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Résidence Altaviva

  • Espace Killy Ski Area, France, Tignes

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The new L'Altaviva Residence is ideally located on the slopes and opened in December 2018!

Protected by woodland and rocks, it overlooks the slopes with a large south-facing terrace with restaurant and indoor heated pool. The elegant apartments all have views across the ski area and the valley and are tastefully decorated.There is a fabulous reception area and lounge with fireplace, surrounded by areas for kids and teens. The Ô Pure Spa is very spacious with an aqua relaxation area and treatment rooms. With one of the most beautiful ski areas in the world, a glacier and a lively sports and cultural programme all year round, the area has activities that everyone will enjoy!

The Tignes Val d'Isère area extends over 300 km and offers 156 ski runs which is certainly enough to keep you busy for a week's skiing whatever your standard. Tignes 1800 attracts both families and chic back time and time again to the resort offering varied slopes and all the facilities you could wish for. There's nowhere quite like it!

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 142
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 7
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 4

All apartments have twin or double beds (please specify preference when booking), a living room with a sofa bed (suitable for 2 people), flat screen cable / satellite TV with English speaking channels, kitchenette equipped with ceramic hot plate, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, toaster, kettle, coffee machine, bath with shower head attachment, heated towel rails, cleaning kit, bed linen, hairdryer, towels, bathrobes, WiFi, WC and a balcony with mountain views. 

  • Comfort Rooms (A4) sleep 2 - 4 people. Apartment with living room with a 2-person sofa bed, and 1 bedroom with two single beds which can be twinned. 
  • Family Rooms (B6) sleep 3 - 6 people. Apartment with a living room with a 2-person sofa bed, and 2 bedrooms : 1 bedroom with twin beds and another bedroom with two bunk beds.
  • Larger Comfort Rooms (C6) sleep 3 - 6 people. Apartment with a living room with a 2-person sofa bed and 2 bedrooms with twin or double beds.
  • Larger Family Rooms (D8) sleep 6 - 8 people. Apartment with living room with a 2-person sofa bed and 2 bedrooms with twin or double beds and a third bedroom with two bunk beds.

Beds made on arrival and end of stay cleaning (except kitchen) is included.

DVD players are available (on request) from the reception. The first visit to the Spa for guests is free.  

 

 

 

Bedroom facilities

  • Availability of a cot
  • Bathrobes
  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet connection
  • Minibar or fridge
  • Tea or coffee making facilities
  • Wireless internet

Accessibility

  • Adapted rooms are available on request 
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Meals

  • Self catered apartments 
  • Bakery delivery service available including fresh bread and croissants (book and pay locally)
  • Restaurant with views overlooking the ski area (additional supplement)
  • Flavour baskets – order pre-cooked meals for the whole week. 5 options to choose from, delivered to your room (6 dinners, breakfasts and picnic lunches)

 

  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Distance to nearest restaurant serving dinner outside of property:
    • On site 
  • Dress code for restaurants:
    • Casual
  • Breakfast service:
    • Self catering
    • Restaurant on site 
    • Pre cooked meals available (pre book)
  • Lunch service:
    • Self catering
    • Restaurant on site 

     

  • Dinner service:
    • Self catering 
    • Restaurant on site 
    • Pre cooked meals available (pre book)

Board basis options available

  • Self Catering

Tignes

Famed for its unbeatable snow record as well as its excellent skiing for intermediates and experts; Tignes comprises three main villages, Val Claret, Le Lac and Le Lavachet, all interlinked by an excellent 24 hour free bus service. Val Claret at 2,100m has a superb position right at the foot of the Grande Motte funicular. Le Lac and Le Lavachet have a more cosy village feel to them and also offer easy access to the slopes and over to Val d'Isere. The villages have a great selection of shops, bars and restaurants and have a lively, friendly, buzz about them. We also have accommodation in Tignes 1850 and Tignes Les Brevieres, which are quieter villages with easy access to the slopes.  

Skiing Levels
  • Beginners
  • Intermediates
  • Advanced
  • Snowboard
  • Cross Country

Mountain Facts
  • Ski area 300 km
  • Runs
    87
    41
    26
  • Longest run 10 Km
  • Snowparks

    1 snowpark. 

  • Lifts Drag lifts 36, Chairlifts 45, Cablecars 4
  • Slope direction N,E,S,W
  • Ski/resort bus True

Things to do in resort

Restaurants, food and drink

As with many winter resorts in France, Tignes provides a grand gourmet experience. There are plenty of restaurants, both on the mountain and in the town, where you can sample the delicious, Savoyarde cuisine such as tartiflette and fondue. Typified by their use of cheese and potatoes, these regional specialities provide a filling and necessary meal after a heavy work out.

‘L'escale Blanche’ in the centre of Tignes le Lac serves a magnificent fondue, while ‘L'Alpage des Chaudannes’ at the top of the Chaudannes lift serves one of the tastiest tartiflettes on the mountains.

The ‘Aspen Coffee Shop’ in Val Claret is an American themed cafe with affordable food and a good range of burgers. A short walk from the pistes it is an ideal stop for lunch.

Alternatively ‘Tignes Cuisine’ which serves either noodles or burritos (an odd mix we know) is located at the end of the Trolles black run coming back from Val d’Isere. Why not reward yourself after taking on that challenging, steep piste?

Après, bars, clubs and nightlife

Tignes is a lively resort with a great range of bars and clubs. ‘Loop Bar’, near the Toviere gondola, attracts a young crowd and is popular with off-duty seasonaires and ski-bums. Their menu is pretty tasty too, especially the chilli nachos, and it makes a great stop off for lunch.

