TESTIMONIALS

Here are some of our testimonials we have gathered over the years . . . 

Thank you so much for a fantastic time we have stayed in many chalets and this has been one of the best we have been in not only for the chalet but for your excellent service all was great.

Thank you again, all our love

James, Renee, Jake and Ollie

You two made our great holiday experience magic, the great snow, food, and your kind attitude. Thank you, all the best.

Robin and Barbara

What a fabulous experience. And a wonderful place to spend New Year. thank you to Rachael and Josh. We had Amazing food and hospitality 5* experience…. thank you so much we will be back.

Samantha and Philip

 Josh and Rach, you are both so responsible for our weight gain over the week. Thank you for being amazing hosts and making our first ever ski holiday a fab experience.

Dean and Debbie

I had a brilliant time and would want to do it all again. Food was amazing.

Christian

 I had a brilliant time here and would love to do it all again. You two are an amazing couple and do your job perfectly.

Jake

Thanks so much for everything. The food was incredible. Literally the best I have ever tasted. So talented and we experienced such a wide range of meals. The service provided by you is incredible.

Amy

You were the most amazing hosts EVER! So friendly and the food was to die for, don’t think I’ve ever tasted anything like it. You are the most amazing couple perfectly suited.  Couldn’t have asked for better chalet hosts.

Nicole

I think our friends have said it all. Thank you for a fabulous holiday and a wonderful Christmas – we will recommend you to everyone!!

Kerry and Jason

We’ve had such a wonderful time here and you have both made it so! Josh- what an awesome chef + Rachael you have been a little Christmas fairy this week. You are both fabulous! We wish you both lots of luck for your future and hope you have a magical wedding. We hope we can return again.

Jonny, Shana, Amy & Jane

Wow wow wow…thank you both so much for your fabulous hospitality. Josh you should be on Master chef. We have loved every second of our stay in this stunning chalet. Good luck with your wedding. We hope to see you again.

Wendy, Pat, Nicole and Christian

Even though it was a short stay for me I had an amazing time. One of the loveliest most down to earth couples ever. Fantastic cooks! And amazing hosts! I wish you the best of luck with the future and hope you start up your own chalet company.

Chelsea

 Thanks for such an amazing time. Third time and we will be coming back!

Jayne, Rob & Amber

Thank you so much for your amazing hospitality. As an awkward veggie I’m always less catered for but not so this time – the food has been amazing and the ambiance wonderful. You have been fabulous hosts and we’ve had a great break. Already we are looking forward to our next trip.

Helen

An extraordinary week in which

•    We had amazing food

•    Wonderful company

•    Fine views and snow

•    Fine wine and beer

•    An exceptional chalet

•    Great staff, thoughtful, caring and kind

•    Brill holiday everyway

•    Learnt to ski

•    Put on weight

•    We will come again

•    Hugh praise to Josh & Rachael

Tim & Sarah

Wonderful chalet, food was great

The Doyles

 Josh and Rachael are super hosts who are extremely professional and are always willing to please. The food they prepared was excellent.  We had a fantastic holiday

Many Thanks

Peter, Sue and James

Thank you Josh and Rachael for a fantastic few days. Food excellent, company great, skiing brilliant I might even come again!

Romzies

What fantastic hosts Josh and Rachael are. Thank you so much for looking after us so well! You have added to a marvelous skiing holiday in a beautiful chalet. My tummy is heavy with delicious food.

Sarah and Steve

The best skiing holiday we have ever had. Thank you so much. Food super and everything we could wish for so willingly supplied.

J M

First Class, food superb, hospitality super fantastic short break.

David and Laurence

Fabulous chalet, fabulous food and fabulous overall service. Nothing was too much trouble. Undoubtedly the best chalet holiday.

The Adams Family

 Thank you for an amazing week. The food was outstanding – Josh and Rach you have been brilliant hosts. Thank you. I feel very privileged.

Tiv and Nick

Undoubtedly the best chalet holiday we’ve been on. warm, welcoming, spacious. Rachael and Josh you have looked after us so well – more delicious food than we could eat in 3 days. We’ve had every weather condition seen snow rain fog and sun again.

Mike and Anne

Thank you for looking after us so well, we have had an amazing time and you have been so helpful.

