15 Extraordinary Family Reunion Vacation Rentals Around the Country
Large family vacation rentals for family reunions in beautiful destinations
The way families get together over the holidays or for special occasions is shifting. A space that was once dominated by hotels and resorts has now veered toward luxury vacation rentals, and a quick look at the numbers makes it easy to see why:
If you and your family are looking for something different than a hotel stay, take a look at a few of our large family reunion rental homes in Colorado and California that were tailor-made for an unbeatable group getaway. Many of these homes also work perfectly for corporate retreats and offsite meetings, too. Click to learn more about the home and its amenities, see all photos, and check for availability. Or, if you're planning a ski trip and are wondering which Colorado ski resorts are best for families, check out our post here.
Colorado Family Reunion Locations
Vail Valhalla combines the majesty and luxury of Vail with the beauty and coziness of a Rocky Mountain ski retreat. Set on multiple levels built into the side of the mountain, you'll find a private pool and hot tub unlike any you've seen before, a grand entranceway, and plenty of space for lounging with your entire group.
Il Podere, which means "family homestead" in Italian, is one of our premier Vail Valley properties. Perched atop a mountain on 220 acres, this home features private hiking trails, a hilltop pool and pool house, infinity hot tub, basketball courts, a private movie theater, and beautiful terraces. This is an excellent home for large events with as many as 180 attendees.
One of the finest homes in Vail/Beaver Creek, Elk Horn Outlook has the rustic charm of Colorado and the space to fit your entire family. The large, round dining table provides a great setting for an elegant family holiday meal. Also, the deck and balcony views are not to be missed.
Set in the heart of the mountains of Telluride, Dancing Bear has 360-degree alpine views and ski-in/ski-out access to one of the country’s highest-rated ski resorts. The large outdoor hot tub looks out over the mountains, and the grand dining table has seating for 10. It's also our best-performing home on Instagram, and it's not hard to see why.
When you take your next family getaway to Breckenridge, stay at Mountain Kingdom to discover what alpine royalty looks like. This lodge is big enough for everyone to have their own space and plenty of privacy. Sit on the back deck for unbelievable views of the canyon below and ridges beyond, or gather in the hot tub with equally impressive views.
You and your family will have all the space, views, and luxury amenities you can handle at Telluride's Village Overlook, yet you'll still be able to walk to the free scenic gondola in five minutes. This home is perfect for families who want quiet downtime together around a roaring fireplace or in the private outdoor hot tub, as well as outdoor activities like skiing and hiking.
Experience Breckenridge, Colorado, like never before in Pineview Hideaway. There is a quiet side to this hillside sanctuary and you'll only need minutes in the fresh mountain air to understand just what kind of natural beauty emanates from this area. It’s just a 5-minute drive to the slopes, but seems so far from the ordinary.
Located in the hills of Mountain Village in Telluride, Prospect Lodge is remote enough to give you privacy and serenity, yet still only a few minutes from the action of town. If you're looking for a winter family reunion over the holidays, this home offers ski-in, ski-out access, as well as a private hot tub. The game room and cozy loft also make this a perfect family home.
California Family Reunion Locations
When you stay at Big Buck Lodge, you'll get access to your own bikes, which you can use to explore the beauty of Tahoe City and the nearby Skylandia Beach. After a full day of riding around town, retire to this retreat and gather around the outdoor fire pit or any of the large decks, or soak in the private outdoor hot tub.
Enjoy sweeping views of the glittering water and a traditional Lake Tahoe cabin feel, complete with a cozy stone fireplace and lodge-themed decor, at Lakeshore Retreat at Dollar Point. For an even better view, step out onto the spacious deck, or plan a meal here on the outdoor dining set.
Sierra Sanctuary is perfect for families who want easy access to Northstar's amazing skiing and still have plenty of space to sprawl. Gather together in the private hot tub, around the outdoor fire pit, or on any of the spacious decks and patios -- all of which offer views you'll never grow tired of.
North Slope Chateau is the perfect home to relax in absolute comfort and take in the stellar views of the mountains and valley, in any season. This home allows ski-in, ski-out access to its world-famous runs (one of only 3 ski-in/ski-out homes on Squaw), what are you waiting for?
Swiss Kiss, located at the top of the prestigious Incline Village, is the essence of Lake Tahoe in one beautiful home. High in the mountains with breathtaking views, minutes from Tyrolian Village and the Diamond Peak Ski Resort, and just a short drive to the private golden-sanded beach, this Lake Tahoe cabin is an idyllic backdrop for your next getaway with family or friends.
Visit Grandview Retreat and you'll be rewarded with epic views of the gorgeous Carnelian Bay, which you can take in from all over the multi-level home. Relax under soaring pine trees in the backyard, and cook a feast for your whole group on the gas grill.
Everything you love about the traditional Lake Tahoe cabin blended masterfully with the splendor of Incline Village. That's what sets Serenity Lodge apart from the rest, and as its name suggests, it's the perfect spot to experience Lake Tahoe in a quiet, peaceful setting. When you're sitting around the gas fireplace or relaxing in the jetted tub, you'll find there's no place you'd rather be.
10 Luxury Corporate Retreat Locations for the Modern Offsite Meeting
Find inspiration outside the office with these 10 amazing corporate retreat locations in Santa Barbara, Colorado, and Lake Tahoe.
Where to Stay in Telluride
Should you stay in the famous town or in Mountain Village? What's the difference between the two? Which neighborhoods are best for families? We answer all these questions and more in our guide to planning a Telluride vacation.
The Best Family Ski Resorts in Colorado
Heading to Colorado with the family in-tow? Find out which of Colorado's ski resorts are the best for both kids and adults, how far the resorts are from major airports, and what activities each resort offers for kids of all ages.
Best Spring Skiing in Colorado
Find out when Colorado sees its highest snowfall, what springtime events take place at each resort, and more with our complete guide to late-season skiing in Colorado.
The 5 Most Romantic Getaways in Colorado
With so many romantic ski resorts in Colorado, it’s hard to distill them down to just a handful. However, by looking at several different factors, including couples’ activities, charm, variety in ski terrain, and overall memorability, we’ve ranked the top 5 most romantic winter getaways in Colorado.
Beaver Creek vs. Vail
What’s the difference between skiing Beaver Creek and skiing Vail? It’s a question our Guest Experience teams get all the time, so we thought we’d offer our deep knowledge of both resorts to help you choose the best destination for your family or group.
We have 42 homes in Telluride, click to start your search We have 8 homes in Vail, click to start your search We have 32 homes in Lake Tahoe, click to start your search