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There is plenty of information on the Samoens website, which gives you an insight into the charming village. You can find details on walks, rafting, paragliding and many of the other all season activities.
To find out about weather, skiing and other essential information Grand Massif click here.
This is a 4mb file, so right click on the link to download the file. Click here for the Grand Massif Piste Map.
Ski Hire / Ski Concierge
There is a service operated which makes the whole experience painless. Remi (A French fluent English speaking gentleman) operates a service where you can pick your ski's online and come to the chalet itself for the fitting. He will then collect the ski's from you at the end of the stay. Offering very competitive rates, the experience is effortless. www.chaletskishop.com
firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel 00 33(0) 6 24 37 11 18
Jay Sport Ski Loc. Tel 04 50 34 94 41
Not quite as competitive as Remi, but we have an arrangement with the best ski hire shop in Samoens. They have a shop in the village and a locker at Samoens 1600 at the top of the Samoens ski lift to leave your skis there if you wish. Also means that any adjustments needed to skis can be done on mountain rather than coming all the way down! As a guest of Secret Chalet you will receive a discount for renting too. Just mention "Secret Chalet' when booking. Another added bonus is they collect the ski's from the chalet saving you the hassle of returning them when you need to leave.
As it often works out far more economical than transfers, giving you the freedom when you arrive. We recomend car hire with great local rates at www.rhinocarhire.com
For Airport transfers from Geneva Airport to Secret Chalet, we recommend Go Massif. They offer a reliable transfer service, which can be booked online. The rates are from 45 Euros per person or you can book a mini bus for your whole group at a reasonable rate. We've negotiated a discounted rate, if you use the voucher code SECRET2012 please click here for more details. Go Massif Transfers.
When we travel, we use Fogg Insurance. They provide special winter sports insurance and are far more competitive than standard run of the mill insurers.
Click here for Ski Holiday Insurance
Zig Zag ski school in Morillion have shiwn they are by far the best Ski school:
- all English speaking instructors
- never more than 8 children per group lesson
- Tiny Tots tuition for children from 3yrs of age
- off piste specialists, full safety equipment provided to every off piste guest, heliskiing, valley blanche etc..
Please mention Secret Chalet when liaising with them. http://www.zigzagski.com/
To get the best exchange rate whilst buying your Euros contact IFX, far better rates than any high street bank. - We use Stuart Ambrose 0203 005 8909 Quote 'Secret Chalet'
Cirque du Fer a Cheval,Sixt
Another fantastic attraction is the Cirque du Fer a Cheval at Sixt. it is a stunning and huge limestone amphitheatre stretched on 4 to 5 km. See more info here
Have you got the nerve to try some mountain climbing. Whether your an experienced rock climber or would like to experience the sport then Via Ferrata is the place to do it. See more info here.
The chalet is also superbly located for day trips, to sample the pure water at Evian, see the beautiful Lake Annecy, or visit the Chamonix Glacier, or do some luxury shopping in the boutiques of Geneva.
Our stunning property is in a conservation area, and as such it hasn’t been ruined by excess tourism. Furthermore, Samoens has been awarded a ‘Coq d’Or’ for being one of the prettiest villages in France and is the only ski resort classified by the Caisse des Monuments Historiques.The chalet is situated 6 mins from the Morillon ski station or 8 mins to Samoens at 1600m. Transfer to and from the piste can be arranged, but we recommend hiring a car.Read more...