In the News

World’s Best Spas 2017 Nominee
TravelandLeisure.com

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
TravelandLeisure.com


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.