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Sierra Nevada Ski Resort

Sierra Nevada Ski Resort Sierra Nevada Ski Resort

Many people consider Andalusia to be just a place for summer vacation: sandy beaches, hot sun, amazing carnivals… But more and more people are finding out that exactly in this region the southernmost ski resort in Spain is situated. The only location for winter sports in Andalusia Sierra Nevada Ski Resort is near Pradollano (the resort village), that is 32 km from the city of Granada and just two hours from Costa del Sol. Sierra Nevada is the youngest ski resort in Europe. It is provided with modern equipment. Thanks to investing in artificial snow machines the ski season is extended for 6 months and lasts from November to April.

Sierra Nevada Ski Resort has 61 km of ski slopes, 45 pistes and 6 off-piste routes. It doesn’t matter are you beginner or professional skier. Because 34% of skiing routs are for beginners, 53% are for advanced skiers and 13% for professionals. The longest skiing route is 6 km. There are 12 chair lifts, 2 cable cars, and 5 ski lifts. The resort is opened from 9 am till 5 pm, and there is great opportunity to ski at night at bank holidays and weekends. Night skiing is held along lighted the El Rio slope that has length 3 km and vertical drop 545 meters.

Sierra Nevada Ski Resort offers tourists big amount of hotels and restaurants of the best quality. But you should order lodging in advance if you are planning to have a rest at weekends. Because of closeness to Granada you will be able to play golf in the sun and in an hour go skiing or snowboarding at the height of 2100 meters in Sierra Nevada.

Are you still hesitating? The king of Spain spends here several weeks a year. And this is an excellent evidence of a quality of Sierra Nevada Ski Resort.

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