Whether you’ve spent the day tearing down black diamond runs at one of Northern New Mexico’s ski resorts, hitting trails on snowshoes or cross-country skiing, walking through rooms of art or even carrying some heavy gifts back to your vehicle, a trip to one of our day spas can invigorate exhausted muscles and reenergize a tired mind.
The following list is by no means comprehensive, but nearly all of the spas listed here accept reservations. Be sure to call ahead. Also note that some of the spas at lodging facilities are only available to guests. Others, however, are open to the general public.
Edelweiss Lodge & Spa
106 Sutton Place, Taos Ski Valley
The Edelweiss Spa specializes in custom deep-tissue massages, all natural facials and body scrubs. The massage therapy team is comprised of advanced therapists/body workers each with at least 10 years of experience. Edelweiss’ spa services are open to the public as well as Edelweiss guests with advance reservations.
El Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa
317 Kit Carson Road, Taos
(575) 758-3502, elmontesagrado.com
The Living Spa at Taos’ award-winning eco-resort enjoys an international reputation. Dedicated to the rich culture of Northern New Mexico this luxury spa features an array of massage packages and herb-infused treatments using indigenous, organic plants, flowers and minerals. This spa demands a visit to the web site to see how much is really offered.
Essential Massage and Spa Therapies
824 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos
(575) 751-4040, taosessesntial.com
The massage therapists practice a variety of techniques including Swedish, sports, deep tissue prenatal and postpartum and infant and youth massages.
Inspirations Day Spa
522 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos
(575) 770-2194, inspirationsdayspa-jacquicroat.com
Therapists at Inspirations Day Spa are highly skilled in massage, facials, chakra clearings, Tarot readings and Reiki energy.
Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa
50 Los Banos Drive, Ojo Caliente
While “Ojo” is well-known for its healing mineral springs, the diverse spa menu offers a full array of soothing and restorative treatments including massage and hydrating body and face treatments. Locals regularly make the short drive to Ojo Caliente (Hot Eye) to soak in the resort’s healing waters and enjoy its natural spa treatments.
Spa & Wellness Center at The Blake
116 Sutton Place, Taos Ski Valley
(575) 776-5340, skitaos.com
The Spa & Wellness Center at The Blake “embraces a philosophy which, like a beautiful golden thread, can be found woven within the cultures and healing rituals throughout the world.” Swedish-style massage, performance-enhancing massage, lava flow hot stone, aromatherapy, facials, body treatments, oxygen bar and so much more.
Taos Aerial Gym
203 Bertha Street, Taos
(575) 613-2399, taosaerialgym.com
Specializing in deep tissue, trigger point, facial, Chinese cups, hot rocks, myofascial, sports massage, Swedish, deep relaxation and ashiatsu in which the therapist uses her bare feet. Taos Aerial Gym features aerial fabric, lyra, rope, trapeze and more. Private lessons, group instruction, open gym time and workshops are available.
Taos Healing Arts
308-B Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos
(575) 758-7975, taoshealingarts.com
From medical massage therapy to the Río Pueblo hot stone massage, Taos Healing Arts has been relieving pain, reducing stress and restoring freedom of movement since 1991. Visit the web site for an extensive menu.
Taos Sage Waters Spa
Northstar Plaza, 67 State Road 522, El Prado
(575) 758-4634, taossagewaters.com
Taos Sage Waters offers a plethora of massage packages for individuals, couples and small groups. You can enhance your session with hot river rocks. Also offered are foot treatments, skin exfoliation and custom facials.
Taos Spa & Tennis Club
111 Doña Ana Drive, Taos
(575) 758-1980, taosspa.com
Taos Spa & Tennis Club is a full-service health and fitness center offering a menu of massage therapies and treatments ranging from deep tissue sports massage to luxurious treatments incorporating exotic aromas, water-heated stones and deeply relaxing techniques. Free use of the facility on the day of your massage.