Ski holidays in Sierra Nevada
Mountvacation.com has great ski holiday deals at Sierra Nevada in Spain . Browse our latest Sierra Nevada ski holidays and find out more about Sierra Nevada below. Sierra Nevada defies many concepts associated with skiing. Located at barely a stone’s throw from the Mediterranean coast, it has practically guaranteed sunshine, the best spring snow conditions in Europe and is still reasonably priced compared to many of its European counterparts. As one of Europe's highest resorts it has a typically long season, traditionally opening at the end of November running through to the end of April or even into the first week of May. Sierra Nevada literally means "Snowy Mountain Range" and includes some of the highest peaks in Europe not to mention the highest concentration of peaks over 3,000m in the country. The Mulhacen, at 3,482m, is Spain's highest after Mount Teide in Tenerife. The ski terrain is majestically overlooked by the glacier formed jagged peak of Veleta at 3,398m, Spain's third highest after Aneto, (3,404m), in the Pyrenees.
The ski resort of Sierra Nevada offers its visitors a wide and ever expanding range of facilities as well as a ski terrain to suit skiers & boarders of all standards. Families will enjoy quality hotel accommodation as well as child facilities such as the recently developed Mirlo Blanco recreation zone comprising of activities such as Ski Bike, Inner Tubing, Ice Skating and the new “Roller-Sled”. The creche and Snow Garden are well run establishments with fully trained staff to look after children up to 7 years old.
The Sierra Nevada offers 79 slopes with a total of 84 skiable kilometres. The most southern ski station in Europe proudly counts 8 green slopes (easy), 33 blue slopes (intermediate) and 34 red (advanced) and black (difficult) slopes. Everyone will find the right terrain for his personal level and taste.
Snow-cycle, ski-fox, tobogganing, snow tubing, paralel slalom
Childcare, children`s park, child liftm, child carpet lift.
Skiing in Sierra Nevada
Closest railway station: Granada, 32 km
Direct bus from railway station
Direct shuttle from railway station
Details about ski resortAll ski slopes: 87 km
Longest slope: 5 km
Crosscountry slopes: 4 km
Blue: 43 km
Red: 40 km
Black: 4 km