Les Carroz d'Araches is a traditional alpine village with a chalet-style atmosphere in the heart of the snowsure Grand Massif ski & mountain recreation area, and one of the closest accessible villages to the A40 motorway when it comes to skiing in the French Alps.
Skiing height 800 - 2600 metres. The resort is linked to the Grand Massif (Samoens, Morillon, Les Carroz, Sixt and Flaine) and provides extensive downhill & cross-country skiing for all levels. The gondola and chair lift go straight up to the Grand Massif from the village, in the winter as well as in the summer. Due to its high altitude, it is possible to ski down to the village during most of the winter season.
There are many shops, bars and restaurants in the village, a spa and pool wellness centre, an ice skating rink, horse-riding facilities, a playground, a skate park, a cinema, many clothing and equipment shops. There is a good selection of supermarkets, a post-office, a petrol station and banking facilities.
The tourist information, guide and ski pass office is just on the opposite side of the square from the apartment. Childcare facilities in Les Carroz are excellent with a creche (Souris verte) for 0-3 yrs, and club Loupiots for 3-12 yrs just 5 minutes walk away.
In addition to winter activities, the apartment is ideally located for other summer sports, and in particular mountain-biking, road cycling, pump track, hiking, climbing, bouldering, tennis, an adventure park, swimming, paragliding...