Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Eagle Nest, NM that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $128 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Eagle Nest. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Eagle Nest
Destination guide

Welcome to the Enchanted Circle

A small village on the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway, nestled in the dramatic landscapes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Eagle Nest is a fantastic year-round destination. Come in winter to enjoy the winter sports on offer at the nearby Taos Ski Valley and Red River ski area, surrounded by dramatic snowy peaks. Or, visit in late spring through fall to enjoy the flower-filled meadows and crystalline mountain lakes. It's easy to explore the village on foot to enjoy the galleries, coffeehouses and local restaurants. Alternatively, you can take a tour to explore the picturesque nearby villages and incredible mountain scenery.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Eagle Nest

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Eagle Nest a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Taos Ski Valley (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Old Town (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Red River Ski Area (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Horseshoe Lake (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Lost Lake (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • El Valle Escondido Golf Course (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)

The dramatic setting of Eagle Nest

The snowy peaks, sweeping fields and unusual rock formations that surround the village of Eagle Nest make it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. Here, there are so many possibilities to hike, bike, kayak, spot birds, gaze up at the stars or just explore the local history and geology. For a jaw-dropping vantage point, how about a sunrise balloon ride over the Rio Grande Gorge? Meanwhile, by heading downtown from your Eagle Nest vacation rental, you can stroll around the boutiques, jewelry and souvenir shops. Take your pick from many fabulous local restaurants or even stop for a beer in an old Western-style saloon.


Seasonal adventures in Eagle Nest

Eagle Nest vacation rentals make great bases for getting stuck into skiing nearby. Although winters are cold and snowy, you'll still be treated to sunny days – offering beautiful vistas of snowy mountains twinkling under slanting sunlight. Throughout the year, there are very large day-night temperature variations. Even with summer temperatures into the 80s and 90s, you can still experience very chilly nights through the summer. Pack a warm sweater even in the summer months, so you can experience the joy of lying under clear mountain skies gazing at the stars.

Natural features

Ravishing nature in Eagle Nest

Nature lovers staying in Eagle Nest vacation rentals should make a beeline for Eagle Nest Lake State Park. It's an exhilarating slice of the outdoors, and has a vast lake which is a popular draw for boaters and anglers. You can take a boat out onto its pristine blue waters to fish for salmon and rainbow trout under the gaze of nearby mountains. Eagle Nest is sandwiched between the towering points of Baldy Mountain and Wheeler Peak, so you're surrounded by dramatic, photo-worthy terrain. Local trails take in much of this landscape, so bring your comfiest boots to make the most of it all.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Eagle Nest

Fly into Taos, NM (TSM-Taos Regional), the closest airport, located 23.6 mi (38 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Eagle Nest?

Luxury villas, secluded treehouses and spacious homes — everyone's ideal escape is different. Whatever your tastes, you're sure to find something that makes your heart skip a beat among our top vacation rentals in Eagle Nest:

  • "New Hideaway With Sweeping Eagle Nest Lake Views": This Colfax County retreat offers 3 bedrooms and is highly rated among visitors. Amenities such as a fridge and a TV are on hand to make your stay a comfy one.
  • "Retreat Center 100+ Acre Ranch": Settle in at this escape in Northern New Mexico and you'll have access to free toiletries, a blender and more. It has 13 bedrooms to accommodate your friends and family.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Eagle Nest vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Eagle Nest?

Whether you want to spend your vacation chasing adventure outdoors or relaxing with your nearest and dearest, Vrbo has lovely log cabins where you can do both. Take a peek at these top options in and around Eagle Nest:

  • "Beautiful Log Cabin, Neighborhood Of Country Club And Golf Course": This is an ideal base to try out some of the fabulous outdoor activities this region has on offer, including snowmobiling and golf.
  • "Miller Cabin - Log Cabin 3 Bedroom 2 Bath. Close To Ski Area": Stay in and enjoy the relaxed vibe or try some of the fun activities nearby, including golf and cross-country skiing. Active or chill, the choice is yours.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Eagle Nest?

If you've been busier than a bee in a garden lately, you deserve to get away for a few blissful days. Skip out of work early on Friday and head for one of these weekend getaways in or near Eagle Nest:

  • Make yourself at home at "Angel Fire Vacation Rental Pet Friendly Cozy Light Bright Home". Located roughly 11 miles to the south of Eagle Nest, this cozy retreat has all you need for a chilled out stay, including a TV and an ice maker.
  • Otherwise, live it up with your crew at "Cabin - Beautiful Mountain Chalet Within 5 Minutes Of All Angel Fire Amenities", which is around 11 miles to the south of Eagle Nest. Take advantage of a TV, a microwave oven and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Eagle Nest?

