General Description
The resort of Arinsal has benefited from great investment in both the resort facilities and the slopes making it an increasingly popular choice for all skiers and boarders. The Award-winning tuition, friendly and relaxed atmosphere on and off the slopes and high quality accommodation give Arinsal and La Massana a strong all round resort appeal.
More details
La Massana is 2km from Arinsal. Its large local population gives it more of ski town feel than mountain village. Its high quality accommodation, high speed gondola access to the Vall Nord ski area and low key night life have created an international feel attracting all levels of skiers and boarders. La Massana also gives convenient access by bus to the sister resort of Arcalis, Andorra´s advanced ski area. This is included in the Vall Nord lift pass and transport is free.
Advanced ski
Limited black runs in Arinsal/La Massana but advanced levels can travel to the sister resort of Arcalis, the advanced resort of Andorra.
Total ski area
Arinsal / La Massana 63km
Arcalis: 14.5km
Advanced ski runs
Beginners ski
Arinsal /La Massana is Ideal fro beginners & being increasingly popular for families, European acclaimed tuition, beginner friendly lifts and learning areas.
Beginner ski runs
Snow cannons
Direction of ski slopes
North east
Freestyle/ board parks
Arinsal / La Massana /Arcalis
Excellent quality board and free style parks in Arinsal and Arcalis. Half and quarter pipe, boarder cross and kickers for beginners to competition level.
Ski resort height
Arinsal 1475m
La Massana : 1300m:
Arcalis 1940m
Intermediates ski
Great progression possibility particularly in the Pal sector of this area.
Intermediate ski runs
Number of ski lifts
Off piste
Arcalis : Good
Number of freestyle/ board parks
One in Arinsal
Ski slopes range
Arinsal / La Massana
1550m - 2560m
Arcalis 1940m - 2625m
Mountain restaurants
Ski area
Apres ski
Après Ski & Night Life - Arinsal - La Massana
Arinsal; Apres Ski and Night time in Arinsal is brilliant. The resorts small and cosy bars offer a great selection of live music, party nights and chill out to suit all tastes. There is a real village and community spirit with ski/board instructors and workers forming a real part of the social side of the village.
La Massana: Night life here is a lot lower key and predominantly hotel based and local bars and cafes.
Eating out
Eating Out
In Arinsal & La Massana you are spoilt for choice for a meal out. Whatever your taste or budget you will find a huge selection of snack bars, pizzerias, steak houses, Mexican and traditional Catalan cuisine.
In Arinsal & La Massana, you can shop for ski and board equipment and clothing in a good selection of shops with good service and prices. If you are considering buying skis or boards, your instructors will happily give good advise on what to buy and where to buy,
Arinsal is only 20 minutes from Andorra La Vella, the capital and shopping centre of Andorra. There are thousands of shops with competitive prices on electrical items, perfumes and designer clothing.
Ski and board school
Ski & Snow Board School - Arinsal / La Massana
Award winning, English speaking instructors have created a reputation and success rate that is hard to beat for beginners and improvers. The beginner friendly lift systems, safe learning areas and friendly approach to learning see hundreds of skiers and boarders making incredible progression every week of the season.
Arinsal Chalets & Hotels
Hotel Montane
Hotel Montane
Set amidst the lively ski resort of Arinsal, only 10 metres from the cable car, the Hotel Montané boasts being the closest hotel to the Vallnord ski area. The hotel is a short walk from excellent restaurants and bars....
Hotel Montane
Hotel Montane
Set amidst the lively ski resort of Arinsal, only 10 metres from the cable car, the Hotel Montané boasts being the closest hotel to the Vallnord ski area. The hotel is a short walk from excellent restaurants and bars....
Hotel Princesa Parc
Hotel Princesa Parc
This modern and popular hotel provides a high standard of accommodation and excellent facilities including a spa centre, bowling alley, games hall, live music pub and piano lounge bar. Located in the centre the hotel has easy access to the gondola station and slopes....
Hotel Solana
Hotel Solana
The Solana hotel is well established hotel of Arinsal offering value for money accommodation. Located just 100m from the Arinsal gondola and resort centre. The hotels heated pool is an added attraction and spacious lounges give plenty of room to relax....
St Gothard Hotel
St Gothard Hotel
As Arinsal's most established hotel, the St Gothard is a family owned hotel and a firm favourite for ski holidays offering comfort and quality together with good food and renowned personal service. The hotel is on the edge of the resort of Arinsal, 950m from the gondola station. A free shuttle service provides easy transport to and from the slopes....
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