About Us

Meet our Team

Owen and Maria Curry, Owners, Resort Properties of Angel Fire

We first came to Angel Fire in 1999 and have made almost annual visits ever since. In 2012 we decided occasional visits were not enough, so we purchased a lot. We built our slice of heaven in 2014. It soon became quite clear we loved being here more than being in Dallas, TX. We have owned and operated our own business for over 25 years and bring that business experience with us to Resort Properties of Angel Fire.

  • Lori Bingham, Director of Operations
  • Heather Kovar, Reservation Specialist

The Curry Family - Owen, Maria, Isabela & Sullivan

Know Before You Go

Please review our Policies & Procedures page before departing home. Also, print a map of the directions to Resort Properties check-in office. It is required that you check-in prior to entering the property. If you intend on arriving after hours, please notify our office in advance so we can leave your check-in package waiting for you. Please be aware, you must still come to the office and check-in the following day!

It is very important that you prepare for your visit to Angel Fire in advance. The weather changes dramatically and whether it be Winter or Summer visitors can find themselves unprepared!

In the winter always keep in mind you are traveling to a ski resort. Resort Properties cannot accept responsibility for a client not able to get to their property due to the lack of four-wheel drive. All of our properties are maintained by snowplows and accessible upon arrival. Be prepared!

You are traveling to above 8000 ft. in elevation. It is very important that you are well hydrated and have any necessary medications. Many visitors will experience headaches, light headed-ness and nausea when they arrive. Plenty of water and limited alcohol intake will help relieve these symptoms. Be prepared!

Please do not hesitate to contact our reservations office during business hours to obtain information regarding road and weather conditions at (575) 377-6441.

Safe travels from the Team at Resort Properties of Angel Fire!


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Q1) Should I purchase travel insurance?

A: If you are traveling from out of state, we recommend you purchase travel insurance. You can purchase a policy for a small amount that will cover your vacation for many unforeseeable circumstances. As opposed to other vacation destinations, traveling to the mountains poses extra risks. A few examples include canceled or delayed flights, impassable road conditions, and skiing injuries. Though we truly sympathize with our guests when something unfortunate happens, there are not very many circumstances in which we can provide refunds or reschedule your trip. It is precisely for this reason that you should carefully consider purchasing travel insurance. https://www.insuremytrip.com

Q2) Is a vacation rental different from a hotel?

A: Booking a vacation rental is like staying at the house of a friend. In our vacation rentals you will experience significantly more space, privacy, and comforts that feel like home, including a kitchen and a location that is beyond what most hotels can offer. All this at a significantly lower cost than a hotel with comparable features. But these benefits bring different considerations than a hotel. More privacy means that most guests do not want daily housekeeping. We offer a check-out clean and, for an added fee, mid-stay cleans. We also offer a starter supply of some consumables, including, paper towels, toilet paper, dish soap and more, but these items are not restocked during a stay. A kitchen allows you to make home-cooked meals and guests will likely visit the store to purchase groceries.

Self-sufficiency is key to a happy stay in a vacation rental. We do provide housekeeping and 24/7 maintenance, but these are primarily for properties in between stays. Our staff services vacation rentals across several square miles, unlike a hotel that manages a single building. We have to strike a balance between cost and service, and have found that our current system has struck this balance as most of our guests are satisfied with their stays.

Hotels roll their housekeeping costs into their nightly rates. We choose to simply charge our guests the cost of a check-out clean regardless of the number of nights in their stay so our cleaning fee is broken out. The housekeeping staff for a hotel cleans the same type of room with limited furnishings in a single building. Dirty linens are returned to a location within the same building. Our housekeeping staff cleans homes, some with several bedrooms and bathrooms, across several square miles that are full of furnishings and extra items. Dirty linens must be returned to a centralized location. A standard hotel room can be cleaned in fifteen minutes. A standard 2-bedroom vacation rental can take up to three hours to clean. To keep costs down and to increase efficiency, we ask guests to help our staff by loading and running the dishwasher and emptying the trash. This allows our cleaning staff to move through properties efficiently and helps to keep costs down.

Our hope is that our guests understand the difference between booking a hotel and a vacation rental. Together we can provide affordable vacation rentals and happy stays for everyone!

