Skiing in Ordino Arcalis
25 pistes and trails means approximately 26km of runs. 14 Ordino Arcalis lifts have capacity to transport 16510 per hour. The longest run in the Andorran ski resort is over 4km.
The mountain has 24% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 30% intermediate, 30% advanced slopes and 40% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 1km Gran Canal run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.
Rating for skiing gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Ordino Arcalis
Of the 14 ski lifts, 9 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Ordino Arcalis is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 0 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Ordino Arcalis Apres Ski
Off-Slope activities include:
3 apres ski bars 3 restaurants 1 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 1 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 2 saunas 1 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 5 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Bowling, Fitness Centre, Concerts, Horse Riding.
Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
"Ordino Arcalis" by any other name
The Andorran resort is also known as Ordino Ordino-Arcalis and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Ordino Arcalis slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing 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 resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Ordino Arcalis has slopes facing NE N.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Childcare in Ordino Arcalis, Andorra
Ordino Arcalis day and evening care plus snow ski schools and babysitting.
Ordino-Arcalis has a fully equipped snow garden with specially trained instructors. Safety is uppermost and children from 4 to 9 are sure to learn quickly in this enjoyable environment. There is also a créche for children aged 12 months and upwards.
3 stars out of 5 overall
Ski Equipment Rental Shops in Ordino Arcalis
Ordino Arcalis hire shops - overview of all shopping in Ordino Arcalis
The main shopping centre is Andorra la Vella approximately 24km (15 miles) away. A duty free paradise with best buys in designer clothes, jewellery, watches, sports gear, perfume, cosmetics and alcohol all at greatly reduced prices. Its well worth checking the prices on sports clothing and equipment before you arrive because you can often find these in Andorra at much lower prices than in most Western countries. It can also be worth buying the whole package, eg skis, boots and poles or snowboarding, bindings and boots as this can also work out much cheaper.
Ordino Arcalis ski rental shops value rating gets ? stars out of 5 overall
Mountain & Snow Sports in Ordino Arcalis
Ordino Arcalis snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Ordino Arcalis: 15km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 15km Intermediate XC Trails: 0km Difficult XC Trails: 0km
Telemark Tuittion: Y Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km
Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Ordino Arcalis
Ordino Arcalis snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 0
Ordino Arcalis non skiing facilities also include Bowling, Fitness Centre, Concerts, Horse Riding.