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When it comes to skiing, Colorado is renowned for offering some of the world’s top slopes, from Steamboat Springs, Aspen, Breckenridge and Vail to Telluride, Durango, and beyond. Of course, you’ll need the perfect place to stay, and while there are plenty of hotels and resorts to choose from, oftentimes you’ll find an even better deal by choosing an Airbnb. Some are even ski-in, ski-out, while others are just a short walk away from lifts.
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This Snowmass Village rental offers luxury ski-in, ski-out accommodation, sleeping up to 13 in six bedrooms, ideal for that large group ski trip you’ve been dreaming of. Advanced skiers can take advantage of the Eddy Out ski trail right in the back of the home, while beginners can walk just 50 yards or so to access an easier trail. Spread over 4,500-square-feet, enjoy plenty of room to stretch out along with a gourmet kitchen and a wrap-around deck with a grill if you don’t mind cooking out in the snow. Spectacular views can be enjoyed outside or in, with floor-to-ceiling windows. There’s a fireplace to curl up to and a large outdoor tub for melting the cold away. When you want to just cozy up under a blanket, all rooms have TVs.
This custom log home nestled in the woods not only offers an incredible winter wonderland setting away from the tourist crowds providing plenty of peace and quiet, yet it’s just seven minutes to world-class skiing and even less to free skier parking, and shuttles that will bring you to the gondola or bases. It sleeps up to eight in three bedrooms and comes with all the essentials plus a covered space for all your ski gear and large plate glass west-facing windows providing picturesque views.
Just a two-minute walk to the lifts, this studio space at Telemark Lodge can sleep up to six with a set of bunk beds, a queen murphy bed and a queen sleeper sofa. Ideal for families on a budget, it comes at a very affordable rate and includes all the necessities. You’ll have a full-size kitchen and spacious living room with gorgeous views of the Rockies and Copper Mountain’s slopes, a fireplace and cable TV. Garage parking is included too.
Another Breckenridge gem, this studio condo for four sits on the top floor of Peak 9 Inn AKA Liftside, providing a magnificent view of the ski slope and the mountains. It not only provides convenient ski access but shopping and dining too, accommodating up to four. Just outside the door is a ski locker/extra storage and guests also enjoy the use of a slope-side indoor/outdoor swimming pool, four hot tubs, a sauna, steam room, fully equipped fitness room and locker rooms. Coin-operated laundry facilities, covered and heated parking, a full ski shop and a business center are on-site too.
This affordably chic mountain cabin/condo is on the top floor, providing spectacular ski area and mountain views inside and out, with large windows and a private balcony. Up to four guests can take advantage of the easy access to the ski slopes via a resort shuttle and after a day of play enjoy relaxing in the warm atmosphere, complete with a gas fireplace. The complex includes a shared hot tub for soaking tired muscles, and there’s a shared pool for a memorable swim in the snow.
For the ultimate in a luxurious stay, this ski-in, ski-out penthouse is located in Base Village, a three-bedroom top floor unit in the best hotel Snowmass has to offer. It sits right next to the lift and includes vaulted ceilings, huge windows and decks that showcase panoramic views of the slopes, gondola, and mountain, providing the perfect blend of a luxury estate and a high-end hotel. Breakfast is included along with complimentary ski storage, spas, a fitness center, climbing wall, lounge, and transportation.
This luxurious mountain retreat is just a short drive from Telluride and Mountain Village in the Mountain Village Ski Ranches. A gorgeous craftsman-style post and beam home, it accommodates up to six in five bedrooms while providing easy access to the slopes along with jaw-dropping views of Mount Sneffels from the front porch, and many other vantage points. The floor to ceiling windows brings the outdoors in, while the gas fireplace offers a warm ambiance. The master bedroom also has a gas fireplace that connects to a grand ensuite bathroom with two showerheads and a large tub with views.
This one-of-a-kind chalet sits on the west side of Buttermilk Mountain, one of the country’s top ski mountains, and it’s just five minutes from Aspen’s airport. Enjoy seclusion, privacy and quiet on 40 private acres surrounded by unspoiled nature for up to eight guests (six adults and two children) in three bedrooms, all en-suite. Relax with panoramic, uninterrupted views that stretch all the way to Mount Sopris near Carbondale. The setting is truly a winter wonderland, and you’ll have an abundance of natural light with the many windows, although black-out blinds throughout to ensure a peaceful night’s sleep. There are multiple TVs with DVD players and Roku, but odds are, you’ll just want to kick back and gaze out at those incredible vistas.
This private one-bedroom cabin sits right next to Purgatory Resort, just a 30-minute drive from all the attractions in Durango. A unique designer space, it comes with lots of special perks like a vintage ski lift chair swing on the deck, and a private hot tub, with robes included. When you aren’t outdoors, you can relax and watch your favorite shows on the Smart TV with DirecTV and cook up meals in the fully stocked kitchen.
The Mountainsider is just 75 yards from the base of the Ski Gondola in Steamboat Springs and after a day of skiing, you can look forward to relaxing among the sophisticated, warm European ski chalet ambiance, complete with a stone fireplace and a spectacular view of Mount Werner. It’s filled with luxuries, including two marble bathrooms with rainfall showers, a gas fireplace, a kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a Keurig coffeemaker, along with a washer/dryer. For entertainment, you’ll have a 60″ Smart TV with cable channels, a DVD player and Xbox 1. Free Wi-Fi is included too.
By booking this private ski chalet you’ll be just five minutes from the Breckenridge gondola for easy access to the slopes. It’s ideal for a large family and perhaps extended family too, accommodating up to 10 guests. After a day of skiing, you’ll appreciate the opportunity to soothe those sore muscles in the hot tub and enjoy some incredible stargazing after dark. Look forward to relaxing with gorgeous mountain views and wildlife watching too.