Les Fermes de Marie - Summer
based on 7 nights inc. flights
Based on 2 adults for 7 nights in a Club Room on a bed & breakfast basis including private transfers.
At a Glance
A stunning 5-star property located in the beautiful, French resort of Megève
Excellent facilities for families
Part of the Maisons & Hotels Sibuet, a family run group of properties in France
An elegant, authentic and very special place to stay - a real retreat
Just one hour's transfer from Geneva Airport
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Megève has a typically Alpine climate with mild temperatures and plenty of sunshine.
Nestling in grounds of five acres, Les Fermes de Marie in Megève is a luxury five star hotel formed of nine beautiful chalets along with three restaurants and a spa, making it an ideal choice for a luxury holiday in the Alps during the summer.
The hotel is part of the family owned Sibuet Maisons & Hotels group and is located just a short 10 minute walk from the centre of Megève (or a two minute drive). The five acres of grounds and private gardens are full of fragrant flowers where you can relax and enjoy the sunshine and fresh mountain air.
The nine chalets started life several centuries ago as farmhouses and were each painstakingly salvaged and meticulously re-built to create the 70-bedroom hotel in 1989 by Joseph Sibuet. Each and every stone, beam and antique is filled with history thus creating a unique and enchanting atmosphere, the epitome of a luxury retreat.
Accommodation is made up of rooms and suites, with plenty of options for families. The children will love the Hameau des Enfants, the on-site and very spacious children's club.
When it comes to dining, there are a choice of two on-site restaurants, and those opting for half board can dine in a further two restaurants in the centre of Megève. The comfortable bar area is ideal for a relaxing drink (or two) on one of the leather sofas and the library area is an ideal spot for those seeking a little peace and quiet.
After a day outdoors, the Pure Altitude Spa offers a world of respite with its extensive facilities including an indoor pool and 17 treatment rooms. Pure Altitude is a brand of cosmetic treatment products that use plant extracts with active ingredients from over 50 mountain plants that have anti-oxidant and remineralising properties.
Offering a wide range of summer activities Megève is a very attractive village, very French, upmarket and glamorous. There is something on offer for everyone from hiking / biking trails to more extreme sports of canyoning and paragliding.
Its proximity to Geneva makes it ideal for anyone wanting to avoid a long transfer.
Designed with comfort in mind the rooms are of a classic design from standard rooms to suites to chalets which are ideal for families.
These comfortable rooms are approx. 20-25m², most have a balcony with a view of the mountains. Separate bathroom with bath tub.
|Lounge Area room||
These rooms face south and south east, with either a terrace or a balcony and are more spacious (30-35m²). The lounge area has a sofa bed suitable for a child which opens onto the room. Separate bathroom.
The largest room category before a suite (35-45m², these rooms face south and south-east, with a terrace or balcony. Some rooms are duplex with two beds on a mezzanine - ideal for two children.
These entry-level suites are 40-50m² and are beautifully decorated with parquet flooring and luxurious fabrics. Facing south and south-east, they have a double bed, terrace or balcony, lounge area that can accommodate a child on the sofa bed and bathroom with shower or bath. Some are duplex with a mezzanine area with double bed, slightly sloping ceiling and velux window.
|Mont Blanc chalet||
This chalet is 90m², sleeps 5 and has stunning views of Rochebrune and Megève from its south and south-east facing windows. Again, ideal for families looking for spacious and private accommodation. The master bedroom is on the first floor with its own bathroom and a dressing with two further bedrooms on the ground floor, one twin and one single with a bathroom with shower and loo. There is also a lounge with fireplace and a terrace.
This is a great option for families wanting a little more space and privacy. These semi-detached chalets have a lounge with fireplace, small bedroom with two beds and a bathroom with shower and bath, all located on the ground floor. The master bedroom is on the first floor, with a small dressing and separate loo. Stunning views from the balcony.
|Mont Blanc Suite||
The Mont Blanc suite (45-90m²) faces south and south east and has a terrace. Double bedroom, lounge with fireplace, bathroom with shower and bath, dressing room and separate WC.
