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Swiss Ski Chalet

We are delighted to have the fantastic Chalet La Prairie Deux from where we will ski in the Swiss Alpine resort of Villars for the whole of the 2015 season (including Christmas and New Year 2014).   Villars-sur-Ollon is in the heart of the Vaud Alps and has breathtaking views of the Mont Blanc Massif and Lake Geneva.

The Resort

CLICK HERE  for a Piste Map.

The ski area of Alpes Vaudoises has 74lifts and 220km of trails.  The glacier at Daibleret offers year round skiing.

Children under 9 years old ski for free, 9-15 year olds are covered on the youth pass and adults are age 16+.  This superb ski region directly links five alpine ski areas: Villars-Gryon-Meilleret-Isenau-Glacier 3000 with a single hands-free ski pass. There are 53 Easy runs, 52 Intermediate and 12 Difficult with excellent off-piste.

Abernethy Hospitality

The accommodation is generally in en-suite rooms with twin and family rooms available.  Our host team will ensure you are comfortable and well-fed, with a home cooked dinner, continental breakfast, afternoon tea and packed lunch all provided during your stay.  Our emphasis is on honest relaxation and comfort rather than luxury.  We will not provide wine at meal times but you are welcome to bring your own. The team are happy to recommend local evening activities and will organise other evening activities.

Our guests said:
"Thank you once again for the Abernethy hospitality!  God's grace and love in your lives is evident in the way you've served, loved and had patience with us all!  May God Bless you all!"  The Martin family

"Thank you all for a wonderful family holiday.  Fantastic food and a comfortable home from home.  Thank you especially for the Christian messages and your endless patience with the kids.  It's been a privilege to watch them improving every day - we've had a blast!". 

"Wow, what a wonderful holiday!  It has far exceeded our expectations.  Everyone from the youngest aged 2 to the oldest had an amazing time"

Transfers

We are able to offer transfers from Geneva airport on the dates shown on the chart below. 

The bus will drive away from the airport at 4.30pm, please do not book any flights later than 3.15pm.  The transfer will return to the airport in time for a 10.30am check in.  Flight arrivals and departures out with these times may not link up with the free transfer and you may have to make your own way to and from the airport.  Should you choose to travel outside of those dates or transfer times then it is easy to catch a train from Geneva to Aigle and we can pick you up at the train station for a small fee.

Many budget airlines offer flights to Geneva – the earlier you book, the better the fare!

Instruction & Equipment

We can provide you with excellent value ski hire and ski instruction (Pre-booking essential), and free advice on the best places to ski.  We can often provide young children with instruction but only on a private basis - please call for more info on age restrictions.

Fantastic Value

At Abernethy we are committed to keeping our prices for holidays and courses as low as possible. See prices on the availability chart below.     

Included in the price:

  • Transfers to and from Geneva (at set times)
  • Bedding
  • All food and accommodation for the duration of your stay
  • Optional evening programme

Not included in the price:

  • Towels - available to hire
  • Travel Insurance
  • Flights
  • Equipment Hire
  • Instruction
  • Lift Pass

Making a booking

Whether or not you have been skiing in Europe with us before, we aim to keep the booking process as straightforward as possible.  Have a look at availability on the regularly updated chart below, call Ardgour on 01967 411222 or e-mail to discuss your chosen dates.  By this point we advise that you will have looked at your flight options but please DO NOT book flights until we have confirmed your accommodation request. 

Booking checklist

1. Confirm availability with the bookings team at Ardgour 01967 411222 or by e-mail

2. Confirm the times of the airport transfers with the team at Ardgour

3. Read the Abernethy booking conditions and pay a deposit of £60 per person within 14 days of booking and receive a receipt of your payment, if no deposit is received by this time your booking may be cancelled.

4. Book flights, organise winter sports travel insurance, organise an EHIC card (previously the E111) for each member of your party

5. Complete Instruction and Equipment Hire paperwork and return to the team at Ardgour

6. Pay the balance of your ski holiday by 6 weeks before your trip

7. After the full balance has been received we will issue you with an information pack which will include contact phone numbers for us in Switzerland and our link person in the UK

8. We will meet you in the arrivals area at Geneva airport ready to take you to the resort

Prices

Ski, pole and boot hire £75

Ski and pole hire £70

Block of five x 2 hour lessons £85

Private lessons from £40 for 2 hours – booking is only available in resort unless booking for young children

Lift pass: 16 years+ £TBC, 9-15 years £TBC, Under 9's FREE 

2015 prices now released!! See below for more details

 

Current 2015 Availability:

 

DATES PRICE PER PERSON DAYS AVAILABILITY 
20-27 Dec 2014 £319 Sat - Sat  SPACES
27 Dec - 03 Jan '15 £319 Sat - Sat SORRY, FULL 
03-10 Jan 2015 £259 Sat - Sat  SPACES 
10-17 Jan 2015 £249 Sat - Sat SPACES
17-24 Jan 2015 £259 Sat - Sat SPACES
24-31 Jan 2015 £259 Sat - Sat SPACES
31 Jan - 07 Feb 2015 £265 Sat - Sat SPACES
07-14 Feb 2015

£299

Sat - Sat SPACES
14-21 Feb 2015 £419 Sat - Sat SPACES
21-28 Feb 2015 £289 Sat - Sat SPACES
28 Feb - 07 Mar 2015 £289 Sat - Sat SPACES
07-14 Mar 2015 £289 Sat - Sat SPACES
14-21 Mar 2015 £289 Sat - Sat SPACES
21-28 Mar 2015 £289 Sat - Sat SPACES
28 Mar - 04 Apr 2015 £309 Sat - Sat SPACES
04-11 Apr 2015 £319 Sat - Sat SPACES

 

 

 

Further information:

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