Are you looking for the best Airbnbs in Santa Fe? We’ve got you covered with 14 suggestions that will help ensure your trip is as memorable as possible.
Santa Fe is full of history and culture, both of which can be found in abundance in the downtown Plaza. Though the popular museums, art galleries, shops, and restaurants of downtown are major tourist attractions, the natural beauty of the city is no slouch either with stunning mountain ranges, plenty of hiking and biking trails, and excellent ski opportunities.
Your itinerary might include a hike on the Dale Ball trail system or a visit to the Palace of the Governors to learn about its critical role in New Mexico’s history. But regardless of how you choose to spend your time in Santa Fe, it will likely be both educational and adventurous.
To put the icing on the cake of a fun filled trip you’ll want to ensure you’ve booked one of the best Airbnbs in Santa Fe to come “home” to each night. A stay in an Airbnb allows you to immerse yourself in the city, connect with locals, and enjoy a luxurious stay that is kinder on your wallet than a resort would be.
Airbnbs in Santa Fe often feature the unique Pueblo style architecture of the area complete with adobe brick and stunning wood beam vigas. A stay in any one of these homes will give you an authentic Santa Fe experience that will have you instantly longing for a return trip to this southwest paradise.
14 Best Airbnbs in Santa Fe (Casitas, Cabins, and more!)
Artist Retreat On Tano Road
If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Santa Fe that will accommodate a large family, you’d be remiss not to check out the Artist Retreat on Tano Road. This 5 level home can sleep up to 9 people in four cozy bedrooms.
Kids will love exploring the 5 acre property, visiting the adorable goats and chickens, and playing by the koi/turtle pond. While they’re romping around, you can prepare a delicious pizza in the outdoor wood brick oven or maybe whip up some burgers on the grill.
We suggest heading up to the top level of the house to witness spectacular sunsets before cozying up by the kiva fireplace underneath striking wood beams. From the showers decorated in river rock to the wood herringbone kitchen cabinets, the interior of this well appointed home is unique and inviting.
You’ll have plenty of privacy and great mountain views during your stay in this home in the hills, while also being conveniently close to hiking and biking trails and the historic Santa Fe Plaza. The hosts live on the property in a separate house and are available should you need them, but they won’t bother you otherwise.
Casita De La Luz
If you love hiking and adobe living we’ve got you covered with this southwest haven whose charm puts it among the most desirable Airbnbs in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Casita de la Luz has spectacular mountain views and is located near the Audubon Park and trails, Dale Ball trails, and the trail above St. John’s College for excellent hiking opportunities. During your stay, you’ll experience the quiet of the historic Santa Fe neighborhood while also enjoying your close proximity to the Canyon Road arts district, Museum Hill, and the Santa Fe Plaza.
Time spent at the casita will be memorable as well with the kiva gas fireplace keeping you cozy and a rooftop deck giving you the best views of the mountain and the stars.
From the bright yellow door welcoming you inside to the colorful tile designs, wood beams, and adobe structure, this casita screams southwest charm, and you can’t help but fall in love with the homey beauty of its design.
Gorgeous Casita with Private Hot Tub
If you’re hoping for a hint of luxury in a private but central location, this is one of the best Airbnbs in Santa Fe for you.
This gorgeous casita is hypoallergenic, comes with two Smart TV’s, an outdoor barbecue, washer and dryer, a comfortable king bed, and a hot tub among many other amenities. There’s even a Tesla charger and RV parking on-site for travelers using those means of transportation.
The inside of the casita is thoughtfully decorated and features beautiful wood and brick floors. You’ll be more than comfortable in this Santa Fe Airbnb located just a short distance from historic downtown Santa Fe.
And did we mention the hot tub that will be perfect for relaxing after a long day while watching the sunset? That is just the kind of evening that will make your stay at this popular casita particularly memorable.
Hyde Park Haven
Have you been dreaming of long ski days or adventurous hikes followed by a soak in a hot tub under the starry sky at one of the best Santa Fe Airbnbs? The Hyde Park Haven is waiting for you just 7.5 miles from the Santa Fe ski basin with your own private hot tub that you’ll be reluctant to leave.
