Chill vs. hot spots: Pick your favorite winter destination

Published Date: October 13, 2023

Whether you love the snow or would rather sink your toes in the sand, there’s a Pacaso second home that can make all your winter vacation dreams come true. Here are some favorite spots to chill out or warm up.

Chill: Modern Lake Tahoe lodge

Sleek, modern and just five minutes from top-notch skiing at Palisades Tahoe Resort, Majestic exudes relaxed elegance. And with five bedrooms, six bathrooms and over 4,600 square feet, it has plenty of space for snow-loving friends and family. Gathering space of a Tahoe home with indoor/outdoor living

Pacaso listing: Majestic — Olympic Valley, CA

Hot spot: Luxury Malibu estate 

Tucked away on two lush acres in Malibu, Escondido is a true estate, with a vibe that’s part casual California living and part Greek-resort luxury. Soak up the sun on multiple outdoor terraces, in the large swimming pool or while cooking in the outdoor kitchen. When you’re ready to sink your toes in the sand, Escondido Beach is just minutes away. Private pool with hot tub and guest house

Pacaso listing: Escondido — Malibu, CA | $2,234,072 for 1/8 ownership

Chill: Spacious Jackson townhome 

Located just steps from the ski slopes, this 3,200-square-foot townhome delivers cabin vibes in a cozy great room anchored by a massive stone fireplace. After a day on the mountain, soak up the scenery from the hot tub on Teton Sky’s private patio. Modern mountain lodge in Lake Tahoe with stone fireplace

Pacaso listing: Teton Sky — Teton Village, WY | $985,000 for ⅛ Ownership

Hot spot: La Quinta oasis

You can feel inviting desert vibes in almost every room of Sunhaven. The open-plan living area features a custom tile fireplace, floating shelves and glass doors that lead to a covered outdoor entertaining area. Don’t forget to bring your SPF — this sunny La Quinta home offers an inviting pool and outdoor shower. Sunhaven is the perfect place to soak up some rays as Palm Springs enters its shoulder and peak seasons.A pool at a La Quinta second home during the evening

Pacaso listing: Sunhaven — La Quinta, CA | $179,000 for 1/8 ownership

Chill: Ski views in Vail

Pack your snow gear and head to Emerald, a modern home located on coveted Forest Road in Vail. If you can tear yourself away from the hot tub, luxurious primary suite and entertainment room, you’ll find yourself minutes away from Born Free ski run, Vail Village and Lionshead Village.Outside of a second home in Vail during winter close to ski run trails

Pacaso listing: Emerald — Vail, CO | $1,679,000 for 1/8 ownership

Hot spot: Pacific Ocean views

Perched on a cliffside, Neptune Bluffs delivers year-round indoor/outdoor living. Enjoy Pacific Ocean breezes and sweeping vistas from the spacious terrace, fire pit and glass-railed balconies. When you’re ready to soak up more sun rays, explore Beacon’s Beach just down the street.Views of the Pacific ocean and patio from a balcony at an Encinitas second home

Pacaso listing: Neptune Bluffs — Encinitas, CA | $1,700,000 for 1/8 ownership

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