14 Luxurious Ski Hotels (PHOTOS)

01/20/2013 07:50 am ET | Updated Mar 22, 2013

Skiing is one of our favorite winter activity: There's just something about getting out in the fresh air and fresh powder that does a body good. And whether you're doing the "pizza" down the bunny slopes or have mastered the double black diamond, you'll be sure to have a great time, especially considering all the other offerings ski destinations and hotels have: gorgeous spas, fabulous shopping, heated pools, you name it.

Without further adieu, here's a roundup of our favorite ski hotels that go above and beyond with amenities such as ski-in/ski-out locations, elegant rooms and activity-packed itineraries.

-- Jane Reynolds,

14 Great Ski Hotels