Flora and Adam

 It has all been said before but out week holiday has been made by your professional and enthusiastic efforts to keep us all happy. We have all felt thoroughly spoilt.  Put on huge amounts of weight and generally had such a great time. Hope the bosses can tempt you back for one more season.

Pipper and Theo

We have been extremely lucky to have you as our hosts for the week. The food has all been delicious and you’re catered for our various requirements perfectly. This has without a doubt been our best chalet experience, nothing too much trouble and all carried out with a smile and good humor. Hopefully be back next year.

Seeter Family

We have been extremely lucky to have you as our hosts for the week. The food has all been delicious and you’re catered for our various requirements perfectly. This has without a doubt been our best chalet experience, nothing too much trouble and all carried out with a smile and good humor. Hopefully be back next year.

Jamie and Charlie

What a total treat to meet you both, never mind the venue. A truly beautiful pair of souls that found each other. Good luck in your future together, may you ski side by side until your hair goes grey.

K, T, G, and C.

Rachael and Josh

Thank you so much for a wonderful week. All of us had a great time. Considering we had no idea what to expect… you set a new benchmark to which all other holidays will be measured against. A true gift. Keep doing what you are doing. Looking forward to our next holiday.

Elise and Family

Thank you for cooking our food and looking after us.

Rebuen and Dot

Thank you. You have made a lovely dinner. You have a lovely house.

Kaia

It was so much fun here! Thanks so much. The service was amazing. Josh and Rachael were so kind. Rachael was really kind helping with ski passes and things like that. Josh there’s nothing I can say apart from you cook amazing! Everything was really nice and it was an amazing experience.

Thanks so much

Ps the best chalet holiday ever!

Seth

I had loads of fun with Rachael and Josh. The cooking was amazing and Rachael was really helpful with picking us up from ski school. Really fun.

Alannah

Thank you for providing a perfect environment for us to relax and have fun. Rachael and Josh you gays are unbelievable hosts. Just there for everything. You guys made our holiday. Please be here next year.

Emily

Rachael and Josh thank you so much for looking after us and the little ones with so much patience and professional care. The food was amazing. Great help whenever we needed. Thank you all. Back next year.

Alex

Thank you Josh and Rachael for

•    Providing us with fantastic yummy food and cake and looking after us so well!!

•    Putting up with the general foulness of the group on the whole!! You both took it in your stride, so thank you.

The chalet was everything we could ask for and felt very homely from the moment we arrived! Good times, good food wicked skiing wicked people! Happy days!!

Jack and Gemma, James, Trough, Faye and Dick, Adam, Craig, Lydia, Nicko

Josh and Rach

Thanks for being such fab chalet hosts. We have had a super weekend. Amazing food. Hope to come back again.

Debbie

Fab couple of days thank you so much Rach and Josh. Food was out of this world.

Gillian

Thanks so much to Rachael and Josh for all their hard work and making us feel so welcome. We couldn’t have asked for more.

Christina and Max.

 Josh and Rachael just perfect hosts, presenting amazing meals, fab breakfasts to set up for the day! Snow has been fab too, a holiday to remember.

Rowie

Rowie

Thank you so much for looking after us so very well this week. We have had a wonderful stay this week in EDA The food has been delicious and we’ve still not managed to say no to a full English breakfast in the morning! Lots of love to you both and many thanks.

Jim, Cat, Lucas and Samuel

We have had some wonderful meals in the 3 days we’ve been here. Beautiful presentation and served lovely by Rachael.

Many thanks

(Talia, Elise des Alpes, Mar ’14)

Talia

Thank you for looking after me so well for all the time I have been here. You have made me so welcome and gone out of your way to enable me to experience the whole ‘Alpen Holiday Package’. Chalet perfect, food to die for and a more perfect couple couldn’t be found. Looking forward to legally calling josh my son-in-law. Not forgetting dear Jane who has worked her little butt off this last week enabling Rachael to spend these last few days entertaining me. I have had a super holiday, simply the best.

Thanks and my love to you all.

Mam, Christine

Guys it’s been fantastically brilliant what a holiday! Absolutely fantastic all the way – you have really looked after us – thank you so much! And thank you for putting up with/entertaining Charlotte. I know you made her holiday!

