Sprawling gardens, a superb wellness center and fine dining make this resort a perennial favorite.
Boasting a two-acre cactus garden, 11 grand pianos and a multi-million dollar art collection, The Phoenician is a world-class resort known for its stylish living spaces, superb service and exceptional facilities. Several different types of rooms are available among the 647 total guest accommodations (454 guest rooms, 12 luxury suites, two presidential suites, 119 casitas and 60 canyon suites). The main building is centrally located, while the Canyon building is situated against Camelback Mountain and features its own pool and cabanas. Casitas, located near the main building, provide private entrances. All rooms have Italian marble bathrooms, robes, three telephones with two lines, Sony CD players/clock radios, 32-inch flat-screen TVs with surround sound, in-room movie rental, express check-out from the TV screen, Lanai decks, mini-bars and more. As for facilities, all are kept in immaculate condition by a highly qualified staff. The 22,000-square-foot Centre for Well-Being houses 24 treatment rooms, a meditation atrium, a private consultation room and a weight training and cardiovascular studio, plus men's and women's locker rooms with whirlpools, saunas, steam rooms and Swiss showers. Therapies include acupuncture, Kachina aromatherapy scrub and many other delicious treatments; guests can also enjoy an aerobics studio, full-service salon and the Waters Bar. At the "edgeless" 2,800-square-foot swimming pool, highlights include cabanas that can be reserved for the day. Dining options include J&G Steakhouse, Il Terrazo Italian restaurant, Relish Burger and private dining at The Praying Monk.