Best of the Best 2018 - 213
TUTKA BAY LODGE - WITHIN THE WILD
HOMER , A LA SKA
N E I G H B O R H O O D Southern End of Kachemak Bay
Tutka Bay Lodge sits at the entrance to a spectacular, rugged, nine-mile fjord at the southern
end of Kachemak Bay, near Homer, Alaska. Watch the whales and otters from the main lodge,
where guests gather for award-winning cuisine. Try sea kayaking or hiking through an oldgrowth forest before settling into wine tasting or a cooking class in the evening. We offer guided deep-sea fishing or bear viewing on the Katmai Coast and evening wildlife tours in the bay.
Six cozy cabins offer sweeping views and rustic seaside luxury. We invite you to visit our
peaceful cove and experience the beauty of Alaska.
Lodge gift basket.
Meander along the boardwalk to a lagoon
where our repurposed crabbing boat, The
Widgeon II, serves as our cooking school.
Chefs guide you through a three-course menu
featuring Kirsten Dixon's Alaskan cuisine.
Distance from Anchorage Airport (ANC): 128 miles/205 km
Size: 5 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Casual
WINTERLAKE LODGE - WITHIN THE WILD
R EMOTE A LA SKA , A LA SKA
N E I G H B O R H O O D Wilderness, Alaska
Lodge gift basket.
Intrepid back country travelers have access to
nearly a million acres of wild Alaska to enjoy
glacier trekking, fishing, rafting and hiking.
Distance from Anchorage Airport (ANC): 60 minutes
Size: 6 rooms Room Style: Indigenous Vibe: Casual
ARIZONA BILTMORE, A WALDORF ASTORIA RESORT
PHOEN IX, A R IZON A
N E I G H B O R H O O D Camelback Corridor / Biltmore
In the prestigious Biltmore community, this landmark hotel has been serving up luxury since
1929. The Arizona Biltmore remains one of the most recognized resorts in the world for its
distinctive Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired architecture, luxurious amenities and storied history
as a playground of the rich and famous. Nestled on 39 acres near the base of the Phoenix
Mountain Preserve, the iconic resort offers 720 accommodations, the 22,000-square-foot
Spa Biltmore, full-service Salon, Fitness Center, championship golf, eight pools, children's
program, lawn games, world-class dining and year-round outdoor adventure.
$100 food and beverage credit per stay.
Take the complimentary guided property tour
and learn about the Biltmore's rich history
and Frank Lloyd Wright's influence on its
Distance from Phoenix Airport (PHX): 8 miles/13 km
Size: 720 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Sophisticated
CA NA DA & U NIT ED STAT ES
Situated on the western edge of the Alaska Range, Winterlake Lodge settles you into wild,
rugged mountains and glaciers. Nestled on 15 acres along Mile 198 of the Historic Iditarod
Trail, the lodge overlooks peaceful Finger Lake - where we land by float plane in the summer,
and ski plane in the winter. Fly-fish or raft remote rivers; heli to dramatic active glaciers for
summer dog sledding or hike historic trails with access to Mount Denali viewpoints. All guests
receive complimentary massage, yoga and cooking classes and wine/cheese tastings.