Petite Ourse, sleeps 6-8, Samoens

A lovely little chalet with a private hot tub and driver service

Petite Ourse


Chalet La Petite Ourse is located next two it’s big sister, La Grande Ourse. The chalet is located a short 4 minute stroll from the picturesque village centre which has a small selection of shops, bars and restaurants. The skiing is best accessed by using the mini-bus service laid on in the mornings and afternoons by the chalet team. Alternatively, the resort bus stops very close by and if you are feeling energetic, you can walk to the lifts in approximately 15 minutes.

Chalet Petite Ourse sleeps 6-8 guests in 2 bedrooms, both of which offer en suite facilities. The sofa in the living room can also sleep an extra 2 guests if needed. The living room is a very cosy spot, thanks to the open fireplace and flat screen TV. The piece de resistance is the private outdoor hot tub, perfect for soaking those aching limbs!

Catered accommodation only
Sunday to Sunday
Hot Tub Access
All en suite

Tuck in! –

Your wake up call
To get you off to a great start, we can bring tea or coffee up to your room first thing.

Traditional French breakfast (6 days)
Tuck into fresh bread, croissants and coffee, tea or hot chocolate (with a cooked option available too) to set you up for a day on the slopes.

Afternoon tea (6 days)
After an energetic day on the mountain, break for afternoon tea with homemade cakes, a cup of tea, coffee or hot chocolate.

Evening meal (6 nights)
Relax as you are served a four course evening meal, with starter, main course, dessert and a cheese course, accompanied by quality house wines.

Packed lunch
For a small additional cost, a packed lunch for the mountain can be provided. Ideal if you don’t want lunch to interrupt your skiing or riding.

In keeping with ski chalet tradition, one night of the week will be your opportunity to sample one of the local restaurants (while your hosts have an evening off). They can advise you on choosing a suitable restaurant and make the booking on your behalf if you wish.

Catered Chalet – Sample Menus

The menus below show you some of the delights awaiting you on a catered chalet holiday in Samoens.

Menus are adjusted according to the season making use of the best ingredients and noting how climate influences appetite.

Everybody should enjoy a good meal and your hosts are a dab hand at catering for special dietary requirements.

Breakfast -Daily filling hot option including:

  • Boiled eggs with dipping soldiers
  • Scrambled eggs on chunky granary bread
  • Porridge with honey and almonds
  • Poached eggs with crispy pancetta
  • Freshly baked baguettes and croissants with a choice of jams, honey, marmalade and chocolate spread
  • Yoghurt and fresh fruit
  • Selection of cold meat and cheeses
  • Selection of cereals
  • Teas, coffee, hot chocolate and fruit juice

Afternoon tea – Tasty home-baked cakes, cookies or muffins with tea, coffee or hot chocolate. A different freshly baked option will be available every day and will include:

  • Lemon drizzle cake
  • Peanut butter and white chocolate slices
  • Carrot cake with cinnamon frosting
  • Indulgent chocolate brownies

Evening meal

Menu 1
Starter – honeyed winter salad with crumbled feta and sunflower seeds
Main courseBeef bourguignon or
A vegetarian option of individual wild mushroom pie with parmesan crust
Celeriac mash and buttered mange tout
Dessert – lemon creme brulee with home-made shortbread
Cheese board – selection of regional French and Savoyard cheeses with fruit and cheese biscuits

Menu 2
– spiced cauliflower soup with regional cheese

Main course: Herb crusted pork medallions with wilted spinach and grain mustard sauce or
A vegetarian option of gratin of home-made potato gnocci baked in an roasted tomato and mozzarella sauce
Green salad with French dressing
Dessert – chocolate and hazelnut praline tart with creme fraiche
Cheese board – selection of regional French and Savoyard cheeses with fruit and cheese biscuits

Menu 3
Starter – pumpkin soup with parmesan croutons
Main course: Fish pie with creamy mashed potato and a parmesan topping or
A vegetarian option of spinach, leek and goats cheese tartlet
Braised petit pois and steamed broccoli
Dessert – sticky toffee pudding with a hot toffee sauce and vanilla ice cream
Cheese board – selection of regional French and Savoyard cheeses with fruit and cheese biscuits

Our Opinion

A perfect chalet for a family or small group of friends looking to chill out in the evenings and enjoy amazing days on the Grand Massif slopes.