Sierra Nevada, skiing with sea views
Skiing for all, beneath the Andalusian sun, with views of the coast. This could well sum up what it is like to ski at Sierra Nevada, in the stunning mountains of Granada. The privileged location of this Andalusian ski resort guarantees a high proportion of sunny days, even in mid-winter. This is not all, however. There are also a host of inviting activities to enjoy after a wonderful day's skiing.
Any skier, from beginner to expert, will want to keep coming back to Sierra Nevada. You only have to go once to see that it is one of the best ski resorts around. Can you imagine skiing down a piste with the warm rays of the sun on your face, as you look out over the stunning landscapes of the Nature Reserve that surrounds you? Well don't just imagine it. Come and experience this and much more in Granada's winter park.
It is Europe's southernmost ski resort, situated in southern Andalusia, at more than 3,000 m above sea level. It is the resort's geographical characteristics that give it ideal weather conditions for skiing: during much of the season there are wonderful sunny days. If you are a good skier, you should definitely go up to the Laguna and Veleta pistes. They are so high that, on a clear day, you can see the coast and the sea on both sides of the Mediterranean. This is a spectacular view that it is well worth recording forever in your memory.
Purist winter sports lovers will find a truly delectable environment here as well. The resort is located within the Sierra Nevada Nature Reserve, designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and National Hunting Reserve. All this alongside modern, quality, welcoming facilities that are designed for both beginners (400 instructors at your service) and for experts looking for intense, new sensations. They can try their hand at night skiing, a wonderful experience beneath the resorts stunning, star-filled sky.
The delights of Sierra Nevada do not finish when the pistes close, however. There are a host of après-ski activities on offer to round off a perfect day's skiing. Cinema, ice-skating, sledge rides, no end of shops, discos, bars and cafés where you can meet other visitors and skiers... These are just a few of the options on offer. There is no excuse for not getting stuck into the fun and enjoyment to be found all over the resort.
There are loads of reasons to come to Sierra Nevada. There are areas to be enjoyed by visitors of all ages. Make the most of the occasion to visit the Alhambra - the city of Granada is only 32 kilometres away. You can even have a swim in the sea if you like - the beach is just over 100 kilometres away.
You won't regret it.