Check into the Sebastian-Vail – A Timbers Resort which has been recently renovated and offers ski-in/ski-out access to Vail Mountain, a pool, relaxing hot tubs and several excellent dining options. The hotel offers supervised activities for children during the winter season. The Tykes Room has a chalkboard wall, a stage with curtains, books and games for the youngest guests. Choose from 84 guest rooms and 23 luxury suites. Ask for one of the residential suites with a kitchen and a fireplace.
Bloom Spa offers a diverse menu of treatments, including massages, wraps and facials. Work out at the fitness center, get a massage and relax next to the outdoor pool with mountain views. Leonora serves bistro-style dishes with an Alpine twist. The restaurant utilizes fresh local ingredients and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Library offers wine tastings and a light menu. For a diverse selection of drinks, tapas and live music on weekends, head to Frost Bar. Rooms start at $275 in the summer and from $495 in the winter (877-888-1540, website).
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