THE RITZ-CARLTON, BACHELOR GULCH

0130 Daybreak Ridge, P.O. Box 9190, Avon, Colorado 81620 USA
Phone:  +1 (970) 748-6200   •  Map & Directions
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Calendar of Events



In Bachelor Gulch and surrounding areas, each day summons new adventure. Color your vacation calendar with unique Rocky Mountain events, family-fun festivals, epicurean adventure and much more: The Colorado Rockies are your playground. For reservations or details on Vail Valley’s endless offerings, please contact the Concierge at (970) 343-1178.



Vilar Performing Arts Center
March 2015
An intimate 530 seat theatre, the Vilar Performing Arts Center (VPAC) located in Beaver Creek Village presents a variety of year-round performances including classical, dance, comedy, broadway/musical, family programming and a variety of concerts. For a current schedule, visit www.vvf.org/arts/vilar-performing-arts-center

Secrets from the Cellar*
Saturdays and Sundays
Time: 3 – 4 p.m.
Venue: Bachelors Lounge
Cost: $35 per person

Enjoy time with our resort sommeliers for a private wine experience as they showcase some of the secret selections from the cellar and share them with you in a relaxed setting on the Bachelors Lounge terrace. Our sommeliers will create the perfect pairing of appetizers with the featured wine.

*Must be 21 years or older

Please call Bachelors Lounge or Concierge to book your reservation. Space is limited. (970) 343-1087

Cookie Time
March 2015
Every day at 3 p.m., guests are invited to enjoy freshly baked cookies.

Fireside Single Barrel Private Reserve Tasting*
Mondays
Time: 6 p.m.
Venue: Great Room
Cost: Complimentary; Lime One Per Person

Sip the perfect single barrel bourbon in the Rocky Mountain region, Bachelor Bourbon, crafted exclusively for us by Breckenridge Distillery, the highest elevated distillery in the world. We invite you to enjoy the warmth of the tasting paired with the coziness of the fireplace.

*Must be 21 years or older

Après Beer & Cheese Class*
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 4  – 5 p.m.
Venue: Bachelors Lounge
Cost: $35 per person

Enjoy a unique Après experience that is only available at Bachelors Lounge with a Colorado Beer & Colorado Cheese Tasting with one of our Beer Experts. Appreciate the stunning Colorado landscape from our outdoor terrace which is heated and covered, along with the finest Colorado products.

*Must be 21 years or older

Please call Bachelors Lounge or Concierge to book your reservation. Space is limited. (970) 343-1087

Craft Cocktail Class*
Wednesdays and Fridays
Time: 4  – 5 p.m.
Venue: Bachelors Lounge
Cost: $35 per person

Spend time with our Bachelors Lounge Mixologists and learn the history of the featured cocktail while you learn how to make it. Different classic drinks will be featured every day the class is offered.

*Must be 21 years or older

Please call Bachelors Lounge or Concierge to book your reservation. Space is limited. (970) 343-1087

S'mores
Take part in our signature aprés tradition. Warm your toes and roast marshmallows to perfection around our Fire Pit. Enjoy classic s’mores at the fire pit.

Paw Prints Family Photos
Capture an unforgettable memory with our four-legged resident, offered Wednesdays and Saturdays on The Mountainside Terrace from 3 to 4 p.m.

Ski Nanny
The popular Ski Nanny program at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch supervises the resort’s youngest ski bunnies, ensuring they arrive on time in Beaver Creek Village for group lessons via Village transportation, simultaneously allowing Mom and Dad to make first tracks. Parents should bring their children to Ritz Kids between 7:45 and 8:15 a.m., and we will escort them to their lesson. After a day on the slopes, the Nanny meets children at the Ski School drop-off point in Beaver Creek and escorts them back to the resort for Ritz Kids’ “Munchies and a Movie,” where parents are invited to pick up their children by 6 p.m. Ski Nanny services are offered to children 5 to 12 years old.

Munchies and a Movie
Each day a movie will be played in The Ritz Kids room from 4 to 6 p.m., where the children can relax on bean bags after a day of mountain adventure and indulge in popcorn, hot chocolate and juice. Munchies and a Movie, available to children ages 5 to 12 years old, is complimentary to those participating in the Ski Nanny program. Twenty-four hour advance reservations are required. Please call Ritz Kids at (970) 343-1073 for more information or to request reservations.

Family Grotto Night
Escape to our 21,000-sq.-ft. award winning spa. Children accompanied by an adult are invited to enjoy the Spa’s signature rock-lined grotto. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings.

