Discover Chatel, the resort that keeps a lot of families coming back year after year, with its vast choice of runs and slopes for snowboarders and young riders.
About Chatel, France
Chatel is a ski resort lying in the Mont Blanc Massif in the Haute-Savoie department in France. Located in a tranquil setting in the centre of Portes du Soleil, it offers a friendly welcome and the most attractive piste and off-piste facilities imaginable.
The region is famous for its steep hills, big mountain terrain and iconic off-piste snowboarding. Its excellent reputation draws the most demanding skiers, who are impressed by its high standards of care, attention to detail, excellent food and dining.
Types of Property in Chatel
The Snowboarding Terrain in Chatel
The snowboarders’ paradise, Chatel is located in the heart of the 3 Vallées. It’s one of the largest French resorts and offers unhindered snowboarding on its various trails and parks. Whether you are a beginner or a champion, you will find a wide choice of slopes to work on your carving and freestyle techniques.
Chatel resort has a fully equipped freeride sector for beginners and pros up 1450m with different runs each of which has a different way of going down. Whether jumps, gaps, ravines, powder snow, it’s all there.
Chatel is a freestyle oriented resort at the foot of the French Alps. Since the 80’s novices and pros are discovering its steep slopes for training and competitions. This site has unusual steep slopes. If you are advanced, you’ll enjoy it!
Chatel offers a huge number of runs, and is a paradise for all levels of snowboarders. You can start off on the small green run, and work your way up through reds to blacks. There are some fantastic off-piste possibilities in the trees or over on the glacier. If night-tubing is your thing, you will be spoilt here.
Is Chatel Family Friendly?
Chatel is renowned for its family-friendly atmosphere with loads of activities, entertainments and child care facilities, which create the perfect conditions for your own family to have a great holiday.
The resort is crammed with activities and entertainment arranged especially for kids. Chatel also boasts numerous childcare facilities, ice skating park, snowboarding school and toboggan centre baby-lifts.
Properties in Chatel
Situated in a prime location, just above the largest ski area of the Espace Killy and yet close to the fine villages and the shores of Lake Geneva, Chatel is one of the biggest resorts in the Three Valleys. The new development of ‘La Ferté’ offers an exclusive approach to renting out your second home in this charming village which boasts top-class slopes and modern facilities.
If you’re looking at buying, new-build properties along Le Doubs – a fast blue run – are best, with the added benefits of two ski schools in the village and increased year-round popularity.
Each well designed, individual property is equipped with all that you could need for your perfect holiday in the mountains. Wherever you are looking in Chatel, whether it is the village itself, or the side valleys of Les Trois Vallees, La Plaine or Sallanches and Renex, we have properties that match your budget and requirements. We are confident that you will find something special for yourself.
Getting to Chatel
Thanks to its close proximity to Geneva Airport, flying in is easy and is only around a one-hour journey. As well as the airport itself, there are many companies that provide transport services from Geneva to the resort for skiers, including taxi transfers and some shuttle bus services that run directly from Geneva Airport to the ski area.