Where to stay around Samoëns?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,657 holiday lettings near Samoëns. From 3,833 apartments to 1,443 chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Samoëns is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Samoëns?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Samoëns. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Grand Massif Express Gondola: 7,514 holiday lettings
  • Saix Ski Lift: 7,551 holiday lettings
  • Chariande Express: 7,685 holiday lettings
  • Lac de Gers: 7,714 holiday lettings
  • Gouilles Ski Lift: 7,733 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Samoëns listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Samoëns?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,833 apartments in Samoëns. Our other popular types of Samoëns holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 1,443 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 125 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 30 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Samoëns?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 863 holiday homes with pool available in Samoëns. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental apartment or chalet in Samoens, France your home away from home

    Samoens is a commune in the French department of Haute-Savoie. The provincial town of the same name has been distinguished as one of the most beautiful towns in France, and has developed as a summer and winter resort. Samoens holiday rentals are the only ones in France to be both in a ski resort and a historical monument!

    Things to do on holiday in Samoens, France

    Samoens is part of the Grand Massif in the formidable shadow of Mont Blanc. With access to 256km of downhill skiing, Samoens is ideal for the majority of skiing holidays. The ski seasons in Samoens lasts from December until late April, although the ski lifts remain in operation all year round for hikers and mountain bikers.

    Ski chalets in Samoens are great for mixed ability parties, as there are a great range of slopes available in the resort, with almost half of the runs being suitable for beginners and intermediates, yet still catering a large number of fearsome runs for the experienced skier. There is a magnificent snow park here to, specially designed for snowboarding, and 40km of magnificent cross-country skiing tracks.

    Samoens is a traditional town, and the chalets and apartments in Samoens are delightful traditional chalets. The nightlife is great fun, offering a range of restaurants and bars as well as a cinema and nightclub.

    If you do not feel like skiing when you arrive at your Samoens accommodation, there are plenty of other options to entertain. Snow shoe hiking, archery, ice skating, ice climbing, paragliding and dog sledding are exceptional options to entertain.

    During the summer, the streets and ski chalets of Samoens do not stand empty. The walking or hiking is incomparable, with vast areas of mountain ridges offering spectacular views of the mountains. Also available to entertain are options to rock climb, mountain bike, golf, pothole, paraglide, white water raft/swim, canoeing, canyoning, jet skiing and water skiing.

    Places to holiday in Samoens, France

    Samoens and the Grand Massif ski area is flanked by Chamonix and Portes du Soleil.

    Chamonix is a world famous ski resort, which is both lively and traditional. It has slopes and ski schools catering for all levels of ability as well as a wide range of summer sports and cultural attractions.

    Portes du Soleil combines 14 separate ski resorts to become the largest skiing area on the globe. It is an attraction for both skiers and snowboarders.

    Weather in Samoens, France

    The average temperatures in summer are in the low 20’s (°C), which make taking a holiday rental in Samoens so ideal for hiking, golf and all climbing. Winters are of course cold, averaging close to freezing during December and January.

    Flights to Samoens, France

    Geneva Airport (GVA) is the closest to the holiday rentals in Samoens, with transfer options available to the resort. Geneva Airport is an hour and a half from Samoens, but there are regular cheap flights from the UK leaving the majority of airports on a daily basis, especially during the winter.

    Hitting the slopes of Samoëns

    With a wealth of ski-in, ski-out Samoëns holiday lettings on the menu, and all the sweeping mountains of the Haute-Savoie on the doorstep, this resort really does live up to its reputation as a winter sports Mecca. The combined ski terrain offered by the Grand Massif might not be the most extensive or the highest in France, but it does pack in a real variety of riding and breathtaking views to balance that out. In total, the domain clocks up 72 lifts, 140 separate runs and a trio of snow parks for the boarders and tricksters.

    Seasonal weather in Samoens

    Travellers enjoy Samoens for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in July, February, January or December, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average -3°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Samoens

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Samoens. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Mont Blanc (18.4 mi / 29.7 km)
    • Parc de Merlet (13 mi / 21 km)
    • Aiguille du Midi (16 mi / 25.8 km)
    • Jaysinia Alpine Botanical Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Base de Loisir des Lacs Aux Dames (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Lac de Joux Plane (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)