Exclusive Activities: Winnow and Diamante

I am pleased to announce the exciting partnership between Winnow & Diamante Luxury Travel for the 2019 Aspen Winter season.

Winnow is a travel app that connects you to exceptional experiences. The sort of experiences you would have to spend hours researching your destination to unearth. Why spend all your time looking for hidden knowledge when you can let Winnow do it for you?

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Diamante was approached by Winnow to create some bucket-list experiences for those visiting Aspen. If you are looking for unique, exclusive activities, Winnow + Diamante have you covered. Take a look at the Winter Exclusives by Diamante:

  • Elevate your party to apres ski perfection: Enjoy an apres experience like no other. You will enjoy apres in the comfort of your home with a private chef, masseuse, and private mixologist!

  • Enjoy a wellness morning for a mid-vacation reboot: Start your morning off right with yoga and healthy breakfast of your choice.

  • Late-night apres like you mean it: Keep the party going with your own DJ, mixologist and late night bites.

  • Put your ski skills to the test with the ultimate heli-skiing: Take your skiing or snowboarding to the next level with heli-skiing in the San Juan Mountains.

  • Design your own cowboy hat in a vintage saloon: You will to design your own hat and sip on some delicious cocktails in an Aspen saloon.

  • Escape for the night to a secret Ajax location: Spend the evening with friends or family in a beautiful cabin on Ajax mountain. Dinner will be served by an experienced chef and you will roast s'mores under the stars.

  • Balance indulgence and mindfulness with guided sensory dining: Experience food + wine in a new and mindful way. This isn't your average wine dinner.

These activities are only available through the Winnow app. So, head over to your app store and download Winnow to book an Aspen experience today!

Skiing in Hokkaido, Japan

Are you looking to combine skiing and international travel?

Check out this article from “Snow” Magazine, written by Diamante, featuring Hokkaido, Japan to see how you can combine the best of skiing with an international getaway.

“While Japan is known as the Land of the Rising Sun, it should be known as Land of the Deepest Snow.  Hokkaido, the northernmost island of the Japanese Archipelago, has long been known by deep powder aficionados as the global record holder for snowfall. When cold Siberian air from the Asian Continent mixes with the moisture of the Pacific, it creates epic snowfall, leading to amazing skiing opportunities.  Combine these world class skiing conditions with a growing ski infrastructure, unique cultural experiences and Japanese hospitality and you have …read the full article.”

Diamante's 6 Favorite Ski-In-Ski-Out Hotels of the West

Ski vacations are awesome, especially when you do not have to drag your ski’s or snowboard in and out of cars, up stairs and around town. That is what makes ski-in-ski-out hotels so convenient and desirable. Here are the best ski-in-ski-out hotels at some of our favorite ski areas in the American West.


The Little Nell


Aspen is the quintessential luxury ski destination in North America and the Little Nell sits at the base of the area in the thick of the action.  Rub shoulders with celebrities over a hot chocolate in the plush living room or a glass of champagne during aprés ski at the Chair 9 bar. Make a reservation at the Element 49 restaurant to enjoy some of the finest dining in Aspen.  Bonus tip: Arrange a private wine tasting in the cellar with the Nell’s Sommelier team

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Four Seasons


Teton Village is the capital for skiing in Wyoming and the Four Seasons is the crown jewel of the Village.  Located within a stones throw of two lifts, the gondola and the tram, the skiing access from the bar patio doesn't get much better.  Speaking of the bar patio, it is the number one place to grab an aprés drink and enjoy the spectacular people watching. Don’t forget to take a day to enjoy a Wyoming wildlife safari in neighboring Teton National Park.


The Ritz Bachelor Gulch


Beaver Creek is an enclave of luxury skiing and high quality accommodations, but the Ritz at Bachelor Gulch is so exclusive it has its own enclave within the enclave.  Enjoy skiing up to the fire pits that are stocked with s’more fixings after a long day on the hill or grab a couch and a cocktail lounge inside the spacious and elegant Great Room.  With three restaurants, two bars and a lounge on site there will be no need to leave for the duration of your stay, besides to get some fresh turns!

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Stein Eriksen Lodge


The classic European styled Stein Eriksen Lodge sits front and center at the base village of the skier only Deer Valley Resort.  Known as the first luxury ski-in-ski-out hotel in the country, the Stein Eriksen does not disappoint when it comes to world class service and amenities.  After a long day on the hill, stop by Utah’s only Forbes Five Star rated Spa and enjoy a massage. You deserve it!


The Hotel Madeline


The Madeline, recently acquired by Auberge Resorts, represents the finest ski-in-ski-out accommodations in the rugged San Juan Mountains of Colorado.  Enjoy front door access to the shops and restaurants of Mountain Village and a short walk to the gondola that connects to the adorable historic mining town itself.  Be sure to stop by Alred’s for a cocktail on your way to town at the midway point of the gondola for some of the best views in Colorado.


The Caledonian


Ski-in-ski-out and located on historic main street?  Is that possible? Only in Park City. While Caledonian is not technically a hotel, it is a residence club that offers short term accommodations for non-owners and thank god for that.  With condos that have private hot tubs located on decks overlooking the mountain, front door access to the Town Lift and walking distance to all that downtown has to offer, this Park City property is hard to beat.