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The Montecito Santa Fe

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The Montecito Santa Fe Chef, Arnold Arvizo, recently joined 2 KASA FOX to make a delicious pork tenderloin dish featured at Garbo’s Restaurant.


The Montecito is an unparalleled luxurious retirement community located in picturesque Santa Fe where senior living is celebrated in ultimate resort style. Here, generous amenities complement a breadth of daily activities and like-minded people who share stories from the past and look forward to the memories they have yet to create.

Experience senior living in our lavish community, rich in conveniences with everything you need and want at your fingertips. At the heart of it all is our renowned clubhouse, El Centro, where scores of carefully orchestrated amenities blend seamlessly together to foster a lifestyle of active independence.

Our Executive Chef and talented culinary team create an exclusive variety of menu selections and serve delicious meals in our three elegant dining venues. Countless social opportunities abound to enjoy long-time acquaintances or to make new friends.  You will quickly see that a full calendar of entertainment with exciting and rewarding activities await you here at The Montecito Santa Fe.

Our residents will find a caring, compassionate, and devoted staff to accommodate virtually every request. We pride ourselves on providing stellar service and invite you to let us exceed your expectations.

Enhancing Life – Advancing Wellness

Amenities: Services & Spaces

Indulge your senses and experience the difference of The Montecito Santa Fe.  Whether you are exploring for yourself or a loved one, our Indoor/Outdoor Living Spaces and Services are second to none:

  • El Centro’s grand resort-style club house with courteous Concierge Services 24 hours – 7 days a week
  • 15 sprawling acres with beautiful mountain views and walking paths
  • Three elegant dining venues including: Garbo’s Restaurant boasting a fine dining atmosphere and service with culinary cuisine choices prepared by our Executive Chef.
  • Starlight Lounge and Cabaret for happy hour, drinks, music, live entertainment and stage shows
  • Grand Ballroom for community and private affairs
  • Beautifully appointed resident lounges and living rooms
  • Library featuring 1000’s of novels and an expansive collection of literature
  • Art studio for painting, pottery, and crafts
  • Multi-purpose and meeting rooms boasting lectures, educational seminars, chef's chats, and cooking demos
  • Courtyards and patios for outdoor activities and relaxation
  • Private outdoor hot tub rooms
  • Country club style locker rooms with steam rooms, showers, and dressing rooms
  • Signature salon and barber offering haircuts, styling, coloring, manicures and pedicures
  • Full-service spa with four private treatment rooms featuring: licensed massage therapists, reflexologist and esthetician
  • Fully equipped state-of-the-art fitness center with certified trainers and specialized fitness classes
  • Billiard Room with pool table, game tables and an internet café
  • Multi-passenger van and luxury car transportation for grocery runs, doctor appointments, shopping and more
  • Reserved parking for residents plus ample guest parking
  • Night security patrol
  • Professional landscape maintenance
  • Handicap accessibility
  • Putting Green and Shuffle Board Court

Coming Soon

  • Cinema with state-of-the-art audio surround-sound
  • Full-service juice bar to network and socialize

Available Care at The Montecito Santa Fe

Assisted Living

Assisted living provides customized care for seniors who need assistance with certain daily tasks, like showering, dressing and taking medications.

Santa Fe Independent Living

Resort-style elegant living at The Montecito Santa Fe boasts unparalleled lifestyle and wellness opportunities. Our state-of-the-art campus offers luxurious senior living that promotes life, health, luxury, and peace of mind.

  • The Montecito Santa Fe
  • 500 Rodeo Rd.
  • Santa Fe, NM 87505
  • 505.428.7777