‘Jacks Club’, located in the local bowling alley, is open until late into the night. Cheesy pop and dance music will have you dancing through to the early hours of the morning. And ‘T-Bar’ in Val Claret is located directly underneath our very own Chalet Le Curling where residents have their own private access to the bar.

Those looking to have a more sedate après experience will enjoy ‘Grizzly’s Bar’ in Val Claret. Decorated in a very ‘bear’ fashion, as supposed to a very bare one, the benches in this establishment are lined with fur rugs and extra blankets are available. It’s a perfect place to cozy up with a hot rum chocolate.

Shopping

There are plenty of small supermarkets dotted about Tignes for those staying on a self-catering basis and require groceries. Similarly, there are lots of shops selling souvenirs and postcards so you can bring gifts back home for those unfortunate enough not to join you on your holiday.

Equipment rental and sports shops are typically open until late in the day so you can maximise your time on the mountain before returning your equipment at the end of your last day.

Spas and relaxation

Visitors to Tignes who have booked an Espace Killy lift pass will have free access to the swimming pool at Le Lagon aquatic centre.  The centre also provides wellness facilities such as Jacuzzis, saunas and a hamman which can be paid for locally.

In addition to Le Lagon many of the hotels and apartments in Tignes have luxury spa facilities available for their guests to use. These include the Village Montana Hotel and the Résidence le Telemark Apartments.

Arts, culture and events

The culture of Tignes is heavily focused around sport – winter sports in particular. Tignes has played host to the SFR Freestyle Tour for the past two years as well as the Ski Halfpipe World Cup Final. Non-sporting events held in the resort include a Christmas parade with fireworks and Santa Claus touring the local villages, as well as a Pop-Rock festival to herald the New Year.

Towards the end of March Tignes hosts Europe’s largest gay festival of winter sports – European Snow Pride. The festival features many après events and DJ sets as well as a pool party.


For more information on travel and transport visit our Tignes page

Extras

Winter 2019/20 Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

SKI INCLUSIVE
Ski Inclusive – Save up to £70 per person

Book our Ski Inclusive bundle and save £s on your lift pass, skis / board and boots. See our Ski Inclusive page for details. 

Special Offers:

  • Buy One Get One Half Price on 6 day adult lift passes for departure on 4th Jan, 1st Feb, 14th Mar, 21st Mar & 28th Mar 2020.

Overnight snow train offer: 8 days ski/board hire for the price of 6 (book locally)

Lift Passes Days Adult 
14-64
Child*
5-13
Senior
65+
Family
2ad & 2ch
under 17
Tignes & Val d'Isere 6 £271 £218 £218 £871

 *0-4yrs Free (issued locally, photo required)

 

Equipment Description Blue Red Black
Adult 13+ Skis £87 £101 £114
Skis & Boots £117 £136 £153
Snowboard - £101 £114
Snowboard & boots - £136 £153
Child* 6-12  Skis & boots - £63 -
Snowboard & boots - £63 -

Equipment Hire (6 days) – Please see here for description of hire categories.

*White category skis/boots available for children aged 3-5: £50.

*Snowboard and boots 8-12yrs

Tuition Days Hours Adult
(15yrs+)
Child (5*-14yrs) 
Ski AM 6 3 hours per day £210 £242
Ski PM £169 £201
Snowboard AM £210 £210
Snowboard PM £174 £174

Times AM: 9.00-noon. 

*Child snowboard lessons from 8-14 years

Prices and supplements are correct at time of printing. Up-to-date prices will be confirmed at time of booking.

Facilities

  • Ski in / ski out access
  • Ski hire shop on site
  • 300 m to the centre of Tignes 
  • Opposite ski lifts 
  • Spa and wellness facilities including indoor heated swimming pool, whirlpool, steam room, sauna and relaxation area (Free)
  • Massages and beauty treatments available (book and pay locally)
  • WiFi (Free)
  • Private car parking (€10 per day - pre book and pay locally)
  • Games available to loan from reception 
  • Heated ski equipment storage room with lockers 
  • Situated directly on the slopes 
  • Terrace with mountain views
  • Lounge with TV
  • Partner restaurant inside the residence 
  • Ski shop on site 

 

 

 

    • Check in time 5 pm
    • Check out time 10 am 

Local Fees and Taxes

  • Resort tax €2.50 per person, per day (under 18's Free of charge) paid locally
  • Refundable deposit €400 on arrival (credit cards accepted)

 


Family Facilities

  • Swimming pool (unsupervised - children must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Kids and juniors club (for children 4 - 10 years old - pre book and paid locally)
  • Teen club (11 - 17 years) available during French school holidays 
  • Baby kits including cot, high chair, changing mat, potty and bath chair are available (suitable for children under 2 years of age) subject to availability - pre book
  • Books, DVDs, music and puzzles are available from reception 
  • Animations for adults and children, programme confirmed locally
  • Babysitting services available (book and pay locally)
  • Cots & Linen
  • Games room
  • Child's Menu
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Hotel family friendly
  • Hotel Kids Club
  • Play room
  • Baby listening service
  • Baby sitting - day
  • Baby sitting - evening

Reviews of Residence Altaviva

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£3294
per person from £549
Includes £30pp discount
Residence Altaviva
Tignes, Espace Killy Ski Area,Self Catering
04/01/2020 - 7 nights
6 adults
From Liverpool
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