Golf, Spa, Tennis, and Yoga Options Thrive at High Altitude in Aspen, Colorado
Pristine Fairways, Courts with a View, and Relaxing Indulgences are Unexpected Amenities in this Mountain Town
What are the ingredients of the ultimate vacation? For most people, this elusive entity involves at least one of the following: playing golf or tennis, indulging in spa services, and more recently yoga! Aspen has ample, easily accessible offerings in all four categories, from its challenging municipal golf course to its numerous high-quality spa facilities. In fact, the serene mountain setting and appreciation for the good life makes Aspen one of the country’s very best places to catch 18 holes, get a massage, play tennis, or take in a relaxing, rejuvenating yoga class—or, if you can swing it, do all four.
Yoga is in…
The ancient discipline of yoga has captivated Aspen. In fact, yoga mats have become the latest must-have accessory, spotted on bikes all over town. For those who want to continue their yoga practice while on the road and for those who want to try out yoga while in Aspen, there are numerous options from beginner to advanced:
Although Aspen may be known more for its alpine activities, tennis in the Rockies remains a favorite pastime among both locals and visitors alike. Whether playing on indoor, outdoor, or clay courts, Aspen is not lacking in diverse tennis options. The main difference in playing tennis in Aspen is that the gorgeous views can be an excuse for missing that easy shot.
Aspen Public Tennis Courts at the Aspen Golf Course. New clay courts have just been introduced to this locale, near the entrance to Aspen. With Aspen Highlands and Pyramid Peak in the background, tennis never looked so good. (www.aspenrecreation.com; 970.925.2145)