CHANNEL YOUR INNER CHILD
Beaver Creek offers summer camp connoisseurs of all ages a nostalgic escape via its newest package: Camp Not Exactly Roughing It. Camp includes: three nights of lodging at any Beaver Creek Resort property; unlimited hiking, kayaking, and bocce ball; Choice of three of the following activities per camper: rodeo, hiking tours, mountain bike rentals and lift ride with lunch; and nightly s'mores and turndown snacks such as granola bars, ants on a log and "puppy chow." The Camp Not Exactly Roughing It package is valid June 1 through September 30, 2009 and prices start at $225 per night, based on double occupancy and a three-night minimum stay or longer. For information or reservations call 800-752-7920 or visit www.beavercreekresortproperties.com.
BEAVER CREEK’S VERSION OF BB&B
Escape to Beaver Creek this Memorial Day Weekend for great eats and musical treats at the annual Blues, Brews & BBQ festival, May 23-24. This fitting start to summer (and BBQ season) in the mountains features daily kids activities, cooking demonstrations, and three free Blues concerts featuring Big Daddy Lee & the King Bee’s, Otis Taylor and Mavis Staples. BBQ masters from across the U.S., including chefs from Kansas City, Des Moines, Iowa, and throughout Colorado, will bring their smoked, dry-rubbed and seasoned best to Beaver Creek Village Plaza for a tasty throw-down. Meanwhile the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa hosts the largest Colorado Microbrewery Beer Tasting in the state, featuring over 100 special concoctions from 35 Colorado-based breweries. For information visit www.beavercreek.com.
CALLING ALL DOGS
The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is waiving its usual $125 per dog stay fee from Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend in celebration of Bachelor’s first summer at the resort; Bachelor is the third resident yellow Labrador Retriever at the Beaver Creek property. To take advantage of this special offer, guests should mention “Dog Days of Summer” at the front desk or when making their reservations to waive the fee. Included are an in-room dog bed and bowls, and fresh-baked dog biscuits delivered straight from the pastry kitchen. Can’t bring Fifi or Fido along? Check into the resort’s Loan-a-Lab program. This complimentary service allows hotel guests to book Bachelor for private walks daily, or for 30 or 60 minute hikes on his favorite trail, “Bachelor’s Loop.” Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. For more information or reservations call 800-241-3333.
PIECES OF THE PAST
Beaver Creek Village Plaza will be filled with rare antiques for an entire midsummer weekend, July 24-26, 2009. The annual Rocky Mountain Antique Festival will host some of the finest antique vendors from around the US, featuring antique furniture (both American and European), rugs, silver, dishes, artwork, jewelry, glassware, and more. Attendees have the opportunity to view and purchase antiques, sample a variety of culinary delights, enjoy street entertainment, take part in Bon Appétit culinary demonstrations, and experience the kids' fun zone. For information visit www.beavercreek.com.
GETAWAY WITH THE GIRLS: PARK HYATT PACKAGE PROMISES PAMPERING
The Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa’s Girlfriends Getaway features: luxurious lodging for two; two treatments at Allegria Spa (choice of: 50 min. Swedish massage, 45 min. Holistic Facial, or Signature Spa Manicure and Pedicure); two fitness classes at the Club at Allegria; two Kinesis Classes at the Club at Allegria; buy one, get one at 50% off in Allegria Spatique; buy one entree, get one free at 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill. The Park Hyatt Beaver Creek is the home to Allegria Spa, a 30,000 sq. ft spa with Aqua Sanitas water sanctuary, as well as the new 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill. The Girlfriends Getaway package is valid April 13 – June 11, 2009, and has a two-night minimum stay requirement; parking and resort fee are not included. Package pricing starts at $144 per person, per night (based upon double occupancy). For information or reservations visit www.parkhyattbeavercreek.com.
TOAST SUMMER AT THE ANNUAL WINE & SPIRITS FESTIVAL
The Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival is a one-of-a-kind event featuring the winners of the San Francisco International Wine Competition and World Spirits Competition, world-renowned culinary talent, and outdoor events showcasing summertime in the mountains. This anticipated event includes an exciting lineup of special presentations including "Walk & Wine," "Fly Fish/Eat Fish," cooking classes, wine & spirits seminars and more. The Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival takes place August 20-22, 2009. Visit www.beavercreek.com for a full lineup of events.
V.I.K. MEANS KIDS DINE FREE AT THE RITZ-CARLTON, BACHELOR GULCH
All the luxuries of a cruise minus the water. The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is excited to announce a unique dining offer designed to add value to family getaways: the “V.I.K. Dining Club.” From June 1through Labor Day, children 12 and younger will receive one complimentary kid’s meal with every adult entrée ordered. This appetizing special applies to breakfast, lunch and dinner, and is available at two of the resort’s dining outlets: Spago by Wolfgang Puck and Buffalo Bar. For information or reservations, call 800-241-3333 or visit www.ritzcarlton.com.
THE LATEST EATS IN BEAVER CREEK
8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill, the new dining concept for Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, is an innovative restaurant featuring the freshest ingredients from local and national purveyors. Opened Dec. 12, 2008, the 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill restaurant includes an open, airy dining space with expansive views of Beaver Creek Mountain, a 20 seat bar, an intimate wine room with chef's table, and an open kitchen design featuring a 66 inch wood burning grill. For information visit www.8100barandgrill.com.
BEAVER CREEK BASICS AT AN UNBEATABLE PRICE
Enjoy lodging, a chairlift ride and lunch on Beaver Creek Mountain with this affordable all-inclusive offer. Beaver Creek’s Lift and Lunch package starts at $96 per person per night from June 13 to September 6, 2009, and includes lodging, a lift ticket and a lunch voucher per adult. The lunch voucher totals $15 per person, and the package requires a one-night minimum stay. For information or reservations call 800-752-7920 or visit www.beavercreekresortproperties.com.