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Group ski lessons with a stunning backdrop
Samoens host several excellent ski schools
Ski lessons in perfect conditions!
A fantastic area for kids to learn

Ski and Snowboard Lessons

We are delighted to partner with 3 ski schools, all of whom provide discounts of 5-10% for our clients and have English speaking instructors, many who are known personally to the team. All the companies are open for reservations from mid-October until the end of the winter season.  We do recommend pre-booking and the discounts are open to all Alps Accommodation bookings.

Ecole du Ski Français (ESF)

The National Ski School, ESF, have an office in Samoens and Morillon and have over 95 English speaking instructors. We have managed to secure a 5% discount for Alps Accommodation guests staying in Samoens or Morillon (but not ESF Sixt). If staying in Samoens, in order to receive the discount you must state you are staying with Alps Accommodation and make the booking by phone: 00 33 (0)4 50 34 43 12 or by email, again stating Alps Accommodation to

They do have a website with all the information re classes etc but you do not receive the 5% Alps Accommodation discount if booking online -

An indication of prices for the 2019/20 season is provided below. Alps Accommodation guests receive a 5% discount which is included in prices shown below.

Download the ESF flyer for ski school and private lessons.

Private Instruction - ESF

6 days x 1 hour

6 days x 2 hours

1 - 2 people

265 €

 531 €

For guests staying in Morillon or Morillon 1100 you are also entitled to a 5% discount on group lessons with ESF. In order to receive the discount you must make the booking via the website:

- Complete the online booking form and validate each page. 

- Once complete, print the booking form and post it to 'ESF Morillon - 74440 MORILLON', accompanied with a cheque for 50 Euros (French residents only).

If you do not live in France or do not have a French cheque book, you will need to save the booking form and send it by email as an attachment to You will then receive a return email with confirmation.

Whether confirming by cheque or email, when you arrive in resort, simply visit the appropriate Morillon ski school office - Morillon village or at Les Esserts 1100 depending on where you are staying. You will need to provide your name, and a copy of your confirmation email. Don't forget to mention that you are staying with Alps Accommodation again to claim your 5% discount on group lessons! For further information ESF Morillon can be reached on 0033 (0)450 90 11 52 or 0033 (0) 450 90 15 09

360 International… More than just a ski school!

Firstly, 360 International Ski and Snowboard School offer a 10% discount on all lessons for Alps Accommodation guests. Dynamic and friendly, the 360 team are highly qualified, bilingual instructors whose main aim is to pass on to you a passion for skiing and snowboarding. Progress with confidence in a small group environment, take a private lesson, or hire a guide for the week and discover new areas not reached before. Another service offered by the 360 team is lesson tickets delivered direct to your chalet door – no need to pass by the office! Certain conditions do apply but if you give the lovely, English-speaking office staff a call, they’ll happily explain how it works. Or simply call in if you’re passing. The 360 International office is just at the bottom of the Grand Massif Express lift, by the roundabout.

Risk-Free Booking - no deposit and free cancellation until 1/11/2020 for Winter 2020-21 bookings.

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Phone: +33 (0)4 50 53 38 92

Zig Zag Ski School

ZigZag provide a 5% discount off all their products for Alps Accommodation guests and operate in Samoëns (and Morillon outside of the main peak weeks).  Their team of 10 fully qualified instructors all speak good English and are excellent with children and adults alike.  ZigZag believe that better ski lessons make better holidays and their services are focused on enhancing every aspect of your ski experience.   They know your time on the snow is precious and aim to help you make the most of it!  Small groups, punctual lesson times and instructors who’re full of energy help you progress quickly and enjoy every minute you’ve got.  ZigZag specialises in off-piste tuition and guidance, with slick new avalanche safety equipment provided free of charge for every off-piste guest.

ZigZag stays open to accept bookings all year around, and their office is located just behind the Samoëns Tourist Office in the centre of the village.  Their friendly English speaking secretaries will accept your bookings by email ( or telephone (+33 63 12 04 410).   Visit their website for more information about the vast range of services they offer.

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Telephone : +33 (0)6 31 20 44 10