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About this Resort


Chalet Cristal is in an excellent location in the La Daille area of Val d'Isere; a resort with the well deserved reputation as one of the world's best and most beautiful ski areas. With its 300 kilometres of maintained slopes, Val, linked with the adjoining resort of Tignes, boasts one of the largest ski areas with a huge variety of runs for all levels. Meanwhile its off piste options for powder addicts are simply legendary.

Whether you are looking to cruise on its wide slopes or pit yourself against the best on the men's Olympic downhill run, Val d'Isere and the Espace Killy ski area, completely deserves its world class ranking. It has a great ski infrastructure with many fast, high capacity and well-managed lifts so you rarely have to queue. Our chalet is perfectly placed to get you to the centre of the action; its only 150m from the La Daille telecabine and the Etroits chairlift, as well as the 'Funival' funicular across the road which takes you in just three minutes to the top of the Bellevarde at 2827m.

Val d'Isere offers a perfect mix of tradition and modernity having developed into a contemporary and chic alpine village whilst preserving its sense of tradition and old charm. Enjoy exploring the centre of the old town where rustic chalets and old stone properties nestle amongst modern shopping arcades (offering great sports and fashion ware) creating a unique ambience and a great setting for some retail therapy! You can easily reach the centre of Val d'Isere from La Daille on foot or thanks to the free shuttle bus service which runs every day until around 2am.

Snow Record

Val d'Isere has one of the best snow records of any ski resort in Europe. The majority of skiing throughout Val d'Isere and Tignes ski area is above 1800m. Additionally there are two glaciers ensuring that skiing is available throughout the ski season. The highest is the Grande Motte at 3656m whose slopes are the highest of the region.

Skiing in Resort

Val d'Isere is well known for providing a huge variety of skiing and boarding with a broad range of well-groomed pistes. With its wide runs cutting through vast snowfields Val provides perfect fare for 'cruisers' as well as offering the world-renowned challenges of the Face de Bellevarde - the site of the 1992 Olympics men's downhill which drops more than a kilometre to the valley floor; In total there are 300km of marked pistes to enjoy and whilst Val has a deserved reputation for challenging the advanced skier, there are also large areas suited to less experienced skiers and beginners: notably the Ski Tranquille and Solaise area. For a detailed review of each ski run in Val d'Isere see our Val d'Isere piste guide.

Val d'Isere is one of the top resorts for freeride and off-piste - one of its main attractions - and is well organised for the more adventurous.

There are two snowparks in the Espace Killy, with a variety of jumps, rails and kickers that make them great for park novices or experts alike to home their skills.

Après Ski

Val d'Isere is world renowned for it's variety of apres ski venues and activities. La Folie Douce and Dick's Tea Bar, along with Moris Pub and La Petit Danois are the main bars with live entertainment daily.

      Families, Children
      Apres Ski, Night Life
      Great Shopping
      Village Atmosphere


    Total Pistes: 300km

    • 15 Black Slopes
    • 34 Red Slopes
    • 69 Blue Slopes
    • Longest Run: 5500m
    • Village height: 1850m
    • Highest lift: 3466m
    • Slope Direction: W, NW, N
    • Snow Cannons: 202

    Lift System

    • Lifts in Total: 98

    • Chair lifts: 48
    • Drag lifts: 40
    • Gondola: 4


    • Ice Skating
    • Paragliding
    • Cinema
    • Nightclubs / Disco
    • Sports Centre
    • Swimming Pool
    • Restaurants
    • Hang Gliding
    • Snow Mobiling
    • Snowshoe Tours
    • Heli Skiing
    • Ice Climbing
    • Quad Bikes
    • Library
    • Dog Sledding
    • Microlight flights
    • Bridge Club
    • Ice Driving
  • £50

    Bringing Own Equipment : Carriage Ski/Snowboard (6 days)


    Travel Insurance : Winter Sports Travel Insurance - 1 week

    This comprehensive travel insurance policy also covers winter sports and can be booked by anybody up to and including 65 years old. This policy is sold on the basis that you are healthy with no existing medical conditions. Please click here for full policy details and see the important notice on page 1. Child/Infant policy only valid where at least 1 adult policy is taken per booking

  • Kids & Childcare in resort

    Private Nanny Service

    Available in La Plagne, La Rosiere, Meribel, La Tania & Val d'Isere

    A private nanny service is available in this resort for children aged 4 months - 12 years old. Every day, one of the private nannies will come to your chalet, apartment or hotel and take the children out on an exciting adventure filled with arts & crafts, sleighing and playing in the snow!

    The School Run

    Your private nanny is happy to drop your kids off at ski school, and pick them up after a day of learning. She will report back with any new developments!

    Lunch Time

    Leave your nanny pocket money and she will happily to go to the supermarket and prepare lunch for the kids. Alternatively, she will take them to one of the restaurants in resort.


    Babysitting is available in the evenings at an additional charge of £40 for 3 hours. This handy service is available any evening from 7pm.

    The private nanny service ensures that your children are well taken care of. The ratios are a maximum of two children to one nanny for kids under 2 years of age. For the older kids, up to four children to one nanny is recommended. This gives your little ones the attention they require.

    Services Available:

    Full Day Service

    Includes 8 consecutive hours per day between 8:30am to 8pm
    Off-Peak Price: £720
    Peak Price: £790

    Half Day Service

    Includes 4 consecutive hours per day between 8:30am to 8pm
    Off-Peak Price: £395
    Peak: Unavailable

    The private nanny services are subject to availability so call Ski Beat on 01273 855 100 for a code to book.

    Important Note: Please note if you choose to book the services outlined above, your contract for them will not be with us and the services will not form part of any package of services we may supply. Your contract for these services will be with the supplier of the services identified above as appropriate. The booking conditions of that supplier will apply to that contract. We accept no liability in respect of these services or for the acts or omissions of any supplier(s) or other person(s) or party(ies) connected with them.

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