Romancing Santa Fe with Valentine Getaways - SantaFe.com

No doubt about it, Santa Fe is made for lovers. With scintillating sunsets, majestic mountains and endless turquoise skies, the city is steeped in romance. Wander the charming adobe-lined streets or the high-mountain hiking trails and you’ll soon agree, this is the perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s Day, whether you’re an out-of-towner or lucky enough to call Santa Fe home.

Consider the wonderful ways you could spend the day, from carving the powdery trails of Ski Santa Fe—currently enjoying the best ski season in years—to restoring your body, mind and spirit in world-class spas. You could also browse the array of boutiques, galleries and unique shops around town, then explore the marvelous multiverse of Meow Wolf, an internationally acclaimed interactive experience. Set out on a guided horseback ride for two through pastoral countryside or hike the Rockies on a trail with a view.

However you spend Valentine’s Day, you’ll want to have the ultimate romantic lodging and Santa Fe offers an enticing selection of Valentine’s Day packages. Even locals will want to take advantage of these deals, because, how often do we get out and enjoy Santa Fe the way visitors do? Just a few nights away from home can make you feel like you’re really on vacation. And you’ll be celebrating the most romantic holiday of the year in style, with delectable food, champagne, strawberries, spa treatments and more. So whether you’re planning a getaway, or just need to get away from your daily routine, here are some recommendations for luxurious Valentine’s Day lodging packages for you and your honey. You’ll find more in SantaFe.com’s Lodging Directory.

Inn of the Anasazi

For an elegant experience in the heart of downtown, check out the special experiences to make your stay extra special.The rooms feature handcrafted furniture, viga ceilings, local artwork, and a gas-lit kiva fireplace. On this ultimate romantic two-night getaway, you’ll be greeted with strawberries dipped in chocolate and a half-bottle of sparkling wine from Gruet, New Mexico’s award-winning winery. Each day starts with breakfast for two. One night, savor a candlelit dinner for two at the acclaimed Anasazi Restaurant. On your second night, elevate your dining experience with the restaurant’s Bespoke Romantic Dinner, featuring a five-course wine pairing menu.

Hotel Santa Fe

Immerse yourself in a romantic retreat at Hotel Santa Fe, where the rich history, vibrant culture, and warm hospitality offer an unforgettable experience. As the only Native American owned hotel in the city, every aspect of your stay embodies the peaceful and spiritual spirit of the Picuris Pueblo. From the architecture to the art, you’ll be surrounded by the beauty and heritage of this unique culture. Indulge in a two-night stay in a charming Picuris Jr. Suite, complete with rustic decor and handcrafted Southwestern-style furnishings. Savor chocolate-covered strawberries and Gruet sparkling wine upon arrival, and wake up to a delicious breakfast for two each morning. Plus, with at the spa, you can relax with a Santa Fe Stone Balancing Massage or indulge in the side-by-side Couples Cielo Massage with aromatherapy. Don’t miss the opportunity to dine at Amaya, the hotel’s restaurant offering a fusion of Pueblo and New Mexico cuisines. And for the ultimate relaxation, soak in the outdoor hot tub surrounded by stunning Native American sculptures and artwork.

Inn and Spa at Loretto

The distinctive Taos Pueblo-style tiered architecture makes the Inn and Spa at Loretto one of Santa Fe’s most iconic hotels.  The resort’s Romance Package includes sparklinfg wine and artisanal chocolate. Then you can book a couple’s massage at The Spa at Loretto. You could embellish your massage with a number of options—a desert sage scrub, for instance, or a soak in an oversized tub infused with rose petals, soothing salves and aromatherapy. Then you can enjoy a romantic dinner with your valentine at the Luminaria Restaurant. Or you could simply cuddle in your room and order room service. As the day winds down, you can unwind outdoors, in the heated garden pool.

This article was posted by Cheryl Fallstead

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