Natalie Decleve

Casa Gallina

with Natalie Decleve WWW.NATALIEDECLEVE.COM
  • Where:Taos, New Mexico

  • Why:Cross country road trip

  • When:Summer 2016

  • Who:Me and my rambling road trip buddy Andy

Highs & Lows

  • Feels like a cosy, clean home.

  • Super Southwestern feeling, perfect way to experience New Mexico.

  • Did I mention the garden and fresh eggs?

  • If you're looking to get pampered, try a hotel. This is like living on your own.

  • Nothing fancy about this spot, but I wouldn't actually count that as a negative.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Stealable Stuff

  • Refer a Friend

Total: 47/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Casita style bed and breakfast on a farm.

  • Vibe

    Oh, so southwestern hippie dippie.

  • Location

    Feels remote, but is just a 5 minute drive from town.

  • Rooms

    5 casitas with varied number of rooms.

  • Music

    None

  • Designed By

    Richard Spera, the owner and host.

  • Pool/Gym

    No

  • Restaurant

    Who needs it when you've got a kitchen and a garden.

  • Bar

    No

  • Minibar

    Free fresh veggies and herbs from the garden, plus farm fresh eggs from the chickens out back!

  • Children

    Bring them.

  • Price

    Totally reasonable.

And hike down to the natural hot springs of the Rio Grande!

Drive through the prairie of off the grid homes

rio grande hot spring new mexico

And hike down to the natural hot springs of the Rio Grande!

Check out one of the many nearby Alpine mountain hikes.

Go for a hike

Alpine Mountain Hike New Mexico

Check out one of the many nearby Alpine mountain hikes.

Then have dinner at the hyper local, hyper delicious, very Insta-worthy, Love Apple!

Listen to live music at the Adobe Bar in the Taos Inn

The Historic Taos Inn, Paseo Del Pueblo Norte, Taos, New Mexico, United States

Then have dinner at the hyper local, hyper delicious, very Insta-worthy, Love Apple!

Casa Gallina

613 Callejon, Taos, NM 87571

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