Our Holiday Apartments and Chalets in Arinsal, Pal and in Encamp, Andorra
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The village, what's there and the location of our holiday properties

Although many people have heard of Andorra with it's kilometres of tax-fee shopping and its five ski resorts, only very few have actually ventured further than the Pas de la Casa or Andorra la Vella where a different world awaits them, still untouched by mass tourism and far away from the main shopping streets.
entrée du village d'Arinsal
The entrance to the village
Le Coma Pedrossa (2'940m) vu d'Arinsal
Early moning view of the Arinsal valley with the
Coma Pedrosa on the left (2'942m!)

...mountains ranging up to almost 3'000m, quiet and beautiful valleys, mountain lakes that contain trout, forests with crystal streams…


Arinsal is located amongst this tranquillity, in one of Andorra's prettiest valleys.

Arinsal, along with Ordino and Pal, is one of the few villages in Andorra that has kept it's charm without being invaded by huge hotels, mass tourism and the never ending coming and going of coaches. 

Les maisons en contre-bas de votre appartement
The village

Le village d'Arinsal
Aeral view of Arinsal
Although Arinsal does get animated during the winter months with a few pubs and discos, the rest of the year, you will just find a peaceful and quiet mountain village. True, Arinsal is quite a ways from Pas de la Casa and Andorra la Vella.  Those only looking to buy cheap alcohol and petrol will not find what they are looking for in Arinsal. 


Services close to all properties (meaning not having to take the car, max. 400m):
Restaurants, pubs, bread shop, cafés, a cyber-café, ski rental shops, money machines, ski pass purchase, cable car, 2 small supermarkets and 1 disco.  None of the above mentioned services are located in or close to the building and thus do not create a disturbance at night. Some of them may close during the low season.  Most bars and restaurants offer free WIFI connection.

Arinsal au printemps
Arinsal in spring

More pictures of Arinsal and its surroundings can be found on our trekking page

le vieux village d'Arinsal
Small street in the old villagel

Who is Arinsal for?
In the winter, the main activity is obviously skiing followed by "après-ski" for which Arinsal is well known for.  In the spring time and fall, Arinsal is for those looking for a quiet and relaxing holiday (as of May, you have sun on the terrace from 10:00 AM to 19:00 PM), combined with a few walks in the mountains and cultural visits.  During the summer months, a whole range of activities awaits you, from mountain biking, via trout fishing and trekking to doing absolutely nothing!

Things to do nearby :
If you are looking for an actrive holiday, you won't be dissapointed! There are MANY things to do nearby and one week won't be enough to do it all!

What is there to do?

Skiing Ski
Scenic tours Visits
Trout fishing
Trekking and walking Treks
Climing and Via FerratasClimbing
Flora of Andorra Flora
Canoeing and kayaking Kayak
Rafting Rafting
Historical monuments Museums

Clic on one of the items above in order to find out more on your favourite activity.
In order to see all of the activities in and around Arnsal, choose your season:

Summer activities
Winter activities

Hot air balloon flights
Pool room
Horseback riding
Sauna & Turkish bath
Outdoor pools
Indoor pools
Mountain biking


With the rental of your property you have discounts on various activites offered above such as ski rental and on entrances to the Caldea spa.

Here's an example of waht you can do during your week's stay outside of the skiing season:

Saturday: arrive, relax, fill the fridge
Sunday: visitCaldea.  Relax in the thermal baths, and enjoy beign in one of Europe's largest recreational spas.  HE doesn't want to go? send him fishing!
Monday: go for a walk in the mountains, thre are treks for all levels. How about a night in a mountain hut? No? then how about a day at the Pal activity park?
Tuesday: go to la Seu d'Urgell in Spain, visit the cathedral and the typical Spanish market or go rafting! After that go to Os de Cicis for a Catslan lunch
Wednesday: Take your car and explore the region, there's a lot to see and visit.
Thursday: Cultural day, visit the museums and romanic or baroc monuments.  If you want to try something more adventurous, how about a Via Ferrata?
Friday: go for a ride on horseback, go and do some tax-free shopping or return trekking in the mountains. Finfd out more on Andorra's flora
Saturday: Time to clean, pack and check out.

Regardez toutes les activités à faire à Arinsal

Map of Arinsal

This map will hopefully help you to find your way around.  It's hard to get lost in Arinsal but.. it has been done!

  1. Departure to Coma Pedrosa trek, the Pic de Médécourbe, the Pla de l'Estany hut etc.
  2. Aparthotel Patagonia
  3. Aparthotel Crest
  4. Chair lift to the Arinsal resort (very useful if there's a long queue at the gondola)
  5. Rocky Mountain pub.  Live music, snacks
  6. "La Fondue" restaurant and chalet C10
  7. Aparthotel Princesa Park.  Bowling, video games, fitness centre with sauna jacuzzis etc., bar and disco.
  8. Road leading to the upper gondola station.  Can be used in winter but watch the weather.
  9. Hotel Arinsal
  10. Quo Vadis pub and restaurant.  A very popular après-ski place.  Busy times: 17:00 to 20:00 and 11:00 to ?
  11. El Cau pub.  A surf and ski bum hang out.  Live music.
  12. Sisco's pub and tex-mex in and old farm house
  13. Gondola that takes you up to the slopes.
  14. El Moli Italian restaurant.
  15. El Surf pub/restaurant and disco.  Nice BBQ food, pizzas and hamburgers.  The disco's very popular.
  16. Internet cafe / snack bar.  Send your E-mails from here.
  17. Pharmacy / Ski rental / jeep rental
  18. Supermarket / bread shop
  19. Supermarket / bread shop
  20. The "Marvel" hotel
  21. Les Feixes apartment blocks
  22. Departure to the "Coll de les Cases" trek
  23. Apartments AP810 and AC810 and the "El Bosc" restaurant
  24. Money machine
  25. Apartment CBA67 and breadshop/café "La Granja"
  26. Dry cleaners
  27. Properties B4, B6, S8, N6 and C14
  28. Borda Calissa restaurant
  29. Apartment ES68
  30. Hotel Palomé
  31. Caroline pub
  32. Road to the Pal ski resort, outdoor public pool, pitch and putt golf course and the "Borda Xixerella" restaurant.
  33. Road to la Massana / Andorra-la-Vella.
  34. Apartment VE24

Arinsal by night

There's something for everybody in Arinsal, ranging from quiet pubs to a raging disco.

Depending on the time of the day, the pubs can be empty or packed. In winter, après-ski is an important time of the day when ski videos made that day on the slopes are shown.

Picture on the left: a loud evening at the "El Cau", just the road from the "Black Bull" pub!

Children may go into the pubs as long as they are with their parents or guardian. The legal drinking age is 16.

Many bars organise theme nights so do not get a shock when you see everyone dressed up as Mexicans when you walk into one of the bars.

Quo Vadis bar, Arinsal
Bars and discos shut at 3 AM. On the left, a busy night at the "Surf", located right next to the gondola.


Try our Google Map!

Locate ourt apartments and chalets in relation to the village. You'll also see pubs, bars, restaurants supermarkets etc. You can select what you want to see by selecting a marker and you can even filter the results after that. If you prefer a full screen version of the map that is easier to read then click here. Then push "the back button on your browers to return to this page.


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Remember that with the rental of your apartment or chalet, you also have a 25% discount ski rental and 10% on Caldea, Europe's largest recreational spa. If you would like to have the discounts, reservations must be made prior to your arrival.

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