Perched above Lionshead Village, this five bedroom luxury villa offers unparalleled views of the Gondola and the Gore Range. Relax in the hot tub or grill on the barbecue in complete privacy thanks to an expansive backyard surrounded by the beauty of aspen trees and mature forest. Complete with elevator, vaulted ceilings and floor to ceiling windows, this villa definitely checks all the boxes for a perfect luxury vacation.
With 31 lifts and more than 5,000 acres of skiing sprawling across a single mountain, rather than a range, Vail is huge. While it is known for its super tough tracks, it caters to all levels of skiers and makes a great getaway for the whole family.
Offering more than a dozen golf courses in the region, hitting the greens is a popular pastime for many visitors. While you’re there, check out the view! At the semi-private Sonnenalp Club the course enjoys dramatic views of Vail Valley and beyond.
Nothing quite like a good meal after a day on the slopes or on the greens. Vail offers plenty of restaurants to choose from, from comfy and casual to super chic. You can also take a guided, walking food tour if you can’t decide.
Vail is home to a number of great mountain bars, breweries and distilleries. For a casual drink with the locals, hit up 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company for a tour and a tasting. Located right in downtown Vail.
During the summer months, Vail holds a variety of festivals that fill the streets with music, dance and food. Every spring, the town plays host to the popular Vail Film Festival, complete with premieres, panels and parties.
With over 135 tents for 17 Sundays of the summer, this farmers market offers fun and entertainment for everyone. Stroll along East Meadow Drive while testing tasty treats from Colorado. The markets begins on Father’s Day and run through to October.
Leave your car at the villa and hop aboard the Eagle Bahn Gondola for a scenic ride up the mountain and a panorama of Vail Valley. At the top, take time to take in that view!
When the slopes shut down, Vail Mountain transforms into an adventure park, offering an alpine roller coaster, ropes courses, kids rides, warm-weather tubing and ziplines, including a 4-hour zipline tour around the mountains.
Bikes are readily available for rental in Vail, including trailers and Strider bikes for the youngest ones in the family. Grab a picnic and explore along the river or Donovan Park to the west of Vail.
Take a break from the slopes for a glide around the rink. This Beaver Creek ice rink is open from 10am to 9pm in the winter and features an outdoor café for those mandatory hot chocolate breaks.
Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola, kids can explore an array of natural history exhibits about local wildlife such as ravens, weasels, lynx and black bears. Nature hikes and snowshoe tours are also offered.