The Broadmoor set to open a ranch retreat with 5-Star offerings

An artist’s rendering of The Broadmoor’s Ranch at Emerald Valley, expected to open in August.

The Broadmoor hotel and resort plans to open a ranch retreat that features the outdoor life of fly fishing and horseback riding but with the Five-Star dining its resort guests are used to.

The Broadmoor will open its Ranch at Emerald Valley, just 8 miles from its resort, in August.

The Ranch at Emerald Valley encircled by more than 100,000 acres of the Pike National Forest, and marketed as an intimate retreat with refined rustic luxury.

Visitors can fly fish in the mountain lakes, hike,  go horseback riding or bird watch.

The all-inclusive retreat features 10 cabins, sleeps 34 guests between them, and each cabin is refurbished in mountain cabin decor with wood burning fireplaces.

The Broadmoor’s chef will prepare meals in the ranch’s Grand Lodge, which features a large stone hearth, bar and views from the terrace. The ranch also will shuttle guests to The Broadmoor hotel — a Five-Star, Five-Diamond resort — where they can use all the hotel’s amenities such as swimming pool, fitness center shops and restaurants.

“The Ranch at Emerald Valley will offer an incredibly unique destination for executive retreats and board meetings,” said John Rovie, The Broadmoor director of sales. “The distinctive setting and array of amenities, complemented by our meeting expertise, will truly offer a one of a kind opportunity.  The Ranch at Emerald Valley is yet another point of differentiation for The Broadmoor.”

Spencer Penrose, who built The Broadmoor in 1918, bought the ranch in 1923, constructed additional buildings on site and turned the property into his personal getaway called “Camp Vigil.”

“Reconnecting the history of The Ranch at Emerald Valley with The Broadmoor is a perfect complement to our heritage,” said Steve Bartolin, The Braodmoor president and CEO. “We’re excited to offer guests an authentic Colorado wilderness experience. The service and cuisine at The Ranch will be at Broadmoor standards, while guests can enjoy access to the outstanding amenities at the resort.”