Méribel, France

Extensive varied slopes best suited to intermediates/advanced...

*  Easy access to the whole 3 Valleys...

*  Pretty chalet-style resort with lively nightlife (Méribel-Centre)...

*  Ultra-convenient ski-in ski-out accommodation (Méribel-Mottaret)...

Méribel is at the very heart of the world-famous 3 Valleys, the largest fully integrated ski area in the world.


Méribel - Centre is a large chalet-style resort with a lively but pleasant village feel. Méribel - Mottaret (just up the valley) is more compact, purpose-built and almost entirely ski-in, ski out. 


Our featured hotels are on the pistes and offer quick access to both Méribel’s own varied slopes and other parts of the vast 3 Valley network.

Méribel at a glance...

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(1700m - Mottaret)



(1260-3230m - 3 Valleys)



(600km - 3 Valleys)

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The skiing

Méribel lies at the heart of the vast 3 Valleys network, the largest fully linked ski area in the world. For keen piste-bashers, very few places can compare - with mile upon mile of runs in all directions and easy links to other resorts. There are plenty of challenges too, with several genuine blacks and masses of off-piste.


Beginners are better off in Méribel (as opposed to Mottaret) where there are some excellent long greens around the Altiport area, once you have progressed off the nursery slopes.

The resort

Méribel has two main centres – Méribel and Mottaret. 


Méribel is by far the larger of the two and is an attractive chalet-style village with an animated centre and vibrant nightlife. There is an excellent sports centre and plenty of other off-slope activities, including walks in the woods, trips up the mountain on the main pedestrian-friendly lifts and even joy-rides on the little planes that operate out of the Altiport.


Purpose-built Mottaret, a little higher up the valley, is super-convenient for the slopes and has the best position in the entire 3 Valleys for exploring the area as a whole. The après-ski scene is, however, much more limited and there is little to do for non-skiers.

Our hotels in Méribel

Hotel Le Savoy ****


* Charming lodge-style hotel

* Perfect central location

* Fabulous gourmet cuisine


Guide price: £1645pp*    Read more 

Hotel Alpen Ruitor ****


* Charming 4 star hotel

* Perfect ski-in ski-out location

* Fabulous food


Guide price: £1795pp**   Read more 


Méribel is located in the Savoie region of the northern French Alps.

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Guide prices are based on a departure in low season and include flights, private transfers and 7 nights accommodation on either a *B&B or **half board basis.