The ski resort in Sierra Nevada is one of the most popular in the Spanish geography. Surrounded by places of exceptional beauty, it presents characteristics that have led it to be declared a Biosphere Book and National Park since 1999. Located in the heart of the province of Granada and in the Betic Mountains, it is the highest ski resort in Spain and the southernmost in Europe . Thanks to a climate of contrasts, it is possible to enjoy various sports throughout the year and ski in winter with unbeatable conditions.
This snow destination stands out for the quality of its facilities and the good weather conditions during the ski season. It offers a total of 110.4 skiable km, spread over 132 slopes of all levels of difficulty: 19 green, 46 blue, 53 red and 7 black, with 350 snow cannons. Following these paths, you will be able to slide from the maximum elevation, located 3,300 m above sea level, to the minimum elevation, 2,100 m.
To facilitate the mobility of skiers and riders, the Sierra Nevada resort has 21 ski lifts : 2 cable cars , 8 fixed-clamp chairlifts, 6 detachable chairlifts, 4 mats and a ski lift, with capacity for 45,200 people per hour.
The resort has a snowpark , the same one where the rider Regino Hernández, winner of a bronze medal at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games, has trained. To this must be added an area for dog sledding (mushing), spaces for cross-country skiing, a competition area and the Fuente del Mirlo Blanco recreational park. In summer, various mountain and outdoor sports can be practiced, such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding or climbing.
Other services at the resort include medical care points, nurseries - ideal for those who have in mind to go skiing with children to Sierra Nevada, ski and snowboard schools for athletes of all levels, where individual or group lessons are given, ski shops. ski equipment rental and cafes and restaurants directly on the slopes where you can recharge your batteries. Take the opportunity to taste some of the specialties of Andalusian and Granada cuisine, such as gazpacho or Trevélez ham, a typical product with all the flavor of La Alpujarra.
Next to the resort, the Pradollano urbanization is located , the highest urban centre in Andalusia (it is located at 2,100 m of altitude) and only comparable to the ski resorts of the Pyrenees. Choose this place to stay, or take a look at our offer of apartments and hotels in Sierra Nevada.
Arriving in Sierra Nevada is very simple, since the resort is only 27 km from the centre of Granada - a city whose Alhambra you can visit in your après-ski moments - and less than 100 km from the Costa Tropical, so you can combine snow and beach in the same holiday. From the capital of Granada, you can travel to the resort by car, traveling along the A-395, or take a bus at the Granada bus resort, which leaves for Sierra Nevada every two hours, approximately.
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