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

This luxury penthouse apartment is a rare treat in La Tzoumaz: 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, ski-in and ski-out access, and an easy walk to the town centre!  From the moment the automatic garage door opens to allow you into the snow-free underground parking, everything has been designed with skiers in mind:  from the apartment you descend into the parking and are then transferred directly onto the piste by a shuttle cabin on rails that easily climbs the 80m distance up the near-vertical mountainside, so that you don’t have to!  This is what makes this luxury apartment ski-in-ski-out.  No more struggling onto a ski-bus with arms full of children’s skis and poles, and no need to walk around in your ski-boots.  There’s also no need to clear snow from your car in the mornings as you can just park it indoors and forget about it until the end of your stay.  The 220m2 Penthouse benefits from fantastic views across the valley and to the mountains up to 20km away.  The large windows of the open living / dining area were specially designed to make the most of this ever-changing vista.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

The apartment comfortably sleeps 12 in five spacious bedrooms. There are two double bedrooms & two twin bedrooms, each with their own en-suite bathroom.
The fifth bedroom comes complete with four single beds, private bathroom, bean-bags, TV and games console. When used as a child’s dormitory, this room transforms into a magical play space in the rafters. As this room has limited head room in some parts and 76cm-wide beds it is ideally suited to children, but not exclusively so.

Three of the en-suite bathrooms have a sink, shower and WC. The remaining two have a sink, bath with shower and WC.

If you wish to travel with children under 2 years old, just let us know and we will provide a travel cot and a high chair for you.

Equipment

In the granite-topped kitchen you will find all the equipment you may need: a fridge, grill and an oven with induction hob.  A kettle, toaster, microwave, blender and coffee-machine, plus fondue and raclette sets for a traditional Swiss evening in front of the log fire.  The wooden dining area has seating for 14 people.  A hairdryer, iron and portable outdoor barbecue are all available for you to use and there is a shared (coin-operated) washing machine and dryer available in the building.  Large ski-lockers with built-in electric boot heaters provide the perfect solution to storing and drying your ski equipment, ready for the next day.  They are on the ground floor of the building right next to the entrance to the shuttle that carries you up to the piste.

Relaxing

Relax into a Chesterfield sofa or a leather armchair in the large living / dining area after a hard day on the slopes, watch a Satellite TV programme or a DVD on the flat-screen television, dock your iPod and listen to the stereo, or simply sit on the balcony and admire the beautiful panoramic views that face the apartment.  On a blue-sky day, the view stretches 20km, up to the peaks of the Haut de Cry and the Mont Gond.  A second table area in a charming bay window makes a great space for some quiet reading or a game of cards.  There is a selection of games to keep the children entertained (and perhaps the adults…) although the children will probably spend much of their free time hiding upstairs in the children’s room with its TV, games console and fun, shuttered windows which overlook the main living area!

Internet

The Penthouse is equipped with free, high-speed WIFI for your own private use.

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

Two underground parking spaces are included. Car not necessary in winter due to proximity to ski-lifts, restaurants and supermarket. Contact us for airport or railway transfers.

Winter

This penthouse is ski-in and ski-out (and sledge-in and sledge-out)! During the ski season, you only have to step into the shuttle cabin from the car park and you are carried the 80m uphill to the piste. From here you only need to ski (or sledge) 300m down the main piste and you arrive at the Savoleyres telecabin. At the end of the last run of the day, don’t forget to stop before the end and hop into the shuttle cabin to be carried the last 80m to your door. The main piste is not accessible to complete beginners, who would need to walk the 300m to the ski-school meeting point at the telecabin. The 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 offer 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.

The Penthouse Matins St Laurent

Suitability:

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • The apartment has choice of a lift or stairs to the front door

Check-in time

16:00

Check-out time

10:00

Facilities

  • Balcony Terrace
  • BBQ
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Parking
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-In, Ski-Out
  • Ski-Out
  • TV

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Guest reviews

  • Patrick Guillaumin-Galland
    2017-04-15

    Excellent comfortable stay at the Penthouse This apartment has an excellent lounge diner / kitchen area that includes a smaller round sitting area, with a balcony and fabulous views. Its exactly as nice as it looks. It is great to be able to go down in the lift that opens into the apartment , put on your skis and boots hop into the private ski lift and be on the piste without having to walk any where (my kids nicknamed it the James Bond apartment as its so cool). Every bedroom has its own en suite and the teenagers loved hanging out in the top bed room which has 4 beds and a TV. Anna and Percy went out of there way to make sure we had a great stay. Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017 Date of Stay: Apr 2017 Source: HomeAway By: Deborah J.

