204 Rooms
1.75 hours Transfer time
Self-catering Board basis

The 5-star luxury residences have fantastic views down the Morzine valley and give you the flexibility of self-catering with all the convenience, facilities and service of a 5-star hotel. Being right on the slopes, the ski in, ski out location is superb. You'll be flitting between relaxation and exhilaration in no time at all.

As well as the freedom having a self-catering apartment allows, you still have the fantastic facilities. The Deep Nature Spa by Algotherm can be accessed from each building via heated arcades. If you're not out in town making the most of the après then this is a fab place for a bit of relaxation. Heated indoor pool, steam room, sauna, sensory pool, outdoor hot tubs and cardio room. Not bad for an afternoon or two.

Five buildings make up the residences. Built from stone and red cedar, the interiors have a modern mountain style with a roaring fire in the lobby as well as a bar and two restaurants on site. There's even a bakery service you can pre-book to get fresh breads and pastries each morning if you fancy.

What we like

- Ski in, ski out location with fantastic views
- Freedom of an apartment with all the facilities and service of a 5-star hotel
- South facing balconies to make the most of the sun and views
- Large spa area for an alternative après ski

Worth knowing

- The ski school meeting point is a 10 minute walk away, it's quicker to ski it
- They are self-catering apartments, there's a shopping delivery service available and plenty of restaurants within easy walking distance
- Underground parking is available


  • Ski in / ski out
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Hammam
  • Sauna
  • Gym
  • Wifi
  • Ski lockers
  • Car parking
  • Conference
  • Outdoor jacuzzi
Rated 4.5 on TripAdvisor

What others have said

Excellent location and comfortable apartment Saint-Jorioz, France We stayed 4 nights here in a 2 bed apartment. The staff were very helpful and welcoming. It was a lovely apartment within a 10 minute walk of local supermarket. The apartment was well equipped and... Rated 5 on TripAdvisor
Great accommodation, helpful staff but unreasonable charges London We tend to stay in Pierre & Vacances accommodation whenever we go skiing. Amara is modern with easy access to pistes! For a 5 star property with 5* prices, we would expect there to be certain... Rated 4 on TripAdvisor
Superb apartment Warwick, United Kingdom We stayed in a 3 bedroomed apartment in the Chandra building at L’Amara apartments The 1st week in March . It was spacious , plenty of storage, clean & well equipped & quiet. Comfortable beds... Rated 5 on TripAdvisor

View on map

On the edge of Avoriaz 1800, Residence L'Amara is close to La Falaise district, a minute walk to the centre of town. The ski in, ski out location is perfect to get out on the slopes each day. Perched atop the cliff the views are sublime over the forest coated mountains.

  • Ski region
    Portes du Soleil
  • Distance to slopes
    Ski in, ski out
  • Distance to town
    350m, 5 minute walk


The Residence L'Amara is 5 buildings worth of facilities and self-catering apartments over looking the Morzine Valley. 

Apartments range from one to four bedrooms and each has a sofa bed in the lounge area for an additional 2 people. There is a full kitchen which opens onto the living room and at least one ensuite. All apartments have a balcony or a terrace.

One bedroom apartment

One bedroom with twin beds with a full kitchen open plan to the lounge with a double sofa bed. Ensuite with shower or bath and a toilet.

Approx. 47m2, sleeps max. 4

Two bedroom apartment

One bedroom with a double bed and the other has twin beds. The kitchen is open plan with the lounge and double sofa bed. The ensuite has a shower, bath and toilet.

Approx. 65-70m2, sleeps max. 6

Three bedroom apartment

One bedroom has a double bed the other two have twin beds. The kitchen and lounge are open plan with a double sofa bed in the lounge. There is a shower as well as a bath and two toilets.

Approx. 87-98m2, sleeps max. 8

Four bedroom apartment

One bedroom has a double bed and the other three have twin beds. The kitchen area opens out into the lounge with a double sofa bed. There are two showers, a bath and three toilets.

Approx. 115m2, sleeps max. 10


  • Bar
  • Two restaurants
  • Fireplace in Lobby
  • Deep Nature Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Sensory pool
  • Children's pool
  • Sauna
  • Hammam
  • Outdoor hot tubs
  • Cardio room
  • Ski lockers
  • Morning bakery service at reception
  • Shopping service
  • Shuttle to the ESF ski school meeting point for the younger family members
  • Underground parking
  • PlayStation hire
  • Children's play area and nursery service

Board basis


Resort guide


The resort

Resort height - 1,800m
Highest point - 2,275m

Ski areaPortes du Soleil - 650km of piste

SlopesGreen runs 8%
Blue runs 51%
Red runs 29%
Black runs 12%

Lifts - 196

Season length - December to April

Resort ratingsBeginners - 4/5
Intermediates - 4/5
Experts - 3/5
Snowboarders - 5/5
Families - 4/5
Après - 3/5
Terrain parks 5/5
Convenience - 5/5

ActivitiesBowling | cross-country skiing | horse-drawn carriage tours | ice skating | sledging | snowmobiling | snowshoeing | spa | swimming | dog-sledding.

Transfer timeGeneva - 1 hour 40 minutes

Portes du Soleil lift pass

3 day lift pass from £119
6 day lift pass from £219

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