Chatel accommodation: discover our chalets and apartments

As part of the Portes du Soleil ski area, Chatel, in France, is an ideal holiday destination for families. Nestled in the Vallee d'Abondance, this uniquely charming village offers a magnificent view, conveniently located between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc.

For a successful stay in the Alps, however, it is important to choose a high-quality accommodation. Why not rent an apartment in Chatel with the support of Emerald Stay to spend an unforgettable stay in one of the most beautiful resorts of the Haute-Savoie with your family or friends?

Or you can also rent a chalet in Chatel. This will give you the opportunity to create unforgettable memories in group from your mountain holiday.

In any case, Emerald Stay remains entirely at your disposal to help you select the best prestige self-catered accommodation in this picturesque village according to your needs. So don't hesitate to contact our team to take advantage of our rentals in Chatel

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Luxury chalets and apartments in the charming Petit Chatel

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Luxurious apartments with panoramic views in Chatel

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Spacious apartments in the heart of Chatel

How to find the best accommodation in Chatel?

Perched at an altitude of 1,200m, the ski resort of Chatel, France, takes advantage of its proximity to other areas of the Portes du Soleil to allow families to enjoy an exceptional stay in the Alps. In particular, you have direct access to the Morzine-Avoriaz ski domain from the Chatel Liberte area.

This authentic village in the Haute-Savoie also promises a pleasant holiday for all winter sports enthusiasts. Its geographical situation, at medium altitude, is ideal for practising in safety, whatever your level is.

However, Chatel is also a very popular ski resort for travellers. To meet the accommodation needs of all guests, the village has a wide range of holiday rentals to suit all budgets as prices are very diverse. By choosing Emerald Stay in particular, you can be sure to find luxury accommodation in Chatel, in France. In fact, we offer apartments and chalets with exceptional features to guarantee you a unique stay in the mountains.

Emerald Stay's rental properties in Chatel include apartments ideally located close to the ski lifts or within walking distance of the slopes. You can also choose between exceptional chalets in Chatel offering wellness facilities. Sauna, hot tub, hammam... these facilities will bring undeniable comfort to your stay in the ski resort of Chatel.

Your self-catered accommodation in Chatel, Haute-Savoie, will also be full of interesting assets. There are always balconies or terraces from where you can appreciate the view, car parking space, and some residences have a swimming pool, a wood-burning stove or a fireplace. According to the activities you want to do on-site and the dates you plan to spend your holiday in the ski resort of Chatel, you can select the perfect accommodation from our selection of prestigious apartments and chalets.  

In any case, you can choose from a wide range of luxury apartments and chalets in Chatel, France. From apartments with 2 spacious bedrooms and a bathroom close to the village centre and the Super-Chatel ski lifts to large family chalets with as many bathrooms as bedrooms in the heart of charming Petit-Chatel, the choice is yours depending on the dates you plan to stay in the ski resort.

If necessary, ask our private concierge team for advice to help you make the right choice. 

Why choose an Emerald Stay accommodation for your next holiday in Chatel?

Emerald Stay is your one-stop shop for apartment and chalet rentals in Chatel. In fact, our team is constantly striving to find the best rentals in the Alps to help you have an unforgettable stay in the mountains. For an even more enjoyable ski holiday, you can opt to book exceptional accommodation with wellness facilities.

The main advantage of renting from Emerald Stay is the quality of the services. We don't just offer the best holiday rentals in Haute-Savoie, we care about the whole experience. So even though our residences are self-catered by default, we offer private concierge services which include several amenities.

These include ski equipment hire and ski lesson bookings in the resort, dinner arrangements in your accommodation in Chatel or the delivery of meals in your residence, as well as at-home massage sessions. Similarly, Emerald Stay can arrange your transfer to and from the airport (day and night).

In addition, mid-week cleaning services are included in the rental prices for bookings over 7 nights. This will be included in the rental of your apartment or chalet in Chatel, in France. If you have any other specific requests or wishes, please do not hesitate to contact the Emerald Stay team. We will help you to finalise the rent of your exceptional accommodation in Chatel in the best conditions.  

Chatel accommodation - What kind of property should you choose?

The professional advice of Emerald Stay's private concierge team can be helpful when selecting the best holiday accommodation in Chatel. However, this choice depends mainly on your accommodation needs. For example, if you want to be as close as possible to the main activities of the ski resort, you can choose an apartment with ski-in-ski-out access. Located close to the ski lifts, your holiday residence will also make it easier to get around the Portes du Soleil ski area.

On the other hand, renting a luxury chalet in the centre of the village will help to promote a memorable stay in the Alps. Most of Emerald Stay's rentals have covered parking. While the most luxurious apartments and chalets will have a fireplace and wellness facilities (firewood will be provided so you don't have to worry about anything!).

Look for an accommodation solution that perfectly matches your expectations. Balcony, terrace, indoor pool, garden, parking lot... list your requirements and ask our private concierge team to help you find the perfect apartment or chalet in the ski resort of Chatel, France.

