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Surf Hotel > > > Buena Vista, CO

An inspired, all-inclusive working vacation created for female entrepreneurs,
small business owners, creative makers, and outdoor enthusiasts.

What Last Year’s Attendees Are Saying…

The What

This is a 5-day working vacation is chock-full of learning, working, resting, eating, drinking, yoga, meditation, hiking, & river adventures.

The When

Intentionally planned August 18-22, to work on Q3 & Q4 action items, while we enjoy those last days of summer weather and river adventures.

The Where

The Surf Hotel is a boutique hotel located in Buena Vista, Colorado, offers an easy 2-hour drive from Denver, understated luxury, and majestic views.

The Why

It’s simple. We need vacation in our lives, and we need time to work on our businesses. Here you’ll do both. This is the balance you’ve been looking for.

“We’ve set out to create an inspired space for women that feels like a vacation, but also fosters health & wellness, learning & growth, and provides you ample time to work on those parts of your business that often times you regrettably put off.” – Robin

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About The Venue

In case you’re on the fence…here’s where you’ll be staying.

Surf Chateau is located on the bank of the Arkansas River, overlooking the whitewater park in the heart of a critically acclaimed walkable neighborhood called South Main. Here you will find charming architecture, a relaxed small-town feel and endless opportunities for adventure.  World-class kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, rafting, road and mountain biking, fly fishing, and an extensive system of trails are just steps away.  When you’re done with the day’s journey, dining and boutique shops are at your fingertips. No driving necessary.


Timeless architecture, comfortable, elegant interiors, sustainable materials and outstanding craftsmanship is evident from the moment you arrive. There is nothing ordinary about the Surf Chateau. Walk through the property and you’ll discover a mix of fireplaces, 19th century inspired canopy beds, clawfoot tubs, chandeliers, handmade oak barrel top tables, vaulted beadboard ceilings, patios and balconies with stunning views of surrounding mountains and the river park. At times calm and at times bustling with activity, the beautifully lit and landscaped central courtyard is an enclosed yet social setting. It’s a place for dialogue, drinks, and great times. Spa-worthy linens, WiFi, and a mini-fridge are standard in all rooms.

The Investment

Our goal was to create a dreamy working vacation that small business owners and entrepreneurs could justify. The River Gathering offers you the best bang for your hard working buck because you get a vacation, that you undoubtedly deserve, while also focusing on your most important business needs. We like to call this a winner-winner chicken dinner.

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