Review of snowboarding and skiing in Arinsal Andorra.
Arinsal Ski Holiday Facts
Established in ? the Andorran ski resort Arinsal lies at 1780 metres altitude in the ? region of the Andorran Pyrenees. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2560m Arinsal ski area is snow sure. Over 350 snow cannons ensure artificial Arinsal snow making covers 17km of ski trails, which equates to around ? of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Arinsal (Andorra) is Barcelona at a distance of 200km or approximately 220 minutes driving time. Arinsal ski season runs from December to April.
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Skiing in Arinsal
Skiing Arinsal you'll enjoy 41 pistes and trails and that means approximately 63km of ski runs. Arinsal lifts number 30 with the capacity to uplift 30000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Andorran ski resort of Arinsal is over 6km long.
Arinsal Ski Area
Arinsal ski area has 9% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 39% intermediate, 39% advanced ski slopes and 12% for expert skiers - the most difficult Arinsal piste is the ?km La Devesa run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Arinsal after dark.
Arinsal for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Arinsal
If you snowboard Arinsal you'll want to know that, of the 30 ski lifts in total, 17 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Arinsal snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Arinsal snowboard facilities include 0 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 60 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Arinsal for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Arinsal Apres Ski
The apres ski Arinsal scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
25 apres ski bars 25 restaurants 0 bowling 5 night club 0 cinema 1 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 2 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 2 saunas 2 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 2 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities ( Sports Complex with Indoor Pool, Squash,Tennis - four kilometres Away ).
Arinsal for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Arinsal Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Arinsal resort - ski Arinsal by any other name
The Andorran ski resort of Arinsal ski resort is also known as Pal and has the following common misspellings:
Arinsal ski area has ski slopes which face NE N
The direction which the various Arinsal ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Arinsal ski resort has ski slopes facing NE N.
Arinsal for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Arinsal reviews, 3.3 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.