Enchantment Resort and Spa
Sedona, The Southwest, United States of America
based on 7 nights
Per person based on two people sharing a Casita Guest Room for 7 nights room only including a rental car from Phoenix
At a Glance
Superb resort hotel with a stunning backdrop
Ideal stopping point in between Phoenix and Las Vegas and only 3 hours from the Grand Canyon
Wonderful desert activity experiences right on your doorstep
Excellent family friendly accommodations and children's club
Stunning spa, tennis facilities and 18 hole golf course
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Sedona is situated in the heart of Arizona. During the summer months it can be extremely hot with temperatures soaring to over 40 degrees, however, the heat is dry so more bearable. Winters are mild and pleasant although can be quite cold at night due to the elevation of the area. The best time to visit is Spring or Autumn. Hiking is best during this time as the flowers bloom and the weather is warm but not scorching.
To start planning your holiday to Enchantment Resort and Spa
Set on 70 acres of panoramic natural terrain and surrounded by the Coconino Forest and breathtaking Boynton Canyon, the Enchantment Resort & Spa offers a relaxing desert experience in a stunning location between the Grand Canyon and Phoenix.
The Enchantment Resort enjoys a breathtaking location with a backdrop that is truly inspiring and makes the most of its desert environment.
A welcome alternative to the normal beach experience, this resort offers superb facilities and activities for the whole family that will allow time to relax and unwind yet keep everyone as busy as they wish.
Inspired by the local culture and surroundings, guests can head off to explore the canyons or learn about the Native American history and culture that surrounds this fascinating area. The Grand Canyon is less then 3-hours drive away and even less on one of the spectacular flights that depart from close to the resort. Head off by jeep into the canyon or head out on foot, there are superb walks to be enjoyed.
Back at the resort, the 218 "Casitas" offer fantastic accommodations for families as well as couples. Many have their own beehive style fireplaces and are comfortable in warm brown and red tones to blend with their desert surroundings. Families will love the one and two bedroom suites and for something truly indulgent, a select few suites have their own private pool with stunning red rock backdrop.
Whether you choose the Enchantment Resort as an ideal stopping point between Phoenix, Grand Canyon or Las Vegas or as a relaxing desert retreat, with or without the children, it is a unique experience that would make for many an awe inspiring view or photo opportunity as well.
The resort offers 218 rooms or "Casitas", all comfortably furnished in Western style and lovely and spacious. Most have glorious views of the impressive rock formations of Boynton Canyon from their private decks or patios.
The rooms and suites come in a variety of configurations which all knit well together so you can have anything from a simple Casita guest room through to a two bedroom suite with pool.
The Casita guest rooms are perfect for two people with a King or two Queen beds and a private deck. The Casita Studios are very spacious with a living room complete with beehive fireplace and a full down Queen size bed as well as a kitchenette and dining area and an outdoor gas grill. The Junior Suites are similar to the studios, however have a separate living and sleeping space and no kitchenette or dining area, however, they have large bathrooms with oversized tubs. The one bedroom suites combine all the benefits of the studio room with an additional bedroom so are perfect for families. The two bedroom suites are the largest accommodations, offering lots of space including four deck spaces.
For the ultimate in indulgence, the pool suites offer one or two bedrooms and your own private pool.
Every room and suite enjoys twice daily housekeeping, along with complimentary daily newspaper and freshly squeezed orange juice in the morning. All include flat screen TV's, iPod docks, air conditioning and WiFi.
Families are very welcome at the Enchantment Resort and there's lots to keep the children amused.
Camp Coyote is the resort's own children's club for ages 4-12 years. The camp is open daily from 9am to 3pm and then from 5pm to 9pm and features different events each day. This can be anything from guided hikes to Southwest inspired cooking classes, Native American influenced arts and crafts or nature walks into Boynton Canyon. There are half day and full day sessions as well as evening sessions. These are at additional charge, payable locally.
The real joy of the Enchantment Resort is that it offers so much that you may never wish to step away beyond the hotel and it's impressive views. Take a dip in one of the pools. Play a game of tennis on one of the five tennis courts where you can have private tuition and get involved in workshops and tournaments. They have adult and family tennis clinics available. At an elevation of 4600 ft, the Seven Canyons 18 hole golf course offers a majestic and quite surreal backdrop of red rock canyons. Reawaken your spirit at the stunning Mii Amo spa complete with it's own tranquil lounge area with fireplace, whirlpool, spa, sauna and indoor pool. Be pampered with one of the Native American inspired treatments.
