5 great skiing deals for winter

Between December and May, skiing takes center stage in the mountainous areas of Europe and North America. Whether it’s a family skiing retreat or a wintry sports vacation, you’ll need somewhere warm and cozy to kick back after a long day on the slopes. These amazing vacation homes are all within easy reach of great skiing and snowboarding, and are a lot more affordable than you’d think…

Colorado

Skiers and snowboarders flock to Colorado each winter. The bright skies and snow-capped peaks make Colorado a winter wonderland for everyone. And it isn’t all about skiing – you can spend your days here ice skating, snowboarding, tubing or ice climbing.

Ski resorts like Aspen Mountain have vibrant shopping scenes, with boutique stores selling designer clothes and ski essentials. Live music venues and fine-dining restaurants are also easy to come by, and the après ski here is as good as you’ll find anywhere on the planet. Here are some of the best deals for this year.

Snowmass 7

Best skiing deals for winter 2017

This newly built vacation home offers direct access to the Snowmass Mountain via Two Creeks Run. Sleeping up to 11 guests, the 5-bedroom property provides an outdoor hot tub, a gourmet kitchen, a media room and oodles of cozy furnishings.

From $309 per person per night 

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Snowmass 3

Skiing luxury vacation rentals in January

This spacious, timber-framed vacation rental sleeps up to 17 guests. Breathtaking mountain views flood into the house from all angles, and luxury begins at the doorstep. Experience the outdoor hot tub, media room and top-notch living facilities, all just a short distance away from the ski slopes via the Two Creeks Run.

From $92 per person per night 

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Aspen 8

The best skiing vacation rentals for winter

For an ultra-luxurious ski vacation, check into this 6-bedroom mansion, which features every amenity you could possibly need for a week or two on the slopes. It’s home to an indoor pool, a home theater, a fully equipped gym and even 3 bars. Surrounded by the beautiful Aspen mountains, the location couldn’t be better for any skiing enthusiast.

From $3008 per person per night

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Aspen 11

Villa rental deals for skiing in January

Amidst Aspen’s beautiful mountain scenery, this deluxe, open-plan home with 5 bedrooms provides comfort at every turn. With a fireplace and a hot tub, warming up couldn’t be easier after a day of winter sports. You’ll even have access to a private pond, which doubles up as a personal ice skating rink during ski season!

From $282 per person per night

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Chamonix

In the shadow of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the Alps, the French resort of Chamonix is renowned for its great winter skiing. In summer it welcomes plenty of climbers and mountaineers, who come to tackle the soaring peaks. With plenty of hiking routes also on offer, including the 11-day Tour du Mont Blanc, the opportunities for enjoying the great outdoors are endless.

For a break away from trekking and skiing you can take the Montenvers train from central Chamonix to the Mer de Glace, the third-largest glacier in the Alps. Other attractions nearby include indoor climbing, golf, cycling, paragliding, swimming, plus festivals and markets, which are held throughout the year.

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Skiing vacation deals in January

Set in the Chamonix valley, this ultra-contemporary ski chalet offers a sauna, games area and a private gym, and has space for up to 11 guests. The 360-degree views of the Mont Blanc range and the Chamonix valley will take your breath away. Experience a taste of French luxury on your ski vacation with this villa.

From $91 per person per night

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For more information about ski hire or other extras, speak to our concierge team. To browse our full range of villas, click here

 

How to Spend A Million Dollars in Aspen…

Home to four incredible skiing mountains, a full line up of annual festivals and the regular occurrence of casual celeb spotting, Aspen is known as America’s richest winter destination, the location to be all year round.

From the snowy bliss in skiing season to the countless activities in the warmer months, Aspen is deemed as a luxurious destination to any visitor. Flooded with top-notch celebrities, the renowned winter paradise is popular amongst the rich, famous and virtually anyone who owns a private jet. With the A-list status tracing back to the early sixties, the lasting prestigious appeal continues. Boasting countless exquisite features, an Aspen getaway is designed for the more extravagant traveler, where the vacation is assured to be a higher end lifestyle experience.

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When to go?

In terms of crowds and prices, ski season, December- March and summer during the festival peak are the most popular periods. Summer time promises the bliss mountain experience with temperatures as high as 70s, whereas September is quieter, filled with bursts of natural colour and the thinning out of crowds. June is popularised for rafting in the best snowmelt-fuelled rapids and autumn for the falling of leaves, holding a gorgeous image.

