MSN, Bing Feature Mountain Lodge at Telluride -- ‘Soar in Style’ package lands spot as top destination for millionaires, billionaires --
In the travel slide show detailing 19 of the most select vacations around the world, Mountain Lodge at Telluride’s “Soar in Style” package is among only a few North American destinations. Other vacations selected include stays at an India palace, an upscale Dubai hotel, Trump Tower Chicago, and a luxury apartment hotel in the French Alps. Also on the list are world cruises – and a trip to the moon on a Soyuz spacecraft.
The Soar in Style package, offered throughout the winter ski season, starts with private round-trip jet air service from the guest’s home airport of choice to Telluride Airport, chauffeured limousine transport to and from the airports, and a personal on-call concierge during the visit.
Activities include helicopter skiing the back country of the San Juan Mountains, a guided snowmobile tour to Dunton Hot Springs for a soak, a spa treatment and lunch, dog sledding, and skiing Telluride Mountain with a private guide. Guests also receive a complete equipment makeover, with skis and customized boots (or snowboard) as a souvenir.
Soar in Style guests receive Dom Pérignon upon arrival, dinner prepared by a personal chef in the cabin each evening, and on the last night, a gourmet dinner and wine for two at Allred’s, Telluride’s signature restaurant.
The price for the package starts at $14,017 per person, double occupancy, for four nights in a log-and-stone cabin with slope-side ski access.
“The ‘Soar in Style’ package is perfect for a few select guests,” says Neil Hastings, director of sales and marketing for the resort. “With the variety of accommodations at Mountain Lodge at Telluride, we also provide the best value in Telluride for travelers more conscious of budget.” For example, the resort is offering a fifth night free on any paid stay of four nights through April 4, the end of ski season in Telluride. Post-ski season, the resort offers a wide variety of price levels.
Mountain Lodge at Telluride is an exclusive, slopeside, upscale resort featuring an eclectic blend of rustic elegance and western charm. At 9,500 feet in the San Juan Mountains, the locale offers private luxury cabins, condominiums and lodge rooms, as well as executive conference rooms for small meetings and retreats, reception space and full catering service.
This winter, Mountain Lodge at Telluride has served as a major lodging sponsor for the Olympic-qualifying LG FIS Snowboard World Cup, providing lodging for the athletes, event sponsors and other VIPs. Telluride was the sole stop of for the sport’s World Cup in the 2009-2010 season.
March 3, 2010