Inside One&Only’s first resort in the United States of America • Hotel Designs
the Lone Mountain Land Company and Kerzner International Holdings Limited released plans for Moonlight Basin at Big Sky Montana, the first One&Only resort and residential community in the United States. The development is part of the strategic growth of the brand portfolio with its philosophy of introducing its resorts and residences to some of the world’s most incredible natural settings, vibrant urban centers and exclusive communities.
Designed by architect Olson Kundig, One&Only Moonlight Basin will house 73 rooms and suites in the main lodge, 19 secluded villas throughout the resort, a separate ski lodge and a Chenot Spa. Additionally, the resort will feature the first community of One&Only Private Homes in the United States, offering 62 private residences across the landscape that are sure to become one of the most sought-after addresses in the United States. The freestanding homes designed by Olson Kundig will offer a contemporary design, with glass walls to showcase the soaring mountain ranges of Big Sky.
“Each One&Only resort celebrates its own distinctive location and Big Sky is the ideal site, where guests and residents can enjoy the best of nature year-round thanks to the life and energy of One&Only.” â Philippe Zuber, Chairman and CEO, Kerzner International.
âI am thrilled that we are launching our first One&Only private home resort and community in the United States,â said Philippe Zuber, President and CEO of Kerzner International. âEach One&Only resort celebrates its own distinctive location and Big Sky is the perfect site, where guests and residents can enjoy the best of nature year-round thanks to the life and energy of One&Only. At Moonlight Basin, Lone Mountain Land Company has built a mountain destination that showcases the natural beauty of Montana’s vast and dramatic landscapes, and I am thrilled to introduce One&Only to this unparalleled destination.
Intimate in size, the resort’s architectural design respects the terrain and minimal impact on the location’s ecosystem during development. Framing the region’s majestic mountain ranges, the resort will fit seamlessly into the inspired landscape. With local artwork embracing textiles, crackling fires and stunning floor-to-ceiling windows, guests will feel both connected and protected from the spectacular surroundings. Like all properties in the collection, Moonlight Basin will emphasize privacy, offering the ultimate retreat in a choice of accommodations perfect for couples and families. Emphasis will be placed on outdoor living spaces to take advantage of mountain nature.
One&Only also has an exclusive global partnership with leading Swiss-based health and wellness brand, Chenot. The station will house a transformation Thermal baths of Chenot, offering an experience that combines science-based health and beauty with alternative therapies. This will be the first time the Chenot method will be available in North America. A state-of-the-art fitness center will include indoor and outdoor spaces as part of the overall resort amenities that will change with the seasons.
The resort will serve as both a nexus for adventure and a space to relax between activities. From hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, fly fishing and snowshoeing to alpine and Nordic skiing, dog sledding and snowmobiling, personal experiences will be offered to you to discover the best of Big Sky. As with all One&Only properties, it will feature innovative programming for families with children while carefully preserving adult-only space.
From awe-inspiring natural landscapes to state-of-the-art facilities for fitness, wellness, art, cuisine and more, Moonlight Basin will be a stimulating oasis for active, mindful and creative pursuits, regardless of age or background. passions. An adventurous experience in an authentically wild environment that will take the spirit of the One&Only brand to the heart of the country.
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