The Best Ski Schools in Meribel

29th November 2017

Meribel has plenty of slopes to provide visitors with endless exercise and fun, but it’s important to familiarise yourself with the schools that’ll offer you the lessons you’ll need throughout your trip.

Unsure of where to look?

Thankfully there’s a wide selection to pick from, so finding the ideal ski school shouldn’t be too difficult. Plus, we’ve made it even easier to find the right fit with our comprehensive list of Meribel’s best ski schools.

 

Parallel Lines Snow Sports School

After 17 years of development and experience, Parallel Lines offers a well-tailored and fine-tuned skiing experience with a wealth of options. Take advantage of inclusive group sessions and get the kids out with the ‘Children’s Ski Safaris’ lessons, or opt for a more streamlined affair with private sessions.

Address: Aire Chaudanne, 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘I would highly recommend these amenable, intelligent teachers.’

Contact Number: +44 (0) 844 811 2779

 

First Tracks Ski Coaching

Specialising in private lessons, coaching and guiding for all abilities, this small team of roughly 15 fully-qualified instructors is ideal for families, groups or corporate parties. They also offer extra activities such as ice climbing, heli-skiing and torch-lit descents.

Address: Rue Des Verdons, 73120, Courchevel, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 4.5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘They are reliable, safe and fun which is perfect for a ski holiday.’

Contact Number: +33 7 81 82 82 83

 

New Generation Ski and Snowboard School

Led by Zoe Campbell, who has over twenty years of experience in Meribel, this school takes on all abilities and levels. The team will show you the best spots around the resort, find the best terrain to build your confidence, and focus on bringing you as much fun as possible.

Resort: Courchevel 1650

Address: Courchevel 1650, Courchevel, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘Overall a wonderful experience and ended up confidently on the blue slopes at the end of five lessons. Highly recommend New Gen Ski!’

Contact Number: +33 4 79 01 03 18

 

Snow D’Light Ski School

Snow D’Light caters to both children and adult skiers, with small group classes and private lessons available for skiing, snowboarding, telemarking and ski touring. With sixteen years of experience, all ski instructors are fully certified and selected to provide you with a smooth, fun experience.

Address: Route de la Chaudanne, 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English, French, Russian, Spanish, Dutch, Italian and Portuguese

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘All in all a fantastic experience.’

Contact Number: +33 6 64 81 60 10

 

Oxygene Ski and Snowboard School

Oxygene is a family-friendly school that provides lessons for all ranges of ability. With specially-designed sessions for both children and adults, this is the perfect school for those who have never hit the slopes before. You can choose from skiing, snowboarding and guidance programmes.

Address: 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘Very impressed with Magic and its staff, would recommend to friends.’

Contact Number: +33 4 79 08 53 56

 

British Alpine Ski School (BASS)

BASS has a variety of services on offer including private lessons, group sessions and long term training. Much like other schools, kids courses are available along with adult-specialised training.

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘By far and away the best skiing lesson I’ve ever had. I would highly recommend to anyone, regardless of ability.’

Contact Number: +33 4 50 74 78 59

 

Marmalade Ski School

You’ll find plenty of choice with Marmalade, with private ski lessons, “how to” sessions, off-piste guiding, freeride camps, snowboarding, telemarking and heli-skiing. All instructors are highly qualified and determined to develop your confidence on the slopes.

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

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘We spent a week with Nick Fletcher as our instructor and all around guide. He was spot on with helpful instruction to move intermediate skiers to a higher level. Learning was fun and the skiing was sensational!’

Contact Number: +33 7 71 85 62 79

 

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The Snow School

Looking for a more personal ski experience? Established in 2010, The Snow School designs progressive lessons that are suitable for all ranges of skill level. All sessions are taught in English and are specialised for both children and adults.

Address: Route des Chalets, 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘Best thing we ever did. The kids ski in smaller groups with instructors who know them really well. Our kids made so much progress. Highly recommended.’

Contact Number: +44 7733 251915

 

Alpine Masters Ski Academy

This school has more of a primary focus on private coaching, helping you to accelerate rapidly. With an expert team, areas of improvement will be recognised and analysed, meaning you’ll be flying through the ranks before you know it!

Address: 73550 Meribel Valley, France

Languages: English and French

Website Quote: ‘Thank you so much – the children had a great time! According to them the best instructor ever! We’re hoping to see you next year.’

Contact Number: +33 (0) 6 25 56 49 01

 

The Development Centre Ski School

The Development Centre emphasises a focus on your individual styles, skills and requirements, offering customised ski coaching that aims to meaningfully develop your ability. Private, group, children and off piste ski lessons are all available for whatever suits your needs.

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

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘Confidence that the kids are receiving excellent tuition whilst having enormous fun is incredibly reassuring. Look forward to using again next year!’

Contact Number: +33 6 85 88 05 91

 

Prime Snowsports Ski School

Managed by an English speaking, fully qualified instructor, Prime Snowsports accepts all levels of ability, children, adults and complete beginners. This is ideal for those looking for an intimate, personal skiing experience that has your expectations in mind. Bookings are available for full days, 4-hour morning private lessons, afternoon sessions and weekly schedules.

Address: Meribel, Centre, France

Languages: English and French

Website Quote: ‘That’s what skiing with Steve and Jules is like: skiing with your friends who also happen to be incredibly knowledgeable about the area, experts in helping you improve your skiing and great fun to spend time with.’

Contact Number: +44 (0) 7564 380 846

 

ESF Meribel Ski School and Childcare

Fancy taking your skills off the beaten path? ESF Meribel Ski School gives you the option to undertake off-course sessions alongside private sessions. Follow a professional and explore The 3 Valleys in complete safety.

Address: Chaudanne BP 17, 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 4

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘This really made the holiday very enjoyable and we could not recommend the school highly enough.’

Contact Number: +33 4 79 08 60 31

 

Lara Ski School

If you’re seeking a personal, singular instructor that you be confident with, Lara’s Ski School could be the fit for you. You can expect a unique experience with a fully qualified British Snow Sports instructor. Lara has experience with hundreds of clients and you could be the next!

Address: Fleur Etoile, Le Villaret, Meribel Les Allues, 73550, Savoie, France

Languages: English and French

Website Quote: ‘Lara is a fantastic and fun ski instructor who has been superb teaching our seven year old to ski. The progress he made was simply amazing. We will definitely be returning and will use Lara in the years to come.’

Contact Number: +44 (0) 7590 556 385

 

Prosneige Ski School

This renowned ski school has offices based in Meribel with detailed level systems to determine your skill and ability. If you’re looking especially to improve and further advance your performance, this may be the ski school for you.

Address: Immeuble Le Tremplin, 73550 Meribel, Les Allues, France

Languages: English and French

Trip Advisor Star Rating: 4.5

Trip Advisor Quote: ‘Would definitely recommend this ski school!’

Contact Number: +33 (0) 4 79 00 36 46

 

This list is designed to provide you with a wide selection of schools, ensuring you make the most of your trip from the outset. Now that you’ve got your lessons set, view the availability of our luxury ski chalets in Meribel and make your booking with Alpine Infusion today.

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