There’s more to draw the avid skier and snowboarder to Morzine than just it’s close proximity to Geneva airport. Read on to discover the top 9 reasons why this gorgeous French ski resort draws visitors from around the globe year after year.
Morzine is nestled in the heart of the famous Portes du Soleil region which boasts 600km of slopes, 286 pistes, 30 snowparks and 200 ski lifts so there’s something for everyone and you can be sure you’ll never be bored while on holiday here.
Once the sun sets on your day on the slopes, the fun certainly doesn’t end. Morzine is famous throughout the ski scene for it’s vibrant après ski nightlife with a fantastic collection of bars, pubs and restaurants lining the streets and even some located on the slopes.
Morzine’s fun zones ensure there are safe areas for every member of the family to enjoy the slopes. It also has lots of ski schools and camps so that younger children (and nervous adults) can get to grips with this thrilling sport.
You don’t have to worry about your carbon footprint while in Morzine for your ski holiday as lots of the restaurants have really stepped up their efforts to be more eco-friendly.
From horse riding to spas to white water rafting to hiking up waterfalls, Morzine really delivers in its activities away from the slopes so even if skiing isn’t your thing, you won’t be short of entertainment.
If you’re confident in your skiing or snowboarding abilities, Morzine is the perfect place to go off-piste and try your skills slaloming between trees in a forest and shooting through mountain meadows with glorious views.
Rock the Piste is one of the best festivals in all of Europe and it takes place right here in the Portes du Soleil region. It’s a high-altitude weeklong extravaganza of music and events and is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary in 2020.
Morzine isn’t just great for skiers. It has a number of spas, meditation walks, yoga classes and wellness retreats which make it the perfect place to get away from it all and enjoy a holiday of blissful relaxation.
Of course, no trip to one of the world’s best ski resorts would be complete without treating yourself to the best accommodation in the area. Chalet Heavenly is a catered ski chalet that boasts private chef for the most delicious French cusine (without the washing up), your own dedicated hosts who take care of your every need, hot tub and sauna for relieving tired muscles at the end of the day and, of course, unrivalled views of the Alp mountains.
To book your dream skiing holiday in Morzine and stay at the area's most luxurious accommodation, contact Chalet Heavenly today.