Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain

5700 E McDonald Dr Paradise Valley

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Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain

Nestled within the inspiring landscapes of Camelback Mountain, Sanctuary Resort & Spa invites you to experience a higher level of luxury, laughter, and glorious renewal. This famed Scottsdale resort will introduce you to a refreshing new spirit of sophistication and relaxed refinements, as you discover 53 acres of your own private paradise where formalities are replaced by fun, and the most luxurious amenity is the art of reconnection.

The spa here features Asian-inspired treatments such as reiki, massages with medicinal herbs, and balancing rituals to name just a few, offering the ultimate in indulgence and relaxation. A meditation garden, reflecting pond, and Watsu pool add to the ambiance. Elements restaurant and Jade Bar provide excellent eating and drinking options while staying on the property. Elements is helmed by Beau Macmillan, who has won Iron Chef and is a Food Network star. Floor-to-ceiling windows in the restaurant and bar take full advantage of Camelback Mountain views.

The Sanctuary is also known for having exceptional tennis facilities and with good reason. Tennis is a big part of the resort's history. Known as the Paradise Valley Racquet Club when it first opened in 1957, tennis legend Don Budge was one of the original owners. He and the other partners hired Frank Lloyd Wright protegé Hiram Hudson Benedict to design the clubhouse, tennis courts, and casitas.

Today, some this history remains at the Sanctuary. The wood slats in the ceiling of Jade Bar were salvaged from the tennis courts of the ranch. Elements and Jade are now housed where the former clubhouse used to be. And tennis is still a big draw, with lessons and matches offered daily.

A luxuriously relaxing experience

So come, stay, and play awhile at the Sanctuary. This award-winning resort is unlike any other luxury hotel in Scottsdale. Sanctuary Resort & Spa was ranked the 2015 top resort in Arizona by Travel + Leisure Magazine.

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