Sunrise Springs Spa Resort

About Sunrise Springs Spa Resort

Sunrise Springs is a luxury spa resort in which stays can be purchased as all-inclusive or à la carte. Located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Sunrise Springs Spa Resort sees sunshine 320 days of the year.

This FitStay is centered around relaxation and rejuvenation. There are fitness activities that are optional, but not required. The resort offers classes free of charge that stem from a wide range activates, such as art, meditation, horticulture, and more.

Accommodations

The Sunrise Springs Resort has two options for accommodations: Casitas and Garden View rooms. Both types of accommodations are spacious and come with an attached full bath. Amenities include:

  • Robe
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Free WiFi
  • Microwave (optional upon request)

Sunrise Springs desires to provide the finest relaxation, so black out curtains are provided and there are no televisions in the rooms.

The Casitas and Garden View rooms vary slightly. There are 20 Casitas located on the property and they come furnished with a king size bed and gas fireplace. Some Casitas have a neighboring room that has a separate entrance and full-sized bed.

There are 32 Garden View rooms located at Sunrise Springs Resort and include a patio or balcony. The bed arrangement can be either two full-size beds or one queen size bed.

Fitness

The Sunrise Springs Resort has an optional fitness center and fitness classes. Since this FitStay is a relaxational spa and resort, the fitness classes offered are heavily focus on yoga and meditation. Out of the 13 classes offered, 8 are yoga- or meditation-based.

Private fitness sessions are available with fitness instructors with an additional fee. This is a good option for those who feel their weight loss needs may not be filled by the classes offered.

Food

Food at the restaurant at Sunrise Springs, The Blue Heron, is sourced from local farmers. The Blue Heron offers breakfast, lunch and dinner six days a week. (On Sundays only brunch is offered.) There is also a private dining area for if there are parties or corporate events. Meals are included in the Sunrise Springs all-inclusive plan; if the à la carte payment option is chosen, then the meals will be purchased separately.

Calorie counts are not limited at The Blue Heron, so guests looking for a weight loss-focused FitStay will have to self-regulate during meal time.

Extras

At the Sunrise Springs Resort, there is a salt-water pool open April through October. This pool is the size of a junior Olympic pool and is open for all guests.

The Sunrise Springs Resort aims to provide an all-encompassing body and mind experience.  Therefore, this FitStay provides 71 different activity classes that guests can join. There is a weekly calendar that guests will receive with the schedule of classes they can join. These classes include animal interactions, culinary, expressive arts, fitness, yoga, health, horticulture, meditation, and nature.

Sunrise Springs has a spa on-site, adding extra amenities to relaxation. The spa is not part of the all-inclusive plan, and the services will be charged separately.

As part of the spa, Sunrise Springs offers a sweat lodge with four phases representing sweating through the four seasons. This sweat lodge is an additional $65 and requires advanced sign-up.

Location

Sunrise Springs Resort is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at the edge of the Sangre de Cristo mountains. Despite the desert land that surrounds it, there are natural springs flowing near the resort. Due to being in the mountains of New Mexico, the sun shines 320 day out of the year.

The Santa Fe Airport is located ten minutes from this resort. The larger airport, Albuquerque International Airport is located an hour from the resort. Transportation from the airport to the resort can be arranged at the time of booking your stay at Sunrise Springs.

Pricing

The resort has an all-inclusive option or à la carte option. The à la carte option starts at $215 and include daily breakfast, your choice of accommodations, and unlimited participation in activities. The all-inclusive options include all of the à la carte option plus lunch, dinner, and a resort credit that can be used on additional amenities, all starting at $448.

Summary

The Sunrise Springs is a luxurious spa resort located in the mountains of Santa Fe, with options for all-inclusive or à la carte travelers. Either stay that is picked will include free access to the 71 classes in a variety of subjects.

Visitors looking for a luxury FitStay with lots of exercise class options should consider Sunrise Springs Resort.

Sunrise Springs Spa Resort Pros

  • Body, mind and soul combination – This FitStay aims to give relaxation and rejuvenation to the body, mind, and soul. Therefore, they offer classes with a wide-range of activities to help give an all-around relaxing vacation.
  • Luxurious rooms – Sunrise Springs is known for their luxury rooms. They take pride in ensuring it is top of the line so that guests are provided with the best opportunity to relax.
  • Resort spa – A full charge spa is available. This spa can provide, massages, skin care, and energy healings. If purchasing an all-inclusive stay, the guest will receive a voucher for a credit to the spa.

Sunrise Springs Spa Resort Cons

  • Not traditional hot springs – Despite the name, there are not traditional hot springs at this resort. Instead of hot springs in the ground, the Sunrise Springs Resorts provide private bathtubs and hot tubs as the available hot springs.
  • Limited food options – There is only one restaurant on site, and it does not portion specifically for weight loss. Guests looking for nutritional variety or calorie-limited meals may wish to explore other options.

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