New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment, and for good reason. The landscapes here are vast and endless, with high desert terrain that is filled with so many possibilities for romance and adventure. Santa Fe is always a popular destination for couples, but there are other opportunities elsewhere in New Mexico if you’re looking for hot springs, spa treatments, organic food, and luxurious amenities. So, next time you’re looking to book a romantic getaway with the one you love, consider a trip to New Mexico. Here are 10 recommended inns, hotels, and resorts for couples to choose from.
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This New Mexico resort offers couples a unique place to revive their minds, bodies, and spirits. This is a secluded retreat that offers legendary waters, massages, body treatment wraps. The accommodations include various suites, cottages, a private home, and RV park for camping. Guests can reserve a time to soak in the private outdoor mineral pools, choose from various massage options, and also add-on therapies for hands and feet. Couples’ romance retreat packages start at $799. The Artesian Restaurant is in the historic hotel and offers casual dining with Southwestern favorites and international dishes. Couples can enjoy all meals here, as well as the wine bar.
This luxury hotel is near the Plaza and a great choice for couples looking for a weekend getaway. It offers complimentary walking weekend tours, a 24-hour fitness center, heated outdoor pool, spa, valet parking, and romantic garden with an outdoor firepit. The award-winning spa offers its very own custom-crafted essential oil aromatherapy blends that are inspired by nature. Couples enjoy dining at Luminaria Restaurant and Patio, which specializes in organic ingredients, fresh and local vegetables, and prime grades of meat from regional ranchers. Meanwhile, the Living Room offers custom cocktails and a nightly happy hour for social couples.
Located in Old Town Santa Fe, Five Graces is near lots of local attractions and on a quiet side street near the Santa Fe River. The décor here is beautiful and romantic, providing a wonderful retreat for couples who appreciate small details. There’s a spa here that offers couples’ massages and in-room treatments. The inn also has a fitness center and is steps away from some of the best restaurants in the city. Choose the Romancing the Senses package, which includes a Southwestern breakfast, chocolate, roses, and chocolate-covered strawberries.
The historic town of Chimayo offers a wonderful bed and breakfast that offers couples a rustic and countryside stay in New Mexico. Come here for a secluded escape that’s nestled on six acres among the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez Mountains. There are nine guest rooms here with private baths and cozy robes. Couples will enjoy the delicious hot breakfast each morning, antique wood stoves, private patios, fireplaces, and oversized bathtubs. Choose the $70 romance package that includes in-room flowers, a candlelight bath, bubble bath with bath salts, and optional dinner reservation. Hot air balloon ride packages and massage for two rendezvous packages are also available.
Another great destination for mineral springs is the Riverbend Hot Springs Resort on the Rio Grande. You can come here to soak by the hour or stay overnight for a couple’s weekend getaway. Come here for a relaxing and quiet weekend with the one you love. Young children and groups are not encouraged here. When you book lodging here, you’ll have access to the hot springs pools, robes, free gourmet coffee and tea bar, and free Wi-Fi. Dogs under 20 pounds are welcome here for a fee of $20 per night, and you’ll be in walking distance of the town’s art galleries, museums, and restaurants when you stay here.
For the ultimate couple’s getaway near Albuquerque, book a room at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa. This stunning resort is on 550 acres of the Native American Santa Ana Pueblo between the Rio Grande and the Sandia Mountains. There are 350 guest rooms and suites here, and a daily resort fee of $34 is charged per room. Here you can go on a trail ride among the iconic mesas with your partner, play golf, relax by one of the three sparkling pools, and even bring your dog up to 50 pounds. There are five onsite restaurants that couples can choose from here as well.
Couples also love the northern New Mexico resort of El Monte Sagrado in Taos because there’s a great spa here, an award-winning restaurant, nightlife options, and it’s just 30 minutes from the ski slopes. The spa specials include Tarot readings and soul ceremonies for couples looking for a spiritual experience. In total, there are 48 Taos mountain rooms, 18 Native American Suites, six historic casitas, and 12 luxurious premiere and global suites here.
Another favorite place to stay for couples in Santa Fe is La Posada, which offers romance packages with daily breakfast, champagne, and other fun perks. The Julia restaurant is open for all meals and cocktails, there are four massage rooms at the spa, and guests can use the year-around outdoor heated saline swimming pool and hot tub.
Eco-friendly couples love staying at this boutique Albuquerque inn with 50 guest rooms nestled on 25 acres. This is the site of an organic farm that grows lavender, honey, and various crops. Choose one of the three rooms here with New Mexican style décor and lavender bath amenities. This is an ideal choice for foodie couples who love to eat local and seasonal cuisine.
Couples can also book a room at the Ruidoso River Resort and stay in a condo overlooking the river. Come here for a serene and peaceful retreat with your lover and enjoy beautiful views from your own private balcony. There are various one-bedroom condos available for rent for ultimate privacy and comfort as you explore the charming shops and restaurants of downtown Ruidoso.