Sierra Nevada, the perfect winter get away

Fath-Zhar Benkiran, December 2019 | CSR news and articles of interest

The festive season wouldn’t quite be the same without a little bit of snow, as even those people who relocate to Marbella for the glorious sunshine crave the taste of a winter wonderland during the Christmas season. Luckily, the Sierra Nevada Ski resort is located just over a two-hour drive from Marbella, making it possible for locals and tourists alike to immerse themselves in some traditional winter activities during the Christmas holidays in Marbella.

Sierra Nevada Ski Resort

Here the cloudless sky creates a picturesque scene that is sure to leave you breathless as the sun shines brightly over the powdered white mountains. Often described as the Costa del Ski, the Sierra Nevada is one of the sunniest ski resorts in Europe – making it possible to get a winter tan while you participate in your favourite pastime.
The fun resort has something to offer everyone from the keen snowboarder and the professional skier to the complete beginner; boasting 115 ski runs (both on and off-piste), cross country trails, the largest snowboarding park in Europe and a selection of night ski adventures, the resort makes for a fun-filled weekend.

Winter in Marbella and Sierra Nevada Spain

El Lodge Boutique Hotel

The Sierra Nevada is also the perfect place to enjoy a romantic break, and what better place to stay than El Lodge? The luxury boutique hotel offers an enchanting retreat surrounded by ski runs, which is sure to make your Sierra Nevada experience extra special.
The ski-in, ski-out style hotel has been designed in true ‘log cabin style, creating a cosy and inviting ambiance. Here the open-air heated pool makes for the perfect glamorous spot in which to enjoy the surreal experience of sipping champagne in your bikini while looking out over the snow-filled peaks. Those who prefer to stay dry can admire the bright scenery from the outdoor terrace, the idyllic place to relax with a hot beverage while watching the sunset over the bright snow-filled mountains.

El Lodge also offers a magical evening setting, where you can enjoy a romantic meal in a relaxed and sophisticated setting at the hotel’s elegant restaurant The Grill before indulging in a warm winter cocktail next to the fire pits on the outdoor terrace or at the vibrant lounge bar.
The Sierra Nevada promises a magical weekend that is sure to leave you feeling relaxed and ready to take on the fresh challenges of 2020.

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