Safe, serene and healing — Ojo Caliente lodging reopens at 50 percent capacity as COVID-19 lockdown eases. 

The health and safety of guests and staff is top priority at Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs and Spa. Ojo reopened lodging reservations at 50 percent capacity June 12, 2020, in accord with New Mexico’s coronavirus safety practices. Select hot springs pools also opened to overnight guests on June 12.

Originally prized by indigenous peoples nearly 3,000 years ago for its sacred waters, Ojo opened its doors in 1898, one of the oldest natural health resorts in the United States. Starting July 1, 2020, Ojo’s coronavirus-safe list of spa services includes massages, scrubs, wraps and energy-work therapies provided at 25 percent capacity. 

 “Each day that goes by, we feel grateful and encouraged as state orders ease and guests show their great enthusiasm for returning to the tranquil environments we have readied for them,” said Ojo Spa Resorts Managing Partner Andy Joseph in a press release. 

The Posi, Cliffside Suites and the Adobe House and Casa de Ojo private homes are available. Also reopened are the Pueblo and Plaza suites and North Cottages.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner feature farm-fresh greens and vegetables from the Ojo Farm, available in the Artesian Restaurant, which is open for dining-in at 50 percent occupancy as well as to-go.

 Ojo resort’s retail shop is scheduled to reopen July 1, or sooner, with social distancing.

The resort is not yet reopened to RVs or campers. By adhering to state, federal, CDC and EPA guidelines for staged reopening with limited occupancy, the resort assures the safest and most comfortable social distancing precautions as possible — at the same time looking forward to increased health and healing as the days progress. 

As the resort’s recent email says, “The whole world is looking for a good soak!”

For more information and updates, visit or call (888) 939-0007.

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