Santa Fe Travel Guide For Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Visitors
Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe is gay-friendly and officially a TAG Approved Hotel -
When you visit Santa Fe, choose to stay in one of the few official TAG-Approved hotels in the area. Heritage Hotels and Resorts is also a part of the World Rainbow Hotels. Hotel Chimayo is honored to welcome gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered travelers to our boutique minority and locally owned hotel in Santa Fe. You're sure to feel at home and welcome in Hotel Chimayo, modeled after the quaint, culturally distinct town nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of Northern New Mexico. Hotel Chimayo includes everything to make your stay enjoyable: comfortable beds, free WiFi, pet-friendly hotel rooms, located just ½ a block from Santa Fe Plaza. Santa Fe, a gourmet foodie paradise, is also known for having more restaurants per capita than anywhere else in the United States. Try Tia's Cocina at Hotel Chimayo or Tabla de los Santos at Hotel St. Francis, both restaurants feature the Southwestern cuisine of renowned Chef Estevan Garcia. Our Low n Slow Lowrider Bar highlights the lowrider lifestyle complete with unique décor and specialty drinks. Secreto Lounge at Hotel St. Francis is known for premier mixology by Chris Milligan and features garden-to-glass custom cocktail concoctions perfect for a discriminating palate. This is a great place to have a drink or grab a quick bite before or after a night on the town.
Santa Fe LGBT Events and Community -
Santa Fe is always full of surprises. Make sure to check our Events Calendar page to find out what's happening around Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Maria Benitez Cabaret Theatre located at our sister hotel, The Lodge at Santa Fe, hosts some of the best flamenco and cultural performances in the state.
Santa Fe Gay Pride
Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
New Mexico Gay Rodeo Association
Santa Fe Human Rights Alliance http://www.santafehra.org/
Santa Fe Gay Travel Guide http://santafe.org/Visiting_Santa_Fe/GLBTQ_Travel/index.html
Santa Fe's Lesbian and Gay-Friendly LGBT Neighborhoods -
Santa Fe is a moderate-sized city (about 65,000) and was voted #2 gayest city in the United States by The Advocate magazine and the Gay Traveler's Guide lists Santa Fe as one of the most gay-friendly cities in the world. Santa Fe is known for accepting all people and being incredibly diverse. UNESCO named Santa Fe a city of folk art due to its rich historic and cultural attractions, events and art galleries.
Rainbow Vision Properties -
This is Santa Fe's premier retirement facility for the LGBT community over 50. The public is always welcome to enjoy the facilities restaurant and club. Visitors can purchase a guest membership that provides access to the facilities including their restaurant and lounge. Garbo's restaurant provides a fun, weekly changing menu and is open for lunch and dinner. The Silver Starlight Lounge is Santa Fe's hottest nightclub for the gay community. This is a great place to spend your night, while the DJ spins the latest songs until the early hours of the morning.
Santa Fe LGBT Friendly Bars -
The following are the popular, gay friendly bars and nightclubs in Santa Fe: