• chalet les trois canards covered with snow during winter
  • the lounge inside our chalet, perfect for holidays in france
  • a comfy and cosy bedroom inside our holiday chalet
  • a french ensuite bathroom inside the chalet
  • the view from our chalet in winter towards chatel resort

your ideal french ski chalet

Absolute Alps provide owner run catered ski chalet holidays in the charming French resort of Chatel. We are located centrally in the Portes du Soleil which is one of the largest ski areas in the world with over 650kms of pistes.
At Chalet Les Trois Canards we aim to help you organize all aspects of your ski holiday to remove any hassle, enabling you to relax and enjoy our excellent hospitality.
We recognize the food we serve is an important part of your holiday and our cuisine will not disappoint! All freshly prepared by our chef, it will be a highlight of your stay.
Our chalet is an open-plan design offering modern, stylish & comfortable accommodation. Boasting outdoor jacuzzi, real log fire and stunning views along the Abondance valley.
We look forward to seeing you for your next ski break and providing you with a fantastic skiing experience.

services provided in our catered chalet

  • Traditionally built, stylish & modern luxury chalet with fabulous mountain views, quality furnishings and a real log fire
  • Outdoor hot tub/jacuzzi on the sun terrace over looking the resort
  • Champagne welcome drinks to celebrate your arrival
  • Evening dinner for six nights, with 3 or 4 delicious courses
  • Red and white bottled wines served throughout your meals
  • A hearty alpine breakfast served seven days a week
  • Afternoon tea for your return from the slopes, with freshly baked cake
  • Pre-dinner warming 'vin chaud' around the warming log fire
  • High quality Egyptian cotton bed linen and fluffy towels
  • Ski boot heaters to ensure warm feet to start the day
  • Ideally located in Chatel, a beautiful French Savoyarde resort boasting winter picture postcard views in all directions
  • Portes du Soleil ski domain is truly amazing! it straddles the border of France & Switzerland and is one of the most extensive linked ski domains in the world with over 650kms of marked piste.
  • Chauffeur service mornings and afternoons the short distance to & from the local lifts, a door to slope service - no walking needed!
  • Complimentary transfer between Geneva airport and the chalet (see conditions)
  • 10% Discount on lift passes, collected, ready and waiting for you upon arrival
  • Ski school or private lesson advice and booking
  • Childcare advice and booking, either creche or in the chalet

video of portes du soleil ski area

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guest reviews of the chalet

Absolute Alps Holidays 5 out of 5 based on 108 ratings.
  • Anne + Julie - April 2014
    Our first year in Chatel and definitley not our last! We had the most amazing times - loved catching some air on the slopes and enjoyed the delicious meals. Totally awesome! 5 / 5
  • Mary + Tony - March 2014
    Excellent week, fantastic 4 course dinner every night and lovely hosts. We couldn't have asked for a better week! "Love you guys!" 5 / 5
  • Grant + Fiona - February 2014
    We've had a fantastic week, skied in some great conditions, leaving with another 30cms of new snow falling! We have been well fed and looked after, the chalet is warm and cosy, all well organised by Adam - Thank-you !! 5 / 5
  • Neil + Jenny - February 2014
    Thanks for a fantastic week: great chalet hosts who looking after us so well and made us feel right at home. Food fab, weather fab, company fab, chalet fab - everything fab. Thanks Adam for all the ferrying around too. Brill 5 / 5
  • Emma + Ben - January 2014
    Thanks so much for a wonderful week in the chalet. We've eaten deliciuos food and felt very welcome. Very sad to be leaving. Thanks xxx 5 / 5
  • Ruth - January 2014
    Thank you so much (once again!) for a fab skiing & chalet week. The chalet is gorgeous and the hostesses defo have the mostesses. 5 / 5
  • Clare + Ric - January 2014
    Thank you so much for a fantastic week! We felt so welcome and didn't want to leave. Adam thank you for showing us the playground! Hope to come back soon xxx 5 / 5
  • James - December 2013
    Three days of awesome weather, three days of wind, snow & rain. But mostly amazing times spent in Chatel. You were Mega! 5 / 5
  • Jefferson’s - April 2013
    Thank-you so so so so much for such an amazing skiing holiday! The food was deliciously fantastically flabbergasting (quoted by Sam!) The chalet was lush and you made us feel so at home with the freshly baked cakes for afternoon tea. We appreciated the flexibility you gave us in choosing eating and skiing times. Thank you so much! 5 / 5
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