We have a lot of favorites, but our Top 10 Colorado Mountain Wedding Venues for 2013 are favorites for a reason. Some of the most stunning venues in the world are located just a hop, skip, and jump away from us here in Boulder, Colorado. As Colorado-based wedding planners, we wanted to share our absolute favorite Colorado mountain wedding venues with you for the upcoming wedding season:
1. Beano’s Cabin, Beaver Creek, CO
Amazing cuisine, well-chosen wines, impeccable service, and a unique transportation option to the restaurant have made Beano’s Cabin a favorite destination for years. In the winter, the only way to get up to Beano’s Cabin is by an open air sleigh ride (boo hoo). See one of our fabulous Beano’s weddings here. Beano’s is also perfect for rehearsal dinners,birthday parties, and anything else worth celebrating!
2. Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa, Tabernash, CO
Ahhh, Devil’s Thumb Ranch weddings are a thing of beauty. Devil’s Thumb Ranch is a highly regarded and environmentally friendly year-round Ranch resort and spa offering rustically upscale accommodations, fine dining and an array of winter and summer outdoor and wilderness recreation activities. Since 1938, guests have enjoyed the restorative and relaxing features of the Ranch for their quick get aways, vacations, corporate retreats, family reunions and weddings. 5,000 acres of pure beauty at the foot of the Continental Divide.
Mother Nature provides a stunning backdrop for unique Beaver Creek + Vail weddings at these perfectly rustic, yet elegant wedding decks overlooking the Gore Range. Large parties, intimate ceremonies, and adventurous couples find these decks to be the perfect place for their “I Do’s”. Our very own Jolene (and her husband Chad) were the first couple to hold their outdoor ceremony at Beaver Creek’s wedding deck. See stunning fall photos here.
4. Crooked Willow Farm, Larkspur, CO
Crooked Willow Farms The Venue is conveniently located 30 minutes South of Denver and delivers an exceptional experience! A Bridal suite specifically designed to accommodate all bridal party needs can be found steps from the ceremony. A dedicated grooms’ area delivers expected and unexpected amenities! Host your ceremony inside or outside, dance the night away under the market lights and stars in the Courtyard or enjoy the elegance of the Ballroom. Lola’s Loft, the upper level of the1920’s barn, is an ideal area for a post reception party! So many ways to customize your celebration, you design it and Calluna Events can bring it to life. The perfection combination of luxury and authenticity.
5. Della Terra Mountain Chateau, Estes Park, CO
Breathtakingly suspended in the Rocky Mountains, Della Terra provides a majestic mountain experience. Della Terra is located above Estes Park at the Fall River entrance to the Colorado Rocky Mountain National Park. The Chateau rests at the top of the wooded acreage, surrounded by untouched nature, overlooking the southern valley and the western continental divide across a sea of pines, tucked below granite cliffs. This is a place where natural beauty and romantic design come together to create the perfect secluded mountain venue for your wedding ceremony and reception. Della Terra hosts one wedding at a time to ensure an exclusive, intimate experience. See one of our favorite Calluna Events mountain wedding here.
6. Spruce Mountain Ranch, Larkspur, CO
What could be a more fitting location to host your momentous wedding occasion than the historic, and sophisticated Spruce Mountain? Spruce Mountain Ranch is a privately owned, beautifully landscaped, 400 acre property, which is all yours for your wedding day. Spruce Mountain offers an impressive collection of wedding ceremony and reception locations expressing true Colorado style, with magnificent hand-crafted detail, state of the art modern conveniences, as well as indoor/outdoor capabilities, sure to enchant your memories forever.
7. Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch, Bachelor Gulch, CO
Just one look at this awe-inspiring log cabin, and you are sold. This luxury Beaver Creek hotel in the Vail Valley pairs dynamic wedding venues with impeccable service and attention to detail. With the majestic Beaver Creek Mountains and spectacular Vail Valley creating a picturesque scene, The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is the ideal location for destination weddings. Offering both indoor and outdoor reception and ceremony venues, including a mountainside Beaver Creek Chapel, this is a one-of-a-kind wedding location. See our spectacular wedding here.
8. Four Seasons Vail, Vail, CO
Brand new to the colorado mountain wedding venue scene, the Four Seasons, Vail is already a contemporary landmark luxury hotel graced with European flair. Outside, peaked roofs draw their inspiration from the Gore mountain range, while inside, a light-filled ambience beckons. The mountain is steps away and the options for ceremonies and receptions within the Four Season are many. Whether you envision understated elegance or the ultimate in sophistication, the Four Season ensures every detail will be carefully orchestrated to ensure a flawless experience.
9. Pine Creek Cookhouse, Aspen, CO
Located 11 miles outside Aspen at the base of the Elk Mountain range the Ashcroft Ski Touring cross-country area has over 35 km of groomed trails. At the heart of the area, the Pine Creek Cookhouse is the premier Aspen wedding venue for foodies and adventure-seeking couples. Originally built in 1971 and destroyed by fire in April 2003, the Pine Creek Cookhouse—spectacularly re-created as an authentic log cabin of native Colorado logs— once again delights diners with unique mountain gourmet cuisine. Guests leave their cars behind at the historic Ghost Town of Ashcroft to cross country ski, snowshoe, or ride the horse drawn sleigh to the Cookhouse. One of Calluna’s good friends and favorite authentic wedding of 2012 can be seen here.
10. Westin Riverfront Resort + Spa, Avon, CO
Located at the heart of the Vail Valley, the Westin Riverfront has been honored by Condé Nast Traveler as the #1 Western Resort for 2012. Additionally, it boasts direct access to Beaver Creek skiing, golf, year round activities, a gourmet signature modern restaurant, Cima, and our favorite 27,000-square foot rejuvenating Spa Anjali. This is not your typical hotel and is the place to experience total renewal. Calluna is proud to showcase this wedding at the Westin’s unique restaurant, Cima (then Avondale).