NICE APARTMENTO FIRST LINE SIERRA NEVADA
Apartment - Middle Floor, Sierra Nevada, Costa Tropical.
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Built 72 sqm.
Setting : Mountain Pueblo, Close To Town, Close To Skiing.
Orientation : South West.
Condition : Excellent.
Pool : Communal, Indoor, Heated.
Climate Control : Central Heating.
Views : Mountain, Urban, Ski.
Features : Lift, Fitted Wardrobes, Wood Flooring.
Furniture : Fully Furnished.
Kitchen : Fully Fitted.
Security : Gated Complex, Entry Phone.
Parking : Garage.
Sierra Nevada is Europes most southerly ski resort and sits on the same latitude as Cyprus. It offers one of Europes longest ski seasons, usually starting in late November and running until early May. If you're looking for a ski holiday with almost guaranteed sunshine, Sierra Nevada should be high on your list. The resort is heralded as being Europe's sunniest, enjoying over 80% days of sunshine during the season. Just over an hours drive from the beautiful beaches on the Costa Tropical and under thirty minutes from the centre of the Granada and the Alhambra Palace, you couldn't hope for a more unique or beautiful location. The age-old saying of skiing in the morning and swimming in the sea in the afternoon really is a reality in Sierra Nevada.
The facts at a glance:
The resort village is called Pradollano (2100m)
Most of the ski area is on the northern slopes of Veleta, the third highest peak on mainland Spain.
Set in the Penibetico mountain range, within the Sierra Nevada National Park and only 27 kilometres from the centre of Granada.
The lowest point of the resort is 2,100m and the highest 3,300m above sea level.
Sierra Nevada offers a total of 107 skiable kilometres, with a 115 runs. 40 are blue runs, 9 black, 50 red and 16 green. In addition, there are cross-country ski trails (1 set one) and snow-shoeing.
The ski lifts have a capacity for 45,555 skiers an hour.
Theres a modern artificial snow system that comprises of 353 cannons which covers 35 km of piste.
Night skiing is available on Saturday nights, weather permitting.
Sierra Nevada is home to Europe's largest freestyle snowboard park, known as Sulayr.
The resort is run by a private-public enterprise called Cetursa Sierra Nevada, S.A.
The 1996 Alpine World Ski Championships were hosted here and Sierra Nevada has been selected to host the 2015 Winter Universiade, the world university games.