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Absolute Alpine

La Grande et La Petite Ourse | Chalets de Levy, 74340 Samoens, France
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The whole experience was just perfect... starting with the welcome glass of bubbly! We enjoyed gourmet 3 course meals cooked by Gavin and Dan, long walks led by the very knowledgeable Bruno, who challenged us but also supported us really sensitively when the going got tough, tea and delicious cakes to welcome us back to the chalet, then cocktails in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 12 year old son and I had the good fortune to stay in La Grande Ourse in Samoens in August 2015 and their was only one other family staying in the same accomodation at the time as us, who also added to our wonderful experience. Firstly, we were greeted by the fantastic team Gav, Nat & Dan of Absolute... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I did the 2 peaks guided walking week, and would recommend it to anyone looking for an active holiday. It was the best holiday ever!! Our guide was wonderful, the staff at the chalet were really lovely and helpful, and the chalet itself was a lovely place to be. We were also very impressed by the quality... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of two adults and two young teens spent a week in Le Petite Ourse in August 2015 and overall we had a fantastic family holiday. I had wanted to do an Alpine walking holiday but my teens were less keen on this idea so we opted for the Absolute Alpine Family Adventure holiday, which proved an excellent compromise.... More 

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Stalbridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have no hesitation in recommending La Petit Ourse it was a well equipped chalet and run by a wonderful team whose caring and thoughtful attitude made our week a truly special family holiday. Thank you Absolute Alpine we shall return .....

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolute Alpine offer a really unique package - a welcoming and intimate alpine chalet environment, inspiring guided walks, and five-star dining and customer care. At the 'La Grande Ourse' chalet, we were made feel at home, but treated like visitors to a luxury hotel. Wonderful!

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surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are currently staying in La Grande Ourse, Samoens, France.we're lucky as only four of us and not sharing with anyone. It's absolutely fabulous. The chalet has clean, modern,comfortable,spacious accommodation with beautiful views, gorgeous hot tub, blissfully quiet, yet loads to do if you want. Our chef's food is first class and nothing is too much trouble for the staff,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have just come back from a Guided Walking holiday staying at La Grande Ourse Chalet. Thank you Sam and Steve for the most amazing holiday. Your Team exceeded all expectations. A fabulous chalet, the lovely hot tub with stunning views and a super comfortable clean bedroom with fluffy towels and L'Occitane products.... FAB. Thank you to Gav who produced the... More 

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Sandy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We stayed in the Grand Ourse and were looked after by 3 brilliant people one being a great chef. The chalet was perfect for our holiday sharing with another 6 adventures. We opted for the self guided walking and The walking guide gave us great advice on routes to take. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. It made... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Our second ever ski holiday as a young family (kids 11,10 and 7), and first in a fully catered chalet. We stayed in La Petite Ourse, which is designed for a single family (ie not shared with other families/guests). Sam and the team at Absolute Alpine ensured that the entire holiday was wonderful - from the process of booking the... More 

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