Club Med Val Thorens, France
Club Med Val Thorens Sensations; warm atmosphere, contemporary design in the heart of the world’s largest ski domain!
Get your fill of new sensations in the heart of the 3 Valleys (3 Vallées)**, in a resort that combines exceptional skiing with the pleasures of après-ski, in a sumptuous setting with fabulous panoramic views. In November 2013, Val Thorens, Europe’s highest ski resort (2300 metres), was voted “Most Innovative Ski Resort in Europe” (World Snow Awards), “France’s Best Ski Resort” and “World’s Best Ski Resort” (World Ski Awards). Come and experience it for yourself!
Club Med Val Thorens opens out onto the world’s largest ski area, with 600 kilometres of equipped slopes, 320 signposted runs, and some 174 ski lifts. There are clear benefits of being at such a high altitude: Val Thorens is quite rightly renowned for the incomparable quality of its snow, which is guaranteed from November to May. It boasts remarkable sunshine and snow cover, is surrounded by 6 glaciers and 6 equipped mountain peaks at altitude of more than 3000 metres. Enjoy unique panoramic views over more than 1000 peaks in the French, Swiss and Italian Alps.
Club Med Val Thorens highlights at a glance
- Enjoying majestic panoramic views from this amazing resort
- Trying all the pleasures of snow sports from Alpine skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing and speed riding (flying), in one of the best ski resorts
- Choosing between a moment of sheer relaxation at Club Med Spa by CARITA* and a session on a 10-metre climbing wall
- Living each day at your own pace, with cosy evenings by the fireside and festive nights with friends
- Original gourmet eating at all hours, take-away snacks for the slopes and top dining with a star chef
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*At an additional cost
**3 Valleys (3 Vallées), is a ski region in the Tarentaise Valley, south of Moutiers. As implied by its name, the area originally consisted of three valleys: Saint-Bon, Allues, and Belleville (where Val Thorens is located). The skiing area has since been extended into a ‘fourth’ valley, the Maurienne valley.
Club Med Val Thorens Sensations has 384 rooms featuring top-end design providing maximum light and comfort. Enjoy magical moments of sheer relaxation in your room and fabulous views over the ski area from your balcony. Many of these offer interconnecting rooms.
At Global Travel Solutions we know how important wining and dining is. We also know how expensive it can be while on holiday. That’s why we love Club Med Val Thoren’s truly all-inclusive package… all you have to do is enjoy your holiday.
Club Med Val Thorens chefs prepare delicious, creative cuisine and impeccable table art. They pull out all the stops to ensure you have a fabulous and entertaining meal. Located on the first floor with a terrace, the Main Restaurant is a warm and friendly restaurant proposing a new-generation buffet concept with the best of mountain cuisine.
For good food moments in an intimate atmosphere, The Epicurious, offers a variety of great eating experiences in a “Gourmet Lounge” spirit. A warm decor blending authenticity and modernity provides the perfect backdrop for tasting fine local produce. Depending on the time of day, you can relax with a gourmet lunchtime picnic or an elegant tasting menu in the evening, courtesy of master chef Edouard Loubet. With 2 Michelin stars and 5 Gault & Millau toques to his credit, he was named chef of the year in 2011. You will find more surprises in store in the wine cellar* and fine grocery corner*. (*At an additional cost)
For those who can’t wait to get out on the slopes, the self-service corner in the ski room has hot drinks and snacks to take away.
Club Med pride themselves on having the most all-inclusive drinks package available. At Club Med Val Thorens the bar is truly open for anything you desire from wine, beer, cocktails, soft drinks & juices. You can enjoy drinks any time…perhaps after a fun day of skiing, pre-dinner cocktails and canapés with family and friends or wine & beer with lunch and dinner. It also means you don’t have to worry about how many drinks the kids may have signed to the room throughout the day!
At the Main Bar, on the 4th floor, you will find a friendly atmosphere with plenty of buzz, warm colour and vast windows. Perhaps you may prefer intimate evenings in the lounge bar, located inside the Epicurious Gourmet Lounge.
While Club Med Val Thorens Sensations does not have any formal facilities for families, it still offers an excellent destination for those seeking a fantastic ski holiday without kids clubs. The Suites and other rooms offering offer interconnecting options for children and you can pay additional for their ski lessons.
Free accommodation for under 4 year-olds *entry to kids clubs is not included
No children’s facilities are offered at this resort