“You cannot be unhappy in the middle of a big, beautiful river.” — Jim Harrison.
Estes Park is a place of immense beauty; its elevation, mountains, alpine rivers, lakes, and wildlife are so surreal, makes you think you imagined them. It is the perfect romantic paradise; many couples visiting for the first time expressed their desire to spend more time here whenever they were on vacation. Some even conducted their marriages here. For others, it was their honeymoon getaway.
As a result of the millions of people who come in for a vacation every year and each person or group desiring a customized vacation package, The Park has put more effort to cater to every desire or want of everyone. At Estes Park, this is done to ensure that people have the best vacation of their lives, and to top that, should they choose to come back. Estes Park hotels have provided all vacation categories, whether a family vacation, a business vacation, or a romantic vacation. More than enough arrangements will please you; you would have trouble selecting the perfect choice. So let’s dive right into it;
Romantic Hotels On The River
Aspen Winds on Fall River Estes Park
This romantic Estes Park hotel is located in Fall River Estates, some distance from Historic Fall River Hydro-plant and Estes Park Aerial Tramway. Two available options have indoor private spa tubs and fireplaces, their rooms open to balconies, and you can see the Fall River flow by. The hotel has made provisions for special accessibility needs and does not allow smoking on the premises. In addition, they provided amenities such as free parking, a library, barbecue grills, WiFi in public areas is free, indoor private spa tubs, fireplaces, LCD TV with premium cable channels, DVD players, irons complete with ironing boards, refrigerators, microwaves, cookware, coffee makers and hair dryers. Another peck of this hotel is daily housekeeping, and there are recreational activities that are available nearby, although some of these may require payment of fees.
Brynwood on the River
Brynwood on the River provides accommodations that give the guests a lot of privacy; this is especially true of their cabins which are strategically positioned with the Big Thompson River as a bonus for any couple that rents them. Of course, the Big Thompson immediately pulls one’s attention, but the River Cabins have a lovely view of the Rocky Mountains. And be ready to receive visits from the wildlife around, though guests are always advised to keep their distance whenever they come around. The River Cabins amenities include private decks, full kitchens, picnic tables, gas bbq grills, hot tubs, fireplaces, cable TV & DVD player, and free WiFi.
The 4 Seasons Inn
Located at 1130 West Elkhorn Avenue Estes Park on the Fall River. The placement of this hotel is peculiar because it is less than a six-minute to Estes town by vehicle. And about five minutes to Rocky Mountain National Park. The closeness of this hotel to the Fall River and the seeds of Ponderosa Pine trees allows couples to enjoy encounters with wildlife, especially the Rocky Mountain Elk. They are a beauty to watch, but visitors are always advised to keep their distance. The home also boasts of lawn fishing picnic areas. Their amenities include; a fireplace, mini-fridges, coffee makers, recently renovated bathrooms, BBQ area, outdoor lawn fire pit, a large outdoor deck, and access to the communal hot tub for a dip.
Boulder Brook on Fall River,
Perhaps it is because it looks like a giant hand-inserted it below towering pine trees and positioned it so that the Fall River flows right in front of it, which makes it so beautiful to stay in. Boulder Brook in itself exudes romance; it is just perfect for a couple’s intimacy, comfort and privacy. It is halfway between Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park, it is close to the highway in front, but you would not know, except they informed you; it is very quiet. There is a spa suite equipped with a two-person jetted tub; the room also views the river. Rooms have the own private balcony where you can view the trees, mountains, and even stargaze. The Spa Suite has a king-sized bed, gas fireplace, air conditioning, TV with DVD, a vaulted ceiling, 8-cup coffeemaker, iPhone adapters, stereo, books, magazine, oven, mini-refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, coffee grinder, iron, and ironing board. The bathroom has a large walk-in shower with two showerheads and a vanity area. At Boulder Brook, efforts are put in place to ensure that you truly enjoy your stay. There is a gazebo area, hidden sitting spaces, and a hot tub; other things include wildlife viewing, fishing, horseback riding, hiking, boating, and golf. The hotel offers a daily housekeeping service, so no chores on this vacation for sure. WiFi is a guarantee; there is also complimentary parking, a gift shop, in-room massage services, and a DVD library. They avail guests the opportunity to enjoy dinner reservations, tours with maps provided. Their romance package is open throughout the year.
