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Résidence Le Balcon des Neiges

Résidence Le Balcon des Neiges is a beautiful complex located just 150 meters from the center of St Sorlin d'Arves. This results in a perfect balance of a central location as well as having some peace and quiet. The slopes are also just 150 meters away!  The apartments are traditionally furnished with lots of wood. At the end of a wonderful day out, you can relax in the heated indoor pool or in the sauna.

NOTE: The sauna is against costs

  • 150 meters from the slopes
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Central location

Room types

2-room apartment (1 bedroom) cabin
for 2 till 6 persons
  • surface circa 36-40m²
  • Number of beds: 6
  • Balcony
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • combi microwave
  • dishwasher
  • Television (flat screen, satellite television, added costs (costs: about 40,00 € per week))
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch), 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 number: 1
  • Bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • Bathroom 1: bath or shower
  • deposit: circa 250,00 € 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 12 year circa 0,60 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: on request (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): 36,00 € per unit ( when a studio (studio 4 pers.) has been booked) (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): 41,00 € per unit ( when a 2-room apartment (1 bedroom) cabin (2p cabine 6 pers.) has been booked) (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): 52,00 € per unit ( when a 3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) cabin (3p cabine 8 pers.) has been booked) (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: circa 10,50 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: circa 6,50 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 39,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: circa 29,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • cleaning package: circa 6,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) cabin
for 2 till 8 persons
  • surface circa 41-45m²
  • Number of beds: 8
  • Balcony
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • combi microwave
  • dishwasher
  • Television (flat screen, satellite television, added costs (costs: about 40,00 € per week))
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch), dining corner
  • Bedroom(s): 2 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 bunkbed (2 x single bed))
  • Alcove(s): 1 alcove
  • 1st alcove, 2 sleeping places (1 bunkbed (2 x single bed))
  • Separate toilet number: 1
  • Bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • Bathroom 1: bath or shower, sink
  • deposit: circa 250,00 € 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 12 year circa 0,60 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: on request (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): 36,00 € per unit ( when a studio (studio 4 pers.) has been booked) (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): 41,00 € per unit ( when a 2-room apartment (1 bedroom) cabin (2p cabine 6 pers.) has been booked) (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): 52,00 € per unit ( when a 3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) cabin (3p cabine 8 pers.) has been booked) (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: circa 10,50 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: circa 6,50 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 39,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: circa 29,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • cleaning package: circa 6,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
studio
for 2 till 4 persons
  • surface circa 25-30m²
  • Number of beds: 4
  • Balcony
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • combi microwave
  • dishwasher
  • Television (flat screen, satellite television, added costs (costs: about 40,00 € per week))
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch), dining corner
  • Alcove(s): 1 alcove
  • 1st alcove, 2 sleeping places (1 bunkbed (2 x single bed))
  • bathroom with: bath or shower, sink, toilet
  • deposit: circa 250,00 € 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 12 year circa 0,60 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: on request (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): 36,00 € per unit ( when a studio (studio 4 pers.) has been booked) (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): 41,00 € per unit ( when a 2-room apartment (1 bedroom) cabin (2p cabine 6 pers.) has been booked) (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): 52,00 € per unit ( when a 3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) cabin (3p cabine 8 pers.) has been booked) (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: circa 10,50 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: circa 6,50 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 39,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: circa 29,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • cleaning package: circa 6,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)

Boardtype

Self catering

Location and surroundings

distance to centre: approx. 150 metres
distance to ski piste approx. 150 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 500 metres
nearest shops approx. 100 metres
nearest restaurant approx. 100 metres

Map

Facilities

General Information
  • Class: general
  • Reception
  • Elevator
  • No safe available
  • Parking garage
  • Rooms suitable for disabled persons (on request)
  • wireless internet internet in public area (free of charge)
  • Deposit (to be paid with cash or credit card) (to be paid with cash or credit card)
  • Final cleaning (to be paid with cash or credit card)
  • Tourist tax (to be paid with cash or credit card) (to be paid with cash or credit card)
  • Bed linen excluded
  • Bath towels excluded
  • Cleaning room: no cleaning during stay
  • Pets allowed (only small animals/dogs)
  • baby package: on request (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
Optional facilities
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): 36,00 € per unit (when a studio (studio 4 pers.) has been booked) (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): 41,00 € per unit (when a 2-room apartment (1 bedroom) cabin (2p cabine 6 pers.) has been booked) (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): 52,00 € per unit (when a 3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) cabin (3p cabine 8 pers.) has been booked) (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: circa 10,50 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: circa 6,50 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 39,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: circa 29,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: circa 6,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
Mandatory additional costs
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 12 year circa 0,60 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Deposit
  • deposit: circa 250,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Spa facilities
  • Sauna (added costs)
Swimming pools
  • indoor swimming pool (number: 1)(heated)
  • indoor swimming pool (number: 1, number: 1)(heated) (heated)
Sports facilities
  • Billiards

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.

