Surrounded by untouched Alaskan wilderness, The Hotel Alyeska sits within a family-friendly mountain resort where outdoor adventures can be found in abundance. Enjoy hiking, biking, flight-seeing, kayaking and fishing within this pristine environment.
Dine at the resort's Seven Glaciers Restaurant which enjoys spectacular views and is reached by scenic aerial tram!
The surrounding Chugach Mountains provide a range of exhilarating outdoor adventures
Visit in the summer for fantastic wildlife-watching, guided nature hikes and world-class fishing
Fantastic hotel for families with connecting rooms and suites and excellent facilities
The lush valley that surrounds The Hotel Alyeska is enveloped by snow-capped mountains, glaciers and tapers off to views of the ocean, inviting adventures in every direction on land, by sea and up in the air. A perfect introduction to Alaska for families, Alyeska Resort offers cosy accommodation, endless excursions and a number of dining options and other facilities to cater to every need.
In the summer months, the resort is alive with lovers of the outdoors and has a friendly buzz, attracting hikers, bikers and families simply in need of an escape. An aerial tram whisks guests high into the mountains where spectacular views can be enjoyed as you dine and a number of fantastic walking trails begin. Nearby Prince William Sound provides a spectacular backdrop for kayaking with its vast glaciers and rugged scenery and cruises can also be enjoyed were you can expect to see whales, otters and other wildlife. For something a little more extreme, flight-seeing tours are available; enjoy soaring over the Chugach mountain range by helicopter for unrivalled views of the majestic peaks. Ziplining, rafting, yoga and summer dog sledding on the glacier can also be arranged.
The hotel itself has been completed in the style of a traditional mountain resort and offers 304 comfortable rooms, with options to suit a variety of guests. Facilities include several restaurants, cafes and bars, a fitness centre, pools and spa.
When to visit
Indulge in a 'Glacial Facial' at the spa, utilising rich and creamy Arctic mud to soften the skin.
Alyeska Resort is situated in Girdwood, 40 miles south of Anchorage, the main transportation hub in Alaska.
Flight to Anchorage followed by a 1-hour drive to the resort along the scenic Seward Highway. Drive towards Girdwood where there are plenty of opportunities to stop en route and enjoy fantastic views and even spot some of the resident wildlife.
One for the adventurous, the bike trails at Alyeska are perfect for adrenaline junkies and will truly test your skills as you go for a spin along boardwalks and along the scenic Turnagain Arm for amazing views.
Set in the midst of the Chugach mountains, Hotel Alyeska is ideally placed to enjoy hiking whatever your ability. Several trails can be reached from the resort or by taking the aerial tram and provide fantastic opportunities to soak in the surroundings.
Resurrection Bay Wildlife Cruise
Adventure into the exciting world of Alaska's wildlife within the beautiful Kenai Fjords. Spot sea otters, whales, puffins, eagles and more!
Sea Kayaking in Prince William Sound
Paddle around the icy waters of Prince William Sound and marvel at the glacial scenery, where chunks of ice crash into the water beside you and otters splash about playfully just a paddle's distance away.
The Alyeska Aerial Tram
Take the aerial tram at Hotel Alyeska to reach dizzying heights. At 2,300ft expect fantastic views to the surrounding valleys which are laced with hanging glaciers and endless peaks.