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Overview of 'luna Mesa' 5 Minutes From Mesa Verde National Park & 35 Minutes From Durango

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1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets
TV, fireplace, DVD player, books

'luna Mesa' 5 Minutes From Mesa Verde National Park & 35 Minutes From Durango

5.0/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Hot tub

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMesa Verde Visitor and Research Center4 min drive
    Popular LocationMesa Verde National Park Entrance6 min drive
    Popular LocationPoint Lookout Trail20 min drive
    AirportCortez, CO (CEZ-Montezuma County)27 min drive

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About this area


Located in Mancos, this guesthouse is in the mountains and on a river. Artisans of Mancos and Rio Grande Southern Railroad Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Cortez Cultural Center and Far View Sites. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching. Guests appreciate the guest house's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center - 4 min drive
  • Mesa Verde National Park Entrance - 6 min drive
  • Prater Ridge Trail - 17 min drive
  • Knife Edge Trail - 19 min drive
  • Point Lookout Trail - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • Cortez, CO (CEZ-Montezuma County) - 27 min drive


  • Cattle Drive Coffee — 7 min drive
  • Fahrenheit Coffee Roasters — 11 min drive
  • Millwood Junction Restaurant — 11 min drive
  • The Columbine Bar — 11 min drive
  • Zuma Natural Foods — 11 min drive

About this property

'luna Mesa' 5 Minutes From Mesa Verde National Park & 35 Minutes From Durango

Lakefront room with kitchen and patio
"Luna Mesa" is a beautiful unique modern architectural steel post and beam adobe straw-bale southwest home with a guest house and studio which sits on 17 acres at the base of Mesa Verde National Park. A perfect special hidden gem, the "Moon Dancer" Guest Casita/Cottage accommodates one to four. The cozy contemporary straw-bale adobe fully equipped casita/cottage with a full kitchen, dining area, 3/4 bath, loft bedroom, living room with a memory foam queen pull out sleeper sofa, gas fireplace stove and 4K Smart TV/DVD Player, will give you a special central location to experience the world of the Ancient Pueblo People and see all the wonderful sites in the Four Corners region of our beautiful Southwest. Sage Brush, Pinon, Juniper and Cedar on 17 private acres with forever views of the La Plata Mountains and Mesa Verde. The National Park Entrance Visitor Center is a short five-minute drive, less than 2 miles away. Luna Mesa is only 35 minutes away from the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Train Station in Durango. The arts district community of Mancos, Cortez, Canyon of the Ancients, Hovenweep, Lowery Ruins, Four Corners Monument, Canyon de Chelly, Chimney Rock, Aztec Ruins, Bridges National Monument, Canyon Lands, Telluride, Arches National Park and Moab, UT are all within short drives from "Luna Mesa" in Mancos, CO. Touring and outdoors enthusiasts will enjoy the peaceful secluded location with a relaxing hot tub soak after exploring the region, that has forever mountain, mesa and valley views as well as luminous moonlight and dark sky starry nights. Enjoy good food, beverages and entertainment at nearby Mancos, Cortez & Durango establishments. Mountain Bike at Phil's World Trail Park just 6 miles away! Hike high country national forest and Canyon of the Ancients trails. Fish nearby rivers and lakes. Ski Hesperus, Telluride, Purgatory and Nordic Trails within short distances. Events and special shows galore! All four seasons are beautiful! Come enjoy a true southwest experience from sage mesas, lakes, rivers, slick rock canyons to high 12 and 14,000 ft mountains.

You will be given the option to either include a Refundable Damage Deposit for $300 (which will be refunded after check out if there has not been any property damage) or a non refundable Property Damage Protection Insurance Plan. Please let me know which option you would like so that your quote is accurate.


Guest accommodations at this guesthouse offer fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils.

Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards.

Recreational amenities at the guesthouse include a spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Rhonda and Dennis

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Internet access

Things to do

  • Bicycling
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Children's games
  • Children's toys
  • DVD player
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa bed

Guest services

  • Snow sports gear


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility


  • Books
  • Games
  • Smoke-free property
  • Video library

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Heating
  • Sofa bed


  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • DVD player
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Blender
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee grinder
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Paper towels
  • Refrigerator
  • Spices
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster

Outdoor space

  • Deck or patio
  • Private porch


  • Fireplace
  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 9:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Parties and events are allowed on site
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock

We should mention

A car is required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

luna Mesa' 5 Minutes Mesa Verde National Park 35 Minutes Durango
luna Mesa' 5 Minutes Mesa Verde National Park 35 Minutes Durango

Frequently asked questions

Is 'luna Mesa' 5 Minutes From Mesa Verde National Park & 35 Minutes From Durango pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at 'luna Mesa' 5 Minutes From Mesa Verde National Park & 35 Minutes From Durango?
Check-in begins at 4:00 PM.
What time is check-out at 'luna Mesa' 5 Minutes From Mesa Verde National Park & 35 Minutes From Durango?
Check-out is at 9:30 AM.
Where is 'luna Mesa' 5 Minutes From Mesa Verde National Park & 35 Minutes From Durango located?
Located on a river, this family-friendly guesthouse is within 9 mi (15 km) of Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center, Prater Ridge Trail, and Knife Edge Trail. Point Lookout Trail and Artisans of Mancos are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 45 out of 47 reviews
5 - Excellent 96%
Rating 4 - Good. 2 out of 47 reviews
4 - Good 4%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 47 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 47 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 47 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Loved the Luna Mesa!
Rhonda is the sweetest host. She makes sure you have all the information and items you need to have a wonderful stay! The views from the casita were gorgeous! Access to nearby attractions were all around us.

5/5 Excellent

Cozy, Convenient Casita!
Immaculate casita in beautiful location with wonderful, gracious hosts!

5/5 Excellent

Cozy, Convenient Casita!
Comfortable, immaculate Casita! Very kind, considerate and responsive hosts! Outstanding place to stay in a beautiful area!

5/5 Excellent

A beautiful retreat
My husband and I had a beautiful serene time in the casita. The hosts were so gracious and the home is in immaculate shape, clean and cozy, with all the kitchen things you need. We couldn't have asked for more.

5/5 Excellent

Love staying here with Rhonda and Dennis. My stay was so comfortable and relaxing. I am a repeat VRBO visitor to this property. So clean and beautiful, this is a top rated property to stay when visiting this area!

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