Situated on 53 acres, high above the Valley, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain near Scottsdale, Arizona is a luxury boutique hideaway that recalls the era when the finest resorts were elegant and intimate. Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, Resort & Spa offers unparalleled privacy and peace. Every aspect of the property blends into the ageless mountain setting, yet guests enjoy the most modern of pleasures and conveniences.
Terraced high onto the north slope of Camelback Mountain, reside seventy-four spacious and luxurious casitas… hideaways that are respites from reality. Newly remodeled, each casita style room is decorated in bold desert hues, and appointed with luxury linens and custom duvets. Bathrooms feature travertine marble with elegant sinks, custom cabinetry and roomy tubs edged with votive candles. Perfectly positioned to enjoy a private desert view, all accommodations offer complete privacy inviting you to indulge in contemplation, relaxation, and renewal. A Virtuoso exclusive amenity is an upgrade at time of booking to a Mountain Vista Suite and an upgrade upon arrival to a Spa Suite if available.
Dining facilities include Elements, nestled exclusively on the North Slope of Camelback Mountain, Elements offers a breathtaking view of Paradise Valley. Executive Chef Charles Wiley presents his signature cuisine with an emphasis on fresh, local and seasonal ingredients. Selected as one of “The Ten Best New Chefs in America” by Food & Wine Magazine, Wiley has earned international acclaim for his innovative cuisine. Adjacent to Elements is Jade Bar, featuring a secluded outdoor patio with unparalleled views. The fire bowl, a unique design feature for gathering on cool desert evenings, anchors the patio and welcomes guests. Another Virtuoso exclusive amenity is complimentary daily continental breakfast for two in Elements or in-room dining.
For the tenth year, Sanctuary Camelback Mountain is running a very special and popular culinary series in July and August 2011 called Lunch & Learn Hosted by Chef Beau MacMillan, guests can meet star chefs, wine makers and culinary experts at the Saturday events that include a three-course lunch paired with wine or cocktails, along with lessons on how to prepare the culinary specialties and recipes to take home. During special weekends, you can join Chef MacMillan and his celebrity guest chef for an intimate evening of dinner and conversation in the private dining room with a glass wall opening onto the exhibition kitchen.
The hotel features two heated mountainside swimming pools, a vast infinity-edge resort pool (the largest in Arizona) 25-yard outdoor lap pool, state-of-the-art fitness center, weight room and movement studio, and the intimate 12,000 square foot indoor and outdoor Sanctuary Spa offers a menu of Asian-inspired treatments for your relaxation. Yet another Virtuoso exclusive amenity is a complimentary 30-minute spa treatment or 50% off a 60-minute treatment of choice. The new tennis compound, hiking trails & nature walks, world-class shopping, golf privileges at nearby world-renowned golf courses, bicycling, desert horseback riding, desert jeep rides, a desert steak fry and hot air ballooning will keep you as active as you wish.
For a limited time, a final Virtuoso exclusive amenity is a third night free when you stay two consecutive nights. As a proud member of Virtuoso, Covington Travel can give you all of these extra values at no extra cost when we make your reservations. So contact us today to arrange your summer Sanctuary – on Camelback.