Enchantment Resort offers a choice of inspiring dining options with the backdrop of the canyon a constant presence behind. Che-Ah-Chi offers American influenced cuisine with a focus on Arizona ingredients, View 180 looks out to the Sedona rocks and forests and offers a more relaxed tapas style and light dish menu, Tii Gavo offers relaxed informal fare and Mii Amo offers nutritious ingredients from organic sources and the resorts own gardens. The Wine Bar offers an impressive and award winning wine list for guests to enjoy and also features occasional interactive Chef's Table events for wine pairings with delicious cuisine.
You can do as much or as little as you like at the resort. Choose from wine tasting, gardening classes, photography, bocce ball, mountain biking, golf, tennis and even art classes at the resort. For wellness enthusiasts, enjoy yoga and meditation classes, fitness training, cooking classes and a movement studio.
If you wish to venture further afield, Sedona offers a wealth of interesting activities from jeep tours to airplane tours up to the Grand Canyon and beyond, hot air ballooning, hiking, railway tours and horseback riding. Being part of the Native American area, there are opportunities to leave about their way of like including Apache teachings, medicine walks, solstice celebrations and film presentations.
Bryony Butler (Staff)
Enchantment Resort and Spa truly exceeded all of my expectations and I was pleasantly greeted with a fully serviced luxury resort nestled into the secluded Boynton Canyon, an area of outstanding natural beauty. You could spend a week here and never tire of the activities. Play golf, visit the spa, take a hiking trip, or simply relax around the pool.
Anna Northeast (Staff)
The Enchantment Resort arguably has the best location in Sedona. Away from the busy town centre and main roads, which are almost 20 minutes drive away, you would be forgiven for thinking youd taken a wrong turn on your directions as you seem to be heading directly out into the red rocks themselves. In fact, en route to the resort you will drive past two trailheads to incredible off the beaten track walks that your average visitor would never see. Enchantment Resort is the end of the road, theres nowhere beyond it except the red rocks and towering rugged tops themselves. The location took my breath away before I even got out of the car, the resort is completely framed by the rocks that make the most dramatic of backdrops. In keeping with its location, the resort has been designed and built in the same red rock and rustic style that surrounds it. It blends with its environment and its nice to see that the resort is true to its location. It is actually a pretty big place, however, feels remarkably compact as all the casitas are tucked away surrounding the main part of the resort. Here you find a choice of restaurants, each taking advantage of that amazing views, plenty of comfy seating as well, perfect for sundowners, with fire pits for when it grows chilly which it will as soon as that sun dips down. This is the desert and even though it can be incredibly hot during the day, it often dips down to chilly levels as the evening draws in and the skies clear. The resort can be a one stop shop. If you dont want to move for a week or so youll be well catered for. Whether you want to play one of the tennis courts, or play a game of croquet (yes they have a proper pitch for that) or play a little pitch and putt golf, its all there for you. Bikes are available free for guests to use to get out and about and explore the area or there are trailheads for anything from gentle through to demanding hikes within easy reach. Here youre away from the crowds too, the trails are quiet even at the busiest times of the year, hidden away from the coach groups. The kids are well catered for too with the Coyote Club programme ensuring the little ones are kept occupied as the Mii Amo spa will surely beckon at some point. Voted one of the top spas in the USA, this is almost the size of a small hotel in itself with indoor and outdoor pools, healthy food restaurant and a mind boggling array of treatments reaching as far out there as colour readings and psychic massage. Sedona is deeply spiritual and with its active vortex (points in which the earth is believed to emit swirling waves of energy) spa and healing is taken very seriously here. The resort even has its own spa cottages where guests can immerse them in the whole spa experience for a week or two if they week. That certainly sounded good to me although you cant come all this way and not experience all that Sedona and its environs has to offer. The Enchantment Resort is simply that, enchanting, but venture out and experience this stunning part of Arizona in all its glory.
Full Day Adventure Hiking in Sedona
An expert, private guide will acquaint you with the natural features of the land, geology, botany, indigenous history, and energetic centers of Sedona's landscape during a customized exploration through this sacred region.
Southern Rim Grand Canyon Flight
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Location & directions
Sedona, The Southwest, United States of America
The Enchantment Resort is located at the doorway of Boynton Canyon, a short drive North East of Sedona.
How to get there
9-hour direct flight to Phoenix followed by 2-hour drive North to Sedona.
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