Valley Haven Lodge is a unique respite located in the magical San Luis Valley of Colorado. It is the largest alpine valley in the world and offers much to discover. There are 14,000 foot peaks in all directions. Wildlife abounds and the sun shines more than 330 days a year. If you're looking to be pampered at a 5 star luxury property, this is NOT FOR YOU! On the other hand, if you're looking for a serene and peaceful setting that offers access to the best of Colorado... you are our perfect guest. Family is our passion and we love to share our home with people like you who enjoy a comfortable family-like atmosphere. We strive to treat our guests the way we like to be treated. As world travelers ourselves, we know what works and love to share unique experiences with those who choose to stay at our lodge. Valley Haven Lodge is a spacious property with a variety of rooms to choose from. We have a full and open kitchen to prepare your own tasy meals. The front room has a large vaulted ceiling to help you relax in a serene space. Each room has ample closet space with a full chest of drawers in each room. When you choose to stay at Valley Haven Lodge, you are choosing to relax in a quiet country setting that has all the amenities you deserve. We also have high speed wifi to stay connected if that's what what you require. Come enjoy star filled nights and sunny days as you recharge and relax at Valley Haven Lodge.
Del & Gwen have been married for over 40 years. They met in college and have raised four children who have given them nine grandchildren. Family is very important to the Groens.
Gwen is a retired nurse who enjoys her time being a Grammie, reading, doing interior decorating, practicing hospitality, traveling, and keeping up with family and friends online.
Del has retired from his career as an educator and businessman. He enjoys being a Grandpa, reading, hiking and outdoor life, travelling and serving. Del is also the resident handyman, doing property and vehicle maintenance and upgrades. He is becoming a hobby photographer.
Del and Gwen love to travel and recently went to Germany to visit their son, a Captain in the Marine Corps, and his family. While oversees they spent nine weeks touring 17 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.
The Valley Haven Lodge reflects the personality, character, interests and skills of Del and Gwen Groen. They receive great joy when guests enjoy the fruit of their labors. If you need to enjoy a peaceful respite from the frazzled pace of life, let Del & Gwen share their Haven with you.
6 Guest Rooms