Winter Nature Programs
Our Naturalist Program is a unique feature of The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch that provides you the opportunity to learn and explore this wild and fascinating ecosystem guided by our Resident Naturalist, Ranger Jackie.

Jackie has several seasons experience as a park ranger at various National Parks around the country including Yellowstone and Arches. She brings her vast knowledge of the area, enthusiasm for nature and sense of adventure to every program to give you an exciting and memorable experience!


GROUP ACTIVITIES
(Included in Resort Fee)

Daily Group Guided Snowshoe Hikes
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Daily
Topics Include: Winter Ecology and Photography

Evening Family Programs
Offered on Select Afternoons and Evenings
Topics Include:
A Touch Table with Replica Animal Pelts and Props; Craft Projects Inspired by Nature, Snow Games, and an Animal Tracking Workshop


PRIVATE ACTIVITIES
(Reservations Required by Dialing 1138)

Private Guided Snowshoe Hike
90 Minutes; $115 for 2 Guests, $15 for Each Additional Guest
Step into the tranquility of the frosted forest, and experience
Bachelor Gulch in a whole new way. From the tracks of snowshoe hares to the whistle of a magpie, we will take a closer look at how the forest sustains life and take time to snap some unique vacation photos.

Private Snowshoe Stargazing Tour
60 Minutes; $115 for 2 Guests, $15 for Each Additional Guest
You will experience the night sky like never before on this unique
snowshoe tour. Walking beneath the glow of the Milky Way, our naturalist will point out constellations and share ancient legends of the cosmos.
The tour will then return to the warmth of the fire pit for a hot cocktail.

For more information, please dial (970) 343-1066

Paw Prints Family Photos
Capture an unforgettable memory with our four-legged resident, offered Wednesdays and Saturdays on The Mountainside Terrace from 3 to 4 p.m.

Ski Nanny
The popular Ski Nanny program at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch supervises the resort’s youngest ski bunnies, ensuring they arrive on time in Beaver Creek Village for group lessons via Village transportation, simultaneously allowing Mom and Dad to make first tracks. Parents should bring their children to Ritz Kids between 7:45 and 8:15 a.m., and we will escort them to their lesson. After a day on the slopes, the Nanny meets children at the Ski School drop-off point in Beaver Creek and escorts them back to the resort for Ritz Kids’ “Munchies and a Movie,” where parents are invited to pick up their children by 6 p.m. Ski Nanny services are offered to children 5 to 12 years old.

Munchies and a Movie
Each day a movie will be played in The Ritz Kids room from 4 to 6 p.m., where the children can relax on bean bags after a day of mountain adventure and indulge in popcorn, hot chocolate and juice. Munchies and a Movie, available to children ages 5 to 12 years old, is complimentary to those participating in the Ski Nanny program. Twenty-four hour advance reservations are required. Please call Ritz Kids at (970) 343-1073 for more information or to request reservations.

Family Grotto Night
Escape to our 21,000-sq.-ft. award winning spa. Children accompanied by an adult are invited to enjoy the Spa’s signature rock-lined grotto. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings.

Winter Nature Programs
Our Naturalist Program is a unique feature of The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch that provides you the opportunity to learn and explore this wild and fascinating ecosystem guided by our Resident Naturalist, Ranger Jackie.

Jackie has several seasons experience as a park ranger at various National Parks around the country including Yellowstone and Arches. She brings her vast knowledge of the area, enthusiasm for nature and sense of adventure to every program to give you an exciting and memorable experience!


GROUP ACTIVITIES
(Included in Resort Fee)

Daily Group Guided Snowshoe Hikes
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Daily
Topics Include: Winter Ecology and Photography

Evening Family Programs
Offered on Select Afternoons and Evenings
Topics Include:
A Touch Table with Replica Animal Pelts and Props; Craft Projects Inspired by Nature, Snow Games, and an Animal Tracking Workshop


PRIVATE ACTIVITIES
(Reservations Required by Dialing 1138)

Private Guided Snowshoe Hike
90 Minutes; $115 for 2 Guests, $15 for Each Additional Guest
Step into the tranquility of the frosted forest, and experience
Bachelor Gulch in a whole new way. From the tracks of snowshoe hares to the whistle of a magpie, we will take a closer look at how the forest sustains life and take time to snap some unique vacation photos.

