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La Plagne Self-Catered Apartments

Discover the best apartments in La Plagne to rent


Renting an apartment is the best option when searching for self-catered accommodation on your ski trip or summer holiday to La Plagne, especially for small groups of friends or family.

Very popular among visitors, apartments in La Plagne come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, ranging from small and functional studios to large flats with five-star luxury facilities. They are quite flexible in terms of catering choices and, sometimes, dates and duration of stay. Because they’re generally self-catered, apartments tend to be cheaper than catered chalets, so they are a great choice when looking for a budget-friendly base at the foot of the slopes.

We’ve written a complete guide on apartment rentals in La Plagne to help you make the most of your ski trip. Read on for the best insider's tips.

3 things to look out for when booking an apartment in La Plagne

The lounge area in the chalet

It couldn't be easier to book an apartment in La Plagne. All you have to do is fill in the box at the top of this page or visit our Holiday Rentals page, featuring a great selection of apartments and chalets handpicked by us from a list of accommodation providers. To start your booking process, set your requirements – at least your arrival date and number of people – and we’ll show you which properties are available.

There are a few things you may want to consider beforehand to make sure you find the perfect ski apartment:

1. When should you book your apartment?
We recommend you book your apartment as soon as possible. Holiday rentals usually sell out quite quickly and a lot of people book as early as January for the next winter season. Our top tip is that you book your accommodation before buying your flights or train ticket, the reason being that availability may be limited and apartment start/end dates are not always as flexible as travel options.

As for the best time to stay in an apartment, they're usually open for bookings during the winter and summer high seasons – from December to April and from June to September. However, some accommodation companies may offer interseason holiday rentals for large parties – specify your desired dates in the Special Requirements box while booking and our team will get back to you with alternative options.

2. How long should you book your apartment for?
Ski apartments in La Plagne are generally rented on a weekly basis, usually from Saturday to Saturday. However, these dates can occasionally be flexible and some companies may provide a mix of Saturday and Sunday changeovers.

Lately, thanks to the increased offer in flights, especially cheap ones, shorter and longer ski breaks are becoming more and more popular so some accommodation companies may be flexible on their rental dates on request. Therefore, even if you can only find seven-day offers on our Holiday Rentals page, we may be able to accommodate shorter and longer bookings – state your desired dates in the Special Requirements box and we’ll get back to you with alternative options.

On the other hand, summer apartment bookings in La Plagne are generally more flexible on dates and length of stay, especially outside the peak months of July and August. This means that you may be able to come for a long weekend, for ten days or for a few days mid-week more easily. Again, state your requirements in the Special Requirements box while booking.

3. How big is your group?
Apartments to rent in La Plagne range from small studios to large chalet-apartments, making them suitable for all sorts of parties, from couples looking for a romantic escapade to families or groups of friends. Before booking your apartment, you’ll need to know the exact number of people and the ages of the children coming with you on your holiday – you can filter our holiday rentals by capacity at the top of the page.

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Catering options & apartment add-ons in La Plagne

Apartments in La Plagne are generally rented out on a self-catered basis, so they're usually cheaper than catered chalet ski trips. However, this doesn't mean that you need to take care of everything yourself since many accommodation providers offer a wide choice of add-ons to boost your holiday experience.

Apartment catering options in La Plagne
Catering options are often the first on the list of add-ons and they range from private chefs who can cook all or some of your meals to welcome packs with everything you need for your first breakfast in the mountains and grocery shopping to fill your fridge and pantry before you arrive. There are also plenty of private chefs and catering companies working in La Plagne, so take your pick – you can hire them for the length of your stay or just a one-off special dinner. Recently, a few takeaway services have established themselves here offering budget-friendly, hassle-free catering options for your ski holiday.

Apartment add-ons in La Plagne
Accommodation companies offer dozens of other add-ons to make your holiday as hassle-free as possible. When booking your apartment, you can often include lots of other services for an additional fee, from ski hire to ski passesski lessonstransfersactivities and anything else you can think of. This means that you can relax knowing that all the different bits of your holiday will be taken care of. Some may even offer a bespoke concierge service through which you can book high-end treats such as a 24-hour chauffeur, massages or private tours.

Prices for apartment rentals in La Plagne

La Plagne apartment prices vary depending on the size of the apartment, its facilities and services, its location within the resort, your desired dates, the size of your party, the length of your stay and many other factors. In general, you can benefit from discounts when booking early while there may also be deals to be had outside the main busy holidays (Christmas, February half-term, Easter, July and August).

