There are a few things everybody knows about Andorra, like the fact that it’s a high-altitude, fairly snow-sure destination with a reputation for English-speaking ski schools of the highest quality. It also has two primary ski areas – both of a decent size – offering some of the best value European skiing out there. With that out of the way then, what’s stopping you? To help you on your way, here’s a rundown of our four Andorran resorts, and what they can offer. Arinsal Well known for…Continue Reading “Get More Andorra – The Lowdown”

Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) in Arinsal, Andorra – February 2016

February 21st-28th marked another one of Disability Snowsport UK’s European activity weeks. DSUK are a registered charity whose focus is getting disabled people out on the slopes. With the aid of their sponsors and partners – Crystal Ski Holidays among them – and fundraising initiatives, DSUK organise trips abroad as well as lessons and activity days at ski centres across the UK. Their mission is to provide fun and exciting activities for anyone requiring adaptive equipment and/or special instruction and support – to break down barriers and…Continue Reading “Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) in Arinsal, Andorra – February 2016”

Andorra is unbelievable value for money. For those that believe that après is just as important as the skiing, you can’t really go wrong. Here is a guide to the best places to eat and drink in Pas with a few handy tricks to ensure that you get the best possible value for money whilst on your trip. The Key Facts Before you start your night here are the key stats for Pas De La Casa. Number of bars in Pas De La Casa: 10…Continue Reading “A Nightlife Guide To Pas De La Casa”

A day in the life of Pas de la Casa, Andorra

A few things that are important to know about Pas de la Casa – it isn’t classy, sophisticated or posh. If Courchevel 1650 is your idea of slumming it then maybe Pas is not the place for you. There are bars and clubs galore and dining options include Burger King, McDonalds and a kebab shop. Some people claim it is Ibiza in the snow, which put me off as Ibiza sounds like my idea of hell. Don’t get me wrong though, I love Pas. I’ve…Continue Reading “A day in the life of Pas de la Casa, Andorra”

So where is Andorra and what’s so great about it? Andorra is in the Eastern Pyrenees, bordered by Spain and France. The country itself is tiny, at just 181 square miles. Despite its tiny size, there are 2 fantastic ski areas on offer. Firstly, there’s the Grandvalira area with 210km of piste – which links the resorts of Pas de la Casa, Soldeu and El Tarter. There’s also the Vallnord ski area with 93km of piste covering the resorts of Arinsal, Pal and Ordino-Arcalis. What’s…Continue Reading “Our guide to Andorra”