Each LVH luxury vacation home in Denali is carefully curated with unrivaled amenities and unparalleled service to exceed our guests' expectations. LVH is the only super home chartering and luxury lifestyle management membership created for the world’s elite that brings together a collective of trusted homeowners and guests who share a passion for refinement, elegance, and elevated human experiences. With public and private elite homes in Denali, endless possibilities await the most discerning guests.
Every detail of your stay has been meticulously considered; each luxury home has a dedicated on-site team, including a steward, housekeeping staff, and field manager.
To further elevate your stay, we offer additional services that include an on-site chef, pre-arranged chartered flights and yachts, access to exclusive establishments and events, and tailored experience packages.
Imagine yourself gazing in awe at the magnificent Denali, North America's highest point, majestically piercing through the clouds. The white-capped peaks dazzle under the sun's warm light, bewitching you with its enchanting halo. Known as the roof of North America, Alaska's Denali National Park inspires awe and wonder. Discover the farthest reaches of savage beauty and natural majesty across a whopping six million acres of wilderness bisected by a single road. Reconnect with the eternal pioneer spirit and prepare to be dazzled by the sheer vastness and sublime austerity of the far north. The world's most ambitious adventurers and luxury travelers find no shortage of wonder among boundless taiga forests, high alpine tundra, and jutting snowy peaks. Formerly known as Mount McKinley, Denali soars an astounding 20,310 feet high as Earth's third most prominent and isolated peak. This natural wonder is a testament to humanity's insatiable spirit of exploration, where unspoiled wildlife and otherworldly landscapes promise the most daring escapades.
The dedicated LVH team ensures all guests receive the ultimate in service and satisfaction during their stays. LVH can arrange for private chefs, private jets, exotic cars, and anything else you might require to make your vacation stay truly remarkable. Choose a one-on-one session with a certified yoga or pilates instructor, time with a private tennis pro to up your game, or complete pampering sessions with a massage therapist, hair stylist or barber, nail technician, and makeup artist.
Luxury home rentals, with full services and support, can be arranged to accommodate groups of varying sizes and are ideal for lavish events. A wide roster of specially curated properties makes up the lists of the world’s most exquisite vacation estates. No matter what your chosen destination, when you are seeking the best homes, you have the most elite selection from which to choose when booking your stay with LVH.
This question arises often, but the answer varies because each season offers unique experiences at Sheldon Chalet, Alaska's only year-round luxury chalet. Visit in the Winter for a quieter, more rugged experience, or enjoy endless adventure in the Summer under the midnight sun. Fall and Spring offer a balanced day-night cycle. If you want to see the northern lights, the best time to visit is between September and April.
Autumnal Splendor (September, October)
Autumn heralds the return of the mesmerizing aurora borealis as the celestial curtain of the midnight sun descends. The nocturnal sky is set ablaze with the brilliant illumination of the aurora and stars. At the same time, winter's first snowfall starts to shroud the vast amphitheater, accumulating over 100 feet of fresh snow annually. Our observation deck, complemented by a warming fire and bespoke beverages prepared by your private Chef, offers world-class stargazing opportunities.
Winter's Majesty (November, December, January, and February)
Winter unveils Denali in its most resplendent form, showcasing prime viewing of the aurora borealis and meteorological phenomena, full moon glacier treks, cozy fireside evenings, and soothing saunas. Late morning golden sunrises bathe the multitude of peaks within the 35-square-mile Don Sheldon Amphitheater, igniting each peak with a multitude of colors that slowly fade into pastel and bronze hues as the sun sets in the late afternoon.
Vernal Equilibrium (March, April)
As the vernal equinox dawns, a perfect balance of days and nights greets us, allowing us to observe the aurora's mesmerizing waltz and explore the glistening glaciers. Winter blankets the glacier in untouched snow, beckoning to those who seek an outdoor adventure– from skiing in the backcountry to climbing deep crevasses. After your thrilling escapade, retire to the Sheldon Chalet for a rejuvenating sauna session, a delectable dinner, and a chance to witness the enchanting spectacle of the aurora.
