La Clusaz: le Cœur du village innovates and surprises in the Aravis
Double champion title for the hotel le Cœur du village of La Clusaz! With its 48 suites and six rooms, it is the largest Relais & Chateau in Europe. Just that ! And it is also the first 5 star hotel of the Massif des Aravis, a few minutes from Annecy. Not bad for this establishment which constantly offers innovations years after years. As part of the 2017 novelties, the family chalet that has just been attached to the main building. Three bedrooms, a large fully equipped kitchen that opens onto a large living room with a fireplace. The whole structure on two floors served by a privative elevator. The Chalet is a cozy nest for a family who wishes to meet for a few days «under the snow”. A cozy loft where you can order the dishes of the chef Thomas Eudier who officiates in the two restaurants of the hotel. A gastronomic table is added to the gourmet brewery (with a ripening cellar where you can pick up your own cheeses!). In this restaurant, logically called Le Cinq, you can taste high-end cuisine and the chef does not hide his will to win a first star … New, also, the pastry shop that is offered to residents. With the pastry chef Vincent Deforce, children from 4 years-old and their parents have access to the kitchens where they learn how to make the most varied pastries.
But the novelties, can also be found in the new services offered this year. Thus, in the spa of the hotel, we can practice underwater relaxation, an unusual technique to let go in state of weightlessness. Equipped with a regulator and a mask, a dive instructor takes you to relax your muscles to let yourself float between two waters. Perfect to recover after a day of skiing! The more adventurous who have had enough of the cozy comfort of this 5-star can also afford a survival course. This activity takes you to the mountains to learn how to build an igloo and to feed on wild plants. This is a mountain adventure, offered by the only representative in France of the Bear Grylls Survival Academy of the famous British adventurer. One night outside before finding the large cozy suites of this beautiful address of La Clusaz, the more and more upscale little resort…