Luxury Ski Chalet Holidays in Les Gets

This charming ski resort has maintained a traditional alpine feel, despite being located in the vast Portes du Soleil ski region, one of the world’s biggest ski areas.

Discover our Collection of the Finest Luxury Chalets in Les Gets

For those seeking a laid-back vibe, traditional chalet-style buildings, and endless ski options, then Les Gets is the ultimate resort. Les Gets is a very traditional French resort connected to the vast Portes du Soleil ski region which boasts 650km of slopes. The informal and relaxed atmosphere has made Les Gets very popular with families, and the resort puts a focus on facilities for children like no other French resort.

Ski terrain

650 Km (linked to Morzine, Avoriaz, Chatel, Champery, Morgins and others in Portes du Soleil region)

Resort Altitude

1,000 M

Ski Altitude

1,000 M – 2,466 M

Highest Lift

2,466 M

Runs

Green 10%, Blue 43%, Red 35%, Black 12%.

Closest Airport

Geneva 1 hr

WHO IS LES GETS BEST FOR

Les Gets is one of the best choices for families, intermediate skiers, non-skiers and weekend ski trips.

WHEN TO VISIT LES GETS

The best time is from mid-December to early April.

Beginners

A good choice for beginners thanks to it’s friendly, relaxed atmosphere and great facilities for first time skiers and boarders including a dedicated learning area at Chavannes just above the village, accessed by a new high-speed chairlift.

For kids

A truly family-focussed, friendly resort with great facilities including a big choice of private nannies, multiple family-friendly ski-school options and plenty of excellent and often unique (Mechanical music museum, chocolate sweet making classes) attractions and activities on top.

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Urban Corniche, Les Gets, The Chalet Edit

URBAN CORNICHE, LES GETS, FRANCE

SLEEPS 10 • HOT TUB • POOL TABLE • SAUNA
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From£5,500
Petite Corniche, Les Gets

PETITE CORNICHE, LES GETS, FRANCE

SLEEPS 2 - 4 • MEZZANINE • CHALET GOPRO • FIREPLACE
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From£2,750
The Penthouse, Les Gets

THE PENTHOUSE, LES GETS, FRANCE

SLEEPS 12 • SAUNA • CINEMA ROOM • WELLNESS SUITE
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From£7,900
Grande Corniche, Les Gets

GRANDE CORNICHE, LES GETS, FRANCE

SLEEPS 12 - 19 • OUTDOOR POOL • OUTDOOR HOT TUB • CINEMA ROOM
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From£25,000
Ferme de Moudon, Les Gets

CHALET FERME DE MOUDON, LES GETS, FRANCE

SLEEPS 12 + 2 • OUTDOOR POOL • HOT TUB • CINEMA ROOM
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From£21,500
Le Coin Perdu, Les Gets, The Chalet Edit

LE COIN PERDU, LES GETS, FRANCE

SLEEPS 10 + 1 • SPA ACCESS • HOT TUB • POOL TABLE
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From£6,000
Chalet Aviemore, Les Gets, The Chalet Edit

CHALET AVIEMORE, LES GETS, FRANCE

SLEEPS 6 + 4 • SKI-IN/SKI-OUT • HOT TUB • SHARED SAUNA
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From£4,000

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LES GETS RESORT GUIDE

Luxury ski holidays in the Portes du Soleil ski region
ABOUT LES GETS
SKI INFO
BEGINNERS & KIDS

Les Gets is a very traditional French resort connected to the vast Portes du Soleil ski region which boasts 650km of slopes interconnecting the ski areas above a dozen villages including several over the Swiss border.  It’s perfectly possible to ski into Switzerland for a hot choc or spot of lunch then ski back in the afternoon.  Les Gets has a reputation as a very genuine and friendly community, which is part of the reason it’s so popular with families.  The other part is that there are also great facilities and extra attractions for children to complete the package.   

Les Gets is a mid-sized resort of mostly traditional chalet-style buildings with a good selection of bars and restaurants and plenty of shops too.  Unlike the high-altitude resorts in France, it’s a genuine community that existed as a dairy-farming community long before the first skiers arrived in town, and continues year-round (the massive Crankworx mountain bike festival makes one of its two European stops on its world tour here each summer). 

