Above: One-bedroom Casita - - Photo by Hideaway Report editor
Editor Rating Scale of 90-100
This serene 70-acre wellness retreat with lush gardens, fountains and walking trails is a 20-minute drive from downtown Santa Fe. The 52 elegant guest accommodations are thoughtfully arranged around a natural lily pond and surrounded by shimmering cottonwood trees. The spacious casitas include private courtyards, gas fireplaces, Southwestern-print blankets and clean-lined furnishings. An extensive list of activities is available, including fitness classes, art workshops, culinary demonstrations, greenhouse tours and guided hikes. The property also has a spa with mineral-infused open-air baths and Japanese-style wooden tubs, a saltwater swimming pool, a new hot tub and the gourmet Blue Heron restaurant serving seasonally inspired farm-to-table fare. Children under the age of 16 are not permitted.