It has been announced that Pal-Arinsal and Grandvalira have reached an agreement to join together for the benefit of both ski areas, as well as to help promote Andorra and the resorts as year-round destinations. So what does that actually mean is going to happen? Well, lots of things are still undecided, but we’ll explain a bit more here.(more…)
There are plenty of independent, unique apartments in Andorra, however to make sure you’ve got a chance of getting booked in we’ve put together our 10 best apartments in Andorra based on full buildings rather than individual private apartments. If you’re looking for hotels you can find our best hotels in Andorra here, however for self-catering apartments please read on, in no particular order…(more…)
When compiling our list of the 10 best hotels in Andorra we haven’t just picked the five-star options, we’ve chosen the ones which we think combine value for money with excellent customer reviews, along with our extensive personal knowledge of the hotels in Andorra. So here’s the list of our top ten, in no particular order…(more…)
There’s nothing better than feeling completely prepared before a holiday, especially your skiing holiday to Andorra! We help take the stress out of your ski or snowboarding trip by bringing you the most up-to-date advice on everything you need to know about your chosen resort. In this case, what you should do if you have chosen to stay in La Massana and your ski base will be the Pal sector of Vallnord Pal-Arinsal.(more…)
One of the best ways to budget while on a ski holiday is to know exactly how much your lunch stop is going to cost. Eating on the mountain has got a reputation for being incredibly expensive but it doesn’t have to be. With Vallnord Pal-Arinsal’s lift pass and lunch offer you can get a sandwich, fries and soft drink for over 25% cheaper than you would pay in resort… and you get a choice of restaurants you can choose from as well!(more…)
If you’re familiar with Arcalis I’m sure you’ll agree it’s some of the most incredible skiing you can experience, in fact it’s one of the many reasons I fell in love with Andorra when I first skied there in 2005. Over the last couple of years there have been numerous changes to Arcalis so here’s the latest news to bring you up-to-date, in the form of a Q&A. (more…)
Is it your first time in Pal Arinsal? For those who are new in this Vallnord ski resort it is important to know that it is formed by two different areas, Pal and Arinsal, both included under the same ski pass and connected by the mountain via cable car but also by road thanks to the Vallnord Free Bus service.
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…)
Skiing is a beautiful sport, suitable for everyone. Its always fun to get yourself on the mountain and be surrounded by nature whether you are with your family, with friends or even by yourself. However, as an extreme sport, it entails some risk as well, that’s why it is very important to be careful at all times and respect the other skiers on the mountain. There are 10 golden rules that we must all know, and above all respect so that a snow day can be both safe and fun!
No matter what level you’re at, taking skiing or snowboarding lessons will always be a valuable experience. Whether you’re a first-time skier/snowboarder or an experienced rider with many years of winter holidays under your belt, there’s always new skills to learned and many ways to improve. (more…)