Baqueira – Beret, Pyrenees, Catalonia

Baqueira-Beret is the largest and most visited winter resort in Spain, with 162 kilometres (100 mi) of marked pistes, 7 kilometres (4 mi) of marked off-piste, and 7 kilometres (4 mi) of cross-country ski and 2,166 hectares (5,350 acres) of ski area. It is located in the highest part of the Aran Valley (Naut Aran), and Pallars Sobirà (Valls d’Àneu). It has long and wide ski runs, some through trees.

It is divided into three different zones, Baqueira, Beret and Bonaigua. Due to its westerly aspect and position on the northern side of the Pyrenees, and consequent Atlantic climate, the resort of Baqueira-Beret has a good snow record throughout the winter. In addition, there is more than 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) of vertical drop and an extensive skiable zone.

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS

162 km skiable

111 runs: 6 green (5 km), 43 blue (75 km), 45 red (59 km), 17 black (20 km)

Seven km of cross-country ski circuit

Freeride area

One snowpark, one Stadium for the slalom, one boardercross, one Funpark

36 ski lifts: 1 cable car (9 places), 19 chairlifts (10 detachable 3 × 6, 7 × 4 and 9 with fixed clamp 6 × 3, 3 × 2), 9 ski lifts (5 ski lifts, 2 two-seater ski lifts, 2 cable lifts) and 7 conveyor belts.

Transport capacity: 61,024 people / hour

Maximum height: 2,610 m

Minimum height: 1,500 m

Elevation: 1110 m

Ski area: 2,166 Ha

Snow cannons 660

Machines for slope preparation: 15

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Five ski rental and repair establishments

Car parkings: 7 with a total of 5,040 parking spaces

25 cafeterias, restaurants and pàrrecs on the slopes

Four snow parks for children

Two medical assistance points on the slopes

 

One private health center in Núcleo Baqueira 1,500

More than 500 ski instructors

Residential village at the foot of the slopes with: hotels, apartments, restaurants, nightclubs and shops.

Ski map

Skipass prices

Planned start and end dates of the season, subject to weather conditions (usually from December 1, to April 22)

Type of skipass Euros
1 day Adult 52,00
Kids 34,50
Promenade 16,50
Adult beginner (Beret) 35,00
Kids beginner (Beret) 23,50
After 13:30 h) 37,00
Over 70 and under 6 5,00
Days
consecutive
Type of skipass Euros
2 days Adult 96,50
Kids 59,50
3 days Adult 143,00
Kids 89,00
4 days Adult 182,50
Kids 114,00
5 daus Adult 219,50
Kids 139,00
6 days Adult 252,00
Kids 161,00
7 days Adult 273,00
Kids 171,00
Season Adult * 950,00 1.050,00
Junior (12 – 17 years) * 825,00 925,00
Kids (before 12) * 600,00 650,00
Weekdays – Adult 500,00
Over 70 and under 6 32,00
* Advance sale until 04/11/

Snowpark Era Marmòta

The Snowpark Era Marmòta offers three different levels of difficulty: initiation, intermediate and expert. The facility uses natural and man-made modules that vary throughout the season.

Located on the Marmòtes track, it can be reached by the TQ Fernández-Ochoa, the TSD Dera Reina or the TSD Jesús Serra.

Boardercross Blanhiblar

Located on the Blanhiblar track, boardercross has been designed to easily and safely learn about this discipline. Large dubbies and easy to execute turns make this a very fun and accessible circuit for everyone.

It is reached by the Blanhiblar chairlift, and the exit of the circuit leads back to the same chairlift.

3 CHILDREN’S PARKS ON THE SLOPES

BAQUEIRA 1800
Phone: +34 606 544 132
[email protected]

BONAIGUA
For children 2.5 years old. Opening hours: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: +34 606 544 132
[email protected]

BERET
Tel .: +34 973 645 448 / +34 605 032 104
[email protected]

After ski

At the end of a day of skiing, a new world of activities opens up to you: Dinners in excellent restaurants, Spa therapies, shopping.

How to get to?

It takes about two hours to get to Baqueira / Beret by the direct N230 from the international airport of Lleida. Nearest first-class tourist center and infrastructure is in Viella city.

Coordinates: 42°41′57″N 0°56′48″E