Jerry, Vic and Charlotte.

Thank you so much for your kind hospitality we had such an amazing holiday. Josh your cooking was out of this world some of the best we have had. We love this chalet so much and you as hosts just topped it off – best skiing holiday we have ever had.

Richard and Jo

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I have had a really wonderful week. Helping in the kitchen was a holiday with a difference. On my next holiday I shall miss getting up early to collect the bread and empty the dishwasher. Really though I have enjoyed every minute, I hope I can do the same some day. The weather has been lovely and fellow guests great.

Mum Jane.

Thanks for a fantastic few days, delicious food, lovely chalet, nothing too much trouble. The weather was a bit good too! 

Izzy and Andy.

Rachael and Josh great week, great food, put on at least 10lbs!

Jonny and Andy.

Rachael and Josh thanks so much for a fabulous week your great hosts. The food was divine and nothing was too much trouble. We really enjoyed your relaxed attitude. Thanks again for a great week.

Sally, Jon, Ian, Nicki, Sue, Mike, Time and Jo.

Thanks for another great week josh and Rach, the standards of your cooking have not dropped, as we now need to lose weight again! 

Jane & Rod

Thank you Rachael and Josh for being such great hosts. The food was delicious and despite all the skiing I’m sure were going home quite a bit heavier than when we arrived. You both make a great team together. All the best for the future.

Nigel, Hilary, Darcy, Daisy and Robyn.

Dear Rachael and Josh thank you for making our stay amazing AGAIN! My fav meal was chicken and mash. I loved all the cakes especially the chocolate cake. I hope to see you in the future.

Amelia 

Thanks so much for looking after us. Super food.

Ross

What a lovely chalet and what a wonderful time I have spent here! The food has been superb and the wine plentiful – it’s been just like being at home.

Thank you.

Stuart

What a fab week we have all had – Delicious food.

Emma Neil and Hanna

Josh and Rachael thank you for looking after us all. We’ve had a great week.

Claire, Livi et al

Thank you for another brilliant week in Les Gets – we had to come back so we could write in your book! As before, you have looked after us brilliantly. We feel so relaxed and well fed but I am worrying about who will bring me my tea next week! Very best wishes and thank you.

Abigail, Mathew and Amelia,

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A truly memorable stay. The food was exceptional and the chalet was cosy and neat! Your hospitality and friendliness made our stay really enjoyable. As for the snow, just a great experience coming from sunny South Africa – finally we can ski!

Michael, Christine, Tim & Chris

The food and hospitality were second to none! Callum and Chloe loved their early meals – all recipes to follow please! The only thing that will be missing for the rest of the season will be a chalet dog! Evo and Patou really made themselves at home! We hope the rest of the season goes well and look forward to seeing you here again.

Karen, Steve, Chloe & Callum

Thanks for the best holiday! Hospitality was perfect and the food was amazing! Hope to see you soon.

Chris

 Many thanks for looking after us and feeding us so well. A very enjoyable holiday.

the Cloughs, Tozers and Sullivans

Thanks so much for the awesome time we had here, great snow, incredible food, cool people etc. etc. There’s gonna be a lot of nagging to come back here! Thanks so much, and best wishes for your wedding. P.S. That duck confit was the stuff of dreams….

Tim

Two words only – Top Notch!

Rob Sullivan

Awesome week with you guys & thanks for taking such good care. Food as always was amazing. We loved everything and will miss those afternoon cakes!

Simon & Helen

Thank you so much for an amazing holiday, you even made it snow! We felt very at home and the food was fantastic, we even managed cheese every night – company record! Josh and Rachael you are a great team and a credit to the company.

Thomas & Kim

 We’ve had a wonderful week. The weather -sun and snow- was great, and the food was absolutely stunning. Well done to both Josh and Rachael. The care was extremely thoughtful. We were made to feel tremendously at home and we are truly grateful.

Helen & Norman

What an amazing holiday we’ve had! Thank you so much to Josh and Rachael who are sent from heaven! Such a warm welcome, nothing was too much trouble. The food was phenomenal! Such luxury which we will miss, and which definitely put the icing on the cake for us! Thank you especially for cooking so happily for the children – like many before us we wish we could take you home! A great holiday in an absolutely charming chalet with lovely people – thank you!

