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20 Vail Road, Vail, CO 81657 United States
An invitation to wellness awaits guests of Sonnenalp Spa. The rustic, European-style spa creates an airy vibe, with yellow furnishings and numerous windows overlooking Gore Creek, while maintaining an inviting, alpine feel with an oxygen bar and relaxation cove with a grand circular fireplace. Spa-goers can delight in a range of luxury amenities like a juice bar, retail boutique with exclusive products, coed whirlpools, wet lounges with steam rooms, a sauna, cold plunge, experience showers, and an indoor/outdoor tranquility pool with waterfall and riverfront sun deck.
Sonnenalp Spa totals nearly 10,000 square feet, with six massage rooms, three skin-care rooms, and one manicure/pedicure room. Skin-care and body treatments use Pevonia, Hylunia, HydraFacial, Kneipp, Skincando, and Ytsara product lines and include the spa’s signature facial and massage, which are customized to meet guests’ specific needs.
Located in the heart of Vail Village in Vail, Colorado, steps from the ski slopes, Sonnenalp Hotel is owned and operated by the Faessler family, hoteliers in Bavaria for four generations.
Hours of Operation
Monday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
SERVICES & CLASSES
Sonnenalp Spa totals nearly 10,000 square feet, with six massage rooms, three skin-care rooms, and one manicure/pedicure room. Skin-care and body treatments use Pevonia, Hylunia, HydraFacial, Kneipp, Skincando, and Ytsara product lines and include the spa’s signature facial and massage, which are customized to meet guests’ specific needs. The facial begins with a basic cleanse and exfoliation, followed by a specialized treatment depending upon the spa-goer’s skin, while the massage is tailored to the guest following a chat with the therapist. Before or after treatments, guests can dine at the full-service spa café; between services, they can visit refreshment stations filled with fruit-infused water, fresh fruit, and hot teas.
FACILITIES & AMENITIES
DINING & FACILITIES
Facilities & Amenities
Sonnenalp Hotel guests can take advantage of the property’s close proximity to Vail and Beaver Creek, a renowned hub for winter enthusiasts with a combined 5,289 acres of terrain, 33 lifts, and complimentary ski and snowboard tours; in addition, guided Nordic skiing and snowshoeing excursions are available. At the base of the mountain, Sonnenalp guests will find heated indoor ski lockers.
Warmer seasons bring about hiking, freshwater fishing, and rounds on the Sonnenalp Golf Course, 15 miles from the resort; the concierge is on hand to help make arrangements. Landmarks like the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, Vilar Performing Arts Center, historic town of Leadville, and Glenwood hot springs are also worth exploring. Those vacationing with the little ones can make use of the KidVenture program.
Hotel guests have the option of exercising indoors as well: The spa’s fitness center features an array of cardiovascular and strength training equipment, along with yoga and Pilates studios and personal training sessions. There is also an indoor/outdoor swimming pool.
Food and Drink
Cold Plunge Pool
Rooms & Dining
The 127 guest rooms and suites, overlooking Vail Village or Gore Creek, are designed to be cozy and comfortable, outfitted with one king-size bed or two double beds; a majority of accommodations provide flat-screen TVs and spacious bathrooms with heated marble floors. Suites feature additional decadence, fashioned with thoughtful details like Bavarian furnishings and gas-log fireplaces. Basic Internet access is available.
Artful and traditional European dishes prepared with a Swiss twist—including various fondue specialties—await to be discovered at the alpine-inspired Swiss Chalet restaurant, while casual American cuisine is offered at the rustic, lively Bully Ranch. In addition, diners have access to the informal Ludwig’s for fresh, ocean-to-table seafood fare, complete with an award-winning wine list. As well, hot and cold breakfast served buffet-style and à la carte is available every morning at Ludwig’s.