Looking for the best Airbnb in New Mexico? We’ve got you covered with these unique suggestions to make your trip as memorable as possible.
New Mexico has a diverse landscape ranging from dry deserts to snow-capped mountain peaks. The state is also home to a handful of national parks and monuments you won’t want to miss including the Carlsbad Caverns and White Sands National Park.
Whether you’re admiring ancient ruins in Chaco Canyon, visiting the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, reading up on the Roswell Crash at the International UFO Museum and Research Center, or hiking sections of the Continental Divide Trail, your New Mexico trip is sure to be an adventurous one.
To put the icing on the cake of a fun filled trip you’ll want to ensure you have the perfect New Mexico Airbnb to come “home” to each night. You’re in luck because with New Mexico’s unique building styles, you’re spoiled for choice when it comes to great Airbnbs.
Whether you’re cozying up in an adobe casita with beautiful pops of color inside or enjoying economically sustainable living at an Earthship, you’re guaranteed an authentic New Mexico experience that will leave an impression on you far greater than any hotel could.
15 Best Airbnbs In New Mexico (Earthships, VRBOS, and More!)
The Rass Mandal Residence
The Rass Mandal Residence is a pricey and luxurious VRBO in New Mexico. With room for up to ten people, you can easily get a large group together to split the price of this amazing New Mexico home. With so many luxurious amenities, it will be worth it.
Nestled on over 20 private acres, you’ll feel like the only ones out in the desert of Santa Fe County. The home has six bedrooms and four full bathrooms. Features inside include a beautifully decorated living room, a large and fully equipped kitchen, and a large dining space. Throughout the home, there are tons of large windows, so you can fully enjoy the spectacular views.
Outside, you’ll find a large area for hanging out. Take a swim in the large private pool, relax in the hot tub, or sun bathe in the loungers. There is also a grill and space to enjoy outdoor dining. On a quiet evening, head out to the firepit and make smores as you relax in the Adirondack chairs. The Rass Mandal Residence is a great VRBO in New Mexico for a relaxing adventure with friends or family.
Casita Azul is a charming two-bedroom one-bathroom house in Mesilla Plaza in Mesilla New Mexico. The house is attached to the main house in the plaza but has two private entrances. One is directly on the street in Mesilla Plaza and another near the main home’s front door.
Stepping into the quaint home you’ll find a unique blend of southwestern style and comfort. The main living area includes a cozy living area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a small dining area. The kitchen has beautiful mosaic tiling and the whole home has a unique wood ceiling. Off the side of the main living area is where you’ll find the largest bedroom with a queen-sized bed.
Towards the back of the house there is a second bedroom with a twin-sized bed and a full bathroom. If you are looking to be in the center of it all in Mesilla, then consider staying at the Casa Azul.
Corrales Spacious Oasis
The Corrales Spacious Oasis is a private home in an upscale neighborhood in Corrales New Mexico, which is just outside of Albuquerque. The home has two bedrooms and one bathroom, making it perfect for a small group or family. If you are looking to admire hot air balloons, then you’ll love how close they come to the Corrales Spacious Oasis.
Inside the home there is a large living area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a small dining area. Each bedroom has a queen-sized bed and they both share a full bathroom. Outside the house there is a covered front porch with seating. There is also a courtyard for you to use. The best part about this home is when hot air balloons fly so close you can see all the details. It’s a great home in a great location.
Casa de Suenos
The Casa de Suenos has actually been featured on NBC’s ‘Today Show’. So you know you’re in for a unique stay. There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms inside the home.
When you walk in the door, you’ll be greeted by a colorful and vibrant home. Relax in the cozy living room, cook dinner in the colorful kitchen, and enjoy meals at the small dining area. Throughout the whole house you’ll find unique pieces of art that give the Casa de Suenos a very homey feel.
Outside, you can relax on the patio and stargaze. The home is located outside of Taos, so it is very close to one of New Mexico’s best artist districts. You are sure to enjoy your vibrant stay nestled in the New Mexico mountains at Casa de Suenos.
Brand New Studio Earthship
If you’re up for giving off the grid, environmentally sustainable living a shot, then this studio Earthship just outside of Taos is the perfect Airbnb in New Mexico for you. Architect Mike Reynolds led the way creating the first Earthship, a structure that’s able to produce its own electricity and maintain a relatively unwavering, comfortable indoor temperature.
This particular otherworldly masterpiece was built by the Airbnb host himself with natural and recycled materials. The design includes massive south-facing windows to help with the passive solar heating of the house.
