While summer is a magical time in Colorado, winter brings out spectacular programs where the crisp mountain air sings with possibilities. None grander than the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. Consistently voted on of the top 10 hotels in the world, the winter season is a great time to visit for a day or two on your way skiing or even on a stopover from D.I.A. in Denver.
From lights to galas, here are the best five reasons to stop at the Broadmoor Hotel this holiday season for a couple of nights of luxurious magic.
Lights and More Lights at The Broadmoor Hotel
The Broadmoor Hotel nestles up against the Pike National forest, and the property and golf courses have thousands of trees. For the winter, the resort lights all the trees on the property making a magical wonderland out of an evening stroll. The count is more than one million lights.
Let Them Entertain You
Every year, the Broadmoor rolls out the Holiday Spectacular. Experience a top-notch dining experience paired with a show that features a wide variety of musical talent and styles. Get top-notch favorites like chargrilled filet mignon and the special Christmas ornament dessert. And, most of the acts are Grammy winners like Debby Boone and Nelson Rangel. And a special New Year’s Eve Celebration to close out the year.
De-Stress Broadmoor Style
The Broadmoor features an extensive spa where a visit is sure to put joy in the muscles and bones. Both the mens and womens areas feature multiple water treatment options as well as an oxygen room. The Wine Down starts with a Chardonnay Sugar Scrub, then apply Olavie Wine Therapy Oil topped off with a signature pedicure and manicure treatments.
What takes 958 pounds of powder sugar, 475 lbs., of flour and 650 eggs? The giant gingerbread chapel at the Broadmoor is one of the most extensive edible works of art in the world, and likely the best decorated. If looking at something scrumptious isn’t enough, the Broadmoor offers the 12 Days of Christmas Cooking classes where each day from December 21-January 1 the focus is everything from making fresh cheeses at home to winter cocktails.
Broadmoor Hotel Dining Diversions
The Broadmoor is one hotel where every restaurant is 5-star. The Natural Epicurean features a health-minded menu that encompasses fresh, local, and sustainable ingredients. Hearty dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner are crafted with elements from the Broadmoor garden and partnerships with numerous Colorado growers and ranchers. The ultimate dining experience at the Broadmoor is the Penrose Room, Colorado’s only Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond eatery. Elegant with mountain views, entertainment, and stunning cuisine. Expert sommeliers guide the experience from welcome to desert.