Arinsal is an attractive, compact ski resort with a fantastic selection of accommodation. The Arinsal ski area is linked by high speed cable car to the lovely tree-lined runs of neighbouring PAL, offering something for every grade of skier and is particularly suitable for beginners and intermediates. Arinsal ski resort also boasts a lively atmosphere with a great selection of small bars and restaurants, perfect for relaxing skiing holidays. The Arinsal lift pass also covers the excellent ski area of Arcalis known as the best ski area in Andorra!
Arinsal ski resort offers some of the friendliest English-speaking instructors we have ever come across. The gentle nursery slopes are set high enough to enjoy excellent snow conditions throughout the season, and for getting a great sun tan!
The Cota area at around 7,000 ft offers a variety of red and blue runs and to really test your skills, ski back down to the middle station or take the Les Fonts chairlift for a long, wide downhill run. Pal also has a great selection of long wide reds for perfecting those carving turns!
Adventurous skiers can try the steep and exciting runs off the Pic Negre and Pic alt de la Capa for the mogul fields. The ski school offers advanced slalom racing and off-piste clinics.
Arinsal is a perfect place for beginners to get to grips with snowboarding offering great terrain for newcomers. For the advanced rider, there is powder to be found amongst the trees of Pal, the neighbouring resort and a snowboard park in Arinsal to test your skills. Pal also has well groomed pistes for a great cruise around.
Approx Transfer Time Toulouse 3 hrs 30 mins Village Height 1,500m (4,921ft) Highest Lift 2,560m (8,448ft)
After you ski in Arinsal enjoy the lively and great value après ski scene! The Rocky Mountain, El Cau, La Riba Bar, Surf bar and the inevitable Quo Vadis. Nightlife in La Massana is quieter and more low-key. Your Crystal Representative also arranges action-packed and fun-filled evenings including "Arinsal by night", weekly torchlit descents, bowling evenings, etc.
Pool at Hotel Solana, health spa at Hotel Princesa Parc Tobogganing Visit to the famous Caldea Water Spa with "Roman Baths" (9kms away) approx. Euros33 Skidoos in Pal
Arinsal & La Massana offer many traditional restaurants with a wide range of Spanish & French specialities - Typical 3-course meal from approx. Euros18 - El Moli Pizzeria, Cisco's, The Micolau, Borda d'Erts and La Riba (Mexican)
Andorra is a duty-free haven and its capital (only half an hour away by coach) offers great deals on low-priced electrical goods, perfume, spirits, cigarettes & ski equipment