The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is celebrating the receipt of a prestigious global award for 2019, as Forbes Travel Guide has announced that the luxury resort will again carry a coveted Five Star rating throughout this year. The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is one of only two hotels in Arizona, and the only full destination resort in the southwestern United States, to achieve Five Stars for 2019. It also remains the only property in southern Arizona to hold a Forbes Five Star rating and, additionally, is newly ranked by Forbes as one of the eight most luxurious hotel/spa properties in the world. 

The 850-acre adventure, spa and golf resort is commemorating this year’s repeat Forbes accolade with the introduction of a new Spring Getaway rate. Starting at $299 USD per night, the limited-edition Spring Getaway rate is offered on select dates in March, April and May, based on availability. The rate may be booked online at and is subject to tax and daily resort fee.

I am deeply grateful to our resort’s stellar team of ladies and gentlemen, who continue to bring a new and increasingly memorable luxury travel experience to the desert Southwest,” said Liam Doyle, Area General Manager, Western Region, for Marriott Luxury Brands. “With our property renovation unveiled just a few months ago, The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain continues to seek ever new ways to delight and inspire our guests – who remain at the heart of everything we do.” 

Forbes Travel Guide, formerly Mobil Travel Guide, is the originator of the prestigious Five Star Rating system and has provided the travel industry’s most comprehensive ratings and reviews of hotels, restaurants and spas since 1958. The guide has a team of expert inspectors who anonymously evaluate properties against up to 900 rigorous and objective standards, providing consumers with the insight to make better informed travel and leisure decisions.

The recently transformed and enhanced Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is located in Marana, Arizona, north of Tucson and south of Phoenix. Highlights of the high Sonoran Desert luxury destination include three swimming pools, one with a 235-foot water slide and splash pad, multiple dining outlets including Arizona’s top-ranked CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar and Cayton’s Burger Bistro, one of the top-rated spas in the United States complete with its own infinity pool and tanning island, adjacency to The Golf Club at Dove Mountain and The Gallery Golf Club, and the acclaimed Ritz Kids and Dove Mountain Rangers program, presenting children’s adventure, cultural and nature days inspired by the flora, fauna and unparalleled Southwestern heritage of the region. To engage directly with the resort, visit or call +1-520-572-3000.