The cool mountain air, stunning views of the surrounding countryside and the opportunity to explore the forests and streams are just a few of the reasons why you might want to consider a mountain retreat for your next summer getaway.
Park City? Big Sky? Whistler? Sun Valley? When it comes to activities, there’s no shortage of things to do; hiking, fishing and bird watching are popular choices. For those looking for more thrilling activities, there is often white water rafting, mountain biking, and rock climbing. No matter what activities you choose, make sure to schedule some time to relax. Spend some time in a nearby hot spring, or take a leisurely stroll through the woods. After a long day of exploring, nothing beats a cozy evening in front of a crackling fire at your villa or chalet.
Keep on reading to discover our top 9 mountain retreats for your next summer getaway.
Tucked away in a private area located just about downtown Whistler, this expansive home boasts gorgeous mountain views and easy access to nearby shops and restaurants. Stonebridge Retreat has a quintessential ski lodge look with modern comforts and amenities. It is a perfect getaway home for the whole family, with expansive outdoor spaces and cozy indoor ones. There’s an outdoor fireplace and hot tub, and inside you’ll find a media room and a pool table…
Max group capacity: 12 / Bedrooms: 6 / Bathrooms: 7
A 6-bedroom bike in/bike out at the bottom of the Creekside ski run and gondola in Whistler, Snowridge Views is a beautifully renovated home that perfectly blends a ski chalet with contemporary decor. The main level welcomes guests with a bright and open concept living room with vaulted ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and a cozy fireplace. The fully-equipped kitchen has a breakfast bar and a beautifully built-in live-edge dining table with bench seating. The two large patios offer outdoor lounge seating, entertaining spaces, hot tub, outdoor fireplace and a smoker BBQ.
Max group capacity: 12 / Bedrooms: 6 / Bathrooms: 5
Nestled in a quiet, residential neighbourhood above Park City proper with sweeping views of the slopes, this sprawling Park Meadows home offers a tranquil escape from the bustle of Main Street just 10 minutes from the heart of the action. This is the perfect home for families or group of friends seeking space and privacy – it offers four bedrooms, five bathrooms and three balconies spread across each of the three levels. There are multiple living areas, a gourmet kitchen, a grand stone fireplace, large screen TV to settle into watch a movie, and a four-seat, high-top table and wet bar, a perfect spot to enjoy snacks or hot cocoa.
Max group size: 11 / Bedrooms: 4 / Bathrooms: 5
Located in the private, gated community of Deer Crest at Deer Valley, this 14,000 sq. ft. home is one of the finest Park City has to offer. With exceptional views, exquisite decor, and activities galore, this is the perfect home for families or large groups looking for an adventure.
Max group size: 21 / Bedrooms: 7 / Bathrooms: 12
This 2,350 sq. ft. Old Town home is an ideal retreat if you’re looking to explore Park City. It’s just walking distance to Main Street, filled with shopping, dining, and nightlife, and the Town Lift for scenic chairlift rides. Offering a private outdoor hot tub, projector screen theatre, this 3-bedroom luxury home has everything you need to relax after a day on the trails.
Max group size: 8 / Bedrooms: 3 / Bathrooms: 4
A 4-bedroom home just a short walk away from downtown Ketchum, where you’ll find restaurants, bars and shopping. Inside, this home is appointed with contemporary furnishings and a modern kitchen, made for entertaining. The living room features a gas burning fireplace and incredible windows, flooding the room with natural light and views of Mt. Baldy. Outdoors, you’ll find an expansive deck, a lovely place for al fresco meals in the summertime. This home is the perfect combination of a quiet mountain retreat but with easy access to everything downtown Ketchum and Sun Valley has to offer.
Max group size: 8 / Bedrooms: 4 / Bathrooms: 5
Located in one of Big Sky’s modern mountain developments, Blackhawk is thoughtfully designed to maximize spectacular mountain views. This mountain retreat is just a short walk to a groomed run that will take you to the Madison Base Area. The beautifully appointed home has outdoor living areas to enjoy a meal al fresco, and guests here get access to the private pool, Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, and workout facilities.
Max group size: 10 / Bedrooms: 4 / Bathrooms: 3
A tranquil retreat that puts the beauty of Big Sky at your doorstep. Located on the North Ridge of Beehive Basin, just 10 minutes from the Mountain Village, this 4-bedroom home is steps from world-class cross-country ski trails in the winter and miles of hiking and biking trails in the summer.
Max group size: 8 / Bedrooms: 4 / Bathrooms: 3
Located in the Cowboy Heaven area of Moonlight Basin, this 3-bedroom home is designed outdoor living in mind. Offering spacious decks, private hot tubs, and the spectacular Yellowstone National Park is nearby to explore.
Max group size: 10 / Bedrooms: 3 / Bathrooms: 3