In addition to our regular rooms and rates, guests may also choose from our variety of South Fork, Colorado vacation packages. Rates are based on double occupancy and do not include tax. We also are happy to "customize" a package to meet your particular requests to create an even more memorable romantic Colorado getaway. Whether you are planning a Colorado honeymoon, a special birthday celebration or a simple retreat from the work-a-day world, just let us know what it is you'd like, and we'll put it all together. Each of our five luxurious guestrooms include private bath; satellite TV and VCR/DVD player; wireless Internet; phone; stocked mini-fridge; microwave; in-room coffee service & snacks; hair dryer; alarm clock; complimentary chocolates; warm, fluffy bathrobes; ironing board and iron available upon request.
Custom Wedding Packages
We are happy to put together a custom wedding package for your perfect mountain wedding— an intimate elopement for two or a gathering of your favorite guests. Each wedding is unique, so please give us a call to talk personally about your specific arrangements.
Please see our Weddings and Gatherings page for elopement packages and other wedding information.
Honeymoon / Anniversary / Romance
Our Romance Package is designed to totally sweep you off your feet. Enjoy two dreamy evenings in our beautiful honeymoon suite, "The Lovin' Oven." Upon your arrival, you'll be greeted with a bottle of chilled champagne or sparkling cider in a crystal champagne bucket, a special-occasion banner, and a dinner certificate for two at one of South Fork's fine restaurants. After dinner, we recommend a long soak in your private in-room whirlpool tub for two in the glow of a romantic candelabra fireplace. Each morning, you may choose to have a full gourmet breakfast either in the dining room, on the deck or hand delivered to your guest room. The second evening, enjoy a delightful candlelight dessert and coffee delivered on a silver tray to your guestroom.
Add $110 to room rate. Two-night minimum.
Pause & Pamper Massage
Relax and unwind from all the daily pressures with this pampering package. Two evenings in the room of your choice with full gourmet breakfast the following mornings. Begin your pampering by sipping chilled champagne or sparkling cider upon arrival. Relax under the skillful fingers of a licensed massage therapist with a half-hour massage for each of two people in the privacy of your guestroom. Receive a dinner certificate for two at one of South Fork's fine restaurants. Top off all this rest and relaxation with a moonlight dip under the stars in the outdoor hot tub. If you choose the Lovin' Oven, you can enjoy a long, hot soak in your private in-room whirlpool tub for two.
Add $165 to room rate. Two-night minimum.
Surprise! Happy Birthday!
Celebrate the birthday of your special someone with two evenings in the room of your choice, chilled champagne or sparkling cider, a "Happy Birthday" banner, and a dinner certificate for two at one of South Fork's fine restaurants. Top off your celebration with a decadent chocolate birthday cake complete with candles delivered to your guestroom. Full gourmet breakfast the following mornings included.
Add $110 to room rate. Two-night minimum.
Leaf Peeper Special
A camera and a pair of binoculars are a must to bring for fall in the Rockies. We'll provide you with a romantic take-along picnic lunch for two for an incredible day of leaf peeping in colorful Colorado country. Also included is a dinner certificate for two at one of South Fork's fine restaurants and full breakfast the following morning. Whatever you do, don't forget the camera!
Add $90 to room rate.
Hot Springs Play and Stay
What could be more restful and relaxing than soaking away life's cares in the healing mineral waters of a hot springs pool in an idyllic river setting? Well, we say, "Not much!" Enjoy a day or evening of play in the numerous natural pools of the Pagosa Hot Springs—twenty-three different pools from which to choose ranging from 83 to 114 degrees. Package includes two pool passes to the Pagosa Hot Springs, robes, towels, and a take-along snack sack to keep you refreshed on your day of pool hopping. It's all very good medicine for whatever ails you. Full breakfast included.
Add $45 to room rate. Two-night minimum.
There's nothing like live theatre for an evening of fun and frivolity. Our Entertainment package begins with a dinner certificate for two at the Creede Hotel Restaurant and two tickets for prime seats to the Creede Repertory Theatre. Top off your evening of entertainment with a complimentary welcome-back liqueur and a dip in the outdoor hot tub under a starry summer-night sky. Full breakfast included. Entertainment package is available June - September.
Add $125 to room rate.
