The Méribel ski area : A paradise at the foot of Le Coucou

The Méribel ski area : A paradise at the foot of Le Coucou

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The Méribel ski area: a paradise at the foot of Le Coucou

Are you staying at our hotel in Méribel, located at the foot of the slopes? Did you know that as well as enjoying a privileged location with direct access to the slopes, we also offer a wide range of services? For an unforgettable skiing experience in Méribel. rooms and suites with views of the nearby mountains and personalised services, Le Coucou welcomes you for an exceptional winter sports holiday.


Enjoy an extraordinary stay in a Méribel hotel at the foot of the slopes

Located at the foot of the slopes, our hotel in Méribel is set on one of the most beautiful sites of the resort. Enjoy a ski-in, ski-out experience with your family, your partner, or your friends in a 5-star hotel overlooking the 3 Valleys. Fancy a romantic weekend away? Want to spend some time with your family or friends? Our 55 rooms, including 39 suites, offer the perfect setting, and for an extraordinary view of the nearby mountains, most of them have a terrace.


The Ski Room: the real plus of our 5-star hotel

Would you like to try out a helmet or gloves, or get yourself some new sunglasses before hitting the black pistes? Designed as a boutique lounge with a fitting room and cosy coffee shop area, the ski room in our Méribel hotel opens directly onto the slopes.

Every day, all ski equipment is managed by a dedicated team, with a personalised setup for each room. You'll be ready in no time because everything has been designed with you in mind. We’ve thought of everything (bottle of water, tissues, lip balm and cereal bar in the whole family's rucksack), so you can go skiing, snowshoeing or hiking with nothing to worry about. And when you return, we're there for you too: leave us your wet things and you'll find them spotless the next morning. Our Méribel hotel at the foot of the slopes can also store your equipment from one year to the next, so you don't have to bring your jackets, skis and helmets with you next time...


An unrivalled skiing experience at Méribel

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced skier, get away from it all in the heart of the 3 Vallées, the largest ski area in the world. Share your best experiences and ski holidays with family and friends in our Famille Plus ski area!

Dreaming of a change of scenery and new experiences? The ski-to-door links allow you to enjoy seven connected resorts: Méribel, Courchevel, Val Thorens, Les Menuires... The 3 Valleys, the most beautiful skiing destination, form the largest ski area in the world with 600 kilometres of pistes.

Easily accessible by cable car, you can enjoy impressive 360° panoramic views of the peaks of the Alps and the surrounding glaciers in the Vallée de Méribel. From the Cime de Caron (3200 metres above sea level), accessible from the Cime Caron cable car, the view of the mountains is one of the finest in the Alps. The breathtaking panorama of Mont Blanc, as well as the breathtaking views of numerous peaks in the French, Swiss and Italian Alps and the Péclet glacier, have been named "the most beautiful view in the Alps" by the Michelin Green Guide.


The dream place for young and old skiers alike

Located in the geographical centre of the 3 Valleys, the Méribel ski area is the perfect place to enjoy this sensational area of pistes. Glide down the carefully prepared slopes, breathe in the pure mountain air and admire the exceptional panoramic views of the most beautiful peaks in the Alps.  Whatever your level of skiing, the 3 Vallées ski area guarantees you total pleasure and absolute freedom! The 3 Vallées ski area is accessible to all, with 50% of the runs being green or blue. The Hotel Le Coucou Méribel is ideally located right on the slopes in the heart of the 3 Vallées.

The 3 Vallées is the largest ski area in the world, with 600 kilometres of 339 ski runs, complete with 155 lifts.. The Méribel ski area is just as suitable for beginners and children as it is for experienced skiers, with 17% green runs, 39% blue runs, 33% red runs and 11% black runs. Accompanied by a guide or ski instructor, set off on unforgettable adventures in complete safety in the heart of these unspoilt open spaces. In the secret corners of the area known only to the guides and instructors, ski in the exceptional snow on the north-facing slopes or take time out to admire the magnificent scenery away from the lifts and other skiers.

The most daring skiers can take on the Grand Couloir run, which is the steepest or the La Face run, the most Olympic. La Bartavelle, in the Méribel ski area, is a beautiful black run with a continuous slope, the perfect way to warm up your muscles with a view of Mont Blanc. These adventurous runs are part of the 3 Vallées ski area.


The ESF of the ski area of Méribel

At Le Coucou Méribel, we work in partnership with the ESF of Méribel (French ski school), and our team is at your disposal to show you the important points of the domain or to book an instructor who will guide you according to your level. The instructors of the French Ski School of Meribel are graduates of the ENSA (National Ski and Alpinism School) and are specialized in all winter sports disciplines including skiing, snowboarding, Nordic skiing, biathlon, snowshoeing, telemark or handiskiing.

The ESF instructors of Méribel offer lessons for children from 4 years old in the Piou-Piou club to adults of all ages, including children from 5 to 12 years old and teenagers.

Private lessons: Morning from 220 € - Afternoon from 210 € - Full day from 420 € - 6 people maximum per instructor.

Group lessons: 5 mornings or afternoons from 210 € - 6 mornings or afternoons from 231 €.


Le Coucou Méribel's concierge team is at your disposal to make your stay in Meribel a dream come true. Le Coucou, a hotel in Méribel at the foot of the slopes, has a concierge team ready to listen to all your wishes, including resort and airport shuttles ski instructor and ski pass bookings, hot-air balloon and helicopter tours.


For more information or to book your stay, you can contact our reservations team at or by phone at +33 (0) 4 57 58 37 37. Don't hesitate to ask us any questions you may have about the ski room and all our other services and experiences.