The RockResorts collection of luxurious mountain getaways sets the standard for belonging in some of the world's most admired destinations. Punctuated by the character of their iconic locations, our pampered accommodations range from glamorous hotels to cozy mountain hideouts—all defined by a level of service and respect for the environment that's unmatched in the industry. And, as a member of the Vail Resorts family, each of our ski resort destinations provides our guests with an exceptional, seamless experience on- and off-mountain, making a stay with us, quite literally, the whole package.
Bowling might not be the first activity you think of when imagining a luxury vacation in Breckenridge. After a long day of adventure, however, you might find yourself longing for a break from the action. The Mine Shaft Bowling Alley is the perfect place to unwind with friends and family.
Enjoy delicious burgers, or snack on chips and guacamole while you pick up spares and knock down strikes! The private bowling alley has two lanes, making it perfect for an intimate and fun evening. Discover
This is where luxury and location meet. One Ski Hill Place is situated at the base of Peak 8, the epicenter of Breckenridge Ski Resort. Access the entire mountain from the front door. The Rocky Mountain Superchair & Colorado Superchair are only steps away, and that means a mountain of possibilities.
For the kids, ski school picks up in the lobby and the Rip's Ride beginner chairlift is close by. Get your gear at Breck Sports just outside the entrance to One Ski Hill or better yet, have it delivered right to your room. And don't forget the best spot for après ski — the T-Bar. Hang out on the sunny deck and enjoy the view.
In the summer, the Breck Fun Park is right outside! Check out the Gold Runner Coaster, Alpine SuperSlide, TenMile Flyer Zipline, superBungee Trampoline and more. Discover
Enjoy the ultimate in ski service and convenience! Take advantage of the ski valet at One Ski Hill Place and enjoy skis waiting on the snow whenever you're ready to hit the slopes. And, for a small fee, they can be waxed overnight, ensuring you'll be in tip top shape. Discover
As the first pool in the first hotel in Vail, Pool One is aptly named, and being first certainly has its benefits. Featuring two large side-by-side, in-ground hot tubs, gas fire pits, a customizable sound system, and a full-service bar, Pool One is a truly complete experience. Enjoy a warm, summer afternoon in the heart of Vail Village, or wintertime s'mores with the family! Discover
Discover luxury steeped in history. When Vail Mountain opened in December 1962 with one gondola, two chair lifts, eight ski instructors and a $5 lift ticket, the U.S. Forest Service stipulated there be at least one lodge with a minimum of 30 sleeping rooms. The Lodge at Vail soon cemented its place as the cornerstone property of what would become Vail Village.
Over the summer and fall of 2014, all 56 guest rooms were updated, including interior finishes, modern mountain chic furniture, lighting, and air conditioning. Additionally, the hotel's corridors, main stairways and lobby received upgrades while maintaining the authentic character and cozy ambiance for which the boutique hotel is known. Discover
Imagine a private hideaway with true ski in/ski out access to Vail's ski lifts and pedestrian village. Look no further than the Chalets at the Lodge at Vail. These five and six bedroom properties offer the space and splendor of a luxury home with access to all the services and amenities of the Lodge at Vail.
If you need something larger than a hotel room but not quite as big as a Chalet, the Lodge at Vail also offers one to three bedroom residences on-site. All residences feature a fully equipped kitchen, living area with wood-burning fireplace and balcony. Discover
Even in the heart of winter, the homemade ice cream at The Arrabelle is sure to delight. Chef Douglas Dodd's team dishes up unique flavors only found here, like Velvet Elvis — banana swirled with peanut butter and candied bacon— in addition to Red Velvet, Moose Munch, Toasted Marshmallow, Cotton Candy, Breckenridge, Rosemary Honey and more. In the winter, Pastry Chef Christine Clancy even creates a signature flavor made from snow.
For those who are dairy-free, or just looking for a refreshing summer treat, homemade sorbets are also available in flavors like coconut, mango, orange crush and chocolate raspberry. Discover
If you are looking for something with all the amenities of a full service hotel but with a little more space, look no further than the Arrabelle. The resort offers 25 luxury residences ranging from one to five bedrooms.
