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Best Honeymoon Resorts in Scottsdale

You’ve officially tied the knot, and are looking for the perfect, most romantic honeymoon destination. What’s more ooh-la-la than five-star treatment, luxe spa services and dreamy Sonoran Desert vistas? Not much! Plan your honeymoon with this as your guide to the best resorts in Scottsdale for couples.


Royal Romance at Royal Palms Resort and Spa

Royal Palms Honeymoon

Think about it as your passport to romance. The Royal Palms Resort & Spa’s gifted Romance Team is your personal concierge to all things romantic, from dream proposals to lavish honeymoons. The resort’s signature Royal Romance experience provides an intimate couples getaway that can include luxurious spa treatments, rose-petal turndowns and private dining in an intimate Via Cappello, candlelit “lover’s corners” tucked away throughout the grounds. The intimate resort also boasts music under the stars and a pool with cozy cabanas,


AAA Five Diamond Romance at The Phoenician

Phoenician Pool

The vows have been made and the guests have gone home, but the fun is just beginning! Honeymoon in style at The Phoenician, where an array of activities like fine dining, championship golf and relaxing spa treatments will keep you just busy enough. Start your new life together with a couple’s massage at The Phoenician Spa, or reserve a private poolside cabana for a full day of lounging. After a romantic dinner at J&G Steakhouse, toast to a bright future with chilled champagne in your room.


Made in Arizona Spa Package at Camelback Inn

Camelback Inn spa

Do you and your significant other love the spa scene? Book the Made in Arizona Spa Package at JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa for some homegrown pampering. Included are your accommodations in a casita guest room, daily breakfast for two in Rita’s Kitchen or Sprouts, and one 60-minute massage or body treatment per person/per day at The Spa at Camelback Inn. Choose from a variety of treatments that make good use of locally-sourced ingredients, like the Desert Nectar Honey Wrap that features Arizona Honey or the Adobe Clay Purification Treatment with local red adobe clay. Paired with the accommodations, you'll see why this is considered one of the best resorts in Scottsdale for couples!


Romance in Paradise at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain

Sanctuary Honeymoon

If it’s good enough for Beyonce and Jay-Z (they honeymooned here!), it’s good enough for all of us, right? Commemorate your first days as husband and wife with Romance in Paradise, a special that includes a one-night’s stay in your choice of a mountain casita or suite, or spa casita or suite. You’ll both indulge in plush robes and a goose-down feather bed, plus chocolate-covered strawberries, champagne, and rose-petal turndown. Make your celebrity-worthy honeymoon complete with dinner at elements (included!), a restaurant headed by Chef Beau MacMillan who’s a star in his own right with several appearances on The Food Network under his belt.


Bed & Breakfast Package at the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale

Four Seasons Resort

Experience authentic Southwestern amour with the Bed & Breakfast Package at the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. Start each day with breakfast at Proof, the resort's on-property restaurant, serving up American comfort classics. A fantastic add-on to your stay is the Celestial Picnic, a gourmet meal for two set on a secluded resort lawn. The resort chef pairs all the traditional picnic accouterments with a bottle of champagne or wine and packs it in a deluxe basket. A complimentary constellation chart guides you through the night sky, or you can arrange for a private stargazing session with a professional astronomer.


Private & Intimate at Boulders Resort & Spa Scottsdale

Boulders Spa Couple

Staying in the love bubble is easy at Boulders Resort & Spa. Cozy up in a private villa with sweeping views of the Sonoran Desert and dreamy amenities like wood-burning fireplaces and natural stone showers. Have an unforgettable romantic evening with a private dining experience in the intimate wine room complete with wine pairings and custom menus. Indulge in an uplifting Couples Swedish massage customized to your needs in a luxurious spa suite.


Katarina Kovacevic is an Arizona-based writer, traveler, wife and mom who is always on the hunt for her next big adventure. Her favorite Scottsdale gems are the Valley views from the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, hydrotherapy at Civana Spa and the kid’s pool beach at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch.