The Most Blissful Bed+Breakfast: Hacienda Vargas

There’s a new theme emerging among all the incredible weddings of the world, especially here in New Mexico… Have you noticed it yet, brides and wedding lovers?

We’ve taken note, from our little perch between local wedding professionals and engaged couples, that brides and grooms are putting more and more emphasis on the cultural and historical beauty of their hometowns and states when planning their wedding. And we are so here for it!

So here’s a tip: Hacienda Vargas is the perfect wedding venue for engaged couples who are looking to incorporate some of New Mexico’s rich culture and history into their celebration. With traditional adobe structure to reflect New Mexico’s famous sunsets, walls covered in authentic local art, and vast, pristine land surrounding the inn, Hacienda Vargas emanates all the things that make our state so wonderful. Plus, The Land of Enchantment, aptly named, has enraptured so many of its inhabitants, it only makes sense to draw from the vibrant colors and unique history for some wedding inspo!

Tucked just between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, the historical bed + breakfast has been welcoming weary travelers and locals in need of relaxation since the 17th century. Yes, you read that right! For four centuries, Hacienda Vargas has dazzled every guest who passes through with the inn’s traditional architecture, and the owner’s — Cynthia and Richard — delicious, homemade breakfast.

Wrapped in a familiar sort of comfort, the bed and breakfast invites engaged couples to an intimate, yet rural, space to celebrate their union. Hacienda Vargas is happy to hold up to 150 of you and your partner’s loved ones. So whether you two are looking for a small elopement or you’re planning to invite everyone you hold dear, the inn is here with open doors.

To book Hacienda Vargas for your wedding here in New Mexico, contact their team here!

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Photos by Britianie Tyler Photography.

More on the wedding featured above here!

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{Local Venue Spotlight}Alta Mae’s Wedding and Event Center

Alta Mae’s Wedding and Event Center is a rustic and scenic New Mexican wedding and event venue the East Mountains of New Mexico. Conveniently located just 30 minutes East of Albuquerque and 60 minutes South of Santa Fe, Alta Mae’s will take you and your wedding guests away from the city and to your own private mountain escape. Alta Mae’s can be your private venue to enjoy for the day, the night, or weekend. Once inside Alta Mae’s, you truly feel like you’re away from it all. The property provides complete privacy since they never double-book the property rooms. What really sets Alta Mae’s apart from other venues in the city is that they offer four guest bedrooms for your overnight enjoyment.

Don’t just take our word for how great Alta Mae’s Wedding and Event Center is; here are some inspiring photos and a glowing review from Jenna who got married at Alta Mae’s in September:

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Jenna’s Wedding at Alta Mae’s.
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“I had my wedding at Alta Mae’s bed and breakfast in September 2013. Lisa was great to work with, she was very helpful through out prepping and planning for the wedding. The venue was perfect for our special day, very clean, set up, and decorated as discussed. The venue is beautiful and there lots of places to take pictures. We received excellent service we received planning and organizing everything, and the fact that the wedding and the reception went off without a hitch made it a real day to remember. I would highly recommend this venue!” -Jenna Peacock, Alta Mae Bride

Alta Mae’s Wedding and Event Center

(505) 281-5000 | 1950-C Old Route 66, Edgewood, NM 87015

For more wedding venues in the Albuquerque and Santa Fe area, as well as everything else you need to plan your wedding, please visit The Perfect Wedding Guide.


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