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Busy Half term week
Chalet Blog Thursday, 26 February 2015

Here at Chalets 1066 we had a very busy half term week- with all our chalets fully booked. The weather conditions were superb for that week with lots of beautiful sunny days and plenty of snow - which everyone was very happy about.This week in our catered chalet Le Lapye, we had some friends of Ben over from Australia. They had an amazing few days skiing and thoroughly enjoyed our chalets host delicious cooking. On Wednesday night all the guests in Le Lapye including Ben and Sue went out for a meal at Boomerang down in the village. The food is amazing their with such a wide variety of food from French, Spanish, English, Asian, Mexican and Italian cuisine. And on that particular night there w...

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Ski Joering in Les Gets!

Ski Joering in Les Gets!
Chalet Blog Thursday, 12 February 2015

Last week our chalet assistant was lucky to have her mum down for a few days and they decided to do something a bit different and went ski joering. Ski joering is when horses pull you along on your skis, it can be practiced by anyone who loves skiing and horses. Be it a gentle stroll or at a thrilling gallop, both the young and old can enjoy. The photo explains it all- they had a brilliant time and would thoroughly recommend it to anyone who loves horses and skiing. This coming week in Les Gets is half term week, very busy week for our chalets 1066 team who are all working hard to make sure everything is prepared and ready for our next guests arriving this Saturday.Talking of this Saturday -...

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Ski Colour event 31st January!!
Chalet Blog Thursday, 29 January 2015

We have a very exciting event taking place in Les Gets this week called Ski Colour. This is where the slopes get covered in various colours of powder paint as you are skiing down the slopes. It is taking place on 31st January between 10AM and 5PM on the Mont Chery side of the mountain. Go along and have a Blast!! Over the next few days we have lots more snow forecasted - up to about 90cm making the skiing conditions in Les Gets excellent. Make sure you all get out on the slopes and enjoy the new fallen snow. There have been lots of different events happening at Après Ski bar at the bottom on the Chavannes over the last few days. On Tuesday the Après Ski bar had an inflatable diving pad and...

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Portes Du Soleils 50th Anniversary!
Chalet Blog Sunday, 18 January 2015

Yesterday was changeover day here at Chalets 1066 and we had another very smooth changeover of all our chalets with all our new guests happy and settled in. Everyone is delighted with amount of snow there now is in Les Gets- we had over 50 cm in 1 and a half days. We hope this is still only the beginning of the snow to come this season!! Yesterday was also the Portes Du Soleils 50th anniversary and as a result there were various activities and events happening across the whole of the Portes Du Soleil: at the top of the Arden ski lift their was a free aperitif at the Lindarets and then at 4.30pm there was a Giant fundraising torchlight descent in Morzine followed by a Happy 50th Party in Morz...

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More snow on its way in Les Gets!

More snow on its way in Les Gets!
Chalet Blog Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Athough the snow has been in short supply this season the sunshine has not, we have had lot of lovely sunny, clear days and good news is around the corner as there is lots of snow forecast over the next few days which will make for even better skiing conditons here in Les Gets. We also had a very exciting event taking place in the village today called La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont-Blanc, where the mushers and their dogs went through Les Gets. We have our new Le Lapye guests arriving tomorrow so the chalet host and assistant have been getting the chalet all ready and prepped for the new arrivals. We had another birthdy here at Chalets1066 this week but this time it was not a member of sta...

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