Pricing

Prices all inclusive of our warm welcome, electricity, credit card charges, final cleaning and beds made for your arrival with luxury bedsheets and fluffy towels. Extra bedsheets and fluffy towels available during your stay for 22CHF per person. No hidden charges. Saturday changeover during ski season. Flexible arrivals at all other times. Tourist tax payable on arrival (2.50 CHF per adult per night, 1.25 CHF for children 6y- 16y). Deposit by credit card swipe on arrival. 50% of the total amount is due within 2 weeks of reservation and the remainder is payable 2 months before arrival. In case of cancellation: Up to 2 months before arrival (or upon resale) the fee is 15%. Up to 1 month / 80%, thereafter / 90%.
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General

Highlights

A perfect chalet to rent for small group holiday in La Tzoumaz Chalet Colonia has three bedrooms and a sauna, and is situated only 200m from the free ski-bus. Named after the beautiful city of Cologne in Germany, the chalet has been thoughtfully furnished by the owners with relaxing holidays in mind. Here you can truly sink into the mountain atmosphere and enjoy traditional evenings with family or friends around the corner fireplace. The dining area is set into a charming bay window area to help you to fully absorb the mountain atmosphere.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

This three-bedroom chalet comfortably sleeps up to 6 people in two large double bedrooms and a bunk bedroom. All of the bedrooms have high, sloping ceilings with exposed beams. There are two bathrooms: one (near the sauna) with shower and one with large corner bath fitted with hand shower. If you wish to travel with children under 2 years old, just let us know and we will provide a cot and a high chair in your chalet.

Equipment

The main floor of this large chalet is an open kitchen/living/dining area with corner fireplace and toasty underfloor heating. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you might need for family catering, including a dishwasher, microwave, kettle, coffee machine, oven and ceramic hob. There are fondue and raclette sets for a traditional Swiss evening in front of the log fire. Hairdryer, iron and portable outdoor barbecue are all available for you to use. There is separate ski-room with indoor/outdoor entrances to store all of your ski wear and boots, helping you to keep all your snow-sports clothing and equipment dry and organised.

Relaxing

Coming home after a long day on the slopes, it is a real pleasure to relax in the sauna before an invigorating shower. Afterwards, it’s hard not to relax when you are surrounded by La Tzoumaz’ stunning panoramic views and pretty snowflakes gently drifting past the window. On a blue-sky day, the view stretches 20km, from the floor of the Rhone Valley up to the peaks of the Haut de Cry and the Mont Gond, and in the other direction towards the legendary Vallon d’Arby and its un-pisted ski itinerary. Take a seat in a comfy chair with a glass of local wine at the end of a hard day on the slopes. If you are in need of distraction, there is a flat-screen TV with European channels and a DVD collection.

Internet

There is no internet installed in the chalet, but we will be happy to rent you a portable WIFI unit from the agency during your stay.  Prices are 15 CHF per day or 69 CHF per week.

Pets

We’re sorry but this is a pet-free property. Please browse our selection of pet-friendly rentals if you would like to travel with your pet.

Parking

Parking for 2 cars outside the chalet. 4×4 with winter tyres and/or snow chains advised in winter due to snowy access road. Alternative parking is available on the main road, 200m from the property. Contact us for railway or airport transfers.

Winter

The ski-bus will pick you up less than 200m from the door and whisk you the 2 km to the Savoleyres telecabin in a matter of minutes. This modern, high-speed telecabin carries you from La Tzoumaz up to the top of the Savoleyres in less than 8 minutes, from where you can decide to ski back on the quiet La Tzoumaz slopes or ski down to Verbier’s legendary slopes and world-class off-piste opportunities in the vast 4-Valleys ski area.

We are very pleased to announce that we are offering discounted ski-passes to everyone staying with us. To be eligible for the 10% discount, ski-passes must be ordered and paid in full 12 days in advance of your first ski day. We accept all major credit cards. Orders received up to 2 days in advance are not eligible for the 10% discount however they will be printed for collection with your keys when you arrive in the resort. Last minute orders will be available for collection on the morning after you arrive. Discounted passes are available for all age-groups, for durations from one half-day up to 21 days, and cover the Savoleyres, Verbier or 4-Valleys sectors. The discount does not apply to the insurance options available. Ski-passes can neither be cancelled nor exchanged once they have been ordered. The discount is applicable in high, medium and low season and also applies to family rates. It is not cumulative with any other offers or reductions. On arrival in the resort we will also provide you with discount vouchers for various other services, such as ski equipment rental.

Summer

In summer, the area turns into a hiking and mountain biking paradise, with hundreds of kilometres of marked trails criss-crossing the mountains, awash with alpine flowers and a range of wildlife to spot. The “Bisses” are relatively flat footpaths that follow the water as it trickles around the mountainsides, where for centuries farmers and villagers channelled the streams for their own uses. They have been preserved now and can be an incredible way to spend a day or more on easy hikes with stunning views across the Rhone Valley or over to the Massif des Combins. We’ll provide you with plenty of tourist information including our favourite suggestions for day trips that are easily reachable from La Tzoumaz, from spectacular gorge walks, cheese factories and roman festivals to rainy-day ideas such as underground lake tours. The road that winds up the mountain-top to the panoramic Croix-de-Coeur Cafe-Restaurant opens as soon as the snow melts and from here you can continue the drive (or cycle) all the way down into Verbier.

