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Europe’s Sunniest Skiing - Exclusive to Visions!

Referred to as the ‘Sunniest Ski Resort in Europe,’ Sierra Nevada defies many concepts associated with skiing. Located 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 is very snow-sure and typically has a long season. Traditionally the season starts around the end of November running through to the end of April or even into the first week of May. The longest season on record was the winter of 2008/9 which ran from the 15th November 2008 until the 17th May 2009.

  • Ski Stats

    Resort height: 2100m- 3300m (Veleta Peak 3398m)
    Vertical drop: 1200m
    Ski Area: 102km
    Lifts: – 29
     Trails: – 155
    Beginners – 16
    Intermediate – 40
    Advanced – 50
    Expert – 9
     Longest Run: 6.18km El Aguila

  • Included Activities

    Mirlo Blanco (2 sessions)
    Games night/Quiz night/Karaoke night

    Pay to Play

    Excursion and overnight in Granada or on Costa del Sol
    Karaoke and Popcorn
    Russian wooden sleigh rides
    Snowshoeing

Sierra Nevada literally means “Snowy Mountain Range”, and it 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 the Iberian Peninsula’s highest.The ski terrain is majestically overlooked by the jagged glacier-formed Veleta peak, at 3,398m, Spain’s third highest after Aneto (3,404m) in the Pyrenees. The Sierra Nevada ski resort offers groups a wide and ever expanding range of facilities as well as a ski terrain to suit skiers and boarders of all standards.

Accommodation Options

  • Hotel Telecabina

    Conveniently located in the Plaza de Andalucia within the same building as the Borreguiles Gondola, this hotel offers comfortable and spacious rooms comparable in quality with any 3 or 4 star hotel in the resort. 

    Meals are provided from the adjoining restaurant/bar called “La Bodega” which offers buffet style cuisine for breakfast and evening meals. An area within this restaurant is available for evening activities and a conference area is available for movies/DVD.

    The hotel is located barely a stone’s throw away from the two main gondola’s making access to/from the pistes about as easy as you can make it! It benefits from 24 hour reception, free wifi and TV’s in each guest bedroom.

  • Hotel Nevasur

    Located just 150 metres from the lifts, this hotel offers magnificent views of the ski slopes and valleys that surround the centre of the resort.

    All rooms have a private bathroom with bath including toiletries and hairdryer. There is a buffet restaurant with capacity for 100 people which serves a wide variety of dishes, also a bar / café. The panoramic lounge offers free wi-fi and a cosy fireplace.

  • Hotel Macia Villa Blanca Granada

    This newly renovated hotel is situated 15 mins from the centre of this historical city and the Alhambra and Generalife World heritage site. 

    The 70 guest bedrooms feature all amenities newly decorated with modern touches. The hotel has a restaurant, room for activities, outdoor pool, computer and free internet-wifi. This is an ideal base for groups wanting to visit one of the most attractive and magnificent cities in Spain.

  • Hotel Santa Cruz

    Hotel Santa Cruz is located in the Sierra Nevada Natural Park, just a 10-minute drive away from the Sierra Nevada ski resort and only 30 minutes from Granada city centre.

    The hotel has 66 rooms (which have free Wi-Fi) and 14 bungalows. Hotel Santa Cruz boasts a café and restaurant that offers incredible views. Facilities include a sauna, gymnasium, and games / meeting rooms.

  • Hotel Don Juan Granada

    Set on a tree lined street, this modern hotel is just a 10 minute walk from the cathedral and old town. 

    The en suite rooms have bathroom and free wi-fi. There is also a restaurant, coffee bar and meeting rooms.

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 “No shortage of sunshine and pristine snow! We will be back!”

Charles S., Sierra Nevada Party Leader