The Montecito Santa Fe

500 Rodeo Road, Santa Fe, NM, 87505

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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.

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:

Independent and Assisted Living

  • El Centro’s grand resort-style club house with courteous Concierge Services 24 hours – 7 days a week
  • Our campus sits on 13 sprawling acres with beautiful mountain views and walking paths
  • Three elegant dining venues: Garbo’s Restaurant boasting a fine dining atmosphere and service with culinary cuisine choices prepared by our Executive Chef, Da Vinci Dining Room with Executive Chef inspired daily entrees and seasonal delights, and The Sahara Dining Room inviting Independent Living Residents to enjoy daily decadent delights.
  • Starlight Lounge and Cabaret for happy hour, margaritas, 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
  • Multiple courtyards and patios with newly added shuffleboard court and putting green
  • Private outdoor hot tub rooms
  • His & Her country club style locker rooms with steam rooms, showers, and dressing rooms
  • Full-service signature salon and barber offering haircuts, styling, coloring, manicures and pedicures
  • Full-service spa with four private treatment rooms and licensed massage therapists, reflexologist and Esthetician
  • Fully equipped state-of-the-art fitness center with personal trainers and certified fitness specialists
  • Exercise room featuring Yoga, Zumba, Wii fitness with exercise instructors
  • Bistro Lounge featuring daily continental breakfast, game tables, ice cream socials and an internet café
  • Multi-passenger van and luxury car transportation
  • Scheduled transportation runs
  • Ample parking
  • Night security patrol
  • Professional landscape maintenance
  • Handicap accessibility

Assisted Living

Our registered nurses and trained, compassionate caregivers are on staff 24 hours a day to provide personal customized services that include the following:

  • Initial evaluation and an individualized LifeHOUSE service plan
  • Supervision to full assistance with activities of daily living including bathing, grooming, dressing, and dining
  • Case management, including communication with the resident's physician and family
  • Comprehensive support services such as pharmacy and medical supplies
  • Medication monitoring and administration
  • Daily reminders
  • Assistance with meals
  • 24-hour nursing staff
  • 24-hour concierge desk
  • 24-hour emergency call system
  • Security features including safety grab bars in tub and shower, smoke detectors, sprinkler systems, and personal pendants
  • Planned activities with a full array of social and cultural events

Our Assisted Living Boasts

  • An elegant, spacious private residence where you have the opportunity to create a home that fully expresses your individual taste and personality
  • Kitchenettes, personal living areas, and private full bathrooms in every apartment
  • Full access to El Centro and all of the fine amenities and services it offers
  • Enhanced safety features in public and private living areas
  • Private Arjo spa room
  • Three meals a day in a restaurant-style dining room, featuring a wide variety of fresh and seasonal selections chosen and prepared by our classically trained Executive Chef and served restaurant style
  • Wellness programs such as a state-of-the-art fitness room and exercise classes led by a personal instructor
  • Individually tailored activities program that fosters socialization and life enrichment events. Our daily social scene will encourage physical activity, community immersion and engagement with the larger community of Santa Fe such as restaurant outings, shopping venues, theatre, and cultural events
  • Scheduled health transportation for nearby doctor appointments and pharmacy runs
  • Scheduled group and individual transportation seven days a week
  • Social, cultural, and recreational programs
  • Maintenance services seven days a week
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Weekly personal and flat linen laundry service
  • All residential and special care services to meet the changing needs of each resident as they live and age in place
  • Specially designed common areas and outdoor courtyards
  • Utilities (except phone) including electricity, heat, air conditioning, water and basic cable television
  • Registered nurse-managed care givers who provide monitoring of your daily health care needs
  • We also pride ourselves on being a pet friendly environment

What Makes Us Special

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

Features of The Montecito Santa Fe

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable TV in resident's rooms
  • Internet in residents' rooms
  • Wi-fi in residents' rooms and shared areas

Health services

  • Medication Management
  • Hospice care

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Studio apartments
  • Detached homes
  • Housing extra: Cottages


  • Beauty/Barber shop
  • Computer room
  • Hiking trails
  • TV room
  • Gardens/outside patio
  • Parking for residents
  • Spa
  • Transportation for residents (shuttle bus or similar)
  • Coffee shop
  • Shared space where residents can host parties

Dining options

  • Some residents have in-room kitchenettes
  • Meals delivered to residents' rooms
  • Meals in a shared dining room
  • Some residents have in-room full kitchens (including oven, etc.)


  • Fitness
  • Arts, woodworking, craft
  • Organized offsite activities (outings, etc)
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious services
  • Lectures and discussions
  • Book clubs
  • Wii sports competition
  • Tai chi
  • Yoga
  • Gardening
  • Cooking

Guest services

  • Guests can attend meals
  • Guests can stay overnight
  • Ample parking for guests

Cleaning services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry service for clothes
  • Laundry service for linens
  • Private services


  • We charge monthly rent plus additional fees for specific care needs, as needed
  • We charge an entry fee
  • Monthly rent is all inclusive
  • Maximum rate: $4,700/month
  • Minimum rate: $3,450/month


  • Pets: All pets allowed
  • Staff patient ratio: 1:8
  • Minimum age: 50

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