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Nidah Spa




Inspired by El Dorado, New Mexico’s legendary "City of Gold,"

Nidah Spa draws upon ancient healing techniques and local natural

to provide an authentic Santa Fe spa experience

SANTA FE, NM . . . As guests enter the dramatic copper and gold entryway of Nidah Spa at the Eldorado Hotel & Spa, they instantly sense they’re about to experience something special. In the Native American language, the word nidah means "your life," which is exactly what the spa’s many treatments and services have been designed to enhance.

Leaving their day-to-day cares behind, guests can immediately immerse themselves in Nidah Spa’s atmosphere of quiet calm, from the well-appointed locker room to the soothing relaxation room, to the softly lit ambiance of their private treatment room. There are seven treatment rooms in all, including a couple’s suite.

Nidah Spa was designed to honor El Dorado, New Mexico’s legendary "City of Gold," so naturally, gold plays a key role in the spa’s signature treatments. The "Spun Gold" Massage begins with a light body brushing for exfoliation, followed by the placement of warm stones on the guest’s neck and spine. After Chakra balancing and Swedish techniques are performed, the treatment ends with the application of luxurious Eldorado "Spun Gold" 24K gold dust body lotion. The spa’s signature facial has golden touches, as well. The 24K Gold Facial uses the negative ions of gold to break down the barriers and allow deeper penetration of products to firm and hydrate the skin.

Many treatments offered at Nidah Spa are inspired by the ancient healing techniques of the region’s pueblos, and draw upon the healing properties of the stones, plants and herbs that have been harvested for centuries in the Santa Fe area. For example, the En-Wraptured Turquoise Gemstone Wrap begins with the use of desert mud for its therapeutic properties followed by the placement of turquoise stones in key Chakra positions on the body. The Chile & Honey Wrap uses natural honey along with the essence of Santa Fe cuisine — New Mexico red chile powder — in a treatment that hydrates the skin and stimulates the circulatory system.

Nidah Spa offers a full menu of massages, facials, scrubs, wraps and hair and nail services as well as a choice of spa packages. For the ultimate in pampering, guests can indulge in the Day of Discovery, a four-hour session that includes a Chocolate Molé Mud Wrap and Massage, a choice of any manicure or pedicure, a shampoo and blow dry and a spa lunch. Packages for couples and wedding parties are also available. For guests’ shopping convenience, Nidah Spa features a boutique that specializes in natural and organic skin care products, makeup and fashion items.

Nidah Spa is open seven days a week. For more information and a full menu of spa services, visit Reservations may be made by calling 505-995-4535.


Carol Baetzel
Carol Baetzel Public Relations