COMMON AREAS
BEDROOMS
EXTERIOR OF CHALET

La Roche is a modern and tastefully styled 4 bedroom chalet in an ideal location, set centrally in Samoëns, part of the Grand Massif ski area. We are directly behind the main street, benefitting from village-centre convenience, but also getting to enjoy the great mountain views (especially from the private hot tub!).

 

The chalet is also situated 200m from the free ski bus which runs throughout the day, starting before ‘first lifts’ running right into the evening.

 

It sleeps 8 people comfortably with 3 of the rooms having the option of a kingsize bed or 2 singles.  La Roche is the perfect size for a family get together or a group of friends, although with two en suite rooms and 2 with shared bathrooms, it has the flexibility for individual room bookings too.

 

The chalet has a south-facing wraparound balcony / terrace overlooking Samoëns village - for watching the ski lifts start running in the morning over a cup of coffee, basking in the summer heat, or simply watching the world go by.

 

We have a locked garage with heated boot warmers and plenty of ski storage.  This also doubles as secure bike storage for our summer visitors.

 

SAMOËNS VILLAGE

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Samoëns is a pretty French market village, set in the heart of the stunning Giffre Valley. It is a year-round rural hub, which just happens to be situated on the fully linked Grand Massif ski area.  Boasting 265km of piste (click here for the piste map), the Grand Massif ski area has plenty for all abilities and levels. Geneva airport is 1 hour away which couldn't be more handy.

 

The village itself is picture postcard, with quaint shops, boulangeries, and narrow ally-ways  - all with the majestic Criou mountain towering above.  There are events put on weekly over the winter and summer seasons - from cheese or wine tasting, to concerts in the square, fireworks at Christmas or the American festival in the summer, it is a busy, happening little place!

 

Our great location means that you’ll be able to access all of these things on foot, and get a real feeling of village life.

ACTIVITIES

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WINTER

  • Skiing / snowboarding

  • Skidoing

  • Guided off-piste skiing and ski-touring

  • Husky sledding (dependant on conditions)

  • Torchlit snow-shoe walks

  • Sledging

  • Swimming in indoor pool 2 min walk away

  • Nordic / Cross-country skiing

  • Ice-skating

  • Tandem parasailing

  • Electric fat-biking

  • Pampering at local spas or massage in chalet 

  • Yoga, pilates, meditation and mindfullness

SUMMER
  • Hiking (all abilities)

  • Road cycling

  • Lift-accesses Downhill or Cross Country Mountain Biking

  • Horse Riding

  • Rafting / kayaking

  • Rock-climbing

  • Via-ferrata

  • Swimming in outdoor swimming pool (walking distance) or in nearby lakes.

  • Golf (30 mins drive away)

  • Tandem parasailing

  • Yoga, pilates, meditation and mindfullness

We are able to help you book or organise any of the above activities, plus many more.  However with all of these things - the earlier you book, the better, especially over peak times.  Please feel free to drop us a mail with any queries or questions you may have.

 
 
 

WHAT WE DO

THE SERVICE

After having experience working in other  chalets,  we are excited to be able to offer a more personal and bespoke service here at Chalet La Roche. They offer a concierge service, and can tailor your time away to your needs, in order that you get you want from your holiday and can truly put your feet up (when you're not on the mountain skiing!).

In the summer we offer beautiful  self-catered accommodation (with optional catering) and we can assist you with all aspects of planning your trip

THE FOOD AND DRINK

Aislinn tries to source as much of her food as locally as she can.  She takes pride in using seasonal goods where possible, and uses produce from her vegetable garden, as well as foraged foods.  Red Robin Chalets only serves French wine, and the cheeses you will eat will also be French.  We love to eat meat (we really do), but in these changing times, it seems extravagant to eat meat in every course, so this year we are adding more yummy plant based dishes to our menu (no fear, there'll still be plenty there for you carnivores!). 

OUR COMMITMENT TO THE PLANET

Here at Red Robin Chalets we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint.  We use refillable toiletries, eco cleaning products, and are actively trying to reduce our plastic waste.  All our veg waste gets composted, we recycle everything that we can. Our energy provider uses only renewable energy sources. As we are located in Samoëns village, there is no need for cars once you have arrived - everything can be accessed on foot or by the free ski buses or Petit Train.

Speak with us about getting here and we can help you find the most eco-friendly option for you or your group

OUR LOCAL PARTNERS

We also have plenty of recommendations for  restaurants, bars and other local services.​

SAMPLE MENU

Chorizo Arancini served with Wild Garlic Aioli

Beetroot, Feta and Pear Salad, with a Mint Vinaigrette and toasted walnuts.