In addition, nearby Game Creek Chalet & Gore Creek Place residences offer private, convenient options with full access to amenities at the Arrabelle. All residences offer a full gourmet kitchen, flat screen TV's and a gas fireplace. Discover
Your favorite four-legged friend will feel right at home at the Arrabelle In fact, with homemade pumpkin dog biscuits, a water bowl and plush bed, they might even suggest you stay a little longer. And don't worry, while you are out stretching your legs on the slopes, our staff is happy to take Spot out for a walk! Discover
Even though the Strawberry Park Express lift is less than 30 feet from the hotel's door, there's no need to gather all your gear when you leave the comfort of your hotel room. Our friendly ski valets safely store your skis and boots each night, and each morning can assist in getting geared up for the day! Discover
Après ski in style at the Osprey Lounge. Start with a tapas-style menu featuring traditional favorites and new choices that tempt your taste buds. We focus on garden-to-table ingredients to ensure everything is of the highest quality. So sit back, relax and enjoy the view. Discover
Located at the edge of the mountain, the outdoor pool and hot tub are the perfect way to end your day. Gather round the fire pit and reminisce about your day or soothe your tired body with a soak in the spacious hot tub. A steam room and sauna are just inside the door, along with a top-notch fitness room if you need a little more exercise. Discover
The Grouse Mountain Grill has consistently ranked as one of the top fine dining restaurants in Beaver Creek by ZAGAT and is the winner of the AAA Four Diamond Award. Boasting an extensive wine list and panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains, diners enjoy dishes made from scratch with locally-sourced ingredients while nestled into a fireside table. Discover
If you're looking for something with all the amenities and luxury of a RockResort, but want something larger than a hotel room, consider a deluxe three-bedroom condominium. These top-floor residences offer stunning resort views, spacious living areas, full gourmet kitchens, washers and dryers, jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces. Enjoy all the amenities of a hotel while staying in a private, elegantly appointed vacation rental.
The Pines Lodge also offers three-bedroom townhomes with access to the same hotel amenities. Discover
We know, dogs are an important part of your family, so be sure to bring Spot along to experience the splendor of the Rocky Mountains. From arrival to departure, your dog will be pampered with a comfy bed and welcome basket including house-made treats. So, skip doggy daycare and bring the whole family on your next Beaver Creek adventure. Discover
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With the most sun, the best snow, highest lift-served terrain and biggest resorts (with the best amenities), Colorado tops the nation for ski vacations. Of course, every resort has its own personality, so how do you plan a trip that suits you and your travel companions, be they friends or family? Follow our comprehensive guide to ski and stay vacations in Colorado and we're sure you'll find everything you are looking for in a winter escape.
Best ForFamily and friends that want to explore the expansive, snow-blanketed terrain by day and cozy up with fine food, plush accommodations and thrilling entertainment by night.
Where to StayThere are a number of luxury accommodations in the heart of Vail, Colorado, but the two that bring Old World charm and elegance together seamlessly are The Arrabelle at Vail Square and The Lodge at Vail. With sunny ski days and dazzlingly lit winter nights, Vail Village and Vail Square are both at the center of everything that defines Vail as one of the premiere ski towns in the U.S. Both hotels offer guest rooms and private condos, so you can accommodate small or large groups of people. Or, for a truly memorable ski-in/ski-out experience, try one of the Chalets offered at The Lodge at Vail.
What to Do Besides the skiing and snowboarding, there is a wealth of activities to experience in Vail. If you want a break from riding, take on the tubing hill at Adventure Ridge. If you would rather spend your day in town, pamper yourself with a visit to one of the two lavish RockResorts Spas® and spoil yourself with any number of locally inspired treatments. Of course, when the sun goes down, you have to meet up with friends for some après ski activities! Grab some cocktails at Tavern on the Square and stick around for a gourmet dinner after you've warmed up.
Best ForFamilies or couples that want the best that a ski town has to offer, from slopes to dining.
Where to StayWhen it comes to lodging at Beaver Creek, three words come to mind: luxury, elegance and serenity. Where you stay in Beaver Creek is your retreat, and it must offer all of the upscale amenities you're accustomed to while still feeling quaint and intimate. If rustic elegance is what you're looking for, then look no further than The Osprey at Beaver Creek or The Pines Lodge. The Osprey at Beaver Creek is literally steps away from world-class skiing, since it is the closest hotel to a chairlift in North America. The Pines Lodge offers ski-in/ski-out access in a serene location that's just steps away from Beaver Creek Village.
