Resort at Squaw Creek Honored in "Top 50 Ski Hotels" in North America
Olympic Valley, Calif. - Once again, Resort at Squaw Creek, a AAA Four-Diamond ski-in, ski-out property at the base of Squaw Valley USA, has achieved recognition in Condé Nast Traveler's "Top 50 Ski Hotels" in North America. In the most recent poll, Resort at Squaw Creek, a Destination Hotels & Resorts property, claimed the #24 spot.
Five miles from Lake Tahoe, the award-winning Resort at Squaw Creek features a full-service spa and fitness center, year-round pool and hot tub complex, Nordic Center, dog sledding, ice skating rink, ski valet, retail shops, and Mountain Buddies children's program.
In addition, the resort offers four restaurants, 33,000 square feet of state-of-the-art conference space, and 14,750 feet of outdoor meeting space. During the summer months, Resort at Squaw Creek operates the on-property, par-71, Robert Trent Jones, Jr. championship golf course, which, due to meticulous "green" environmental practices, is Audubon Certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary.? Mountain biking, tennis, hiking, river rafting and water activities at Lake Tahoe are available during the summer months too.
Squaw Valley USA, which recently received an "A" grade for environmental stewardship from the Ski Area Citizens' Coalition, spans six peaks and 4,000 acres of world-class terrain. With the nation's most extensive lift network, the resort accesses terrain for all ability levels of skiing and riding via 33 lifts.
Resort at Squaw Creek is located 45 miles from Reno-Tahoe International Airport. For reservations and information visit http://www.visitsquawcreek.com/, or call 800.401.9501.
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About Resort at Squaw Creek (www.squawcreek.com)
Resort at Squaw Creek is situated at the base of Squaw Valley USA, home to the 1960 Winter Olympics. The mountainside North Lake Tahoe resort, which still sparkles from the near $55 million property-wide renovation more than a year ago, features 405 lavishly appointed residential-style guest rooms and suites; 33,000 square feet of indoor meeting space and 14,750 square feet of outdoor space; an exclusive on-property chair lift accessing Squaw Valley USA's world-class ski terrain; a Robert Trent Jones, Jr. golf course; a recently renovated spa and full-service salon; a comprehensive on-site summer recreational program for adults and kids alike; a 25-meter heated pool, kiddy and plunge pools, a 120-foot water slide and outdoor hot tubs; four distinct restaurants; exclusive boutique shopping; and Mountain Buddies, a fully-supervised children's activity program. Resort at Squaw Creek is a perennial AAA Four Diamond property, and is one of the "Top 50 Ski Resorts in North America," as selected by Condé Nast Traveler. The resort is a short five-mile drive to Tahoe City with access to Lake Tahoe, North America's largest alpine lake at 22 miles long and 12 miles wide.
About Destination Hotels & Resorts (www. destinationhotels.com)
Resort at Squaw Creek is one of more than 30 independent, upscale and luxury hotels, resorts and golf clubs in the United States managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fifth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. The company, headquartered in suburban Denver, Colo., features a portfolio of more than 7,000 guest rooms, 10 golf courses and 11 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Houston, Denver, Dallas, San Diego, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Portland, Palm Springs, Maui and Lake Tahoe. For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit http://www.destinationhotels.com/.
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