With under two months to go until the ski seasons commences, Club Med is kicking off this year’s season by welcoming two new resorts to its collection of alpine resorts.

Opening in France this December, the Grand Massif Samoëns Morillon is situated in the heart of the Alps and offers impressive 360° views. Located one hour and 15 minutes from Geneva airport, the 4T resort is a short-haul ski destination designed for families.

This ski-in / ski-out resort offers direct access to the slopes from the ski equipment room and guests will benefit from a Grand Massif lift pass (France’s 4th largest domain) which covers the two ski areas, Massif and Flaine, with a total of five stations; Samoens, Morillon, Les Carroz, Flaine and Sixt Fer à Cheval. Massif offers slopes better for beginners while the Flaine slopes are more suitable to intermediate and expert skiers.

The resort includes more than 400 rooms, kids’ clubs from four months to 17 years, a dedicated ski room and snow garden for children, an indoor and outdoor heated pool, gym and restaurant.

For those looking for a ski experience further afield, the operator is also opening the doors to its second Japanese resort, in Tomamu, Hokkaido.

Located in the Hidaka, guests can explore 29 extensive ski slopes with a total length of 21.5km. This ski-in/ ski-out resort offers an array of additional activities such as; snow trekking, snow rafting and sledging, along with an indoor heated wave pool and outdoor hot spring baths.

Located outside the resort, guests can take a tour around the nearby ice village and partake in ice skating, followed by a cocktail or two at the ice bar. There are also a range of kids’ clubs for two-17 year olds and for the little ones, there is a snow garden should parents fancy a child-free day out. Teenagers can enjoy Club Med Passworld, which offers them a chance to try out DJ’ing, graffiti art and more.

The hotel has two main restaurants to choose from, serving traditional Japanese food. The main restaurant offers a buffet style dining experience whist Haku, serves an a la carte menu.

Visit clubmed.co.uk for more information.

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