Chamonix and Argentière Chalet Ski Holidays
If you are keen to go skiing, snowboarding, hiking, or biking in Chamonix and Argentière, then look no further than Bigfoot, The Chamonix and Argentière Specialist. With 23 years of experience, Bigfoot has strengthened its place at the pinnacle of Chamonix’s holiday suppliers. Our clients benefit from the close and long held relationships we have forged with the very best partners in the valley, and our continued dedication to personal and caring service.
Chamonix Short Breaks and Weekly Stays
Our return clients will vouch that, unlike most tour operators, we pride ourselves on flexibility as well as quality. Our products can be tailor made to suit your required duration, group size and budget. If you would like to book a weekend stay over the winter we can offer our self catered accommodation, our Weekend Chalet, or our Hotel from today, even during peak periods. Our Weekly Chalets are also flexible, as we will consider short stays for sole occupancy groups or on a last minute basis. You will find our midweek chalet breaks exceptional value and we also offer special offers throughout the season. Throughout the summer our chalets and hotel can be booked from 1 night and upwards and our self catered properties can be booked from 3 nights and upwards.
Chamonix and Argentière Accommodation
We believe that we offer the most extensive range of self-owned and self-managed accommodation in the Alps. Our winter portfolio consists of 5 Catered Chalets, 46 Self Catered Chalets and Apartments, 8 Self Catered Bed and Breakfast Chalets and our own 3 Star Hotel with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, saunas, bar, and restaurant. For summer, we have on offer 3 Bed and Breakfast Chalets, 8 Self Catered Hotel Chalets, 46 Self Catered Chalets and Apartments, and our own 3 Star Hotel with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, saunas, bar and restaurant.
Chalets in Chamonix and Argentière
Our Catered Chalet holidays include in resort minibus transfer to and from the slopes at set times morning and afternoon. Breakfast, afternoon tea, and 3 course dinners with wine and coffee are provided every day except Wednesdays. We have Comfort and Luxury properties to offer small and large groups.
Our summer chalets are run on a Bed and Breakfast basis, with dinners possible if booked in advance.
We can also arrange airport transfers from / to Geneva at a cost of £67 per person for a shared return transfer.
Bigfoot is also able to offer an enhanced -resort minibus service which will take your group to and from the slopes, bars and restaurants at any time during the day and night from 07.30am up until 01.00am. The price for this service is £15 per person per day and must be pre booked for the duration of your stay.
Chamonix/Argentière Apartments and Chalets
Our self catered properties include the repping services upon your arrival in resort, electricity, linen, towels, and end of stay cleaning. We have a range of 46 Comfort, Luxury, and Prestige apartments in Chamonix and Argentière and Les Praz, which are sold on a year round basis
Our Hotel and Chalets du Bois are located in Les Houches, and can be booked from 4 nights in the winter, and one night in the summer on a Bed and Breakfast or Half Board basis.
Lessons and Guiding in Chamonix and Argentière
Bigfoot have enjoyed close relationships with the internationally-acclaimed activity supplier Prestige and the long-established ESF ski school for years, using their comprehensive portfolios for both adults and children to help you make the most of your holiday.
Equipment Hire in Chamonix and Argentière
We also work with ski hire shops all over the valley, Intersport, Ravanel Chamonix, Coquoz Sports and Ski Loc in town, Ravanel Flegere in Les Praz, and Cyprien Sports in Les Houches, to offer our clients the best choice in beginner to professional level skis and boards.
Ski Passes for the Chamonix Valley
Bigfoot are privileged to have a Compagnie de Mont Blanc Lift pass machine in our office so to avoid queuing at lift stations it is a great idea to pre-book your passes with our friendly sales team, who will be happy to help decide which option is best for your party. The passes are available at the same price as you would pay at the lift stations. This year you can choose from the Cham Le Pass which accesses the Chamonix areas of Brévent-Flégère, Lognan (Argentiere), Tour-Vallorcine, Les Planards, Le Savoy, Les Chosalets, La Vormaine and gives free use of the valleys shuttle bus. The Mont Blanc ‘Unlimited’ accesses all the Chamonix areas plus the top lift of Grands Montets, Aiguille du Midi, Montenvers, and Courmayeur in Italy.
Airport Transfers, Geneva to Chamonix
Chamonix Shuttles, our transport partner, offers both shared and private transfers. As part of the service in a Bigfoot Catered Chalet holiday our office staff will book you onto one of Chamonix Shuttle’s shared airport transfers at a cost of £67 per person travelling on a shared minibus, or more for a private bus. Alternatively, if you would like to book directly with Chamonix Shuttles themselves please feel free to use the Bigfoot Transfers Online link on the under Transportation on the Main Menu.
Holiday Autos Rental Cars
Bigfoot is delighted to be working with Holiday Autos and are able to arrange car hire from Geneva, Chamonix or whereever you like at very competitive prices. Please use the Book Car Hire Online link to book directly or let one of our Sales Team know what you require and we can provide a no obligation quote for a wide range of vehicles from compact cars for two people to a minibus for eight!
