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There are few places on Earth with a landscape as dramatically colorful as Sedona. This artsy, new age town renowned for its swirling centers of energy that are considered conducive to spiritual healing, meditation, and self-exploration, boasts towering red rocks and jagged sandstone buttes that create a striking scene against the almost always clear blue skies. A favorite for outdoor adventure loves, there are opportunities for scenic hikes, mountain biking, 4 X 4 tours and more. If you’re looking for the best place to stay to enjoy all that it has to offer, book one of these hotels.
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A stay at Enchantment Resort not only means being ideally situated just minutes outside of town for enjoying all Sedona has to offer, but enjoying access to a long list of activity options like mountain biking and hiking, swimming, golf, cooking classes, yoga, meditation and more. You’ll also have the opportunity to take advantage of one of the world’s finest spas, Mii Amo. After a day at play, return to this incredibly healing environment to indulge in one of the myriad of heavenly spa treatments where guests have exclusive privileges for treatments that are inspired by the wisdom and traditions of Native Americans, aimed at achieving balance and harmony. Rooms are made up of adobe casitas which lie alongside a stream and feature private decks and beehive fireplaces, while onsite dining offers tasty yet health-conscious dishes that includes fresh, seasonal produce.
Tucked within the Oak Creek neighborhood, the Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock tends to draw romance-seeking couples, golf enthusiasts and those who are looking for a relaxing getaway. This sprawling resort boasts three swimming pools and three hot tubs, an 18-hole championship golf course, a massive spa that offers treatments incorporating locally-sourced, organic ingredients and a fitness center. Guests have a choice of three onsite restaurants too, including an upscale grill that serves Southwestern fare. Every room and suite features natural elements like granite and wood, local artwork and soothing colors for an extra tranquil feel, as well as a kitchenette, gas fireplace and a patio or balcony.
Situated just north of the Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village, Amara Resort and Spa is a more contemporary option, with its rooms featuring the vibrant colors of the landscape along with stylish furnishings and a balcony or patio, while an infinity pool overlooks the iconic red rock pillars. The onsite restaurant offers more spectacular views as well as outdoor seating. Just beyond is a garden patio with gas fire pits and comfy seating that serves as the ideal place to relax with a drink or a good book. When you can tear yourself away, the resort concierge can help arrange excursions on foot, horseback or Jeep.
While the Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa sits right in the right of town, it offers an incredibly peaceful atmosphere that makes it ideal for relaxation. The Mediterranean-and-Spanish-themed hotel offers a spa with a Tranquility Room and a wide range of treatments as well as yoga classes, and guests can also enjoy dining onsite at its bistro lounge and bar, swim in the heated pool, or soak those cares away in the hot tub. The rooftop deck is a definite highlight with its impressive red rock views while the outdoor fireplace is a popular spot to gather around after dark.
One of the best values in Sedona, Poco Diablo Resort offers attractive room rates as well as impressive rooms, particularly in upgraded accommodations which include a fireplace as well as a balcony or patio, some of which boast red rock views. No matter which room type you book, you’ll get a Nintendo gaming system as well as a flat-screen TV, especially popular with families. Guests can also take advantage of the spa, an outdoor pool, tennis courts, a golf course and bike rentals. There are two eateries onsite as well, including the 10th Hole Bar & Lounge and T. Carl’s Restaurant.
Set along the hillside in an uptown Sedona location, just steps from numerous restaurants, shops and galleries, The Orchards Inn of Sedona offers guests panoramic scenic red rock vistas, with each room laid out in a way that makes the most out of those gorgeous views. The custom-designed oak furniture, large mirrors and comfy, over-sized sofas reflect the awe-inspiring sight outdoors. The heated outdoor pool and whirlpool offer more fabulous views of Oak Creek Canyon, while the adjacent eatery, 89Agave, serves Sonoran-style Mexican cuisine. While the inn doesn’t have its own spa, Spa L’Auberge is just a half-mile away and offers a wide range of treatments that’s open to all.
This highly-rated bed and breakfast offers luxurious details throughout, with its rich adobe architecture and peeled lodge poles, century-old Oaxacan doors and hand-painted sinks, along with stunning views of the red rocks, whether you’re soaking in your private whirlpool tub or sipping wine on your patio. The authentic southwest-style inn serves a two-course breakfast, and is the only B&B in Sedona on a golf course. It hosts just six rooms, including a separate luxury Casita with panoramic golf course and red rock views while being perfectly situated, just minutes for the scenic hiking trails at Bell Rock or Cathedral Rock.
You’ll be surrounded by natural beauty at this upscale resort that was modeled after a French country inn. L’Auberge de Sedona features private hillside units that provide breathtaking views, as well as cozy cottages that sit within the woods on the banks of Oak Creek, right in the heart of Red Rock Country. While it’s close to main street Sedona, as it’s nestled in such a tranquil setting, you’ll feel as if you’re worlds away. The creekside cottages boast wood-burning fireplaces and outdoor cedar showers, while the contemporary hillside rooms are equipped with balconies or patios along with wood furnishings that create a rustic feel, albeit with luxurious modern amenities. The property’s French restaurant is considered to be one of the most romantic eateries in all of Arizona, serving exceptional French-inspired cuisine and gorgeous creek views.