Where to stay...

From five-diamond luxury resorts and chic urban hotels to cozy Sonoran Desert hideaways, Scottsdale offers more than 70 resorts. Here are a few of our favourites...

The Phoenician Hotel

Nestled at the bottom of the mesmerising Camelback Mountain wellness guru’s should stay at The Phoenician Hotel, complete with a three-story spa, a rooftop pool providing 360-degree views of the desert and an athletic club. Guests can enjoy a range of exciting experiences from bodywork therapies, meditation and tarot readings in the spa, to teeing off in the hotel’s desert golf course or looping the surrounding area on two wheels with complimentary bike hire.

www.thephoenician.com


Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North

Standing amongst the unique saguaro cacti and the dramatic woven valleys below, Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North promises guests an enchanting desert experience. Spacious casitas and suites open out onto the breathtaking scenery of the Sonoran Desert whilst the hotel's selection of restaurants offer authentic Southwestern cuisine serving fresh, seasonal and local ingredients. During their stay, guests can relax and unwind at the award-winning, full-service spa equipped with 14 treatment rooms, and unparalleled views of Pinnacle Peak and the Valley. For those looking to immerse themselves in the desert experience even further, the ‘Scottsdale by Four Seasons’ programme offers guests an exclusive early-morning hot air balloon ride over the expansive desert before horse-back riding to explore the region’s stunning scenery.

www.fourseasons.com/scottsdale


Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley

The much-awaited Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley resort in Scottsdale will open in 2021 - perfect for those looking to treat themselves. Overlooking the mesmerising Camelback Mountain, the hotel will reflect its surroundings and whilst the restaurants will feature ingredients that have been carefully sourced from the resort’s orchard and garden, the 16, 000 square foot spa will offer treatments inspired by Arizonian deserts. The hotel will also feature one of North America's longest pools, measuring an impressive 400-feet. The 215-room, 20-acre resort is enviably located just minutes away from Old Town Scottsdale.

www.ritzcarlton.com


INSIDER TIP:

Book an architectural and art tour with local legend, Ace Bailey. She creates bespoke tours showcasing the best of Scottsdale’s architecture and public art. Ace brings the beauty of the architecture to life telling fascinating stories about Scottsdale’s history and the people that build the city.

www.experiencescottsdale.com

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