Enjoy the ultimate experience in the heart of the Three Valleys!

A beautiful escape in the middle of the mountains, the Refuge de la Traye created in 1982 and completely rehabilitated in 2019, elevates the reception offer to the rank of exception!

With the complete renovation and expansion of the Refuge de la Traye, a new model of hospitality was born: here is the first high-end refuge in the French Alps…

Welcome to this unique and atypical place, charming mountain chalets, combining authenticity and refinement. In total immersion in this natural setting nestled in the heart of a preserved massif, the Refuge de la Traye offers you the opportunity to experience and feel the mountains.

Luxury services, sport, well-being, gastronomy, the Refuge de la Traye offers its guests a quest for the senses and fulfillment.

A family and friendly atmosphere accompanies the intimate and discreet spirit of this corner of paradise.

While maintaining a strong local anchor while respecting traditions, the Refuge offers and uses innovative and connected technologies in a spirit of eco-responsibility.


Le Refuge offers 6 rooms and suites combining authenticity and sophistication in a unique way. The decoration of each room and suite offers exceptional comfort combined with precious high-tech services.

Throughout the seasons, many gourmet moments can be experienced in our cosy dining room or from the panoramic terrace with breathtaking views of the snowy peaks.

The Refuge de La Traye Spa, a cocoon nestled in the heart of the mountains, welcomes you for the pleasure of the senses. In a medispa spirit, come and discover an original range of traditional treatments combined with innovative state-of-the-art technology.

Numerous activities can be proposed to you throughout the seasons: biathlon, tree climbing, golf, ski touring, archery etc.... Discover all our activities for young and old.

Our Rooms & Suites

The Refuge de la Traye is a promise of happiness, an extraordinary journey to luxury, the beauty of a magnificent landscape sublimated by the comfort of sumptuous luxury chalets.


Deluxe 1


Deluxe 2


Deluxe 3


Deluxe 4


Junior suite


Prestige suite

Our services

The Refuge de la Traye is a promise of happiness, an extraordinary journey to luxury, the beauty of a magnificent landscape sublimated by the comfort of sumptuous luxury chalets.

6 bedrooms and suites

Bag room for hikers and skiers

A restaurant area: seating 20 persons inside and 35 seats on the panoramic terrace

Breakfasts, lunches, snacks, dinners

The lounge, a cosy space with a fireplace and board games

Wine and cheese cellar

Cigar humidor

Wellness area: Spa - Iyashi Dome, Wellsystem, Mostleds, Milk Bath, Sauna, Hammam, Outdoor Jacuzzis and massages

La Tisanerie (organic and local herbal teas)

The Ski Room

La Boutique du Refuge: accessories, leather goods, regional products

Saint-Bernard Chapel

A multitude of activities are organised within the grounds of the Refuge: snowshoeing, tobogganing, biathlon, tree climbing, zip line, ski trekking, fondue in an igloo, etc.

Cinema room for 8 people

Connected Shelter: Free WIFI

Eco-Responsible Site

Pets are allowed under certain conditions

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MediSpa &

A cocoon in an enchanting universe where everything is gathered for the pleasure of the senses. The atmosphere is conducive to rest and relaxation, allowing you to fully recharge your batteries. In a MediSpa spirit, we put science at the service of your well-being! 

Accessible to all, enjoy this relaxing break by discovering our detailed treatment menu before making an appointment with our beauticians. By reservation

The Table

Throughout the seasons, many gourmet moments can be experienced in our cosy dining room or from the panoramic terrace with breathtaking views of the snowy peaks.

The Cheese Farm

Discover the art of Savoyard hospitality! On the program of the specialities of Savoy: tasting of cheeses, delicatessen and wines of selection.

A unique place, in an exceptional setting to live unforgettable moments, with friends or family, for a raclette or fondue evening.

Sculpture trail

Burnt trees

Philippe Pastor began the Arbres Brûlés series in 2003, which he created from the trunks of trees burnt after the fires in the Massif des Maures, where his workshops were located. This approach marks his commitment to the protection of the environment, which will remain at the heart of his work.

The chapel
Saint Bernard

The chapel of the refuge de la Traye is dedicated to the patron saint of mountaineers and alpinists.

Saint Bernard of the Alps, was the founder of the hospices of Petit and Grand Saint Bernard and protector of the passes.

In the 19th century, he was depicted with a rescue dog, the famous St. Bernard, who came to the rescue of mountain victims and gave his name to the dog.

Out-of-bag room

For our hiking friends and other mountain lovers, our “Salle Hors Sac” is open all year round and to all passing by. It is located on the ground floor of the Mazot des Randonneurs below the stairs and faces the Chalet’s main entrance. Access is signposted. During the opening periods of Refuge de la Traye, do not hesitate to ask our team for information, they will be happy to welcome you. 


