Val Thorens, situated in the Belleville Valley in the Savoie region and is the highest point in the 3 Vallées ski area. It has the largest ski area in the world with over 600 kilometres of runs!

It offers some of the best skiing for skiers of all levels – allowing you to progress at your own pace. Val Thorens is a sociable place where you can enjoy a huge range of experiences – from night-time hikes, to pushchair hikes, tobogganing on the longest run in France, mountain biking on snow and ice driving!

Val Thorens is relaxed, lively and perfect for foodies with over 40 bars and 60 restaurants. After an invigorating day on the slopes head to one of the open-air clubs, the bowling alley, the Mongolian Yurt, a concert or one of many activities offered.

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Ski Season:Mid November - Early May
(Subject to snow conditions each year.)
Village Altitude:2300m
Ski Area:Les 3 Vallées (Three Valleys) connects the valleys of Courchevel, Méribel and Les Vallée des Belleville with Saint Martin de Belleville, Les Menuires and Val Thorens.
Ski Range:1100m to 3230m 
Accessibility:The entire village is Ski-In/Ski-Out
Pistes (prepared slopes):600km of prepared slopes
Easy: 312km (52%)
Intermediate: 216km (36%)
Advanced: 72km (12%)
68 Green
104 Blue
110 Red
35 Black
Cross Country:Approx. 118.6 km of trails in Les 3 Vallées.
Most are in the valleys and in the forests of Méribel and Courchevel.
Note: They are not all interconnected.
Lift Pass:Les 3 Vallées
Lift Types:141 in Les 3 Vallées2 Funiculars
4 Aerial Tramways
34 Gondolas
61 Chairlifts
39 Drag/T-bar or button lifts
1 Rope tow for beginners
12 'People movers' and 10 Sunkid moving carpets.
Highest Lift:3230m
Snow & Fun Parks:Many parks spread throughout the area.
Ski Rental:A variety of skis, snowboards , boots (for ski or board) and poles for all levels of skier are available to rent at Club Med Val Thorens Sensations. So too are helmets and avalanche transponders.
All skiers/boarders are advised to wear helmets on the slopes.
These items are NOT included in travel packages.
Ski Schools:Group lessons twice a day, morning & afternoon, from Monday to Friday (5 days).
Classes for beginner, intermediate & advanced skiers and boarders with no more than 12 people per instructor.
Arranged by Club Med and included in your holiday package for all guests ≥12yrs.
Other Village Highlights:Highest altitude resort in Europe and the highest point in Les 3 Vallées ski area.
The largest connected ski area in Europe and one of the biggest worldwide.
99% of the ski terrain is above 2000m.
Best Ski Resort - World & France - World Ski Awards 2017

Club Med Val Thorens Sensations has breath-taking panoramic views of the mountains. It has one of the best locations in the whole domain and the ski boot room is next to the main restaurant for a quick lunch. It also boasts a specialty restaurant with a menu designed by a double Michelin-starred chef.

The hotel has an amazing 32-foot indoor climbing wall available to all guests free of charge.

Val Thorens Sensations has 384 rooms featuring top-end design providing maximum light and comfort.
Enjoy magical moments of sheer relaxation in your room and fabulous views over the ski area from your balcony.

Club Room

An elegant room with a view, ideal for resting after a day in the open air.

Surface areas range from 24 to 39m2.
Club Med Val Thorens Club Room
Deluxe Rooms

A spacious, comfortable and contemporary room with a lounge area. Surface areas range from 24 to 43m2.
Club Med Val Thorens Deluxe Room
Junior Suites

Enjoy a warm, refined ambience in this Junior Suite with a furnished balcony looking onto the mountains. 
Surface area 44m2

Blend the luxury of space and a truly fabulous view with this elegant Suite with balcony. 
Surface area 54m2
Club Med Val Thorens Suite

Rooms are available to people with reduced mobility - please discuss any special needs with your SkiCompany consultant.

Main Restaurant

Located on the first floor, this restaurant is a great place to sample the unique spirit of the Resort. Its contemporary and innovative style and new-generation buffet concept is perfect for relaxed, fun meals with friends or family. Sample the best of French and international cuisine. The restaurant serves warm drinks in the afternoon and Discovery Dinners from our Michelin star chef.
The Epicurious, Gourmet Lounge

For memorable moments of gourmet exploration, The Epicurious will satisfy the most distinguished and adventurous palates. With its new dining concept, the 'Gourmet Lounge' spirit reflects authenticity and modernity in a welcoming setting that means you won't want to leave the table! Our Michelin-starred chef creates extra special dishes for the evening, highlighting the best features of regional tradition. Other treats are available through the day, such as a lunchtime picnic and delicious tea time.
Takeaway Corner

We've created a special Takeaway Corner for those who can't wait to get out on the slopes, but still need a bite to eat. It has a good selection of high-energy snacks, coffee to take away, soft and energy drinks.
Main Bar

With vast windows, warm colours and a relaxed atmosphere, the main bar in the centre of the Resort is a great place to enjoy drinks or a light snack in distinctive and vibrant surroundings. The French Alps meet Scandinavian design in a modern, cool and elegant space.
Lounge Bar

A sleek and intimate lounge bar inside the Epicurious. Perfect for a romantic evening, or just to unwind after a day on the slopes. Indulge your flamboyant side in this luxurious decor.

ActivityMin Age
Climbing11 yrs
Alpine Skiing12 yrs
Snowboarding12 yrs
Tobogganing2 yrs
Mountain Biking on Snow11 yrs

"Haute Beauty" for Face and Body.
Immerse yourself in a world of elegance and simplicity, the ultimate experience of top class beauty for face and body.
Carita Spa Club Med Valmorel
Club Med Fitness (from 16 yrs)

Pilates (from 16 yrs)

Club Med Val Thorens Sensation is better suited to adults and families with older children.

Children above 2 years, are welcome but there are no kids clubs, junior activities or other children's facilities provided.


Club Med Val Thorens Sensations

Grande Rue Saint Martin De Belleville


Val Thorens


South Africa passport holders will require a Schengen Visa for France.

Your visa should be obtained through the country where you will be spending most time during your stay (i.e. it could be different from your country of entry). If you would like someone to help you with your visa application we have had great experience with Visas Unlimited (website, or 011 452 4646)


Clients travelling on ‘packages’ from South Africa are generally booked on flights into Geneva Airport (aka Cointrin Airport) with a 160min transfer to the hotel.

Other options include:

  • Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport (150 min.)
  • Chambéry airport (110 min.)
  • Grenoble Saint-Geoirs airport (155 min.)
  • Moûtiers - Salins - Brides-les-Bains railway station (50 min.)
  • Bourg Saint Maurice Station (75 min.)

Car Parks

Club Med car park

Check in /Check out

  • Arrival between 3 and 8 pm
  • Guests arriving early may be able to have lunch at the Resort, at extra cost, subject to availability
  • Rooms to be vacated by 10 am on last day, for departure at 3 pm (breakfast and lunch included)

Currency Accepted


Payment Methods

  • American Express
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • Cash (local currency only)
  • Eurocard

Time Zone

GMT:+1 hour (winter), +2 hours (summer)

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Club Med Val Thorens Sensations Sale

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7 Nights from only


per person sharing incl. taxes

ID#: 788 
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Duration: 7 Nights

  • Return flights from Johannesburg
  • Return airport transfers
  • 7 Nights accomodation in a standard Club Room
  • All Inclusive (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner including wine, beer & soft drinks)
  • 5 Day ski school
  • 6 Day ski pass
  • Range of sports and leisure activities
  • Unique Club Med entertainment
  • Excludes ski and boot hire

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