Fun Summer Staycations to Help You Beat the Heat
Whether you don’t have the time to take an extended vacation or you just want to take some time out to enjoy some fabulous local hotels and resorts, Arizona offers some outstanding places to get away from it all without traveling too far! Take a look at some of the deals and excitement we found right here in the Valley:
Moxy Hotel Tempe
One part hip, two parts cool and three parts fun and fabulous, Moxy Hotel in Tempe opened its doors in March 2016, introducing patrons to a whole new level of urban chic! Moxy Hotels is Marriott International's edgy new lifestyle brand. First debuted in Milan in September 2014, Moxy Tempe is the first Moxy hotel to open in the United States and the second to open in the world!
This summer, the “Tempecation" package runs from May 1 through Labor Day and includes breakfast for one and guaranteed late checkout of 4 p.m. for only $119.
Also, fun for guests and locals alike, Moxy Tempe presents NamaStay #MoxyTempe on the pool deck with yoga instructor Suki Plazola, in collaboration with Molly Water and Student Body Fitness. This is a complimentary event. The pool deck is open afterwards with a DJ and mimosa specials all day. Every Sunday morning at 10 a.m. all summer long.
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, A Destination Hotel
This summer, The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, A Destination Hotel is diving into the decades with a rockin’ summer package and live decade-themed music, movies, and F&B to showcase the newly renovated property. Memorial Day thru Labor Day, room rates start at $99 per night and the resort’s summer package starts at $159 per night, which includes a $50 food and beverage credit and two $25 Luna Spa vouchers. The summer fun will end with a splash as the resort celebrates its 40th anniversary on September 4!
As part of the recent $10 million renovation, the resort boasts two new restaurants including Kitchen West Restaurant, Bar Six40, a transformed main pool, enhanced guest rooms, and a more open, welcoming feel throughout The Scottsdale for that perfect summer escape.
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch is located at 7700 E. McCormick Parkway, Scottsdale. Visit www.thescottsdaleresort.com or call (480) 991-9000 for additional information and reservations.
Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel
Luxe Lounging at its finest! Royal Palms Resort and Spa offers a peaceful and quiet respite that is a beautiful as it is luxurious. Rooms are available from $149/night (available Memorial Day through Labor Day) which includes accommodations, two $40 Alvadora Spa credits, one $25 T. Cook's credit and two welcome cocktails at The Mix Up Bar.
Royal Palms Resort and Spa is located 5200 E. Camelback Rd. in Phoenix. Visit www.royalpalmssummer.com for further details or call (602) 840-3610.
The Camby, One of the Autograph Collection Hotels
Get a taste of The Camby and Phoenix with The Uptown Dine Around Escape package (starts at $229 per night), including accommodations, complimentary valet parking, two cocktails, and dinner in the Biltmore neighborhood. Make it a double and stay two nights with the same perks for a romantic getaway or friendly celebration with The Double Take Escape (starts at $299 for two nights).
Stroll across the street to the stylish Biltmore Fashion Park, catch a classic movie on weekend nights on the rooftop SkyWall and finish off your hotel stay with a relaxing treatment from Zest Spa. Liven up the weekend with creative, in-room amenities such as the “Get Pumped” for active travelers or “Classic Game Night.” With so many activities and options to choose from during a stay at The Camby Hotel, these packages are sure to heat up the summer!
The Camby is located at 2401 E. Camelback Rd. in Phoenix. Visit www.thecamby.com or call (602) 468-0700 for additional information.
FireSky Resort & Spa
This summer, FireSky Resort & Spa is offering summer package up to 40 percent off of peak season rates! Come cool your heels with a sweet deal that won’t singe your wallet.
Focused on spirited poolside fun this summer, the boutique resort located steps from vibrant Old Town Scottsdale is renowned for its sandy beach pool, Mediterranean-inspired lagoon and lush tropical landscaping. Summer guests can hit the “beach” at the beach-style pool featuring a sandy shore for sandcastle building to the tune of live music, including acoustic guitar on Saturdays and a steel drum band each Sunday.
Life Is Brewtiful! from $149/night. Toast to the summer.
Welcome round of four (4) beers
Appetizer in Taggia Bar
Package must be booked a minimum of two days in advance. Must be 21 years of age or older. Request rate code PBRO.
Tequila and Tanlines from $149/night. Get your tan on, and your tequila.
Deluxe accommodationsWelcome pitcher of margaritas at Taggia Bar.
Package must be booked a minimum of two days in advance. Must be 21 years of age or older. Request rate code PTAN.
