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Arizona is always a great place to plan a couple’s getaway trip because there are lots of spas, opportunities for outdoor adventure, and cultural activities in various cities and towns. Many of the best places to plan your getaway are the big cities, like Phoenix and Tucson. But the smaller communities of Carefree, Sedona and other Arizona towns also have a lot to offer couples looking for romance and relaxation. Here are our favorite Arizona resorts for couples to help you plan your next getaway for two.
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This resort is at the base of Camelback Mountain and offers a desert oasis that resembles the Spanish Andalusia region with fountains and flowers. There are 293 rooms and suites here, as well as six dining outlets, three pools with 23 cabanas, and a full-service salon and spa. While staying here couples can venture out to climb Camelback Mountain, enjoy a Moroccan-inspired treatment at the spa together, or take advantage of a couple’s romance package with special perks. The Mbar Lounge offers live music there’s a 24-hour fitness center onsite, complimentary bikes are available, and pet-friendly rooms are available too for couples that can’t bear to leave their pup behind.
To be among the impressive red rock formations of Arizona with the one you love, head to the Enchantment Resort in Sedona. Come here to connect with nature and each other and to get active with hiking, mountain biking, and indigenous experiences. There’s also a spa here, a private golf course, and multiple restaurants on site. Couples should look into the Suite Romance package, which includes a casita junior suite with a fireplace and patio at the Enchantment Resort, as well as a full breakfast each morning, a welcome amenity, and a nightly dinner for two.
The Loews Ventana Canyon Resort is located in the Catalina Mountain Range of Arizona and a luxury resort worth taking a couple’s trip for in Tucson. Here you’ll find 298 guest rooms, including 27 suites, two heated pools with a Jacuzzi, two Tom Fazio-designed PGA golf courses, a spa, and four lighted tennis courts. Couples can also use the fitness center and dine at Executive Chef Ken Harvey’s Flying V Bar & Grill, and the other onsite restaurants. Stay here if you and your sweetheart love golf and being pampered in every way possible.
This is another great Arizona resort for couples because there are golf courses, five swimming pools, a modern fitness center, and even a lazy river to drift down for pure relaxation. The golf courses here were designed by golf legends Arnold Palmer and Nick Faldo. Meanwhile, the hotel’s list of amenities includes bathrobes, bathtubs with spray jets, and replaces. There’s a breakfast buffet offered from $30, seven onsite dining and beverage options, and a spa as well.
This luxury resort is in Scottdale and has a historic Spanish-inspired design near the base of Camelback Mountain. The Royal Palms is a romantic wedding destination and a fun place to stay for couples even if there is no special occasion. The onsite spa offers couples Mediterranean-style therapies, yoga classes, and tai chi lessons. It’s also fun to relax with your partner in a private cabana by the pool here. In total, there are 119 rooms, casitas, and luxury villas at this resort, and T. Cook’s restaurant serves all meals with a Mediterranean flair.
The Boulders Resort offers five-star luxury rooms and also vacation rental homes that are perfect for a couple’s weekend getaway. There’s also a golf club here, as well as a 33,000 square foot spa to revitalize your mind, body, and soul. The resort’s accommodations are inspired by the Sonoran Desert with wood-burning fireplaces, natural stone showers, and Southwestern décor. Here couples will also find two Jay Morrish-designed golf courses and a golf academy, several restaurants, a private heli-pad, four swimming pools, and a modern fitness center.
Couples can stay at this historic luxury hotel in Tucson for a one-of-a-kind experience that includes onsite restaurant fare with locally sourced meat, fruit, vegetables, and herbs. Come here with your sweetheart to go horseback riding, walk through the botanical gardens, be inspired by art and sculptures, and to indulge in spa treatments. The Hacienda Del Sol offers fun perks like homemade sugar cookies and topping-filled popcorn too. Package deals are available for couples’ anniversaries and bed and breakfast packages to start your day in Tucson off right.
The Biltmore has been a jewel of the Arizona desert since 1929 and offers golf, dining, events, and romance for couples. Pet-friendly rooms are available here if you want to bring your furry friend along too. Wright’s at the Biltmore and Frank & Albert’s offer exquisite onsite dining, while the Cabana Club offers poolside dining. Couples also enjoy the live music, nearby hiking, and daily fitness classes here.
Finally, we love the Canyon Ranch Health Resort for a couple’s getaway because of the way this resort redefines health and wellness. Come here to relax and renew with the one you love. Experiences are offered for everything from aquatic exercises, outdoor sports, life management, skin care, healthy feet, maternity, and so much more.