BAQUEIRA BERET, SPAIN
About The Resort
Baqueira-Beret is a ski resort located in the heart of the Pyrenees, in the Aran and Àneu Valleys in Lleida, Catalonia, Spain. Due to its reliable snow elevation, the typical ski season starts in November and goes to late April. Baqueira is also the largest and most visited winter resort in Spain.
Baqueira-Beret has long and wide ski runs, some through trees. It is divided into three different zones, Baqueira, Beret, and Bonaigua. Due to its westerly aspect and position on the northern side of the Pyrenees, and consequent Atlantic climate, the resort of Baqueira-Beret has a good snow record throughout the winter. In addition, there are more than 3,300 ft of vertical drop and an extensive skiable zone.
Founded 60 years ago, much of the region of the Aran Valley and Àneu Valley is made up of over 50 small rural populations, each one with stone and wood houses and ancient Romanesque churches. Making quite a beautiful area to view.
GATEWAY CITY: Barcelona DISTANCE: 15 minutes ELEVATION: 4,900'-8,560
# OF LIFTS: 28 # OF MARKED TRAILS: 99 LONGEST RUN: 3.1 miles
BEGINNER RUNS: 8% INTERMEDIATE: 40% ADVANCE: 37% EXPERT: 15%
HIGHEST VERTICAL DROP: 3609'
3 Star Tuc Blanc
The Tuc Blanc is located in the Aran Valley, conveniently directly in front of the ski slopes. This hotel has many features such as an indoor pool and hot tub, a spa that offers beauty treatments and physiotherapy, a sauna, a Turkish bath, a breakfast buffet with a wide variety of products, and a ski rental and hairdresser on location.
4 Star eA Hotel Chalet Bessibe Baqueira
Located in the resort of Baqueira-Beret, this 4-star hotel is surrounded by the magnificent slopes of the Spanish Pyrenees. There are many locations to relax after a long day including an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a sauna, indulge in a massage, an outdoor hot tub, or nearby the fireplace of the inviting lounge. There is also a restaurant and cafe-bar, allowing many opportunities and different options to relax each evening.
5 Star Val de Neu
Located within the world-class ski resort of Baqueira Beret, with a one-minute walk from the beach and 150 feet from a ski elevator, this 5-star hotel offers free ski storage and luxurious rooms and suites with views of the ski slopes. At Val de Neu there are four different restaurants to choose from: La Fondue Restaurant, having characteristic food from the mountains; El Bosque Restaurant, offering international dishes; El Bistro Restaurant, having a more relaxed menu; and La Nonna Restaurant, which specializes in Italian cuisine. The hotel also features a spa, a lounge area with many sofas and a fireplace, and a children's area. If you're looking for more of an introductory experience there are also ski classes, ski passes and ski equipment hire available. Then finally, all rooms have a mini-bar, coffee machine, free WiFi, and a pillow menu.