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The Grand Hacienda

Your hosts - Tom and Carolyn

Welcome! We admit it, our closest friends and family thought we were crazy when Carolyn quit her job as an officer in the financial industry and we announced we were moving to New Mexico, outside a tiny village called Abiquiu, to build an authenti

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The Grand Hacienda Estate with Breakfast…now in our fourth season. The Grand Hacienda is a small, boutique, re-invented bed and breakfast experience located on a mesa overlooking Abiquiú Lake, Ghost Ranch and the yellow, purple and red cliffs of Abiquiu. The Hacienda, with its location, luxurious amenities and gracious hosts, offers a rare and unique lodging experience in Abiquiu. With only three suites, the adults-only location offers privacy, natural remoteness, awe-inspiring views, and a sense of peace and calm. You will feel the magic when you arrive and leave feeling restored and renewed. Owners Tom and Carolyn run The Hacienda with heart, intention, adventure and environmental awareness. Each suite has its own private entrance that leads into a beautiful and authentic architectural paradise. Live comfortably with a king-sized bed made up with luxurious linens; a spa bathroom with walk-in shower; cable TV, WIFI, coffee and more amenities; and a private outdoor lounge with a chiminea fire pot, lounge chairs and expansive views. Shared amenities on the property include a fully stocked kitchen; laundry facilities; the Great Room with kiva fireplace and library; onsite Mercado gift store; a bubbling hot tub on the mesa cliff; a rooftop deck and lakeside terrace; bocce ball and jenga outdoor games; hiking trails and lake access; and so much more. The food experience at The Hacienda will be a memorable part of your vacation – the scenic location; menus that blend native aromatic spices with creative, nutritious and delicious cuisine; and artful presentation. Foodies will not be disappointed. Herbs and most vegetables are organically grown onsite in the greenhouse and gardens; and eggs, meats and everything else is sourced as locally as possible. The Hacienda team places a priority on healthy living – and you will find it contagious. The Hacienda has a beer/wine liqueur license and is proud to offer a cultivated wine list from the owners’ private collection. Guests enjoy three-course, gourmet, innovative breakfasts each morning, complete with cappuccinos, lattes and teas. Plan to hang around after breakfast to plan out your day and enjoy conversations with Carolyn and Tom and other like-minded guests. Spend a day exploring Abiquiu; return for your afternoon snack or happy hour; soak in the hot tub; join in sky gazing or trivia at night; and then light a fire in your private chimenea and roast s’mores. A stay at The Hacienda is also very, very green – combined with modern technology. Solar panels, rain water catchment, grey water use, earthed floors, and suites shielded from electromagnetic fields (EMFs) – which makes your vacation not only wonderful, but good for the land, earth and you. The Hacienda was built with the land, not on the land. But if you must connect, enjoy cable TV and Starlink satellite internet services. Staying in this desert region is sacred, you can feel the energy from the land once inhabited by the Tewa puebloans and the Navajo. The location is a rarity, must be experienced to be believed, and attracts travelers from around the world. You share the land with wild life, including resident ravens Stanley and Ophelia. In 2022, The Grand Hacienda won the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice award and Certificate of Excellence; Booking’s Travel Sustainable Award and Traveler Review Award; and Super Host and Premier Host awards from travel partners.

