PAL ARINSAL, ANDORRA
About The Resort
Grandvalira is a ski resort located in the Pyrenees within the Principality of Andorra , it is especially oriented towards the practice of alpine skiing, it occupies a wide area that goes from the center of the country and extends to the east until it reaches the border with France . Grandvalira is the largest ski area in the Pyrenees , with more than 8.6 miles of slopes. It currently has 7 different accesses to tracks along the Andorran General Highway 2 or the France highway, following the course of the Valira de Oriente river from which it takes its name.
The Pal Arinsal resort is in a village (Arinsal village) in Andorra, set at an altitude of between 5085 and 8400 feet, close to the border with Spain at Tor, Pallars. Arinsal had its first ski lifts installed all the way back in 1973. The resort, in the winter, offers skiing and snowboarding for beginners, as well as a good selection of runs for intermediates.
GATEWAY CITY: Barcelona DISTANCE: 2.8 hours ELEVATION: 5,610'-8,661'
# OF LIFTS: 66 # OF MARKED TRAILS: 118 LONGEST RUN: 3.7 miles
BEGINNER RUNS: 18% INTERMEDIATE: 36% ADVANCE: 25% EXPERT: 21%
HIGHEST VERTICAL DROP: 3051'
GATEWAY CITY: Barcelona DISTANCE: 2.8 hours ELEVATION: 5,085'-8,399'
# OF LIFTS: 30 # OF MARKED TRAILS: 42 LONGEST RUN: 4.3 miles
BEGINNER RUNS: 17% INTERMEDIATE: 33% ADVANCE: 40% EXPERT: 10%
HIGHEST VERTICAL DROP: 3478'
4 Star Acta Arthotel - Andorra
Acta Arthotel features a local gastronomy restaurant, known as "Plato Restaurant", a spa with a sauna and Turkish baths. All rooms are soundproofed and air-conditioned, and come with free Wifi and a TV. The Plato restaurant offers gourmet cuisine and art exhibitions, and the Gallery Restaurant on the 5th floor features panoramic mountain views.
5 Star Plaza Andorra - Andorra
This elegant 5-star hotel features luxury accommodation popular among many famous celebrities. All rooms are decorated in traditional English-style decor and offer tea and coffee making facilities, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, toiletries, and a hairdryer. An indoor pool and spa are available to relax in, as well as an a la carte restaurant serving gourmet dishes.
4 Star Hotel Daguisa Euroski - El Tarter
Set 2,650 feet from the Tarter Slopes of Grandvalira Ski Resort, this hotel offers a free transfer service to the ski elevators. Included is a spa with an indoor pool, sauna, hot tub and gym, as well as a lounge and games room. Rooms come equipped with a fridge, min-bar, and satellite TV.