Located in Italy's Piedmont region at an altitude of 5250 feet, in a beautifully preserved natural site, this new Club Med Resort with its charming chalets promises a warm and friendly welcome and a genuine Italian Dolce Vita atmosphere.
In the heart of Europe's second largest ski domain - Via Lattea - this prestigious resort hosted the ski jumping and cross-country skiing events at the Turin winter Olympics in 2006.
Twenty clusters of chalets around the Resort center give pride of place to premium family accommodation. Rémy Camoin has reinterpreted the traditional cosy chalet ambience in an upbeat, contemporary style.
An ideal vacation choice for families, with children's club facilities for babies to teens, so that parents can make the most of the Italian way of life. The cable car that runs from the foot of the ski room takes you in just 4 minutes to the ski slopes of Via Lattea and Pragelato.
In an exceptional location in Italy's Piedmont region, at an altitude of 5,250 feet, this new Club Med Resort has a charming chalet architecture.
Twenty clusters of chalets around the Resort center give pride of place to premium family accommodations.
The main restaurant consists of four rooms, spread out like a star from the buffets, with each offering a different ambiance. One of the four rooms offers you a breathtaking panoramic view of the landscape.
Mountain speciality restaurant with fondues, raclette and stone cooked meats.
Open for lunch for snacks such as pizzas. In the evening upon reservation in reception, come and dine in a true Italian style with live music.
After your skiing lessons, you can lunch on the slopes at our mountain-top restaurant. The Chalet Mollino, on the 1st floor, at an altitude of 7,544 ft, blends traditional mountain architecture with the assets of modern technology.
Available all day and evening (during bar opening hours) in all the bars of the Resort (including the nightclub).
Drinks included (served by the glass and in the bars only): Water, fruit juices, sodas, hot drinks, cocktails with and without alcohol, local and/or international spirits, wines.
Drinks not included: Champagne, VSOP and XO spirits, bottled and canned drinks (available in certain Resorts from vending machines and/or the Club Med Boutique®), certain super-premium brands and bottled wines proposed à la carte in some of our restaurants and bars.
The bar welcomes you all day in the center of the resort in a convivial and festive atmosphere for a large array of cocktails to be enjoyed with family and friends.
This bar welcomes you in a dedicated and intimate atmosphere. Furnished lounges all around the bar that enables conversations amongst friends.
All the sensations of the ski slopes, at your own pace.
Professional ski instructors, who are perfectly familiar with the ski domain, will guide you over the slopes best suited to your level of skill, to ensure you progress safely but surely in the best possible conditions. Small groups of around 12 people.
Via Lattea Domain
Sestrière, Sauze d'Oulx, Sansicario, Cesana and Clavière, Montgenèvre Between 9250 and 4450 feet. 92 ski lifts; 6 snowparks
Over 240 miles of ski slopes:
42 black runs
118 red runs
54 blue runs
30 green runs
24 miles of cross country runs
The domain has a hands-free ski pass system that facilitates the fluidity at the lifts.
A test on the first morning will determine your level, and the right class for you:
Beginners: this is your first experience of Alpine skiing
Class 1: you can control your speed, and are at ease on blue slopes
Class 2: you can negotiate red slopes at a reasonable speed
Class 3: you are at ease on all slopes
Expert: you are at ease on all types of slopes and snow
Top quality equipment and the Ski Service®* are available to you.
Professional ski instructors, who are perfectly familiar with the ski domain, will guide you over the slopes best suited to your level of skill, to ensure you progress safely but surely in the best possible conditions.
Professional snowboard instructors, who are perfectly familiar with the ski domain, will guide you over the slopes best suited to your level of skill, to ensure you progress safely but surely in the best possible conditions. Small groups of around 12 people.
The Sports Schools provide the best equipment and facilities for golf enthusiasts. Novices and experienced golfers will be able to practice their sport in the best conditions.
