This is one of the smaller and quieter resorts of Andorra but this does not take away the overwhelming beauty and fantastic ski opportunities La Massana has to offer. It is an ideal destination for first time skiers, improvers and families. Situated beside awesome mountains, with a picturesque lake at the top of the town, La Massana truly is an excellent setting for cruising around on the endless slopes and runs. Additionally, there is easy access to the best of the regions skiing.
This is a fantastic resort to learn to ski in. Amongst the tree-lined plains there are gentle nursery slopes and a high-rated English speaking ski school which are all intended to help build up your confidence and have tremendous fun at the same time.
There is an abundance of clement blue and red runs at the top of the Pic Negre where you can glide your way through stunning, tree-dotted hillsides. Indulging in a day trip to local Arcalis is also not to be missed for providing further slopes and exciting runs.
There is a steep unpisted black run from the summit of the Pic Alt de la Capa that will thrill and exhilarate you. Those who are more advanced will undoubtedly broaden their holiday experience by visiting Arcalis for further black runs and a selection of great off-piste opportunities.
La Massana is truly brilliant for snowboarders of all disciplines and there is plenty to keep you occupied and challenged. The terrain varies with exciting runs and dips, and not to be missed is the huge freestyle snow park that is loaded with half pipes, kickers, rails, boarder cross, quarter pipe and a chill out area.
Approx Transfer Time 4 hrs 30 mins Village Height 1,350m Highest Lift 2,560m
La Massana is a perfect resort for a peaceful winter ski holiday. It is currently an up and coming town and therefore far from bustling and over-crowded. Rather, it stays on the side of traditional, friendly and quiet which is wonderful for those who seek a relaxing, low-key break. There are a selection of local restaurants and bars to help you unwind in the immediate locality, however if you get the need to go wild and dance until 4am, you can visit next-door Andorra la Vella, the capital town of Andorra, where there is an abundance of bars and nightclubs.
You can take a wander around the quaint village and shops or visit the Romanesque monuments for an injection of culture. Nearby locations (of which are easily accessible via cable car), offer fun-filled pursuits.
There are a selection of local bars and restaurants serving good food with a typically warm and welcoming atmosphere. Choose from traditional cuisine to pizza, or head to the neighbouring locations for even more choice.
As La Massana is a virtually untouched tourist site, additional amenities will be predominantly provided by the hotel you stay in.