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.
Kelly Sell discovered Traditional Chinese Medicine eleven years ago due to his own health crisis. After becoming frustrated with the answers his allopathic doctors were giving him, he sought treatment from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and experienced profound and immediate results. Kelly studied TCM at the Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and received a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in August 2011. He is a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine from the NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.) Kelly is compassionate, caring and intuitive. His work is effective, nurturing, and can be a dynamic adjunct to any health regime and/or personal care protocol.
Local artist Ed Eberle has been building ukuleles and guitars for over 20 years here in Buena Vista Colorado – between the mountains along Continental Divide and the valley of the Arkansas River. His most admired woods include Koa, Bubinga, Macawood, Mesquite, Cocobolo, Quarter sawn Sycamore, Zircote, Aspen and Beetle-killed Pine.
CAUSE+MEDIC is an all-natural skincare line combining the healing properties of cannabis with other active botanical ingredients, to enhance skin health and radiance. Every ingredient is consciously selected, responsibly sourced, and cruelty-free. We strive to create a greener, more sustainable skincare regimen and believe mother nature provides the recipe.
Rapidgrass embodies the notion that nature, and particularly mountains, can bring out the best in our art, and we have dedicated much of our creative energy into bringing that art back to the people of the mountains. Rapidgrass focuses on travel to mountain towns and inspires mountain people and athletes around the globe. Our music is motivated by and made for those who find peace in the mountains. We focus our energy to outdoor mountain lifestyle/culture events. Focusing our travels to mountain towns has also given us a great palate of mountain music styles to draw from including styles from North America, France, Italy, Russia, Tibet, Argentina, and Ireland.
Founded in 2011, Sundance & Friends is a family owned and operated business. We offer customers a great selection of our own hand-made Sheepskin & Leather items that we have been making in Guffey, Colorado since 1971, as well as the work of over 40 amazing artists comprised of many local artists and craftsmen friends from throughout Colorado and around the country that we are proud to call our friends.
The beautiful mountains of Buena Vista, CO have been Cat’s home for nearly 10 years, drawn to the area to work and play. Cat holds a 200hr YTT and a certification in Yin yoga and is always eager to explore further into the ever-expanding tradition of yoga. She enjoys teaching a practice of yoga that balances stillness and intentional movement with a focus on integrating breath and body alignment.
Chantel Havre, originally from Ohio, moved to Colorado in 2008 to enjoy the beauty of the mountains and bask in the many days of sunshine. With her passion for the outdoors, she spends her summers hiking, trail running, camping, floating the river, dancing under the stars and hammock napping. Once the snow falls, you can find her on the mountain snowboarding or snowshoeing.
Her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Wittenberg University (’08) initiated her fascination with the human body, which transpired to pursuing a career in bodywork. Chantel graduated from the Colorado School of Healing Arts in 2013 with an associate degree, which included certifications in Reflexology and Craniosacral Therapy. She has developed a unique style of massage that combines Thai Yoga stretching, trigger point therapy and Swedish techniques to provide a therapeutic, yet relaxing massage. She often works with athletes and weekend warriors, as well as sedentary computer workers; each one receives a customized massage based on the individual’s needs.
Elliot Siff Photography is a Colorado Fine Arts Photographer specializing in concerts, lifestyle and portrait sessions. Elliot has an attention to detail and a knack for capturing unforgettable moments. From epic concerts at Red Rocks to lifestyle sessions, fine art portraits, and wedding celebrations, Elliot will exceed your expectations and deliver you a library images you’ll cherish for years to come.