Please see the full press release for booking dates and additional resort information. Resort photos are attached (additional available upon request).
FireSky Resort & Spa is located at 4925 N. Scottsdale Rd. in Scottsdale. Visit www.fireskyresort.com or call (480) 945-7666 for additional details.
Tempe Mission Palms Hotel
Tempe Mission Palms Hotel Kicks off “Summer of ‘16” with a big splash by announcing that there is FREE pool access for locals ALL SUMMER LONG!
Triple-digit temperatures will soon become the norm for the Valley as we head into the warmer summer months. As everyone begins making plans to keep cool and have fun this summer without breaking the bank, Tempe Mission Palms, A Destination Hotel, is opening its swimming pool all summer long at no charge to the general public. The hotel’s picturesque rooftop pool will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
Pool loungers will not only have stunning views of “A Mountain,” but they’ll also have full use of the poolside facilities, including the chance to enjoy the sound system pumping out cool beats, plush lounge furniture, pool games, cabanas and the shaded terrace area. Pool attendants will be available for refreshing beverages and delectable dishes from the full Cabana Grill menu. (All non-hotel guests must register with a pool attendant to obtain a day-pass wristband. Guests must be 18 years of age or older, unless accompanied by a parent. Free pool access will not be offered on July 4, and is subject to close for private events or if the pool reaches capacity.)
Tempe Mission Palms is also part of Tempe Tourism Office’s “Summer of ‘16 Staycation” program, which is designed to promote all of the staycation deals in Tempe from June through September. Individuals who book a stay at any one of the participating Tempe hotels will receive coupons for local dining spots (including NCounter and Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill) and family-friendly activities (including LEGOLAND Discovery Center, SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium and Dave & Buster’s). They will also have an opportunity to enter to win a Tempe staycation. For more information, visit summerof16.com
Now through September 10, Tempe Mission Palms is offering a “Summer Scorcher” staycation deal for just $149 a night, which includes a daily $100 food and beverage credit, a late check out at 2 p.m., and a waived hospitality fee. Guests can book the deal with the promo code: SUMFUN using this direct link: missionpalms.com/packages/summer-scorcher-package-in-arizona Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center is located at 60 E. 5th St. in Tempe. Visit www.missionpalms.com or call (480) 894-1400 for additional information.
Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
Every summer has a story to tell, whether it be time as a family, a romantic getaway or shared moments with friends. Build a summer of stories with a getaway to Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, with weekday rates beginning at $179 per night, June 1 through September 1, 2016.
Families will enjoy the complimentary Kids For All Seasons program, open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, featuring a rotating variety of daily programming. The entire family can head to the pool for complimentary Dive-In movies, running every Saturday night throughout the summer, accompanied by a themed buffet available at an additional cost. During the day, relax at the pool with complimentary cabanas and passed amenities such as smoothie samples and fruit kebabs. At night, take advantage of the Resort’s scenic views of the Valley below with complimentary stargazing led by a professional astronomer every Thursday night.
Everyone can kick back with a weekend breakfast buffet in Proof, an American canteen. During “Ice Cream Days of Summer,” treat the family to an old-fashioned ice cream social at Proof with 50 percent savings on all ice cream treats daily at the soda jerk station. The restaurant also will highlight the popular Backyard Barbecue series every Friday night, featuring Proof’s very own specialty bourbon and barrel-aged cocktails.
At Talavera, savour locally-inspired steakhouse cuisine, and the Monthly Mashup series, featuring guest chefs from noteworthy local restaurants throughout the summer. Enjoy live music and happy hour with breathtaking views at Onyx Bar & Lounge on Friday and Saturday evenings. Additionally, adults can indulge in seasonal complimentary beer and wine tastings, as well as Margarita demonstrations.
Relax and recharge at The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale. Enjoy specially priced treatments during Spa Happy Hour, offered from 3:00 to 7:00 pm Sunday to Thursday. Guests can choose two pampering, 25-minute services for the special rate of USD 139, or further indulge with any three 25-minute services for $179. Customise the spa experience to meet specific wellness needs with choice of mini massage, facial and body treatments.
New for 2016, guests can share their summer story for a chance to win one of three getaways to Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale, using the hashtag #FSSummerStoryContest and tagging the property via Instagram or Twitter, or entering to win on Facebook. The contest will run June 1 – September 5, 2016, and three prizes will be offered to the best entry for couples, families and friends, respectively.
Four Season Resort Scottsdale at Troon North is located at 10600 E. Crescent Moon Dr. in Scottsdale. Visit www.fourseasons.com/scottsdale/ or call (480) 515-5700 for additional information.