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Samoens Ski Chalets & Summer Chalets

Welcome to Absolute Alpine! We are a family-run, family friendly, independent chalet company offering high quality catered chalets and self-catered accommodation in Samoens, the French Alps.

We (Steve & Sam White) have a passion for the mountains and also for making sure you have a memorable and carefree holiday in our Samoens catered chalets or self-catered accommodation.

Part of the impressive Grand Massif ski region, Samoens is the perfect destination for a ski holiday or summer holiday in the Alps.

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Our Samoens Catered Chalets & Self-Catered Accommodation

Our Samoens chalets are beautifully presented and equipped everything you need to keep friends and family entertained on your chalet holiday (hot tubs, Nintendo Wii, Wifi, UK TV channels, DVDs, CDs, books, games…)

Incredibly popular games room – our new games room in our flagship chalet, Chalet Grande Ourse, has been very popular this last year. With its slate bed pool table and family friendly dart board, families and friends have all enjoyed huge amounts of fun here.

Catered Chalet with Games Room

Fun on and off the mountain

We now have a fantastic new games room in our flagship chalet, Chalet Grande Ourse

Enjoy our slate bed pool table and dart board.

Even more fun for the whole family.
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Our chalets all boast a central location whilst maintaining breathtaking views across the valley.

Whether you are a group of 21 or a family of four, we have the Samoens accommodation for you. In fact, Chalet Petite Ourse is the only catered chalet in Samoens with a hot tub offered privately for a family of four.

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Winter - Catered Ski Chalets Samoens

Samoens sits in the French Alps and lies at the foot of the Grand Massif with a state-of-the-art express lift taking you from the village up to Samoens 1600 in under 8 minutes. From here, the skiing is truly world-class, the snow record superb and the views breathtaking. Take your pick from over 130 runs (265km of pistes), extensive off piste and, for snowboarders, a great selection of parks and powder opportunities.

If you are looking for a Samoens ski chalet, we have some wonderful accommodation for you. Picture yourself in one of our catered ski chalets or in our self-catered Samoens ski chalets this winter.

Click here for more info on Samoens and the Grand Massif in winter

Family Adventure Holidays in the Alps

Family Adventure Holidays

Have you considered the Alps for your next family summer holiday?

Whether you want excitement or relaxation, there's something for everybody in charming Samoëns.
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Summer Chalets in Samoens

Summer in Samoens is a real breath of fresh air and a great option for a summer holiday in the Alps. There’s no shortage of activities on offer, including white water rafting, mountain biking, climbing, hiking and golf. Samoens has also been awarded the Famille Plus label, recognising its family-friendliness.

More about summer in Samoens

Walking Holidays French Alps

Walking Holidays

We now offer a variety of summer walking holidays to suit everybody.

Our qualified guide will take you to some of the most beautiful spots around Samoëns. More Info.

Catered Chalets Samoens or Self-Catered Accommodation?

Whether you are looking for the freedom of self-catered accommodation or would prefer to relax entirely and enjoy one of our Samoens catered chalets, we are ready to look after your needs.

A week in our catered chalets will include breakfast, home-baked cakes in the afternoon and a professionally prepared four course meal in the evening (we do lighter three course meals in the summer). Our carefully selected high quality wines flow freely over dinner!

For the younger ones our chef can prepare an earlier kiddies high tea with everything lovingly homemade from fresh ingredients.

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Our Samoens Accommodation at a Glance

For more information on our Samoens chalets, click on any of the accommodation links below.

