Four Seasons Rancho Encantado

Santafe.com - June 11, 2018

Launches All New Summer Experiences

SANTA FE, New Mex. – (June 6, 2018) – Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, a spectacular all-season destination offering luxury, discovery and adventure in the Land Of Enchantment, is pleased to offer a number of enriching summer activities to enjoy in the magical surrounds of northern New Mexico.  In addition to ongoing adventure programing such as horseback riding through Ghost Ranch, guided hikes through the Sangre de Christo foothills and hot air ballooning over the high desert, the resort will also offer guests brand new poolside options, and a series of workshops, demonstrations, and classes as part of their Artist in Residence program, and an exclusive new wedding offering in partnership with popular fashion brand Stone Cold Fox.

In the lead up to the summer months, the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado has developed a series of summer experiences for guests to enjoy while staying at the resort.  Please see upcoming summer events and amenities below:

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM

The ongoing Artist in Residence program supports local artists and artisans, showcasing works created onsite, available for purchase, while also engaging guests with a series of workshops, live demonstrations and lectures.  As part of the program, the resort has partnered with the International Folk Art Market to host their VIP Key Speaker Fred de Sam Lazaro and two of their artists from Cambodia, East Asia and Mali, North Africa respectively: 

Artist: Chantha Nguon

Chantha Nguon started her social enterprise organization Stung Tren Women’s Development Centre in 2002 in collaboration with Partner in Progress in a small house with two traditional wooden weaving looms and a big dream.  The project focuses on teaching and mentoring local women in the art of ikat silk weaving while developing life skills that assist in breaking the cycle of poverty and illiteracy.  The Mekong Blue silk products that she and her organization produce are now regarded as some of the finest silk products in Cambodia.  Nguon is recognized as a UNESCO Award of Excellence Winner.  Nguon will be staying at the resort July 6-8, 2018 and will be hosting a special workshop and demonstration for guests to learn about the craft of silk weaving on Saturday July 7, 2018.

Artist: Mohamed El Maouloud Ag Hamid

Founder of the Northern Mali artist collective Timidwa, which was founded with the mission of bringing people together, united in common creative goals.  Mohamed El Maouloud Ag Hamid is part of a 150 strong group of artisans from different ethnicities and professions and specializes in the art of traditional North West African silversmithing.  Creating intricate and richly detailed jewelry in the traditional Tuareg style, El Maouloud Ag Hamid has created a network of artisans that have maintained and progressed the traditions of his people, while developing a network of artisans that support each other socially and creatively.  El Maouloud Ag Hamid will be staying at the resort Friday, July 20 - 22, 2018, and will be showcasing his craft in a workshop on Saturday July 21, 2018.

POOLSIDE DREAMING

Now open for the season, Rancho Encantado’s pool offers guests a new collection of poolside amenities as well as a refreshed poolside menu.  Guests can lounge by the pool while attentive pool staff offer services like sunglass cleaning, Aquafina misting while serving smoothie shots, and tasting bites.  The new poolside menu combines tempting cocktails, best enjoyed in the heat of the summer sun, with Asian inspired light bites including fresh Thai salads, Mahi Mahi lettuce wraps and freshly made poke bowls.

The pool is open daily from 6:00AM - 8PM

OPERA LOVERS’ PACKAGE

Celebrating its 60th anniversary, the Santa Fe Opera has long been a focal point for the arts in Santa Fe, providing an arena to showcase some of the countries most talented musicians, directors and opera singers.  Every summer, opera lovers from around the world gather in Santa Fe to enjoy outstanding productions from one of America's premier opera companies.  The Opera Lovers Packageinvites guests to make the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado their home base, enjoying all the property has to offer, while also soaking up the delights of the season’s opera program.  Guests who book their stay at least 30 days in advance can enjoy 15% off their room rate, a three-course pre-opera dinner for two at the resort’s signature Terra restaurant, round trip transportation to the Santa Fe Opera to and from the resort, and a $50 resort credit for stays of three or more nights.

The Opera Lovers’ Package is offered at a starting rate of $499.  The package is available to book from now until 30 days prior to the last performance of the season.  Reservations for the Opera Lovers’ Package are available by contacting the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado at 1-800-819-5053, or visiting https://www.fourseasons.com/santafe/offers/opera-lovers-package/

FATHER’S DAY GRILL


The resort’s signature Terra Restaurant will be hosting an exclusive Father’s Day BBQ presented by Chef Kai Autenrieth, on Sunday, June 17 11:00 am – 3:00pm.  Guests can indulge in an elaborate buffet featuring show-stopping dishes from Terra, action stations and sumptuous desserts, served alongside a curated whiskey tasting.

$50 per adult, includes whiskey tasting, $20 per child

FIRST FRIDAY’S

Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado’s curated retail boutique – The Trading Post –

will be hosting a new monthly artist and artisan takeovers as part of their First Friday’s event series.  Guests can interact with the artists themselves and learn about their process while enjoying complimentary wine and light bites, while they browse and shop.  The series will occur on the first Friday of every month from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Trading Post.  For more information call (505) 946-5700.

SANTA FE STONE COLD FOX BRIDE

Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado recently announced their partnership with popular fashion brand, Stone Cold Fox..  The partnership enables the resort to expand its wedding offerings and allows brides-to-be the option to include a Stone Cold Fox Bride custom wedding gown and/or Stone Cold Fox Bride vintage lace and silk robes for the bridal party in their package when booking a wedding at the resort. 

Inspired by their recent trip to Santa Fe where Stone Cold Fox founders Cydney Morris and Dallas Wand stayed at the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, Stone Cold Fox and Rancho Encantado have teamed up to assist brides booking their wedding at the resort to look their very best.  Whether its elegant robes for the bride and her maids or a Santa Fe-inspired bridal gown, the team at Stone Cold Fox Bride will outfit bridal parties from head to toe.  Stone Cold Fox specializes in vintage-inspired pieces with a modern twist.

To learn more about the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado’s partnership with Stone Cold Fox Bride as well as the resort’s wedding offerings and programming, please visit https://www.fourseasons.com/santafe/weddings/wedding_planning/ or call (505) 946-5700.

With a wonderful range of adventures, activities and experiences all housed within the beautiful surrounds of Santa Fe, there are now even more reasons to book your summer getaway at Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado.