Tignes Le Lac. Ski Lodge Aigle is in an unbeatable ski in location just 10 metres (approx) from the slopes and only 400 metres (approx) from the Chaudanne and Paquis lifts. The centre of Tignes Le Lac and its bars and nightlife are approximately 5 minutes walk away making this a superb choice for your holiday.
The Aigle has proven to be exceptionally popular with guests since it was introduced a few years ago; now that we have upgraded it to Ski Lodge status, early booking is essential. Built in a modern Savoyard style with a wood/stone exterior and traditionally decorated throughout it has a spacious dining area, sunny terrace (complete with deckchairs!) and a great bar to relax in after a day exploring the vast Espace Killy ski area. The Aigle offers a very high standard of facilities including modern en suite rooms, most with balconies, satellite TV in the lounge, a lift to take you between floors and an indoor swimming pool and a sauna, all for exclusive use by guests.
Relax at the bar, swim in the pool, or sweatit out in the sauna; this Ski Lodge has all the benefits of a larger hotel, but with just 21 bedrooms still remains small and initimate enough to feel both welcoming and relaxed.
This property is a Ski Lodge, so you can enjoy extra features.
Lower Ground Floor:
- Swimming pool
- Changing rooms
- 2 separate WC's
- Ski room (exterior)
- Dining room
Please note that the bar is still licensed as a public bar and guests may not consume their own alcohol in this area.
- Room 11 = twin with bath, WC and shared balcony
- Room 12 = small twin with shower, WC and shared balcony
- Room 14 = small twin with shower, WC and shared balcony (beds close together)
- Room 15 = twin with shower, WC and shared balcony
- Room 16 = small twin with shower, WC and shared balcony
- Room 17 = twin with bath, WC and shared balcony
- Room 18 = twin with bath, WC and balcony
- Room 19 = small twin with shower and WC (beds close together)
- Rooms 21 & 26 = 2 twins with bath, WC and shared balcony
- Room 22 = twin with shower, WC and shared balcony
- Room 23 = small twin with shower, WC and shared balcony (Beds close together)
- Room 24 = twin with shower, WC and balcony
- Room 25 = small twin with shower, WC and shared balcony
- Room 27 = twin with bath, WC and balcony
- Room 28 = small twin with shower and WC (beds close together)
- Rooms 31 & 33 = 2 twins with bath, WC and balcony (sloping roof)
- Room 32 = small twin with shower, WC and shared balcony (under eaves)
- Rooms 34 & 35 = 2 twins with shower, WC and balcony (sloping roof)
Ski Lodge staff live in.
Supplements & Discounts
Rooms 12, 15, 17, 21, 22, 23, 26 add £4 pp/pn
Rooms 18, 24, 27, 31, 33, 34, 35 add £5 pp/pn
Tignes Ski Resort
Supremely convenient access to snow sure slopes
One of the largest and most convenient of the purpose-built resorts, Tignes’ high altitude and excellent snow record of Tignes make it an ideal location for skiing and boarding fanatics the world over. There are three high-altitude villages in Tignes: Le Lavachet, Le Lac and Val Claret, all linked by free buses 24 hours a day, giving easy access to the skiing. The combined lift systems of Tignes and Val d’Isère (the famous Espace Killy - 300km of marked runs) have long been recognised as offering some of the very best skiing and boarding in the world.
"There are many reasons to love Tignes, which is why we can forgive the somewhat unsightly architecture. The slopes surrounding Tignes are the main attraction; the Espace Killy (which includes the terrain of Tignes and Val D’Isère) is one of the best areas in Europe for all abilities. Tignes nightlife is good too, and the people are friendly. There are a number of areas to Tignes. Initially you will see Tignes Le Brévières (at 1550m), a traditional and peaceful town with a beautiful Baroque church. You will then arrive in Tignes Les Boisses (at 1850m). This is another quiet area but you can ski to and from it fairly easily. The hub of Tignes is focused at 2100m, which is split into another three areas: Lavachet, Le Lac and Val Claret. Lavachet and Le Lac are next to each other and it’s easy to walk between them. Val Claret is a bus/car journey away from the other two.
The Espace Killy (Tignes / Val D’Isère) is one of the largest ski areas in the Alps. It is also one of the most diverse, with many options for all levels of rider from good green and blue runs all the way to immense freeriding terrain and great freestyle parks both in Tignes and Val D’Isère. On top of this the height of the resort almost guarantees good snow all the way down into the resort. Summer skiing is also popular on the Tignes glacier.
The newest addition to après ski activities available in Tignes is the Aqua Centre that sits on Tignes lakeside. This 5000m2 spa includes 3 pools, 4 water slides, hydro-massage, and fitness rooms. Alternatively take a helicopter flight over Tignes, try horse riding, drive huskies, climb on ice on Tignes floodlit frozen waterfall, dive under the ice in Tignes lake, skidoo on the slopes of the Espace Killy, snowshoe or take part in a torchlit descent."
Skiing and Snowboarding in Tignes
The skiing area stretches from the Grande Motte glacier at 3456m down to the villages of Le Fornet and Les Brevieres at either end of the ski area. Beginners will find some good nursery slopes, whilst intermediates will find many wide and lengthy pistes, enabling them to ski from one end of the resort to the other using only blue and red runs. Experts should not miss the steep mogul fields at Tovière and Solaise and incredible off-piste such as Le Tour du Charvet, Le Grand Vallon and the Col du Pers (which should only be explored with the help of a guide).
Après-ski in Tignes
Two of the popular après-ski venues in Tignes are Crowded House and The Fish Tank, offering a fun night for all. Popular in Lavachet is TC’s Bar, The Yeti, Jacks bar, Le Brasero (with live music 4 times a week) and in Lac there are good DJs at the Loop Bar. For those still with energy the swimming pool, “Le Lagon”, boasts slides, a waterfall, adult and children’s pools, as well as Jacuzzis, a large steam room and a gym. Other après activities in Tignes include bowling, a natural ice rink, and dancing till the early hours in Jacks or Melting Pot.
This winter we are delighted to offer a private nanny service in partnership with t4 Nanny in Tignes. For more information on t4 Nanny and what they can offer during your family ski holiday, please contact us.
Off piste: ****
Non skiers: *
Aigle Ski Lodge
- Type: Ski Lodge
- Board basis: Chalet Board
- Sleeps: 42
- All Rooms en suite: Yes
- Bedrooms: 21
- Car Parking: Yes
- Child Care: Yes
- Close to Piste: Yes
- Close to town centre: Yes
- Open Fire: Yes
- Piste/Lift: 10m
- Sauna: Yes
- Ski Bus: 500m
- Ski in / Ski out: Yes
- Swimming Pool: Yes
- Town centre: 500m
- Enhanced Property: Yes
- WiFi: Yes
- Snowmaking machines: 26km
- Resort height: 2100m, 6890ft
- Highest lift: 3456m, 11 368ft
- No. of lifts: 94
- No. of slopes: 140
- Total piste length: 300km
- Snowparks: 2
- Purpose built: Yes
- Glacier: Yes
- Transfer times: Geneva: 3 hrs 30 mins, Grenoble: 4 hrs, Chambery: 2 hrs 30 mins
- Train transfer (approx): 40 mins