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Top Summer Staycation Ideas at the Arizona Biltmore

Alex Sorrell | June 25, 2019 | Lifestyle Feature Hotels For A Staycation

Whether it’s a time for the family to reconnect or a romantic getaway, summer is the perfect time for a summer staycation in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area. The iconic Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has something for everyone in search of a memorable summer.


Stay Cool with Eight Sparkling Pools

Discover your own desert oasis at the Arizona Biltmore with your choice of eight sparkling pools to soak up the sun. Searching for a thrill? Check out the Paradise Pool which features a 92 foot water slide sure to put a smile on anyone’s face as they rush down into the pristine water below. If relaxation is your goal, book one of the well-appointed luxury cabanas with your own personal pool concierge or lounge poolside at the Catalina Pool just like Marilyn Monroe did when she frequented the resort.


Find Your Bliss at Spa Biltmore

Don’t forget about the self-care while on your staycation! Check out the variety of relaxation and wellness based treatments at Spa Biltmore. Slip into vacation mode with a variety of massage styles offered or rejuvenate with a one of their advanced skincare services. Take advantage of the special Diamond Anniversary Spa Ritual featuring a diamond face mask treatment a glass of champagne in celebration of the Arizona Biltmore’s 90th Anniversary. For more info or to book a spa appointment, call 602-381-7656.


Tacos, Tequila and History

There’s no shortage of unique culinary experiences at the Arizona Biltmore this summer. Indulge and celebrate with the commemorative 90th Anniversary Margarita featuring Patron Gran Piedras, Grand Marnier, agave nectar and lime. Take in the historic aura and grace of this commemorative drink priced at $90. Another must order is the 90th Anniversary Flight of Tawny Ports & Dessert Tasting! Featuring three aged ports that equal up to 90 years, each port is perfectly paired with a luscious dessert bite. For a more al fresco experience, enjoy tacos, margaritas and snow cones every Saturday and Sunday by the Paradise Pool. Be sure to also check out the salsa-making demonstration hosted every Saturday by the Paradise Pool as well. Start your weekend off right at the Happy Hour History Tour departing at 6 pm every Friday evening. Begin with a glass of prosecco and go on a guided journey of the Arizona Biltmore’s rich 90-year history involving celebrities and U.S. Presidents. The tour ends with a signature Tequila Sunrise, invented at the Wright Bar in the 1940’s.

Family Fun for All at the Biltmore Block Party

Children of all ages are sure to find their summer fun at the Biltmore Block Party featuring a variety of activities throughout the resort. Complimentary seasonal fun is hosted by the Fun Team Monday through Friday at the Paradise Pool. Kids are sure to love games like Apple Toss, Parachute Play and Simon Says! For a guaranteed magical experience, take advantage of Swim With Mermaids every Saturday at the Paradise Pool. You’ll definitely want to have your camera to remember this magical experience.

With 39-acres of summer fun, memories are guaranteed for your summer staycation! Reservations can be made at or by calling 800-950-0086.

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