Things To Do In Scottsdale For Relaxed Travelers
ANDAZ SCOTTSDALE RESORT’S recommendation FOR SEASONED SUN SEEKERS
Perfect for those seeking solace from harsher winters, Andaz Scottsdale offers space to warm from the inside out—inspiring your spirit and body to move beyond ordinary and discover something new.
From recharging with desert-inspired treatments at Palo Verde Spa, to exploring new perspectives at the Museum of Contemporary Art, to uncovering the secrets of plant adaptation and symbiosis at the Desert Botanical Garden, Andaz Scottsdale is your perfect escape to awaken a deeper sense of self.
Here’s five of the top things to do in and around our sanctuary.
Relax, Reset & Recharge at Palo Verde Spa
Awaken a deeper sense of self and expand your perspective with a full suite of desert-inspired body treatments, nourishing steam rooms, and an outdoor lounge with expansive views of Camelback Mountain.
From Sonoran clay and juniper clay wraps, to cactus and apple stem cell-infused facials, you’ll find the space and time to relax, reset and recharge in this oasis. After your treatments, retreat to a secluded outdoor tub and heated pool, as you reflect on your transformation.
Location: Inside Andaz Scottsdale
Play a Round at Talking Stick Golf Course
Set within the expansiveness of the Desert, lies Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore’s one-of-a-kind golf courses: the O’odham, a challenging and angular course, and Piipash, a more straightforward, yet strategic course.
As the largest public practice area in the valley, the Talking Sticks courses offer 17,000 square feet of driving range and their innovative VISION54 program, designed to take your strategy, technique and mental game to the next level.
Distance from Andaz Scottsdale: 4.6 miles
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
Lover of art? In this eye-opening gallery dedicated to contemporary art, architecture and design, you’ll explore the studies of light, color and imagination created by local and international artists.
With 4 rotating galleries, and the permanent exhibition of Knight Rise by remarkable psychological artist James Turrell, you’ll leave this mind-blowing experience feeling full of inspiration.
Distance from Andaz Scottsdale: 3 miles
Wine & Dine at Maple & Ash Scottsdale
Reignite your spark together at one of Scottsdale’s most hidden culinary gems, Maple & Ash., Reminisce over old times together, as you experience the totally unexpected fire-roasted and chili oil-topped seafood tower.
In the mood for a surprise? Opt for the life-changing “I Don’t Give a F*ck” tasting menu, curated by two-Michelin Star chef, Danny Grant. Either way, you’ll want to enjoy this hidden-gem dining experience time and time again.
Distance from Andaz Scottsdale: 2.4 miles
Discover Desert Botanical Garden
Find out how thousands of species of cacti, trees and flowers survive the harsh climate of the Sonoran Desert, with a trip to Desert Botanical Garden. Wandering through galleries and the natural habitats of some of the world’s strongest plants, you’ll uncover the secrets of symbiosis and adaptation.
After visiting the Botanical Garden, retreat to the nearby Weft & Warp Art Bar & Kitchen for a romantic dessert tasting by the cozy outdoor fire pits.
Distance from Andaz Scottsdale: 6.4 miles
Ready to soak up soul-nourishing wellness, off-the-beaten-path adventure and chase the sun?
Our 1,100+ square foot Sonoran Suites embody the Southwestern lifestyle and offer a plush King bedroom, two full bathrooms, two private patios, and access to Palo Verde Spa & Apothecary’s adults-only pool and steam rooms, perfect for soaking up the warmth and renewing properties of the desert.