Chalet L’Hirondelle is extremely comfortable and spacious. It is situated in the peaceful village of Chandon, just minutes from Méribel centre, and thus ideally positioned to give you a relaxing, rustic environment with all the advantages of a connection to anywhere in the Three Valleys, and to the Méribel nightlife just minutes away.
The chalet, built in traditional Savoyard style in 2002, commands excellent views over the surrounding valley. It has a large homely living room with dining table for 14 and open kitchen area on the first floor with open log fire and deep, comfortable sofas. It has UK TV freeview with DVD and CD players.
Chalet L’Hirondelle can accommodate up to fourteen persons in six bedrooms and each has its own fully fitted en-suite bathroom. Three of the bedrooms have balconies. All bedrooms are well equipped with built-in wardrobes, cotton bed linen, hairdryers and luxurious bath towels.
You are able to drop off all of your luggage and equipment at the door of the chalet and there is ample free parking close by in the village.
The chalet is only 50 metres from the free bus stop. The free bus journey takes just 5 minutes to get you to the fast golf chair lift in Meribel Village and then a further 4/5 minutes to Meribel Chaudanne. Alternatively there is car parking at the Chaudanne, Le Raffort & Meribel Village, however, it is usually possible to ski back to the chalet along the scenic red “villages” piste.
Our ‘Top Tip’ is to hire ski lockers in Meribel, the lockers are right underneath one of the main gondolas in Meribel Chaudanne. This means in the morning you can go up to Meribel in your normal shoes, change into you ski equipment and off you go, all very easy. After skiing, change back into your shoes and either go home or go for a wander around Meribel, have an apres drink, maybe go swimming or ice skating. We think this is a great option if you have children. The lockers cost around 45 euros for the week and can take 3 skis and boots per locker. The room is very well heated.
Chandon is a delightfully unspoilt village just below Meribel, It is just 4/5 minutes drive from Méribel town centre and a little longer on the free ski bus that runs till late in the night. Yet could be worlds away, with listed barns, traditional bread oven and village chapel. A genuinely attractive, and more relaxing alternative to the centre of Méribel. Oh and don't forget the red run that runs behind the village, so for most of the season its possible to ski back almost to the door. Most of Chandon's fifty permanent residents are locals, families who have been here forever; in fact, in the summer some of the ladies still wash their vegetables in the village water trough. You don't get much more authentic.
S/C or Catered - Your Choice
3 x twin rooms with en-suite bathrooms
2 x triple rooms with en-suite bathrooms
1 x twin room with en-suite shower-room
UK Freesat television
Ski boot warmer
Bed linen and towels provided
Ski access: free bus / ski back