#1 Tschuggen Grand Hotel: Arosa, Switzerland
If you’re planning to visit the Graubünden region of Switzerland during summer or winter, don’t miss the chance to stay at the unusually designed Tschuggen Grand Hotel. Set in the Alps at an altitude of nearly 6,000 feet, this Leading Hotels of the World outpost features 128 rooms and suites with rainforest showers, minibars and free Wi-Fi access.
#2 The Hotel Telluride: Telluride, Colorado
The Hotel Telluride, which sits in the downtown area, boasts accommodations with incredible mountain views and proximity to everything from ski and snowboard trails to festival grounds to hiking and mountain bike paths.
#3 Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa: Whistler, British Columbia
Nestled at the base of Whistler Blackcomb, one of Canada’s most popular ski resorts, the 287-room Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa is conveniently situated in Whistler Village by Whistler’s ski gondolas.
#4 Heavenly Lake Tahoe: South Lake Tahoe, California
For fantastic skiing above beautiful Lake Tahoe, head to Heavenly Lake Tahoe. During the snowy months, visitors can take part in utility task vehicle tours, scenic gondola rides, snow tubing and, of course, skiing and snowboarding.
#5 Solitude Mountain Resort: Solitude, Utah
Solitude Mountain Resort is divided into two ski areas – Moonbeam and Village – that are packed with top-notch runs, including the popular Honeycomb Canyon. During the warmer months, visitors can enjoy mountain biking, hiking and disc golf, among other activities.
#6 Jade Mountain: St. Lucia, West Indies
The only resort in St. Lucia with views of both the Petit and Gros Piton mountains, Jade Mountain covers 600 acres and is home to two beaches, each with impressive coral reefs. Bridges lead to every accommodation, most of which come equipped with a private infinity pool that overlooks the mountains and Caribbean Sea.
#7 Biltmore Estate: Asheville, North Carolina
Built amid the Blue Ridge Mountains in 1985, the main structure (George Vanderbilt’s former home) features 250 rooms and is America’s largest privately owned residence. Estate visitors can bed down in one of the property’s three hotels, including a historic cottage and the elegant Inn on Biltmore Estate, which features a seasonal pool and hot tub, a spa and a fitness center.