Turn Up The Desert Heat This Summer At Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

Turn Up The Desert Heat This Summer At Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

While the beach may be calling travelers to the coast for the summer, a desert escape has its perks. Here’s how to beat the crowds and turn up the (desert) heat with an escape to Scottsdale’s Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, A Gurney’s Resort & Spa:


  • Snag 15% off the best available rate with the new Hot Dates, Cool Rates offer for stays booked and traveled between May 12 and September 1, 2022. Request a Spa Suite and get dibs on a private outdoor tub for two – the perfect way to soak up the stars on cooler summer nights.
  • Pools are in abundance at Sanctuary, from its signature infinity-edged oasis dotted with cabanas (available for rent) with mountain-meets-skyline views, to two satellite pools for family travelers. On Saturdays and Sundays, the infinity pool hosts Paddle Board Yoga classes at 7 a.m. for those looking to elevate their yoga experience. Classes can be reserved for $55 per person.


  • Refresh the body and soul with invigorating services from Sanctuary Spa, one of the top wellness destinations in the country. Let the healing and anti-aging powers of precious minerals hydrate and stimulate the skin with the Masami Facial. The indulgent service promotes anti-aging and anti-inflammatory benefits. Or indulge in the Signature Coconut Sumatra Body Ritual – a full-body experience utilizing pink Himalayan salt to invigorate the senses, and silky smooth pure organic coconut oil for hydration and to enhance that summer glow.


  • Cool off at jade bar during Happy Hour with refreshing drink specials every Sunday-Thursday from 5-10 p.m. Try The Mekong, featuring gin, lemongrass, coconut, carrot kaffir lime, ginger & citrus, or the Flight Of A Honeybee, including Jamaican rum, pomegranate, punt e mes and egg white.
  • Sundays in Paradise: Gather in jade bar or on the Paradise Views Patio for live music every Sunday from 12-4 p.m. Enjoy stunning views, Sunday afternoon cocktails and ½ priced bottles of wine.


  • End the weekend right with a savory Brunch at elements presented by Chef de Cuisine Samantha Sanz. Served Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., elements brunch selections include seasonal dishes inspired by local, organic produce and sustainable seafood. The B.e.c.a is a must try: English muffin, smoked jalapeno bacon, tillamook cheddar, avocado, fried local egg, arugula, sriracha mayo and breakfast potatoes.

More information: Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, A Gurney’s Resort & Spa