Best Sporting Resorts – 2019 Platinum List Nominees

Vote for your favorites through June 30, 2019

March/April 2019

A recreational retreat revives the mind while stimulating the body. Help us determine the best in luxury travel for the 2019 Celebrated Living Platinum List Awards. Your vote will help select the top properties. Voting ends June 30. Read about the winners in our Platinum List Awards issue, on planes September 1.


Les Airelles

Courchevel, France

Offering guests an unparalleled experience in the French Alps, Les Airelles features manicured ski runs outside the resort's doors, the two-Michelin-starred Pierre Gagnaire pour Les Airelles restaurant and a setting evoking a 19th-century storybook, 


Caldera House

Teton Village, Wyoming, United States

Caldera House offers the perfect base for exploring the jutting peaks of the Teton mountains. With interiors designed by award-winning studios Commune Design and Carney Logan Burke, each of the eight sprawling suites offers multiple bedrooms, a chef’s kitchen, and mountain views.


Casa de Campo Resort & Villas

La Romana, Dominican Republic

This 7,000-acre luxury golf resort is the epitome of a luxury experience. Casa de Campo boasts seven restaurants, three pristine white-sand beaches, and three championship golf courses, including the Pete Dye-designed Teeth of the Dog.


Experimental Chalet

Verbier, Switzerland

Hit the slopes in style while staying in one of the 39 rooms at the retro-cool Experimental Chalet in the Swiss Alps. Home to the Farm Club nightclub, the chalet also includes a restaurant from Parisian celebrity chef Greg Marchand and interiors by Italian designer Fabrizio Casiraghi.


Explora Patagonia Hotel Salto Chico

Torres del Paine, Chile

Anchored at the heart of Patagonia’s Torres del Paine National Park, Explora was designed with adventurers in mind. The resort offers stunning views and more than 40 recreational options—from hiking to horseback riding—curated by Explora’s outdoors team.


Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Lake Louise, Canada

Nestled in Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this iconic resort sits amid soaring mountain peaks, ancient glaciers and the emerald-green waters of Lake Louise. Constructed over a century ago as a summer escape for the elite, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise has since become a resort for outdoor enthusiasts throughout the year.


Minaret Station

Minaret Bay, New Zealand

Minaret Station puts nature at your front door. Situated in a remote glacial valley, the outdoor resort is accessible only by helicopter. Rooms feature amenities such as Jacuzzis, and chefs at the Mountain Kitchen restaurant source local ingredients, including lamb and beef from the resort’s 50,000-acre working farm.


Montage Los Cabos

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Explore the azure waters of Santa Maria Bay at this 39-acre resort in Los Cabos. Combining indoor and outdoor living, Montage Los Cabos puts guests a few steps from some of Mexico’s finest snorkeling and diving.


The Resort at Paws Up

Greenough, Montana, United States

Where luxury meets rugged living, the Resort at Paws Up gives guests unprecedented access to an expansive, 37,000-acre working cattle ranch. The Resort offers 28 luxury vacation homes, 36 safari-style tents, and dozens of seasonal activities (from ballooning to snowmobiling) to get the family outdoors.


Sea Island

St. Simons Island, Georgia, United States

Designed as a sporting club on the southeastern coast of Georgia, Sea Island has been welcoming guests since the 1920s. Five miles of private beach offer access to the Atlantic. Activities include golfing, boating, fishing and falconry.


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