This adobe-style Colorado Resort & Spa, provides luxury boutique hotel lodging with private hot tubs & patios, solar heated Hot Pools, Spa, Yoga & Fitness center, steam room, and sauna. The “Great Room” with our 2 story plant filled Solarium makes for a cozy spot to relax after a day of adventure in the mountains. A crackling wood fire, sipping hot tea, a Chipeta chocolate chip cookie, a good book, or conversation about the day’s adventures just might be the perfect ending to a perfect day! Our Resort is named in honor of Chipeta, the wife of the great Ute Indian leader, Chief Ouray. The Ute Native Americans once inhabited this valley of healing hot springs. Orvis Hot Springs & Ouray Hot Springs are available for your soaking pleasure. Two National Parks are in close proximity to Ridgway and the Chipeta Sun Lodge – Mesa Verde National Park and the Black Canyon of the Gunnison are an easy day trip. The Chipeta Resort is noted for its “Romantic Getaways”, as all of the rooms have a unique layout and interior decor - many of our rooms have fireplaces and hot tubs on private balconies. The Four Corners Restaurant offers delicious Southwestern inspired healthy fare in a fine dining experience, also enjoy the Roof Top Deck Bar with spectacular views.
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Chipeta Solar Springs Resort has a wide variety of accommodations featuring 33 unique lodge rooms. Chipeta Sun Lodge is a great alternative to the hotels near Telluride and hotels near Ouray, CO. WEDDINGS & DESTINATION HONEYMOON GETAWAYS – In the Heart of the San Juan Mountains, tucked away in Southwestern Colorado, Chipeta Resort offers the perfect wedding celebration location. SPA, YOGA, & FITNESS – Inspired by the Native Americans who inhabited this valley of healing hot springs and pristine mountains, we’ve combined the natural elements of earth, air, fire, and water and created a Resort Retreat in the Colorado Rockies for your pleasure and personal growth. CONFERENCE KIVA – The Southwest inspired architecture of the lodge and Kiva meeting room, combined with comfortable, beautifully decorated rooms & suites and a prime location for activities and adventures, make for an inspiring, creativity enhancing and unforgettable experience! The Circular Kiva Event room offers an architecturally stunning environment of naturally lit meeting space. The large panoramic windows offering spectacular views of the dramatic mountain peaks surrounding this valley and state of the art technology provide an ideal space for your successful meeting or event The Solarium and Great Room in the main Lodge can be used as break-out rooms or offer a cozy spot to relax and re-hash the days adventures. FOUR CORNERS RESTAURANT – Our Four Corners Restaurant offers delicious, Southwestern inspired cuisine. Fresh, local, and organic is the theme for both our cuisine and wines. Enjoy the Roof top Deck Skybar with spectacular views. Every summer we have live entertainment Wednesday and Friday nights with an entertaining range of singer/songwriters and local bands. Four Corners Restaurant was recently voted one of the Top Dining Destinations in Southwest Colorado! ORVIS HOT SPRINGS is a clothing optional natural hot springs resort that does not heat or treat their water in any way. They offer seven soaking areas that range in temperature from 98-112 degrees. Four of their soaking areas are outside where you can enjoy the gorgeous Colorado sun and the star filled evening sky. They also offer an indoor pool and two private tubs which are great for getting out of the sun or inclement weather. At Orvis Hot Springs, you will find that their natural lithium water will allow you to rest, relax and feel rejuvenated when you leave.
Voted one of “COLORADO’S TOP 10 INNS” and is a “CERTIFIED GREEN HOTEL” with a unique Santa Fe style adobe architecture, featuring boutique decorator rooms, and active / passive solar heating of its buildings and HOT SOAKING POOLS. The Resort is centrally located in Ridgway, Colorado, which is the starting point of the National Scenic Byway, “The San Juan Skyway”. Many of Southwest Colorado’s attractions are a short drive from the Chipeta, such as Telluride, Silverton, Ouray, Ridgway Reservoir, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Mesa Verde National Park. Telluride and the Chipeta Resort are your headquarters for numerous winter sports activities, such as skiing, snowboarding, nordic skiing, heli-skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, sleigh rides, ice climbing and ice skating. as well as the many festivals and activities in spring, summer, and fall.
Travel Region: Mountains & Mesas
Colorado Byway: San Juan Skyway