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Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain

Paradise Valley, United States

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  • $100 Spa Credit
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  • Early Check-in

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Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain
Discover your sanctuary at the best resort in Scottsdale... a luxury boutique hideaway on Camelback Mountain. Overlooking the spectacular views of Paradise Valley, relax in a mountainside or spa casita at our tranquil resort in Scottsdale, presenting ceaseless views of the Arizona desert.

Retreat to Sanctuary Spa for Asian-inspired treatments and exhilarating fitness classes. Taste the excitement of elements' award-winning cuisine by Food Network star Chef Beau MacMillan. Savor the sunset at jade bar or on edge, raising the bar for Scottsdale happy hour. Play tennis or hike in an ageless Arizona setting, lounge by the resort’s infinity-edge pool, or indulge in Scottsdale's hottest shopping, cultural attractions, and championship golf.

Favored by Hollywood heavyweights and Condé Nast Traveler readers alike, Sanctuary spa and resort in Scottsdale provides the finest accommodations, amenities, and services.

Exclusive Perks at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

Gift, $100, Upgrade, Breakfast and More in Paradise Valley

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Sanctuary Camelback Mountain is a luxury boutique hideaway with dramatic mountain and spa casitas offering spectacular views of Paradise Valley. Sanctuary Spa, an intimate retreat, offers Asian-inspired treatments along with a relaxing meditation garden, movement studio and fitness center. elements restaurant features farm-fresh cuisine with Asian accents while jade bar is known for its extensive wine list.

Guests making reservations through Five Star Alliance under the "Five Star Signature Package" or "Five Star Signature Suites & Villas" will also receive the following amenities:

  • Breakfast Daily
  • $100 Spa Credit
  • VIP Status
  • WiFi
  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-in
  • Late Check-out
Terms and Conditions
Reservations must be made through Five Star Alliance under the “5 Star Signature Package." Breakfast for two daily (maximum value of $30 per person, per day, for a maximum of two guests). A $100 spa treatment credit is included, once per room, per stay. An upgrade to Mountain Suite, early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability at time of check-in and departure.

Hotel Address:
  • Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain
  • 5700 East Mcdonald Drive
  • Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
  • United States

Location Summary
Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain offers both serenity and convenience at one of the premier resorts in Scottsdale, Arizona. Situated 8 miles north of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Sanctuary is conveniently located for Arizona travel, while still offering a serene hideaway to guests.

Our Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa is located 5 minutes north of downtown Scottsdale. Offering spectacular views of Paradise Valley, Camelback Mountain is a favorite destination for hiking, biking, and rock climbing, presenting ample activities and entertainment for guests of Sanctuary.

Directions to Hotel
From Sky Harbor International Airport: Exit Airport following the East Valley signs and stay in the left lane to access the 44th Street Exit Continue on 44th Street, heading north for approx 8 miles. Continuing north, approx 1 mile after crossing Camelback Road, 44th Street will curve east to your right. Turn right at the first traffic light, McDonald Drive. You will be heading east. Approx 1 mile, you will see Sanctuary on your right. Turn right onto Superstition Lane. Spa entrance will be your first right. Resort & elements entrance will be your 2nd right. Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain is located 12 miles north of the Car Rental Building at Sky Harbor Airport (1805 East Sky Harbor Circle South). Driving time to Sanctuary is approximately 25 minutes.

From Sky Harbor International Rental Car Building: Exit Car Rental Building and turn left on East Sky Harbor Circle South. Go past Buckeye Road, the road will curve to the right. Follow signs to 202 and turn left onto 202 East. Take 202 East to the 40/44th Street exit #2. Turn left on 44th Street, going north. Continue north on 44th Street to McDonald Drive and turn right. Go one mile to 5700 E. McDonald and turn right onto Superstition Lane. Go 100 yards and turn right to the Sanctuary entrance. Go one mile to 5700 E. McDonald and turn right onto Superstition Lane. Go 100 yards and turn right at the Sanctuary Resort and Spa entrance.
Conde Nast Award Winner
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Conde Nast Traveler's "World's Best Places to Stay" – Gold List – 2002-2012.
Business Center
24 Hour Access.
Banquets & Meetings
9,000 sq ft Indoor and Outdoor Meeting and Event Space Available.
Disabled Access
ADA Access Available.
Fine Dining On Site
elements Restaurant on site.
Fine Dining Nearby
Short drive to downtown Phoenix or Scottsdale
Executive Retreat
They cater specifically to executive type retreats
Fitness Center
Daily Fitness Classes also available.
High Speed Internet
Available in rooms.
Pets Allowed
Pet Friendly, non-refundable Pet Fee.
Pool Indoor
Infinity edge pool
Pool Outdoor
Infinity Pool.
Spa Facility
Sanctuary Spa.
Tennis Courts On Site
5 Tennis Courts Available.
Ballooning, Hot Air
Hot Air Expeditions.
Biking, Mountain
Bike Rental Available in Spa.
Biking Touring
Guided Tours Available Daily.
Casino Gambling
Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Casino are a 5 minute drive.
Skeet Shooting
A half hour drive away
Ecological Tourism
Nature walks, adventure tours, canyon, rock climbing, back packing
Fishing Fly
In northern part of state but not close
Golf Driving Range
Camelback Golf Course
Dozens of courses within a few short minutes
Two trails to the summit.
Horseback Riding
McDonald Ranch.
In northern part of state but not close
Ice Skating
Located 10 -15 minutes away
Jet Skiing
Lake Saguaro
Jogging Running
Several trails on property
Lake Saguaro
Scottsdale Fashion Square.
Theatre Museums
Many museums and art galleries 5 minute drive in Old Town Scottsdale.
Recommended Rooms
With 1,200 sq.ft. including a lava rock fireplace, Sanctuary's Spa Casita Suites offer a spacious, airy patio that boosts a romantic outdoor soaking tub.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Indoor
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Ballooning Hot Air
    - Biking Mountain
    - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Casino Gambling
    - Skeet Shooting
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Fly
    - Golf Driving Range
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding
    - Hunting
    - Ice Skating
    - Jet Skiing
    - Jogging Running
    - Sailing
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums

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