Dining

There’s no Better way to Explore than with a Horseback Riding Adventure in Vail Valley

Bearcat Stables will take you out on a great adventure through the Rocky Mountains where you can see elk and other wildlife through beautiful scenic landscapes.  Whether you choose a small intimate party to ride or a larger group up to eight, you can ride from one hour to four days.  They will select a horse based on your ability and you’ll have the time of your life. 

There are several different unique adventures for you to choose from: 

Their new Tuesday Night Extravaganza is a must for you and your family.  It’s a fun-filled night with horseback riding on the Bearden Homestead Ranch, games, a campfire and a ranch style dinner prepared by The Lodge and Spa at Cordillera’s own Chef Ashton Fichtl. 

The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera is located less than four miles from Bearcat Stables and is the perfect place to stay while enjoying your horseback riding adventure in Vail Valley.  Visit our website for more information on our resort and our special packages or call 1.866.560.2762 to book your accommodations now.  We hope to see you soon!       

 


What Better Way to Kick Off the Summer Season than with Feast! Vail

FEAST! Vail will kick off the summer season from Friday, May 23 to Monday, May 26, 2014 in Vail Village.  This is a weekend full of delectable food delicacies’ surrounded by the amazing atmosphere of the Rocky Mountains. 

This is an event not to be missed.  Local area chefs competing with guest chefs as winemakers’ beer crafters and mixologists join them topped off with live bluegrass during some of the events.  You can’t ask for more than that. 

​It is advised that tickets for this tasty event be purchased in advance as many events sold out last year.  Tickets along with festival information can be found on the event’s website.   This year’s schedule of events is as follows:

FRIDAY, MAY 23
SMALL PLATES, BIG VALLEY FLAVORS  6-9 PM                       
 
SATURDAY, MAY 24
TRAIL MIX - 8:30-11:30 AM      
YOGA FOR A CAUSE - 9-10:30 AM         
“SIDES” - 11-11:45 AM         
“SIDES” - 12:30-1:15 PM       
COLORADO CRAFT BREWS & SPIRITS TASTING - 6-9 PM                         
 
SUNDAY, MAY 25
ACTIVE BRUNCH - 8:30-11:30 AM         
CASTING CLINIC - 9-10:30 AM                
“SIDES” - 11-11:45 AM           
PINOT BOOT CAMP - 12:00-1:15 PM          
“SIDES” - 12:30-1:15 PM        
 
MONDAY, MAY 26
VAIL VALOR RACES: 8:00 AM-FINISH -
    Valor Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 5M Run/Walk, 1M Family Run -              
MEMORIAL DAY BRUNCH -  9:00 AM-1:00 PM  

The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera is located within a 30 minute drive from Vail Village and is the perfect luxurious resort to stay at whether you are a culinary expert preparing your specialties for this event or an avid food lover coming to the area to entice your palate.    

Visit our website for more information on our resort and our special packages or call 1.866.560.2762 to book your accommodations now.         

 


Start the Spring Season off Feeling Refreshed and Rejuvenated at our Award-Winning Spa in Vail Valley

The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera

Winter is over; it is time to refresh, renew and rejuvenate.  Just like the budding flowers of spring, everyone should blossom at the start of this new season.  What better way to do that than with a visit to an award-winning spa in Vail Valley. 

Situated in the heart of the Rocky Mountain with a view like no other, the sight alone is enough to refresh the soul.  Treat yourself, your loved one, or make it a relaxing group adventure.  Anyway you choose to do it, start this new season off revitalized. 

All the information on our award-winning spa can be found on our website along with our detailed spa menu. The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera also offers a fitness center for those interested in a wellness program. Please check out our current fitness schedule.  

Are you feeling the need to have more than one day away to spoil yourself? Well then, why not plan a total getaway to The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera by using our Cordillera Signature Spa Package.  This Spa package includes:

·         Lodging
·         $20 per person breakfast credit in our Mirador Restaurant
·         A 50- minute spa treatment per day per person

* Two-night minimum stay required and available year-round.

Don’t you think it’s time for a little you time? Because feeling good begins with you.  Visit our website or call 1.866.560.2762 now to book your amazing retreat at our award-winning spa in Vail Valley.  


Don’t Miss the Vail Film Festival – Named one of the Top 10 Film Festivals in the World!

The 11th Annual Vail Film Festival is a four day event that will take place this year from March 27th - 30th, in Vail. 

This festival which began in 2004 encourages an artist's innovation and promotes new and creative film making by providing not only a screening platform for aspiring filmmakers but a gathering place for film enthusiasts as well. 

