Résidence Altaviva

  • Tignes-Val d’Isere 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!

  • No. of rooms: 142
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 7


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

Local Fees and Taxes

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



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. 

  • Two room comfort apartment (A4): sleeps 2-4 people (31 - 38m²) Living room with a 2 person sofa bed and 1 twin/double bedroom 
  • Three room family apartment (B6): sleeps 3-6 people (41 - 48m²) Living room with a 2 person sofa bed, twin/double bedroom and bunk room
  • Three room comfort apartment (C6): sleeps 3-6 people (40 - 47m²) Living room with a 2 person sofa bed and 2 twin/double bedrooms 
  • Four room family apartment (D8): sleeps 6-8 people (50 - 58m²) Living room with a 2 person sofa bed and 2 twin/double bedrooms, the third bedroom is either a bunk room or has twin/double 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


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

Tignes is famous for it's record amounts of snowfall, making it the best place for skiers and snowboarders to carve up the slopes. The area has three main villages: Val Claret, Le Lac and Le Lavachet, which are linked together by a 24 hour free bus service. Val Claret is 2,100 metres high and 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’Isère. 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
Cross country

Mountain facts
Ski area 300 km
Longest run 10 Km

2 Snowparks 

Lifts Drag lifts 34, Chairlifts 41, Cablecars 2
Slope direction N,E,S,W
Ski/resort bus True
Things to Do

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 seasonnaires and ski-bums. Their menu is pretty tasty too, especially the chilli nachos, and it makes a great stop off for lunch.

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.


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 a Tignes-Val d'Isère 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.

Tignes is a magical place when it snows but if you find you want to spend some time away from the slopes there are also plenty of other activities to keep you occupied. Here are just a few of our favourites, all of which are recommended by our local representatives.

Resort Activities

Le Lagon

Treat yourself to an afternoon relaxing in the wonderful wellness area in Le Lac. With your lift pass it only costs about €12 for 90mins chilling and relaxing those achy ski legs away. There is also a fantastic recreational pool area here, and if relaxing isn’t your thing then the incredible fitness facilities will help you train for your next ski expedition.

Don’t forget your speedos!


If you want to explore Tignes with four legged fluffy friends then take a dog sledging ride around the lake. Whizz around in two-person carriage enjoying the scenery. Don’t forget to arrive early so you can have cuddles with the dogs!

This is an incredibly popular excursion so make sure to book this with your resort representative as soon as you arrive as places can be limited.


Tignespace will keep you occupied with its state-of-the-art infrastructures in an exceptional setting. Its massive climbing walls and indoor football pitches make it perfect for white-out days when the snow is just too heavy to ski. It also includes a conference centre.

Ice Diving

Tignes is one of the only resorts in France that provide free diving beneath the ice! An incredible opportunity for an underwater experience with a qualified instructor.

Ski Jumping

If you're looking for a thrill ride, slide down a 30 km ski jump on your skis/snowboard wearing a bungee harness and land safely via zip wire!

Tobogganing and Sledging

Swap your skis for a toboggan on the Pala'Fou Toboggan run! Alternatively, to add a bit of extra fun to sledging, try snow tubing! Slide down the slope on a giant rubber ring (3 years and above).

  • Cinema
  • Ice climbing
  • Snow tubing
  • Ice driving
  • Horse riding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Mountaineering
  • Indoor squash and tennis court
  • Heliskiing & Heli-tours
  • Mountainbiking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Parapenting & Paragliding


Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

Save up to £74 per person

Book your lift pass with us and we’ll give you 50% off equipment hire or carriage. See our Ski Bundle page for details. 


Lift Passes Days Adult 
2 ad & 2 ch
under 17
Full Area 6 £313 £261 £261 £953
Full Area 3 £157 £130 £130 -

 *0-7yrs Free (issued locally, photo required)

Don't forget our Adult Lift Pass Offers on selected weeks

Equipment Description Blue Red Black
Adult 13+ Skis £84 £99 £111
Skis & Boots £114 £132 £149
Snowboard - £99 £111
Snowboard & boots - £132 £149
Child* 6-12  Skis & boots - £62 -
Snowboard & boots - £62 -

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

*White category skis/boots available for children aged 3-5: £49.

*Snowboard and boots 8-12yrs

Tuition Days Hours Adult
Ski AM 6 3 hours per day £208/£217 £239/£248
Ski PM £164/£173 £199/£208
Snowboard AM £204 £204
Snowboard PM £164 £164

Times AM: 9.00-noon. 

*Child snowboard lessons from 8-14 years

Ski lesson prices are split by season with the higher prices for high season departures on Christmas, New Year, 12th, 19th & 26th Feb and 2nd & 9th April.

For children there is a Junior Academy option for children aged 10 to 14 years and who are capable of parallel skiing on all slopes. The week will improve technique on red and black slopes with controlled short radius turns and introduce off-piste skiing with the safety equipment.

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

  • 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 


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




Family Facilities
  • Free Kids and juniors club for children 4-10 years old from Monday to Friday
  • Free Teen club for 11-17 years from Monday to Friday
  • 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 
  • Activities for adults and children, programme confirmed locally
  • Swimming pool (unsupervised - children must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Cots & linen
  • Games room
  • Children's menu
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Hotel family friendly
  • Hotel kids club
  • Play room
  • Baby listening service
  • Babysitting (day)
  • Babysitting (evening)
  • 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 

Board basis options available

  • Self Catering
Location in resort
  • Longitude: -0.6184657
  • Latitude: 51.1882945
  • Location Description:
    • 500m to the nearest bus stop
    • 100m to the ski lifts
    • 500m to the resort centre
    • 150m to the ski school meeting point and nursery slopes

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Residence Altaviva
Tignes, Tignes-Val d’Isere Ski Area,Self Catering
18/03/2023 - 7 nights
8 adults
From London Gatwick
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