Black Peppered Magret de Canard and Vanilla Mash, with a Wild Mushroom and Masala Wine Ragout

Lemon Posset served with an Earl Grey and Sugared Almond Shortbread

A French Cheese and Crackers, accompanied by Homemade Chutney

WINTER
BOOKINGS: WHAT TO EXPECT
Included:
  • Huge Breakfast selection including but not limited to fresh bread, eggs to order, bacon, fresh fruit, cereal, porridge, yoghurt, freshly baked pastries, daily specials including crepes.

  • Tea and Coffee making facilities available all day.

  • Home-baked Afternoon Tea cake each afternoon. 

  • Kids high tea.

  • Daily clean of chalet.

  • Pre-dinner nibbles or canapés (depending on menu that evening) - available 6 days.

  • Three course gourmet dinner plus cheese course - available 6 days.

  • We are able to help you book your transfers / ski lessons / excursions / tables at restaurants on the mountain, and keeping you up-to-date with the events in the village.

  • Tourist tax in line with our local council regulations and T.V.A.

Not included (but we'd be happy to help you with):
  • Airport transfers.

  • Ski or snowboard hire.

  • Lift pass.

  • Travel and Winter Sport insurance

  • Evening Meal and drinks on the Chalet Teams night off.

  • Child minding or Nanny service

*Important:  We strongly recommend making sure you have adequate travel insurance as well as winter sport insurance.  We experience more severe winters here in the Alps, and this can mean more instances of delayed travel, and other weather related issues.   Having the correct insurance will ensure any issues will have as minimal an impact on your holidays as possible.

SUMMER

The price includes self-catered accommodation for up to 8 people (there is space for an additional 2 fold out beds, bringing the numbers up to 10 max), all related taxes, linen, towels, sole use of the stunning hot tub and a welcome hamper.  There are two travel cots available on request.  You will also have shared use of the locked garage for storage of bikes or sporting equipment - please just let us know in advance!  Aislinn and Robin live below in a separate self-contained apartment, with a separate front door. They can provide catering (at extra cost) either for your whole stay, bed and breakfast, make pack lunches for excursions, or provide a formal meal for a special occasion during your stay.  Again, feel free to email us at redrobinchalets@gmail.com with any questions!

 

PRICES / AVAILABILITY

WINTER PRICES EXPLAINED
EXCLUSIVE BOOKINGS
  • Exclusive bookings are for sole occupancy of the chalet, catering included for up to 8 adults (or maximum 10 people with 2 on fold out beds, at the additional discounted cost of €450 per adult / €250 per child under 12 per week). 

  • Children under 12 receive a 15% discount (when part of a group of up to 8 guests and depending if the week is already discounted or not), and babies in cots are no additional charge.

  • Our weeks runs Saturday to Saturday, although there may be some flexibility on this outside of the peak weeks.

NON-EXCLUSIVE BOOKINGS
  • Prices per/person are per/week are based on 2 people catered, sharing a room, for Saturday to Saturday (although there can sometimes be some flexibility out of peak times).

  • Two of the rooms are able to fit additional fold out beds. Any adults in a room sleeping more than 2 will get an additional 10% discount.

  • Children Under 12 receive 15% Discount on adult price for that week.

  • Babies in Cot are €100

  • Single Occupancy surcharge of 30% of adult rate.​

BEDROOMS

Bedroom 1 - Large light bedroom with shared bathroom. Has either twin beds or kingsize and space for up to two additional fold out beds if required or cot.  Also has access to stunning balcony shared with Room 2.

Bedroom 2 - Master bedroom - Kingsize bed, access to balcony with great view, space for 1 fold out bed or cot, and large en suite with double shower and separate bath.

Bedroom 3 - Cosy twin or double room with shared bathroom. *For non-exclusive bookings, as this room is the smallest, adults staying in it receive a 5% discount on the adult rate for that week*.

Bedroom 4 - Cosy twin or double, with spacious en suite with shower over bath.

Any previous guests of Robin and Aislinn will get a 10% discount on Exclusive full-week Bookings

Please read our full Terms and Conditions here before making an enquiry or booking.  Payment of the deposit of 25% confirms that you have read and accept to be bound by these terms and conditions

 

CONTACT US

FOR BOOKING ENQUIRIES
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Phone: +33 (0) 766807435

Red Robin Chalets,

89, Impasse de la Forge,

Samoëns, 74340

France

Red Robin Chalets SARL

SIRET number: 877 648 576 00016

TVA number: FR50877648576

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