St Martin de Belleville, Trois Vallées
10 Great Ski Chalets in the Alps
CHALET FLORALIE, ST MARTIN DE BELLEVILLE, FRANCE
A gondola rises from St Martin de Belleville to the giant ski domain of the Trois Vallées. Near its base, in what is the only authentically French village left in the area, lies Chalet Floralie. Last year it was a somewhat faded mountain home; now it is a...Read full article
Chalet Chic, Best Insider Chalet addresses in the Alps
UBER STYLISH HIDEWAY
Pick of the bunch is Floralie, a vast and beautifully finished chalet, 50m from the base of the lift and right in the heart of St Martin. Far from the glitz of Courchevel and the boisterous Brits of Meribel, St Martin is actually the prettiest village in the Trois Vallées and home...Read full article
Five of the best
In a plum location just two minutes from the lifts, with luxuriously stylish accommodation, delicious food and relaxed but efficient service, Chalet Floralie has it all. The perfect chalet for a big extended family or couple of families, it sleeps 14 but can accommodate as many as 18 including the penthouse upstairs. Lots of sink-into...Read full article
Best for Snowshoeing
Snowshoeing, once you get the hang of it, takes you into secret corners of the Alps where ordinary hikers and downhill skiers simply can't penetrate. It is particularly popular in the hidden-gem resort of Saint Martin de Belleville in the pristine Trois Vallées.
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St Martin, Chalet Floralie
Little known, St Martin is actually the prettiest village in the Trois Vallées. It's also now the location of one of the most design-savvy chalets. Smack-bang next to the lift, Floralie is owned by John Ayton and Annoushka Ducas, founders of Links of London and Annoushka jewellery. The enormous central hub has stacks of different...Read full article
For the Serious Skier
Complete with roaring fires, fabulous views of the Alps and an authentic rustic atmosphere, Chalet Floralie - owned by upmarket jewellery designer Annoushka - is tucked away in one of the great Alpine secrets, St Martin de Belleville, an unspoilt Savoyard village in the largest ski area in Europe. The high-speed lift that whisks you...Read full article
Cold Comfort Charm
Ski chalets and chic interiors rarely gotogether — but this family’s Alpine homeis the height of style.
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Logé au coeur du petit village de Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, le chalet Floralie a été conçu par ses propriétaires anglais comme une grande maison de famille douillette.
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