Socially Distant Summer Experiences

at Sonnenalp Hotel in Vail

Exclusive Guest Access for Golf, Tennis,

and Fitness at the Sonnenalp Club 

Vail, Colorado (March 16, 2021) Sonnenalp Hotel offers visitors to Vail safe, socially distant summertime guest experience for 2021. Unique to Vail, guests of the Sonnenalp Hotel have exclusive access to the Sonnenalp Club in Edwards, a golfer’s paradise with preferred tee times, tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool, and a 10,000 sq. ft. fitness center. Harvest Restaurant & Bar  uses locally farmed ingredients and blends international flair with local favorites, served amidst postcard-like panoramas from the dining room and expansive patios.


The hotel also offers guests private hikes to various locations throughout the Rocky Mountains and nearby lakes. In Vail, kids have an all-access pass to fun & nature. The Sonnenalp Kids Club offers structured activities for kids under the supervision of the Guest Activities Coordinator and children will enjoy arts & crafts, games, music, dinner, and movie nights.


The 18 hole, easily walkable championship golf course with four tee positions ranging from 7,100 yards to 5,293 yards has unlimited play for members 7 days a week. Guests of the Sonnenalp get preferred tee times and complimentary transportation to the club.


Sonnenalp's full-service tennis program is for all levels, ages, and abilities. A tennis professional will help you improve your strokes and technique while having fun, meeting new people, and enjoying the game with friends. The two clay and two hard courts are surrounded by lush foliage. 



The Sonnenalp Club has three specialty studios, offering over 50 classes weekly in disciplines including yoga, suspension yoga, and TRX, Pilates, a state-of-the-art cycling studio, strength and cardio classes, Kinesis, and small-group training. Three swimming pools are available for guests to unwind and relax complemented by stunning mountain views. 


Piney Creek Trail: Explore the beautiful trails across from Vail Mountain on this destination hike with a picnic lunch or wine & cheese at the top. Guests will work up an appetite as they wind their way through the aspen grove and across the hills filled with beautiful pine trees. Starting at $100 Adults, $50 Kids


Tennessee Pass Cookhouse: Take the scenic mountain drive towards Leadville and enjoy a two-mile round trip snowshoe hike to a yurt for a four-course dinner. Complete with live music and epic views along the way this is a truly memorable experience and great for couples. 


Hike & Paint Experience: This adventure begins with a beautiful hike followed by a step-by-step guided painting activity with a local artist to capture the beauty of your experience! A perfect souvenir or gift to return home with! No painting experience is necessary. A wine and cheese apres add-on are available.  Starting at $200 pp



Kids' adventures are filled with exploration, discovery, and education. Geared to take advantage of Colorado’s beautiful and healthy environment, programs include exploratory nature walks, beach, and pedal boating at Nottingham Lake, educational points of interest, arts & crafts, and plenty of fresh air. $125 per child 9-2pm including lunch


Nature and Art Experience

Fridays & Saturdays 1-hour Family Experience

Art may include Wishing boats, Nature Journals, Nature Mobiles, and more. Complimentary.


Kids Polaroid Nature Walk 

Kids are loaned a polaroid camera to capture their discoveries Starting at $25 

*Offerings and prices may change

About Sonnenalp:

The Sonnenalp tradition of hospitality goes back nearly a century to Bavaria, where the Faessler family opened a hotel that epitomized the finest in personalized service in beautiful surroundings. The spectacular mountain setting inspired the Sonnenalp name – “Sun on the Mountains” – a moniker that translated perfectly when the Faessler family first fell in love with Vail and opened their second hotel in 1979. Five generations after their humble beginnings, the Sonnenalp is a thriving part of the family of Sonnenalp hotels, offering the same warmth and hospitality as the original Bavarian farm house in a setting of true luxury.

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