Santa Ana Pueblo, NM - Guests of the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa enter a special place of calm and rejuvenation within this New Mexico spa resort and now the world has taken notice. The Tamaya Mist Spa and Salon at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya, located on the Native American Santa Ana Pueblo reservation between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, NM, was ranked eighth in a list of the “Top 25 Hotel Spas” in the Continental U.S. and Canada. The list was part of Travel + Leisure’s 11th annual World’s Best Spas poll.
Results of the survey, where the magazine’s well-traveled readers rate their favorite destination and hotel spas worldwide, are in the October 2006 issue, currently on newsstands. Respondents were required to rate hotel spas on four characteristics: ambience, treatments, service and value. For full survey methodology, visit
“We’re thrilled and honored travelers have discovered a piece of heaven at our resort and taken the time to share their experience with others, especially Travel + Leisure,” says Robert Ortiz, Chairman of the Santa Ana Hospitality Corporation from the Pueblo, which owns the resort. “The experience at Tamaya is truly one-of-a-kind. The combination of our enchanted New Mexico setting, our Santa Ana Pueblo hospitality and the pampering of our spa therapists, leaves guests with a unique feeling of serenity and rejuvenation.”
The 16,000-square-foot Tamaya Mist is a full-service spa, salon and fitness center. Featuring 12 private treatment rooms, the spa recently introduced new Native American-inspired signature treatments and “Journey Packages” which last a minimum of four hours and include a series of treatments incorporating indigenous ingredients and Indian traditions.
“It is an incredible honor to be listed among the top spas in the world,” says Hyatt Regency Tamaya General Manager Jerry Westenhaver. “We encourage all guests to spend at least some time in Tamaya Mist, as it is a truly special place to be pampered.”
For reservations or more information, call the resort directly at 505-867-1234 or visit
The Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa is located on 500 acres of the Santa Ana Pueblo’s reservation adjacent to the Sandia Mountains along the Rio Grande River and between Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Along with it’s unique cultural environment offering traditional pueblo bread baking demonstrations and tribal dance performances, Tamaya also features a 18-hole championship Twin Warriors Golf Club; tennis courts; and Tamaya Cultural Museum and Learning Center.
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