Romantic Places in New Mexico
The second oldest city in the United States, Santa Fe has a rich Indian, Hispanic, Anglo settler and artistic heritage.
Hacienda del Cerezo
100 Camino del Cerezo
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
T: +1 505 982-8000. 10 suites, US$ 600 for two, incl. meals, horses.
336 acre luxury guest ranch with fine saddleback horses, a vanishing edge pool and sweeping views of the high mountain desert and distant mountains, located just outside Santa Fe.
Inn of the Turquoise Bear
342 E. Buena Vista St.
Santa Fe, New Mexico
T: +1 505 983-0798. 10 rooms, 2 with shared bath. b&b. US$ 95-
This rambling 150 year old Spanish-Pueblo revival house with adobe walled rooms, kiva fireplaces, and tiled floors is located just a short walk from the historic Santa Fe Plaza. The original owner Witter Bynner, a poet and essayist, entertained many artists and writers here, including D.H. Lawrence, Willa Cather, Ansel Adams, Igor Stravinsky, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Robert Frost, W.H. Auden, Martha Graham and more.
The “soul” of the southwest. Possesses dramatic mountain peaks, traditional pre-hispanic architecture and a world heritage site Indian Pueblo.
Casa de la Chimenas
405 Cordoba Dr. Taos, NM
T: +1 877 758-4777. 8 rooms, b&b. US$ 140-
Originally a luxurious private home, now a traditional New Mexico-style inn, with old fashioned gardens and an award winning chef-owner. Ideally sited, 2 blocks off the plaza.