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Sublime summer in the Rockies- beautiful home/ spa/ River/ downtown- affordable!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,870 sq. ft.
Property type resort
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-7)

There is nothing like a Colorado summer- NO BUGS no HUMIDITY and the mountain s are calling you... explore . our home has everything you need for total relaxation and bliss as well as your base camp for adventure ,just bring your tooth brush! We gotcha covered!

Pack up the family we sleep 6 and spend a wonderful GETAWAY in the mountains - we are so excited to offer you a revamped living room, dining room and our new vintage cowgirl room with new furniture you will love, couches overstuffed and perfect to snuggle with, coffee tables- also a NEW 40' TV SURROUND SOUND cable, FREE NETFLIX AND PANDORA for your enjoyment We also just got 2 pairs of snow shoes for winter time fun and a delux"mountain style" baby stroller so you can take the kiddo anywhere deluxe pack and play with infant insert, bring those babies!

Our property right on the Big Thompson River . The town of Estes is relaxed and friendly as the quintessential small mountain town .

- put the car away and walk to everything that Estes has to offer, be right on the river for cooling off , or come down to the spa for ultimate relaxation

Don't need something so big? Dream of someplace Quiet, high end design? King size bed and private bath as well as mini kitchen ? . We also offer a delux studio at another location called Wildernest , perfect for 2 people- ask for info and photos .

Spacious and clean our home is a wonderful home base for your summer hikes and exploring downtown on foot.

For lots more photos check out our WEB SITE LINK at the bottom of this page.

walk to town for shopping food and fun, enjoy spa services in your own back yard and amazingly low rates- the home boasts tons of amenities and comfort to make your stay even better then home

We are situated right on the Big Thompson River for your private river enjoyment. Nestled amongst tall trees next to a flowing river yet right in our 'downtown'. The road to Rocky Mountain National Park is right on the other side of the river where within 2 short miles you enter thousands of miles of pristine wilderness. Our home offers a unique soulful opportunity to not just VACATION but RETREAT - visit the on grounds spa to unwind, decompress and exhale from your hectic life and return home truly refreshed.

Estes River Retreat features:

Built in 2000 the home has a quiet clean uncluttered feel of understated elegance.

Lots of attention to detail


vaulted ceilings

sky lights,

large custom windows throughout,

concrete in floor heat

open spacious 1,800 square/foot floor plan.

Second family room with games, TV, movies Frig, and water dispenser for the kids to hang out in their own space

One block from downtown

At the End of a quiet cul-du-sac

wellness Spa on the lower level

Relaxed feel to the entire property


large arched windows

NEW stuffed couches and chair

gas log fireplace,

skylights flood the room with natural light,

a large 40 TV and DVD with cable and wifi ready


Summer time surrounded by flowers

River front viewing

seating with chairs

BBQ Grill

watch the sunset over Long’s Peak 'diamond' through the trees.


galley Kitchen offers everything you want and more for a the 'at home' experience in traveling


Master: KIng custom ASPEN LOG CANOPY BED,aspen tree trunks loom above with beautiful fabric and soft blankets KING size, firm mattresses- partial river view

Queen bed in 2nd bedroom- Feather bed atop and a beautiful river view

Queen bed in 3rd bedroom with walk out sliding glass door to the river and patio

Queen bed in family room - pull out futon couch


Large spacious room

deep soaking tub

Endless hot water

Shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotion, bath salts and oil all included for the spa experience

Kids toys, baby shampoo and bubbles

Towel warmer

Thirsty towels, robes and slippers included when you book a spa appointment

Estes River Retreat will sleep 6 people, we offer 4 beds, very comfortably, for the large family needing a getaway home or 3 couples traveling together, it is also perfect for that couple looking for a quiet over sized elegant retreat. The Retreat is three city blocks to our 'downtown', shopping,theater, restaurants and family activities are a few minutes stroll. We are a two minute drive from Rocky’s entrance where miles of the most unspoiled landscape, mountains glaciers, waterfalls and oh so much wildlife awaits you and your camera.


Separate from the house yet under one big roof is our small and intimate locally renowned Wellness Spa- Elements of Touch. Serving Estes Park since 1992. The home is constructed for this purpose and is well insulated for no disturbances are felt from either parties.

Owner and head Massage Therapist and Wellness Coach Ravit Dallal Michener is Licensed and insured for the last 20 years. Ravit (Ra- veet) has helped thousands of people sooth their aching back, heal from devastating injuries, enhance their performance on the mountain, do a life changing detox or just help them find their smile again through progressive relaxation.

