Meribel-Mottaret, or Mottaret as it's widely known, is the smaller sister to Meribel that sits a few kilometres away slightly higher up the valley. With an excellent position that grants easy access to Val Thorens and Courchevel, purpose built Mottaret acts as a fantastic base for those seeking to ski the world-famous Three Valley skiing area.
Skiing in Mottaret
Skiing holidays to Mottaret iare a great choice for those looking for ski-in ski-out convenience or an early or late season destination. With the Three Valley skiing area on your chalet or apartment doorstep, the skiing opportunities here are endless. Beginners can learn to turn on the protected nursery slopes of Plattieres before going further afield. Intermediate levels skiers will be in the ultimate skiing paradise, and advanced skiers will love the local peaks Mottaret has to offer. One hot tip is to check out the off-piste here, as the scenery can be utterly spectacular.
Snowboarding in Mottaret
Snowboarders won’t have to venture too far, as there is a freestyle snowpark alongside the Plattieres nursery slopes which features a good range of steeps, jumps and rails. Meribel’s Moonpark is the crème de la crème of board parks. Suitable for all levels of ability, there are jumps, steeps and a 200m boardercross.
Accommodation in Mottaret
Skiing holidays to Mottaret are a quieter alternative to Meribel. However, it still has its own collection of bars and restaurants, plus there is a regular shuttle bus down to the action if you’re looking to party. Mottaret is the ideal resort if you are looking to access one of the world’s best skiing areas on a budget. As the cheaper alternative to Meribel, it’s easy to find a bargain skiing holiday to Mottaret with Eclipse Ski’s latest ski deals.
|Resort altitude||1700m||Skiing altitude||1400m-2952m|
|Transfer time||2hrs 30mins||Longest run||6km|
|Total kms of piste:||600km||Cross country||90km|
|Snow canons||2,700||Slope direction||N, S, E, W|
|Nursery area||3||Number of lifts||180|
|Night skiing||Yes||Snow making||Yes|
|Ski bus||Yes||Linked resorts||Courchevel, La Tania, Meribel, Val Thorens & Les|
|Summer skiing||No||Terrain parks||1|
|Half pipe||2||Tree runs||Yes|
Summary: Skill level, features and activities
|Type of resort||Alpine|
|Suitable for families|
|Apres ski (nightlife)|