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Dear Guest,

We recently purchased the former Red Crags Estates properties in Manitou Springs, Colorado. We are making some changes to the overall usage of the facilities. We will be shifting the emphasis from a traditional bed & breakfast to a retreat center for healing & creative arts.

We will be adding yoga, meditation, & facilities for massage, acupuncture, & Ayurvedic treatments.

In our commitment to sustainability, we will be serving vegetarian food that is organic and locally sourced; our rooms will not have televisions and we will not be serving wine & cheese happy hours.

We are dedicated to providing a place for our guests to unplug from the fast pace of modern life and reconnect to their senses, Self, & nature.

While our vision is being birthed, we will not be taking new reservations until our renovations are complete. We appreciate your understanding & hope you will consider Sun Mountain Shala for your future retreat needs.

If you have a current reservation and have questions, please call 719-685-4515 and leave a message. 

Welcome to Red Crags Estates!

The most historic and magnificent bed and breakfasts located in Colorado’s Pikes Peak Region have been united! If you are seeking a unique travel experience, then Red Crags Estates in Manitou Springs, CO should be your destination.  Come for a romantic getaway, or gather your friends and family to relax and rejuvenate in these majestic homes surrounded by stunning views and lovely landscaping.
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Our award-winning inns have been voted “Best Place for Wedding Guests” by the Colorado Springs Gazette and “Colorado’s Most Romantic Inn” by the Denver Post, as well as receiving the Manitou Springs Historic Preservation Awards.Situated on the original Red Crags property established by Dr. William Bell, the founder of Manitou Springs, these stately properties are outstanding examples of formal Victorian, Tudor and Artisan architecture. Overlooking the picturesque Manitou Valley, the estates of Rockledge and Onaledge are only moments from the shops of Manitou Springs and Old Colorado City. Red Crags Estates also is centrally located to all the area attractions including Pikes Peak, the COG Railway, Air Force Academy, Cliff Dwellings, Cave of the Winds, Olympic Training Center, Royal Gorge and much, much more.

Accommodations at Red Crags Estates range from country lodge to formal and casually elegant, and all boast excellent ratings. Simply, why would you stay anywhere else?

Guest Comments:
Thanks for the warm hospitality. We loved staying here and can’t wait until we can come back! – The Breazeales

We will cherish the memories you gave us by your kindness, compassion and thoughtfulness. – The Dawsons
You guys were truly amazing. Thank you for making our stay so wonderful. Breakfast was amazing every day. It was perfect. – Justin and Loretto