Willowtail Springs

RESERVATIONS:  Online  |  (800) 698-0603  |  bookings@willowtailsprings.com

A Southwest Colorado B&B Retreat Awaits

Between the flanks of Mesa Verde and the La Plata Mountains, nature, history and art coalesce at Willowtail Springs Bed and Breakfast. From lakeside vacation rentals to an enchanting wedding venue, inspirational writer’s retreats to extended-stay artist residencies, a signature Willowtail cottage or idyllic cabin tucked into our 60-acre wetland oasis has your name written all over it.

Just 10-minutes from the entrance of Mesa Verde National Park, Willowtail Springs is supremely located near the charming town of Mancos, a half-hour’s drive from Durango. Surrounded by lush gardens teeming with wildlife and botanical delights, this exclusive B&B sits on a private lake under the gaze of the pine-clad mountains by day and boundless stars by night.

At this Eden-in-the-desert, you’ll find perfect hospitality, peace and quiet, and a slice of paradise that’ll leave you wondering what took you so long to discover the simple joys of Willowtail Springs.  Best enjoyed as a destination stay, give yourself at least three days to soak in the wonders of Mesa Verde, the adventures of Southwest Colorado and the revitalizing charm of Willowtail Springs.

Discounts & Specials:

We want you to feel as welcome and stress-free as possible during your time at Willowtail Springs. As our token of gratitude for your presence, we’re pleased to offer the following discounts.

Three or more nights: 10% off
For destination stays that are three or more nights, receive 10% off your reservation.

Five or more nights:
Receive one hour private Tai Chi lesson or a private nature tour of the 60 acre preserve for your group.

Shoulder Season Rates: $20 off per night
Looking to book outside of peak season and discover the lesser-known side of Willowtail Springs? Our shoulder-season rates feature $20 off per night. Come see nature’s handiwork in this year-round ecological paradise and classic winter wonderland, and relish even more peace and quiet! Shoulder season rates are reflected in our online booking system.

Lakeside B&B Cabins in Southwest Colorado

The Bungalow

The Bungalow

Experience the serenity of the Bungalow cabin overlooking the lake and mountains for a private, secret adventure. The large scenic windows bring in the intimate outside beauty – a companion to be savored at leisure. Ideal for one to four people.

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The Garden Cottage

The Garden Cottage

The Garden Cottage is a wonderful surprise in a private setting! Nestled by itself amid lush gardens and wildlife, this charming log cabin has a peek-a-boo view looking East to the private lake and the La Plata Mountains. Ideal for one to four people.

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The Lake House

The Lake House

This three-bedroom log home affords dramatic lake and mountain views from inside and out. Large enough for 6, the Lakehouse is also cozy for just 2 who need to get away. Enjoy abundant wildlife from the lakeside deck. Ideal for up to six people.

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Working Studio

Working Studio

This light and airy 600 square foot building, surrounded by garden areas, has a sink, small refrigerator and open walls to display your work. It can accommodate up to 12 people depending on the activity; great for showing artist’s work to guests, demonstrations, classes, workshops and self-funded-residencies.

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Treehouse Gallery

Treehouse Gallery

A large gallery and meeting space for up to 17 people. Sliding walls provide 400 square feet of display space for critiques or group viewing. Perfect for a reception and other large events. Food prep facilities are available in the half kitchen on the main floor. Shown is an Open house for resident artists to show their work and their process in all 5 spaces.

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