Private Snowshoe Stargazing Tour
60 Minutes; $115 for 2 Guests, $15 for Each Additional Guest
You will experience the night sky like never before on this unique
snowshoe tour. Walking beneath the glow of the Milky Way, our naturalist will point out constellations and share ancient legends of the cosmos.
The tour will then return to the warmth of the fire pit for a hot cocktail.

For more information, please dial (970) 343-1066

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Summer Advance Purchase Offer
Valid from June 3, 2015 to September 30, 2015
  • Complimentary Valet Parking 
  • Advance Purchase rates available for Deluxe King Rooms, Double Rooms, and Residential Suites (room rates vary based on room type selected)
S'mores
Take part in our signature aprés tradition. Warm your toes and roast marshmallows to perfection around our Fire Pit. Enjoy classic s’mores at the fire pit.

Paw Prints Family Photos
Capture an unforgettable memory with our four-legged resident, offered Wednesdays and Saturdays on The Mountainside Terrace from 3 to 4 p.m.

Family Grotto Night
Escape to our 21,000-sq.-ft. award winning spa. Children accompanied by an adult are invited to enjoy the Spa’s signature rock-lined grotto. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings.

S'mores
Take part in our signature aprés tradition. Warm your toes and roast marshmallows to perfection around our Fire Pit. Enjoy classic s’mores at the fire pit.

Paw Prints Family Photos
Capture an unforgettable memory with our four-legged resident, offered Wednesdays and Saturdays on The Mountainside Terrace from 3 to 4 p.m.

Family Grotto Night
Escape to our 21,000-sq.-ft. award winning spa. Children accompanied by an adult are invited to enjoy the Spa’s signature rock-lined grotto. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings.

Resort Nature Programs
Tuesday

AWAKEN THE SENSES HIKE: Experience the forest using all of your senses on the popular “Village-to-Village” hike to Beaver Creek Village.

WILDLIFE CHALLENGE: Can you hold your breath as long as a beaver can? Join in the fun with the whole family as we test how our human abilities stack up against Colorado’s wildlife. Stop by the Mountainside Terrace and see how you measure up! 

Wednesday

ANIMAL EVIDENCE SCAVENGER HIKE: We will work as a team of detectives to find clues that the sometimes elusive forest animals have left behind. Our leisurely wildlife investigation will begin at the Mountainside Terrace. 

ART IN NATURE: Celebrate the beauty that sur-rounds us by crafting a masterpiece souvenir  inspired by the outdoors. Experiment with watercolors, photo-sensitive paper and more. 

NATURE STATION: Join us on the lawn for hands-on activities as we learn about the wilderness in our backyard.

Thursday

HALF-DAY ADVENTURE HIKE: Challenge your-self on this moderate hike as we explore Beaver Creek Mountain and learn about Rocky Mountain flora, fauna, geology and history while soaking up the expansive views. 

ART IN NATURE: Celebrate the beauty that sur-rounds us by crafting a masterpiece souvenir  inspired by the outdoors. Experiment with watercolors, photo-sensitive paper and more. 

Friday

AWAKEN THE SENSES HIKE: Experience the forest using all of your senses on the popular “Village-to-Village” hike to Beaver Creek Village.

NATURE STATION: Join us on the lawn for hands-on activities as we learn about the wilderness in our backyard.

STARLIGHT STORIES: Relax around the fire pit and learn about the myths, legends and science of the Colorado night sky and the history of Bachelor Gulch. 

Saturday

ANIMAL EVIDENCE SCAVENGER HIKE: We will work as a team of detectives to find clues that the sometimes elusive forest animals have left behind. Our leisurely wildlife investigation will begin at the Mountainside Terrace. 

STARLIGHT STORIES: Relax around the fire pit and learn about the myths, legends and science of the Colorado night sky and the history of Bachelor Gulch. 

All hikes depart from the Mountainside Terrace. Reservations are appreciated, but not required. Please inquire with our Concierge for reservations and private event availability and pricing. Colorado weather can change unexpectedly. In the event of inclement weather, an alternative event will take place. *Pets are welcome at all events*

S'mores
Take part in our signature aprés tradition. Warm your toes and roast marshmallows to perfection around our Fire Pit. Enjoy classic s’mores at the fire pit.

Paw Prints Family Photos
Capture an unforgettable memory with our four-legged resident, offered Wednesdays and Saturdays on The Mountainside Terrace from 3 to 4 p.m.

Family Grotto Night
Escape to our 21,000-sq.-ft. award winning spa. Children accompanied by an adult are invited to enjoy the Spa’s signature rock-lined grotto. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings.