Fantastic Fish Tales — Fly or Spin Fishing Trips
Don't let the "big one" get away! Spend the day on a guided fishing trip for two on the Rio Grande or the many mountain lakes or streams (trip includes license, equipment, and fishing tips from a pro). Fly or spin? Float or wade? It's all up to you. Also included is a take-along snack sack or a picnic lunch to keep you going strong on your day of fishing adventure. After a successful day, you can swap those fantastic fish tales around the Arbor House Inn fire pit or under the stars in the outdoor hot tub right here on the banks of the South Fork of the Rio Grande. Full breakfast included.
Room rate + $25 for picnic lunch. Two-night minimum. Fishing trip booked separately. Trip prices range from $300 to $400 depending on type and whether a half-day or full-day trip is planned.
Ski the slopes of Wolf Creek Ski Area and come home for an evening of relaxation at the Arbor House Inn. Start that relaxation with a long, hot soak in the outdoor hot tub, then move on to a half-hour massage for each of two people by a licensed massage therapist in the privacy of your guest room. And when you're good and hungry, we'll provide a piping hot pizza right out of the oven along with some icy cold beverages. Enjoy that pizza in the glow of the fire, low lights and soft music of the beautiful dining room or in your own guest room. Full breakfast daily. (Lift tickets not included.)
Add $105 to room rate. Two-night minimum.
Snowmobile and Massage
Experience the beautiful Rocky Mountain backcountry on a guided snowmobile trip traversing the snowy trails of the San Juan or Rio Grande National Forests. We'll send along a take-along snack sack with you for your day on the slopes; and when you come home from riding the range, warm-up with a dip in the outdoor hot tub and enjoy a relaxing half-hour massage for each of two people by a licensed massage therapist in the privacy of your guest room. Full breakfast included.
Add $90 to room rate for massage/snack. Two-night minimum. Snowmobile tour booked separately. Approximate cost $150 / 2 people & machines / two hours.
Jingle Bells Sleigh Ride
Over the river and through the woods... Enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors as you glide over the crisp winter snow with "Butch and Buster" pulling a beautifully crafted sleigh with the two of you wrapped up together in a warm, comfy blanket. Hot beverages and goodies served afterwards in a warm, canvas lodge in the woods. And when "Butch and Buster" go back to the barn, you can come back to the Arbor House Inn and warm up with a refreshing dip in the outdoor hot tub. We'll be happy to book your half-hour sleigh ride with "Goat" and Liz at Wolf Creek Mountain Folks Trail Rides.
Sleigh ride booked separately. Allow $50/ 2 people/ half-hour ride.
Golf Play and Stay
Heaven on earth is a day of play at the Rio Grande Club golf course and a stay in the unsurpassed luxury accommodations at the Arbor House Inn. At the end of your day, relax on the deck and experience the night song of the river as you enjoy a moonlight dip in the outdoor hot tub or some quality "wine time" at the Arbor House Inn outdoor fire pit. Discount golf vouchers are available to Arbor House Inn guests from May through September. (Please note that some dates will be unavailable due to special tournaments; however, certain tournaments, if not full, may still be open to our guests. Please inquire at time of reservation.)
Ridin' the Range Trail Rides
Well now, the buffalo may not roam, but the deer and the antelope do still play in the mountains and valleys of southern Colorado. Lead by experienced guides, it's quite likely you'll spot some of those deer and antelope along with elk, beaver, geese, ducks or maybe a meandering moose or two as you ride horseback through the forests and meadows of Wolf Creek Pass or the Continental Divide. After ridin' the range, come on back to the Arbor House Inn and soak those horsey muscles back into shape in the outdoor hot tub. We'll be happy to book your two-hour trail ride for two people at your choice of two different stable locations.
Trail ride booked separately. Allow $90 / two-hour ride / two people. One-hour, three-hour, and all-day rides also available.
Rafting on the Rio
Experience some great white-water action and the unparalleled scenery of the Colorado high country on an oar-guided or paddle-guided raft trip down the headwaters of the Rio Grande River. May and June are the best times for Class II and III rapids, but no matter what the season, Rio Grande country is beautiful and each trip is as rewarding as the first. Combine all the beauty of nature with the outstanding accommodations of the Arbor House Inn, and you've got a great adventure on your hands. And after your ride on the river, you can relive that adventure together with a long, relaxing soak in the hot tub or roasting marshmallows around the fire pit right here on the riverbank at the Arbor House Inn.
Raft trip booked separately. Allow $90 + 6% user fee / two persons / half-day trip.