Friday, January 8, 2010

Srai-Wi “My Children” Experiences

Nature Walks
Join the Recreation Department on a guided nature walk through the Bosque.
Learn about the flora and fauna that is indigenous to New Mexico and the
restoration project underway along the Rio Grande.
Daily 9:15 am *Weather Permitting

Cultural Learning Center
The Recreation Department invites you to experience the history and culture
of the people of Tamaya as you tour the museum.

Daily 2:00 pm

Native American Flute Performance
Enjoy the enchanting sounds of Traditional Native American Flute Music
shared by William Clark.
Sunday 10:30 am—12:30 pm

Tennis Lesson
Enjoy a game of tennis on one of our two tennis courts. Work one-on-one with
a tennis instructor. Learn the basic and advanced levels of play.
*Reservation with Tennis instructor are required 72 hours in advance.

Sky’s the Limit—Hot Air Ballooning
Discover the fantastic adventures of Hot Air Ballooning. Advanced reservations
required. For information or reservations touch 6037.
Daily Sunrise

Clay & Culture
Work hands on with a pueblo member as you mold clay in the traditional way
using the pinch and coil methods of pottery making. Create and paint your
very own pottery piece to take home as a memory of your visit to Tamaya.
Saturday 12:00 pm—1:30

Adobe Brick Making
Learn how to make a traditional adobe brick. You and your
family will learn about the history and techniques in creating an adobe brick. Bricks
will dry overnight and will be delivered the following day.
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am

Jewelry Making
Learn the techniques of jewelry stamping by a traditional Navajo Jeweler. You will
create your own personal stamped-copper bracelet to take home.
Sunday 9:00 am—11:00 am
Saturday 2:00 pm—4:00 pm

Stories Under the Stars
Experience the old tradition of storytelling and s’mores making…under the stars. On
select evenings, sit back, relax, and take in the New Mexico night sky, while enjoying
traditional storytelling and s’mores over one of Tamaya’s fire pits.
Stories & S’mores Wed, Fri & Sat 7:00 pm

Camp Tamaya
Here at Tamaya we have the greatest Camp Hyatt program that is filled with fun experiences
for kids ages 3 to 12. While your parents head off on their own adventures
throughout the resort, you can have fun with us learning about this amazing
place called Tamaya

Hanging out at the Pool
Enjoy one of the two heated pools located in our Grand Courtyard. Our Kiva
Pool, represents a meeting place for the pueblo people to gather and enjoy
one’s company. It is geared to those wanting to relax in a more quiet setting.
Our Plaza Pool & Water slide, represent the gathering area similar to those
found on an actual Pueblo.
Hours: Kiva, Plaza, & Whirlpool
Hours: 9:00 am to 10:00 pm Sat—Sun
*Oxbow Pool closed for the season.
Water Slide
Hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Sat—Sun

Towel Hut
Equipment check out: Bicycles, basketballs, tennis equipment, croquet,
bocce ball, & horseshoes.
Hours: 10:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Sat—Sun

Please contact the resort at 505-867-1234 for complete information and activity reservations

Friday, November 20, 2009

The Holidays are on Their Way

The tree for the living room of the Hyatt Regency Tamaya arrived today! The team from Mary Ann's Plants and Flowers started decorating this morning. It smells fantastic!

Thursday, November 19, 2009

The Construction Business is Booming at the Hyatt Tamaya

The Tamaya pastry department is hard at work on the 2009 Holiday Gingerbread Village. We took a peak into the Bake Shop, take a look at the construction we found!

We can't wait to see the finished product!

Friday, October 2, 2009

Celebrate New Mexico’s Change of Season with a Guided Fall Foliage Tour and Hay Ride at Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa

The Fall Foliage Tour will include a guided hay ride through the Bosque near the Rio Grande on the Pueblo of Santa Ana.

Every Sunday, starting October 18, 2009 – November 8, 2009
Three Tours Every Sunday:

- 1:00 PM – 1:40 PM
- 2:00 PM – 2:40 PM
- 3:00 PM – 3:40 PM

With your tour, receive Hot Apple Cider and Tamaya’s Signature Pumpkin Cookies
$10 Per Person, Children 14 years and younger are Free

Jennifer Wimberly, Bosque Specialist at Hyatt Regency Tamaya, will guide Tours. You will have the opportunity to see the changing colors of the leaves from a vibrant green to yellow, red and orange while learning about the many different types of trees, plants, grasses, shrubs, and ecosystem along the banks of the Rio Grande River. Plants and trees that people will see include cottonwood trees, New Mexico olive trees, wolfberry trees, shrubs, a variety of wild grasses, and other annual blooming plants.

Reservations are required.

For more information or to make reservations, please call 505.771.6037

Monday, August 17, 2009

Hyatt Regency Tamaya Searches for the Next Kid Reporter

Hyatt Regency Tamaya is conducting a search for the next “Kid Reporter” with Camp Hyatt on Assignment, a program where kids can submit a short news-style video that highlights why they would like to be a “Kid Reporter” and what Camp Hyatt activities they would enjoy most. The New Mexico winner and their family will receive a one-night stay at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya with breakfast for four, a hot air balloon ride for four, and a half-day of activities at Camp Hyatt Tamaya. The winner will be automatically entered into a national program that will determine the next “Kid Reporter.”

Kids and their families are invited to take part in the Camp Hyatt on Assignment program and experience Camp Hyatt on Saturday, August 22 between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Orientation begins at 9:00 a.m. followed by Camp Hyatt activities. A complimentary lunch including hot dogs, hamburgers, popcorn and soda will beserved at 11:00 a.m. Kids will be encouraged to record their news report based on the morning’s orientation and activities between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. In addition, pool passes, pony and/or horseback rides, rodeo tickets, and lunch at the Santa Ana CafĂ© will be raffled-off to Camp Hyatt on Assignment participants and attendees.

For more information about submitting a video entry, please visit:

The contest is open to all local children as well as those who will be staying at the resort between 6 years-old and 12 years-old.

Please send your email to to reserve your spot or to request further information. Please include “The Next Kid Reporter ” in the Subject Line. Please allow for at least a 48 hour return reply.