Samoens accommodation: discover our chalets and apartments

The French Alps are a popular destination for skiers. In summer and winter, they welcome tourists from all over the world looking for a place to relax in the heart of nature. The resort of Samoëns is the ideal place for a ski holiday for couples, families or friends.

This authentic village in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region enjoys a privileged geographical location in the heart of the French Alps. Situated at an altitude of 1,600 metres, the ski resort of Samoens also offers exceptional pistes facing the famous Mont Blanc.

For your holiday accommodation in Samoens, Emerald Stay can help. Our team specialises in prestigious rentals in the Alps (and France in general). This means that you are sure to find the right accommodation for your stay in Haute-Savoie.

If you rent an apartment in Samoens, you will enjoy exceptional accommodation in the heart of the village. Are you looking for a prestigious and spacious holiday rental? Emerald Stay will help you to rent a chalet in Samoens for an exceptional stay in the mountains.

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Samoëns accommodation by Emerald Stay
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Villa Majestic

Breathtaking panoramic views in Samoens

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Samoens accommodation Emerald Stay

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How to find the best accommodation in Samoens?

The ski resort of Samoëns is located in the Haute-Savoie, renowned for being a land of nature. It belongs to the Grand Massif ski area which includes 5 exceptional resorts (Flaine, Les Carroz, Morillon, Samoëns and Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval). The ski resort of Samoëns in particular stands out from the others by its unique charm and the richness of its natural heritage.

A stay in Samoëns will allow you to enjoy many activities (on or off snow). However, a successful holiday in the Alps inevitably involves choosing top-of-the-range accommodation. And Emerald Stay offers you its services to find the best accommodation in Haute-Savoie among luxury rentals meeting your requirements.

You will find in our offer the most beautiful apartments and chalets of the Alps to welcome you during your stay in the ski resort of Samoëns. With the support of Emerald Stay, you can have peace of mind because comfort will always be there, whatever the apartment or chalet you select.

And our rentals have a lot to offer. For example, the quality of the household and bed linen is a prerequisite for us. Discover it in each room of your holiday accommodation in Samoëns. The bathrooms are not to be outdone. Just like the bedrooms, they will be equipped with top-of-the-range facilities, including especially eco-friendly toiletries.

All this to say that Emerald Stay's holiday rentals are some of the finest properties in the French Alps. So let us make it easy for you to select your next luxury apartment or chalet in the resort of Samoens.

Why choose an Emerald Stay accommodation for your next holiday in Samoens?

Finding a great holiday home in the Alps is not always easy. The variety of accommodation often makes it difficult to choose. However, you can trust a professional team like Emerald Stay to find the prestigious apartment or chalet that will remind you of the comfort of your home. This means you don't have to scour every rental ad to find what you're looking for.

Our available rentals in the resort of Samoens are always at your disposal for an unforgettable mountain holiday. To create memorable memories in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and the Grand Massif area, you simply have to choose between the best apartments and chalets. The majority of our rentals in Samoens have a magnificent view. The most prestigious apartments and chalets have wellness facilities such as jacuzzi, sauna and hammam.

Depending on your needs and criteria, you can also opt for a luxury apartment with a swimming pool, private garden or covered parking. For more information on the apartment or chalet you like in Samoens, you can contact Emerald Stay's travel agents who are available online 7 days a week.

Our Samoens rentals also come with a description sheet that allows you to find out about any practical information you need to know or specific features of your holiday accommodation in Haute-Savoie.

Samoens accommodation - what type of property to choose?

Samoëns is an exceptional resort in the Grand Massif with a wide variety of accommodation options. Nevertheless, you should choose your ideal holiday accommodation according to your expectations. For example, renting an apartment with a panoramic view of the village will allow you to enjoy nature from your accommodation. Similarly, renting a chalet in the mountains will certainly allow for convivial evenings and cocooning moments.

By selecting your holiday accommodation in Samoëns among the rentals proposed by Emerald Stay, you can be sure to enjoy peace and comfort throughout your stay. You will find in our offer the apartment with 2 bedrooms and a bathroom, perfect for a family stay of 4 persons in the Alps. Looking for a luxury residence? Why not turn to the chalet rentals in Samoens? The rooms will be spacious and you will have the privilege of having en-suite bathrooms.

Check out the detailed information sheet to find out what you need to know before you finalise your booking. Illustrative photos will also give you a taste of your stay in the Alps by showing features such as the layout of the rooms and the presence of a swimming pool and covered parking. Need more info? Take a look at the reviews of former guests. Also, Emerald Stay's travel assistants are available to you through our online service, available weekdays and weekends.

Similarly, contact us for private concierge services - available on request. To make your holiday in Haute-Savoie as pleasant as possible, we offer a variety of services. For example, ask Emerald Stay to book ski equipment or ski lessons in Samoens or any other resort in the Grand Massif.

You can also count on our team to organise a gastronomic dinner with starred chefs. The same goes for meal delivery or booking a massage session at home, as well as transfers to and from the airport. Mid-week cleaning is included in the rental of your apartment or chalet in Samoens for a stay of 7 nights or more.

Why organise your next holidays in Samoens?

Samoëns, an authentic village in the Grand Massif in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, is one of the most welcoming places in the Alps. Far from the hustle and bustle of the big cities and in the middle of nature, the resort - whose origins date back to 1167 - has the conviviality of a mountain village. Located in the heart of the Haute-Savoie, Samoëns is not only convincing for its exceptional setting with a breathtaking view of the Mont-Blanc and sometimes reminiscent of Megeve and its beautiful chalets. The resort also benefits from a rich historical heritage.

Moreover, the traces of its history are still visible today thanks to the vestiges of the past such as the ruins of the castle of Montagnier (former fortified castle of the 13th century) and the church of Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption de Samoëns. Between the architectural testimonies of the works of yesteryear and the settings in the middle of the Alps, you will find a few nuggets which are worth a visit. 

Samoëns - nicknamed the town of the 7 mountains - is also home to other natural wonders. This is notably the case of the Gros Tilleul, standing in the centre of Samoëns. This tree, which has become a real symbol of the village, was planted in 1438.

Of course, Samoëns remains a very beautiful ski resort of the Grand Massif. Its privileged location near the Fer-à-Cheval cirque and the Dents Blanches massif also makes it a perfect destination for exploring the Haute-Savoie department.

Nevertheless, travellers' opinions are generally positive about the dynamics of the village of Samoëns. This is especially true when it comes to a ski holiday in the mountains. The slopes of this Haute-Savoie resort enjoy generous snow cover. While the village as a whole offers a welcoming sunshine. For an exceptional stay and a unique experience in this magnificent setting of Samoens, ask Emerald Stay for assistance in selecting a prestigious apartment or chalet that meets your expectations.

Where to stay in Samoens?

The ski resort of Samoens has a wide choice of accommodation, available at different prices. This ensures you find the right accommodation to suit your availability and budget. By renting your luxury apartment or chalet in Samoens through Emerald Stay, you are guaranteed to stay in an exceptional residence that will offer you the comfort of your home and the quality of service of a hotel.

However, the best holiday accommodation in Samoens must surely meet your expectations. an apartment with a breathtaking panoramic view will be a real eye catcher. It is also the ideal opportunity to admire the landscapes offered by the high mountains. Another option is to rent a chalet close to the ski lifts. This makes it easier for you to get around the village of Samoëns and the other resorts in the Grand Massif area (Flaine, Les Carroz, Morillon and Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval).

In addition, you can choose your luxury apartment or chalet in Samoens according to its location. In addition, this will allow you to be as close as possible to the activities you wish to do during your stay in Samoens. For example, choose from one of the 9 hamlets in the village. The most important ones include :

  • The hamlet of Les Vallons,

  • The village of Les Allamands,

  • The village of Chantemerle,

  • The village of Berouze,

  • The hamlet of Vercland.

The hamlet of Les Vallons will reward you with a walk rich in discoveries on the old dykes of the Giffre or in front of the mountain of Criou.

The village of Les Allamands, for its part, represents an atypical and picturesque place which will probably not fail to amaze you. 

Then there is Chantemerle which is classified as a remarkable site. By choosing a rental near this hamlet, you will have the chance to enjoy an accommodation located in a pleasant and comfortable setting.

Don't forget Le Berouze which is an ideal starting point for many mountain activities (hiking, climbing, white water sports, etc.). The same goes for Vercland, which is located next to the ski slopes. This village is linked to the vast Grand Massif domain by the Doppelmayr cable car. Renting an apartment or chalet within walking distance of the ski lifts is an even better option in this case.

Remember, when choosing the right holiday accommodation in Haute-Savoie, you need to consider your needs. Emerald Stay advises you to choose your next apartment or chalet in Samoens based on criteria such as the number of rooms required, the location of the accommodation within the village or the presence of unique features (wellness facilities, garden, swimming pool, parking, etc.).

For more information about our exceptional rentals in Samoens, please contact the Emerald Stay team.

What to do in Samoens during winter?

A winter holiday in the Alps is the perfect opportunity to discover a wide range of winter sports. The quality of the slopes in Samoëns makes it an ideal destination for trying out different winter sports, whatever your level. In the heart of the Haute-Savoie and facing the Mont-Blanc, you can enjoy downhill and cross-country skiing. You will also have access to the entire Grand Massif thanks to the ski lifts that connect the resort of Samoëns with those of Flaine, Les Carroz, Morillon or Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval.

If you want to discover the wide open spaces covered in snow in Samoëns, why not try ski touring? This activity will allow you to reach the more remote areas of the village. You will be rewarded with a magnificent view of the mountains and incredible panoramas. The more adventurous will even dare to discover the wild sides of the Mont-Blanc massif, notably from the summit of the Aiguille du Midi in the Chamonix resort (about an hour's drive from Samoëns). This area is ideal for off-piste skiing.

In good weather, Samoëns is also a paradise for original activities. These include snowshoeing, which brings you closer to nature, and dog sledding, which takes you on a high mountain adventure.