Studio apartments may be small in size, but they pack a big punch when it comes to location and convenience. Put your bags down at one of these top studio apartments in and around Eagle Nest:

  • Enjoy some time out on your own or take a few buddies along to "Beautiful Views And Easy Walk To The Lifts". You'll have plenty of amenities to make your stay comfortable, including a stovetop and an iron and ironing board.
  • Or, use "Beautiful Views And Easy Walk To The Lifts" as a base to explore the best sights around you. This home away from home offers a kitchen, a microwave oven and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Eagle Nest?

From simple studio apartments to large vacation homes, Vrbo has your mini break sorted. Here are two of our most popular picks in and around Eagle Nest:

  • Within easy reach of central Eagle Nest, "Private With Views, On Trail Syst" welcomes short-term guests. When you're not holed up in your comfortable digs, get out and discover the area's best sights.
  • "Selah House Great For Family Ski Trips" is also ideally located. Put your feet up here and find out why many guests rate this getaway as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Eagle Nest?

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to get away for a weekend, just you and your sweetie. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Eagle Nest that would make Cupid green with envy. Here are some we think you'll love:

  • Located around 12 miles from Eagle Nest, "Large, Luxury Cabin, With A Gourmet Kitchen" is the ideal place for lovestruck couples. Skiing facilities and a resort are just some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • "Private, Lrg Covered Decks, Great Views" is another top option guaranteed to woo you. It's approximately 12 miles from Eagle Nest and has a resort and a fireplace.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Eagle Nest?

Share your vacation and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're planning an adventurous getaway with friends or a family reunion, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and near Eagle Nest:

  • You'll have loads of room to move at "Large, Luxury Cabin, With A Gourmet Kitchen". Around 12 miles south of Eagle Nest, this grand retreat has 6 bedrooms and sleeps up to 19 guests. Quality amenities include a kitchen and mountain views.
  • Invite up to 12 of your friends to "Private, Lrg Covered Decks, Great Views" and fill the place with laughter and love. This option has 3 bedrooms and is around 12 miles to the south of central Eagle Nest. It's packed with features to keep a large group occupied, such as a firepit and a garden.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Eagle Nest?

If you're planning a getaway and your guest list is a few pages long, don't worry about finding a space big enough for all those people. We've got large vacation rentals in and around Eagle Nest ideal for family reunions, birthday parties and more. These are a few ideas:

  • "Retreat Center 100+ Acre Ranch": With 13 bedrooms accommodating up to 30 people, there's plenty of space for everyone. You and your group will have access to a range of amenities including a garden and ski-in/ski-out facilities.
  • "Cabin - Grand Mountain Retreat - 7 Mi To Angel Fire": This outstanding escape was tailor-made for big groups and includes a lake view and a fireplace. It offers 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 44 guests.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Eagle Nest?

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool is one of the most coveted. Have a look at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Eagle Nest and spend your time splashing about. Just remember to bring your inflatable pizza slice:

  • Pack your swimsuit and take a break at "Selah House Great For Family Ski Trips". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including on-site watersports and a stair gate.
  • Spend lazy days splashing around or finding some peaceful moments by the water at "Bright 3bedroom Mountain Chalet + Guest House". This vacation rental is another favorite and offers a smart TV, childrens activities and more.

Eagle Nest has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 50 ºF and 75 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summertime to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Eagle Nest vacation rental and plan your escape for whatever season you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Eagle Nest?

Comfort, privacy and space are all essential to any successful family trip, and Vrbo's range of large family vacation rentals in and around Eagle Nest offer an ideal solution. Check out these to get you started:

  • Located around 12 miles south of Eagle Nest, "Large, Luxury Cabin, With A Gourmet Kitchen" sleeps up to 19 guests over 6 bedrooms. As well as plenty of space to sprawl out, amenities include a living room and childrens activities.
  • Another lovely family getaway is "Private, Lrg Covered Decks, Great Views". Around 12 miles to the south of Eagle Nest, it comes with 3 bedrooms, room for up to 12 guests, a microwave oven and a nearby laundromat.