Luxury Vacations: Every vacation deserves a fantastic place to stay –- and in Arizona, your options are nearly endless. With accommodation options ranging from guest ranches to refined resort suites, it’s easy to find the perfect spot to relax and recharge. Arizona lodging options come in all shapes and sizes –- including quaint bed and breakfasts, roadside motels, world-class resorts, rustic cabin rentals and more. But no matter where you stay, one thing’s for sure: you’ll find beautiful scenery and exciting activities around every corner.
For the Romantic
Sedona Cathedral Hideaway is a forty-six hundred square foot luxury Bed & Breakfast in Sedona. The property rests on a hill with 360-degree views of red rock by day and trillions of stars by telescope or the naked eye at night. A serene, pastoral, uplifting, panoramic red rock setting; like nothing you have ever seen before. Snuggle up with a book by your private fireplace or on one of our many decks. Relax and regroup in the two-person whirlpool tub or generous double shower room. This is a kind of ambiance that is inspirational and fosters clarity and vitality. It is a place where you can sneak off, slip away and leave behind the stresses of life –- a private, peaceful sanctuary on two breathtaking acres, dotted with many mature trees and native vegetation.
For the Foodie
On lush desert, in view of Camelback Mountain, lies the Hermosa Inn. The Inn has been an oasis of gracious Arizona hospitality since the 1930s. The 35 unique rooms and suites are individually decorated in classic Spanish hacienda style. Each guestroom is distinct, most have fireplaces and private patios. At the Hermosa Inn, there is no standard room. Accommodations range from spacious villas to the cozy adobe casitas, each distinctly decorated with fireplaces and a charming Southwestern ranch ambiance. Artful American cuisine is served in one of the Valley's most popular restaurants, LON's. LON’s harvests many of their own ingredients and also use locally grown produce whenever they can to ensure the very best creations. Guests can enjoy beautiful outdoor seating October through May, with a great view of the Camelback Mountain to the east and their notable Lysiloma tree to the west.
For the Art Buff/Night Owl
Hotel Valley Ho is located in Scottsdale's historic district on the corner of 69th Street & Main. Hotel Valley Ho represents one of the nation's best-preserved examples of mid-century architecture. This urban resort includes 194 rooms, spa, fitness center, movement studio, versatile meeting and event space, and two restaurants including Cafe ZuZu and the famed Trader Vic's. A great resort pool with large scale cabanas, poolside bar & grill and amazing entertainment round out this luxury hotel's unique offerings. The hotel is a favorite choice for art buffs and those looking for great nightlife, as it is centrally located in downtown Scottsdale, just a stroll away from renowned art galleries and popular Scottsdale artwalks and nightclubs. Photo courtesy of the City of Scottsdale
For the Golfer
Tubac Golf Resort & Spa is a truly unique Arizona golf resort. Just a scenic 35 minute drive south of Tucson, Tubac Golf Resort offers the finest accommodations and amenities. Tubac Golf Resort & Spa’s 27 hole championship course makes it the perfect spot for an Arizona golf getaway. Designed in 1959 by renowned golf course architect Robert "Red" Lawrence, the original 18 hole course stood as the most desirable in the Southwest, and was where many of the scenes of Kevin Costner's 1996 golf movie Tin Cup was filmed. In the fall of 2006 local golf course architect Ken Kavanaugh added nine new holes, significantly enhancing the preexisting cottonwood treed and lushly verdant layout. Featuring the most challenging fairways set against the breakthtakingly beautiful Arizona skyline, their championship course allows guests to hone their skills at the professional level.
For the History Buff
The Arizona Inn is a historic, luxury boutique spread over 14 tranquil acres of gardens, fountains, flowers and lawns in the heart of mid-town Tucson. The luxury boutique has been continually owned and operated by the same family since its inception under the careful eye of its founder, Isabella Greenway, in 1930, and its casita-style hotel rooms and suites have been robustly maintained and restored ever since, keeping their original warmth, privacy, comfort and charm while gaining all the modern day resort amenities a Tucson guest might desire. The Arizona Inn provides an extremely high level of personal service in the classic sense. As a result, the Arizona Inn is recognized by its friends and guests as an authentic beacon of civility and currently keeps hotel & resort awards and high honors including: AAA four diamond status for both the hotel and dining room, inclusion on Conde Nast's Traveler Gold List and Travel and Leisure's Top 500 Hotels in the World.
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