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Amara offers Jingle Bell Red Rock package

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

Celebrate the season with a professional photo in front of the picturesque red rocks of Sedona with the “Jingle Bell Red Rock” package at Kimpton’s Amara Resort and Spa. For one day only, the resort is offering guests the opportunity to take a free professional family photo (pets included!) overlooking the Cleopatra Red Rock Formation… Read More →

Sedona Restaurant Week kicks off today

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Sedona Restaurant Week kicks off today and invites local foodies and visitors the chance to experience a taste of the Verde Valley with a selection of specially priced meals from a wide variety of restaurants, while enjoying the cooler temperatures and the picturesque red rock backdrop of Sedona. From Aug. 21 through Aug. 30, guests will… Read More →

Stelari — desert-inspired yoga wear — launches first collection

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Stelari, and eco-friendly yoga wear line, uses the Arizona desert and vintage tarot cards as inspiration for its first collection, “Tarot of the Bohemians.” Owner Kimberly Roach’s line of free flow tanks use Arizona spiritual center of Sedona for the background of a shirt titled “The Sun.” “For some people it may just be a… Read More →

Amara offers unique wedding options

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At Kimpton’s Amara Resort & Spa, intimate weddings and elopement ceremonies are considered a specialty with picturesque settings, adventurous outdoor excursions and traditional Native American touches that can only be found in Sedona.   Elopement ceremonies along Oak Creek with a red rock backdrop, horseback riding and Native American drummers are just a few of… Read More →

Scarlett Lanson brings artistry and style to beadwork

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“What is your proudest accomplishment?” Scarlett Lanson, otherwise known as “The Bead Maven,” was asked. She pursed her lips, pondered for a moment, and took a sip of her tea. She has won two International Swarovski Crystal Design Competitions, was named the youngest Contributing Editor at Beadwork Magazine, and is featured in various magazines, and… Read More →

Arizona’s hospitality industry embraces global market

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Arizona has the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley and Sedona, but to promote these natural wonders to international travelers is no walk in the park. To showcase Arizona around the globe, it takes detailed research, strategic planning, effective branding and marketing, a global network of industry professionals — and the power to erase any lingering negativity… Read More →

Sedona makes an idyllic getaway for couples

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Romance is woven into the very fabric of Sedona. At the turn of the century, the first postmaster, T.C. Schnebly, struggled to come up with an appropriate name for the young community along the banks of Oak Creek. Finally, he did the most natural thing of all––he named it after his beautiful wife, Sedona. Now… Read More →

Karlin Real Estate Funds $96 Million in Senior Debt

In two separate financings, Karlin Real Estate has funded $96 million in first mortgage debt to refinance resort properties in Arizona and Colorado. Karlin Real Estate has provided affiliates of IMH Financial Corporation (IMH) with $50 million in senior debt to refinance the L’Auberge de Sedona (L’Auberge) and the Orchards Inn, two adjacent hotel properties… Read More →

Sedona offers world’s most scenic hiking trails

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There are plenty of reasons to make hiking part of a daily activity routine in 2015. With Sedona as the backdrop, visitors will rush to the illustrious trails spanning the red rock terrain, with jaw-dropping views of Sedona’s landscape and topography. Taking advantage of the backdrop, mountain-goers can bask in the sunshine while keeping their… Read More →

Enjoy ‘Love On The Rocks’ At Hilton Sedona

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Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa is delivering the ultimate in romance amidst the stunning red rocks of Sedona just in time for Valentine’s Day with the “Love On The Rocks” package. Loaded with all you need for romance, the “Love On The Rocks” package is priced from $329 per night and includes two-nights in a… Read More →

Amara debuts redesigned spa, Sedona-centric services

Part of the transformation of at Kimpton’s Amara Resort & Spa in Sedona includes SaltRock, a new restaurant that offers Southwest-inspired cuisine.
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

Amara Spa at Kimpton’s Amara Resort & Spa is debuting a variety of new Sedona-centric services exclusive to the resort that tie into its new look after undergoing a refresh that was part of a $1 million property redesign. Native American rattles, sage smudging, healing crystals, chakra balancing, custom oil blends of lavender, rosemary and… Read More →

We-Ko-Pa Managing Fort McDowell Adventures

In gearing up for the official rebranding of the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort as the We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center next Wednesday, October 1, the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation has moved their Fort McDowell Adventures operations management under the Resort. This decision was made to provide hotel guests, area visitors and local residents with an… Read More →

SaltRock Now Open at Sedona’s Amara

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

A new restaurant, SaltRock, has opened as the signature dining destination at Kimpton’s Amara Resort & Spa in Sedona, lead by Executive Chef Massimo De Francesca. SaltRock offers Southwest-inspired cuisine marrying the fresh, light and seasonal approach to California cooking with culinary traditions and ingredients of the Southwest and Verde Valley. SaltRock serves breakfast, lunch… Read More →

SaltRock opens today in Sedona

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

A new restaurant, SaltRock, opens today as the signature dining destination at Kimpton’s Amara Resort & Spa in Sedona, Ariz. lead by Executive Chef Massimo De Francesca. SaltRock offers Southwest-inspired cuisine marrying the fresh, light and seasonal approach to California cooking with culinary traditions and ingredients of the Southwest and Verde Valley. SaltRock serves breakfast,… Read More →