Residence Les Chalets de Layssia

  • France, Samoens

  • 4

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Residence Les Chalets de Layssia makes for the perfect escape in the beautiful village of Samoëns. You’re a short walk from the village centre which is situated in a valley with beautiful mountain surroundings. The property is made up of self-catered apartments, some of which can sleep up to ten people. With an indoor swimming pool, sauna and hammam on site, this is the perfect base to explore Samoëns and the surrounding area.

Added value

24/7 support & tailored advice from our local resort team

All holidays include flights from the UK and transfers


The seven mountains that lend Samoëns its name have helped shelter the village so that, despite its popularity with hikers, cyclists and skiers, its character has remained charmingly in-tact. After all, this isn’t any old village – Samoëns is a national monument and the home of the Mourmé stonemasons. Walking holidays to Samoëns head out into the Haute-Savoie region, where both family-friendly hikes and long-distance trails explore in the shadow of some of the biggest mountains in Europe, including Mont Blanc.

Haute-Savoie walking for every rambler 

Around 650km of walking and cycling paths surround Samoëns, from gentle rambles to big mountain hikes. Neighbouring Le Cirque du Fer a Cheval is a highlight, where flat, well-signposted routes filter between green mountains filled with waterfalls, wildlife and mountain huts. A pair of summer lifts whisk walkers up to the top of the Grand Massif and to the lakeside Gers mountain hut. Wherever you go, widescreen views of the Giffre Valley and – if you’re lucky – Mont Blanc provides a not-too-shabby backdrop.

Summer mountain adventures 

There’s no escaping the mountains in Samoëns. If you’re not hiking them, you’re probably exploring them by bike, paragliding or by simply enjoying your picnic and taking in those views. You can also dive right in; the massif is splashed with lakes. Le Lac aux Dames is at the edge of the village – twin pools tied together by a waterfall, a leisure centre and views of the Criou peak.

Family holidays in Samoëns

Easy circular walks start in Samoëns, looping out to alpine lakes, buttercup-bright meadows, wooden footbridges, waterfalls and chapel-topped villages. Back in town, a cinema, petanque courts, pools and picnic areas are on hand. Or there’s always the treetop routes and zip lines of Indiana Parc – just don’t forget your fedoras.

A typical French village 

The sprawling canopy of the Gros Tilleul lime tree marks the heart of Samoëns. Important village events have been staged under its watchful eye for almost 600 years. Elsewhere, there’s a botanical garden, covered markets, a farmhouse museum, plus the Notre-Dame de l’Assumption church, carved by the village’s famous stonemasons.

Festival season kicks off as soon summer arrives, celebrating everything from mountain biking and alpine plants to music and wellness. La Rioule winds down the summer season with local folk traditions, including dancing and fiercely competitive races up greased cocagne poles.

Why book a summer holiday in Samoëns with Inghams?

With over 85 years of outdoor travel experience, our holiday packages to Samoëns include flights, transfers, and accommodation, so you can relax and leave the small details to us. Our experts can help you choose the best holiday for you, and our team in resort can give you the inside scoop on how to spend your time away with us.

At Inghams, we do walking holidays differently. With no fixed itinerary, you have more time in your destination and the freedom to walk as much or as little as you like, discovering some of France's best walking routes and activities at your own pace.

  • No. of apartments: 55
  • No. of floors: 4
  • Official rating: 4


Two to four person apartments are approx. 35m². There is one bedroom with a double bed or twin beds (please specify preference when booking). There is also a small lounge area with a sofa bed.

Four to six person apartments are approx. 50m². There is one double bedroom and one twin bedroom. There is also a small lounge area with a sofa bed.

Six to eight person apartments are approx. 70m². There is one double bedroom and two twin bedrooms. There is also a small lounge area with a sofa bed.

Eight to ten person cabin apartments are approx. 85m². There are three double/twin bedrooms, a lounge area with sofa bed and a cabin room with bunk beds (bunk beds are suitable for children over 6 years up to 14 years). This apartment type is available on request only, please call to book.

Eight to ten person duplex apartments are approx. 85m². There are four double/twin bedrooms. There is also a small lounge area with a sofa bed. This apartment type is available on request only, please call to book.

All apartments have:

  • Well-equipped kitchenettes
  • Balcony/terrace
  • TV
  • Hairdryer

General information

Check in: 5pm

Check out: 10am

Local fees and taxes

  • There is a deposit of €400 payable on arrival.
  • There is a resort tax of approx. €1.20 per person, per day payable locally (under 18s free of charge).


  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes
  • Airport transfer time approx. 1 hour from Geneva airport
  • 50 metres to Samoëns centre
  • 20 metres to nearest bus stop
  • Raclette machine, fondue sets and board games are available to borrow from reception.
  • Indoor swimming pool, sauna and hammam.
  • Bathrobes available to rent for €9 per person (payable locally)
  • Garage parking available for €45 per car, per week (bookable and payable locally)
  • Small fitness area
  • Free Wi-Fi
Family Facilities
  • High chair and cot available on request (max. one cot per unit).

This is a self-catered property.

  • There is a bread and pastry delivery service available which can be booked the night before and will be delivered to reception for 8am the next day (payable locally).
  • Raclette machine, fondue sets and board games are available to borrow from reception.

Board basis options available

  • Self Catering

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31/08/2024 - 7 nights
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