Though the heat might not go away anytime soon, snatch up your bikini and sunscreen, and enjoy the last long weekend before work and school season goes full throttle. Settle down poolside with a glass of Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial champagne, a blend of pinot noir, pinot meunier and chardonnay with notes of tropical fruits such as mango and guava, sweet spices like licorice, red fruits and peppermint, at one of these luxurious Arizona resort pools this Labor Day weekend.
Catch some rays in style and lounge on daybeds, pods or cabanas, at the W Scottsdale’s iconic rooftop WET pool, which features underwater lighting and music. Also be sure to catch international electronic dance performer DJ Max Vangeli on Sunday, September 2.
7227 E. Camelback Road Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa
If you’re looking for something more low-key this Labor Day weekend, bunker down with bubbles at the infinity-edge pool, two mountainside pools or lap pool at the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain.
5700 E. McDonald Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85253
De-stress and recharge at one of the two cabana-style pools The Saguaro has to offer. Every Saturday is Swim Social Weekends at the Picante Pool from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., where guests can enjoy a free water aerobics class, then relax in the chilled pool and enjoy summer cocktails, tasty bites, beach balls, icy treats and tunes from DJ Al Page and guests.
4000 N. Drinkwater Blvd Scottsdale, AZ 85251
El Santo Cantina
This Old Town newbie offers guests a resort-style pool, a waterfall and private villas to while away the summer days from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
7301 East Butherus Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain
Private relaxing pool and poolside cabanas equipped with luxury amenities welcome guests to kick back and relax. Ongoing through September 9, guests also enjoy “Splash Dining,” or a meal with the tables and chairs partially immersed in the Turquesa Pool’s shallow waters, among other specials.
15000 North Secret Springs Drive Marana, AZ 85658
Set on 70 acres of panoramic natural terrain, enjoy dramatic views of the Boynton Canyon from the indoor and outdoor pools while you’re sipping on some cool champagne.
525 Boynton Canyon Road Sedona, AZ 86336
Loews Ventana Canyon
Dip in the pool, sip on champagne and listen to first-class jazz music from the Tucson Jazz Society. In the spirit, Loews is offering a special Jazz Getaway package for Labor Day weekend, starting at $129 per night and include a one-night stay, two tickets to the concert and a meet and greet with the artist.
7000 North Resort Drive Tucson, AZ 85750