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About Baqueira

Baqueira is one of the resort towns in the Baqueira-Beret-Bonaigua ski resort in the Spanish Pyrenees. Spain doesn’t have the skiing credentials of other European nations, but Baqueira is a great resort by any standards. Our Guru’s recommendations for the best places to stay in Baqueira include a couple of hotels right by the lifts. But if you prefer a quieter experience, then our Gurus have a couple of properties on their list of the best places to stay in Baqueira which are on the other side of town.

The main resort is high enough to get a decent snow coverage, with the highest lift reaching 2,516metres. There are around 150kms worth of groomed runs, and lots of long ones, plus plenty of off piste terrain, and there’s more than 1000metres of vertical drop. There are also numerous pretty hamlets, the food is Catalonian, and the lifestyle very Spanish. Baqueira is a great place to try heli-skiing. It’s comparatively affordable and the scenery is just spectacular.

Baqueira itself isn’t the most charming of ski resorts, it dates from the sixties, when convenience and bed numbers were more important than charm, but there are still some cool options, and the atmosphere is excellent.

If you prefer things much quieter, you might even consider staying in one of the local hamlets, some of them pleasingly tucked into the folds of the mountain range. There’s a good bus service between Baqueira and many of these smaller towns and villages.

Don't forget that if you want to guarantee a room in one of the best places to stay in Baqueira during the peak winter months, you'll have to be organised and book well ahead.

For Families

  • The Hotel Val de Neu is a luxurious hotel just 50 metres from the ski lift. There are 120 contemporary rooms and an alpine ambience which pervades the excellent spa, hot tub and cosy sitting room too. There are a choice of restaurants, including one especially for kids.

For contemporary style

  • La Pleta is a fairytale-esque chalet in the heart of the Pyrenees, with 63 rooms and four restaurants. There’s also a luxurious spa and you’re perfectly located for both summer and winter activities. Have you ever tried heli-skiiing for example?

For ski-in ski-out location

  • The AC Baqueira Hotel & Spa is a smart five star hotel and spa at the foot of the slopes and just 50 metres from the cable car. The decor is contemporary and chic, with 69 cool rooms and suites, a spa, and two bars - one complete with DJs and an extensive cocktail menu.

Still not sure which is the best place to stay in Baqueira for you? Browse through our list of all the best places to stay in Baqueira, or contact one of our friendly Gurus for advice.

Best Hotels in Baqueira

  • La Pleta 63 rooms from $196

    Baqueira

    A mountain get-away set in a fairytale chalet in the heart of the Pyrenees. A plethora of mountain activities, a candlelit menu of spa treats, and gastronomic feasts in one of the four restaurants. A destination for thrill seekers and/or spa breaks.

    Other Activities  -  Heliskiing, mushing (dogs and sledges), snowmobiles, hiking excursions, white water rafting.
    Resort  -  A resort for all summer and winter activities in the mountains.
    Valley location  -  Aran-Pyrenees Valley.
    Contemporary
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Kiwi Collection, Small Luxury Hotels
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  • AC Baqueira Hotel & Spa 69 rooms from $235

    Baqueira (Catalan Pyrenees)

    In the Catalan resort of Baqueira in the Pyrenees (Spain's premier ski resort) is the smart Five Star AC Baqueira Hotel and Spa. Ideally situated at the foot of the slopes and 50m from the cable car. Contemporary, designer hotel. Cool suites and spa & built in night-life with two sophisticated bars

    Bar  -  Suite Bar for night owls, with DJs and cool cocktails, Cigar Bar with log fire for chill out time
    Skiing  -  Situated at the bottom of the slopes, just 50m from the cable car.
    Restaurant  -  Italian cuisine is served in the Restaurant Don Giovanni
    Suites  -  31 spacious luxurious suites
    Recommended by  -  Tablet
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  • Hotel Val de Neu 120 rooms from $345

    Baqueira

    Luxurious hotel just 50m from the ski lift. Large, cosy sitting room for relaxing with a drink and top notch spa & outdoor hot tub for easing weary limbs. Rooms are contemporary in style with plenty of exposed wood for an alpine feel. Various restaurant choices and one especially for kids!

    Skiing  -  World-class ski resort of Baqueira Beret. The hotel's just 50m from the lifts
    5* Luxury  -  Very high service standards.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor pool with various pampering and therapeutic jets
    Views  -  Spectacular views across the Ruda Valley
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