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Mountain Shadows resort is launching Sipnic Under the Stars in September. Savor and sip under Paradise Valley's beautiful night sky, with stars that shine brighter due to the town's low light pollution. This special nighttime package comes complete with everything you need to enjoy a romantic, private picnic out on the beautiful greens of The Short Course, offering dazzling views of Camelback Mountain. Choose from four baskets to suit your style, grab the goodies including a luxurious Tartan Blanket Co. wool blanket from Scotland, and head out to hole 2 on The Short Course, where a set of string lights awaits for the perfect evening picnic.
The Boozy Basket includes a variety of fixings for DIY gin and tonics, a flatbread from Hearth '61 and chocolate rum truffles. If you prefer to picnic without over-indulging, the Bounty Basket comes with organic vodka, fresh orange and grapefruit juices, and a fruit and vegetable platter with delicious dips. Wine lovers can snag the Vino Basket, which comes with a bottle of wine, flatbread and chocolates. Perfect for an evening to remember, the Pop the Question Basket features a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label, a sliced steak filet with cauliflower florets and sauces, and dark chocolate rum truffles. Also included with this basket is a customized map from The Night Sky complete with the couple's names, the date, location and a map of the stars that evening.
The Boozy, Bounty & Vino Baskets are $125 each and must be reserved 24 hours in advance; the Pop the Question Basket is $300 and must be reserved ten days in advance. Sipnic Under the Stars is offered September through November and February through May, sunset to 9 p.m. Contact the concierge at 480.624.5446 to plan the perfect evening.
5445 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley
New Property to Feature Oversized Guest Suites & One of North America’s Longest Resort Pools
(PRESS RELEASE) The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company L.L.C. is excited to announce the expansion of its Arizona presence with the expected summer 2020 opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley.
Set in the coveted resort town of Paradise Valley, Ariz., within the heart of vibrant Scottsdale, construction on The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley is well underway for the luxury property that will span over 20 acres and boast 215 guest accommodations.
“We are thrilled to expand our resort portfolio with The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley and look forward to bringing our legendary service to Scottsdale, a destination that has long been alluring to luxury travelers,” said Lisa Holladay, Global Brand Leader for The Ritz-Carlton.
The simple yet elegant design of the resort creates relaxed and comfortable spaces that allow the natural beauty of the resort’s location to shine. The stunning grand lobby, situated above the rest of the hotel overlooking the iconic Camelback Mountain, will greet guests with a water feature that cascades down through the property to a world-class spa.
The resort’s 215 guest rooms include spacious suites with superior amenities and design, in addition to a number of oversized suites, detached casitas and bungalows that will make The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley an ideal destination for those seeking a private oasis.
Guest accommodations will be connected by quiet, lush courtyard gardens and shaded walkways that evokes the sense of a village. Large windows with deep overhangs will promote the resort’s indoor/outdoor living ethos, along with unobstructed views of Arizona’s idyllic sunsets. The main pool, spanning nearly 400 feet, will be one of the longest resort pools in North America.
A specialty dining concept will harvest seasonal produce from the resort’s anticipated herb garden and 400-tree citrus orchard, incorporating ingredients into the daily menus. The resort will offer a 16,000 square-foot spa, with both indoor and outdoor treatment rooms. Spa guests will have exclusive access to a private pool with a circuit of various jetted treatments along with a whirlpool, Vichy shower, rainwalk and cabanas.
The resort will also feature a 2,500 square-foot state-of-the-art health and fitness center, various indoor/outdoor meeting and event spaces like the amphitheater and secret garden, and a grand lawn with stunning views of the iconic Camelback, Mummy and McDowell mountains.
The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley is the centerpiece of the $2 billion, 122-acre master-planned community of The Palmeraie. The resort is surrounded by 81 single-level Ritz-Carlton Residences Villas, ranging in size from 1,700 to 4,800 square feet, and 39 single-family Ritz-Carlton Residences Estate Homes, from 5,500 to 12,000 square feet. The Villas and Estate Homes will be whole-ownership and Ritz-Carlton branded, serviced and managed.
Residence owners will experience a “resort within a resort” as they will have their own Clubhouse that will encompass a spectacular common lounge area along with a junior Olympic sized-pool; fitness facilities; private, beautifully landscaped grounds; a dedicated director of residences; concierge; priority access to hotel amenities, and a host of a la carte services such as in-residence dining, housekeeping and engineering services.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, MD., part of Marriott International, Inc., currently operates more than 100 hotels in 30 countries and territories. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com, for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com and to join the live conversation, use #RCMemories and follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR). The Ritz-Carlton is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the new name of Marriott’s travel program replacing Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz- Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG). The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit MarriottBonvoy.marriott.com.
About Marriott International, Inc.: Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 7,000 properties in 30 leading hotel brands spanning 131 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world. The company now offers one travel program, Marriott Bonvoy™, replacing Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®(SPG). For more information, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com. In addition, connect with us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl on Twitter and Instagram.