Samoëns is located in the beautiful Grand Massif area of the French Alps. Chamonix, the mountaineer's centre of Europe is an hour's drive away along the famous White Motorway. Local attractions apart from the village itself include numerous café's, bars, restaurants and specialist shops. A weekly market is held every Wednesday and France's world famous Botanical Garden is located in the village.

The historic and beautiful town of Annecy and Lake Geneva is an hours drive away.