Make Holiday Memories to Last a Lifetime on Beaver Creek Mountain
AVON, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 'Tis the season to escape to the mountains of Colorado with family and friends to enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors while basking in the brilliance of the great indoors at the newly renovated Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch. In addition to Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's dinners at Wolfgang Puck's Spago and the hotel's new, locally influenced restaurant, Buffalos, the Beaver Creek resort is saluting the festive time of year with an array of experiences sure to please guests of all ages. Cigar and spirits enthusiasts will also enjoy a collection of unique events in Bachelors Lounge. Create #RCMemories for years to come with the following winter experiences:
GINGERBREAD OPEN HOUSE
November 22nd, 2pm - 4pm; $30 per person
The luxury hotel opens for the winter season with our exclusive gingerbread house decorating event and the annual unveiling of Bachelor's Gingerbread Village. Honorary attendees will have the chance to build their very own gingerbread house.
November 29th, 4pm - 6pm
Join us for our annual tree lighting ceremony with hot infused cider, cookie decorating, and caroling!
HOT CHOCOLATE AND S'MORES BAR
Starting November 29th, Daily, 4pm - 6pm
Join us at Espresso Chair 16 for gourmet hot chocolate and a delicious selection of s'mores and other sweet delights. Coffee, cappuccinos and adult beverages will also be available for purchase.
IN-ROOM DINING SKIERS' BREAKFAST
In conjunction with In-Room Dining's door hanger menus, Skiers' Breakfast offers a quick option for the resort guests who want to hit the slopes as soon as possible. Skiers' Breakfast is a prix fixe menu which will be delivered to your room.
SPAGO - SNOW BAR
Starting December 19th ~ Fridays through Sundays, 11am - 4pm
Sip Champagne, Wine or Bloody Marys and savor signature Raw Bar selections in the beauty of the Colorado outdoors.
ESPRESSO CHAIR 16 CHILI BAR
Starting December 19th, Daily, 11am - 3pm
New to winter 2014-2015, Espresso Chair 16 will be offering an array of hot chili to take while on the go.
RESIDENCE DINING 'CHEF AT YOUR SERVICE'
Want the relaxation of feeling at home with friends and family but want the experience of award-winning service and cuisine? Let us bring our talented culinary team to you with our in-residence dining program. During dinner, savor three courses based on your preferences and your choice of wines from our list. Not a morning person? Let our chef make you breakfast in bed with a delicious experience for you and your family. Contact In-Room Dining at 970.343.1105 or the Concierge to reserve.
RITZ KIDS NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY
Ritz Kids Lounge, 6:30pm - Midnight ~ $10 per hour, per child; includes buffet dinner.
Children, ages 5 to 12, are invited to enjoy a kid-friendly New Year's Eve bash.
TEEN NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY
Bachelor Gulch Spa, 10pm - 1am ~ $25 per teen
Teens ages 13-18 are invited to ring in the New Year in style with a private Teen Grotto Party, music and dancing.
TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN ACTIVITIES:
- DECK THE HALLS ~ Decorate your own keepsake stockings and ornaments.
- ROCKIN' AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE ~ Pose for a portrait with Bachelor while partaking in the time-honored tradition of a holiday sing-along.
- 'TIS THE SEASON ~ Decorate your own decadent holiday cookies.
- NOW DASHER, NOW DANCER ~ Hand-deliver your letters to the North Pole's most famous resident and one of his reindeer!
- 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS ~ Join Mr. & Mrs. Claus as they recount this holiday favorite.
- HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS ~ Unwind after a day of festive fun with a family-friendly holiday movie and treats.
- VISIONS OF SUGAR PLUMS ~ Embellish an edible masterpiece - a gingerbread house.
- FROSTY THE SNOWMAN ~ Challenge yourself to build the most exciting snowman in Bachelor Gulch.
- WINTER WONDERLAND ~ Learn how to make cinnamon and peppermint ice cream from scratch and then enjoy an ice cream sundae.
- LET IT SNOW ~ Capture the winterscape of Bachelor Gulch by making your own souvenir snow globe.
- STARS OF WONDER ~ Experience the majesty of the season on a stargazing tour with our Naturalist.
- AULD LANG SYNE ~ Ring in 2015 as you welcome the New Year in style throughout the resort.
BACHELORS LOUNGE WINTER EVENTS*
FIRESIDE SINGLE BARREL PRIVATE RESERVE TASTING
Starting December 8th, Mondays, 6pm, Great Room. Complimentary.
Sip the perfect single barrel bourbon in the Rocky Mountain region, Bachelor Bourbon, crafted exclusively for us by Breckenridge Distillery, the highest elevated distillery in the world. Enjoy the warmth of the tasting paired with the coziness of the fireplace
APRES BEER & CHEESE CLASS
Starting December 9th, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4pm - 5pm, $35 per person.
Enjoy a unique Après ski experience that is only available at Bachelors Lounge with a Colorado Beer and Cheese tasting with one of our Beer Experts. Appreciate the stunning Colorado landscape from our outdoor terrace with is heated and covered.
SECRETS FROM THE CELLAR
Starting December 13th, Saturdays and Sundays, 3pm - 4pm, $35 per person.
Enjoy time with our resort sommeliers for a private wine experience as they showcase some of the secret selections from the cellar and share them with you in a relaxing setting on the Bachelors Lounge terrace. Our sommeliers will create the perfect pairing of appetizers with the featured wine.
CRAFT COCKTAIL CLASS
Starting December 10th, Wednesdays and Fridays, 4pm -5pm, $35 per person.
Spend time with our Bachelors Lounge Mixologists and learn the history of the featured cocktail while you make it. Different classic drinks will be featured each day the class is offered.
*Bachelors Lounge guests must by 21 years or older. Space is limited. To reserve, please dial 970-343-1087.
About The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch
Whether travelers seek superior skiing, legendary hiking or top-rated golf, The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch can make a Colorado vacation unforgettable. The luxury resort evokes the quintessential mountain lodge from its exclusive perch on Beaver Creek Mountain. And while its style nods to the American West, its amenities transcend borders and time. Guests enjoy ski-in/ski-out access; the 21,000-square-foot Bachelor Gulch Spa and fitness center; an in-house ski and snowboard outfitter; an exclusive partnership with the Red Sky Golf Club; and access to five restaurants, including Wolfgang Puck's famous Spago. The 140 guest rooms and 40 suites, meanwhile, inspire visitors with majestic views of Eagle River Valley or Beaver Creek Mountain while offering indulgences like Frette linens, 42-inch LED televisions and custom-designed millwork and furnishings. Additionally, the more than 26,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space translate to breathtaking weddings, events and conferences. For reservations, please call (800) 542-8680, or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/BachelorGulch.
Contact: The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch 0130 Daybreak Ridge P.O. Box 9190 Avon, Colorado 81620 (970) 748-6200