Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France

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Highlights

  • High scoring, family-friendly resort
  • Beautiful 3* hotel, close to the lifts & with excellent facilities
  • Fantastic skiing in the Mont Blanc Evasion ski area with 445km of pistes and 850 snow guns
  • Perfect for beginners and the more advanced

What's it like?

Enjoy a great value, easy family ski holiday that's fully organised and all-inclusive of travel, full board hotel accommodation, ski equipment, lift pass and in-resort rep.

Skiing is always better as a group and our family ski holidays guarantee a sociable ski holiday with other like-minded families to ski and après ski with. This makes a huge difference to families with varied skiing abilities and ensures everyone gets a ski buddy they can have fun with both on and off the slopes!

Our 2019 family ski holiday to Saint-Gervais in the Mont Blanc Evasion ski area offers families easy access to the lifts, 445km of pistes to choose from, consistently high quality snow, delicious food, unlimited wine and juice with meals and excellent hotel facilities, including an indoor heated swimming pool, spa and Gondala ski storage.

Acorn's been organising ski holidays to Saint-Gervais in the Mont Blanc Evasion ski area for over 14 years and it continues to be popular with families. This charming resort is located in the Haute Savoie region of France and is the 3rd largest ski domain in France. Despite its grandeur and all the benefits that come with that, it's the quietest ski area of its size, making it an ideal choice for families.

This popular ski resort offers excellent skiing and a variety of easy and more challenging runs. With one single pass, you can ski in 6 different resorts: Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc, Saint-Nicolas de Véroce, Megève -Rochebrune-Côte 2000, Les Contamines -Hauteluce, Jaillet -Combloux, La Giettaz. The 46 green slopes, 63 blue slopes, 85 red slopes and 33 black slopes gives you plenty of options whatever your ski level is.

With plenty of slopes to choose from and great apres ski activities in the area, this family ski holiday is not only great value for money, it's got something for the whole family to enjoy.

Activities

Great family skiing by the magnificent Mont Blanc

Saint Gervais, in France (in the Haute Savoie region), is a large resort with 83 lifts (30 chair lifts, 47 surface lifts) that offers skiers an impressive 950 metres (3117 feet) of vertical descent. It is part of the Evasion Mont Blanc ski area with 445km of pistes. The resort is best suited to beginner and intermediate skiers and snowboarders but there is some terrain for experts.

There are 220 slopes with an extensive snowmaking system with 850 snow guns to guarantee plenty of good-quality snow.

With consistently high-quality snow and a range of runs for all levels: families love the Mont Blanc Evasion ski area! You can ski opposite Mont Blanc or amongst the pine trees and alpine chalets. Saint Gervais is the gateway to the ski area and the ultimate traditional mountain village, offering elegant Belle Epoque architecture, dating from the time when it was known for its thermal baths. It's loved by families because its ideal for beginners and the more advanced, making it perfect for the whole family!

Your ski pass (which allows you to ski in 6 resorts) and ski equipment (which includes helmets) is included in your package, so everything is ready and waiting for you to begin your ski holiday from day 1!

Ski Summary

1000-2353M

Saint Gervais: 225km pistes (24 Green runs, 35 Blue runs, 43 Red runs, 17 Black runs). 

Evasion Mont Blanc: 445km pistes (46 Green runs, 63 Blue runs, 85 Red runs, 33 Black runs)

Resort Activities

Your rep will arrange evening après ski activities that you can choose to join in, if you wish. This is a perfect opportunity to socialise with the other family holidays staying with you in your hotel. Entry charges will be additional and payable locally. If you prefer, you can relax and unwind in the hotel making full use of the free leisure facilities.

Après ski activities available locally including: dog sledding, ice-skating, bowling, toboganning, indoor climbing and an aquatic centre.

Megeve is a popular and very pretty place to stroll around in the evening and your rep will arrange a visit here on one of the evenings, which will include an opportunity to go bowling. A full list of evening options will be discussed with you on your arrival day.

Accommodation

We've carefully selected the popular Monte Bianco hotel in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains due to its excellent feedback from families, great location (a few minutes from the lifts) and fantastic facilities, including an indoor heated swimming pool.

With views of Mont-Blanc, 'Le Monte Bianco' is a newly rated 3-star hotel that promises to give you relaxing, sporty and friendly ski holiday, in the picturesque resort of Saint-Gervais. Just a few minutes' walk from the lifts at the Bettex Cable Car, this is the perfect base for your family ski holiday and offers plenty of places to relax après ski.

There are two large sun terraces, a dining room with terrace and panoramic view, fireplace, entertainment room, bar, heated indoor pool, wellness area with massages and beauty treatments à la carte. The hotel offers comfortable family rooms for 2 to 5 people and your accommodation in the Hotel includes access to free WiFi in the rooms and public areas, as well as a flat screen TV. There is free access to the hotel's swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna.

What customers said this year about their family holiday to Le Monte Bianco?

"Best ski holiday we've been on. Hotel excellent with good facility. Happy with rep".

"Best hotel yet, would go back + reccommend! Best trip all round so far".

"Hotel "superb in every aspect". Best resort ever skied for range and runs..."

Hotel summary

• Authentic property with a cosy, family feel and 21 family rooms available.

