The photos we often see when we flick through travel websites selling ski holidays, is that of a professional skier, gliding through fresh powder snow. Although we may aspire to be like that, the reality is that no-one expects you to be the next Lindsey Vonn on your first day on the slopes. Most resorts today have brilliant ‘nursery slope’ facilities created for the sole purpose of gently easing you in to, potentially, your new favourite sport.
If you love spending time on the slopes but want to make your money stretch a little further, we have compiled this handy guide to skiing on a budget and getting more for your money.
If you’re looking for somewhere stylish for your Pas de la Casa ski holiday this winter you’ll be pleased to know that Pierre & Vacances are launching a new addition to their Premium collection. Hotel Grand Pas was formerly know as Himalaia Pas, but has been fully renovated ready for winter 2018-19. Located just 50 metres from the slopes, it’s a great place to choose if you want to hit the mountain early. (more…)
Work is almost complete on Arinsal’s newest hotel, set to open this November, Hotel Ushuaia. Located at the top of the village of Arinsal, the former Hotel Crest is being completely transformed into a modern base for a perfect ski holiday. The slopeside location means it’s the perfect place if you’re wanting to make the most of your time on the slopes, and is set to become a favourite with families. (more…)
With plenty of fresh snow falling over Andorra in the last few days it’s been the best reminder that the season isn’t over until the very last day! With both the Vallnord and Grandvalira mountain ranges due to close on the 17th April there is still plenty of time to fit in a last minute ski trip to Andorra. (more…)
There are still over eight weeks left of the ski season, and with 100% open throughout Grandvalira and Vallnord and a base of up to 200cm of snow the conditions are looking great for the end of winter. We’ve put together some ideas for a ski break this March, but don’t forget that all our holidays are fully flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. Our expert team in Andorra are on hand too to help you if needed. (more…)
Are you planning an Andorra holiday but not sure where to stay yet? You’ll find a huge variety of accommodation in Andorra to suit every budget, so we’ve put together a few suggestions to help you create your perfect ski holiday – in each of the main resorts we’ve suggested a hotel and an apartment. (more…)
We’re pleased to announce that winter 2016-17 has gone on sale today, plus we have a new booking system to make it even easier for you to organise your independent ski holiday to Andorra. Our new booking engine means you can now book your airport transfers to Andorra plus your ski extras as part of one booking. (more…)
If you’ve seen the snow forecast (40cm in the next two days!) you’ll know that it’s looking to be one of the snowiest Easters in years! So what better time to book a last minute getaway to Andorra? We have pulled together some of the best deals we can find for an affordable Easter ski break. (more…)
So we’re a month into the 2015-16 season and Andorra has enjoyed some of the best skiing in Europe during December, currently with 220km of slopes open across Grandvalira and Vallnord. The season got off to a superb start, with both areas opening as scheduled on 28th November with further snowfall in early December. (more…)