Category - Holiday Tips

Noël Guide 2022: Morzine has Christmas all wrapped up for families

December 6th, 2022 Holiday Tips, Morzine, News

All the information you need for a fairytale Christmas in Morzine The snow is already here and Santa is on his way, along with an amazing line up of entertainment, music and interactive activities for big and little kids alike! Once off slopes, find out where to sip vin chaud,…

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Winter 2023: What’s new and not to miss in Morzine

November 15th, 2022 Holiday Tips, Morzine, News

The mountain tops have received their first dusting of snow across the Alps, and excitement is budding for an uninterrupted ski season with a buzzing resort and plenty of action up on the hill. Our forward thinking town just gets better and better, and we’re brimming with ideas of what…

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Morzine’s 10 best restaurants

November 8th, 2022 Food, Holiday Tips, Morzine

Eating out is a real highlight of a Morzine holiday; with so many excellent restaurants to sample, you will be spoilt for choice during your stay here. We have compiled our top 10 to help you make the most of your stay in Morzine. Whether it is on the mountain…

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6 extras to make your self catered holiday totally effortless

October 6th, 2022 Holiday Tips

From our meal delivery and shopping service, to lifts to the slopes and mid-week cleans: we’ll take care of the chores so you can make the most of your ski time.

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How to organise childcare for your ski holiday in Morzine: from babies up to 5 years

September 28th, 2022 Holiday Tips, Morzine

Morzine is an excellent choice for a family ski holiday with childcare. From private nannies and crèche to ski nurseries and ski lessons starting from as young as 3 years of age: discover the childcare options available for your chalet holiday.

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Chairlift Chats – What you can learn from travelling with kids

January 31st, 2022 Holiday Tips, Wellness

Each episode Al interviews someone with an interesting story to tell. They go skiing, they sit on a chairlift and they chat about mountain life  

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COVID-19: Travel to France to go skiing 2022

January 19th, 2022 Holiday Tips

With the borders between the United Kingdom and France now open again, skiing in Morzine is back on for many British skiers who want to make the most of the epic snow conditions. On January 14th 2022, the French Government relaxed its entry rules at the borders for fully vaccinated…

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Winter 2022: What to see and do in Morzine

January 18th, 2022 Holiday Tips, Morzine

Thrilling heights, galloping horses, soaring eagles, an enchanting night walk and a real igloo: holidays to Morzine are becoming more magical and amazing than ever before! Many of you will have missed at least one skiing holiday in Morzine, and may not have graced our slopes for over a year…

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Don’t let a pandemic put you off going on holiday: 4 things you may need to consider first

April 14th, 2021 Holiday Tips

As our winter season is coming to and end, we are welcoming in the lighter evenings, warmer mornings and the prospect of a summer filled with guests! Although it would be foolish to try and predict exactly when we can welcome back our guests from the UK, we feel it…

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10 new things to do in Morzine for winter 2021

December 18th, 2020 Holiday Tips

The ski season may have gotten off to a slow start across the Alps this winter, but there’s no shortage of innovation and exciting new developments in the Morzine Avoriaz ski area. Make your visit an epic one by being the first in line to discover new places to ski,…

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Ski well, be well: 8 benefits of skiing during a pandemic

November 13th, 2020 Holiday Tips

Packing for extreme weather, sorting out hire equipment, ski passes and transfers: skiing has never been the simplest of holidays. So why then, year after year for decades gone-by, have people flocked to the Alps to strap on two planks and propel themselves down a mountain? The answer is not…

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5 reasons why you should book an AliKats ski holiday in Morzine this winter

October 16th, 2020 Holiday Tips

OK, so we know it seems a bit strange to be thinking about going on holiday when most European governments are in the process of tightening restrictions. BUT, there are two little seeds of hope that we want to plant in your brain. Two seeds that might make you think…

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What will skiing look like in Morzine this winter?

October 7th, 2020 Holiday Tips

From hiring a pair of ski boots to taking a chair lift up the mountain, you might be wondering what skiing in Morzine will look like this winter. Fresh off the back of a great summer – yes the chair lifts operated, the mountain bikers came whizzing down the trails,…

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How to persuade your boss to take you on a ski trip

October 8th, 2019 Holiday Tips

Are you too busy to bond with colleagues, feeling unmotivated with an uninspiring workload or frustrated problems aren’t being solved collectively in your department? Take a moment to imagine your team reflecting from a mountain top with views of Mont Blanc, driving snow mobiles through snowy forests and brainstorming in…

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Pick a spot | Perfect picnics in the Portes du Soleil

August 6th, 2019 Holiday Tips

Throwing a picnic together and stepping out into the great outdoors is a timeless way to enjoy a beautiful sunny day. To help you discover the best places to throw down your rug around the valleys, mountains and lakes of Morzine, we’ve shared a few of our favourite picnic spots.…

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10 Secrets for ordering wine like a pro

May 17th, 2019 Holiday Tips

France is known all over the world for its fine wines, yet how many times have you browsed a French wine menu and been utterly confused? The good news is, a little inside knowledge can make a huge difference in helping you go from a mediocre to a great choice.…

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Nutrition: How to eat smart and ski for longer

March 22nd, 2019 Food, Holiday Tips

If you’re usually behind a desk all week, a full week’s skiing can be quite demanding on your body. One of the best ways to ensure you are fit for the slopes is to pay extra attention to your diet before and during the holiday. This will help you combat…

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Ski Equipment: Is it Time You Bought Your Own Set of Skis?

February 4th, 2019 Holiday Tips

Don’t own your own skies? You’re not alone. Plenty of people prefer to rent over making the big decision to buy. But which is better? Really, it depends on who you are, how you ski and what you want out of your ski trip. We’ve weighed up the pros and…

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Paris for a night: 2 boutique stays for a stopover

November 27th, 2018 Holiday Tips

We might be mountain dwellers for most of the year, but every once in a while we love to hang up our country boots and get lost in the city. This year, as part of our environmental pledge to reduce our combined carbon footprint, we are helping guests reach us…

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All aboard! AliKats helps you ski greener with train travel and more…

November 16th, 2018 Holiday Tips

The headlines about climate change are more than upsetting at the moment. One good thing is, most people who love the mountains are conscientious about the environment and keen to do as much as they can to protect it. This effort is absolutely crucial, now more than ever, in protecting…

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