You Won’t Want to Miss the 2016 CarniVail in Colorado!

Come out and enjoy all the festivities of this year’s 2016 CarniVail in Vail, Colorado.

The 2016 Mardi Gras in Vail is sure to delight. Come and enjoy a taste of New Orleans style fun with this February’s big event. Visitors can enjoy all the merriment of Mardi Gras in Vail along with delectable Cajun fare such as the much anticipated crawfish boil. Don’t miss out on the CarniVail Street Festival and Vail Fat Tuesday Parade.

CarniVail in ColoradoCarniVail
February 6th – 9th, 2016
Vail, Colorado

The 2016 CarniVail in Colorado is set to be one to remember with a full lineup of activities from Cajun Après-Ski and After-Dark parties to street festivals, giveaways, contests, prizes, and so much more.

The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera is a renowned location for top-quality food and service a short drive away from Vail, so why not book a room and experience CarniVail in true style this February? If you’re looking for a few more things to do, the lodge offers a myriad of activities for all ages, so there’s always something for everyone.

'Tis the Season for Vail Holidaze!

Vail Holidaze

The holiday season in Vail will be in full swing this December!

If you enjoy freshly fallen snow, the excitement of the holidays, and all the festivities that come with this time of year, you'll love Vail Holidaze. This special event in Vail, Colorado, takes place in December. From seasoned locals to wide-eyed visitors from around the world, everybody wants to join in the fun and festivities of this beautiful seasonal event. Kids and adults alike get to feel the true holiday spirit in the festive Vail tradition.

Exciting events for Vail Holidaze are taking place from December 18th - 20th and on the 31st. One of the most popular events is the Vail Tree Lighting Ceremony presented by Alpine Bank on December 20th, 2015, at 5 p.m. in the Slifer Plaza in Vail Village. The ceremony is followed immediately by a favorite of young and old: the annual Vail Lantern Walk. Other Vail Holidaze activities include holiday cookie decorating, Vail Noel Nights, and arts and crafts events. More activities, times, dates, and locations during Vail Holidaze are available on the official website. 

If you're lucky enough to be in Vail for New Year's Eve, you're in for another annual Vail holiday treat. New Years Eve in Vail is always a party. From the Torchlight Parade to the fireworks, you're sure to find fun for the entire family. 

When you need a great place to stay while in Vail for the holidays, choose The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera for luxurious amenities and a festive atmosphere. You'll enjoy excellent food and comfortable rooms as you take advantage of all that Vail has to offer this holiday season. Visit our website to start planning your Vail holiday getaway.


Holiday Delights Abound at the Beaver Creek WinterFest!

Beaver Creek Winterfest

Join the community and celebrate during the fantastic 2015 WinterFest this December!

Snow might be approaching the Colorado region, but that's good news for this year's winter extravaganza. Don't miss out on the Beaver Creek WinterFest, hosted between December 19th, 2015, and January 2nd, 2016! Each day, you'll experience different winter activities geared toward both the young and old. Activities start in the afternoon on the weekdays and in the morning during the weekends.

Past WinterFest performances have included talented magicians and jugglers at the Vilar Performing Arts Center and the surrounding area. To celebrate the holiday season in Beaver Creek, amazing sculptures will be created out of ordinary ice blocks. Figure skating shows, holiday caroling, and sing-alongs are also part of the fun as the year winds down, and you won’t want to miss the big fireworks show on New Year's Eve. More details will be available as the event draws closer.

Take a little break from the fun and enjoy a meal at The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera’s restaurant, The Mirador. Afterward, take advantage of the skier shuttle at our hotel to reach the Cordillera Mountain Club at Beaver Creek. You won't miss a beat at the Winterfest, and the entire family will have incredible memories of their time on the slopes or at the ice rink. Visit our hotel website today for more information, and make your holiday season one to remember at this year’s Beaver Creek WinterFest.

Happy Thanksgiving from The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera!

The Lodge and Spa at Cordillera 

Our Edwards, Colorado mountain lodge wishes you all the best this holiday.

As the start of the holiday season officially begins tomorrow, The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera hopes you have a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with great food, family, and friends. In the spirit of giving, we give our thanks to our guests for their continued loyalty.

At our restaurant, The Mirador, we’ll be serving up a succulent feast on Thanksgiving Day. Our buffet will feature a wide selection of seasonal dishes, including an Indian succotash chowder with blue crab and black pepper crackers, sage and marjoram slow-roasted turkey, maple-infused sweet potato dauphinoise, and Kentucky bourbon pecan and chocolate pie with caramel sauce. We’re looking forward to serving all those who will be joining us! 

