An increasingly popular tourist destination in Arizona is Marana. This town is close to Tucson in Pinal County and is the fourth fastest-growing city in the state. It is an area of archaeological and historical interest. This location has an amazing climate and is close to many areas that people visit on business. If you are planning a trip to Marana, Tucson, or anywhere else in the surrounding area, then you need to find accommodation for your stay. For those who want a luxurious hotel, one of the best options is the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain in Marana. Here are just ten of the reasons why you should choose to stay at the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain.
1. The Sophisticated and Luxurious Rooms
There are 253 guest rooms at this hotel, each of which is exquisitely decorated and has its own private balcony with amazing views. Some of the features of the rooms include free Wi-Fi, Nespresso machines, concierge service, daily housekeeping attention, deep marble soaking tubs, separate showers, Asprey bath amenities, and luxurious linen.
2. Amazing Dining Experiences
Although there are places locally where you can dine, this hotel offers some amazing dining experiences. In total, there are six options for dining at the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain. Toigo is a coffee shop where you can enjoy a hot beverage, healthy smoothies, sweet treats, and breakfasts. In the Golf Course Clubhouse, there is Cayton’s Burger Bistro. Gourmet burgers are the highlight of this venue, and it also specializes in craft beers. For those that want to eat poolside, there is the Turquesa Latin Grill. This serves both locally inspired plates and Latin fare. You should also enjoy one of the signature cocktails. If you want to enjoy a relaxed evening with live music, head for Ignite lobby lounge where you can enjoy gastropub food, classic cocktails, and whiskeys from around the world. There is both indoor and outdoor seating at this venue, and it hosts a sushi and sake bar on Fridays and Saturday. Finally, there is the Core Kitchen and Wine Bar. This restaurant serves regionally inspires American cuisine and boasts an extensive wine list.
3. A Relaxing Spa
One of the best features of this hotel for those who want a relaxing break is the luxurious spa facilities. The 17,000 square-foot Dove Mountain Spa and Fitness Center boasts 10 treatment rooms where you can enjoy a range of counseling, body, and anti-aging therapies, which are delivered by experienced professionals. There are also two esthetic rooms, a hydrotherapy room, a Vichy shower, two over-sized couple’s suites, a full-service salon, and a comprehensive fitness center.
4. Ideal for Golf Enthusiasts
For anyone who is a golf enthusiast, this hotel is a dream destination. The Golf Club at Dove Mountain is a 27-hole Jack Nicholson Signature Golf Course that is nestled into the Tortolita Mountain range. This stunning course features native plants, animal life, and desert washes. There is also a 12-acre practice facility and golf instruction is available. Also located at the golf course is a large Clubhouse with a restaurant and a retail shop. Guests also have access to the Gallery Golf Club, which boasts two golf courses designed by Tom Lehman and John Fought, The North Golf Course and the South Golf Course are each distinct in terms of the terrain and the degrees of difficulty. They both offer stunning views of the High Sonoran Desert. At the Gallery Golf Club, there is a restaurant, a retail shop, and full-service golf. Instruction is also available.
5. A Good Family Destination
The Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain is well-suited to families because of the facilities it provides. This includes the Ritz Kids program, which is a program of activities and entertainment for children aged five to 12. Children will also love the outdoor pools and waterslide.
6. Excellent Guest Facilities and Amenities
You will hardly need to leave the premises if you stay at the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain because there is plenty to keep you entertained on-site. In addition to the spa, the golf course, and the fitness center, there are also three outdoor swimming pools, a 235-foot waterslide, and tennis courts for you to enjoy.
7. Perfect for Events
If you want a venue for an event that also has accommodation, such as for a wedding and honeymoon combination, then this is the perfect hotel. The hotel boasts more than 44,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space. This includes the Ritz-Carlton Ballroom, the Tortolita Ballroom, and the Dove Mountain Ballroom. There is a range of events packages available, and the hotel staff will do what they can to accommodate your needs and make your event special and memorable.
8. Amazing Surroundings for Outdoor Recreation
The beautiful surroundings at this hotel are another advantage of choosing the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain. Surrounding the hotel, there are more than 20 miles of stunning hiking and biking trails through the Arizona mountain terrain. The area also offers full hiking and adventure programming and ranger-led tours of ancient Indian petroglyphs.
9. Facilities for Business Trips
For those who are traveling on business trips, this hotel has some excellent facilities that will meet your business needs. There is a full business center, an executive boardroom, four further boardrooms, a copy service, and fax service. The free Wi-Fi in the rooms also means that you can work in the comfort and privacy of your room if you wish.
10. Convenient for the Airport
If you are traveling by air and do not want to waste hours traveling from your airport to your hotel, then this is a good option as it is ideally located close to three airports. The Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain website states that the hotel is just 15 minutes from Marana Regional Airport, 30 minutes from Tucson International Airport, and 90 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
Written by Dana Hanson
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