Do you want a little getaway, but you hate making travel arrangements? Searching for flights? Spending an exorbitant amount of money on gas? Yeah, those things annoy us, too. Instead, why not treat yourself to a little staycation right here in Tucson! We have listed some of the best resorts and hotels in town, so you don’t have to travel far for a little escape. Also, check out some fantastic hotels you can stay at in Phoenix here!
3800 W Starr Pass Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85745
This luxury hotel and spa is the perfect spot for a weekend getaway. Not only will you be surrounded by the awe-inspiring beauty of the desert, but you will have your pick of pools, spa treatments, excellent dining, golf, and hiking right at the hotel. Float along their lazy river or hang out on the lounge deck, ordering cocktails with their poolside service. After a long day of sunbathing and swimming, you’ll be hungry — but guess what? Luckily, Starr Pass has multiple food locations. At Salud, you can enjoy Mexican cuisine under the stars. Want some burgers? Head on over to Catalina Barbecue Co. and Sports Grill. Try their Signature Grill restaurant for Southwestern dishes and Primo if you’re craving Italian! If you’re a golfer, you’re in luck. There are multiple courses to choose from with stunning views of Tucson throughout. Last but not least, visit their spa before you go! Hashani Spa has a multitude of treatments that include facials, massages, body scrubs, lap pools, and more. The spa will be the perfect end to a staycation that will have you relaxed for days.
7000 N Resort Dr, Tucson, AZ 85750
Our next destination is an upscale hotel that features a spa, four restaurants, two golf courses, a gym, two heated pools, and a jacuzzi! Their Lakeside Spa was featured in Architectural Digest as one of America’s most beautiful spas. This was a list of only eight, so you can imagine how beautiful it is. Described as a haven for rejuvenation and restoration, Lakeside Spa is the perfect escape. If you go, please try their Desert Herbal Cocoon Wrap. This treatment starts with dry body brushing, then you’re massaged with a healing body oil that soothes joint and muscle pain. After, you’re wrapped in hot linens and get a scalp, face, and neck massage. Sign us up! Take a dip in their Serenity Pool and hot tub after for the ultimate in relaxation. Stop by Flying V Bar & Grill for innovative menu items by award-winning chefs, including executive chef Ken Harvey, who actually won Chopped! Also, if you’re a fan of tennis, there are four lighted tennis courts for day or night playing. Ace, ace, baby!
5501 N Hacienda Del Sol Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718
Last but not least, Hacienda Del Sol can be found at the base of the Catalina Mountains. While the views alone are spectacular, this historic resort has seen the likes of many celebrities. Katherine Hepburn and Clark Gable were among many star-studded guests that visited this charming gem. After your visit, you’ll know exactly why Forbes named Hacienda Del Sol a 4-Star Jewel. Whether you choose a room, suite, or casita, you will be enveloped in southwestern charm and luxury. Fine dining at The Grill and over 800 selections of wine make for a romantic evening. If you prefer dining al fresco, the Terraza Garden Patio and Lounge is perfect for you. They serve American cuisine with a southwestern flair for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They also have a spa with six treatment rooms where you can have facials, massages, and body treatments. Their Red Carpet Ready facial is customized for each guest and incorporates LED phototherapy for a plump, smooth, and glowing complexion. Don’t forget about the pool and jacuzzi, where breath-taking views of the desert will blow you away. Take a loved one or go solo for the ultimate in relaxation!