I grew up here in Northern New Mexico, and have spent many years exploring the wilderness areas nearby. I find great solace...More information +
I grew up here in Northern New Mexico, and have spent many years exploring the wilderness areas nearby. I find great solace in the wide open lands, vast blue skies, and I appreciate the diverse cultural history of this area very much. When I moved back to New Mexico I wanted to live somewhere peaceful and remote, yet not too far from civilization. El Rito was perfect. Nestled in a tranquil river valley, with countless trails to explore in the surrounding mountains, yet only an hour's drive to a hotspot like Santa Fe or Taos, I found the perfect balance. Whether it's getting away from a busy job, wanting the peace and quiet of this serene place for rest and renewal, or looking for new adventures out in nature, this is a great place to visit. I love the amazing variety of terrain around here, from the high mountains with their meadows, lakes and streams, to the lower desert canyonlands with their colorful cliffs and magical rock formations. And Santa Fe, Taos, Bandelier, all nearby.
2 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 4
Left on Nov 25, 2010 for a stay in September 2010
Having stayed at Casa ambrosia several times over the years, I would have to say that it ranks very high on my 'favorite places in the world to be' list. I love the views of the mountains, the natural beauty of the surroundings, the incredible peace and serenity, and the wonderful comfortableness of the house. Don't forget to go for a soak at the Ojo Caliente hot springs spa to totally surrender …