Nestled in the majestic landscape of the iconic desert Southwest is an astounding, monolithic casino and Hilton-backed destination, with skiing, hiking and unique cultural events close at hand. But, it’s likely you will never be inclined to leave the resort. It’s a tasteful, if not spectacular, expression of high-class Native architecture, design and art combined with world-class recreation. Welcome to Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder, where your sense of direction takes off in all directions.
If you enter through the hotel passage, the lofty grandeur is impressive, kind of like a castle or mansion. But after you’ve had a moment to take it all in, the Buffalo asks you to get used to your stylish new digs. The guest rooms and suites at Buffalo Thunder pamper with luxury and comfort. Pojoaque artist and tribal governor George Rivera obviously had fun with the innovative Pueblo-style accents. Each room features the lavish comforts of the Hilton Serenti Collection and every other amenity the boutique and resort hotel culture has become accustomed to. But the very best thing is that each room features a magnificent view of spectacular Northern New Mexico. That’s the REAL experience!
Breezing through the casino grand entrance delivers you to the Vegas-style action that sparkles and energizes. From high-stakes poker to pressure-free slots, there’s a game for every guest in plush comfort. And,you know, we’ve only just begun. . .
Buffalo Thunder Towa Golf Club takes advantage of the natural topography, unique rock formations, and vegetation indigenous to the region. Located in this distinct and dramatic scenery of Pojoaque Valley, Towa’s three independent courses provide dramatic elevation changes, sometimes unpredictable weather conditions and scenery of such extraordinary beauty, you may be challenged to keep your nine-hole focus. To help settle your over-stimulation, you should later relax at the. . .
Wo’ P’In Sp, where far from the noise and motion of the golf casino resort life, you’ll find yourself in a sea of tranquility. The WoP’in Spa is meant to be a sanctuary for the body and mind. Each spa experience draws on world-inspired therapies and natural, indigenous healing elements to influence your serenity, health and balance. Each treatment reflects the deep roots of the Pueblo heritage and embodies the essences of Pojoaque philosophy, exploring the relationship between people and nature. Yes, there are also beautiful and all-season pools.
Among the exceptional eating houses at Buffalo Thunder, Red Sage is the finest and most beautiful. Offering explosive, innovative Southwest flavors in an intimate, fine-dining atmosphere, Red Sage is acclaimed for its inspired Native, European and Latin cuisines. Red Sage is designed to entertain your next romantic date or your business dinner or group event. Chef Ka’ainoa T. Ravey rotates the fare seasonally, and the extensive wine selection walks the tightrope between the obvious and obscure. Visit the Red Sage website for the latest menu.
Located just 15 minutes north of Santa Fe at 20 Buffalo Thunder Trail, Santa Fe. Call them for shuttle pick up, if you’d prefer a ride: 877-455-7775. Their website is comprehensive and informative with great images.