Spain Ski Resorts & Holidays

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Ski in the morning... Sunbathe in the afternoon

For high class cheap skiing in Spain try the Pyrenees with ski resorts all along the border with France. Or for the sheer novelty of skiing in the south of Spain and visiting the beach on the same day, the Sierra Nevada is perfect. The ski season in Spain runs from December to May.

Sierra Nevada is one of the highest ski resorts in Europe, offering 67kms of wide open slopes above the tree line. There is a great choice of intermediate runs with some more challenging off piste runs for the more advanced. Snowboarders can enjoy the park with a half pipe. With 2 gondolas, 13 chairlifts, 5 surface lifts and beginners lifts, the Sierra Nevada ski resort caters for all levels of skier.

Ski holidays in Spain

Pradollano is the main resort centre with the bulk of accommodation including hotels, hostels and alpine style apartments. For those looking for more culture you may prefer to stay in Granada. Sierra Nevada boasts an excellent snow record, combined with a high number of clear sunny days and stunning views over the Mediterranean.

Formigal

ski resort is the largest in Spain, located in the centre of the Pyrenees Mountains near the French border. Skiing in this resort is ideally suited to intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders. There are over 57kms of marked runs and around 60% of these are aimed at advanced level skiers. During your ski holiday in Formigal you can enjoy the atmosphere of a traditional mountain village with a great nightlife.

Baquiera-Beret is a purpose built resort surrounded by beautiful mountain lakes. This reasonably priced ski resort has 57 runs over 93kms of wide open slopes that are great for intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders. There is some excellent off piste skiing and an array of snow cannons guaranteeing good conditions.

A ski holiday in Spain has so much to offer with fantastic slopes, a warm atmosphere and clear sunny days. Book your ski holiday to Spain with the Co-operative Travel.