Finding peace in everyday life can sometimes be quite a challenge. Between long to-do lists and busy schedules, taking a pause and reflecting on what’s happening can be tricky. That’s why heading on vacation is often just what the doctor ordered.

And when looking for a relaxing travel destination, there’s no better place than the mountains. The fresh air and the sweeping vistas are perfect for getting that well-needed rest. In the article below, we’ve rounded up the most incredible luxurious hotels in the mountains. A stay in any of them is sure to be a magical one.

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole

The Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole boasts a prime location close to the majestic Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. This makes it an ideal choice for travelers seeking to explore some of the US’ most beautiful national treasures during their mountain getaway.

As you step into the hotel’s cozy rooms, you’ll feel the warmth and inviting atmosphere. Gas fireplaces and decorations have a nod to the rich Native American heritage of the area.

For all the ski enthusiasts out there, you’re in for a treat! The resort offers convenient ski-in/ski-out access to the famous trails in the vicinity. And to make your skiing experience even smoother, a dedicated ski concierge is at your service. They’ll take care of lift tickets, provide valuable trail advice, and help you choose the best equipment for your needs.

Come summer, the lodge provides opportunities for mountain biking, fishing, horseback riding, and various other exciting activities.

After an exhilarating day on the slopes or enjoying some fly fishing, you deserve a delicious meal. Head over to the Westbank Grill, a delightful spot serving up local specialties like elk osso buco and Utah lamb prepared in two mouthwatering ways.

Alternatively, you can opt for a more laid-back dining experience at the Handle Bar. Here, you can savor hearty dishes such as elk chili with cheddar, scallions, and Fritos or indulge in some tender barbecue-braised short ribs.

Member benefits include:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily breakfast for up to two guests per bedroom
  • 100 USD Food & Beverage credit utilized during the stay
  • Early check-in / check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley, Park City

Nestled on the beautiful mountainside of Utah’s Deer Valley ski resort, you’ll find the incredible Scandinavian masterpiece known as the Stein Eriksen Lodge. It’s surrounded by breathtaking alpine scenery that adds to its charm. What sets this resort apart from others is the outstanding level of service they offer.

During your stay, you can enjoy heated sidewalks and walkways that keep you warm and comfortable, and the ski valet service ensures all your needs are taken care of while you hit the slopes. After an exhilarating day of skiing, you can unwind in the cozy and inviting Troll Hallen Lounge, perfect for après-ski relaxation or enjoying some light snacks.

There’s plenty of entertainment too! You can catch a movie at the Freestyle theater or have fun playing games at the family-friendly Champions Club. The rooms are individually designed, but each one features a jetted tub for ultimate relaxation. If you opt for a suite, you’ll be delighted with gourmet kitchens, stone fireplaces, and luxurious master bedrooms.

As a PrivateUpgrades member, you’ll get access to these VIP benefits:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily Breakfast for up to two guests per bedroom
  • 100 USD hotel credit utilized during the stay
  • Early check-in / Late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

St. Regis Lhasa Resort, China

Another luxurious hotel in the mountains you can’t miss? Discover an incredible experience at the St. Regis Lhasa Resort, where you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of the Polata Palace and the majestic Himalayan mountains.

The resort’s Golden Energy Pool offers a perfect vantage point to take in the beauty of the surrounding valley

Furthermore, you can immerse yourself in the charm of Tibetan elegance and simplicity with the resort’s traditional architecture, a true tribute to the local culture.

Embark on a guided tour to marvel at the awe-inspiring Mount Everest, visit the ancient Tashilunpo Monastery with over 600 years of history, or step back in time at the intriguing Yunbulakang palace. There’s so much to do and see!

To enrich your experience further, join the St. Regis Sabrage Evening Ritual. Witness the resort’s butler team perform an enchanting display as they use sabers to elegantly open a champagne bottle and pour you a glass. It’s an unforgettable celebration of Tibetan culture and the perfect way to add some sparkle to your stay.

To make things even better, as our travel club member, you’ll get access to these fantastic VIP benefits:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily buffet breakfast for up to two in-room guests
  • 100 USD food & beverage credit, to be utilized during the stay
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Lefay Dolomiti Resort & Spa

The breathtaking Lefay Resort & SPA Dolomiti is an architectural masterpiece that perfectly reflects the stunning beauty of the Dolomite Alps. This eco-friendly hotel embraces the rustic charms of its surroundings, making it a true gem.

No matter when you visit, there’s always something exciting to do at the resort. If you’re not enticed by the world’s best hiking trails, don’t worry! You can enjoy the nearby two nine-hole golf courses or take on the challenge of mountain biking through the Dolomite’s picturesque slopes. And during winter, the resort opens up access to top-notch snowboard parks and ski slopes, offering you a seamless skiing experience with all the necessary amenities.

The resort itself is a paradise of comfort and elegance. You’ll be captivated by the stunning views from the reception, lounge, restaurant, bar, and library areas, thanks to their large floor-to-ceiling, triangular windows. Imagine gazing out at the nearby evergreen-filled slopes, silver-gray peaks, bright-white glaciers, and the winding River Sacra as it flows through a picturesque valley.

