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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.


Spa for Two at Camelback Inn

Camelback Inn spa

Do you and your significant other love the spa scene? Look no further than the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Scottsdale Resort & Spa. The pampering begins with plush casita guest room accommodations, romantic dining at Lincoln Steakhouse & Bar and soothing treatments at The Spa at Camelback Inn. Choose from a variety of treatments that make good use of locally-sourced ingredients, like the Natural Agave Toning Wrap that features Arizona prickly pear cactus gel or the Adobe Clay Detox Wrap 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. This extraordinary package also includes dinner for two at Sanctuary's signature restaurant, elements (included!).


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 in-room or at Proof, the resort's on-property restaurant, serving up American comfort classics. From there, rent a private poolside cabana, book his-and-hers treatments at the onsite spa, or let the Four Seasons' concierge arrange for sunrise hike on Pinnacle Peak or a Sedona day trip for wine tasting.


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.