is a world-famous winter sports destination, but this resort is also geared to cater to much more than just skiing fanatics. As such, its hotel range is wider than you might have expected, ranging from simple 1 star establishments to luxury 5 star hotels. Hotels in Chamonix such as the Grands Montets offer a tremendous range of on-site amenities including swimming pools and spas, as well as comfortable rooms and sometimes even stunning views of the iconic Mont Blanc! Alternatives to Chamonix hotels include self-catered chalets and apartments, guest houses and campsites!
The view from the Mont Blanc Suite, Hotel les Grand Montets
As Chamonix boasts a full spectrum of leisure activities, the area is equally popular with visitors in the summer and wintertime. Typical summer activities include:
- Rock climbing
- Fell running
- Mountain biking
In the winter, naturally enough, skiing and snowboarding are king, with slopes suitable for all abilities. However, there are plenty of other fun activities which can be enjoyed by all ages like husky-sled rides, helicopter flights and roller coasters! Hotels in Chamonix will be able to offer you advice and information about all of these activities.
The town of Chamonix itself is a pleasant place for a stroll, with a wide range of shops, quality restaurants, bars, clubs, heritage sites and spas. It’s also a short distance from the Italian border – perfect for a day trip!
Relax in one of Chamonix’s many spas
Many Chamonix hotels offer themed packages for families, couples or individuals looking for a particular kind of getaway – romantic, relaxed or sporty – these can usually be booked directly from the hotels’ own websites.
Many tourists in Chamonix are passionate about golf as well. In summer, they meet up with some friends in Portugal for golfing holidays. And you ?