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What’s on in Meribel this season

October 14, 2013 no comments
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It’s official, snow is on the way and winter is finally coming! Throughout the Alps, we’re all gearing up to make the 2013/14 season the best yet and our chalets in Meribel are being preened and prepped for the arrival of snow hungry guests in just 9 weeks.

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A chalet holiday in Meribel

October 8, 2013 no comments
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A recent survey has shown that 74% of British holidaymakers who visit Meribel opt to stay in a catered chalet rather than a hotel. For those of you who have not yet experienced a catered chalet holiday, the concept may seem alien. 

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Reasons to ski in Meribel

September 25, 2013 no comments
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We’re obviously Meribel skiing converts, so why shouldn’t you be too? Here’s a few reasons why skiing in Meribel (and staying with Ski Basics) HAS to be on your bucket list.

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10 reasons to book with Ski Basics

September 15, 2013 no comments
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The start of September and the end of the school holidays always means that the  countdown has begun and before we know it we will be knee deep in fresh snow. With only 93 days until the first lifts open in Meribel it’s the perfect time to put that ski holiday in the calendar. It can […]

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Ski Season in Meribel

August 23, 2013 no comments
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I’m asked this question a lot, so thought it high time I wrote a response to; “Should I do a Ski season?” Now, if you love skiing, can wolf down a fondue before your morning snowplough, or are just plain outdoorsy – chances are you’d fit in perfectly with the thousands of staff migrating to […]

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Tennis in Meribel

July 3, 2013 no comments
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Meribel has a large following of local players and holiday makers in Meribel with 13 courts in total 10 courts in Meribel and a further 3 courts in Mottaret, There are also  2 badminton courts and mini tennis.

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Mountain Biking Meribel – Rando Tour 7th July 2013

June 29, 2013 no comments
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Starting 7th July this mountain biking meribel event is open to all under 13 must be accompanied by an adult The radonne MTB covers all types of terrains it could be classed as a shot gun start more known to golfers as there is a starting point at each village Courchevel – La Tania – […]

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Free Biking Meribel 6 July 2013

June 28, 2013 no comments
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With  the resort just gearing up for the summer season the first competitive event is due to start on 6th July. It is open for all levels of mountain bikers, from amatures to true professionals the runs are timed from the top of Saluire down to the bottom of the valley Brides-les-Bains offering a vertical […]

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Meribel Chalet Cooking Recipes – Tartiflette

June 27, 2013 no comments
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While the sun may be booming out here in beautiful Meribel, we know that it has not been so perfect for everyone back home. Quite the contrary as far as we’ve heard, so you may be missing some wholesome home cooking as we do when the weather turns grey.

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Meribel Chalet Recipes – Chicken Confit

June 8, 2013 no comments
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For those missing their catered ski holiday in Meribel, we’ll let you into a few French  cooking secrets to ease your cravings. At Ski Basics, you enjoying a delicious home-cooked meal is important to us, so we handpick the best recipes to please all palates while still providing you with a nutritious diet suitable for […]

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Summer Walking Trails in Meribel

June 6, 2013 no comments
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While the snow may not be falling on the pretty Meribel chalets, it doesn’t mean that our  favorite French town has packed up for the summer. Oh no, there’s still a lot to do in the Alps when the weather gets warm, so if you don’t fancy taking to the rolling countryside by water or […]

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Summer cycling in Meribel

May 24, 2013 no comments
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Now that our Meribel chalets have been packed up until next season and our staff have headed home for the summer, the resort will of course become quieter as the last of the snow trickles off into the valley streams and rivers. 

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Whats on this week? Not much?

May 20, 2013 no comments
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Well more than you think… everyone is getting their chalets and service ready for the up coming winter season. We will be updating a weekly what’s on guide.. well.. weekly once the season kicks off.

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Summer in Meribel

May 19, 2013 no comments
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Summer in Meribel offers a wealth of opportunities; your holiday can be filled with thrill-seeking adrenalin rushes, sun-kissed pampered skin or a walk through the breathtakingly beautiful Alpine countryside (with or without golf clubs!). There’s even plenty to keep the kids occupied with crazy golf and a rope course not to mention swimming, bowling, ice-skating, […]

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Ski holiday in Meribel – an unforgettable experience

May 15, 2013 no comments

When planning a holiday, we always look for a place which can offer fun, along with luxury and comfort. Meribel is one such place which tops the list of the most entertaining and fun places that you can visit with your family and friends. The unique experience of staying in the luxurious Chalets in Meribel […]

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The Three Valleys by water

May 12, 2013 no comments

For most, summer is a time for relaxation where you’re not spending your time whizzing in between mountains, but summer in the French Alps means there’s literally a mountain of activities to get involved in. Guaranteed to get the adrenaline pumping, white water rafting is not for the faint hearted, but a sure way to […]

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Parapenting the 3 Valleys

April 18, 2013 no comments

For those non skiiers out there who don’t fancy clipping in for a week but still want to  explore the mountains on a Meribel chalet holiday, or any adrenaline junkies out there just looking to push their limits, we can recommend parapenting from personal recommendation. Originating from paragliding, you’ll be strapped to a qualified instructor […]

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DC Shred Days 2013

April 8, 2013 no comments

Located in Meribel-Mottaret at 7800ft, Area 43 is a mecca for park fans on a ski holiday in Meribel. It’s not surprising that the world’s most extensive ski area boasts such an impressive snowpark from world renowned winter sports giants, DC, which was added to their collection including Saint Lary, Chamonix and Kitzbuhel in 2011. […]

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