The American Southwest features wide open skies, deserts, and stunning canyons making it the perfect place for a relaxing honeymoon. You and your special someone can take in the enchanting landscapes and feel like you’re the only two people in the world. Scottsdale, Arizona has magical qualities to it that are equal parts adventurous, cultural, and zen. There are several five-star hotels in Scottsdale and the downtown arts district has over 80 art galleries and 100 restaurants. It’s the perfect location if you’re looking for a luxurious spa scene, and sunshine destination. Here is a list of the best romantic honeymoon spots Arizona has to offer.
Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows
The backdrop at this resort is the picturesque Camelback Mountain. The bungalows have a mid-century universally modern design making it a stylish yet private temporary home. All rooms feature oversized showers and bathrooms, private terraces, and patios. The Weft & Warp Art Bar & Kitchen serves up fusion cuisine resulting in the ultimate Sonoran dining experience. This resort is not only ideal for honeymoons but it’s a fantastic place to host your wedding. It has three outdoor pools, free GoPro rentals, and Tesla car drop-off services. Steps away from the guest house is the Turquoise Pool Bar where you can sunbathe and enjoy specialty cocktails.
The Royal Palms Resort and Spa
The Royal Palms Resort and Spa takes pride in hosting lavish honeymoons. The resort is everything you need for all things romantic and provides decadent spa treatments, private dining by candlelight, and rose-petal turndowns. The professional staff at the resort will treat you and your loved one the way you deserve.
Grand Romance Package at The Phoenician
The Phoenician offers a variety of activities for couples including relaxing spa services and championship golf. You can reserve and lounge in a private cabana poolside while sipping on your favorite cocktails. The concierge will deliver chilled champagne to your room, and you can finish the day having dinner at J&G Steakhouse.
Camelback Inn Resort and Spa
Honeymooners can purchase the Made in Arizona Spa Package for intense pampering. The package includes your hotel stay, a couples 60-minute massage at the spa, and breakfast at Sprouts or Rita’s Kitchen. Their spa treatments use locally-sourced ingredients including red adobe clay and Arizona honey.
Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain
A-list celebrities Beyoncé and Jay-Z commemorated their first days as husband and wife here. The Romance in Paradise special includes your choice of a stay in a suite, spa casita, spa suite, or mountain casita. The rooms feature goose-down feather beds, champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, and rose-petal turndowns. The Sanctuary is also home to the restaurant Elements that is headed by famous chef Beau MacMillan.
The Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale
Couples are greeted by the concierge at the Four Seasons Resort in Scottsdale with love sonnets, couples’ bath amenities, and welcome cocktails to enjoy together. Gourmet meals are also offered on the private and impeccably manicured resort lawn. The chefs will prepare a deluxe picnic basket for you and your loved one with a bottle of wine and picnic accouterments.