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Bavaria Meets Colorado


If you're planning on taking a ski vacation to Vail this year, do it right with a unique alpine experience: the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail. Owners Rosana and Johannes Faessler run the 88-suite luxury hotel in the same tradition that Johannes' family has run the original Sonnenalp in the mountain village of
Oberallgau, Bavaria. They also own the Swiss Hotel and Austria Haus Club in Vail.

The resort offers seven luxuriously appointed suites, each with its own gas fireplace; VCR; stocked mini-bar; bathroom with heated tile floors, double sinks and soaking tub with separate shower; and additional amenities. Views of Vail Village or Gore Creek are available, as is the choice of one king-sized bed or two double beds with bath.

In addition to Ludwig's restaurant, which serves award-winning contemporary cuisine, Sonnenalp houses three other restaurants to suit your tastes and provides catering for special events.

Skiing isn't the only thing you can keep busy with at the resort. Sonnenalp's Resort Golf Club has one of the top 100 resort courses in the U.S. and packages are often available for both ski and golf aficionados. When your muscles need a rest, relax in the resort's spa with a massage or full body treatment, steam room, sauna, yoga, pools, or jacuzzi.


Sonnenalp Resort of Vail
20 Vail Rd.
Vail, CO 81657
800-654-8312/970-476-5656
fax: 970-476-1639
info@sonnenalp.com
www.sonnenalp.com
 
(Updated: 10/12/07 AK)


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