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Chalet Les Portes du Soleil

Chalet Les Portes du Soleil has a beautiful location with magnificent views over the Savoyian Alps. The bus stop (of the free ski bus) is just 110m away and leaves every half hour. The lively city centre of Les Gets is only 1.5 km away. This city centre offers some nice restaurants, several shops, après-ski bars and clubs.

Chalet Les Portes du Soleil is a 5-room chalet with a spacious living-/dining area with panoramic windows and access to the balcony. You can prepare delicious dinners in this fully equipped (open plan) kitchen and it’s lovely to gather around the wooden dinner table with the entire family. After a day full of excitement in the snow you can warm yourself beside the open plan central fireplace.
  • Near (ski) bus stop
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Lovely views of Savoyian Alps

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Location and surroundings

distance to centre distance: approx. 1,5 kilometres
distance to ski bus stop approx. 110 metres ski bus free on showing your skipass
distance to ski lift distance: approx. 1,5 kilometres

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Facilities

Optional facilities
  • bath towel package: approx. 8,00 € per set (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: approx. 15,00 € per set (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning: approx. 180,00 € per unit (to be paid at resort)
Mandatory additional costs
  • tourist tax: (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Deposit
  • deposit: approx. 500,00 € 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.

Les Gets

Les Gets is a small, charming village located in the French Alps. It is located just 7km from the famous village Morzine. The streets of Les Gets are lined with traditional chalets and a variety of shops, restaurants and bars.  On Tuesdays and Thursdays there is usually a traditional market on the main shopping street.

Skiing in Les Gets

Les Gets itself has over 120km of slopes, and it’s a great ski holiday choice for beginner skier/snowboarders. With the extended lift pass you can also access the full Les Porte du Soleil ski area. This is one of the biggest ski areas in Europe, and has has over 650km of slopes. It also includes the well known villages of Morzine, Avoriaz and Châtel. It is even possible to ski all the way to Switzerland with the full pass.

Accommodation

Sunweb has the best range of ski packages to Les Gets. It is the perfect choice for big families or groups of friends due to the number of larger chalets.

Les Gets

  • Enchanting village with old traditions
  • Excellent connections in the ski area
  • Located in a wooded area

Location and surroundings

distance to centre distance: approx. 1,5 kilometres
distance to ski bus stop approx. 110 metres ski bus free on showing your skipass
distance to ski lift distance: approx. 1,5 kilometres

Les Gets

The ski resort of Les Gets has over 120 kilometers of pistes with an average degree of difficulty. The slopes are varied and suitable for all levels, whether you are a beginner or an experienced skier. It is a perfect place for beginners as there is a beginner zone. In addition, there is a Wild West park for the little ones and freestylers have the Anthonioz boardercross piste. The the Anthonioz boardercross piste was dedicated to the Olympic silver medal winner in 2010 in Vancouver. The longest run of Les Gets is a comfortable 11 kilometers. Down in the villag, there are many blue runs which makes it an ideal place for families with children.

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 5 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

From 15th of December, people over 65 years old will lose their vaccination certificate 7 months after the last vaccination. This rule also applies to everyone from the age of 18 from 15 January. From 15th of December, people with the Janssen vaccine will no longer have a health card, unless they have received an ARN booster vaccine within 8 weeks of their vaccination.

As off 15/1 only fully vaccinated or recovered people, wil have a valid green pass. PCR tests will not be sufficient anymore as of then. Only seated service.

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

Only seated service.

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

Only seated service.

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 obligatory and a health pass is needed for a lift pass
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
Accommodations can ask for a Health Pass, also if they do not provide a wellness area or meals.
Good to know
Yes
Restaurants: Since 15 December, a dose of the Janssen vaccine, which was taken more than two months ago, will no longer give travelers a French health pass (they can take a test instead). If they have not received a booster vaccine. This applies to entry to activities (such as ski lifts), hotels, etc. in France but not to international trips to France, which can still be done with a dose of the Jansen vaccine.

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

Flight packages are not available for this destination/resort. Please see the prices for self-drive packages (including lift passes) on the Prices and Booking tab on the yellow menu above.
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Children up to and including 11 years old get a free helmet when one of their parents also hires equipment

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.

Discounts:

For the Les Gets lift pass: The lift pass for children up to 4 years and seniors from 75 years old is free. Children from 5 to 19 years old and seniors aged 65 to 74 receive discounts on the lift pass.

For the Les Portes du Soleil ski pass: The lift pass for children up to 4 years is free. Children from 5 to 19 years old and seniors aged 65 and over receive discounts on the lift pass.

These discounts will be automatically calculated in the package price. When you are entitled to the free lift pass, choose "No ski pass" when booking. The free lift pass and discounted lift passes can be picked up locally on presentation of your ID.

Please note:

For people aged from 75 years the lift pass Les Portes du Soleil costs € 12.00 per day. If you are entitled to this lift pass, choose 'no ski pass' when booking. You will need to show your ID at the resort to pick this up

Deposit:

On site you pay €2.50 deposit for the lift pass.

The above fees and discounts are valid when booking through Sunweb. Other rates are used on site.

Ski and snow board lessons can be booked in step 2 of the booking process.

If you have booked a short-stay, then you cannot book lessons through us. You can organise this at the destination yourself.

When booking ski lessons, you will be asked to specify your level of experience:

Beginners: Only choose beginners lessons if you have never skied before.

Intermediate: If you are able to break and make turns, choose this level.

Advanced: If you are able to ski but you would like to improve your technique, please choose this level.

When selecting your lessons you will be asked for your level:

Beginners: Select beginners if you have never skied before.

Average: Can you already turn and break? Chose average lessons.

Advanced: Can you already ski well yet wish to improve your technique? Opt for advanced.

You can specify that you would like to include ski hire directly when booking.

When booking Gold or Diamond ski hire, you can exchange this once for snowboard or free ride ski hire (not applicable in the weekend)

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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