Chrissy, Robert, Gus ans Grace Fraser

Thank you for looking after us so well. Your warm hospitality and excellent food made this a brilliant holiday and a great start to Martha and Freddie’s skiing careers!

Martha, Freddie, Emily, Colin, Sue & Ray

Thanks for another wonderful week. The food was excellent and your hospitality first class. We had the best skiing with lots of fresh snow and some sunshine too. Looking forward to the same week next year!

Dorothy & Pete

After 3 years, it’s still the best – great to be back! You’ve spoilt us with the excellent food once more. The weather has been perfect – some snowing, sun and perfect piste conditions! Josh and Rachael made us feel very welcome and at home, excellent hosts! Look forward to another trip.

Rachel & Andrew

Thank you both so much for everything you’ve done to make our holiday so fantastic! Josh and Rachael, you are the perfect hosts – amazing food, lovely atmosphere and nothing is too much trouble. We can’t wait to come back. Everything has been perfect.

Ben

Our stay has been fantastic. Our thanks go to Josh and Rach, the perfect hosts who have gone above and beyond to accommodate my fussy food requirements! Every meal has been wonderful and the ski hosting very much appreciated.

Becky

You have made my first fully catered holiday one to remember. Wonderful hosting, fantastic food and what a beautiful place to spend a holiday.

Will

Thank you so much for looking after my family and I so well. My little boy loved the extra “circus” entertainment, the food was exceptional and you went above and beyond the call of duty with the gluten free menu. Thanks for being kind, approachable, helpful and making us feel at home.

The Edens

Great chalet, great food, great chalet hosts, great company, great skiing. Will be back next year.

Karen & Pete

Josh and Rach, you have been excellent hosts, and we have thoroughly enjoyed our annual skiing holiday. We have enjoyed the company of a great group of people, 

Catherine & Ray

You know we’ve had the best of times as we hope to see you again next February! Thank you so much for your massive efforts to give everyone a fantastic holiday.

Annie, Dave, Danny & Jamie

What a fantastic week!! Our first catered chalet holiday ever and you have set a very high bench mark. You made us so very welcome. The food was top drawer, and the hospitality… brilliant! A massive pat on the back for you both! Well done!! First time in a catered chalet and we will never look back!

Sarah & Jon

Thank you so much, I have really enjoyed my holiday and I don’t want to go home. I loved the food, I will miss it. Hope to see you next year. PS I will really miss you!

Alice

Thanks so much for a fab skiing holiday – once again Pure Mountain has surpassed itself. The chalet is great and hospitality and food wonderful. Hope to see you again.

Alex and Gordon

This has been our best skiing holiday ever, largely due to your energy, enthusiasm, patience, attention to every detail and all round professionalism. And you know what we think of the food! Same again next year please!

The Shillabeens

Thank you so much for looking after us this week. We have all had a relaxing holiday and return home re-charged and relaxed. We hope to see you again.

Kate, Alice, & Charles

We stayed in a chalet so posh,

It cost us a sackful of dosh.

Its name is Elise,

And it’s crammed full of cheese,

And Rachel and Josh do the nosh.

We’re leaving and shedding a tear,

Already planning to be back next year

To get back to the snow

Whether chairlift or tow

Finished off with great food and more beer!!

Greg, Toby, Eve, Charles, Alice, Kate, Jennie, Alex & Gordon

Had an utterly wonderful time. Rach and Josh looked after us so well. Those cups of tea at 7.50am were fantastic!! The chalet is in the perfect position, snow was idyllic, food was just too good.

Liz, Mark, Katie & Alex

Thanks so much

Anthony, Emma & Adam

Thank you for facilitating such an excellent week. You have a winning formula here with Rach and Josh. Until next time!

Tom

 Thanks for a wonderful week! Great hospitality and stunning food, together with Josh’s juggling entertainment made it a memorable holiday! Thank you for an amazing holiday and lovely food.

Trevor

Fabulous holiday. Thank you all for making it complete. Lovely Company, lovely food, lovely accommodation with amazing views. Would not hesitate to return.

Karen & Harry

Thank you Rach, and Josh. Again, loved the Company and food.

