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“Brilliant fresh snow even in April!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Avoriaz Ski Resort

Avoriaz Ski Resort
94085 Morzine, France
04 50 74 02 11
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Ranked #5 of 20 Activities in Morzine
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Sports
Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding
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Owner description: Avoriaz, very famous destination for a ski holiday, located in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski aera will surprise you with its specificites. It's a car-free resort,ski-in, ski-out, where the snow covers every corners throughout the season and where you can have a ski-walk in the middle of the timber holiday residences that blend in with the countryside. It's also a resort with daily events, which fulfills your every wish of relaxation and escape. Enjoy your holidays in Avoriaz!Avoriaz will open on the 1st of July 2012, the Aquariaz, a unique concept in mountain water park!
London, United Kingdom
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“Brilliant fresh snow even in April!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Family friendly/ affordable flights with Swissair. Transfers included in cost of accommodation. The stash snowboard park kept the boys ( and men out of the was).
Friendly people with great gift shops.
Self catering option / catered chalets both brilliant.

Visited April 2013
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“extensive ski area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

it gets better every year.
now with pool etc, helps to cater more for families.
Skiing more suited to those with experience!
Night life good but obviously makes a dent in the pocket!

Visited December 2012
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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“A great place to ski, board, relax”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

A wide variety of pistes. First time here I hated it as it was really icy in the mornings that made snowboarding as a complete beginner painful and hard work. Once the ice started to melt a bit, it was better. This year there was fresh snow nearly everyday, so the conditions were fantastic and this enabled me to explore the area better, even went up Mossettes and over to Switzerland although it was windy and found coming down Abricotine at the top quite scary. However, once it widened out, it was fine on the board, enjoyed Prolays, Stadt, and Mossettes. For beginners Proclou is a great run, as you get better then Zore is even better, just watch the steep bit at the end when icy! There are plenty of slopes where it it easy to go off piste safely too. Basically, this area caters for skiers of all abilities, has a great kids area and several bowls where you can ski back to to meet up with friends for drinks and food.

Visited April 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Decent ski area and high but too busy”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We have skied here several times based from Morzine and Chatel. The skiing here has a good range, some is very challenging, and there is lots of off piste. I must say each time though I have not been impressed by the snow, and it has been very very busy. Perhaps this is. Because it is the high option for Les gets, Morzine, and Chatel, but it does get overrun. It can get confusing too - Navigation is not easy in places.

The design of the mountain themed buildings is clever from a distance but ugly as hell close up. Avoriaz has all the character of a lobotomy. Food is uninspiring and one or two of the restaurants (I can't sadly remember their names to write them appropriately harsh reviews) break new grounds in unfriendliness - shades of 1970s Paris.

I am not a fan.

Visited January 2013
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“Fantastic skiing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Great area and will go back again. So close to Geneva airport that it is so convenient and easy transfers. Plenty of ski runs for a week holiday

Visited April 2013
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