Overlooking the surf waves of the Buena Vista Whitewater Park, the Surf Hotel offers guests a sense of luxury without pretension, inspired by both the understated elegance of European hotels and the spectacular natural beauty of our home in the Rocky Mountains. Whether for solo travelers, families, company retreats or wedding parties, our contemporary approach to hospitality adapts to suit your style of leisure.
Surf Chateau is located next to the Surf Hotel along the bank of the Arkansas River, overlooking the whitewater park in the heart of a critically acclaimed walkable neighborhood called South Main. Here you will find charming architecture, a relaxed small-town feel and endless opportunities for adventure. World-class kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, rafting, road and mountain biking, fly fishing, and an extensive system of trails are just steps away. When you’re done with the day’s journey, dining and boutique shops are at your fingertips. No driving necessary.
Welcome to the ultimate home base for mountain adventure in beautiful Buena Vista, Colorado. Step out the door, and you’re walking by the river, riding a cruiser bike around downtown Buena Vista, rock climbing, whitewater kayaking or enjoying an IPA at Eddyline Restaurant and Brewery. Cross the river with your hiking boots or mountain bike and enjoy soaring views of the Great Divide and 14,000-foot Collegiate Peaks. All without a moment in the car. That’s hard to beat, and that’s why we call South Main home. Browse our Buena Vista, Colorado lodging below, and when you’re ready, book online or you may call at 719-395-4714.
Arrowhead Point Campground & Cabins is great for your stay in the Buena Vista area and is just minutes from numerous area attractions. Let Arrowhead be your base camp for day trips to Denver, Colorado Springs, Royal Gorge, Pikes Peaks, Great Sand Dunes, Aspen and Vail to mention a few. The Arkansas River offers guided river rafting trips for the entire family and there are stables in the area that will take you to the local mountains for horseback trail rides or pack a picnic and rent a jeep or ATV and take them up in the high country for a scenic day trip. The activities are endless! After your busy day of play, return to Arrowhead Point and enjoy a Rocky Mountain sunset, spend an evening under the stars and let the hustle and bustle of the city life become a distant memory. Whether you stay a weekend, week, or even longer, Arrowhead Point is an ideal location for your camping getaway. Being centrally located, it is no wonder Buena Vista, Colorado is a destination-vacation!
Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn is nestled in a high mountain natural ecosystem area of the majestic Collegiate Peaks Range, 2 1/2 hours from Denver. Bordered by Cottonwood Creek and surrounded by the San Isabel National Forest, they are located 5-1/2 miles west of Buena Vista, Colorado. Cottonwood Hot Springs is also close to Monarch Ski Resort and Ski Cooper. Their newly renovated rooms await you!