What to Do When you visit Beaver Creek, you're not only upgrading your lodging, you're upgrading your entire ski vacation. With gourmet cuisine around every corner and some of the most challenging terrain in the U.S., your vacation is sure to be unforgettable. Everything you need (or want) is offered on the mountain, including several slope-side gourmet restaurants. Ski, sip and dine in style! Be sure to take a stroll through Beaver Creek Village during your stay. Day or night, the unique boutique shops, quaint restaurants and ice skating is sure to delight the senses, but after the sun goes down and the lights come up, it's like stepping into a fairy tale.
Best ForFamilies looking for excitement at every turn. You never slow down and you want a ski town that doesn't either.
Where to StayThe fun never stops in Breckenridge, but you and your family deserve to have a space that is a quiet, luxurious escape from the hustle and bustle of your days on the mountain. One Ski Hill Place is just such a sanctuary. Far and away the most luxurious accommodations in Breckenridge, you'll find everything you need under one roof, plus ski-in/ski-out access to the slopes. With private, spacious condos ranging from studio to four bedrooms, One Ski Hill Place is perfect for a romantic getaway, or a family retreat. With gourmet kitchens, flat screen TV's, balconies and a gas fireplace, you will feel right at home.
What to DoIf skiing and riding isn't enough of a thrill, take a ride on the Gold Runner Alpine Coaster. Located at the base of Peak 8 (near One Ski Hill Place), this is a roller coaster unlike anything you've ever experienced. The ride takes you through the mountain's naturally exciting terrain, and the best part is that you can control the speed! If you're looking for a day of indulgence, make an appointment at the Rejuvenation Center located in One Ski Hill Place. Any worries you have will simply melt away.
Colorado ski vacations are some of the best around, and with this guide to some of the most luxurious lodging and unforgettable experiences in the Rocky Mountains, you're sure to have a vacation that not only leaves you feeling relaxed and revived, but helps you make memories to last a lifetime.
When you're surrounded by the majesty of the Rockies, anything is possible. So much that it can be tough to decide where to start. What should go on your Vail Valley bucket list? We have a few ideas.
We asked world champion skier Lindsey Vonn and other high-profile Vail & Beaver Creek locals share their favorite activities on the mountains and in the valley. Here are 15 to add to your "must-do" list.
We asked a handful of ski instructors and patrollers to give us the inside scoop: What's the best way to ski Vail or Beaver Creek, find the powder stashes, and avoid lines? Here's what they had to say:
If you love the 24-hour service and amenities of a luxury hotel but need more space and privacy, RockResorts has the perfect solution. Reserve a vacation rental at one of our ski properties, and you'll enjoy the best of both worlds.
Luxury rental options come in all sizes, including condominiums, townhomes, chalets, and large private residences. And, the benefits can't be beat:
FlexibilityAsk yourself: Do you value daily cleaning and turndown services, in-room dining, spas and restaurants within easy reach? Do you prefer preparing your own meals in a true home away from home? The nice thing about RockResort lodging is that you don't have to compromise. You can be left alone if you prefer or attended to like royalty.
The freedom to cook...or not Have the concierge stock your pantry before your arrival so you can prepare all your favorite meals in the comfort of your condo. Don't like to cook? Call room service, dine in one of the resort's fine restaurants, or ask the staff to arrange for a private chef to cook for you and your group.
Room for everyoneEliminate the need for adjoining blocks of hotel rooms. The wide variety of rental properties available through RockResorts means you can find the perfect space with the exact number of beds you need. Your guests can enjoy their own private bathroom as well.
Gathering space for friends and familyIn addition to well-appointed bedrooms, your luxury vacation rental will include central living space to relax, watch television, or gather around the fireplace with your loved ones. All RockResort properties are furnished with high-end fixtures and technology that you'd be proud to feature in your own home.
The utmost privacy and seclusionNothing beats having a space to truly call your own during the length of your vacation. Enjoy a private romantic getaway, spend uninterrupted time with your family and friends, or protect your privacy without giving up an ounce of comfort.
