Dreaming of the ultimate Colorado summer experience? The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, a luxurious mountain resort tucked away in an exclusive enclave of Beaver Creek Mountain, offers legendary Colorado mountain adventures.
Nestled among towering pines and majestic mountains, The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is consistently recognized as one of North America’s premiere hotels, weaving the natural beauty of its surroundings into nearly every hotel experience. Guests enjoy unparalleled service, incredible attention to detail and commitment to quality at one of the largest freestanding log cabins in North America.
From the spa’s signature Miner’s Mineral Mud wrap with activated charcoal sourced from Colorado mines, regional microbrews on tap, seasonal culinary offerings from local farm partners and elegance anchored in the great outdoors, the destination balances the easy pace of mountain living with unrivaled mountain experiences.
The hotel, located in the pristine Vail Valley, is easily accessible with daily, direct flights from across the country and located only 28 miles away from Eagle County Regional Airport.
This summer, The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is offering the Edge of Wild experience, where guests staying three nights receive a $200 resort credit to be used toward their own unique adventure, whether a guided mountain hike with the onsite naturalist, a spa experience, mountainside dining or more. The offer is valid from May 27-September 6, 2021.
The perfect Edge of Wild summer adventures might include:
- Living on the Edge of Wild: Wake up before sunrise for an early morning hike up Bachelor Gulch to see the sun rise over the mountain tops and catch sights of local wildlife. Prepare for your next outdoor excursion by joining the Survival Skills adventure course for a history lesson on how the original bachelors of Bachelor Gulch survived in the wilderness, while learning basic survival techniques such as fire starting, orienteering and more from a seasoned Naturalist guide. Learn the basics of fly tying and how to match the hatch of the local streams while enjoying local craft beers from Colorado’s oldest brewery. Or, participate in two new mountain adventures for summer 2021 including an Archery class or join the new, Baton Twirling Lesson on select evenings.
- Inspired, Luxurious Adventures: Start your day with an outdoor morning yoga class, then take in fresh air and explore the mountain on a private, guided hike with an expert naturalist, learning fascinating facts about alpine plants and wildlife. Rejuvenate after your adventure with a signature treatment at the world-class spa. Enjoy a glass of champagne while you watch the sunset on the Mountainside Terrace followed by dinner at Sakaba, the new sushi lounge located inside the hotel, serving traditional Japanese cuisine, sushi and composed raw dishes with fresh fish flown in daily from Japan.
- Ultimate Experiences for the Entire Family: The hotel is ideal for multi-generational families to gather. Guests can stay in private, multi-bedroom, residences or penthouses with separate kitchens and bedrooms, having more space to spread out, while also enjoying the amenities of the hotel just an elevator away. On select summer dates, ride the chairlift to the top of the mountain to venture through aspen trees and wildflowers on a naturalist guided hike or hike the village-to-village trail that traverses to Beaver Creek Village. Select a chef prepared picnic lunch from the onsite market to enjoy at the top of the mountain. Reserve a private chef dining experience or join the Earth to Table locally sourced dinner series on the WYLD Terrace followed by family s’mores while you stargaze on the lawn Join the Earth to Table locally sourced dinner series on the WYLD Terrace followed by family s’mores while you stargaze on the lawn. For even more adventure, mountain bike from the hotel base or join a guided whitewater rafting trip on the Colorado river, learn to fly fish, or treat yourself to relaxation at the spa while children (age 5-12) participate in Ritz Kids, the ultimate outdoor vacation experience through activities centered around creativity and the amazing Rocky Mountain landscape.
- High Altitude Summer Golf: Although the hotel is well known as a winter ski destination, The Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch has been named a top U.S. Western Golf Resort and is located near several world-class championship golf courses, including both mountain and high desert settings, for a variety of adventurous golf excursions. From Red Sky Golf Club to Beaver Creek to Vail, guests enjoy preferred access to some of the top Colorado golf courses. The on-site concierge team can arrange and schedule tee times for guests to enjoy a seamless golf outing. After golf, enjoy a Whisky and Woodburning experience, etching a personalized design into a wooden cutting board or set of Colorado aspen wood coasters. Dine at WYLD, The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch’s signature restaurant serving seasonal and locally sourced dishes prepared by executive chef Jasper Schneider.