The best staycation deals for 2019
Arizona is home to some of the world’s most fantastic pools, luxurious spas, romantic retreats, spectacular golf courses and best restaurants. And in the summer, the state’s amazing resorts are home to some of the best staycation deals money can buy.
So if you need a summer getaway, why not stay home and save money?
Forget about flight delays and rental cars because many of Arizona’s award-winning hotels and resorts offer summer staycation deals that are designed specifically for local residents who want to get away from it all. The best part about experiencing Arizona’s best resorts in the summer is that many offer great staycation deals and low rates.
Here are some of the best staycation deals for 2019:
Boulders Resort & Spa
The deal: For a peaceful summer vacation getaway, the “ReTreat Yourself” package includes a luxurious private casita, daily $50 dining credit, unlimited access to the spa facility and complimentary parking. The cost is $154 per night.
To book: 480-488-9009 or theboulders.com
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
The deal: Looking for staycation deals at one of Arizona’s most family-friendly and fun resorts? You don’t need to pack your cape and mask, because the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess will give them to you at check in. Find your inner superhero and take advantage of the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess’ summer packages.
To book: scottsdaleprincess.com
FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel
The deal: The Summer Fun Package includes 25 percent off the standard rate for a “re:markable” room, $25 poolside food and beverage credit per stay, and poolside swag (including sunglasses, a pool floatie and sunblock).
To book: foundrehotels.com
Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
The deal: Create new summer memories at Four Seasons Resort with rates starting at $189 per night. Enjoy newly renovated casitas and suites, the complimentary Kids for All Seasons program, “dive-in” movies, acclaimed restaurants, and a bi-level pool with a separate pool for toddlers.
To book: 480-513-5039 or fourseasons.com/scottsdale
Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Vee Quiva
The deal: Take a break from your busy life with a sanctuary staycation at Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Vee Quiva. Wake up to mountain views in this AAA Four Diamond Awarded retreat, which features boutique rooms, delicious dining, an oasis pool and the best gaming found in the West Valley – all with no resort fees.
To book: Click here.
Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass
The deal: The AAA Four Diamond Awarded Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass features refreshed accommodations, delectable dining, lively nightlife, an expansive casino floor and poolside entertainment – all with no resort fees.
To book: Click here.
Havasu Dunes Resort
The deal: Plan a romantic staycation weekend or bring your loved ones together in spacious suites that feature full kitchens, separate bedrooms, living and dining areas, plus onsite resort activities and amenities. Access to Lake Havasu and action-packed water sport activities are just a few minutes away. Using the discount code VACAY19, travelers can save 15 percent off available resort suites.
To book: extraholidays.com/lake-havasu-arizona/havasu-dunes-resort
The deal: Looking for staycation deals at one of Arizona’s most iconic resorts? Summer in Paradise at the Hermosa Inn is available May 19 through September 30, with rates starting from $149, plus tax and resort fee of $32, which includes valet parking; two drink tickets upon arrival per room and a $25 daily food and beverage credit.
To book: reservations.hermosainn.com
Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock
The deal: Escape the Phoenix heat and head up to Sedona’s upscale adventure resort. Take advantage of seasonal specials when you book the Leisure Escapes package from $242 per night and receive a $50 daily credit for every night of your stay.
To book: hiltonsedonaresort.com/save/
Hotel Valley Ho
The deal: Jump on a stellar three-day sale between May 5 and May 7 with hip accommodations starting at $99 per night and no resort fee. Or stay a little longer for less, by staying two nights and getting the third for free. All guests that confirm one of these offers during the annual three-day sale, will receive a special arrival gift.
To book: Book online at hotelvalleyho.com or by phone at 877-326-7832 between May 5 and May 7 and stay between May 5 and September 30 for a deal that can’t be beat.
JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
The deal: “Casitas & Rita’s” includes overnight accommodations in a luxurious casita, two specialty handcrafted margaritas per night and a $50 resort credit per night toward F&B, spa or golf. Prices starting at $199 per night and is available May 24 through September 2, 2019. Does not include taxes or resort fee. Must use promo code ES1 when booking. Based on availability.
