You’ve just arrived at the expansive 32-acre desert oasis at the base of Camelback Mountain known as the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia and you’re wondering to yourself how do I maximize my relaxation and leave feeling totally at ease after only 72 hours? Well that’s simple, you honestly don’t have to do much to enjoy and notice the relaxing effects the resort has to offer, but if you’re wanting to maximize your summer rejuvenation we have you covered in this comprehensive summer guide.
PRE-ARRIVAL: Start by picking a package that optimizes your summer stay. With a multitude of great offers at Omnihotels.com there’s sure to be a summer package to fit your needs. Enjoy late-check out for those lazy summer staycations with the Slumber & Save package along with free parking and discounted resort fees, or find rates starting at $129 with the Sunsational Summer package.
*Hotel tip: When you book direct at Omnihotels.com, Omni will make a donation that will provide dinner for a family of four through Feeding America.
Check into your luxurious accommodation with views overlooking Camelback mountain or one of two sparkling pools. Freshen up in your oversized bathroom accommodations with a full make-up mirror, walk-in shower and oversized tub before stepping out for a full day in paradise.
*Traveler tip: Make sure you’re signed up for select guest to receive morning beverage deliveries like coffee or juice, free wi-fi, express check-in, bottled waters and more!
Stroll on over to Prado, the resorts signature three meal restaurant complete with weekend buffets and Sunday Brunch. Indulge in the finest of foods, including the filling huevos rancheros a magnificent medley of chorizo, queso fresco, beans, avocado, and over easy eggs with flour tortillas and guajillo sauce. Sit and savor fresh pressed juice from the Joya Juice Bar while you take in the views and truly soak in the grandeur that has been bestowed upon you.
On your way out of Prado pop into Dulcinea Bouqitue, a hip one stop shop for adorable vacation attire. Choose from the likes of Trina Turk, Susana Monaco, 7 for all Mankind and more. Get your sparkle on with a new BeachCandy Swimsuit and head for the pools!
Reserve a poolside cabana to enhance your poolside experience with a dedicated server, towel service, misters to keep you cool in the summer heat, sunscreen and more. Order of Centro’s poolside menu so you don’t have to miss out on family fun! With favorites like flatbreads, chips and salsa, and of course burgers there’s something for every appetite.
*Traveler tip: Stop by Crave Café for goggles, pool noodles and even mermaid tails for extra poolside fun!
When the sun starts to wane retreat to your room for an evening of rest and relaxation. Call up room-service to enjoy a delicious dinner from the comforts of your personal patio and don’t forget the wine! Fill up the large soaking tub to reverse the effects of a long day in the sun and then flip on the television with access to Netflix for the ultimate chill.
Did someone say spa day?! No trip to the Omni Scottsdale is complete without a day at the jewel of the property, Joya Spa. Enter through the antique wooden doors and allow yourself to be transported to a place of true bliss. Choose from an array of unique services from your typical Swedish massage to naturopathic treatments like cupping and acupuncture. In between treatments utilize the whisper room for lounging and maybe even a power nap, after all relaxation can be tiring!
*Traveler Tip: Add on the Hammam ritual, a Turkish bathing tradition and the only authentic Hammam in Arizona, to complete your experience and follow it up with a 15-minute self-guided circuit through the sauna, steam room and cold deluge.
Bask in the summer sun at the Joya Terrace pool exclusive to Joya spa guests and sip on summer cocktails and mocktails. Enjoy a healthy menu to match your health focused daily itinerary or indulge in classic poolside eats.
After a lineup of fabulous treatments head downstairs to the full-service Joya Salon to get ready for a romantic dinner at Prado. Enjoy manicures and pedicures with your loved one and let our experts transform you to let your natural beauty shine through with haircuts and color or a blowout and style.
Walk hand in hand through property as the sun sets behind Camelback to your dinner reservation at Prado where a table for two awaits. You’ll be treated to five-star service by a team of trained staff who can take care of every dietary restriction or desire. Nosh on hand-crafted bread made fresh only minutes before you order as you watch the chef prepare tapas on the wood-fired open kitchen. Select wines from an extensive list of hand-picked Spanish wines and allow your server to assist in pairing a perfect selection to complement your entrée. Then mosey on over to Mbar for after dinner drinks and live-muscic. Wind down the evening with decadent desserts under the stars and sit fireside while the day transitions into the night.
Awake from your restful slumber to greet the day as the sun shines through your open windows welcoming you into another day of paradise. Follow the scent of fresh coffee beans to Crave Café where you can quench your morning thirst with a warm cup of joe and a breakfast sandwich to fuel your day. Sit on the patio and watch passersby begin their day while you bask in ultimate peace.
After moments of rejuvenation awake your spirit with a fitness class at Joya Motion studio, the perfect way to energize any day. Hop on a spin bike on the patio and feel the warmth of summer on your face as you ride through your day’s fitness goals. Stretch it out with a gentle yoga class and mediate on the amazing trip you’ve already enjoyed.
*Traveler Tip: If fitness classes aren’t your thing stop by the front desk for bike rentals and enjoy the neighborhood scenery for only $10 per hour.
After morning fitness classes your appetite is strong; sit inside the cool, modern Centro Lounge for a bite to eat but stay for craft beers on tap. With creative cocktails and a nine-panel media display wall it’s the perfect afternoon spot to wind down your Arizona adventure. Savor the last few moments of rest and relaxation at the adult only pool. Let the weekend soak in as you enjoy the quiet sounds of the flowing pool waters.
Meander through the property one last time creating a mental check-list of all the splendor you’ve enjoyed and make a new list for everything you want to experience the second time around.
*Traveler Tip: Have the bellman hold your luggage after check-out so you can continue to enjoy the resort perks late into the afternoon.
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The Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia is located at 4949 E Lincoln Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85253.