This home is across the street from the 10,000 Waves Spa and Resort which is worth a visit for spa treatments or a delicious dinner. It’s also a short four miles to the historic Santa Fe Plaza, the heart of the city where you can wander through shops and galleries.
The Airbnb itself has stunning wood beams, an abundance of artwork hung throughout, and two comfortable bedrooms, one of which has a large soaking tub and bed posts with flowy curtains that will no doubt lead to a peaceful sleep. The whole space is full of natural light, particularly in the Great Room where you can enjoy the warmth of the kiva fireplace after a dinner made on the outdoor grill.
This particular booking is for the Heavenly Suite, which is Unit B of a two-unit house. You’ll have complete privacy throughout your stay, however should you be traveling with a larger group and wish to book both Unit A and B, a secret door can be opened between units so you can enjoy the company of everyone in your group.
Upscale, Beautiful, and Private 2BR
This upscale, beautiful home is among the vacation rentals in Santa Fe that provide you with seclusion and privacy while also being close to downtown and its conveniences. You get the best of both worlds as you explore the fascinating city of Santa Fe (also known as “the City Different”) followed by a cozy, peaceful night in curled up by the kiva fireplace.
The adobe style walls, bricks floors, and gorgeous wood beam ceilings bring a warmth to the space that instantly makes you feel at home. Sunlight also streams through the windows and doors illuminating the beautiful interior. Grab your favorite book and head to the bedroom window seating for the perfect reading nook.
Despite sharing the property with the main house, you’ll never have to worry about privacy as the main house is completely out of sight. Surrounded by cedar and juniper trees, you’re sure to enjoy what feels like a nature getaway despite being only 10 minutes from the city center.
If you’re looking to get out and explore, plenty of hiking trails, Museum Hill, and Santa Fe Plaza with its shops, restaurants, and historic buildings are just a short drive away. When you’re ready to return to the Airbnb, you can enjoy dinner on the patio next to the outdoor fireplace before taking a glass of wine with you up the staircase to the rooftop patio where you can soak in the Santa Fe sunset and look at the world from up above.
Lovely Downtown Casita
It’s always a win when you find top-notch downtown Santa Fe Airbnbs and this lovely casita is no exception. This 500 square foot adobe home is cozy and convenient making it the perfect home away from home for your next trip to Santa Fe.
One of the best parts about staying downtown is the ability to walk to the restaurants, museums, shops, and galleries of the historic Santa Fe Plaza. And despite being so close to the heart of the city, the neighborhood you’ll be staying in is peaceful and quiet.
The casita itself is cozy, inviting, and exudes southwest charm from the Saltillo tile floors to the classic viga (wood beam) ceilings of New Mexico’s adobe homes. A talavera pot and a kiva fireplace complete the southwest look while skylights cast a warm, sunshiny glow on the beautiful interior.
After a day of adventure in the city, you can come home and grab a drink and your dinner to enjoy on the patio. Individual travelers and couples are sure to have a memorable vacation in this small but inviting haven.
Casita Don Gaspar
The Casita Don Gaspar is one of the more remote Airbnbs in Santa Fe that has made our list. Located 20 minutes from the Santa Fe Plaza, the casita is the perfect quiet getaway on 10 acres of land among the pines. The beautiful natural landscape is visible from all of the large windows throughout the house which also let in ample amounts of sunlight.
There are plenty of hiking, biking, and skiing opportunities nearby, but if you’d prefer to hang around the house instead, you can relax in the swinging chair on the upstairs balcony or take a snack and a drink out to the outdoor deck and hang out with the trees from the comfort of the home. If you have to work during your stay, there is a work desk facing windows with views of the yard to motivate you to complete your work faster so you can enjoy the natural beauty.
There is only one bedroom and it’s located on the second floor of the home so make sure anyone booking this Airbnb is comfortable climbing the spiral staircase. It’s location on the second floor however makes the bed a prime stargazing spot as you lie level with the tops of the trees and look above you through the panel of windows behind the headboard.
