Pas de la Casa Introduction
Pas de la Casa is a high elevation resort lying in the Pyrenees on the Andorran border with France. The pass, at an altitude of over two and a half thousand metres is one of the highest roads in Europe. Pas de la Casa is part of the Grandvalira resort and is very popular with a range of skiers and snowboarders. Over sixty lifts give access to the slopes which accommodate all levels of ability. There are ski schools for novices and intermediates as well as for children from six to eleven. Childcare is available for three to five year olds. Lying in Andorra, the resort has tax-free status and this appeals to those looking for bargains in the shops. Pas de la Casa has many restaurants providing a diverse cuisine and bars and clubs provide a very lively nightlife. A Pas de la Casa ski holiday appeals to those on a budget and is very good value for money.
Why Go To Pas de la Casa?
Pas de la Casa offers a wealth of skiing and snow boarding experiences to suit all levels of ability. With its assortment of accommodation, its selection of restaurants and shops, its vibrant nightlife and it range of recreational activities Pas de la Casa is a very popular holiday destination.
Who Is Pas de la Casa Popular With?
Although Pas de la Casa is a family friendly resort, it is particularly popular with groups of young adults looking for a reasonably priced ski holiday. The large expanse of slopes and the great conditions for snowboarding, followed by a pulsating nightlife are a great attraction for the young.
When To Go To Pas de la Casa
Pas de la Casa ski season lasts from mid December until mid April. Being high in the mountains it usually has good snow conditions. It is also popular in the summer with hill walkers, mountain climbers and mountain bikers.
Pas de la Casa - The Place
The resort Pas de la Casa lies in the Pyrenees, beneath the pass of the same name, very close to the French border. It is a very functional resort where planners seemed to have disregarded aesthetics and gone for a purely utilitarian approach. Its hotel and apartment blocks do not pretend to blend with the beauty of the mountain scenery but they do allow holidaymakers, in many cases, to ski from their doors and their prices compare very favourably with other European resorts.
Pas de la Casa is a high altitude resort that has a good snow record throughout the season. It has over one hundred kilometres of pistes that are serviced by over thirty lifts. The lifts link Pas de la Casa with Soldeu which adds another hundred kilometres of great slopes. Half of the slopes are suited to novices, a third to intermediate and the remainder to advanced skiers. There are a couple of very steep black runs including the run down from Mont Malus for advanced skiers. The conditions In Pas de la Casa are ideal for snowboarders. There are ski schools offering tuition for adult novices and those at intermediate level as well as children from the age of five. There are kindergartens for children from three to five but no crèche facilities for babies.
Pas de la Casa has a wide variety of restaurants catering for most palates and its many bars and clubs provide a vibrant nightlife. Other recreational activities include sledging, snow mobiling, swimming, bowling and ice driving.
A Pas de la Casa holiday offers great skiing conditions in a lively resort very popular with young adults.
Pas de la Casa Nightlife
Pas de la Casa is one of the liveliest ski resorts in Europe. There are many bars and clubs where those who are not exhausted by the slopes can party until the early hours of the morning. There are of course quieter venues where you enjoy a peaceful meal for two. The cost of an evening of merrymaking is much less in Pas de la Casa than it is at home.
Pas de la Casa benefits from its duty-free status in Andorra and it has an excellent shopping centre where you can purchase a host of bargains. Electronic goods, designer clothes, perfumes and cosmetics, alcohol and tobacco are all popular purchases.
Pas de la Casa Eating
Pas de la Casa has over sixty restaurants serving a wide variety of cuisine from local specialities to fast foods and from quick snacks to gourmet meals. There are many mountain cafés and restaurants where you can enjoy both your refreshments and a spectacular view.