Best Sporting Resorts – 2019 Platinum List Nominees
Vote for your favorites through June 30, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.