Located in one of the most romantic and adventurous getaways, Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado offers a one-of-kind holiday experience in the heart of New Mexico.
- Daily Hike
Start the day off right and join us at the Adventure Center for a complimentary hike every day at 9:00 am.
- Thanksgiving Morning Hike
Prior to the big feast, join our guides for a complimentary two-hour morning hike on and off the property. Enjoy grand vistas while learning the regional history and hearing colourful tales of the characters who have visited since the land of enchantment, dating back to the early 1900s.
- Ancient to Present excursion
The half-day tour steps back in time, visiting Native American sites in the Pajarito Plateau. Includes transportation, guide, park fees and a delicious box lunch.
- Turtle Dance & Feast Excursion
On December 26, enjoy a lunch feast courtesy of Norma and Hutch Naranjo at their home before or after the annual Turtle Dance Ceremony. Turtles, believed to be the first hibernating being, symbolise the annual cycle of life for people of the pueblo and Rio Grande River.
- City Different excursion
Enjoy the spirit of Christmas while experiencing a vibrant mix of cultures during this 3-hour tour. Visit the local decorations shop to find presents for your friends and loved ones that you can ship from the Resort. The tour concludes at selected chocolate stores where you can indulge in tastings.
- Winter Wonderland Adventure
Take in the sights, sounds and smells of winter time in Santa Fe, with this custom tour which can include hiking, sledding or snowshoeing in the high country aspen forests, complete with the amazing views of the Rio Grande Valley. You build the snowman or throw snowballs and we will bring the hot chocolate and hot apple cider.
Seasonal Spa Treatments
- Caramel Covered Apple Wrap
A wrap and scalp massage follow an intoxicating 80-minute apple-cinnamon brown sugar body scrub and an invigorating shower with a hydrating caramel body milk finish.Book Online
- Saint Nicks Winter Facial
Evoke good cheer while improving circulation with a 50-minute facial featuring a pore-refining berry masque, elevated by a moisture-packing oxygen infusion.
- Warming Vanilla Chai Scrub
Glow with our 80-minute scrub that applies the warming agents found in black tea and spices to delicately detoxify the skin while sugar and vanilla gently soothe any dryness.
- Champagne Facial
Experience a luxurious 50-minute facial that features Champagne oil and the powerful antioxidants of grapes. Exfoliates while fading age spots and deeply hydrates skin.
Huddle together and make memories while savouring complimentary s'mores at Terra's Firepit starting November 27 – 30, every Friday and Saturday in December and December 24 – 28 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm.
Come to the Movement Studio for a complimentary yoga class to stay zen between holiday feasts on November 27 – December 1 and December 22 – January 1 from 10:30 am – 11:30 am.
- Turkey To-Go
Taking orders till one week before Thanksgiving: Takeaway Turkey, Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, 3 Traditional Sides, Pumpkin Pie for USD 135 + tax and service charge for 6 – 8 people. Additional sides: Spiced Butternut Squash with Candied Pecan USD 45, Cornbread and Chorizo Dried Cranberry Stuffing USD 36 and Apple Waldorf and Lavender Salad USD 42.
- Christmas Trees
Enjoy your own 3-foot (1-metre) live and completely decorated Christmas tree in your casita during your stay, or in your local home for USD 225. Orders accepted with a minimum of 7 days notice.
- Pictures with Santa
Bring your kids and join us for photo-taking from 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm on Christmas Day.
- 5th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
To kick off the holiday season, the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado will unveil their holiday tree to the community and guests with festive food and beverages including s’mores, gingerbread cookies, apple cider and spiced hot chocolate on December 6 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
- November 28
Thanksgiving Day Buffet
USD 99 per adult and USD 49.50 per child, 6 – 12 years of age
- December 25
Christmas Day Buffet
USD 105 per adult and USD 52.50 per child, 6 – 12 years of age
- December 31
New Year’s Eve Dinner
USD 125 per adult includes a glass of Champagne. Dinner from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. After: Dance into 2020 with a live DJ and toast to the New Year.
More Dining & Festive Highlights
- Holiday Breakfast Buffets
- USD 38 per adult and USD 19 per child 6 – 12 years of age November 27 – December 1 December 23 & 24 December 26 – January 1 7:00 am – 11:30 am
- The Seven Nights of Terra
- Special nightly themed dinner selections at Terra Restaurant November – January Every Evening excluding Holidays 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm