Andorra is home to several excellent and varied resorts. It has been extremely popular with British skiers for decades, ranking in the top five ski destinations, and with good reason. A great snow record, its own unique style and a wealth of attractions make Andorra a fantastic proposition. Ski in Andorra and enjoy plenty of gentle slopes, excellent tax-free shopping and diverse après ski.
Andorra’s ski resorts are ideal for beginners and intermediates. We have hotels close to Soldeu, Pas de la Casa and Arinsal – Andorra’s three main resorts. Modern lift systems make it easy to explore the slopes from these resorts. Andorra is also a great destination for families, with excellent ski schools on offer. Many ski schools here employ British ski instructors – making learning even easier.
Off the slopes, all the main ski towns have a fantastic après ski atmosphere. Friendly, laid back restaurants welcome families whilst lively bars and clubs ensure you can ski all day and party into the night. Alternatively, if you want to shop to your heart’s content, Andorra la Vella has countless stores offering goods at low prices.
* Figures are combined for all Andorra resorts
** Arinsal is at 1470 m, Soldeu is at 1800 m, Pas de la Casa is at 2100 m
The resorts of Pas de la Casa and Arinsal are best for beginners, as these two are home to great ski schools. Start on the easy nursery slopes and progress onto the gentle, long runs.
Soldeu offers access to the impressive Grandvilara ski area, with miles of smooth pistes and beautiful views. Build up your confidence east of Espiolet, then ski the whole mountain. Snowboarding here is fantastic – the best place in the Pyrenees – and a great place to learn.
A day trip to Arcalis has superb expert terrain and thrilling off-piste snow. Snowboarding experts will find it a joy but should also head to Soldeu’s terrain park and enjoy jumps and a half pipe.
Soldeu offers a kid’s circuit with themed runs, and kindergartens at mid-mountain stations. Pas de la Casa has similar facilities, as does Arinsal. You’ll also find plenty of English-speaking ski instructors in the ski schools.
Off the slopes, a main draw in Andorra is the tax-free shopping. Delicious food and wine, electrical gadgets and perfume are all popular purchases. Whilst here, be sure to explore the pretty historic streets and walk along the riverside.
Andorra’s ski resorts offer plenty of variety when eating out. From simple, fun offerings like burgers, pizzas and Mexican food, to traditional Andorran cuisine to quail and foie gras at top fine-dining restaurants. Your hotel will help you choose the perfect place for you.
Nightlife in Andorra’s main ski resorts is lively, friendly and fun. Visit during peak ski season and you’ll find plenty of vibrant bars, clubs and restaurants in Soldeu, Pas de la Casa and Arinsal. With a mix of European and British-style pubs and bars, you’ll find something to suit you whatever your tastes.