Concierge service is still as easy as picking up the phoneBook a RockResort vacation rental, and you'll have access to all the same amenities as our luxury hotel guests, including concierge, 24-hour front desk service, in-room dining, and so much more. Let us help plan your itinerary, deliver rental skis to your room, make dinner reservations, book excursions, tours, and more.
Ski storageEnjoy the convenience of storing your skis and snowboard gear on-site, through our ski valet or in your rental property's gear closet.
Easy access to laundry (or laundry service)For longer vacations or trips with children, having access to laundry is a must. You can DIY by reserving a residence with a washer/dryer, or call the front desk and let us take care of the dirty work.
Ideal for families and groupsSharing a vacation rental lets you strike a compromise between togetherness and privacy. Enjoy family meals together in the fully stocked kitchen, play games or watch movies in the large living room, and you'll still have enough space for everyone to come and go as they please.
Stress-free morningsParents often say they appreciate not having to get the kids dressed to go down to breakfast in a hotel restaurant. In your own condo, pajamas are perfectly acceptable at the table.
The ability to entertainIf you prefer to do the hosting yourself, choose a vacation rental with plenty of room to cook, dine and mingle. Arrange for a private chef to come to your condo and cook for your family or party. Or, the resort restaurants are happy to cater events large and small. Ask about these options at your chosen RockResort.
A true winter retreatThink of your luxury rental as your home away from home (only better)! With sweeping views of snow-capped peaks, easy access to the slopes (often just steps away), fine dining, shopping, and endless winter adventure, you may never want to leave.
Ready to book your winter ski vacation? Here are just a few of the properties we offer.
The Arrabelle at Vail Square has 25 Luxury Condominiums, offering the ultimate in relaxation for groups of all sizes. Accommodations range from one bedroom to five. Included in each residence is a gourmet kitchen, gas fireplace, jet tub, and access to the resort's exclusive rooftop pool and fitness center.Game Creek Chalet
For the ultimate escape, head for the Game Creek Chalet, Arrabelle's offsite residence. Perched 2,000 feet above Vail Village, the Game Creek Chalet is a four-bed, five-bath getaway with a gourmet kitchen, outdoor hot tub and amazing views. You'll never have to lift a finger, thanks to such provisions as daily housekeeping and an optional private chef.Gore Creek Place Residence #10
This luxurious, 4,290-square-foot, five-bedroom home is perfectly situated for privacy, yet convenient to all that makes Vail one of the top alpine resorts in the country. Guests of Gore Creek Place Residence #10 have full access to The Arrabelle at Vail Square's five-star services and amenities, including the renowned RockResorts Spa, ski valet, rooftop pool and hot tub, fitness center, concierge and more.
For reservations, please call 866-662-ROCK, 970-754-7777 or contact us by email.The Lodge at Vail Residences
Ranging from one to three bedrooms, these deluxe residences feature fully equipped kitchens, separate living areas with fireplaces, balconies, and well-appointed bedrooms and baths.Riva Ridge Residences
The Riva Ridge Condominiums are located adjacent to the Lodge at Vail in the heart of Vail Village. The spacious and tastefully furnished three-bedroom units feature wood-burning fireplaces, LCD televisions in each room, wireless internet and covered parking. It's only a two-minute walk to Vail's Gondola One, shops and restaurants. Guests staying at Riva Ridge can enjoy all of the amenities and services of The Lodge at Vail including use of the pools, hot tubs, spa, fitness center, in-room dining, concierge, 24-hour font desk and maintenance/ housekeeping, valet parking, and shuttle service.The Chalets at The Lodge at Vail
Imagine your own private hideaway with true ski in/ski out access to Vail's ski lifts, mountain trails and pedestrian village (featuring outstanding restaurants, art galleries and boutiques). In addition to the spectacular views of the Gore Range, Chalets guests can enjoy The Lodge at Vail's four-star services like: 24-hour luxury concierge services, in-room dining, access to the new 11,000-square-foot RockResorts Spa and fitness center, complimentary ski valet, and storage at The Vail Mountain Club, and a dedicated staff willing to meet any wish or need.
