El Tarter Ski Holidays
El tarter is a relaxed, quieter village just 2 kilometres along the valley from Soldeu. The village is linked directly to the vast Grandvalira ski area by a 10-seater cable car and a 4-seater chairlift, allowing good access to the slopes. With the English-speaking ski and snowboard school, the small nursery and snow garden this village is an excellent choice for families and couples. Accommodation ranges from self-catering apartments to good quality larger hotels and while there are a handful of bars and restaurants, evening activities in El Tarter tend to be on the quieter side.
Overview of El Tarter
Skiing in El Tarter is well known, recognized as one of the resorts most dynamic sectors being designed with the most extreme winter sports in mind. Snow park El Tarter has the longest line of modules in the Pyrenees and one of the longest in Europe and plays host to the Total Masters of Freestyle event every season meaning all kinds of skiers and snowboarders can find a space to enjoy themselves.
Families will find a range of activities for children at the kid’s circuit and the Bababoom circus where the little ones can enjoy a slope designed just for them with endless surprises.
Evenings in El Tarter tending to be quite low key with a handful of restaurants and bars, the après ski can be quite vibrant as L’Abarset restaurant and terrace lives in El Tarter which without doubt is one of the leading spots for après ski in Andorra, it hosts a range of concerts and parties you may not want to miss.
Hotels in El Tarter
Apartments in El Tarter
Ski Extras in El Tarter
For access to the slopes of El Tarter, a Grandvalira lift pass can be purchased, providing access to the full Grandvalira ski area - 210km of slopes across six sectors (El Tarter, Soldeu, Canillo, Encamp Pas de la Casa and Grau Roig). Grandvalira lift passes can be collected from the ticket windows at the base of the gondola. Should you need a days rest from skiing mid holiday, non cosecutive ski passes can be purchased
The Grandvalira ski school in El Tarter provides group ski lessons for all levels, 3 hours per day for up to 5 days. Previously the Grandvalira ski school operated on a first coming first served basis with regard to morning lessons. For 2017-18 you can now pre book and guarantee morning lessons (subject to availabilty). Once the morning lessons are full, afternoon slots will become available.
You can collect your rental ski equipment from Nordic Esports, inside the Nordic hotel situated a stones throw aways from the El Tarter gondola. Your rental equipment can be collected from 16:00 the day before, allowing quick and easy access to the slopes on your first day.
Package OffersIt's often cheaper to choose a saver package. Booking lift passes, lessons and equipment in a package offer can save you up to 30%
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