La Bouitte (meaning “little house” in the local dialect), started from humble beginnings, being built in the mid-70s by René and Marie-Louis Meilleur as a mountain restaurant catering for skiers and serving hearty local fare such as fondue and raclette. The establishment’s development began in 1984, with the creation of St Martin de Belleville as a ski resort, culminating in the restaurant being awarded its third Michelin star in 2015.
There are three type of meals:
With wonderful old wooden decoration supplemented by stylish furniture, this table d’hôtes is an exclusive haven overlooking the hamlet of Saint Marcel, facing the summits. Gourmet restaurant with three Michel stars, headed up by father and son duo Rene and Maxime Meilleur who have developed a creative and subtle cuisine, drawing inspiration from the culinary traditions of the Savoie.
“La Béla Vya” is a spa like no other.
It is the natural extension of the spirit of La Bouitte, the natural and cultural heritage of Les 3 Vallées, and the culinary identity of the chefs. Boasting a cosmetics brand and exclusive tailor-made treatments, wellness reaches new levels.
Time stands still: indoor lake, citrus hammam, hay sauna, outdoor jacuzzi…
Béla Vya, life is beautiful!
The Spa cultivates the simple and true pleasure of being there, with the protective warmth and peaceful calm. From the Solan hay steam to the fireweed-based massages, plus the “storm” in The Marmot’s Den, the Saint Marcel honey and milk Bain-Marie or the Himalayan pink salt, La Béla Vya transports you beyond your own imagination.
The Jewel of the three valleys
St Martin de Belleville offers all the traditional charm of Savoy, retaining every drop of the Savoyard character that makes it such a great place to stay.
At an altitude of 1,450m, St Martin de Belleville guards the entrance to the Vallée de Belleville and offers skiers and snowboarders of all levels the perfect resort to learn, develop and perfect their riding, having some great beginner slopes in resort and fast connections to the rest of the superb Three Valleys ski area..
The Three valleys is skiable from 1,300m up to 3,230m thanks to 183 ski lifts that will take you up the mountain quickly and easily.
The Three Valleys generous infrastructure of ski-lifts and marked pistes connects not only the large ski stations at Val Thorens, Les Menuires, Meribel-Mottaret and Courchevel with one another, but also the up-and-coming smaller and more traditional skiing locations at St Martin de Belleville, La Tania and Brides les Bains.
The Belleville valley is fully connected into Les Trois valley ski area which means that skiers and snowboarders that stay in one of the smaller resorts can experience all three valleys of the skiing area in a single day without hassle! From green to black runs, there’s something for everyone in the Three Valleys
SKI AREA: Les 3 Vallées: 600km of interconnected slopes
Highest point at 3,266m
335 ski lifts
These places evoke mountain life, in their daily life and traditions Starting with the superb frame under the roof. But also the pitchfork overlooking the bed and keeping the window open ! In a nook in the wall, there is an oil jug. Or even the carefully sculpted wooden decoration, the photographs of another era… The soft scent of nostalgia with the comfort of a luxury hotel for total immersion in this unique way of living.
Enjoy breakfast on the terrace, with a view over Le Cochet.
The recently renovated superior room is emblematic as it marked the start of the La Bouitte hotel adventure in 2000. It is a haven of peace and comfort at the heart of La Bouitte. The soft cushions and the fur-style rug are a real invite to cosy relaxation; and what to say about the large bed with a thick wool bedspread, all in very warm colours? Your stay is wonderfully relaxing.
Junior suite charms with its bright atmosphere. The lime effect white walls are highlighted by the wooden beams and furniture and the deep red of the fabric and wool. Naturally with the warmth of the cushion embroidered with the famous cow of La Bouitte and the fur-style rug on the bed. A harmonious and very comfortable collection for a marvellous stay in La Bouitte with an unmissable view over the village of Saint-Marcel..
A marvellously cosy atmosphere in the Sophie suite, nestled in the roof with excellent ceiling height and a superb exposed frame. From the room through to the lounge and bathroom, the old antiqued wood recalls the warmth of Alpine Savoie homes.
Look up and discover a delicately painted bell above the bed; it bears the cross of Savoie, a historic emblem of the region . And then, this teddy bear nestled in the alcove… a wink to the manager who loves them. Go to the bedside table, which are two stylised chamois acting as a lamp base… not forgetting the cow embroidered on the cushion!
Enjoy the experience of the charm of old Savoie homes, with all the comfort and modern facilities of a 5-star hotel. As a couple or with family, this suite allows you to enjoy friendly moments whilst providing privacy for each person..
The luxury suite is a cosy cocoon where each detail contributes to this unique atmosphere: a cow embroidered on the cushion in blue-grey wool, a lovely painted bell above the room’s bed, rugs and cushions in warm and thick wool, a picture of a mountain stream… and wood, cladding, mirrors, beams everywhere!