The Phoenician provides guests of all ages with a treasure-trove of signature resort activities for guests to enjoy year-round. Discover a world of adventure together as a family and create unforgettable memories to share for years to come. Please visit the Concierge Desk for a monthly list of resort activities to plan your day. We offer an extensive selection of signature activities to make your stay even more exciting. For a complete schedule of activities please view our Calendar of Events.
Camelback Mountain Nature Hike
Explore the Sonoran desert with this two hour guided hike up Camelback Mountain’s Cholla Trail. Learn about the natural beauty of the indigenous flora and fauna led by a knowledgeable guide. Reservations required, must be 16 years or older. $55 per person. Thursdays – Sundays: 7am
Golf Course Safari
Explore the native and natural wonders of the Sonoran Desert on a unique and informative 90 minute tour around our golf courses. Discover the local flora and fauna, majestic views, and diverse wildlife – all from the comfort of your golf cart. Fridays-Sundays: Sunrise – $20 per adult; $15 per child. See concierge 24-hours in advance for reservations.
Phoenician iScavenger Hunts
Phoe-Phoe’s iScavenger hunt geared towards families with younger children, takes you on a journey around the resort solving puzzles, playing games and tracking down iconic locations. The photo iScavenger hunt created for teens and adults, challenges you to decipher clues revealing photos and videos you must create. See concierge for loaner iPad.
Furry friends are welcome on the patio of the 19th hole where they can hydrate and receive a special treat. Pet owners are invited to enjoy a 15% discount off any 19th Hole food or beverage. Saturdays: 9:30am-10:30am.
A two-acre retreat, located along the northern edge of the resort grounds, features 250 varieties of cacti. The Garden also serves as home to numerous desert inhabitants. Take a guided tour Monday, Wednesday or Friday – or a private stroll at your leisure. Inquire about our holiday light tour during the month of December. Call 480 423 2572 for reservations. View our Cactus Garden Brochure.
Pedal your way past the resort’s lakes and lush grounds or venture beyond to surrounding residential areas. For registered guests 16 and older only.
Relax in the sun at our pool complex with our seven sparkling pools – including our premier offering, The Mother-of-Pearl pool. Also featuring a 165-ft. water slide, a children’s wading pool and cascading waterfalls.
Koi Fish Feeding
Join us for one of our favorite experiences – something that all ages will love. Gather around as schools of exotic Koi fish surface for food. Neighboring wildlife are sure to be seen as well. Necklace Lagoon. Daily: 9:30am
The Phoenician houses 11 sculptures in its collection by the renowned Native American artist, Alan Houser (Haozous). See how many you can discover while exploring the resort.
Activity Center at The Park
Our center includes a movie theater, ping pong, foosball, board games, pool table, video game room, basketball court and covered playground.
Thirsty Camel Lounge
Guests and valley residents are invited to join us for complimentary tastings and cocktail demonstrations, as well as unique signature experiences. View our Schedule of Demonstrations.
Bunny Hoppy Hour
Stop by the Funicians Club to meet the staff and pick out your very own plush bunny, Phoe-Phoe. Tuesdays – Saturdays: 4pm – 5pm