#3 Top Destination Spa in the U.S. – July 2017
Travel + Leisure’s 2017 World’s Best Awards 

2017 Best Hotel/Resort Nominee
Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

One of 7 Unique Wellness Getaways in the USA
about.com

2017 Best Destination Spa Nominee
Travel + Leisure Magazine World’s Best Awards

Spa of America’s Top 100 Spas of 2016
spasofamerica.com

One of the Best New Spas in the United States
American Spa Magazine

Best Ahead-of-the-Curve Innovation
2016 Spafinder Wellness Travel Awards

Top 10 Wellness Retreats Around The Globe
U.S. News & World Report

Best All-inclusive Desert Oasis
Healthy Travel Award, Shape Magazine

One of the Best Retreats for the Solo Traveler
Spirituality & Health Magazine

One of 17 Life-changing Spiritual Retreats Around the World
Travel + Leisure Magazine


Spa & Wellness MexiCaribe – Autumn 2017
Spa Review
Due to the natural springs, the resort has a lush vibrant feel with tall trees, spacious lawns and lush foliage in every shade of green imaginable. Emphasizing harmony rather than balance, guests are encouraged to immerse themselves in nature and benefit from the phytoncides, a substance emitted by trees and plants which can help to calm the nervous system. Read the article.

kitchn.com – September 30, 2017
The Five Best Places to Eat a Green Chile Cheeseburger in Santa Fe
The winner of the 2017 Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown “Reigning Chomp” prize went to Blue Heron’s “Life Changer” burger. This prized burger comes with a juicy, perfectly charred brisket and ribeye patty, topped with vintage cheddar cheese, housemade pickles, lettuce, tomato, and Alcalde green chile. Read the article.

Robb Report – September 22, 2017
11 Fall Harvest Experiences That Make the Most of the Season’s Bounty
Savor Southwestern Flavors in New Mexico
New Mexico’s 70-acre Sunrise Springs Spa Resort encourages wellness in many ways, from its beautiful facilities—which include outdoor saltwater pools, 20 acres of gardens and trails, and an arts studio—to its long list of engaging classes and workshops. The latter includes several sessions that take guests to the on-site organic garden and greenhouse, where they’ll learn how to properly select, pick, and utilize fresh herbs, fruits, and veggies. This fall, guests can check out workshops like “Kombucha to Pickles: A Fermented Feast,” in which they learn how to properly ferment vegetables for maximum health benefits, and “Herbal Tea Making,” in which they can source and blend their own teas. Read the article.

Domino Magazine – September 11, 2017
13 Exotic Cooking Classes That Will Make You a Pro in the Kitchen
Vegan: Raw Cashew Cheesecake Class
Desserts at fancy hotels around the world are usually loaded with butter, sugar, and heavy cream—so, when we came across a property that features a vegan cheesecake course, we were amazed. At Sunrise Springs Resort in Santa Fe, you can whip up this plant-based treat alongside star chefs who will teach you simple, easy-to-digest recipes that are high in flavor, low in cals, and consisting of fully raw ingredients. Now, you can have your cake and eat it, too. Read the article.

Forbes Online – August 31, 2017
Where To Go To Rejuvenate or Transform Near Santa Fe
Guests on the Immerse + Thrive package come for a variety of reasons—from weight loss to recovery from illness to simpler goals such as learning to live a healthier life or managing stress. But one of the healing, rejuvenating aspects of a visit here is the setting itself: 70 acres in a forested oasis with views of the Sangre de Cristo and Ortiz mountains. Read the article.

Popsugar – August 28, 2017
18 of the Most Gorgeous Places in the World to Do Yoga
Over the Springs in Santa Fe: We could spend an entire day @sunrisespringsnm when the yoga deck looks like this. Read the article.

Harper’s Bazaar Magazine Online – July 8, 2017
10 Trips Every Woman Should Take With Her Friends
Santa Fe: Best for Spa Lovers
If you’re going to get away, you might as well turn the trip into a full-blown pampering vacation. Book a weekend at Sunrise Springs Spa Resort, which is set on 70 beautiful acres, all fed by natural springs. Read the article.

New Beauty Magazine Online – July 7, 2017
The 70-acre Spa Oasis Perfect for Your Next Girls’ Getaway
A weekend at Sunrise Springs Spa Resort (which happens to be Santa Fe’s only natural springs spa destination) is all it took for me to understand firsthand why girlfriends, couples, individuals and even corporate trips are flocking to the location for one-of-a-kind experiences that can’t be found elsewhere. Read the article.

Cosmopolitan Magazine Online – July 6, 2017
10 Trips Every Woman Should Take With Her Friends
Santa Fe: Best for Spa Lovers
If you’re going to get away, you might as well turn the trip into a full-blown pampering vacation. Book a weekend at Sunrise Springs Spa Resort, which is set on 70 beautiful acres, all fed by natural springs. Read the article.

Shape Magazine – July 2017

The Best Trip You’ll Ever Take
Vacationing with a purpose – to celebrate running a half marathon or to recover from a breakup – will energize and inspire you. Here’s how this mind-body getaway can refresh your life. Read the article.

Los Angeles Times – May 1, 2017
Realign your chakras and salute a new day at Sunrise Springs Spa Resort
Had someone told me a year ago I’d find stress relief from absorbing medicine wheel energies, sitting in a sweat lodge and petting silkie chickens and Labrador pups, I’d have told them to take a hike (which one can also do here to view ancient petroglyphs in the scenic Sangre de Cristo Mountains). Read the article.

