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Childcare in Meribel for 2020/2021
There are plenty of good childcare options for you to choose from for your family ski holiday in Meribel.
The ESF day nursery takes children from 18 months to 3 years and is centrally based in the grounds of the Olympic Park at La Chaudanne. The ESF nursery is called Les Saturnins. There are indoor games and arts and crafts to keep them amused. There will of course be outdoor fun and sledging so lots of snow fun.
Morning sessions are 9am to midday
Afternoon sessions are 2pm – 5pm
There is an option of a supervised lunch from 12 – 2pm
For full details can be found www.esf-meribel.com
The Piou Piou is also run by the ESF and is a snow covered kindergarten playground with it’s own ski lift, playground characters and merry go rounds. Children aged 3-5yrs can be looked after during the day from 9am to 5pm. An example of what to expect:
0900 - 0930: Welcome for a morning/day session
0945 - 1130: Discovery and learning of skiing and snow games. A small snack break is offered
1200: Children return to parents or stay for lunch
1200 - 1400: Supervised lunchtime meals, relaxation and rest
1400 - 1430: Welcome for an afternoon session
1445 - 1645: Discovery and learning of skiing and snow games. A small snack break is offered.
1645 - 1700: End of activities
Please note that it is necessary for children to have a lift pass. Lift passes are free for under 5 year olds.
The following is a list of private nannies companies
Merinannies: This company offers a professional private nanny service all over the Alps. They have been operating since 2003 and provide childcare services in the 3 valleys, Megeve, Samoens, St Anton, Lech, Ishgl, Verbier and Chamonix. www.merinannies.com email: email@example.com Tel: UK 07860 925055
Snowbugs: They offer first aid trained and experienced nannies. They offer flexible bookings of 4 - 8 hours a day. All nannies are DBS checked. www.snowbugs.co.uk email firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: in the UK 07908 748 262 or France +33 (0) 616 97 36 01
Meribel Nanny Services: This company offers a private nanny and baby sitting service whilst you are on your ski holiday in the Meribel Valley, looking after children from just 12 weeks to 12 years. meribelnannyservices.com email@example.com Tel: +33(0) 633 521 895 UK +44(0) 750 0159 112
Jelly and Ice Cream: Their nannies and babysitters will come to your chalet, hotel or apartment so that your little ones are in their familiar environment. All staff are fully CRB checked. They can take your children from ski school, prepare meals and oversee meal times. They offer half days, full days or a full week. They also offer an evening babysitting service after 7pm. jellyandice-cream.com Tel: 01483 338 601 firstname.lastname@example.org
Chalet Cecilia, Morel / 1600, FranceSleeps up to 10Ski in/ski out traditional chalet at the edge of the Doron piste
Chalet Quatre Meules, Meribel Centre, FranceSleeps up to 8Chalet Quatre Meules is very close to the main lifts, ski school and après ski
Chalet Bambis, Meribel Centre, FranceSleeps up to 8 (10)Ski in/ski out chalet with sauna and hot tub
Hotel Mont Vallon, Mottaret, FranceSleeps up to 200 (230)The Hotel Mont Vallon is a delightful 4 star ski in/ski out hotel in Mottaret.
Chalet Foinsbois, Meribel Village, FranceSleeps up to 12 (15)Sumptuous, warm and traditional rustic chalet. Located in Meribel village with sauna, hot tub, gym and cinema
Chalet Lapin Blanc, Meribel Centre, FranceSleeps up to 14 (15)This is a stunning ski in/ski out chalet. Close to the slopes and with an outdoor hot tub - what more could you ask for?
Chalet La Varappe, Morel / 1600, FranceSleeps up to 10 (12)Once a private home and now a catered chalet. Sumptuous sofas, fireplace, book cases and outdoor hot tub
Chalet Le Pousse Caillou, Mussillon, FranceSleeps up to 10 (14)A recent addition to the Meribel chalet program. This child friendly chalet has a hot tub, cinema room, sun terrace and driver service.
Chalet Iona, Les Allues, FranceSleeps up to 12 (15)A stunning chalet set in its own secluded orchards in Les Allues. An elegant chalet with cinema area, wood burning stove, reading corners and large jacuzzi terrace. Top of the range service and cuisine.