is located in the Penibetic mountain range in Andalucia. It is Europe´s
southernmost ski resort and is endowed with the Iberian peninsula´s
highest summits, on a clear day it is easy to see
in one direction and a third of
to the north. The resort´s village, Pradollano is at an altitude of
SKI COURSES AND LIFTS
There are up to 61 km. of ski slopes with 45 pistes and 6 off-piste
routes. There are 2 cable cars, 12 chair lifts and 5 ski lifts.
has a vertical drop of 1.300 meters, and snow areas for all types of
skiers, from beginners to experts.
The ski resort is open from
although you can ski at night at weekends and bank holidays. Lifts are
also open Friday and Saturday evenings for floodlit night time skiing.
The season runs from December to April and, apart from the high season
days of Christmas, Easter and half term, is very reasonable in cost.
Night Skiing: One of the Sierra Nevada´s most exciting features,
night skiing was introduced in 1994 with lighting along the El Rio slope
and the Slalom course. Skiing and lift schedules are established
according to the time of sunset. However, a minimum of an extra two
hours of skiing will be available along a freshly groomed course.
is a pioneer in
snowboarding. An on-slope half pipe is being built for surfers, this
will be available depending on snow conditions. Specialised snowboarding
shops and schools are also available in the resort.
In addition to alpine skiing and snowboarding,
offers many other winter sports including cross-country skiing, artistic
skiing (ballet, jumps, moguls), telemark skiing, trekking and adventure
Pradollano the ski village,offers a variety of services including
quality hotels in a range of categories which include squash, workout
areas, sauna, indoor swimming pools; ski lodges; apartments for sale and
rental; restaurants featuring local Andalusian and international
cuisine; tearooms; sundecks; night clubs, pubs and bars, discotheques,
provides excellent customer service to guarantee its visitors an
especially pleasant stay. A new medical centre, child day-care centre,
ski rental, hairdressers, car rental, taxi service, pharmacy, church
services, among others are available at the resort.
has exceptional communication
car from Marbella: Take the road N-340 direction to Málaga. Later you have to
take the Antequera bypass and the N-331. When arriving at the
crossing with the A-92, take A-92 in the direction of Granada
and go by the bypass to
. Now take the N-323 and the bypass to Ronda del Sur,