Soldeu is a ski resort in Andorra lying at an altitude of seventeen hundred metres. It is part of the Grandvalira ski area which offers almost two hundred kilometres of slopes and, together with its neighbour El Tarter, is one of the most popular resorts in Andorra. Soldeu is a modern, friendly and fairly lively resort with excellent skiing and snowboarding facilities. The slopes are ideal for novices and intermediate skiers but there are a limited number of demanding runs for advanced skiers. The facilities in Soldeu for snowboarding make it a popular choice. Over sixty lifts provide easy access to the slopes. The ski schools offer tuition for novices and intermediate skiers as well as children from the age of six. A crèche provides childcare facilities for children from three years. Soldeu hotels and apartments offer a wide range of accommodation to suit most budgets. The restaurants offer a diverse cuisine which surely caters for all tastes and the many bars and clubs provide a lively nightlife. With so much to offer, Soldeu ski holiday has wide appeal.
Why Go To Soldeu?
Soldeu has good snow cover for most of the season and offers a wealth of skiing and snow boarding experiences to suit all levels of ability. With its assortment of accommodation, its selection of restaurants, its vibrant nightlife and its range of recreational activities Soldeu enjoys wide popularity.
Who Is Soldeu Popular With?
Soldeu is a friendly resort that attracts a wide variety of holidaymakers. It is popular with families as it offers good facilities for children. It appeals to couples of all ages and young adults on a limited budget.
When To Go To Soldeu
Soldeu ski season lasts from mid December until mid April and usually has good snow cover. It is also popular in the summer with hill walkers, mountain climbers and mountain bikers.
Soldeu - The Place
Soldeu is not Andorra's most attractive resort as the older hotels and apartments were designed to be functional rather than to blend into the landscape. Later additions are quite different and there are some fine four star hotels. Soldeu is a friendly relaxed resort which offers good value for money, ideal for those on a budget.
Soldeu lies at an altitude of eighteen hundred metres with its lifts reaching a height of twenty-six hundred metres. Over sixty lifts give easy access to the slopes. Soldeu and the Grandvalira area have almost two hundred kilometres of pistes, a quarter of which are suitable for beginners and a fifth for advanced skiers. This leaves over half of the pistes for intermediate skiers. Advanced skiers can enjoy off-piste skiing as well as several black runs. Soldeu is also a good centre for snowboarders with a well-equipped snow park with a half pipe.
Ski schools provide lessons for novices and intermediate skiers and for children from the age of six. There is also a crèche for children from three to five years.
Soldeu hotels and apartments range from four star luxury to cheap and cheerful where the tariff will not overstretch the budget. Its restaurants serve a wide choice of cuisine and cater for most tastes. Bars and discos offer lively evening entertainment, at reasonable prices.
Soldeu offers a variety of recreational activities including helicopter flights to enjoy the stunning mountain scenery from a different perspective. There is also sledging with dogs and snow mobiling.
Soldeu ski holidays offer excellent value for money, great skiing and boarding facilities and lively evening entertainment.
Soldeu is popular in the summer with mountain climbers, hikers and bikers. There are also opportunities for white water rafting.
Soldeu is a lively resort with many bars and a number of nightclubs providing the evening entertainment. There are bars showing live sports events and some bars double as discos. The nightclubs party until three or four in the morning.
Soldeu has a limited number of shops with supermarkets for essential provisions and a few sports shops supplying clothing and equipment. Since Andorra has duty-free status, shoppers may wish to visit La Vella with its abundance of retailers. Popular purchases include perfume and makeup, alcohol and tobacco, designer and electronic goods.
Soldeu has a fair number of restaurants offering a variety of cuisine from traditional Catalan fare to international dishes. It is possible to dine in style or to enjoy a relaxed wholesome good value meal.