Les Gets has a laid-back vibe and whilst it does have lively nightspots and there’s some steep and deep terrain to be had in some of its sectors, this is really not a resort for the hardcore skier or après skier.  It should also be noted that it is on the periphery of the Portes du Soleil so you have to ski that bit further to make it over to the Swiss side than, say, those staying in Morzine.  Not that ‘more skiing’ is considered an issue for most people on a ski holiday. A final point of note for Les Gets is that it is also one of the leading ski areas fighting against climate change, with a long list of initiatives instituted by the community to do all they can to cut CO2 emissions locally.

You have a choice of two main ski areas each morning from your based in Les Gets.  There is the resort’s ‘own area’ Mont-Cheri, or the Chavannes Bowl which connects to the rest of the Portes de Soleil area via Morzine.

Both have their pros and cons – Mont-Cheri is a great area for beginners and intermediates with plenty of blue and red runs as well as various terrain and kids fun parks. The off-piste skiing over the back of the mountain is also regarded as a bit of a ‘secret stash’ for experts when conditions are good.  However more experienced skiers are likely to head for the Chavannes Bowl which has more black-rated runs (along with plenty more blues and reds) and the connection on to the wider Portes du Soleil, allowing them to head through Morzine up to Avoriaz and on to the famous black ‘Swiss Wall’ run that connects France and Switzerland.

Les Gets really puts a focus on facilities for children like no other French resort and it’s here that a lot of smaller British tour operators that primarily focus on holidays for families with young children have been basing themselves for decades.

Beyond the municipal nursery (Les Fripouilles, which takes babies from six months to children aged four years) and various ski school options (Lessons available from age three and a great ‘snow garden’ for first lessons and play) there’s a full program of fun-packed children’s activities and facilities including cinemas, bowling, ice skating and the bizarrely unique but great fun mechanical music museum.  For slightly older skiing children there’s a brilliant wild west themed snow play area on the slopes too. Then there’s Isobel the chocolatier and her sweet making classes – worth visiting Les Gets for her amazing creations alone.

Of course, there are also private nanny and baby-sitting services available through a number of agencies and some chalets offer in-house childcare too.  

Adult beginners will like the relaxed and friendly atmosphere on and off the slopes at Les Gets too.  There a special beginners area on the Chavannes side, called ‘Mappy’s Area’ with very gentle slopes and easy to use conveyor and rope lifts for getting back up the slopes then plenty of green and blue easy slopes to progress on to.

INSIDER ADVICE ON LES GETS

We recommend our Les Gets favourites
APRES SKI & NIGHTLIFE
MOUNTAIN RESTAURANTS
IN RESORT RESTAURANTS
SKI SCHOOLS

Les Gets has an informal après ski scene – on the one hand often livelier and jollier than many of the purpose-built French ski resorts, on the other not so much hedonism as Chamonix or Val d’Isere or even neighbouring Morzine.

That’s not to say you can’t do a little ski boot dancing, indeed it’s pretty much expected of you if you head to the Irish Pub (“Le Pub Irlandai”) which actually brews its own beer as well as obviously selling a lot of Guinness or the Black Bear (Canadian Bar) above it.

There are plenty of other good bars in the resort, many full of Brits, and if you do need a full dance floor (once you’ve got your ski boots off and changed into something more sensible for strutting your stuff at 2am) there’s L’Igloo nightclub (igloo-chaletclub.com) which claims to have been in business since 1938.

Le Vaffieu (+33 4 50 79 09 43) is a very popular choice near the Pleney lift.  Good mountain food with some great vegetarian options – often difficult to get a table unless you’ve booked.

Le Wetzet (360 Chemin des Grangettes, +33 6 76 74 35 95) is a small, homely wooden mountain hut where the service is almost invariably good and the traditional French cuisine likewise.

