Guiding you through the "Art and Soul " of Santa Fe
The Inn and Spa at Loretto, also known as the "Art and Soul of Santa Fe™," is committed to connecting our guests with the local community through custom curated experiences that inspire the mind, body and spirit. As a city steeped in history, art and natural beauty it's no wonder travelers from all over the world come seeking solace in our vibrant blue skies and rich culture offerings.
From iconic artists and literary masters, to prominent historical figures and old-world explorers, the city of Santa Fe has been inspiring locals and travelers alike for centuries. Santa Fe's rich and diverse heritage is celebrated and preserved throughout the city's cherished local traditions and community celebrations.
Finding your way through a new city is half the journey, but experiencing a place through the eyes and spirit of the locals is the ultimate reward. So to help you navigate your way through the City Different, the Inn and Spa at Loretto has united some of the Santa Fe's most notable locals - each representing a unique element of the city's cultural offerings. Below you can meet each Loretto Curator and discover what inspires and excites them about America's oldest capital. With their thoughtful guidance we invite you to explore and discover local art museums, restaurants, shopping, and the great outdoors with the help of experienced tour guides - creating your own personal Santa Fe adventure, and memories to last a lifetime.
As a long time Santa Fe gallery owner and board treasurer of the Santa Fe Gallery Owner, Karla Winterowd knows her way around Santa Fe's diverse art scene. Offering insider tips to navigating the 300+ art galleries and museums in the city Different, as well season art shopping guides and must-see exhibits.
Celebrity chef, local food critic, noted cookbook author and founder of Las Cosas Cooking School, Chef Johnny Vee definitely knows who's dishing up the best of the best in Santa Fe. Follow along as Johnny takes you on a culinary journey through the City Different's 200+ restaurants.
Owners and tour guides for Santa Fe Walkabouts Sue and Georges Mally (along with their loyal companion Murio) bring their passion for the outdoors right to our doorstep. Offering outings with some of the best views in Santa Fe, treks to mountain peaks, tours of our most noted national monuments, and Santa Fe's only Pinzgauer Jeep tours, Sue and Georges will guide you on an adventure of a lifetime.
Noted author and owner of the year-round Susan's Christmas Shop on Palace Ave., Susan Topp Weber is the city's foremost holiday expert. Her enchanting shop offers a treasure chest of unique one-of-a kind and local handmade holiday ornaments. And, be on the look out for special events and book signings hosted by Susan throughout the year. From flickering farolitos and luminarias, to long standing cultural traditions, holidays in Santa Fe are truly magic!