The spa resort of Ojo Caliente offers a rare chance to experience the remote beauty and rarefied mountain air of northern New Mexico. Rare precisely because of the remoteness which drew artist Georgia O’Keeffe to what she described with satisfaction as “the tail end of the earth” where friends would never find her.
Given that the two most important attributes for a Santa Fe hotel are location and local ambience, The Inn And Spa At Loretto has it over pretty well all its rivals. It’s just a block from the Plaza which is the centre of town life and on the prettiest, southernmost side. And despite its good looks, it’s very fairly-priced in a city where many lesser properties charge more and deliver less.