A trip to Arizona should include some time at one of the famous Scottsdale resorts. Not only will you be able to pamper yourself after days of strenuous hiking, many Scottsdale resorts have top-notch fitness centers, so you need not worry about keeping up your regular fitness regimen. For example, guests of the Scottsdale Resort Club are allowed to use the adjoining Scottsdale Athletic Club, which was voted one of the Top 50 tennis Resorts by Tennis Magazine. The club also features three fitness studios, top-of-the-line fitness equipment, a variety of classes and personal training.
With a AAA Five Diamond rating, The Phoenician is the epitome of luxurious lodging in Scottsdale. Sprawling out over 250 acres, The Phoenician offers both a resort and a boutique hotel on their grounds, along with a full array of amenities and services. Dine at fine restaurants or grab a casual bite to eat; relax at the spa or take to the championship golf course; or enjoy a game of tennis. Also located on the grounds of this amazing resort are a number of shops, several beautiful pools, a fine art collection, and a cactus garden. The rooms at The Phoenician range from comfortable guestrooms up to luxurious suites to suites located in the private boutique hotel on the grounds called Canyon Suites.
The Scottsdale Plaza is another luxurious Scottsdale resort. The hotel features Arizona's largest whirlpool spa. Its setting near Camelback Mountain provides a stunning backdrop for your golf game, or any other activity you enjoy. If you are planning a conference or a meeting, consider the Scottsdale resort and Conference Center. This is also an excellent location for weddings and theme parties.
While resort vacations may be luxurious, those of you who are looking for a more rustic experience should consider spending time at one of the many Arizona cabins. An Arizona cabin stay can provide an authentic Arizona lodging experience that is reminiscent of the state's pioneer history. At Hidden Meadow Ranch, you will stay in a beautifully handcrafted log cabin. The unique decor of each cabin symbolizes some aspect of the area, including its wildlife, plant life or its people. The Ranch is located in the historic town of Greer in Apache Country.
If you are looking for an extra special Arizona lodging experience, stay at the Whispering Pines Resort in Pinetop Arizona. The resort is located in Pinetop Arizona. It features studio, one or two bedroom cabins.
Do you want rustic Arizona lodging that is a bit closer to the Grand Canyon? There are a number of rental cabins in the Flagstaff area. These include Ponderosa Cabin, Spruce Cabin, Juniper Cabin and Bear Lodge.
Other Arizona lodging options can include traditional hotel stays. You can find a variety of hotels in every Arizona city. For example, aside from the luxurious Scottsdale Arizona resorts, there are a number of hotels in Scottsdale. Budget options include the Sleep Inn, Ramada, Days Inn and Comfort Suites.
For a less pricey Scottsdale, Arizona resort, take a look at the Best Western Papago Inn. The New York Times describes this as Scottsdale's finest little resort. The hotel is located one mile from the Phoenix Zoo and the Desert Botanical Gardens. It is also three miles away from Old Town Scottsdale and the Scottsdale Civic Center. Every room provides a view of the hotels award-winning flower filled courtyard.