Upon arrival at the AAA Five Diamond resort, the friendly associates at the Front Desk may ask you, “What brings you to The Phoenician?”

Perhaps you are celebrating your anniversary or a birthday. Maybe you are visiting for a relaxing getaway with your family or friends.

No matter the occasion, each guest that arrives at The Phoenician has a story to tell; a reason for their visit.


Guest Glimpse at The Phoenician captures the memorable, yet authentic experiences found on property during a guest’s stay at The Phoenician.

Each story below showcases real guests who enjoyed an illuminating stay at the AAA Five Diamond resort.

Please enjoy this exclusive glimpse at our guests’ point of view:


Golf “Daycation”

By Randall Smalley (Golf As Religion, @golfasreligion)

Foodie Finds

By Nadia Aidi, Founder of Food My Muse@foodmymuse

Couple’s Getaway 

By David Auer (@davidauer_) and Laura Auroria (@lauroria)

Local “Staycation”

By Randall Smalley (Golf As Religion, @golfasreligion)

Girls’ Getaway

By Jennifer Fast, Travel Writer & Photographer at 

First-Ever Spa Experience

By Jason Nugent, Expedition Photographer, @jasonnugentphoto

Photos by Jason Nugent and Phil Lindsay