About Indoor Activities in Courchevel
Whatever you choose to do on your holiday, you are sure to find a huge range of indoor activities across the Three Valleys & Courchevel area. From relaxing activities to sports, there is something for everyone, every ability and every age in Courchevel. Check out the selection of things to do below for some holiday inspiration!
Play badminton indoors at the sports centre in Le Praz.
If you're in a group and fancy doing something different, especially on bad weather days, head to the bowling lanes!
Catch the latest films and releases in Courchevel on your winter or summer holiday. Some cinemas open their doors early on a bad weather day, otherwise you'll find most screenings in the evenings. Look out for VOST for English speaking films.
Play indoor football all year round at the sports centre in La Praz.
Gym / Fitness centres
A public gym & fitness classes can be found at the main sports centre in Courchevel and a number of hotels also have their own facilities to keep you trim while you're on holiday.
Ice-skating / Hockey
Put your skates on and head for the indoor rink, or watch the local teams play ice hockey in Courchevel.
If you don't fancy climbing outdoors, or you're new to climbing and want to give it a go in an indoor centre, then Courchevel has somewhere for you to go. Climbing equipment is normally provided, or you can bring your own and insurance is normally needed before you hit the climbing wall.
Many people would not automatically think of Courchevel as a place to shop. However the town boasts some great stores. As you would expect from an outdoor sports Mecca, there are plenty sports stores where you can get your hands on some of the top mountaineering, ski and snowboard brands but there are also some fashionable clothing stores, and plenty of shops selling traditional mountin goods.
Spas & massages
If it is calm and relaxation you are after then head to a luxury day spa or book in for massage therapies and beauty treatments. A day spa is also the perfect activity when the weather turns. You can keep warm and revive aching muscles in saunas, steam rooms and jacuzzis or take a refreshing dip in a swimming pool.
Combining squash and tennis, paddle tennis is a fun and active sport, great to play with friends and family and something new to try whilst on holiday in Courchevel. The courts are €10 per hour to hire and children must be over the age of 6 to play, and there are tournaments arranged on a weekly basis. Located on the Grandes Combes site in the Courchevel village are two paddle tennis courts.
Most hotels, lots of chalets and apartments have their own swimming facilities, however there are also municipal swimming baths that you can visit, which often come free with your lift pass purchase. Although the new Aquamation centre in Courchevel Moriond is THE place to take a dip and relax whilst you're in the area.
Some spas and fitness centres as well as hotels offer yoga sessions and lessons. The perfect way to stretch and find your balance after a hard day on the mountains.