Choice of Pool Party Buffet or Picnic on the Lawn with Live Entertainment;

Plus 25 Percent Savings on Next Stay Featured

The Phoenician, Arizona’s premier AAA Five Diamond resort destination, is offering families a Memorial Holiday Weekend to remember, filled with a variety of new and diverse experiences to be discovered.

The exclusive package, valid May 23-26, 2013, starts at just $279 per night and includes:

  • Welcome Amenity
    • Two drink coupons; two bottled waters; two ice cream sundaes; sunscreen; glow sticks and kid-friendly flashlights
    • A 25 percent savings on guests’ next stay
    • Pool Party Buffet for Family of Four* (Friday, May 24; 4 p.m.-9:30 p.m.)
      • Live Bands — Sugahbeat and Phoenix Magazine’s 2012 Best Band, EastonAshe
      • Menu:  Nacho station; build-your-own sliders; desserts


  • Picnic on the Lawn for Family of Four* (Saturday, May 25; 4 p.m.-7 p.m.)
    • Acoustic music
    • Hot dogs; hamburgers; macaroni and cheese; potato salad; desserts

*A family of four is defined as two adults and two children.  Additional tickets to the Pool Party Buffet and Picnic on the Lawn are available for $25 for adults and $14 for children (includes tax and gratuity).

For details and reservations, visit or call (800) 888-8234 and ask for rate code:  MEMORIAL.

In addition, all resort guests can participate in a number of new activities this holiday weekend, such as a Smartphone photography class; frozen tee-shirt races – a competition to see who can thaw out a solid garment first; Glo at the Pho neon pool party; as well as a special mixology course at the Grape & Grain retail shop.  These offerings join traditional favorites including dive-in movies; s’mores and stargazing; and lawn games.

Located at the base of Camelback Mountain, the 250-acre Phoenician offers two exquisite experiences – a 583-room AAA Five Diamond luxury resort hotel and an exclusive Five-Star/Five Diamond boutique hotel, The Canyon Suites — at one magnificent destination.  The property features elegant, residential-style accommodations, distinctive and tantalizing cuisine across such restaurants as Il Terrazzo, J&G Steakhouse and Relish Burger Bistro, a championship golf course, 11 tennis courts, nine swimming pools, The Centre for Well-Being and Salon Mila spa complex, an activities program for all ages and interests, numerous boutique shops, a $25 million art collection and the premier 15,000 square-foot Camelback Ballroom.  In addition to these offerings, the 60-room Canyon Suites provides more intimate surroundings and enhanced services, creating an atmosphere of uncompromising splendor.  Both The Phoenician and The Canyon Suites are owned and operated by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., as part of The Luxury Collection. For additional information, please call (480) 941-8200; (800) 888-8234 or visit