Description of Glamping Units
Situated on the site where the Algodones Post Office once stood back in the 1920s, this romantic getaway is located near Santa Fe, New Mexico, and can accommodate two guests for a unique bed and breakfast experience at a historic hacienda surrounded by a peaceful gardened setting. The accommodation is comprised of a bedroom and a full private bathroom.
In the bedroom, guests will find a queen-size bed flanked by shaded bedside lamps, a rocking chair, an antique armoire, and a wood-burning kiva fireplace. In the bathroom, guests will find a spacious, antique clawfoot bathtub, a shower with antique fixtures, a pedestal porcelain sink that also has antique fixtures, and a water closet toilet.
Other amenities include a private entrance, air conditioning, ironing equipment, a hairdryer, and a full, home-cooked breakfast. Guests will also enjoy access to the hacienda's common areas, which include a living room, a dining room, and a study room.
Outside, guests will find an inner and outer courtyard with grassy areas, flowers, a pond with a fountain, a gazebo, a bell tower, and shady trees, along with an adobe wedding chapel that was built in the 19th century. Read More
- Private bathroom
- Queen-size bed
In their accommodation, guests will find amenities such as a kiva fireplace, antique furnishings, air conditioning, ironing equipment, a hairdryer, a private bathroom, and either a clawfoot bathtub or a Jacuzzi tub.
Guests are provided with a complimentary breakfast consisting of items such as homemade pancakes, hash browns, bacon, freshly baked pastries, fresh fruit, juice, and coffee, with a changing menu that can be adjusted to suit guests' dietary needs.
In and around the hacienda in which the accommodation is located, guests will have access to a number of common areas, including a living room, a dining room, a study room, an inner courtyard, and an outer courtyard. The courtyards contain grassy areas, flowers, a pond with a fountain, a gazebo, a bell tower, and shady trees. Outside, guests will also find off-street parking and a barbecue grill to which they which will have access.
- Breakfast included
- Deck or balcony
- Dining room
Location + Surroundings
This accommodation is located in a bed and breakfast hacienda in Algondones, New Mexico, where it situated off the northern spur of Route 66 and along the scenic byway of El Camino Real, which follows the path of a more than 400-year-old trading route that was established by the Spaniards to link Mexico City with Santa Fe. Built out of adobe in the early 19th century, the terracotta-hued hacienda was once a stagecoach stop and then a train station. Today, it is a peaceful getaway site composed of the main building, an inner courtyard, an outer courtyard, and an adobe wedding chapel, which has hosted many weddings since the late 19th century. In the courtyards, guests will find tranquil garden settings with grassy areas, flowers, a pond with a fountain, a gazebo, and a bell tower, which are dappled with shade from the lofty, billowing trees that dot the property.
About nine miles to the southeast, the Sandia Ranger District of Cibola National Forest awaits guests' exploration and enjoyment. Encompassing about 100,000 acres of rugged terrain centered around the Sandia Mountains, the forest contains more than 150 miles of trails winding through meadows, scrublands, and woodlands filled with ponderosa pines, piñon pines, junipers, oaks, and aspens. These environments are inhabited by a variety of wildlife and birdlife, including black bears, bobcats, mule deer, raccoons, squirrels, hawks, and golden eagles.
South of the forest lies Manzano Mountains State Park, which is set in the wooded foothills of the mountains for which the park is named. For even more natural splendor, guests can head up to Santa Fe National Forest, which lies about half an hour to the northeast. Here, guests will find 1.6 million acres of forested and meadow-covered mountains strewn with alpine streams, lakes, and 1,000 miles of hiking trails. Other outdoor attractions around Santa Fe include Bandelier National Monument and Valles Caldera National Preserve.
With the cities of Albuquerque and Santa Fe only 26 minutes and 40 minutes away, respectively, guests will be well-positioned to visit a wide variety of the cultural and culinary attractions as well, ranging from the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, the Petroglyph National Monument, the Explora Science Center, and the 130 shops, art galleries, and restaurants of Old Town in Albuquerque, to the Palace of the Governors, the Wheelwright Museum of American Indian Arts, the Museum of Fine Arts, the International Museum of Folk Art, and the Georgia O’Keefe Museum in Santa Fe.
In Albuquerque, guests will also find the nearest international airport, which is about 28 minutes from the hacienda. There is also a regional airport in Santa Fe, which is about the same distance away. Read More
This site can host weddings and elopements. Guests should contact the host for more information.
- Bird watching
- Horseback riding
- Hot air balloon
- Paddle boarding
- Wildlife viewing
At the nearby Sandia Ranger District of Cibola National Forest, guests will find more than 150 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Bikes tours and rentals are available from a variety of local outfitters, such as Routes Bicycle Tours and Rentals. Horseback rides are available through the Broken Saddle Riding Company. Another 1,000 miles of trails can be found to the north in Santa Fe National Forest.
Within the Sandia Ranger District of Cibola National Forest, guests will also find the Sandia Peak Ski Area and the Sandia Peak Tram. The former offers a variety of trails for downhill skiing and snowboarding, with rentals and lessons available. The latter provides scenic views of the Sandia Mountains along the third longest aerial tramway in the world, which rises to an elevation of 3,819 feet over the surrounding landscape.
For river expeditions, guests can go rafting, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding on the Rio Grande, with rentals, lessons, and trips available through companies such as Quiet Waters Paddling Adventures and Kokopelli Rafting Adventures.
For shopping, dining, and art browsing, guests will find 130 shops, galleries, and restaurants in Old Town Albuquerque. The nearby cities of Albuquerque and Santa Fe also contain a multitude of museums for guests to visit, including the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, the Explora Science Center, the Wheelwright Museum of American Indian Arts, the Museum of Fine Arts, the International Museum of Folk Art, and the Georgia O’Keefe Museum in Santa Fe.
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
Check-in is between 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM, unless alternative arrangements are made with the host in advance.
Pets are permitted with advance notice and an additional charge.
Smoking is not permitted inside the property. There are outdoor areas with ashtrays where guests can smoke.
Additional taxes apply. Read More