Accommodation & Food

SPRING & AUTUMN

Our Spring & Autumn location in St.Cergue

Chalet »Château Monteret«

Our grand & classic house is situated in the picturesque setting of St. Cergue, located in the French-speaking West of Switzerland. The facilities include a grass football pitch, a basketball court, ping-pong tables and a barbecue & campfire area - all with the backdrop of a stunning view of Lake Geneva and the Western Alps!

The house itself is a two-story building containing several spacious bedrooms, multiple classrooms, toilets and showers and a professionally equipped kitchen - as well as a massive terrace. Overall, there’s enough space inside and outside for our workshops, evening programmes and the much needed chill time at the end of an exciting day.

Our camp house at a glance: 

  • 3 floors & 8 bedrooms
  • 47 beds (we expect around 12-25 kids per week)
  • Sanitary facilities: 6 single showers & 6 toilets separated for girls and boys
  • 1 dining room for 60 people 
  • 1 student lounge, massive terrace & 2 spacious balconies
  • rooms for our language courses
  • football court, basketball court, ping-pong, campfire place & playing ground
  • breathtaking view of Mont Blanc and the famous Lake Geneva!

St.Cergue

St. Cergue is located in the Jura Vaudois Nature Park, nestled between Lausanne and Geneva, and about 10 km northwest of Nyon. From almost anywhere in the property, you can enjoy a spectacular view of Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc.

The village of St. Cergue has almost 2500 inhabitants. The camp is  less than a 10 minute walk from the La Chèvrerie Monteret train station - which is the departure point for our excursions to Nyon, Lausanne and Geneva. A pharmacy, cantonal bank, post office, souvenir shop, kiosk & a small supermarket are all within walking distance from the camp.

Car journey from major Swiss Cities:

  • Geneva: 30 min
  • Lausanne: 45 min
  • Bern: 1 h 45 min
  • Zurich: 2 h 30 min
  • Geneva Airport (GVA): 30 min

Fun Fact

The nearby Hotel Arbez is considered the only hotel in the world that is officially in two countries, as it straddles the Franco-Swiss border.

Address

Château Monteret I
Chemin de Monteret
1264 St-Cergue (VD)

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The bedrooms

8 bed dormitory
Our standard accommodation is a spacious 8 bed dormitory. Each single bed comes with a personal closet and enough space on either side. Originally designed to house 10 beds, we optimised the layout to maximise comfort and space.

4 bed & double rooms
Our 4 bed droms and double rooms offer extra space and comfort for those who need it.

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SOMMER

Our Summer location in La Ferrière

Chalet »Chasseral«

Our group house in the French speaking northern part of the state and capital city of Bern is located in an extremely quiet and safe location in the middle of the Doubs Nature Park. Our massive private complex is perfectly suited for all of our indoor and outdoor activities, which includes sports, group games, cooking courses, art classes and much more!

The warm and welcoming owners of the property keep a range of farm animals, including mules, goats, highland cows and dogs within the spacious grounds. We are therefore able to offer you additional optional activities, such as animal care or riding on a mule - only if that tickles your fancy of course!

Our group house at a glance: 

  • 2 floors & 7 bedrooms
  • 26 beds (We expect around 15-20 kids per week)
  • Sanitary facilities: 3 single showers & 4 toilets separated for girls and boys
  • 1 dining room for 40 people 
  • 1 student lounge, massive terrace & spacious grounds in the middle of the nature
  • rooms for our language courses
  • Campfire place & playing ground
  • A range of farm animals, including mules, goats, highland cows, chickens and dogs

La Ferrière

The small village of La Ferrière has a population of around 500, and is located on the picturesque Jura plateau at an altitude of 1030m. Geographically, La Ferrière belongs to the Franches-Montagnes mountains.

We are only a few minutes' walk from the La Chaux d'Abel train station, from where we can quickly and easily reach all of our excursion destinations. The tiny village is one train stop or a 5 minute drive away, La Chaux de Fonds is just over 10 minutes away and Neuchâtel, the nearest city including its beautiful lake is a 45 minute drive or train journey.

Car journey from major Swiss Cities:

  • Bern: 1 h 00 min
  • Basel: 1 h 15 min
  • Zurich: 2 h 15 min

Address
La Chaux-d'Abel 96A
2333 La Ferrière (BE)

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The bedrooms

4 bed room
Our standard accommodation is a spacious 4 bed dormitory.

Double room
Our double rooms offer extra space and comfort for those who need it.

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Winter

Our Ski Camp location in La Fouly

Chalet »Le Dolent«

The chalet is idyllically situated on a small hill in a very peaceful location at the edge of the forest. We’re located right on the piste, so after skiing or snowboarding, you can go straight inside from the cold and to the warmth of your home from home. The huge private property gives us plenty of space for recreation, relaxation and our awesome evening programme. The property comes with a mini sports field and a BBQ area - that you best believe we’ll still be using in winter. We have the benefit of having no neighbours whilst only being 500m away from the village, where you’ll find small shops and amenities.

Our group house at a glance: 

  • 2 floors & 10 bedrooms
  • 78 beds (we expect around 10–15 kids per week) 
  • Sanitary facilities: 9 single showers & 8 toilets separated for girls and boys
  • 1 dining room for 100 people 
  • 2 student lounges & rooms for our language courses
  • 1 heated room for ski boots & equipment
  • Campfire grounds & spacious grounds in the middle of the nature

La Fouly

La Fouly is a picturesque Alpine village in Valais, one of Switzerland’s bilingual French and German speaking cantons. It is located at the end of Val Ferret at an altitude of almost 1600 m. From the chalet we have a spectacular view of the Mont Dolent glacier and the border triangle of France, Italy and Switzerland! It’s simply stunning!

Car journey from major Swiss Cities:

  • Lake Geneva/Montreux Riviera: 55 min
  • Lausanne: 1 h 30 min
  • Bern: 2 h 00 min
  • Geneva: 2 h 15 min
  • Basel: 3 h 00 min
  • Zurich: 3 h 15 min

Address
Chalet »Le Dolent«
Route du Barfay 6
1944 La Fouly (VS)

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The bedrooms

8 bed dormitory
Our standard accommodation is a spacious 8 bed dormitory. Each single bed comes with a personal closet.

4 bed & double rooms
Our 4 bed droms and double rooms offer extra space and comfort for those who need it.

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Our Surfcamp Location in Praia da Areia Branca

Bem vindo at the »Neptune Beach House«

Our unique Surf and Language Camp takes place at the Neptune Beach House in Praia da Areia Branca in Western Portugal, less than an hours drive from Lisbon. The entire beach house is exclusively available to us and looks onto the beach, which is literally just a few steps away!

Our group house at a glance: 

  • Sea view and walking distance to the beach
  • 3 floors & 6 bedrooms
  • 22 beds (we expect 8–15 kids per week)
  • Sanitary facilities: 3 single showers and 4 toilets separated for girls and boys
  • 1 dining room for 30 people
  • 1 student lounge & space for our language courses

Praia da Areia Branca

White Sandy Beach, which is the translation for Praia da Areia Branca, offers a secure location with a blue flag beach, cafes and amenities - all within an hours drive of Lisbon.

Despite its proximity to the Portuguese capital, Praia da Areia Branca and the neighbouring town of Lourinha are a world away from the hustle and bustle of big city life. Unlike the southern region of the Algarve, Praia da Areia Branca remains lively while avoiding overcrowding and retaining its authenticity.

Car journey from Areia Branca:

  • Lisbon Airport & City Center 1h00
  • Peniche 20 min
  • Nazaré 45 min

Address

Neptune Beach House
Av. Antonio José do Vale 48
2530-213 Areia Branca / Portugal

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The bedrooms

4 bed room
Our standard accommodation is a spacious 4 bed dormitory.

Double room
Our double rooms offer extra space and comfort for those who need it.

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So tasty!

Our kitchen philosophy

We strike a good balance between health and comfort, as we serve fresh & healthy, locally sourced food with a bit of heart and soul thrown in when needed. Our own private kitchen team prepare fresh meals on a daily and full board basis. We bring our own ideas, recipes and creations to ensure your eating is both nutritious and delicious during your stay. Dietary requirements? Absolutely no problem! Whether you’re vegan, have a serious allergy or simply don’t like tomatoes, we’re happy to cater for your needs.

Breakfast

Homemade mueslis, jams, Nutella, fruit, yoghurt, Ovaltine, tea & orange juice. Fresh every day: milk, butter & cheese from the local dairy alongside white & wholemeal bread from the bakery.

Lunch & Dinner

Always served with vegetables and a rich salad buffet. Vegan & vegetarian options always offered.

Popular classics: Lasagne, Raclette, Mexican wraps, Asian rice dishes, pasta, risotto, Peruvian specialties, cheeseburgers, pizza & more.

Meal Time Specials
Monday Night - BBQ Dinner
Wednesday Afternoon - Vegan Lunch
Thursday Evening - Raclette (A Swiss Cheese Classic!)
Friday Night - A special “International Evening” with culinary highlights from around the world.

Fresh fruit, water & homemade iced tea and hot tea are always available.