet
  • Bathroom(s): 2 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: bath, sink
  • Bathroom 2: shower
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 3 (incl.) year (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • hotel service: circa 18,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: (included in the package price)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: circa 100,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
  • extra cleaning: circa 13,00 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: (included in the package price)
3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) superior type type B
for 1 till 6 persons
  • surface circa 65-70m²
  • Number of beds: 6
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate (2 burners)
  • combi microwave
  • coffee machine
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • kettle
  • dishwasher
  • vacuum cleaner
  • Television (satellite television)
  • CD-player
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 2 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • Separate toilet
  • Bathroom(s): 2 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: bath, sink
  • Bathroom 2: shower
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 3 (incl.) year (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • hotel service: circa 18,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: (included in the package price)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: circa 100,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
  • extra cleaning: circa 13,00 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: (included in the package price)

Boardtype

For an additional cost of €27,- per person per night you can book half-board. For children from 2 to 12 years old the surcharge is €15,- per person per night.

Half board is served in Restaurant Boule de Neiges which is approx. 500m away. You can reach this restaurant after a 10-minutes walk.

Are you coming with more than 15 persons? Please make a reservation before. The restaurant opens at 8:00 and closes at 00:00.

Self catering

Tip!

  • One time per stay it is possible to change the bed linen and towels. You can get the towels and bed linen at the reception or by the telephone, and they will be delivered to your room. You will need to change the beds yourself.
  • You can reserve a parking place for 100,- per week or 20,- per day (euro).
  • The bunk beds are not suitable for children under 6 years old.

Location and surroundings

distance to centre: approx. 300 metres
distance to ski piste approx. 100 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 100 metres
nearest restaurant approx. 50 metres

Map

Facilities

General Information
  • Reception
  • Lounge
  • Bread delivery service
  • Parking garage
  • wireless internet internet in public area (free of charge), in the room (free of charge)
  • Deposit (to be paid with credit card) (to be paid with credit card)
  • Bed linen included: no change during stay
  • Bath towels included: no change during stay
  • mini supermarket (close to accommodation)
  • bakery (close to accommodation)
  • sports store (close to accommodation)
  • Various shops (close to accommodation)
  • Cleaning room
  • Pets allowed (only small animals/dogs, not in public spaces and swimming pool)
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: (included in the package price)
  • wireless internet available in the room: (free of charge)
  • beds made on arrival: (included in the package price)
Optional facilities
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 3 (incl.) year (to be paid at resort)
  • hotel service: circa 18,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: circa 100,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per person (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: circa 13,00 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
Mandatory additional costs
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Deposit
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Restaurant/bar
  • Drinking establishment: Bar
Children
  • Baby package including: (cot (exl. linen), children's chair)
  • Children's playing area
  • Kids club (added costs, costs: about 15,00 € per person per day)
Spa facilities
  • Spa with: (costs: about 29,00 € per half day): sauna (added costs), hot tub outside (added costs) , relax area
  • Hamam
  • Gym (free of charge)
Swimming pools
  • indoor swimming pool
  • indoor swimming pool
Sports facilities
  • Billiards (added costs)
  • Table tennis

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.

Avoriaz

Avoriaz ski holidays are one of the most popular winter breaks in all of France. Due to its high altitude and car free village, skiing in Avoriaz offers mostly ski-in, ski-out accommodations throughout the winter. The architecture is beautiful with many buildings using a lot of wood to create a rustic, traditional alpine ambience. Although the village is car free, there are still plenty of ways to quickly get around, one of which being the charming horse sleighs dotted around the village.

Local transport is only included in the accommodations: Résidence Antarès, Résidence Atria and Résidence Electra. The shuttle bus runs daily from 08:00 - 19:00.

The Slopes

Avoriaz ski holidays are known for being a great for both beginners and young children. Skiing in Avoriaz offers around 77km of pistes, however with the full Les Portes du Soliel lift pass you have access to over 650km. Les Porte du Soleil is home to a number of other famous French resorts including Morzine, Châtel and Les Gets. With the full lift pass it is even possible to ski all the way to Switzerland!

The Resort

Whilst remaining popular among families, skiing in Avoriaz also offers a fantastic après-ski scene. There are many renowned restaurants and lively bars including Shooters and The Place. Aside from skiing in Avoriaz, there are plenty of fun options to keep busy. Aquariaz is considered “a water paradise”, it has a number of pools, rapids, a rope swing and much more. There is also a cinema, a theatre and snow huskies within the region.

