Hidden away in Wyoming's Rocky Mountains, not far from Yellowstone…
Starting at $500 per person per night
Ojo Caliente, Taos County, New Mexico, 87549, United States
Accommodations & Breakfast
Starting at $150 per person per night
Nestled between Santa Fe and Taos, Origin comprises 225 tranquil acres. The decor is both relaxed and refined with wildflower-filled courtyards, exposed beams, tile floors, inviting furnishings and an impressive collection of fine art. A one-of-a-kind art-lined cave chamber is bored into the center of a sandstone butte that towers majestically above the high desert floor near Ojo Caliente, New Mexico. Tours are available for individuals and groups by reservation.
Unique Features: At Origin, you have the opportunity to meditate, chant or experience sound healing within the incredible cave. Bathe in the pure tones of assorted crystal singing bowls for 20 minutes while inside the cave. As the sound vibrations open your heart and recalibrate your set point, dwell on the wonder of this earthen sanctuary, and revel in this multi-sensory offering. Those seeking to ground and reconnect will marvel at the harbinger of transformation and magic tucked within this property.
Accommodations: Origin’s luxurious accommodations, inspired by old-world Spanish hacienda design, consists of four guest casitas surrounding a central courtyard and an adjacent main house with common spaces and abundant outdoor dining areas and patios. This 5,700-square-foot property provides many options for those seeking solace or adventure in this celebrated high-country desert playground between Santa Fe and Taos.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for Casita Acoma which provides comfort and charm in a spacious king room with indoor and outdoor dining spaces. Guests will delight in the charming decor and enjoy a restful night in a bed with imported Frette linens. Enjoy an intimate or contemplative moment in front of the private kiva fireplace or opt for a repose in the hammock as you savor the wonder of a Northern New Mexico sunset on the private portal that is encased in a climbing grape vine.
Dining: A light breakfast is included in your stay. Guests may prepare simple meals in a fully functional kitchenette with mini refrigerator and cooktop.
Activities: The area features attractions too numerous to name. Some of the favorites include the hot springs and spa at Ojo Caliente (with hiking and biking trails behind the spring), water activities at Abiquiu Lake, Anasazi sacred sites (including Bandelier and Puye Cliff Dwellings), fishing in the local rivers, Rio Grande National Monument, rafting in the Rio Grande Gorge, scenic train rides, skiing in Santa Fe or Taos, arts and crafts fairs in Taos and Santa Fe, historic Taos Pueblo tours, and the many museums, galleries and artist studios throughout the area.
Spa & Fitness: Come bathe in the sacred and alchemical sound waves. Guests will enjoy the venue of the beautiful 27 foot yurt, with the opportunity to experience the highest quality crystal singing bowls. This sonic concert will begin with a short guided meditation, as guests recline on a yoga mat and become fully receptive to the deep meditative and nurturing state that will follow. Essential oils will be applied to all guests, and then the group acoustic healing of roughly 30 minutes will proceed.
Location: Ojo Caliente lies along U.S. Route 285 near the Rio Grande between Española and Taos, approximately 50 miles (80 km) north of Santa Fe, the state capital. It is known for its Ojo Caliente Hot Springs. Ojo Caliente is one of the oldest health resorts in North America. Tewa tradition holds that its pools provided access to the underworld. The resort’s buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places. The nearby Ojo Caliente Hot Springs Round Barn, built in 1924, is also listed on the National Register.
Closest Airport: The closest major airport to Ojo Caliente, New Mexico is Los Alamos County Airport (LAM / KLAM). This airport is in Los Alamos, New Mexico and is 40 miles from the center of Ojo Caliente, NM. If you’re looking for domestic flights to LAM, check the airlines that fly to LAM.
Children’s Programs: No, they do not have any children’s programs.
Pet Friendly: No. Pets are not allowed.
Weddings: No. They do not normally host weddings but they may by special request.
Meetings: No. They do not have the facilities to host large business meetings.
Extra Info: Enjoy Primordial Sound Meditation instruction. Learn to meditate from a Chopra Center-certified instructor. The program includes nine hours of instruction consisting of four sessions over several days. Everyone and anyone can meditate. Successfully adopt this practice into your daily life with instruction in this ancient technique from India using the healing and profound sounds of nature as your mantra. Reawaken creativity, balance, and reconnect to your essential nature as a dynamic, vital, and whole being. Journey back to your stillpoint and your origin.