Soldeu is a very popular ski resort which forms part of the extensive Grandvalira ski domain and plays host to many top level events including the Alpine Skiing World Cup. It is a truly international resort attracting lots of British, Spanish and French tourists, and appeals to couples, families and groups alike. On the slopes Grandvalira - Soldeu offers a large selection of wide, gently sloping runs and a superb English speaking ski school, therefore it is a great choice for beginners and aspiring intermediates. There is however plenty on offer for expert skiers and snowboarders who are looking for more of a challenge, with a total of 22 black runs across the Grandvalira ski area, including the FIS approved slope “Avet” where you can put your skills to test on the same run used to host the Alpine Skiing World Cup!
The resort of Soldeu has a friendly and relaxed atmosphere with lots to offer both on and off the slopes, as well as a great variety of alternative snow activities such as mushing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling nearby. The après ski scene in Soldeu is good fun and friendly with a wide choice of bars and eateries serving up everything from traditional mountain cuisine to pizzas and tapas. You will also find a wonderful luxury spa located in the centre of the village, the Sport Wellness Mountain Spa offers the ultimate in relaxation and fantastic views of the slopes.
Just two kilometres along the valley from Soldeu you will find the neighbouring ski resort of El Tarter, a much quieter village and more suited to couples and families looking for a relaxing stay with good access to the slopes. The village is linked directly to the vast Grandvalira ski area by a ten seater cable car (and a four seater chairlift). Upon arrival at the slopes you will notice the impressive El Tarter snow park which plays host to the Total Masters of Freestyle event every season. El Tarter has its own English speaking ski and snowboard schools, plus a small nursery and snow garden for younger children. In the village itself you will find a handful of bars and restaurants, although evening activities in El Tarter tend to be quite low key. El Tarter offers a great selection of accommodation, with plenty of self-catering apartments and an excellent hostel as well as some good quality larger hotels.
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