Sunweb has a wide variety of different ski holiday packages to Avoriaz. From cheap, more basic apartments to luxurious all-inclusive hotels, there is an option to suit every budget. And if all this isn't enough to convince you that an Avoriaz ski holiday is the ski holiday for you, Avoriaz is located close to the Swiss border meaning a very short transfer time to Geneva Airport compared to other destinations.

Avoriaz

  • Explore the whole Les Portes du Soleil
  • Car-free and child-friendly ski village
  • Plenty of après-ski options

Location and surroundings

distance to centre: approx. 300 metres
distance to ski piste approx. 100 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 100 metres
nearest restaurant approx. 50 metres

Avoriaz

Skiing in Avoriaz

Ski holidays in Avoriaz take place in “Les Portes du Soleil” ski region and consists of the two villages Avoriaz and Morzine. Skiing in Avoriaz offers 79km of slopes with options for ever level of skier and snowboarder, from beginner to advanced. For beginners on a ski holiday in Avoriaz there are plenty of gentle and easy-to-master slopes and for the dare devils, there is the famous Wall of Avoriaz, considered one of the most difficult pistes to ride in the area. For advanced skiers, skiing in Avoriaz might not be enough. You can always upgrade your lift pass to the bigger area of Les Portes du Soleil where you will have access to 650km of slopes. Due to the high altitude, a ski holiday in Avoriaz offers perfect snow conditions from December until April.

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

Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1 metre
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).
Covid test before departure or wait in quarantaine
No
Covid test on destination (random or everyone)
No
Health declaration
Yes
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.
Quarantaine
No
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
Curfew
Yes
Country wide curfew from 18:00-06:00
Slopes
Closed
Skilifts
Closed
Ski rental
Closed
Ski lessons
No
Unavailable from Friday 30.10.2020.
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
Restaurants
Partially Open
Only takeaway and room service (hotels).
Bars / Apres-ski
Closed
Club/Nightlife
Closed
Events open air or indoor
No
Museums, cinemas and theater are however opened again.
Shops
Open
Must close at 18:00
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
A mask is mandatory
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours
No
Wellness
Closed
Additional airline and bus rules
No
Transfer
Yes
A mask is mandatory
Petrol stations
Open
A mask is mandatory
Other formalities needed to enter destination?
Yes
Please always double check the GOV UK website before travelling. From 24/1 you must hold a negative PCR-test taken less than 72h before travel
Additional measures per ski region
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, 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.

Reviews

The average rating is:
9.3 10
based on 6 ratings
Rated categories:
Children
10
Facilities
8.8
Holiday
9.7
Location
9.5
Meal
9
Personnel
9
Pool
8.5
Price/quality
9.3
Rated by:
Family
33,3%
Friends
66,7%

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Lift pass, lessons and material

A lift pass for Avoriaz is included in the package:

3-day trip including 2-day lift pass

4-day trip including 2-day lift pass

5-day trip including 3-day lift pass

6-day trip including 4-day lift pass

7-day trip including 5-day lift pass

8-day trip including 6-day lift pass

In step 1 of the booking process it is indicated for which days the lift pass is valid (eg Sunday to Friday). If you would like the lift pass to start on a different day than indicated in the booking steps, you must contact our contact centre by telephone. The booking can then be adjusted. On-site it is not possible to change the lift pass for another day. An extension of the lift pass can often be booked additionally; the price for this can be found in the further course of the booking steps. The discount for “no lift pass” can also be found in the booking process.

PLEASE NOTE: It is not possible to upgrade the lift pass in resort.

Discounts:

The lift pass for children up to 4 years is free. The Avoriaz lift pass for seniors from 75 years is also free. If you are entitled to this free lift pass, select 'no lift pass' when booking. The free lift pass can be picked up locally on presentation of your ID.

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

If you want to book lessons, you can reserve them when making your booking. When you book your lessons, you should give an indication of your level, this way the ski school can put you in the correct classes. 

If you have booked a short-stay, it is not possible to book lessons through us. You can organise this at the destination.

- The ski and snowboard lessons start on Sunday.

- When booking please ensure you pick the right level:

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

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.

- If you are in beginner classes the Avoriaz lift pass is sufficient to follow the lessons.

Book your intermediate or advanced classes than a full Portes du Soleil lift pass required to attend classes.

Ski and snowboard hire can be added in step 2 of the booking.

When booking Gold or Diamond ski equipment, you can exchange it once for snowboard or free ride skis. (not applicable in the weekends)

The following types of material 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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