Stories from Bespoke
DESTINATION: Santa Fe, New Mexico
At Bespoke we focus on authentic placemaking. One of our favorite destinations to celebrate cultural authenticity is Santa Fe, New Mexico. A year-round destination for corporate retreats or intimate incentives Santa Fe has something to offer all your attendees.
The Capital of New Mexico, the land of enchantment is home to just 70,000 residents, but offers global cuisine, arts and culture and world class outdoor activities.
Things to do:
Tailgate at the Santa Fe Opera – The summer comes alive at the Santa Fe Opera! Tailgating taken to a whole new level is the way to start your evening before experiencing world-class entertainment under the New Mexican sky.
Be one with nature at ten thousand waves – Retreat into the hills of endless acres of wooded bliss in this Japanese based water-centric spa. A unique destination wellness experience featuring communal baths, private tubs and spa suites. We love the quiet serenity of a clear winter’s night in the secluded hot water tubs.
Pro tip: Don’t miss the izakaya small plates at Isanami Restaurant!
Experience history at Los Alamos National Laboratory – History buffs and current events collide at this famous outpost for the Department of Energy. LANL mission is to solve national security challenges through scientific excellence. A visit to the Bradbury Science Museum is a great group destination to learn about the history of the Manhattan Project and see where nuclear energy and STEM research will drive us into tomorrow.
Explore the art of Canyon Road and dine at Geronimo – Santa Fe is home to one of the finest art communities in the world – and Canyon Road is the center of it all! There are nearly 100 galleries and artists’ studios in just one-half mile. From emerging artists to established masters, you’ll find something for everyone. When hunger strikes, our favorite restaurant is Geronimo. Don’t miss the honey grilled Mexican white prawns – they are life changing!
Pro Tip: Bespoke has a great partnership with local metal crafter, Nambé! Let us setup a shop for your incentive guests to select a stunning piece to be shipped home to remind them of their great memories in the land of enchantment!
Where to stay:
Bespoke will source the perfect spot for your meeting or incentive! Our favorites include:
- Rosewood’s Inn of the Anasazi, located just steps from the historic State Fe plaza.
- Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe, a quiet rugged setting in the Sangre de Cristo foothills, just 10 minutes from downtown.
- Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection – Opening in 2019 this 317-acre preserve offers all the activities you could dream of at the reimagined timeless retreat.