  • Patrick Guillaumin-Galland
    2017-03-15

    Superbe appartement idéalement placé L'appartement est très spacieux et très bien situé pour passer d'agréables vacances au pied des pistes et au centre de La Tzoumaz. Très bien insonorisé, nous n'avons jamais entendu les occupants des autres appartements. Nous y reviendrons avec grand plaisir. Deux remarques cependant: les 3 casiers à skis sont petits lorsque les 12 occupants sont skieurs et deux trousseaux de clés sont insuffisants. Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2017 Date of Stay: Feb 2017 Source: Abritel, from HomeAway By: Laurent M., Tréffiagat France

  • Patrick Guillaumin-Galland
    2017-03-15

    Absolutely fantastic place to stay Absolutely fantastic place to stay with everything on your door step. A convenient private lift takes you straight from the boot room onto the slope, unlike anything you'll experience anywhere else!! Most definitely somewhere we will return Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017 Date of Stay: Mar 2017 Source: HomeAway By: Anonymous

  • Patrick Guillaumin-Galland
    2017-01-15

    Confortable et agréable chalet skis aux pieds Ce grand chalet permet facilement de se retrouver pour les fêtes de fin d'année en famille (12 personnes +1 bébé)sans aucune gêne. A ccueil sympathique , agence à notre écoute ,installation rapide et anticipée sans frais. Tout se trouve à proximité.Station de ski parfaitement équipée pour pallier le manque de neige à noël.Très belle vue ,mais à ce moment de l'année le grand balcon n'est jamais réchauffé par le soleil. Dommage ! Excellentes vacances en famille. Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2017 Date of Stay: Dec 2016 Source: Abritel, from HomeAway By: Anonyme

  • Patrick Guillaumin-Galland
    2016-12-15

    Top Tres Bel appartement, les prestations sont vraiment la! Review Submitted: Dec 26, 2016 Date of Stay: Dec 2016 Source: Abritel, from HomeAway By: Nicolas M.

  • Patrick Guillaumin-Galland
    2016-05-15

    Very nice apartment with spacious rooms The apartment is beautiful and offers the ideal accommodation for a larger group. The kitchen is relatively small, basically however well equipped (unfortunately the dishes were not really clean). Also the housing infrastructure offers some, the apartment itself was simply dusty. It is genuinely that each double room has its own bathroom. Depending on the season (we were there in the middle of May), you can enjoy the sun on the balcony only a few hours in the morning. The location of the apartment is probably v.a. In winter very good with direct lift to the ski slope. Review Submitted: May 20, 2016 Date of Stay: May 2016 Source: Fewo Direct, from HomeAway By: Alois B.

  • Patrick Guillaumin-Galland
    2016-04-15

    SPLENDIDE TRES BEL APPARTEMENT AU PIED DES PISTES TRES BIEN EQUIPE.AU PIED DES PISTES GARAGE A COTE DE L'ASCENSEUR QUI NOUS ARRIVE A L'INTERIEUR ... LE LIFT POUR ACCEDER AUX PISTES A EU BEAUCOUP DE SUCCES AUPRES DU GROUPE ANNA ET SON EQUIPE SONT ADORABLES DE PLUS POSSIBILITE DE PRENDRE LES FORFAITS A L'AGENCE !!! A CONSEILLER LES YEUX FERMES ... Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016 Date of Stay: Mar 2016 Source: HomeAway By: Thierry G.

  • Patrick Guillaumin-Galland
    2016-03-15

    Fantastic apartment which offers the most luxurious accommodation with direct access to the slopes Amazing apartment in a beautiful village which is incredibly close to Verbier. Direct access to the slopes via the apartments own ski lift makes getting onto the slopes effortless in the morning. Very well equipped apartment which meant we had everything we needed for a great holiday! Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2016 Date of Stay: Mar 2016 Source: HomeAway By: Anonymous

  • Patrick Guillaumin-Galland
    2016-02-15

    we had a lovely stay in the penthouse, it's a very nice location. It was clean and well-maintained. The dishwasher was broke and they sended someone to fix it, and we've got a compensation for the period it was not functional. There was a good acces to the ski pistes and also a central location in the village. We're very certain that we would like to come back ! Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2016 Date of Stay: Feb 2016 Source: HomeAway By: Mertens J.

  • Patrick Guillaumin-Galland
    2016-01-15

    Very comfortable penthouse, we really enjoyed the place, terrific location at La Tzoumaz On top of the appartement and its location, we really appreciated the availability of Anna and Percy who responded to all our requests in an efficient and very kind manner Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2016 Date of Stay: Dec 2015 Source: HomeAway By: Paola S.

  • percyanna
    2015-06-08

    A delightful apartment that is the best ski in/ski out that we have ever experienced. Great views, great location, amazing ski-ing. The bar has been firmly set, I will have trouble persuading the family to go anywhere else.

    (VG - Feb 2015)

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

Checkout our BLOG for our ever-expanding examples of things to do during your stay.


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