Inspired by desert modernism and a breathtaking backdrop, Mountain Shadows delivers spectacular views of the Sonoran Desert, Camelback Mountain, and Mummy Mountain. Originally a mid-century retreat for the rich and famous, Mountain Shadows reopened to great fanfare after a dramatic renovation re-energized the resort’s distinctive modernist architecture. By combining mid-century furnishings with cutting-edge technology, the resort retains the fashionable glamour of the 1960s as well as the stylish hospitality offerings of present day, making for a truly unique destination and experience.
- Settle into life as a local with a stay at one of 183 retro-inspired guestrooms, suites, and residences
- Taste exquisite dishes made from local, organic ingredients at Hearth ‘61
- Laze beneath palm trees at one of the two 75-foot pools connected by a waterfall
- Enjoy a round of golf at The Short Course, a celebrated par-3 redesigned by Forrest Richardson
- Hold impressive events in the stylish Paradise Ballroom or at the rooftop Camelback Overlook
- Head to Echo Canyon or Camelback Golf Club in style with the courtesy Tesla Model X
Uncover luxury and glamour in the middle of the Arizona desert, where the serenity of the landscape is complemented by the comfort of resort amenities, crafting a truly soulful experience. Sit beneath the sun and enjoy a freshly made juice, take part in a yoga class, or sip on a frozen cocktail from your peaceful private deck as the sun dips behind the mountains.
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All of the 183 guestrooms, suites, and private residences at Mountain Shadows are designed to blend comfort, style, and space. Open the floor-to-ceiling windows or push back whole walls of glass to let the outside in; enjoy the cool desert breeze from the comfort of your deep, plush bed or step onto your private patio, balcony, or deck for exhilarating views of Camelback Mountain. The accommodations’ neutral color palette reflects the desert landscape with touches of earthy tones, while vibrant geometric prints and abstract art add an engaging aura of contemporary luxury. Be sure to soak in your marble bathtub with Red Flower products as you take in the rugged landscape or manicured lawn surrounding the resort.
Creating a dramatic home-away-from-home stay with welcoming, mid-century style, the bold studio, one- and two-bedroom residences each come with a pool and a score of mountain views, making them perfect for entertaining. Use the cocktail cart to make yourself a drink for an ideal sunset experience, or if you are staying in the exceptional Penthouse South residence, you can enjoy room service as you settle into your own private theater room.
Capturing the spirit of a bygone era, every guestroom, suite, and residence features a cocktail cart. Yet, to truly experience the community ethos of Mountain Shadows, Hearth ’61 is the place to be for well-crafted cocktails and local beers. The concierge can guide you in planning an adventure in Paradise Valley, booking tee times at golf courses, or making dinner reservations in nearby Phoenix or Scottsdale. For a unique experience, join one of the resort’s opening receptions at The Gallery, where every two months a new exhibit celebrates eminent and emerging artists from the area.
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With a focus on fresh ingredients, authentic American cuisine, and a community atmosphere, dining at Mountain Shadows is always a delight.
Hearth ‘61 – Using locally sourced, organic ingredients, the chefs at Hearth ’61 craft enticing food bursting with natural flavors. Dine in this sophisticated setting full of artistic flair, both in the décor and the beautifully presented oysters, duck confit, and ribs from the grill.
Rusty’s At The Short Course – Rusty’s At The Short Course is a charming grill and lounge, known as a golfer favorite and serving up delicious American cuisine and good drinks. Laid-back and friendly, this is the ideal spot for some post-game laughter over a beer and a burger.
Juice Bar – From fresh organic juices that keep you energized all day to frozen cocktails that are perfect under the Arizona sun, the hotel’s Juice Bar serves an impressive variety of beverages.
Tee off at the resort’s beloved par-3, 18-hole golf course, known as The Short Course and named “Renovation of the Year” by Golf Inc. Magazine, and play against a backdrop of blue skies and rugged mountains. Keep in shape at the light and bright fitness center or join one of The Citizens Club’s many classes, from aerial yoga to Pilates. After your workout, go for a dip in one of two 75-foot swimming pools or lounge the day away in a private cabana, all before heading to peruse the collection of modern art at The Gallery.
Beyond the resort, there is plenty to uncover in Paradise Valley. Take a hike up Camelback Mountain for stunning panoramic views of the desert, or practice your swing at nearby golf courses, such as Camelback Golf Club. Get a taste of local culture at Phoenix Art Museum, the largest art museum in the Southwestern United States, or keep the whole family entertained at the Phoenix Zoo. For a breezy day of shopping, there are plenty of hip spots, from the high-end vintage of Old Town Scottsdale to the stylish variety of Phoenix’s Biltmore Fashion Park. Once the sun sets, explore the colorful nightlife.
A desert oasis down the road from Paradise Valley Country Club, Mountain Shadows sits at the foot of an iconic landscape made up of Camelback Mountain and Mummy Mountain. Just 10 minutes from downtown Scottsdale’s designer boutiques, museums, and eateries, the hotel and its surrounding area have a lot to offer.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is 12 mi / 19 km from the hotel.
A courtesy Tesla Model X is available to take you to Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa, The Camelback Golf Club, and Camelback Mountain (specifically the Echo Canyon Trail).