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Le Pashmina in Val Thorens, France

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The Hotel

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New Concept & Hotel

While our driver takes a road along Lake Annecy (stunning panorama), the path seems long, but I didn’t sleep the night before. The Pashmina is the new 5 star luxury Small Hotels of the World, Val Thorens.

It’s always very exciting to be invited to the opening of a new hotel, new concept … Upon entering the main hall, very bright with a modern and friendly fireplace: the atmosphere is relaxed with welcoming smiles.

On the above photo montage: at the same floor, the ski room and Ski Shop by Goitschel, where you can order customized ski shoes or slippers. The shop Le Colporteur has a nice selection of teas. No time to stay more, I barely have time to discover my room before lunch.

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The Bar & Lounge

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Cosi Before & Après Ski Spot

A place to chill and have a drink with friends (pictured above) … I wish I wedge myself in one of the large deep chairs with a good book, lulled by the gentle ambient light … but I have thousand activities that await me!

What a pity there is too much wind on the terrace with direct views of the slopes to bask in the sun (first photo of the post and photo below to view)! It will be for the Folie Douce (LOL)!

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The Spa

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We relax at the spa. The jacuzzi (1), massage room (2, L’Occitane products used), sauna (3) and swimming pool (4) have panoramic views of the slopes and the mountain. Awesome!

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Le Refuge Restaurant

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A Little Hungry?

The menu was developed by Romuald Fassenet, Meilleur Ouvrier de France and Chef of the Mont Joly castle (in Sampans, France) and Josselin Jeanblanc. On the black and white picture: from left to right, Josselin Jeanblanc, Romuald Fassenet and the pastry chef, Sébastien Deléglise.

A thousand words, I leave you devouring gaze these pictures, enjoy! ; )) See you on the slopes (next post) …

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Many thanks to the team of the Pashmina hotel for the great time. I was invited by the Pashmina hotel and as always my opinions are my own.

Le Pashmina à Val Thorens

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L’hôtel

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Nouvel hôtel, nouveau concept

Tandis que notre chauffeur emprunte une route longeant le lac d’Annecy (superbe panorama), le chemin semble long, mais je n’ai pas dormi la veille. Le Pashmina est le nouveau 5 étoiles, Small luxury Hotels of the World, de Val Thorens.

C’est toujours très excitant d’être invitée à l’ouverture d’un nouvel hôtel, nouveau concept… Dès l’entrée dans hall principal, très lumineux avec un coin cheminée moderne et convivial : l’atmosphère est détendue et l’accueil souriant.

Sur le photo montage ci-dessus : au même étage, la ski room et le Ski Shop by Goitschel, où il est possible de faire des chaussures ou chaussons de ski sur mesure. Ainsi que la boutique Le Colporteur qui a une belle sélection de thés. Pas le temps de m’attarder, j’ai à peine le temps de découvrir ma chambre avant le déjeuner.

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Le bar & le salon

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L’avant et l’après ski cosy  

Un espace où buller, boire un verre entre amis (photo ci-dessus)… J’aurai aimé me caler dans un des larges et profonds fauteuils avec un bon bouquin, bercée par la douce lumière ambiante… mais j’ai mille et une activités qui m’attendent!

Dommage qu’il y ait trop de vent sur la terrasse avec vue directe sur les pistes, pour lézarder au soleil (première photo du post et photo ci-dessous de la vue)! Ce sera pour la Folie Douce (LOL)!

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Le spa

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On se détend au spa : où jaccuzzi (1), salle de massage (2, produits utilisés L’Occitane), sauna (3) et piscine (4) ont vue panoramique sur les pistes et la montagne. Enthousiasmant (pour moi), et vous? 

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Le restaurant Le Refuge

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Une petite faim?

La carte a été élaborée par Romuald Fassenet, Meilleur Ouvrier de France et chef du château du Mont-Joly (à Sampans, en France) et Josselin Jeanblanc. Sur la photo noir et blanc : de gauche à droite, Josselin Jeanblanc, Romuald Fassenet et le chef pâtissier, Sébastien Deléglise. 

Mieux qu’un long discours, je vous laisse dévorer du regard ces quelques photos, enjoy! ; )) On se retrouve sur les pistes (post à venir)…

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Un grand merci à toute l’équipe du Pashmina Le Refuge pour ce superbe séjour. J’ai été invitée par le Pashmina Le Refuge et comme toujours ce sont mes opinions.

Pashmina Hotel: A Suite With A view

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Stunning Mountain View

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The Dull Luster Of The Luxury  

What a pleasure discovering in my room (a Junior Suite), space and light! This particular brightness is found only in altitude. The photographer in me feels lucky and happy!

Large windows open onto a dream setting, as if the omnipresent mountain was the VIP guest of the hotel room! On the small balcony, my gaze is lost on the ski slopes not busy, but we are at the beginning of the season.

I really enjoy using the spacious bathroom: extremely simple, very clear and functional (above photo montage). A mountain picture covering two walls of the shower. In the large mirror above the wide block to wash hands and face, I can see the reflection of the (“real”) mountain.

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I feel cuddled and had a hard time leaving my bed: no noise, elegant flannel curtains and impeccable bedding.

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The lounge is very nice with this incredibly comfortable sofa topped by an XXL mirror … which reflects the mountain outside! This sofa is my meditation corner when I relax between my different activities.

The room is spacious and very well arranged with two wardrobe to store clothes and luggages. The colors are both neutral and warm with some walls and partitions covered with wood.

The furniture is simple and charming, two wooden tables and a chair with raw finitions, and a modern leather ottoman. The whole creates a smart warm environment: a relaxing universe especially after skiing or some other sports.

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A Must Do!

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The Igloo

Who has not dreamed of spending a night in a (luxury) igloo … please (lol)? The Pashmina owners are mountain fans. And they wanted to share with us the bivouac’s thrill with more comfort.

Sleeping – or almost – watching the stars, the dream!  

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Many thanks to the team of the Pashmina Le Refuge for this great stay. I was invited by the Pashmina Le Refuge and as always these are my opinions.