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Somewhere rather special...

From the moment you step into Chalet La Varappe, you know you’re somewhere rather special. Originally built by Mr Pomagalski (founder of the world-leading company, Poma), much of the interior is clad in the wood cleared whilst building the lift system in Méribel, giving the chalet an incredibly authentic and alpine-esque ambience. With its welcoming warmth and attention to detail, it’s not surprising that until now, La Varappe has been a private home. Now an exciting addition to our portfolio of exclusive chalets, it can at last be enjoyed by those looking for homely luxury after a long day on the slopes.

The heart of La Varappe is its alluringly cosy yet sumptuous sitting room. With its striking stone fireplace, exquisite artworks, intriguing antiques and quintessentially English furnishings, you’ll feel like you could curl up on the sofa forever.

The dining room’s laden bookcases and opulent furnishings promise a relaxed yet sophisticated culinary experience. And with 10 seats at the table, it’s a fantastic spot to get together over beautiful food and wine.

Its spacious terraces, garden and private outdoor hot tub allow you to marvel at the mountains even after you’ve kicked off your skis. The chalet also offers a steam room for aching muscles, a TV/games room and, of course, a large ski and boot room.

Located in the centre of Méribel, Chalet La Varappe sleeps 10 people in supreme comfort within five beautifully designed bedrooms, each with an en-suite bath or shower room. There is an additional attic bedroom suitable for two or more children.

“The chalet was amazing and perfect for our party. We really did believe it was our home whilst we were there!”


Méribel – 5 minutes drive to the lifts or a short walk to centre of Méribel.

Address: Impasse des Fontaines, 73550 Méribel
Telephone: +33 (0)4 79 01 05 31
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 45.403055
Longitude: 6.566632

Altitude: 1,454m/4,772ft

Chalet Layout

Bedroom 1

Twin or Super King with en-suite bathroom with shower over.

Bedroom 2

Super-king (170 cms) with en-suite bathroom with shower over and balcony.

Bedroom 3

Twin or king with en-suite shower room.

Bedroom 4

Super King with en-suite bathroom, separate shower with balcony.

Bedroom 5

Twin or super-king with en-suite bathroom and balcony

Bedroom 6

Room under eaves suitable for two small children.

TV room

Steam room

Outdoor hot tub

Private car parking

Large ski room

With heated boot racks

Infant Cots

Three of the bedrooms are suitable for cots

Floor plan

Lower Ground Floor

Lower Ground Floor
Lower Ground Floor
Lower Ground Floor
Lower Ground Floor

Ground Floor

Ground Floor
Ground Floor
Ground Floor
Ground Floor

First Floor

First Floor
First Floor
First Floor
First Floor



A skiing holiday isn’t just about skiing – and we never forget how important your holiday is to you. That’s why we do everything we can to ensure you have a hassle-free holiday with everything just the way you want it.

You’ll have access to an exceptional concierge service, a dedicated minibus and chauffeur, childcare, professional in-house masseuses and one staff member to every two guests.

  • Fresh flowers in every bedroom
  • Complimentary bar of wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Personal laundry facilities
  • A huge selection of books and games
  • TV room with DVD player
  • Free-to-Air UK Sky television channels
  • Apple TV with many of the latest films
  • Extensive DVD library
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • iPad with movies for use in the chalet and on Purple Ski Transfers
  • Security safe
  • Telephone
“L'équipe purple ski est parfaite. Le Chalet est ravissant!”

Exquisite Food & Wine

The food offered is largely what sets a holiday with Purple Ski apart. Eating at Purple Ski has always been a memorable experience, akin to eating in a top quality restaurant.

We truly aim to deliver the best food in the Alps and succeed in this - we were the overall winners of The Times Chalet Chef 2010 award and so our food has been independently rated as the best in the Alps, but our standards have improved hugely even since then and our reputation in the ski chalet industry is unparalleled. As a result, we are able to attract extraordinary chefs, passionate about food and about delighting you!

Beautiful food deserves only the finest wine, which is why our wine list is composed by the acclaimed Master of Wine and owner of Savage Selection wines, Mark Savage. Mark brings interesting, small production wines to the table, all deeply characteristic of their origin and beautifully paired with our food. What better way to end a fantastic day on the slopes? You can read more about our wines and champagnes here.

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Pricing & Availability

Price+Availability last updated: 11 December 2018 12:21 GMT

21st Dec 2018 7 Booked Booked Fully Booked
28th Dec 2018 7 Booked Booked Fully Booked
4th Jan 2019 9 Booked Booked Fully Booked
13th Jan 2019 7 Booked Booked Fully Booked
20th Jan 2019 7 € 13,120 10 Special Offer
27th Jan 2019 7 Booked Booked Fully Booked
3rd Feb 2019 7 € 13,940 10 Special Offer
10th Feb 2019 7 Booked Booked Fully Booked
17th Feb 2019 7 Booked Booked Fully Booked
24th Feb 2019 7 Booked Booked Fully Booked
3rd Mar 2019 7 Booked Booked Fully Booked
10th Mar 2019 7 Booked Booked Fully Booked
17th Mar 2019 7 Booked Booked Fully Booked
24th Mar 2019 7 Booked Booked Fully Booked
31st Mar 2019 7 Booked Booked Fully Booked
7th Apr 2019 7 € 23,950 10 Available

Prices are per chalet per week.

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