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Samoens Resort
7 nights from just £186.00

Samoens Ski Resort Guide

Samoëns is a beautiful, traditional, unspoilt village in the Northern Alps. The panoramic views encompassing Mont Blanc are fantastic and the village centre retains its historical focus with some newer developments on the outskirts.




Family Friendly

Traditional Village

Other Facilities

There are local tours, a library, cinema, massages, paragliding, ice skating, helicopter rides, dog sledging and snow shoeing.

Facilities for Children

Les Loupiots” nursery is open everyday for children from 3 months to 6 years.  ESF is available for all starting from 3 years old.

Resort Map

Click to view the location details of each property:

Ski Accommodation in Samoens

La Reine des Pres

La Reine des Pres

These luxury apartments are located 400m from the Grand Massif gondola and 5 minutes walk from the traditional village centre.
Les Fermes de Samoens

Les Fermes de Samoens

Les Fermes de Samoëns comprises small traditional style residences and terraced chalets located close to the shops and a short shuttle ride to the gondola to Samoëns 1600...
Le Domaine du Grand Tetras

Le Domaine du Grand Tetras

Located on the edge of the village centre, Le Domaine du Grand Tetras consists of chalets built in traditional Haute Savoie style...
Les Chalets de Layssia

Les Chalets de Layssia

Situated in the heart of the traditional and charming resort of Samoens, this luxury residence boasts a selection of fantastic facilities and high-quality apartments...

Samoens Mountain Info

Samoëns links in to the Grand Massif ski domain which offers a highly diverse ski experience.  There is a beginner area in Samoëns and intermediate and advanced skiers will enjoy the extensive area further afield.  It is noted by some to be “the best kept secret in the Alps” as there are reputedly hardly any lift queues.

Resort Altitude: 1600m

Summit Elevation: 2500m

Vertical Drop: 900m

Total Pistes: 145km

17 67 46 14

Number of Lifts: 67

Snow Parks: 0

Samoens Piste Map

Samoens piste map

Samoens Ski Passes


The following prices are based on Winter 2014/15.

Grand Massif Adults (16-64 yrs) Children (5-15 yrs) Senior (65-74 yrs)
3 Days £102 £77 £97
4 Days £136 £102 £129
5 Days £169 £127 £161
6 Days £179 £135 £171
7 Days £209 £157 £199

Contact our sales team for more information on your ski passes.

BEST PRICE GUARANTEE FOR SKI PASSES Exchange rate fluctuations mean that our web prices may appear more expensive than if you buy your ski passes in resort. Please call us on 0845 863 0525 and we will happily price match for you – we guarantee very competitive prices!

Samoens Ski Rentals

Ski Equipment Rental

You can pre-book your ski equipment rental with Erna Low through our preferred partner, Skiset. With over 700 rental locations throughout Europe and discounts of 20-40% on walk-in rates, Skiset is the ideal choice for your ski rental package.

You will be given the option to add ski rental during the online booking process; however, if you have already booked your ski accommodation with Erna Low, please contact us directly to book your ski equipment.

Please note: although our main rental partner is Skiset, there may be other rental locations that are more convenient for your particular residence.  Please speak to our sales team, who will be able to advise you on the best options for your party.

See below for prices and more information about our rental packages.

  6 days hire 8 days hire 11 days hire
  7th day free   12th, 13th & 
14th days free
 Adult Packages
 Excellence Package
 Skis & boots £116 £135 £193 
 Skis only £87 £101 £145 
 Boots only £41 £47 £68 
 Performance Package
 Skis/snowboard & boots £92 £107 £153 
 Skis/snowboard only £69 £81 £115 
 Boots only £32 £38 £54 
 Evolution Package
 Skis/snowboard & boots £74 £86 £123 
 Skis/snowboard only £55 £64 £92 
 Boots only £26 £30 £43 
 Eco Package
 Skis & boots £55 £64 £92 
 Skis only £41 £48 £69 
 Boots only £19 £23 £32 
 Child Packages
 Champion Package (8-13yrs)
 Skis/snowboard & boots £55 £64 £92
 Skis/snowboard only £41 £48 £69 
 Boots only £19 £23 £32 
 Espoir Package (6-11yrs)
 Skis & boots £29 £34 £49
 Skis only £22 £26 £37 
 Boots only £10 £12 £17 
 Mini-kid Package (-5yrs)
 Skis & boots £24 £28 £40 
 Skis only £18 £21 £30 
 Boots only £8 £10 £14 
 Child Helmets (2-11yrs) £13 £15 £22 


The following resorts offer reduced rates on the prices shown above, from 8% off adult Excellence equipment to 31% off child Espoir ski hire (excluding helmets and mini-kids equipment).

Flaine, Samoens, Morillon, Les Carroz, Chatel, Le Grand Bornand, Les Orres, Chamrousse, La Norma, Val Cenis, Valfrejus, Termignon La Vanoise, Le Corbier, St Jean d'Arves, La Toussuire, Ox en Oisans, Vars, Superdevoluy, St Francois Longchamp, Puy St Vincent, Montgenevre.


In order to make the most of your ski holiday, it is important to select the right equipment.  Budget, ability level and skiing/riding style can are all important factors, so we have added a useful guide which explains the various ski rental options in order to help make the correct decision.  If you're still not sure which option to go for, give us a call and we'll be happy to advise you further.

Samoens Ski Schools

Ski school 360
Phone +33 (0)4 50 53 38 92
Fax +33 (0)4 50 47 93 25

French ski school ESF
Phone +33 (0)4 50 34 43 12
Phone +33 (0)4 50 34 40 86
Fax +33 (0)4 50 34 17 22

ZigZag International ski school
Phone +33 (0)6 86 66 07 21



Samoens Travel Information

Approx. distance from Calais: 875 km
Driving time from Calais: 8 hrs 10 mins
Approx tolls from Calais: €71 ea. way
Gateway airports: Geneva - 64 km
Lyon - 195 km

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