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Name Description Maximum Occupancy Price Range

Chalet Morzine Luxury Chalets 


A charming ski in/ski out chalet that will accommodate 18 guests. 


Extra person charges may apply 




Chalet Hotel StarLight 


An economical 2 star hotel offering half board and complimentary Internet access. 

Extra person charges may apply 



Ferme de Printemps 


A luxury 18th century farmhouse with upscale amenities. 


Extra person charges may apply 













Igloo located at 270 Route de la Combe à Zore, 74110 Morzine, France; 04 50 74 00 74


La Falaise located at Résidence Douchka Avoriaz, 74110 Morzine, France; 04 50 74 10 48 


2010 - 2011 Rental Equipment Information

2010 - 2011 Ski School Information



Avoriaz represents a break-through in modern resort design. While ski centres in the 1960s were being 'thrown up' or developing in areas of great natural beauty in France, Italy, Switzerland and North America, Avoriaz was arguably the first to consider the importance of architectural design. Two aspects of design also - firstly the layout plan, secondly the architecture. Built on a cliff edge above the already successful French resort of Morzine, Avoriaz still seems 'space-aged' and unique 40 years on. Sitting on the border with Switzerland, at a snowsure altitude, car-free and in one of the largest lift-linked ski areas in the world, it has a lot going for it. From a great distance it can be seen standing out against the white mountains but, because its style is so important, it appears more as a sculpture than a sprawling resort. Nearer to it, the effect changes to tall angular buildings that shine gold in the sunlight and right up close you realise that this isn't an especially hi-tec construction, the buildings just being clad in natural local red cedar wooden slates with plenty of glass, giving it a rather warm feel. The buildings are supposed to blend in to their natural environment, and in a way they do, although it should be stressed that the resort is well above the treeline on a vast snowy plateau. The architects created a large square in the centre of the resort and put a children's tobogganing slope in the middle. At one side of the square there is an open-air ice rink, on another a festival hall. The resort is designed so that all accommodation is slopeside with access over snow only.

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Pros: Huge ski area, great snow record, lots of off piste, great apres ski

Cons: Sometimes get rain in the village!

I live in the linked resort Morzine and both ski and board in Avoriaz all the time. It's a truly epic ski terrain with 100's of km's of pisted slopes across Avoriaz, Morzine, Les Gets, Chatel et al and an equivalent amount of off piste. Nightlife (unusually for French ski resorts) is awsome with the full range from grunge bars, upmarket wine bars, family friendly and also Michelin starred restaurants. Boarders are well catered for with a range of terrain parks and half-pipes. Try it. 


Pros: Huge area and a central location, Great trail runs, nice park (if unconventional) and good, stable conditions

Cons: Not very pretty resort(not too bad), some runs are low for late season

A nice resort with lots of intermediate skiing in varied reds, and a large, decently connected pass area. The conditions are usually good and reliable, and a large snow park through trees gives amateurs a shot to try some treeskiing and basic park stuff. The park's format is good and it has a nice woodland theme, however it lacks the big jumps that more advanced showoff doucheba riders crave (there is a halfpipe elsewhere however, and other parks in the lift area). Somewhat lacking in hard offpiste, but otherwise probably the best location in the Port du Soleil region (certainly better situated than nearby Morzine, no offense Doyley).