The spa at Lefay Resort & SPA Dolomiti is truly a haven of relaxation. As one of the largest in the Alps, it offers four floors of pampering that blend the best of East and West. The spa uses locally sourced ingredients and features an indoor saltwater lake infused with magnesium, providing a truly calming and revitalizing swimming experience.

PrivateUpgrades exclusive member perks:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily buffet breakfast for up to two guests per bedroom
  • A lunch or dinner for up to two people per room, once during the stay
  • 100 USD SPA credit toward Lefay SPA Signature Treatments or Lefay SPA cosmetic line
  • Early check-in / late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Schloss Elmau, Germany

Welcome to the beautiful retreat nestled near the German-Austrian border in the scenic Bavarian Alps, just an hour’s drive south of the vibrant city of Munich! This amazing place proudly boasts the title of having the largest hamam west of Istanbul, making it a truly unique experience.

The retreat comprises two delightful hotels, and there’s so much to enjoy here. You can immerse yourself in the magic of music at the concert hall, relax on the charming terraces attached to each suite, and pamper yourself in not one but six spas! These spas are thoughtfully designed, with three dedicated to adults and three perfect for families.

You’ll be delighted by the incredible views offered through nearly floor-to-ceiling windows, and the modern design, complemented by Asian-inspired fabrics, creates a soothing ambiance that will leave you refreshed and rejuvenated.

Our VIP member benefits include:

  • Upgrade at the time of booking, subject to availability
  • Daily buffet breakfast for up to two guests per room
  • 100 USD Hotel credit to be utilized during the stay
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Park Hotel Vitznau, Switzerland

Another must-visit place is Park Hotel Vitznau. It’s a truly magical destination nestled amidst the breathtaking Swiss mountains and overlooking a shimmering lake. The moment you arrive, you’ll be captivated by the stunning natural beauty surrounding you.

This remarkable hotel is housed in a 100-year-old castle, giving it a unique and charming character with its turrets, stone walls, sprawling balconies, and beautifully manicured gardens.

Inside, you’ll be delighted to find a perfect blend of history and modernity. The property has been recently renovated, featuring contemporary interiors and cutting-edge technology. For instance, each suite is equipped with an electronic panel by the door, allowing you to signal “do not disturb” and even view video footage outside.

The surprises continue as you explore further. Step into the spa, where you’ll be pampered in a spacious, modern space. They offer a variety of indulgent facilities, including a Kneipp foot bath to soothe your feet after a day of hiking or traveling. And when it comes to treatments, you’re in for a treat with the luxurious White Caviar Brightening and Firming Facial by the renowned Swiss brand La Prairie.

To top it all off, the spa boasts a dazzling pool facing the majestic Alps, providing a breathtaking backdrop to enhance your relaxation experience. At Park Hotel Vitznau, everything is designed to give you the most remarkable views and unforgettable memories.

By becoming a member of our VIP travel club, you’ll get access to these perks:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily full breakfast for two guests per bedroom served in the restaurant or via room service
  • 100 USD hotel credit to be utilized during the stay
  • Early check-in/late check-out
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Cheval Blanc Courchevel

Nestled at the peak of the picturesque Courchevel 1850 slopes, the ski-in, ski-out Cheval Blanc Courchevel offers a modern twist on the traditional alpine chalet. Inside, the talented interior designer Sybille de Margerie has skillfully blended cozy mountain materials like warm woods, fur, and leather, with sleek elements of steel, bronze, and polished brass.

The color palette is captivating, dominated by cherry red hues, complemented by an impressive collection of contemporary artwork by renowned artists such as Paola Pivi, Walter Niedermayr, and Xavier Veilhan. You’ll encounter these artistic treasures throughout the hotel, from the rooms to the restaurants, adding a touch of creativity and elegance to your stay.

Every corner of the hotel is thoughtfully adorned with scented candles, creating a comforting ambiance with Cheval Blanc Courchevel’s delightful signature fragrance of orange, cardamom, amber, and patchouli, reminiscent of the cozy embrace of winter.

Though offering only 36 rooms and suites, this boutique retreat rivals the luxury and amenities of France’s grand palace hotels. Families can look forward to exceptional facilities like kid and teen clubs, while gourmands will be pleased with the diverse dining experiences. Pampering is given at the Guerlain spa, where relaxation and rejuvenation await.

Moreover, the hotel’s prime location grants you direct access to the vast expanse of the Trois Vallées, the world’s largest connected ski area, allowing you to indulge in exhilarating adventures on the slopes. Your ski experience will be made even more enjoyable with perks such as preheated boots and top-notch professional ski equipment.

Wish to experience the five-star hotel yourself? With our VIP benefits, your stay is guaranteed to be even better!

You’ll enjoy the following:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily buffet breakfast for two per bedroom at Le Tryptique or in-room dining
  • 150 EUR credit to be used during the stay to be utilized at “Le Triptyque” restaurant
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Ending notes

Although winter is the peak season for visiting mountains, they have plenty to offer also in other seasons. You don’t have to ski or snowboard to reap the benefits of the fresh air, relaxing atmosphere, and breathtaking views. The warm season provides terrific opportunities for hiking, bike riding, and so much more. In fact, even lying in a hot tub or relaxing in a pool will be a magnificent experience.

But don’t just take our word for it! Book a stay at one of these fantastic hotels, and see it yourself. If you need help planning your mountain getaway, our team will gladly help. Contact us here.

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