Don’t beat the heat—escape it. Here’s our list of the coolest places and things to check out this summer. Literally.
Lon's at the Hermosa Inn
1. ARIZONA FACIAL PLASTICS Designed with Arizona’s sweltering summers in mind, the Summer Ice Facial begins with a Hawaiian papaya enzyme treatment, followed by cryotherapy, a hydrating chlorophyll-cucumber mask and red-light therapy. From $199 per treatment, 4602 N. 16th St., Ste. 301, Phoenix
2. BODIFY For a summer body sans the sweat, check out CoolSculpting. The FDA-approved nonsurgical body contouring treatment uses patented cooling technology to freeze away stubborn fat—making bikini blues a thing of the past. 7033 E. Greenway Parkway, Ste. 140, Scottsdale
3. JW MARRIOTT PHOENIX DESERT RIDGE RESORT & SPA Cool off at one of the resort’s six private pool suites. Each features an air-conditioned, indoor seating area, half bath and wet bar, and an outdoor patio with equally luxe amenities. From $800, 5350 E. Marriott Drive, Phoenix
4.LON’S AT THE HERMOSA INN Providing a much-needed reprieve this summer is the return of Lon’s Cool Dining experience—a five-course tasting menu by executive chef Jeremy Pacheco hosted in the restaurant’s underground wine cellar, which is kept at a crisp 57 degrees. From $69, 5532 N. Palo Cristi Road, Paradise Valley
5.POLAR PLAY What’s always freezing, even in the summer? Scottsdale’s signature ice bar, which features games and sculptures made of ice, a frozen lounge and plenty of cold hard adult beverages. Coats are optional, but highly recommended. Admission from $16, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Ste. E104, Scottsdale