In the peak summer season from early July to late August, the telecabin link to Verbier operates daily from 08:45 to 12:30 and from 13:30 to 16:45, meaning that you can easily access the famous resort as a pedestrian or accompanied by your bicycle. You can even use a variety of mountain lifts to make your way up to Mont Fort at 3300m for Europe’s highest fondue and incredible mountain panoramas that include Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn. Don’t miss the Swiss National Celebrations in La Tzoumaz on August 1st, or the famous festival of live music performances, the Verbier Festival, which runs from mid-July to the beginning of August.

La Tzoumaz Chalet Colonia

Check-in time

16:00

Check-out time

10:00

Facilities

  • < 1000m from the resort centre
  • < 1500m from the piste
  • < 200m to skibus
  • Balcony Terrace
  • BBQ
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Free Ski-Bus
  • Parking
  • Sauna
  • TV

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  • Patrick Guillaumin-Galland
    2017-01-19

    Everything you need to enjoy your ski holiday 5 of 5 A lovely chalet wit all the comfort you want as a family. We enjoyed as a family of four a week of ski holidays. The skibus was just around the corner. With a fire place and a sauna we had the luxury and comfort we were looking for after an exiting day on the slopes. A great stay we can only recommend. Review Submitted: Feb 5, 2017 Date of Stay: Jan 2017 Source: VRBO, from HomeAway By: Christoph N., Rudolfstetten CH

  • Patrick Guillaumin-Galland
    2016-02-19

    "A house where everything was thought of ..." A house where everything was thought of. Very nice! Great beds, great pillows, nice sauna! Good accessibility of the ski bus, great that there was in the second bathroom also a bath with shower. EVERYTHING GREAT ! Personal tips for holidaymakers in this holiday home: Snow chains or four-wheelers should already have Location 5.0 / 5 Cleanliness 5.0 / 5 Overall overall impression 5.0 / 5 Friendliness / Service 5.0 / 5 Price / performance 5.0 / 5 Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016 Date of Stay: Feb 2016 Source: Fewo Direct, from HomeAway By: Beate V.

  • Patrick Guillaumin-Galland
    2016-02-19

    Stunning The property is the best we ever stayed. Everything is thought through thorougly. A fully equipped kitchen with nothing to miss. It has appealing bedrooms. A very nice bathroom with a large corner bathtub on the second floor. A nice sauna with shower on the first floor. The chalet is located close to a ski bus stop which makes it easy to get to the cable car station in the centre. Will will definitly come back Review Submitted: Nov 11, 2016 Date of Stay: Feb 2016 Source: HomeAway By: Carl B.

  • Patrick Guillaumin-Galland
    2015-12-19

    Our dream winter holiday We traveled with 4 adults & 2 children (6 u 8) over the year change in the chalet Colonia. It was characterized by its very good facilities, great location, cleanliness and a good price-performance ratio for the area. Nothing was missing. The kitchen is superbly equipped, the fireplace keeps the heat for a long time. The decor is high and new, all in all the chalet is very well maintained. Also the beds were cozy. There is a supermarket in the place, which is a little high-priced, down in the valley there are several cheaper supermarkets, also a Lidl. Otherwise, the surrounding area around the chalet is simply gorgeous, the view from the terrace of the house fantastic. Unfortunately, we had not very much snow and the 10km toboggan run was closed. But skiing was easy. We were, among others, Chamonix in FR & Take the gondola to 3840 meters before the Mont Blanc. We were with the children also in Champex Lac on the 6 km long toboggan run and skating on the large lake directly in the place, which equals a postcard idylle. The region around La Tzoumaz has a lot to offer besides the large ski area, certainly also in the summer. Therefore, we will return. And then especially gladly again in the chalet Colonia. Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016 Date of Stay: Dec 2015 Source: Fewo Direct, from HomeAway By: Katharina F.

La Tzoumaz

La Tzoumaz

The 4-Valleys is one of the largest interconnected ski-areas in Europe, with lifts linking La Tzoumaz to Verbier, Nendaz, Veysonnaz and Thyon.  Altogether there are over 400km of pistes that cater for different levels of skiers.  Beginners can follow long gentle trails (which in Switzerland are marked out in blue instead of green or blue) that wind around the mountainside, never going too steeply.  Intermediates benefit from many long reds pistes, with up to 1,800m of height change between the top and the bottom of the lifts.  For experts, not only are there numerous steep black runs, but also clearly-marked yet un-pisted yellow itinerary routes, where the snow conditions will test your skills to the full.  There is a vast expanse of off-piste skiing where the local guides can show you how to access the freshest powder and the famous routes that include those used during the World Freeride Championships.

In summer, the area turns into a hiking and mountain biking paradise, with hundreds of kilometres of marked trails criss-crossing the mountains, awash with alpine flowers and a range of wildlife to spot.  The “Bisses” are relatively flat footpaths that follow the water as it trickles around the mountainsides, where for centuries farmers and villagers channelled the streams for their own uses.  They have been preserved now and can be an incredible way to spend a day or more on easy hikes with stunning views across the Rhone Valley or over to the Massif des Combins.

 We love the fact that we are just next door to Verbier.  We don’t promise to offer you lots of trendy resort bars and restaurants within walking distance of your chalet, but in the daytime our high-speed telecabin links you to the resort of Verbier, its mountain restaurants and its vast skiing network known as the Four Valleys.  We can even arrange for you to spend the night partying in Verbier and shuttle you home when dawn breaks or when you are ready for sleep.  Here’s a glimpse of what is out there:

Here’s a brochure detailing the weekly events and animations sponsored by the Tourist Office:

La Tzoumaz Weekly Activities

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