Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa
A spa oasis in the truest sense, Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa welcomes you to 53 acres of manicured grounds, gardens, pools, and award-winning spa facilities on rugged Camelback Mountain. The buzz of nearby city life melts away as you unwind in serene treatment rooms and meditation areas, take cocktail lessons from master mixologists, and dine on local and seasonal menu offerings from celebrity chef Beau MacMillan. As evening falls, take in spectacular views from your spacious casita, suite, or private home, and stroll to Jade Bar’s patio to sip sunset cocktails around a crackling fire pit — a true taste of paradise in the Arizona desert.
- Feel at your most relaxed with a stay at one of 112 casitas, suites, and private homes
- Book a private home for exclusive features, such as tennis courts, movie theaters, and infinity-edge hot tubs
- Experience total relaxation at Asian-inspired Sanctuary Resort Spa with outdoor treatment rooms and a meditation garden
- Delight in American-Asian fusion cuisine at star chef Beau MacMillan’s Elements
- Play tennis on championship-standard courts and perfect your game with daily clinics from pro coaches
- Arrange desert adventures through the Knappsac program, including hot air balloon rides, Grand Canyon flights, and off-road vehicle tours
For many guests, the Asian-inspired Sanctuary Resort Spa is a destination in its own right — a desert haven where you can relax, rejuvenate, and restore. A carefully curated treatment menu addresses each and every aspect of your mental and physical well-being, with experiences ranging from classic Thai massages to meditative walks along the pathways of the Seven Path Classical Labyrinth.
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The 112 casitas, suites, and private homes of Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa have been thoughtfully designed to complement the surrounding desert and mountains. With natural furnishings, photography by local artists, desert-inspired artwork, and metallic-tiled bathrooms, Camelback and Mountain accommodations showcase the best views of Camelback Mountain. Spa Suites feature glass-rock fireplaces and outdoor soaking tubs, while Terrace Casitas have 12-ft glass walls and a private patio with a fireplace.
Seven individually styled private homes make for the perfect bases for larger groups, corporate events, and special occasions, all of them with private pools, large kitchen and dining areas, and the resort's signature panoramic views. Each home also comes with its own distinctive features, from movement studios to private movie theaters.
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa is a uniquely pet-friendly hotel, offering special gifts upon arrival and pet-friendly areas throughout the resort. Hotel services include a local shuttle and a dedicated concierge team to help you with sightseeing tips, transportation arrangements, and restaurant reservations. The resort has 10,000 sq ft / 929 sq m of indoor and outdoor event space, including a 250-capacity ballroom.
Get the very best features of a luxury hotel within the comforts of a residential setting.
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa’s cuisine is masterminded by Food Network star Beau MacMillan, whose passion for local and seasonal produce shines through at Elements, the resort's signature restaurant. Meanwhile, mixologists at Jade Bar conjure up unique flavors from herbs and fresh fruit, in a dynamic atmosphere enhanced by live music, bartender battles, and early evening happy hours.
Elements – Beau MacMillan's concept restaurant is open all day, so you can start your morning with rich, gourmet dishes such as foie gras benedict. Lunch and dinner menus showcase MacMillan's Asian-influenced American cuisine, using organic and farm-sourced produce. Start with a vibrant heirloom tomato salad, then choose from indulgent entrees like miso-glazed salmon or Wagyu beef from Idaho-based Snake River Farms. The scenic deck area is ideal for a romantic evening under the stars.
Jade Bar – The namesake of the resort’s popular bar stems from the lounge’s back-lit jade onyx drink rail. Here, mixologists craft innovative cocktails such as the tantalizing Blueberry Tarragon Sour and the Sugar Snap Southside, a unique concoction flavored with lemon, mint, and sweet peas. Take a seat by the patio's fire pit and find yourself in awe of the beautiful Arizona sunset.
Private Dining – Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa’s private dining options include XII, an intimate space with a glass-walled show kitchen; Praying Monk, with a wine wall and stunning views of rock formations; Paradise View Patio, an outdoor terrace with views of Mummy Mountain and the McDowell Mountains; Sunset Garden, a charming outdoor space with capacity for up to 40 guests; Sunset Space, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows and an adjoining patio; and Views Terrace, a secluded patio with breathtaking valley and mountain vistas.
Book a rejuvenating body therapy at the Asian-inspired Sanctuary Resort Spa. Try the signature Luk Pra Kope, a blend of Thai massage and medicinal herbs. Meditate in the zen garden or at the reflection pond, or get your pulse racing with a workout at the fitness center or a session in the lap pool. Improve your tennis game with a lesson from the resort's pro coaches, join a paddle board yoga class in the pool, or take a guided hike on Camelback Mountain's trails, many of which can be joined directly from the resort grounds.
By venturing outside the resort, you can shop for jewelry, fashion, and crafts in Old Town Scottsdale, then head to the Arts District, where galleries and museums include the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West. More culture awaits at Taliesin West, the former home and studio of legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Play a round of golf at one of the area’s more than 185 golf courses or contact the concierge team to arrange a desert adventure on horseback, mountain bike, or ATV.
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa is nestled across 53 acres in Paradise Valley, just outside of Scottsdale, Arizona, a desert town known for its spa resorts and golf courses. Less than 5 mi / 8 km away from Old Town Scottsdale and the downtown Arts District, the resort sits at the base of Camelback Mountain, with the Phoenix Mountains Preserve just up the road.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is located 9 mi / 14 km from the hotel.