To book: www.camelbackinn.com
JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
The deal: “Splash Into Summer” includes a $50 resort credit toward F&B, spa or golf, $10 donation to Phoenix Children’s Hospital, and resort fee (which includes high speed internet, 2 comp hours of pickleball, comp use of driving range, tennis courts and 2 hour bike rental). Prices start at $199 and is available May 23 through September 7, 2019. Must use promo code SPU when booking. Does not include tax. Based on availability.
To book: Click here to book
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa
The deal: “Fling & Swing” includes overnight accommodations, unlimited golf for two per day beginning at 1 pm day of arrival, $50 resort credit per night toward F&B, spa or golf. Prices starting at $189 and is available March 27 through September 7, 2019. Must use promo code 33G when booking. Does not include tax or resort fee. Based on availability.
To book: www.jwstarrpass.com
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix
The deal: An oasis in the heart of the desert, Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix is coming in hot this year with the “100 Days of Summer” package and brand-new programming up at LUSTRE Rooftop Bar, perched on the hotel’s third-floor pool deck. Available to book from May 31 through Sept. 30, 2019 for stays June 1 through Sept. 30, 2019, the “100 Days of Summer” package includes rates starting from $129 per night, 20 percent off overnight accommodations and 20 percent off all food and beverage.
To book: hotelpalomar-phoenix.com/phoenix-hotel-deals/
Legacy Golf Resort
The deal: The entire family will love a staycation at Legacy Golf Resort. An incredible par-7, 18-hole championship golf course plus a golf performance center with a putting lab and HD simulator are among the amenities found at this spacious resort. The beautiful swimming pool area includes two hot tubs, a poolside cabana bar and a wading pool for the kids. Using the discount code VACAY19, travelers can save 15 percent off available resort suites.
To book: extraholidays.com/phoenix-arizona/legacy-golf-resort
The deal: Take advantage of a three-day sale with luxury accommodations starting at $99 per night. Or stay a little longer for less, by staying two nights and getting the third for free. All guests that confirm one of these offers during the annual three-day sale, will receive a special arrival gift.
To book: Book online at mountainshadows.com or by phone at 855-485-1417 between May 5 and May 7 and stay between May 5 and September 30 for the best deal of summer.
The deal: Enjoy a poolside staycation at Moxy Hotel in Tempe from Memorial Day to Labor Day, complete with a cabana, a bucket of beer, $50 in food credit and a late 2 p.m. checkout, all for a rate of $89 with a minimum stay of two nights.
To book: moxy-hotels.marriott.com/en/hotels/tempe or 480-968-3451
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
The deal: Plan that perfect weekend staycation or girls’ getaway between May 25 and September 30, 2019 to take advantage of an incredible summer value. Rooms starting at $135 on select days with no added parking or resort fees ($61 nightly savings).
To book: omnimontelucia.com and enter promo code PKGFRE
Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
The deal: In celebration of Hilton’s 100 year anniversary, Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs is offering a special summer rate from $100 per night, per suite with booking code “OX”. Rates are based on availability, non-refundable and non-cancelable.
To book: 800-876-4683 or tapatiocliffshilton.com
Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
The deal: Splash into summer fun at the resort’s popular four-acre waterpark featuring a half-mile lazy river, waterslide, poolside activities and much more. Get more for your getaway with a $50 daily resort credit and rates starting at $184 per suite, per night. Must book promo code “RPTVS1” to receive credit.
To book: 602-997-2626 or squawpeakhilton.com/specials
Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel
The deal: With rates as low as $189 per night, summer is the perfect time to discover the vibrant culture of Downtown, from baseball, to the trendy bar scene. Chill-out at the Dust Cutter urban saloon, or work-out at the newly remodeled state-of-the-art THRIVE Fitness Center. Package includes a $25 gift card to a local juice bar, a THRIVE welcome amenity and a THRIVE reusable water bottle.
To book: renaissancephoenixdowntown.com or 602-333-0000. Use booking code ZJL
Royal Palms Resort and Spa
The deal: No Fee Summer Staycation features rates from $159 per night (two-night minimum stay) and waived fees for daily resort fee and daily parking ($60 value). Offer is valid from May 28 through Aug. 25. Summer happenings include weekend pool activities, including pool bingo and dive-in movies.
