Where to stay around Les Houches?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,822 holiday lettings near Les Houches. From 2,606 Condos/Apartments to 960 Chalets, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Les Houches area.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Les Houches?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Les Houches. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Les Houches Ski Lift: 6,975 holiday lettings
  • Prarion Gondola: 7,150 holiday lettings
  • Bellevue Cable Car: 6,987 holiday lettings
  • Coupe du Monde Ski Lift: 6,964 holiday lettings
  • Maison Neuve Ski Lift: 7,039 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Les Houches listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Les Houches?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,606 Condos/Apartments in Les Houches. Our other popular types of Les Houches holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 960 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 85 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 16 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I rent mountain rentals in Les Houches?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 2,156 mountain rentals in Les Houches. You have also many other possibilities in Les Houches area, including:

  • Downtown rentals: 358 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 153 holiday rentals
  • Beach rentals: 35 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Les Houches?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 527 holiday homes with pool available in Les Houches. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental villa or ski chalet in Les Houches, Chamonix, France your home away from home

    Les Houches is the most westerly of the Chamonix ski resorts, offering the ideal location for a family or mixed ability skiing holiday to France. Based at the foot of the spectacular Mont Blanc, the runs in Les Houches offer incredibly long descents through pine forests. However, there is far more to enjoy from a holiday rental in Les Houches than just the skiing.

    Things to do on holiday in Les Houches, Chamonix, France

    The ski season lasts from December until April in Les Houches. The resort is absolutely ideal for intermediate or new skiers, with plenty of gentle slopes and long, wide descents, as well as a couple of more expert runs. Aside the downhill pistes, self catering accommodation in Les Houches gives you access to 10km of cross country skiing trails, snow shoe tracks, telemark instruction, dog sledding rides and even ski jumping. Children are more than welcome in Les Houches, making a ski chalet or ski apartment in Les Houches perfect for young families, as there are 4 crèches and a ski school.

    Away from the snow, hang gliding and paragliding in the mountains are hugely popular in both the winter and the summer, keeping Les Houches’ villas in business during the summer months. There is a climbing wall and forest ropes and adventure course which are not for the feint hearted.

    The ski chalets of Les Houches turn to Les Houches villas during the summer, basking in summer sun, high in the Alps, offering magnificent views and a new range of activities to entertain. The 12 world class restaurants remain open all year, so there is no shortage of entertainment when staying in self catering accommodation in Les Houches. There is a large number of hiking trails and organized excursions into the mountains. Mountain climbing is perfect in Les Houches, and there are not only mountaineering courses, but climbing schools too.

    The Merlet Animal Park and the Gorges de la Diosaz are little gems of outstanding natural beauty which really should be investigated if you can you find the time from your ski chalet or apartment in Les Houches.

    Places to holiday in Les Houches, Chamonix, France

    As part of the Chamonix ski region, a ski chalet in Les Houches actually has access to 343 downhill pistes covering 700km!

    If the skiing in Les Houches is not advanced enough for your level of experience, Argentiere is based on the glacier region of Mont Blanc, and offers some of the most consistent and demanding skiing in Chamonix. Not only are the pistes terrifying, but the après-ski is also energetic!

    Mixed parties of skiers looking for a ski chalet in Les Houches would be advised to look at Les Contamines too. There are a great range of pistes and extensive off-piste skiing too.

    Weather in Les Houches, Chamonix, France

    Summer temperatures make taking an apartment in Les Houches great for walking, climbing and enjoying the scenery. Temperatures hover around the 15˚C for much of the summer. Winters are of course colder, but the climate in Les Houches is not harsh.

    Flights to Les Houches, Chamonix, France

    Annecy (NCY) and Geneva Airports (GVA) are the closest to the holiday rentals in Les Houches. Cheap flights can be found through BMI and easyJet especially, and there are a number of good deals throughout the summer which make a last minute holiday or weekend break to Les Houches a great option at any time of the year.

    Activities and attractions in and around Les Houches

    Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Les Houches has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Bellevue Cable Car (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Planpraz Tram (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
    • Aiguille du Midi Cable Car (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
    • Planards Adventure Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
    • Sea of Ice (6.2 mi / 10 km)
    • Skyway Monte Bianco (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)

    Seasonal weather in Les Houches

    Travellers enjoy Les Houches for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in December, February, January or September, when snowfall averages 860.47 inches and temperatures average -2°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Les Houches

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Les Houches is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Mont Blanc (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
    • Parc de Merlet (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
    • Aiguille du Midi (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
    • Lake Gaillands (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
    • Gorges of Diosaz (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
    • Lac Vert (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)