La Varlope offers good quality, very spacious and flexible accommodation.
The accommodation comprises two fully-equipped, self-contained apartments, which may be rented separately.
Rental prices quoted are for one 3 bedroom apartment sleeping a maximum of 6 (on the ground and first floors).
In addition, there is a second apartment on the top floor of the chalet which comfortably sleeps 4, meaning accommodation is available for up to 10 people in total - please ask for prices if you are interested in booking both apartments together.
We consider short breaks and non-standard arrival / departure dates too - please just ask!
Accommodation: In addition to the first/ground floor apartment visitors have the use of the garage for storage of equipment (great for skis or mountain bikes).
The south facing balcony is equipped with a canopy providing shade for outside dining.
There is parking for three cars.
Supermarket 700m from chalet.
Locality/Travel: The alpine village of La Chapelle d’Abondance boasts several excellent restaurants, including an excellent micro-brewery 'Le Fer Rouge", which is approx 20 mins walk along the river.
The many bars and restaurants of Châtel are also within easy reach (3km).
Tourist offices in both La Chapelle and Chatel for information; Supermarket: 0.7km; Nearest airport – Geneva (65km/40 miles); Nearest ferry port – Calais (500 miles); Nearest railway station – Thonon les Bains (35km); Car: recommended.
La Chapelle d'Abondance in the summer: The summer offers warm temperatures and clear alpine air. The area is renowned for its hundreds of kilometres of walking and mountain biking tracks, with chairlift facilities providing access to the mountains where there are many cafes and restaurants. There is an excellent indoor/outdoor swimming pool and spa facility in Chatel and there are tennis courts within walking distance of the chalet.
Towns such as Annecy, Geneva, Evian, Yvoire, Montreux are within easy driving distance for day visits.
The chalet belongs to the local area's 'Multipass' scheme, offering huge discounts on a wide range of summer activities (including free access to the swimming pool in Chatel).