C Lazy U Luxury Ranch
A Luxurious Escape in the
Rocky Mountains of Colorado
If you’re looking for a luxurious getaway that is both relaxing and exciting, look no further than C Lazy U Ranch. Located in Granby, Colorado, C Lazy U Ranch is an all-inclusive western ranch that offers first-class lodging with top-notch amenities, backcountry experiences, gourmet meals, and ranch-inspired activities for all ages. Whether you’re looking to hit the trails on horseback, plan to spend an afternoon at the spa, or want to try your hand at fly fishing, you’ll have the opportunity to do all of this and more at this one-of-a-kind ranch. The recipient of several notable awards, including the Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards for 2021 and Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Award for 2021, the C Lazy U Ranch is the ultimate destination for an unforgettable escape into the Rocky Mountains.
Situated just two hours west of Denver, the C Lazy U Ranch is a secluded yet easily accessible destination. Most guests choose to fly into the Denver International Airport and either rent a car or hire a shuttle service to take them to the ranch. Alternatively, there are also two private airports that you can fly into if you’d like to reduce your driving time. The Granby Airport is located only ten minutes away from the ranch, while the Kremmling Airport is thirty minutes away. In both cases, you can work directly with C Lazy U Ranch to arrange for shuttle service pick-up at the airport. In addition to this, AMTRAK provides rail service to Granby. If you opt to arrive by train, the ranch provides a complimentary shuttle service from the train station.
C Lazy U Ranch offers a variety of lodging options ranging from individual rooms to private cabins. The cabins vary in size from one to three bedrooms and include private bathrooms and living areas. All of the accommodations feature western decor and a variety of first-class amenities; including stone fireplaces, jetted bathtubs, refrigerators, plush robes, in-room safes, and Keurig machines stocked with coffee, tea, and cocoa. In addition to this, all rooms and cabins receive daily housekeeping services, as well as nightly bed turndown during the high season. As an added bonus, all accommodations were recently remodeled in 2021 to ensure that guests receive only the best in comfort and decor.
Other amenities available on the property include valet parking, ice machines, laundry services and facilities, as well as the use of all common areas. Two of the most popular community spaces are the Patio House and the Main Lodge. At the Patio House, you’ll find the Concierge Office, the Outfitter’s Cabin, a TV room, the Patio House Bar, an ice cream bar, a playground, and a swimming pool. Meanwhile, the Main Lodge houses the dining room, adjoining bar, a card room, and a living room. Guests have unlimited access to all of the activities and events that take place at the ranch, with all necessary equipment provided on-site at the Outfitter’s Cabin.
Included with your stay at this all-inclusive western ranch is access to gourmet dining that features seasonal menus inspired by the farm fare of the Great American West. Here you’ll have the chance to sample everything from aged beef to fresh trout, lamb bolognese, pumpkin risotto, chicken fried steak, bison tender, and smoked elk loin. In addition, there are a variety of desserts and appetizers to choose from, including soups, salads, and homemade bread. Kid’s selections are also available if you happen to be traveling with younger children. And accommodations can be made for those with dietary restrictions.
All meals are served family-style in the Main Lodge, allowing you the opportunity to mingle and interact with other guests. Of course, the bar on-site also provides another space where guests can congregate and sip on various wines, liquor, and craft beer.
One of the biggest draws of the ranch is, without a doubt, the activities that it offers. No matter what time of the year you decide to visit, even if it’s in the dead of winter, you’ll have the opportunity to partake in a wide variety of recreational events and outings. From mountain biking to hiking, yoga, archery, fly fishing, beehive tours, hatchet throwing, paddle boating, snowshoeing, ice skating, snow tubing, and more, there is so much to see and do at C Lazy U Ranch.
That being said, one of the most popular activities is undoubtedly horseback riding. The ranch is home to 200 horses, one of which you will be matched with based upon your skill level and personality. You’ll have the opportunity to take your horse out every day during your stay if you so choose. There are a variety of guided rides that you can join, as well as riding education for beginners and cattle work for those looking for a truly authentic ranch experience.
For kids, there are also designated Children and Teen Programs that run at various times throughout the year. During these programs, which require two to seven-night minimums depending upon the time of the year, kids are involved in a variety of age-appropriate activities, including horseback riding, pool time, game night, and for teens, whitewater rafting and overnight camping. These programs, which are led by counselors, ensure that children and teens remain safely engaged in activities, leaving parents to enjoy the ranch as they see fit.
Lazy You Spa
It wouldn’t be a truly relaxing getaway if there wasn’t a spa to escape to. And thankfully, C Lazy U Ranch has the Lazy You Spa, a luxurious spa located on the banks of a bubbling creek. Here you’ll find six lavish spa tents, two of which are suspended over the river with glass floors – offering a truly unique spa experience unlike any other!
Treatments here include everything from massages to body wraps, scrubs, facials, manicures, and pedicures. There are also signature treatments, including the “Cowboy Copper Tub Soak,” which features a therapeutic soak in a copper tub overlooking the mountain range, and the “Get Out of the Saddle and into the Chair Massage,” where you can get a deep tissue massage while reclining on the deck of the spa.
In addition to catering to individual travelers, couples, and families, C Lazy U Ranch also provides services for large groups. Whether you are looking to host a family reunion, a corporate retreat, or even a destination wedding, the ranch has the capability to accommodate your needs. With a variety of guest rooms and cabins to choose from, as well as meeting spaces, on-site catering, and bar services, the ranch offers everything you could need and more for your group gathering!
With a variety of activities to choose from, C Lazy U Ranch offers the best of both worlds – a relaxing getaway and a fun-filled adventurous escape. The only question remaining is: are you ready yet to book your own stay?
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- C Lazy U: https://www.clazyu.com/
Check out the radio show with David Craig, General Manager – all about the Grand County area where C Lazy U Ranch is located. (C Lazy U interview Time stamp – 20:01)
- Travel with Annita: https://www.travelwithannita.com/destination-grand-county-colorado-boat-rides-to-horseback-rides/