Hemispheres – January 2017 issue
Chicken Coop for the Soul
A Santa Fe spa banks on the healing power of animal interactions. Read the article.

Whole Life Times – December 2016 / January 2017 issue
Celebrate the Season in Festive Santa Fe
For tranquility and rejuvenation, there’s probably no better place than Sunrise Springs, just 20 minutes from the heart of downtown Santa Fe. The resort has been an oasis for centuries, a spa that was repurposed and reopened…to offer spiritual and experiential activities designed to renew not just body but your soul. Read the article.

Smithsonian.com – December 27, 2016
The New Art Scene Transforming Santa Fe
The Details: What to do in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Hotels: Sunrise Springs Spa Resort. Guests visiting this wellness resort can connect with nature via the property’s natural springs and 70 acres of gardens, walking trails, and undeveloped desert. Read the article.

Luxury Magazine – Winter 2016
Wellness Weekends
Experience the Immerse + Thrive Package at Sunrise Springs, tranquility on more than 70 acres near Santa Fe, New Mexico. Read the article.

Texas Monthly Magazine – December 2016
Discover What Makes Santa Fe the City Different 
Sunrise Springs has ideal packages for couples’ R&R, girlfriend getaways, and daily activities. If you’re looking to unplug from a busy lifestyle or a solo traveler seeking a respite, the staff at Sunrise Springs can customize and itinerary and make sure your goals are their top priority. Read the article.

The Richard Eeds Show – December 2016
8am radio show on KVSF101.5 – Sunrise Springs & Ojo Caliente with Wendi Gelfound & Rocky Durham
The juicy story that I love to tell is about El Camino Real (the old trade route from Mexico City to Santa Fe), which had parajes every 10 miles…Both [Sunrise Springs and Ojo Caliente] properties are connected by El Camino Real, and both properties are modern day places for rest and replenishment.”  Listen to the show. View the summary.

Travelocity.com – December 2016
Transforming in New Mexico: Two Personal Spa Experiences
“I couldn’t imagine I would relax any more than that, but set out for the hour’s drive back south to Santa Fe and Ojo’s sister property, Sunrise Springs Spa Resort…” Read the article.

Travel and Leisure – November 2016

In Santa Fe, the Past Meets the Future
Guests visiting this wellness resort can connect with nature via the property’s natural springs and 70 acres of gardens, walking trails, and undeveloped desert. Read the article.

Albuquerque Journal – November 2016
Blue Heron brings healthy, farm-fresh cuisine to the table
The Blue Heron restaurant at Sunrise Springs, previously open to the public for Sunday brunch only, now also is open for lunch and dinner daily. Read the article.

Orbitz.com – August 2016
6 spa treatments offering good vibrations and natural highs
In these days of digital overload and high-tech impedimenta, spas are going back to nature in order to stand out from the crowd. Read the article.

Recommend.com – August 2016
Spring Into Wellness at Sunrise Springs Resort
In Santa Fe, New Mexico, Sunrise Springs Resort is inviting travelers to embark on a 7-night transformative wellness experience at the spa resort located on 70 acres of gardens, walking paths and scenic high desert landscape surrounding spring-fed waters. Read the article.

Luxury Travel Magazine – July 2016
10 New Luxury Travel Trends
In Santa Fe, Sunrise Springs Resort: A Wellness Oasis offers a selection of transformative massages that incorporate the ancient spirit of the destination including the Native American Medicine Massage which is led by a Native American Medicine Healer and incorporates cultural chanting, prayer and massage. Read the article.

Pique News Magazine – June 2016
Cuddling chickens and other alternative therapies at Sunrise Springs
When I first heard that a resort in New Mexico featured therapy chickens, I immediately wanted to visit. My trip to Sunrise Springs didn’t disappoint. While the chickens were slightly more reluctant therapists than I’d hoped, the overall grounds and casitas were beautiful. And I experienced one of my favourite things about travel – doing things I probably wouldn’t do at home. Read the article.

South China Morning Post – June 2016
Pet a chicken, train a puppy at New Mexico wellness resort
Sunrise Springs is a 28-hectare spa resort outside Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the United States. It specialises in integrative wellness, emphasising mindfulness and connection to nature in a semi-luxury setting. Sunrise Springs was recently purchased, renovated and reopened by the owners of the nearby Ojo Caliente spa. Read the article.

Marie Claire – June 2016
For the Animal Lover
This wellness oasis offers everything from New Age spiritual counseling to Native American prickly pear salt scrubs. But the most-talked-about amenity is the Puppies + Silkies program, where you can feed—and take care of—service dogs and Silkie chickens, which can help relieve stress, boost confidence, and build communication skills. Read the article.

dayspamagazine.com – June 2016
Spas Celebrate World Wellness Day
The resort is doing its part this Global Wellness Day with multiple initiatives listed. Read the article.

Edible Santa Fe – June 2016 (Early Summer issue)
Spa Hopping – Stop, Look, and Listen–A Path To Wellness
For this wellness issue, I chose spas that had overnight options and outstanding cuisine, for wellness inside and out. Going back to the ISA’s definition of a spa, I researched places in New Mexico that allowed me to unplug for more than a few hours and focused on wellness. Especially with the abundance of beautiful spaces, hot springs, mineral waters, and training facilities for licensed therapists, our state has much for the spa-goer. Read the article.

washingtonpost.com – February 2016
This week’s best travel bargains
Sunrise Springs Integrative Wellness Resort in Santa Fe has two healthy, perks-filled packages through April 30. Read the article.