Val d'Aran, Spain (PRWEB) December 3, 2006
The five-star La Pleta Hotel & Spa in Spain's Pyrenees Mountains teams up with Jeep® Baqueira Driving Academy to teach guests how to maneuver in rugged mountain terrain. Guests get behind the wheel of a 4x4 Jeep and drive the one-hour course with an instructor and learn the techniques to drive in ice and snow in the winter season, dirt trails in the summer season and to safely maneuver while climbing and descending steep mountains. The Jeep Baqueira Driving Academy, the only one in Spain, is located in the Aranese town of Arties and it costs $77 per person. Winter rates for a superior room at La Pleta Hotel & Spa start at $318 per night based on double occupancy; summer rates start at $225 per night based on double occupancy. For more information and reservations, call 011 34 973 645 550 or visit http://www.lapleta.com.
La Pleta Hotel & Spa, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, offers world-class skiing in the winter and endless soft adventure in the summer. Located in the Val d'Aran, Baqueira, Spain, the resort is just a two-hour drive from Toulouse and three and a half hours from Barcelona. The five-star, 70-room La Pleta Hotel & Spa is popular with the Spanish high society and brings a new level of sophistication to this affluent region, offering first class service, warm hospitality and exquisite international and Catalan fare to visitors. La Pleta's Occitania Spa encompasses modern design, while retaining the rustic charm and heritage of the region, and is the first spa in Europe to offer Erno Lazlo products.
Baqueira offers nearly 5,000 acres of prime skiing domain and 58 miles of marked runs for skiers and snowboarders. In the summer, the mountains remain a haven of activity with over 185 miles of marked hiking trails, stunning mountain bike trails, fly-fishing, horseback riding and white water rafting. The hotel offers romance, spa, adventure and golf packages and for 'foodies,' the novel 'Mushrooms, Berries and Snails Program.' http://www.lapleta.com