At the Foot of the Sandia Mountains
Cielo Azul Retirement Community is being developed in Bernalillo, New Mexico, a town in Sandoval County, in the metropolitan area of Albuquerque. It is located in in the Plazuela de Sandoval master planned complex in the center of an upscale residential neighborhood at the foot of the spectacular Sandia Mountains by the Rio Grand River.
Cielo Azul will be located only 13 miles north of Albuquerque and 40 miles south of Santa Fe just off Interstate 25.
When living at Cielo Azul you will enjoy perfect weather. Your days will start with the most beautiful blue sky (cielo azul). Sunshine describes the area and you will enjoy over 300 days of wonderful weather where the climate is usually sunny and dry with low relative humidity. Living in the high desert area of New Mexico offers you the opportunity to enjoy four distinct seasons. However, the heat and cold are very mild compared to other parts of the country.
Sandoval County blends the history of the past with the growth of modern technology. Bernalillo is one of the major historical centers of the state and is surrounded by seven Native American pueblos.
Albuquerque – The Heart of New Mexico
Cielo Azul is only 13 miles north of Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico. Albuquerque is home to over 300 visual arts, music, dance, film, ethnic organizations, museums and festivals with both national and international appeal. Albuquerque is home to Sandia Peak Tramway, world’s longest passenger tramway. Albuquerque is also home to the Albuquerque Isotopes, a minor league baseball team affiliated with the Los Angles Dodgers.
Albuquerque also serves as home to many universities and colleges. The city is home to The University of New Mexico including The School of Medicine, National American University, University of Saint Francis School of Nursing, Central New Mexico Community College, University of Phoenix and ITT Technical Institute. Albuquerque is also home to Kirkland Air Force Base and Sandia Labs. All the major airlines serve the Sun Port, Albuquerque’s international airport.
Albuquerque is the medical center of the state and home to many state of the art medical centers. University of New Mexico Hospital is the only level 1 trauma center in the state. The city is also home to Presbyterian Hospital, Heart Hospital of New Mexico, Lovelace Medical Center and the V A Medical Center.
The Cultural Center of Santa Fe
At Cielo Azul you will be only 40 miles south of Santa Fe, NM. Santa Fe is one of the top resort destinations in the country and is know world wide for its art galleries and five star restaurants. You can travel to Santa Fe or Albuquerque via the high speed train (Rail Runner) which has a depot in Bernalillo, just five minutes from Cielo Azul.
Cielo Azul is conveniently located to shopping centers, restaurants, churches, banks, medical offices, medical centers, grocery stores, drug stores, Santo Anna Star Casino and the Santa Anna Event Center.