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Top Winter Travel Destinations

Winter is fast upon us, and what better way to experience it than by chartering a private jet and exploring some of the most picturesque winter destinations around the world. The question is, do you want to escape the cold or embrace it?  

Here are some private getaways — in sun and snow — that you can experience this winter.

 

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Snowy Winter Escapes 

 

Big Sky, Montana 

Yellowstone Club is the world’s largest private ski, golf, and adventure community. Situated in the spectacular Rocky Mountains, Yellowstone Club is a members-only community on 15,200 acres of beautiful Montana countryside, with premium ski slopes spanning 2,900 powdery acres and averaging 300 inches of snowfall a year. 

Moonlight Basin is a vast 8,000-acre landscape where stunning natural beauty, striking homes, and an endless array of alpine adventures. This private club offers direct access to an extraordinary 5,850 acres of terrain and short to non-existent ski lines at Big Sky Resort.  

 

MOONLIGHT BASIN

 

Aspen, Colorado 

A favorite destination for winter sports enthusiasts, Aspen offers five-star hotels including Hotel Jerome,  The Little Nell or The St. Regis Aspen, with easy ski access, award-winning spas, and decadent culinary offerings.  

 

HOTEL JEROME

 

The historic town of Aspen also offers visitors one-of-a-kind boutiques, cafes and Michelin Guide recommended restaurants. 

 

Bosq 

Prospect 

Matsuhisa 

Element 47 

 

There is also a selection of airports in Aspen for chartered private aircraft, including: 

Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (KASE)  

Eagle County Regional Airport (KEGE) 

Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)  

 

St. Moritz, Switzerland 

Located in the Engadin Valley,  St. Moritz, is a popular winter destination for private flyers. 

Top hotels include:  

Badrutt's Palace Hotel 

The Grand Hotel des Bains Kempinski 

Hotel Grace La Margna St. Moritz  

If you are searching for a private stay, you’ll enjoy the  Carlton St. Moritz Penthouse, provided by Lacure. 

While in St. Moritz, dine at world-renowned restaurants: 

Da Vittorio

Talvo 

Le Restaurant 

You can fly privately to these nearby airports: 

Engadin Airport (LSZS)  

Zurich Airport (ZRH) 

 

Warm Winter Escapes 

 

Punta Mita, Mexico 

    
You can charter a private jet to Puerto Vallarta. Nearby, Punta Mita offers championship golf courses, fine dining, and world-class resorts, including Palmasola, a beachfront private villa providing 25,000 square feet of space for up to 22 guests.   

Other notable accommodations to include in your private jet vacation include Hotel Mousai and Grand Velas. 

 

After your private jet lands, enjoy elevated cuisine at some of the best restaurants on the island: 

 Hector’s Kitchen 

Aramara 

Casa Teresa 

Mar y Vino 

 

Charter a private aircraft into one of Puerto Vallarta’s airports: 

Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport 

Tepic International Airport 

 

The Maldives 

The Maldives is a collection of more than a thousand islands situated in the Indian Ocean, perfect for those who love watersports as well as awe-inspiring sunsets. It’s no wonder it was named one of the “Top 25 Favorite Islands of 2023” by the readers of Travel + Leisure.  

As part of your private jet vacation, book a stay at  Kudadoo Maldives, a sanctuary of serenity for those seeking a fully inclusive luxury experience, featuring 15 highly stylized Ocean Residences that float above the Indian Ocean.  

When you charter a private jet to The Maldives, you can enjoy many culinary experiences: 

Reethi  

Ithaa Undersea Restaurant 

Terra 

Aragu 

When booking your private charter, you can choose from a variety of airports: 

Velana International Airport (VRMM) 

Maafaru International Airport (VRDA) 

Dhaalu Airport (VRMU) 

 

Turks and Caicos 

Turks and Caicos provides offers private jet travelers an unparalleled escape to tropical beauty. This idyllic grouping of islands, renowned for its powdery beaches and historic charm is a unique private jet experience. 

 

Luxury resorts like The Palm Turks and Caicos and private villas dot the shoreline, each promising that your private jet vacation will include premium luxuries. Beach Enclave is a collection of private luxury villas with a private beach area. Private jet flyers who are also XO Members can save 20% on the best available all-inclusive rates when they book. 

 

During your private jet vacation, dine at some of the island’s most renowned restaurants: 

Seven Stars 

Coyaba 

Grace’s Cottage 

Infiniti Restaurant & Raw Bar 

When traveling by private jet to Turks and Caicos, there are a range of airports, including: 

Providenciales International Airport (MBPV) 

Grand Turks Jags McCartney International Airport (MBGT) 

North Caicos Airport (MBNC) 

South Caicos Airport (MBSC) 

 

How to Get to These Destinations by Private Jet 

Whether traveling to the sun or snow this winter, you can charter a private jet through XO, the world’s premier private aviation network. XO is part of Vista — the world’s leading global private aviation group covering 96% of the world. XO Members and clients have priority access to the unrivaled Vista Members’ fleet of more than 360 mid-size, long-range and ultra-long-range aircraft including the largest business fleet of Gulfstream aircraft and Global 7500s, the world’s largest and longest-range private business jet. 

 

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