The leading accommodation provider Pierre & Vacances offers a range of stunning residences and holiday villages in the heart of the most beautiful resorts by the sea, in the mountains and in the countryside. Welcoming more than two million holidaymakers each year, guests can choose from nearly 26,000 accommodations across more than 360 résidences in Europe, the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean and in North Africa. For those looking ahead to February half-term, Pierre & Vacances provides the ideal solution for both sun seekers and ski lovers, with a huge range of options on offer to suit just about every taste and budget. So, whether it’s a winter sports break in one of the best snow-sure resorts in the Alps or Pyrenees, or the perfect escape to warmer climes, Pierre & Vacances has you covered.
Pierre & Vacances boast 88 residences in 35 ski destinations across Europe, including the new flagship property, the Premium residence L’Hévana*****. Situated in the beautiful French resort of Méribel, the stunning five-star residence, which opens on 13 December 2019, is conveniently located in the bustling town centre, set amongst pine trees and within easy access to the ski slopes. Blending Alpine tradition with modern comfort, the brand-new property features 95 apartments, each with two to four rooms with state-of-the-art facilities and stylish fixtures and fittings. Every accommodation has its own large wooden balcony and the 17 bigger apartments (called Exception) also feature their own fireplace and sauna. In addition, the residence benefits from an indoor pool, outdoor hot tub and contemporary well-being and fitness areas. At the heart of the property is the Deep Nature® spa, where guests can relax and unwind after a day on the slopes, with a range of treatments on offer, including sports massage and facials. The elegant reception area at the Premium residence L’Hévana***** is designed as not only a welcome space for guests, but also as an area in which to chill out and socialise. A seven-night self-catered stay at the Premium residence L’Hévana*****, in a one-bedroom apartment sleeping up to four, arriving 15 February 2020, is priced from £3,745 per apartment / £936 pp*. Price includes breakfast and access to the leisure facilities.
Nestled in the heart of the Baqueira Beret resort, a favourite of the Spanish royal family, Hotel Himalaia Baqueira offers convenient access to one of the lesser-known gems of Europe’s ski resorts. The stone, wood and slate construct of the hotel compliments the pine-wood surroundings of the Pyrenees mountain range offering an idyllic retreat for families and keen skiers alike. New last year, guests at Hotel Himalaia Baqueira will enjoy direct access to the 147km of pistes in Baqueira, ranging from gentle beginner slopes to snowparks, slalom and freeride zones, accommodating a range of abilities. There is also the option to try heliskiing in the nearby Val d’Arán and Vielha. Other snow activities in the resort include dog sledding, snowmobiling, cross country skiing and ski touring. In contrast with Alpine resorts, skiers will discover the exciting prominence of Spanish culture in Baqueira, finishing a day of skiing with the regional take on après ski: tapas and Tempranillo. Returning to the hotel, guests can relax in the heated indoor pool, sauna and steam bath or appreciate the area’s striking landscape from the outdoor whirlpool. Culinary options range from the extensive buffet, à la carte dishes in the restaurant and refreshing drinks in the lounge bar. A five-night stay at Hotel Himalaia Baqueira, in a duplex room, sleeping two adults and two children under 12, arriving 15 February 2020, is priced from £1,979 per room / £495 pp*. Price includes breakfast and access to the indoor pool, sauna and steam bath.
The superb four-star Hotel Grand Pas, Andorra is proving popular with British Holidaymakers seeking quality and value on the slopes of the Pyrenees since its opening last winter. Only 50 metres from the slopes of the Grandvalira ski resort, it is ideally situated for those wanting to explore the wider region. With 99 bedrooms ranging from standard double rooms to standard suites for four people, the hotel benefits from a buffet restaurant, après bar and kids play area. After an exhilarating day on the mountains, guests can relax in the indoor pool or rest their leg muscles in the warming sauna. As at a number of Pierre & Vacances ski properties, guests can enjoy a variety of special-winter-sports services, including the ability to book lift passes, ski equipment and ski lessons in advance. A seven-night stay at the Hotel Grand Pas, in a double room, arriving 15 February 2020, is priced from £1,548 per room / £774 pp* based on two sharing.
The Premium residence Les Tamarins is a boutique complex of pretty apartments right next to the unspoiled beaches of Sainte-Anne on the wonderful Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. Situated between the historic coastal town of St Francis and the bustling city of Pointe-à-Pitre, the resort is the perfect destination for escaping the wet and grey British winter. The delightful white timbered residences all feature a balcony or a terrace, with the majority looking out to sea. Guests can treat their taste buds with the Antillean flavours at three on-site three restaurants, including Le Balaou, which offers spectacular views over Tamarins beach. Active holidaymakers will be impressed by the water sports area on the seafront, which offers jet skiing, paddle-boarding and more. The area also benefits from great waves for beginner surfers, and the beach hub provides lessons in kite surfing. A seven-night self-catered stay in a studio that sleeps up to three people, arriving 15 February 2020, is priced from £1,135 per apartment / £378 pp*.
With average temperatures during February a pleasant 20C, the Canary Island of Fuerteventura is the ideal destination for those looking to relax and unwind this winter. Featuring more than 150km of golden beaches and volcanic landscapes, the island is a designated UNESCO biosphere reserve with unprecedented natural beauty, that combines a rich cultural heritage. Pierre & Vacances’ Holiday Village Fuerteventura Origo Mare is an attractive beach-side resort where there are more than 40 activities to choose from, including water sports, sailing and a dedicated kid programme. Ideal for couples, families and groups of friends alike, the holiday village boasts it’s very own 5000 m² volcano themed water park, which includes a wave pool, slides, paddling pools and more. A seven-night self-catered stay in a studio that sleeps up to three people, arriving 15 February 2020, is priced from £466 per apartment / £155 pp*.
The Residence Iloha Seaview is the newest Pierre & Vacances property in the Indian Ocean. Overlooking the Bay of Saint-Leu on the west coast of Reunion, the three-star hotel offers breath-taking sea views and is just a stone’s throw from a picture perfect white sandy beach. Saint-Leu is the ideal starting point for exploring Reunion’s fascinating attractions, including the UNESCO recognised Pitons, cirques and remparts. It is also within easy reach of the capital Saint-Denis, famed for its Creole-style mansions that reflect the island’s French colonial heritage. The residence is a haven of comfort, serenity and nature, with the apartments spread throughout a lush, tropical garden extending over three hectares. Boasting two outdoor pools, one of which is heated, the property also benefits from two excellent restaurants, serving a range of fresh local dishes. A seven-night self-catered stay in a studio that sleeps two people, arriving 15 February 2020, is priced from £790 per apartment / £395 pp*.
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