Phoenix Earthship Nightly Rental

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The Phoenix Earthship is the most exotic nightly rental experience we offer.  This home’s jungle greenhouse creates its own microclimate in the high mountain desert and is completely off-the-grid, exquisitely detailed and outfitted with modern amenities. The outer greenhouse features towering banana trees, grape vines, birds, turtles and a fish pond with fountain.  The inner living spaces are cozy and quiet.  The Phoenix has been welcoming guests from all over the world for almost ten years and was featured in 2014 as one of Lonely Planet’s Top Ten Eco-Stays.

Renting and Renting Options

The Phoenix, as seen above, is a 5300 square foot building that is capable of housing 6 people, 8 max at $20 per extra person. It has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms a large kitchen and living room and an interior jungle to enjoy.

               In order to provide the greatest service to the people, we have decided to provide three different renting options. These are the entire Phoenix, East Wing and West Wing Suite. Detailed information below.


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               The Phoenix is a work of sustainable art that has been featured in countless television shows and print articles.  The entire building is open to your family and groups. Along with three bedrooms with king-sized beds, two bathrooms, one twin-size bed, a full kitchen, dining room and living room, you also can experience, unique to the Earthship concept:

  • A teeming greenhouse
  • Fish pond
  • Birds
  • Food garden
  • Earthship-inspired chicken coop and run
  • Outdoor fire pit with seating

All of which exist within the Phoenix complex, regardless of the time of year.

A cozy fireplace with water fountain, free WiFi and TV with Netflix are also available and like everything in the Phoenix, completely solar-powered!

1-6 people: $390 a night / $2180 a week.

For reservations, please call 575-751-0462 or email




phoenix floorplan2East Wing

               For those in a smaller group still wishing to absorb the one-of-a-kind experience. Two bedrooms with king-size beds, one twin size bed, one bathroom, a full kitchen, large dining area and interior lounge with a fireplace/water fountain and TV including Netflix awaits you.  The massive, flourishing jungle along with the assorted flora and fauna is also accessible.

Free WiFi provided.

1-2 people: $225 per night / $1260 per week
3-4 people: $300 per night / $1680 per week

For reservations, please call 575-751-0462 or email




phoenix floorplan3West Wing Suite

               The west wing suite is available for those who want to sample the Phoenix experience without renting a large part of the building. The suite consists of a bedroom with king-sized bed, sunroom, outdoor sitting area and bathroom. Ceiling-mounted TV with Netflix. We provide coffee and tea with a tea pot but there is no refrigeration in the suite. The jungle greenhouse is open for exploration as well.

Free WiFi provided.

1-2 people, $130 per night / $680 per week.

For reservations, please call 575-751-0462 or email






Note: When only one wing of the house is rented, the door in the kitchen hallway is locked to separate the space. Each wing has its own parking area and their own private entrance. Also, for maximum privacy we ask that you vacate the jungle greenhouse during hours of darkness so as not to observe the other party’s lit quarters.


Important Information on Arrival Times and Payments:

Keep in mind that our arrival times fall between the hours of 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. and check out is at 11a.m., so plan your travel accordingly. For instance, if you will be flying into Albuquerque allow about four hours between landing and arriving at our Visitors Center. (Our community is only a 15 minute drive from Taos). This will give you ample time to deal with luggage issues, renting a car, traffic and/or any delays between Albuquerque and Taos. It's a wee bit of a trek but WELL worth it. You'll have a blast!

Payment in full is expected to reserve your dates. If you need to cancel for some reason, our policy is that if you notify us at least 24 hours in advance you may have a standing credit for rescheduling anytime in the future as there are no refunds. You may also transfer your credit to a friend or use the credit to purchase materials from our Earthship Store. Unfortunately, we cannot accept dogs in this flourishing microclimate.




August 1, 2013
Let me say first, we are in awe of this beautiful home. Half of us from Colorado and half from San Francisco.
Jungle adventure - chicken farming.
Thank you for this memory,
L.M. Aurora, CO

August 13, 2013
Amazing place!!
We really love it!
I hope Earthship will be approved by Japanese government.
We were hit by huge earthquake.
We need many many accommodations.
Earthship would save our lives!!
S.E. Shizuka, Japan

August 16, 20113
We don't want to leave.
We send our respect the everyone in the Earthship Community for their vision and dedication.
We'll be back.

June 30, 2013
Wow! What a truly amazing experience. It's been so wonderful having this opportunity to expose our children to a more sustainable,
peaceful, happier way of living.
Someday we hope to build our own Earthship!! May our dreams come true....
Thank you for providing this awesome setting!
Much Love,
Franktown, CO


June 20, 2013
Seven Woman have thoroughly enjoyed this Earthship Phoenix East and West experience. I cannot imagine any other way to visit the high desert world. We have discovered the lovely
earthly scent in the green house is the Jimson Weed tree, one of the many treasures of this place...
Earthship Women


June 20-24, 2013
I am very inspired by this Earthship. We love this Earthship because we love this earth.
Rockport, MA

June 7-9, 2013
We loved staying in the Phoenix so much, we don't want to leave!
Love the concept of building w/recycled material and also ling off the grid. Our stay here proves that both are possible with seemingly few hardships or sacrifices - just common sense.
I'm going to miss all the animals especially the chickens! All of them except that one red rooster - I've go my eye on you!
Austin, TX


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The Phoenix Earthship is for sale!
. MLS #80759
Inquiries: Call 575-751-0462 or send us a message here.

In the Greater World Community almost completed (completing the final finishing touches) by Michael Reynolds!

See this new 3 bedroom 2 bath earthship in the Greater World Community. This earthship lies just past the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge from Taos with easy access to town.

This home has an asking price of $1,500,000 and comes with two beautiful acres. The exquisite craftsmanship and the latest in earthship design make this home one of the most beautiful and functional earthships ever built.




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