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How to choose the best 'luxury ski chalet' for you and your family.

12th December 2018

With so much choice out there how do you know you have chosen the best 'luxury ski chalet' for you and your family and friends?

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The Ultimate Guide to the Chamonix Ski Season

Updated 31st October 2018

Are you looking for a complete guide to walk you through every aspect of your skiing holiday? Whether you’re looking for a luxury winter break or an action-packed week of skiing, we have the answers to your questions.

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Amazon Creek's Ski Ready Series

30th October 2018

We are very very excited to announce the start of our SKI READY SERIES!

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Must have equipment for the high-tech skier and snowboarder this season.

22nd October 2018

From high-tech equipment like cameras and smart watches to the must have essentials like heated socks and boot warmers. We have compiled a comprehensive list of the must have accessories for all the tech loving skiers or boarders out there!

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Short Stay Options - Winter 2019

Short Stay Options for the 2018-2019 Ski Season - Take a look here for updated availability of our short stay ski options.

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The ultimate ways to combine adventure and luxury

14th September 2018

When we think of luxury vacations, 'adventure' is not normally the first image our mind congers.

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Experience the difference with Amazon Creek corporate retreats.

30th August 2018

Amazon Creek has been established since 2007, and we have since gained considerable experience in running corporate retreats in France. We have hosted a great many companies, management, and their clients at our chalets and villas in Chamonix, Séte, and Corsica.

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The definitive packing list for your luxury sailing vacation

15th August 2018

Congratulations! You've booked your first luxury yacht vacation! But now your not sure what or how much to pack and your getting overwhelmed with it all. Don't worry we have got you covered. 

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The Best Hiking Routes Chamonix Has to Offer

31st July 2018

While Chamonix may be well renowned for its history and its skiing, it’s also home to some amazing hiking routes, boasting varied terrain and incredible mountain views.

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Five essentials you will need for a day in the mountains this summer

29th June 2018

Take a look at our guide of the must have items for a day at altitude in the alps!

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Five luxury sailing items any man shouldn't leave shore without

8th June 2018

DID YOU KNOW 'POSH' IS A SAILING ACRONYM? Port Out, Starboard Home. Here we put together the five must have items any man should not leave shore without!

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Chamonix summer kids camps

24th April 2018

Chamonix Kids Summer Camps run by Compagnie des Guides Chamonix

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Amazon Creek's Watersports package in Sete

1st May 2018

Are you always looking for something 'extra' special from your summer holiday? Do you want to get the kids to try something new, or even have a go yourself? Or are you seeking to explore a town from a different perspective?

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The rise of trail running

3rd May 2018

There is absolutely no denying the extraordinary and continued growth in trail running, it is becoming the fastest growing sport in the UK and Europe and every summer there is a huge choice of races across Alps.

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A Guide To Corsica

18th April 2018

Not sure what location to choose for your luxury summer villa vacation this year? Are you looking for something different? A new and exciting destination you have never been to be before?

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How to plan the perfect summer holiday in France

6th April 2018

Planning a summer holiday which suits everyone’s preferences can be a challenging task. Whether you’re looking for a family holiday or a fun break with friends, it’s important that everyone has an enjoyable time.

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The top reasons to choose Sète for your summer vacation!!

15th March 2017

Sète is the most fascinating small town on the French Mediterranean coast, it is all-but an island.

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A summer vacation packed full of activities with Amazon Creek in Sete!

7th March 2018

Our Sete villa holidays offer a wide variety of activities suitable for the whole family!

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A Private Chef is the secret recipe for a dreamy winter holiday

25th October 2017

After a few hours of quality family time, the children are worn out and sound asleep, what a relief! I’m so glad we’re going to be able to enjoy a night with friends, without the hassle of venturing out for dinner.

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Why having a Private Ski Chauffeur is the Ultimate Luxury Service!

