The Vail Area

Hotels in The Vail Area

When you meant to book St. Anton’s Hotel Post but couldn’t find the time to head across the pond for a ski vacation, the Sonnenalp in Vail is a close second.

Ski bums, take note: at the base of Beaver Creek Resort, this 47-room hotel is the closest ski-in, ski-out hotel to a chairlift in North America—it’s just 20 feet away. But that’s not all there is to this slopeside gem.

Since the Four Seasons Resort Vail opened in 2010, its peaked roofs have served as glittering beacons to skiers to the foot of Vail Mountain. All of the 121 rooms are spacious, and 20 are being converted to connecting rooms to accommodate families or large groups of friends.

Marrying the convenience of a ski-in, ski-out resort with the architectural flair and plush amenities of a European ski chalet, the Arrabelle at Vail Square is a mountainside gem. Its peaked roofs help define the skyline at the base of Vail Mountain in Lionshead Village.

The premier accommodations on offer at the Lodge at Vail, the Game Creek Chalet is an ultra exclusive retreat for skiers seeking additional luxury and privacy.

This 50-condominium property puts you minutes away from golf, fly-fishing, or anything your nature-loving heart desires.

A $30 million renovation in 2008 upped the ante at Vail Cascades, where a new deck looks onto an infinity pool, outdoor fire pits are surrounded by rocking chairs, and all spaces boast views of the mountain and Gore Creek.

On a private mountain west of Vail Village, this 56-room property—part of a 7,000-acre gated community—has been giving guests the quintessential Colorado experience for two decades.

It’s hard to get much closer to the powdery slopes of Vail than at The Sebastian’s Base Camp ski center. And once you’re there, it’s easy to actually get going, thanks to the many valets who tend to everything from your car to your bags to your bikes in the summer months.

Located at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain in Colorado’s Vail Valley, this sprawling, 72-suite property is known for its contemporary take on the area’s rustic, mountain vibe.

Trappers Cabin, a private house at Beaver Creek Resort, in Colorado, with four bedrooms, a personal chef, a housekeeper, and a roustabout (general man Friday).

Serious skiers have long been drawn to Vail’s vast bowls and wide-open slopes, but the town itself was in a decades-long deep freeze—until now.