This past fall, Mary-Frances traveled to Santa Fe, New Mexico on a familiarization trip to the world-renowned Encantado, an Auberge Resort. Encantado is a jewel of a destination spot for weddings and a direct flight from DFW Airport making it easily accessible for your guests!
Set against the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Encantado is a relaxing and private sanctuary with elegantly designed accommodations, a world-class spa and exceptional dining. 65 Suites and casitas offer stunning views of the Jemez Mountains and Rio Grande Valley, and are carefully designed in the native New Mexico style with fine amenities distinctive of an Auberge Resort. The full-service Spa at Encantado, the region’s first ever luxury spa, provides an extensive array of signature treatments, steam rooms, soaking pools, relaxation areas, a state of the art fitness facility and movement studio. For an exception culinary experience, the signature restaurant, Terra, offers the freshest seasonal cuisine in an intimate setting with beautiful mountain views or alfresco on the courtyard patio. Santa Fe is most famous for it’s scenic beauty, historic sites and American Indian culture, but there are also other diversions to enjoy. Golfing, river rafting, horseback riding, hot-air ballooning, fly-fishing and hiking can be found close by. Other activities include exploring downtown Santa Fe, known for it’s Native American jewelry and artifacts, Southwestern cuisine and art galleries. During the winter season snowboarders and skiers will find a mountainous winter wonderland just 16 miles from the heart of Santa Fe. Encantado is a quick and direct flight from DFW Airport making it extremely easy and accessible for your guests to get there! Encantado is located 15 miles from the airport and 8 miles from the heart of Santa Fe.
Here are a few pictures of the resort….check out their website for more!
Santa Fe offers a variety of historic chapels, like the famous Loretto Chapel, for ceremonies or you can keep all wedding weekend events at Encantado. Spacious art galleries are perfect for rehearsal dinners or welcome parties, and beautiful views and cooking classes offered by the resort are sure to keep guests entertained throughout their stay!