Northern Alps Experiences | Chalet Hotel**** Les Gentianettes
Foggy Sunrise near Hotel Les Gentianettes, The Originals Relais

Your next adventure is just around the corner, and it comes with guaranteed escapism


Brighten your next holiday with family or friends thanks to the various packages that the Chalet-Hotel Les Gentianettes, The Originals Relais, can present to you this year. Summer and winter alike, let us reveal the secrets of the Abondance valley, in the heart of the Savoie Mont-Blanc region.

Need to organize your skiing holiday? Or maybe your summer escape between lakes and mountains? Everything is possible! In Haute-Savoie, the Abondance Valley, with its local fauna and breathtaking alpine views, will no longer keep any secrets from you. Your trip to the mountains will leave a lasting impression on you. Just sit back and let your imagination roam free... let us guide you on this extraordinary journey, according to your budget and expectations.

Mountain Goat and Rocky Mountains near Les Gentianettes, The Ori

4 Nights - Discover

Come and discover the hotel restaurants Les Gentianettes thanks to our range of services and activities that will transform your stay into an unforgettable experience.


Ski near Hotel Les Gentianettes, The Originals Relais
Restaurant Le Jolla Terrace near Hotel Les Gentianettes, The Ori

The discovery experience: a 4-night getaway in an idyllic setting on a half-board basis

Head to the French Alps!

Dear Holidaymakers, make your trip even better with this not-to-be-missed experience! The breathtaking towns and villages of Haute-Savoie provide a sense of freedom that will leave you speechless. From the first day, explore around the Lac d’Arvouin and its beautiful alpine landscapes. For the pleasure of your eyes, take yourself on a one-and-a-half-hour round trip, a breath of fresh air guided by a professional or by your own self.


A top-of-the-range program just for you

Our Chalet-Hotel les Gentianettes has put together a program that you will never forget. End the day in style, relaxing in our SPA area: book a 2-hour facial & body treatment and finish with some time in our hammam to give your body the energy it will need before tasting our rich and succulent Savoyard meals in our Baratte restaurant. Original gourmet food at its best.

Fill day 2 with Savoyard history and beautiful villages near Châtel

More than just a holiday destination, the Savoie region is also rich in history, a history that you will undoubtedly appreciate. On your second day, explore the medieval village of Yvoire, only a 45-minute drive away. Relax on the beach of Excenevex with its fine sand and its dedicated recreation and sports area. The perfect surroundings for a holiday! Go for a stroll along the shores of Lake Geneva or visit the port of Sechex and our lakeside restaurant Le Jolla, where will be happy to cook you up a wonderful lunch, a luxury only a short drive away.

Mixing outdoor activities and dining in La Chapelle d'Abondance

Next on the list, head to the outdoor activity area in la Chapelle d'Abondance. For something different, the sled dogs are here to delight holidaymakers of all ages (bookings highly recommended). Share your happiness during the school holidays. Through the ESF (French Ski School), continue your adventure with a biathlon or some cross-country skiing. As usual, the Chalet-Hotel Les Gentianettes will finish off your day in style…you will have the opportunity to taste our selection of wines by the glass: the best selections from our wine cellar will be served on the outdoor terrace or in the lounge, as you wish. The most important thing for us is your satisfaction. The icing on the cake is a homemade charcuterie board, secretly put together by our own Chef !


For your third day, make way for escapism

To complete your stay, whether you are a thrill-seeker, a lift professional, a true mountaineer or simply looking for a challenge up-high, the Fantasticable & Paragliding will be yours for the asking on the third day of your discovery experience. To add to that, why not take a ride on an electric mountain bike to get a closer look at our beautiful surroundings with kilometres of trails, bordered by pine trees and majestic mountains. At the foot of the slopes, enjoy a full lunch with a clear mind, what more could you ask for ?


Time to relax on your last day


On the last day of the discovery package, the wellness area is at your service: a sensory shower in balneotherapy to soothe your body and your senses, and a jacuzzi to bring you comfort. A warm dinner at the Gentianettes restaurant to satisfy your taste buds before returning to your daily routine will surely be welcomed. Bon appétit!  

6 Nights - Immersion

Winter and summer alike, the Chapelle d'Abondance and its region will allow you to experience authentic moments of sharing. Thanks to all the services offered and the activities we suggest, you will be immersed in the beauty of the landscapes and the richness of nature.


Experience the 6-night immersion package...

"Immersed" could not be a more appropriate term! For 6 nights on a half-board basis, enjoy the wonders of the Alps, the ski slopes, the authentic food and the breathtaking views, as well as the activities on offer in the Abondance Valley. A warm atmosphere in a pleasant, friendly, and comfortable setting is what the chalet-hotel **** Les Gentianettes has been promising since it was created. We welcome you into spacious rooms and tailor-made services adapted to all tastes. Wander through the town and village and enjoy the Savoyard environment that Mother Nature has to offer. Immerse yourself and greet the deer !

For hotel guests only, the Chalet-Hotel Les Gentianettes, The Originals Relais, recommends one of the available rituals of our resort : a hot massage with candle oil under the care of our professional masseuses; relaxing in our designated area in a heated swimming pool or on our outdoor terrace to enjoy the fresh air; and finally, diving into the culinary specialities with an exceptional 5-course menu, yes, that’s 5 tasty dishes to satisfy your taste buds...

Holiday rentals : don't stress, we’ll take care of everything

A hassle-free mountain experience near Châtel


Ski, snowboard, mountain bike or snowshoe hire are available online in just a few clicks. If you’d rather rent from a quality equipment hire shop, you can head to our partner, Trincaz Sports, for ski equipment hire just a few steps away from the **** les Gentianettes hotel. Receive a discounted rate as our hotel guest (voucher available at reception), then head to the Chapelle d'Abondance ski area for a refresher course in this beautiful Savoie region which welcomes you with open arms. We will take care of everything, so you don’t feel encumbered on your trip with us.

Head to the Portes du Soleil, one of the world's largest ski areas


If you are a big fan of skiing and enjoy the adrenaline rush, then the Portes du Soleil ski area, linking 12 ski resorts together, will satisfy your off-piste, freeride and freestyle needs. If you want to ski with your family, the small family resort of La Chapelle d'Abondance will warmly welcome you for a fantastic holiday in the mountains.


Enjoy an unforgettable skiing experience


Spend your winter holidays in one of the largest ski areas in the world and enjoy the snow-covered mountains in the heart of Haute-Savoie: tobogganing, ski touring, sledging, cross-country, Nordic and downhill skiing... experience as many winter sports as possible, just moments away from Chatel. 

For beginners, the ski resort of La Chapelle d'Abondance has many ski courses for all different levels. For experienced skiers, go to Linga, 5 km from the hotel. We provide a personal ski bus service that will take you to the foot of the slopes. As a bonus, you can buy your ski passes at the reception desk so you don't have to waste time queuing for the chairlift.

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