Village Height: 1850m
Largest Vertical Drop: 1350m
Longest Run: 6.5km
Total ski area: 600km
Cost Indicator: 3/5
❄️La Ferme de Reberty
❄️La Perdrix Blanche
❄️Snow Groomer ride
Ski Holidays In Les Menuires
Les Menuires offers some of the most competitive deals in the Three Valleys area. If you are looking for the cheapest way to explore the Three Valleys ski area then Les Menuires is the way to do it. Situated directly beneath Val Thorens (the highest resort in Europe) a ski holiday in Les Menuires gives you access to the biggest linked ski area in the world with over 600km of breathtaking pistes.
The resort of Les Menuires itself is split into 5 districts (La Croisette, Preyerand, Les Fontanettes, Grand Reberty and Les Bruyères), with a free shuttle bus running between them, reliably, every 20 minutes. There's also a shuttle bus between the 3 resorts in the valley (Saint Martin, Les Menuires and Val Thorens).
To reach Les Menuires from Moutiers, in the valley, it is only a 40 minute transfer bus up the mountain, and the whole journey from Geneva airport is doable in less than 3 hours, or less than 2 hours from Chambery airport on a quieter week with not too much traffic.
Skiing In Les Menuires
Skiing in Les Menuires caters for every ability with beginner zones and plenty of easy green and blue runs. For the intermediate and expert skiers the access to Val Thorens, Courchevel, Meribel and Saint Martin De Belleville means you will not stop discovering new terrain to play upon.
Les Menuires is one of the first ski resorts to offer the ‘Snow Guarantee’ label due to its high altitude and excellent snow-making facilities when it is looking a little thin on the ground. With over 600km of piste in the entire linked 3 Valleys ski area, there’s so much to explore.
If you fancy yourself as a budding freestyler then be sure to check out Les Menuires’ BK Park, or any of the other 3 snowparks in the linked area including Courchevel’s famous DC Park. Les Menuires also has the Walibi Gliss area, a family fun area with a boardercross, blue slalom, and a musical zone.
Skiing Les Menuires is famous amongst The 3 Valleys ski instructors for its abundance of breathtaking off-piste skiing. Until you have straight-lined through the Les Menuires powder fields to skim across the top of the river in Lac De Lou, you’ve not experienced the real heights of off piste, it is a firm favourite.
Accommodation In Les Menuires
There's a variety of accommodation options in Les Menuires from low cost, self catering apartments, to higher end catered accommodation.
Our recommended accommodation options are below -
Ski in, ski out self catering apartments in Les Menuires with a spa with an indoor swimming pool, hot tub. sauna and hammam. A breakfast service is also available onsite.
Located just 100m from the slopes and ski lifts, CGH Les Clarines offers lovely, self catering apartments in the fantastic family-friendly resort of Les Menuires. There is a spa area with a large indoor swimming pool, hot tubs, sauna and steam room.
Pierre et Vacances' Les Alpages de Reberty offers cosy, Alpine style self catering apartments. A highlight of this residence is the onsite spa with an indoor heated swimming pool, hammam, sauna, fitness studio and relaxation room.
Apres Ski In Les Menuires
When the last lift slows to a halt and the sun is dropping behind the mountain, it’s time to ditch your skis for the day and find something else to do. It is at this point that the true variety Les Menuires has to offer really comes to light. Although it is a quieter resort in terms of drinking, partying and clubbing, with a much smaller selection of bars and a more peaceful vibe, for the action hungry and families it has huge appeal.
Attractions to keep the kids busy in Les Menuires include the Aquafun swimming pool (complete with wave machine and massage jets); the Fun Park soft play area with trampolines, ball-pits and big slides; and the ‘Sliding Castle’ which consists of snow structures built purely for sliding down on their plastic shovel toboggans. In short, there is a lot of fun to be had off the slopes in Les Menuires.
Transfers To Les Menuires
Ben’s Bus offers shared Les Menuires Airport Transfers and are almost certainly the cheapest way of getting from the airport to Les Menuires.
Alternatively, private transfers are an option, they tend to be more expensive but you get a door to door service and there's no waiting around at the airport. For groups of 8 (which is the sweet spot for minibus transfers) it wouldn't be too different in price to shared.