The Rochebrune suites (35-70m²) are located in the stone tower of Les Fermes de Marie and are wonderfully romantic for a couple.
|Chalet Chatel, Mont d'Arbois||
Fermes de Marie's Chalet Chatel is located on the Mont d'Arbois plateau, in the Choseaux area of the town, a few minutes from the centre of Megève. The chalet features 5 bedrooms, master suite, spacious living room with fireplace, kitchen, dining room, sauna, laundry room, private ski room and garage. Guests have full access to the facilities and services of the main hotel.
|Le Chalet des Fermes||
Le Chalet des Fermes is a 4300 square foot chalet with 5 bedrooms. Located in the heart of Les Fermes de Marie hamlet, just a few minutes walk from the centre of Megeve. The traditional and cosy chalet is split over three levels with open plan layout, featuring a master suite, four further bedrooms, kitchen, elegant dining room and spa with a jacuzzi, sauna and fitness room. The heart of the chalet is a beautifully appointed living room furnished with hand-crafted antiques and local materials creating a warm and refined space. Guests have full access to the facilities and services of the main hotel.
Children will adore the 'Hameau des Enfants - the on-site children's club which is complimentary for children from 3 years up. There are a whole range of activities available which are organised by the Kids' Concierge according to age and children can eat in the club in a special dining area.
Guests staying on a half board basis can choose to either eat at the hotel or dine at the other Sibuet restaurants in Megève including Les Enfants Terribles-Megève at the Hotel Mont Blanc and The Beef Lodge at Le Lodge Park, both of which are located in the centre of Megève.
At Les Fermes de Marie, there are two restaurants: the Traditionnel which serves light, flavoursome dishes using fresh produce and the Alpin which serves Alpine specialities including fondues and raclette.
The Pure Altitude Spa is a brand in its own right and at the Les Fermes de Marie there are 17 treatment rooms, a large indoor pool, indoor and outdoor jacuzzis and saunas and a fitness room.
Located in the main chalet this restaurant serves dishes made with seasonal ingredients fresh from the market every day. The menu includes catches of the day, specialist cuts of meat and cheese selected from the master cheese monger. Sophisticated as well as family friendly speciality dishes include truffled macaroni and ham Sauget and gorgeous desserts.
Specialising in traditional specialities such as fondues and raclettes with many different types of cheeses.
Relaxed atmosphere with comfortable leather sofas, background music and cocktails.
There is plenty to explore in Megève and, using the ski lifts means you can take full advantage of the spectacular views and access hiking and mountain biking trails. With plenty of other activities in Megève you will never be bored, with everything from canyoning to climbing and horseriding, often best enjoyed with a guide.
Families and couples are well catered for here with something for everyone. The adventure park Cote 2000 is also worth a visit with circuits to complete in the tree tops.
There is also the sports centre with plenty to do including a very well-equipped fitness centre, a large indoor swimming pool, an outdoor Olympic size pool and paddling pool, and even a beach soccer pitch.
Grace Holton (Staff)
Despite the hotel having 70 bedrooms, 2 swimming pools and nearly 20 spa treatment rooms (yes 20!) this hotel has such an intimate feel to it. It feels like coming to home to a cosy alpine chalet, and not at all like a large hotel. The hotel is split into 9 chalets, each one built with wood sourced locally from old farm houses. The setting is so beautiful, and the gardens are stunning. The hotel is set off from the centre of the village, just a short walk along the pretty river path, so it has a very private feel to it.Perfect for families, the kids club is huge! They put lots of activities on in the school holidays, like magic shows, cooking lessons and film clubs. The spa wow! This has everything you need to relax, lots of different plunge pools and a separate family swimming pool and adult only pool. In the summer, you can eat your dinner out in the pretty garden. The restaurant is just as charming to eat in though, with high ceilings. The menu is classic and substantial. The burrata is amazing! There are great family room options here with interconnecting options and suites. My favourite is two-bedroom Rochbrune chalets with are private and set in the gardens, with two floors. Perfect for small families and with all the facilities of a hotel!
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Location & directions
Megève lies at the heart of the Mont Blanc mountain range; with a convenient location just an hour away from Geneva airport. The village is close to an efficient motorway network and a bus station. The railway station in Sallanches is 13km away.
How to get there
British Airways and easyJet fly directly from London Gatwick to Geneva airport with other UK regional departure points available. We can organise private transfers from Geneva to Megève. Transfer time from Geneva to Megève is one hour.
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