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Few places embody the luxurious experience of skiing like Beaver Creek, Colorado. Sure, other ski meccas have lovely hotels, restaurants, and plenty of snow too, but Beaver Creek offers up something those other winter enclaves don’t: All that space and none of the crowds. Beaver Creek is a world-class ski area all its own. Made up of 1,815 skiable acres, 149 trails, and 26 lifts, Beaver Creek is still large but is just out of the way enough to evade the typical crowds that hover at Vail Mountain, which sits just 15 minutes away. And, with an average snowfall of 310 inches, Beaver Creek is almost guaranteed to have fresh powder waiting for you. On your next ski trip to Colorado, here are all the places you should stay, eat, and play during a luxury ski getaway at Beaver Creek.
Where to Stay in Beaver Creek
Courtesy Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch
When it comes to luxury offerings, Beaver Creek has more than its fair share. Visitors to the area can book a stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, an American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts property. Located mid-mountain, the hotel offers unparalleled ski-in, ski-out access. The chalet-inspired hotel has both mountain and valley-view rooms available, along with several restaurants, a 21,000-square-foot spa, and even ski nannies available to families.