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Winklematten is a Swiss Beverly Hills, Tucked Inside of Zermatt

Jun 21, 2017  |   Contributor: Danny Frith

Within Zermatt’s boundaries you’ll find the pretty little hamlet of Winklematten. Winklematten was once a self-sustaining village but as Zermatt has grown it has swallowed up this tranquil and charming village.

 

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Snowchella: Closing Weekend Festivities For Aspen and Snowmass Mountains

Apr 13, 2017  |   Contributor: Carin von Berg

Though we have already ushered in the first day of Spring, many snow worshippers have ascended upon the mountain towns of Aspen and Snowmass to partake in final runs, closing-weekend parties and all-around shenanigans to officially mark the end of ski season. 

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Ski-In, Ski-Out & Hang With Olympians At Park City's Crown Jewel

Mar 23, 2017  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Following a week in the French Alps this winter learning how to ski, I was eager to try out my new skill in the States. It’s been said that Utah has the best snow on earth, so this February I headed to Deer Valley for a weekend stay at The St. Regis, a five-diamond, ski-in/ski-out resort located just over a mile from Historic Main Street. If you’ve never been Park City, the first thing you should know is that the drive from the airport is about 45-minutes long and if it’s snowing, you may be required to have chains on your car. However, the hotel can also arrange for airport transfers so that you don’t need to worry about your transportat... Read More

Ski the French Alps at the Private Chalet Princesse in Megeve

Oct 30, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Tucked away in the French Alps in the charming town of Megeve, Chalet Princesse is a historic villa dating back to 1897. Designed as a ski lodge, the chalet boasts a perfect snowy holiday destination or a relaxing summertime retreat.

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Get Your Dose of Rustic Respite at the Whiteface Lodge in the Beautiful Adirondacks

Apr 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

Nestled in the heart of the six-million-acre Adirondack Park and within walking distance to downtown Lake Placid, Whiteface Lodge looks remarkably historic for being built in 2005. Massive timbers still in the shape of tree trunks stand as support pillars buttressed by open wood beam framing. Much of this wood was milled on site, with construction inspired by the Adirondack Great Camp architecture that was popular across the region and in National Parks throughout the United States during the 19th century.

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3 European Ski Chalets That Ooze Class, Style and Lavish Amenities

Mar 26, 2015  |   Contributor: Danny Frith

There are ski chalets and then there are luxury ski chalets, you can usually tell the difference the moment you walk through the door. I get a little bit giddy when I find something special, a fabulous residence that I can get excited about, a gem amongst gems. I see a lot of really lovely ones, but some just stand head and shoulders above the rest. Here are three of the world’s best chalets in Europe:

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5 of the Most Lavish Luxury Ski Hotels & Resorts in the Alps

Mar 12, 2015  |   Contributor: Danny Frith

There’s a lot to be said for the independence and freedom that comes with hiring a luxury ski chalet when visiting the Alps. Other times, you may be wanting more of a true hotel experience. For those who prefer the latter, there are plenty of options in the area ranging from grand and elegant five-star luxury properties to intimate boutique-style establishments. Here are five beautiful hotels that have proved very popular with Swiss snow bunnies:

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Moving Mountains Specializes in Catered Chalet Concept For Custom Colorado Vacations

Mar 5, 2015  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield

To a skier on vacation, luxury means not having to leave your hotel to take on the snowy roads, be it to get to the slopes or to find a great restaurant at the end of a long day. We recently experienced one of the best ski trips we’ve ever taken, thanks to Moving Mountains’ (MM) catered chalet package. Based in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, MM offers luxury vacation lodging and hospitality services.

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5 Resorts Perfectly Primed for Your Late Season Ski Holiday

Feb 26, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Spring is officially less than a month away and soon these dreary, bone-chilling days will be a thing of the past (even though East Coasters may beg to differ). But before we say goodbye to winter, there’s still plenty of time to hit the slopes for to enjoy late season skiing. With extended daylight hours, warmer weather, fewer crowds and longer lift opening times, this is one of the best times to pack up your gear and head to the mountains. Here are five ski resorts for March and April ski holidays:

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The Sebastian Gets a Much-Needed Makeover After Being Open Only 4 years

Feb 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

The Vail Valley is known for its fantastic slopes, walkable downtown district and luxury shopping. And its fine dining establishments, annual festivals and concerts bring a worldly crowd to this mountain oasis. In the hustle and bustle city, The Sebastian hotel debuted back in January 2011, and this year re-emerged as the a boutique hotel and private residence club.

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Meet the $75 Million Members-Only Hermitage Club in Vermont

Feb 12, 2015  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher Boone

Opened late last year, the East Coast finally got its first exclusive, members-only, private ski resort in Southern Vermont. Located on a private mountain, The Hermitage Club hopes to provide the classic New England lifestyle with a sophisticated, understated vibe. Originally opened in the 1960s, Haystack Mountain ski area has evolved into an elegant, yet comfortable destination. 

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Why Leave the Slopes When You Can Have Veuve Clicquot & Caviar Right On the Snow?

Feb 5, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

While skiing in Aspen enjoying the fresh powder, have you ever thought to yourself, “You know, I could really go for some Champagne right about now”? If not, then you’re doing it all wrong. Returning this year to the one of the nation’s best ski towns is Oasis, said to be the world’s first pop-up Champagne and caviar bar. 

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Defying Gravity at St. Regis Deer Valley: Trampoline Snowboarding, Elevated Cuisine and a Bear of a Spa Experience

Jan 8, 2015  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

I couldn’t resist the idea of joining an anniversary party, especially since this was the celebration of the high-altitude, high-end St. Regis Deer Valley. It is just 39 miles from Salt Lake International Airport and one mile from Park City’s historic Main Street. Being nearly 8,000 feet above sea level, I felt as if I were in another world; lighter, away from the pull of gravity.

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All-Inclusive Chalet Pelerin Includes Heli-skiing on the French Alps

Feb 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Nestled cozily beside the French Alps’ hillside village of Le Miroir in Tarentaise valley is Eleven Experience’s new Chalet Pelerin—a year-round respite for nature-lovers all of ages. The recently opened villa straddles the French/Italian border and is only a two-hour drive from Geneva, welcoming skiers, hikers and bikers from across Europe and the world over.

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Journey Between St. Moritz & Zermatt on a 7.5-Hour Scenic Train Ride, Plus Accommodations

Nov 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Winter is coming. No seriously, it’ll be here before we know it. And luckily (for those of you who got that previous reference), it’s not bringing death and doom with it, but rather white wonderlands in some of our favorite ski destinations.

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