• 3* hotel with daily cleaning, towels provided and mid-stay change

• Wi-fi

• Bettex Gondala 500m away, with a ski-room available at the Gondala

• Indoor heated swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna.

Meals

All your meals in resort are included in your family ski package with Acorn and are served in the Monte Bianco restaurant. They are served buffet style and there is a great selection to choose from at every meal. A packed lunch can be provided for those who want to stay on the slopes at lunchtime (if the hotel is informed the night before), or you can return to the hotel for your meal. Wine and juice (unlimited!) are included with your meals. If you have any dietary requirements, please inform us prior to your departure so we can inform the hotel on your behalf. We would also ask that any food allergies are communicated to the hotel on arrival.

Accommodation

We've carefully selected the popular Monte Bianco hotel in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains due to its excellent feedback from families, great location (a few minutes from the lifts) and fantastic facilities, including an indoor heated swimming pool.

With views of Mont-Blanc, 'Le Monte Bianco' is a newly rated 3-star hotel that promises to give you relaxing, sporty and friendly ski holiday, in the picturesque resort of Saint-Gervais. Just a few minutes' walk from the lifts at the Bettex Cable Car, this is the perfect base for your family ski holiday and offers plenty of places to relax après ski.

There are two large sun terraces, a dining room with terrace and panoramic view, fireplace, entertainment room, bar, heated indoor pool, wellness area with massages and beauty treatments à la carte. The hotel offers comfortable family rooms for 2 to 5 people and your accommodation in the Hotel includes access to free WiFi in the rooms and public areas, as well as a flat screen TV. There is free access to the hotel's swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna.

What customers said this year about their family holiday to Le Monte Bianco?

"Best ski holiday we've been on. Hotel excellent with good facility. Happy with rep".

"Best hotel yet, would go back + reccommend! Best trip all round so far".

"Hotel "superb in every aspect". Best resort ever skied for range and runs..."

Hotel summary

• Authentic property with a cosy, family feel and 21 family rooms available.

• 3* hotel with daily cleaning, towels provided and mid-stay change

• Wi-fi

• Bettex Gondala 500m away, with a ski-room available at the Gondala

• Indoor heated swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna.

Meals

All your meals in resort are included in your family ski package with Acorn and are served in the Monte Bianco restaurant. They are served buffet style and there is a great selection to choose from at every meal. A packed lunch can be provided for those who want to stay on the slopes at lunchtime (if the hotel is informed the night before), or you can return to the hotel for your meal. Wine and juice (unlimited!) are included with your meals. If you have any dietary requirements, please inform us prior to your departure so we can inform the hotel on your behalf. We would also ask that any food allergies are communicated to the hotel on arrival.

Transport

Travelling by coach is the most affordable and convenient way to travel as a family, keeping the overall cost of your ski holiday down and making the whole travelling process easier. Once you’re on board, you can relax and enjoy your journey. Let us do all the organising for you while you sit back, relax and finally get time to read your book! Unlike flying, there are fewer baggage restrictions when travelling by coach making this skiing holiday that bit easier.

Family ski holidays are always better as a group and our family ski coach holidays guarantee a sociable ski holiday, with other like-minded families, allowing you to pair up with others to ski with and giving the children ready-made friends!

Your executive coach will include comfortable seating, air conditioning, DVD player and WC and there will be plenty of rest breaks so you can stretch your legs and purchase refreshments along the way.

The coach journey from Calais to the Saint-Gervais takes approximately 11 hours allowing for several rest breaks and a breakfast stop. Your ferry crossing on the outbound journey will be scheduled so that you are able to buy an evening meal on the ferry, or some prefer to take their own packed dinner and snacks.

Coach pick-up points

We have selected the following convenient pick-up locations, based on where the majority of our customers have favoured in previous years. Please let us know your preference on booking and the timings will be sent to you as soon as ferry bookings have been confirmed.

  • Manchester Picadilly Train Station
  • Birmingham International Train Station
  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Dover

How to book your family holiday

1. Check below for your dates and availability
2. Click `Book Now` and then complete the online family booking form
3. Pay a deposit of £150 via Sagepay, a secure way to book online
Alternatively please contact us or call 01384 398 870

Dates, availability and prices

Dates Duration Adult Tooltip Child Book or Enquire
Date info Sat 16 Feb - Sun 24 Feb 2019 available Available 8 nights £1,299 £1,134 Book Now or Enquire

What’s included

  • Full board 3* hotel accommodation in the Monte Bianco Hotel, Saint- Gervais (in an en-suite family room)
  • Soft drinks & alcoholic drinks at the hotel
  • Use of the hotel swimming pool, sauna and jacuzzi (age restrictions may apply in the spa)
  • Transport by executive coach and ferry crossings
  • Use of the coach for après ski activities organised by the rep
  • Lift pass to cover 6 resorts within the Mont Blanc Evasion ski area
  • Ski equipment (to include helmets for adults & children)
  • In-resort representative (to support and assist with après ski activity planning)

What’s not included?

  • Travel insurance
  • Ski lessons
  • Spending money
  • Après ski activities (where charges are applicable i.e. bowling/ice-skating)
  • Food and drinks while travelling to and from the resort
  • Travel to and from the coach pick up point