Welcome to the Moxi Events Scottsdale City Guide! Believe it or not – our travel bug is still itching and we thought it could be a fun distraction to post another City Guide for you all! We are dreaming of warmer weather over here in the midwest and thought…. Scottsdale! One of our teams favorite cities. Check out some of our top Scottsdale recommendations below.
Four Seasons Scottsdale
Experience timeless beauty in the Four Seasons Scottsdale’s adobe casitas with a backyard full of saguaro cacti, dramatic valleys and iconic Pinnacle Peak. Discover Scottsdale’s vibrant Native American art, history and Old West lore. The surrounding hills are ripe with outdoor adventure, including two world-class golf courses a quick shuttle away. Locally inspired spa treatments, a bi-level pool and authentic Southwest cuisine fulfil your dreams for a relaxing desert escape.
Discover a style of luxury that transcends expectation, honoring both guest and destination. From distinctively appointed hotel guestrooms, beautifully fashioned casitas on the lawn and exceptionally envisioned suites, our recently redesigned accommodations are all touched by the rich tones and warm hues of the surrounding Sonoran Desert.
Whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure, Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia is a premier destination for luxury and romance, relaxation and recreation. Take a climb on Camelback Mountain, relax at Joya Spa, kick back at the pool, or tempt your tastebuds with culinary delights inspired by Spain and Mexico.
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain
Nestled within the inspiring landscapes of Camelback Mountain, Sanctuary Resort invites you to experience a higher level of luxury, laughter, and glorious renewal. This famed Scottsdale luxury resort will introduce you to a refreshing new spirit of sophistication and relaxed refinements, as you discover 53 acres of your own private paradise where formalities are replaced by fun, and the most luxurious amenity is the art of reconnection. Your Sanctuary awaits.
The Westin Kierland
Discover a vitalizing oasis at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. Located near versatile dining and shopping at Kierland Commons, this hotel offers a stimulating experience in the Sonoran Desert. Challenge yourself at The Westin Kierland Golf Club, our award-winning course designed by Scottsdale architect Scott Miller. Agave, The Arizona Spa & Salon offers rejuvenating facials, manicures, pedicures, makeup services and scalp treatments. Experience something new and refreshing at this resort.
A few other fun hotels we recommend are:
We could list so many Scottsdale restaurants that you would have to scroll for days! We had a super hard time, but we narrowed it down to our very favorite places to eat while in town…..
Brand new to Scottsdale – this is a MUST!
This stylish, funky choice for seasonal Mexican-Asian fusion cuisine also offers creative cocktails.
Maple & Ash
Maple & Ash is an innovative take on the traditional steakhouse – mixing a modern aesthetic with authentic service to deliver classic wood-fired dishes. (We also love the one in Chicago…)
Modern Latin Cuisine – Surrounded by the breathtaking glow of the Himalayan salt block wall and flickering candlelight with the sounds of mixed Latin music and aromas of from the grill mix tradition and ingenuity while setting the stage for your perfect dining experience.
Original Chop Shop
Original ChopShop Co. is for the person who appreciates fresh flowers, the warmth of sunshine on their face, and is reminded daily of the refreshing feeling that comes along with a healthy lifestyle and spirit.
Kale & Clover
Contemporary eatery with a smart interior turning out thoughtfully-sourced, garden-to-table fare.
Mastro’s Ocean Club
Butter Cake…. do we need to say anything more?!
Once called “the epicenter of creative Arizona cuisine” by Food & Wine Magazine, as well as named “Best New Restaurant” by nearly every major publication in the Phoenix area upon its debut in 2009, FnB has continued to receive acclaim both locally and beyond for its richly flavored, globally accented seasonal menus, continually showcasing the best of Arizona’s abundant farming and agricultural community.
Spacious, sleek Italian spot offering housemade pastas & roasted meats, plus a global wine list.
Bustling, industrial-chic eatery featuring American comfort fare & a patio overlooking the canal.
Posh, upscale restaurant & lounge serving steak & seafood in an elegant, contemporary space.
Vibrant, retro chain serving a seasonal menu of creative breakfast & lunch fare, plus cocktails.
If you know anything about us here at Moxi Events it’s that we love a good chocolate chip cookie and Scottsdale just so happens to be home to one of the best in the world! Check out our favorite sweet treats…
Ice cream shop delivering shakes, malts & floats plus sandwiches & salads since 1958.
The Baked Bear
The Baked Bear Scottsdale location offers a variety of ice cream flavors, hot pressed cookie or brownie sandwiches, and Bear Bowls.
Super Chunk Sweets & Treats
Voted one of the ‘Ten Cookies to Travel For’ by National Geographic…. their chocolate chip is a MUST have when visiting Scottsdale!
Sweet Republic Artisan Ice Cream
Their success stems from our innovative flavors, artisan craftsmanship and premium ingredients.
In our opinion, it would not be a good coffee without a good pastry to accompany it. We can confidently say that the coffee shops below agree with our opinion!
La Grande Orange
Pastries, creative breakfasts & gourmet pizzas star at this chic bakery/cafe with a grocery section.
10 years and 8 valley locations later Press Coffee has become an Arizona staple among specialty coffee enthusiasts while earning national recognition for their coffees.
Nothing says a good time to us like a fun wine bar with good apps and lucky for us – Scottsdale has plenty!!
Unique and approachable wines with simple, delicious and local grown fare.
LDV Winery Tasting Room
Comfy bar offering tastings & glasses of its own brand of wine, plus light fare & outdoor seats.
We’ve said it a million times but we LOVE to shop!! Check out the three main places we go spend our days when shopping in Scottsdale…
From outdoor activities, relaxing spa days, or day trips to local attractions… Scottsdale is FULL of activities that are fun, adventurous, pampering, and family friendly!
Some of our very favorite hikes are Echo Canyon Trail at Camelback Mountain and Pinnacle Peak
There is nothing more fun then getting down and dirty on ATV’s. This is an amazing way to tour the landscape of Scottsdale!
Get your heart rate up at Cholla Park and enjoy a friendly game of Pickleball.
Hot Air Balloons
Would you like to see some of the most beautiful views on Earth? Make sure to take a Hot Air Balloon ride either sunrise or sunset in Scottsdale! The photo opportunities are unbelievable!
Some of our favorite spas in the are are the Sanctuary Spa and The Phoenician Spa
A few of our other favorite activities are:
As another week passes stuck at home, we hope this City Guide can be somewhat of a positive distraction during the negative. Stay safe and sane friends!
XOXO, Moxi Events