Sometimes you can have too much of a good thing, if you need a break from the slopes, there is plenty to keep you busy in Meribel. There are a number of great Spas if you need to unwind and be pampered, a cinema, ice rink and more live music than you can shake a stick at...
Catering for all skill levels you can have an adrenaline ride across ridges to, getting the basics covered, these guys will guide you through every step of the experience. They even do a kids package for ages of 4+ on their own mini track!
Prices: 110 Euros for a 1 hour Discovery session with a Guide. Kids sessions from 10 Euros
Indoor climbing wall
Situated right next to the lifts and in the Olympic sports centre is the 14 metre high indoor climbing wall. This artificial wall is open everyday throughout the season for adults and children above 6 years old. Free access is available but only to experienced climbers who have insurance and proof of experience.
If you are an inexperienced climber then the Bureau des Guides des Meribel can offer a 2 hour session at the climbing wall. They can assist you in your first climb or help you improve your skills and climbing techniques.
Dogsledding is a physical activity. It requires balance to control the sledge and skiers are getting on better than non-skiers. It is not a secret that the hardest working members of the team is the musher ! You will run 3-4 dogs. Your guides will be in front of you with another team.
Prices: 60 Euros per person. We can take 6 people at a time. If you are a group of 12, we will do 2 sets of 6
Hot air balloon ride
Take a breathtaking scenic flight over the Alps, and take in the incredible views of the 3 Valleys. An unforgettable day out as a romantic escape, or an adventurous family.
Prices: From 260 Euros per person or 480 Euros per couple. Kids fly for 180 Euros. Private sessions available for 1200 Euros!
The Olympic Centre, right in the heart of the two and at the foot of the slopes, has an ice rink and swimming pool that are both open to the public.
The centre also hosts numerous activities and events throughout the season, so well worth checking out what's on.
For the kids, and the big kids in all of us, the bowling in Meribel is a great night out. They also have pool tables and Arcade games to keep you entertained.
The sports bar at the bowling regularly shows sporting events and can be a little haven away from the packed bars of town.