Home EXTRA EXTRA! News Fountain Hills Resort Hosts Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience


CopperWynd Resort in Fountain Hills has announced a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Via the Amethyst Four Peaks Experience, guests will be helicoptered to the top of Four Peaks to mine for their own amethyst raw gemstones, receiving a private tour and digging tips with miners. After the experience, they can keep the stones they mine and have them evaluated by a gemologist at Fountain Hills-based Sami’s Fine Jewelry to determine the value. The experience takes place April 24.


Amethyst Four Peaks Experience includes:

  • Two nights luxury guestroom accommodations
  • $100 food and beverage credit at acclaimed signature restaurant, Alchemy
  • One Amethyst Mind & Body Renewal spa treatment
  • Helicopter tour to and from the Four Peaks Amethyst Mine
  • Private tour and guided digging experience in the Four Peaks Amethyst Mine
  • Lunch for two at the Four Peaks Amethyst Mine
  • Car transportation to and from the helicopter pad

Package pricing begins at $1,799. Reservations can be made by calling 877.707.7760.