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"Do something extraordinary. Splurge. Travel to this home and meet some fabulous people in this glorious place." Guest review. THE EXPERIENCE The Grand Hacienda Estate on Abiquiú Lake is an adults-only experience, a culinary delight with breakfast, a feast for the senses - in a geological complex, stunningly beautiful, remote, Abiquiu Lake, desert location. Modern luxuries, sophisticated services, green and eco-friendly – think of a small, boutique luxury inn – blended with authentic architecture and inspired design – think adobe and southwestern style. The combination, along with its award-winning hosts, make The Hacienda the best place to stay in gorgeous northern New Mexico. In this desert landscape of arroyos, mesas, ridges and lakes and rivers, the estate inn offers an inspiring welcome to a truly magical location. Enjoy amazing views, stillness, natural isolation, on-site hiking trails, and access to our private lakefront lot. With only three suites, the Hacienda is a serene escape, a retreat nestled on a mesa top overlooking Abiquiu Lake, Ghost Ranch, the Red Cliffs, Pedernal, and plains of red, yellow, purple and green. This elegant, high-end inn offers a luxury experience in a location surrounded by quiet stillness. Located in the middle of Georgia O'Keeffe country, you will feel what she did when saying, "It's something that's in the air – it's different. The sky is different, the wind is different." This breathtaking land and the beauty of The Hacienda are sure to soothe, calm and inspire exploration. ​Staying here is all about the experience. Our guests arrive as strangers and leave as friends. This is an extraordinary experience, the most luxurious lodging option in the area. Whether you want private, intimate time by yourselves or maybe you want to engage with others at a Happy Hour or join in a competitive game of Bocce Ball - the choice is yours! Join in great conversations around the fireplace, meet incredible like-minded people, or roast s'mores on your private portal and enjoy an evening of intimate privacy. At The Grand Hacienda, you will find yourself in a magically beautiful and inspiring location where you can do as much - or as little - as you want. There is wonderful hiking, rafting, and exploring. The local area is full of history, culture, geologic wonders and adventures. But you will want to carve out time to enjoy your destination - the stillness and beauty of The Grand Hacienda. Each suite has its own private entrance that leads into a beautiful and authentic architectural paradise. Live comfortably with a king-sized bed made up with luxurious linens; a spa bathroom with walk-in shower; cable TV, WIFI, coffee and more amenities; and a private outdoor lounge with a chiminea fire pot, lounge chairs and expansive views. Shared amenities on the property include a fully stocked kitchen; laundry facilities; the Great Room with kiva fireplace and library; onsite Mercado gift store; a bubbling hot tub on the mesa cliff; a rooftop deck and lakeside terrace; bocce ball and jenga outdoor games; hiking trails and lake access; and so much more. ​Outdoors, enjoy the gated and walled inner plaza, try your hand at a game of Jenga or Bocce Ball, enjoy the lakeside portal, soak in the outdoor hot tub, roast s'mores in the outdoor fire pit, use the grill, or hike the property. After a long hike, dip in our splash plunge pool to cool off. Enjoy free parking, complimentary fire wood, laundry supplies and kitchen supplies. Start each morning with a three-course gourmet breakfast and specialty coffees, and end each day with an afternoon treat and spectacular sunset. Because we have no light pollution, this is the perfect location to use our telescope and check out stars, planets and the Milky Way. Our location is like no other. Remote and away from the crowds, the drive to our property is about 4 miles on a dirt road, winding through beautiful country as you make your way towards the lake. Pedernal stands guard on one side, Abiquiu Lake and Ghostranch on the other side. The 360' views of spectacular vistas, red cliffs and the lake are so much better than we can capture in a picture. You really do have to see The Grand Hacienda to believe it. Because we also own a lakefront lot on the water's edge, you are welcome to hike to the water to float, swim or fish at the private lakefront area. WHY WE ARE DIFFERENT FROM OTHER LODGING CHOICES Your reservation is just the beginning of your journey with us. We take the time to get to know our guests during the registration process so we can supply you with detailed information about the home, amenities, services and local activities. We pay attention to details and service so you can arrive, unpack and enjoy your vacation. We want you to be in awe when you arrive – the WOW factor – spectacular location and views; authentic design; great amenities; stocked shared kitchen; rigorous cleaning standards; conveniences and self-check in; exclusive lakefront access; exceptional service; meticulously maintained property; and so much more. Your hosts are local experts and will work with you to tailor your itinerary to meet your needs and interests. We will provide you with recommendations about the best places to go and the best things to do. You will come to know us by name and you will have direct access to ask questions, seek out recommendations or discuss any concerns if they arise. Staying at one of our properties comes with benefits that are available exclusively to our guests: * Enjoy direct access to your hosts. * Stay in a NM Safe Certified property with confidence, knowing we are trained in COVID-Safe Practices * Order food, snacks, gifts, books, cards and more from our Mercado – no need to drive into town, it will be delivered to your suite. * Order delicious catered dinners – and they will be served to you in The Great Room. * Use our concierge to help with planning. * Want a massage in your suite? We will schedule it. * Join our private online community exclusively for our guests. STAY REMOTE, EXPERIENCE CONVENIENCE Stay away from the crowds, enjoy stillness and natural isolation, and yet feel very much a part of this incredible land. Staying remote has never been so easy. Forget something? Want a snack or meal but don't want to venture out? Need a good book, card, gift? Interested in local art? Our Mercado is available for online ordering and we will deliver your items to your suite. Want to take a great hike? Just let us know. Pets are welcome in The Georgia O'Keeffe suite. Our other suites are pet-free for our guests with anaphylactic allergies.

