Taos may be finest generally known as a paradise for skiers, however the charming Southwest mountain city has a lot to supply past dreamy alpine situations. The ancestral homeland of the Pink Willow Tribe and a world-class wellness retreat, the area additionally boasts loads of outside actions like by way of ferrata, whitewater rafting, and mountain biking. At The Blake at Taos Ski Valley, a trendy 80-room guesthouse, thoughtfully curated weekend packages devoted to journey, wellness, and humanities and tradition empower the resort’s friends to discover this vacation spot and uncover the perfect that Taos has to supply. Every features a three-night keep in a one-bedroom suite, all meals (with beer, wine by the glass, and home cocktails), a deliberate itinerary of actions, in addition to a devoted Expertise Supervisor to assist information you thru your trip.
Touring in a bunch? The Blake’s spacious Penthouses made up of two-story, three- or four-bedroom suites, are perfect for mates and households. In the meantime, the property’s 24 Blake Residences—positioned on the coronary heart of the village and steps away from The Blake itself—present all of the comforts of dwelling with the benefit and facilities of a resort, plus handy entry to native purchasing and eating. And whether or not you’re bringing a number of generations collectively or it’s simply the 2 of you, right here’s find out how to have a rewarding and personalised keep.
Embark on an alpine journey
Snowboarding isn’t the one strategy to join with nature in Taos. Throughout The Blake’s Journey Elevated Expertise, outside lovers spend an action-packed weekend exploring the Enchanted Circle’s beautiful panorama. Problem your self on the Taos Ski Valley by way of ferrata, that includes a number of newbie and intermediate routes together with a jaw-dropping 100-foot-long skybridge suspended 50 toes within the air, in addition to a number of the most iconic rock faces on Kachina Peak. Go on a guided hike or mountain bike journey whereas studying in regards to the wealthy historical past of the area.
If you happen to choose to get out on the water, let your Expertise Supervisor prepare a wild whitewater run via the Class IV rapids of the well-known Taos Field or a day of fly fishing for Rainbow, Brown, Brooks, and Rio Grande Cutthroat trout. After an adrenaline-pumping day surrounded by the fantastic thing about the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, chill out at The Blake’s Spa & Wellness Middle or within the saltwater heated pool and sizzling tubs.
Discover therapeutic and leisure within the mountains
Uncover leisure and restoration with The Blake’s Wellness Elevated Expertise. Designed across the resort’s Spa & Wellness Middle, the itinerary embraces therapeutic rituals discovered all through the world together with Hispanic and Native American philosophies. Get pleasure from a therapeutic massage, facial, or physique therapy just like the Adobe Clay Wrap, generally known as “the mud that heals” by some Indigenous cultures as a consequence of its detoxifying properties. Later, optimize your well being and well-being with a guided meditation and Hatha yoga. Take in the quiet energy of nature whereas on renewing hikes via the surroundings of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
Immerse your self in arts and tradition
Residence to Taos Pueblo, the one residing Native American neighborhood designated each a World Heritage Web site by UNESCO and a Nationwide Historic Landmark, Taos provides an distinctive alternative to dig into New Mexico’s vibrant heritage. On The Blake’s Tradition Elevated Expertise, discover the multi-storied adobe dwellings which have been repeatedly inhabited for over 1,000 years, earlier than stopping by The Millicent Rogers Museum. There, friends can browse greater than 1,000 years of Southwestern artwork together with Native American jewellery, pottery, and weavings.
Because of The Blake’s personal museum-caliber assortment, you possibly can be taught in regards to the area’s inventive historical past with out stepping foot exterior the resort. Take a guided tour of the work, photographs, textiles, Navajo rugs, and Native American instruments and artifacts that adorn the resort’s partitions. You’ll even discover works by members of the Taos Society of Artists, which helped established Taos as a celebrated heart for the humanities, and New Mexico’s most well-known artist, Georgia O’Keeffe.