The Phoenician resort is flying high in the Scottsdale desert
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Inside and out, The Phoenician, which opened in 1988, delivers a five-diamond experience for guests.
Outside looms the gorgeous Camelback Mountain in the Sonoran Desert. This picturesque setting is great for hiking or for playing golf on the resort's 27-hole course.
Guests can hang by the heated outdoor pools and soak up the sun. Inside, live music and cozy furniture make the sprawling lobby and Thirsty Camel bar good places to unwind. Visitors can tour the resort's $25-million collection or breeze through the shops. The Centre for Well-Being spa is a good way to check out -- not from the resort but from reality. Dining choices run from the Relish Burger Bistro at the golf clubhouse to more sophisticated tastes at J&G Steakhouse and Il Terrazzo.
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