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M Lodge Spa Resort, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville: a new appointment in the heart of the Three Valleys
5-star hotel at the foot of the slopes, at an altitude of 1450 metres, an intimate setting for boutique hotels, comfortable and luxurious, integrated in the mountains and respectful of its environment, in a village known for its tranquility and character. C’est tout un art de vivre, à taille humaine, qu’il vous offre avec 25 chambres, dont 5 suites ( de 75 à 90 m2), écrins délicats et douilets, avec coin enfants for certains, balconies and vues sur les cimes For everyone.
Simultaneously a wine bar, dining library, meeting spaces, and lively lounge collection, Table du M Lodge offers convivial spaces around 5 services, (in particular tapas to share, to the sound of the piano, and dinner to discover the chef’s inspiration). Comfortable chairs and artwork chosen by Amélie du Chalard welcome you in a warm atmosphere in the tones of wood and old stone. A sweet moment by the fireplace. Benefit from an exceptional break at “Spa Valmont for M Lodge”, with targeted face and body treatments from the premium Swiss beauty brand, massages in 3 cabins, gym, sauna and a fabulous 16m long spa.
The original point is, here, everything to see is available in a hotel boutique: dishes, cutlery, armchairs, works of art … and even the exclusive scent, tailor-made for a few delicate diffusers, candles or soaps … The M Lodge exclusive also includes Two private chalets in Saint-Martin-de-Belleville with chef, driver and butler: Pure Black Crystal and Pure White Crystal. Open in winter and summer, M Lodge will let you discover or rediscover nature throughout the seasons, nature preserved and rejuvenating.
Les Barmes de l’Ours Hotel & Resort, Val d’Isère: the resort’s legendary establishment
It reopens on December 8, and is ready to please all of its fans. 76 rooms and suites are spread over 4 floors, each with a different world: Scandinavian spirit, Lodge of the Americas, Alpine chalet and contemporary décor. The 1,000 square meter wellness area associated with the Sisley brand invites you to rejuvenate body and mind in an Alpine-inspired setting.
And this is an opportunity to discover new spaces: The Sofa Bar, where cabinetmaker Christophe Matisse has succeeded in reproducing all the elements of the mountain in an artistic natural environment similar to that of the gourmet restaurant La Table de l’Ours (one Michelin star). He transformed the small parlor into an exhibition hall where many artists were expected. The motto of the hotel, the bear came to curl up on the ceiling facing the fireplace, accompanied by a small fox settled on a beam, near the bar. You will always find bistro spirit at “La Rôtisserie” and regional specialties at “Coin Savoyard”. Kids await at the Kids’ Club, around the resort’s only bowling alley. In terms of activity, the hotel continues its partnership with Le Tigre Yoga Club: from February 5 to 9, 2023, Les Barmes de l’Ours organizes a yoga retreat to enter a bubble of calm and charity away from it all. .. carried by the energies of the new moon.
Hôtel Mont-Blanc, Megève: A breath of vintage at this famous address
Always cultivating elegant opulence in this legendary boutique hotel on Megève’s Belfry Square, the Sibuet family has revisited the lounges and bedrooms, infusing a modern and timeless spirit. In this decor, which is covered only in a white, monochromatic version, they’ve meticulously combined the clean, unique lines of the 50’s and 60’s with the softness and elegance of this no-colour hue. A choice perfectly in keeping with the hotel’s name and a renovation in tune with what gives Mont Blanc this very special aura. “We’ve collected many pieces by artists, such as sofas by Guillerme and Chambron, vintage porcelain light fixtures with 1960s lines and a very fine collection of porcelain by Vallauris.”
