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Charming and prestigious rental
The Giettaz
Savoie Mont Blanc

Chalet Philomena



11 adults







Four star rental chalet - 250m² - La Giettaz - Les Portes du Mont Blanc - Connection with Combloux - Megève 

Sauna, terraces, balcony, fireplace
Linen provided, beds made on arrival
Courtesy vehicle
Slope 300m, ski school 1km, village 5km

from  2,190 / week

Free 24h option
Short stays possible in low season

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About the cottage Philomena

Nothing has been forgotten in the renovation of this traditional 4-star chalet for 12 in La Giettaz, a peaceful smaller resort between Megève and La Clusaz. This magnificent chalet dated 1828 reinterprets the codes of traditional Savoyard architecture and offers a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains and forest. Everything has been thought out to offer you the most pleasant stay, with family or friends, in the middle of nature. You will immediately be charmed by the large living room, the warm decoration and the many amenities and, depending on the season of your stay, by the sight of deer and hinds grazing around the chalet. The chalet has six bedrooms on the ground floor, 3 of which are en-suite. On the upper floor, you will enjoy a living space of more than 110 m2 including a main living room, a TV lounge, a reading area, a fireplace area, an open kitchen, a dining area and a laundry room. You will also find lots of fun equipment that will delight young and old alike : video games (PS4, Wii), many DVDs and board games. Chalet Philomena is supplied with water from natural springs. As water is a precious resource affected by climate change, the choice was made not to equip the chalet with water-hungry nordic bath or jacuzzi but with an outdoor barrel sauna that will enhance your stay by bringing you a touch of well-being and relaxation. This prestigious chalet is ideally located a few minutes from the center of the village of La Giettaz. The chalet is located opposite a ski slope in the Portes du Mont Blanc area and only 5 minutes from the Plan de La Giettaz ski lifts. You will be 20 minutes from La Clusaz and 25 minutes from Megève by car.


Philomena chalet's key features

  • Non-smoking chalet

  • Pets not allowed

  • Natural setting, without vis-a-vis, altitude 1350m

  • 10 mins from the Aravis pass, between Megève (25 mins) and La Clusaz (20 mins)

  • Balcony facing south, patio with a view of the Aravis range

  • Ski slope opposite (approx. 300 meters), reachable in 5 minutes, Les Portes du Mont Blanc ski area

  • Departure hikes at the foot of the chalet

  • Outdoor barrel sauna (installation due in fall 2023)

  • Equipped ski-room

  • Fireplace

  • 2 parental ensuite bedrooms (shower + bath)

  • 1 parental ensuite bedroom (shower)

  • 1 double bedroom

  • 1 dormitory with 2 single beds

  • 1 dormitory with 2 bunk beds

  • 1 individual bathroom with double sinks

  • 2 separate toilets

  • 4 uncovered parking spaces

Vue intérieure du chalet Phimonea


  • Loan of sledges and snowshoes in winter

  • Safe

  • 4 hair dryers (1 per bathroom)

  • Smart TV (access according to your subscriptions: Netflix, Disney+, Canal+), PS4, Wii

  • Board games and playing cards (list on request) 

  • Bose stereo

  • Washing machine, dryer, ironing board and iron

  • Kitchen: induction hob, oven, microwave, freezer, wine cellar, blender, mixer, kettle, Nespresso machine + electric coffee maker, waffle maker, toaster, raclette and fondue sets, tart and cake moulds, scales food, wok, pizza grills, outdoor plancha (available in summer only)

  • Loan of folding cot, high chair, baby bath, etc. on request

A noter

Please note 

Chalet and parking spaces (x3) accessible at the bottom of the chalet for any type of vehicle, snow tires or chains essential in winter (at least for the last kilometer before accessing the chalet).

Obligation to be equipped with the 4x4 function to ride on the path of the property up to the chalet. 

For holidaymakers who do not have a 4WD vehicle, a courtesy CAN-AM 4x4 vehicle chained in winter, is left at their disposal to make the trips between the bottom and the top of the property (spring / summer / fall). In winter, it is allowed to use it up to the ski lift and ESF car park. Prohibition to use it outside the village of the "Plan" and on the roads.

Additional deposit required for the use of the Can-Am and fuel consumption charged at the end of the stay. Click here for the conditions of use of this courtesy vehicle. 



La Giettaz en Aravis 

La Giettaz (pronounced "La Giette" by the locals) is a typical Savoyard village nestled on the edge of the Col des Aravis, on the border between Savoie and Haute-Savoie. This secret setting, voted the most beautiful village in Savoie in May 2023, is a link between the Aravis and the Val d'Arly of which it is a part. Its neighboring villages are La Clusaz on the other side of the pass (20 mins by car) and Praz-sur-Arly and Megève (respectively 20 mins and 25 mins by car). Chalet Philomena is perfectly placed since it is located in Plan de La Giettaz, the hamlet of the village which is home to the ski resort and the departure of the ski lifts (see map below). La Giettaz is part of the Portes du Mont Blanc ski area and its 100 km of slopes which connect the resorts of Megève-Jaillet, Combloux and La Giettaz. The proximity to the resorts of La Clusaz or Notre Dame de Bellecombe or Les Saisies will also allow you to vary the pleasures winter and summer because when the snow melts, it gives way to a fabulous playground for cyclists and hikers!


In winter,  you will enjoy a wonderful ski chalet nestled between the Petit and Grand Croisse Baulet and Torraz mounts , located in the ski area of Les Portes du Mont Blanc on the edge of the track. You will be able to admire the skiers evolving on the large blue run which snakes in front of the chalet. During the other seasons, the snow gives way to outdoor activities. In spring or summer, you enjoy hiking or cycling trails that start directly at the foot of the property, no need to take the car. In autumn, the rutting roar of the deers and the shimmering colors of Indian summer will be the unmissable rendezvous for nature lovers! 

Choose your season below to discover the activities, the map of the slopes ...

Webcam at the summit of Torraz (1930 m)

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