Sun, snow and spectacular views: Alpe d’Huez is a resort that thrives in both winter and summer. From the moment the early morning light appears over the spectacular Alpine peaks you know that you’re in a personal paradise.
Nestled in the Massif des Grandes Rousses, Club Med Alpe d'Huez is a natural wonderland. Alpe d'Huez is also known as the Île au Soleil because of its 300 days of sunshine per year. This all-inclusive family resort in Huez boasts a spacious terrace and 18-metre pool overlooking the verdant pastures of the Oisans.
There’s plenty for nature-lovers, thrillseekers and outdoorsy families to enjoy. Fly down forested mountain sides with the Mountain Bike school. Delight your eyes and taste buds with traditional architecture, artisanal crafts and local delicacies in the Dauphiné region. Then come together as a family and enjoy a gourmet picnic overlooking the French Alps.
Enjoy ski-in ski-out access to a 250km ski domain or try your hand at dog sledding. Bask in the incredible views from bright balconies or partake in a little aprés ski in the beautiful lobby bar. Make sure you take a ride on the massive two-stage Grandes Rousses gondola which leaves from Rond Point to mid-mountain. Another ski lift will take you from the lower village of Huez back to your base. Proudly slalom down a vertical drop of 2,200 metres, the highest of all Alps and Europe, until reaching the charming village of Enversin d'Oz.
Cycle racing professionals will be available to support you as you try to climb the famous road up Alpe d'Huez with its 21 bends, the legendary stage in the Tour de France. Come and test yourself on the trails of the Massif des Grandes Rousses, an inexhaustible playground for fans of trail riding.
- Try out skijoring and test your snow jockey skills as you’re pulled across the snow by a horse
- Go sledding with a virtual reality helmet to boost the adrenaline as you guide your sled dog team through a pine forest
- Whizz down the resort's alpine pastures on a mountain coaster among the shepherds' tracks
- Tackle the 3,330 metres of the Pic Blanc for an uninterrupted 360° view over 1/5 of France
- Take on the legendary tunnel run or simply enjoy the fresh air on one of the many starter slopes
What’s included in all-inclusive?
- Gourmet meals and drinks at restaurants
- Kids clubs: 0 -17 years
- All taxes and tips for great service
- Shows and festivities, day and night
- Free access to the indoor and outdoor pools
- All ski passes and lessons
- Walking, Hiking, Yoga, Fitness and Cycling schools
- Wi-fi access
Welcome to your home away from home. These mountain-inspired rooms mix rich fabrics with alpine wood, creating a bright and cosy hideaway to rest and relax between adventures in the snow. Every room comes with a king size bed, bathtub, double sinks and a balcony for enjoying the beautiful alpine views.
The Gourmet Lounge will offer you an exclusive eating experience in an intimate atmosphere with a panoramic view over the valley. A wine waiter will help you choose the perfect vintage to accompany your meal from the amazing wine cellar.
The main bar is the perfect place to recharge your batteries during a dynamic day on the slopes. Catch up with family and friends over midday snacks and drinks on the terrace, with stunning vistas over the valley.
Morning or afternoon find the perfect balance and try out yoga and meditation classes taught by dedicated G.O’s in the peaceful ‘La Bulle’ environment. After a loosening session, continue the journey by enjoying a selection of healthy refreshments. Find a comfortable space, choose one of the books and let yourself unwind for a couple hours.
Address: L'Alpe d'Huez, Huez, France
Alpe de Huez, French Alps, France
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This is a great resort, but I’d make two points...
We came to Alpe D'Huez just before the UK started quarantining arrivals from France - but there was no social distancing. The restaurant had a one-way system but it wasn’t enforced. To sign up for bikes and hikes nearly 50 people had to crowd into a small corridor at the back of the resort for upwards of half an hour. Everyone was so close they were practically touching, so we left. Surely that could have been booked online?
We came here partly because Club Med reps told us we could cycle as a family in the mountains. In fact, if you have a child they have to cycle with Mini Club and adults have to go in their own groups. If you want to cycle with your children you have to travel into a nearby village on a cable car and hire bikes at your own expense - Club Med won’t let you borrow their bikes or help you get any.
That said, it is a great resort with lovely views and the usual brilliant food and entertainment. It’s worth knowing a fair bit of French before going - it’s really the only language used.
Club Med Alpe d’Huez is a beautifully renovated club. Located on the top of the mountain, there's a spectacular view from the rooms, the terrace and the swimming pool(s). This was the first time we spent our vacation with Club Med during the summertime in the mountains and it was beyond our expectations. There are a lot of activities.
Chef de Village Camille Perazio and her GO/GE team were fabulous. The whole team was kind and helpful, contributing to a fantastic week of vacation.
The food is very good and extensive, also for the cyclists. There are 2 beautiful restaurants and both have a terrace so you can have lunch outside in the sun.
The indoor swimming pool is luxurious and very clean. The outdoor pool is smaller with sunbeds. Due to Covid we could not use the hamman and jacuzzi.
We stayed in renovated Deluxe rooms with balcony in the new building, which were very nice, clean and spacious.
We want to thank some GOs in particular for their outstanding services: Aliou (fitness/sport), Frederic (reception), Yohan and Inez (food and beverage) and Abdou (bar). Thanks a lot!
First time this club med is open during Summer. We spent a fantastic week there (first week open). Everything was up to standards: rooms, food, the staff. Great chef the village and a great GO team. Evening "gold" was fantastic. Summer sports are great and well organized. Tried the downhill MTB for the first time. Mini Club was excellent. When the weather is good: aperitive on the terrace with amazing views - we sometimes had to pinch ourselves.