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Escape to the Alpine retreat of L’Apogée Courchevel in the Three Valleys, positioned at the highest point of Le Jardin Alpin and surrounded by picturesque woodlands. Set in the renowned Courchevel 1850 resort and above the former Olympic ski jump, L’Apogée offers sweeping views of the snow covered valley below.
The hotel's spacious rooms, including two chalets and a penthouse, feature elegant marble bathrooms with underfloor heating, and many have soothing steam showers for some pampering après-ski. Most also have private balconies overlooking the pristine slopes and Alpine forests. With fur throws on the beds, soft wool plaid underfoot and fine leather furnishings, the warm rooms are cosy sanctuaries to return to after a busy day spent exploring the great outdoors. The luxury penthouse and chalets are complete with rooftop Jacuzzis and private spas, and the Penthouse has the option of a butler service. Chalets have the addition of private ski in/ski out access and a home cinema.
Savour the creative and varied cuisine available at L'Apogée, from the Japanese sushi in Koori to the French menu at Le Comptoir de L'Apogée. Try some of Chef Jean-Luc's specialities, such as sea bass in a pistachio crust or Chateaubriand with voisin potatoes. Le Bar de L'Apogée is a sociable gathering spot, offering light meals at lunchtime and live music in the evenings. Retire to the snug Cigar Lounge and chat with friends beside the cosy fireplace.
L'Apogée Courchevel provides guests with ski in/ski out facilities and the top sporting facility of the Ski Room. Instructors and classes can be arranged for all levels, from toddlers taking their first slopes to experienced skiers. For non-skiers there are a range of other wintery activities to enjoy, such as dog sledding, snowshoe safaris, and tobogganing. Spend an afternoon shopping in the hotel's arcade, or sooth sore limbs in the blue mosaic pool, Jacuzzi and steam room.
Why we love it
L'Apogée Courchevel is also the perfect family-friendly luxury destination, with a Mini VIP 1850 club for children and Freestyle 1850 for young teens. These clubs run a range of daytime activities and host evening events including movie nights, marshmallow toasting and crepe parties.
Harriet, Original Traveller