How much do La Plagne apartments cost?
Apartment prices in La Plagne range from around the €300 mark for a 2-4 person studio in the non-peak weeks to as much as about €6,000 for the large luxury apartments in peak weeks.

Luxury apartments in La Plagne

The swimming pool in the residence

Luxury is in the eye of the beholder. What someone may find opulent, someone else may deem simple. However, La Plagne does have a selection of apartments on the higher end of the spectrum.

Where can you find luxury apartments in La Plagne?
There are luxury apartments dotted all around La Plagne ski area, with options in every one of its satellite villages. Look out for the most recently constructed residences, as these usually incorporate the latest facilities and services.

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Group apartments in La Plagne

The exterior of the residence

If you’re looking to organise a corporate ski trip or a holiday with a big group of friends, La Plagne is a great place to host it. With plenty of choice when it comes to group accommodation, La Plagne has lots going on and it’s situated in one of the biggest ski areas in the world.

Where can you find big apartments for groups in La Plagne?
Apartments in La Plagne tend to be quite small. However, there are some larger ski apartments to be found all around the La Plagne satellite villages, many boasting up to four bedrooms. For larger parties, why not take a look at our Chalets page?

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Family apartments in La Plagne

A twin bedroom in one of the apartments

La Plagne is really well set up for mountain-loving families, with plenty of activities for all ages and a host of family-friendly apartments.

Where can you find family-friendly apartments in La Plagne?
Plagne 1800 is one of the prettiest villages of La Plagne. This family-friendly town offers a small beginner ski area, where lessons take place, whilst the Melezes and 1800 chairlifts connect the village with the rest of the resort via Plagne Centre and Aime 2000 respectively. Charming Plagne 1800 has not been polluted by high-rise apartment blocks and very few of its buildings reach above five stories. Here you will find attractive self-catering apartments in small complexes that have been constructed in traditional style to ensure that this village retains its Alpine charm.

Belle Plagne is one of the newer additions to the scene and offers modern, purpose-built apartments in more traditional wood-clad designs. The runs surrounding Belle Plagne are wide open, family-friendly blues affording you access to the children’s snow garden, beginner ski area, lift to the snowpark and all the way down into Bellecote, from where you have chairlift access to the rest of the resort.

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Budget apartments in La Plagne

A double bedroom in the apartment

Well-known for being a more affordable ski destination, there are some great bargains to be had in La Plagne.

How can you save money on your La Plagne accommodation?
La Plagne has a great selection of budget-friendly apartments dotted all around the ski resort. Plagne Centre was the first area to be constructed in the 1960s, when this part of the Tarentaise Valley was turned into a ski resort. As a result, its buildings reflect the style fashionable at the time, which may seem a bit uninspiring to contemporary eyes. Residential blocks rule here, which generally means that the apartments are smallish in size, good value for money, right at the heart of the nightlife and convenient for the slopes.

The accommodation in Bellecote consists of a giant U-shape of apartment blocks that rise up like a wall at the bottom of the piste. These blocks are predominantly filled with self-catered studios as well as one and two-bedroom apartments sleeping anything from 2 to 8 people which, though less quaint than a snow-covered chalet, are also much less expensive.

Plagne Villages and Plagne Soleil offer a great alternative to the larger villages for a quieter holiday at a cheaper price. Many of the apartments are housed in attractive wooden low-rise buildings thus retaining a traditional feel. There isn't much going in terms of nightlife here but both villages have great access to the fantastic ski area.

Apartment accommodation in the lower-lying villages of Montchavin, Les Coches, Montalbert and Champagny en Vanoise also tends to be good value for money. Of these four villages, the charming Les Coches offers the best choice of apartments as it is a purpose-built village.

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Ski-in & ski-out apartments in La Plagne

The exterior of the residence

Ski-in and ski-out apartments are the most sought-after in La Plagne. There's no better feeling than being able to put your skis on right outside your front door.

Where can you find ski-in & ski-out apartments in La Plagne?
Aime La Plagne, also known as Aime 2000 and situated 30m above Plagne Centre, is a great spot to set up camp on your trip. Accessible by car yet set right in the middle of runs and lifts, Aime 2000 offers a real ski-in/ski-out set up with the accommodation and amenities situated directly on the side of the piste. Built in the 1960s, most of the apartments here are not particularly pleasant on the eye. However, there are a few recently built residences offering luxurious finishes, swimming pools and even spa facilities.

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Our Where to Stay guide will help give you an indication of the character and feel of the various different areas that make up La Plagne. There are also wonderful chalets available to rent in the Paradiski ski area, take a look at our Chalets page to see what's on offer.

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