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Ski holidays in Arinsal

An established favourite with UK skiers and boarders, and exceptional value for money

Arinsal, located towards Andorra’s western border with Spain, is part of Andorra’s Vallnord ski region which includes Pal and Ordino-Arcalis, with runs totalling almost 60 miles. There are two separate villages. Arinsal is more lively and La Massana is quieter and more family-orientated but both offer some of the best-value skiing anywhere in Europe. Great hospitality, long sunny days and plenty of well-prepared confidence building runs make it an ideal destination for beginners and intermediates, whilst the radical ‘Freestyle Area’ caters well for snowboarders. The Arinsal gondola accesses the Arinsal area whilst Pal is reached from La Massana but both ski areas are linked by cable car, and the lift pass also covers the intermediate ski area of Arcalis. Arinsal’s skiing is in a narrow open bowl, and its neighbour Pal has predominantly wooded slopes. Nightlife in Arinsal is lively with a choice of bars and clubs operating well into the small hours. Families are also well catered for in Arinsal, with an excellent kindergarten and child lift pass offers.

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Soldeu - Andorra - Snow Report - 14th March - Inghams Ski
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Upper Slopes 200cm
Lower Slopes 140cm
Last Snow 26/03/18
Temperature 2°C
Fresh Snow 5cm
Pistes Good
Off Piste Varied
Lifts Open 22/30

Ski and Snowboard Information

Skiing Levels
  • Beginners
  • Intermediates
  • Advanced
  • Snowboard
  • Cross Country

Beginners skiing in Arinsal

An almost unbeatable combination of excellent, friendly, English speaking tuition and a good variety of easy slopes across the ski area including a scenic run right from the summit.

Intermediates skiing in Arinsal

Be in your element with a good choice of wide, flattering pistes to keep most skiers occupied.

Advanced skiing in Arinsal

Possibly limited although there are some testing mogul runs and challenging off-piste and the freeride areas are worth checking out.

Snowboarders in Arinsal

The radical ‘FreeStyle Area’ boasts a mega half-pipe, Big Air Jump, as well as a Boardercross with jumps, bumps, curves and music.


Mountain Facts
  • Area 91 km
  • Resort Altitude1450m
  • Ski Alt. From1450m
  • Ski Alt. To2560m
  • Runs
    21
    26
    6
  • Longest Run6
  • Lifts Chairlifts 17 , Free Baby Lifts False , Cable car 1 , Draglifts 24 , Gondolas 2
  • Lift Times

    08.00 - 17.00

  • Lift Ski LockersNo
  • Local Pass Lifts44
  • Night Skiing IncludedNo
  • Mountain Restaurants20
  • Snow Cannons360
  • Off-piste OptionsNo
  • Slope Direction,N,E
  • Ski/Resort bus

    Free with lift pass


  • from£1259pp
  • 43 rooms
Diana Parc, Princesa park exterior 1

Arinsal's flagship property with lift pass, lunch vouchers and ski/boot hire included in the holiday price. There is no additional charge for use of the excellent spa facilities. There is an atmospheric bar and the Louis IV restaurant serving excellent a la carte meals. Our exclusive Ski Inclusive package also includes free drinks with wine, beer and soft drinks at dinner and an unlimited bar from the Club Menu. The bedrooms all have superb facilities including a hydro-massage bath in the bathroom and free Wi-Fi. 

  • from£379pp
  • 36 rooms
Hotel Palarine - exterior

This very popular British family-run hotel offers excellent value, a great atmosphere, tasty food and above all friendly service combined with high level of comfort and facilities

  • from£499pp
  • 52 rooms
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This attractive hotel is decorated in traditional Catalan style and offers tasteful and comfortable accommodation in a great location, just 3 minutes' walk to the main gondola.

  • from£479pp
  • 33 rooms
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A cosy, small aparthotel offering excellent value, friendly service and good cuisine, anideal  choice for families.

