Andorra provides a relaxing, great value ski holiday, away from the more crowded slopes of popular ski resorts in the Alps. Located between France and Spain, Andorra is renowned for its duty-free shopping, making it a perfect holiday setting for those looking for cheap deals. The Andorran skiing is great, with an exciting après-ski scene.
Popular resorts include Pas de la Casa, Soldeu, El Tarter and Arinsal. There is a full list on the right hand side of the page.
Ski Resorts in Andorra
Skiing in Andorra has changed dramatically over recent years. Millions has been invested to create the modern and vast ski areas that exist today. Andorra used to be known for its ‘cheap and cheerful’ ski holidays, but now with new hotels, upgraded accommodations, improved ski infrastructure and modern snow making facilities, Andorra now offers a higher standard of ski experiences.
The ski resorts are mainly suited to beginners and intermediates. It is well-known as a great place to learn to ski because of its excellent ski school facilities and high percentage of native English speaking instructors. Andorra also has an energetic après-ski, meaning it’s a popular destination for young adults.
Ski Areas in Andorra
Grandvalira is the largest ski area in the Pyrenees linking Encamp, Canillo, El Tarter, Soldeu, Pas de la Casa and Grau Roig. Boasting more than 210km of runs perfect for both skiers and snowboarders. Vallnord includes Arinsal and Pal with 43 lifts serving 93 km of piste.
Snow Conditions in Andorra
Andorra has an excellent snow record; most of the resorts surpass that of some of our favourite French ski resorts. In recent years the Andorran ski resorts have grown in popularity due to their reliable snow conditions. There has also been lots of investment in snow making facilities, in Grandvalira this guarantees snow at more than 60% of the ski area.Après-ski in Andorra
If you are after a ski holiday with lively après ski, then look no further. There is a great après atmosphere here after a day on the slopes. Soldeu and Pas de la Casa are known as the main Andorran resorts for the best après ski.
In Grandvalira there are great selections of mountain bars on the slopes, from pop up bars blasting out Balearic tunes to the quick service restaurants where you can pick up a speedy pint and burger and sit out on the terrace before heading back out on the slopes. In resort there are plenty of options for a drink after your ski day or a venue to dance in to the early hours.
Pas de la Casa is known as a 24 hour party town but this shouldn’t put anyone off who is after a quiet week as there are plenty of bar and restaurant options.
Ski resorts in Grandvalira are great for snowboarders too
We have a selection of different accommodation for Andorran resorts, including hotels, apartments and chalets. The villages are quite small so everything is super convenient and most accommodations have great access to the mountain and lifts.
There are a couple of apartment options in Pas de la Casa and Soldeu el Tarter if you are after a self-catering holiday. Otherwise Soldeu El Tarter has a selection of great value catered chalets or there are plenty of hotel choices across resorts in Andorra.
Two new developments have transformed ski holidays in Arinsal over the last few years More
Soldeu is one of our top selling ski resorts the vast Grandvalira ski area in Andorra. More