L’Amara Apartments

  • Portes du Soleil Ski Area, France, Avoriaz

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The L'Amara Apartments are luxury ski-in, ski-out apartments in the Amara area of Avoriaz, forming their own village with five interconnecting buildings.

Great location

Located next to the entrance to the resort, in the Amara district of Avoriaz, the residences benefit from having ski in/ ski out access. Easily access the Portes du Soleil Ski Area featuring over 600k of slopes, which is great for all abilities - from complete beginners to advanced experts, skiers and snowboarders can enjoy the vast amount of slopes easily connected by lifts. 

As the resort is pedestrianised you can walk down to the resort centre, which is just a short stroll away from the residences - you can find a variety of shops, bars and restaurants, which is ideal for those on a self catering basis. 

Luxury apartments

With the use of stonework and wood, the interior has been furnished to a high standard and combines traditional and modern styles. Many of the apartments have fantastic views of the valley, nestled between mountains and the edge of the forest, the spacious and bright apartments are wonderful for relaxing at the end of a day of skiing. With lovely apartments like these you may prefer not to always go out to eat, take  advantage of our Huski food delivery service, it takes out the hassle of choosing what's for dinner.

Unwind and relax

After a day on the slopes, the residence bar and lounge area is the perfect place to chill out. Otherwise there is a wellness centre which features two hammams, a sauna and a swimming pool with swan neck jets to relax in. There's also a Deep Nature Spa with an outdoor hot tub offering mountain views, and massages and treatments that can be booked and paid locally.

Avoriaz

  • Over 600 kilometres of skiable terrain across the Portes du Soleil ski area
  • Avoriaz has a resort altitude of 1,800 meters
  • Portes du Soleil skiable terrain is as high as 2,300 metres

The purpose built, snow sure resort of Avoriaz is the highest in the Portes du Soleil - the world's largest international linked ski area. Awarded the Best Family Resort in the Snow Awards justifies its reputation as family friendly, as well as appealing to skiers and boarders of all abilities with slopes such as the best blue run in the area, Abricotine, and Coupe du Monde being the best black run with great views. 

The Flocon Vert label has been awarded to Avoriaz, demonstrating the resort's commitment to environmental preservation and highlighting its dedication to sustainable development. Since the resort opened in the 60s it has been pedestrianised, making it incredibly accessible whether on skis, on foot or even horse drawn sleigh. The resort has a partnership with Blablacar which promotes carpooling to and from resort, additionally BlaBlaBus is the best way to reach the main Avoriaz 1800 station. Once you are on the mountain, the Stash snow park provides fun for the whole family, found between the trees in a reforestation zone. It's made up of different ability level snow parks built with dead untreated wood which has been collected locally, so it blends into the landscape. There's a wide choice of shops, restaurants and bars dotted around the resort, many of which serve local ingredients and French-origin products and most buildings are designed to conserve heat, and with the use of solar panels generate energy too. 

Skiing and snowboarding in Avoriaz

Avoriaz is located above Morzine and is part of the Portes du Soleil ski area, both of which are known for their abundance of high-quality and diverse skiing and snowboarding opportunities. Avoriaz itself is perfect for all abilities as there are plenty of cruisy blue slopes and tree lined runs. For the more advanced, upgrading to the Portes du Soleil ski pass is your ticket to endless adventures, you will have access to 600km of piste across France and Switzerland. If you are after a challenge, have a go at skiing The Circuit - it is the best way to see as much as the Portes du Soleil as possible. It takes about six hours for an intermediate skier to complete, not including the all important lunch break. 

Avoriaz has always been at the forefront of snowboarding culture, it was actually the first resort in France to open a terrain park. Since then, it has become an excellent choice for snowboarders and freestylers of all levels, with a wide range of snow parks to choose from. The Stash is an off-piste, tree-run, free-ride park with numerous tables, rails, and wall-rides. Additionally, there is the Lil Stash, which is designed for beginners and children and includes comparable features to those in the main park.

Where to stay in Avoriaz

We have a range of properties on offer in Avoriaz, many of which have a central location in the resort and great access to the ski slopes. Whether you want a cosy chalet or high quality apartments in the centre of the town, most of the properties have a central location with great access to the slopes.

