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
  • 3.6
  • 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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    Villa Olivia Review

    by anonymous_user - 2nd January 2008

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    Villa Olivia is very expensive for what is offered there. Last visit on 12/29/07 was very crowded with young novice snowboarders who were very reckless and... Full review

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    The Only Reason to to go Villa Olivia

    by kleimany - 7th October 2008

    Pros: Challenging fairways

    Cons: Not for skiing

    The only reason to go to Villa Olivia is to golf. In the summer. If you're thinking about skiing, for your sake, and your children's, invest the time in a... Full review

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    Villa Olivia

    by taraackermann - 6th January 2011

    Pros: close for people in Chicago-metro area

    Cons: really expensive, very small, not much veraity in terrain, was crowded for its size

    This place was very small and someplace I would go again. The staff was very young and not very professional. The rental area was very small and did not pro... Full review

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