When you think of Spain, you might think about delicious food, glorious sun drenched beaches and exciting nightlife. While Spain is the perfect location for a special holiday in the sun, it can also be the ideal place to take a skiing trip. You may not realise this, but the sweeping majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains in Spain hold one of their most precious and best kept secrets – amazing ski resorts!

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While you may not think of skiing when it comes to the Spain’s sunny climate, you can both sunbathe and ski on a holiday to Spain. It may also surprise you to learn that Sierra Nevada is actually one of the highest ski resorts in all of Europe and the ski season runs right from November to May.

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There’s no need to worry about being an accomplished skier either, as the Sierra Nevada ski resort has a range of slopes for all levels of skill, so whether you are just starting out or you want to be challenged with some expert slopes, there is something for everyone. For a special holiday, you could stay in Granada and enjoy everything the location has to offer and hit the slopes for a spot of skiing. Alternatively, stay in Pradollano to enjoy all of the luxury and excitement of the ski resort.

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Sierra Nevada is not the only location where skiing can take place in Spain; there are high quality ski resorts throughout the Pyrenees close to the border with France and there are several locations, such as the Formigal resort, that have a wealth of snow sports to offer. This means that skiing in Spain is very much a reality both in the north and the south of the country and with excellent locations to visit nearby, you truly can enjoy a trip combining sun soaked beaches and exciting skiing throughout the country.

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There are some great deals to be had with holidays in Spain and it is easy to book a holiday online, so what are you waiting for? Enjoy all of the sun, snow, sand and wonderful food Spain has to offer.