- Isaiah Kaitschuck
Top 5 Luxury Hotels in Arizona
These elegant hotels captivate the most luxurious travelers for a wonderful weekend getaway.
As Covid-19 restrictions began to lessen in Arizona, we know that travelers and adventure enthusiasts can’t wait to get back to exploring. The world may be changed forever, but the love for travel and luxury has remained the same. These 5 star luxury hotels will take your breath away and leave you with refreshed memories after a weekend getaway. Let's dive into your next summer getaway with these 5 magical hotel options.
Amangiri, Lake Powell
This luxurious 5 star hotel features a desert oasis that offers privacy, comfort, and convenience around every corner. Its modern landscape and architecture is unmatched and there are many amenities offered at this location. Its beautiful designs are driven by Navajo heritage and challenge standard resort experience. This next level retreat also has many amenities to offer as well.
The hotel offers a myriad of experiences, you can find climbing, canyoning, and hiking that overlooks some of Arizona's most sheer canyons and breathtaking landscapes. Don’t forget a helmet though, as this resort also offers a grapple bridge that cascades nearly 100 feet above the canyon below. Feeling bold? Indulge in a guided helicopter or Hot-air balloon ride that will give you a perfect view of the several nearby national parks.
This resort also includes world-class dining that encompasses southewestern flavors and global accents that make this experience truly one of the best. Whether you choose the wood-fired salmon or the dibé yázhí lamb rack, you will not be disappointed. This resort accommodates all kinds of tastes, and leaves visitors with an experience that will last a lifetime.
Currently, there are several Covid-19 protocols in place at this resort. Please check out local guidelines to see developing changes.
The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
If you’re looking for a relaxing weekend getaway, then this hotel is the perfect place for you. Its wonderful ratings are marked by its outstanding hospitality and attention to detail. Its location sits nestled in the mountainside and features luxurious suite-style rooms ranging in all sizes. Its infinity pools are lined with pool side cabanas and umbrellas and don’t forget to check out the friendly Saguaro cacti just nearby. Their five-star restaurants on-site include: American cuisine, latin touches, and a signature bistro. If you want a world-class dining experience just outside your bedroom door, then look no further than these spectacular restaurants.
Jetlagged? Or just want to relax? Their holistic spa resort offers all kinds of custom massages specialized to each guest. A full-body experience with gemstones will run you $320 but leave you feeling satisfied and tranquil. Regardless of which suite or restaurant you choose during your stay at this hotel, you will find a level of service and hospitality that is unparalleled to its competitors.
Its current Covid-19 restrictions include social distancing measures and contactless check-in upon arrival. Resort amenities remain fully operational but are limited to guests only in order to maintain current social distancing requirements.
Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale
This desert Oasis is your next favorite weekend getaway location. Whether you are relaxing by the pool, or enjoying your Premier Casita Room, this resort will surprise you at every turn.
If you would like to see what Arizona has to offer, then you can bask in a guided Grand Canyon or horseback riding adventure hosted by the hotel.
This resort offers a world-class experience just outside in its backyard and captivates guests from all over the world. Its restaurant and bar offers dramatic desert views and margaritas to share with all of your friends. Even spoil yourself with an ice-cream sandwich from the Saguaro Blossom poolside restaurant.
This hotel has not taken Covid-19 lightly. They work around the clock to sanitize all areas and maintain social distancing while guests partake in any activities at the resort. Their commitment to increased sanitation and disinfection is standard at all levels of your stay. They even offer contactless mobile check-in that allows guests to skip the front desk and head straight to their rooms.
Enchantment Resort, Sedona
This marvelous hotel is a dream getaway for most. This top pick resort is seated in the Sedona rock and has views of the entire surrounding landscape. Its connection to nature and perfect balance of hospitality and service make this resort a truly relaxing experience.
Their 281 newly renovated casitas are classy escapes that welcome newcomers to southwestern motifs. Their Casita studios are perfect for those looking to unwind and find comfort in the afternoon breeze.
This resort is also known for its outdoor adventure packages offered to guests upon their arrival. This resort has an on-site activity center that hosts mountain biking, hiking, and guided tours for guests. The geography of this resort will captivate your senses and also challenge your fitness.
Additionally, the resort is offering enhanced Covid-19 sanitization and protocols. Their commitment to cleanliness is world-class and this resort has adequately adapted to Arizona's everchanging Covid-19 requirements.
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort
This world class resort has caught the attention of some of the world's most fascinating critics. Its architecture is inspired by the surrounding Camelback mountain and features sophisticated designs that wow newcomers.
This resort offers you solitude and a unique selection of accommodations for its guests. Check out the Villas that you will never want to leave. They boast large family-style homes that overlook the horizon and even come with personal jetted tubs for guests.
Dine in at the Jade Bar where you can find mouth-watering cuisine and a selection of American and Asian style dishes. Don’t miss out on live music during the week and even private dining experiences for its guests.
Its current Covid-19 restrictions are above par and operations have been adjusted to accommodate the pandemic. Upon arrival, guests receive sanitization kits and face masks to use during your stay. Additionally, the resort is offering an expedited check-in process to limit the contact with its team and guests.
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