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Hi, we're Kate and Dave, welcome to Chalet Abbaye.
Thirteen years ago we moved to the French Alps with the dream of converting our battered old farmhouse into a home for us and a beautiful chalet for guests.
Still living the dream, we welcome guests in Chalet Abbaye with the same enthusiasm as when we first opened our doors for business. Though the chalet is completely separate from our living space, our front door is just
We are based in the friendly village of St Jean d’Aulps which is near the well renowned ski resort Morzine. From Chalet Abbaye you can ski in our local ski area, La Grande Terche which is a 5 minute drive away. Alteratively you can explore the enormous Portes du Soleil network which can be accessed from Morzine or Ardent, 15 minutes in the car. Les Gets is 5 minutes past Morzine.
* * ACCOMMODATION STILL AVAILABLE FOR THE TOUR DE FRANCE* *
The Chalet sleeps nine people very comfortably and has everything you need for a perfect stay including a hot tub on the terrace allowing you to enjoy the mountain views. Click on the video for a quick tour.
Chalet Abbaye is rented as self catered although we can organise breakfast deliveries from the local boulangerie and provide afternoon tea. We provide a meet and greet service and leave you a bundle of goodies in the chalet to start off your holiday.
There are dozens of things to do in the area throughout the year. We've gathered some information about the main Winter and Summer activities as a starting point for exploring.
What you had to say...
"A huge thank you - we have had a wonderful week at Chalet Abbaye. So many kind and thoughtful touches have made it very special - it has felt like a real treat. We all hope to return one day" Louise, David, Megan, Molly and Laurie.
"We had a wonderful time in your chalet. The skiing was excellent all the boys got their badges. The facilities and treats were lovely and we enojoyed using the hot tub!! Planning to come back for Feb 17" Joyti, Vershy, Josh and Shiv.
"Just love the chalet- so cosy and comfortable - perfect location with charming outlook. Really appreciate all the goodies on arrival. Will definitely be back. Many many thanks" Chris and Ernie :)
"What a brilliant find. We were so lucky with the weather, missing the snow on our drive from the tunnel but arriving to a winter wonderland. We have had some brilliant skiing as a family and the hot tub was amazing. The chalet is fantastically kitted out and so tastefully decorated for Christmas and New Year. My daughters do not want to leave and in fact one of them would like to be adopted (if you have room!) Thanks for all the little touches and welcome treats, they were very much appreciated" The Turberville-Smiths.
"Thank you for a fantastic stay, the chalet has had everything we could of asked for and the kids have loved playing in the garden. All your help in organising our holiday is much appreciated and all your finishing touches! Hope to see you again" The Cushings and the Fishers.
"This has been the most amazing family holiday and time with special friends. The chalet is beautiful and has been the backdrop to lots of fun evenings, with wonderful food and superb company. The adventures we've had have been amongst our best and favourite times! We will be back to see this amazing landscape again!" Stephen, Libby, Lily, Rhona and John.
"Thank you for having our big group here to stay, we loved our multi passes, we used them everywhere even the cable cars! Unfortunately we didn't go to the waterpark in Morzine! :( We had wonderful weather, apart from the two thunderstorms that made us have powercuts! We loved the hot tub and all the beautiful lakes, everyone's favourite lake was 'le lake' " Mabel (aged 8)
"Our first visit to Chalet Abbaye - we had snow on Boxing Day which made it all Christmassy! The chalet is lovely - homely and welcoming and the provisions on arrival were much appreciated as was the Christmas tree and decorations. Comfy beds, pastries delivered to the door each morning and a fabulous hot tub all made the holiday. Many thanks for a wonderful stay" The Flanagans.
"A wonderful chalet which felt like a home from home. The hot tub is a great addition and was used every day to rest our (exhausted) legs!! Thanks again for making it such a stress-free and enjoyable week" George, Isobel, Paul, Jennifer, Ian, Sharona, Helena and Arran.
"Fantastic week. Best chalet ever and so close to everything. Could not have been better. Thanks for making our stay 'awesome' (as the boys put it). See you next year." Ade, Rach, Archie and Sid.
“We have had an amazing 16 days in your lovely chalet. Hoping to escape the heat of the Middle East it’s been topping 32ºc here too!! Wonderful biking and hiking and catching up with friends whilst watching the Olympics over a glass or two of vino! Perfect! We will be back“ Carolyn, John, Lottie and Ollie.
“Yet another fantastic stay. Thank you so much for making us feel SO welcome. The walks were wonderful, a very restive time. Looking forward to coming back again in the future. Thank you for a fantastic stay as always“ Sally, Liz, Anne, Jill, Marina and Sarah.
“Another great week at Chalet Abbaye. Thank you Kate and Dave for such a fantastic chalet – 3 visits in 2 years! Next year already reserved! Great position and the kids agree with us, feels like a second home“ Sarah, Stuart, Toni, Greg and the kids.
"Third boys trip and it was as good as it always is - fabulous food and great chalet - thanks for looking after us so well". Gary, Chris, Steve, Chris, Jon, Nick and Glenn.
"Warm, welcoming and comfortable chalet - everyone found it very homely even our 2 year old called it our holiday home. The facilities are great and everything available pretty much on your doorstep. The skiing was great, now the end of the week and very tired! Thank you for your warm welcome and helpful information and guidance throughout." The Cheeseman and the Davis'.
"We felt at home right away. It's a warm and cosy home. We enjoyed the hot tub! Everything was just perfect and we hope to come back next year. Thank you so much!" Melisa, Daan, Marielle, Coen, Emiel, Jesse, Peter, Jacqueline, Erick, Yuri and Sheila.
"Thank you Kate and Dave for a wonderful week in your lovely chalet again (our 6th year now!). Your cooking is amazing, your welcome is warm - we love it all, thank you." Philippa and Dave.
“We have had a great week, the chalet is fantastic, real home from home and everything you could need. Thanks for being there when we needed you. The bubbles went down really well, just what I needed for my 40th!” Tracy, Chris, Lucy & William.
“What a fabulous holiday we have just had in your lovely chalet. Thank you so much for being so helpful and thoughtful, not to mention the great cooking. We had a fantastic time and look forward to next year.” Ali and Geoff.
“Have just spent one of the finest weeks of my life in the sun, forests and fields of St Jean. Thank you both for wonderful hospitality, delicious food, frightening ‘Pointe de Vorlaz’ and the best company. I can’t think of anywhere I’d rather spend my birthday. Love and all thanks and thoughts of cold snow”. James.