Because the Airbnb is more remote and secluded, you should note that there is no cell phone reception (however there is wifi in the house), and you should plan on driving a suitable all wheel drive car in the winter to safely navigate the snow and dirt road. The main house is also on the property and you might receive a warm welcome from the host’s malamute who is curious about the coming and going guests, however you can also expect to have plenty of privacy during your stay.
Private & Charming Santa Fe Studio Cabin w/Patio
Slightly north in the village of Tesuque you’ll find one of the most charming cabins in Santa Fe. This bright and airy log cabin is the perfect getaway for individuals or couples with its comfortable queen bed under a set of three skylights.
The skylights, windows, and doors in the cabin allow sunlight to come streaming into the cozy interior. To soak in the sunrays more directly, head to the sunken stone patio or the backyard to relax at either of the dining tables.
Though the cabin isn’t in the heart of downtown Santa Fe, it’s a quick drive to the Santa Fe Plaza, the Santa Fe Opera, hiking and biking trails, ski slopes, and more. You can even take an easy stroll to either of two nearby restaurants for a delicious meal out.
The guests do live on the property in a separate unit, but you’ll be afforded plenty of privacy during your stay. You should also note that the cabin does not have air conditioning, so in the hotter months you may need to turn on the ceiling fans and open the windows to keep the cabin at a comfortable temperature.
Are you traveling as a family and looking for kid-friendly Airbnbs in Santa Fe? With a stroller, infant bed, baby gate, and toys, the Casa Azul is the cozy haven you’re looking for.
By staying in this beautiful adobe home, you’re immersing yourself in a piece of Santa Fe history. Built in 1900, the homestead was later turned into a dance hall in the 30’s before eventually being converted into the four bedroom home that stands today.
The home bursts with color from the purple and turquoise front door to the red and green bedrooms. Plenty of open space complete with games, puzzles, and an elegant Yamaha concert grand piano allow you to enjoy each other’s company and stay entertained throughout the day.
If you’re looking for a bit of fresh air you can make s’mores and grill a delicious dinner on the outdoor patio or venture away from the house to the Santa Fe Plaza or any number or excellent hiking trails nearby. Pets are welcome at this Airbnb as well, so bring them along to experience the beauty and history of Santa Fe with you.
Authentic Santa Fe Adobe Home w/ Desert Views
As nice as it is to stay downtown near the Santa Fe Plaza, some of the best Santa Fe Airbnbs are on the outskirts of the city. At this authentic Santa Fe home you can get a taste of desert living surrounded by a beautiful mountainous landscape.
The home is all things southwest and New Mexico with its thick adobe walls and wood beam vigas. Panels of floor to ceiling windows throughout the west side of the home give you excellent views of the outdoors and let in ample sunlight throughout the day.
Though it takes 20 minutes to reach downtown Santa Fe, it’s a pleasant drive and still allows you to visit some of the city’s best restaurants, shops, and museums should you wish to venture that way. With plenty of nearby hiking and biking trails and a grocery store within easy reach, you can easily remain nearby the house for the duration of your trip and still have a memorable time.
When you’re done adventuring for the day, we suggest heading out to the cozy back patio, curling up in one of the big patio chairs, and sipping on a drink as the sun goes down and the sky bursts with color. As you head in for the night you might even catch a glimpse of a coyote on the property or hear its howl.
Luxe Adobe Casita
The best Airbnbs in Santa Fe are the ones that instantly make you feel at home. From the colorful exterior adorned with bright red chili ristras to the charming, cozy interior, this adobe casita welcomes you with open arms.
For individuals and couples wishing to explore historic downtown Santa Fe, the adobe casita is the perfect home base. The fantastic shops, restaurants, and museums of downtown are within walking distance of the Airbnb making it remarkably easy to venture out and get around during your stay.
