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The latest news, weather and gossip about Meribel by Ski Basics chalet

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
Summer in Meribel

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
Summer in Meribel

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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What’s on in Meribel March April 2013

March 26, 2013 no comments

What’s going on this week in Meribel There’s always lots going on in resort, so when you visit one of our Meribel chalets there’s sure to be lots to keep you entertained, both on and off the piste. For the best in what’s happening in town, check out our weekly recommendations.  Monday * The British […]

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La Folie Duce Meribel

March 22, 2013 no comments

La Folie Duce – You’re guaranteed to hear it before you see it, but it’s the newest place in town and has a big reputation to live up to if it’s neighbor in Val Thorens is anything to go by. Think dancing on tables complete with ski boots, champagne showers and the occasional shots free […]

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Lodge Du Village Meribel

March 20, 2013 no comments
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A guide to the best après spots in Meribel Lodge du Village – Perfectly placed in Meribel Village, LDV is just walking distance from some of our catered ski chalets in Meribel and a great place to enjoy a few drinks and live music from talents such as Daisy B and Rich and Westy.

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Meribel hosts the British National Ski Championships

March 18, 2013 no comments

We’re proud to welcome more fantastic skiing talent to our mountain this month with the arrival of the British National Ski Championships, taking place between March 23rd and April 5th. In particular, us Brits living the Meribel chalet life are all pretty excited to see some homegrown up and coming talent in resort, as the […]

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Meribar Meribel

March 11, 2013 no comments

Luckily, we’re blessed here with a variety of drinking holes with a great selection of live music from up and coming talents, plus some are just a short walk from some of our Meribel chalets– so you won’t be carrying your skis or board too long after sipping on Genepi or more likely, toffee vodka […]

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Rond Point Bar Meribel

March 6, 2013 no comments

A guide to the best après spots in Meribel For some of us, après ski is big part of enjoying a holiday in the snow (not for us season workers, of course) and dancing in your ski boots until the sun sets is something of a given, not to mention the rather tricky negotiation of […]

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Chalet Marini February 2013

March 1, 2013 no comments

Just came back from a catered ski holiday in Meribel our chalet hosts were fantastic and the catered service was great and varied thanks Tim. Sophie was really kind to the children and recommended and booked the Refuge in the main street, just up from the ski lifts station for our Wednesday night eating out in Meribel. The kids wanted Pizza and it kept […]

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Top non-skiing outdoor activities in Meribel

February 22, 2013 no comments

As avid skiers and snowboarders here in Meribel, as soon as the first flakes started to fall in November we were dying to get on the slopes after a long summer of deprivation.  For all of us working out here, 5 months is a long time to ski 7 days a week, but thankfully we’ve […]

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Enjoy World Cup Skiing in Meribel Holiday!

February 15, 2013 no comments

The buzz of competition has been brewing in Meribel for the last couple of weeks as we’re all getting pretty excited about the arrival of our favorite female skiers for the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup. Held on February 23rd and 24th, it’s set to be an eventful couple of days, especially for the speedy […]

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The Snow Keeps Falling in Meribel

February 12, 2013 no comments

It has now been snowing for 3 days in Meribel and the temperatures have remained low, the forecast is it start clearing this afternoon and clear weather for the rest of the week. The accumulative snowfall in Meribel are reaching some of the best levels for many years.

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Fresh Snow in Meribel

January 29, 2013 no comments

The snow conditions continue to be excellent here in Meribel. Currently we have 170cms on the top slopes and 117cms on the bottoms slopes. The slopes are in superb condition after last Monday’s small top up. Temperatures have risen slightly and we have fresh snow forecast for this weekend. We do have some availability for […]

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Some great feedback for Chalet Blanche

January 25, 2013 no comments

Any comments on your chalet hosts: Both Frankie (cook) and Nick (host) were great. They provided us with absolutely everything we needed from the moment we got there, and more. The food throughout the week was delicious, and plenty of it! We were well catered for throughout. Both members of staff were very friendly and […]

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Meribel Ski Schools offering ski lessons for every skill level

December 19, 2012 no comments
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Skiing holidays are becoming increasingly popular these days. Families, friends, couples and even individuals are opting for holidaying in some of the best skiing locations around the world. While such places offer you a chance to spend some time away from the monotonous routine life, it is also a great opportunity to hone your skiing […]

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