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The luxury of Courchevel ski holidays. Divided into multiple alpine villages and nestled in the middle of the mountains, Courchevel is legendary. Thrill-seekers come here for off piste and of course for the amazing Courchevel ski area. With 600 kilometers of slopes, the Trois-Vallées ski area is one of the largest in the world.
Courchevel and more precisely Courchevel 1850 is one of the most glamorous resorts in the French Alps with its own altiport, countless Michelin-star restaurants, 5 star hotels and palaces, bars, trendy clubs and shops. Home to a plethora of luxurious chalets, Courchevel, is the go-to destination for the ultimate luxury ski holiday.
For those who aren’t so keen on skiing, there are a number of other ways to explore Courchevel, from helicopter rides and paragliding to segways and mountain biking. If you are a nature lover, we recommend taking a snowshoe hike or Nordic walk from your Courchevel chalet, or if you are feeling adventurous test some dog sledging. Ask our concierge team, they are here to design and organize the perfect agenda for you.
Album Properties loves Courchevel : this luxurious destination is a great choice for families and groups of friends who want to have it all.
Courchevel chalets are renowned for their state-of-the-art facilities and service. For those travelling with children, Album Properties has a collection of family ski chalets in Courchevel featuring dedicated playrooms, TV lounges and children’s room. We will help you choose from catered or self-catered ski chalets depending on the level of service you require.
Luxury chalets in Courchevel tend to sell out months in advance, especially during high seasons like Christmas, New Year, Half Term and all school holidays, so we recommend making a reservation as soon as possible to ensure the greatest selection.
When to visit ?
Courchevel reveals its immaculate valleys from December to March. Top notch skiing, snowshoeing, luxury shopping and Savoyard specialities will all be there for you. However, you can travel to Courchevel all year. The weather is warm from June to September, and the scenery is magnificent and lush. The atmosphere is different: if winter is about luxury, summer in Courchevel is more about outdoor sports. Will it be skiing in winter or quiet Courchevel summer holidays ?
How to get here ?
The villages of Courchevel are accessible by plane or train from all over Europe, via Lyon or Geneva. Courchevel altiport is only 3 km from Courchevel 1850. You can also reach Courchevel by car, following the serpentine routes. If you choose the winter season for your Courchevel ski holidays, make sure your car is prepared with snow tires.
Megève is an exclusive Alpine ski resort in established by the Rothschild family in the 1920s as an alternative to St. Moritz. It was a favourite destination for French aristocrats and remains one today. As well as being a ski holiday destination, Megève is a cultural center that maintains a delightful French ambiance and an atmosphere of elegance and style. Luxury chalets are abundant in Megève.
Its charming car-free village centre circles a medieval-style square displaying a wide range of architecture styles. Megève is the perfect destination for shoppers and those wishing to enjoy ski resort amenities without hitting the slopes. The area boasts chic boutiques, Michelin-starred restaurants, and sophisticated bars and clubs for apres-ski and enchanting nights.
From its many runs, Megève offers scenic views of Mont Blanc, making it one of France’s most scenic ski destinations. Megève is divided into three sectors, Rochebrune, Mont d’Arbois, and Le Jaillet, giving luxury skiers a variety of skiing experiences suited to all ages, abilities and tastes.
Megève is where the three founders of Album lived years ago and where Album was born in 2022. It is very special for us to bring guests from all over the world to this stunning French village that was ours. The strong bonds created in Megève in addition to the part of our life spent in this destination are the reason why we can easily say that we know Megève like the back of our hands ; why we love sharing the very best of this outstanding mountain village.
When to visit ?
The Megève region can be discovered all year round. December to March for skiing, the Christmas tree lightning on central plaza mid-December is something ! Those who love hiking can choose between the snowy landscapes in winter and the beautiful green valleys in summer. Biking in Megève is also a very good option, either for road bike or mountain biking (The Tour de France has passed through in the last years). Yearly events like Jazz in Megève or like Toquicimes attract guests in quieter seasons. Megève weather has something for everyone.
How to get here ?
Nestled in the heart of the Mont Blanc massif, at an altitude of 1100 meters, and served by a very well-maintained road with almost no hairpin turns, the village of Megève is very easy to access. On top of that, it is only an hour away from Geneva airport. Private jets and of course helicopters can land at Megève altiport, situated just 10 minutes away from Megève village center.
The stunning Mont Blanc dominates the landscape of Chamonix, which has been a popular winter holiday destination for centuries and hosted the 1924 Winter Olympics. Prior to this, Chamonix was an extremely popular base for mountaineering and this legacy continues to the present day.
Located in the Valley, running for 20 kilometers from Les Houches to Le Tour, Chamonix offers one of the most captivating settings to enjoy a luxury ski holiday. Its picturesque old town is car-free, with cobble streets and beautiful buildings.
Chamonix’s chalet rentals are located throughout the resort, most within walking distance or a short drive from the slopes.
The shops in Chamonix offer everything from souvenirs to top climbing equipment. There are many bars and restaurants for après-ski dining and socializing. Alternatively, for those renting a catered chalet in Chamonix, delicious food will be served in the privacy of their home.
Families and « adrenaline-holics » will find a wide range of activities to keep themselves occupied if skiing, riding, paragliding or hiking are not on the agenda. Take a tour of the Grotte de Glace (ice cave) and Glaciarium at Montenvers or discover the indoor Olympic ice rink. There are also plenty of designated zones for sledging. Ask our concierge team, they are here to design and organize the perfect agenda for you. With its 5 ski resorts, Grands Montets, Les Houches, Balme, La Flegère and Le Brevent, Chamonix Mont-Blanc is the perfect destination for ski holidays and for all sports enthusiasts.
