Northern, New Mexico, United States
Rejuvenate your spirit at Desert Sanctuary, a beautifully thoughtful place designed to be your own personal oasis, providing inspiration and restoration.
This desert abode is a refuge for those seeking a retreat to write or explore within, personal spiritual growth, or just a place to find peace. Find peace in the captivating star-dusted skies and enchanting landscape. Resting peacefully at the base of a striking multi-colored sandstone cliff, the 600 square foot cottage includes a main floor and two lofts. It is ideal for an individual or couple, but can seamlessly accommodate a family. It is built of eco-friendly materials and powered 100% by the sun. Here you sit on 34 acres of private land just off the historic Turquoise Trail of New Mexico, bordering five hundred acres of public wilderness which provides countless hiking and exploring opportunities.
This precious gem offers so much more than even meets the eye. Inquire about personal retreats, spiritual direction, life coaching, massage, special events, and elopement packages.
Location and Access
Near: Albuquerque, NM
40 miles northeast of Albuquerque (50 min)
49 miles southwest of Santa Fe (1h 15min)
The area provides ample opportunity, in one of the most scenic areas of beautiful New Mexico, for:
Hiking, Mountain biking, Jeep tours, Yoga, Meditation
Hiking in the area is not to miss. Enjoy a half-day trip to Tent Rocks, an easy hike through slot canyon and volcanic hoodoos.
Hop in the car for a scenic drive up Sandia Crest for wine and picturesque sunsets overlooking Albuquerque at 10,000 + feet.
Find quiet and deepen into relaxation at The Lookout--a shaded platform suspended off a cliff, offering expansive views, a two-person hammock, and custom built root arm chair with ottoman for further lounging and reflection. This is an excellent space to practice yoga.
Main floor: queen bed + reading nook (equivalent of twin bed)
Loft: two twin beds
One bathroom with soaking tub, sink, and flushing toilet
Our standard rate is $179/night for one or two adults, including a full breakfast made from local, organic ingredients.
Additional guest fees (No more than five guests may stay)
Each extra person over the age of 12 is an additional $25 a night.
Children ages 5 to 12 are an additional $10 a night.
Children under the age of 5 are free.
Dinner can be provided for an additional $25/person, per meal if given one week’s notice.
Cleaning fee: $35
Full, completely organic breakfast each morning, at no additional cost
Wood-fired hot tub (additional cost)
Covered deck with bistro table and chairs and custom-made loveseat swing
Full soaking tub
Outdoor shower with hot water and rain showerhead
Kitchenette with propane burners, a microwave, and a mini-fridge
Bose sound system
Cleaning Fee: $35 (paid to owner at time of stay)
50% of rental fee will be charged at time of reservation. 50% will be charged 24 hours prior to arrival.
Check-in time is 3:00pm. Check-out time is 11:00am.
We can provide dinner for $25 per person (paid to owner at time of stay). We kindly request one week advance notice when adding dinners. Please note dinners are only available on select evenings.
50% refund if canceled within 7 and 14 days of arrival, except fees.
Full refund if canceled more than 4 weeks prior to arrival, except fees.
Well behaved pets are welcome. Please no more than one. An additional cleaning fee of $35 will be required and can be paid to owner at time of stay.
Rates and Availability
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Specific Rate Details
Rate is for two adults. Additional guests, up to five total, are welcome for an extra charge. Please see Rates.