Club Med's reimagined ski resort in the Savoie region of the French Alps, Club Med Alpe d’Huez, officially opened on Dec. 15.
Situated 6,100 feet high in the Grandes Rousses Mountains, the resort provides an all-new upscale experience, after recently completing a $145 million renovation, earning its 4-Trident status and providing guests with an elevated winter family vacation.
Club Med Alpe d’Huez’s renovations transform the resort into a trendy, modern and multi-faceted experience for multi-generational families, couples, friends and solo adventurers looking to cross skiing in the Alps off their bucket list. The ski-in/ski-out resort provides chic accommodations, authentic food and beverage options, a wide range of ski and snowboard experiences, new activities for all ages and breathtaking views overlooking the Southern Alps.
With 300 days of sunshine per year, the resort’s warm and comfortable atmosphere will welcome both winter sports and summer biking/hiking enthusiasts.
Guests of Club Med Alpe d’Huez can enjoy the following:
- 441-rooms with three separate accommodation categories – Superior Rooms, Deluxe Rooms and Suites. Families seeking two-bedroom accommodations can opt for the Family Superior Room category or the Suite category. Suites also feature two bathrooms, an in-room lounge and private terrace overlooking the valley
- Panoramic views of the valley and slopes
- Two restaurants (Le Pic Blanc and The Gourmet Lounge) and one main bar (Le Névé)
Off the resort
Outside the resort walls, guests can enjoy the convenience of a ski-in/ski-out area that opens to the L’Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine ski region with more than 250 km of ski runs, including 18 black trails, 28 red trails, 31 blue trails and 34 green trails. Altitudes range between 1,800 metres and 3,330 metres.
As part of Club Med’s all-inclusive ski package, guests will receive a ski lift pass and have access to daily group ski and snowboard lessons, ranging from beginner to advanced. New for this ski season, guests can also participate in fun-filled family-dedicated lessons with two designated slopes for kids as young as four years old.
Guests seeking active experiences outside of traditional skiing and snowboarding can also opt for the following activities: snowshoeing, hiking, Nordic walking, cross-country skiing, skijoring, dog sledding, paragliding, rail sledding, ice skating, swimming lessons at the resort’s indoor pool and the resort’s must-try experience of virtual reality sledding. For a more relaxing experience, guests can also self-indulge at the Club Med Spa by PAYOT and at an adult-exclusive wellness lounge with calm music, essential oils, comfy seating areas and yoga and meditation classes.
The resort features an extensive program for children between four months and 17 years of age. A new “Happy Lounge” will provide a dedicated area for families next to the children’s clubs with amenities such as an international library of children’s books, multicultural board games, a playground with climbing walls, a drawing wall and kid-friendly modular furniture.
Good to know
Club Med’s all-inclusive ski package includes premium accommodations, ski lift passes, group ski and snowboard lessons, personal equipment lockers, gourmet meals and snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, children’s clubs, activities, fitness classes, evening entertainment, Wi-Fi and gratuities. Guests can also add on flights, transfers and ski equipment to their packages.
Club Med Alpe d’Huez is situated two and a half hours from the Geneva airport, two hours from the Lyon airport and 90 minutes from the Grenoble airport.
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