The Colorado Film Institute, a non-profit arts organization nurturing independent cinema, presents this festival.  Their mission is to foster independent American film through screenings, panels, workshops, networking events and educational projects with a focus on features, shorts, documentaries, TV pilots, commercials, and live action sports.

Don't miss this amazing event with celebrities, world premieres, panel discussions, live music, nightly galas, and the filmmaker reception.  Passes for the event can be purchased online.  See the program for complete information. 

The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera offers you an award-winning spa, three championship golf courses, indoor pools, hot tubs,  steamrooms, saunas and outstanding dining.  We're only a 30 minute drive from the Vail Film Festival.  Plan to stay for this remarkable four day event and take advantage of our 4th Night Free Special.                                          
  •     Save 25% off on room rates!                 
  •     Book Dates: Now - April 20, 2014
  •     Stay Dates: Now - April 20, 2014

Visit our website for more information on our resort or to book your accommodations now.

 


Choose any One of Our Six Wedding Venues in Vail Valley for the Wedding You Have Always Dreamed of

The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera

One of the most luxurious resorts in the world, situated on the mountaintop with breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains, The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera can offer you the wedding you have always dreamed of.

What a way to start your future together, where beauty and luxury abound.  Our staff can help you in selecting every facet needed, from your wedding to the reception, right down to the finest of details so you may relax and enjoy this special time with out all the worries.  Let us enlighten you with delight. 

With six wedding venues to choose from and two restaurants, this private property mountain retreat can accommodate very small and quaint to large and elaborate parties.   

The Gazebo
Providing breathtaking views of the surrounding Sawatch and Gore Mountain Ranges and accommodating a ceremony up to 200 guests.  
Overlook Lawn
Stunning panorama of the mountain ranges and accommodating a ceremony up to 150 guests.
Alpenglow Lawn
Beautifully manicured  with amazing views and accommodating a reception of  200 guests.
Mirador
Restaurant Mirador with its floor to ceiling windows gives you the option of an indoor venue and accommodates a reception up to 110 guests.
Grouse on The Green
The quaint Irish Pub provides a unique alternative for both a rehearsal or reception venue and can accommodate up to 65 guests.
Pool Patio
The perfect venue for an outdoor cocktail reception  and can accommodate up to 200 guests.
Living Room
The intimate and comfortable area for a wedding ceremony accommodating up to 80 guests.  
Summit Ballroom
For a variety of seating plans this indoor space accommodates up to 125 and by adding the optional outdoor patio space, the Summit Ballroom can accommodate a reception up to 150 guests.

As you can see, The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera offers you every immaginable way to plan this special day.  Please see our Wedding Venue information or call Angela Suppa, Catering Sales and Conference Services Manager at 970-569-6214. 


Come Experience the Endless Winter Activities in Vail Valley for Nature Lovers

There are plenty of things to do in Vail Valley in the winter. When people talk of Vail and Beaver Creek they immediately think of skiing, but if you are a nature lover and appreciate the great outdoors, then the exciting winter activities in Vail Valley are endless. Check out some of the cool weather activities highlighted below: 

Dog Sledding
Have an unforgettable time with Winterhawk Dog Sled Adventures. They offer several types of dog sled tours where transportation is included. 

Sleigh Rides The Lodge & Spa in Cordillera
Enjoy a scenic sleigh ride through the beautiful mountainside and with our activities partner, Bearcat Stables.

Ice Skating
Five minutes from the Lodge is Cordillera’s ice skating rink, where you can even skate at night. Complimentary hot beverages are provided.

Snowmobile Tours
Take a tour with Nova Guides through a historic World War II Alpine training camp or into the National Forest with Sage Outdoor Adventures.

Snowshoeing
Snowshoeing is a fun and relaxing sport that allows you to easily explore the splendor of the outdoors. Private trails are available in the Cordillera community with additional trails throughout Vail and Beaver Creek.

The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera hopes you'll take a trip to our mountainside resort to enjoy these wonderful winter activities in the Vail Valley. Plan your activities before you arrive or reach out to our Concierge who would be happy help you make arrangements. Visit our website to reserve your winter stay today!


Book our Valentine’s Dinner & Snowshoe Stroll - One of the Many Romantic Things To Do Near Vail

Planning Valentine's Day in the Rockies? There are plenty of romantic things to do near Vail. Whether you prefer to enjoy a fine meal, spend time outdoors or relax by the fire, The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera is the perfect place to spend the holiday.

