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Whitebeam Chalets Blog

Welcome to the Whitebeam blog! We keep you up to date and informed about the ski resorts of Peisey-Vallandry, Les Arcs and La Plagne. We include news on skiing and snowboarding, and things to do in the area. We also like to keep you posted about our food and wines here at Whitebeam Chalets.

Ski lessons in Peisey-Vallandry for all abilities

Ski lessons are available in Peisey-Vallandry and Les Arcs ski areas for every skill-level from children and beginners, to advanced and off-piste skiers. Whitebeam Chalets are delighted to have local ski instructor, JP, available for ski lessons in the Paradiski area. JP and his experienced team at AIM Snowsports provide high quality private ski and […]

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Whitebeam Chalets cookbook

The 2018 Whitebeam cookbook is now available! From the winter season 2017-18, our latest chalet cookbook includes many of the recipes you enjoyed if you stayed with us. Canapés such as ‘Onion Bhajis’, ‘Cheese Baked Mushrooms’ and ‘Basil and Cherry Tomato Bites’. Starters like the popular ‘Crispy Noodle Duck Salad’, through to your favourite mains, […]

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Chalet Hosts Job Vacancies at Whitebeam Chalets in France

Whitebeam Chalets are currently recruiting chalet host couples for available jobs in Peisey-Vallandry, France, for the next ski season. From 1st December 2018 to 30th April 2019 Whitebeams has winter chalet job vacancies for the roles: chalet host, chalet cook, and drivers/resort host. The jobs are well-suited to couples where one person may be a […]

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Summer in the Alps, Peisey-Vallandry

You’ll be spoiled for choice for things to see and do during summer in the Alps, and Peisey-Vallandry in France is the perfect base for enjoying outdoor activities like mountain biking, road biking, rock climbing, rafting, swimming, and more. We’re thrilled to have our summer chalet, Chalet Cairn, neighbouring Vanoise National Park – a well […]

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Whitebeams excited to offer new chalet ‘Mélèze Sud’ in Peisey-Vallandry

Whitebeam Chalets are excited to announce their latest offering in Peisey-Vallandry, Chalet Mélèze Sud, which boasts a new outdoor hot tub and sleeps up to 14 guests. Conveniently located in Peisey Village in south-eastern France, Whitebeams Chalets’ newest property is a 5-10 minute walk, or quick shuttle service, to the famous “Lobster Pots” (Lonzagne ski […]

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Peisey-Vallandry and Les Arcs Ski Passes

The beauty of skiing in the French Alps is there are many ski resorts to choose from. In particular the Paradiski ski area, in the Tarentaise Valley, has three fantastic ski resorts: Peisey-Vallandry, Les Arcs and La Plagne. With its plentiful 260 pistes covering 425 kilometres, including beginners areas throughout the resort, and ample areas […]

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Eurostar ski holidays

Why travel to the Alps by train? It’s easy to assume flying will get you to the Alps sooner, and that driving is cheaper than going by train. Flying or driving have their places for skiers travelling to the Alps, but the Eurostar ski train holidays will help you get a lot of value out […]

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Snow report Les Arcs 2018

We’ve had one of the best starts to the season in a long time here in Les Arcs and Peisey-Vallandry, which means we’re all set for a great year of pistes adventures! The white stuff arrived early, giving us an amazing powdery white Christmas and New Year. Nonstop powder! An impressive 30cm of snow fell […]

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