Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Chatel - Le Soli A6
Self catered 1 bedroom apartment sleeps 6, walk to main lift and resort centre
Le Soli A6 is a large 1 bedroom apartment (47sqm) located 400m from the Chatel resort centre. Located on the 2nd floor it has a large south-west facing balcony with spectacular views over the Linga slopes and the Abondance Valley. It comprises of a lounge, with sofa bed and other seating, a full sized kitchen/diner with table and seating for 6, large double bedroom, bath/shower room and separate WC.
In the lounge area there is a satellite TV with DVD/CD player and board games for your entertainment. One entire wall of the lounge is glazed with a large sliding door onto the balcony making the most of the fantastic views. The kitchen is fully equipped with oven, electric hob, fridge, microwave and coffee maker. All utensils, crockery and cutlery are provided.The spacious bedroom has a double bed and full sized bunk beds. There is a ski locker located within the building and off street parking for your convenience.
How to find us:: By Plane: Geneva Airport is only 75km away By Train: there are stations at Thonon-les-Bains in France (SNCF), and Aigle or Monthey in Switzerland (CFF). By Car: there are two routes into Châtel, either via Thonon-les-Bains in France, or via Monthey in Switzerland. Driving from Calais you can usually get to Châtel in around 9 hours. Our suggested route is motorway from Calais to Besançon, Pontarlier, towards Lausanne, Montreux, Monthey, Morgins, and Châtel.
Winter:: Chatel (1235m/4025ft) is one of the most attractive resorts in the Haute-Savoire region of the French Alps. It is part of the Portes du Soleil, one of the largest ski regions in Europe, covering 12 resorts including Avoriaz, Morzine, Les Gets in France and Champéry, Torgon and Morgins in Switzerland. In all it has over 650km of ski slopes with 208 lifts all accessible using a single, inclusive ski-pass.
Chatel has an excellent snow record and Le Soli is ideally placed for getting to the ski slopes. The Super Chatel gondola is a short walk away and free buses depart from the market square for the chair lifts in Linga and Pre-la-Joux.
All levels of skiers and snowboarders are well catered for with mile after mile of well groomed runs for intermediates and easy access to a number of high altitude slopes for beginners. For experts, the amount of easily accessible off piste is just phenomenal. There are also a number of good, steep black runs including the infamous 'Swiss Wall'.
Summer:: In the summer season you have access to hundreds of kilometers of mountain biking tracks and mountain footpaths of varying difficulty. There are also man-made mountain biking trails to suit all levels throughout the region with dedicated bike parks at Pre-la-joux and Super Chatel. The lifts are open during July and August making your mountain ascents much easier.
There are 8 tennis courts and a large open air pool within a 10 minute walk of the apartment. Facilities for other activities such as rock climbing, via ferrata, white water rafting, pony trekking and canyoning are also close by.
The pretty towns of Evian and Thonon-les-Bains are both within a 40 minute drive. Here you can catch a ferry to travel across lake Geneva or participate in other beach side activities such as watersking and sailing. These towns also have spa and wellness centers. On the Swiss side, Montreux (home of the world renowned Jazz Festival during the first two weeks of July) is a 40 minute drive away.
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- children welcome
- pets not allowed
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair inaccessible