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Scottsdale, Arizona is an upscale travel destination that is known for its luxury resort accommodations, professional golf courses, high-end shopping, and fancy restaurants. This posh vacation spot is also popular with outdoor enthusiasts because of the trails and mountains nearby. Whether you really want to live it up and splurge or prefer to keep costs low while having home-like comforts, there are vacation rentals available here to accommodate you.
Here are some of the top Vrbo vacation rentals in Scottsdale, Arizona to choose from.
There are entire houses that you can rent in Scottsdale through Vrbo to really immerse yourself in the local experience. This home has three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in a central location that’s less than five minutes from Old Town Scottsdale where you’ll find plenty of fun things to do. The home is in a quiet neighborhood and has a private pool. There is also beautiful desert landscaping and covered, furnished patios here. You’ll enjoy the gourmet kitchen and wet bar for your group of up to six people. Parking is available for two vehicles.
With three bedrooms and three bathrooms, this desert home is available to rent through Vrbo. It has three bedrooms and three bathrooms for families, couples, groups of friends, and remote workers. Up to six people can stay here and enjoy the spacious patio and yard, designated working space, and equipped kitchen. The Vrbo hosts do not live on the premises but are available locally if you need anything during your stay.
Large groups of up to eight people can rent this 4,000-square-foot luxury mansion vacation rental and have four bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms to themselves. It is a luxury, resort-style home in a private gated community that consists of just eight homes. It is private and secluded, with mountain views and sunsets over the desert landscape. The home offers a covered patio with roll-out shades, a heated pool with waterfalls, a spa, a fire pit, BBQ, and a bar with barstools. There are grassy areas that golfers, kids, and pets love. Other unique features are the billiard table and speakers throughout the home.
Up to six people can stay in this Scottsdale condo that has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It is in a location where you can walk to Old Town and have privacy on the top floor of the complex, where there are gorgeous views of Camelback Mountain and the pool. There is an elevator in the building and covered parking for your vehicle. The pool is kept warm year-round, and there’s a shared hot tub in the complex too. Additional features of the home rental are stainless-steel appliances in the kitchen, a pull-out sleeper sofa, Wi-Fi-enabled TVs, and custom tile flooring.
Spanning 2,900 square feet of space, this three-bedroom, three-bathroom house accommodates six people in Scottsdale. It is a custom-built luxury villa in the Pinnacle Foothills community of Troon North, a highly sought-after suburb of Scottsdale. When you stay here, you’ll be close to hiking, golfing, and dining. The Troon North Golf Club, one of the best places to golf in Arizona, and other courses are close by. Meanwhile, the sunsets viewed from the private outdoor patio are nothing short of spectacular. During your stay here, you can use the pool (free heating to 85 degrees) and two mountain bikes. Since this rental house is a bit further from Old Town Scottsdale, it is best to rent a car while staying here if you fly into the area for vacation.
Groups of up to eight people can book this Vrbo property and enjoy 3,300 square feet of living space. The home has four bedrooms and three bathrooms, plus a tropical backyard paradise that is all your own to use. There are eight beds in the home to accommodate your group. Families love it here because of the pool, spa, and grassy play areas with a playset. There’s a roof deck onsite, too, for viewing the sunsets. The home is situated on just over an acre of land and has a three-car garage.
This Vrbo rental is a 750-square-foot condo on the ground floor. It is in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale and close to some of Scottsdale’s best restaurants, bars, shops, galleries, and parks. You’ll have an assigned parking spot for your vehicle and a king-size bed in the bedroom. It’s a great spot for two guests and comes with community amenity perks, such as a heated pool, hot tub, BBQ grills, and fitness center. The unit is also equipped with Wi-Fi and TVs with cable.
For an upscale and private residential stay in Scottsdale, consider renting this 4,000-square-foot house with three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. It is an adobe-style residence surrounded by million-dollar homes in North Scottsdale and next to the Tonto National Forest, home to Roosevelt Lake – one of the best fishing holes in Arizona. This authentic southwest-style house has high ceilings, a heated saltwater pool, a rooftop observation terrace, and a natural stone waterfall. There are chaise lounges by the pool, yard games to enjoy with family and friends, and plenty of indoor entertainment, too, with board games, books, and DVDs.
Sleek and sophisticated, this 3,300-square-foot home sleeps ten people visiting Scottsdale. It has three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in an exclusive and luxurious community called Sweetwater Estates. Book this Vrbo property to experience an upscale community filled with multi-million-dollar custom homes. The rental home offers a chef’s kitchen, dining room, covered patio with speakers, and an amazing backyard. There’s an oversized, heated pool here, which can be heated for an additional fee. The home has a spacious floor plan, Sub Zero appliances, a wine fridge, a baby grand piano, and outdoor yard games.
A vacation in sunny Scottsdale is fun and welcoming when you stay in this condo for up to four people. It has two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in a location that’s 10 minutes from Old Town. A fifth person can stay here and use the living room sofa for sleeping. The townhouse is in a complex that offers two community pools (one heated), a spa, and beach towels. You’ll have a full kitchen here, as well as hardwood floors, heat and A/C, laundry machines, and a private garage for one car. The free trolley is just steps away to get to Old Town, so you don’t have to use your car if you don’t want to.
Another highly recommended Vrbo option is this 702-square-foot condo with one bedroom and one bathroom in Scottsdale. It is an affordable place to stay in town, and that has a walkable location to the downtown area. The condo is next to the Phoenician Resort, one of the top luxury desert resorts in the world, while other nearby attractions are the golf courses, hikes, and airport. The complex that this condo is located in has shared amenities that you can use, such as pools, outdoor games, BBQ grills, and a laundry room. It’s a ground-floor unit with a covered parking space and remodeled interior. The owner couple lives close by in case you have any questions while staying here.
For an affordable and conveniently located place to stay in Scottsdale, consider this condo in the charming and mature community of Maya. It is an adults-only retreat that can comfortably sleep four people. The condo offers a well-appointed kitchen, dining table, TV, sectional sofa, and fenced ground-floor patio with roller shade. From here, you can walk to the Sprouts food market for groceries if you want to cook. There’s a hot tub located about 75 feet away. The common pool area also includes BBQ grills, a ping pong table, lounge chairs, and tables.