Founded in 1979, the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail was inspired by the Alps resorts of the Bavaria region of Europe. This ski lodge is located in the heart of Vail, Colorado, one of the most popular ski destinations in North America. In addition to a number of accommodation options, this resort also features a premier 18-hole gold course and large spa, as well as on-site dining and other amenities for travelers of all ages.
The Sonnenalp Resort of Vail has over 120 rooms and suites, each of which features a view of the mountains, river, or town. The Juniper Hotel Rooms have one or two beds and can accommodate up to three people. However, most of the accommodations at this resort are guest suites. There are a variety of options. For smaller parties, there are the Lodgepole Suites, Blue Spruce Suites, and Gore Creek Suites, which have one king-sized bed or two full- or queen-sized beds to accommodate two or three guests. Visitors can instead book one of the suites that hold up to four guests; options include The Mill Creek Suites, Cross Creek Suites, Bald Mountain Suites, or Golden Peak Suites. There are also two-bedroom suites, including the Vail Mountain Suites and Castle Peak Suites, which can accommodate up to five guests and have two and a half bathrooms and larger living spaces.
In addition, the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail operates One Willow Bridge, a location that has a number of two- and three-bedroom condos, which have a lounge area, a year-round pool and hot tub area, a dining area, a full kitchen and bar, a fireplace, a private balcony or patio, a private laundry facility. These condos also have a private bathroom for every bedroom, as well as a community bathroom off of the living room. While staying in a condo, suite, or hotel room at this lodge, guests can also take advantage of the resort's pool, fitness center, library, business center, and ski storage space.
The Sonnenalp Resort of Vail has five dining options on-site for guests and the general public, as well as a full room service menu available daily from 6:30 AM to 11:00 PM and snacks by the pool or at the spa. Ludwig's is one of the most popular resort dining options, featuring contemporary cuisine, while other guests opt for fine dining at King's Club, Alps-inspired cuisine at Swiss Chalet, or casual dining at Bully Ranch or Balata Restaurant.
For guests who need a break from skiing, this resort offers a full day spa that's open throughout the year, and this location was voted "Best Massage'' in Vail Valley. This spa has indoor and outdoor pools, whirlpools overlooking the mountains, steam rooms, sauna with adjoining cold plunge pools, a juice bar, daily yoga classes, and a variety of services. Guests can book services such as massages, facials, paraffin dips, aromatherapy, mud treatments, wraps, waxing and more at this location. To learn more about any of these treatments, or to book a stay at the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail, guests can call the resort at 866-284-4411.