If like many of our clients, you prefer to drive to Chamonix from the UK, we have teamed up with Norfolkline Ferries and are able to book you on to one of their cross channel services from Dover to Dunkerque. The Sales Team can provide further information on request.
Chamonix is one of the premier ski resorts in the world. There is something for everyone, nursery slopes for beginners, plenty of blue and red slopes for intermediates and for the extreme skier there is no better place, lots of exciting Black pistes and the famous Vallee Blanche and lots of off piste adventures. If you don’t ski, there is also plenty to do. Mountaineering, trekking, paragliding, helicopter rides, Husky Rides, wonderful spas, indoor swimming and tennis plus lots more...
Summer in Chamonix and Argentière is a paradise for action and adventure holidays. Everyday there is something different to do. Enroll in a paragliding school or take a tandem flight.
Try out the amazing white water rafting or canyoning. Chamonix is also a mecca for climbing and mountaineering. And there are endless mountain bike trails for all levels On a rainy day, pay a visit to the impressive indoor climbing wall in Les Houches.. Chamonix . There is simply loads to do!!!!
If you are looking for something a little more tranquil try a round of Chamonix golf, or a walk in some of Europe's most spectacular scenery. Chamonix also boasts some excellent spas for beauty and relaxation, Chamonix has an ice skating rink and sports centre with indoor and outdoor swimming pools superb for rainy days. For children in Chamonix: there is pony trekking, the summer toboggan, the high wire adventure park, a climbing wall or karting. For the very young try out the Panda Club!!!
Chamonix for Children "Littlefoot Camps" summer and winter
We put the same emphasis on children at Bigfoot as we do for their parents. We have a vast array of activities for our Littlefoot clients in summer and winter. Obviously our ski schools are the best in the valley for children but we also offer Husky rides, sledging, Tandem Paragliding, river rafting, canyoning, arts and craft courses, climbing, mountain biking and lots more
There is also plenty of entertainment in Chamonix for children: Bowling, climbing wall, laser quest, pony trekking, tennis and indoor and outdoor swimming.
Chamonix Mont Blanc has long-held a legendary reputation for first-class skiing and mountaineering, endorsed by its place as one of the ‘Best of the Alps’ named resorts. It is uniquely located close to Italy and Switzerland, giving easy access to fantastic terrain across 3 countries. It is also conveniently placed only an hour from Geneva Airport, making it an ideal destination for a flying visit!
The valley is dominated by the beauty of the Mont Blanc Massif whose surrounding peaks offer a varied selection of skiing, with the highest lift reaching 3842 metres. Despite popular myth that Chamonix is the terrain of experts only, the valley offers fun and exhilaration for all levels of skier and snowboarder. There are comprehensive beginner’s areas at the bottom of all the main lifts, and lots of relaxed blues and reds to cruise down.
Day time & Night time in Chamonix
Chamonix offers designer boutiques, technical equipment stores and a host of well-known brand names to satisfy every shopper’s desires; beauty salons and spas for those keen to indulge themselves; and a large sports centre complex offering an ice rink, climbing wall, swimming pool and gym for fitness enthusiasts. Saturday mornings are a perfect time to wander through the market and sample the fresh local produce, then visit one of the museums or exhibitions to soak in the fascinating history of this region.
If you are in pursuit of some fun non-skiing activities we can arrange husky sledding, skidooing, ski de fond, snow shoe walking, helicopter flights, and paragliding. As the birthplace of alpinism, Chamonix also offers exhilarating sports like ice-climbing and ski-mountaineering to challenge and reward those looking for new experiences.
In the summer months alternative activities include: mountain biking, climbing, horse riding, orienteering, quad biking, paragliding, canyoning, white water rafting, golf, adventure assault courses, helicopter flights.
For a gentle yet stunning day out, the Montenvers tramway ascends through pine trees to the Mer de Glace where you can walk through ice caves before relaxing in the café overlooking the glacier. For a more exhilarating ride take the world famous cable car to the summit of the Aiguille du Midi at 3842 metres, where you can enjoy outstanding views into Italy and Switzerland.
Chamonix night life is a fantastic blend of chic bars, live music venues, traditional French cafes, nightclubs where you can dance until dawn, a Casino, a bowling alley with pool hall, and a cinema. There are also a multitude of restaurants on offer, whatever your taste and budget.
Our friendly sales team and in resort staff will be happy to make suggestions to ensure that you enjoy an extra special evening... just ask!
Whether you are looking for a skiing or snowboarding holiday in a Chamonix Catered Chalet, a Self Catering property, or an Alpine Summer Activity Holiday offering mountain biking, rafting, canyoning, hiking, climbing and more, we will be happy to cater to your needs.
So for all your Chamonix accommodation queries, just call Bigfoot ...
The Chamonix and Argentière Specialist!