You’ll find these windows to be particularly appreciated as well during sunrise and sunset as you watch the light come and go in spectacular fashion. The lack of light pollution in the area also offers you unmatched views of the Milky Way at night.
Remarkably, the Earthship offers far more amenities than you might think with high-speed Wi-Fi, a TV, oven, refrigerator, etc. You’ll feel very eco-friendly at this Earthship while still enjoying many basic comforts, a true win-win! You love staying in this Airbnb in New Mexico.
The Treehouse At Rio Hondo Valley
If you are looking for a different way to experience the Rio Hondo Valley, then check out the Treehouse at Rio Hondo Valley. The treehouse is located on 13.5 acres of private land in the Valdez Valley. You’ll be just a little over 6 miles North of Taos New Mexico. With one bedroom and one bathroom, its a great hideaway for couples or individuals who want to explore the area.
The treehouse was hand built by the owner who is a Taos artist. Inside, you’ll find a cozy living area, a small but fully equipped kitchen, and a small dining area. Out front, there is a charming deck that you can relax on and enjoy the view.
The property also has plenty of outdoor space for you to explore. You’ll find alpacas that you can visit and the owners dogs wandering around. Both of which are friendly. If you are interested in seeing wildlife, you may spot fox, ducks, bears, elk, and deer. You’ll also find metal sculptures created by the owner of the property scattered around. It is a charming escape north of Taos.
The Rose Casita
The Rose Casita is a beautiful VRBO in Santa Fe that is perfect for couples and individuals wanting to explore the area. It is a studio-style space with a king-sized bed and a full bathroom. The casita is attached to the main house but has its own private entrance.
When you walk through the door, you’ll be greeted by a charming space. There is a cozy living area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a small dining area. Again, it is a studio space, so the bed is in the same room as the kitchen and living room.
Outside you can enjoy the homes private gardens or walk to some nearby Santa Fe attractions. You’ll be near wonderful art galleries, historic trails and buildings, and delicious restaurants. It is a charming and centrally located VRBO in Santa Fe.
Auromesa Retreat Hogan
The Navajo style Auromesa Retreat Hogan in Arroyo Hondo with its surrounding properties and landscape is a meditation lover’s dream.
Not only is the Hogan itself conducive to relaxing and recharging, but it is part of Auromesa, meditation and Ayurvedic treatment center where you can book an appointment if you wish. Ayurvedic therapy is historically an East Indian practice and the Airbnb host Tizia is a licensed practitioner.
The Hogan is a unique structure with an intricately designed roof and a skylight to welcome in the sun during the day and the stars at night. The smells of the greenhouse and a soak in the claw foot bathtub only help to enhance your stay.
The Hogan is within walking distance of the Rio Grande Gorge and its natural hot springs. So come take a load off at the Hogan for a truly relaxing experience you won’t soon forget. This is an awesome Airbnb in New Mexico.
The Casa Ambrosia is a wonderful option for those looking for a VRBO or Airbnb in New Mexico. The classic adobe home has a unique design and is nestled in a mountain valley near a beautiful river. With two bedrooms and one bathroom, it is a wonderful option for small groups or families.
You can be guaranteed complete privacy while you enjoy the scenery at this unique Airbnb in New Mexico style stay. You’ll walk into a home full of lit from the large windows throughout. There is a semi-circle sunroom, a fully equipped kitchen, and a dining area. You can relax by the fire in the cozy living room or head outside to enjoy the view.
Outside, there is a covered patio that is perfect for outdoor dining. You’ll be able to grill up your favorite meals or enjoy stargazing. No matter what you do, you’ll enjoy your stay at the Casa Ambrosia.
The Dobson House
The Dobson House is a famous Earthship in Taos New Mexico. It is nestled near the Rio Grande Gorge and is over 6,000 square feet of unique space. You can choose to rent out the entire home, or just one of the bedroom suites. The price changes depending on which option you choose, and there are two-bedroom suites available.
The bedroom suites have a queen-sized bed, a full bathroom, and a small living room. They connect to the larger house, where you’ll find a large living room, a fully equipped kitchen, and space for dining. There are massive windows throughout the home so you can enjoy the beautiful views no matter where you are.
Outside, you’ll find a beautiful desert landscape. Wildlife frequently comes into the yard and there is space to hang out outside if you’d like. Nearby there are plenty of hiking trails, opportunities for skiing and snowboarding, and exploring historic stage coach trails. For the adventurous, you can walk down into the gorge and enjoy the natural Manby Hot Springs. The Dobson home is a beautiful vacation rental in New Mexico.
