• 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!
  • Pre-booked lift passes, 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.
  • Jefferson’s - April 2013
    Thank-you so so so so much for such an amazing skiing holiday! The food was delicious. 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
  • Gillian – March 2013
    Every evening I have looked forward to my meal & I have savored every bite. I cannot decide whether the pork or the trout were my favourite but I think the warmth of the welcome and the service have made it for me. 5 / 5
  • Dory - March 2013
    Amazing time, good food, great accommodation and super professional. We had a great time and the location is pretty brilliant. Beautiful view and the Jacuzzi is amazing after a long day in the slopes. Adam makes sure you are very well taken care off. 5 / 5
  • Benjamin’s & Botha’s – February 2013
    The chalet has been wonderful, both very comfortable and warm. The hot tub was a huge hit every evening. The guiding was very much appreciated; we all loved the “Swiss” adventure. Many thanks. 5 / 5
  • A & D – February 2013
    Thank you for a wonderful week, a gastronomic delight each evening and your warm hospitality, made for a perfect week. Thank you! 5 / 5
  • Kat – January 2013
    You have been absolutely amazing! Your food, your banter, your lifts, your skiing help, you have made this week so lovely. Thank you for being so kind and having fun with us. 5 / 5
  • Rick + Sue – January 2013
    What a fabulous week you have given us all. The food was delicious (as the empty plates showed) and was enhanced by the wine you served to compliment it. Nothing was too much for you and we appreciate the extra miles you went to make us feel at home. We have happy memories to take home with us and you can’t ask much more than that. Many thanks. 5 / 5
  • Mayers – December 2012
    A fantastic Christmas day! Stunning eggs Benedict to start the day off finished with a beautifully cooked traditional Christmas dinner. Your attention to detail and culinary skill made our Christmas away from home one to remember! 5 / 5
  • Tom – December 2012
    The chalet was lovely, the evening meal and wine delicious. I'm sure we put on weight despite our skiing exertions! Top Holiday. 5 / 5
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