It is a signature New Mexico style adobe construction with a chili pepper-shaped swimming pool (open from Memorial Day to Labor Day), a hot tub (open year-round), a meditation path, a garden and a labyrinth. It has been a farm house, a sanatorium, a boarding school and now a bed & breakfast that can host yoga, meditation, art retreats, company gatherings, weddings and family reunions.
We have 18 uniquely decorated rooms that vary from a cozy and romantic get-away for 2 with a warm and inviting fire place to larger rooms that can host a family of 6 or 7. Every room has its own full bathroom. Blue Sky Retreat has a spacious dining hall that can be a beautiful space for a wedding reception, a formal dinner for a large group of people, or an inviting space for a yoga retreat for 30-50.
Long one of America’s foremost, bona fide Art Colony’s, Taos is also home to a world-class ski resort (Taos Ski Valley), a World Heritage Site (Taos Pueblo), one of the most photographed and iconic churches (St. Francisco de Asis), and a majestic landscape encompassing the Rocky Mountains and the Rio Grande Gorge (and its eponymous bridge). Drawn by clean air and mythical light, visitors come to New Mexico’s Soul of the Southwest to experience rich spiritual traditions, fine art, distinctive cuisine, a thriving music scene, breath-taking outdoor activities ranging from exceptional hiking, world-class skiing, to white water rafting, mountain biking and climbing and of course, the raw, natural beauty of the landscape. Discover your place far away from the everyday in Taos, New Mexico.
In 2015, Blue Sky was purchased by Roger & Albina Rippy after many family vacations and cherished memories. Now they want to share this love with you.
Breakfast buffet includes an egg dish (scrambled eggs, frittata or boiled eggs), bacon or breakfast sausages, baked potato wedges, oatmeal with all the fixings (raisins, dried cranberries, flax seed, walnuts, etc.), fresh fruits and berries, yogurt, granola, cereal, an assortment of breads, freshly baked muffins, coffee, tea, orange juice, apple juice and milk
Our downstairs rooms are dog-friendly. Please let us know in advance that you will be bringing your dogs and we will ensure you are assigned to a dog-friendly room. We welcome your dog at $20/per stay or $25/for 2 dogs extra charge.
Please bring a blanket to cover our bed and furniture. Your room will not be serviced during your stay. If you intend to leave your pet in the room while you are gone, please bring a crate.
Here are some of the dishes that are Marina’s specialty:
Russian Cabbage Rolls (with beef on the inside, baked in a sauce made out of sautéed onions, carrots and tomatoes)
Sinfully Delicious Meatballs (beef) baked and served with homemade Mashed Potatoes
Lebanese Chicken (spiced up with cinnamon, allspice, salt and pepper) with Mediterranean Pilaf
Juicy Chicken Thighs (marinated to perfection and baked in oven) served with golden roasted potato wedges
Baked Tilapia in tomato sauce with sautéed onions, and garlic
Big Green Salad
Soups: Russian Borscht, Vegetarian Split Pea, Solynka
To order your dinner, talk to Marina in person (she is always around), or text her 281-500-3008
Located on the property of Blue Sky Retreat at Historic San Geronimo Lodge
The top tourist destination in Taos, just three miles from San Geronimo Lodge. It is a 1,000 year-old ancient Indian village, still inhabited today by Native Americans.
A 1,280 foot span cantilever truss bridge, just 12 scenic miles from the San Geronimo Lodge. It is the fifth highest bridge in the United States, rising 650 feet above the Rio Grande.
Dates back to the late 18th century, serving for decades as the central meeting place in the valley. Today, it is the center of shops and monuments in town.
An Earthship is a type of passive solar house made of natural and recycled materials. Designed and marketed by Earthship Biotecture of Taos, New Mexico, the homes are primarily constructed to work as autonomous buildings employing green architectural solutions.
For a town of just 7,000 people, Taos has an amazing concentration of culture with over 40 fine art galleries and many excellent museums.
Taos has many excellent restaurants, from great little spots to have lunch to the finest dinner cuisine. We have a collection of many menus at our front desk for you to view.
Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa is the oldest natural health spa in the country with seven geothermal mineral water pools soothing visitors for centuries.
We had a great 2-night stay in April. It was mid-week and before peak season, so we were the only people there. The staff was very friendly & accommodating (especially with my pick breakfast preferences). The bed was so comfortable!
Blue Sky Retreat is a hidden gem if you need a great place to stay in Taos. It is family friendly, clean, well maintained and affordable. Joshua, the property manager, went above and beyond to make our family's Christmas vacation a special one.