Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Edmond de Rothschild Heritage, a renowned lifestyle company owned by Benjamin and Ariane de Rothschild, have announced plans for the first Four Seasons mountain destination in Europe, opening in time for the 2017-2018 winter ski season.
Facing Mont Blanc and conveniently located just 70 kilometres (44 miles) from Geneva International Airport, Megève is a preeminent skier’s paradise, offering more than 130 groomed Alpine runs, endless fresh snowfall, and powdery off-piste terrain. As Megève’s first hotel to offer direct access to the Mont d’Arbois slopes, the 55-room Four Seasons Hotel Megève will be nestled into the base of Mont d’Arbois’ soaring mountainside, creating a luxurious haven for skiers directly on the Alpine range.
Four Seasons Hotel Megève will be the only hotel in the area located directly on the Mont d’Arbois slopes, placing guests in the heart of the French Alps in an unmatched setting with 360 degree views.
In addition, Four Seasons will also manage the 18-hole Le Golf du Mont d’Arbois club designed by three-time British Open champion Sir Henry Cotton.
Megève’s multiple Michelin-star restaurants, historic Alpine architecture, and winding cobblestone streets have established it as a destination known as much for its gastronomy and cultural richness as for its striking natural landscape. The surrounding areas of Megève also offer endless opportunities for Alpine adventure, including heli-skiing, dog sledding, glacier snowshoeing, and more than 30 kilometres (19 miles) of groomed cross-country skiing trails through idyllic snow-capped forests. A truly year round destination, Megève is transformed in the spring and summer months, as its mountainside meadows flourish, attracting visitors from around the world to its colourful gardens.
Four Seasons Hotel Megève will mark the third Four Seasons destination in France, joining the legendary Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris and Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel in the French Riviera. The Hotel will be the fifth ski destination in the company’s portfolio, joining Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler, Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail, Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe and Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole.