Les Gets, France

Self Catering Les Gets Chalets - Apartments Les Gets

Les Gets is a superb mountain resort in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. Les Gets is situated on a plateau between Samoëns and Morzine.

The advantage when you rent self-catering accommodation in Les Gets is that it’s a linked ski resort with the world famous Portes du Soleil. Lift passes can be purchased for Les Gets, the neighbouring Morzine, and for the Portes du Soleil. Morzine and Les Gets alone offer 50 lifts across several ski areas.

Les Gets boasts a plethora of blue and red runs. "The Bowl" area is where numerous ski runs and chairlifts feed into. Situated in “The Bowl” are the resort's most easily accessible black runs. Mt. Chery hosts the majority of black runs, numerous red runs, with just one blue and no green pistes.

When you stay in a Les Gets holiday rental chalet or apartment, explore the many great spots for off-piste skiing and snowboarding, the best of which are; to the sides of 'Yeti', the long black run off Chamossiere and also by taking a short hike from the top of the Ranfoilly lift. The latter is known to be one of the best off piste powder bowls in Europe.

A snowpark is located on Mt. Chery, on the other side of the village. Les Gets also has an area of the mountain for children only, Le Grande Cry. In the winter there is an open air ice rink in the village.

When you holiday in Les Gets, be sure to visit the Boomerang Bar - famous for having hosted many world cup downhill riders over the years. Be sure to look up at the ceiling for old world cup frames and team banners!

In the summer, there are evening activities in the centre of town, ranging from discos to the "Pot de Bienvenue". There is plenty to keep children occupied when you rent a holiday home in Les Gets – including live bands, street performers and a carousel. Also in the summer Les Gets hosts many mountain biking events. The downhill mountain bike run on Mt Chéry has been used in numerous Mountain Bike World Cups. Les Gets has an 18 hole par 70 golf course which overlooks Mont Blanc. In the winter it forms part of the pistes!

Travelling to your Les Gets holiday rental property: Driving to Les Gets is an 8- to 12-hour drive (depending on conditions) from Calais. Les Gets can easily be reached from Geneva Airport; which is well served by low cost, scheduled and charter airlines from throughout the UK.