Interesting, isn’t it – the way vacationers from around the country come to Arizona to enjoy the state’s great weather, activities and natural beauty. But for people already living in Scottsdale, there’s no need to travel long distances to unwind.
If the cost of travel is getting you down, you can still enjoy a “staycation” that keeps you close to home but takes you far from the stresses of the daily grind.
So pack your bags and don’t bother gassing up the car – not when you can choose from the top 4 staycations that are just a few of the advantages of living in Scottsdale.
- Miraval Resort & Spa in Tucson caters to the physical and spiritual side with an array of programs designed to help you realize a whole new way to approach everyday living. Activities from cooking demonstrations to equine therapy ensure that you’ll find a path that relates to your interests. And when pure pampering is in order, specialty massage, bodywork and skin care will get you exhaling.
- Living in Scottsdale means easy access to Montelucia, which offers a spa/salon experience designed to awaken you to the rich sensations typical of the Moroccan desert and the Andelusian region of Spain. This resort dedicates itself to giving you a purifying experience through world-class yoga, fitness, spa and cuisine.
- Sheer luxury is the watchword at the Phoenician. Your staycation at this a AAA Five-Diamond resort can include access to Scottsdale’s only tennis resort facility offering four playing surfaces; an award-winning 27-hole championship golf course; nine pools that suit every member of the family; and plenty of high-end amenities.
- Ride the range on horseback, take a hot-air balloon trip over the mesa, drive a golf ball around lakes and over natural dunes, or just kick back at the 2.5 acre Water Playground. The choices abound at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale, where family activity and spa services combine for the ultimate R&R. Unique programs include the Native American Learning Center, where you can get find fascinating first-hand introductions to native traditions and culture.