Family Vacation Guide to Santa Fe, New Mexico

Last updated 20th February 2019

The historic hotel La Fonda on the Plaza.

Where to Stay

Old world charm meets contemporary luxury when you stay in Santa Fe. From sweeping views and roomy casitas to classic New Mexican design details, these hotels and resorts have it all.

La Fonda on the Plaza

For convenience, it doesn’t get better than staying right on the Plaza at the historic La Fonda hotel. The family-friendly spot is quintessentially New Mexican with authentic craftsmanship details and classic adobe architecture. They even have a special family package that allows up to two kids under age 17 to stay for free and includes breakfast for the family plus tickets to Meow Wolf. They also offer tours specifically for children that allows for a closer look at the fabulous art housed in the hotel .

Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado

For a quieter home base with uninterrupted views, the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado is ideal. The resort offers plenty of outdoor activities kids will love from hiking and biking to horseback riding. Their casitas are ideal for families, with options ranging from one-bedroom rooms with rollaway cribs to two-bedroom interconnecting suites for larger families.

La Posada

Cozy up by an in-room fireplace and enjoy thoughtful New Mexican decor at La Posada. Kids can enjoy the heated saline pool all year and activities like s’mores by the fire, which is held every Tuesday evening. Meanwhile, parents can have their own fun with a margarita and tequila tasting.