The full SPA menu is on our web site.

We would love to answer any questions you might have so please call us.

Ravit & Monte Michener


Keywords: Home, cabin, luxury accommodations, retreat, spa

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Ravit Michener
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About Ravit Michener

Hi there, we love to travel ourselves ( when we are not running our business) and always appreciate properties that are properly listed - honestly advertised and owners that are committed to taking pride in their properties - we take that very serious approach to your vacation ensuring that we are here to make you comfortable and keep our home trouble free, sparking clean and full of amenities you normally don't get in a vacation rental , luxury living, wellness services, downtown location and close proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park are all under one roof.

Monte and Ravit Michener have been living in Estes Park since 1992 and love it. Combining what they love to do with where they love to live ( in nature) and that leads to healthy happy living. The Micheners love to travel themselves and have set a standard with their Retreat when it comes to offering extra amenities at no cost, the level of cleanliness and the hospitality offered to make you feel at home and enjoy their little town. They share all of their secrets about special places to go and experience as only locals can. Having raised a child in Estes they are very kid friendly and can suggest lots of things to do for kids in any season.

Ravit Michener purchased this resort in 2006

Why Ravit Michener chose Front Range

We offer a luxury 3 bedroom home on the Big Thompson River walking distance from town as well as our highly acclaimed wellness spa. Enter Elements of Touch Wellness Spa,small in size and high in quality is our boutique spa with 3 beautiful treatment rooms,mostly organic products, licensed therapists with years of knowledge and experience and profound bodywork and spa services to send you home rejuvenated and relaxed. Guests at the home are not required to visit the spa as spa guests are not required to stay at the home to enjoy the spa services, BUT imagine it combined- slip downstairs, out your door and into ours in your robe and slippers for treatments like the Glacial Meltdown or the Rocky Mountain High... only to drift upstairs afterwords and take a nap or a hot bath...

What makes this resort unique

Walk to everything, parking is at a premium in downtown Estes

spa on site, small scale and high quality , parking always available at the home

RMNP is only 2 miles away

hike out your front door

luxury home

lots of extras like backpacks

Baby items: baby back pack, high chair, stroller, gate for the stairs, toys

towel warmers,

espresso maker,

BBQ on deck,

fishing out our back door

sunny light and bright

music books and games

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was a sisters week, to reconnect with each other and nature. We did that and more. We felt at home the moment we walked through the door. " Breath- you're at home" is the saying above the curtain in the living room and it says it all. We has spa treatments by Ravit and Katie and it was absolutely spectacular!
May 2012
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Estes Park Resort Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • resort
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1870 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Deep Kohler soaking tub- great water pressure large bathroom, double mirror, sink, toilet. Hair Dryers, curling irons, soap shampoo conditioner, bubble bath and salts all for your pleasure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (1) Aspen log canopy bed- totally fabulous!, Queen size Beds (2) new firm mattresses with pillow tops, Child Beds (1) pack and play, Baby Cribs (1) Yes we are baby friendly- pack and play, high chair, baby back pack, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) futon with a thick warm woolly mattress cover
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Cable, 29' TV, Deep Soaking Tub, New Beds and Plush Bedding, Board for Pets down the street, Walk to town for Shopping Food and Lots of Kid-Friendly things to do


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Sublime summer in the Rockies- beautiful home/ spa/ River/ downtown- affordable!
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 44 reviews

The house and surrounding area were beautiful. The location was very convenient For fun.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our time here and loved the opportunity to go into Estes which is such a cute little town. We also loved the ease of access to RMNP.

Thank you so much for opening your home to us.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Piscataway, NJ, USA

The perfect party weekend

  • 5 of 5

My friends are I stayed at Estes Park River Retreat from 12/16-12/18 to celebrate our friend'a upcoming nuptials. She wanted a weekend that encompassed a national park, a relaxing spa experience and adventurous activities and this wonderful establishment did not disappoint!

The owner, Ravit, took extra care to ensure our comfort and accommodate all our requests, including setting up decorations that I had sent to her in advance.

We proceeded with the girlfriend getaway package, Effortless Escape. When we walked in, Ravit had set up the decorations and included a beautiful welcome platter along with it. The entire set up was perfect and more than we could have ever asked for!

