About Us - Blue Sky Retreat Center - Taos, New Mexico
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About The Property

Blue Sky Retreat and Bed & Breakfast at the historic San Geronimo Lodge is located in the enchanted beauty of Taos, New Mexico.  Our property has 18 bedrooms, a swimming pool and a hot tub, a labyrinth and a meditation path on 3 beautiful acres just two miles from Taos Town Square. It can sleep up to 54 leaders and participants.  We are located 30 min away from Taos Ski Valley and Angel Fire Resort.


The San Geronimo Lodge was built in 1925 in the style of a Grand Lodge, with vast common rooms high ceiling with traditional vigas, rambling verandas and winding portals-all situated on the 3.5 acres of natural serenity. Fruit tree abound the banks of the Acequia Madre which rambles through the grounds and many miles of the Carson National Forest are just a short walk away. Built in native adobe, the San Geronimo Lodge truly offers the best of both worlds- historic ambiance and charm with all the comfort and convenience of modern day accommodations.

Fresh Eats

Every morning, our amazing chef-owner, Marina, prepares a full gourmet country breakfast for our guests with so much tender love and care. Homemade cookies, biscuits, or breads are served, warm from the oven, with the days special hot entrée, selected juices and freshly brewed coffee and tea.


Get away from the busyness and noise of your daily life to nourish your soul in the magic and beauty of Taos, NM.  You can attend a retreat or bring your community to Blue Sky and let us host your event.  To see all the upcoming retreats, click here!

We see retreats as an opportunity for deeper connection to your community as well as a source for additional revenue in a beautiful location. We’ve been hosting retreats here in Taos and we can say that it organically allows a deeper connection to yourself simply by being here surrounded by nature and unplugging from the daily assault of cell phones, meetings, to do lists and commitments back home. Here, you get to get back to your most natural self.

Our property has 18 bedrooms, a swimming pool and a hot tub, a labyrinth and a meditation path on 3 beautiful acres just two miles from Taos Town Square. It can sleep up to 54 leaders and participants. Our rates are very reasonable and can be fully catered.

We’d love for you to come check us out here at Blue Sky.  Imagine leading a yoga practice, meditation or an art or writing retreat for your community in our rustic and stunning, 100 year old, classic New Mexico style Adobe lodge before a crackling fireplace on original hardwood floors. Picture leading a walking meditation surrounded by mountains under a limitless blue sky. Consider enjoying walking right out the back door to a vigorous hike up Devisadero trail or taking a half day trip to Williams Lake Trail by Taos Ski Valley.

You can do all of this and more with us. To learn more, email us at info@blueskyretreatcenter.com, or call us directly at 575-751-3776. Plan your perfect retreat now or join one of ours.

Meet The Owners: Albina & Roger Rippy

We are yoga teachers and studio owners from Houston, Texas. We fell in love with Taos during many family vacations & memories in Santa Fe and Taos. We felt a sense of homecoming upon each return here and we were renewed by its enchanting landscape, its people and its spirit.

Our historic bed and breakfast is a family-owned and operated business.  We want to ensure that you have an outstanding experience with us at Blue Sky.  When you come to Blue Sky, you are welcomed like family.

Dream Big

We like to dream big and Blue Sky Retreat is a huge part of our big dreams. When we first pulled up to the Historic San Geronimo Lodge, we knew our dreams had come true. Now we want to share our love of New Mexico and our shared dream with you.

Our Purpose

Our higher purpose is to help people live happy, healthy, inspired lives. Our vision for Blue Sky Retreat is co-creating a space for people from all over the world to go away for a while, disconnect from technology, listen in, breathe deeply, feel deeply and commune with nature.

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Realizing This Dream

In addition to Blue Sky Retreat, which we acquired in December 2015, we own YogaOne Studios in Houston, Texas, which have since blossomed from one to seven studios in the Houston area. They are hoping to bring the same vibrant and welcoming space to Blue Sky Retreat at San Geronimo Lodge.

We hope you’ll join us in realizing this dream together.

Love and light,