The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch

Nestled in an exclusive enclave on Beaver Creek Mountain, The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is the perfect slope-side luxury resort for adventure or relaxation year-round. Visitors can enjoy panoramic mountain views of The Bachelor Gulch ski area or the beautiful Vail Valley from their guest room.

The Colorado resort is perhaps best known for its unmatched ski-in, ski-out access to some of the world’s best terrain. 180 luxuriously redesigned guest rooms, including 40 Residential Suites and The Ritz-Carlton Suite await those seeking the finest personal services and facilities. Deluxe guest rooms start at 450 sq. ft. and boast breathtaking views, posh marble bathrooms, double or king beds with some rooms offering balconies or fireplaces. Residential Suites are truly a home away from home; one or two-bedroom suites feature a separate dining room and living room with sleeper sofa, kitchens with granite count tops and built-in appliances and inviting fireplaces in select units. Guests of the resort have access to 24-hour in room dining service.

Club® Level guests will enjoy a “hotel within a hotel experience”; amenities include private balconies with mountain or valley views and in-room fireplaces all of which embrace Rocky Mountain luxury and the adventurous spirit of the West. The exclusive lounge on the 8th floor of the resort features an endless array of beverage and culinary offerings throughout the day coupled with the finest personal service from Club Concierge. Indulge in savory delights featuring authentic, flavorful small bites sourced from the purest ingredients found in the Rocky Mountain region. An ideal escape for families, the resort offers an array of activities for children through the Ritz Kids program including the popular Ski Nanny service, an array of guided outdoor adventures, specially created menus, and festive Birthday Bashes. Ritz Kids experiences tap into that innate curiosity by introducing our youngest guests to both the natural wonders and the rich cultural traditions of our resort locations. Immersive and adventurous, the resort experiences provide your child with enthralling activities to reward their interest in the beauty and workings of the world we live in.

Guests can enjoy endless dining options including fine dining at Spago by Wolfgang Puck featuring contemporary Asian infusions and Colorado sensibilities, or a more casual setting at Colorado-influenced Buffalos restaurant featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as a Market Table brunch buffet. Bachelors Lounge, a cigar and spirits bar equipped with a sultry indoor lounge where Mixologists and Sommeliers will handcraft special cocktails or suggest the perfect wine or cigar pairing. A heated, covered smoking terrace is ideal for relaxing after a long day of enjoying the great outdoors and has HD TVs and multiple fireplaces. Gourmet coffee and tea selections, house-made pastries and an assortment of grab-and go snacks can be found at Chair 16. A favorite pastime at the resort is a Gourmet S’mores Experience. Enjoy a special s’mores kit containing graham crackers and marshmallows along with a selection of chocolates and –roast your own sweet creation around the Fire Pit.

At The Bachelor Gulch Spa, pure mountain air and natural surroundings inspire total renewal of the mind, body and spirit. The 21,000-square-foot facility 19 treatment rooms, a luxurious manicure/pedicure salon, and a curated spa menu catering to the guest’s every need, including rejuvenating treatments for couples, bride and groom, expectant mothers and anyone seeking supreme relaxation. This Colorado spa’s signature experience centers around the men’s and women’s rock-lined grottos featuring steam, sauna, hot and cold plunge area and a co-ed rock-lined grotto with waterfall that promise to create a truly unparalleled spa experience. The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is ranked No. 1 on the Travel + Leisure 2013 World’s Best Awards list of Top Hotel Spas in the Continental U.S.

More than 24,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor venues await weddings, celebrations, business meetings or intimate affairs. From spacious ballrooms to a well-appointed executive boardroom, our function space is ideal for any occasion.

Upon arrival to The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch during ski season, our Ski Concierge will complete a detailed luggage and equipment identification process and store equipment at your convenience. When you are ready to hit the slopes, they will have your equipment ready and warm for that special on-mountain adventure. Guest equipment will be set up daily at the time requested; otherwise, all ski equipment will be ready by 7:30 a.m. After an adventure-filled day on the mountain, ski equipment will be cleaned and stored in the well-designed and organized Ski storage area. Upon departure, with a simple touch of a button, guests will be immediately connected to The Bell team member who will assist them. Be sure to enjoy Colorado snowshoeing tours by participating in the resorts Naturalist program, led by “Ranger Jackie” who conducts immersive and educational outings into our very own backyards.

The array of year-round, outdoor adventures available to guests at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is truly unparalleled. Guests enjoy exclusive access to Red Sky Golf Club and unique services, such as the Golf Concierge, who is available to arrange tee times, lessons, transportation and golf club rentals and will answer any questions about the best of Colorado golf. Other summer activities in the area include white-water rafting, fly fishing, hiking, mountain-biking, horseback riding, and snowshoeing.

Here, pooches are most definitely pampered with a bevy of enhanced dog-friendly services offered by Bachelor’s Pack, led by our resident canine ambassador, a Saint Bernard named Bachelor. ‘Aarf’-worthy amenities include:

  • premium dog bowls and overstuffed beds
  • Bachelor’s V.I.P. Pack, containing treats, toys and a dog-friendly area handbook and guide
  • “Furry Paw Fridays” seasonal canine fun in the sun
  • “Pampered Pup” in-room doggie massages, presented by The Bachelor Gulch Spa , are available
  • All-natural pet food and treats available for in-room orders

Via its “Pampered Paws for a Cause” initiative, the resort donates $25 USD of the pet fee, per stay, to the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) to support the world’s less-fortunate pups.

The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is the perfect setting for an escape to a luxury Colorado Resort  that combines privacy with authentic Rocky Mountain sophistication, making it the ideal place to create everlasting memories.