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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 including those staying in Owner Managed properties.

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). 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 and ask for Armony who speaks English 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 - details at 

An indication of prices for the 2017/18 season is provided below. Alps Accommodation guests receive a 5% discount which is included in prices shown below.

ESF ski school prices including Alps Accommodation discounts 


6 Half Days

6 Full Days (2017/18)


Adults and teens 13 and over

Low season/High season


133.95/143.45 €

248.90 €


Children (6-14 years)

Low season/High season


133.95/143.45 €

248.90 €


Kindergarten (3-5 years)

Low season/High season


140.60 /150.10 €



Private Instruction

1 hour 

6 x 1 hour

 2 hours

6 x 2 hours

1 - 2 people

 38 - 42.75 €

201.40 - 228.95 €

 71.25 - 82.65 €

 382.85 - 438.90 €

For guests staying in Morillon or Morillon 1100 you are also entitled to a 5% discount with ESF Morillon.  In order to receive the discount you must make the booking with ESF Morillon, explaining you are staying with Alps Accommodation, by telephone 0033 (0) 4 50 90 11 52 or via email to and ask for Natalie or Florence. Then when you collect the passes from their office bring a print out of the email received from Alps Accommodation.

To reserve via the website, please visit the Website of ESF Morillon ski school :

Click on "Book now" and choose "a group lesson by mail" Complete the booking form. 

  - Print the booking form and sent it to ESF Morillon - 74440 MORILLON, accompanied with a cheque for 50 Euros. 
Or if you do not live in France or do not have a french cheque:
  - Complete the booking form and send it by email as an attachment without forgetting to transmit them your credit card details as a garantee (16 digits, expiry date and security code). They will then confirm receipt and your lessons. 

When you arrive in Morillon, you just have to fo to the desk of the ski shool (in Morillon village or in les Esserts 1600) depending on where you are staying, to communicate your name and inform them you are staying with Alps Accommodation (copy of email). You will then pay the amount owing less 5%.

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, including those staying in owner-managed properties. 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.

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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