La Païka (restaurant-lapaika.com) located on the slopes of La Turche slopes in Les Gets is an authentic French restaurant with a terrace drenched in sunshine offering unspoiled views across the valley. Specialities include meat, poultry and fish grilled on the wood-fired barbecue and there’s a sumptuous buffet of home-made desserts

Las des Neiges –  is the newest restaurant on the ever-evolving restaurant scene in Les Gets owned by two Michelin trained chefs and it gets great reviews for its wonderful service and innovative locally inspired menu.

La R’mize (larmize.fr) is a friendly, family-run restaurant that served wholesome, traditional French mountain cuisine to a very high standard and at fair prices.

Le Flambeau (Place de la Mairie, tel: +33 4 50 79 80 66) is another small, family-run restaurant that’s easy to miss if you’re not in the know. A warm welcome, great French food and sublime desserts.

PDS Ski School (https://pds-academy.co.uk) have been booking lessons for our clients since our conception. Their friendly can-do approach means nothing is too much trouble and they will always fit lessons and children’s ski groups around your needs. All of their instructors hold their BASI ISTD level 4 qualification and French equivalent which helps clients reach their goals. 

Les Gets Snowsports (LGS) (www.skischool.co.uk) have been operational since 2006 and have an excellent selection of friendly British instructors holding International ski teacher diplomas (BASI level 4 ISTD) who all love what they do and genuinely care about your time on the snow. Well worth contacting.

Ski Beyond (skibeyond.co.uk) is a small specialist British-run ski school that teaches adults or children with private or small-group lessons.  All abilities are taught but they specialise in taking existing skiers to a higher level with, for example, classes to help you conquer a fear of skiing ice or preparing you to master moguls.

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Discuss your requirements with a chalet expert to receive your bespoke quote & personalised concierge before departure
+44 (0) 208 133 1130

Why Choose Us For Your Bespoke Chalet Holiday in Les Gets?

As a respected and trusted agency with over 16 years experience, you are in good hands. We have travelled the Alps to put together our comprehensive portfolio and know all of our chalets and owners personally. 

What’s more, we will always offer an honest, unbiased opinion to help you secure the chalet that’s right for you, at the best price. With free pre-arrival concierge thrown in. 

Plus if you can’t find what you’re looking for on our site, simply get in touch. We have access to a whole host of stunning chalets and family-friendly properties not yet featured on our site. 

Why us

Specialists in organising luxury ski holidays for families, celebrations & large groups

Exceptional Chalets

 

All of our chalets have been hand-picked with exceptional service and experience in mind. Our comprehensive portfolio offers you access to all of the finest luxury ski chalets in Europe’s leading ski resorts.

INDUSTRY EXPERTS

 

Our ski specialist offer friendly impartial advice and have unrivalled resort and chalet knowledge. They have also visited the properties so we have first hand experience of what will be the best fit for you and your group. 

24HR CONCIERGE

 

Our pre-arrival concierge team work around the clock to ensure you have everything organised to perfection. From expert advice on the liveliest après ski stops to husky sledging, heli-skiing or a private jet, no request is too difficult.

PRICE GUARANTEE

 

Our prices are never undercut. We are competitive in the market and do the research to secure the best deal on your behalf. So you can rest assured you will never find the chalet at a better rate elsewhere.

OUR 5* CLIENT REVIEWS

We go that extra mile

Highly recommend the Chalet Edit and the service they offer. Anna in particular is amazing, nothing is too much trouble. Definitely the company to use if you need help arranging your ski holiday.

Mrs C Morehen - 14 Jan 2020 Previous Client 5* Review on Trustpilot

I would thoroughly recommend The Chalet Edit. I felt Anna Sampson gave me a very personal service in her search to find our family a ski chalet. Her communication with us was faultless. A rare quality these days. Thank you

Mr Roy Evans - 21 Dec 2020Previous Client 5* Review on Trustpilot

The Chalet Edit helped organise a last minute skiing trip to Meribel for 11 of us over Easter 2019. We stayed at Chalet Iamato and I think it was probably one of the best holidays I have been lucky to have taken. Anna at The Chalet Edit provided fist class service – helping with Ski Hire and Ski Passes. Ensured we got responses to out myriad of question prior to leaving. Can’t praise this company and her enough.

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