Back at the Airbnb, we suggest grilling dinner on the shaded outdoor patio and kicking back after a long day of adventure. The vines along the wall, ristras, and exposed adobe brick help make the patio particularly inviting.
To end your day, head to the secluded hot tub where you can star gaze while the outdoor fire blazes next to you. It’s a magical experience and one you won’t want to miss.
Eco Home With Amazing Mountain Views Close To Town
Up on a hill with spectacular mountain views, you’ll find this well-appointed eco home that is among the best Airbnbs in Santa Fe. Located just 10 minutes from the Santa Fe Plaza while also sitting on the edge of the National Forest you get the best of the city and the natural landscape all in one.
The hosts go out of their way to be environmentally conscious with passive solar heating, biodegradable products, a septic system that allows the water from the flush toilets to later water the landscape, and more. With heated floors, a fireplace that you can keep going late into the night, plenty of natural light, and beautiful hand carved wood beams, the home is a cozy and inviting sanctuary you’ll never want to leave.
One of the best parts of the home is the outdoor patio with its seating area, propane barbecue, and stunning mountain and forest views. With skies that often remain crystal clear at night, you can stay out on the patio until the stars come out and drink a glass of wine as you stargaze.
The hosts have thought of everything from kid’s toys to local guidebooks to make your stay the best it can be. As you’re watching the sunrise in the morning from the porch with a cup of coffee in hand and the mountains stretched out before you, you’ll be happy you chose to call this Santa Fe Airbnb your home away from home.
Hot Springs Casita @ Ojo Santa Fe Spa Resort
Usually, when we suggest the best Airbnbs in Santa Fe, they’re local’s homes, however, this resort casita was too good to resist. The Hot Springs Casita at the Ojo Santa Fe Spa Resort combines the luxury of a resort stay with the hospitality of an Airbnb host.
The real draw of the resort is its healing spring-fed waters and thermal soaking pools that you have the priveledge of accessing throughout your stay. Whether you’re soaking in the pools, napping in the hammocks, or reading a book in a rocking chair, you can’t help but relax and escape the everyday hustle and bustle of life.
The 77-acre property also includes hiking trails to stretch your legs as well as a collection of Silkie chickens that you should definitely stop by and say hello to. When you’re ready to wind down your day back at your casita you can order delicious food from the Blue Heron restaurant and have it delivered to your door to enjoy in the comfort of your room.
With a cozy gas fireplace, private courtyard, and tea and coffee for you to enjoy, you’ll be more than comfortable at the casita. Located 20 minutes from downtown, the resort is still within reasonable distance of the shops, restaurants, and museums of the Santa Fe Plaza should you wish to venture outside of the resort bubble and explore the city itself.
Blake and Mitty’s casita
Just 10 minutes from the Santa Fe Plaza, Blake and Mitty’s casita is one of the best Airbnbs in Santa Fe for feeling like you’re in the heart of the city while still enjoying a quiet nature retreat. It doesn’t get much better than coming home to stunning mountain views in every direction after an adventurous day in the city.
The beautiful adobe casita is charmingly decorated and follows an open concept floor plan. The lighting in the house can be operated from a smart phone app and is therefore easily adjustable to create the perfect mood you’re looking for at any given moment.
The outside patio is particularly inviting thanks to the views of the surrounding mountains. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy an al fresco dinner, cozy up by the wood burning fireplace, and soak up the starry night sky.
When you’re done outdoors you can venture inside, turn on the Sonos speakers though a phone app, and have your own little private dance party to wrap up the night. You should note that while the hosts do live on the property, they’re in a separate building and give you complete privacy throughout the duration of your stay.
We’re thrilled you’ve chosen to call the historic downtown and mountainous landscapes of Santa Fe your home for your next vacation. We hope one of these unique Airbnbs in Santa Fe will catch your eye.
Whether you’re staying within walking distance of the Plaza or have opted for a more remote, quiet retreat surrounded by nature, you’re sure to enjoy your time in this wonderful city. Please let us know if you have any questions or comments as you look through this list of the best Santa Fe Airbnbs and find the one that will be just right for you.