Platinum List 2018: Best Sporting Resorts
Kulm Hotel, The Little Nell, The Lodge at Pebble Beach
A recreational retreat—golfing in California, skiing in Colorado—revives the mind while stimulating the body.
St. Moritz, Switzerland
Designer and PL expert Eugenie Niarchos says she feels “on top of the world” at this historic luxury hotel in the Swiss Alps, which has maintained a stylish clientele for more than 160 years. With four main peaks, the Engadine Valley is an ideal winter spot for skiing, snowboarding and ice sports, while summer’s pleasures include hiking and biking.
Pebble Beach, California, United States
Famously situated near the 18th hole on one of the world’s most renowned golf courses, The Lodge at Pebble Beach has been a haven for aficionados of the sport since 1919. Traditionally styled rooms boast gardens and balconies with views of the manicured links and Pacific Ocean. Enjoy filet mignon and Kobe beef cheeseburgers beside Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer trophies at the hotel’s tavern, The Tap Room.