5 Ways to Keep Cool in the Valley of the Sun This Summer

Taylor Transtrum | July 8, 2019 | Lifestyle

Don’t beat the heat—escape it. Here’s our list of the coolest places and things to check out this summer. Literally.

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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



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Photography by: The Hermosa Inn