Les Airelles Courchevel, one of the most beautiful mountain hotel

Stop time, or at least put it on hold, amongst the pine trees which form a natural crown up around the Hôtel de Charme Les Airelles Courchevel, snuggled between the sky and the mountains in the heart of the Tarentaise region. A magical sojourn in the centre of the most glamorous of French ski resorts, Courchevel. A network of runs criss-crossing the famous Three Vallées, (Courchevel, Meribel and Val Thorens) unfurls like 600 kilometres of white ribbon at an altitude of 3,000 metres around this cosy refuge.

A timeless luxury hotel

Les Airelles’ wooden sculpted balconies are elevated at the heart of a group of the 11 prestigious establishments that make up Courchevel 1850, in the Jardin Alpin, a place imbued with the memory and history of a legendary international resort.

Les Airelles boasts imposing architecture, location and palatial appearance, a place where every detail has been carefully thought through, considered and executed, A hotel with 37 rooms and 14 suites where every whim is catered for in a fun, friendly environment. Since its renovation, Les Airelles Courchevel has been awarded 5 stars and luxury hotel status.

A 550 square metre cocoon with its own 130 square metre south-facing terrace is perched on the top floor: Les Airelles’ Private Apartment, dedicated to excellence. With its own access, four bedrooms, sitting rooms – one used as a cinema – dining room with double-sided fireplace and private bar, spa and terrace Jacuzzi, everything about it is exceptional. The open-air private spa features an ice fountain, sauna, sensory inside experience shower, huge Jacuzzi and a waterfall that starts flowing when you open the door. The magic continues through to the four mansard-roofed suites, one of which has a fantastic children’s area. All the glamour of intimate interiors.

Delighting your taste buds

Pierre Gagnaire, the great chef from Rue Balzac in Paris, set up his flavour laboratory in Les Airelles and designed a signature menu for his two-Michelin star restaurant, Pierre Gagnaire pour les Airelles. With several grand cru wine cellars, the gastronomic restaurant is a place suspended in time. On the Louis-Philippe side tables sits glassware designed by Hermès. From the ceiling hangs a custom-made Saint Louis chandelier sculpted with wooden cupolas. Around the tables sit armchairs designed by Olivier Gagnère. This treasury of elegance and refinement is reserved for an intimate number of only twenty guests who will discover the magical alchemy of revisited traditional cuisine.

Les Airelles Courchevel boasts also la Table du Jardin Alpin and le Coin Savoyard where you will enjoy luxury  buffets and discover local cuisine. Lovers of fondue, raclette, Beaufort gratin dishes, tartiflette and meat cooked over a wood fire can experience true, authentic mountain cuisine !

Consisting of a refined smoking room and a whole series of cosy little salons, the Bar des Airelles invites you to enjoy a gourmet supper or intimate conversation set to the pure music of a grand piano. Experience the elegance and chic abound here, a place famous for serving rare spirits, its unique ambiance, and regular end-of-week concerts.

Voyage into the land of luxury

Experience the true, authentic mountain atmosphere where the 180 members of Les Airelles are dressed in the highest quality Austrian costumes made-to-measure in Salzburg. In the “ski room”, ski valets wearing Alpine hunting uniform warm up gloves and boots before taking guests to meet ski instructors from the Courchevel French Ski School. A unique tailor-made service comprising waxing and skating valets, a groom, two ski men and a coachman dressed by the Arpin woollen mill…

A horse-drawn carriage designed by Hermès Intérieur & Design is reserved for the exclusive use of Les Airelles guests for magical rides through the village of Courchevel or to return from a day’s skiing. The carriage also delights children when its passenger is Father Christmas and his sack of presents. A dedicated ski shop offers a connoisseur’s selection of clothing and of course, Les Airelles Courchevel signature skis from AZ Atelier, the company run by Alain Zanco, specialising in designing skis that combine art and technology – made-to-measure skis that exude their authenticity through the scent of wood and varnish.

An avalanche of well-being

Within Les Airelles, be amazed, then allow yourself to be transported by the magical futurist scenery. Frolic in the waterfalls around the giant swimming pool. Lie back in the indoor and outdoor Jacuzzis. Experience 3D sensations in the sensory showers. Float away in the steam room or sauna, try out a surreal trip through the world’s first snow grotto! Real snowflakes refresh both body and mind at -10°!

Or exercise in the fitness suite under the watchful supervision of the Les Airelles sports coach. To soothe aching muscles, massages are given by the expert hands of a physiotherapist-osteopath. The new must-try spa experience takes place within one of the five completely sound-proof rooms: Cellcosmet’s wonderful range of treatments direct from Switzerland. Haute couture beauty makeovers using the prestigious Terry make-up range and Creed perfumes are also available. Round off this luxurious experience with a trip to the hair salon or barber… Les Airelles spa also makes visits to private chalets, so our beauticians and masseurs can carry out their treatments in complete peace and quiet in your accommodation.

Feted by The Leading Hotels of the World, Les Airelles Courchevel is indisputably one of the most beautiful mountain hotels in the world !

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