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Elf Turndowns & Holiday Happenings Bring the Season's Magic to Life at Cheyenne Mountain Resort
COLORADO SPRINGS – Nov. 20 – The magic of the holidays stirs up smiles, feelings and memories that are hard to enclose in a gift box. This year, give the gift of travel. Celebrating five years of holiday merriment, the Cheyenne Mountain Resort launches Unwrap the Magic on Dec. 4. Designed as an experiential holiday program, Unwrap the Magic features an elf turndown, a build your own caramel apple and hot cocoa bar, a Santa Sunday brunch and the unveiling of the Cheyenne Mountain Resort’s 2015 rubber ducky holiday keepsake, McJingles the Elf.
According to the 2015 National Retail Federation’s Holiday Consumer Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, consumers celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah and/or Kwanzaa will spend an average of $805.65 on food items, decorations, gifts and more over the holiday season, the highest amount in the survey’s 14-year history. With package rates starting at only $149 at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, the gift of holiday travel offers families and friends a special way to celebrate and save while making lasting memories.
• Deluxe accommodations with private balcony or patio
• Access to resort amenities and holiday activities
• S'Mores kit welcome amenity at check-in
• Elf turndown with milk and cookies and bedtime story (Friday or Saturday evening only)
• One McJingles the Elf rubber ducky collectible per child
Holiday Activities & Information:
- Build Your Own Caramel Apple Bar - Dip a caramel apple in amazing toppings including chocolate, peanut butter, marshmallows, bacon, cake, pretzels, nuts, coconut, candy and more! Friday and Saturday evenings. Dates: Dec. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19 ($10).
- Gourmet Hot Coco Bar - Start with a signature, extra chocolaty Hot Chocolate and then select your favorite mixings, including whipped cream, marshmallows, meringue, caramel sauce, cinnamon sticks, chocolate candies and more! Friday and Saturday evenings. Dates: Dec. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19 ($3.50).
- Santa Sunday Brunch - Enjoy a decadent display of holiday favorites and desserts followed by a meet and greet with Mr. and Mrs. Claus! Sundays from 10:00AM-2:00PM. Dates: Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13, 20 (Adults are $45.00, Children ages 5-11 are $22.50, kids four and under are free. Reservations required).
- Holiday Dinner Buffet - Treat family and friends to never-ending holiday fare and treats at Mountain View. Fridays and Saturdays in Dec. (Adults are $44.00, Children ages 5-11 are $22, kids four and under are free).
- Christmas Day Brunch – Trade-in the at-home culinary marathon for a stress-free and delightful dining experience. (Adults are $52.00, Children ages 5-11 are $26, kids four and under are free.).
2015 McJingles the Elf Rubber Ducky
Since 2012, Human Resources Administrative Assistant Lisa Bisgrove and a team of 2-4 staff volunteers put their crafty skills to work to transform everyday rubber duckies into the resort’s signature holiday keepsake. To date, this team has hand-decorated more than 1,000 ducks and each has been fashioned after holiday icons like Kringle, a Santa Claus ducky; Peppermint, a winter-outfitted ducky and Tinsel Toes, a reindeer ducky. This year, McJingles the Elf rubber ducky makes its debut.
“Over the years, we have had the privilege of sharing the holidays with generations of families and close friends," said Curtis Bova, director of sales and marketing at Cheyenne Mountain Resort. "There is nothing more rewarding than seeing the wide-eyed smiles and excitement on the faces of kids and adults alike as they walk into our resort. We are honored to be that source of magic for our guests."
About Cheyenne Mountain Resort
Nestled in the shadows of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains lies Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Springs’ premier four season resort. The resort’s 316 finely appointed guest rooms and suites featuring Rocky Mountain-inspired décor are arranged in eight residential lodges across Cheyenne Mountain Resort. A vast array of amenities include an 18-hole championship Pete Dye-designed golf course, five swimming pools, tennis and racquetball courts, a health and fitness center, aquatics center and a 35-acre recreation lake. Known for its breathtaking mountain views, exceptional accommodations, fine dining, myriad of activities and comprehensive conference facilities, the AAA Four Diamond Cheyenne Mountain Resort offers the ultimate in Colorado vacationing.
Now open, Alluvia Spa and Wellness Retreat at Cheyenne Mountain Resort combines indigenous elements with a pampering touch to deliver temporary refuge for the mind, body and soul.