Residence les Balcons

  • Three Valleys Ski Area, France, Val Thorens

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Located in the heart of one of the biggest ski areas in the world, The Three Valleys, Residence les Balcons sits in a quiet neighbourhood just outside the resort centre of Val Thorens. These apartments provide comfort and privacy for your winter holiday and all have picturesque views of the valley and surrounding snowy peaks. 

A fantastic choice for families 

Due to their quiet location, these apartments are a great choice for families. Cots and high chairs are available upon request, free of charge, and there is also a children's pool available - a good way of keeping the children entertained after a day on the slopes. 

Sit back and relax

Head over to the spa and wellness area for a moment of relaxation. Over 600m², Residence les Balcons spa area provides you with an indoor heated swimming pool with amazing views of the valley, a sauna, hammam and a fitness room. Access to these facilities is included so you can really make the most of recharging after an active day but if you'd prefer a massage or treatment, there are 2 spas where these services can be requested and paid for locally. 

Stress free skiing and snowboarding

Your snow sports holiday couldn't be more stress free as the ski hire and maintenance shop is located 2 minute walk from the residence building meaning picking up and returning equipment is simple and easy!

Val Thorens

  • Resort altitude of 2,300m
  • 600km of marked pistes 
  • 53 green, 137 blue, 106 red and 32 black runs

At an altitude of 2,300m, Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe and as part of the huge Three Valleys area, it is 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 unrivalled snow record and great skiing for all grades. 

The Vallée des Belleville, including Val Thorens, has received the Flocon Vert label, demonstrating the resort's dedication to environmental preservation and highlighting its dedication to sustainable development. When you arrive in Val Thorens, the best way to get around is by foot, bus, or skis - many of the hotels are in great locations, so the pistes are easily accessible, no matter where you are. To keep the slopes skiable, all snow groomers use a more sustainable fuel and are equipped with a snow coverage gauge device to determine where artificial snow coverage is required. After a day on the slopes, many of the buildings are well insulated to keep the heat in and have smart heating controls to reduce the use of energy. Solar panels are also used to generate renewable electricity.

Skiing and snowboarding in Val Thorens

Val Thorens is known for its fantastic snow quality throughout the winter season, with the majority of the skiing being above 2000 metres.  Beginners will enjoy being closer to home on the fantastic nursery slopes, while the more advanced will enjoy the variety of different graded slopes throughout the resort. Being part of the largest interlinked ski area there are no limits on where you can go. Those with a full area pass have the opportunity to explore the wider Three Valleys ski area, a snow lovers paradise, with efficient links between Meribel, Courchevel and Les Menuires.

Where to stay in Val Thorens

We offer a variety of accommodation in Val Thorens, the majority of them having the benefit of ski in/ ski out access, making it incredibly easy to get onto this world renowned ski area.

Bars and restaurants in Val Thorens

The nightlife scene here is vibrant, you'll find plenty of great options for restaurants, bars, and clubs to choose from. La Folie Douce is the perfect spot for a drink or two after a day of mountain adventures. You'll love the lively atmosphere, with  live music and DJ sets to keep you entertained. Après ski continues in Le Monde, a Dutch bar in the resort's centre. If partying isn't really your thing then don't worry, there are plenty of bars where you can enjoy watching live sports. The Shamrock Irish Pub is a great place for you to check out.

What's included in an Inghams holiday to Val Thorens

Flights, transfers and accommodation based on self catering, half board  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
Cross country

Mountain facts
Ski area 600 km
Runs 53 136 113 35
Longest run 0 Km
Lifts Drag lifts 0, Chairlifts 0, Cablecars 0
Slope direction
Ski/resort bus True
  • No. of apartments: 115
  • No. of buildings: 6
  • No. of floors: 7


  • Check in: 5pm
  • Check out: 10am
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

  • Tourist tax: is 3.41 per person, per day. Under 18s are free of charge.
  • A refundable deposit of 460-600 will be required on arrival. Cash or credit cards are accepted.
  • Cots: free on request 


All apartments have a fully equipped kitchenette, lounge area with access to a balcony, a bathroom and/or shower room and a WC. 

One bedroom apartments sleep 2-4 people and are 33. These apartments have one twin bedroom and a pull out sofa bed in the lounge. There is also a bathroom with hydrotherapy tub and a balcony.

Two bedroom apartments sleep 2-6 people and are 52. These apartments have two twin bedrooms and a pull out sofa bed in the lounge. There is also a bathroom with hydrotherapy tub, a separate shower room and a balcony. 

Three bedroom apartments sleep 3-8 people and are 72. These apartments have three twin bedrooms and a pull out sofa bed in the lounge. There is also a bathroom with hydrotherapy tub, a shower room, two separate toilets and a balcony. 

An end of stay clean is included except the apartment kitchens.

Apartment facilities

  • Kitchenette equipped with a fridge, oven, induction cooker, toaster, kettle, coffee making facilities, dishwasher, cleaning kit and utensils
  • Satellite TV with English speaking channels 
  • Hairdryer 
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bed linen
  • Towels 
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Longitude: 6.5766309
Latitude: 45.2998469

  • 600 metres to the centre of Val Thorens resort 
  • 700 metres to the ski lifts and ski school meeting points 
  • The ski hire shop is located 190 metres (2 minute walk) from the building
  • There is a ski bus stop located just outside the residence building
  • Chalet buildings 3, 4 & 5 are ski-in ski-out with a red level slope on return to the building 
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa area including pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and hammam
  • Massages available - requested and paid locally 
  • Fitness room 
  • Heated ski room 
  • Garage (paid locally)
  • Lounge area 
  • Supermarket in building 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar area
Family Facilities
  • Cots are free and available on request 

The Residence les Balcons apartments are offered on a self-catering board basis and provide you with a fully equipped kitchenette and supermarket within the residence building.

There is also a restaurant on site - L'Auberge - that serves savoy and Italian specialities. If you opt for half board then your meals will take place in this restaurant. Breakfast is served from 7:30 - 10am. Dinner is a set menu that has a starter, main and dessert, and this is served from 6:30 - 9:30pm.

Alternatively, 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.

Board basis options available

  • Half Board
  • Self Catering

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarians
  • Dairy Free

Dietary requirements are available on request and must be noted at time of booking. 

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