GIRLS GETAWAY – TIME WITH THE BESTIES
Las Cruces is full of places to see and things to do during your next girls getaway. Whether you enjoy an afternoon basking by the pool after a trip to the spa, hiking in the high desert, sipping wine and spirits, or strolling local shops and galleries, the City of Crosses has an experience for you and your girlfriends to remember for years to come.
Ruby Sun– The ideal girls trip combines relaxation with lots of fun. Ruby Sun is the perfect place for rejuvenation. Treat yourself to a hot stone massage or a much-needed nap in the sauna dome. For those interested in a truly unique experience, book and enjoy a full body smudge and crystal chakra sound bath.
Dwell Yoga– Recenter yourself through the art of yoga. Located in the heart of downtown Las Cruces, Dwell Yoga is made up of a collaborative of instructors, offering a variety of therapeutic techniques that allow you to twist, stretch, bend, and energize. Find your inner self as you practice ancient methods of exercise and meditation.
Calhoun Flower Farm– This family-owned and operated establishment is the largest specialty cut flower farm in southern New Mexico. As the season allows, there is an abundance of opportunities to pick flowers, create colorful bouquets, enjoy a guided tour, and even volunteer in the harvesting of the beautiful annual and perennial blooms.
Shopping and Dining
If retail-therapy is part of the itinerary, explore the unique shops of Downtown Las Cruces. Located in the Mesquite Historic District, you will find an abundance of specialty shops. Mandrake Fine Art & Botanica features in-house infused perfumes, body oils, salt scrubs, candles and more.
Only a few blocks away is Mew + Company, a boutique and studio offering a collection of modern handmade wares. Save time to enjoy their Paint & Sip with watercolors experience. If you are looking for vintage knick knacks, Downtown Blues Coffee offers a wide variety as well as records, T-shirts and other fun gear.
Feeling hungry? Drop by Little Toad Brewery or Grounded for a quick bite or take time for fun conversation while enjoying regional wine, beer or spirits and a bite to eat.
Nearby Mesilla offers its own unique shopping experience. Stores boasting local art, silver jewelry, Hispanic-inspired clothing, locally grown pecans and wines, and regional pottery surround the historic plaza in the town’s center. Peppered amongst these shops are a diverse selection of restaurants, ranging from locally roasted coffee and homemade pastries to sweets made by an in-house chocolatier, and traditional New Mexican cuisine.
Enjoy poolside cocktails with views of the majestic Organ Mountains at Hacienda de Mesilla Restaurant. Share tapas and sip on creative cocktails at Salud! de Mesilla, known for its passion for food and flavors. La Posta de Mesilla’s margarita flight is one-of-a-kind, boasting bold infusions including the Jalapeno Cucumber Margarita with an agave, honey, and crushed pecan rim. Tame the libation with traditional New Mexican cuisine, starting with their famous salsa and chips, enjoying green chile enchiladas and indulging in their version of flan, so delicate it melts in your mouth.