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Extend your stay, increase your enjoyment!

Unexpected pleasure awaits you at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa. A remarkable combination of luxurious amenities with the rich culture and the history of the Tamayame people creates an outstanding resort experience while you attend the conference.


Extend your stay for a day or two so you can enjoy this stunning resort and the local culture. Choose a group activity and have some fun with your colleagues before we head into conference. Prefer to focus on your business needs? We’ll have a professional photographer and videographer on site with opportunities for you to enhance your marketing plan with professional photos or video. 

Group Activities

The Stables of Tamaya

The Stables are a true reflection of the Tamayame’s respect for their land and animals. The Tamaya Horse Rehab program embodies that spirit. Take a trail ride on a rescue horse while you enjoy the majestic beauty of this unique property. 

Trail rides are $70 per person and you can choose from the following times: 
  • Tuesday, March 26th at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm,

  • Wednesday, March 27th at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm

  • Thursday, March 28th at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm

Purchase here

Hot Air Balloon Rides

This unforgettable adventure is the ideal way to view all the incredible beauty that surrounds this magnificent resort. As the inflation process of the hot air balloons begins, you will have the opportunity to join the pilot as a hands-on crew member and build memories in an interactive way.

Conference attendees will enjoy a discounted rate with Balloon Ryders using the following coupon codes:

Available March 25, 2019 - March 29, 2019

Promo Code: APPO19  - $170 without pick-up/drop-off
Promo Code: APPO19 Pick-Up  - $195 with pick up to and from the resort

*Promo Code will be for a Sunrise Ride only from 3/25/19-3/29/19. We do ask that passengers be able to stand unassisted for the approximate one hour ride and that they do not have any recent injuries or surgeries. Due to the insurance we carry, we cannot fly pregnant women or children under 5 years of age.

This is a helpful link that refers to their frequently asked questions: 


Business Activities

*Available for Scheduling and purchase on December 15th. Booking schedule runs Tuesday - Saturday.

Environmental/Lifestyle Portrait Sessions with Nick Kelsh $249 (early-bird pricing).

Do you need personal, branded images for your website and social media? Renowned professional photographer—and APPO friend and partner—Nick Kelsh (whose mission also happens to be mentoring the family memory keeper with their own photos!) will be offering extremely affordable Environmental/Lifestyle portrait mini-sessions conveniently photographed during your free time right on location at the APPO Conference. Don’t miss this chance to get beautiful professional portraits that will update your website, personalize your brand, attract clients with their authenticity, and provide engaging images to enhance your social media presence.

Learn more or book with Nick

Professional Video Shoot with Chris George $399

We’ve hired New York City-based Videographer, Chris George, to shoot and edit a 90-second video commercial for you. A professional video is a great way to share your marketing message and elevate your brand online. During this one-hour session, Chris will shoot you sharing your 90-second prepared script as well as b-roll footage with any photo organizing props you provide. Using this footage, a music selection of your choice and your logo, Chris will prepare a professional video and deliver onsite, or immediately following the conference.

Learn more or book with Chris


Individual Activities

Tamaya Mist Spa

Named for the soft morning mist that gently floats over the cottonwood trees and the Río Grande, Tamaya Mist is a Santa Fe, New Mexico spa where we honor hospitality and connection with the land. Experience a completely custom tailored treatment based around New Mexico’s deep connection to the native bounty of the land. Indulge in result-oriented treatments catered to meet your unique needs and desires.

You’ll save 15% on all spa treatments. Learn more or book your spot:


Day Trip

Hop on the Rail Runner Express and head to Old Town Albuquerque or beautiful Santa Fe for a day of sightseeing and shopping. The hotel offers transportation to and from the Bernalillo station. Rail Runner tickets are $8 round trip. To purchase a ticket or learn more


Twin Warriors Golf Club

The people of Santa Ana believe the Twin Warriors showed them the path to the Upper World along the banks of the Rio Grande. Today, this sacred area borders one of the Southwest's finest golf courses. Designed and developed by Gary Panks with meticulous care and cultural sensitivity, Twin Warriors Golf Club offers both the championship golfer and the resort-style golfer a unique high-desert golfing experience. 

You’ll save 20% on green fees and golf club rentals. Book your tee off time or learn more here:



Splash in one of three sparkling, heated outdoor pools or just relax in a lounge chair under a sun umbrella. Whether you are looking for fun and games or simply want to relax, you're sure to find the perfect spot.

StayFit™ Gym

Stay healthy and energized at the hotel’s complimentary fitness center. Enhance your stay and keep active in our StayFit™ gym with all new cardio machines featuring personalized entertainment centers and strength training machines by LifeFitness® to make your workouts efficient and effective. Enjoy miles of jogging & biking trails around the property.

Area Attractions

Check out a bike and cruise through the Bosque trails, tour the Tamaya Cultural Learning Center and experience one of our Srai Wi cultural activities. Ride the nearby Sandia Peak Tramway for an incredible view from atop the 10,378 foot Sandia Peak. Learn more 

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