Arêches-Beaufort Ski Holidays

Resort features: 
Beginner skiers
Intermediate skiers
Family resort
Traditional village


Arêches Beaufort is little known in the U.K. The resort will appeal to families and to those that love a more traditional village and ski resort. It is divided into 2 sectors, Arêches and Le Planay. The Beaufortain is a beautiful region and is sure to be a big hit with those that love the famous Beaufort cheese. It is approximately 25 kms from Albertville so really accessible for those wishing a shorter journey from the U.K.


There are lots of other acitivies to do in Arêches Beaufort. These include snowshoeing, hiking on foot, paragliding, cinema, entertainment, street shows, pubs, library and downhill skiing with torches.

There are also activites to do to learn more about Arêches Beauforts heritage and traditions. These include exhibitions, farm visits, guided visits of villages and Baroque Churches and Beaufortain discovery evenings.

Facilities for children

There is a local nursery called the "Galipette" in Beaufort (12 places from 3 months to 6 years of age). There is also a nursery in Arêches welcoming children from 18 months to 6 years of age together with certified care takers in the resort. The snow garden and its specially designed easy access mini ski lift is great place for young apprentice skiers from 3 to 5 years of age.

Arêches Beaufort is well set up for children and offers a public snow garden which is on the Plateau de Cuvy, accessible by the Grand Mont chairlift (open to pedestrians). Families with young children can play safely in the snow garden while enjoying being outside and admiring spectacular views of Mont Blanc.

Accommodation in this resort

  • Close to Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Swimming Pool
  • Spa Facilities
This four-star residence has a great location overlooking the village of Arêches-Beaufort. The area is popular locally for winter sports and for being the home of the fabulous Beaufort cheese. Read more

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Advice & Guides

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Special offers in this resort

Ski hire Group Discount - save an extra 20%
Valid from February 12, 2020 - April 18, 2020
Offer supplied by Erna Low
Book four or more sets of skis or snowboards and get an extra 20% our discounted rates with Skiset.

Terms and Conditions

Valid for all dates, ages and levels of equipment. Minimum four sets of skis/snowboards only or skis/snowboard and boots. Excludes helmets. Only valid for equipment pre-booked with Erna Low at Skiset shops.

Mountain info

Arêches-Beaufort offers a great variety of skiing options for everyone. It is a resort with one of the most plentiful snowfalls in the entire Alps and has over 50km of slopes to choose from. You can ski all the way back to the heart of the village and has a great mixture of beautiful forest and wide-open black, red and blue runs. 

Mountain stats

Resort Altitude: 1080m

Summit Elevation: 2300m

Vertical Drop: 1220m

Total Pistes: 50km





Number of Lifts: 13

Snow Parks: 3 (Freestyle Snow Park, Woodpark and Boarder Baby Park)

Piste map


Ski passes

We are currently unable to pre-book ski passes in Arêches-Beaufort.



Ski rental

Although you can rent or buy almost all required ski equipment from one of the resort’s many specialist sports shops, we recommend pre-booking your equipment through Erna Low before your trip to ensure ultimate value and convenience. We work with a selection of rental partners to ensure our customers receive the best ski equipment, the best price, and the most convenient location to your ski accommodation.

Arêches-Beaufort Ski Rental Locations

Areches Beaufort ski rental locations

There is a Skiset rental location in the MMV Residence Ski Club Arêches-Beaufort. For help with booking your ski equipment, speak to our friendly team on 0207 584 2841.


Why book your ski hire through Erna Low?


We offer a price match guarantee, so you know you're getting the best deal.


Several rental locations in most of our resorts for your convenience.


We offer a range of equipment options for all standards of skier & rider.


We can advise you on the best equipment to suit your skiing style.

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, or use the search option below to find rental rates for your preferred destination.


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Ski schools

During the winter, the Arêches-Beaufort ski school consists of around 50 different ski instructors, all from the Beaufortain area. The ESF offers ski, snowboard, cross-country skiing, telemark and cross-country ski lessons for all ages from 3 years old.

For more information about ski school in Arêches-Beaufort and to book ski lessons, please use the following link

Travel info

Travel info:

Travelling by Air:

If you choose to fly to Arêches-Beaufort, the most common airport is Geneva. The transfer time is approximately 2h00 by car. Alternative airports in close proximity to Arêches-Beaufort include Chambery (1h15m), Annecy (1h30m) and Lyon St Exupéry (2h00m).

Throughout the winter season, there is a variety of options available to get from Geneva Airport to Arêches-Beaufort, including shared shuttle buses, private transfers and car hire. We will be happy to arrange your resort transportation for you and recommend pre-booking beforehand to ensure availability. Please contact our team of experts on 0207 584 2841 for prices and availability.

Travelling by Car:

Arêches-Beaufort is by far one of the most convenient resorts to travel to if you prefer self-drive ski holidays. It takes around 8h45m to drive from Calais and tolls cost around €72 each way per car, not per passenger. Remember to pack your Snowchains!

TIP: If you book your Eurotunnel crossing with Erna Low, you’ll receive an automatic upgrade to the Eurotunnel ‘Flexiplus’ service, designed to make your journey as flexible and comfortable as possible!

Travelling by Train:

There is an indirect service that takes passengers into Paris. From Paris, you can get the connecting TGV train to Albertville. Albertville is approximately a 30 minute transfer trip to Arêches-Beaufort and we can arrange a taxi to finish the last leg of your journey.

We will be happy to book rail travel for your trip to Arêches-Beaufort, contact us now for a quote.


Whether you travel by plane or train, you’ll most likely need some form of transport to get to your final destination. Well, here at Erna Low we work with tried and tested transfer companies to ensure you have the easiest and most comfortable journey possible. We can help arrange the best transfer for you for the best price, whether this is by coach, private taxi, minibus or even by helicopter! Contact us on 0207 584 2841 to find out how we can help you plan your perfect ski holiday.


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