Bars and restaurants in Avoriaz

Avoriaz has a great selection of restaurants for a variety of different tastes. The food in the area is predominantly French with Swiss influences, and be sure to try some of the delicious wines while you’re away. There are plenty of options that are suitable for families, as well as budget friendly options, including pizzerias, takeaways and cosy bistros. 

What's included in an Inghams Ski holiday to Avoriaz

Flights, transfers and accommodation based on self catering, half board or chalet catering. Optional add ons include equipment hire, lift pass and tuition, please see the 'Ski Extras' tab below for more information on these.

Skiing levels
Beginner
Intermediates
Advanced
Snowboard
Cross country

Mountain facts
Ski area 600 km
Runs 37 123 110 30
Longest run 0 Km
Snowparks
Lifts Drag lifts 0, Chairlifts 0, Cablecars 0
Slope direction
Ski/resort bus False
Rooms
  • No. of apartments: 204
  • No. of buildings: 5
  • No. of floors: 4

Reception

  • Check in: 5pm
  • Check out: 10am 
  • 24 Hour front desk
  • Official rating: 5

Local Fees and Taxes

  • Resort tax: €2.50 per person, per day (under 18s free of charge)
  • Refundable deposit: €300 required on arrival (credit cards accepted)

Rooms

One bedroom apartments can sleep two to four people and are 47m². Apartments have one twin or double bedroom, and a living area with a double sofa bed. These apartments have a bathroom with shower head attachment and a WC.

Two bedroom apartments can sleep two to six people and are around 63-68m². Apartments have one twin bedroom and one double bedroom, and a living area with a double sofa bed. These apartments have a bathroom with shower head attachment, a separate shower room and a WC.

Two bedroom apartments with mountain views can sleep two to six people and are around 65-70m². Apartments have one twin bedroom and one double bedroom, and a living area with two day beds. These apartments have a bathroom with shower head attachment, a separate shower room and a WC.

Three bedroom apartments can sleep four to eight people and are around 87-98m². Apartments have one double bedroom and two twin bedrooms, and a living area with a double sofa bed. These apartments have a bathroom with shower head attachment, a separate shower room and 2 WCs, one of which is separate.

Three bedroom apartments with mountain views can sleep four to eight people and are 87-98m². Apartments have one double bedroom and two win bedrooms, and a living area with a daybed and pull-out bed (suitable for children). These apartments have a bathroom with shower head attachment, a separate shower room and a separate WC.

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

Bedroom facilities

  • Balcony
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lounge
  • Satellite TV 
  • Kitchenette equipped with hob, microwave, grill, fridge, dishwasher and kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster 
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes and toiletries 
  • Twin or double beds (please specify preference when booking)
  • Bed linen and towels

All balconies will be accessible for Winter 2023/24. Access had been restricted last season but we have received confirmation that all will be open and can be used.

 

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Longitude: 6.768898
Latitude: 46.19336

 

  • Ski in / ski out 
  • Ski hire shop on site
  • 300 metres ski to the ski lifts
  • 650 metres to the ski school meeting point
  • 5 minutes' walk (500 metres) to the centre of Avoriaz and a selection of restaurants and bars
  • 5 minutes' walk (500 metres) to the Aquariaz leisure centre
Facilities
  • Bar and lounge
  • Sun terrace with mountain views
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Sauna (18 years+)
  • Hammam (16 years+)
  • Heated indoor pool (time slot can be booked at reception)
  • Children's paddling pool (time slot can be booked at reception)
  • Fitness room (16 years +)
  • Spa with massage and beauty treatments (book and pay locally)
  • Childrens games room
  • Ski locker room
  • Car parking (€20 per day / €100 per week - pre book and pay locally)
  • Newspapers
Family Facilities
  • Playroom
  • Free Baby kits are available on request. Set includes cot (no mattress or linen), bed sheets, highchair and changing mat. Suitable for children under 2 years
  • Push chairs are available (subject to availability)
Meals

The L'Amara Apartments are offered on a self catering board basis, no meals are included however a supermarket and restaurants are a short walk away.

We've partnered up with Huski who provide premium oven ready meals across the French Alps. Huski will deliver your meals directly to your accommodation in time for your arrival, all you'll have to do is cook. If you'd like to know more, please click here for further details.

  • No of restaurants: 1

Board basis options available

  • Self Catering

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