There are about 15 cottages owned by and these riverfront cottages are favored by couples looking for a free retreat without children and pets, so the occupancy is kept to a maximum of two persons. This resort is situated on Fall River; one can only describe it as an intimate property that focuses mainly on giving couples privacy as much as possible; the resort offers a diverse selection of self-catering accommodation tracking the cascading river. There is a non-smoking policy in place, and it is a pet-free zone, which further reinforces the theme of privacy. The resort reserved for mature adults is located on 1710 Fall River Road, though right in Estes Park but still close to Beaver Meadows Visitor Center; the main entrance of the Rocky Mountain National Park, so couples interested in hiking, fishing, biking, or mountain climbing can fulfill their desires in the Park. Some of the amenities, the cabins, and suites, not all have the complete list; you should make proper inquiries. There are indoor spa tubs, gas grills, free WiFi, fireplaces, kitchen appliances, beach towels, linens, towels, fan, complimentary toiletries, shampoo, patio, smoke alarms, heating, shower, dishwasher, iron and ironing board, oven stovetop tea/coffee maker, cable TV, additional bathroom, first-aid kit, fire extinguisher, clothes rack, microwave, Socket near the bed, Sofa, wine glasses, body soap dining area, dining table, private bathroom, kitchen, designated smoking area, private entrance, DVD player newspapers, toaster, refrigerator, non-feather pillow, free parking, conditioner alarm clock, balcony, and hairdryer. Landmarks close to Stonebrook Resort include; Big Thompson River Bridges, William Allen White Cabins, Allenspark, and Drake. Other charms of this romantic hotel consist of a quiet street view, a river view for your shopping, a gift shop on-site, and CCTVs in the outdoor area, which still boasts of furniture and a dining area. Professional cleaning companies undertake the cleaning of the accommodation, so you are covered.
Riverview Pines Hotel Estes Park
This hotel is situated at 1150 W Elkhorn Avenue; it is on a river and is found in the rural part of Estes Park; it is a gem. The area boasts natural beauty and artificial attractions such as Mrs. Walsh’s Garden, Red Rose Rock Shop, Fall River Visitor Center, Historic Park Theatre, Estes Park Aerial Tramway, and Dick’s Rock Museum. Adventurous couples should try out rock climbing, hiking, and biking since mountains and trails are consistent in this area. The hotel rooms have balconies and are beautifully decorated; there are selected rooms equipped for dealing with specific accessibility needs, reservations should be made for them and confirmed. Some of the amenities in this smoke-free hotel are; laundry facilities, free newspapers, barbecue grills, complimentary self-parking, picnic area, patios, free toiletries, coffee/tea makers, hairdryers, refrigerators, microwaves, WiFi, premium cable TV, and wheelchair-accessible parking. Cleaning is undertaken by the hotel and done daily. Other things needed can be requested from the hotel staff.
This hotel is located at 2340 Aspen Brook Drive Estes Park, positioned to view the mountains within view of the vacationing couples. Aspen Brook is open year-round, which means you are not pressured to fix your romantic vacation into a time that does work well for you or your partner; you can decide to leisure at any time during the year. Another upside is that you get to enjoy the peculiarity of any season your visit falls on. The Big Thompson River meanders through the area, creating a dreamlike atmosphere where it is peaceful and quiet. The river also attracts elks, deer, and even moose; enjoy wildlife without backpacking into the backcountry.
Lake Estes Hotel
Located at 1650 Big Thompson Avenue, it is surrounded by restaurants and attractions within 8km; some of the places that might interest you are; Estes Park Fairgrounds, Lake Estes, and Estes Park Conference Center. The Rocky Mountain National Park is also close by and offers such beauty that leaves you breathless; there are numerous hiking trails, plush valleys, bike paths, and horse stables close by should you choose to do some outdoorsy exploring. The hotel amenities include; free WiFi, coffee makers, microwaves, refrigerators, hairdryers, irons, ironing boards, safes, flat-screen TVs with cable, DVD players, kitchen facilities, sofa sleepers, free parking, hot tubs, air conditioning, alarm clock, spacious work desks, and laundry facilities. Lake Estes hotel has made efforts to keep the children happy with books, DVDs, music, children’s television networks, outdoor play equipment, and the children’s playground. They have an outstanding staff, offer complimentary continental breakfast, and provide bicycles. Couples with pets would not be disappointed since there are pet-friendly rooms available at the hotel. The outdoors has a pool with a fence around it, a fireplace, furniture, bbq facilities, vending machine, sun terrace, and a picnic area. Other outdoor activities available here include; horseback riding, skiing, fishing, and picnics.
Yup, you can tell your significant other that you have struck gold and begin to plan a vacation to Estes Park. Most hotels here in Estes Park offer a romance package to guests who have come to visit with their significant other, although they may not advertise such packages. Estes Park is a place you can enjoy yourself, relax, train, detox, and appreciate the wonder; but it is also a place where love has an understanding; you only need to look around and see how pure it is. Who would not want to share this with the one they love?