Super Chatel: the French resort is ideal for short-break getaways
As we have written elsewhere, recent years have seen the rise of the short break ski holiday, for a number of reasons. But there's an art to crafting the perfect short-break, and with an increasing number of chalet hosts and holiday operators offering shorter duration holidays, you have to sift through the possible options to get to the good stuff. In a previous article we gave you a number of tips to ensure a great short break ski holiday, but here we focus on Chatel's fantastic short-break ski holiday potential.
Les 2 Vallees is a catered chalet in the traditional style with wood-cladding. In the morning the hosts fill you with fuel for the day, and greet you upon your return with cake. A sauna and hot tub also help you unwind. With length of stay flexible to meet your needs, Les 2 Vallees is a great choice for a short-break. See more on this luxury chalet or visit the owner's website (http://www.mountainairholidays.co.uk).
Chalet Les Trois Canards is situated just 10 minutes walk from Chatel's bustling centre, and offers a peaceful haven in a traditionally designed chalet. This catered chalet comes with modern conveniences including satellite TV and wi-fi internet, meaning that you're not completely cut off from the outside world (unless you choose to be!). In the evening, relax in the outdoor hot-tub and enjoy the view. See more on this catered chalet on ChaletFinder or head to the owner's website (http://www.absolutealps.com)
Hotel Le Renard is a small chalet hotel that has both catered and self-catered options depending on your needs and budget. This establishment has an outdoor jacuzzi for your relaxation, as well as a great restaurant onsite. Go to ChaletFinder to discover more about this hotel in Chatel or visit their website (http://www.renardhotel.com).
La Ferme is a large chalet (with capacity for up to 17 guests) offering both catered and self-catered holidays. The town centre is just 10 minutes walk away and there is a free bus service that goes from the road outside. Check this catered or self-catered chalet on ChaletFinder or alternatively head to their website (http://www.chatel.nl).
La Ferme du Nant is a chalet situated between Chalet and La Chapelle d'Abondance, offering both catered and self-catered holidays for groups of up to 20 people. The chalet has great panoramic views of the valley and luxury facilities including a jacuzzi. To see more check out this traditional chalet on ChaletFinder or visit their website (http://www.susieward.com).
Chalet Alpaka is a catered chalet in the centre of Chatel. It's a great place for a group or family holiday, and close proximity to the slopes is a great convenience. Find out more about this catered chalet in Chatel, or head to their website (http://www.wenschalets.co.uk).