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Spain’s Sierra Nevada prepares to extend the ski season until April 24

SIERRA Nevada is set to be the last ski resort on the Iberian Peninsula to close this season. Ironically it has been spring which has...

ESCAPES: The Olive Press picks its top ten hotels to enjoy the Spanish mountains – and not just for...

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

RANKED: Top five ski resorts in Spain

WE love Spain for its sun and sand (and sangria, seafood, drool…) but who goes to ski in Spain?  If you’re flying to southern Spain...

IN PICS: Snowfall in Sierra Nevada promises great start to ski season in southern Spain

THE slopes of Spain’s Sierra Nevada are covered in a healthy amount of the white stuff promising great conditions for the start of the...

It’s been dubbed ‘the world’s best ski resort’ and ‘gee, even bigger than Vail’… Jon Clarke visits Spain’s Baqueira...

WE’RE at the top of Baciver ski lift, some 2,610m high in the Pyrenees. There’s a light dusting of powder snow and the kids are...

Skier from Spain’s Mallorca dies after getting trapped by avalanche in Catalunya

A SKIER has died after being trapped by an avalanche in Catalunya.

Children receive the Magi in the Sierra Nevada

Hundreds of children gathered to witness The Magi of the East descend through the illuminated track of El Río accompanied by the clubs and...

Santa Claus arrives on the slopes at Sierra Nevada

Santa Claus opens the holidays at Sierra Nevada skiing down the illuminated track of El Rio accompanied by 20 of his festive expert skiers. Dozens...

Never too old to ski in the Sierra Nevada

THEY have been coming to the Sierra Nevada for decades from their home in Almeria. And, best of all, retired expats Martin and Brenda Carney,...

Costa Del Ski – Exploring the slopes in southern Europe’s top skiing resort

WHILE it's foggy in the Pyrenees and they're shivering in the Alps, I'm taking the sun near the top of Spain's second highest mountain. It's...

WINTER WONDERLAND: Andalucia’s top ski resort opens for festive season

Granada's Sierra Nevada resort is set to open for Christmas on Saturday November 24.

World skiing championships coming to Andalucia for the first time

The event will generate €16.1m for the region,

Bambi on ice

Rob Horgan slopes off to the Sierra Nevada to conquer his personal Everest and finds his ski legs ... eventually

At Skisol the customer is king

Prices have not gone up for a decade

Bumper 42 kilometres of skiing at Sierra Nevada resort

Currently, 42 kilometres of routes are open to skiers at the Granada resort, one of the largest amounts for an opening weekend in recent memory

Early snow falls on Spain’s Sierra Nevada mountains

The region's skiers will be rubbing their hands together

Guiri guiding!

British ski teachers Giles Birch and Jonathan Buzzard have been teaching on the slopes for an incredible 20 years, writes Jon Clarke

Surf in style!

Snowboarding has grown to such an extent that it is almost now as popular as skiing

Suited and booted

For five decades the Sanchez del Rio family have been running ski shops and teaching on the slopes

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

How downhill skiing can whizz up your well-being

The full of fitness sport

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

Santa’s don skis under the floodlights in the Sierra Nevada

Most wonderful time of the year

Sierra Nevada: Spain’s best ski resort

Christmas card snowscapes and adrenaline-pumping thrills are guaranteed at southern Spain’s finest ski resort. Iona Napier negotiates the slopes of the Sierra Nevada

Let the Sierra Nevada ski season begin… with free parking!

Tog up warm and head to Granada for snow-capped mountains, adrenaline sports and the best bargains

Sierra Nevada hits peak summer crowds for sporting competitions

New events pull in crowds at Granada ski resort




GBP/EUR exchange rate crashes as UK mini-budget triggers run on the pound

AFTER stumbling through the second half of September, the pound euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate then collapsed at the end of the month following the...


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