These exclusive properties can be booked by calling one of our experienced Vacation Coordinators at 877-LAV-ROCK (528-7625) or contacting us via email.
In addition to offering luxury rooms with rustic charm, The Pines Lodge also offers lodging in off-site residences varying in space from one to five bedrooms. These beautiful residences offer full gourmet kitchens, spacious living areas, a washer/dryer, balconies, resort views, Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, private outside phone lines, and much more. As a guest of one of our private vacation homes, you are also encouraged to enjoy the amenities of The Pines Lodge. These beautifully appointed homes can be booked by calling 866-605-ROCK or visiting beavercreekresortproperties.com.
Situated at the base of Peak 8, these luxury ski-in/ski-out condominiums are just steps from the BreckConnect Gondola, which easily transports you to Peak 7 and into the town of Breckenridge. These modern Breckenridge accommodations range from studios to four-bedroom condominiums, but each of these guest room options is as richly appointed as the last. Stunning living rooms. Dramatic fireplaces. Large windows. There's even a bowling alley on-site.
All luxury accommodations include comfortable sleeper sofas, HD television and Blu-Ray players, wireless Internet access, and a private patio or balcony with fantastic alpine views. With luxury hotel amenities, guests are able to enjoy the comforts of home and indulge in top-of-the-line features during their visit.
You came to conquer a mountain, to stay in the lap of luxury and to experience everything that a Colorado ski resort has to offer. While skiing and snowboarding are typically at the top of most people's "to do" lists when they visit a Colorado ski town, there is so much more to experience than epic powder days.
Best experienced when the sun goes down and the lights go up, skating (in the center of many of the mountain villages) is a dazzling experience.
Take a break from tearing down the mountain on your feet and kick back on a snow tube. Many of the Colorado ski resorts have a tubing hill, so you and the whole family can get in some laughs and make a few memories.
With splendid mountain views and unique village boutiques, shopping in a mountain resort is completely different than any other place on earth. Discover one-of-a-kind items that you simply won't find anywhere else.
Experience the mountain from a whole new position. Riding a snow bike! Mount this form of bicycle (with skis instead of wheels) and hit the slopes.
Located in Breckenridge, the Gold Runner Alpine Coaster is part roller coaster, part mountain tour and all excitement. There are one- or two-seat cars available, and you can control the speed of the car.
With locally inspired spa treatments and positively lavish rooms, these signature spas will melt away any tension. Pick an all-day package or stop in for a relaxing midday massage. These spas are the pinnacle of luxury.
There is no experience quite like skiing Keystone at night. While it requires you to stay on the slopes for a few more hours (which is likely not a problem at all), the difference between sunlit and moonlit skiing is unforgettable.
Travel back in time when you hop aboard a horse-drawn sleigh. With blankets and hot cocoa to keep you warm, you'll venture across the snowy landscape to a remote ranch for a gourmet dinner.
You don't have to be a professional dog musher or live in the Arctic to experience the thrill of dog sledding. Now you have the chance at several Colorado mountain resorts.
For experienced, adventurous skiers who want to venture beyond the lifts, Cat vehicles are the ticket to pristine backwoods trails and untouched powder.
Colorado ski resorts offer an abundance of things to do during the day or at night. You can come to ski and enjoy so much more both on and off the mountain.
At the RockResorts®, we have one saying that we hold in the highest esteem: "The essence of where you're going should be where you're staying." Our luxury ski hotels combine the beauty and splendor of the mountains with a simple elegance that you will only find in our accommodations. When it comes to legendary resorts, we know what it takes to make your experience one that you'll remember for a lifetime.
Ski in/Ski out access to ski slopesNothing slows down a ski vacation more than sitting (or standing) on shuttles to and from the base of the mountain. Our RockResort luxury hotels give you prime location so that you spend less time in lines and on shuttles and more time enjoying the mountain you came to conquer. In fact, The Osprey at Beaver Creek is located closer to a chairlift than any other hotel in North America, so you can waste no time exploring the trails.
Amenities tailored specifically to passionate skiersSkiing isn't just a pastime; it's a way of life and to that end, we've taken steps to ensure that your stay at one of our luxury ski hotels fits that lifestyle to the letter. From services such as ski valets and ski storage onsite to 24/7 concierge services, our staff are dedicated to ensuring that you want for nothing while enjoying your ski vacation.