St. Sorlin d'Arves

Are you looking for a resort with more charm than many of the large modern ski areas? We recommend Sorlin d’Arves. This resort is located at the foot of the Col de la Croix de Fer, and is an authentic French mountain village with a great traditional atmosphere. In recent years it has been updated with new lifts, hotels and bars, whilst still maintaining its charm. It has become increasingly more popular with skiing enthusiasts.

Skiing in St.Sorlin d’Arves

St. Sorlin d’Arves is part of the large Les Sybelles ski area. This also includes the resorts La Toussuire, Le Corbier and St.Jean d’Arves. The area has over 310km of ski slopes, comprised mostly of red and blue runs. This means that it is well suited for intermediate skier/snowboarders. For cross country skiers there is also around 42km of different trails.

The resort

There are plenty of options here for non skiers too. The two bars Le Barock and Saint S’O are well known for their great après ski atmosphere. There is also a spa and the opportunity to go on snow shoe walks.

St. Sorlin d'Arves

  • Cosy, authentic ski village
  • Connection to the large, contiguous ski area Les Sybelles
  • Rustically located

Location and surroundings

distance to centre: approx. 150 metres
distance to ski piste approx. 150 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 500 metres
nearest shops approx. 100 metres
nearest restaurant approx. 100 metres

Les Sybelles

The vast resort of Les Sybelles is gaining in popularity with skiers and snowboarders. The excellent variety of options provided in this resort with 310 km (193 ml) of pistes justify its popularity.
 
 
The ski area consists of the villages of Le Corbier, St. Jean d'Arves, Les Bottières, La Toussuire, St. Sorlin d'Arves and St. Colomban des Villards. This large and diverse area has plenty of pistes for novices as well as advanced skiers and snowboarders. For the very advanced skiers and snowboarders there are plenty of black piste descents and the real fanatics can conquer the off piste trails! However we strongly advise you to do this in the company of an experienced guide.

The most challenging descents can be found in the resort of St. Sorlin d'Arves. Snowboarders and freestyle skiers can head for the snow parks in le Corbier and La Toussuire. The lift pass for the entire area is included in the price of the holiday.

 

Attention: the 6-day skipass Les Sybelles is included. If you book before 1st of October 2013, you will get the 7th day for free.

Les Sybelles

  • Excellent location in Alps
  • Sun all afternoon
  • Wide and well-groomed slopes

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
1 metre
Mouth mask
Yes
From the age of 11, it is mandatory to wear a mouth mask on public transport and air traffic. Also in all public buildings and areas, such as government buildings, hospitals, shops, restaurants and hotels. Even if you are standing in line (outside and inside). In the following places, it is mandatory to wear a mouth mask on the street for anyone aged 11 or older: Haute-Savoie (74), Briançon (Serre-Chevalier, 05) and Savoie (73).
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
Max. 10 persons
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Yes
Certain hours not allowed to be outside?
No
Restaurants
Open
Terraces and restaurants are open. Since 9 August 2021, a vaccination certificate, recovery certificate from covid, or a PCR test / rapid antigen test (maximum 48 hours old), is mandatory in indoor areas and on terraces, from 12 years.
Bars / Apres-ski
Open
Terraces and restaurants are open. Since 9 August 2021, a vaccination certificate, recovery certificate from covid, or a PCR test / rapid antigen test (maximum 48 hours old), is mandatory in indoor areas and on terraces, from 12 years.
Club/Nightlife
Open
Terraces and restaurants are open. Since 9 August 2021, a vaccination certificate, recovery certificate from covid, or a PCR test / rapid antigen test (maximum 48 hours old), is mandatory in indoor areas and on terraces, from 12 years.
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 from covid, or PCR test / rapid antigen test (max. 48 hours old).
Transfer
Yes
A mouth mask is mandatory (from 11 years old)
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Open
With mouth mask and vaccination certificate, recovery certificate from covid, or PCR test / rapid antigen test (max. 48 hours old), mandatory.
Slopes
Open
Skilifts
Open
Ski rental
Yes
Ski lessons
Yes
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

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.

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Lift pass, lessons and material

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.

The ski pass is free for children up to and including 4 years old. You will find these discounts calculated into your holiday price during the booking steps.

Note:

If you qualify for this free ski pass, you must select ‘no ski pass' when booking. You are required to collect your free ski pass in resort and may be asked to show ID.

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, your level is requested:Beginners: Choose if you have never skied before.Intermediate: Choose if you have skied before and know how to break and turn. Advanced: Choose if you are an accomplished skier but wish to improve your technique.

- The ski and snowboard lessons start on Sunday

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.

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 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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