10 Lake Houses You Can Rent in Colorado

While Colorado is most well-known for its high country peaks, the Centennial State’s hot and dry summer calls for time spent by the water. You don’t need to travel to Minnesota or Maine for the lakefront vacation you’ve been waiting all year for. Swimming, boating, fishing and relaxing are just a few of the ways to pass time at the lake. This list showcases some of the best lake rentals Colorado has to offer. Grab some friends and family and take a long weekend to chill out and soak up some rays. So put some sunscreen on and venture out into the Colorado wilderness.

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Eleven Mile Reservoir Dream Stream

Where: Eleven Mile Reservoir
Cost: Starting at $400 per night ($44 per person). Make reservations here.
Sleeps: nine
The Lowdown: One of the few houses you can rent right off Eleven Mile Reservoir, this secluded property on 35 acres is a stunner. Appropriately named “dream stream,” you can walk to the lake or fish in the nearby stream of the same name due to its premier gold medal trout status. This one is a hard one to beat.

Grand Lake #1

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Where: Grand Lake
Cost: Starting at $535 per night ($89 per person). Make reservations here.
Sleeps: six
The Lowdown: Backing up into Arapahoe National Forest and just a few miles away from Rocky Mountain National Park, this newly renovated cabin boasts beautiful lakeside views and is equipped with every amenity you might need during your vacation, including an easily accessible dock to the lake as well as a fire pit.

Grand Lake #2

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Where: Grand Lake
Cost: Starting at $329 per night ($36 per person). Make reservations here.
Sleeps: nine

The Lowdown: Sit down and relax on this quaint and cozy lake house’s wrap-around porch and take in the view of both Grand Lake and Shadow Mountain Lake. Located only two miles from downtown Grand Lake, this spot is perfect for a larger group of friends wanting to get away for a weekend.

Lake Granby #1

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Where: Lake Granby
Cost: Starting at $400 per night ($40 per person). Make reservations here.
Sleeps: 10
The Lowdown: Located right at the foot of Lake Granby, this house features not one but two decks with incredible views of the lake. The great room boasts a massive window to look out at the scenery and even gives you an opportunity to spot some wildlife, including moose, hummingbirds, deer, elk and porcupine.

Lake Granby #3

Where: Lake Granby
Cost: Starting at $500 per night ($62 per person). Make reservations here.
Sleeps: eight
The Lowdown: Located on five acres sandwiched between Rocky Mountain National Park and Lake Granby, this chalet is a slice of heaven. With four bedrooms this is great for big groups that want to get away from it all.

Green Mountain Reservoir #1

Where: Green Mountain Reservoir
Cost: Starting at $2,000 per night ($142 per person). Make reservations here.
Sleeps: 14

The Lowdown: This lakefront beauty has seven bedrooms and 14 beds, making it the perfect retreat for a larger group. Planning a party or feel like pampering your guests? No worries, there’s a private chef available for an additional cost. Since this location is only a 1.5 hour drive from Denver, it makes for a quick and effortless weekend getaway.

Green Mountain Reservoir #2

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Where: Green Mountain Reservoir
Cost: Starting at $249 per night ($41 per person). Make reservations here.
Sleeps: six
The Lowdown: Both updated and modern, this house, settled right on Green Mountain Reservoir boasts clear views of the reservoir as well as Williams Fork Range. In need of a little extra adventure? Copper, Keystone, Breckenridge and Winter Park are only an hour away.

Green Mountain Reservoir #3

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Where: Green Mountain Reservoir
Cost: Starting at $320 per night ($53 per person). Make reservations here.
Sleeps: six
The Lowdown: With views of the Green Mountain Reservoir and the Heeney Marina, this lake house features a full-size shuffleboard table, foosball, ping pong, and darts, perfect for anyone looking to have as much inside as they do outside. Hop on a boat, and enjoy the tranquility of a Colorado summer right on the water.

Red Feather Lakes #1

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Where: Red Feather Lakes
Cost: Starting at $443 per night ($44 per person). Make reservations here.
Sleeps: 10
The Lowdown: Settled on a private ranch on the back side of Phantom Lake, this lake house Is surrounded by pine forests and meadows and even has its own private hiking trails. For those who prefer spending their afternoons fishing, these lakes come stocked with fish and guarantee a successful trip.

Lake Dillon #2

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Where: Lake Dillon
Cost: Starting at $564 per night ($56 per person). Make reservations here.
Sleeps: 10
The Lowdown: One of the highlights of this lakefront cabin is its private hot tub which looks out at Lake Dillon and the far-reaching mountains beyond. Feeling lucky? Invite your friends to a game of Blackjack at the in-house poker table or challenge them to a game of pool or foosball.

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