A quaint and peaceful village located in the heart of the Dolomiti Superski region, the largest ski area in Europe, it’s no wonder that the charming Arabba ski resort attracts clientele from all over the world. Sitting at an altitude of 1,602m, the resort glimmers as the pearl within the Arabba–Marmolada ski area, with some of the best high-altitude skiing in Italy, as well as being an ideal departure point for the famous Sella Ronda ski circuit. If you crave rustic Italian restaurants and picturesque Arabba mountain huts, to complement the finest skiing in the Dolomites, look no further than this beautiful resort for your next luxury Arabba ski holiday…
Skiing in Arabba makes the most of 63km of perfectly groomed slopes in the immediate Arabba-Marmolada ski area, encircled by truly captivating landscapes in the Ladin Valleys. Boasting extended ski seasons, with snow-sure pistes due to its elevated position, Arabba skiing even presents the opportunity for visitors to experience a spot of Spring skiing in Italy. Ski conditions are favourable for intermediate skiers, with approximately 30.5km of red ski pistes on offer across the Arabba-Marmolada; advanced skiers are also catered for with a choice of excellent black runs. For luxury family ski holidays in Arabba, there are 23.6km of wide blue pistes, and even a practice area with moving carpets, ideal for any beginner skiers.
A total of 29 ski lifts seamlessly connect the ski area, including The Marmolada Glacier, the ‘Queen of the Dolomites’, which stands tall at a height of 3,342m – the highest peak of the Dolomites - perfect for glacier skiing in Italy. Here, you can slalom down Arabba’s highest and longest ski run, La Bullunese, with more than 12km of fun. In addition to this, Arabba is one of the Dolomites ski resorts that create the Sella Ronda ski circuit, alongside Alta Badia, Val Gardena and Val di Fassa; one of the starting points of the circuit, the Arabba ski resort is brilliantly positioned to enjoy the 40km ski route, whether it be clockwise or counter-clockwise – the perfect day out for intermediate skiers and above! The Dolomiti Superski has 1,200km of pistes, so there’s a huge array of skiing for all abilities to explore beyond the local ski area.
As well as the Sella Ronda ski circuit, skiers can take advantage of the Great War Ski Tour. This spectacular 80km ski route can be completed all in one day, offering unrivalled views and an unforgettable journey around the famous peaks, as well as an insight into the Dolomites mountains’ history. Featuring a series of relics, trenches, and forts from the First World War, this incredible tour incorporates nature and the history of the Dolomites for an enjoyable day out on the slopes.
In addition to some of the best skiing Italy has to offer, there is an endless list of non-skiing activities in Arabba to ensure every visitor is cared for. A range of activities are available, including the snow park, snowboarding, winter mountaineering, snowshoe walking, ice climbing on frozen waterfalls, driving skidoos, ice skating and even more – all perfect for an action-packed luxury ski holiday in the Dolomites!
Arabba mountain restaurants offer a taste of ‘La Dolce Vita’, perfect for those ski holidays for foodies! Serving a variety of authentic Italian cuisine, typical Ladin and Tyrolean dishes, as well as lighter and hearty mountain lunches, these mountain hideaways are essential for satisfying any ski appetites. A selection of perfectly positioned alfresco terraces allow you to sample a taste of the best restaurants in Arabba, whilst looking out to the surrounding, majestic mountain peaks. Miky’s Grill, in the Hotel Mesdì, is a notable mention for its varied menu and intimate, mountain atmosphere, ideal when staying in a luxury self-catered ski chalet in Arabba.
If you are looking for a luxury ski holiday in Italy complete with picturesque panoramic views, countless special holiday moments and timeless skiing, then our selection of the best ski chalets in Arabba will satisfy all your needs! Skiing in the Italian Dolomites, not to mention the Sella Ronda ski circuit, is not to be missed – a must for all ski enthusiasts! Let our friendly team of ski specialists organise your next family ski holiday in The Dolomites, utilising one of our Arabba luxury catered ski chalets...
Arabba après-ski tends to be more relaxed compared to other luxury ski resorts in the Alps. Made for cosy evenings with friends and family members in inviting, intimate and relaxed atmospheres, there are a range of easy-going Arabba bars and restaurants, which can become livelier in the evenings with a bit of help from the resident DJs. Alternatively, Bar Heidi offers a more upmarket, quieter ambience, for a chic evening of après-ski in Arabba.
If you fancy a quiet apéritif after a day on the slopes, Arabba’s variety of mountain terraces will cater to your every need. Perfect for relaxing before heading into the village centre, to indulge on the delectable local cuisine, Arabba après-ski is suited to a luxury self-catered ski holiday in Arabba, or for your chef’s night off in one of our luxury catered chalets in The Dolomiti Superski region…