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Meribel Ski Holidays

Resort features: 
Beginner skiers
Intermediate skiers
Advanced skiers
Family resort
Great Après-ski
Traditional village


Méribel ski holidays offer a great base from which to explore Les Trois Vallées.  Méribel Village is approximately 2kms from Méribel Centre on the road towards La Tania.  Méribel Mottaret is just above Méribel Centre with fantastic access to the skiing.


Méribel ski resort provides access to an Olympic ice skating rink, sports complex with indoor swimming pool, health and fitness centre, bowling alley, climbing wall and weekly market.  Snow shoe walks, snowmobile rides and paragliding, a short guide to the Méribel Valley’s heritage is useful to enjoy the foot trails.

Facilities for children

Méribel has a day nursery for children 18 months to 3 years and there are ski kindergardens for children aged 3 – 12 year both in Méribel Centre and Méribel Mottaret.

Snow Bugs Private Nannies

Our SnowBugs nannies are based in Courchevel, La Tania, Meribel and surrounding areas.

SnowBugs give you absolute peace of mind whilst you spend days out on the slopes.

SnowBugs offer a high quality, friendly and trustworthy, private nanny service, entertaining your little ones in the comfort of your own holiday home.

T4 Nannies

T4 nannies are the loveliest in the Alps. We know because our families tell us so, and because we hand pick nannies who share our belief that undivided attention, fun and getting involved are the key ingredients to a happy family holiday.

Ski resorts are a magical place for children, and t4 nannies are proud to offer fun, flexible and top notch childcare in Val d’Isere, Tignes, Meribel, Courchevel and La Tania.

Meri Nannies

Merinannies have the recipe for the perfect family ski holiday in the Alps. We provide a first class, professional and flexible childcare service for families in the 3 Valleys (Meribel, Courchevel), Chamonix, Megeve, Samoens , St Anton and Ischgl.

Our aim is to provide the best childcare for peace of mind and an unforgettable family ski holiday.

Our superb team of highly experienced nannies have a genuine interest in childcare, with warm, caring personalities and will make your children love every moment of their time with us. You will be left feeling relaxed to enjoy your holiday, confident that your little ones are in safe, caring hands.

MeriNannies was established in Meribel in 2003 by Katia Koumantou-Pozerskis, a qualified teacher and mother of two adorable children.

Accommodation in this resort

  • Family Friendly
  • Close to Facilities
  • Ski to Door
  • Pet Friendly
The ski in, ski out Residence Les Crets enjoys uninterrupted views over Lake Tueda in Meribel Mottaret and is just 500m away from the village centre... Read more
  • Ski to Door
  • Pet Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Close to Facilities
This chalet style residence has direct access to the ski lifts and fantastically located just 50m from the slopes and shops in Mottaret... Read more
  • Pet Friendly
  • Ski to Door
  • Spa Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Family Friendly
The residence Les Fermes de Méribel is located in Méribel Village, a pretty, traditional village approximately 2km from Méribel Centre... Read more
  • Close to Facilities
  • Pet Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Ski to Door
Ideally situated for access to Les Trois Vallées ski area, the Les Sentiers du Tueda apartments offer ski in ski out access and are made up of chalet buildings all built in a rustic Savoyard style... Read more
  • Close to Facilities
  • Pet Friendly
  • Family Friendly
Located in the centre of Méribel, the Residence Les Ravines is just a few metres from the shops and restaurants as well as access to the skiing close by... Read more
  • Spa Facilities
  • Ski to Door
  • Family Friendly
The Hotel Le Mottaret is fantastically located on the piste at the heart of the Three Valleys, the world’s largest ski domain and close to the shops and restaurants... Read more
  • Family Friendly
  • Close to Facilities
  • Pet Friendly
  • Spa Facilities
In the heart of the Three Valleys Domain, the warm and welcoming Hotel Alpen Ruitor can be found in the centre of Méribel-Mottaret... Read more
  • Family Friendly
Agence des Neiges have handpicked a unique range privately owned apartments, chalets and houses throughout Meribel and the surrounding villages... Read more
  • Close to Facilities
  • Pet Friendly
  • Family Friendly
Le Peillon is built in a traditional style and is located in the centre of the resort, close to the local shops and services and 300m from the Chaudanne lift area... Read more
  • Family Friendly
  • Close to Facilities
Located in the small hamlet of the Altiport above the main resort of Meribel, the Residence Le Golf has good access to the slopes and is a short bus ride from the centre of the resort... Read more
  • Family Friendly
  • Close to Facilities
  • Ski to Door
  • Pet Friendly
Situated at the heart of Meribel Mottaret, close to the shopping centre and other local amenities, Les Bleuets offers excellent access to the slopes... Read more

Advice & Guides

Image © C.Caittin / OT Val Thorens For winter 2018-19 the world-famous ski area of Les 3 Vallées is investing hugely in the lift infrastructure to increase speed and capacity, improving the already efficient ski lift system in the largest ski area... Read more
Our roundup of the latest developments in the world's largest ski area  View of Le Saulire from Courchevel Regarded by many as the best ski area in the world, there are already many reasons why Les Trois Vallées is an area that every skier should... Read more
New cafe open for winter 2017/18 in Moûtiers train station Guests arriving by rail this season will be pleased to hear about the opening of the new '3 Vallées Café' on the esplanade of Moûtiers train station. Offering much more than a regular café... Read more

Special offers

We currently have no featured offers for this resort; however, there may still be discounts available on selected dates. Please visit our ski deals section for information on all our current special offers.

