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SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA: THE PHOENICIAN

Soaking in the cool waters of The Phoenician’s pristine pool while watching the sun beat down on the toffee-colored Camelback Mountains one thing was clear to me: I was right where I belonged. 

If you’ve been reading my blogs, you’ll know my love for the Scottsdale area runs deep – and The Phoenician’s gorgeous Southwestern touches certainly top my list of favorites out West. This luxury resort has it all: a newly renovated golf course, stunning suites, and a spa and fitness center that will impress even the most discerning traveler. Arizona’s eclectic vibe is unlike any other. The pride that’s shown for the rich history and practices of the natives seems to shine throughout every detail – art, food, wellness, entertainment! The Phoenician does well encompassing special elements throughout all of their offerings, creating a luxurious and vibrant experience for guests.


Scenes Around The Phoenician

While visiting The Phoenician, you’ll notice the nearly neon flowers popping up throughout the landscaping and a seamless combination of modern + vintage with stucco architecture and contemporary design elements that make this resort incredibly photogenic. Tan cabanas flank the Mother-of-Pearl pool that’s ready and waiting for a dip! 


I love the look of the warm, tan elements in the evening time – glowing yellow lights dance off the stone structures creating such a cozy feeling! It’s almost as if the sun has never quite set in certain spots. 


Unmatched Hospitality 

The staff at The Phoenician are warm, welcoming, and ready to serve. As a luxury resort, The Phoenician has done an impeccable job creating an environment that’s brimming with convenience yet feels spacious and relaxed. 


My Favorite Spa Finds at The Phoenician

The Phoenician Spa coordinators have created an assortment of themed journeys designed to truly aid in your healthy transformation. These journeys include featured elements, essential oils, and the use of sound therapy to enhance your healing. I especially appreciated the offering of craniosacral therapy and lymphatic massage to assist in whole body alignment and the removal of toxins. Beyond the specialized journeys, there are countless wraps, facials, massages, and treatments designed to treat, heal, and pamper virtually every inch of your body. Most treatments are available in fifty or eighty minute intervals with the recommendation of adequate rest afterwards. 


Between the transformative treatments at The Phoenician Spa you can lounge in and around the stunning rooftop pool. Don’t worry – if your day at the pool has taken a toll on your hair, The Dry Bar does a blowout that will have you ready to book a flight to Arizona before your next big event! 


Fitness Finds at The Phoenician

It’s clear that when The Phoenician concept was conceived, they knew they’d be catering to health and fitness enthusiasts. Aerial yoga tops my favorite classes I tried while visiting but I also had a fantastic time doing the In-Trinity Experience, and Techno Circuit. 


At The Phoenician you’ll find gorgeous golf greens – one of Chris and my favorite ways to get moving while on vacation! Newly redesigned by Architect Phil Smith, The Phoenician’s course is now 18 holes of perfection in the Sonoran Desert. 


Culinary Explorations at The Phoenician

As a AAA Five Diamond resort, The Phoenician’s menu of dining options does not disappoint. Each of the eight dining destinations offers a unique ambiance for travelers and you can source healthy options throughout the property. Many of the restaurants offer exquisite views of desert scenes, the stunning resort, and impeccable landscaping, making it a feast for your eyes, too! 


The Phoenician has mastered encompassing thoughtful elements throughout all of their offerings, creating a luxurious and vibrant experience for guests.


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