Luxury Ski Chalets Aspen
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Luxury Ski Holidays in Aspen
Located in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, this luxury ski resort is upmarket with a vibrant town and extensive skiing across four separate mountains. After the Second World War, the town became a hub for winter sports and has grown in popularity ever since.
Many rich and famous guests jet in to sample sophisticated shopping and dining, as well as the wonderfully uncrowded slopes and luxury lodgings in Aspen. An old silver mining town, the resort has a long history and a substantial permanent population which only adds to its charm for a luxury ski holiday.
The fashionable town centre offers a huge variety of stylish shops, galleries, bars and restaurants. There are many grand hotels and luxury ski chalets in Aspen, mostly within walking distance or a free shuttle ride away from the lifts and town centre.
Right above town is Aspen Mountain (otherwise known as Ajax) and to the west, Highlands and Buttermilk. Snowmass is bigger than the other three combined, providing 241 km of trails and 3,339 acres of skiable terrain. There are various activities to enjoy too, from snow biking and tubing to snowshoe tours and ice skating. The resort is also popular in summer for mountain biking, golf and horse riding in the Roaring Fork Valley.
1 Chalets & Apartments in Aspen
Four Peaks Estate
Aspen, United States
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Set in 3 acres of private land, this luxuriously appointed property provides unobstructed views of all four Aspen mountain peaks and is equipped with an outdoor Jacuzzi and cinema room.
Luxury Chalets & Condos in Aspen
Spread across four mountains, there is a great deal of choice when it comes to booking an Aspen luxury chalet for your holiday. If ski-in/ski-out accommodation is a priority then Snowmass is best.
However, those who like to be in the heart of the action are better off in downtown area of the resort, also known as Aspen Core. Here you will find a range of desirable Aspen ski chalets from stylish penthouses to contemporary ski homes.
To the north of Central Core is Red Mountain, also known as Billionaire Mountain for its concentration of the resort’s ultra-elite. This private enclave offers Aspen luxury accommodation with panoramic views over the town yet remains close to the dining and nightlife in Central Core.
Another prestigious neighbourhood is McClain Flats, a sweeping residential area. Finally, the west of the resort offers private ski accommodation in peaceful neighbourhoods surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery. Set in 3 acres of private land, Four Peaks Estate is a beautiful mountain chalet with excellent facilities
Aspen Resort Information
- Resort Altitude: 2399m
- Slopes Altitude: 2399m - 3813m
- Pistes: 5517 acres
- Lifts: 40
- Nearest Airport:Aspen/ Pitkin Country Airport (6 miles from Snowmass Village)
- Blue Slopes: 6%
- Red Slopes: 43%
- Black Slopes: 51%
Skiing in Aspen
Open from mid-November to late April, the resort combines four varied mountain to provide 5505 acres of ski terrain. Covered with one lift pass, there is plenty of terrain to keep skiers entertained during their ski holiday to Aspen.
Ideal for beginner skiers and children, Buttermilk is home to the X Games with a terrain park for lovers of slopestyle and halfpipe. Providing the largest ski area is Snowmass which covers 3332 acres. Here children can also make use of the excellent ski school. Starting from two and a half years old, children can enjoy a safe and nurturing program to introduce them to the fun of winter sports whilst the older members of the family can take part in the Highlands Program for 7 to 14-year-olds. This scheme is aimed at developing all-around skiers, working on skill building across the mountains with themes including balance training, edging skills and freestyle.
Families and children will also feel very comfortable in Snowmass with easy areas including Fanny Hill and Assay Hill. Once skiers have built their confidence in the Elk Camp Meadows Learning Area, the slope down to the valley is a fun route to take to work on what you have learned.
Aspen Highlands is very popular with experienced skiers as the home to the Highland Bowl. Accessible only by snowcat, hiking or skinning, this area has some of the steepest descents in Colorado with spectacular views at the summit of Maroon Bells and Pyramid Peak to the south, as well as views of Red Mountain and Aspen Mountain.
Aspen Mountain is in the centre of the town and is best suited to intermediate and expert skiers.
Family Ski Holidays in Aspen
For families staying in Aspen luxury ski resort, there are plenty of childcare facilities on offer. Looking after children from eight weeks to six years old, The Treehouse Linds Adventure Centre gives parents pagers to keep in touch so that they can enjoy their time on the mountains too.
Families staying in the resort also have plenty of child-friendly restaurants to choose from during their luxury ski holiday. For hearty American food, the popular dishes at 520 Grill include hot dogs and mac and cheese, as well as the tender bison burger with sweet potato fries. Those with special dietary requirements can also enjoy the gluten free and vegetarian options available.
Styling itself as the best gourmet family-friendly restaurant, Brunelleschi’s have “make your own pizza and pasta” options to keep children entertained during your visit.
For family groups, the resort also has plenty of on-mountain dining options including Pine Creek Cookhouse where your family can travel in a horse-drawn sleigh arriving at a cosy log cabin for warming meals.
How to have the perfect luxury ski holiday in Aspen
- Wake up in your Aspen Mountain chalet and enjoy the wonderful views of the snowy scenery around you.
- Following breakfast, skiers of the group can head off to explore the four mountains whilst non skiers of the group can partake in the alternative winter activities on offer including snow biking and ice skating.
- Following a day of fun in the snow, there is certainly has no shortage of apres ski spots. Enjoy a few cocktails before heading on to one of the local restaurants, or back to your Aspen chalet rental for a night in.
Location & Map
Located in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, Aspen is easily accessed from one of four airports - Aspen/Pitkin County Airport, Eagle County Airport, Grand Junction Regional Airport and Denver International Airport. Being just 3 miles from the town of Aspen and 6 miles from Snowmass Village, Aspen/Pitkin County Airport is the most convenient option with Denver being 220 miles from Snowmass. Private jets can fly from Denver to Aspen/Pitkin, avoiding the long drive through the mountains.
Frequently asked questions
Where is Aspen?
The ski resort can be found in the state of Colorado in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States of America.
Where to stay in Aspen?
Set in three acres of private land, Four Peaks Estate offers unobstructed views of all four mountain peaks and is equipped with an outdoor Jacuzzi and cinema room.
How to get to Aspen?
A very accessible ski resort, there are four airports within close proximity including Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE), Eagle County Airport (EGE), Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) and Denver International Airport (DIA).
When does the Aspen ski season start?
Aspen Mountain and Snowmass usually open in mid November with the ski season running through to the end of April.