In the Historic Eastside of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is this beautiful Historic Adobe. This charming home has two bedrooms and one bathroom, making it perfect for small families or groups. Located on the famous Canyon Road, you can’t go wrong staying at this beautiful historic home.
Inside, you’ll find a cozy living room with a wood-burning kiva and upholstered leather seating. Its a great place to sit and relax or hang out after a day spent exploring Santa Fe. Each bedroom has a king-sized bed, and they share the full bathroom. There is also a fully equipped kitchen and a small dining area in the ‘eat-in’ kitchen.
Outside, there is a private deck and patio for you to enjoy. The deck has two rocking chairs and leads you to the large patio space. On the patio, there is more seating. There is also a cedar plank hot tub that you can relax in. All of which is yours and only yours to use during your stay. The Historic Adobe is a beautiful Santa Fe casita and a wonderful VRBO in New Mexico.
For those who want to experience off-grid living in New Mexico, check out the Spectacular Earthship. The Spectacular Earthship is completely off-grid. It uses solar power, water harvesting, and has a built-in greenhouse. Despite all this, it still has wifi! It’s the best of both worlds.
There is one bedroom and one bathroom in the home. So it’s a great unique VRBO in New Mexico for individuals or couples looking to escape. When you walk in the front door, you’ll be greeted by a hall of windows full of greenery. That hall leads to the main living area. There you’ll find a cozy living room, a fully equipped kitchen, and the bedroom and bathroom.
Stepping back outside, you’ll be able to enjoy expansive views of the desert landscape. You can experience both sunsets and sunrises because of the 360 degree views. Towards the back of the home, there is a small patio with chairs that you can relax on. It is a beautiful place in the New Mexico desert to relax and recharge.
Charming Casita With Patio & Hot Tub
If you’re looking for a pit stop on a long road trip (it’s only about 15 minutes off the I-10) or a home base for day trips throughout the state, this Airbnb in San Miguel, New Mexico will do the trick. This charming casita, next door to a 90-year-old adobe home, will greet you with exposed rock walls, and a courtyard filled with plants.
Also in the courtyard is one of the main attractions of this Airbnb in New Mexico, the hot tub where you can stargaze at night or relax at any time of day. And if you’re up for engaging with the host’s cat and two dogs, a few treats will gain you three new best friends.
If you’re looking for the perfect day trip during your stay, consider taking a drive to the Carlsbad Caverns, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, or the White Sands National Park for some fantastic outdoor adventures. For closer attractions, you can visit the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument or the nearby historic town of Mesilla.
There’s nothing wrong though with a day spent at the Airbnb relaxing under the vine-covered patio or reading a book in the sitting area. A stay at this serene Airbnb will find you appreciating a part of New Mexico that is often completely off the radar of most tourists.
Beautiful Casa del Cholla
The Beautiful Casa del Cholla is a casita near the Organ Mountains and Soledad Canyon in Las Cruces New Mexico. At 600 square feet, is a great home away from home for individuals and couples. It sits on 2 acres of private desert land, making it feel isolated.
When you step inside, you’ll be welcomed by a small living room, a small but fully equipped kitchen, and a small dining area. Towards the back of the casita, you’ll find the bedroom with a king-sized bed and a full bathroom. It is a charming VRBO in New Mexico.
360 Degree Views Private Desert Home
If you have always wanted to experience life in the New Mexico desert, then consider staying at the 360 Degree Views Private Desert Home. The home is located in Arroyo Hondo and has stunning views of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains. With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, there is plenty of space for a small family or group.
When you step inside the house, you’ll find 18 foot ceilings and plenty of floor to ceiling windows for enjoying the view. The master bedroom has a queen-sized bed and double French doors that lead to a private sunroom and outdoor spa. The home also has a fully equipped kitchen, a small dining area, and a cozy living room.
Outside there is an outdoor spa and a beautiful patio. The patio has seating so you can enjoy sunsets, sunrises, and starry nights. There is also a grill and a dining area. The home is located just ten minutes from the popular city of Taos, and is an excellent VRBO in New Mexico.
We’re thrilled you’ve chosen to call the deserts and mountains of New Mexico home for your next vacation. We hope you’ll find something from this unique list that catches your eye.
Due to the popularity of adobe as a building material, the Earthship community, and an affinity for hand-painted Mexican tiles, staying at an Airbnb in New Mexico is a particularly enjoyable experience. If you have any questions or wish to tell us about your own New Mexico adventures, feel free to leave a comment below.