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Finding Early Season Chalet Accommodation in Meribel

October 10, 2016 no comments

The ski season is nearly upon us, so it’s time to start planning your perfect chalet accommodation in Meribel. Here at Ski Basics, we go above and beyond to ensure that you get the most for your money, have a fantastic time skiing, and leave Meribel feeling relaxed and refreshed from your holiday. November and December […]

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What to Look Forward to When Choosing a New Year Ski Break in Meribel

August 24, 2016 no comments
Christmas in Meribel

New Year’s Eve celebrations can sometimes be a logistical nightmare where you find yourself trying to appease the wishes of everyone in your family/party, resulting in no one being completely satisfied with the diplomatic outcome. Not only that, but when you factor in extortionate taxi fares, bar/club entrance fees and the cost of food and […]

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Five of the Best Things to do in Meribel in Summer

July 29, 2016 no comments
Summer in Meribel

Five of the Best Things to do in Meribel in Summer Meribel is quite simply an unbeatable location for top-quality skiing, epic snowboarding and all those activities which require tonnes and tonnes of the powdery white stuff. But what happens when the snow disappears!? What happens Les Trois Vallees when summer makes its bright sunshiny […]

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How to Find the Best Ski Jobs in Meribel

May 28, 2016 no comments
Ski Job in Meribel

How to Find the Best Ski Jobs in Meribel Ski Basics is an independent catered chalet company based in Meribel offering great value ski holidays with an emphasis on exceptional service. The importance of chalet staff is pivotal to the success of any ski chalet company in the Alps and, whilst ski jobs in Meribel […]

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Visting Meribel in 2017

April 27, 2016 no comments
Meribel in 2017

Visit Meribel for Ski Holidays to Write Home About… And so as the 2016 ski season in Meribel slowly draws to a close, we reflect upon another wonderful season. We’ve loved every minute of it (as have all the guests we’ve had the pleasure of welcoming) and we are grateful to you all for making it […]

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Our Guide to Skiing in Méribel at Easter

March 20, 2016 no comments
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Skiing in Méribel at Easter​ Méribel is central to the Trois Vallées ski area, one of the largest linked ski areas in the world. It has around 150km of pistes (the majority blue, with around 25 per cent red and under 10 per cent green or black), but offers access to a total of over 600km […]

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New Fully-Catered Chalets in Meribel for 2017

February 19, 2016 no comments
First Snow Report best catered ski chalet in meribel

*NEW* Fully-Catered Chalets in Meribel for 2017 The astute among you may have noticed that our chalet availability calendars are looking rather full! Due in no small part to the amazing snowfall and perfect conditions we’ve been enjoying recently, this year we’ve been as popular as ever with both new and returning guests who tell […]

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January Snow Conditions; Skiing in Meribel

January 20, 2016 no comments
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Snow Conditions for Skiing in Meribel Snow snow and more snow! Snow has been falling thick and fast across much of the French Alps this past week and depths continue to increase almost daily, which is great news for all those of you looking forward to skiing in Meribel over the next few weeks. The […]

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Making the Most of Your Family-Friendly Ski Holiday in Meribel

December 16, 2015 no comments
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We have spent the past fifteen years finely honing what we offer to ensure that our guests enjoy a perfect catered chalet holiday here in Meribel. From complementary wine to beautifully designed ski chalets and attentive staff, our standards are high and our reputation for exceeding guests’ expectations is unparalleled. But what about your precious little […]

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Introducing Our Newest Self-Catering Chalet in Meribel

November 19, 2015 no comments
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Charming Self-Catering Chalet in Meribel It’s not long now until the season starts in Meribel on 5th December; the snow is due to fall  (75cms is forecast this weekend with temperatures dropping to valley floor) and we are eagerly awaiting everyone’s arrival! Guests tell us time and time again how much they love our fully-catered Ski […]

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Meribel Christmas Catered Ski Breaks Offer 2015

October 29, 2015 no comments
2017 Ski Season in Meribel

Make your family Christmas in Meribel truly sparkle this year with a catered Christmas ski break offer for 2015 I know I know… It seems like only yesterday that we were merrily slapping on the sun cream and complaining in true British style that it was too hot. And now all of a sudden, advent […]

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Méribel’s newest developments

November 12, 2014 no comments
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With this season aiming to make worldwide headlines with the Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals (due for March), Méribel decided that bigger and better was the way forward when it came to planning this year’s Winter Wonderland. We recently shared some of Méribel’s newest developments with you; now it’s time to check out what else there is to […]

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FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals 2015 to be hosted in Meribel

July 30, 2014 no comments
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The biggest news this year is that Meribel will be hosting the FIS Alpine skiing World Cup Finals 2015. A massive first for France, Meribel is gearing up to crown some of this season’s best men and women skiers from each discipline, bringing some much deserved media attention to our very own Heart of the Three Valleys. 

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UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Finals in Meribel

June 23, 2014 no comments
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Here at the heart of the Three Valleys, it’s not just the snow-covered pistes we’re passionate about. Summer is about to hit the roof in Meribel, and what better way to bring some great press to everyone’s favourite biking resort than by accommodating the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Finals in August 2014.

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Chalet in Meribel Village

June 10, 2014 no comments
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Renovated this summer to the highest standards Chalet Hermine will sleep 10 in five rooms all en suite. All the latest mod cons plus steam room this chalet promises to be a great success with past guests and future guests for full details please click here

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lifts close in Meribel

April 25, 2014 no comments
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Tomorrow the lifts will have officially closed in Meribel for one more year. Our 13th season and we have enjoyed every minute. Thank you, to all our wonderful and loyal guests who have stayed with us this year.   We are already looking forward to next December and welcoming you back to Meribel and Ski Basics.

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