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Address: Maison d'Isola | Résidence Tavels, 06420, Isola, France
Phone Number: +33 4 93 23 28 00

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My ski instructor is now my friend!

I learnt to ski with Vilma (a ski instructor from Chile) in 2006 who is based at this school. At that time I asked for someone who spoke English or Portuguese and who enjoys... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 March 2016
LucyCarvalho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

I learnt to ski with Vilma (a ski instructor from Chile) in 2006 who is based at this school. At that time I asked for someone who spoke English or Portuguese and who enjoys teaching begineers. Whilst her English is not her forte Vilma is indeed very patient. Over the years the school has made a few mistakes with my... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We have just come back from a few days skiing and really enjoyed it. We booked 2 lessons for beginners one hour each day and had the same lady for the first two days who was meant to speak english, I think Valmir! We could not really understand her and did not learn that much, but my wife asked for... More 

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Mougins, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

my kids took classes and learn a lot. teacher where nice and listemening to our childrento help them to progrresses. we will definately register them again.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

From two year old children to octogenarians this school can cope with anything. We should have had more coaching but as it was half term they were fully booked, so take heed and book in advance. Very professional and friendly staff.

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Thank Peter W
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

The ski school were very helpful and all the instructors were great. We have 4 children, 13,11 and 8 and 7. We got them all lessons for 4 days and they loved it. Instructors were so good that they actually said they would miss them. Would highly recommend it. Got lessons myself and instructor was excellent also.

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Brunswick Heads, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

I spent 2 days with my instructor on a 1-to1 lesson and made great improvements in my style and confidence. He knew all the slopes extremely well, having skied there many years and tailored my lessons to how I was feeling as well as giving me a borad view of the types of slopes in the resort. The best lesson... More 

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Corby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

My wife had one to one lessons with Jacques and I couldn't believe the difference in her confidence taking on tricky blues and bits of reds where in the past struggled with the greens

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

We booked a total of three lessons for our kids. We all liked all the instructors. They were a lot of fun and the instructors gave us a recap of the lesson and the kids progress when we picked them up. We saw huge progress with our kids - and are so thankful one of the instructors managed to convince... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2014

If you are lucky you will get a great ski tutor. I was first time skiing (although not too bad) and I had an english speaker tutor, who spoke french till I asked him to explain everything in english (as english tutor was asked while the reservation was made). 45 euros per lesson - it is expensive for the quality... More 

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Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

Book two sets of group lessons for my boys. Both went well. My son (age 25) in a mixed group of mainly older teens for engineers snowboarding. He progressed well, and enjoyed the lessons. Instructions obviously first in French, then thorough in English. His instructor spoke very good English. The group lessons for my other boy (aged 16) consisted of... More 

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