Meribel Archive

Should You Buy or Rent Ski Equipment?

October 16, 2022 no comments
Hiring vs Buying Ski Equipment

Whether it’s your first ski holiday or you’re a regular skier, buying your ski equipment can be a big decision. Here we outline all the benefits and consideration to help you make the right choice on whether you should buy or rent ski equipment. Benefits of buying ski equipment      You have the luxury of getting […]

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Meribel Seasonniare Stories: Katie McMillan | Ski Basics

August 9, 2022 no comments
Snowboarding in Meribel

Katie McMillan – Chalet Host in Chalet Chamois 2021/2022 There’s nothing quite like a season in Meribel and we love nothing more than hearing the stories of our fabulous team each year. That’s why, we asked the team to share some of their best memories or a picture that sums up their season, taking them […]

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Meribel Seasonaire Stories: Bill Rush | Ski Basics

July 19, 2022 no comments
season job in meribel

Bill Rush – Chalet Host in Chalet Bouquetin 2021/2022 There’s nothing quite like a season in Meribel and we love nothing more than hearing the stories of our fabulous team each year. That’s why, we asked the team to share some of their best memories or a picture that sums up their season, taking them […]

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Our Guide: The World Ski Championships Meribel 2023

May 8, 2022 no comments
So, you may of heard the World Ski Championships are coming to town but what will it entail? Read on for all we know so far!

So, you may of heard the World Ski Championships are coming to town but what will it entail? Read on for all we know so far!   What is the World Ski Championships?   The competition officially known as the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships is an intensely exciting two week-long event that brings to […]

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The 6 best mountain restaurants in Meribel | Ski Basics

March 19, 2022 no comments
Meribel 2022/23

There is certainly no shortage of wonderful slope side restaurants to enjoy here in The Three Valleys. To help you find the perfect spot, we have compiled this shortlist of the best mountain restaurants in Meribel. Perfect for long lunches in the sun, soaking up the rays and unrivalled views. Le Rond Point Restaurant & […]

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What’s new in Meribel 2021/2022 | Ski Basics

October 31, 2021 no comments
What's new in Meribel?

We couldn’t be more excited to welcome back our guests this year. Just when we thought things couldn’t get any more exciting, there have been a whole host of updates going on in Meribel and across The Three Valleys to make this year one of the best yet.   So, what’s new in Meribel? Here’s […]

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Skiing History: A Brief Insight into Skiing’s Past

April 14, 2021 no comments
Ski touring in Meribel

Skiing hasn’t always been the popular leisure and sporting activity it is today. Each year groups of families and friends head off to the mountains, in hope of great conditions and making memories with their loved ones. However, years ago skiing was a vital lifeline for those who invented it. Within this blog we explore […]

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In and around Meribel: Towns, villages and shops

February 9, 2021 no comments
Meribel is a favourite ski resort for many, with our guests returning year after year to enjoy all that it has to offer. Of course, 600km of unrivalled slopes right on your doorstep but there’s also lots to explore within the surrounding area. Here we have put together a short guide on the local area, with places to explore both on and off the slopes.

Meribel is a favourite ski resort for many, with our guests returning year after year to enjoy all that it has to offer. Of course, 600km of unrivalled slopes right on your doorstep but there’s also lots to explore within the surrounding area. Here we have put together a short guide on the local area, […]

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The history of Meribel

February 8, 2021 no comments
What's new in Meribel?

Meribel is the beating heart of The Three Valleys and commonly regarded as one of the most beautiful resorts in the alps. Yet, many of its visitors are unaware of the rich history of Meribel. Most only know it as the idyllic and well connected resort it is today, but where did it all begin?  […]

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Is it safe to go skiing?

October 12, 2020 no comments
Is it safe to go skiing

Is it safe to go skiing? In short – absolutely!  Skiing is enjoyed in vast open areas. Meaning it’s makes it safer in regard to COVID-19 than other more enclosed activities. Therefore, making it the perfect option for a winter get away. The summer season in Meribel was a great success, with Meribel proving as […]

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Why skiing is good for your mental health | Ski Basics

October 10, 2020 no comments
The appeal of skiing is not hard to see - fresh air, beautiful scenery and a good source of exercise. It's also known to have a significant positive impact on your mental health.

The appeal of skiing is not hard to see – fresh air, beautiful scenery and a good source of exercise. It’s also known to have a significant positive impact on your mental health. Close to 1 billion people have a mental health disorder, world wide (WHO, 2020). In the UK, work-related stress depression or anxiety accounted […]

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Meribel Ski Resort: The complete 2021 guide | Ski Basics

September 13, 2020 no comments
Meribel 2022/23

Meribel is undoubtably the prettiest ski resort in the Three Valleys. The unlimited choice of activities will afford both skiers and non-skiers a wonderful holiday in its ‘picture-postcard’ landscape. Here we have put together a short guide for those who are thinking of visiting Meribel for the first time or those who are returning and […]

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April Skiing in Meribel

March 8, 2020 no comments
What's new in Meribel?

As you may well know, we love Meribel whatever the time of year but April skiing in Meribel really is something quite special. Why, you ask? Well…   April weather April weather in Meribel be is simply beautiful! The days are long, and the sun is often shining without a cloud in the sky. Perfect […]

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Half Term Skiing in Meribel 2022 – Our Guide

February 15, 2020 no comments
There's few better ways to spend February half term than skiing in Meribel.

There’s few better ways to spend February half term than skiing in Meribel.   To help you make the most of every minute without having to worry about ‘what shall we do next?’… we have put together a small guide of things to do with the kids throughout the day and in the evenings too. […]

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Ideas for Valentine’s Day in Meribel | Ski Basics

February 9, 2020 no comments
A couple skiing down a mountain with trees.

Valentine’s day is just around the corner and whether you’re visiting Meribel especially or if your holiday just so happens to fall over the feast of saint valentine, this short guide will aid you in a truly romantic escape in Meribel . From heart racing adventures to idyllic spots to soak up the sun with […]

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Meribel Bucket List – 10 things to do whilst in Meribel

November 30, 2019 no comments
Woman skiing with helmet and reflection of friend in goggles

Meribel may be home to some of the best skiing in the world, but it’s certainly not all that it has to offer. From infamous après bars to exhilarating activities such as paragliding where you can enjoy the breath-taking views from new heights…here you will find our Meribel bucket list of absolute musts whilst visiting […]

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Seasonnaire Stories – Ella Fraser

November 23, 2019 no comments
Ski basics seasonnaire Ella

Seasonnaire Stories We have asked some of the team from this year to choose a picture which either sums up their season or takes them back to their favourite moment. They have been tasked with writing a small paragraph about their chosen photo to describe that #seasonmade moment. Enjoy! Chalet Cook – Chalet Victoire 18/19 […]

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Snowboarding in Meribel – Best Snowboarding Spots

November 10, 2019 no comments
DC Park - Area 43

We’ve had a serious dumping of snow here this week and according to the forecast, there’s more to come! All this fresh powder has got us thinking of one thing…snowboarding in Meribel. Meribel is home to two snowparks making it the perfect destination for thrill seeking boarders. Here you will find the infamous Plattieres Park, […]

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