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Le Petit Palais is an exceptional ski-in, ski-out chalet, located on the edge of the Bellecote Piste in Courchevel 1850 – the legendary skiers playground, offering you the ultimate in comfort, style and service, matched with a phenomenal vantage point from which to explore the world’s finest ski resort.

It is undoubtedly an opulent palace with 6 floors of pure designer decadence, so you and your guests can expect the ultimate escape. The chalet includes an 885ft2 master suite, the size of which would rival suites in the top hotels of the world. A spectacular VIP suite forms one of the other 6 exquisite guest bedrooms which accommodates 12 adults and 2 children in 7-star luxury.

Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
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Inside this exclusive retreat you will find a wealth of conveniences and luxuries, all designed to afford the ultimate in comfort and relaxation for the discerning traveller. Between excursions to the world-class slopes of Courchevel 1850 you can enjoy your private spa and wellness centre, or take a dip in the swimming pool. You can also entertain guests in your own nightclub and cinema room, while savouring the delights prepared by your personal chef in the professionally-equipped kitchen.

Surroundings

Situated on the edge of the Bellecote Piste, in the midst of Courchevel 1850, the highest and most sought-after location in the region, Le Petit Palais is perfectly located for you to explore the Three Valleys (Les 3 Vallées).

From this prime location you can walk — or ski — to the resort centre in five minutes. You can hide away and savour the tranquillity and comfort of Le Petit Palais, or you can experience Courchevel’s glamorous nightlife and numerous activities.

Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
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World-class restaurants offer everything from Japanese and Italian cuisine to Michelin-starred gastronomic wonders, luxury shopping is also available via an extensive range of designer shops and you can alternate skiing with other adventures, including hang-gliding, mountain climbing, ice skating, ski touring, ice-climbing and hot air ballooning.

Level 2

The second floor of the chalet provides a comfortable and stylish space to entertain your guests, and includes the main dining and lounge areas.

Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
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Whilst your personal chef prepares exquisite dishes you can relax around the log-burning fire and savour the views across the majestic mountains — or enjoy a drink at the bar. The separate TV lounge is ideal for lazing after a day of adrenalin-fuelled skiing, while the mezzanine library provides space for quiet contemplation.

Level 1

Le Petit Palais has been carefully designed and finished to exist in harmony with the surroundings of Courchevel 1850, while displaying a distinctive style and embracing the best of modern technology, materials and furnishings.

The main entrance welcomes you into Level 1, where you will find the bold staircase which invites you to explore. This floor houses the expansive 855ft2 master suite, spanning over an entire level, which includes a private lounge and bar with comfortable seating, a large TV and spectacular views.

Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
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The separate bedroom features an Emperor size bed, a private terrace with views of Bellecote piste, large TV and His-and-Hers dressing rooms. The spacious master bathroom features a large shower, dressing table area, double wash basins and a impressive freestanding bath in which you can luxuriate and watch the wall mounted flat screen TV.

Level 0

This level consists of three luxurious guest bedrooms all with king size beds, opulent soft furnishings and dramatic feature headboards.

Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
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Every detail has been designed to ensure guests’ comfort. All bathrooms are en suite, with walk-in showers, heated towel rails and quality stone finishes. Balcony access from two of the bedrooms allow guests to enjoy the mountain air and spectacular views.

Level -1

The guest accommodation on this floor includes, an elegant guest bedroom with king-size bed, a bunk room which can sleep 2/3 children and an impressive VIP suite, all with en suite facilities.

As well as unusual design features such as the bath being within the bedroom, the VIP suite also provides the option of linking with the bunk room, via a shared living space which is ideal for children to play or watch television. This is an ideal arrangement for families to enjoy the chalet.

Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
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You will also find your own nightclub with, cinema room, ski room, fitted and furnished to the highest standards, your guests will experience the same luxury and comfort that echoes throughout Le Petit Palais.

Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
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Your chef can prepare culinary masterpieces in the professional kitchen which services the chalet from this floor. Finally, the fully-fitted ski-in, ski-out room provides an easy start and end to your day on the slopes, with boot-warming equipment, lockers and drinks area with a large TV and fridge.

Level -2

The staff area is housed on Level -2, carefully divided from the main chalet to maintain your complete privacy. The management office is also on Level -2, as is the car park.

Level -3

Pamper your mind body and soul with the delights that await you in the Spa and Wellness areas of Le Petit Palais. Serene and atmospheric the spa experience starts the moment you enter the lounge and relaxation areas with gentle flicker of the fire and the relaxing sound of the water feature. Set to rival leading spas of the world, every aspect of the unique and tranquil space enhances your experience.

Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
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You can decide to luxuriate in the hammam steam room and sauna or unwind with a dip in the pool and jacuzzi before you enjoy the treatments of your choice in the massage or beauty area. The more energetic are also catered for the well equipped state of the art gym, with a treadmill, spin cycle and Kinesis machine all at your disposal.

Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
Le Petit Palais Chalet, an opulent palace with decadent detailing in Courchevel 1850
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As a guest at Le Petit Palais, you can expect 7-star service as an integral and complimentary part of the experience. For larger parties Le Petit Palais, offers a unique concept by a connected underground passage to Le Petit Chateau allowing a link between the two designer chalets where you can host up to 30 guests in 14 exquisite bedrooms, whilst enjoying all the amenities and luxuries offered by both chalets.

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