When temperatures rise in the Valley of the sun, prices drop. The luxury and the glam is more accessible than ever with competitive prices at some of the best resorts in the world. When the snowbirds fly north, the locals – indulge. From the five star Phoenician to the trendy Camelback sanctuary, rate packages can be found to accommodate girlfriend getaways, family adventures and romance. Examiner brings you the insider prices to the five best summer packages around.
The Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Collection Resort kicks off “Hollywood and Wine” with rates from $119. Book now for the spectacular Memorial Day through Labor Day special. The themed package hosts a series of film noir events for nostalgia. Visit www.arizonabiltmore.com for details and information.
Sleek and simple, the Camelback Sanctuary offers great summer rates when you stay three nights or more, receive a 20 percent discount. Spend your summer wading in the infinity pool and dining on fresh farmed, Asian inspired cuisine at famed Elements. This boutique resort is a tranquil hideaway beneath the Camelback Mountain. Visit www.sanctuaryoncamelback.com for availability and information.
Looking to travel abroad? Stay close with all the inspired influence of Spain’s Andalusia Region with a visit to the Intercontinental Montelucia Resort and Joya spa, nestled in the hills of Paradise Valley. Their “Discover Summer” package will really take you away with rates starting at $129 per night, June 1 through September 8, 2010. Visit www.icmontelucia.com for details on six amazing packages, details and more information.
Family adventure awaits at Hilton Pointe Tapatio Cliffs resort. A nostalgic family resort, well known for its lush acres of pools, water slides, and waterfalls. Grab the kids and climb into a tube for a wild or lazy stay under the cliffs. Family friendly rates start at $119 per suite. Visit www.tapatiocliffshilton.com for details and more information.
Saving the best for last is the resort of royalty and well – the President. But, you won’t see any of them at the five star resort, The Phoenician this time a year. It’s a shame they’ll miss out on “Arizona’s Biggest Summer Savings” package with rates starting at $165 per night, easy on the federal deficit. Turn your 15 minutes into a week at one of Arizona’s largest and most prestigious resorts. Visit www.thephoenician.com for details and more information on this and 12 other astonishing packages.
Everyone knows Arizona’s summers are hot, so cool your feet in the acres of tranquil pools offered by just a few of our famed resorts. Take in a massage for two or a champagne brunch with dad this Father’s Day with a little research and big incentives to toast.