Casa Artista . . .

Santa Fe

Retreat FAQs

You will stay at the beautiful Casa Artista, located in the quiet village of Eldorado at Santa Fe, about five miles outside the city limits. A complete description and many photos can be found here:

http://casa-artista-santafe.com 

 

There is a master bedroom with queen bed and master bath, a sunset view guest room with queen bed, and a nature view bedroom with two twin beds. Rooms 2 and 3 share a bathroom. All the beds have the same mattresses with luxury deep foam tops. Choice of rooms will be first come/first served. If two people come to the retreat together to share the twin bedroom, they will each receive a $100 rebate upon arrival.

 

The Casa has a fully equipped kitchen for cooking, a laundry room, and very high-speed wi-fi. We even have a dedicated Netflix account for movie watching on the big flat screen TV.

Eating . . .

Two “Supper Parties” provide dinner on your evening of arrival and the evening before check-out. A fully equipped kitchen is available for you to stock as you please for making meals and snacks at home, or you can choose to eat out at the wonderful restaurants of Santa Fe or in Eldorado if you have a car available. Eldorado has a great market just one mile from the Casa.

Transportation . . .

All workshop travel will be provided free of charge, and we can provide transportation to and from the Santa Fe Airport or the Sandia Shuttle downtown drop off points. You may want to rent a car for the sake of your own freedom to come and go in your free time and on your “day off” which is provided during each retreat so you can explore Santa Fe according to your own preferences. On the “day off” we can provide transportation in the morning to our gallery in the heart of downtown, and transport you back to the Casa at 5pm.

Getting Here . . .

Santa Fe is served by the International Sunport in Albuquerque (50 miles away) and the Santa Fe Airport (American Airlines only). There is shuttle service from the Sunport that runs about $30. We can pick you up at the Santa Fe Airport if you are not renting a car. Of course, you can take a road trip and drive here if you don’t live too far away!

Why Women Only?

This is solely about the living accommodations. Women make up 99% of people who sign-up for these retreats, and women are not comfortable hanging out in pajamas with a guy they don’t know. We are not discriminating, just facing facts. If there are 3-4 guys or two couples out there who would like to arrange a retreat week, please let me know and we’ll see what we can do..

Payment Plans?

A 3 Part Payment Plan is available in the Shopping Cart. Paying in full gets you a $100 Rebate upon your arrival.

Mobility & Wellness

We will not be doing strenuous hiking, but we will be doing a lot of walking at a 7000 ft altitude, which is more strenuous than sea level.

 

It is important at this altitude to drink LOTS of water and take it easy physically for a couple days until you get used to it.

Cancellations

I want to be reasonable and I understand that emergencies come up. But you must also understand that with a retreat this small, it is extremely important for me to trust that attendees will show up.

 

If you must cancel for an emergency reason prior to 60 Days before your retreat, you will receive a full refund minus a $200 cancellation fee. Just changing your mind or wanting to go to a surprise nephew’s wedding do NOT constitute an emergency. Yes, I have had both of those excuses used before.

 

If you cancel for an emergency reason within 60 days of the Retreat Date, you will receive your refund minus a $200 Cancellation Fee ONLY IF we can fill your space from our Waitlist.

Home    About     Glass Watercolor Palettes       Brush Catchers     Santa Fe Retreats      Art Books      Contact