During the opening periods of the Refuge de la Traye, do not hesitate to ask for information from our teams who will be happy to welcome you. 


What if the ultimate luxury in the mountains was not skiing, but the calm of summer? What if, finally cut off from the urban hustle and bustle, you opted for a relaxing stay in an exceptional environment? Direct access to the swimming pool, from the rooms facing you: the flowering mountain pastures and the peaks of the Alps create a cocoon that makes you feel good. With your feet in the water of a heated swimming pool with an infinite overflow, your head in the sun, you enjoy summer, for a moment that seems to last an eternity.


Le Tipi is a sanctuary of well-being. The floor covered in animal skins and its cocooning furniture create an atmosphere that is both luxurious and soothing. A massage table in the center invites you to a sensory experience. Between the fragrances of essential oils and the sounds of nature filtering through the canvas, each session becomes more than just a massage: it is a truly regenerating break for the body and mind. Here, luxury meets simplicity in a setting of mountain serenity


Our activities

Discover the many activities at the Refuge de la Traye: hiking, tree climbing, zip line, educational farm, mountain biking, children's play area, etc.

Whether for sporting activities such as hiking, an educational farm or cycling, or more creative activities such as painting and drawing, we have everything planned so that children can have fun and enjoy themselves. 

We know that the summer holidays are a crucial time for children, which is why we have put in place a team of qualified professionals to supervise activities and guarantee the safety of each child. 

Educational farm
On site, your children will be able to observe, approach the animals and learn about them better. Our educational farm is therefore part of an authentic setting of rural traditions and a preserved natural environment. Hives to discover the marvelous work of bees, sheep of the Nez Noirs du Valais breed with their gentle character, dwarf goats or long-haired donkeys will soften your children. A warm welcome will be reserved for your children so that they can fully benefit from this educational farm which is entirely dedicated to them. Free access to the farm Pony ride with parent: €18 per 1/2 hour
Having fun is a real child's game at the Refuge de la Traye: designed for them, facing the mountains, the Refuge's playground allows children to flourish, play, exercise and jump in pursuit of their dreams…
Zipline & Acrobatic Course
The acrobatic course is the unmissable activity in the mountains in summer! Original and fun, it takes you to the top of the trees to experience the joys of the zip line, Tarzan vines, footbridges and monkey bridges. At the foot of the Refuge, numerous trails at different levels of difficulty, as well as a fitness trail, are offered to satisfy the most intrepid as well as the most cautious in complete safety. Between friends or family, young and old from 9 years old will be able to share a friendly moment rich in sensations. One-hour tour: €15 per child up to 12 years old / €25 per adult
Welcome to a world where mountains meet adventure, where thrills mingle with the natural beauty of alpine landscapes. The Refuge de la Traye, located in the heart of the majestic mountains, invites you to live a unique and thrilling experience. In this year 2023, we have an exceptional surprise in store for you: skiing at the Refuge de la Traye.
Electric Mountain Bike
Go freewheeling to discover our mountains where cyclists are kings. At your own pace and according to your desires, in the heart of the mountain pastures and forests, discover the beautiful roads of the valleys, meander the gently sloping paths, attempt the ascent of the major passes, follow the mountain bike routes and the cross country trails. In Méribel, there are many courses to discover with family or friends, adapted to everyone, looking for pleasure or performance. Half day rental: €70 per mountain bike Full day rental: €100 per mountain bike
Rifle Shooting
Slip into the shoes of an Olympic champion by trying your hand at rifle shooting. Lie down on our shooting mat in the middle of the forest, just a stone's throw from the refuge. After a briefing by our professional, it's time to concentrate to try to hit as many targets as possible... Find your dominant eye, position the stock, align the sights, hold your breath and... Fire ! Watch out for penalty rounds! Accessible to everyone, from 7 years old. 30-minute workshop: €25 per person
In the summer season, handle bows and arrows with archery. In an exceptional setting, our teams welcome archers of all levels. They will be happy to introduce you to this ancient outdoor activity: sport open to all from 6 years old, introductory or advanced courses will be offered to you. Calm and relaxation on the program with this activity that is both fun and technical. 30-minute workshop: €15 per person
Pottery Workshop
Playing, kneading, shaping, creating... children discover working with clay surrounded by our animals in the very heart of our educational farm. While having fun, they integrate notions of volume, space, proportion, shape and observation. While respecting everyone's rhythm, this workshop develops their creativity and imagination.
Turn everything upside down
Ball shooting
Come try to hit the mark on one of our iconic fairground games.​ For those who like competition or just want to have fun!​ These two traditional games are timeless. How many cans can you knock down in one go and how many balloons will you pop? A perfect game for all ages!
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