Chalet la Fontaine is tastefully decorated and comfortably sleeps 8-10 in 4 double bedrooms upstairs. On the middle floor there’s a well-equipped kitchen, open plan lounge and diner with a cosy log fire, a bar area and 2 bathrooms. The chalet is perfect for groups of friends, couples or families who are looking for exclusive use of a chalet. The lounge is equipped with a TV / DVD player and free Wi-Fi is available throughout.
- Room 1 – Twin or a double bed + extra single bed
- Room 2 – Twin or a double bed + extra single bed
- Rooms 3 – Twin or a double bed
- Room 4 – Twin or a double bed
- Bathroom 1 – Shower over bath + WC
- Bathroom 2 – Shower + basin
- Bathroom 3 – WC
Chalet la Fontaine
Chalet la Fontaine is tastefully decorated and comfortably sleeps 8-10 in 4 double bedrooms upstairs.
Our self-catered chalet is in Châtel, a charming French village on the Swiss border. Located just a 90 minute drive from Geneva airport, Châtel offers access to the amazing Portes du Soleil, with 650 km of pistes it’s one of the largest linked ski areas in the world.
The ski bus stop is opposite the chalet. The nearest ski lifts are Gabelou and Portes du Soleil which are just minutes away on the free bus.
The area is suitable for groups of friends, couples and families. For childcare options check out Châtel Childcare.
Shops, Bars and Restaurants
Read about the best restaurants in Châtel on TripAdvisor
Flights and Transfers
We recommend you fly to Geneva airport which is just 90 minutes’ drive to Châtel.
UK – Jet2 – Geneva from Edinburgh, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester, Birmingham, London Stansted and East Mids.
British Airways – Geneva from London Gatwick, Heathrow and City.
easyJet – Geneva from Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Bristol, London, Luton, London Stansted, Newcastle and Edinburgh.
Dubai – Emirates Airline to Geneva
Abu Dhabi – Etihad Airways to Geneva
Getting to Châtel in the Portes du Soleil is much easier and cheaper than you might think. Pre-book your ski transfer from Geneva airport with Chatel Transfers. Prices for a shared transfer cost from €100 approx per person, from Geneva to Châtel return.
Snowcompare.com is another useful website you can check out too. The company works with local transfer partners so customers get the best deal. You can search, compare and book the best ski transfer deals from Geneva.
Châtel Liberte ski pass – 73 slopes, 61 lifts, 130km of skiing
6 day pass (approx) Adult €199 | Children €149 | Youths/senior €179
This covers Châtel (Barbossine, Super-Châtel, Linga and Pre-la-Joux), La Chapelle d’Abondance, Torgon and some of Morgins in Switzerland too (Corbeaeu sector).
Portes du Soleil ski pass– Covers 12 resorts of the Portes du Soleil
266 pistes catering for all levels, 195 lifts, 10 snowparks, 89 slopeside restaurants
6 day pass (approx) Adults €260 | Children €195 | Youth/senior €234
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