Gourmet après ski and dining options in the hotel Skiing terrain on any one of the three ski resorts where we have properties (which are all ranked in the top 10 for North America), you're sure to work up an appetite. But we know that basic bar food or simple dinner options have no place in a luxury ski experience. Decadent and sumptuous meal options are just as important as every other aspect of your stay so we hire top chefs and create gourmet meals at our onsite restaurants, some of which have won international awards for their cuisine.
Relaxation around every cornerWe understand that vacations are about escaping the everyday challenges of life and finding your center. Whether that means strapping on skis every morning and soaking in the sun while bathing in powder or spending an entire day pampering yourself in one of our lavish RockResort Spas®, we're here to ensure that you leave our luxury ski hotels feeling refreshed and relaxed. Our properties feature top-of-the-line hot tubs, state-of-the-art fitness centers and, as we mentioned before, our signature spas that have packages designed specifically for the hotel and its guests.
In essence, a perfect stay comes down to your happiness. Our goal is for you to be 100% in the moment when you visit our hotels, so we sweat the small stuff for you. You should never miss an opportunity or moment because you had to worry about details. You should leave a RockResorts hotel feeling renewed, relaxed and planning your next getaway.
No luxury vacation is complete without a feast for the senses and for the stomach. At RockResorts®, we pride ourselves on offering our guests the finest gourmet cuisine inspired by local ingredients and sourced sustainably.
We're of the opinion that your meals should complement your surroundings, so when you visit one of our casually elegant hotels in one of Colorado's ski resorts, you'll find hearty meals to sate a skier's appetite and delight their taste buds at the same time.
When you take a beach vacation in the Caribbean, you'll find a variety of light foods to keep with the warm, airy feel of the resort. Read on to find out more about our signature restaurants.
Located in The Arrabelle at Vail Square, this is a place for you to truly soak in the atmosphere that Vail Resorts has to offer. The picturesque windows let you gaze out on the majesty of the mountain during the day and at night. You can relax and enjoy an après ski cocktail and dine on signature dishes such as Buffalo Meatloaf, Honey Lacquered Duck and Grilled Elk Quesadilla.Cucina
Start your day off right with breakfast from this restaurant found inside The Lodge at Vail. They offer hearty options sure to sustain even the most intense ski session on the mountain. Select from signature items such as the Mediterranean Breakfast Baguette, Shaved Serrano Ham, or Skillet Baked Farm Eggs with Manchego cheese, sliced tomatoes and basil. With flavors like that, you're sure to head out to the lifts with a full belly and a happy heart.
This AAA Four Diamond Award-Winning restaurant in The Pines Lodge at Beaver Creek is a fine dining experience you'll not soon forget. Everything in this kitchen is made from scratch in-house, including the bread and sausages! Nearly all ingredients are locally sourced, including the lamb, striped bass, beef and goat cheese. Gourmet cuisine aside, the views from the restaurant are absolutely breathtaking.The Osprey Lounge
Since The Osprey at Beaver Creek is the closest hotel to a ski lift in North America, The Osprey Lounge is one of the closest restaurants to a ski lift! Ski off the mountain and right into après. While open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the lounge comes alive at night as a haven for fun or a romantic rendezvous. Their tapas menu is perfect for sharing with dishes like Crispy Crab Stuffed Avocado and Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts.
One Ski Hill Place in Breckenridge is home to several eating establishments from fast casual to simple elegance. Pick which one is right for you or try them all.The Living Room
This restaurant serves a delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner, using sustainable and fresh ingredients in a mountain casual atmosphere. Feast on Blueberry Mascarpone French Toast for breakfast and Lamb Riblettes or Wagyu Tenderloin for dinner.The Ski Hill Grill
A great place to grab a quick bite between runs, this cafeteria-style restaurant lets you hang out on Breck Beach and people-watch while enjoying world-class food.The T-bar
The hottest place for après ski drinks in Breckenridge! This bar seats up to 150 people, making it a rollicking good time where you and your friends can recount the adventures of the day while enjoying après snacks and cocktails.
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