Resort Nature Programs
Tuesday

AWAKEN THE SENSES HIKE: Experience the forest using all of your senses on the popular “Village-to-Village” hike to Beaver Creek Village.

WILDLIFE CHALLENGE: Can you hold your breath as long as a beaver can? Join in the fun with the whole family as we test how our human abilities stack up against Colorado’s wildlife. Stop by the Mountainside Terrace and see how you measure up! 

Wednesday

ANIMAL EVIDENCE SCAVENGER HIKE: We will work as a team of detectives to find clues that the sometimes elusive forest animals have left behind. Our leisurely wildlife investigation will begin at the Mountainside Terrace. 

ART IN NATURE: Celebrate the beauty that sur-rounds us by crafting a masterpiece souvenir  inspired by the outdoors. Experiment with watercolors, photo-sensitive paper and more. 

NATURE STATION: Join us on the lawn for hands-on activities as we learn about the wilderness in our backyard.

Thursday

HALF-DAY ADVENTURE HIKE: Challenge your-self on this moderate hike as we explore Beaver Creek Mountain and learn about Rocky Mountain flora, fauna, geology and history while soaking up the expansive views. 

ART IN NATURE: Celebrate the beauty that sur-rounds us by crafting a masterpiece souvenir  inspired by the outdoors. Experiment with watercolors, photo-sensitive paper and more. 

Friday

AWAKEN THE SENSES HIKE: Experience the forest using all of your senses on the popular “Village-to-Village” hike to Beaver Creek Village.

NATURE STATION: Join us on the lawn for hands-on activities as we learn about the wilderness in our backyard.

STARLIGHT STORIES: Relax around the fire pit and learn about the myths, legends and science of the Colorado night sky and the history of Bachelor Gulch. 

Saturday

ANIMAL EVIDENCE SCAVENGER HIKE: We will work as a team of detectives to find clues that the sometimes elusive forest animals have left behind. Our leisurely wildlife investigation will begin at the Mountainside Terrace. 

STARLIGHT STORIES: Relax around the fire pit and learn about the myths, legends and science of the Colorado night sky and the history of Bachelor Gulch. 

All hikes depart from the Mountainside Terrace. Reservations are appreciated, but not required. Please inquire with our Concierge for reservations and private event availability and pricing. Colorado weather can change unexpectedly. In the event of inclement weather, an alternative event will take place. *Pets are welcome at all events*

S'mores
Take part in our signature aprés tradition. Warm your toes and roast marshmallows to perfection around our Fire Pit. Enjoy classic s’mores at the fire pit.

Paw Prints Family Photos
Capture an unforgettable memory with our four-legged resident, offered Wednesdays and Saturdays on The Mountainside Terrace from 3 to 4 p.m.

Family Grotto Night
Escape to our 21,000-sq.-ft. award winning spa. Children accompanied by an adult are invited to enjoy the Spa’s signature rock-lined grotto. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings.

Resort Nature Programs
Tuesday

AWAKEN THE SENSES HIKE: Experience the forest using all of your senses on the popular “Village-to-Village” hike to Beaver Creek Village.

WILDLIFE CHALLENGE: Can you hold your breath as long as a beaver can? Join in the fun with the whole family as we test how our human abilities stack up against Colorado’s wildlife. Stop by the Mountainside Terrace and see how you measure up! 

Wednesday

ANIMAL EVIDENCE SCAVENGER HIKE: We will work as a team of detectives to find clues that the sometimes elusive forest animals have left behind. Our leisurely wildlife investigation will begin at the Mountainside Terrace. 

ART IN NATURE: Celebrate the beauty that sur-rounds us by crafting a masterpiece souvenir  inspired by the outdoors. Experiment with watercolors, photo-sensitive paper and more. 

NATURE STATION: Join us on the lawn for hands-on activities as we learn about the wilderness in our backyard.

Thursday

HALF-DAY ADVENTURE HIKE: Challenge your-self on this moderate hike as we explore Beaver Creek Mountain and learn about Rocky Mountain flora, fauna, geology and history while soaking up the expansive views. 

ART IN NATURE: Celebrate the beauty that sur-rounds us by crafting a masterpiece souvenir  inspired by the outdoors. Experiment with watercolors, photo-sensitive paper and more. 

Friday

AWAKEN THE SENSES HIKE: Experience the forest using all of your senses on the popular “Village-to-Village” hike to Beaver Creek Village.

NATURE STATION: Join us on the lawn for hands-on activities as we learn about the wilderness in our backyard.