Q3) What is provided at the property?

A: Each rental property is fully furnished, including small appliances, basic pots and pans (if you are planning on making a special recipe that requires a particular sized dish, please bring it with you), linens, towels, blankets, pillows. Each unit is stocked with towels according to the number of people the unit can sleep. Should you desire a towel exchange during your stay, you may either choose to wash your towels in your unit (providing your unit has a washer/dryer) or exchange them at the office for a fee of $10.00. A total restock of fresh towels and supplies may be purchased at the office for a fee of $15.00. Should you know in advance that you will need more supplies such as extra pillows or blankets, you may want to bring these items from home.

We also furnish supplies sufficient for a three-night stay: paper towels, toilet tissue, facial tissue, liquid dish soap, dishwasher pods, scrubbing sponge, trash bags, bath soap, make-up wipes, shampoo and conditioner. If you need more supplies during your stay, you may purchase them either at the local grocery store or at our office.

If your unit comes equipped with a washer/dryer, you will need to supply your own laundry detergent.

Q4) Can Resort Properties of Angel Fire handle large groups?

A: We have the capacity to accommodate large groups at one time. Many of our properties are in the same building and in some instances right next door to each other. Please call us to discuss your large group needs.

Q5) Does Resort Properties of Angel Fire offer wedding services

A: We do not coordinate weddings, but if you are looking to save a lot of money on the exact same lodging that our competitors bundle in their “wedding packages”, then compare the price of a competitor’s wedding package to the total price of booking everything a la carte. When you do the math, you’ll find out you’re paying a premium just to purchase everything together in a package.

Q6) How do I check-in to the property I am staying at?

A: You can check-in at the Resort Properties of Angel Fire office, 52 North Angel Fire Rd, between 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm. A valid credit card must be provided at check-in as a hold for any potential damages beyond what our protection insurance covers, or for missing property during your stay. Each property is inspected prior to arrival and again post departure.

If you need to check-in after hours’, we will include the instructions in your confirmation letter. Early check-in may be available for a $25 fee.

Q7) How do I check-out of the property I am staying at?

A: Check-out time is 10:00 am on the departure date. Please make sure all doors and windows are secure, load and start the dishwasher, and take all trash to any of the area dumpsters (failure to remove trash or leaving dirty dishes will result in additional fees).

All keys must be returned to the Resort Properties of Angel Fire office located at 52 North Angel Fire Rd. If you need to return the keys after regular office hours, you may leave the keys in the drop box conveniently located outside the office. All keys not returned will be charged a $10 fee per key.

Q8) What are the check-in and check-out times? Can I check-in early or check-out late?

A: Check-in is after 4:00 pm; Check-out time is 10:00 am

Q9) Can I check-in early or check-out late?

A: Check-in is after 4:00 pm. Early check-in may be available depending on the bookings for the property you are staying at. Due to the complications it causes for our housekeeping schedule, we charge a $25 fee. Please request this service no more than 24 hours prior to arrival.

Check-out time is 10:00 am. Late check-out times may be available during off-season times; please check with the office. All late check-outs must be pre-approved in writing by the office. Unfortunately, we cannot offer late check-outs during peak periods; no exceptions.

Q10) Do you take a security deposit?

A: Yes. At check-in time there will be a $200 security deposit for condos and $300 for homes authorized on your credit card.

Q11) What is the procedure if something is damaged?

A: We believe in maintaining the integrity of the properties we manage. Please be aware that we hold guests accountable for unreasonable wear and tear or damage to the property. When you make your reservation, your credit card information is kept on file until you check out of the property and it has been cleaned. If there’s any damage to the property, you will be contacted and your credit card will be charged to cover the cost. Remember you are the guest at someone’s second home. All we expect is the same courtesy and respect you would show a friend if you were staying overnight.

Q12) What are the cleaning fees?

A: Cleaning fees depend on the size of a property and are disclosed prior to booking. Every property we manage is professionally cleaned before/after every stay.

Q13) Are daily cleanings provided?

A: The cost of your reservation includes stocked accommodations and a full-service professional cleaning after your stay. If you wish to have additional cleanings, we offer Light Cleans and Mid-Stay Cleans. We will be happy to arrange this at an additional cost and with at least 24 hours notice. Please note this service may not be available during the peak-season.

