Feb 17 23

Stay in Vail Ski-in-Ski-Out Vacation Rentals

Berkshire Hathaway Vail ski in ski out vacation rental

Berkshire Hathaway Vail ski in ski out vacation rentalAvoid the hassle of navigating the busy roads around our local ski resorts by staying in a Vail ski-in-ski-out vacation rental with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. Enjoy more time on the slopes and access chairlifts right outside your rental property this winter. Ranging from one to five bedrooms, we have options to accommodate every size group and budget. Read on to learn more about our favorite rentals in the neighborhoods of Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch, and Lionshead. 

Beaver Creek Vacation Rentals

Aspen 3

If you are interested in the ultimate luxury for your getaway, choose this five-bedroom vacation home that is perfect for up to twelve people. This property offers back-door access to Elkhorn Chairlift at Beaver Creek Resort.

Highlands Slopeside

Our three-bedroom Highlands Slopeside is located right on the slopeside, offering one of our only residences directly on the Beaver Creek ski slopes. You can even ski down to the village to access fantastic shopping and dining nearby! 

Townsend Place

Our Townsend Place rentals offer one and two-bedroom options steps from the center of the village. Check out Townsend Place A106 and Townsend Place B103 for more information.

Lionshead Vacation Rentals

Lionshead Arcade 306

Book your stay in the heart of Lionshead Village, just steps from the Lionshead Gondola. This two-bedroom home offers easy transportation access to everything the valley has to offer!

Lionsquare Lodge North 294

Stay in our one-bedroom home in the Lionsquare Lodge, adjacent to the Lionshead Gondola. 

Lionsquare North Tower 402

If you are looking for an upscale Vail ski-in ski-out rental, then our five-bedroom North Tower property is for you! This penthouse is located at the base of Lionshead Gondola and Born Free Express chairlift. After a day on the slopes, enjoy upscale amenities like Jacuzzi tubs, moss rock fireplaces, ski lockers, and a gourmet kitchen.

Bachelor Gulch Vacation Rentals

Snowcloud 203

Located in the heart of Bachelor Gulch Resort, this upscale three-bedroom rental has something for everyone! Enjoy door-to-slope shuttle service and adjacent access to amenities at The Ritz Carlton Hotel, like pools and hot tubs.

Settler’s Lodge 302

Stay in this four-bedroom mountainside condo and access the Roughlock ski run across the street. 

Enjoy Additional Amenities for Your Ski-In-Ski-Out RentalPhoto of Aspen #3 a fantastic Vail ski in ski out vacation rental

At Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, we make it easy to plan your winter getaway with our Vail ski-in-ski-out vacation rentals. Take advantage of our ski and snowboard rentals with Venture Sports and Epic Mountain Rentals, and save up to 20% on your equipment. Most of our properties also provide ski lockers, so you don’t have to worry about where to store your equipment when exploring everything else the valley offers. 

Dec 9 22

Winter Activities: Vail Ice Skating Guide

Photo of two pairs of ice skates enjoying Vail ice skating

Photo of two pairs of ice skates enjoying Vail ice skatingAfter a day of skiing the legendary slopes of Vail Mountain, head into the villages for apres-ski activities. Discover a treasured winter pastime at the Vail ice skating rinks throughout our mountain villages. Imagine skating under the canopy of twinkling lights, surrounded by beautiful Bavarian architecture, with the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains. Whether you want to stay in the heart of Vail Village or outside of town in Avon, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices offers vacation rentals close to several magical ice skating rinks.

Alderhof Ice Rink

The Alderhof Ice Rink can be found next to The Arrabelle in Vail Square. This open-air rink is open daily throughout the winter from 1-9 pm. Experience the magic of skating under twinkling lights and warm up in front of the fire pits after you’re done!

Solaris Plaza Ice Rink

The Solaris Plaza Ice Rink is located in the center of Vail Village, offering panoramic views of the ski mountain. They are open daily from 3-9 pm, with skate rentals available next to the Bol restaurant. 

John A. Dobson Ice Arena

The Dobson Ice Arena is a multi-purpose arena for ice skating, hockey, and broomball. The 35,000-square-foot rink is one of the largest in Western Colorado, conveniently located between Lionshead and Vail. We recommend signing up for the ice bumper cars if you visit the area with kids. Zoom around the rink together with this one-of-a-kind activity!

Avon Ice Skating

If you are staying near Avon, we recommend taking your group ice skating at Nottingham Lake. The lake is cleared for skating every winter, complete with fire pits and seasonal music. They are open from 4-8 pm on weekdays and 12-8 pm on weekends. 

Beaver Creek Village Ice Skating

Enjoy ice skating in the heart of Beaver Creek Village daily from 1-8 pm! This rink is an excellent place to teach the kids skating. After skating, there are plush couches to hang out and relax right outside the rink together.

