MIAMI--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--As the summer season winds down, Club Med – the original all-inclusive resort specialist – is gearing up for an exciting snow season at its 20 mountain resorts located in the French, Italian and Swiss Alps. Along with direct access to the best ski domains in the world, Club Med offers snow sport enthusiasts’ packages with unparalleled value and convenience. With more than 50 years of ski resort experience, Club Med continues to reinforce its positioning as a world leader in the ski-industry. The brand’s expansive portfolio of luxury ski properties continues to grow with the success of its most recent additions – Valmorel, France and Pragelato Vialattea, Italy – and the announcement of Val Thorens in France, Club Med’s future new generation flagship resort on the world’s largest ski domain.
At Club Med ski resorts, everything is included in one convenient price, from easy transfers with air bookings, lift tickets and expert instruction to gourmet cuisine, premium beverages, daily entertainment and stylish accommodations. Having partnered with the Official French, Italian and Swiss Ski Schools, Club Med offers professional downhill or cross-country skiing and snowboarding coaching for all levels. Non-skiers will enjoy on-site amenities, including spa services*, fitness centers, indoor pools and a range of alternative activities from hiking and Nordic walking to sledding and even an excursion to charming mountain villages in the comfort of a horse-drawn sleigh*.
Club Med ski resorts provide the perfect all-inclusive getaway for families including supervision, dedicated amenities and exciting activities for kids of all ages. Snow sport instruction is available for all ages and levels, from the new Introduction to Snow Course* for three-year-olds, to the Special Teen Ski Program for ages 11 to 17.
Scheduled to open in Dec. 2014, Val Thorens is Club Med’s newest addition to its ski portfolio. Representing an investment of nearly $106 million, this innovative property will be the brand’s flagship new generation ski resort, with the best modern technology and entertainment options available. Located in France with direct access to The Three Valleys, the largest ski domain in the world situated at an altitude of 7,545 feet with 370 miles of internationally acclaimed ski slopes, Val Thorens attracts guests with excellent snow conditions the entire winter season.
This winter, guests choosing to vacation at Club Med Valmorel can stay at the No. 3 ‘Best Hotels for Families’ in France, as ranked by TripAdvisor. Situated on the pristine Grand Domaine in the French Alps, this family resort boasts ski-in ski-out access, and offers a wide array of accommodation levels, including the 5 Trident Luxury Space, consisting of 25 exclusive family suites and multi-room Chalet-Apartments, complete with a private butler and personal chef*. Since its debut last year, the new Italian Alps’ chalet-style Pragelato Vialattea has received rave reviews. With a genuine ‘Dolce Vita’ ambiance, this destination appeals to upscale families and ski lovers alike, providing guests with doorstep access to Europe’s second largest ski domain, and more than 256 ski slopes to choose from, including the champion Sestrière (Turino) Olympic downhill and cross-country runs.
There has never been a better time for families and couples to book a Club Med all-inclusive ski vacation to the Alps than with the “Sea and Ski Getaways” sale. To take advantage of great rates, travelers must book by Oct. 29, 2013 for travel through May 2, 2014.
For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.clubmed.us, call 1-800-ClubMed (1-800-258-2633) or contact your preferred travel professional. For an insider look at Club Med, follow ClubMedOfficial on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe to our YouTube channel at ClubMedNorthAmerica. Check out Club Med’s free innovative travel app for iPhone and iPad at www.clubmed.us/app.