Best Scottsdale Resorts For Your Next Staycation

Best Scottsdale Resorts For Your Next Staycation

We all deserve the chance to take a break from our busy schedules and rejuvenate.  There is no easier way to take a relaxing vacation than to stay right where you are – and Scottsdale is a pretty great place to be during any time of year!  Tourists from all over the country travel to Scottsdale to hike, play golf, and spend a few days by the pool in any of our world-class resorts.  The next time you’re planning a peaceful solo retreat for yourself or a fun vacation with friends and family, look no further than any of these five-star luxury resorts right in our backyard.    

Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North

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Near the base of Pinnacle Peak, this Four Seasons Resort is the ideal staycation spot for those who love golf and wish to leave the bustle of the city far behind.  The resort, which spans forty acres of property, blends seamlessly into the surrounding desert with little disruption to the area’s natural beauty.  Tucked away in this quiet desert oasis, you’ll have immediate access to Troon North Golf Club and its famous golf courses, the Monument and the Pinnacle, where you can enjoy sweeping views of Pinnacle Peak.  

Play a round of tennis on the resort courts and unwind afterwards at the spa with an array of signature treatments.  The hotel restaurant offers complimentary wine and beer tastings every weekend as well as an unbeatable happy hour with live music on the patio.  The remote location is perfect for stargazing, and the resort offers guided stargazing tours to fully appreciate the spectacular desert sky at night.  Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North is one of the most highly rated luxury resorts in the area due to its tranquil desert location and stunning views.  

The Phoenician, a Luxury Collection Resort

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You’ll have no trouble spotting the sprawling 250-acre property of the Phoenician when you’re standing at the top of Camelback Mountain.  Located right at the base of the historic landmark, the Phoenician is a luxury collection resort with three unique experiences: the Phoenician, the Canyon Suites, and the Phoenician Residencies.  Whichever arrangement you choose, you’ll leave satisfied with the countless options for relaxation and entertainment.  

Take a complimentary cocktail mixology class at the bar, declared one of the world’s best hotel bars by Forbes Travel Guide in 2019.  The resort’s afternoon tea service is the height of elegance in full English tradition.  The Phoenician Golf Course, recently redesigned with eighteen holes, showcases breathtaking views of Camelback Mountain.  Spend a day at one of the three pools, decompress with morning yoga and a spa treatment, or eat at one of the seven eateries on the property.  With so many activities to choose from, the Phoenician’s sparkling grounds offer something for everyone.  

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

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Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is the perfect staycation option for countless annual events such as the PGA Tour Waste Management Phoenix Open, the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, and the Arabian Horse Show.  This family-friendly resort is already a crowd favorite amongst locals due to its fantastic programming all year long.  

You can soak up the sun in no less than six different pools on the property featuring a water slide, a giant sandbox, and a real white sand beach.  During the holiday season, the white sand beach turns into an enchanting ice skating rink and the resort becomes its own winter wonderland.  While the resort is located next to plenty of popular hubs for shopping and dining, save time for a treatment at the hotel’s Well & Being Spa, which was named a Reader’s Choice Top 10 Winner for Best Hotel Spa by USA Today.  Fairmont Scottsdale Princess provides fun for the whole family no matter the time of year.  

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows – A Concept by Hyatt

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On one of the liveliest streets in Scottsdale, you might be surprised to find the private paradise of Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows along Scottsdale Road.  But don’t pass up this sublime resort with a flair for stunning interior design located in the most exciting area of the city. 

Every bungalow is decorated in a sophisticated mid century modern style, and the grounds are impeccably landscaped with desert flora.  Don’t be surprised if you bump into local artists creating new work on the property.  Check out the Cattle Track Arts Compound down the road to experience a unique creative space for artists, or visit one of the many art galleries in the area.  Even if you choose to spend the day simply lounging by the pool or getting pampered at the spa, you won’t be disappointed.  Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows is known for its outstanding customer service; the staff will not only charm you but also meet your every need.  

Consider heading into the middle of the city to forget all about the outside world at this serene and stylish resort. 

Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia

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You’ll feel like you’ve been transported to the Andalusian region of Spain when you set foot on the captivating grounds of Montelucia.  Set against the backdrop of Camelback Mountain, the immaculate property features breathtaking old world architecture at every turn, such as the authentic Cortijo Plaza and Alhambra fountain.  There is so much to see that you just might need the staff to whisk you away on a golf cart to admire all of the resort’s hidden treasures.  

Dine at the famous Prado restaurant to sample delicious Spanish and Mexican dishes.  Take advantage of the sauna at the Moroccan-inspired Joya Spa or splash in one of the three lounge pools for maximum relaxation.  The fitness center’s offerings are extensive: you can choose between daily yoga, Pilates, and cardio classes during your stay.    

If you’re itching to travel halfway across the world, just stay at Montelucia to lose yourself in a magical European palace settled at the base of Scottsdale’s very own Camelback Mountain.  

Scottsdale is known for its five-star luxury resorts that offer jaw-dropping desert views, world-class service, and peaceful sanctuary from the rest of the world when you need it.  Choose a stress-free staycation at any of these Scottsdale resorts, and you won’t be disappointed.  Whether you’re walking through the Spanish courtyards of Montelucia or taking in the beauty of Pinnacle Peak from your patio at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, you’ll see why people flock from all over the world to view the sights of our beloved city.

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