AT THE SUMMIT
Name: Le Hameau de la Volière.
Where: Courchevel 1850, in the French Alps. Amid the lush vegetation of the Chenus, at an altitude of 1,850m (which gives the town its name) and a stone’s throw away from the centre of Courchevel 1850. Right by the skiing pistes, with unblocked views of the valley. What: A trio of ultra-luxurious chalets in pale wood. Exotically named Les Bastidons, Cryst’aile and Nanuq, each comes with five rooms bathed in natural light over three or four levels, all designed by Christophe Tollemer in an exquisite, contemporary style.
Capacity: 12 persons per chalet.
Services: Evok Hôtels Collection, managers of this property, have provided everything, and more: indoor pool, spa (with Clarins products, no less), gym, wine cellar, and a home cinema.
Extras: Personal chef, butler, fitness instructor on demand.
Price: €40,000 (S$62,000) per week for
12, or €3,300 per person. www.voliere-courchevel.com