Vacation Rental Description
This cozy apartment is located just a few minutes walk from historic Taos Plaza. A cool and colorful central courtyard with splashing fountain has earned this complex the name of 'Oasis of Taos.' Step inside and you'll find a comfortable retreat where you will quickly slip into the relaxed rhythm of this very special town. In the winter, build a fire in the fireplace or soak in the outdoor hot tub; in the spring and summer linger in your private patio area and enjoy the famous light of northern New Mexico.
There's something for everyone. You can choose the active lifestyle, taking advantage of the hiking, biking, fishing and skiing in the surrounding mountains. Or you can simply browse the dozens of galleries, boutiques and museums within just a few blocks. Taos offers an amazing array of restaurants and pubs as well as live music performances. Taos Pueblo, Ghost Ranch (former home of Georgia O'Keefe), and the Chama River (famous for fly fishing) are all easily accessible.
Taos, a small town nestled in the mountains of northern New Mexico is rich in history and culture. The elevation ensures cool summers and reliable snow. Taos Pueblo is less than 3 miles from the plaza. Artists have long been drawn by the magnificent scenery and magical light of the region--Georgia O'Keefe being the most famous. The number and variety of galleries within an easy stroll of the plaza give evidence of the continued vitality of the resident artist community. The Sangre de Cristo Mtns provide a wide variety of outdoor activities--skiing, fishing, cycling, hiking. The Rio Grande River is only 12 miles away and is a favorite with kayakers and rafters.
Taos Ski Valley, famous for its European style runs, is the nearest ski venue at about 20 mi. from town. In addition there are another 5 resorts within easy driving distance. For those in search of more classical entertainment, The Santa Fe Opera is only an hour away. Taos is known to cast a spell--you may not be able to leave.
- Cable Satellite
- Cleaning Service
- Cooking Utensils
- Linen Service
- Amenity Parking
Laundry Soap, Towels Provided, Activities Guide, Toilet Paper, Ceiling Fans, Hair Dryer, Soaps Basic, Firewood, Shampoo, Hot Tub, Alarm Clock, Local Maps, Paper Towels, Stove Top Burners, Coffee Maker, Oven, Toaster, 4 Ring Stove, Woodstove, Audio Tape Player, Books, Radio, Music Library, CD, Wireless Broadband, Internet Access, Garden, Porch/Lanai, 2 Garden Chairs, Patio Stone/Concrete, Outdoor Gril Electric
- Horse Riding
- Mountain Biking
- Snow Boarding
Gambling Casinos, Antiquing, Bird Watching, Sledding, Sightseeing, Walking, Paddle Boating
Nearby Attractions: Museums, Library, Coin Laundry, Winery Tours, Ruins, Synagogues
- Nearest Airport : Albuquerque Sunport at 130 miles distance;
- Nearest Train Station : Santa Fe at 65 miles distance
- Nearest Town : Taos at 1 miles distance
- Travel Info: The nearest MAJOR airport is in Albuquerque (130 miles), however a smaller regional airport is located in Santa Fe (65 miles). There are shuttle/van services between Santa Fe and Taos for a very reasonable price. However, given the number of attractions in the surrounding area, it is highly recommended that you arrive in Taos by car.