Arinsal & Pal are two ski areas which are now connected together after heavy investment in the lift system giving a total of 63 kms of pistes. The resort of Arinsal is the more famous and popular place to stay due to it’s level of accommodation, restaurants and bars. It is a superb resort for beginners and low intermediates featuring gentle slopes and a fantastic ski school.
Arinsal is the perfect choice for families and couples especially beginners and once you find your feet you can head over on the cable car to Pal to test some of the scenic tree lined runs Pal has to offer.
At a glance
- Vallnord ski area covers 63 km of ski area
- Resort Altitude 1450m
- Skiing from 1550m to 2560m
- Pistes – 7 green slopes/16 blue slopes/17 red slopes/4 black slopes
- Lifts 31 in total
- Snow Cannon coverage: 45%
- Reliable snowfall
- 2 Freeride areas
- Relaxed atmosphere and good nightlife
- High quality ski accommodation
- Slopes perfect for beginners & intermediates
- Flights from most major UK airports
- Regular transfers available from nearby airports
Arinsal has a great range of accommodation ranging from 2 star hotels to 4 & 5 star luxury. Why not try the new “Ushuaia” hotel which has been completely refurbished to a high 4 star standard during the summer of 2018 or maybe the superb Princesa Parc Hotel. Arinsal also has a good range of apartments which would suit both families and groups of friends. For a full list of available accommodation, enter the dates in the search box on our home page. Remember you will get more availability if you stay Sunday to Sunday (7 nights) as well as discounted ski packs.
Learning to ski in Arinsal
Arinsal is one of the most famous places in Europe to learn to ski in as it has a superb English speaking ski school. You will also find child care facilities on the slopes too making for a relaxing family holiday knowing that little ones are being well cared for.
The ski school will quickly teach you the basics so that by the end of the week you can try some of the other pistes Arinsal has to offer or maybe take a trip on the cable car over to Pal.
To see the prices and options for ski & snowboard lessons click here – Arinsal & Pal Ski School
Arinsal Bars and Restaurants
Arinsal has a great reputation for its wide variety of bars and restaurants and you will be spoiled for choice here when it comes to food. From local catalan specialities to Tex Mex, Asian and whole hearty pub grub it really has it all. On the slopes too, you have a choice of a number of mountain restaurants so whether you are looking for a coffee stop, some lunch or some apres ski drinks you have it all. The nightlife is pretty great too and all at a reasonable price when it comes to drinks and starts late afternoon until late.
For more information on the bars and restaurants in Arinsal click here Arinsal bars and restaurants
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