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Paradise Valley

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa

Sanctuary Hotel

Photo: Courtesy of Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain

5700 E. McDonald Dr.
Paradise Valley, AZ, 85253, United States
TEL: (480) 948-2100
TEL: (800) 245-2051

Situated on the northern slope of the red-rock mountain, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain comprises a cluster of adobe-style buildings in Paradise Valley, where the sun shines approximately 325 days a year. Developed as an exclusive tennis resort in the 1950’s, the property was once a haunt for athletes and celebrities—including Ken Rosewall, Dean Martin, and Elton John. Its complete refurbishment in 2001 only made it swankier; today, the 105 casitas are sleek and modern, with original paintings, oversized soaking tubs with votive candles and signature bath salts, and enormous windows framing panoramic mountain views. The resort still has five championship tennis courts, but there are plenty of quieter pursuits too, like sunrise yoga and lime-blossom spa massages.

Room to Book:

Request a “top row” mountain casita for the best views of Paradise Valley.

Insider Tip:

Keep an eye out for the birdfeeders lining the hotel walkways; they are specially designed to attract 16 species of hummingbird.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Adjoining Rooms
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Celeb-Spotting
  • Destination Spa
  • Desert Resort
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Green/Eco-Friendly
  • Golf
  • Historic
  • Laundry Service
  • Maid Service
  • Parking Available
  • Pet Friendly
  • Room Service
  • Turndown
  • Tennis
  • Valet Parking
  • WiFi

Number of Rooms: 53

Number of Suites: 59, including 7 private estate homes

Number of Bars: 2

Number of Pools: 2

Year Opened: 2001



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