Armendaris — Ted Turner Reserves
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South Central New Mexico


The Hacienda at Armendaris is open for reservations!

The 360,000-acre property, nestled in the crimson Chihuahuan desert, embodies the essence of southern New Mexico. A true invitation to adventure, it offers treks through semi-desert landscapes, with possible encounters with bison, pronghorn, and desert bighorn sheep, and access to the Jornada lava flow, home to one of the largest populations of Mexican free-tailed bats in the U.S.

Property Highlights

  • 360,000 acres
  • The Hacienda’s Southwestern luxury
  • Fra Cristobal mountain range
  • Dark skies stargazing
  • Jornado del Muerto historic trail
  • Paleontology – Sierraceratops turneri discovery site
  • Over 1 million Mexican free-tail bats
  • Rich Native American history
  • Desert bighorn sheep
  • Culinary adventures
  • Option – stay at Sierra Grande and take a tour
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Getting Here

Nearest International Airports
El Paso International Airport (ELP)
Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ)

Guests are personally escorted to and from Armendaris by private guides who depart from either Ladder or Sierra Grande.


Immerse yourself in perfected desert luxury, and be among the first to experience Ted Turner Reserves’ newest accommodation: The Hacienda at Armendaris. We also invite you to stay at Sierra Grande or Ladder for convenient access to the Armendaris property.


A renovated courtyard, gas fire pit, fountain, and outdoor kitchen invite you to thrive in the solitude of your surrounding environment.


Private chefs and activity guides, fitness and massage areas, and inclusive entertainment spaces are ready at your convenience.

Experiences at Armendaris

Come see why Armendaris is like no other. Curate your own experience from an array of transformative activities.

Conservation and Wildlife

The scale and location of Armendaris provide a great setting for many efforts to conserve and restore imperiled species and habitats of the northern Chihuahuan Desert.

Ready for an adventure?

Your journey starts here.