We hope you’ll make visiting The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera a new tradition in your celebrations this holiday season. In addition to our incredible dining options, our Belgian, rustic design and stunning views of the Rockies will truly lift your spirits. 

Thankgiving Dinner Menu 2015

See the Vail Valley on The Cordillera Nordic Experience!

These winter activities in the Vail Valley make for the perfect day trip.

As the snow begins to fall in Colorado, hitting the slopes isn’t the only thing you should do during the winter season. Bundle up, strap on a pair of snowshoes or Nordic skis,  and see the snow-covered mountains and trees. Whether you’re looking to plan the perfect romantic date or family trip, The Cordillera Nordic Experience will not disappoint. 

Cordillera Nordic ExperienceOnce fresh powder coats the grounds of Cordillera and the National Forest, thousands of acres are yours to explore. Take an adventure along the ski tracks and snowshoe trails and see the mountains in a whole new light. You can even take a trek across the golf courses during the winter months. Equipment rentals are available, along with assistance from expert ski instructors. 

The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera offers visitors stunning views of the Rockies and a wide array of fun winter activities. Nearly all of our guest rooms and suites are equipped with fireplaces, so you’ll be able to warm up and get comfy when you’re finished exploring the great outdoors. After spending the day on The Cordillera Nordic Experience, you’re bound to have worked up an appetite. Visit our award-winning restaurant, The Mirador for a fine dining experience.

Ski Downhill to the Birds of Prey World Cup!

You'll experience three days of world-class winter sports at the only Audi FIS Ski World Cup in the U.S.

Colorado's Rocky Mountains have some of the best skiing conditions in the United States. If you want to attend a men's downhill ski race in Beaver Creek, mark your calendar for one of the premier events in winter sports, the Birds of Prey World Cup. This is the only Audi FIS Ski World Cup destination in the United States, so it's a special opportunity to watch the best skiers on the planet.

Birds of Prey World CupBirds of Prey World Cup 
December 4th - 6th, 2015 
Beaver Creek Mountain

The racing will kick off on December 4th with the World Cup Men's Downhill Race on the challenging Birds of Prey course. The downhill race will be followed by the Men's Super G on December 5th and the Men's Giant Slalom on December 6th. 

The World Cup races will coincide with Everbank Americas Winter Opening, which is a celebration of the arrival of the skiing season. You'll have the chance to mingle with other racing fans at outdoor festivities in Beaver Creek. You can also attend the glitzy Black Diamond Ball, which is the annual kickoff to the winter social season. The Winter Opening will also include several showings of the documentary "Streif: One Hell of a Ride" about the legendary Hahnenkamm race in Austria.

The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera welcomes Birds of Prey World Cup fans to stay at our scenic resort. After a long day at the races, you can unwind with a massage in our full-service spa or enjoy a delicious meal at our restaurant, The Mirador. Browse our website for more details.

Rock the Mountains at Vail Snow Daze!

Vail Snow Daze

Come watch top performers heat things up in beautiful Colorado during ski season in Vail.

Are you looking for things to do this winter in Vail? With ski season in Vail in full-swing, you’ll definitely want to spend some time in the mountains. Enjoy conquering the slopes or going on horse drawn sleigh rides, which are perfect for family outings. Do you want to create romantic moments with your loved one? Ice skating hand in hand or camping under the stars may be a nice start. If you’re visiting in mid-December, you’ll definitely want to end the day rocking out at Vail Snow Daze.

From December 11th - 13th, 2015, you’ll enjoy free evening winter concerts in Vail, along with après parties. This spectacular event has included past performers such as Wilco, Rusted Root, and Barenaked Ladies, while the current lineup is to be announced. There’s never a dull moment during the Vail Snow Daze concert series. During the day, if you feel like taking a break from your winter outdoor activities, you can also stop by the sponsor expo village. 

After a long day of skiing, riding snowmobiles, and jamming to your favorite tunes at Vail Snow Daze, you will likely be more than ready to sip on a tasty warm drink or curl up in front of a crackling fire. Our friendly staff at the Lodge & Spa at Cordillera invite you to stay with us during the winter season. Visit our website to learn more about our accommodations, our friendly staff and our activities.


