Teenage Fun in Courchevel

Nothing beats a family holiday, but as the kids get older and want to try new things it can be difficult to find somewhere that works for everyone. Courchevel not only offers you a fantastic day’s skiing, it also has a host of amazing activities perfect for a growing family. From indoor climbing to paragliding, I’ll give you the run down on what is available to keep your teens busy whilst you ski or relax in a catered chalet. At Ski Amis we want all the family to enjoy their break on the slopes. Read on to find out what your kids could get up to!

In the Snow

As well as skiing, Courchevel offers a variety of activities for older kids – including good old fashioned sledging! Here are my top picks:

Snowshoeing: Help your tech-obsessed teenagers get back in touch with nature on a ramble through the heart of the forest. They can follow animal trails, tumble down slopes and have fun in the snow.

Indian Camp: A budget-friendly option perfect for young skiers with a lively imagination. During this trip on the Indian piste in Courchevel Moriond, skiers will wear war paint and traditional costumes, sing around the camp fire, and even learn archery! (Activities are on donation, short archery lesson €20.)

Snowmobile Rides: If they are too old for make-believe perhaps the chance to ride real snowmobiles around a fully equipped circuit will excite your teen’s imagination. No reservations are necessary so this activity is convenient for the grown-ups too! (Available everyday from 2.00pm to 4.30pm. 1€0 for ten minutes.)

Snow Cat Driving: For the motor heads in your family this will be a dream come true. Indulge in their taste for adventure – and big engines! – as they drive a Snow Cat under the eyes of a professional. Whether on the tracks or the ski area itself, this is a once in a lifetime experience. (Track driving €90 for 30 mins including safety briefing. Driving on the ski area €300 for 1 hour including snack.)

Away from the Slopes

Thrills in Courchevel are not limited to the slopes. Bowling makes for a great family evening and there are a host of indoor and outdoor activities for all abilities.

Tarzan Vines: Release your kids’ inner jungle animal as they swing from a giant creeper in the Forum’s Atrium. (€10 per person.)

Paragliding and Hang gliding: Instead of whizzing down the slopes, they’ll be whizzing through the air! Perfect for young adrenaline seekers – but don’t worry, Mum, these activities are run by experienced instructors in perfect safety.

Climbing: Whether your kids are beginners or experienced climbers, the 7-route internal wall has something for everyone; beginners can climb with a qualified guide. (€10 per person)

Furniture Pieces To Help You Enjoy the Great Outdoors

You can take to your lawn to appreciate the best of what nature brings to the table, regardless of whether in the coolness of spring or the puppy days of summer, yet ensure you are set up for the event with rich and tough porch furniture.

When searching for the perfect furniture to spruce up your yard, you will need something that is solid and lightweight. Something simple to position that is firm and agreeable for unwinding. Rattan makes for simply such a material, and is very versatile for various looks and feels.

So whenever you need to make the most of your espresso, bagel and daily paper outside, ensure you have one of these five incredible alternatives to bolster you:

Salerno Chair
The Salerno Chair is created from rattan posts and wicker with a delightful nectar coat shading covering. Rattan posts are steadier and more sturdy than their bamboo partners and make for a material that additionally decreases less. Firmly woven wicker fiber involves the back bit of the seat for an impact that is on the double ameliorating and strong.

Teguh Chair
Created totally from wicker, this incredibly agreeable seat gives its sitter an unwinding support useful for relaxing most quickly. From the tip of one arm to the next, the shape inclines upward and meets in the center for a flawless C-design that you can simply fall into for a rich immovability that sets a mind-set for a definitive in unwinding.

Loona Chair
The Loona Chair is a novel choice in the assortment of rattan yard furniture decisions accessible. It joins wood from the rattan palm as its base with seagrass, an irregular plant regularly found in glades inside the profundities of the ocean. The remarkable way of seagrass will upgrade your porch furniture and make it emerge from the pack.

Aspen Arm Chair
The Aspen Arm Chair characterizes class. It includes a somewhat open back piece that is involved dull dark colored water hyacinth, which is twisted for additional quality and elements a dark wash that blends flawlessly with the customary rattan palm base for a look that takes a gander at home both inside and outside.

Skyline Arm Chair
The Horizon Arm Chair conveys with it an imperial plan of rattan shaft and peel, whose durability is overshadowed just by its jazzy, extravagant solace. Delicate pad and woven shut back radiate a prevalent quality. The peel is cut littler than customary Croco, and is effortlessly versatile for your shading inclinations.