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"My biggest regret is that I did not spend the entire week at this bed and breakfast. Every place that you go after The Grand Hacienda will be a disappointment." Guest review. THE EXPERIENCE The Grand Hacienda of Abiquiú Lake is an adults-only luxury bed and breakfast inn experience, a feast for the senses in a remote and quiet location. Modern luxuries, sophisticated services, green and eco-friendly – think of a small, boutique luxury inn – blended with authentic architecture and inspired design – think adobe and southwestern style. The combination, along with its award-winning hosts, make The Hacienda the best place to stay in gorgeous northern New Mexico. With only three suites, the Hacienda is a serene escape, a retreat nestled on a mesa top overlooking Abiquiu Lake, Ghost Ranch, the Red Cliffs, Pedernal, and plains of red, yellow, purple and green. Dramatically perched on a mesa top overlooking Abiquiú Lake, this brand new, elegant, high-end bed and breakfast offers a luxury experience in a location surrounded by quiet stillness. Located in the middle of Georgia O'Keeffe country, you will feel what she did when saying, "It's something that's in the air – it's different. The sky is different, the wind is different." This breathtaking land and the beauty of The Hacienda are sure to soothe, calm and inspire exploration. ​Staying here is all about the experience. Our guests arrive as strangers and leave as friends. This is an extraordinary get-away bed and breakfast experience, the most luxurious lodging option in the area. Even if you don't think of yourself as a B&B person, we know you will find your time here to be the highlight of your vacation. We are different - and you won't want to leave! Whether you want private, intimate time by yourselves or maybe you want to engage with others at a Happy Hour or join in a competitive game of Bocce Ball - the choice is yours! Join in great conversations around the fireplace, meet incredible like-minded people, or roast s'mores on your private portal and enjoy an evening of intimate privacy. At The Grand Hacienda, you will find yourself in a magically beautiful and inspiring location where you can do as much - or as little - as you want! The local area is full of history, culture, geology and adventures. But you will want to carve out time to enjoy your destination - the stillness and beauty of The Grand Hacienda. Your suite opens from a private entrance from the Grand Plaza into your spectacular living space. Each suite has its own private entrance that leads into a beautiful and authentic architectural paradise. Live comfortably with a king-sized bed made up with luxurious linens; a spa bathroom with walk-in shower; cable TV, WIFI, coffee and more amenities; and a private outdoor lounge with a chiminea fire pot, lounge chairs and expansive views. Shared amenities on the property include a fully stocked kitchen; laundry facilities; the Great Room with kiva fireplace and library; onsite Mercado gift store; a bubbling hot tub on the mesa cliff; a rooftop deck and lakeside terrace; bocce ball and jenga outdoor games; hiking trails and lake access; and so much more. ​Outdoors, enjoy the gated and walled inner plaza, try your hand at a game of Jenga or Bocce Ball, enjoy the lakeside portal, soak in the outdoor hot tub, roast s'mores in the outdoor fire pit, use the grill, or hike the property. Enjoy free parking, complimentary fire wood, laundry supplies and kitchen supplies. Start each morning with a three-course gourmet breakfast and specialty coffees, and end each day with an afternoon treat or happy hour and spectacular sunset. Because we have no light pollution, this is the perfect location to use our telescope and check out stars, planets and the Milky Way. Our location is like no other. Remote and away from the crowds, the drive to our property is about 4 miles on a dirt road, winding through beautiful country as you make your way towards the lake. Pedernal stands guard on one side, Abiquiu Lake and Ghostranch line the other side. The 360' views of