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Recent Taos Ski Valley reviews

  • Month of Bliss!

    "Let me start by saying this review might be long! I'll start with the accommodations: they were better than the website could convey. The view from every window is spectacular, and it was more spacious than we'd anticipated. The furnishings were comfortable, the kitchen was well stocked, and sleeping arrangements were more than adequate for all guests. We had various family and friends drop in, and had anywhere from 2 to 7 people there at once. We had teenage girls in the loft area, and adults downstairs. We wanted to escape the heat, and get a break from our hectic lives, and we picked the perfect place to do so. Summer is an amazing time to visit, and we enjoyed hiking to Williams Lake, and various other areas around the property, grilling dinner on the deck, sipping coffee on the deck, watching movies at night, and spending time together. We went to The Bavarian for lunch and dinner a few times (a short walk from the condo), and basically simply enjoyed the cool weather and scenery. Food: If you're cooking at the condo, remember he altitude, and know that pasta takes about twice as long to cook (as well as boiling potatoes), and when baking, use a little extra flour. I got most of my groceries at Smith's in Taos, and some specialty items at Cid's. Make a list, and make sure you've got everything before heading to the condo as it's about a 40 minute drive. Eating out in Taos: breakfast (or lunch) at Taos Diner is a must! Huge portions, reasonable prices, and delicious. Taos Outback Pizza - salads! The house dressing is amazing. Guadalajara Grill is good for Mexican. Taos Cow in Arroyo Seco has great ice cream! Shopping: if you're going into town to do some shopping or sightseeing in the plaza area, you can park for free off of Camino de la Placita (we never paid for parking). Also, you can find souvenir-type items for sale at the Rio Grande Gorge bridge for better prices than in town. Francesca's in Arroyo Seco is a charming ladies boutique - cute stuff! Sightseeing: there's so many interesting and beautiful things to see and do in the area. You've got to get the Rio Grande Gorge, you must visit the plaza area, especially the Taos Farmers Market on Saturday mornings in the summer. San Francisco de Asis (church in Ranchos Des Taos) is a must see - put it on your list of photo ops! We also loved Arroyo Seco - charming small town! We would highly recommend this place, and cherish the memories we made here! Loved it!"
    Guest: Kelly G. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 2014
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  • Comfortable Quite Cozy

    "The location was very convenient to the Taos Ski Valley where we skied! The Condo was very clean. The kitchen was perfectly equipped with everything we needed. The beds were comfortable and we slept like rocks after the day skiing! It was nice and relaxing to hear the river flowing outside. We would definitely recommend staying here ,Thanks!"
    Guest: Ingrid Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: August 26, 2014
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  • Beautiful condo in Taos Ski Valley

    "We had a wonderful week staying in this beautifully furnished condo in TSV. We enjoyed the breathtaking scenery, hiking to Williams Lake, very friendly people in the village and some great food at "Stray Dog!" It's just a short drive into Taos, where we enjoyed more good food, toured the Taos Pueblo village, and saw beautiful southwestern artwork all around us. Arroyo Seco, on the mountain between Taos and TSV is another small village that is a must see. What a great time of year to visit - we enjoyed warm days and cool evenings. It was Chili season and we were delighted to grab a bushel of freshly roasted chilies to bring home! The condo was very comfortable, warm and inviting, which made it a great place to come back to. We would definitely do this again!"
    Guest: Captain Kayak Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 5, 2014
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  • Fantastic Location, Beautifully Furnished, All The Comforts of Home

    "I very much recommend this rental to anyone wanting to stay in a lovely and comfortable home which has everything you'll need -- and within walking distance of Taos Ski Valley. I have rented several homes in vacation areas and this was one of the cleanest, nicest and best stocked, with new dishes, great quality appliances and comfortable furniture. With the sole issue we had (Internet), the Owner reacted immediately. We'll stay here again if we return to Taos!"
    Guest: Robert R. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 25, 2014
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Taos Ski Valley Travel Tips

Taos Ski Valley Vacation Rentals

Taos Ski Valley is situated high in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of New Mexico. Its roots go back to the 1800s when it was settled by adventurous pioneers and miners. The village was only incorporated recently, in 1996, and is the highest incorporated community in New Mexico at an elevation of 9,200 feet. This scenic area is surrounded by the Carson National Forest and known for its scenery and winter sports. Taos Ski Valley has dry powder snow and steep expert runs; it is generally uncrowded, even in peak skiing season. At other times, it also makes a cool getaway from the summer heat of nearby desert states.

Reasons to Choose Taos Ski Valley Condos

Taos Ski Valley vacation rentals are the ideal places to retreat to after a busy day of outdoor activities. Enjoy a long soak in the tub after hiking or skiing, then relax in front of a warm fire. Ski Valley condos come in various sizes to suit all families so everyone can enjoy doing their own thing in their own private space. With internet access and plenty of TVs, everyone is happy which is key to a harmonious and enjoyable vacation. Stock the refrigerator with food and drinks then stay home or dine out – the choice is yours.

Things to Do from New Mexico Vacation Rentals in Taos Ski Valley

The ski facilities offered at Taos Ski Valley far exceed other similar New Mexico resorts, thanks to its legendary steep hills and hike-to terrains. Snowshoeing, snowboarding and cross country skiing are available on the dry powder snow, along with snowmobile tours. There is also a top-rated ski school and children's center. If you want a break from snowsports, a drive down the canyon will bring you to the milder climate of the Rio Grande where hiking, biking and horseback riding can be enjoyed all year-round. The Rio Grande also offers opportunities for rafting in the spring and is ideal for kayaking and fishing.

In the summer, the mountains are ideal for hill walking and picnicking as they are surrounded by summer flowers, waterfalls and outstanding scenery. Use the chair lifts for the steep ascents and then hike along the ridges or descend the trails at a leisurely pace. The Rio Honde runs through the village and is the ideal place for fly fishing enthusiasts to catch local trout.

The Weather Around Your Taos Ski Valley Cabins

Taos Ski Valley enjoys 300 sunny days on average per year but don't be fooled into thinking it is hot. The average high temperature is 56 F (13 C) and the average low is 23 F (5 C) with 300 inches of snowfall. From June through August, temperatures can reach a pleasant 75 F (24 C) and above, making it ideal for summer outdoor pursuits.

Nearby Attractions from New Mexico Vacation Rentals in Taos Ski Valley

The nearby town of Taos is 30 minutes down the canyon and has many shops, banks and services all year long. Pottery classes are a fun experience or you can wander around the ruins of the historic pueblo. The Millicent Rogers Museum has an outstanding collection of Native American and Hispanic art and jewelry.

The charming town of Santa Fe is a 90-minute drive from the Taos Ski Valley condos where museums, the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi and the State Capitol Building are just some of the top sights to visit.

The hot springs of Ojo Caliente are just an hour's drive away through beautiful scenery.

How to Get to Taos Ski Valley Vacation Rentals

Taos Ski Valley is approximately 15 miles northeast of Taos and easily reached by car along the US Highway 150. Visitors from further afield can fly to Albuquerque and drive two to three hours to reach Taos Ski Valley. Direct flights can also be taken from Los Angeles International Airport to Albuquerque and Denver International Airport is just a four-hour drive away.

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