Rachel, Simon, Adam & Chloe

Thank you for the stay, it was really, really nice.

Georgie

Thanks, great place, food was fab, great skiing.

Chris

 Amazing scenery, and thanks for the recommendation where to ski. Fab time, we’ll be back!

Lynette

Thanks for a great week, your excellent cooking and for always being on hand to answer any questions.

Dave & Liz

Another great stay in Chalet Elise. We had a wonderful time, Josh and Rach are perfect hosts. Food wonderful, we need to get home for some fasting days!!

Jane & Rod

Thank you thank you for a very happy week. Your relaxed efficiency is impressive. Looking forward to another visit next year.

Angela

Another fantastic year with you guys. The food, company and atmosphere has made our stay most enjoyable. Amber simply loves coming to the chalet to see you both which speaks volumes!!

Jayne, Rob & Amber

 Unbelievable food. Very chilled out hosts. The best chalet we’ve been to full-stop.

John & Steve

  Another great week. We knew it would be. Thanks for all your hard work. A real home from home.

Veronica

Thanks a lot for all your kindness, professionalism and warm welcome… what a fantastic week!!! We will all be back again (there are 27 of us!!). Awesome food, Wish you all the best!

Pedro and Friends

Thank you for the great week. Fantastic food. I hope to be back one day. My son is always asking me to teach him English words so he can ask you things!

Kissei

 Food magnificent again and chalet just perfect for the 10 of us. We would have liked some sun, and I assume that if you had been in charge of the weather that would have been arranged too!

Sue & John

I really enjoyed the food this week. Our holiday would have been good but you made it fantastic. Thanks for making our holiday First Class.

Harry

An excellent week – thanks for all your hard work.

Liz

 What a fantastic week we have had. Rach, you have been the perfect host, Josh the food was amazing. 

Al, Claire, Harry & Molly

Great hosts; great snow and sun for first week in April. Thank you SO MUCH for everything you have done to make this a First Class holiday.

Ali, Helen, Jill & Naomi

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Thank you so much for the awesome food, your a fantastic couple of hosts!! Have a couple of nights out on us. x

Love from the Former, Hind, Spoerry, Parr & Lambert Clan

Rach and Josh were awesome - Food was really great and Rach made one of the guests birthday special with cake etc - thanks guys. 

Amy P.

We were greeted upon arrival by Josh and Rachael with mulled wine and nibbles at the chalet. The food cooked by Josh and Rachael was superb. Really good warming hearty food to keep your energy up after long days on the slopes. (Rachel's cakes are to die for!!)

Ant N.

Rachael and Josh have been awsome. Everyday they have cooked us all a delicious 3 course meal other than their one day off (well deserved) again nothing is any trouble to them. In fact it was our son's 20th birthday whilst here and Rachel asked if he wanted a special cake and she made him a gorgeous 3tier one.

Sarah S.

We just wanted to drop you a line to say thanks so much to Josh and Rachael. The chalet and all that came with it was just wonderful and we all had a fantastic week.P.s. Special thanks to Josh and Rachael for accommodating the dairy free and gluten free members of the group, the effort they made was hugely appreciated!

Cerri

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Another great week. We knew it would be. Thanks for all your hard work. A real home from home.

Veronica

Thanks a lot for all your kindness, professionalism and warm welcome… what a fantastic week!!! We will all be back again (there are 27 of us!!). Awesome food. Wish you all the best!

Pedro and Friends

Thank you for the great week. Fantastic food. I hope to be back one day. My son is always asking me to teach him English words so he can ask you things!

Kissei

Back again. Food magnificent again. We would have liked some sun, and I assume that if you had been in charge of the weather that would have been arranged too!

Sue & John

 I really enjoyed the food this week. Our holiday would have been good but you made it fantastic. Thanks for making our holiday First Class.

Harry

An excellent week – thanks for all your hard work.

Liz

 What a fantastic week we have had. Rach, you have been the perfect host, Josh the food was amazing. The holiday was everything we had hoped and more.

Al, Claire, Harry & Molly

Great hosts; great snow and sun for first week in April. Thank you SO MUCH for everything you have done to make this a First Class holiday.

Ali, Helen, Jill & Naomi

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