A « touch of class » in Meribel
Meribel owes its popularity and its reputation to its extensive skiing activity and to the most wonderful display of typical chalets spread all around the valley, it is indeed the ideal place for ski sports but also for biking, walking, and for many other sports and activities such as golf, tennis and trekking. In Meribel you will find an extensive frame of chair lifts and gondola lifts leading to the neighbouring highlight resorts of Courchevel and Val Thorens, so easily reachable from the centre of Meribel and the most comprehensive supply of services such as bars, restaurants and shops.
Colonel Peter Lindsay, a very clever British businessman
No wonder why British community is so fond of Meribel which was founded in year 1938 by British Colonel Peter Lindsay. The brilliant idea of Colonel Lindsay was to escape once and for all the unbearable dark atmosphere of Nazi Austria and Germany where all British middle and upper class tourists used to spend their winter vacations and to find a new place to enjoy in the Alps. After purchasing large parts of land in Meribel area, Lindsay teamed up with two architects to lay down the foundations of the new winter sports resort, it was the birth of Meribel myth. Colonel Lindsay remained the major shareholder and the managing director of the holding Meribel Alpina and collected important amounts of funds to complete his project with the help of French government and of British trusts. Number of British investors teamed up with Lindsay purchasing on their turn land, chalets and apartments in the winter resort and developing collateral services and structures.
Holiday rentals in Meribel, enjoy the Alpine charm
Most of Meribel vacation houses are chalet-style wood and stone buildings houses, particularly suitable for a winter or summer holiday in the mountains. Residences and self-catering apartments are available basically everywhere in the valley from Meribel to Mottaret and up to the charming hamlet of Mussillon. You will simply adore your holiday rental in Meribel Village at 1.400 metres so close to Courchevel and its very VIP environment made of Russian tycoons, top models and show biz stars gathering here to spend good time between one party and the other or just shopping in the very exclusive malls of the winter sport resort, get your own “touch of class” in Meribel whilst enjoying a peaceful accommodation such a a holiday apartment on the valley.
Mottaret a living paradise at 1.800 m
Mottaret is only at 4 km distance from Meribel and was mainly created in the seventies to provide visitors with a more modern and contemporary look. Although somewhat quieter and less likely than Meribel, Mottaret is particularly appreciated by all those who love sheer nature and ski sports in the middle of the beautiful Three Valleys landscape. Enjoy all the peace of the Three Valleys and rent a classy and exclusive holiday apartment in Meribel or in Mottaret. Just visit holiday rentals in Meribel and you will fund much unexpected surprises. Elegant wide rooms on panoramic roof terraces overlooking the Alps and the valley, classy and smartly intimate studio flats fully fitted with the most upgraded and elegant furniture, why wasting time and money in crowded hotels when you can have your own private home in the mountains in Meribel.
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