The Best Ski Schools in Courchevel

14th October 2019

If you’re thinking of hitting up the slopes in Courchevel this ski season then it’s important to get to grips with all the different schools that provide lessons during your stay. Courchevel has a plethora of options when it comes to professional ski instructors, but it’s worth looking into all of them to see which one best suits your needs.

Luckily for you we’ve listed all of the best ski schools in Courchevel to make sure you’ve got everything covered when it comes to skiing lessons during your holiday.

Oxygene Ski School

Oxygène Ski School is an independent school owned and run by an Anglo-French team. They have a superb reputation for offering a personalised approach in small friendly, English speaking, groups. Their Magic Fun Factory children’s ski lessons are renowned in the Three Valleys for their exciting approach to teaching kids to learn to ski. They offer adult group ski lessons, private lessons and have snowboard instructors too.  Give them a call today.

MERIBEL: +33 (0)4 79 08 53 36

COURCHEVEL: +33( 0)4 79 01 01 81


Finelines private Ski & Snowboard instruction

Finelines private ski & snowboard instruction. Nick is a British instructor with 30 years worldwide experience, fully qualified in both skiing and snowboarding, offering professional and fun tailor made lessons that perfectly meet the needs of individuals, families and private groups.

Unlock your potential and discover new possibilities with Nick.

Resort: Courchevel, Meribel

Address: 48 Rue du Bellegarde, Bozel 73350 France

Languages: English and French

Website Quote: “Nick is an exceptional teacher in that he simplifies the complicated leaving you thinking why did I never know that before?  He makes you believe that you can do it; that you can adapt and learn new habits and ways of skiing. And – most importantly – he makes it fun, so you don’t actually feel you’re having a lesson.”

Contact Number: +33 (0) 6 23 96 81 80



Skizen focus on making you a more confident and experienced skier, with an experienced team of instructors and tailor-made programmes. Skizen are equipped to deal with all levels, with lessons for children as well as off-piste tracks for the more experienced skier- even offering heli-skiing for those who seek an extra thrill.

Languages: French, English, Spanish and Russian

Positive quote from website: ‘Perfect knowledge of the ski area, a lot of patience and always good advice. But above all a good atmosphere and a very good spirit.’

Contact number: 0033 678 797 440  /  0033 608 512 385


Snow D’Light Ski School

Snow D’Light has carefully selected each of its ski instructors to ensure you receive the best tuition possible. Dedicated to giving clients an unforgettable and enriching experience, Snow D’Light employ only ‘fully certified’ instructors.

Address: Marine Sports – Precision, Route de la Chaudanne, 73550 Meribel Centre, France

Languages: English, Russian, French, Spanish, Portugese, German, Italian and Dutch

Trip Advisor star rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Review Quote: ‘Snow D’Light are an excellent ski school.’

Contact: +33 (0) 664 816 010



Offering high-level tuition for great value, SnowLimits offer group or custom lessons, and everything in between. Catering to all levels of skier, the team is made up of highly skilled and experienced instructors who aim to give you the best experience possible.

Address: Savoie, Auvergne Rhone Alpes, 73120, Courchevel, France

Languages: English

Trip Advisor star rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Review Quote: ‘they always focus and deliver on outstanding instruction. They ask what it is that you want to achieve and then work with you to help you get to your goal breaking down the objective into understandable chunks and building the complete picture.’

Contact number: Phone (summer): +44 (0) 798 998 8774

Phone (winter): +33 (0) 615 48 59 04


Supreme Ski

Supreme offer lessons in Courchevel 1850, 1650 and 1550, promising an unforgettable skiing experience with excellent tuition from a diverse team of experts. Supreme offer everything from children’s lessons to skill sessions, tailoring your skiing experience to you.

Resort: Courchevel 1850, 1650 and 1550

Address: Rue de la Chapelle, Le Praz, Courchevel, 73120, France

Languages: English

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Quote: ‘It is a great pleasure to be instructed by real professionals with a passion for skiing and with a real gift for instruction and explanation. All of the instructors seem to have a knack of finding the perfect balance between introducing new skills, consolidating existing learning and encouraging progression, which has been enormously valuable to me. I would recommend them to anyone at any level.’

Contact number: +33 (0)479 08 27 87/ +44 (0)20 3744 1655


Sweet Snowsports

We pride ourselves on delivering a top class service from the moment you contact us. Whether you book a single session or opt to take an instructor for the full week, you are guaranteed to receive the same level of excellent customer care. We listen to what you want and will work with you to meet your requirements, offering impartial advice when it is required and ongoing support throughout the booking process. All our Trois Vallées-based ski instructors are native English speakers and are qualified to the highest European level including the prestigious ‘French Equivalence’. We offer a full range of well thought-out products ranging from private ski lessons and guided tours of Les Trois Vallées, on and off-piste.

For further information on any of our ski or snowboard lessons please visit our website 
email or contact us by telephone using the number on our website.


 The Development Centre

TDC have completely rejected the ‘one-size fits all’ premise of skiing, preferring a sports-coaching approach to help improve your skill and technique. The instructors’ enthusiasm is infectious, and promise value for money, but also great fun.

Resort: Courchevel 1850

Address: Rond Point des Pistes, Snowberry Ski Shop, 73150 Val d’Isere, France

Languages: French and English

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Quote: ‘I was encouraged to have three mornings with TDC as a complete beginner. It was the best decision I made! I started with Steve for three hours and his teaching technique and tone was perfection, helping me to progress quickly.’