We Salute Our Heroes with a Military Hotel Discount in Edwards, Colorado!

Military Hotel Discount in Edwards Colorado

Take advantage of our Salute to the Heroes Rate this fall!

When you sacrifice so much for our country, we're happy to provide some thanks in return. We welcome all of our country's heroes with a military hotel discount in Edwards, Colorado. As you enter our Belgium chateau-style property, you'll feel every worry melting away. You deserve to relax on your vacation after our staff checks you into a luxurious room with a view of the surrounding landscape.

Veterans Day in Colorado can't get any better than right here at our resort. Unwind and take in some of the amazing activities we have to offer during this beautiful time of the year. Head down to the river and enjoy an entire day of fly-fishing. Our region is also known for its grand golf courses, so you may want to hit the green. Go horseback riding and take off into nature to gaze at the towering mountains above. When you return, you'll have a huge appetite to satisfy at our wonderful restaurant, The Mirador.

The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera is pleased to offer 50% off our best available rates (black out dates, along with terms and conditions apply). Our Cordillera military rate applies to both active and retired personnel; simply bring your applicable identification card. In addition to members of the armed forces, our Salute to the Heroes Rate is available to law enforcement, first responders, and teachers. Make your reservations with us soon and enjoy a reprieve from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

The 2015 Colorado Ski Season is Almost Here!

2015 Colorado Ski Season

Don't miss out on North America's best skiing at Beaver Creek and Vail.

Whether you are an expert skier or just a beginner, the beautiful Colorado mountains provide some of the world's best conditions for skiing and snowboarding. The 2015 Colorado ski season is quickly approaching, and you won't want to miss your opportunity for a cozy winter getaway in the majestic Rocky Mountains. 

The ski season for Beaver Creek will begin November 25th, 2015, and continue until April 10th, 2016. At the bottom of the Strawberry Park Ski Lift, you’ll find our exclusive ski club, which will really make your Beaver Creek ski experience special.

The Cordillera Beaver Creek Ski Club has so much to offer, including:

• Access to the Beaver Creek village and mountain

• Complimentary continental breakfast

• Free Wi-Fi

• Use of the resort's laptops and flat-screen televisions while warming up in the lobby

• Private storage to secure belongings

• Access to Christy Sports for ski and equipment rental

• Complimentary shuttle service from The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera to the Beaver Creek Ski Club

Vail also provides world-class skiing and amenities. The ski season at Vail runs from November 20th, 2015, to April 10th, 2016. Guests of The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera can receive access to the Vail Gondola Club, which is footsteps away from ‘One’, Vail’s newest gondola. 

A stay at The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera not only provides you with a peaceful escape from your frantic pace of life, but also includes access to Beaver Creek and Vail ski resorts. Winter is the perfect time to visit Colorado for a romantic weekend or family fun. After you finish your fun-filled day of skiing, warm up with a cup of hot cocoa or snuggle up by a cozy wood-burning fire. You can even relax your tired muscles at our award-winning spa. This vacation is sure to leave you feeling refreshed.

Experience Luxury and Total Relaxation with Our Cordillera Spa Package!

Cordillera Spa Package

Indulge in fine pampering at one of the “Top 10” Spas in North America at our rustic, elegant lodge.

The Spa at Cordillera combines the serenity of a secluded mountain hideaway with carefully crafted spa treatments designed to facilitate your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. You'll find everything from facials and eye treatments to wraps and body scrubs, letting you rejuvenate the exact part of your body you want to pamper. Stretch out those sore muscles and let out the stresses of ordinary life with intense and thorough massage therapy. Treat your hands and feet at the nail salon. The spa also offers a selection of fitness therapies offering everything from the focused care of a personal trainer to thorough yoga instruction and private group classes.

The Cordillera Signature Spa Package provides a premier opportunity to discover the amenities that our hotel and spa has to offer. You'll start your day with breakfast at The Mirador, an intimate restaurant offering a breathtaking view of the Rocky Mountains. The Mirador has earned the AAA Four Diamond Award. Throughout the day, you'll have access to two 50-minute spa sessions of your choice with treatments inspired by the serenity of the Rocky Mountains.  

Book your stay with this Cordillera spa package at The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera to experience the beauty of the Vail Valley and Rocky Mountains for yourself. We tailor all of our services to provide you with a relaxing, pampered experience because our goal is to give you a refuge from everyday life. Browse our website to learn more about the spa treatments and amenities available at our lodge.