19th September 2017

At Amazon Creek, you have the opportunity to explore the wonders of Chamonix in style. We offer quality chauffeur services which cover the whole Chamonix valley

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Chamonix for beginner skiers and snowboarders

17th November 2017

Chamonix's vast expanse of ski areas all offer great beginner areas, which provide easy slopes for quick progression to intermediate and more advanced terrain.

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10 reasons why 'Villa Luna' is one of the most luxurious places you'll ever stay!

22nd February 2018

Villa Luna is the perfect luxury villa destination - whether that be for a family or just a group of friends and we're going to give you 10 reasons why 'Villa Luna' is one of the most luxurious places you'll ever stay!

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Perfect Packing for your Ski Trip

12th September 2017

The complete packing checklist to prepare you for any Ski Holiday.

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Why Chamonix is the height of Luxury!

10th April 2017

Looking for a luxurious retreat this year? Then allow me to introduce to you Chamonix and inform you as to why so many people are seeing it as one of the most luxurious and elegant places to visit.

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Recommended Winter Alpine Activity Workshops!

31st August 2017

Winter alpine activity workshops in Chamonix - Winter 2017-2018

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Ten reasons you’ll love our Languedoc, Séte villas

8th February 2017

So you're off on holiday and you've decided Languedoc is the place for you this year! What's even better is you've chosen to visit one of our Villas - Villa Freya or Villa Frankie!

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16 Reasons to Choose Chamonix for Your Company Retreat

8th January 2016

Corporate retreats have grown and grown in popularity over recent years, and are becoming an annual part of many company’s calendars as they look to improve team morale, communication and all-round well being among their employees.

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Experiences that last a lifetime

21st December 2017

At Amazon Creek, we always aim to provide bespoke luxury vacations which create experiences to last a lifetime.

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Vallee Blanche Skiing

21st December 2017

One experiences that last a lifetime, Vallee Blanche Skiing, one of the the longest run in Europe...

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Introducing Chalet Dalmore

24th May 2017

Amazon Creek is delighted to launch our new Luxury Chamonix Chalet, Chalet Dalmore!

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Musilac Mont-Blanc > Chamonix's New Music Festival

12th December 2017

This new pop-rock festival will host around fifteen bands, including three headline artists. The festival will take place in the Bois du Bouchet, best known for its paragliding landing site, with a capacity to welcome 15,000 spectators each evening.

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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Ski Fit

21st November 2016

Skiing is a lot of fun, but it’s also a physically demanding sport, and a day on the slopes will give your body a good workout.

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Skiing Safety Tips

6th October 2016

Flying with ease down dramatic slopes with the wind rushing past and stunning views of snow-covered mountains surrounding you... It doesn't get much better.

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8 BEST French ski resorts: each with their own appeal

July 12th 2016

With so many ski resorts to choose from in France, making a decision on which one is right for you can be an overwhelming task.

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The Alternative Chamonix Guidebook: Insider Tips from 16 Experts

3rd June 2016

Soaring peaks, breathtaking valleys, exhilarating cliff-faces and gorgeous alpine meadows make Chamonix one of Europe’s most popular and idyllic mountain havens.

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Five reasons to visit Chamonix

30th July 2015

Chamonix in our opinion is the perfect winter or summer location for your next luxury adventure vacation! Take a look at the reasons we are confident you will love it here...

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Amazon Creek's travel tips when travelling with Children

April 15th 2015

When travelling as a family or with little ones here are a few tips to make travel as a family fun and a little easier (if that is at all possible!)

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The Mont Blanc Experience

17th September 2013

Climbing Mont Blanc really is a once in a lifetime experience, and one which isn’t for the faint-hearted

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Luxury Golf in Chamonix

17th September 2013

Chamonix has long been considered a mecca for extreme skiers and mountain lovers but you can expect more from the Haute Savoie - namely golf!

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Summer Family Holidays in Chamonix

14th April 2015

We are delighted to announce our brand new specially-tailored package offering a range of complimentary activities across our luxury chalets in Chamonix.

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Weddings & Honeymoons with Amazon Creek

17th September 2013

Amazon Creek properties provide a stunning backdrop to your special day with accommodation for your family and friends.

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