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Ushuaia Mountain Hotel

Arinsal,
 Andorra
Your holiday includes
  • Flights from Birmingham, Bristol, Gatwick, Manchester or Stansted
  • Resort transfers
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Half board meals
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout
  • NEW - Free ski guiding & coaching
About the hotel
  • Newly renovated & refurbished
  • Modern decor
  • Superb slope side location
  • Free entry to nearby Anyos Park Spa
  • Bar, lounge & restaurant
  • Kids' play area
  • 20m to the lifts
About the resort
  • 93km ski area
  • Resort altitude: 1450m
  • Perfect for beginners & improvers
  • Excellent for families
  • On-mountain childcare available
  • Great choice of nightlife

The Ushuaia is undergoing a complete renovation and refurbishment to create a modern mountain hotel in an enviable ski-in, ski-out location. There'll be a great attention to detail and plenty of modern twists on a classic mountain theme. 

 

An added bonus, all guests over 18 can join our free Neilson Mountain Experts ski guiding and coaching service throughout the week. Fully qualified instructors will guide you around the slopes whilst giving tips on your technique at the same time (if you want it).

 

The rooms will be spacious and comfortably sleep up to four people, but it's the bar and lounge area that will become the heart of the hotel giving you the ideal place to relax after a day on the slopes. Parents and younger guests alike will love the kid's play area and the slopeside terrace will be the hot spot for lunch and après ski.

 

From the hotel to...

Nearest lift: 20m to Josep Serra chairlift

Tuition meeting point: 20m (top of lift)

Resort centre: 900m

 

About the resort...

Arinsal is the perfect place for beginners and families as there are plenty of nursery slopes, a superb British-run ski and board school and plenty of après-ski activities. Even though there's only 63km of pistes, improvers, intermediates and even the advanced will be tested at points. Hop on a bus and head to nearby Arcalis for some fantastic off-piste and even a couloir or two.

 

Off the mountain, Arinsal is small and friendly with a good choice of restaurants, a few shops and several lively bars to choose from. There are also a smattering of late-night bars and discos for the night owls.

 

 

Off-slope activities are easy to get to. Amazing shopping (and virtually tax-free) in the nation's capital, Andorra La Vella is only a 20 minute bus ride away. Alternatively, you could relax in the thermal waters of Caldea, a lush indoor thermal water lagoon with a spa area that's easy to love. 

 

Ski biking is definitely a unique activity to give a go - the equipment is, you guessed it, a mix of a bike and a pair of skis.

 

 

Resort stats

Resort altitude: 1450m

Skiing altitude: 1550m to 2560m

Ski area size: Vallnord area 93km

Number of runs: 44

Range of pistes: Very easy 16%, easy 36%, medium 39% & difficult 9%

Lifts: 40 comprising of: 8 magic carpets, 13 drags, 16 chairlifts, 2 gondolas and 1 cable car

Night skiing: No

Cross country trails: 30km

Snowmaking: 45% runs covered

Resort bus: Yes

 

Rest and relaxation

Take a trip to the incredible Anyos Park Spa in neighbouring La Massana. Neilson guests receive two complimentary two hour visits to the spa which includes return transport.

 

You're free to make the most of the impressive pool, sauna, steam room and hot tub to revitalise your legs for another day on the mountain. There's also a children's pool so little ones won't miss out either.

 

Food and drink

The Ushuaia will offer half-board meals. Sit down for a filling buffet breakfast with plenty of bread and cereals as well as local meats and cheeses.

 

Evening meals will also be a buffet style meaning you can replenish all of the energy you spent on the slopes of Arinsal throughout the day.

 

Rooms

The 50 rooms will sleep up to four people in comfort and style. There's plenty of room for all of your luggage and room facilities include flatscreen Tv with international channels, free Wi-Fi, a minibar and bathroom with shower and wc.

New for 2018/19 - Free ski guiding & coaching

In 2018/19, we're pleased to be introducing free ski guiding and coaching throughout the week from fully qualified ski and board instructors. We call them our Mountain Experts.

 

Designed for confident blue and red-run skiers and snowboarders, they'll show you around the mountain on free guiding sessions, and even offer free coaching sessions to help you become a more confident skier or snowboarder.

 

There will be at least 12 hours of sessions a week and we guarantee each guest at least two sessions a week. Your Neilson resort hosts will explain how it works when you get there.

 

Extras and offers

Free guiding and coaching from fully qualified instructors on our Neilson Mountain Experts service

 

Free lift pass for the group organiser when 12+ people pre-book a lift pass

 

Hotel features

Official rating: ****

Spacious hotel bar and lounge area

Slopeside terrace

Restaurant

Free Wi-Fi 

Kid's play area with soft play, TV and games

Heated ski lockers

 

Travel info

Departure airports: Birmingham, Bristol, Gatwick, Manchester or Stansted

Departure day: Sunday

Arrival airport: Lleida (in Spain)

Flight duration: 2 hours 5 minutes to 2 hours 35 minutes

Transfer time: approx. 2 hours 45 minutes

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