The legendary mineral waters of P’osi-owingeh in the lush, fertile Rio Chama river valley in Northern New Mexico have offered healing rejuvenation since prehistoric times.
Sulphur-free healing water
Water temperature ranges from 90 to 120 degrees.
More than 100,000 gallons of the revitalizing waters offer the unique healing properties of four different sulfur-free minerals: Lithia, Iron, Soda, and Arsenic.
Source of healing for thousands of years
Native Americans shared the secluded waters peacefully for centuries. Warring tribesmen left weapons at the door to gather in peace, without conflict.
Ailments and wounds healed in the “waters of the gods,” and the sacred springs were available as a gift for all from the divine.
Ancient healing with modern amenities
The sacred springs evolved into the first natural health resort in the country in 1868 and were known for the quiet, rustic seclusion, natural beauty, and welcoming funky vibe.
Today the Ojo Caliente springs (literally means “hot eye”) are a private resort pampering guests with lodging, a full spa, and
A gift shop showcases locally made, top shelf health and beauty and fashion items for guests.
Range of lodging options
Guest lodging rooms are available, ranging in nightly rental rates from $200 to $500 per night.
An adjoining campground is available for tent and RV guests to hook up at $40 person.
Remodeled Airstream trailers will soon be available to rent at the campground for under $200 per night.
1,110 rejuvenating acres
Hiking trails and a labyrinth parallel the peaceful Ojo Caliente River, lined with cottonwoods and cactus.
Yoga, birding, and biking are also available.
The property has opportunities for a mindful, relaxed getaway and staff encourage whispers and quiet in the soaking pool areas.
An historic adobe round barn and
Ojo Caliente is 45 minutes southwest of Taos and 60 miles north of Santa Fe. Airport transfers are available.
Children under 13 are no longer allowed in an attempt to maintain a quiet, healing resort.
Ample camping nearby
The 1.5-million acre Carson National Forest Camino Real Ranger District office is in Penasco, 18 miles north of Ojo Caliente.
Camping, fishing, and more than 252 miles of trails for mountain biking, horse riding, and hiking are available. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling are winter reactional options.