The kitchen always tends to be where groups congregate, both at home and on vacation. Fortunately for Inspirato travelers, our luxury vacation homes have large gourmet kitchens that feature top-of-the-line appliances and all the necessary cooking gear. Place a grocery order before you arrive—or have your concierge book a private chef—and you’ll be all set to enjoy memorable meals with the people closest to you. Here are five standout kitchens that are sure to wow any gastronomically inclined travelers and their guests.
Casa Romana – Costa del Sol, Spain
From its expansive lawn to its white-washed walls, Casa Romana exudes Old World European charm. That is certainly true of its gourmet kitchen. The bright, sunny space is lined with traditional French-style cabinetry and includes a wine rack with enough room for all the bottles travelers are sure to collect on a European expedition. Modern appliances complement the throwback design. View all Costa del Sol luxury accommodations.
Casa Encantada – Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic
The glossy white kitchen at Casa Encantada offers a bright spot and ample surfaces for cooking and entertaining. Even better, the home comes with a dedicated butler to whip up breakfast each morning, so travelers can wake up to not only a beautiful space, but a freshly cooked meal throughout their vacation. View all Casa de Campo luxury accommodations.
Vista San Jacinto – Palm Springs, California
Take advantage of Palm Springs’ consistently nice weather and cook alfresco throughout your stay at Vista San Jacinto. The home’s outdoor kitchen includes a grill, wet bar, plenty of bar seating, and a shade to stay cool in the ever-persistent sunshine. If things get too hot, you can still play chef—the air-conditioned interior has a full, gourmet kitchen with its own separate bar. View all Palm Springs luxury accommodations.
What a great Jaunt to Vista San Jacinto. The residence is warm, homey, and very well equipped. Spices in the kitchen, along with saran wrap, tinfoil, Tupperware, and lots more made it very easy for preparing and storing meals.Shari WeinsteinInspirato member
Waterstone Lodge – Lake Travis, Texas
Sprawling Lake Travis is your backdrop when cooking in the outdoor kitchen at Waterstone Lodge. The al fresco space boasts everything you need to make a crowd-pleasing meal for friends or family, including a grill with a particularly nice view of the lake for a home-chef to enjoy. Of course, the five-bedroom home has a gourmet kitchen inside, as well. View all Austin/Lake Travis luxury accommodations.
High Alpine Lodge – Snowmass Village, Colorado
On a cold, snowy day, travelers will dream of staying cozy in the kitchen at High Alpine Lodge. The kitchen and adjoining dining area have an abundance of large windows from which you can watch the snow fall on the evergreens. And as an added bonus, there’s even a second kitchen in the bunk room, perfect for making extra snacks. View all Snowmass Village luxury accommodations.