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Water Dance by the River with Hot Tub and Gazebo

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

PLEASE NOTE: Water Dance is available to rent monthly October 1 to May 31. Please email for rates.

HOT TUB Notice: Guests at Water Dance from November to midMay will not have the use of the hot tub.

Estes Valley Vacation Home Registration #6089

Listen to the sounds of the Big Thompson River from this great 3 bedroom cabin (Super Queen, Queen, Bunkbed) 2 full bathrooms, one with tub and shower, one with tub only. Spacious living room with vaulted ceiling, Queen hide-a-bed, and gas log fireplace. Full kitchen with dining area. Walking distance to downtown Estes Park. Gazebo on site for outdoor dining and listen to the river. Satellite, DVD,W/D, Gas Grill and Hot tub for your own private use!

At Water Dance, if you wish to take time away from sight seeing, you will find music, books, and table games. If cooking or baking soothes your soul, the kitchen is ready with a Bosch mixer, blender, crock pot, full sized oven, coffee pot, bake ware and often a supply of sugar and flour and all the utensils you need. A picnic table waits on the gazebo for the steaks or trout fillets hot off the gas grill. The family room sports a 36' TV on hickory hardwood floors sprinkled with area rugs. After enjoying many beautiful hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park, horseback riding, or an afternoon of shopping, soak your tired, sore muscles in the hot tub under a star-filled sky. Engage in a game on Wii or watch movies on Netflix. Then retire to the luxurious Simmons World Class BeautyRest mattress, with the pine-fragrant mountain breeze floating through the window.

If you are planning a family reunion, the Spa Cabin and Riverbend Retreat are a quick walk from Water Dance and could accommodate in total a group of 24 people. There is flat, grassy common ground between all these cabins allowing for conversation groups of chairs by the river.

Keywords: cabin,bunglow,condo, cottage

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Ray or Janet Betka
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About Ray or Janet Betka

We have lived in Colorado for 39 years,mostly in the Denver area, and moved to Water Dance 5 years ago. At first we lived in Water Dance all winter, and traveled in the summer, renting Water Dance to our vacation renters. We have 2 grown children, one in law enforcement and the other in health and wellness education. We also have 2 grandsons ages 13 and 15 who have moved with their parents from Colorado to Florida. We have retired from retail furniture business and followed our grandsons to Florida, residing there all winter and returning to Estes Park for the spring and summer. While vacation renters enjoy Water Dance, we live down the road in our travel trailer enjoying the beauty of the outdoors which is Colorado's specialty.

Ray or Janet Betka purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Ray or Janet Betka chose Estes Park

Janet's family in Nebraska vacationed in Estes Park every summer while she was growing up. We honeymooned in Estes Park, staying at Tiny Town Cottages, in 1968. We love Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, and the whole atmosphere here.

What makes this cabin unique

One morning I walked out the front door and was greeted by a bobcat. Elk are frequent visitors. We watched the birth of a baby Elk last June right outside the cabin. A black bear ambled by while we were sitting in the gazebo with friends. The river is home to Mallard Ducks and of course Trout. Fishermen and kayaks and tubers are present in the summer. The nights are very dark and quiet and the stars are brilliant, the air is fresh.


Estes Park Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master bath has tub, stool, and sink, no shower. Hall bath has tub, shower, sink and stool.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom #1: Master, with oversized Queen Bed and 3/4 bath; Bedroom #2: Bunkbeds, 1 set; Bedroom #3 Queen Bed and slider door access to hot tub, gazebo and river area;
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
Located in the wildlife belt with regular visits from Elk. Set back from roads, yet within short walking distance to downtown shopping, restaurants, and recreation. River access for fishing or wading. Ten minute drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.


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average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews

Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin completed our time in Estes Park. Incredible location and all the amenities we needed. The hot tub was an absolute bonus. The cabin was warm and homey! The best thing about this place were the beds. They couldn’t have been any more comfortable. Nothing like getting a great night sleep while away from home. My family truly enjoy your Cabin. Thank you for sharing it with us.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you at Water Dance! Thank you for being a great guest. We hope you will consider staying at Water Dance the next time you visit Estes Park!
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Overall experience good.

  • 4 of 5

The price was reasonable. Nice big hot tub. Would be better if master bathroom had a shower. Wifi didnt work all weekend. I texted the owners but didnt get much help. Just to restart the router which I had already done a couple of times. A little drafty especially in the master bedroom. Kitchen could use better lighting. A little more modern key lockbox would be a nice addition. A little hard to get into. Keyless entry is a nice feature we have seen before. Overall experience was very nice.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little Rock Arkansas

Water Dance was everything we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5

We saw a bear, elk and mule deer all from the house! The house is in a great location in town making it easy to go out to dinner or pick something up to cook in the nice sized kitchen. The house is also just minutes away from Rocky Mountain National Park entrance. Great house for a great mountain vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cedar Falls, Iowa

Worked great for us!

  • 4 of 5

Property was very nice & owners very responsive. We had a great time despite the less than ideal weather.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and accommodations! We saw several deer and elk right outside the cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Definitely recommend Water Dance! Perfect Estes Park retreat!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Belmont, NC

Perfect Cabin in Estes Park

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cabin! The river, hot tub, gazebo were all amazing. The inside was also fantastic. Fully stocked kitchen for whatever you want to do. We saw lots of elk right in the back yard! The location was perfect. You can walk to town, but when you are at the cabin you feel secluded. We would definitely stay here again.

Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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