Top Mountain Getaways in Colorado

By Amy Lloyd

If you have a penchant for picturesque panoramas, mountain marveling, and wintry wilderness, why not head to the mountain-lover’s mecca this year? Colorado is brimming with frosty foliage, boreal forests, and jagged mountain giants, meaning that it’s the perfect place for mountain aficionados and nature enthusiasts alike.

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Tucking yourself away in the blissful bed of the mountains has never been so easy or so luxurious. With these top mountain getaways in Colorado, you can unplug from the real world, and plug in to a place where natural beauty and alpine amazement reign supreme.

Spacious Hut Tucked Within San Juan Mountains with Heating and Sauna, Colorado

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This hermitic mountain haven comes in the shape of a cozy cabin and is perfect for those peace and solitude seekers looking to dilute the stresses of daily life. Folded into the frosty forest of the San Juan Mountains, this cabin has four bedrooms, two of which sleep three guests and two of which sleep five. Individual rooms can also be booked separately, meaning that no matter if it’s big family affair or a cozy couple retreat, this cabin caters to the needs of every glamper.

This rustic retreat comes complete with heating, electricity, wood-burning stoves, and a private sauna, so no matter how chilly it gets outside, you will be all warm and toasty inside your glamping burrow. For an extra fee, guests can also receive a meal package, and hire a guide for a comprehensive tour of the local area.

Upscale Cottages with Sangre de Cristo Mountain Views, Colorado

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Tucked away in the historic and pictorial town of Hillside, Colorado, these three alpine cottages make for the perfect mushy mountain retreat with your loved one this year. Haloed by feathered forests and snow-mantled mountains, each one of these intimate couple cottages provides a deluxe experience both inside and out.

All cottages come with a queen-size bed, private bathroom, and luxury linens/ towels, so you and your sweetheart will be all set for a vacation adventure that you’ll most definitely be telling the future grandkids about. These cottages also provide a blissful base from which to explore the scenic San Isabel National Forest and Royal Gorge, so for an idyllic hiking, biking, or boating experience, Hillside is teaming with adventures to be had.

Luxury Rooms in Nature Lodge near La Sal Mountains, Colorado

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Surrender to your sybaritic lifestyle when planning your next vacation and indulge in a stay at this luxury nature lodge near the majestic La Sal Mountains. Situated in the red-rock heart of Unaweep Canyon, the rooms in this lodge are decorated and furnished to the highest standard, so it’s no wonder that it is an award-winning mountain destination.

There are a total of 38 rooms on offer at this lodge, and with five variations in room types, glampers can choose between deluxe, premium, signature rooms with a hot tub, grand signature suites, and ADA compliant guestrooms. This lavish resort boasts a scenic outdoor pool, exceptional dining, and first-class spa facilities, meaning that you will receive nothing but the red-carpet treatment when glamping here in Colorado this year.

Unparalleled Slope Views from Glamping Rental in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado

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One of Colorado’s best kept alpine secrets, this upscale mountain rental is ideal for families or groups looking for an unforgettable reunion in the Rocky Mountains. This property is nestled within a deluxe ski resort and is the quintessence of a winter-sport paradise. With a panoply of snow-based activities right at your doorstep, it’s a definite favorite for all of the adrenaline junkies out there.

It can accommodate a total number of 12 guests and features a fully equipped gourmet kitchen and private hot tub, perfect for family dinners and nights of relaxation after a day of alpine adventure. The living area boasts two large windows, acting like eyes overlooking the weathered giants, rolling mists, and carpet of verdant woodland, so it really is the best place to whet your mountain appetite this year.

Charming Luxury Barn with Spectacular Mountain Views in Durango, Colorado

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A proverbial candy store for outdoor activities, glampers who love the sights and sounds of the great outdoors will be in their element when glamping in this luxury barn in Durango, Colorado.

This luxury mountain barn can sleep up to five guests and comes with a fully equipped kitchen and dining area, making it a favorite for families looking to spend some quality time together when on vacation this year. This property is also accompanied by front row seat views of the La Plata Mountains. Spanish for silver, "plata" perfectly encapsulates the grandeur of the argent alpine landscape that fringes this beautiful barn.

Glampers staying here can mountain bike, wildlife watch, and hike to their heart’s content and with the famous Durango Railroad close by, it’s the perfect excuse to head to the breathtaking San Juan National Forest for a family picnic.

Our quintet of Top Mountain Getaways in Colorado is just the tip of the mountaintop when it comes to magical mountain vacations in Colorado. For more inspiration for your vacation brainstorming this year, visit our Colorado Getaways page, and let the great outdoors in this year!