Thank you for all the wonderful hospitality we've had a fantastic family Christmas which we will always treasure. The place, the food, all the advice were all superb, what an amazing team!!
Foster family
Dec-11
Thank you so much for the week we spent in Samoens. Your chalet is just lovely and we enjoyed relaxing in it. All in all a fantastic week!
John, Kerry, Dave, Laura & Ruby
Mar-11
It's a six star set up and you really have outdone yourselves. See you next year!
Noel & family
Feb-10
Love it! Love it! Love! This place is an absolute gem of a find... Great food, hosts, chalet and village - we have had the best week ever!
Chris and Michelle
Feb-11
Thank you for such a fantastic week. The chalet and facilities were perfect for our group, the food was amazing and the wine was generous which made for very merry evenings and a few slightly sore heads in the morning.
The Vets
Mar-10
Wonderful week all round, great food, guides and company. Many thanks to all the staff and their enthusiasm.
The Kennedys
Aug-12
Thank you so much or a truly wonderful & relaxing holiday. Everything was perfect, no improvements possible! We will definitely be back!
The Hickeys
Jan-11
What more can I say! The best Christmas ever!
The McLeods
Dec-09
For those that wish to temper the pains of skiing, then La Grande Ourse is a gift from the snow gods.
Robin, Hannah, Freddie & Elizabeth
Jan-11
Thank you Steve, Sam, Kate and Bruno for your warm hospitality, your delicious cuisine and your friendship and challenging walks. Best wishes to all.
Ruth (USA)
Jun-12
Thank you so much for making our stay magnificent! The food was delightful, the staff were friendly, funny, kind and accommodating. Our stay was AMAZING!
Steve, Tricia, Callum, Mike & Becca
Apr-11
You've done it again! You cannot improve on service, meals, cleanliness and everything done with such a smile. We have loved every minute.
The Hastings Clan
Mar-11
We will be back! Thanks for our best ever holiday.
Phil, Kerry, Georgia & Alex
Apr-10
You have a beautifully appointed chalet that feels like a second home as opposed to an impersonal hotel. We had a wonderful holiday. Thank you so much.
John & Patricia
Aug-12
You have established an exceptional standard and make your guests feel really welcome and at home. Many thanks.
Nadine & Doug S
Jan-10
Thank you very much for a very nice week. Your food has been great & your hospitality even better. We shall certainly recommend you.
Bev & Andy
Jan-10
We've had a wonderful week in every respect - great skiing, awesome company, incredible food and lots of laughs. Can't wait for next year!
The Orford family
Feb-11
Thank you for your superb hospitality. We only have positive things to say and will recommend to all our ski friends and hopefully come back to stay again. Superb!
Nicola & Luke Smith
Feb-12
Thank you SO much for a fantastic, stress free week. The chalet, food and staff were all perfect - you made us so welcome and comfortable.
John & Sue
Jul-12
Many thanks for a great holiday. Wonderful chalet, wonderful hosts, wonderful food. Carry on like you are and one will soon have to book 3 years in advance to get in!
Nina & Kim
Feb-11
Oh my word! What can I say... You are the perfect hosts, you have made our week perfect... Which is why we want to come back again and again.
Seb, Jo & family
Feb-11
I loved this holiday SO SO SO much! The food has been lovely and the cakes were great. The hot tub was fab as well.
The Cooke family
Aug-12
I don't usually fill these things in but we had such a good holiday I thought I should. Many thanks to you for your hospitality and for making our stay so enjoyable.
11 out of 10!
Walker Family
Feb-10
Thank you for a wonderfully relaxing and enjoyable week. Without doubt one of our best ever holidays.
Fiona, James, Linda & Will
Mar-12
My holiday here has been perfect. Thank you for the luxurious accommodation & fantastic food. I will be recommending your holidays to everyone.
Jennie (Sydney, Australia)
Jun-12
Beautiful chalet, lovely food, great staff, amazing weather and great skiing. As your first North Americans you have impressed us well!
Kerry & Ian
Feb-11
Well, I reckon this has been pretty much the perfect family holiday... We were lucky to have such fab chalet mates and have made friends for life. Huge thanks!
Louise & Jon
Jun-12
We love your chalet, we love Samoens, we love the skiing, but most of all we love you and your team. You made our first ski trip absolutely brilliant!
Dee T & friends
Mar-11
Excellent food, 5* accommodation and great hospitality! Nothing was too much trouble and our every whim catered for. We will spread the word at home!
Heidi, Chris & Sian
Mar-12
It was all lovely - pretty bedrooms, lovely food and especially the lovely people looking after us. We didn't want for anything.
Brian, Mandy, Chris, Claire & Mark
Feb-12
A really wonderful place and to be looked after was also wonderful. Service, food, welcome just fantastic - a 1st that I think can't be matched. Thank you!
Julliet & John
Jan-11
...a stress free week with 10 happy guests of mixed ages done... Carlsberg do not do chalets but if they did...
David Winsall
Dec-09
Thank you very much. I wish I could be with you for ever - love Molly
Molly (Aged 8)
Feb-11
We have had a fabulous fortnight here at La Petite Ourse. The chalet is as lovely as always and the food is excellent. Thank you for looking after us so well.
The McGrady family
Jul-12
Thank you for a very memorable week... You have spoiled us really well and been great company, we feel very well for having spent this time with you. Thanks!
Kath & Nick
Jun-12
Wow! What a fantastic time we have had! Lovely fresh powder - sparkling sunshine, stunning views and then a truly wonderful cosy chalet! What more could we ask for!
The Simpson family
Feb-12

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