Mountain info

Méribel and Méribel Mottaret are ideally situated in the middle valley of Les Trois Vallées.  The area provides a variety of gentle slopes, as well as many challenging pistes and several easily reached off-piste zones.  Most areas offer convenient nursery slopes, with pistes coming back into the villages and numerous snow canons below 1800m.



Mountain stats

Resort Altitude: 1450m

Summit Elevation: 2952m

Vertical Drop: 1502km

Total Pistes: 150km





Number of Lifts: 45

Snow Parks: 1

Piste map

Ski passes

Save hassle by pre-booking your Méribel ski passes with Erna Low before you travel.

Why pre-book your Méribel ski passes with Erna Low?


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


Receive your passes before you go, meaning less queuing and more time skiing.


We can advise you on the best pass to suit your skiing style and ability.


Méribel Ski Pass special offers

We often have ski pass offers available, including early booking discounts, free upgrades and free child passes. Our ski pass offers change throughout the season, so please see the Special Offers tab above for information on our latest ski pass special offers.

You will be given the option to add ski passes 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 passes, or use the search option below to find ski pass rates for this resort.


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Ski rental

Pre-book your ski equipment rental through Erna Low for the ultimate in value and convenience.  We carefully choose our rental partners to ensure that you get the best equipment, the best value and, with multiple rental locations in most of our resorts, the most convenient location to ensure you get to spend less time sorting out your gear and more time on the slopes.

Méribel Ski Rental Locations

Meribel ski rental locations

View Meribel Mottaret ski rental locations »
View Meribel Village ski rental locations »

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

The Snow School

A British Ski School operating in Courchevel Meribel & La Tania, the Snow School instructors are fully qualified through the British Association of Snowsport Instructors (BASI) and conduct all of lessons in English.  They offer private lessons for adults and children, friends & family group lessons, kids group lessons Three Valley ski guiding service, and corporate skiing events.
Tel: +44 (0) 77 33 25 19 15 (May to Dec) / +33 (0) 78 72 40 519 Dec to May.

Parallel Lines British Ski & Snowboard School

Parallel Lines Ski School are a Meribel Ski School who provide the very best Ski Lessons and Snowboard Lessons, taught in English by a top team of Instructors. From their base in Meribel they have built a team committed to offering the very highest levels of customer service and lesson quality.

They offer a full range of ski lessons and snowboard lessons for Adults and Children, Group Lessons, Private Lessons, Performance Courses and Off Piste guiding.

They also provide 10 week Gap Ski Instructor Courses and Snowboard Instructor Courses with our partners SnowSkool.

They work closely with Cab9 Snowboarding, the only full time Snowboard School in Meribel, which offers the highest level in Snowboard Instruction, including Freestyle and Park Sessions.

Their website can guide you through the simple booking process, from choosing which types of lessons you would like, determining your ability level, checking availability, and finally confirming and paying for your lessons.

Contact to pre-book: , Tel. 0844 811 2779,

Cab 9 Snowboard Instructors

Cab 9 is a small team of dedicated snowboard instructors based in Meribel, and also operating in La Tania and Courchevel, who can provide you with second to none lessons in all aspects of snowboarding.

They're not ski instructors who snowboard!  They live and breathe snowboarding, and have each dedicated a significant portion of their lives to learn and experience as much as possible about this exciting sport. Their aim is to make sure that you get the most out of your precious time on the snow by passing on a wealth of knowledge gained through years of riding and teaching snowboarding.

No matter what your level, they intend to make your experience safe and enjoyable, and at the same time open your mind to the latest techniques which will change the way you ride the mountain.

Contact to pre-book:, Tel. +33 (0)768 46 39 11,


E.S.F. Méribel 
Maison du Tourisme
BP 17 - 73550 MERIBEL
Tel: +33 (0)4 79 08 60 31
Fax: +33 (0)4 79 08 60 80

400 Alpine ski instructors, 40 snowboard instructors speaking French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Dutch and Russian.
10 cross-country instructors.
14 hostesses in 4 selling points.

• E.S.F. La Chaudanne: +33 (0)4 79 08 58 81
• E.S.F. Rond-Point: +33 (0)4 79 08 89 42
• E.S.F. Méribel-Mottaret: +33 (0)4 79 00 49 49

E.S.I. - Magic In Motion
Tel: +33 (0)4 79 08 53 36
Fax: +33 (0)4 79 00 31 40

40 instructors speaking English, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, German, Czech, and Tibetan.

British run ski school, specifically catering for the UK market with all lessons taught in English by a group of highly qualified instructors.

Tel: 0131 208 2855 or 07734 257260
Founded in 2009, Sweet Snowsports ski instructors are handpicked and are all native English speaking. We pride ourselves in delivering top class ski lessons. Whether you book a single session or opt to take an instructor for the full week, you are guaranteed to receive the same level of excellent customer service. We listen to what our customers want and will work with you to meet your requirements, offering impartial advice when it is required and on-going support throughout the booking process. We offer a full range of services including private ski lessons, small children’s groups and guided tours of Les Trois Vallées.



Travel info

Approx. distance from Calais:
949 km

Driving time from Calais:
9 hrs 15 mins

Approx tolls from Calais:
€75 ea. way

Gateway airports:
Geneva - 150 kmLyon - 185 kmChambery - 107 km


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