As you may know, Descent International has ceased trading. Scott Dunn operates luxury chalets in Courchevel.
Courchevel 1850 has for many years attracted Europe's rich and famous, and this trend remains unchanged today. This home of Alpine chic is orientated towards pure luxury, and Chalet Aurea is one of the finest private luxury chalets to rent.
The skiing here is immense, forming part of Les Trois Vallées. The season is long, the snow record exceptional and the variety immense. Although famous for its couloirs, Courchevel boasts one of the best terrains for beginners to be found anywhere, especially around the Altiport. Whether you prefer challenging runs like Les Suisses, or cruising the broad blues, such variety makes Courchevel enormously appealing to skiers of all ages.
There is a great selection of smart boutiques, restaurants and nightspots. The Cap Horn and Chalet de Pierres are favourites for lunch, and the Michelein-starred Bateau Ivre the perfect setting to enjoy Jean-Pierre Jacob’s gourmet specialities. This exclusive resort has legions of followers who simply won’t go anywhere else, and on arrival it doesn’t take long to work out why.