The rooms were impeccably clean and every amenity was provided without any particular request. The surrounding area, although snowing outside, suggested a quiet and pristine beauty.

The second day we had the great privilege of using the spa facilities and I think I speak for everyone when I say, it was the perfect relaxing experience! My skin is still glowing, 3 days later!

We spent that night cuddled in the robes that Ravit provided, watching movies on Netflix which was also included in the package. It was divine!

All in all, we had a fantastic experience and know that our friend's bachelorette party was everything she hoped for and more! A hearty thanks to Ravit for accommodating all our requests and making this weekend simply perfect!

I'm already planning my next visit!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Property

  • 5 of 5

After searching over a dozen properties in the Estes Park area I kept coming back to this one and am glad we decided on this property as our place to stay during our 4 night stay in Estes Park. The description and pictures shown for this property are right on! This home is very well taken care of and fit our family of 6 (all young adults) perfect. We walked into town every morning for coffee, ate at 2 very good Mexican restaurants and two pizza places. And did a lot of shopping again an easy walk into town. Was a very close and easy drive into Rocky Mountain National Park. Elk came by several times in the yard. Having the river run right in the backyard was beautiful! We plan on staying here again when we return to Estes Park and highly recommend it to friends!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, fun home

  • 4 of 5

Will return next time we are looking for an Estes retreat.

We do wish there was another bathroom for the 3rd bedroom downstairs so that we could come back with other couples. 1 bathroom for 6 adults wouldn't work and if someone needs to use the bathroom in the middle of the night who is staying in the third room downstairs, they will have to walk up a large flight of stairs to get there. (Only reason to minus a star)

Our experience was very nice. Bed was comfortable and the top floor layout is spacious and ideal for a relaxing hang out. It's a great location and it seems like they run promotions often which we love :).

Had a great couple's massage at the spa and would recommend that as well.

Quick note: the bathtub is not as big as you may think. It only fits two people if you squish.

We also found a way to walk to the donut shop early one morning and suggest you do the same (get there early!). Yum!

Ravit answered all of my questions right away and was very accommodating.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great trip to Estes Park

  • 5 of 5

My family and I (wife, 1 year old and 3 year old) really enjoyed our stay at the house. The location was really convenient for both RMNP and Estes Park itself; for various reasons we never ended up walking to the main drag of Estes Park, but it'd be entirely doable. The location might seem a bit odd at first (it's tucked behind a bunch of storage sheds and next to a repair garage), but the upshot to that is it's nice and quiet at night - the road across the river does add a little noise, but nothing too noticeable, and it also quiets down at night. The deck is really nice, but unfortunately we were only able to really use it our first day there (we had a mix of rain/snow for pretty much the rest of our trip).

The baby/kid items that come with the rental are great, too - the fact that we didn't have to lug a pack n play for our youngest was a huge selling point in and of itself, but throw in the high chair, baby gate (for the top of the stairs) and jogging stroller, and it really cuts down on the clutter you have to normally bring when travelling with small kids. Oh, and there are plates/cups/utensils for kids, too.

All the beds were comfy, rooms were plenty big (our kids ended up sharing the second bedroom upstairs, mainly because we don't trust our 3 year old to let him sleep 'alone' downstairs by himself just yet), and the bathroom was spacious. We didn't end up taking advantage of the spa this trip, but if you have any concern about a business below the rental (noise, etc), don't be - they didn't cheap out on the construction of the building, as the rental unit floor structure is nice and solid (and pretty much sound-proof) concrete.

All in all, I highly recommend staying here - it's really convenient, there's plenty of room, the decorations/interior finishes have a nice mountain theme without being over the top/kitschy - it's just a great place to get away.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlant, Ga, USA

Happy with Estes rental

  • 5 of 5

exactly what was advertised. easy to work with owners.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
18 hole and 9 hole
Nearest Restaurant
Sweet Basil Restaurant
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Car: not necessary

Separate yet under the same roof lies our small scale and high quality spa. Enjoy a wonderful massage, rejuvenating facial, or coordinate your trip for a healing daily session. from yoga, to herbology to detoxing weeks with us to restore your mind and body


Rates & Availability

Estes Park Resort Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
mid may
May 19 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
june-mid august
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
mid august-early oct
Aug 21 2017 - Oct 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
mid october-pre thxgiving
Oct 9 2017 - Nov 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
late nov-xmas holiday
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
xmas holiday
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 10.55%

$10 additional nightly charge for a 7th person

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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