The best summer of your life
Every summer, Les Roches attracts curious, talented, entrepreneurial young people from all corners of the globe who want to discover the world of hospitality and its career opportunities.
The best way to learn about hospitality is by doing it. We introduce you to different areas of hospitality through a program that is both experiential and theoretical, so you can see if a career in this dynamic, opportunity-rich sector is for you.
Students can choose to attend the program in Marbella for one or two weeks or even combine it with our campus in Switzerland, starting in Les Roches Marbella and traveling to Les Roches Bluche during the second week. Enjoy the beautiful Mediterranean resort city of Marbella; its beaches, outdoor sports and the amiable Andalusian culture.
Les Roches Summer Program give you the opportunity to experience diverse hospitality sectors, such as travel, tourism, events, entertainment, conferences, and food and beverage. Our faculty of industry experts and enthusiastic teachers will make this world come alive for you.
Discover Spain, one of the world’s most visited countries, and experience hospitality in action in the beautiful Mediterranean resort city of Marbella. You will find beaches, outdoor sports and warm Andalusian culture.
Enjoy the full two weeks of the program in Spain, or participate in the first week through the joint program, then spend your second week in Switzerland.
The program below is an example. A confirmed timetable will be given to students upon arrival.
DAY 1: Experience LES ROCHES Marbella and Discover Marbella by Segway| Welcome dinner
DAY 2: Become the best food and beverage professional| Eat what you cook
DAY 3: Leadership and creativity in the workplace | Cocktail Workshop (Alcohol free)
DAY 4: Behind the scenes of hotel operations: rooms division / Tapa Tour
DAY 5: Industry Relations: 5* Resort visit | Beach BBQ
DAY 6: Aqua Park / Coaching and teambuilding workshop
DAY 7: Sailing with dolphins / Gala Dinner
DAY 1: Discover the Hospitality Industry |Team Building activity| Tapa Dinner in Harbor
DAY 2: Global Marketing | Beach Activity | Cinema & Pizza Night
DAY 3: Business Etiquette in Hospitality | Paddle & Surf Circuit
DAY 4: Resorts Management & Personal Branding | House Karting competition
DAY 5: Industry Relations: 5* City Hotel visit | Museum Picasso and Malaga city tour
DAY 6: Multi Adventure Water Park | Farewell Dinner
Cost per student:
Experience the best of two worlds.
Start your summer on the Mediterranean coast and finish in the Swiss Alps to discover two well-known tourism destinations with thriving hospitality industries.
Cost per student: EUR 4,950
Submit your application
Provide a copy of your English language level certificate
If you do not have one, your counselor or Les Roches representative can attest to your English level
Parent/legal guardian consent
If you are under 18, have your parent/
legal guardian fill in and sign the parental
consent and declaration form available here:
Receive your acceptance letter
You will receive:
> Acceptance Letter
> Within 15 days after receipt of invoice.
Arrival on campus
> The start of your Summer Experience program.
> On your arrival day, we will greet you with a welcome booth at the designated airport and transportation services.
Aged between 15 and 19 years old
English language qualifications: if English is not your first language, or if you have not spent the last 3 years studying in a school where English is the primary language of instruction, please enclose a copy of one of the following:
International English Language Test (IELTS): 4.5
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 450
First Cambridge Exam (FCE): Grade C
Valid health insurance
Letter of recommendation from a high school teacher