Top-Rated Resorts and Hotels in the Phoenix

The sun and warm weather make Phoenix a premier desert Resorts destination in the Southwest, especially during the winter months. People come here on golf vacations; spa and wellness retreats; nature getaways; and to take in major events, from concerts and NASCAR races to spring training.

Royal Palms Resort & Spa

The historic Royal Palms Resort offers an oasis of calm with its beautiful gardens and courtyards. Much of the 1929 architecture has been retained and enhanced with modern touches. A lovely pool, quiet sitting areas, fountains, and cozy interior rooms will allow you to find a place to relax and unwind.

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

One of Scottsdale’s most family-friendly resorts, the Westin Kierland has everything to keep young and old entertained for hours on end. Some of the highlights include a waterslide, a lazy river pool, and a man-made wave known as the FlowRider, to bring out your inner surfer or wakeboarder.

Boulders Resort and Spa, Curio Collection

Set among the picturesque rocks of the Sonoran Desert in Scottsdale, the Boulders Resort blends gracefully into the landscape. Long a favorite with golfers, this resort features two 18-hole golf courses that incorporate the desert features into the design of the course. If you’d prefer to be pampered, the 33,000-square-foot spa can help, with its wide variety of treatments featuring local desert elements.

Andaz Scottsdale Resort and Spa

The Andaz Scottsdale provides a unique resort experience with its 201 beautifully restored and modernized mid-century modern bungalows spread around the 23-acre property. Camelback Mountain serves as the backdrop. The Andaz is known for being uber cool and having a unique vibe.

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa

The Hyatt Regency Scottsdale is a moderately sized resort with just under 500 rooms and suites. The hotel is especially well-known for its extensive pool areas, which seem to ramble on forever. The property has 10 pools, a 30-foot-high waterslide, whirlpools, and a white-sand beach. Golfers will find three nine-hole courses at the next-door Gainey Ranch Golf Club.