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Ski Lessons for Short Break Ski Holidays

Whether you’re a beginner skiing or snowboarding for the first time, or a veteran looking to brush up your technique, lessons are essential for everyone at some point in their ski career.

We can help you arrange the ski lessons you need; at some locations you can book directly through us, at others we can put you in touch with ski schools and advise you on the best lesson start locations and timings to choose.

La Clusaz / Le Grand Bornand

At our locations in the Aravis resorts of La Clusaz and le Grand Bornand, you can book lessons with our local partner, ESF, directly through us.

In the Aravis, we are able to offer small group lesson courses for beginner and improver skiers, running for 3 or 4 days to fit in with our midweek and weekend holidays. This makes the Aravis a great option for any groups with less experienced skiers who need lessons, as “standard” ski school group courses in most resorts run 6 days Sunday – Saturday making them impossible for skiers on shorter stays.

Prices for group lesson courses (based on us putting together a group of 3 or more pupils) are €90 per person for 3 x 2 hours over a midweek break, and €120 pp for 4 x 2 hours over a weekend

We can also arrange private lessons in the Aravis, at around €84 – €108 per 2 hour private session. During high season (New Year and February) periods private lessons are available as 1 hour slots 0900 – 1000 at €42 – €54 per session.

All lessons are subject to availability – during busy periods like New Year and the February school holidays availability, for private lessons especially, is extremely limited, so we’d advise booking into our group lesson courses as far in advance as possible.

Samoëns / Grand Massif

For guests staying at Chalet Caroline in Samoëns, we can put you in touch with local ski schools with whom you can arrange lessons directly. Our recommended school is Ecole de Ski 360, who have a helpful English speaking reception and can arrange various formats of lesson. Private lesson prices are typically around €40 – €50 per hour.

Because we only have a few Ski Weekender guests at any time staying in Samoëns, we’re not able to offer a group lesson course option to fit in with our short break format. Because of this, we’d recommend a stay at any of our Aravis locations for groups with beginners or improvers who are looking for the best value options for learning to ski.

Submit your Ski Lesson Requirements

If you’ve booked a holiday with us, and you’d like to see full options for ski lessons and send us your requirements, please click here and complete our lesson request form.


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