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The best places for après-ski in the Aravis

Unwinding after an exhilarating day on the slopes is an essential part of the ski experience, and in the Aravis, you’ll discover a collection of après-ski bars that truly embody the spirit of alpine relaxation and revelry.

From crisp mountain air to warm and inviting atmospheres, these bars offer the perfect blend of relaxation, socialising, and celebration. Join us as we embark on a journey to explore the best après-ski bars in the Aravis, where you can swap stories of epic runs, clink glasses with fellow adventurers, and immerse yourself in the unique charm of this picturesque alpine paradise.


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Best Après-Ski in La Clusaz

Chalet des Praz

If you thrive on the energy of a lively après scene, look no further than Chalet des Praz, which boasts all the key ingredients for an unforgettable time on the slopes.

Nestled right at the heart of the action, its on-piste location guarantees seamless access to the après festivities. With a diverse selection of drinks and the upbeat beats of live DJ sets, a great time is guaranteed.

A crowd of people sit outside in the sun at Chalet des Praz
© Chalet des Praz

Bali Bar

Bali Bar is a true gem when it comes to après-ski experiences. The heated terrace provides a cosy refuge where you can unwind with breathtaking views all around, making it a prime spot for indulging in post-ski relaxation. Despite its small stature, Bali Bar packs a punch with its warm ambience, live DJ sets and commitment to providing a genuine après escape.

A group of people stand on the terrace of Bali Bar
© Bali Bar

Le Bachal

Le Bachal is the embodiment of après-ski fun, offering a vibrant atmosphere that’s impossible to resist. Step into a realm of lively interior and enjoy an array of exceptional cocktails that are sure to please the palate. Whether you’re winding down from the slopes or igniting your evening with friends, it’ promises a great time for all.

© Le Bachal

Les Caves du Paccaly

For those who are looking for a laid-back après-ski experience, Les Caves du Paccaly stands ready to welcome you. Here, relaxation takes centre stage, enhanced by an outdoor bar tucked under a generous umbrella. The setting is ideal for those wanting to unwind after an active day in the company of friends.

A man pours cocktails into a glass
© Les Caves du Paccaly

S Pub

Seeking variety in your après-ski experience? Look no further than S Pub, previously known as Le Salto. This dynamic pub caters to a wide range of preferences, featuring an impressive selection of whisky, rum, beer, and more.

Whether you’re a connoisseur of spirits or simply seeking a new taste to savour, S Pub has something for everyone. The diverse offerings, paired with a relaxed ambience, make it an inviting spot to round off your skiing adventure.

© S Pub

La Datcha

Indulge in exquisitely crafted cocktails, sample some local nibbles or simply sit back with a beer at La Datcha. Conveniently located in the centre of the town, this bar is ideal for a post-ski refreshment, or for a night out on the town.

© La Datcha

La Grolle

At the heart of La Clusaz, by the ice rink, lies La Grolle – a dual delight for both gastronomy and après-ski. Split into a restaurant on the right and a welcoming bar on the left, it’s a harmonious meeting point for those who relish both fine dining and relaxed camaraderie. Whether you’re sharing stories over a drink or indulging in a delicious meal, it offers the best of both worlds.

La Grolle restaurant and bar in the snow
© La Clusaz Tourist Office

La Cave Vino

For a more relaxed après-ski experience, La Cave Vino beckons with its inviting ambience and local charm. Settle in with a glass of one of the finest wines on offer in La Clusaz, complemented by delightful local sharing platters. The combination of regional flavours and laid back setting creates an authentic Alpine experience that’s perfect for unwinding after a day on the slopes.

Exterior and interior shots of La Cave Vino
© La Cave Vino

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Best Après-Ski in Manigod

Chez Fonfon

Nestled at La Croix Fry, Chez Fonfon offers a prime location for those seeking immediate relaxation after their mountain adventures. With its chilled-out atmosphere and proximity to the slopes, it’s the perfect place to wind down and soak up the après-ski atmosphere. The worry-free option of skiing back to La Clusaz from Chez Fonfon ensures you can indulge in your après experience without being constrained by lift schedules.

The terrace at Chez Fonfon
© Christelle Rechon, Manigod Tourism

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The Green Monkey

In Chinaillon, The Green Monkey awaits with its pub-like atmosphere and laid-back charm. After an exhilarating day on the slopes, find solace in this cosy spot, where you can enjoy a well-deserved beer in the company of fellow skiers. The relaxed ambience is a reminder that après-ski moments are meant to be savoured at your own pace.

Les 2 Guides

Aiming for simple pleasures and easy-going vibes? Les 2 Guides is your go-to. This pub-style location offers a casual respite, where you can savour fast food favourites while soaking up the alpine atmosphere on the outdoor terrace. It’s the embodiment of uncomplicated relaxation, inviting you to unwind in the company of family and friends.

The bar at Les 2 Guides
© Le Grand Bornand Tourist Office

Le Strato

Located within Les Cimes Hotel, Le Strato beckons with its snug charm and carefully curated offerings including artisanal beers, wines, and small plates designed for sharing. Whether you’re seeking a relaxed evening with close companions or an intimate gathering, Le Strato is the ideal place.

Exterior hot of  Hotel Chalet Les Cimes
© Hotel Chalet Les Cimes

Ready to take on the après-ski scene in the Aravis? Take the first step by booking a chalet with OVO Network.

Our handpicked selection of chalets provides the perfect base for your alpine adventure, allowing you to enjoy the slopes by day and the après-ski bars by night. Whether you’re travelling with family, friends, or as a couple, OVO Network offers properties that cater to all preferences. Explore our full range of chalets in the region below:

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Hi, I’m Amy. I am a Copywriter and Editor for OVO Network. I have lived between the French Alps and UK and love to share my knowledge of the area with readers!

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