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Chalet USA owners Helen Gienke & Rob Brown stumbled upon Colorado, USA in 2001, whilst on career break from their UK Marketing jobs, skied there all winter & never looked back. We wanted to share this fantastic USA ski holiday experience with other UK skiers, so we set up Chalets USA in 2004. We live in Colorado, know the ski resorts and the accommodation and can give you advice of finding the right skiing holiday for you. www.chalets-usa.co.uk

Saturday, 16 February 2019

Caviar crepes, whisky & donut shop, ice skating, free s'mores & 80s video games!

Where can you find this cacophony of entertainment & dining?

In the Aspen Snowmass new base village!

Just opened for the 2018 / 2019 ski season, the new Snowmass base village offers all sorts of activities & new restaurants which only add to the already superb Snowmass ski resort.

Snowmass is the largest of the 4 Aspen mountains and you can ski them all on the same lift pass. With mostly ski in, ski out lodging, great restaurants & a fantastic ski school, Aspen Snowmass has long been a favourite for international skiers & snowboarders.

Now the new base village has opened, the Snowmass experience has only been enhanced, giving guests even more choice & fun things to do, in addition to the superb skiing.

Take a look at the full article on the: new base village at Snowmass 

Whisky & donuts Aspen Snowmass

Snowmass climbing wall

Snowmass 80s video games

Ice skating Snowmass base village

Caviar crepes Snowmass ski resort

Complimentary S'mores on your Snowmass ski holiday

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Which American ski resorts are closest to the airport?

Many clients ask us which USA ski resorts are close to an airport?

Understandably after an international flight a short transfer to start off your ski holiday is a real bonus ! Shorter travel times can help get you refreshed more quickly & ready to hit the slopes first thing...

So we've put together an infographic to help show you which USA ski resorts have short transfers and are close to an airport to help you plan your next skiing holiday in America:


Which American ski resorts have short transfer times?

Friday, 25 January 2019

NEW USA ski resorts taster!

Check out our new webpage with a summary of the USA ski resorts

Which is the best ski resort in America?

Having visited all these ski resorts numerous times, we have got a feel for what each resort is like, in terms of the skiing as well as the town / villages.

Take a look at photos & a summary of each ski resort, plus a map showing where each of them are and the nearest airport.

We hope this gives you a flavour of each resort to help you figure out which might be the best American ski resort for you.

Need help choosing?

Please ask us for expert advice on which ski resort would be perfect for your dream ski holiday!

Telephone:                     UK (+44)              01223 655642

                                        Australia (+61)    02 6145 2532

                                        USA (+1)              303-482-1961

Email:                              info@chalets-usa.co.uk

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019

$120 crepes in new Snowmass restaurant!

Snowmass ski holidays USA

Wow take a look at these decadent crepes in the new Snowmass base village!

Gotta love Aspen  :)

The Aspen Snowmass new base area is now home to the world's most expensive crepe filled with smoked salmon, egg, dill creak sauce & Petrossian Classic caviar shipped overnight from Paris.

Time to book you Snowmass ski holiday to try them out, so give us call!

  • UK 01223 655642
  • Aus 02 6145 25632
  • Email info@chalets-usa.co.uk

Friday, 28 December 2018

Arrabelle Vail names in Forbes top 12 best hotels of 2018

The Arrabelle Hotel at Vail Square is one of our favourite luxury properties and has now been named in Forbes' top 12 hotels for 2018.

We love its ski in, ski out location in Lionshead Village Vail, right by the gondola and chairlift and you can ski back over the skier bridge to the Arrabelle building, where the ski valet will help you with you skis.

A luxury 5 star property with roof top swimming pool, spa, on site restaurants, butler service amongst the many amenities, the Arrabelle offers hotel & apartment or residence style accommodation.

Read more here on The luxury Arrabelle in Vail hotel & apartments.

Read the Forbes article to see what they think of the Arrabelle!

Vail luxury skiing holidays 
Arrabelle ice rink Vail Lionshead Village luxury accommodation
Luxury hotel room Vail at the Arrabelle Hotel
Arrabelle Vail residences luxury ski in ski out apartments Vail

Luxury dining room & kitchen in luxury Vail apartments

Arrabelle Residences bedroom for luxury Vail snow holidays

Snow holidays Vail in luxury apartments Arrabelle bathroom

Luxury Spa Vail in the Arrabelle Hotel & Residences