Located in the middle of the Oisans, in Isère Valley and the Ródano-Alpes region, Les Deux Alpes is a great ski resort of 417 hectares.
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Les Deux Alpes ski resort
In total, it has 93 slopes and 53 skilifts, which is only possible thanks to their 150 million euros investment on infraestructure. With natural snow thanks to the glacier located at 3600 mts over sea level, Les Deux Alpes is one of the highest peaks that can be skied on, and its connected with Vallons de la Grave/La Meije. The glacier makes skiing posible throughout the year.
A cable car built under the ice transports visitors up to 3450 mts high. From there, they can enjoy panoramic views of the Alps, including the Mont Blanc, L’Alpe d’Huez and the Massif de Vercors.
The slopes are distributed in a different way from other resorts. Strangely enough, the easiest slopes are in the highest area, while the most difficult ones can be found in the lowest heights.
Less experienced skiers can take a cable car to get to the village or slide down on a long, narrow slope. Next to town there’s a large area with slopes for beginners.
Next to the village there is also a large area for beginners. With the same Les Deux Alpes ski pass, you can also access the resort of La Grave after the descent of the Dôme de La Lauze.
This place is recommended for experienced skiers accompanied by a mountain guide. Throughout the winter, the ski resort of Les Deux Alpes organises numerous events and activities not to be missed: “Enjoy the Glacier”, the European Snowboard Cup, the “Foliz Junior” festival, full moon nights, torchlight descents, mulled wine, fireworks… The resort of Les 2 Alpes offers a wide variety of activities: skiing, snowboarding, spas, swimming pool, segway, paragliding…
Sustainable development of the Les Deux Alpes ski resort
The bulbs are gradually being replaced by LED bulbs, which consume less energy, and the lighting is controlled by an astronomical clock based on sunrise and sunset, with a specific setting for our mountain environment.
30% SAVINGS IN THE PUBLIC LIGHTING BUDGET SHOULD BE ACHIEVED.
In addition, when all the village washing places and ponds were renovated, drainage taps were installed to improve water management. The commune has installed irrigation stations.
Unforgettable experiences in Les Deux Alpes
If you don’t like skiing, no problem. Les Deux Alpes ski resort offers a multitude of activities that will satisfy your thirst for thrills.
Take to the skies in a doughnut-shaped sled and land gently on an airbag. It is possible to do this activity with two people as tandem sledges are available. So who’s up for this adrenaline rush?
The experience of riding an electric-assisted mountain bike on snow is a new way of exploring the mountains in the heart of nature. Perfectly adapted to snowy surfaces thanks to studded tyres, this discipline on snow will seduce you and give you new sensations.
There are several options available to you. You have the day option, the night option and the discovery option.
Les Deux Alpes mountain resort in summer
Hydrospeed in the Ecrins National Park, on the river Vénéon, 30 minutes from the ski resort of Les Deux Alpes by road or 8 minutes by cable car from Venosc.
We welcome adults, juniors and seniors to discover water activities.
For adults from the age of 14, discover this white water sport, equipped with a water sled called Hydrospeed, flippers and a wetsuit, you will discover the sensations of an intense glide on the turquoise waters of the Venéon. Bapteme option, à la carte option or Cocktail: two activities in one day or half a day.
Summer tobogganing offers two tracks, one fast and one slow. There is something for everyone. 2 Rolba luge runs, one fast and one slow.
Meeting point at the Alpette chairlift.
The price is €4.70 for adults!
Hotels in Les Deux Alpes
Hotel Chalet Mounier ****
Originally a mountain hut and farmhouse in 1879, this authentic mountain chalet, transformed over the generations, has become a 4-star hotel.
A family welcome, a refined cuisine is offered in the gastronomic restaurant Le P’tit Polyte (1 star in the Michelin guide), as well as a “luxury” snack in the garden in summer. Facing the Ecrins National Park, you will find for your relaxation: half court, bar, lounge with fireplace, and a pleasant moment in the 5 Worlds approved SPA.
Hotel Ibiza ***
Located 300 metres from the ski lifts, the hotel’s minibuses take guests to the slopes. It also has a swimming pool and SPA, games room with billiards, lounge bar and fireplace, which opens onto a panoramic terrace overlooking the Ecrins National Park.
The hotel has 46 spacious and comfortable rooms and 14 suites, most with south-facing balconies equipped with sun loungers, some with views of the glaciers. The rooms or suites can accommodate 2 to 5 people and have a bathroom with bathtub, hairdryer, individual bathrobe, separate toilet, satellite TV, telephone, safe, wifi.
Hotel Serre Palas **
The hotel Serre Palas welcomes you in the heart of the ski resort of Les Deux Alpes in an authentic and warm environment.
Driven by the desire to make your stay in Les Deux Alpes unforgettable, it is always a great pleasure to welcome you in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Located just a stone’s throw from the ski slopes (120 m from the Diable chairlift), the resort centre (700 m) and numerous shops and services, the hotel offers 24 comfortable and harmonious rooms with a view of the resort or the mountain.
In addition, on the south side, the balconies of the superior rooms offer a breathtaking view of the mountains of the Parc des Ecrins.
Skiing in Les Deux Alpes: the main strengths of the resort
✅ Eco-responsible resort: numerous initiatives are carried out to protect the environment.
✅ A wide range of services for families.
✅ Wide range of restaurants.
✅ Accommodation close to the ski slopes.
✅ A wide range of services for families.
✅ Wide choice of restaurants.
✅ Trails for beginners accessible from the lower part of the resort
✅ Access for people with reduced mobility is also available.
✅ Ski and snowboard schools with experienced professionals.
✅ Bus lines running within the resort to avoid the use of your personal vehicle.
✅ Ideal resort for freestylers, thanks to its snowpark, half-pipe and learning area.