Book your room at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch
Privacy and pampering at Bachelor Gulch resort
Located in Avon, The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is in the mountains and convenient to Beaver Creek Ski Area and Arrowhead Ski Area.
This 5-star resort is within close proximity of Beaver Creek Golf Course and Beaver Creek Nordic Center.
Make yourself at home in one of the 202 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Bathrooms feature separate bathtubs and showers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.
Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the convenience of ski-in/ski-out access at this resort, which also features a health club and an outdoor pool. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, supervised childcare/activities, and babysitting/childcare. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle.
Grab a bite to eat at the resort's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Buffet breakfasts are available for a fee.
Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and limo/town car service. Event facilities at this resort consist of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
At your hotel
At your hotel
This eight-story Ritz-Carlton resort features six dining and beverage options: Spago, a fine-dining restaurant; the Great Room, and Mountainside Terrace, which offer light fare; the Buffalo Bar, an après-ski hot spot with its own evening menu; and 7, where snacks and meals-to-go are available throughout the day.
The Beaver Creek resort also offers an outdoor pool, outdoor spa tubs, four tennis courts and a 21,000-square-foot spa and fitness center. Use of the fitness center, fitness classes, and access to the spa's sauna, steam, and wet therapies are included in the resort fee.
Other on-site activities at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch include guided nature hikes and "Loan-a-Lab" walks with Bachelor, the resort's resident Labrador retriever. Young guests, age 5 - 12, can participate in the Ritz Kids program, which offers a variety of supervised half- or full-day activities. Among them: nature hikes, swimming and pool games, arts and crafts, field trips to local parks and playgrounds, and visits from Bachelor the dog. (Reservations are required; hours and fees vary.) Use of the game room, snowshoe equipment, disc golf course, marshmallow roasting at the fire pit, bocce ball, horseshoes, and badminton are included in the resort fee.
Guests also enjoy preferred tee times at the Red Sky Golf Club, which is 10 miles west and features two 18-hole championship courses -- one designed by Greg Norman and one designed by Tom Fazio.
The resort fee includes transportation to Beaver Creek and Arrowhead Villages as well as Avon. Guest services include 24-hour room service; concierge services for varying needs (including standard, ski, golf, and spa); ski valet, lift ticket, ski/snowboard school services; twice-daily housekeeping and evening turndown; child care; and valet parking. Additional amenities include a gift and sundries shop, ski and snowboard shops, an executive business center, and 40,000 square feet of function space, including a 7,200-square-foot ballroom (fees may apply).
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 202
- Babysitting or childcare
- Tennis on site
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Coffee shop or café
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Conference space
- Fireplace in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Full-service spa
- Arcade/game room
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Health club
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Number of floors - 8
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms
- Multilingual staff
- Picnic area
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Snack bar/deli
- Shopping on site
- Ski shuttle
- Ski storage
- Ski-in/ski-out access
- Spa services on site
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Outdoor pool
- Wedding services
- Billiards or pool table
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Year Built 2002
- Area shuttle (complimentary)
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Park your car
Valet parking (surcharge)
In your room
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Coffee/tea maker
- Turndown service
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Separate bathtub and shower
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Cable TV service
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Free local calls
- Complimentary bottled water
- Room service (24 hours)
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
Eat and drink
Espresso Chair 16 - Offering guests a wide variety of grab-and-go items, Espresso Chair 16 is the perfect stop for specialty coffee, beverages, snacks and sweet treats. Delectable hot and cold items include smoothies, housemade pastries, fresh fruit and sandwiches. Open daily from 6 AM to 2 PM
The Mountainside Terrace - Light fare and grilled Colorado specialties are served all day at this heated outdoor terrace overlooking the pool and the base of the ski mountain. Seats more than 300 guests.
The Great Room - Light fare, cocktails, coffee, and tea are served in this casual lounge, dominated by a 3-story stone fireplace and filled with plush chairs and leather sofas. Located just off the resort lobby, it offers views of the ski mountain. Seats more than 50 guests.
Spago - 126-seat restaurant with 34-seat bar and lounge. Serves seasonal American cuisine with Asian accents. Decor blending rustic and modern elements, accented by the hotel's traditional log and stone features.
Buffalos - Serves American cuisine and Colorado specialties, such as buffalo meatloaf and grilled salmon, for dinner. Offers 40 seats, seasonal live entertainment, and afternoon and evening après ski cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
The resort, located at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain between the villages of Beaver Creek and Arrowhead, is 25 feet from the Bachelor Gulch Express, a high-speed quad chairlift. Ski instruction, ski valet, and ski concierge services are available. The resort fee includes transportation to and from Beaver Creek and Arrowhead Villages.
The 21,000-square-foot spa and fitness center includes a sauna, steam room, hot and cold plunge pools, separate men's and women's locker rooms, private men's and women's relaxation rooms, and a coed rock grotto room with “lazy river” spa tub. The cardiovascular room offers views of Beaver Creek Mountain and the aerobics room features views of Vail Valley. Instruction includes yoga, spinning, aerobics, and the services of a nutritionist. There are three outdoor spa tubs and an outdoor swimming pool. Use of the fitness center, fitness classes, and access to the spa's sauna, steam, and wet therapies are included in the resort fee.
Other on-site activities include “Loan-a-Lab” walks with Bachelor, the resort's resident Labrador retriever, and tennis on four clay courts.
The Ski Nanny service is available for children, ages 5–12. Ski nannies collect participating children from their guestrooms and escort them through the ski rental and school sign-up process in the morning. Then they ensure that young guests board the ski school bus that takes them to nearby Beaver Creek Village for group lessons. Afterward, nannies escort their charges to Ritz Kids for après-ski theater, where adults can pick up their children. (Fees apply.)
Resort guests enjoy preferred tee times at Red Sky, a golf club 10 miles west that features two 18-hole championship courses -- one designed by Greg Norman and one designed by Tom Fazio. Other recreational activities in the area include bocce ball, horseshoes, badminton, disc golf, dog sledding, ice climbing, four-wheel drive tours, ice fishing, horseback riding, snowmobiling, fly fishing, gondola rides, hot air ballooning, sleigh rides, Nordic skiing, ice skating, and whitewater rafting.
The hotel is located in Bachelor Gulch, an exclusive area that is part of the Beaver Creek resort system. Beaver Creek, which also encompasses nearby Arrowhead, features 1,625 acres of skiable terrain with 146 trails: 34 percent beginner, 39 percent intermediate, and 27 percent expert. These are accessible by 14 lifts, including seven high-speed quads. The resort has a vertical rise of 3,340 feet and receives an average annual snowfall of 300 inches, plus an annual average of 300 days of sunshine. Beaver Creek includes a variety of terrain parks such as Park 101, Zoom Room, and Moonshine Terrain Park and Pipe.
Vail, eight miles east, encompasses 5,289 skiable acres with 193 trails on three main areas. Vail-Front Side is 28 percent beginner, 32 percent intermediate, and 40 percent expert. Back Bowls is 13 percent intermediate and 87 percent expert. Blue Sky Basin is 47 percent intermediate and 53 percent expert. The resort, which has a 3,450-foot vertical rise and averages 66 inches of snow each January, has 34 lifts, including one gondola and 14 high-speed quads.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Cross-country skiing nearby
- Snowboarding nearby
- Snowmobiling nearby
- Rafting nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Aerobics on site
- Ski equipment rentals on site
- Downhill skiing on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
The Ritz-Carlton's 21,000 square-foot Bachelor Gulch Spa features 19 treatment rooms, a rock-lined co-ed grotto, and men's and women's locker rooms and saunas. The spa's salon offers manicures and pedicures. The resort fee includes access to the spa's wet therapies, sauna, and steam room. The resort fee also includes a one-time $25 spa credit with purchase of $100 or more at the spa or spa retail.
- Hot stone massage
- Prenatal massage
- Thai massage
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
The fine print for The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Resort fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per night
- Breakfast fee: USD 35 per person (approximately)
- Valet parking fee: USD 50 per day
- Pet fee: USD 125 per stay
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 50 per night
Awards & Affiliations
- The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.