Set beside the soothing waters of Lake Mescalero, against the breathtaking backdrop of the Sierra Blanca, Inn of the Mountain Gods invites guests to enjoy stunning views, top-notch service, and unforgettable experiences—whether they seek an action-packed, adrenaline-charged adventure or are looking for a mountain oasis to relax and unwind.

At Southern New Mexico’s only AAA Four Diamond-rated resort and casino, award-winning dining options come standard. Guests can enjoy an upscale dining experience at Wendell’s Steak and Seafood. Known for their aged steaks, fresh seafood, and impressive wine list, the restaurant offers some of the finest culinary creations in the area. Beer enthusiasts won’t want to miss Broken Arrow Tap House, which features 70 beers on tap, a full coffee bar, and savory pub fare for lunch and dinner or the Big Game Sports Bar, with everything from a truly amazing Native American burger to a complete selection of drinks, its conveniently located on the casino floor.

There’s no shortage of exhilarating gaming action, including a wide variety of slots, craps, and table games. Guests can enjoy their evening in style with some of the biggest headliners and up-and-comers in the country, or with some extra stake in the game at the Sportsbook at the Inn—the first William Hill-powered sportsbook in New Mexico—where it’s easy to wager and watch your favorite sports teams in a new and high-energy atmosphere year-round.

Inn of the Mountain Gods is a family-friendly resort. Kids will find hours of fun at the resort’s arcade featuring all the newest and most exciting video games, plus air hockey and pool tables and a jukebox. And, just steps away is New Mexico’s first Topgolf Swing Suite. This state-of-the-art social experience features two simulator bays and is fun for golfers and non-golfers alike. Guests can choose from a variety of multi-sport games, including the popular Topgolf Target Game, Zombie Dodgeball, Hockey Shots, Baseball Pitching, Carnival Classic, and more, as well as play virtually on a number of world-famous golf courses. 

One of the top golf courses in the U.S., Inn of the Mountain Gods Championship Golf Course is a destination for golfers of all skill levels. Surrounded by pine, cottonwood, and aspen trees, the challenging 7,206-yard, 18-hole, par-72 course was designed by legendary golf course architect Ted Robinson. With numerous accolades such as Golf Digest’s “Top 40 Casino Courses” and Golfweek’s “Top Courses You Can Play,” golfers seeking either challenging play or to improve their game will be right at home here.

Tranquility seekers can head to The Spa at the Inn. Throughout, the experience and décor honor the Mescalero Apache Tribe in exquisite fashion. Warm tones, organic elements and soft lighting come together to create a sacred space that offers peace and serenity to all who enter. The spa provides services aimed to pamper, renew, and beautify. Signature treatments include facials, body treatments, and massage services while the full-service salon offers manicures, pedicures, haircuts and color, makeup services, and more.

Inn of the Mountain Gods’ sister property, Ski Apache, offers unforgettable adventure at just a short drive away. Guests can enjoy some of the best outdoor recreation in New Mexico with hiking and mountain biking trails galore, as well as the Apache Wind Rider ZipTour where thrill-seekers can soar over the beautiful Sierra Blanca at speeds nearing 60 miles per hour. The three-span zip line is one of the highest in the U.S. (the highest launch-point in the continental U.S.) and offers incredible views of the surrounding region. For a more relaxed but equally visual experience, grab the family and jump on Ski Apache’s eight-person gondola, which offers eagle-eye views of the surrounding range.

Back at Inn of the Mountain Gods guests can forge new memories horseback riding, paddle boating, kayaking, fishing, big game hunting, or soaring over Lake Mescalero on a zip line at 50 miles per hour, year-round.

After a full day of recreating or relaxing, 273 luxurious, well-appointed rooms await. A wide array of accommodations is available, including several extraordinary suites, many with prime views of Lake Mescalero and the surrounding mountain ranges.

Owned and operated by the Mescalero Apache Tribe, Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino and Ski Apache presents the perfect getaway for any type of desired vacation.

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