Meribel makes an incredible choice as a year-round luxury travel destination

If you like to ski, snowboard or enjoy another winter activity on some of the most beautiful slopes in Europe, you undoubtedly know the luxury ski resort of Méribel in the famous 3 Valleys in France.

Made up of three neighboring villages to the commune of Alles in France’s Savoie department – Méribel Village, Méribel Center and Méribel-Mottaret – the ski resort sits in the Tarentaise Valley in the French Alps and attracts adventurers from whole world.

Meribel is not only the perfect getaway to hit the slopes in the winter, but it’s also a welcome break full of exciting activities in the summer. So if you’re looking for a luxury destination that ticks all the boxes for the adventurer, look no further. Overview of what you can do in the fabulous resort of Méribel.

Meribel in winter

This ski resort is located in the Tarentaise Valley in the French Alps and attracts adventurers from all over the world. Image credit: Parilov/

The area is, of course, well known for its winter sports and it doesn’t matter what your ability is as Meribel offers a range of activities across its 600km of pistes. Enjoy downhill skiing – where 50% of the slopes are blue or green – as well as snowboarding, handiskiing, heliskiing, off-piste skiing and freeriding.

Take private lessons to improve your technique with an expert, join a competition camp to learn solid freeskiing skills and get into the competition skitake slalom training, learn to snowboard and more to make the most of your time here.

When you have invested enough energy in the slopes, you will be reassured to learn that there is entertainment throughout the resort. From live music to figure skating performances, plays performed in the theater to show children and Christmas Parades, there will always be something to entertain you. And when it’s time to unwind, spas will call you for a soothing massage to soothe tired muscles.

Meribel in summer

Meribel village
If you’re looking for the best summer vacation in the French Alps, then Méribel is a great option, as an action-packed schedule among its mountains awaits. Image credit: haveseen/

If you are looking for the best Summer holidays in the French Alps then Méribel is an excellent option, because an action-packed program among its mountains awaits you. Whether you are looking to explore, treat yourself, take the opportunity to take a wellness break or live an adventure with your loved ones, there will be something for you.

Head into the lush green hills and hike the trails while spotting local wildlife and stunning scenery. The Tueda Nature Reserve and Vanoise National Park showcase nature at its best, while there is no shortage of wellness areas to do yoga, trails invite mountain bikers to explore the land and golfers can head for the 18-hole course, considered one of the best in the Alps.

There is also tennis, horse riding, glacier tours, canyoning, paragliding and a treetop adventure up for grabs as well as a cinema, bowling, indoor rock climbing, museum, library and exhibits to pass your time, while quality restaurants are ready and waiting to spoil you and your palate.

Where to sleep in Méribel

Hotels in Meribel
Luxury hotels, opulent chalets, cozy guest rooms and extravagant residences await you, ready to make your stay unforgettable. Image credit: Gorlovkv/

luxury hotels, plush chalets, cozy guest rooms and extravagant residences await you, ready to make your stay unforgettable. Decked out in wood and suitable for large groups, the chalets make a private stay the best possible with extras such as saunas, games rooms, cinemas, wellness areas and swimming pools as standard. If you are a small group and like to be pampered from day to night, then a hotel will satisfy your desires. Discover L’Hélios Hotel and Spa, Le Kaïla Hotel and Le Coucou Méribel, five-star offerings with a range of services, high-end furnishings and many ways to relax and indulge to make your most welcoming stay at any time of the year.