Tag: spas

The Grande Dame of Luxury Denver: The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa

At over 120 years young, the Brown Palace Hotel and Spa in the heart of Denver is no stranger to luxury. Hosting everything from royalty to presidents, A-list celebrities to rock stars, the historic halls of the beautiful hotel almost hum with a special energy–an opulence that is infused with the character of the hotel. A gentle symphony of fine…

Stay Near The Ski Lifts: Crested Butte Grand Lodge

Crested Butte is known as one of the best places in Colorado to ski. If you are planning Crested Butte, Colorado travel for this purpose, then you will want to choose lodging that is near the mountain. This cuts down on your travel time and expenses once you arrive at the community, and also gives you as much time as…

Choose the Hotel Colorado for History, Luxury and Plenty of Options

Welcome to the Hotel Colorado! This hotel may not have a song named after it, but that’s ok.  With a colorful history that reaches back to 1893, this “Grand Dame” has housed a number of notable guests such as former Presidents William Howard Taft and Theodore Roosevelt as well as notorious gangsters like Diamond Jack Alterie.  With accommodations fit for…

Hooper Homestead Guest Quarters: A Relaxing Retreat

Central City has a lot to offer, and trying to fit it all in can prove to be a bit hectic. If you need time to recharge your batteries with a bit of quiet time before you go out again to enjoy yourself, the Hooper Homestead Guest Quarters is the ideal place to stay. Quiet Lodging in Central City The…

Turning Up the Heat in Glenwood Springs

Like most mountain towns, Glenwood Springs offers up all the activities that one would expect: skiing, rafting, mountain biking, golfing, lakes for fishing, and more.  One of the things that Glenwood Springs has to offer vacationers that not all other mountain towns have is their hot springs. You’ll find both the Yampah Spa Vapor Caves and the Glenwood Hot Springs…

Discover Luxury at the Historic Beaumont Hotel and Spa in Ouray

Nestled in a picturesque valley in Southwestern Colorado, Ouray feels as if you’ve stepped into a fairy tale. Nicknamed the “Switzerland of America,” Ouray has a quiet and majestic charm that can be felt throughout its history. With waterfalls cascading into the city, nearby steaming hot springs, babbling brooks echoing off the surrounding mountains, and a surviving old world grandeur…

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek: Classy Ski In-Ski Out Resort Hotel

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa is as close as one can stay to Beaver Creek Ski Resort. In fact, the ski lift is just outside the door where the ski valet hands guests pre-warmed boots. Upon entering the 190-room hotel, guests find themselves in the Antler Hall, a large gathering place with fireplaces, lounge areas and two-story windows…

Girls’ Getaway: Spring for the Spas

My idea of a perfect weekend escape with friends? Two nights at a nearby (but not too close) hotel, pampering spa treatments, fine dining and plenty of outdoor activity. Throw in some red wine and lots of late-night girl talk, and I return home refreshed, rejuvenated and ready to tackle real life again. Such a getaway is easy and affordable…

Joyful Journey: Soak Up Inner Peace at This Hot Springs Spa

Any journey through the San Luis Valley that includes a few hours’ sojourn at this hot springs nestled into the mountains is joyful. Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa has been known by many names, including Mineral Hot Springs, but it’s remained a place of tranquility and beauty set in southwestern adobe architecture that blends into the surrounding desert landscape. The…

Gold Lake Resort: 24-Hour Shangri-La

Sixty-hour work weeks do not promote good health or a balanced lifestyle. My husband and I were mentally weary and physically spent. We knew we needed some “me” and “we” time. Now here is the “kicker.” We only had one night for our quick getaway. How could we possibly feel relaxed and restored in one day? The solution arrived in…