Since ancient times, lavender has been used for its soothing scent and health benefits. The worldwide lust for this beloved herb has only grown throughout the years. In fact, picking your own lavender is just as popular as apple and strawberry picking! During your stay with us at Casa Escondida, we invite you to take part in this pastime by visiting the Purple Adobe Lavender Farm in Abiquiu, NM. From touring the lavender fields to enjoying a comforting cup of lavender tea at the Tea House, you could spend an entire day experiencing this local attraction.
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About the Purple Adobe Lavender Farm
Established in 2004, the Purple Adobe Lavender Farm produces organic lavender using only efficient and expert growing solutions.
The farm is located in the scenic Chama River Valley, which, which is approximately 40 minutes from Casa Escondida. The rich soil, sandy terrain, and abundance of sunlight also make for excellent growing conditions while providing plenty of nutrients for over 2,500 lavender plants. Each summer, more than 15 varieties of lavender are ready to be picked by the public. Be sure to come by for an unforgettable pick-your-own farm experience!
Things to Do at the Purple Adobe Lavender Farm
You will have the opportunity to take one of their guided hourly tours (10 AM – 3 PM) for only $5 per person. During your tour, you will take a relaxing stroll through the extensive lavender fields and learn more about the benefits of the herb. The uplifting scent of the lavender is sure to transport you to a state of peace and tranquility.
Purchase Lavender From the Nursery
Everything available in the nursery was grown right on the farm! That way, you’ll know you’ are getting only the freshest and highest quality plants. The nursery is the perfect place to find gifts to take home to your friends and family, or to simply find one for yourself!
Visit the Tea House
For deliciously fresh lavender treats, be sure to stop into the Tea House located right on-site! They serve up coffee, teas, lavender gelato, chocolate, and even gluten-free lavender scones. Their soups and sandwiches are also fantastic options for a quick and tasty lunch.
Purple Adobe Lavender Farm Festival
If you’re looking for a lavender festival in New Mexico, look no further than Purple Adobe! Each summer, the farm puts on one of the best lavender festivals in the state. With live music under the cottonwood trees, opportunities to pick your own lavender, a country BBQ, and more, you’re sure to make memories that will last a lifetime!
The theme for the 2017 festival is County and Western and takes place July 8th-9th.
Book the Getaway of a Lifetime With Casa Escondida
Whether you’re visiting the Purple Adobe Lavender Farm or exploring the grand city of Santa Fe, you’ll want a cozy and memorable place to stay during your vacation. Then welcome to Casa Escondida, our enchanting bed & breakfast in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez mountains! Each of our 9 inviting guestrooms boasts New Mexican antiques and charm with all the modern amenities you desire in a comfortable stay. Before setting out for a full day of adventures, be sure to enjoy the hearty breakfast available to our guests each morning! We’re the best alternative to Santa Fe hotels because of our ability to provide comfort and convenience with an unforgettable bed & breakfast experience.
Ready for the vacation of a lifetime? Book your next getaway with Casa Escondida today!