If you want to go even further off the beaten track during your stay in Samoëns, you can also try atypical activities such as heli-skiing, which will take you to areas as remote as Switzerland or Italy. The same goes for mountain paragliding, which offers a first flight over the magnificent landscape of Haute-Savoie.

The resort of Samoëns also caters for the disabled. From the Grand Massif Express, they can discover the Grand Massif area with the Samoëns Handi-glisse association. Kart skiing, uniskiing, dual skiing, sledging, skating, you'll be spoilt for choice.

Are you looking for other activities to do during your stay in Samoëns? Ask the Emerald Stay team for advice. We're also here to help you find the perfect holiday accommodation to make you feel at home. Whether you are looking for an exceptional apartment or chalet in Samoens, you can choose from a range of luxury rentals.

What to do in Samoens during summer?

A summer holiday in the French Alps is all about enjoying the cool mountain climate and the exceptional setting in the middle of nature. If you choose the ski resort of Samoëns in particular, you will have the added advantage of discovering a multitude of activities that are both rewarding and relaxing. Think for example of the cultural visits which are excellent to discover the various emblematic places of the village.

Samoëns is best known for being a "village of stone cutters" and is a real open-air exhibition. On the façade of a house, across the "Year 2000" fountain, at the bend in an alley in the historic centre of Samoëns..., the old town is home to unique works which are truly worth a visit.  

On the other hand, summer is an opportune time to discover the botanical garden " la Jaÿsinia " which is located in the centre of Samoëns. This garden, which dates back to 1906, is home to 2500 species and 4800 mountain plants which are always a real treat for the eyes. At the same time, you will have the opportunity to admire the ruins of the Tornalta castle.

Of course, you can also get away from your apartment or luxury chalet in Samoens by choosing mountain activities. Once again, the ski resort offers a vast playground of activities that are a change of scenery. Mountaineering in the Haut-Giffre massif, climbing or via ferrata in the Tines gorge, helicopter or paragliding flights around the Giffre valley, caving at the Jean-Bernard chasm, white water sports on the Giffre river... Many discoveries await you in Samoëns during your summer mountain holidays.

For more information on a particular activity, contact the Emerald Stay travel agents. With their support, you can also select an exceptional apartment or chalet in Samoens to be closer to your favourite activities.

Where to ski in Samoens?

Going to the Haute-Savoie for the winter holidays means offering yourself the possibility of skiing in an exceptional area like the Grand Massif. It is equipped with 62 ski lifts and has no less than 139 runs. The Grand Massif domain is home to the resort of Samoëns, which has several assets. Amongst others, the favourable exposure and the quality snow cover allow you to take full advantage of the snow during your stay.

However, Samoëns also has the advantage of being suitable for all skiers, whatever their level. From the Grand Massif Express, you can reach Samoëns 1600 and its fun zone, which is located between 1550 and 1600 m in altitude. Its slopes are perfectly suited to children and absolute beginners.  

For intermediate skiers, Samoëns offers various exceptional runs such as the blue runs of Dahu and Verosse. The same goes for the red runs such as the Marmotte and the Gouilles.

Experienced skiers will find their pleasure in the high sectors. The summit of the tête des Saix, for example, not only offers a beautiful view. It is also an ideal starting point for cross-country skiing at an altitude of 2118 m. Aigle Noir, Chamois, Corbalanche..., take on these exceptional trails to get your adrenaline flowing. In addition, the resort of Samoëns has a snowpark (near the Soleil slope) which may be suitable for freestyle enthusiasts.  

In any case, Emerald Stay can help you select a luxury apartment or chalet within walking distance of the slopes or close to the ski lifts. Ski in/ski out accommodation is the perfect way to make your stay in Samoens even more special.

What to do in Samoens if we don’t ski?

A true paradise for ski enthusiasts, Samoens is a must-see destination for holidays in the French Alps. However, this picturesque village in the Haute-Savoie also offers an ideal setting for activities that don't involve special skiing skills. If you don't ski, consider tobogganing or pony-sledging through the slopes of Fer-à-Cheval, Samoëns 1600 or Joux Plane.

Or why not explore the Giffre Valley on an electric Fat Bike or e-fat scoot with a specialist instructor? When the weather is good in the summer, you'll have the opportunity to ride the mountain bike trails and freeride or single track trails around the village of Samoens. However, if the weather is bad, you may prefer indoor activities. Visit the Clos Parchet eco-museum farm, discover the religious buildings of the Giffre valley, take a diversion to the Philippe Candeloro ice rink, etc., the choices are numerous.

Want to take the mountain experience even further? Try swimming in icy water. The famous Lac aux Dames offers you a 25-metre pool where you can swim at a temperature of less than 5 degrees.

How to get to Samoens?

You can reach Samoëns :

  • By car: from the A40 motorway towards Geneva/Chamonix (exit n° 18) ;

  • By train: Cluses train station is the closest to the village, bus lines will take you to Samoens which is 20 km away;

  • By plane: Samoëns is 78 km from Geneva-Cointrin airport.

For your convenience, ask Emerald Stay to organise your transfer to and from the airport.