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Winter wonderland: The Skiing destination in Andalucia’s Granada

IT was two decades ago that I looked out from a hillside near Ronda and spotted the distant snowy peaks of the Sierra Nevada over 150 kilometres away. Like a giant white magnet I was immediately pulled in, seduced by the thrills of winter sports,...
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ESCAPES: The Olive Press picks its top ten hotels to enjoy the Spanish mountains...

Sitting by a fire, reading a good book, taking a bracing stroll, followed by a massage or dip in a spa is a wonderful way to relax during winter in Spain
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The best places to stay in the Sierra Nevada ski resort in southern Spain

There are hundreds of places to stay in the Sierra Nevada, but only a handful are really reliable, writes Jon Clarke
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Boi–Taüll: This mountain resort in Spain has been named best in Europe for apres...

A CATALAN ski resort in the Spanish Pyrenees has been named among the eight most affordable ski resorts in Europe by Lonely Planet. While the travellers’ bible chose Borovets in Bulgaria as the resort with the best party crowd and Vogel in Slovenia as the...
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Telemark: Guided ski adventures in the Spain’s Sierra Nevada

While Sierra Nevada ski school Telemark hits its 30th anniversary this year, its roots go back to 1912, writes Jon Clarke
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English Ski School: Meet the British couple who swapped the London rat race for...

THEY could have become a successful London power couple when they met in 2008, but both preferred to swap the rat race for the outdoor life in Spain. Georgina Simon and Nathan Merchant were both looking for a total career change when they met on...
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Winter wonderland: He came for the Costa del Sol but then discovered Spain’s Sierra...

LEGEND has it that there was once a wealthy lord who lived with his beautiful daughter in a remote castle in the Alpujarras, on the southern slopes of the Sierra Nevada. The lord was controlling, and because he planned to marry his daughter off to...
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Piste to plate! The best places to dine in Spain’s Sierra Nevada

No uphill battle to find good places to eat in the Sierra Nevada, writes Jon Clarke
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Sierra Nevada: Nothing beats a weekend in Spain’s Costa del Ski

IT’S not hard to work out why the Sierra Nevada is often dubbed ‘southern Europe's top skiing resort’. While you’ll be shivering in the Alps this week and it’s foggy in the Pyrenees, I’m eating lunch in bright sunshine near the top of Spain’s second...
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APRÈS SCOFF: There are mountains of good places to eat in Spain’s Sierra Nevada,...

Excellent dishes this season include a ceviche of scallops in a bloody Mary sauce and an amazing false risotto with coconut milk, kimchi and prawn
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Brits on the piste!

It’s two decades since intrepid expats Giles Birch and Jonathan Buzzard started working in the Sierra Nevada, writes Jon Clarke
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Sierra Nevada: Perfect for families

Telemark has been catering for families and adventurers on the snow since 1989, writes Jon Clarke

Sliding to sleep: Where to stay in the Sierra Nevada

From modern to traditional, there is something for everyone’s budget in the Sierra Nevada

Icy Spicy! Where to eat in the Sierra Nevada

Sierra Nevada has one of the best mixes of quality restaurants in Andalucia, writes Jon Clarke

Food feat in the Sierra Nevada

Click to download our FREE guide to the Sierra Nevada WITH a thriving footwear empire and a foot in the door of three of Pradollano’s finest restaurants too, Javier Nagore is a shoo-in for the title of the Sierra Nevada’s top entrepreneur. Menorcan Nagore is half...
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Off piste perfect in the Sierra Nevada!

Swap your skis for a wild mountain adventure with experienced Telemark, writes Jon Clarke

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