spectacular vistas, red cliffs and the lake are so much better than we can capture in a picture. You really do have to see The Grand Hacienda to believe it. Because we also own two lakefront lots on the water's edge, you are welcome to drive or hike to the water to float, swim or fish at the private lakefront beach area. Your hosts are Carolyn and Tom...we love Abiquiu and love to share this amazing place with our guests. Allow us to show you the magic of Abiquiú, Santa Fe, Taos and northern New Mexico – it's right outside your door. WHY WE ARE DIFFERENT FROM OTHER LODGING OPTIONS AND OTHER BED AND BREAKFASTS Your reservation is just the beginning of your journey with us. We take the time to get to know our guests during the registration process so we can supply you with detailed information about the home, amenities, services and local activities. We pay attention to details and service so you can arrive, unpack and enjoy your vacation. We want you to be in awe when you arrive – the WOW factor – spectacular location and views; authentic designs; great amenities; stocked shared kitchen; rigorous cleaning standards; conveniences and self-check in; exclusive lakefront access; exceptional service, meticulously maintained property; and so much more. Curate the perfect trip with the host's vast knowledge of the breath-taking landscape, its history, artistry, and endless outdoor excursions. Your hosts will provide you with recommendations about the best places to go and the best things to do. You will come to know us by name and you will have direct access to ask questions, seek out recommendations or discuss any concerns if they arise. Staying at one of our properties comes with benefits that are available exclusively to our guests: * Enjoy direct access to your hosts. Our guests arrive as "guests" and leave as friends. * Stay in a NM Safe Certified property with confidence, knowing we are trained in COVID-Safe Practices * Purchase food, snacks, gifts, books, cards and more from our Mercado – no need to drive into town, it will be delivered to your suite. * Order delicious catered dinners – and they will be served to you in The Great Room. * Use our concierge to help with planning. * Want a massage in your suite? We will schedule it. * Interested in a fly fishing class or guided trip? We will schedule it. * Special event? Let us help you make it perfect with enhancements. * Join our private online community exclusively for our guests. Quite simply, The Grand Hacienda is the most luxurious and authentic place to stay in Abiquiu. We are here to share knowledge of the area so you can discover Abiquiu like a local. We work hard to make sure everything is perfect. We have a long-standing reputation for excellence – and we have a very high percentage of repeat guests because of this. Much of our business is from repeat guests and referrals from past guests, local businesses and community members. If you have any questions, please reach out to us - we are here to answer any questions and provide help as you book your bucket-list-trip to Abiquiu. We are happy to help you plan your trip and time - just let us know your interests so we can share local knowledge with you. STAY REMOTE, EXPERIENCE CONVENIENCE Stay away from the crowds, enjoy stillness and natural isolation, and yet feel very much a part of this incredible land. Staying remote and away from crowds has never been so easy. We live in the neighborhood, so if you need anything, we are available to help.Forget something? Want a snack or meal but don't want to venture out? Need a good book, card, gift? Interested in local art? Our Mercado is available for online ordering and we will deliver your items to your suite. Want to take a great hike? Just let us know. The O'Keeffe suite is pet friendly and welcomes your dogs to join you (restrictions apply - reach out to us before reservation to discuss). Pets are not allowed in any of the common areas. We charge a pet stay fee of $45 per day for our pet amenities and to clean the room after your visit. Pets are not allowed in the Rio Chama or Abiquiu Lake suites.