05/24/2018

Three nights’ lodging and kid-friendly perks in package that touches on top travel trends

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Families can splash in Antlers at Vail’s scenic pool (left) or nearby public fountains – or take the gondola to cool high-elevation summer tubing, ziplining, backcountry hikes and more. End the day with a tasty Rimini’s gelato (right).

Vail, Colorado – May 24, 2018 – Not one, not two, but three of the top travel trends for 2018 are addressed in the latest package being offered by the amenities-packed and Platinum-rated Antlers at Vailhotel in Vail, Colorado.

A Forbes forecast for what to expect in 2018 travel revealed that the top three most popular luxury travel trends include seasoned travelers looking to visit cold destinations instead of hot; folks seeking to push themselves outside of their comfort zones by trying new activities and exploring new places; and continued interest in multigenerational trips and travel with immediate family.

Embracing its elevated locale, Antlers at Vail created the new 3-night Beat the Heat lodging package to invite families to chill out in the Rocky Mountains this summer, June 1 – Sept. 30, 2018, with family-friendly value pricing. In addition to three nights’ lodging, the Beat the Heat package includes a complimentary pool toy for the kids for use in the Antlers’ stunning mountainside pool – and delicious icy treats for four from Vail’s Rimini Gelato & Café, within easy walking distance in Antlers’ family-friendly Lionshead neighborhood.

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L to R: Spacious Antlers at Vail condo; Eagle Bahn Gondola to Epic summer adventures; Antlers private balcony.

Adding to the fun, the Eagle Bahn Gondola is just steps from the Antlers’ front door, carrying guests to the full array of Vail Epic Discovery action – with its Alpine Coaster, ziplines and adventure courses – as well as shady high-elevation hikes, including one to take in a waterfall. Meanwhile, all around the Vail Valley, the natural resources feature snow-fed streams for whitewater adventures and fly fishing, as well as thousands of acres of preserved open space for hiking and mountain biking. Closer to town, miles of paved recreational paths and open road for road bikers abound, or visitors can simply watch the kids splash and play in one of Vail’s inviting kid-friendly fountains.

“The Vail Valley’s Rocky Mountain location offers cooler temps in the summer than much of the country, which makes it more fun to be outdoors trying out new adventures in this gorgeous area that is jam-packed with unique experiences,” says Magda King, Antlers General Manager.

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L to R (photos © Jack Affleck): Vail Children’s Fountain; high-country biking; Sunday Vail Farmer’s Market.

The Beat the Heat package pampers guests with Antlers’ spacious condominiums, ranging in size from studio to four bedrooms, all of which feature fully equipped kitchens – ideal for creating home-cooked meals after visiting Vail’s popular Sunday farmer’s market – with private balconies sporting propane grills. All Antlers at Vail stays also include the hotel’s hallmark abundance of appealing amenities: complimentary bike rentals for cruising around town, unlimited Vail Athletic Club access, free twice-weekly yoga classes, loaner GoPro cameras for capturing all the action, free shuttle for grocery pickup and specialty kitchen appliances like espresso machines and crockpots. Free WiFi, parking and no resort fees means families are left with more mad money to spend on themselves.

Antlers at Vail’s Beat the Heat package is available June 1 – Sept. 30, 2018; the 3-night value package includes a 20% lodging discount with rates starting from $744 for a one-bedroom with bunks condo for a family of four. Bring the family pet along for just $25 a night (advance reservation required). Tax not included, no resort fee, and subject to availability.

About Antlers at Vail:
The Antlers at Vail offers a relaxed Vail lodging experience in a fabulous mountain setting. In addition to being awarded Vail’s highest-level Platinum lodging rating, the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and GreenLeader status, Antlers has received a wide range of media recognition, including being named a Sunset “Stellar Pet-Friendly Hotel,” a best place on the planet to “Live (for a While) as a Digital Nomad” by Outside magazine, and family travel blogger kudos as both a “Best Ski Hotel for Families” and a best “Summer Camp for Families. With condominiums ranging from studio suites to four-bedroom penthouses, every Antlers unit enjoys a fully equipped kitchen, fireplace, balcony, daily maid service and complimentary Wi-Fi and parking. For more information visit www.antlersvail.com.

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Contact(s)

Media Contact: Anne McGregor Parsons, Word PR + Marketing, anne@wordprmarketing.com, 303.777.7667; Liana Moore, Antlers at Vail Marketing Director, liana@antlersvail.com, 970-790-5219
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