Aspen as you can tell showcases some of the best homes, landscapes and activities all perfect for each extravagant guest. You may wonder then, how could you possibly spend a million here in a week? Very easily for those who love a good splurge!

Firstly, staying in the most elaborate, lavish homes. With Aspen famous for it’s 5 star accommodation, vacation rentals and top celeb homes, you’re spoilt for choice on a vacation home. Ranked the 11th most expensive zip code region in America, whether you’re looking to rent or buy a home on your trip, the investment is worthwhile for a top-notch time away.

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Extra services galore! Staying in a vacation rental means an endless supply of extra amenities available for you to indulge in. Enjoy bottles of the finest wines, champagnes, chef service, a personal trainer, armed or unarmed security, a butler, waiter, high end bath products and much, much more for a truly lavish vacation (all of which we can offer in our properties).

Designer stores – For those heading to Aspen with a true love of shopping, you’re in for a fabulous treat. A handful of the most famous names have recently made their debut to Aspen including Dolce & Gabbana, Helmut Lang, Rag & Bone and Burberry, the perfect antidote for any shopaholic. Whilst shopping, why not buy a designer ski jacket at Monclear, an esteemed clothing brand to look super trendy when hitting the slopes.

Take a trip down to the spa – The notable St Regis Remede Spa is the most luxurious spa in all of Aspen. Prided as a sanctuary for A listers, you’ll receive nothing more than the top treatments and utmost relaxation. Their most famous package is 6 hours long which includes a 60 minute massage, 60 minute facial, 60 minute scrub, light lunch, mani/pedi and access to all the amenities  such as the oxygen lounge, hot tubs or steam caves.

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Walking on the wilder side – If you’re more of an adventurer, grab the chance of participating in the many outdoor activities available. From horseback riding, cycling or hiking through the mountainous trails, there’s more than enough to do on your trip. Best experienced in the summer months, grab the chance of absorbing the heart warming atmosphere as you go. The ‘Grottoes’, caves on the Independence Pass , along the Roaring Fork River are known to be a fantastic spot to explore on your hike.

Festivals – No trip is complete without heading to one of their fantastic festivals including Aspen’s Music Festival in the summer and Aspen’s Idea Festival.

Lastly, book a private gourmet dinner party – With the esteemed Tim Goodwell, a Food & Wine ‘Best New Chef’ having recently opened Ricard Brasserie & Liqor Bar in Snowmass, book yourself a private dinner with him. Cooking up a fancy French feast, indulge yourself in 9 perfectly crafted, sumptuous courses in your own room, where Goodman himself prepares the plates. Including an array of the finest wines to pair with the dishes, the overall experience immerses you into utmost luxury.

Let’s get ready to ski

If you haven’t caught the skiing bug yet, why not give it a go?

Luxury ski chalets

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We have some great ski lodges in two of the great skiing areas of the world: Colorado at Aspen and Snowmass and Courchevel and Chamonix in the French Alps.

The thrill of the mountains and the snow is there for the taking and all of the resorts offer a range of ski runs for beginners and the experienced alike. From ski tuition to the perfect après-ski destinations, we know you and your whole family will love the experience.

But after a long day on the slopes you’ll need somewhere cosy to ‘lay your heads’. That’s where we come in. Our great and often luxurious ski chalets and lodges offer you and your party – big or small – the perfect home-from-home in the snowy mountains.

Chamonix 11

Luxury ski chalets

Chamonix 11

Several families or a large group of friends can really enjoy the luxury lifestyle during their skiing vacation here. The chalet has 8 bedrooms and comfortably sleeps 16 guests but two bedrooms are big enough to be family rooms. Great views from all rooms.

This chalet has everything for a fabulous stay including a large lounge area with an open fire and large flat screen TV, a modern kitchen and dining space which will seat 20 people, a sauna and an outdoor hot tub. It also boasts a separate boot and ski room which can be accessed from outside to save tramping snowy boots through the chalet. The games room has PS2 and Nintendo Wii and Wi-Fi access for those moments when your guests need alternative entertainment.

Chamonix 11 also offers a VIP package with your own chef prepared breakfast and four course dinner with fine wines for 16 guests six of your seven nights stay. Daily housekeeping and chauffeur driven vehicles at your disposal are also included.