A 9-hole course five minutes' walk from the Resort, one of the highest in Europe. Built on the cross-country ski runs used during the Turin Winter Olympics in 2006, this is a fascinating course with some magnificent views. The 18-hole Sestrières course is a 15-minute drive away.
● Quality teaching by G.O®s trained in their discipline, to introduce beginners to the activity and enable experienced participants to perfect their technique.
● Group lessons 6 days a week, so that all participants have the chance to make real progress, and master their movements.
For information: - as a regular activity at Mini Club Med®: 8 years old
- in group lessons with adults: 11 years old
● Full equipment for each age group and level of skill, on loan for lessons and courses.
Club Med Spa by PAYOT combines beauty with pleasure.
All our treatment programs are organised around a theme. Put yourself in the gentle hands of our beauty and massage therapists, and let your senses take over. Choose from a wide range of beauty treatments and a range of beauty products using natural ingredients. Fatigue and tension will give way to a delightful sensation of well-being and serenity.
The majority of our packages are designed for both men and women. The treatments included in the packages cannot be changed; they are scheduled for the morning, the afternoon before 5 pm, or the early evening after 5 pm. Appointment times will be fixed on site, with our Spa hostesses.
Four degrees of difficulty for these mountain walks: green (easy), blue (average difficulty), red and black (difficult).
Local guides will help you discover the hidden wealth of the natural environment: animals (including birds) and plants, history and heritage, geology and topography. Themed hikes - day or half day. From 8 years old.
Optional Extra* At this age, we are no longer a baby, but we still need to be closely monitored.
It's the time for those first discoveries: the leisure of waking, walking and outdoor play, a full and balanced lunch (especially designed for the needs of the young), a nap or quiet time, creative activities and of course, snack time, a true feast for those with a sweet tooth!
The activities follow the progress of children, distributed into age groups. From 7.30 pm, after dinner with parents, children return to the Petit Club Med®. While the parents have a peaceful dinner, the young ones finish their day with a calm evening.
For your information: Diapers and formula are not provided at the Petit Club Med®.
Mini Club Med (from 4 years to under 11 years old)
Create and enjoy. At these ages, kids are hungry for everything...Mini Club Med has everything to answer to this hunger of discovery.From sports activities, to games to arts and crafts and so much more.The children are split into different age groups. Shower stop before dinner
Freedom and fun for teenagers. Available during school vacations, its a great Club Med classic for teen agers, devided in to 2 age groups.
Club Med proposes everything but inposes nothing. A real mindset, free and exclusive, that thrills the teenagers. In the Juniors Club, they can meet up all together to either take part in the organized activities or just enjoy hanging out.
Juniors Club is available at the following dates:
December 24th 2012 to January 5th 2013
February 11th to March 16th 2013
April 1st to 13th 2012
Hotel services for your well being
To enjoy a moment in total freedom, make the most of our baby sitting service.
For your information: a list of baby sitters is provided to you, but Club Med is not responsible at any time for the service provided by an outsourced company.
* At an additional charge
From 4 years old, participants learn to ski, with circuits around figurines and under hoops; they learn to use the ski tow and snow lift.
Exclusively for your children
Club Med Spa by PAYOT now proposes specific beauty treatments for teenagers (excluding massages**), at set times in the day, to introduce them to the World of Wellness. Booking on site only.
Minimum age : 11 year(s)
Happy Nature Box at Mini Club Med®
At Mini Club Med®, "Happy Nature Box" invites children aged 4 to under 11 to discover nature through three fun activities:
Happy Nature Box "exploration": to show children the wonders of nature at Club Med… from the tiniest insect to the brightest star!
Happy Nature Box "energy": through the natural energy of Water, Wind, Earth and Sun, children will learn to get their fill of positive energy!
Happy Nature Box "music": to give the children the chance to try out their musical skills…. They take part in a "fanfare of Nature"!
Activity run by G.O®s
Minimum age : 4 year(s) Maximum age : 11 year(s)
New Paltz Travel Center
43 North Chestnut St.
New Paltz, NY 12561