Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Villa Olivia

Planning a ski trip to Villa Olivia? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Villa Olivia stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Villa Olivia review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.6
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.7
  • Nightlife
  • 2.6

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 52%
  • Beginner
  • 81%
  • Families
  • 71%
  • Intermediate
  • 48%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 48%
  • Advanced
  • 29%

Helpful Highlights:

Tow ropes are terrible and 1 chair lift that cost $30 for night ticket and $40 on weekends too expensive. 30 min extra drive to Alpine for about the same pr...

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  • 1

    over priced lift ticket for one lift

    by paul binkowski - 31st January 2014

    Pros: none

    Cons: 1 lift and pricey

    Tow ropes are terrible and 1 chair lift that cost $30 for night ticket and $40 on weekends too expensive. 30 min extra drive to Alpine for about the same pr... Full review

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  • 4

    Small Ski Resort with Quad Chairlift

    by saludares - 6th March 2012

    Pros: Small Ski Resort with Quad Chairlift

    Cons: Overpriced lift tickets

    They just installed a quad chairlift last Nov 2011 and it is now operating. I have made some past reviews that I mentioned about this quad chairlift having ... Full review

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  • 5

    Ski Resort with tubing to skiing to snowboarding

    by saludares - 26th February 2012

    Pros: Nice slopes for tubing, skiing, snowboarding

    Cons: Need upgrade facility, lack of restrooms.

    Its a great place to learn skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. It has most beginners to intermediate slopes. Need to add some nearby restrooms all around the ... Full review

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  • 5

    Ski Resort with tubing to skiing to snowboarding

    by saludares - 26th February 2012

    Pros: Nice slopes for tubing, skiing, snowboarding

    Cons: Need upgrade facility, lack of restrooms.

    Its a great place to learn skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. It has most beginners to intermediate slopes. Need to add some nearby restrooms all around the ... Full review

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  • 2

    Way OVERPRICED!

    by DKlein - 26th February 2012

    Pros: Close to Chicago

    Cons: Price, Tow Ropes, Size, Hoards of Rude Teenagers

    If you are in need of a quick fix go ahead and go to Villa Oliva. Being off Lake Street in Barlett it is easy to get to. It is so overpriced it's not funny... Full review

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  • 5

    Great ski resorts for snowboard and ski practice

    by saludares - 25th January 2012

    Pros: Great for snowboard ski practices

    Cons: a little overpriced

    I keep practicing my snowboarding and skiing skills on this resort every time we have a big snow storm because this resort can really accumulate great amoun... Full review

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