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December 11th, 2014 | by Serge Cowan

A Luxury Guide to Courchevel 1850

Courchevel is the largest linked ski resort in the world and is located in the commune of Saint-Bon-Tarentaise in the French Alps. The resort consists of three villages that are each named according to their altitude. While Courchevel 1550 is targeted at families and Courchevel 1650 is a hot-spot for young people, Courchevel 1850 is predominantly associated with wealth and luxury. People who stay in the resort are often high achievers looking for a holiday in a glamorous, high-end location and many even buy property in this area to enjoy the resort throughout the year.

Access to winter sports is one of the most appealing features of staying in the French Alps. The pistes here offer various levels of difficulty to suit everyone from amateurs to professionals. Although skiing is the obvious choice, it is not the only activity available here. Heli-skiing, speed riding, hiking, canoeing and snowboarding are just some of the exciting activities you can participate in while you are here.

Of course, it is not just the activities that draw people to this area. It is one of the most stunning places you are ever likely to visit, with fabulous panoramic mountain and alpine views. Even a ride in the ski lift is a pleasure as it gives you time to take in the beautiful scenery. This adds to the whole experience of staying in such a fantastic location.

Your time off piste is just as important as your time on it. Courchevel 1850 is very much a ski in ski out resort with everything close to hand. Expect the height of luxury with modern amenities. There are both indoor and outdoor heated pools, a cinema, a supermarket, a disco and a bank all within easy reach. If eating out is an important part of your time away, you will not be disappointed here. Whether you fancy a quick snack or want a fine dining experience, you will find an eating establishment to suit your needs. Choose from bar snacks, mountainside restaurants or exquisite fine restaurants offering varied international cuisine.

If you plan to visit on a regular basis, or you are looking for chalets for sale in Courchevel 1850, then you may be interested in knowing about the events that take place here. Various winter sports events happen throughout the year, and December is a particularly fantastic time to visit as alongside competitive sporting competitions, there are also Christmas themed events taking place.

Anyone wanting to spend more time at this ski resort should certainly consider buying a chalet in the area. Chalets for sale in Courchevel 1850 come in a range of sizes to cater for the different needs of couples or families, yet each has a unique sense of luxury. Owning a property here will allow you to take advantage of everything that this amazing resort has to offer as and when you please.

Serge Cowan

Serge Cowan

Managing Director and Founder

Serge has an extensive marketing background, after a broadcasting career, Serge moved into marketing where he worked for BSkyB & a number of leading Public Relations agencies.
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