To book: royalpalmshotel.com or 602-283-1234
Sanctuary On Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa
The deals: Arizona Residents Special — If you live anywhere in the Grand Canyon state, stay the night and enjoy 20% off with a valid Arizona ID through Sept. 5, 2019. Offer is based on a two-night minimum. Summer Playcation — Choose either a luxurious suite upgrade or a $50 nightly resort credit to use toward spa or dining, plus a handcrafted cocktail per guest. Three Night Reward — Stay three or more consecutive nights and save 15% off your casita or suite. Advance Purchase — Save 20% when you book 14 days in advance.
To book: Book online at www.sanctuaryaz.com or call 855-245-2051
Talking Stick Resort
The deal: Summer in Scottsdale just got a little more fun as Talking Stick Resort announces the return of its Summer Playcation package. As part of the hotel room package deal, guests will have access to some of Arizona’s top indoor and outdoor attractions at a discounted price. Starting on May 27, guests taking advantage of the package can enjoy room rates starting at only $109 per night Sunday through Thursday and $149 Friday and Saturday. They will also score discounts to some of the Valley’s hottest destinations including Top Golf, Talking Stick Golf Club, OdySea Aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland, iFly, and Octane Raceway.
To book: Click here
The deal: Looking for staycation deals at one of Arizona’s most luxurious resorts? Quench your thirst for new experiences this summer as The Phoenician introduces “Fire & Ice,” featuring the hottest specials and coolest activities. Poolside games and sizzling performances are matched by smoking-hot dining, spa and golf offers. Supervised childcare is also sure to ignite your evening. Rates start at just $179.
To book: thephoenician.com/summer or 480-941-8200. Use code D58
The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
The deal: Looking for staycation deals at one of Tucson’s most acclaimed resorts? During the first week of June, the resort is offering a special starting rate of $189 rate. Even better, and for those with timing flexibility, there are several dates in July and August when rates start at $149. Packages include: “Stay for Breakfast” includes American breakfast for two guests daily; “Experience Spa Package” includes breakfast for two guests per night and a $200 spa credit; and “Unlimited Golf for Two” includes American breakfast for two guests daily, plus golf for two.
To book: ritzcarlton.com/dovemountain
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, A Destination Hotel
The deal: The resort is bringing back the highly anticipated “Rock Your Staycation” this summer with room rates starting as low as $97 on the weekends, a $30 daily resort credit, two $25 Luna Spa vouchers (per reservation) and a 50 percent discount on the daily resort fee ($29 plus tax). Summer guests can cool down poolside while sipping daily drink specials from Twisted Vine, groove to live music by The Mark Long Band and enjoy summer dive-in movies on the weekends.
To book: Use promo code ROCK19 at destinationhotels.com/scottsdale-resort
The deal: The base rate is starting at just $169 per night.
To book: marriott.com/hotels/travel/phxwh-w-scottsdale/
Westin Phoenix Downtown
The deal: Plan your summer staycation at the Westin Downtown Phoenix where we put you in the heart of everything downtown has to offer. Book today and receive breakfast for two, complimentary parking and WiFi.
To book: westinphoenixdowntown.com and use promo code ZJL
WorldMark Rancho Vistoso
The deal: Located 14 miles from Tucson, this resort is nestled in the midst of the regal Santa Catalina Mountains. WorldMark Rancho Vistoso is conveniently close to a host of things to do, including hiking and biking at Catalina State Park. Using the discount code VACAY19, travelers can save 15 percent off available resort suites.
To book: extraholidays.com/oro-valley-arizona/worldmark-rancho-vistoso
WorldMark Bison Ranch
The deal: Bison Ranch is ideally located to explore all the attractions and activities in the area including horseback riding and hiking through the tall pines and mountain biking rugged trails. Using the discount code VACAY19, travelers can save 15 percent off available resort suites. Guests are sure to appreciate the privacy of separate bedrooms, fully equipped kitchens, washer/dryer units, and a gas fireplace for chilly nights.
To book: extraholidays.com/overgaard-arizona/worldmark-bison-ranch
The deal: Three outdoor pools, eight tennis courts, an outdoor hot tub, playground, driving range, business and fitness center, bean bag movie theater and a game room are the perfect combination of amenities for impeccable lodging accommodations during your staycation trip to Flagstaff. Using the discount code VACAY19, travelers can save 15 percent off available resort suites at Wyndham Flagstaff.
To book: extraholidays.com/flagstaff-arizona