  • from£1139pp
  • 165 rooms
Diana Parc, Princesa park exterior 1

The Princesa Parc is a luxury hotel with the ski essentials (lift pass, lunch vouchers and ski/boot hire) included.  It also offers excellent spa facilities, good food, large and comfortable public areas, and enjoyable evening entertainment. Drinks are also included with wine, beer and sof dinks with linner and unlimited bar drinks from the Bar Club Menu.

  • from£529pp
  • 108 rooms
Hotel Magic Massana - Exterior

Located in the Massana area of Arinsal, getting skiing in the morning could not be easier as it is just 100m to the gondola. The hotel has a pool and jacuzzi plus well equipped bedrooms that sleep up to 4 people.

  • from£489pp
  • 84 rooms
Magic ski - Exterior

The La Massana Gondola and the Pal sector skiing area is juts 100 metres from the hotel. Located in La Massana satellite village of Arinsal, getting skiing in the morning could not be easier as it is just 100m to the gondola. Bedrooms sleep up to 4 people and the hotel has a pool and jacuzzi.

Inghams Plus

 

  • Groups - Up to 1 in 7 go Free- Winter 18/19
  • Early Booking Offer Save at selected hotels
  • Free Child Helmet Rental included
  • Free Crèche or Kindergarten for children under 6 when parents book ski school
  • Inghams Rep based in resort

Special Offers

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Things To Do

  • Snowpark
  • Tobogganing

Activity Information

  • Full programme of apres-ski events
  • Tobogganing
  • Bowling
  • Quiz evenings
  • Low price duty-free shopping
  • Caldea thermal water centre in nearby Andorra La Vella
  • Indoor (1-3yrs) and outdoor (4-5yrs) childcare available, mornings or afternoons during ski school times, 5 days approx. €169 (lunch and skis not included) with FREE sessions if both parents pre-book ski school.

Ski Extras

Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

 

Ski 2018/19

Ski Inclusive

Ski Inclusive Adult(16-69)  Child (15 and under)
Ski (6 days) £218 £108
Board (6 days) £225 £130

Includes

  • 6 day lift pass
  • 6 lunch vouchers (to be taken in selected mountain restaurants)
  • 6 day (blue) ski or (red) board and boot hire

Please note that Ski Inclusive is included in the holiday price for Hotels Princesca and Diana Parc.

 

Lift pass

Lift Passes Days Adult (16-69 years) Child (15 and under)
VallNord 6 £198 FREE

The Vallnord lift pass covers Arinsal, Pal and Arcalis

Free lift pass for children aged 15 and under when parents pre-book. This offer is not available in resort.

 

 

Equipment 6 days Blue Red
Adult Skis £77 £100
  Skis & boots £106 £115
  Snowboard  £94  
  Snowboard & boots £121  
Child* (6-11yrs) Skis & boots £57  
  Snowboard & boots £68  

 

Child rentals include free helmet hire

*Child snowboard ages from 8 years

 

Tuition Adult Child
Ski or Snowboard £130 £119

Tuition is 5 half days ()

Times are

Monday 12 noon to 3pm

Tuesday to Friday 12-3pm and 4-5pm.

Please note that guests staying at Hotels Magic Massana and Magic Ski use La Massana ski school and have 15 hours (12 noon to 3pm Monday to Friday only).

FREE creche (ages 2-3) or Snow Garden (ages 4-5) when parents pre-book lessons.

Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing but may vary up or down; correct prices will be advised at the time of booking.

Useful Information

Resort Code: ADAR

Languages spoken: Spanish/English

Time difference: GMT+1

Currency: EUR

Travel and Transportation

Flights depart Sunday

To Barcelona

From Gatwick
Manchester

Bristol

Luton

Edinburgh

Transfer 3¾hrs by coach

Flight supplements may apply.

Car hire available: Yes

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: No

Resort Ski bus available: Yes

Ski bus info:

Free with lift pass

High altitude skiing & guaranteed snow

Arguably Europe’s best value après-ski

Ideal for beginners, groups & nightlife