STARLIGHT STORIES: Relax around the fire pit and learn about the myths, legends and science of the Colorado night sky and the history of Bachelor Gulch. 

Saturday

ANIMAL EVIDENCE SCAVENGER HIKE: We will work as a team of detectives to find clues that the sometimes elusive forest animals have left behind. Our leisurely wildlife investigation will begin at the Mountainside Terrace. 

STARLIGHT STORIES: Relax around the fire pit and learn about the myths, legends and science of the Colorado night sky and the history of Bachelor Gulch. 

All hikes depart from the Mountainside Terrace. Reservations are appreciated, but not required. Please inquire with our Concierge for reservations and private event availability and pricing. Colorado weather can change unexpectedly. In the event of inclement weather, an alternative event will take place. *Pets are welcome at all events*

S'mores
Take part in our signature aprés tradition. Warm your toes and roast marshmallows to perfection around our Fire Pit. Enjoy classic s’mores at the fire pit.

Paw Prints Family Photos
Capture an unforgettable memory with our four-legged resident, offered Wednesdays and Saturdays on The Mountainside Terrace from 3 to 4 p.m.

Family Grotto Night
Escape to our 21,000-sq.-ft. award winning spa. Children accompanied by an adult are invited to enjoy the Spa’s signature rock-lined grotto. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings.

S'mores
Take part in our signature aprés tradition. Warm your toes and roast marshmallows to perfection around our Fire Pit. Enjoy classic s’mores at the fire pit.

Paw Prints Family Photos
Capture an unforgettable memory with our four-legged resident, offered Wednesdays and Saturdays on The Mountainside Terrace from 3 to 4 p.m.

Ski Nanny
The popular Ski Nanny program at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch supervises the resort’s youngest ski bunnies, ensuring they arrive on time in Beaver Creek Village for group lessons via Village transportation, simultaneously allowing Mom and Dad to make first tracks. Parents should bring their children to Ritz Kids between 7:45 and 8:15 a.m., and we will escort them to their lesson. After a day on the slopes, the Nanny meets children at the Ski School drop-off point in Beaver Creek and escorts them back to the resort for Ritz Kids’ “Munchies and a Movie,” where parents are invited to pick up their children by 6 p.m. Ski Nanny services are offered to children 5 to 12 years old.

Munchies and a Movie
Each day a movie will be played in The Ritz Kids room from 4 to 6 p.m., where the children can relax on bean bags after a day of mountain adventure and indulge in popcorn, hot chocolate and juice. Munchies and a Movie, available to children ages 5 to 12 years old, is complimentary to those participating in the Ski Nanny program. Twenty-four hour advance reservations are required. Please call Ritz Kids at (970) 343-1073 for more information or to request reservations.

Family Grotto Night
Escape to our 21,000-sq.-ft. award winning spa. Children accompanied by an adult are invited to enjoy the Spa’s signature rock-lined grotto. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings.

Winter Nature Programs
Our Naturalist Program is a unique feature of The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch that provides you the opportunity to learn and explore this wild and fascinating ecosystem guided by our Resident Naturalist, Ranger Jackie.

Jackie has several seasons experience as a park ranger at various National Parks around the country including Yellowstone and Arches. She brings her vast knowledge of the area, enthusiasm for nature and sense of adventure to every program to give you an exciting and memorable experience!


GROUP ACTIVITIES
(Included in Resort Fee)

Daily Group Guided Snowshoe Hikes
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Daily
Topics Include: Winter Ecology and Photography

Evening Family Programs
Offered on Select Afternoons and Evenings
Topics Include:
A Touch Table with Replica Animal Pelts and Props; Craft Projects Inspired by Nature, Snow Games, and an Animal Tracking Workshop


PRIVATE ACTIVITIES
(Reservations Required by Dialing 1138)

Private Guided Snowshoe Hike
90 Minutes; $115 for 2 Guests, $15 for Each Additional Guest
Step into the tranquility of the frosted forest, and experience
Bachelor Gulch in a whole new way. From the tracks of snowshoe hares to the whistle of a magpie, we will take a closer look at how the forest sustains life and take time to snap some unique vacation photos.

Private Snowshoe Stargazing Tour
60 Minutes; $115 for 2 Guests, $15 for Each Additional Guest
You will experience the night sky like never before on this unique
snowshoe tour. Walking beneath the glow of the Milky Way, our naturalist will point out constellations and share ancient legends of the cosmos.
The tour will then return to the warmth of the fire pit for a hot cocktail.

For more information, please dial (970) 343-1066

 
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