Last updated August 31, 2023
You don’t have to travel far to experience the great outdoors in Colorado. The entire state is a playground of year-round activities and adventure. With hiking, mountain biking, hot springing, fly fishing and skiing, you’re spoiled for choice.
Plus, the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountains are omnipresent, which means just the scenery alone is enough to keep you captivated.
But if you’re looking for some solitude and a bit of zen, a retreat in Colorado does the trick.
The 5 Best Wellness Retreats in Colorado
Here are our five favorite retreats in Colorado where you can unplug— and what a surprise—connect with nature.
1. Colorado Springs | STRATA Wellness at Garden of the Gods Resort
Located in the stunning landscape of the historic National Landmark of the Garden of the Gods Park, STRATA offers a one-of-a-kind Colorado wellness retreat that restores the balance of the mind, body and spirit.
Introducing MED, SPA and FIT.
STRATA MED provides professional health assessments, treatments and services—including acupuncture, functional neurology chiropractic care and IV nutritional therapy.
STRATA SPA invites you to indulge in massage and body treatments, salon services and luxurious couples treatments. Give in and you might just see for yourself why STRATA is considered the best spa in Colorado Springs.
STRATA FIT offers personal training and coaching, group fitness classes—yoga, HIIT, pilates, boot camp, sculpt and cycling—as well as wellness workshops and events.
2. Tabernash | Devils Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa
At Devil’s Thumb Ranch, come and experience all that a Rocky Mountain ranch has to offer. From horseback riding and fly fishing, to cross-country skiing and fat tire mountain biking, there’s something for everyone on over 6,500 acres of wilderness.
Obviously, no luxury ranch escape would be complete without a world-class spa, all-inclusive meals and high-end rustic cabin accommodations.
So come and escape the hustle-bustle. Relax by the heated pool and hot tub, melt away stress with daily yoga or cozy up by the fire with the ones most dear to your heart.
3. Golden | The Eddy Taproom & Hotel
The Eddy Taproom & Hotel in Golden is an ideal location for those who want to be close to Denver yet also want to escape city life.
This unique hotel offers guests a chance to relax and recharge in one of its 49 spacious rooms with industrial finishes and incredible mountain views. The hotel has an indoor-outdoor bar and a covered patio area with a fire pit, making it the perfect place to gather with friends or enjoy live music.
For those who love spending time outdoors, the pedestrian bridge at The Eddy connects guests to a paved trail for hiking, biking or taking in the natural beauty of the area.
During your getaway, be sure to take advantage of Eddy’s featured experiences. There’s always plenty to do—just check the daily activity board! You can indulge in sunrise yoga, guided morning hikes, backpacking, massage, rock climbing, hula hooping, water sports, fly fishing, winter sports, complimentary fitness classes and brewery tours—because, well, beer can be a part of your balanced wellness lifestyle, too.
4. Carbondale | True Nature Healing Arts
True Nature Healing Arts is an inspirational sanctuary tucked away in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. You can enjoy classes in yoga, movement and meditation, and personal growth workshops, as well as a variety of spa services to help you relax and rejuvenate.
The beautifully landscaped and sustainably built property includes a tranquil peace garden with a reflexology path, labyrinth and zen garden, in addition to a socially conscious gift boutique and organic café.
At True Nature, a variety of classes, spa treatments and special events can be combined to create a personal retreat experience.
5. Steamboat Springs | The Ptarmigan Inn
Enjoy everything that the mountain has to offer all year long at The Ptarmigan Inn. Situated next to the gondola at Steamboat Ski Resort, The Ptarmigan makes it easy for guests to access the slopes. And at the end of the day, guests can ski back to the hotel.
The Ptarmigan Inn is also a great place to stay in the summertime. The inn is centrally located to all of the best summer activities such as mountain biking, hiking, ziplining and whitewater rafting.
After a long day of exploring, relax in the heated outdoor pool or hot tub. Or head to the nearby Strawberry Park Natural Hot Springs for a soak. The unique stone masonry of the pools will undoubtedly impress you.
Retreats in Colorado That Cater to the Outdoor Enthusiast
Whether you’re looking to go on a hiking trip, go fly fishing, raft down the river or explore the mountains at your leisure, you’ll be able to explore the great outdoors at one of these five retreats in Colorado. We hope you enjoy your stay!
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