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The highlights of Le Coucou Méribel

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A selection of fun activities are organised throughout the season at Le Coucou to ensure you have an unforgettable holiday.

Discover the different events organised at Le Coucou Méribel, from Spring Festival to Chinese New Year and the  Candlemas – seen as a great way to discover both the hotel and the largest ski resort in Les Trois Vallées.


Stay in January at Le Coucou Méribel

On January 22nd, Le Coucou celebrates Chinese New Year 2023 and the arrival of the year of the Rabbit through an exceptional menu. Come and savour Chinese specialities in a chalet perched at the top of the slopes in Méribel. For Wagyu beef lovers, we offer you crispy Wagyu beef rolls or a crispy beef salad. Then, you can enjoy a Bok choy with garlic, a Chinese speciality, or Lobster in black pepper sauce. To finish on a sweet note, two desserts are available: Gelato Mantecato with Asian fantasies or a sesame and Mandarin éclair. Want to celebrate the Lunar New Year 2023 in a special way? Celebrate it during your ski holiday in our exceptional hotel.

This celebration, also known as the Spring Festival, is one of the most important festivals in Chinese culture. It marks the beginning of a new year according to the Chinese lunar calendar. This event is also marked by gastronomic celebrations, with traditional dishes such as sticky rice, chicken and noodles symbolising longevity and prosperity. Gifts are also exchanged, including red envelopes containing money, which are given to children and the elderly as a sign of good luck for the New Year. All in all, Chinese New Year is an occasion to celebrate with the family that involve sharing meals, traditional singing and dancing, colourful parades, prayers for prosperity and gifts. It is a unique opportunity to remember cultural roots and celebrate the renewal of a new year.


February highlights at Le Coucou Méribel

To continue the festivities of the season, in February, from January 30th to February 5th, a gourmet Candlemas week with pancake parties and activities in our kids club is organised at Le Coucou Méribel. Each day a different theme awaits you. Our Chef will make a secret pancake recipe that will delight young and old. You will be able to choose plain pancakes or decorate them with different toppings such as jam, sugar, syrups or even chocolate and caramelised flavours for the greediest.

Candlemas is a religious tradition that marks the end of the Epiphany period and the beginning of the Lenten period. It is celebrated by lighting candles to symbolise the light of Jesus in our lives. In France, Candlemas is associated with the tradition of eating pancakes to attract wealth and prosperity for the coming year.

The Alpine World Ski Championships take place between the 6th and19th  February and is the main programme for winter. This is a unique event for Meribel and one that is very rare in the French mountains.

Every day the programme includes a "gouter des champions" in our hotel Le Coucou:
With chocolate medals, pancakes, candyfloss, candy apples, marshmallows...

Our Kid's club at Le Coucou,"Le petit Montagnard” will teach your children more about the mountain and its secrets. Then in our fabulous Le Coucou spa, a fitness treatment will be there to invigorate you.

The Alpine World Ski Championships are one of the most important sporting events in the world of alpine skiing and will bring together the best athletes from around the world. They will take place over a two-week period and will include both men's and women's competitions.

A great opportunity to see the best athletes in the world compete on the slopes of the Eclipse in Courchevel and the Roc de Fer in Meribel.

This unique and grandiose event is not to be missed!

This year, for the 2023 Alpine Skiing World Championships, French skier Alexis Pinturault was crowned World Champion in the combined event at home, in Courchevel.  The skier from Courchevel won his second world title in combined. It is the first medal for the French team in these championships at home.


Enjoy the last moments of winter at Le Coucou Méribel 

From March 16th to March 18th, spring will be in the air with our Chef Adrien Brunet from the Crillon le Brave hotel. He will bring the sun of the South through a special menu dedicated to Provence. Adrien Brunet trained in some of the greatest restaurants such as the Amphitryon with Chef Yannick Delpech and then met Jean-Luc Rocha, Meilleur Ouvrier de France, with whom he cooked for five years at Cordeillan-Bages.  Then, Adrien Brunet succeeded the starred Chef of the Saint James, in Paris, before joining the Crillon le Brave hotel in 2021. He likes to cook locally and enjoys revisiting regional specialities, with a Provençal twist, without ever altering the flavours.

For children, workshops on dried flowers and Marseille soaps will be held.

Spring is a beautiful season in the mountains. The days become longer and the weather warmer, inviting people to get out and enjoy nature. Going on holiday at Le Coucou Meribel in March and therefore outside the school holidays has many advantages! Take advantage of the exceptional conditions at the resort where sunshine and preserved snow await you.... You will avoid traffic jams on the road, queues at the lifts and you will be able to enjoy to fully enjoy the charm of the resorts while avoiding the feeling of "overcrowded" places.

The mountains wake up after the winter and become more colourful with wild flowers and blooming trees. Rivers and streams fill with melted snow, creating a visually and sonically captivating landscape. Hotel Le Coucou is waiting for you to enjoy an exceptional experience until April 2nd.


Hotel Le Coucou Méribel opened its doors on December 14th 2023 for the winter season until April 1st. For more information or to book a stay, visit our website or contact our reservations team: - +33 (0) 4 57 58 37 37


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