Snowmass 36

Luxury ski chalets

Snowmass 36

This delightful chalet gives guests direct access to the slopes via Fanny Hill and of course amazing views. Snowmass 36 has four main bedrooms, three of which are king size and one is a bunk room sleeping five and a den/media room which doubles as the fifth bedroom (double sofa bed).

The four main bedrooms all have log burning fires for that real cosy feel as does the large living space. The state of the art kitchen has all the facilities you could wish for and a dining room that seats ten.

The three main bedrooms all have large flat screen TVs, three have Jacuzzi baths and balconies. The Media Room has a massive 55” screen TV for your TV and DVD entertainment; there is an x-box too and a wet bar. The room has access to the deck and the hot tub for gazing at the starry night and the Rocky Mountains.

Your choice
Wondering why you’ve never stayed with us before? We have a wide range of chalets of which these two are just examples. Take a look around and book yours online for the coming season. Go on treat yourselves to an early Christmas present and something to look forward to this winter.

Where in the world?

Did you know that Top Villas vacation rentals are available in more than 35 destinations around the world? We have more than 2,500 luxury villas and condos available offering you sumptuous accommodation in beautiful locations. There will be something or somewhere that you fancy amongst them!

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The other great thing is that our villas can sleep as few as four people to as many as 24. This means you can take a quiet or small family holiday or really rock the boat and take the whole family with you.

Sought after locations

There is no doubt that our home-from-home vacation homes are in some of the most sought after spots. We have accommodation in the theme park capital of the world, Orlando and other destinations in Florida, throughout the Caribbean, in Mexico, Las Vegas, California and as far as Hawaii. We also have chalets for your winter joy in Aspen and Snowmass.

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You can also follow the snow in Europe as we have chalets in France at Chamonix and the three Valleys. Head to Europe and try our Mediterranean villas on the French Riviera at St Tropez, Cannes and Antibes; strike it hot in Italy on the Amalfi Coast, the glorious Greek island of Mykonos or Spain’s Majorca.

Asia isn’t ruled out as you can take a choice of many in Thailand and Indonesia as well as staying in the heart of the Middle East in Dubai. We defy you not to find somewhere you’d like to visit in this vast list.

The properties

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One thing you can be sure of s that the accommodation will be luxurious and spacious. Many of the properties are on the sea front with spectacular views. Almost every villa has its own private pool and hot tub and al fresco eating though you won’t be wanting this in the snow covered mountains.

All villas and condos also have high-end kitchen equipment with many of the sunnier clime accommodations also boasting summer kitchens too. Games rooms and cinema rooms can be found in many of the large villas with some even sporting their own fitness rooms.

Some villas come with concierge or maid options but Top Villas will always make their best efforts to meet your every need.

Book now

It’s simple to book a vacation rental online. Choose your destination and times to find out which properties are available. If you need help you can message us live online for help or of course pick up the telephone. You can also book car hire through us.

See you at one of our villas soon!

Late deals and other excitements

Killing two birds with one stone is an ancient Chinese saying that actually means solving two problems at one time with a single action. Here at Top Villas we think we have an opportunity just like that for you.

A break in the Fall

Are you looking for a fall break? If you are we have some great late offers on some of our most luxurious villas in Orlando. If you take up one of these late deals you’ll find yourself in Orlando just in time for Orlando’s Magical Dining Month in September.  Two birds …

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Al Fresco in Orlando

This foodie opportunity is happening throughout the month and if you time it right, you might catch the start of the International Food and Wine Festival at DisneyWorld’s Epcot. This latter event starts at the very end of September on 27th.

Thanksgiving in the Caribbean
If September is a little soon to grab a short break what about a super vacation for the Thanksgiving celebrations in November? Sneak away for some ‘just you’ time with your partner or take the whole family. It will be worth it.

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All alone on Belize

We have beautiful luxury villas on a number of Caribbean islands – Barbados, St Lucia, Turks & Caicos, St Barts, Mustique and many more. Each island has its own character. If you want a real romantic and exlcusive vacation, then this private Belize island is suitable for four couples. It is only rented to one party at a time and has many extras. These include boat transfers, a private chef as well as butler and concierge services.

The New Year in Colorado
Prefer crisp, icy conditions, then book early for your Colorado ski chalet in the New Year.

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Picturesque in Snowmass

Expect the same top quality in the mountainous regions of Snowmass and Aspen to enjoy the slopes and the Apres Ski.

Whatever time of year and whatever destination you fancy, Top Villas has it covered with bells on!