Oyster knows what travelers look for in their hotels. When we review properties around the world, we evaluate how every feature stacks up against the competition, from the rooms to the pools to the restaurants. So if you’re planning a romantic trip and need a place to start, you’ve come to the right place. Take a look at our top picks for romance in Albuquerque, and get inspired!
This upscale resort is a sprawling property on the Santa Ana Pueblo reservation 15 miles north of Albuquerque. Its gorgeous natural (and romantic) setting under vivid blue skies offers panoramic views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Trails lead directly to the Rio Grande and the resort features numerous couples-oriented amenities such as an adults-only pool and a large spa.
Gorgeous and hip, this downtown boutique is housed in a historic building with a luxe vibe and eco-friendly focus. Featuring a rooftop bar and a stunning lobby, the Andaluz evokes the feel of a Spanish resort, yet also honors its own history as a New Mexico landmark with extensive Southwestern art throughout. Rooms feature exquisite bedding and high-tech touches.
With a prime location in the enchanting Old Town district, this 188-room landmark hotel seamlessly blends historic charm with modern convenience. The rustic lobby and 19th-century-style wedding chapel give a nod to the past, while two hip nightclubs ooze contemporary chicness. Rooms, which feature hand-carved wood furniture (including rough-hewn benches), Southwestern-style carpeting, and large armoires, are decidely romantic -- and in-room spa treatments are available.
The Hacienda Antigua Bed and Breakfast is a charming B&B that offers guests a unique, authentic New Mexico experience along with their home-cooked breakfasts. A historic vibe pervades this 18th-century, Spanish-style former ranch house, which features adobe walls, rustic rooms (some with adobe fireplaces and claw-foot tubs), and antique furniture. The grounds are lovely, with a landscaped courtyard that includes a small pool and Jacuzzi surrounded by a pretty brick deck. The property's location in a quiet residential neighborhood makes for a tranquil setting.