Cue the jingle bells, hot chocolate and the ever precarious elf on the shelf, because it’s almost Christmas and we have the perfect vacation rental homes for you and your family this year.
As much as the Holidays may look different this year, spending quality time with your family and appreciating those you love has never been more important. Whether your gatherings will be held over Zoom, smaller than normal or you’re still figuring it out, spending Christmas at a vacation rental is a great way to mix up your traditions and finish the year off with plenty of holiday joy and cheer.
All you have to do is light the fire, get the hot tub bubbling and make sure someone is in charge of playing Mariah Carey’s 1994 Christmas album on repeat.
Book one of these 7 incredible TurnKey rentals for your Christmas celebrations.
Summit County, CO: 6 Bedroom Home w/ Mountain Views & Private Hot Tub
Happy Holidays from Summit County, Colorado! This Frisco dream rental boasts 6 bedrooms/4.5 bathrooms, 2 living areas, 2 decks with mountain vistas, and a private hot tub—all perfectly designed to sleep 14 in the coveted Reserve. Whether guests are headed 7 miles up mountain for excellent powder skiing (weather permitting) in Copper, or just taking in the glittering lights in nearby Breckenridge and Keystone, no one at The Reserve is ever far from a taste of vacation heaven. And for those looking to do no more than watch the snow fall and listen to carols on repeat, the nearly 5,000 square foot home offers breathtaking mountain views and a floor-to-ceiling fireplace to set the perfect seasonal vibe.
North Lake Tahoe, CA: Luxe All-Suite Retreat with Sauna & Lake Views
Welcome to Lake Tahoe, California! This luxurious 6 bedroom/4.5 bathhroom vacation rental sleeps 9 and offers stunning views of both Lake Tahoe and the Sierras from a bank of oversized windows and a private deck perfect for watching the sunset over the mountains and lake. Here, you and the family can enjoy a range of high-end amenities like a private sauna, en-suite baths in each bedroom, a gas fireplace, and access to Tahoe Park’s private beach and piers. The main living room is perfect for gathering to open presents and listening to your favorite Holiday songs while the fireplace keeps everyone cozy.
Gatlinburg, TN: Luxury Cabin w/ Magnificent Mountain Views
This brand-new, top-of-the-line cabin is ready to welcome up to 8 lucky guests, who will live like kings and queens in this 2 bedroom/2.5 bathroom bungalow nestled in the extraordinary natural beauty of Gatlinburg, Tennessee’s Smoky Mountain National Park. Dollywood, one of America’s national treasures, is just down the road… if guests can tear themselves away from the 60 arcade games and full pool table in downstairs’ fully kitted-out games room. And when the holiday mood strikes, remember it truly is a “Wonderful Life” with friends and family, especially on the 75” TV with full theater-experience surround sound. This is sure to be a real Christmas to remember, country style
Welcome to the ultimate white Christmas retreat in Aspen, Colorado! This 5 bedroom, 6.5 bath luxury mountain home is the picture-perfect Alpine getaway for up to 12 guests. Tranquility reigns at this picture-perfect, light-filled holiday home, with mountain views from the wraparound deck. Soak in the 10-person hot tub and watch the snow fall, enjoy a family dinner at the 10-person dining table or head out to the trails from your direct access to ski in/out trails and private lift that’s great for intermediate and experienced skiers. For little ones waiting for Santa’s sleigh, there’s simply no better area than the inviting great room for all to gather by the fire to enjoy that holiday magic.
Phoenix, AZ: 8,000 Sq. Ft. Estate w/ Pool, Sports Court & Theater
For families seeking refuge from the cold and an adventure-filled Christmas, head to Phoenix Arizona, and unwind at this 6 bedroom/4.5 bathroom estate. Enjoy a variety of indoor and outdoor activities including a sports court, private pool and hot tub, movie theatre complete with a popcorn machine, and 6,000 square feet of patio to relish in the desert vistas. Host a Christmas cookout using the built-in gas grill and dine alfresco at the table for eight and then watch the stars come out from the comfort of your bubbling hot tub. You won’t have to leave this vacation rental to find your Christmas adventure, but if you choose to you’ll find miles of desert hiking within a short walk in the nearby Sonoran Preserve.
Asheville, NC: Grand 8BR on 10-Acre Blue Ridge Estate
This 8 bedroom/7.5 bathroom Asheville vacation rental is truly a home among homes. The breathtaking majesty of western North Carolina surrounds this estate fit for the most discerning group: with 8 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms, 32 guests will be able to ring in the Yuletide in style…and with over 10,000 square feet of indoor living space and a further 2,500 square-foot dedicated outdoor entertaining area (not to mention the two complete kitchens), friends and family will be spoiled for choice. The property sits beautifully nestled on a picture-perfect Carolinian ridge: all you and your guests will have to do is sit back and enjoy a very merry Christmas indeed.
Beaver Creek, Oregon: 5BR/6.5BA Estate Near Beaver Creek Slopes & Golf
Families and large groups looking to celebrate the holidays in luxe style will find all their needs met in this sprawling 5 bedroom/6.5 bathroom manor with over 7,000 square feet of living space in one of Beaver Creek, Colorado’s, premier gated communities. 5 fireplaces grace this classic mountain hideaway, providing a cozy getaway for all 12 guests—whether they want to while away the afternoon watching the twinkling lights, or hit the nearby slopes for an action-packed afternoon before taking advantage of the included après-ski amenities at the nearby Avon Golf Club. With 2 living areas, a games room, parking for 4 roomy vehicles, a complimentary shuttle to nearby Beaver Creek village itself, and Vail only a 20-minute drive away, there’s something to meet every vacation to-do list at this heavenly holiday retreat.