Les Arcs is a very popular choice for family holidays - it's great value for money, it has purpose built family accommodation, leisure complexes, and there are plenty of gentle ski slopes that are ideal for learning to ski.
Les Arcs is made up of four distinct holiday villages. Arc 1600, Arc 1800, Arc 1950 and Arc 2000 are all pedestrianised and offer direct access to the ski slopes. You can take a shuttle bus (free with your lift pass, running every 20 minutes) between villages so you can easily enjoy the entertainments in each resort. There are also three outlying villages within the ski area - Plan Peisey, Vallandry and Peisey Nancroix. These are smaller, traditional villages that offer a more tranquil ski holiday. A big draw for families is the new entertainment complex Mille8 in Arcs 1800. It includes fun ski areas for all ages, dedicated snow play areas for small children and a swimming complex.
Wherever you stay in Les Arcs, make sure that your accommodation, ski hire and ski school meet-up points are all in the same locality so that getting to your ski school or the ski lifts is not too arduous - important when you are carrying more than one set of skis.
Various family ski passes are available - essentially every family member pays the child's rate. Children under five ski for free and there are special beginner and pedestrian passes available. Take a look at our Ski Lift Pass Prices page for further information.