Why you should stay at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

ByAndrea Thompson

March 14, 2024

If you are looking for a relaxing and luxurious getaway in the desert, you might want to consider the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa.

This luxurious resort located in northern Phoenix, close to the scenic Sonoran Desert and the McDowell Mountains and having recently undergone an $80m refresh and is now very impressive.

With 950 elegant rooms and suites, offering private balcony or patio, the lower floors have their own private fire pit. The views are amazing as each overlooks the desert, mountains, or golf course.  Rooms have the usual amenities, including flat-screen TVs, mini-fridges, coffee makers, and Aromatherapy Associates toiletries. The suites are larger with a separate living/dining area, wet bar, and whirlpool baths.

The pool area covers over five acres and features four heated outdoor pools, a lazy river, water slide, whirlpool, and a kids’ splash pad. You can swim, lounge, or play in the water, whilst enjoying the views of the desert, maybe even hire a poolside cabana to relax in privacy and comfort.  Food and drinks are available from the pool bar.

Other activities include two championship golf courses, designed by legendary golfers Arnold Palmer and Nick Faldo. The courses set amid the stunning desert landscape offer challenging holes, water features, and sand traps.  You can even hire a Professional for a lesson.  Practice your swing at the driving range or hire/buy golf equipment at the Pro shop.

With several restaurants on site you will be spoilt for choice to enjoy delicious and diverse cuisine which caters to all taste,  from casual to the fine dining experience with celebrity chef Angelo Sosa.  Live music, cocktails, and snacks are also available throughout the resort.

There are plenty of activities and entertainment for guests of all ages.  From exploring the desert, to mountain hiking, biking, horseback riding, or taking in a guided tour. There are also other sports available including tennis, basketball, volleyball, or lawn games at the resort’s sports courts and fields. With a daily events program and kids club, an award-winning spa, fitness centre, steam sauna and meditation garden there is something for everyone should you wish to be energetic!

The resort is located in a convenient area, close to shopping malls, cinemas, and attractions, including Phoenix Zoo,

The JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa comes highly recommended for a tranquil and delightful stay in Phoenix. Whether you’re traveling alone, on business, or with family, it caters to all needs.