Are you coming to ski in Arinsal? Is it your first ski holiday? Well, the first thing we want to clarify is that you must know that skiing is not all about skiing. There are many other things that will make your holiday a top experience. And of course, one of the most important is the “après-ski”, which means, take a beer after skiing or recover strength eating a good fondue, or a pizza, to return to the slopes the next day with more energy. That’s why we’ve made a list of the restaurants and bars you can find in Arinsal, depending on what you like, so you know where to go once you arrive in resort. (more…)
There’s more to Grandvalira than meets the eye. Not only is there 210 kilometres of pisted runs and a variety of terrain to suit all ages and abilities, but there’s also plenty of activities to be enjoyed off the slopes too. In no particular order, here’s our top five favourite activities you should try in Grandvalira.
If you’ve been on a ski holiday before, you’ll know that apres-ski is a huge part of the ski-resort culture and is often one of the most memorable parts of your trip, that is – if you can still remember it the next morning! Apres-ski literally means ‘after-ski’ and is used to describe the time spent socialising in bars and restaurants after a fun day on the mountain. Essentially, it’s a great way to keep the good times rolling even after you’ve finished up on the slopes. Read on to find out where’s good and what’s on in Grandvalira!
Is it your first time in Andorra and you don’t know where to start? Andorra has a total of 202 tracks, between 2 different resorts (Grandvalira and Vallnord). Which ones are the most suitable slopes for you? Don’t miss our guide to our favourite runs in Andorra classified by levels. (more…)
The mountain is beautiful during the day, but have you ever been on the mountain at night? It’s even better! The other day we received an unexpected invitation: a dinner at the Xalet Igloo, on the slopes of Arinsal and of course, we didn’t want to miss it. (more…)
Going on a skiing holiday with little ones is very exciting, and of course, it’s only natural that you would want your children to develop the same passion for the mountains and snow-sports that you have. However, skiing every day can be mentally and physically demanding, and can become tiring for even the fittest of adults – let alone young children. So it’s a great idea to mix your holiday up a little and spend some time away from the slopes to relax, recover and have some fun!
If you’re heading to Pas de la Casa this winter but want to spend some time away from the slopes then Pas de la Casa’s Leisure Centre has a range of facilities to keep everybody entertained. Below we have provided you with a run down of the fantastic facilities available, including details of prices, opening times and other useful information so that you don’t have to waste precious time researching the details yourself. (more…)
As there are so many activities to enjoy in Andorra when you are not on the slopes, we’ve compiled a list of five new après ski activities for you to enjoy while on holiday in Andorra.
On January 11th we tried the latest addition that Vallnord has added to its list of activities: A night walk (in snowshoes) and a yoga class on the slopes of Pal followed by an organic meal. The experience was incredible. (more…)
When you think of your typical ski holiday, you don’t tend to think that you can stay in an igloo sculpted from ice… but in Grau Roig in the Grandvalira ski area you can do exactly that! Towards the end of last winter Sofia and Ella from the Andorra Resorts team were lucky enough to experience this for themselves with a visit to the Iglu Hotel. (more…)