When it comes to luxury ski resorts, the French Alps are world class by any standard. The term luxury hotels French Alps includes resorts that are both on the Southern French Alps and the Northern French Alps. The Southern Alps stretch from Grenoble to the Mediterranean, while the Northern Alps start from Portes du Solei and Chamonix to the Three Valleys and Tarentaise. The following list contains the best luxury ski resorts from both sides of the French Alps.
#5 Arc 1950
This exclusive ski resort is situated in the center of Savoie and has the perfect view of Mont Blanc. It offers a wide selection of luxury accommodations, located in eight hotel residences. Each of the residences has the prestige TripAdvisor Traveller’s choice 2018. The Radisson Blu hotel groups and Pierre & Vacances Premium are the brands that turn excellence into luxury.
#4 Megève, France
Megève has a long-lasting tradition of excellence. Almost a hundred years ago, in 1921, the first Ritz hotel was built there. Those days it attracted the cream of the French aristocracy. Nowadays, it is also a fascinating destination featuring idyllic spas and Michelin-starred restaurants.
#3 Alpe d’Huez
This super luxury resort is located in the Southern Alps, conveniently placed on a sunny plateau at 1850m. Alpe d’Huez features one of the most amazing leisure facilities, excellent nightlife, excellent childcare, and one of the most amazing slops on the Alps. Also, many agree that it has the best lift system in the region. The ski terrain can be deceptively steep in some parts, and gentle at some places.
#2 Les Gets Luxury Chalets
This luxury ski resort features access to more than 650 km of slopes. And if that is not enough, it also covers Swiss ski resorts as well. Skiers can grab a French croissant for breakfast and Swiss Fondue for lunch. The luxury chalets in Les Gets are considered as the best in entire France.
#1 Courchevel 1850
This Courchevel 1850 has a reputation as the most excellent ski resort in the world. Starting from its fantastic pistes on the vast 3 Valley ski region to the super luxury chalets, chic boutiques, lively nightlife, restaurants, bars, it is no wonder why people think of it as one of the best ski resort in the world. There are 117 downhill skiing runs that cover 150 km and are supported by 63 ski lifts. And if there isn’t enough snow, there are 562 snow cannons to help out.