By Janice Nieder on Feb 11, 2016 in Accommodation, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, North America, Regions, Resorts, Restaurants, Spas Pampering, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, USA, Utah, Vacation Rentals –
Skiers in a know have prolonged touted Utah as carrying a “Greatest Snow on Earth”; maybe usually one of a reasons Vail Resorts Inc. bought Park City Mountain Resort for $182.5 million final year. They recently finished a $50 million restoration phenomenon their Quicksilver Gondola that connects a former Canyons and Park City Mountain Resort, so that Park City Mountain is now a largest ski area in America with 7,300 skiable acres.
If we need serve enticement, a readers of SKI repository rated Deer Valley (a adjacent resort) #1 in initial category service, access, on-mountain food, camp and dining for 2016!
1. The Stein Eriksen Lodge
For a ultimate in accessible use book one of a 7 grand suites during The Stein Eriksen Lodge, Park City’s usually 5-star, 5-Diamond rated hotel and lodge. Each apartment is singly flashy though they all underline non-fussy, mountain-chic décor, full epicurean kitchens, stone-tiled bathrooms with oversize jetted tubs and apart showers simply granted with Molton Brown of London bath products, marshmallow soft, down-covered beds, stone-hearth fireplaces in a vital room and master bedroom, and a private rug with a prohibited tub–perfect for examination skiers schuss down a slopes as we soak and sip on some bubbly. Check out their new bath menu, where guest name from a accumulation of aromatherapy bath accroutrements (candles, salt scrubs, moisturizing oils, and physique butters) that supplement to your tubbing pleasure.
Start your day right with a inexhaustible smorgasboard breakfast (loved a salmon eggs bennies) during their award-winning Glitretind Restaurant. Afterwards, conduct downstairs where a adorably accessible ski valets burst to assistance we put on your boots, tie your helmet, lift out your skies, squeeze we some Kleenex or a nominal crater of cocoa before we slip down a towering to a lift, about a half retard away. Skiing doesn’t get most some-more available or some-more silken than this!
When you’re finished skiing and lapse “home”, we can settle in by a glow with a mulled booze during a lively Troll Hatten Lounge, work out during state-of-the-art aptness core or relax in a full-service spa.
2. Resorts West rentals
If we need room to widespread out in character and enterprise privacy, cruise Resorts West where we name from over 150 disdainful oppulance homes and condos sprinkled via Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort and Canyons Resort.
Your private concierge handles all a sum and can seamlessly supplement on a innumerable of available services such as a private chef, luggage shipping, grocery shopping, ski rentals, sauna treatments, and a personal trainer. For bragging rights ask them to book a float on a executive bobsled lane of a 2002 Olympics.
After perusing their portfolio, my initial choice is their ski-in ski-out Resorts West Ski Dream Home, perched on tip of Little Baldy Peak during 8,000 ft. in Deer Valley. Just a few of a overwhelming facilities of this 14,000 retard foot, 6 bedroom, 10 bath home embody an outside exhilarated pool with a cascading waterfall, 4,500 sq. ft. of wrap-around decks to take in a nominal overwhelming views, 15 fireplaces (including dual extraneous glow pits and a large 21’ mill grate in a Great Room) dual booze cellars holding over 1,000 bottles, a “Chill Room” with state-of-the-art DJ booth, 550 gallon aquarium, a film entertainment featuring a 124-inch screen, a entirely versed practice room and a day sauna suite. Everything though a partridge in a pear tree, nonetheless I’m certain a concierge can arrange it.
*Rents nightly for $16,500/night and requires a 7-night minimum
3. High West Distillery Saloon
Ever given Utah has loose a despotic wine laws, Park City is apropos celebration executive for fun places to eat, splash and hang. Don’t skip High West Distillery Saloon, a world’s usually ski-in distillery and gastro-saloon. Their small-batch, artisanal rye whiskeys and oat-based vodkas are done from a excellent towering mixture that are afterwards strong in a normal copper pot. Try light Whisky Lemonade, a warming Bourbon Cowboy Coffee or a blockade flight, that all span ideally with a “Grillsmith”, a prohibited cinnamon Krispy Kreme Donut surfaced with vanilla ice cream doused with Whiskey caramel sauce.