Eagle Pool and Ice Rink

Eagle, CO, is home to an NHL size ice rink that offers public skating, learn-to-skate classes, and youth hockey programs. Keep up with their winter public skating hours on the Mountain Recreation calendar.

Vail Village Luxury Vacation Homes

No matter which village you stay in this winter, you can always find Vail ice skating rinks nearby. Discover the best Vail luxury vacation home rentals with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices today!

Nov 15 22

A Guide to Lionshead Village in Vail

Panoramic view of Lionshead Village in Vail

Panoramic view of Lionshead Village in VailVail is one of the most sought-after winter destinations in the country, offering world-class skiing and charming villages that look straight out of the set of a Hallmark movie. One of the most picturesque options is Lionshead, a Bavarian-inspired village lined with picturesque cobblestone streets. After a day on the slopes, explore the restaurants, shops, and activities available in Lionshead Village, such as:

Restaurants in Lionshead Village

Lionshead Village offers fantastic restaurant options, whether you are looking for fine dining or something casual.

  • Vail Chophouse: This slopeside restaurant offers spectacular mountain views, live music, and upscale dining. Their menu features prime steaks, fresh seafood, and signature cocktails.
  • Montauk Seafood Grill: Enjoy fresh seafood in the heart of the mountains at Montauk with options like lobster, salmon, trout, Alaskan crab, and sea scallops.
  • Garfinkel’s: If you are looking for a laidback place for apres-ski food and drinks, we recommend stopping at this local’s favorite dining spot. 
  • The Little Diner: Start your day at this legendary Vail breakfast spot and sample the family recipe for yourself! You can expect items like omelets, breakfast platters, pancakes, crepes, and breakfast sandwiches. 

Lionshead Village Activities

The most popular winter activity in Lionshead Village is ice skating at the Alderhof Ice Rink. This ice rink is open daily, with equipment rentals available on-site. The village is also a short walk away from the Eagle Bahn gondola, which takes you straight to the slopes of Vail Mountain. Families looking for an afternoon activity can stop at Imagination Station, a hands-on children’s museum with fun workshops and activities. 

Explore the Lionshead Shops

Stroll through Lionshead Village and explore the stores and boutiques that line the streets. Discover beautiful jewelry showcasing Native American designs at Dakota Craftsman. Or shop for outdoor apparel at Helly Hanson and Outdoor Divas. Browse all of the stores and boutiques available in the village here.

Lionshead Village Vacation RentalsPhoto of Berkshire condo in Lionshead Village during winter

Stay right in the heart of Lionshead Village with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. We offer over 20 vacation rentals in Lionshead, ranging from two to five bedrooms. Our properties put you within walking distance of the slopes, shops, and restaurants. Book your winter getaway in Vail today!

Oct 21 22

How to Get from Denver to Vail During Winter

Photo of a car on a snowy road traveling from Denver to Vail

Photo of a car on a snowy road traveling from Denver to VailWith the Vail ski season right around the corner, travelers are already thinking about their next epic winter getaway. If you’ve never visited our mountain town before, you may be wondering about the easiest way to get here. Most people decide to fly to the Denver International Airport and make the two-hour trip on land from Denver to Vail. There are many ways to get here, whether you want to rent a car, take the shuttle, or enjoy a private SUV. However, you get to Vail, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has the perfect vacation home waiting for your arrival!

Epic Mountain Express

The Epic Mountain Express offers a shuttle service from the Denver International Airport to Vail throughout the year. This is one of the most affordable and convenient travel options taking just over three hours. If you are looking for private, luxury transportation services, you can take advantage of Premier Mountain Express. This option offers a personal chauffeur service in an SUV or charter van. 

Berkshire Hathaway guests will receive a 10% to 20% discount on transportation using our code 30755 during checkout.

Bustang Bus

The cheapest way to get from Denver to Vail is the bus through the Colorado Department of Transportation system. Bustang departs from the Union Station in downtown Denver to the Vail Transportation Center. The Bustang West Line offers the easiest route to get you to Vail in 2.5 hours, traffic permitting. Once you have arrived at the Transportation Center, you can use the Eagle County bus or rent a car to get to your vacation rental.

Car Rental

If you want the freedom to get to Vail on your own schedule, we recommend renting a car from the Denver Airport. Keep in mind that Vail Village is car-free, but luckily many of our vacation rentals offer on-site parking. The drive is around 100 miles on I-70 and can get quite busy during winter. Renting a car provides a fantastic opportunity to take things slow and explore the charming mountain towns along the way. Some of the most popular pit stops include the charming cities of Golden and Georgetown.

Stay at Our Vail Luxury Vacation Home Rentals 

However you want to travel from Denver to Vail, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has the perfect property waiting for you! We offer a wide selection of Vail vacation home rentals with a broad range of property types, amenities, and locations. So, whether you are looking for a luxury multi-family home or a slopeside condo, we have something for everyone. Book your winter getaway in Vail today!

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