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Heritage Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Unveils Special Packages Catering to Diverse Sets of Interests
Heritage Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (http://www.hhandr.com) is announcing many distinct offerings for couples wanting to get away for Valentine’s Day, including everything from romance to adventure.
For the art and nature loving couple – Taos, New Mexico:
Palacio de Marquesa (http://www.marquesataos.com), just two hours from Albuquerque International Sunport Airport, is an upscale, 8-room inn located 5 blocks from the historic plaza of Taos, New Mexico. The inn offers guests a luxury retreat while paying homage to famous women artists who have lived in Taos. The inn offers complimentary in-room gourmet breakfasts, as well as seasonal workshops including artist and cooking classes in the communal living room and in the property’s high desert garden. In room spa services are also available to guests. Rooms offers guests modern touches including brushed-metal canopy beds with Frette linens, New Mexico original woven bed throws, viga wood ceilings, private fireplaces and luxurious marble bathrooms.
Taos Snowshoe Hiking Adventure:
Explore the beauty of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains or the spectacular Rio Grande Gorge on a snowshoe adventure like no other! Enjoy a personally guided snowshoe tour of the Taos wilderness by experienced naturalist guides with Taos Snowshoe Adventures. Your day includes a gourmet lunch hand-prepared on the trek. Package available with two night stays at Palacio de Marquesa. Rates start at $159 a night. For more information go to:
For the couple searching for lounging in warmer weather – Las Cruces, New Mexico:
Get a poolside suite at Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces (http://www.hotelencanto.com), a unique New Mexico hotel with an ambiance reflective of Spanish and Mexican Colonial history and tradition. The downtown Las Cruces hotel is conveniently located near a variety of attractions and offers luxurious accommodations and amenities including on-site restaurant and bars, the very popular Azul Ultra Lounge, as well as a luxurious outdoor swimming pool. For those interested, a sultry seductive love kit is part of the Romance Package that includes trinkets, toys and games from the New Mexico, woman-owned sexuality resource center, “Self Serve”.
After spending the day lounging poolside, guests will be ready for an evening that will stimulate their palate and energize their spirit – at the Azul Ultra Lounge, located within the hotel. Modeled after the sophisticated clubs found in Spain and Mexico, Azul offers a host of tempting small plates that rival any of the restaurants in Las Cruces, coupled with a menu of innovative cocktails and fine spirits, beer and wine. With a luxurious outdoor patio for relaxing and refined Spanish furnishings and accessories, Azul is a Las Cruces nightlife hot spot that will tantalize all the senses.
Rates start at $164 a night and include a bottle of champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries in your guest room. Packages are available here: http://www.hotelencanto.com/sensuous-romance-getaway-package
For the couple who loves to learn – Albuquerque, New Mexico:
Hotel Albuquerque (http://www.hotelabq.com) delights travelers with a distinctive blend of historic grandeur and contemporary comfort. The landmark hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Old Town, offering luxurious accommodations and amenities including on-site restaurant and bars, an outdoor resort swimming pool and a romantic wedding Chapel.
Valentine’s Day Weekend, guests will spend a day at Explora Science Center, a museum with 20,000 square feet of exhibit space on two floors, which include 250 interactive exhibits to stretch their brain. They will also attend a Mixology Class in the hotel’s legendary Q Bar, Albuquerque’s most sophisticated nightclub and lounge. Guests will receive an exquisite appetizer, one full size drink of their choice and samplings of six craft cocktails made during the tutorial. Rates start at $189. Packages are available here:
For the couple looking for food and romance – Santa Fe, New Mexico:
St. Francis in Santa Fe (http://www.hotelstfrancis.com) is named for the patron saint of Santa Fe, New Mexico and embodies the authentic spirit of old Santa Fe. The décor features handcrafted wood furniture by local artisans inspired by the Palace of the Governors and a palette of natural colors reflecting the days of Santa Fe’s early Franciscan missionaries. The hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Just a block from Santa Fe’s historic Plaza, the hotel offers guests a wide array of luxurious accommodations and amenities including an onsite restaurant and bar and indoor and outdoor patio seating. The finest boutique historic hotel in Santa Fe has been magnificently restored and renovated.
Guests will enjoy a bottle of wine in their room and will receive 15% off any Food Tour New Mexico tour including, A Taste of Santa Fe, a walking progressive lunch tour through the heart of historic downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico that will be sure to inspire their palate and mind. It’s a fun experience that makes Food Tour New Mexico a must-do for tourists and locals alike – being guided through one of the most historically rich cities in the United States while tasting some of the top restaurants Santa Fe has to offer. Rates start at $149 and is available Feb 11-17th, 2015. Packages are available here: https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=63154&Chain=17123&template=GCF&shell=GCF&arrive=2/1/2015&depart=2/28/2015&adult=1&child=0&promo=LOVE2015
Hotel Chimayo in Santa Fe (http://www.hotelchimayo.com) is nestled in the heart of downtown Santa Fe, just steps from the historic Santa Fe Plaza and offers an authentic Northern New Mexico escape. More than 400 years of authentic, artistic tradition welcomes guests, creating an ambiance drawing from the multi-layered story of the community. From the original artwork in every room to the décor and colors of the public areas, the unique traditions of Northern New Mexico are present in even the smallest decorative elements.
Enjoy a private tour for two of Santa Fe Art and tastings at two local chocolate shops. For chocolate lovers, there’s no better way to see Santa Fe than through the tantalizing tastes of artisanal chocolates, made by gifted hands that bring out the very best flavors using an array of sweet treats and organic ingredients native to New Mexico, including chile, pinon nuts and lavender. Guest will also receive a complimentary bottle of wine in their room. Rates for two nights start at $149 a night and are good the entire month of February. Packages can be booked here: https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=63153&Chain=17123&template=GCF&shell=GCF&promo=LOVE2015
About Heritage Hotels & Resorts
Founded by Jim Long in 2005, Heritage Hotels & Resorts is a collection of culturally distinct hotels in New Mexico and is the largest independent hotel brand in New Mexico. Through their architecture, interior design, landscaping, cuisine, art, entertainment and music, Heritage Hotels & Resorts provides guests with a very rich, authentic, cultural experience. Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town and Nativo Lodge are located in Albuquerque, NM; Hotel St. Francis, Eldorado Hotel & Spa, Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe and The Lodge at Santa Fe are located in Santa Fe, NM; Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces is located in Las Cruces, NM; and Palacio de Marquesa is located in Taos, NM. Each Heritage Hotel donates a percentage of its revenue to cultural causes. The company and its affiliate companies provide over 1,500 jobs in NM. You can find Heritage on Twitter at @HeritageHtls or on Facebook at Facebook.com/HeritageHotelsandResorts or at www.hhandr.com