The charm and the uniqueness of the first gîte in the region to bear the Clévacances seal of environmental quality is wonderful to behold. An ancient family home, transformed into a 100% ecological guest house with lime plaster, hemp insultation and natural pigments, but keeps alive the woodlands and Great North traditions and styles. It is also perfectly located not even two steps away from the ski lift linking Bourg-Saint-Maurice to Arc 1600.
La bergerie du Miravidi Hauteville le Plan 73700 Bourg st Maurice
Perfect for a family holiday, this hotel enjoys a perfect location in the heart of Arc with easy access to shops, restaurants, bars and it is not only at the very foot of the nursery slopes but also less than 100 metres from the ski lifts. With a jazz bar, a spa, sauna, swimming pool and 3 restaurants, this 3 star hotel offers a great combination of convenience, comfort and relaxation. Plus, with its low-flow plumbing fixtures, biomass swimming pool heating and the support of a non-polluting electrical plant on the Himalayan, it provides an eco-friendly stay.
Arc 1800, 73700 Bourg Saint Maurice, France. Phone: Tel : + 33 (0)4 79 41 43 43
Just ten minutes’ drive from Bourg train station is this neat little mountain eco-lodge - if you do arrive by train you’ll even get a reduction in the price. The comfortable chalet sleeps up to 16 and allows access to the slopes in Les Arcs, Sainte Foy and La Rosiere. Each bedroom has its own balcony that looks out over the mountains while a biodiesel fuelled minibus provides complimentary transport for skiers. The lodge is catered and prices include breakfast and afternoon tea, plus a three-course evening meal and wine.
Base yourself at this simple mountain chalet to ski in Les Arcs or alternatively to explore the mountains on cross-country skis, snowshoes or horseback. Once the snow has melted there’s plenty of hiking and exploring to be done in the Vanoise National Park. There are a choice of three bedrooms, each is en-suite, and sleep 2 - 6 people. Bread is baked in the outside oven and fruits and vegetables are grown in the owners’ garden.