Venues- ResortsBecause Arizona is home to a spectrum of world-renowned resorts, local and destination brides alike can find ceremony and reception sites to fit any taste. Here is the creme de la creme of Arizona’s spectacular resort selection.
The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, Tucson The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is a dream destination wedding and honeymoon spot set in the mountains of the beautiful Sonoran Desert in southern Arizona near Tucson. The beauty of the outdoors is at your fingertips, including four-wheel drive weddings, mountain foothill receptions, and luxurious overnight accommodations for the whole wedding party. Customized wedding décor, with a specialty on spectacular staging of colors and textures, is a particular specialty of the resort’s wedding concierge team.
Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa Representing the best of both worlds, the new Andaz Scottsdale offers privatized desert luxury within the central hub of Scottsdale and Paradise Valley. The majestic Camelback Mountain serves as the backdrop for your nuptials across 23 lushly landscaped acres of fragrant fruit trees and romantic olive groves. Architecturally inspired by artists’ workshops, clean lines, light and space permeate the resort’s midcentury design. A combined 46,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space is the perfect setting for intimate rehearsal dinners, late-night reception after parties, morning-after brunches and everything in-between.
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia The Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa boasts breathtaking views, opulent presidential suites, shining venues, and the jewel of Paradise Valley, Joya Spa. Whether you’re looking for an intimate ceremony or a lavish affair, Omni Scottsdale is the perfect destination for happy couples and their wedding parties. From the timeless Castillo Lucena to the extravagant Valencia Lawn, choose from endless venue possibilities to say “I do” in style with memorable and architecturally stunning details.
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa Just as its name implies, Sanctuary resort is a discrete and luxurious destination resort to tie the knot in enclosed by breathtaking beauty of the desert atop Camelback Mountain. From the intimate glass-enclosed ballroom to the beautifully landscaped grounds, it’s a picture perfect moment from “I Do” to celebrating with friends and family post ceremony and savoring the romance in its lavish suites.
Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon North Celebrate your love ensconced in the sun-drenched beauty of the Sonoran desert at Four Season Scottsdale at Troon North. Set against the picturesque backdrop of the breathtaking Pinnacle Peak mountains in North Scottsdale, choose among a variety of ceremony and reception areas, including the airy Troon lawn, grand ballrooms or the more secluded and exclusive Ironwood Terrace. From fine-tuning the menu to choosing the best photographer, a personal wedding professional will work with you every step of the way to create your perfect day.
Arizona Inn, Tucson For a fairy tale southwestern wedding, look no further than the historic Arizona Inn. Located in the heart of central Tucson, the family-owned and operated boutique hotel is situated across 14 stunning acres of blooming gardens with gorgeous architecture and antique features that has qualified the Inn to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Walk down the aisle through the French doors that open up into a luxurious ballroom with high-beamed ceilings and sparkling chandeliers, or take your vows in the romantic lush gardens of roses, orange blossoms and flowing fountains.
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Every bride should feel like a princess and the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is in the business of crafting fairy-tale weddings. Whether your wedding runs the gamut from intimate to extravagant or traditional to unexpected, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is known for creating magical Southwestern weddings that are crafted to perfectly fit each couple’s unique taste and style. Choose from a variety of ambient settings to host your special day, including idyllic lagoons and stunning rose gardens to the magnificent Princess Grand Ballroom. Be treated like royalty with personal attention and customized details by an expert wedding specialist who will ensure your wedding dreams become a reality.
The Hermosa Inn Tucked away in the folds of a quiet section of the exclusive Paradise Valley neighborhood is the jewel that is the Hermosa Inn. Continually ranked as a top-choice Arizona wedding venue, the Hermosa Inn is known as Arizona’s only authentic hacienda. Old southwestern charm meets modern day desert luxury with details like beamed vaulted ceilings, rustic tile floors, oversized hand-carved furniture and handcrafted custom artwork that can be seen across the welcoming grounds and cozy casitas at this luxury boutique hotel.
Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa For the classic couple who desires a wedding of stately elegance and luxurious amenities, the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa has been flawlessly executing romantic experiences since legendary silver screen couple Clark Gable and Carole Lombard honeymooned on its well-manicured grounds. The storied resort offers more than 40,000 square feet of unique ceremony and reception space rendered in the iconic Frank Lloyd Wright architecture that the surrounding upscale Biltmore neighborhood is so well known for.
Royal Palms Resort & Spa Since 1929, the Royal Palms has been a symbol of romance when New York financier Delos Cooke and his wife, Florence, built the storied resort as a romantic winter retreat. In the present day, Royal Palms is an exemplary wedding venue that’s known for its impeccable service, boasting more than 20,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space. As soon as guests arrive, they are whisked away into a breathtaking Spanish-Mediterranean estate as they enter the palm-lined driveway set amongst citrus groves and lush gardens at the base of the striking Camelback Mountain.
Mountain Shadows As the Valley’s hottest new resort, Mountain Shadows offers 37,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space to make all of your wedding dreams come true. Nestled between the magnificent Camelback Mountain and Mummy Mountain, the grounds at Mountain Shadows Resort in Paradise Valley offer a picture perfect setting for the quintessential Southwestern wedding. Make a dramatic entrance down the grand staircase leading from the rooftop deck to the lush courtyard for your ceremony before dancing the night away with family and friends in the Paradise Ballroom that gives way to a spacious outdoor terrace. Photo courtesy of Mountain Shadows
Kimpton Palomar Hotel Phoenix Cityscape The Kimpton Palomar Hotel in Downtown Phoenix offers a sophisticated and contemporary atmosphere for the modern couple. Host an intimate ceremony at the Palomar’s open-air Fresco room that spills out onto the gorgeous rooftop pool deck that boasts sweeping views of the desert and mountain-dotted city skyline. For larger, more lavish celebrations, the grand Dreamcatcher Ballroom is an exquisite space to celebrate and entertain.
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson Loews Ventana Canyon is a resort nonpareil. Surrounded by the majestic Catalina Mountains in the Sonoran Desert, the Tucson resort is the perfect setting for couples who have a love for nature with an upscale atmosphere. Loews Ventana offers the area’s only natural waterfall and lush gardens with incredible desert views by day and clear, starry skies by night for an extraordinary wedding to remember.
The Camby From the sun-drenched grand ballroom to stunning mountain views, The Camby is the perfect backdrop for the biggest day of a couple's lives. Choose from 20,000 square feet of flexible indoor & outdoor wedding venue spaces, including the grand Camby Ballroom that can accommodate up to 650 guests; the rooftop pool deck with an open-air gazebo overlooking the Phoenix skyline; or the Bees Knees cocktail bar that has a Prohibition-era feel with its copper-topped bar for a more intimate and classic affair. Every wedding ceremony includes full use of the property for a captivating wedding photoshoot, a knowledgeable wedding specialist that will help newlyweds-to-be customize their special day, in addition to a complimentary stay in the Honeymoon Suite on the wedding night.
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch The iconic Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch is a Valley favorite for good reason. Ideally situated between the pristine Sonoran Desert and only five minutes from the nightlife scene of downtown Scottsdale, it has the perfect combination of a scenic desert backdrop for the exchanging of vows coupled with access to the area’s best entertainment to host your wedding party. Indoors, four elegant ballrooms can be transformed to create an intimate space to mingle with guests. Outdoors, choose among beautifully manicured lawns, a picturesque plaza or a romantic garden court.