The unmissable event in Megève is Goûter Goûter in a postcard-cocoon setting, with a fireplace and delicious desserts, to accompany one of Maisons Sibuet’s signature teas, such as Monsieur Georges, or while trying their new menu of hot, white, and even chartreuse or chocolate Jinbe! Another novelty, le Relais restaurant where you can taste very well prepared traditional mountain cuisine where Italy, Savoy and Switzerland intersect on the plate, as in past centuries in relays. The real taste of the Alps…
Tetras Lodge, Tignes-les-Brévières: Slow position
In the resort’s most authentic village, a veritable mountain village perched at 1,500 meters and at the foot of the Isère, this renovated old barn has become a cozy and discreet address after eight months of work. A landmark for epicureans and lovers of a slow rise, with only 23 rooms and the atmosphere of a real family home to better separate and “get together” … With clean lines and large spaces, these are alcoves, trellises and successions of small spaces where you can seclude yourself. A new gem of the Etincelles group, born in 2018, is the new sustainable and friendly standard for high-end mountain hotels.
Make yourself at home at Tetras Lodge. Throughout, velvets, sheepskins, deep colors, and plush comfortable furniture make up for the serene vision of raw, unspoiled nature that large windows allow into the dining room. You will enjoy the bistro cuisine and Lucavor without compromising on the product.
Alternate between great skiing and rejuvenating walks in a rustic setting, and decompress at the spa with whirlpool, sauna and hammam. And taste the best Alpine labels in the Wine Bar: Mondeuse, Roussette, Chignin Bergeron … A treat for couples or friends.
Price: from 231 euros per double room + breakfast.
Alpina Gstaad: an emblematic setting of the elegant Swiss resort
This eco-hotel is located in a real natural environment, combining the traditions of the country with the most modern infrastructure and services. Each of the 58 rooms and suites perfectly illustrates the union of Alpine authenticity and Swiss luxury. Attention to detail and meticulous knowledge, inspired by the region’s heritage, are the keywords. Sculpted ceilings in the purest tradition and paneled walls contribute to a warm atmosphere, as do leather headboards, cupboards and chests of drawers in each room’s own Swiss country style. Decorative accessories such as leather straps traditionally used for cowbells are a real emblem of Gstaad, Saanenland.
Michelin-starred chef Martin Gueshel oversees four famous restaurants in Alpina Gstaad: Sommet (one Michelin star), Megu (15 Gault & Millau points), Swiss Stübli and the Alpina Lounge & Bar, which draws inspiration from classic world cuisines. . To impress, the very elegant cigar smoking room, the wine library of nearly 1,000 bottles from the world’s best wine growers. What a treat to enjoy the indoor pool and the exceptional treatments offered at the Six Senses Spa. While children from 4 years old are the kings of the world!
Mont Blanc Hotel Chamonix: a legendary address
Every morning this flagship of the H8 group offers the pleasure of waking up facing the most beautiful peaks, Mont Blanc and also … Aiguille du Midi, Mer de Glace and Vallée Blanche … Châteaus born in Chamonix at the beginning of the nineteenth century when the resort welcomed clients Wealthy internationals who came to discover their first winter sports holidays here.
The 5-star hotel has been completely renovated by interior designer Sybille de Marjorie, who has created a lively atmosphere. 41 rooms including 18 junior suites, 2 suites of 75 sqm and a new penthouse suite of 100 sqm. (with an opening to the sky and a large bathtub facing Mont Blanc), play on the warmth of colors and materials… Savoyard-inspired woodwork, marble, bespoke furniture…
After intoxicating the peaks, there’s nothing quite like a dip in the heated outdoor pool in summer and winter, which stretches over 14 metres. Unless you prefer to indulge in the 250 square meters of Clarins Spa and its hammam. Saunas, experimental showers, high-tech equipment, and treatments designed by the brand’s experts are all opportunities to breathe and let go.
In Matavan, chef Mickey Bordellat’s kitchen is a journey through the Alps, the Aosta Valley and the Mediterranean basin. Who can resist fondue, chanterelles, and garlic croutons? Or the delicacy of Lake Geneva vera and braised chicory with notes of citrus, dandelion chicory? Every dish on the seasonal menu is an invitation to sharing and conviviality.