When to visit ?
There is no off-season for a stay in a chalet in Chamonix because the scenery is magical all year round. Nature lovers will be spoilt for choice at any time of year, but the best time to visit will depend on your interests and the experience you want to live.
If you love hiking, go for a holiday in a Chamonix chalet rental in the summer months to explore the trails and meet marmots and mountain ibexes along the way. Fans of skiing and other mountain sports opt for our Chamonix ski chalets in winter, when the village is coated in a deep layer of white powder.
How to get here ?
This region at the foot of Mont Blanc is as easy to get to as it is breathtaking.
To reach your chalet in Chamonix, you first fly into Geneva airport. Geneva Airport is the closest airport to Chamonix, just one hour on a fast and easy road. A transfer from the airport to your Chamonix chalet rental is the easiest and most comfortable option. The easiest way to get to Chamonix by train is through St. Gervais-le Fayet. Located 20km away from the ski resort, it is served by TER regional trains and the TGV (high speed train). If you are reaching Chamonix by helicopter, you can easily land at CMBH heliport in Argentière, just a few minuts from Chamonix.
Saint Gervais Mont Blanc is home to the highest mountain in Europe, the Mont Blanc. It is a pleasant village set above a valley in the heart of the Mont Blanc massif. Featuring 19th century architecture, Saint Gervais is a charming village that has been welcoming visitors since 1806 to its curative thermal waters. It is still the case nowadays, but the resort is also very much known for its ski area shared with famous Megève. The ski area, Evasion Mont Blanc, features 400 km of slopes.
Situated right between Megève and Chamonix, a luxury ski holiday in Saint Gervais Mont Blanc gives you the opportunity to jump to these neighboring resorts for a diner and all kind of mountain experiences during your stay. It is also possible to access the slopes of Les Houches in the Chamonix valley via the historic mountain railway, the Mont-Blanc Tramway. With its diverse range of activities, family-friendly atmosphere and luxury ski chalets, Saint Gervais Mont Blanc is a fantastic place to recharge one’s batteries and enjoy new experiences. Situated at the foot of Mont Blanc, Saint Gervais Mont Blanc is a year-round resort with a variety of cultural offerings. Home to two of the regions most renowned baroque churches as well as several museums and galleries, makes it the perfect destination for non-skiers.
There is also a fantastic gastronomic scene to discover; from Michelin-starred dining to classic French cuisine, there are plenty of mouth-watering dishes on offer. Don’t miss out on a visit to the famous thermal baths, home to multiple spring water pools, both indoors and outdoors. The town also has an Olympic-size ice rink for skating, ice hockey and curling. The village is divided into St Gervais les Bains village center, at 850 meters high and Les Communailles and St Nicolas de Véroce at 1200 meters high, with direct access to the slopes.
When to visit ?
Saint Gervais Mont Blanc village can be discovered all year round. December to March for all kind of winter activities. Biking from Saint Gervais is also a very good option, either for road bike or mountain biking. The Tour de France, Tour de l’avenir, Critérium du Dauphiné have gone through the village and its surroundings quite a few times these last years. Hiking from Saint Gervais is a very good idea during summer season.
How to get here ?
Nestled in the heart of the Mont Blanc massif, at an altitude of 850 meters, the village of Saint Gervais is very easy to access by car. Even high speed trains (TGV) reach the lower part of the village, 10 minutes from city center. On top, it is only an hour away from Geneva airport. Megève altiport is 25 minutes away, Chamonix altiport is 30 minutes away.
Ideally located in one of the most stunning bays on Earth, the glamorous city of Cannes is a year-round destination where we’ve been partly living for years. Its Palaces, luxury boutiques, gourmet restaurants and private beaches fit perfectly with a stunning surrounding nature.
Cannes is well known for its spectacular lineup of world-class events such as the famous International Film Festival at its centerpiece.
Cannes offers a variety of beautiful spots and sea views to spend a day by the sea or swimming pool. Our private Concierge and team will provide you their best advice to find the most beautiful, fine and secret spots of town and surrounding area, that counts more than 80 Michelin-starred restaurants. Our private chefs can also cook a home based meal, some local mediterranean specialities if you prefer to enjoy a sunny outdoor terrace or cozy dining room with a lit fireplace.
Cannes and its bay is also known for the architecture that can be admired from the sky by airplane or helicopter, with historic monuments such as the majestic Château Thorenc, which was built in the 1870s for the Duchess of Bedford, the eccentric Palais Bulles designed by the famous architect Annti Lovag or the breathtaking islands of Lérins which are the perfect anchoring spot for a sailing day. The proximity to Nice, Monaco and the Italian border on the east side and Saint-Tropez on the west side makes the location of Cannes the place to be to enjoy the entire Côte d’Azur and its beautiful countrysides full of lavender fields and olive trees. The French Riviera stretches along the southern coast of France and is one of the most wonderful destinations worldwide.
When to visit ?
Cannes is an all year-round destination, providing warm summers and balmy winters. The hottest time of the year is during July and August, which is ideal for beaches and pools, coveted by tourists. For this reason, renting a luxury Villa is a a good option to keep you away from packed hotels and crowded places.
May is usually the busiest month, with the world’s elite coming for the Film Festival and the Monaco Grand Prix.
How to get here ?
Access to your luxury Villa in Cannes is very easy. From Nice-Côte d’Azur international airport, it takes around 30 minutes by car to get to Cannes city center. Cannes-Mandelieu airport is around 15 minutes from Cannes city center but is reserved to private and business aviation. High speed trains arrive in Cannes railway station which located downtown.
Reaching Cannes by the sea ? Don’t hesitate to contact us. Our Concierge will find a perfect spot for your boat in one of the closest harbors.