4. The Arctic Ice Lounge
The new child on a block, The Arctic Ice Lounge during a glam Waldorf Astoria is literally ”too-cool for school”. Open usually during ski- deteriorate this happenin’ ice bar facilities extraordinary ice sculptures including an oversized penguin ice-throne built for two. Grab your sugar to keep comfortable as good as a shriek of Moet’s Ice Imperial Champagne (created to be served over ice) or a Moët cocktail like a Kentucky Fizz, done with internal High West Double Rye, bitters and Moët Ice, while roaming on a ultimate bar food: beluga caviar, oysters and sashimi.
5. Montage Deer Valley Resort
If you’re skiing during a Montage Deer Valley Resort, cocktail into a splendid orange pop-up, a uber- lux Clicquot Yurt! Where else can we take a discerning ski break, snuggle underneath a fur chuck on a comfy lounge in front of a resounding mill grate and cocktail a bottle of Veuve Clicquot, accompanied by upscale munchies?
For an superb dinner, try Powder during a Waldorf Astoria Park City, where Executive Chef, Ryker Brown is wowing guest with his worldly American Mountain cuisine. Brown sources and forages a freshest l ingredients, adds his talented twists, that he presents on thespian mill slabs and wood. Menu standouts embody their signature Oysters Hogwash (a usually right, sharp rice-wine vinegar enhancer) a healthy, citrusy churned pellet salad, Crispy Pork Belly sous vide and a Wagyu Beef beef that melts like buttah.
Tupelo’s chef/owner, ex- southerner, Matt Harris, travels a nation to hunt out a excellent small-scale and artisanal products, that he afterwards prepares in decidedly astonishing ways. Whether you’re dining on uninformed Idaho trout, healthy Bear Lake lamb, heirloom Sea Island beans, housemade ricotta or a sweetest scallops imaginable, you’re in for a juicy experience.
8. Burgers Bourbon
If you’re looking for a ultimate burger, conduct to Montage Deer Valley’s Burgers Bourbon for a excellent epicurean burgers, done from a exclusive mix of a excellent plantation lifted beef. we went all out and systematic a decadent Lux Burger surfaced with foie gras, truffle cheese, scotch onions and arugula, that tasted even improved than it sounds, quite with a contingent of fries (truffle, rosemary and honeyed potato) and salsas on a side. Lest we consider I’m a sum piglet, we hold behind and usually systematic a mini s’more shake for dessert!
9. The sauna during Stein Eriksen Lodge
The Spa during Stein Eriksen Lodge, Utah’s usually Forbes Five-Star Spa, offers guest a ultimate in pampering and relaxation. There are 16 diagnosis rooms, atmospheric decrease area, a sauna, eucalyptus steam room, and a prohibited and cold plunge.
You can dart in for a discerning Winter White Truffle Manicure or pointer on for a four-hour “Blue Bird Bliss” that includes a signature massage, Nordic Experience facial, and an Alpine mani/pedi.
10. Spa Montage Deer Valley
Spa Montage Deer Valley is a ideal place to relax and tell while holding in a relaxed towering views. Shout out to Will, my fab masseur, whose goal was to find out and destroy each final painful muscle. You could simply spend a day here enjoying a redwood saunas, steam rooms, jetted whirlpools, torrent showers, indoor mosaic path pool and outside pool with sundeck widespread during their humongous 35,000 square-foot spa. They also have a top-notch gym filled with state-of-the-art apparatus and a full register of practice classes.
PS. we have flunked some-more yoga classes than we can count given we can’t hook adequate for even a “Down Puppy” though we have to acknowledge that Kate, a awfully studious instructor, had me roughly touching a ground!