The Lodge at CordilleraBook our Valentine's Day Dinner and Full Moon Snowshoe stroll on Friday, February 14th for an unforgettable expereince. Begin with a delicious three-course dinner at Mirador, followed by a two hour Full Moon Snowshoe through Cordillera on the Camino del Norte Trail. Return to our chateau-inspired lodge and relax with our Romance Package.

The Valentine's Dinner and Full Moon Snowshoe Tour is $70 per person. The two hour snowshoe only is $20 per person. Reservations are required. For more details, please call the Spa at Cordillera at 970-569-6359.

Here is our special Valentine's Day Menu.

End your Valentine’s Day on a sweet note by taking advantage of The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera's fantastic Romance Package:

- Lodging in a King Mountain deluxe room with fireplace &  balcony
- $20 per person breakfast credit at Mirador Restaurant
- Welcome champagne & chocolates
- Fire started in the fireplace prior to arrival

Book our Romance Package here.

Come celebrate your love by spending Valentine’s Day with us and explore the numerous romantic things to do near Vail with your special someone. 

Visit our website for more information on our Full Moon Snowshoe and other wonderful winter activities


Happy New Year from The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera! Don’t Miss our Winter Ski Sale!

Extending our warmest wishes to you and yours for a
happy, healthy New Year filled with peace, love and joy.


From your Cordillera Lodge team, we hope you enjoy a very happy new year!

If you’re ringing in 2014 in the Vail Valley, you’re invited to join us for our New Year’s Eve four-course dinner at Mirador. Celebrate the year that past and the excitement the new year brings with family and friends at our NYE dining event. Click here for the full menu.

Can’t make it to The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera for New Year's? Check out our Winter Ski Sale* and hit the slopes in winter 2014!


January: $149 Weekday Rates | $199 Weekend Rates

February & March: $189 Weekday Rates | $249 Weekend Rates 

To book your accommodations at our ski resort near Vail and Beaver Creek, call 877-719-4892!

With some of the best places to ski in Colorado just minutes away, guests can enjoy the convenience and luxury of our private ski clubs at the base of Vail and Beaver Creek Mountains.

Click here to learn more about The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera’s ski offerings.

Happy New Year from The Lodge at Cordillera! We you’ll join us for a stay in 2014!

*Book by today, December 31, 2013. Two-night minimum required on Friday/Saturday stays. Resort fee of $40.00 per night applies. Not valid February 14-17, 2014. Based upon availability, blackout dates and other restrictions may apply.


Happy Holidays To You & Yours from The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera!

From our Lodge & Spa at Cordillera family to you and yours,
we wish you the happiest of holidays this season.
We hope you enjoy a memorable day filled with joy.


If you’re in the Vail Valley during the holidays, join us tomorow for our Christmas Day Brunch or for our New Year’s dining events:

New Year’s Eve 4-Course Dinner in Mirador
Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 5 PM - 10 PM
$99 adult / $40 wine pairing / $25 age 10 & under
Click here for the full NYE Dinner Menu
 
Auld Lang Syne Champagne Toast
Lodge Living Room
Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 10 PM & 12 AM
Compliments of your Lodge Team, celebrate with music by Justin Allison
 
Happy 2014 New Year’s Day Brunch
Wednesday, January 1, 2014, 10 AM - 2 PM
$39 adult / $15 age 10 & under

Visit our website to learn more about our Holiday Events at Cordillera Lodge. Make your dining reservations by calling 970-569-6361.

Best wishes for a magical holiday this season from The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera!


Join us for our Full Moon Dinner and Snowshoeing Series in the Vail Valley

Enjoy a delicious three-course dinner followed by a moonlight, winter snowshoe stroll on the Camino Del Norte Trial through Cordillera during December, January, February and March.

Reservations are required for this unique winter excursion which is $55 per person for dinner and the two-hour snowshoe tour or $20 per person for just the two-hour snowshoe tour.

Dates for the Full Moon Dinner & Snowshoeing Tour near Vail:

Tuesday, December 17
Wednesday, January 15
Friday, February 14
Sunday, March 16

The Valentine’s Day Dinner & Snowshoe Tour features a romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner at Mirador followed by a full-moon stroll. This outing is $70 per person.

To learn more about our Dinner & Snowshoe Series or to make reservations, call 970-569-6359 ext. 359.

The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera looks forward to welcoming you for our Full Moon Dinner and Snowshoeing Series this winter. Book a winter getaway with us to take advantage of all of the winter activities we offer, including skiing at nearby Vail and Beaver Creek Mountains as well as sledding, sleigh rides and fly fishing.


Visit our website to book your winter vacation at the Cordillera Lodge.
Click here to learn about our Fall/Winter Special Packages at The Lodge.