Whether you’re looking for New Mexico honeymoon ideas or romantic things to do to impress your loved one, we have great ideas to create new memories that will last a lifetime between you and yours.
Best of all, you’ll find the best luxury New Mexico hotel accommodations at Inn of the Mountain Gods to spoil your loved one.
From romantic horseback rides to entertaining live performances, scroll down for our best New Mexico honeymoon ideas!
Take a couple’s retreat at the spa
Start your New Mexico honeymoon or romantic getaway off right by putting both your minds at ease at The Spa at the Inn. Reserve the Time for Two Couples Massage which includes a traditional Swedish massage for two in a private spa suite and ends with a complimentary glass of wine, champagne, or mimosa.
Call 575-464-7013 to schedule an appointment.
Experience the outdoors at Ski Apache
Take a romantic hike along with one of Ski Apache’s three leisurely hiking trails or make new memories on the southernmost ski slopes in the United States. Take a day trip to Ski Apache where New Mexico’s natural beauty is on full display.
There’s always something to do at this outdoor park no matter the time of the year, including, skiing, snowboarding, hiking, ziplining, and mountain biking.
Visit Ski Apache to get your couple’s day started.
See New Mexico on horseback
Head over to Inn of the Mountain Gods Stables and saddle up for an unforgettable tour of Mescalero via horseback. Picturesque vistas are easy to come by during these horseback rides are sure to create memories that will last a lifetime.
Bring your luck to the casino
With a little luck, your New Mexico honeymoon could also become your next big payday when you visit Inn of the Mountain God’s New Mexico casino.
Located on-site at Inn of the Mountain Gods, there are dozens of games to play, including poker, blackjack, slots, and bingo.
Wine and dine at a local winery
Located in Ruidoso, Noisy Water Winery is the go-to destination for great, locally distilled wines, cheeses, and more.
Visit for a wine tasting at The Cellar Uncorked, one of Noisy Water Winery’s tasting rooms, for limited batches of award-winning dry reds and sweet wines, and delicious handmade cheeses including green chile jack with roasted garlic and ghost chile jack.
Enjoy New Mexico dining at its finest
What’s a romantic honeymoon getaway without enjoying a decadent meal and a glass of wine with your better half?
Make reservations at Wendell’s Steak & Seafood where you can enjoy premium steaks like Kobe flat iron, bison ribeye, and NY strip, and fresh seafood including crab legs, butter-poached twin lobster tails, and fruitwood smoked salmon. Select a glass from the wine list or enjoy a carefully crafted cocktail.
Save room for a decadent dessert to share while incredible views of Sierra Blanca and Lake Mescalero paint the background.
Visit LOL Comedy Club for laugh-out-loud stand-up
On select nights, LOL Comedy Club takes over Club 49 at Inn of the Mountain Gods for the Laugh Out Loud Live Stand-Up Comedy Series where professional comedians leave guests grinning the entire night.
Catch a live performance at Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts
Located in Alto, New Mexico, the Spencer Theater is where you can catch dazzling, popular shows and live musical performances. You can get your tickets by calling (575) 336-4800.
Explore the old west of Lincoln National Forest
Stretching from the Texas border and throughout southern New Mexico, Lincoln National Forest is a popular destination to explore New Mexico’s outdoors. From bicycling to hiking and picnicking, this national forest has plenty of activities to enjoy, including romantic strolls that boast incredible, unforgettable views.