FAMILY-OWNED GRANLIBAKKEN ANNOUNCES 2009-10 WINTER PACKAGES WITH OPTIONS AT SEVEN LAKE TAHOE RESORTS
Released on: 10/01/2009
(Tahoe City, Calif.) – Wallet-friendly, wintry getaways are possible this year at Granlibakken Resort which offers intimate accommodations and a variety of unique on-site amenities on its 74 secluded acres, conveniently located to Lake Tahoe ski resorts.
Ski and Stay packages are $109 on Sundays-Thursdays and $132 on Fridays-Saturdays based on double occupancy per person. Ski and Stay packages include lodging, daily hot buffet breakfast and one adult lift ticket to the guest’s choice of Squaw Valley USA, Northstar-at-Tahoe, Alpine Meadows, Homewood Mountain Resort, Sugar Bowl, Mt. Rose or Sierra-at-Tahoe. Alpine Meadows, Homewood and Squaw offer shuttles to and from the resort. Granlibakken also offers an evening shuttle to Tahoe City dining, Nevada casinos and nightlife.
With lodging options from lodge rooms, studios and one- to eight-bedroom townhouses, Granlibakken’s variety appeals to families and groups of all sizes. Many units have kitchens, fireplaces and private decks. And even though the resort is tucked away in its own valley, free wireless keeps connectivity with the outside world.
The resort’s on-site amenities include a sauna, heated outdoor pool and hot tub. To unwind over a hearty meal, the Cedar House Pub is the spot in the main lodge. The pub serves fresh comfort food, kid-friendly options, and a full bar and variety of drinks from 5-9 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and weeknights during the holidays.
Granlibakken’s Ski and Sledding Hill is ideal for beginners, offering rental equipment and ski school as well as private and group lessons; the Ski Hill is open holidays and Fridays-Sundays. The resort offers a Learn to Ski or Snowboard Package for beginners starting at $49 and includes a lesson, lift ticket and equipment rental.
For other snow activities, Granlibakken has a snowplay area and saucers for sledding. It is open every day during the season. The resort also has access to miles of ungroomed terrain to cross-country ski or snowshoe. The onsite rental shop is open daily and offers skis, snowboards, snowshoes and cross country gear for all ages.
Granlibakken Lodge and Conference Center is located a ˝ mile from Tahoe City, Calif. on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. Combining old Tahoe charm with European hospitality and modern amenities, Granlibakken is small, family-owned resort on 74 acres just two minutes from Lake Tahoe. The Norwegian name translates to, “a hillside sheltered by fir trees.” In support of its Norwegian heritage, Granlibakken hired three spokes-vikings to promote the resorts amenities. For more information, visit www.granlibakken.com or call 877-543-7116.