Summertime Radiance (May, June, July, August)
During the summer solstice, enjoy days filled with glacier adventures under the midnight sun that keeps temperatures around 60°F. Darkness is rare, and the sun's warmth triggers distant, awe-inspiring avalanches on the snowy peaks. Our Chef prepares your meals with seasonal foraged ingredients like wildflowers, greens, and berries for a unique culinary experience.
Denali is more than its majestic scenery and captivating wildlife--it is also an area steeped in culture and heritage. Dive into the tales and customs of the Athabascan people, passed down from generations who have made this land their home for thousands of years. Immerse yourself in the captivating stories and legends of Denali, a unique place where nature and humans coexist in harmony. Get to know the friendly locals, whose hospitality will make you feel at home.
Denali National Park is an awe-inspiring wilderness that stretches across six million acres. Wander through its lush boreal forests, with the fragrance of pine lingering in the air and the trees reaching up to the heavens like a giant cathedral. Here, time seems to stand still. Take in the serene atmosphere and feel the spirit of the wild. Each day brings a new chance to explore while the fresh mountain air enlivens your senses and restores your soul.
WILD ANIMAL WATCHING IN THE SUMMERTIME
When exploring Denali's dynamic ecosystem, you will undoubtedly encounter some of the most awe-inspiring wildlife. In this serene sanctuary, you may glimpse the mighty grizzly bear. Every step on its trails unveils a wondrous surprise: a moose grazing gracefully, a playful fox darting through the bushes, or the delightful chirping of birds from the branches. Majestic caribou roam majestically, their antlers reaching toward the heavens. Wolves, guardians of the wilderness, journey through the open terrain, their powerful howls echoing through the mountains. The tundra is a stunning sight, a boundless sea of wildflowers in various captivating hues, its tranquility disturbed only by the whisper of the wind and the rustling of the grasses.
WITNESSING AURORA BOREALIS
Witness the spectacle of the Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights, painting the night sky with ethereal hues. It is an otherworldly dance that leaves you spellbound. Marvel as the cosmic ballet unfolds before your eyes, its vibrant hues streaking across the heavens, casting a magical glow on the pristine landscapes of Denali.
FLIGHT-SEEING TOUR & HELI-HIKING
On a breathtaking flight-seeing tour, experience the incredible beauty of Mt. Denali from the sky! Get an awe-inspiring view of the iconic mountain while you soar over the rugged landscape in a fixed-wing aircraft or a helicopter. Even better, choose a heli-hiking tour to land and explore the remote wilderness on foot for an even more unforgettable adventure.
Experience the exhilaration of the famous Alaskan sport of dog sledding. Just 30 minutes south of Denali National Park, private tours are offered in which experts guide you and your group. In winter, join the adventure and try leading your dog team, or ride out and witness the mystical northern lights! And when the snow melts, take off with the eager pups as they pull side-by-side on wheels across the summer tundra with views of Denali that will leave you breathless.
SUMMER MUSHING EXPERIENCE
This experience begins with an enlightening presentation that includes information on sleds, gear and specialized clothing used in 60-below temperatures. You will meet the dogs, learn how to harness them and gain insight into the racing process. Then, enjoy a two-mile route along the stunning Jack River with a view of Denali on a clear day. When you return, spend quality time with the dogs and their puppies.
WHITE RIVER RAFTING
Complete your visit to Denali by experiencing the thrill of rafting! It is one of the easiest ways to have a feel of the wilderness. Most tours take place on the Nenana River, an Alaskan glacier-fed river with its distinctive brown color due to silt concentration. Whether you choose a mild float or an adrenaline-packed whitewater journey, you will never forget unforgettable rapids like Coffee Grinder and Ice Worm.
Embark on an extraordinary gastronomic journey. Our master chefs at Cheldon Chalet are constantly preparing a banquet of imaginative and tantalizing Alaskan cuisine for your enjoyment. Their virtuosity lies in the seamless incorporation of locally procured, wild-harvested ingredients. Whether savored within the Chalet's elegant confines or amidst the glacier's breathtaking panorama, a meal becomes a celebration of taste and refinement, meticulously crafted to indulge your senses.