and other gatherings for around 150 people. Backed by the majestic
Manzano Mountains (Spanish for apple, after the orchards planted
here by early conquistadors), the retreat’s facilities include private
cabins and meeting rooms.
Backing Albuquerque, meanwhile, are the magnificent Sandia
Mountains, with the famed Sandia Peak Ski & Tramway transporting groups above deep canyons and breathtaking terrain. With a
full-service base facility, recreational options include hiking and
Embracing the state’s unofficial “Land of Manana” moniker (or
“Carpe Manana,” the adaptation coined and copyrighted in the
mid-90s by George Adelo, Jr. from nearby Pecos) with open arms, the
“City Different” is a singular departure for groups.
“People have been traveling to Santa Fe for many centuries to
enjoy its rare beauty and climate, but also to refresh and renew
themselves in a wide variety of health and wellness traditions created
by the native inhabitants long ago,” said Randy Randall, executive
director for TOURISM Santa Fe. “Santa Fe provides groups with rich
opportunities to gather in truly inspiring locations, experience a
unique spectrum of treatments—many native inspired and locally
sourced—and enjoy outdoor pursuits in some of the most dramat-
ically beautiful country imaginable,” Randall continued. “These
features put a genuine, relaxed smile on meeting attendees and their
With the LEED Gold-certified Santa Fe Community Convention
Center providing 40,000 square feet of versatile high-tech space,
around the city
looking to unplug,
unwind and reboot.
of yoga and hiking,
in the Santa Fe
National Forest and
Sangre de Cristo
the 3 Elements Day
Tour, combining a hike on sacred pueblo lands, yoga in a yurt and
meditation in a hand-carved “art” cave.
Rooted in Japanese mountain hot springs tradition, Ten Thousand
Waves is a cherished “elder” of the Santa Fe wellness scene, featuring
a spa with outdoor hot tubs, upscale Izanami restaurant and 13-room
Houses of the Moon lodging.
New Mexico State Parks ranger and award-winning astro-photog-rapher Peter Lipscomb, owner of Astronomy Adventures, entertains
corporate groups with educational guided night sky tours, while Santa Fe Walkabouts offers customized hiking, scenic, off-road, winter
and other private guided excursions.
Surrounded by mountain views from its spot on historic Museum
Hill, the Santa Fe Botanical Garden offers facility buyouts or individual garden spaces for events. Under 30 minutes from downtown
Santa Fe, the magical Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument,
featuring 7 million-year-old volcanic formations, is an awe-inspiring
choice for self-guided hiking, photography, birdwatching and more.
Charles Meeks 575-464-7780
Jo Kazhe 575-464-7065
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*For restrictions please contact Charles Meeks or Jo Kazhe. Must be 21 or older to
enter casino. The Mescalero Apache Tribe promotes responsible gaming. For assistance,
please call 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537).
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1-800-545-9011 | Mescalero, NM
With incredible convention
and meeting facilities,
gaming action, award-winning
dining and unparalleled alpine scenery, there’s
no better place to escape for your next meeting.
• 273 luxury rooms and suites
• 45,000 sq. ft. of flexible
• Championship golf course*
• Fine and casual dining
• Full casino
• Ski Apache*
• Horseback riding*
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