The perfect skiing holiday isn’t just about skiing – it’s also about the ease of getting to and from the slopes, the comfort and relaxation at the end of the day and the exquisite food and wine that makes every evening special. We understand that it’s the finer details that make all the difference, which is why we do everything we can to ensure your Purple Ski experience exceeds your expectations.
Our people are at the heart of the Purple Ski philosophy and the consistent delivery of high level service for which we’re renowned. They are our greatest asset.
We take pride not only in making sure our guests have the best possible skiing holiday, but also in being a great company to work for. We hire people based on their skills, experience and attitude and expect the highest standards of work from them. And in return, we make sure they’re well rewarded and get to spend the most time possible enjoying themselves.
SPA AND WELLNESS
All our chalets have hot tubs or swimming pools; almost all also have either a steam room/hammam or sauna. Help keep yourself injury-free and on top form for skiing, or simply relax and ease away the aches and pains from a hard day pummelling the pistes, not to mention the tensions of everyday life.
If you're heading to the slopes for the first time, looking to tackle the backcountry powder fields or simply keep up with the children, pre-book your massage and physio treatments to make the most of your ski time this winter.
But it's not just for the skiers. Treat yourself and loved ones with the ultimate luxury of relaxation in the comfort of your own chalet. Our dedicated therapists are experts at listening to you and your body to deliver exactly what you need.
We recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment. Treatments can be pre-booked by following the below booking link or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or they can be arranged once you've arrived in resort.
Other services such as hairdressing, facials, manicures and pedicures are also available. Simply contact us for more information.
We operate a small fleet of Volkswagen Caravelle luxury minibuses, which are always on hand to make it a breeze getting to and from the slopes. Equipped with snow tyres, ABS brakes, traction control and passenger airbags, your safety is our first priority.
Our minibus service is, we believe, second to none. With a driver and eight seater minibus for every chalet and someone on-call throughout the day, there’s no waiting around in the morning when the powder beckons, no pre-assigned slots when a ski school appointment has to be met and no standing around at the end of the day when your thoughts have turned to champagne and hot tubs, or tea in front of a roaring fire…
And if you want to get back to your chalet in the middle of the day, we’re there too!
In the mornings, your personal driver, dedicated to your chalet, will be on hand in a toasty warm vehicle from 08.30 until 11.00 if needed, to take you to the slopes and help you load and unload your skis (and children!).
One of our drivers remains on duty and on-call from 11.00 to 17.30 (all our drivers have mobile phones). With just 20 minutes notice he/she can pick you up from anywhere in the valley and take you back to your chalet.
After 17.30 and before dinner, your designated chalet driver is available to pick you up and take you back to the chalet.
You can be driven to, and picked up from, anywhere you wish within the valley. For our Méribel chalets this extends as far as Les Allues and Le Plantin; for Courchevel this extends as far as La Tania and Saint-Bon-Tarentaise; for Val d'Isère this extends as far as La Daille.
Your private chauffeur service continues after dinner if needed (please pre-book with your driver before you sit down to dinner), until 12.00 midnight.
Children love staying with Purple Ski, and so do their parents. We’re always looking for ways to make your holiday and your children’s as happy and hassle-free as possible.
For instance, our chauffeured minibuses mean you don’t have to worry about getting the little ones and their ski equipment to or from the pistes. And we’ll gladly serve children’s high tea in the early evening so that you can relax and enjoy dinner with your friends later, while they play in the sitting room nearby or go to bed! Or, if you wish to eat together, your chef will tailor the food to suit young palates. On the chef’s night off, we provide children’s high tea and complimentary babysitting so that the adults can – if they wish – have a child-free evening, secure in the knowledge that their children are well looked after.
We’re also happy to book ski lessons (available for children over the age of four), lift passes and ski equipment in advance so that there’s less to think about when you arrive.
Children’s equipment such as cots, high chairs, sterilisers, baby listeners, a selection of games, sledges, toys and children’s DVDs are available and we can even stock up on nappies and wipes to save you bringing them with you. We also have a small number of pushchairs available, or can hire these for you if needed. Please indicate your requirements on the booking form.
For childcare during the day, we’re fortunate to have some fantastic childcare companies and professionals operating in Méribel, Courchevel and Val d'Isère and with whom we have excellent relationships. They’re able to offer private nannies to look after your children in the comfort of your chalet.
All the nannies we recommend and work with are English speaking, qualified to NNEB or equivalent standard or have significant formal childcare experience, and all hold an up-to-date paediatric first aid certificate and have had their references and police records checked, so you can rest assured your children are in safe hands.
This service must be pre-booked as availability is limited. You can either book a nanny for the whole week or outside school holiday periods more flexible packages are available.
Please book early to ensure availability!