There is no doubt that Spain is an all-terrain country. Just as it is ideal for enjoy a sun and beach holiday, it's also a perfect destination for practicing winter sports, such as skiing. It offers numerous mountains with ski resorts, groomed slopes, cable cars, accommodation and all the necessary services to enjoy the cold while you slide through the snow. Of all of them, the ski resort with the highest altitude in Spain is located in Andalusia. Keep reading and find out more about them!
Sierra Nevada is a ski resort that you will fall in love with
Located just half an hour from Granada, this ski resort enjoys a privileged location within the Sierra Nevada National Park. With more than 80,000 hectares, this park is home to the highest peak of the Iberian Peninsula, Mulhacén (3,482 metres), and also the third, Veleta (3,392 metres). A beautiful natural area rich in plant and animal life that gives rise to the greatest biodiversity in Spain, through unique mountains, streams and rivers.It's no surprise that this wonderful location is a paradise for ski lovers from all over Europe. In fact, Sierra Nevada has more than 110 skiable kilometres distributed over 131 slopes that reach up to 1,200 metres. These figures manage to attract approximately one million people a year.
An excellent climate to extend your ski season
The climate of Sierra Nevada is ideal for planning a getaway to the snow with guaranteed sun. Its average annual temperature is four degrees. Thanks to this particularity, the ski resort manages to remain open from the end of November to the beginning of May: More than 5 months of fun and snow guaranteed. Do you dare to visit Sierra Nevada and enjoy one of the best plans in Spain?
More services at the foot of the slopes than you can imagine
If you decide to visit this place, you will be able to have access to all the necessary services in Pradollano. At more than 2,000 meters above sea level, it is the only inhabited area of the Sierra Nevada ski resort. Accommodation, restaurants, ski rental centres, heated pools... Everything you need to enjoy your snow holiday to the fullest!This town is located in the municipality of Monachil, a unique village as it is close to both the high mountains and the Granada Tropical Coast. Don't wait any longer to visit and enjoy its amazing nature and landscapes.
Between ski sessions… Granada
If you are planning a winter holiday in Sierra Nevada, don't think twice about escaping for a day to visit the majestic city of Granada. This is one of the main destinations in Spain, with places as emblematic as the Alhambra, the Sacromonte and the Albaicín. Combine your ski mornings with a walk through the streets of this unique city... You will fall in love with its unmistakable Arab style!Without a doubt, Sierra Nevada is a perfect place to enjoy the snow in an unforgettable environment. If you are preparing a trip through southern Spain, don't think twice about including this in your itinerary!