Looking for summer vacation destination? Imagine yourself racing down a thrilling ski run as the beautiful view of mountains open up before you. Or imagine yourself just lounging around a heated pool while taking in the majestic view of snow-capped mountain zeniths and the snow-covered scenery.
Now, we got you thinking of checking in to a ski resort. Our collection of the world’s best hotels feature both exquisite ski runs and world-class amenities. With top-notch snow playgrounds and luxurious surroundings, our lists of ski chalets, lodges and retreats will surely make for a truly indulgent ski experience.
Amangani – Jackson, Wyo.
Located at the top of East Gros Ventre Butte, Amangani is Amanresorts’ first property in the U.S. The ski resort can enjoy the nearly 2,500 acres of slopes in the nearby Jackson Hole. Amangani features 40 rustic decorated suites that have panormaic views of the Grand Tetons. Amangani offers its services and suites at the rate of $700 to $8,000.
Cheval Blanc Courchevel – Courchevel 1850, France
This ultra-luxurious shi-in/ski-out chalet have 36 guest rooms, a Mongolian yurt-cum-cigar lounge, a spa that offers Guerlain treatments, and restaurant rated at Michelin two-star by Yannick Alleno. The chalet is open from December through April and will accommodate guests at a starting rate of $1,900 – breakfast inclusive. The beautiful and luxurious chalet was commissioned by Bernard Arnault, CEO of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.
Carlton Hotel, St. Moritz – Switzerland
Called the pearl of St. Moritz, Carlton Hotel is furnished with an eclectic mix of refurbished antiques and custom furnishings. The 61-room hotel is strategically located within the majestic Engadin Valley. Affluent guests can stay at the hotel’s largest suites – a masterpiece three-bedroom penthouse. Hotel rates range from $745 to $8,284 which include breakfast and dinner.
Four Seasons Resort Whistler – British Columbia, Canada
The Four Seasons feature 273 chalet-style rooms that have access to an in-house ski concierge and hot spring-style whirlpools. The hotel is set at the most prestigious address at North America’s largest ski resort. Room rates ranged from $220 – $4,100.
Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch – Beaver Creek, Colo.
Newly renovated public spaces and rooms, the Ritz-Carlton resort brings a sophisticated style to ski hotels. Guests can enjoy craft cocktails and cigars at the indoor/outdoor lounge or order one of the famed seasonal cuisines at Colorado’s Wolgan Puck’s restaurant. Rates from $340 to $20,000.
Alpina Gstaad – Switzerland
Alpina Gstaad is the first luxury hotel to put up business in Gstaad in more than a century. The hotel brings a sense of modernity to the beautiful ski resort. The Alpina features a Japanese restaurant, stylish apres-ski lounges, and a luxurious Six Senses spa. The hotel’s 56 rooms all have mountain-view balcony so that guests can enjoy the beauty of the mountain town. Room rates ranged from $875 to $22,620.
Montage Deer Valley – Park City, Utah
Utah’s Montage Deer Valley Resort features a refined mountain lodge that offers ski-in/ski-out access to three high-speed chairlifts. The lodge has 154 rooms and 66 suites. All rooms and suites features a view to the Wasatch and Uinta views. The classy mountain lodge also has four restaurants, a bowling alley, a spa that is the largest in the state of Utah to entertain guests. For $250 – $10,000, guests can avail the lodge’s services.