Tucson is a modern western city nestled against a panorama of mountains and perched on the edge of the desert. It is a great place to visit for hiking, kayaking, fishing and of course horseback riding. The resorts in the Tucson area make full use of the beautiful scenery, the abundant sunshine and its old west’s charm. Tucson is the second largest city in the state of Arizona. The name derived form the Native American words for Black Base.
They called it this because it is in the shadow of all those high-ranging mountains. Welcome to Tucson “partner” ahead you will read about some of the most fabulous resorts that can make your stay a vacation to remember.
Canyon Ranch – This is not your ordinary hotel this is the top of the line in resort living. A five star masterpiece set in the open desert, that offers hiking, a spa, a boot camp, mountain biking, exercise classes and a health specialist. This resort is for the health conscious elite as all the meals, which are included with your room package, are specially designed that way. Did I say rooms?
You get a one story bungalow complete with its own porch.
Each bungalow is stocked liberally with exclusive toiletries and the beds are big and comfortable.
Westward look Resort – This is also five star resort just minutes from the heart of Tucson. Set on 80 acres of land tucked firmly in the bosom of the Catalina Mountains, this is the perfect environment for the nature enthusiasts.
There are hiking trails with animal and nature guides, spas, horseback riding, three pools and is close to a very great golf course. The best part about this resort is that you can bring along your pet. He deserves a vacation too doesn’t he? Well here he is as welcome as you are. Each room overlooks a deck or patio that is furnished and the linen is luxurious at 300-thread count.
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort – The resort has 575 guestrooms and 35 suites to its credit. It is a luxurious and located only 10 minutes from the center of the city and you can walk from the resort into the beautiful Tucson Mountain Park. The golf course is an Arnold Palmer original design and you can even spend the day being pampered in the three-storied spa. Waterslides, pools and a meandering river are just a few of the highlights of this resort.
There is even a Starbucks located in the hotel for your latte convenience.
The Hilton Tucson El Conquistador – This is where the action is if you are a golf or Tennis buff. Situated on 500acreas of the Senora desert plain underneath the watchful presence of the Catalina Mountains, this is where a golfer would want to be. This resort is staffed by friendly people with the charm of the old west, who will make you feel at home amid the splendor of a land with a myriad of ethnic influences.
These are some of the best that Tucson has to offer, although there are plenty of others that can offer you a memorable stay in the new “Old West“. Check on the web for more of the fabulous resorts, hotels and spas located in Tucson, Arizona.
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