Signature Activities and Events

Make plans to include adventure to your visit with a choice of signature amenities and resort features.

The resort offers a unique collection of activities to inspire and delight guests of all ages. Learn our rich history of art with a tour of our large scale sculptures, explore the landscape with a informative hike or tour, or enjoy a tasting from our daily Epicurean Moments seasonal selection.

Please note some activities require a 24-hour reservation and participation is limited due to seasonal demand.
(R) = Signifies reservations required
($) = Signifies fee required

Explore and Enjoy


Golf Course Safari (R,$)

Explore the native and natural wonders of the Sonoran Desert on a unique and informative 90 minute tour around our property. Discover the local flora and fauna, majestic views and diverse wildlife – all from the comfort of your golf cart. Thursdays-Sundays: Sunrise – $20 per adult; $15 per child. 24-hour advance reservations required; call 480 423 2572

Seasonal Epicurean Moments

Refresh in a tasting of our signature Phoenician Crunch Ice Cream everyday at 3pm in The Marketplace. A guest favorite since its inception from the resorts opening in 1988, this ice cream is unlike any other you’ve had before. Visit The Marketplace located on the lobby level to discover how this distinctive ice cream is hand-crafted by our talented culinarians.

Camelback Mountain Hike (R,$)

Enjoy this two hour guided hike up Cholla Trail, which features the natural beauty of the indigenous flora and fauna led by a knowledgeable guide. Includes water and a snack. $55 per person. Thurs – Sun: Sunrise (Oct – May) 24-hour advance reservations required; call 480 423 2572

Cactus Garden Tours (R)

A two-acre retreat, located along the northern edge of the resort grounds, features 250 varieties of cacti and numerous desert inhabitants. Complimentary Mon, Wed or Fri – or stroll at your leisure. 24-hour advance reservations required for guide, call 480 423 2572. Holiday light tour during the month of Dec.

Art History Walking Tour (R)

Learn the history of the eleven large-scale, world-class sculpture collection pieces by world renowned Native American sculptor and National Medal of Arts winner Allen Houser; from the Chiricahua Apache tribe in Oklahoma, featured throughout the property. Stay tuned for seasonal availability.

Art Collection

Bike Rental

Cruising bikes available at The Athletic Club for a two hour rental. Complimentary to guests under the Resort Fee. Retail $35pp.

Bunny Hoppy Hour

Stop by the Funicians Club to meet the staff and pick out your very own plush bunny Phoe-Phoe to take home. Friday & Saturday, 4pm – 5pm

Cocktail Mixology (R)

Complimentary for guests under the Resort Fee. Retail $20pp. Limited seating. Visit Mowry & Cotton hostess for reservations. Daily, 2pm.

Explore Even More


Game Room

Enjoy our 2,100+ square foot Game Room including arcade & video games, board games, shuffleboard, foosball tables, and more!

Pickleball Court

If you’re not much of a tennis player enjoy a friendly game outside on our two pickle ball courts and half basketball court at the new Athletic Club.

Tree House

Have some fun exploring the multi-level Tree House with a suspension bridge and sails, adjacent to the upper pools and splash pad.