Two Arizona resorts burst a tip 25 in Travel + Leisure’s annual World’s Best Awards, out today.
Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, a small, tucked-away Paradise Valley review that draws celebrities, came in during No. 24 on a list of 50 tip resorts in a continental U.S., a tip ranking in a 19-year-old reader survey. The final time Sanctuary done a tip 50, in 2011, it was No. 35. Its prior best display was No. 30 in 2009.
Enchantment Resort in Sedona ranked No. 25, adult from No. 33 final year.
Sanctuary, that was John Gardiner’s tennis plantation in a prior life, is an all-casita review with a renouned restaurant, Elements, led by luminary cook Beau MacMillan. Arizona Republic food censor Howard Seftel calls it one of a best restaurants in larger Phoenix.
Last fall, a review finished a makeover and enlargement of a Jade Bar.
The repository called Sanctuary’s 105 casitas “sleek and modern, with strange paintings, oversized shower tubs with votive candles and signature bath salts, and huge windows framing breathtaking towering views.”
Rooms tip $500 a night during rise deteriorate in Mar though can be had for as small as $167 a night in July.
Enchantment, that is nestled in Sedona’s overwhelming Boynton Canyon and is home to a award-winning Mii Amo spa, had a $45 million makeover a integrate years ago. Travel + Leisure records that a review blends into a “iconic red-rock cliffs” of Sedona and that a bedrooms demeanour out onto “undulating ravine walls and immature cottonwood trees.”
Enchantment’s rates for a late Jul weekend start during $276.
Sanctuary scored 91.57 out of 100 in a survey, Enchantment, 91.49. The first-place finisher, Ocean House in Watch Hill, R.I., scored 96.20.
No Arizona hotels or resorts ranked in a top 100 overall in a hotels category, though a first-place finisher has Arizona ties. Triple Creek Ranch in Montana is owned by former Intel CEO Craig Barrett and his wife, Barbara, former halt boss of a Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale and a one-time claimant for Arizona governor.
Triple Creek’s score: 97.44. It was ranked No. 13 final year.