Tarte Tatin

The sweetest caramelised red apples, fresh mountain water for the pastry, simple but delicious; this is home cooking at it’s best.


We are offering a few new deals over the rest of the season!


90 GBP per person per night HALF BOARD or 50 GBP per person per night BED & BREAKFAST for dates 26th-29th February and Mother’s Day Weekend 4th-7th March 3 nights plus for up to 4 people, based on 2 people sharing


550 GBP per person per night HALF BOARD for 19th – 26th March or 5500 GBP  for exclusive use of chalet also HALF BOARD

info@chalet-chatelet.com or +33 4 50 73 69 48 for more details


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The Sunday Times review

This weekend, The Sunday Times listed their top 5 areas of France, giving a great review of the Vallée d’Abondance including Abondance, Chatel, Lac des Plagnes and Col du Corbier- all our neck of the woods! Great to have some publicity for the area, we are so lucky to live here given how much there is to do and see nearby.

Don’t forget, the alps aren’t just about the skiing!

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Le Chatelet Cuisine

As Suzie is commended so regularly by all our guests on her culinary expertise and fares she has decided to take her skills in a new direction…. Coming this winter throughout the Abondance Valley!

Chalet Chatelet would like to invite you to an evening of table d’hotes in the comfort and warmth of our stunning chalet! 3 courses at 25EUR per person, up to 15 people. Using fresh, local, organic produce, our experienced chef and host Suzie makes french classics and family faves with a gourmet touch. 

Le Chatelet Cuisine is also offering chalet hosting and local delivery service throughout the Abondance valley. Chalet hosting includes 4 course evening meal at 35EUR per person with full service at the table (min. 4 people) or 2 courses at 17.50EUR per person (min. 4 people) delivered straight to your door.


Art at the chalet

Over the years Chalet Chatelet has quietly become a haven of creativity, with an eclectic display of sculptures, paintings and sketches filling our home grown collection. Suzie has created a vibrant living space, acquiring works from emerging talent alongside several pieces from acclaimed International artists. Quirky, modern paintings stand out against the whole log walls; the result is an interesting contrast to the captivating landscape sitting right outside the chalet, and it’s not hard to be inspired by both.

During the summer months, we welcome artists to stay at our residency, where we encourage and invite artists to explore their ideas and take inspiration from our setting. Check out the Facebook page Le Chatelet Artist Residency and on the Chalet Chatelet website Artist Residency for more details.

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The snow has arrived


P1010693What a blustery start to the winter season! The snow has begun to fall over  Bonnevaux today with a bitterly cold, gusty wind. The village has gone in to hibernation mode already, fires are definitely on and everybody is staying indoors.

We were recently approached by Canopy and Stars to make an original, short film about the chalet for their website. In the new year, a professional film maker will be staying with us for a few days to film the chalet in the snow. We’re really looking forward to being able to show off how special the place is and exactly what we have to offer.

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(Screen shot taken from Canopy and Stars, header photo credit John Merrix)