A Perfect Summer Day in Steamboat

Steamboat is famous for it’s world-class winter days, but sunny summer is equal in splendor. Enjoy hiking, fishing, or good old fashioned lounging in Colorado’s quaintest corner. Make Bella Vista Estate your home away from home while you and your family soak in everything summer time in Steamboat has to offer; from the hot springs to floating down the Yampa river. Bella Vista Estate estate offers large group lodging accommodations ideal for family vacations, large family reunions, or relaxing retreats. Sleep up to 28 individuals comfortably with private, mountainside lodging overlooking the Yampa Valley. Wondering how you’ll spend your perfect summer days in Steamboat? Let us paint you a picture!

Start Your Day Poolside at The Bella Vista

Grab your yoga mat and start each day of your family vacation by the pool right outside your lodge at Bella Vista Estate. From the pool deck you can see the Yampa River winding across the floor of the Yampa Valley, set against the dramatic backdrop of the Flattops Mountain Range on the horizon. Early risers can watch the sunrise sweep across the valley and bring all of the birds to life. Black birds chirp along the riverside while hawks gracefully glide overhead. Take a relaxing swim in the pool before breakfast and be ready for the rest of your day exploring the Colorado mountains surrounding Steamboat Springs and beyond.

Endless Adventures at Your Fingertips

Whether you decide to go on one adventure as a family or to split into smaller groups based on activity level and interest, there are infinite opportunities to explore and recreate in Steamboat. Throw some water bottles in a backpack and head out for a hike on Rabbit Ears Pass or Buffalo Pass. The fisher-folk attending your family reunion will hardly be separable from the pristine waters of the Yampa River, Sarvis Creek, or Elk River. Just want to relax? Head downtown to the local spas and shops and treat yourself and the crew to a delicious lunch by the river under the shade of the cottonwood trees. Bella Vista Estate has a private shuttle available for use during your family reunion to get to and from the estate, town, and trailheads.

Splish, Splash, Soak Like a Local

It’s no secret Steamboat Springs locals love their summer time water activities. Take the whole family for a swim at Old Town Hot Springs located conveniently in the heart of downtown Steamboat. Enjoy hot soaking pools, warm swimming pools, a waterslide, poolside climbing walland more. In June and early July float a stretch of the Yampa River in an inflatable tube. Backdoor Sports offers tube rentals and transportation options. Be a respectful river user by keeping track of trash in sealed containers and securing items like shoes, sunglasses, and hats. For the most rugged adventurers, Strawberry Hot Springs, is off the beaten path and offers a once in a lifetime hot springs soaking experience to cap off an amazing family vacation.

Group Lodging at Bella Vista Estate

At the end of your perfect day, return with your entire group to the Bella Vista Estate. This retreat venue is perfect for groups between 12-28 individuals. Enjoy private rooms,large, luxurious kitchens, and shared living areas. Outside of the lodge play pickleball on the tennis court, swim in the pool, or lounge on one of the expansive patios. Kick off your shoes and walk the acres of soft, green grass around the estate property. You’ll be a summer time convert for vacations in Steamboat Springs in no time!