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Delightful Dome Vacation And Retreat Rental

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type house


About the property

Perfect for visits to the Sand Dunes, nearby hot springs, and spiritual centers

Delightful dome with mountain views, backing greenbelt and open retreat land. Open living/dining area with spiral staircase leading to loft for yoga, meditation, writing, etc. Fully equipped open-shelf kitchen with gas range and appliances. Washer/dryer, internet Wi-Fi, and reasonable cell service (AT&T and Verizon). Cozy in winter with radiant floor heat, wood stove and energy-efficient monolithic shell.

The dome interior is soothing and nurturing, with natural plaster walls and adobe floor, and curved spaces that recirculate air and energy. Situated in open forests, transitional between alpine and high desert ecotones, the air can be absolutely still, the sky spacious, and at other times subject to the sun and storm. Deer abound, coyotes howl. Winding paths lead through the open forest to Rangsal Yeshe stupa (15 minutes). Forest Service trailheads are just up the road (a 5-min drive or 25-min walk) and the property is close to town (a 7-min drive, or a 35-min cross country hike). Visit nearby spiritual centers, organic foods market, art collective, brewery, hiking and biking, Sand Dunes National Monument, and (our favorite) soak in several nearby hot springs. We can help with your visit!

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About The Owner

Educator and entrepreneur, with passions for family & travel, nonprofit advocacy, climbing & skiing, music & dance, blogging, yoga & meditation. We have led trips throughout Colorado since 1990, and can offer travel recommendations locally and beyond. We enjoy hosting, and would love to hear from you!

The Owner purchased this house in 2017

Why The Owner chose Crestone

Crestone is unique, the dome is sublime, the region is fascinating (and we love the hot springs!).


Crestone House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The Clawfoot bathtub and shower is the best!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Area attractions include the Great Sand Dunes National Park, several hot springs, spiritual centers, hiking, history museum, art collective, brewery, organic foods.


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Delightful Dome Vacation And Retreat Rental
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Enjoyed a peaceful weekend in the Delightful Dome

  • 5 of 5

I planned this stay for myself to get away from the hustle and bustle. This place was just the place to do that. I enjoyed the peaceful solitude near some of the most beautiful mountains in Colorado. Everything about it was relaxing and comfortable. I will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home in a beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

Only need to bring food and yourselves and it's a great stay with everything you could need

  • Submitted: May 31, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beyond delightful!

  • 5 of 5

This adorable home rests in a stunning location. Spafford is a great host, available, caring, and responsive. The space felt like home the moment I arrived, and I was very sad to leave at the end of my stay.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highly recommend....

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay. Great place.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Norman, Oklahoma

Amazing trip to Crestone and fantastic stay at the Delightful Dome!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I had the best time visiting Crestone! The Delightful Dome was a fabulous and fun place to stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A very cozy place to stay in the winter, with mountain views right outside the window!

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I stayed in the dome for four days and three nights while visiting the nearby Great Sand Dunes National Park. The house is stocked with whatever you need besides food, which you can get yourself in Crestone or a nearby town. Everything was perfect as far as we experienced. The wood stove was very nice to give the place a more rustic feel and keep us plenty warm. The water filter was easy to use, and the heated floor was great after a day out in the cold. Also, there were amazing views of the stars at night right outside the door. We could actually see the Milky Way! We just settled in and relaxed the first day, but went to a hot springs for a beautiful sunset, the sand dunes and a waterfall, and toured a few of the religious structures scattered around Crestone on our other days. The Elephant Cloud Market and Cafe were very nice with lots of healthy and vegan options (My girlfriend is vegan and I am not). Spafford was very communicative leading up to the trip and was willing to answer any questions quickly. I would definitely recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $55
Property Damage Insurance $59
Refundable Damage Deposit $150

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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