Right in the middle of the action, Main Street Station has a primo location near the base of Peak 9. Soak up the Victorian-era town’s charm and drop into dozens of shops and restaurants that are right outside your door. Your rental options range from studios to four-bedroom units, making for a perfect family retreat. Keep the whole brood entertained by reserving the onsite 16-seat movie theater.
Looking for a premium experience? BlueSky Breckenridge is the place to go for luxurious and spacious residences that feature gourmet-style kitchens, high-end finishes, private in-unit laundry and stunning views. After a day spent taking advantage of ski-in/ski-out access, unwind with a treatment at the onsite spa.
Just steps from the Eagle Bahn Gondola, Lion Square Lodge is a posh pick that not only offers deluxe condos, but also private hotel rooms. Either way, you’ll have daily maid service and an outdoor pool and hot tub at your disposal. When hunger strikes, you won’t have to go far for Latin fusion at El Sabor, located on the property.
While Montaneros is a condo complex with one- to four-bedroom units, you’ll have all the perks of a hotel, including a front desk, concierge and valet laundry. So close to Vail Mountain you can practically smell the fresh powder, the location is uber-convenient for an après-ski nosh. Drop your boots in the ski room’s overnight dryer and enjoy some hot cocoa and popcorn, or relax in the outdoor, heated saltwater pool.
Situated in the heart of the refined Beaver Creek Village, European-inspired The Charter at Beaver Creek is a powderhound’s paradise. Not only can you stay in a mountain-view condo, you can also rent skis and snowboards from Charter Sports near the lobby. Head to the health club and spa for a stint in steam rooms and saunas, a soak in the hot tubs or take to the indoor lap pool.
Just up the road from The Charter, The Borders Lodge’s ski-in/ski-out hillside position overlooks Beaver Creek Village below. In the winter, utilize private ski lockers to stash your gear, and when warmer temperatures hit, the nearby Beaver Creek Golf Course is handy for a day on the links. If you need to get to town, catch a ride with complimentary on-demand shuttle service.
Aspen & Snowmass
For a more relaxed stay in Aspen, escape the hustle and bustle of downtown at the base of Buttermilk Mountain. The Inn at Aspen will put you close to Aspen’s most beginner-friendly terrain, and a courtesy airport shuttle facilitates a stress-free arrival and departure. Choose from studio units with kitchenettes, hotel rooms or suites, and spend evenings cozied up by the fire pit on a stone patio outside the lobby.
Visitors flock to Snowmass not only for world-class skiing, but also a plethora of summertime mountain adventures and special events like September’s Snowmass Balloon Festival. Set up camp at Woodrun Place, a luxury condo property with offerings one to four bedrooms in size, though some are even multi-story townhomes. If you need to host a social function with your group, rent the Pyramid Room, which accommodates up to 100 people.
There’s no doubt that skiing is a big draw to this northwestern Colorado town, but multiple hot springs and cowboy culture also beckon travelers. Settle next to the base of Mount Werner near Gondola Square at Chateau Chamonix, and you’ll have conveniences like complimentary on-slope ski valet service and storage, winter shuttle services to downtown and complimentary hot coffee, cocoa and doughnuts at the front desk each morning.
You can’t go wrong with Antlers at Christie Base if you want to be slopeside, and in the summer months proximity to the mountains will let you hit hiking and biking trails with ease. Make your home away from home in three- to five-bedroom multilevel condos, in which you’ll find a complimentary bottle of wine when you arrive — just one of many amenities such as heated boot lockers and a heated outdoor pool. Find more places to stay in Steamboat Springs >>