Whether you're planning the perfect honeymoon, celebrating a special anniversary, or just seeking the perfect escape with your partner, Scottsdale stands out as one of the most romantic destinations in the Southwest. The city is famous for its world-class resorts, dining, arts scene, and breath-taking desert scenery, offering couples an ideal setting for exploring, relaxing, and making new memories together. Here is your guide to stirring up romance in the desert.
Celebrate your romance with the "Romance in Paradise" package at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa. — Photo courtesy of Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa
Take Sanctuary at one of Scottsdale's top spas
Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa is one of the city’s top resorts, catering to couples with their “Romance in Paradise” package. Stay in one of the resorts private casitas, outfitted with goose-down feather beds and plush his-and-hers robes. Enjoy chocolate-covered strawberries and a bottle of champagne, plus a rose-petal turn-down for your special night of romance.
Visit the "Venice of the West"
Transport yourself to romantic Venice aboard one of the four authentically handcrafted Italian Gondola boats at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale. Glide along the three romantic routes on the resort’s seven acre lake while a professional singing gondolier entertains you and your loved one with a traditional Italian serenade. What better way to make memories than with a romantic evening spent on the “Venice of the West”?
Celebrate Your Love, Western-Style
Enjoy a long, leisurely evening spent around the campfire with your loved one at The Hideout at Redbuck Ranch, one of Scottsdale's hidden bed and breakfast gems. The Hideout specializes in creating memorable retreats for couples with rustic yet elegant romantic touches. The "Ultimate Romance" package includes a bottle of wine, chocolate-covered strawberries, romantic 'red' bedsheets, a keepsake candle holder, homemade carrot cake for anniversary couples, romantic 'red' bathtub with bubble bath and floating candles, and a romantic campfire evening for two.