Camelback Mountain Archives

Sanctuary on Camelback package turns hikers into GoPro heroes

Extreme Sport, Arizona Adventures

Hikers who tackle the challenging trails of Camelback Mountain are rewarded with spectacular desert vistas along the way. Now, thanks to Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa‘s new Hike-Tech package, they can replay those views for a lifetime – and record future adventures as well – on their own GoPro Hero Session, included in… Read More →

Cullum Homes’ next community will rest on slopes of Camelback

Cullum Homes Cholla Heights at Camelback Mountain
by in Home & Design

Scottsdale-based luxury home builders Cullum Homes will be developing its next signature collection of exclusive estate homes on the slopes of Camelback Mountain. The community, Cholla Heights, is prominently located on the northeast slope of Camelback Mountain and offers panoramic views of North Scottsdale stretching to the Four Peaks and McDowell Mountains. The community features seven hillside lots. Two of the… Read More →

Royal Palms plans multimillion-dollar design refresh

Royal Palms Resort and Spa

The Royal Palms Resort and Spa will be the latest resort to give its grounds a make-over as the Phoenix resort embarks on a multimillion-dollar renovation of its 119 rooms and presidential suite. The renovations will also upgrade select meeting and event spaces at the resort, and will begin in June 2017. Just in time… Read More →

Mountain Shadows opening date announced

Mountain Shadows
by in AZRE Magazine | Hospitality

An icon of the 1960s and 1970s is returning to the Valley with the opening of Mountain Shadows in the shadow of Camelback Mountain on April 1. The $100 million resort is the first resort to open in Paradise Valley in 12 years and will feature many amazing amenities such as Hearth ’61, a short… Read More →

Sanctuary Resort unveils $2M refresh of casitas and suites

Sanctuary Resort
by in AZRE Magazine | Hospitality

The Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa has finished $2 million in renovations to its Spa Casitas and Spa Suites. The two-year capital investment was conducted in three stages, with the opening of a Spa House last year, and a redesign of the resort’s Mountain Casita accommodations in 2015. Sanctuary’s Spa Casitas surround the resort’s stunning… Read More →

Arizona tourism officials want to capitalize on unused vacation time

by in AZ Business Magazine

Visiting from Denmark, Gitee Sorensen and Gitte Ottosen came to Phoenix for an international craft and hobby trade show, but the pair extended their trip a few extra days to have a mini vacation. They made the most of their time, hitting hotspots such as Tombstone, Tucson, Apache Trail and Camelback Mountain. They said they… Read More →

Sanctuary resort hosts spiritual intelligence retreat

“The millennial voice of personal development,” Bizzie Gold is bringing her groundbreaking IGNITE program to Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain on July 17 through July 20. With the resort’s spectacular Paradise Valley views as an inspirational backdrop, the three-day IGNITE retreat focuses on facilitating sustainable transformation in three primary areas – movement, nutrition and personal development – and is… Read More →

$35M home would set record for priciest in Arizona

Have you ever wanted to live in a $35 million Paradise Valley mansion? This 36,000 square-foot dream home, Villa Paradiso, could set the record for priciest in Arizona. It’s decked out with 12 car garage, eight bedrooms, eleven bathrooms, a home theater, an art gallery, gardens and a pool. Villa Paradiso is located near McDonald Drive… Read More →

Royal Palms offers deal on Phoenix winter escape

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

Plan your luxurious winter escape this holiday season at Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, and take advantage of their “Five for Three” stay package. The breathtaking resort located at the base of Camelback Mountain is offering guests the opportunity to book three nights of luxury accommodations and receive two complimentary nights in… Read More →

Douglas ‘Art Homes’ opening models in December

For those who wish to ‘live among art’ there is a tony new address coming soon to the Downtown Scottsdale Arts District. The new collection of contemporary single-family luxury homes under construction by renowned Architect John Douglas will begin offering model tours this December. As the first single-family residential option in the heart of Downtown… Read More →

The Camby Hotel set to open in December

The Camby Hotel, Phoenix’s most anticipated independent luxury property, is set to open in December 2015 and will seamlessly blend imagination, sophistication, and statement-making designs to create a unique experience for leisure and business travelers. The Camby Hotel, owned by Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., promises not only an elegant urban respite, but also a… Read More →

Wood Partners’ Alta Tempe averaging 30 leases per month

by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Upscale apartments with luxurious amenities are in high demand near the new Marina Heights office development, where developer Wood Partners is averaging 30 leases a month at its new Alta Tempe complex. The 296-unit community is uniquely positioned to serve residents seeking proximity to the state’s largest office park when it’s complete in 2017, as well as easy access… Read More →

Luxury homes set for Scottsdale Arts District

Scottsdale Arts District, Old Town Scottsdale, Photo: Maile Rudebusch

The Downtown Scottsdale Arts District is getting a stylish new neighbor. In fact, they’re getting six new neighbors as part of a new collection of contemporary single-family luxury homes now under construction in the heart of the bustling arts scene. Designed by renowned architect John Douglas, each luxurious, well-appointed residence is designed to fit the… Read More →

Phoenician offers ‘Culinary Countdown’ summer dining series

The Phoenician resort is nestled in the Sonoran Desert, with the breathtaking Camelback Mountain its backdrop. Photo: The Phoenician

The Phoenician, Arizona’s premier AAA Five Diamond destination, is making dining out even more appetizing this summer with its signature “Culinary Countdown” series.  From Monday, June 1, through Monday, August 31, 2015, three resort restaurants will offer select multi-course menus at exceptional prices: • J&G Steakhouse ($40 per person) – The three-course dinner menu includes… Read More →