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Hotel Altapura

  • Three Valleys Ski Area, France, Val Thorens

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The Altapura lives up to its name as the ‘highest ski palace’, redefining luxury and style in Val Thorens. The interior design is a modern take on the mountain theme, creating an atmosphere of glamour yet cosiness that you’ll find hard to leave. With contemporary bedrooms, superb facilities and breathtaking mountain views, the hotel provides an effortlessly smooth service, as well as some of the finest cuisine on the mountain. Perfect for couples or families seeking the ultimate escape with fantastic doorstep skiing, the Altapura cannot be more highly recommended. Dinner is taken in the 2003 restaurant of the Savoyard La Laiterie or (with a supplement) Les Enfants Terribles.

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  • No. of rooms: 88
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 5
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 10
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 5

The modern and sumptuous twin/double bedrooms (please specify preference on booking) sleep up to 3 and feature luxurious bathrooms with bath, separate shower, lounge area, Mac computer linked to the TV (Apple TV), providing UK channels and a large choice of movies, ipod socket, safe, hairdryer and minibar (pay locally).

  • Classic rooms (A2) can sleep up to 3 and are North facing. 
  • Club rooms (B4) can also sleep up to 3 and are South facing*.
  • Large Deluxe suites (C3) sleep up to 4 with twin/double beds and a sofa bed which are ideal for families. 
  • Duplex suites (D4) can accommodate up to 4, with a double/twin bed and bathroom on the upper level with bathroom and 2 single sofa beds with shower on the lower level.

*South facing rooms may be South East or South West facing.

*The B4 club room can be inter-connecting with the C3 deluxe room (On request)

*Two A2 classic rooms can be adjacent (On request)

Bedroom facilities

  • Availability of a cot
  • Bathrobes
  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Room safe
  • Tea or coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Wireless internet


  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes


  • Buffet breakfast with hot and cold options
  • Delicious evening buffet in Restaurant 2003, with chefs cooking the food in front of guests.
  • Choice of dining in the fabulous La Laiterie or the Enfants Terribles at a supplement.
  • No of restaurants: 3
  • Dress code for restaurants:


  • Breakfast service:


  • Dinner service:

    Buffet & Waiter Service

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Val Thorens

At an altitude of 2300m, Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe and as part of the huge Three Valleys area, in undoubtedly one of the very best! The resort has been designed to offer doorstep skiing from practically wherever you stay and has a village feel around a compact centre (where car access is restricted). the height of Val Thorens means long hours of sunshine, an unrivaled snow record and great skiing for all grades. Nightlife is relaxed with a good choice of restaurants, bars and clubs. There is also a superb sports centre in the village with an outdoor pool, sauna and whirlpool. 

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

Mountain Facts
  • Ski area 170 km
  • Runs
  • Longest run 8 Km
  • Snowparks
  • Lifts Drag lifts 52, Chairlifts 66, Cablecars 4
  • Slope direction E,S,W
  • Ski/resort bus True

Things to do in resort

  • Snow shoe walks
  • Ice driving
  • Sports centre
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna/ hammam
  • Tennis and squash courts
  • Gym
  • Hang-gliding
  • Bowling
  • Excellent toboggan run (6 km long!) on dedicated piste
  • Classical/jazz concerts
  • Cinema
  • Full programme of apres ski events

For more information on travel and transport visit our Val Thorens page


Winter 2018/19 Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

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. 

Learn to Ski Packs
6 days local lift pass, 6 days ski & boot hire, 6 days tuition (3hrs per day)
Adult £445 L / £464 H      Child* £385 L / £402 H

All Learn to Ski Packs must be pre-booked in the UK and are not bookable locally.

*Child 5-12yrs. Season dates as per lift passes.

Lift Passes Days Adult
2 ad & 2 ch
Three Valleys area pass 6 £238 L/£266 H £201 L/£224 H £226 L/£252 H £805 L/£895 H
Val Thorens lift pass 6 £197 L/£220 H £168 L/£187 H £189 L/£211 H £674 L/£749 H

L (15-21 Dec & 13-end of season), H (all other dates). 
*0-4 Free (issued in resort, photo required)

Equipment Description Blue Red Black
Adult 13+ Skis £89 £103 £117
  Skis & Boots £120 £139 £156
  Snowboard - £103 £117
  Snowboard & boots - £139 £156
Child* 6-12 Skis & boots - £93 -
  Snowboard & boots - £93 -

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

*White category skis/boots available for children aged 3-5: £51.

 *Child snowboard & boots 8-12yrs.

Tuition Days Hours Adult 13+yrs Child* 5-12yrs
Ski 6 3 hrs per day* £177 L/£187 M/£209 H £177 L/£187 M/£209 H
Snowboard £177 L/£187 M/£209 H £177 L/£187 M/£209 H
Ski 3 2 hrs per day £114 -

L (13 April-end of season), M (5 Jan-8 Feb & 9 March-5 April), H (all other dates)

*2 hrs on Sun

*Child snowboard tuition 7-12yrs

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


  • Ski-in/ski-out
  • Opposite the Plein Sud chairlift at the bottom of the resort
  • 3 minutes' walk from the centre of the village
  • Free hotel shuttle bus to the resort centre stops outside the hotel
  • Lounge/bar area
  • Concierge
  • Wi-Fi
  • Indoor/outdoor swimming pool
  • 1000m² spa offering massages and beauty treatments (pay locally)
  • Sauna, hammam, jacuzzi & fitness room
  • Large terrace
  • 3 restaurants
  • Babysitting (pay locally)
  • Indoor Parking (€104 per week)
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Sauna
  • Bar
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • Steam room
  • Fitness room

Local Fees and Taxes

Resort Tax (€3.30 per adult, per day. Children under 18 years are free of charge).

Family Facilities

  • Children's playroom with play leader available 12.40- 20.30 available from 23/12 (free of charge).
  • Baby sitting services available (please request at time of booking & pay locally) 
  • Baby sitting - day
  • Baby sitting - evening

Special Offers

  • 15% discount on selected departures.

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