Experts describe the end of the year 2015 as unusual and extreme. And it is that during the last weeks an anticyclone has been installed on the peninsula that has prevented the arrival of rainfall, which has caused the thermometers to reach temperatures typical of spring in many corners. As a result, the ski resorts have also suffered from the lack of snow. Fortunately for the snow tourism sector, there is still a long season ahead, so the snow may eventually arrive.
While you wait, you can think about which ski resorts you want to go to this winter. To help you with the choice, today we are going to tell you about the best in Spain according to the 3rd edition of the World Ski Awards , considered the Oscars of the sector. Would you like to join us?
Of the 8 resorts selected for the World Ski Awards, the one that has been recognized as the Spain Best Ski Resort, that is, the Best Spanish Resort 2015, has been Aramón Cerler, which is located in the municipality of Benasque , in the Aragonese Pyrenees. . It has 79 skiable kilometers, 67 slopes and one of the highest skiable slopes in the mountain range, as well as being surrounded by a beautiful landscape.
Formigal was one of the stations that was nominated. Located in the municipality of Sallent de Gállego, in Huesca, it offers 137 skiable kilometers and 147 slopes. In addition, it is important to bear in mind that here you can enjoy the Portalet Park leisure area, where you can practice activities such as ski biking , ice karting or tubbing .
Another of the nominees is Astún, a ski resort located in the municipality of Jaca, in the Aragón Valley. It has 50 kilometers of skiable slopes, in addition to offering all kinds of services : bars, restaurants, cafes, hotels …
We continue our tour of the best ski resorts in Spain in the Arán Valley, in the Catalan Pyrenees, where Baqueira-Beret is located, which offers 155 kilometers of skiable slopes distributed among 103 slopes. It is important to bear in mind that, in addition, the station is characterized by having very careful facilities, an exquisite hotel and restaurant offer and beautiful views.
We return to the Aragonese Pyrenees to talk about the Candanchú ski resort, which is located in the municipality of Aisa. It offers 50 skiable kilometers, although the most expert skiers will also be able to do off-piste. It is the oldest ski resort in Spain and, although it is not the most modern or extensive, it offers a marked family character. In addition, it is important to bear in mind that it can boast of having one of the best areas for professional skiers on the planet.
We also have to tell you about La Molina, a ski resort that is located in the municipality of Alp, in the Cerdaña region. It has 61 skiable kilometers and 54 slopes. In addition, it offers numerous leisure activities : mushing circuits, snowshoes, excursions in snow groomers …
Also in the Cerdaña region is the Masella ski resort, which offers 74 skiable kilometers and 65 slopes that allow all types of people to ski , regardless of their experience.
Finally, we have to talk about Sierra Nevada, which is located in Granada. It is considered the southernmost ski resort on the continent and the highest in Spain. It offers 108 skiable kilometers and 115 slopes. In addition, it is important to highlight the quality of the snow, the complementary leisure offer and the exceptional treatment of the slopes.