Q14) What is the refund policy if I need to cancel my reservation?

A: 50% of the total is due at the time of booking. The remaining balance is due eight (8) weeks prior to arrival. Cancellation eight (8) weeks or less prior to arrival the total is non-refundable. Only the cleaning fee is fully refundable. All other charges and fees are non-refundable unless the property can be rebooked. If a rebooking occurs, then a refund will be provided based on the new booking amount. Rebooking fees may apply.

All cancellations are subject to processing and sales tax when applicable. RPAF is not responsible for cancellations, delays or inconveniences, including but not limited to adverse weather conditions, flight cancellation, road closures, problems with technology, personal emergencies, maintenance problems in the property, water leaks, temperature control, personal preferences for bedding firmness, electrical outages, acts of God or any circumstance outside of its direct control. TRAVEL INSURANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO PROTECT YOUR FINANCIAL INTERESTS. Refunds and credits will only be granted for situations that are within the direct control of Resort Properties of Angel Fire. The maximum amount of any refund or credit will be the prorated value of any lost occupancy you incur. If you are provided a credit greater than $50, you will be mailed a check from our office no earlier than sixty (60) days after your stay. RE-BOOKING AFTER CANCELLATION: RPAF will attempt to re-book a property if you have to cancel for any reason and you will be provided a partial credit if the property is successfully re-booked. The amount the property is re-booked for is at the sole discretion of RPAF and may be less than the amount you paid. RPAF manages multiple properties and is not obligated to re-book the property you reserved before booking other properties RPAF manages. RPAF charges a rebooking fee as stated in the RPAF Cancellation Policy, which is available upon request. RPAF may cancel any reservation without any obligation or penalty to RPAF, if a guest does not respond to repeated communication attempts via phone or email.

We realize that sometimes unforeseen circumstances arise. If you contact us and describe your extenuating circumstances (e.g., lost job, illness, injury) we will attempt to re-book the property to another person. If we are able to re-rent the property, then we will refund that amount to you, minus a 30% administrative fee.

Q15) What should I do if something requires maintenance during my stay?

A: For non-emergency repairs and maintenance we provide service 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Major holidays are excluded. Emergencies are handled 24/7/365. To request maintenance services, contact the office at (575) 377-6441

Q16) Will my accommodations have internet/Wi-Fi and telephone service?

A: Most of the properties we manage have wireless internet. Please check the amenities list for individual properties when booking. These services are provided at no extra charge and as a courtesy to you. We are unable to guarantee 100% uptime of internet service.

Most of the properties we manage do not have a telephone. We have found that virtually every rental guest has a cell phone and land lines are rarely used.

Q17) Will my accommodations have cable TV?

A: Most of the properties we manage have cable or smart TV’s with internet. Please check the amenities list for individual properties when booking for details regarding the type and number of televisions.

Q18) What if I lose my key?

A: Call us and we will assist you 24/7 in regaining access to your accommodations. There will be $10 fee to replace the lost key.

In the event you need emergency assistance due to your negligence (late night forgetfulness due to consumption of adult beverages) we may assess a trip charge. We don’t like getting out of bed at 2 a.m. to help someone find their key.

Q19) Who am I renting from?

A: You are renting directly from the private owner of the property. Resort Properties Angel Fire is the representative of the owner. We owe a fiduciary duty to our clients

Q20) What do I do if there are other people disturbing my stay?

A: If there is a disturbance during your stay, you should call (575) 377-3214 to be connected to the Angel Fire Police Department.

In case of emergencies dial 911.

Q21) Is smoking allowed?

A: No. Please be aware that smoking of any kind may result in the immediate termination of your stay without refund. If there is any evidence of smoking inside a unit or outside on an attached balcony, patio or deck, you may incur a $500 fine.

Q22) Are pets allowed?

A: In most cases, pets are not allowed at any of our properties. Please be aware that bringing pets of any kind may result in the immediate termination of your stay without refund and a $500 fine.

We do have pet-friendly properties available for a $10 a day per pet fee. We can also recommend a nearby kennel. Please check with the office prior to arrival.

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