Andorra Ski & Snowboard Holidays
As the largest ski region is southern Europe, Andorra is a winter sports wonderland in the Pyrenées, where bright white powder meets blue skies. Holidays in Andorra are especially suited to beginner and intermediate skiers, although those with an advanced level of skill will find plenty of off-piste potential to get them excited.
The Grandvalira is Andorra’s biggest ski area, with 205km’s of runs to suit all levels. El Tarter, Soldeu and Pas de la Casa are all Grandvalira ski regions, making it the centre of Andorra ski action. As well as the wide variety of quality slopes and award-winning ski schools, this area also offers amazing après-ski for those who like to enjoy both on and off-piste activities.
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Pas de la Casa is Andorra’s highest altitude ski resort, brilliant if the higher you ski the more you enjoy it. It’s a fantastic choice of resort for holidays to Andorra for beginners and intermediates, with nursery slopes and intermediate runs galore – while advanced skiers can sink their teeth into a challenge on the freeride runs. Add an excellent snow record and affordable prices and you have a top pick for Andorra package holidays. The après-ski is, however, the jewel in Pas de la Casa’s ski resort crown, with its lively after-dark bar and club scene attracting a lively crowd looking to ski and party hard.
If you’re searching for holidays in Andorra with a family-friendly vibe, Soldeu should be at the top of your list. This quaint Grandvalira village boasts wide slopes for the most amazing views, a good variety of nursery slopes, and quality ski tuition for all ages. Away from the slopes you’ll find a cluster of cafes, restaurants, and bars in the village, as well as a chance to indulge in some pampering at the Sport Wellness Mountain Spa, or some retail therapy in nearby shopping mecca La Vella.
Just a snowball’s throw away from Soldeu you’ll find the quieter ski resort of El Tarter, with its brilliant snow park where competent skiers and boarders can play the day away, freestyle. As another fantastic family-friendly resort, El Tarter has lots to enjoy once you’ve unstrapped the skis, including dog sledding and snowmobiling.
Pipping all others to the post when it comes to the most child-friendly Andorra holiday ski resort, is Arinsal. The childcare facilities and kids’ ski tuition is top notch, with all ages, from tots to teens, being able to enjoy the snow. The views are staggering, even from the beginner slopes. The restaurants and bars in the village are family friendly, and the lift system offers easy access to other nearby resorts. It’s easy to see why Arinsal is one of the most popular choices for holidays in Andorra.