Hike, bike and sightsee this spring while staying at a Conde Nast Traveler 2013 Gold List resort nestled at the foot of the desert mountains in Taos, N.M., for $119 per night.
At 60% less than comparable resorts, El Monte Sagrado Living Resort and Spa trims rates on the following dates:
For $20 more per night respectively, get breakfast for two ($30 value).
The resort -- which preserves the charm of a puebo-style lodge in a luxurious setting -- features a 2013 Conde Nast top spa; two restaurants; a pool; and the Grand Bohemian Art Gallery, which boasts a collection including world-famous artists.
Taos is an ideal vacation spot in spring. Guests can spend the day white-water rafting, horseback riding or visiting one of many museums in the city.
Santa Fe is about an hour drive, and Albuquerque is about 2.5 hours away.
Not available on: March 28-29; April 19-20, 26; May 24-26, June 12-14