The residence comprises 2 wood, stone and slate buildings located 50m from the ski lifts and all the shops and services.
In all apartments: Fully equipped kitchen area: 2 or 4 electric hotplates, refrigerator, oven, dish-washer. Shower room. Separate toilet. Television (paying). Vacuum cleaner. Balcony. No telephone.
Official classification: 3 Star Tourist Residence
Languages spoken: French, English
Tourist tax (Over 13 years): €0.85 per person per day
Arrivals after 17:00, departures before 10:00
Part of the Pierre & Vacances Group, the Maeva brand offers great value ski holiday accommodation in France.
We have over 50 residences spread across 28 major ski resorts, all proposing fully-furnished apartments that are well designed and functional whilst remaining within your budget.
Renting an apartment through our Maeva brand means that you can be assured of finding a cosy, well designed accommodation whatever the family size - from studios for 2 people up to 3 bedroom apartments for 8.
All our apartments include fully-equipped kitchens, beds made up on arrival and tea towels in the price while a wide range of extra services are available either during booking or once on site.
You’ll need to book your own transfers, when staying here. Your main options are shared or private transfers, but consider whether you would prefer a door-to-door service or a (generally cheaper) “communal” drop-off point at your destination.
Also see: Transfers to La Plagne, France
You’ll need to organise your own bike hire when staying here. Things to consider are the type of bike you want to rent such as road, mountain, hard trail and/or an electric bike; and whether you’ll need helmets and protective clothing with your rental. You’re best off choosing a shop that is close to your accommodation for ease of access, and making it quicker to return the bike and pay at the end. Some companies may also deliver so it’s worth looking at all the options.
Also see: Cycle Hire in Belle Plagne, France
You’ll need to book your own ski hire, when staying here. There are many choices for hiring equipment. Generally, you’re best off choosing somewhere close for ease of access, & less far to carry your kit, easier to make changes, and quicker to return and pay at the end. Nevertheless, many suppliers will deliver and some snow-front rental stores offer ski lockers, so it’s worth checking out all the options.
Also see: Ski Hire in Belle Plagne, France
Lifts & Passes
You’ll need to buy your own lift pass, when staying here. Lift passes can be booked online or bought in resort on arrival. There are many types of pass available, suited to different levels, length of stay and budget. It’s worth reading up on the options to get the most from your lift pass in summer & winter.
Also see: Ski Pass Options in La Plagne, France
Instructors & Lessons
When staying here, you’ll need to book your own ski or snowboard lessons. Tuition is strongly recommended for complete beginners and is always a good idea whatever your level to perfect your technique. Group lessons are a great way for children to learn with their peers whilst giving you some free time on the slopes. Groups are also a generally cheaper option for adults, however, with a private instructor you’ll have undivided attention and be able to progress at your own pace.
Also see: Ski Schools in Belle Plagne, France
Guides & Tours
When staying here, you’ll need to book your own Guides & Tours, which are a great way to discover La Plagne whilst doing a number of fun activities. During the winter, if you are keen to go off-piste, booking a High Mountain Guide is strongly recommended. Not only do they know the best local spots, these highly trained and experienced individuals are very familiar with the surroundings and can provide loads of insights you won’t get by yourself, as well as helping to ensure your safety.
Also see: Guides & Tours in Belle Plagne, France
The largest of the three high altitude villages in La Plagne is Belle Plagne, situated at 2050m. It is also one of the most attractive places to stay. Pedestrianised in the centre and made up of traditional wood, stone and slate buildings Belle Plagne will give you a real feeling of being immersed in the mountains.
Make sure you grab a seat on the deck outside Le Metafan for a vin chaud with a piste view, then head to K2 restaurant for an excellent meal from a menu that skillfully blends traditional and modern cuisine.
Also see: Restaurants in Belle Plagne, France
The Vanoise National park is on the doorstep and you can see Mont Blanc from the highest parts of resort on a clear day.
Situated on the first station stop of the Roche de Mio bubble lift, Belle Plagne is one stop uphill from Bellecote and as close as you can stay to the Glacier, giving you a great head start on the morning crowds.
Also see: Ski Areas in La Plagne, France
Get competitive at La Plagne’s hidden gem bowling alley, open late in the centre of Belle Plagne with a fully licensed bar and arcade games, this makes for a great family outing or night out with a difference. For nightlife Belle Plagne is blessed with Le Saloon bar, wild west themed with DJs every night, it doesn’t begin to get busy until late on so this is the place to party till the early hours and the drinks get cheaper the more French you can speak so get practising! If you want to get out and about to other villages feel free, the bubble lift from Bellecote stays open way past last lifts and if you happen to miss the last one Saloon bar operates a shuttle service to pick you up and keep your party going.
Also see: Bars in Belle Plagne, France
Location: Belle Plagne
Catering Basis: Self-catered
Property Style: Apartment
Run By: Agent/Operator
Sleeps: Sleeps 5
Bedrooms: 1 bedroom
Kitchen/Laundry: Cookware | Dishwasher | Kitchen linen | Microwave
View: Mountain view
Open Seasons: Summer | Winter
Address: La Plagne, 73210Belle Plagne |