Contact Details: +33 6 85 88 05 91


Bureau des Guides Courchevel

Guides has many activities for the most daring, specialising in the backcountry tracks, and providing mountain guides to give you the best possible experience. Offering activities that appeal to a range of fitness levels, Guides has something to appeal to the traditional, or the more free-spirited.

Resort: Courchevel 1850

Address: Maison de la Montagne, 110 Rue de la Croisette, 73120 Courchevel 1850, Saint Bon Tarentaise

Languages: French and English

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 4.5

Positive Trip advisor review quote: ‘Stimulating and breath-taking.’

Contact number: +33(0)6 23 92 46 12

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Cab 9 Snowboarding

At Cab 9, the focus is on giving you a safe and professional lesson from their team of expert instructors, without losing the fun and sociable aspect of skiing. High levels of instruction are combined with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Address: Galerie des Cimes, 73550 Meribel, France

Languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian and Russian

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Quote: ‘Good value for money. Relaxed. Tailored sessions in line with new tricks we wanted to learn. We all thoroughly enjoyed our private sessions.’

Contact: +33 (0) 768 46 39 11


ESF Courchevel 1550

ESF 1550 offer fun and versatile lessons to suit all ages and skill-sets, even offering a nursery so everyone can enjoy the holiday. Their private lessons are personalised, suited to your needs alone, ensuring you have the best experience possible.

Resort: Courchevel 1550

Address: 215 Rue des Rois, 73120 Courchevel, France

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 3.5

Positive Trip advisor review quote: ‘My children learned skiing and discovered a passion thanks to the instructors of ESF Courchevel Village.’

Contact number: +33479082107

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ESF Courchevel 1650

ESF 1650 boast a wide range of action-packed activities  and experiences, whilst still being inclusive of all ages and abilities. Combining high-quality instruction with adventure, ESF 1650 are sure to meet even the highest expectations.

Resort: Courchevel 1650

Address: Maison de Moriond, 73120 Courchevel, France

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 4.5

Positive Trip advisor review quote: “If you are older and want
the confidence of an experienced qualified teacher this is the place or if you are young and want fast rapid movement!! The ESF teachers know the mountains and how to best progress you and your ability.”

Contact number: +33479082608


ESF Courchevel 1850

With over 350 qualified instructors, ESF Courchevel 1850 school prides itself on offering something for everyone. From 18 months all the way up to adult, their professional instructors will improve your technique and get you feeling comfortable on the snow. They even provide off-piste skiing lessons if you want to reach the next level.

Resort: Courchevel 1850

Address:  La Croisette, Rue du Forum, 73120 Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, France

Languages: Bilingual in 12

Trip Advisor star rating: 4.5

Positive Trip advisor review quote: ‘These are the best ski lessons I’ve had in Europe.’

Contact number- +33479080772


ESF La Tania

ESF La Tania is based in the heart of ‘Les 3 Vallees’, with a dedicated team of instructors who are eager to share their passion. La Tania prides itself on its diversity, so whether it’s snowboarding or skiing, beginner or expert, they have something to please everyone.

Address: Centre de la Station 73120 La Tania

Trip Advisor star rating: 4

Positive Trip advisor review quote: ‘These guys are experts and can easily take a beginner from zero to confident on greens in a few hours.’

Contact number- + 33 (0)4 79 08 80 39

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First Tracks

First Tracks have a small but experienced team of hand-picked instructors, catering to all ages and abilities, and going above and beyond the usual requirements of a ski school. The team possess unparalleled knowledge about the mountains and are passionate about what they do, ensuring that you have an unforgettable holiday.

Address: First Tracks Ski Coaching, Rue des Verdons, 73120, Courchevel

Languages: French and English

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 4.5

Positive Trip Advisor Quote: ‘All the guides treat each group as individuals, listening to you and what you would like to achieve.’

Contact number: +337 81 82 82 83



Offering a wide range of activities, including heliskiing, Marmalade guarantees to improve your skiing with their small but dedicated team. Whilst professional, the lessons are fun and enjoyable, seeking to improve your confidence along the way.

Address: Route du Centre, Meribel, 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English, French and Italian

Trip Advisor star rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Review Quote: ‘you really do get what you pay for – can’t recommend them highly enough!’

Contact number: +33 771 85 62 79

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New Generation

New Generation ski instructors can be found in both Courchevel 1850 and 1650, and they like to add a little twist to their teaching. Instead of focusing on the old fashioned drills they add little extras to switch things up, like games and challenges.

Resort: Courchevel 1850 and 1650

Address:  Immeuble Le Ceylan, 73122, France

Trip Advisor star rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Review Quote: “Overall a wonderful experience and ended up confidently on blue slopes at the end of 5 lessons.”

Contact number: +33479010318

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The Snow School

During your lessons with The Snow School, a highly experienced team will make it their aim to show you the best of what Courchevel has to offer.  Catering to all ages and abilities, The Snow School is a flexible and devoted company, using a system called VAK (Visual, Auditory, Kinetic) to allow the client the best possible chance of understanding a task.

Resort: Courchevel 1850

Address: Route des Chalets, 73550 Les Allues, France

Languages: French and English

Trip Advisor star rating: 5

Positive Trip Advisor Quote: ‘Excellent. Superb. Totally satisfied.’

Contact Number: +44 (0) 7733251915

To ensure you make an informed decision, we have listed all of the best ski schools in Courchevel. We hope this starts your holiday off on the right foot, as it is so important to find the option that suits you best. For your next step, view the availability of our luxury ski chalets in Courchevel and make your booking with Alpine Infusion today.

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