The Most Stunning Mountain Resorts Around the Globe
Whether you prefer skiing in the Kitzbühel Alps, hiking in Las Vegas, or swimming in Lake Lugano, there’s the perfect mountain resort waiting for you. From Montreux to Texas, we have rounded up our favorite mountain resorts with the most picturesque vistas for you to add to your bucket list. We created our list not only for skiing enthusiasts but also for the ones interested in summer, fall and spring activities such as hiking and mountain biking. The following resorts will blow you away with breathtaking views.
The Cliffs at Peace Canyon, Las Vegas, United States
Las Vegas is not only known for its flashy neon signs, ringing slot machines, spectacular casinos and world-famous shows; the city is also a hiker’s paradise. Sin City offers much more than the best casinos. Hiking trails for every fitness level and adventure appetite await within a quick drive. Canyons, dunes, hot springs - it’s heaven for outdoor enthusiasts. The Cliffs at Peace Canyon is located a short distance from the Las Vegas Strip. It offers you a peaceful and elegant resort with a pool, an outdoor fireplace, and an entertainment area. After a long day of hiking at Red Rock Canyon and Valley of Fire, rafting, or kayaking on Lake Mead, you can relax with herbal facials and salt scrubs at the resorts’ spa. The Cliffs at Peace Canyon has one- and two-bedroom units that are ideal for families and friends or two couples traveling together.
La Casa del Zorro, Borrego Springs, United States
Right in the middle of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park lies the modest town of Borrego Springs, the only community in California completely surrounded by a state park. It is an official “International Dark Sky Community” that is committed to protecting the night sky from light pollution. Located in a historically rich region between the Californian desert and a sprawling 600,000-acre Southern California's Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, within walking distance of mesas, canyons, hiking trails and Native American villages, La Casa Del Zorro conveys the Old West feel. Situated on forty-two acres, the resort offers serenity, solitude and unassuming luxury like no other hotel in the region. Experience the romance of a bygone era, with a superior level of service and the quiet, understated luxury of a classic resort. La Casa Del Zorro is the perfect base for outdoor enthusiasts with its sports facilities, five lighted tennis courts, two Pickle Ball courts and swimming pools.
KUHOTEL by Rilano, Waidring, Austria
In Kitzbühel skiing was "invented", but the Kitzbühel ski area is not only irresistibly attractive to many people because of its excellent range of slopes. The unique mixture of tradition and zeitgeist attracts skiers and celebrities from all corners of the world. The KUHOTEL by Rilano is located in the famous Kitzbühel ski resort region in the Kitzbühel Alps, ideal for winter sports enthusiasts with access to the slopes. In Summer, the Tyrolean farmland, as well as the Alps, offer a variety of hiking tracks leading to picturesque lakes and baroque churches. Enjoy regional and international specialties in the resorts’ restaurant - in good weather also on the sun terrace with stunning Alpine views year-round. In the 2000m² wellness and spa area with heated indoor and outdoor pool, three saunas, one log cabin sauna and two steam baths you can relax in style.
Villa Sassa Hotel Residence & Spa, Lugano, Switzerland
Lugano is a beautiful Swiss city on the shores of Lake Lugano. The Italian lifestyle, Swiss quality and the beautiful outdoors make the city the perfect place for a luxurious getaway. Villa Sassa Hotel, Residence & Spa is an exclusive mountain resort located on the hills above Lugano, in a magnificent location, just a few steps from the city center, with breathtaking views of the town itself, the mountains and Lake Lugano. The resort is the most prestigious of the hotels Lugano has to offer. The rooms offer panoramic views over the lake and the mountains. Its holistic wellness center includes an indoor pool, panorama pool, sauna, steam bath, whirlpool, relaxation zone, a fitness center and a fantastic spa.
Royal Plaza Montreux, Montreux, Switzerland
Outdoor enthusiasts will find more than 250 hiking trails within the region of Lake Geneva Region. It is the perfect region for people that want to explore the great outdoors. The Hotel Royal Plaza Montreux is the only five-star address located on the shores of Lake Geneva, offering the best views for miles around, with the delights of Montreux nearby. Since its establishment in 1982, Hotel Royal Plaza Montreux has been a byword for luxury and taste. The Restaurant Café Bellagio offers modern French cuisine; its Sunday Brunch is a local event, but it is also the right spot for an aperitif or a romantic dinner with sublime lake views. For moments of total relaxation, the Spa 7/7 offers a wide range of body and facial treatments, as well as unlimited access to the heated indoor pool, sauna, steam bath and fitness room.
Grand Hotel Trieste & Victoria, Abano Terme, Italy
The Grand Hotel Terme Trieste & Victoria is a luxury resort in one of Europe's most prestigious spa centers, with its renowned springs of pure salty-bromine-iodine water, which flow directly into the resort. Five thermal pools and a culinary offer of excellent class crown the moments of absolute relaxation. The luxurious interiors are decorated with high-quality furniture and curtains, while the large terrace on the “Belle Epoque” façade offers a magnificent view of the city. Let yourself be pampered in the luxurious spas, immerse yourself in the regenerating thermal indoor and outdoor pools and experience the benefits of mud therapy; moments of profound well-being for the health of body and mind.
The Woodlands Resort, The Woodlands, United States
Life is busy – that is why a lot of people are longing to escape, explore, and enjoy the great outdoors. The Woodlands Resorts is the perfect place to get in touch with your wild side. This relaxing family resort is set in 28,000 acres of natural forest. The resort offers various facilities including the Forest Oasis Lazy River & Waterpark, two championship golf courses, a 21-court tennis academy and over 160 miles of hike and bike trails. Just minutes away from fashionable shopping, dining, and entertainment, the resort itself offers a full-service spa and fitness center and five restaurants. The 402 guestrooms offer views of the forest, golf course or pool through floor-to-ceiling windows, or from furnished balconies and patios.