As our guest, enjoy amenities complimentary access to the world class Ritz Carlton Resort, just a 3 minute walk from your door. A full health club is at your disposal with top of the line equipment – treadmills, stair machines, elliptical, stationary bikes, weight machines – free weights a floor/mat space.
Complimentary lockers, private men’s and women’s hot tubs and steam showers and complimentary products.
Relax by the beautiful, heated outdoor pool at the mountain’s base, with indigenous stone waterfall feature, hot tub, full service wait staff, lounge chairs and umbrellas for your optimum comfort.
Enjoy the Ritz full service spa for massage and a full list of other services.
And, in winter, if you don’t choose to ski straight to the house, kick off your skis right at Highlands base and let the Ritz ski valet take them from there for the night.
Other conveniences at the base of Highlands just moments from your door include dining, ski shops, gear rental and tuning, post office, art galleries and more.
Aspen Recreation Center (ARC)
A little further down Maroon Creek Road, but still only a 3 minute drive away, enjoy the Aspen Recreation Center (ARC). Here another, even more expansive, full service gym is available. A huge array of classes is available, as well as a large indoor pool, complete with thrilling, swirling water slide. ARC includes a massive indoor ice rink, extensive sports fields, and outdoor batting cages - offering fast, medium and slow pitch fun daily in summer.
Cloud nine at Cloud Nine
Another real attraction at Aspen Highlands is the exquisite Cloud Nine. This gourmet, Austrian style alpine restaurant housed in a former ski patrol cabin on Aspen Highlands Mountain is an experience not to be missed. With world-class cuisine, and an exceptional wine list, the quaint cabin the host for many memorable – and sometimes legendary – ski lunches. And don’t forget Cloud Nine for your evening plans, as a ski cat can be arranged from the base of Highlands, making for a unique dining experience in the evening when the mountain is all your own.
Ashcroft and Pine Creek Cookhouse
Another Aspen experience that the Highlands home will make available to you is found in Ashcroft, the remains of a former mining town, secluded and nested in the mountains just a few minutes away. Make sure your trip includes a visit to Pine Creek Cookhouse – accessed by cross country skis, snowshoes, hiking and horse-drawn sleigh. The secluded and warm cabin offers delicious gourmet dining a makes for a special and memorable sunny afternoon or winter under the stars.
Real adventurers seeking the back country skiing experience can rake a private tour or group by snow cat to access some pristine and untouched powder.
Maroon Bells in Your Backyard
Visitors come near and far to make regular visits to one of the most photographed sites on the country – Aspen’s breathtaking Maroon Bells. From the Highlands house, the Maroon Bells are a brief drive down the road, and one that is lovely and scenic in every season. Or, you may wish to access the Bells by bicycle, a very popular ride. There are a number of hikes in the Maroon Bells area, a shorter hike around the beautiful mountain lake at its base, and a number of longer excursions, all along well marked trails. Or just grab your camera and a blanket to sit and take in the views.
For a fun summer activity, try to catch the Snowmass Rodeo, which occurs weekly and is great family fun.
Activities for Everyone!
Aspen offers plenty to enjoy for music lovers – with Aspen Musical Festival, a world-class classical music festival all summer long, Jazz Aspen Snowmass and much more. The Aspen Institute offers lectures and programs, covering every topic from politics to science and more, which can be taken advantage of year round. Art gallery tours, fine dining, hot air ballooning, outdoors and sporting adventures of all kinds – Aspen literally offers near limitless activities and truly something for everyone.
Best of all, all of Aspen’s activities can be conveniently arranged for you through our Aspen Luxury Lodge concierge service.