Colorado: The State of Wellness

DENVER, CO–(Marketwired – December 19, 2017) – From high-end, high-altitude spas such as the Vail Vitality Center and wellness centers like the Crestone Zen Center to any one of Colorado’s 30 hot springs and wellness focused events such a Yoga on the Rocks, Colorado is the state of wellness. For more information on health and wellness travel in Colorado, visit

High-Altitude Spas

Spa at Garden of the Gods Collection and International Health & Wellness Center (Colorado Springs). This November, The Spa at Garden of the Gods Collection was named a Biologique Recherche Expert Center. The Spa dovetails its programs with the resort’s new International Health & Wellness Center (IHWC) to create integrated health solutions for its patients.

Spa Anjali at The Westin Riverfront Resort (Beaver Creek). Spa Anjali offers an extensive menu focused on three healing mountain traditions – the Rockies, Alps and Himalayas. Unique treatments include the Chakra Blessings including a popular new treatment called the Anahata “Way of the Heart” Chakra Blessing.

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Denver (Denver). The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Denver offers 10 treatment rooms and high-altitude treatments including the 5,280 Relaxation Massage or the High Altitude, Full Body Revival Massage.

The Vail Vitality Center (Vail). The Vail Vitality Center offers a full spa, an 18,000-square-foot fitness center and private sessions with personal coaches trained in yoga and meditation, Pilates, barre, outdoor fitness and more.

Wellness Centers

Colorado Chautauqua (Boulder). Chosen for its spectacular mountain setting and health-giving environment, the Colorado Chautauqua has grown into one of Boulder’s oldest treasures and a National Historic Landmark. Visitors can unplug and reconnect by staying in one of the many cottages available for rent.

Dharma Sangha Crestone Mountain Zen Center (Crestone). Crestone Mountain Zen Center sits at 8,400 feet and is a monastic training center of Dharma Sangha, the Zen Buddhist practice community. Individual guest and group retreats are offered that include yoga, music, dance, bodywork, wilderness expeditions and more.

Shambhala Mountain Center (Red Feather Lakes). Nestled in a serene 600-acre valley, Shambhala Mountain Center offers over 100 different programs per year including everything from meditation, mindfulness, arts and creativity to yoga, wellness and renewal.

True Nature Healing Arts Kiva & Spa (Carbondale). True Nature Healing Arts offers yoga, an Ayurvedic spa, an organic kitchen and an eco-friendly boutique, surrounded by a tranquil Peace Garden. The new Kiva/Spa will open on February 10, 2018 and will be nestled within the Peace Garden.

The Healing Power of Hot Springs

Glenwood Springs. Glenwood Springs is alive with the restorative powers of natural hot springs. Choose from two major hot springs— the historic Glenwood Hot Springs, and Iron Mountain Hot Springs.

Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort (Nathrop). Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort offers 100 percent natural and odorless hot springs ranging from 70 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. The resort includes a historic bath house, Creekside Hot Springs, Upper hot springs pools and a spa.

Ouray. Five local developed hot springs in Ouray and nearby Ridgeway include the Ouray Hot Springs Pool, Historic Wiesbaden Hot Springs Spa & Lodgings, Twin Peaks Lodge & Hot Springs and Orivs Hot Springs in Ridgeway.

Wellness Events

Winter Wellness Weekend at Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa, February 15-18, 2018 (Gateway). Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa hosts the Winter Wellness Weekend to include yoga classes, chair massages, classes on homemade scrubs and face masks, healthy cooking demos, wellness speakers and more.

Women’s Weekend of Wellness at The Broadmoor, March 8-10, 2018 (Colorado Springs). Celebrating its 100-year anniversary, The Broadmoor opened as one of the first spas in the country. In celebration of wellness, The Broadmoor’s 7th annual Women’s Weekend of Wellness will include seminars, inspiring speakers, outdoor activities and more.

Telluride WOW Festival, June 7-10, 2018 (Telluride). Telluride WOW (Weekend of Wellness) Festival offers lectures, group fitness classes, one-on-one sessions by top health and fitness experts and an opportunity to explore all that Telluride has to offer.

Women in the Rockies Wellness Adventure at C Lazy U Ranch, September 9-18, 2018 (Granby). The Women in the Rockies Wellness Adventure takes place at the ranch and is led by Duke health coach Janet Solie, PA, MS with a focus on overall wellness. The adventure offers plenty of time with nature, spa, horses and professional coaching.

Yoga on the Rocks, 2018 Dates TBD (Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison). Surrounded by Colorado red rock with sprawling views of Denver and the plains, visitors can join 2,000 other yogis within the spiritual walls of Red Rocks from 7 to 8 a.m. for eight select Saturdays during the summer.

Kirstin Koszorus
Colorado Tourism Office
Phone: (303) 669-5997