‘Tis the season to escape to the mountains to enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors – while relishing the fresh powder days that winter has brought to the Rockies recently. But there’s one place to turn if you’re seeking a dynamic and luxurious stay; it’s newly renovated, family friendly and known for luxury; The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is the destination. With New Year’s dinners at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago, spirits and cigars at Bachelors Lounge as well as plenty of special events on the menu, guests get the exceptional service the brand is known for of course, but get ready to experience a whole new side of The Ritz-Carlton at Bachelor Gulch…
As part of the new accommodations which debuted this winter, two Penthouse Suites were added to the ski-in, ski-out resort’s offerings slope-side on Beaver Creek Mountain. Located on the tenth floor of the hotel and with three bedrooms each, the Penthouses are the perfect accommodations for families or groups seeking exclusive luxury residential accommodations. “The Penthouses are now the most exclusive of our suites,” said Stephanie Leavitt, Director of Sales and Marketing for the mountain resort.
Boasting impressive views, it’s the amenities offered that really set the Penthouses apart; guests have access to daily ski valet services and to The Ritz-Carlton Club Level with continuous food and beverage presentations throughout the day. But the best part? The Ritz-Carlton Chef at Your Service experience allows meals to be prepared in the Penthouse kitchens by their very talented culinary team. Also, the concierge will stock your refrigerator prior to arrival upon request with your favorite goodies. The Penthouses became available in November, with nightly rates starting from $6,000 and are definitely a splurge-worthy experience.
Yet another lovely option with added prestige is to experience living on the eighth floor of the resort which is reserved for guests of the Club Level. This floor is accessible via elevator-key only, and after a day on the slopes or visiting The Bachelor Gulch Spa, their delightful treats and spirits truly complete your day—the team members on this level are beyond helpful and make guests feel right at home.
But during the holidays and winter vacations, many travelers are venturing out with families of all ages and maybe The Ritz-Carlton doesn’t seem like it would be a good fit; but the global brand has gone above and beyond to not only offer childcare but strive to create a memorable experience for all family members, starting at check-in. The brand’s Ritz Kids program was developed with Jean-Michel Cousteau’s involvement as their programing really is one-of-a-kind as he shares, “Ritz Kids is offering something no other hotel company has before – globally consistent, immersive programming that builds upon the adventures of travel your child will always treasure. These experiences will be remembered long after their stay”.
Designed for kiddos ages 5 to 12, half or full-day options are available which includes the Ritz Kids’ Roundup, Kids’ Night Out, the very popular Ski Nanny program and more. During the holidays of course many themed events are offered including gingerbread house decorating and the Star of Wonder adventure where kids can experience the majesty of the season on a stargazing tour with resident Naturalist, Ranger Jackie. These offerings are just another way that the brand and this property in particular are ensuring that visitors have a superior trip that includes all guests in your party.
New accommodations, fresh powder and something for everyone makes this resort the best-of-the-best. This dynamic locale is the perfect option for any traveler; whether getting away with family and friends or looking forward to just hitting the slopes solo, this property will transform your visions of The Ritz-Carlton and what a mountain vacation can be…
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