In any case, Emerald Stay's holiday rentals have a lot to offer. In particular, you'll enjoy an unobstructed view from your holiday residence. All of the apartments and chalets in this beautiful village in the heart of the Portes du Soleil area also offer superior comfort.

In fact, each room is equipped with top-of-the-range bedding. This includes mattresses, sheets and duvets. The bathrooms are equipped with sustainable toiletries. And the presence of certain devices (television, high-speed wifi connection, etc.) can be another positive point.

To help you plan your stay in this Haute-Savoie ski resort, you can consult the description and the photos that accompany our rentals in Chatel. You will then have an overview of the layout of the bedrooms while appreciating the overall configuration of the self-catered accommodation.

Also, check out the reviews of previous guests who have stayed in our accommodations to get an idea of what to expect.

Why organise your next holidays in Chatel?

The ski resort of Chatel, France, is an ideal holiday destination if you are going to the Alps with your family. Its medium-altitude slopes are an efficient playground for skiers of all levels. Here you can count on no less than 83 km of slopes, spread over a friendly and welcoming ski area. The slopes are located between 1100 and 2200 m altitude, with a maximum difference in altitude of 1000 m. You can start thinking about booking an exceptional apartment or chalet with Emerald Stay today to finalise your stay in this Portes du Soleil resort.

However, Chatel is much more than just a ski resort made for winter sports. In fact, it is an authentic village with a rich historical heritage. The traditional chalets that stand in the centre of the Vallee d'Abondance are a testament to this. Their reddish facade and their geometrically patterned balconies make them instantly recognisable.

In Chatel, you will also appreciate the various religious buildings which have become real monuments. The Vonnes chapel, the Plaine-Dranse chapel, the Chatel oratories, the Saint-Laurent church, the Essert chapel... are all close to the village.  

Initially intended for thermal tourism, the village of Chatel has gradually been transformed into a ski resort suitable for winter holidays in the mountains. In the summer, however, it remains a perfect destination for those seeking peace and quiet in the middle of nature.

Super-Chatel, Linga, Petit-Chatel, Barbossine, Pre-la-Joux, etc., the different parts of the village have been established over the years to make the ski resort of Chatel a link between the other Portes du Soleil resorts located around it (including Les Gets, Morzine, Avoriaz).

Where to stay in Chatel?

There is a wide range of holiday rentals available in the resort of Chatel, in France, with a variety of prices to suit all budgets. However, by choosing from Emerald Stay's selection, you can be sure to find an exceptional self-catered accommodation. Private garden, covered parking, indoor swimming pool, hot tub, hammam, sauna..., some rentals have luxury facilities that will make your stay in Haute-Savoie a real well-being experience.

Depending on the dates you plan to spend your holidays in the Alps or the number of bedrooms you are looking for, make your choice among our apartments and chalets for rent in the ski resort of Chatel. By offering high-quality linen for each bedroom and sustainable toiletries for each bathroom, your holiday accommodation in Chatel will bring you comfort and serenity. And don't forget that Emerald Stay offers private concierge services available upon request.

In any case, the choice of a luxury accommodation must also take into account some essential factors. This is particularly true of the location of the accommodation within the village. In fact, the ski resort of Chatel is home to several different areas, each with its own special features.  

Super-Chatel, with its ski lift accessible from the centre of the village, is the first choice. Located at an altitude of 1,650 m, it offers a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. You will also find alpine chalets with unique charm.

If you choose to rent an apartment in Linga - just 1.2 km from the village centre - you will have access to some very special slopes, which are particularly suitable for experienced skiers. The eponymous gondola lift takes you up to an altitude of around 1500 m and makes it easy to get around at the same time. The Linga/Pre-la-Joux area also offers access to the resort of Avoriaz. It can therefore be an interesting location for your self-catered accommodation in the heart of the Portes du Soleil area.

Also, you have the option of booking a spacious chalet or a modern apartment on the road to Petit-Chatel - located 2km from the village centre. Close to the hiking trails, the main activities of the region, the shops, the restaurants, but above all the Barbossine ski lifts (600 m away), your holiday residence will be perfect if you also want to enjoy the apres-ski.

All this to say that there is no shortage of accommodation options in the resort of Chatel. The apartments and chalets available in this Haute-Savoie village will certainly convince you. By asking Emerald Stay to help you select the best holiday rental in the Alps, however, you are sure to find a self-catered accommodation that meets your particular needs and expectations. So don't hesitate to contact us. We are at your disposal 7 days a week. 

What to do in Chatel during winter?

The Portes du Soleil area offers a multitude of activities to do during the winter season. For the ski resort of Chatel in particular, it's time to discover 45 exceptional slopes that sit between 1,100 and 2,200 metres above sea level. Downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, sledging or snowshoeing, you are spoilt for choice. You can also try heliskiing, freeriding or the "ski tour" for a holiday full of unforgettable moments in the Alps.

For more sensations, opt for an original activity like Snake Gliss or night skiing. Practising on the illuminated slopes of Linga during one of the nights you will spend in the heart of the resort of Chatel will make you to discover the village from another angle. Another fun and useful thing to do in this French resort is to visit the DVA Park. Here you can see how to use an avalanche transceiver correctly.

On the other hand, the Forme d'O aquatic centre in Chatel offers you a relaxing immersion in a variety of activities. Located at the foot of the slopes, the outdoor swimming pool of this aquatic centre (heated to 32°C) offers you a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains, but above all an exceptional setting in the middle of the snow.

In any case, Emerald Stay can guide you to the best apartment or chalet rental in Chatel, France, to help you build pleasant memories in the Alps. So, let us guide you through the dates, the number of bedrooms in the self-catered accommodation and its location within the village.

Whether you are looking for a modern apartment with a balcony offering a privileged view or a contemporary luxury chalet with cosy bedrooms and bathrooms, you will certainly find what you are looking for in our rentals. 

What to do in Chatel during summer?

The French Alps are also excellent for summer holidays. This is especially true if you choose the Portes du Soleil area for your stay. Emerald Stay will help you to finalise the rental of an exceptional apartment or chalet, depending on your holiday dates and other requirements. For an activity-packed holiday in the resort of Chatel, you can take advantage of all that the mountains have to offer.

The snowshoe trails become mountain bike trails during the summer season. You will certainly have the opportunity to pedal in the middle of nature. The ski lifts will take you to the altitude you want. The bike park is also there to satisfy your desire for thrills. Col des Portes du Soleil, Abondance pump track, Zauberhafter See, Brochaux waterfall, Fontaine Blanche..., the mountain bike circuits are as numerous as they are varied.

For hiking enthusiasts, the trails of the Chatel resort are just as interesting. It will be a chance for you to discover the natural wealth of the Haute-Savoie. Each outing will reward you with a breathtaking view from the best spots in Chatel. From the Col du Saix viewpoint, the Chatel-Veron lookout, Lac Vert, Lac de Vonnes, etc., you will enjoy breathtaking views.

Want to make your stay in the Alps even more original? Discover the Fantasticable in Chatel. In safety, fly over the hamlet of Plaine-Dranse at a maximum height of 240 m on a cable that can reach a distance of 1,325 m. Consider a tandem paragliding flight over the Abondance valley for even more excitement.  

Where to ski in Chatel?

The Portes du Soleil is one of the largest ski areas in the world. Discover 600 km of slopes, suitable for all levels, spread over 12 ski resorts in Haute-Savoie. The village of Chatel in France is one of them. A family ski resort, it has 45 runs: 6 black, 15 red, 15 blue and 9 green. The ski lifts will allow you to reach the slopes which can culminate at up to 2200 m of altitude.

In order to satisfy your skiing desires, the resort of Chatel is composed of two distinct ski areas. Firstly, there is the speed run which has 250 m of marked and secure runs. It is ideal for family practice because you have the possibility of being helped by a professional instructor for the first experiences of your children. They will love the green and blue runs (especially the Bellevue run at Super-Chatel).

On the other side, you have DVA Park which is located near La Chanterelle. This area is mainly reserved for testing your own DVA equipment. This will certainly be of great use to you when you hit the more challenging slopes of the Chatel resort. For intermediate to experienced skiers, Chatel offers the Perdrix Blanche (light-red from Linga/Pre-la-Joux), La Combe (red from Super-Chatel), the Linga (difficult-red) and Barbossine (black) runs.

You can contact the Emerald Stay team to find accommodation with ski access for your next holiday in the mountains of Chatel. Please note Don't forget that we also offer a range of services including booking ski lessons in the ski resort or hiring ski equipment as required. 

What to do in Chatel if you don’t ski?

Whether in winter or summer, the ski resort of Chatel offers a multitude of choices for activities. If you don't ski, you can organise mountain biking trips on snow in Super-Chatel. For night hikes, you can choose the Pre-la-Joux/Plaine-Dranse area.

Or take on the two giant zip lines at Fantasticable for a unique experience in the Alps. On the white water of the Haute-Savoie, raft down the Dranse from Linga. It might also be a good opportunity to spend a lazy day in the outdoor pool of the Forme d'O aquatic centre. 

Of course, this doesn't mean you can't enjoy the comforts of your luxury apartment or chalet in Chatel from time to time. In particular, choosing luxury accommodation with wellness facilities will be a wise option when it comes to entertainment options. 

How to get to Chatel?

As part of the Portes du Soleil ski area, the ski resort of Chatel takes advantage of the infrastructure serving this area to make it easy for you to come and enjoy your high mountain holiday in the Alps.

You can get to Chatel by:

  • By car: the Vallee d'Abondance-Chatel bypass, accessible from the motorway in the direction of Geneva (Switzerland), will take you to the resort;

  • Bus: the Paris-Chatel and Lyon-Chatel lines (both in France) serve this charming Haute-Savoie village, but so do the Cluses-Chatel shuttle buses;

  • By train: Chatel is located 30 minutes from Aigle station and 45 minutes from Thonon-les-Bains station, in France;

  • By plane: Geneva international airport is 1 hour 40 minutes from Chatel.

Among the services offered by Emerald Stay is the organisation of your transfer to and from the airport. So, don't hesitate to make your request to our private concierge team to make your stay in the resort of Chatel as pleasant as possible.