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El Monte Sagrado in Taos, New Mexico

Taking a cue from the Native Americans, a culture that embraces tranquility and the gifts of nature, El Monte Sagrado offers an awakening experience that is both surreal and serene. With charming guest rooms, suites and spacious casitas, this Taos, New Mexico marvel is surrounded by mountainous beauty that further promotes a calming effect on those fortunate enough to find themselves here. The intimate chambers, with their hand-painted walls, local artists' creations, delightful kiva fireplaces, tandem soaking tubs, and private courtyards or patios, are considered to be mini capsules of luxury where the world fades away once the door latches behind you. Quaint, charming, and just a couple of blocks from Taos Plaza, this resort is a part of the Lifestyle collection of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

This adobe-style sanctuary is home to the delightful De la Tierra dining destination, whose menu displays cuisine with global and indigenous influences coupled with a setting illuminated by the soft glow of candles. The Gardens offers both a casual menu and setting, while Anaconda Bar features live entertainment, a mix of refreshing cocktails, and a socially vibrant ambiance centered around an amazing 1100-gallon saltwater aquarium. The hotel's Living Spa should rise to the top of anyone's list when yearning for a much-needed massage or body treatment. Taos is often thought of as an enclave for artists, which it most certainly is, but there is more to the story as well. Fly fishing, llama trekking, and skiing at the nearby Taos Ski Valley are among the many recreational activities, but culinary lessons, wine tasting and pottery classes should not be overlooked either. A closer look and you will discover that El Monte Sagrado strikes the perfect balance between a luxurious getaway and a culturally rich retreat.

Location of El Monte Sagrado

El Monte Sagrado
317 Kit Carson Road
Taos, New Mexico

Nearest Airport: ABQ

Amenities for El Monte Sagrado

  • General Information
  • 37 Rooms, Suites, and Casitas
  • Non-Smoking Property
  • Pet Friendly
  • Ecologically Sustainable Practices
  • Handicap Accessible Facilities
  • Dining
  • Bar
  • Room Service
  • Restaurants
  • On-Site Amenities
  • Concierge
  • Spa on Property
  • Library
  • Fitness Center
  • Indoor Heated Pool
  • Art Collection
  • In-Room Amenities
  • Fireplaces
  • In-Room Safes
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Activities
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wine Tasting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Canoeing
  • Nature Walks
  • Fly Fishing
  • White Water River Rafting
  • Cultural Tours
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sightseeing
  • Aqua Fitness
  • Business
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center
  • Conference Facilities
  • Family
  • Babysitting
  • Nearby
  • Historic Sites
  • Art Galleries
  • Museums
  • Interests
  • Spa & Wellness

Reviews for El Monte Sagrado

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TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 day ago

LOVED Andra! I have had a few massages at El Monte Sagrado, and this was one of THE BEST! Hot stone massage with sinus treatment...a full 90 minutes of bliss. Thank you Andra and Heidi for a truly wonderful Sunday!

Debbie J - Taos, United States

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not only an elegant hotel, it is a peaceful, relaxing and romantic getaway. With waterfalls everywhere it soothes the senses. Where to start? The rooms - we stayed in the Mayan Casita which is actually one of the old units from a 1950's motor hotel that has been renovated. It's absolutely beautiful! The painting in the room is after Mayan designs, including the bathroom which has got to be the most beautiful bathroom I have ever used. The room is spacious and has a back porch that in warmer weather would be wonderful to sit and have your breakfast or lunch or whatever. The room comes equipped with a Kurig, selection of coffees and teas, creamers, fridge, television, safe, water bottles (brought in everyday) and a nice, comfy robe. The pool/Jacuzzi - The pool is heated salt water and very pleasant. I stayed in it for almost 2 hours just reading. Then I went into the Jacuzzi. It was heavenly. There is also a beautiful rain forest in the back that you can walk through with, you guessed it, waterfalls. The restaurant - Excellent food! The Blue Corn Waffles are absolutely delicious. They come with fruit and your choice of bacon or sausage. My husband had the "American" which had pancakes, sausage, bacon and I can't remember what else. It too, according to him, was extremely good! Anaconda bar - very nicely appointed. The bathroom (at least the ladies) is lined with bamboo bark. The drinks are reasonably priced. In short, this has become our "Stay" place when we come to Taos!!

Sue M L T

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We asked for a quiet room but were given a room upstairs in the 500 building. Guess what? The 500 building is the ONLY building where there is an ice maker. Granted, it wasn't as bad as some ice makers, but it was noticeable. We should have asked to be moved to a different building. Unfortunately, we didn't.

cnrivers05 - La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a romantic weekend. Loved the grounds, pool, and bar! Our suite was cozy and seriously interesting. It did not have an in-room hot tub; maybe next time. The spa has a nifty salt-water pool, and fresh-water Jacuzzi.

Thomas F

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came in to Toas for a visit. Couldn't have had a better trip and stay. The room was clean, quit and welcoming. The staff was beyond helpful and courteous. Highly recommend a visit. Unfortunately we did not have time to use all of the in-house facilities. We will definetly be back for another visit.


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