“Ooh, woo-oo-oo oo woo-oo-oo (Walk, walk, walk walk).” That’s Franki Valli urging you to walk like a man towards Four Seasons Resort Vail. Any time of year, this luxury hotel in the Tyrolean-style village in the Colorado Rockies right at the foot of Vail Mountain is an excellent experience. We’ve all heard of the Four Seasons chain and its reputation is indeed well deserved. This contemporary masterpiece of elegance and alpine charm is a beacon of sophistication and rejuvenation; a landmark in the Vail Valley with European flair and natural inspiration. All the Four Seasons hotels feature stunning architecture with locally sourced materials and where it’s on the inside that counts, the people that work here make it all the more amazing. The personal service from a staff of over 200 facilitate a remarkable guest experience that will ensure your vacation is the best yet.
Q: How are the rooms?
A: The 121 rooms, suites and private residences are absolutely amazing. They all feature a stone gas-burning fireplace, furnished balcony with breathtaking views of the mountains, villages or gardens, and harmonic interiors of natural tones. The guest rooms are spacious and residential where you’ll feel right at home. The 24 suites are even more magnificent, with luxurious living rooms, dining rooms, refreshingly oversized limestone bathrooms and cinematic entertainment. The private residences are palatial multi-room penthouse style abodes, like the Mount Solitutde Resort Residence with a luxurious 4,400 square-feet of five-bedroom accommodation including gourmet kitchen and dining table for ten. It’s seclusion and privacy on a grand scale here if you’re looking to do Vail in style.
Q: What services and amenities does Four Seasons Resort Vail offer?
A: You’ll find nearly everything you need to help make your stay as effortless as possible. There’s a 2,000 square foot fitness facility with all the equipment required to keep you fit and having fun. Get in an early cardio workout and some strength training with a certified personal trainer before hitting the slopes then relax your muscles with a session in the sauna and steam room. There’s also an outdoor heated pool in the sunken courtyard next to two whirlpools (one for adults-only and one for kids-only). As you exit the pool, a Four Seasons attendant will wrap you in a heated robe and show you to the open-air fireplace, where you’ll kick back with a hot chocolate. Come for a “Dive-In Movie” and watch a film around the pool. There’s a Teen Centre with a games room featuring air hockey and a pool table as well as a TV lounge with Wii. The Concierge at the Four Seasons is outstanding, always knowing the perfect thing for you and your family; and the Ski Concierge is gets you fitted and set up with equipment in the ultimate of ease.
Q: How is the dining here at the resort?
A: The dining is top notch with delicious and nutritious cuisine in dramatic ambiance. As much of the products used in the restaurants here at the Four Seasons are locally sources and the freshest available. FLAME is an excellent steakhouse that celebrates the best of iconic America with perfectly seared prime steaks and hand-cut duck-fat fries and house-made rubs. The dining room has vaulted beamed ceilings, they serve every meal of the day, and you absolutely must try the signature bison potstickers. The Fireside Lounge is an apres-ski haunt to enjoy live music and lively conversation around the fire in the deep leather chairs with a signature Haut Chocolat and snacking on the TJW (That’s Just Wrong) Dog – a Kobe sausage wrapped in maple bacon with bleu cheese coleslaw. There’s also a Pool Bar on the heated deck and Bean & Gone, the resort’s coffee shop. And when you’re looking for room service, there’s 24-hour in-room dining available from Flame.
Q: I’m looking to host a meeting, what does Four Seasons Resort Vail have to offer?
A: This resort is the perfect place for meetings and special events, with 8,500 square feet of state-of-the-art conference space welcoming up to 350 guests in comfortable and high-tech meeting rooms. A spectacular terrace is a prime space to rent out and the Bighorn Ballrom (3,500 square feet) works great with the Piney Hall that works out into several functional layouts to accommodate any group. Conference and event planners are on hand to take care of every detail for you.
Q: How weddings here?
A: Four Seasons shares their joy with couples to make the ultimate mountain wedding. It’s alpine romance at its finest, with full packages for the bride and groom and their guests, along with wedding planners and catering to provide an amazing experience for you and all your guests in the aforementioned romantic and flexible function rooms.
Q: How is the spa?
A: Well if you’re into experiencing vivid bliss and beauty, this is the place for you. Rejuvenate your mind, body and soul with these exquisite high-altitude therapies in 13 treatment rooms that feel like perfect sanctuaries. Treat your muscles to a massage, or a recharge your skin with an organic body treatment or facial. If you’re with your babe, take a trip to the Couples’ Suite with private whirlpool, fireplace and dual massage tables. Try the Spirit of the Rockies signature treatment with local mud body mask, hot stone massage with stones from the Eagle County River, and hot steam inspired by the vapour caves in the surrounding mountains. Top it all off with a session in the eucalyptus steam room.