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Top 4 Mountain Restaurants in Val d'Isere

Jul 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Danny Frith

In France, Val d’Isere is among the region’s best ski resorts. Along with terrific slopes, the destination is known for having some pretty great restaurants. And as avid ski bunnies know, one of the highlights of any ski day is your midday pit stop for lunch, especially if it’s enjoyed al fresco. There’s something about that fresh mountain air and scenic backdrop that makes any meal feel like an experience all on its own. If you’re headed to Val d’lsere for the upcoming ski season, here are four of our favorite eateries to drop into in between runs.

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Waldorf Astoria's Stunning Mountain Retreat

Apr 6, 2016  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Californians love their fresh powder, especially when it comes to the slopes of Park City, Utah. The Golden state’s residents account for nearly a fourth of the historic town’s annual visitors. Add in the Sundance International Film Festival, the dozens of artisan culinary shops and restaurants that complement a few stunning resorts, and Park City becomes an alluring escape for any and all snow bunnies.

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An Alpine Experience with Chic Euro Style

Mar 3, 2016  |   Contributor: Dan Avila

To many, the Alps are the prime locations for snow sport excellence. Endless runs in pristine conditions, fabulous infrastructures and picturesque villages with a chic Euro style; it is ski heaven. The tiny Alpine town of Valmorel, set high in the French Alps, is transformed in the winter. Valmorel village may be small, but it punches above its weight in premium offerings. Some of the finest French cheese, wine and produce are from this region and the skiing is simply sublime.

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Carlton Hotel St. Moritz is a Winter Sanctuary
Nestled Among the Swiss Alps | Presented By Carlton Hotel St. Moritz

Jan 25, 2016  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

At 6,000 feet above sea level, Carlton Hotel St. Moritz is a luxury lover’s haven nestled on a plateau above St. Moritz Lake amongst the scenic Swiss Alps. This 100-year-old property recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation, featuring lavish interiors created by esteemed Swiss designer Carlo Rampazzi. Open only during the winter months, from December through March, this seasonal sanctuary is truly a skier’s paradise.

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Win the Whistler Extraordinary Experiences Contest & Start 2016 Off Right

Jan 4, 2016  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

‘Tis the season for a winter wonderland getaway filled with snowcapped mountains, crackling fires, and luxurious lodging. Enter the Whistler Extraordinary Experiences Contest and you’ll have a chance to enjoy all this and more in dazzling Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Located two hours north of Vancouver in the Coast Mountains, Whistler is known for its charming villages lined with great retail shops, restaurants, and spas, all surrounded by Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, a skier and snowboarders dream.

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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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Travel to Park City For a Fall Getaway Before the Snow Sets In

Oct 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Your winter wardrobe and ski gear might still be in storage—after all, it’s only September—but now is the perfect time to fit in one last snow-free visit to Utah’s mountain paradise of Park City before the flakes start falling and Hollywood types begin flocking there for that certain festival which shall not be named.

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The Warmer Side of Whistler Has More Than Just Wintertime Activities

Aug 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial  |  1 Comment

It was my final day in Canada and I relaxed upon rattan palms at the entrance of Fairmont Chateau Whistler, which at 25 years of age is the village matriarch. As I awaited my transportation, I observed my surroundings. Encircled by the green of mountains and a blue sky above, the village to the left and spruce and cedars everywhere, it was a Christmas-perfect setting, one that it is best known for in the winter. But having gone in the summer, I discovered that Whistler is much more than just a winter destination.

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Take a Last-Minute Family Trip to The French Alps Before Ski Season Ends

Apr 14, 2014  |   Contributor: AJ Jordan

The end of the ski season is fast approaching, and Club Med Valmorel is one of the last resorts in the French Alps to remain open in April. If you caught the ski bug this year and haven’t had the opportunity to break out the equipment, why not gather up the passports for a family trip to the French Alps?

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7 Fun, Romantic & Breath-Taking Places to Steal a Kiss in Colorado

Mar 27, 2014  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

Colorado is made for lovers, with spectacular outdoor views, natural beauty, fresh air, great restaurants and friendliness all around the great state. Take your honey on a romantic rendezvous and steal a kiss at seven of our favorite posh places.

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4 Luxury Ski Resorts With Real Estate for Sale in Vermont

Feb 27, 2014  |   Contributor: Roger Sands

Staying in high-end accommodations will enhance any ski vacation; staying in your own luxurious vacation home is quite another thing. The benefits associated with owning your own ski property are too numerous to mention. However, one thing is certain, such an investment will guarantee years of great moments. Below is a skier’s dream list of upscale accommodations throughout Vermont, home to some of the best terrain in the world. With high altitude properties like these, a snowy vacation is suddenly transformed into an extra exceptional experience.

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The Swiss Alps' Chedi Andermatt Opens as the Country's Only Year-Round Resort

Dec 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Large comfy chairs, big furry blankets, and beautifully designed fireplaces are a few of the offerings at the new five-star Chedi Andermatt hotel and residences in the Swiss Alps. Guests and owners coming in from the snowy slopes are welcomed into the property’s stylish wood paneling which creates an environment perfectly suited for a cozy Switzerland experience.

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Canadian Heli-Skiing Company Adds 18,000 Acres of Skiable Terrain & Refreshes Gothics Lodge

Nov 29, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

With nearly 50 years under its belt as the inventor of heli-skiing in Western Canada, the world’s largest operator and the company that started it all, CMH Heli-Skiing, will be expanding its ski terrain in the Selkirks sub-range of the Columbia Mountains for the 2013/2014 season. They will also be making changes to their Gothics lodge which will open for the season on December 21.

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Elegant Ski Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado: Grand Lodge on Peak 7

Aug 27, 2013  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Flying high above the alpine scenery, the Breckenridge Connect Gondola is by far the most elegant way of traveling to and from my accommodations at the Grand Lodge on Peak 7 in Breckenridge, Colorado. Moose graze in the wetlands below and a variety of Colorado wildlife can be seen from this airborne vantage point. Steps from the Lodge or downtown area, the gondola is one of the many luxurious appointments this property has to offer.... Read More

President of Vail Resorts Talks Expanding Into Utah: Interview with Blaise Carrig

Jun 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

There’s always news of some kind in Park City, Utah, even when there is no snow. But the most recent news took many by surprise. At the end of May this year, it was announced that Vail Resorts, one of the leading mountain resort operators in the United States, and publicly traded on the NYSE (NYSE:MTN) was taking over the operations of the well-run, hugely popular Canyons Ski Resort, beginning in June of this year.... Read More

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