From Sotogrande to the Heights: Just a Step Away from the Peaks of Sierra Nevada

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From Sotogrande to the Heights: Just a Step Away from the Peaks of Sierra Nevada

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Ski Resort

The Sierra Nevada ski resort is one of Spain and Europe’s most important ski resorts. It offers various slopes for skiers of all levels, from beginners to experts, with more than 100 kilometers of ski runs.

The resort has terrain suitable for all levels, from gentle children’s slopes for beginners to challenging black runs for experienced skiers and snowboarders. The ski season usually runs from late November to early May, depending on weather conditions.

 

Sierra Nevada National Park

A significant part of the Sierra Nevada is protected as a National Park. This park is home to a great diversity of flora and fauna, including endemic and endangered species.

The variety of landscapes in the park includes rugged mountains, deep valleys, pine, and holm oak forests, as well as high mountain lakes.

 

 

Vegetation and Fauna

Sierra Nevada is home to many plant species, from coniferous forests to alpine meadows. Among the fauna, you can find mountain goats, deer, wild boar and various birds of prey.

In spring, the mountain fills with color with the flowering of numerous plant species, making the Sierra Nevada a special place for nature lovers.

 

 

Mulhacen

The highest peak in the Sierra Nevada and the Iberian Peninsula is the Mulhacén, which reaches an altitude of 3,478 meters above sea level.

 

Outdoor Activities

In addition to skiing, the Sierra Nevada offers numerous outdoor activities, such as hiking, mountain biking, and climbing. There are routes for all levels, from gentle strolls to challenging ascents to the highest peaks.

 

 

Ski School

Let yourself be guided by the best team of professionals CEROGRADOS to learn or improve your level and technique of skiing or snowboarding, or simply rent premium ski equipment to enjoy a day on the snow.

 

 

Culture and Traditions

The region of Granada, close to the Sierra Nevada, has a rich cultural heritage that includes the famous Alhambra, a Moorish palace and fortress, and a World Heritage Site.

The Moorish influence is also reflected in the architecture, gastronomy and local festivities.

 

Restaurants and bars

The Sierra Nevada ski resort offers a wide variety of dining options, from restaurants on the mountain to restaurants in the surrounding area. Here are some of the most popular restaurants known for their quality and atmosphere.

 

Borreguiles area

Cafeteria Nevasol: Offers quick bites, sandwiches and drinks at the foot of the slopes.

El Lodge Ski & Spa: Luxury hotel with gourmet cuisine restaurant.

 

Pradollano area

La Bodega de la Estación: Known for its tapas, Spanish dishes and wine selection.

La Mar Sala: A cosy place offering Mediterranean cuisine and excellent seafood.

 

In Granada

Ruta del Veleta: Popular for its Spanish cuisine and traditional dishes.

El Ciervo: Known for its grilled meats and hearty mountain meals.

 

 

Luxury hotels in Sierra Nevada

Numerous hotels, flats, and accommodations are available in the area to suit various budgets and preferences.

 

The Lodge Ski & Spa

The Lodge Ski & Spa is a luxury hotel with a heated pool. It is a luxury hotel with a heated swimming pool, which is, in fact, the only one in the whole of the Sierra Nevada. It offers a luxury spa experience, a fine dining restaurant, and elegantly decorated rooms. Its location is privileged, surrounded by the high mountains and ski slopes of the Sierra Nevada, 2,300 meters above the sea. If you are a snow sports fan, you can access the cable cars directly.

 

 

Arttysur Lux Village

redefines the concept of luxury in Sierra Nevada with an ecoresort of 15 houses and 2 luxury hotels with direct access to the slopes of the Sierra Nevada ski resort. To provide maximum comfort and integration with the majestic surroundings, a bioclimatic architectural design has been applied, using natural wood from sustainable forests, triple glazing and premium materials throughout the construction.

 

 

From the luxury houses and hotels of Arttysur Lux Village you will have the opportunity to comfortably and directly access the slopes of the Sierra Nevada ski resort, with 110 km of skiable slopes distributed in 131 runs for all levels, clean, wide and without obstacles.

 

 

In short, Sierra Nevada is an exceptional place that combines the thrill of winter sports with natural beauty and biological diversity. Whether exploring its landscapes or enjoying outdoor activities, it offers a unique experience just a stone’s throw from the Costa del Sol and Sotogrande.

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