Best Luxury Spas in Scottsdale for Your Next Vacation

May 26, 2022 Vacation Rental Insider Destinations | Travelers

spas in Scottsdale

One of the best parts of any vacation is getting a little rest, relaxation, and PAMPERING. A visit to Scottsdale wouldn’t be complete without indulging in a bit of self-care at one of the many luxury spas in the area. Scottsdale, and its surrounding areas, are well-known for having some of the most luxurious spas that have not only outstanding and unique services but also have delicious food and gorgeous pools to perfectly round your spa day. Every spa is unique and has special features and services that make them ideally suited to the type of spa day you want to have. So, below we take a closer look at luxury spas in Scottsdale and highlight some of their unique attributes to help you determine which spa (or multiple spas!) you want to experience on your next vacation in Scottsdale. 

Best Luxury Spas in Scottsdale for Your Next Vacation

Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Spa

There are a lot of reasons to love the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Spa. First and foremost, we love that one of the premier spas in Scottsdale is located so close to many of’s luxury vacation rental homes. Enjoy an Asian-inspired journey of rejuvenation with luxurious treatments, lavish spa amenities, indoor and outdoor treatment rooms, a tranquil Zen meditation garden, a soothing reflection pond, and the views of the gorgeous valley from the spa are unparalleled.

Well & Being Spa at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

The Well & Being Spa focuses on blending spa services with wellness for a completely rejuvenating and unique experience. Their description of their luxury spa experience says it best, “From the exhilaration of Aerial Yoga to the tranquility of a customized aromatherapy massage and the motivating kickstart of a new, evidence-based approach to nutrition and exercise, you’ll always go home feeling energized, enlightened and empowered…ready to Live It Well.”

Joya Spa at Omni Montelucia

Your spa day at Joya Spa will be anything but ordinary. Get ready for an extraordinary spa experience in a luxury setting. Immerse yourself in the sounds, smells, and feelings of wellness while you enjoy all of the many amenities that Joya has to offer. This is the perfect place to escape into a world of pampering while you enjoy healthy indulgences that will nurture your body and replenish your soul like never before. 

The Phoenician Spa

Unwind in luxury, nurture your spirit, and balance your wellness at The Phoenician Spa. Indulge in an exclusive collection of services and amenities to enjoy and enjoy the rooftop pool with stunning sweeping views of the valley.

Planning Your Scottsdale Foodie Trip

March 30, 2022 Vacation Rental Insider Destinations | Travelers

Scottsdale foodie

Arizona has always been home to some extremely delicious food but the food scene has exploded in recent years. Scottsdale is a veritable culinary oasis with diverse flavors and extraordinary restaurants that every foodie should experience. There are longstanding must-visit restaurants that have been delivering outstanding culinary experiences for decades as well as many new hotspots that are garnering tremendous attention locally as well as nationally for their innovation and quality. Though there are many reasons to visit Arizona, if you love food it is time to plan your Scottsdale foodie trip so you could fill your days adventuring around the valley and experiencing all that the burgeoning food scene has to offer. 

There has never been a better time to plan a Scottsdale foodie trip with friends or family. Grab your friends or family for a foodie trip and enjoy the gorgeous, sunny weather from the comfort and privacy of a luxury vacation rental. Luxury vacation rentals offer tons of space, gorgeous private property with stunning views, and many other luxury property amenities such as a private pool and spa, basketball/tennis court, putting green, home theater, home gym, gourmet kitchen, and much more. And, if you really want to enhance your foodie trip, you can even hire a private chef to come to prepare a meal (or all your meals!) right in your private rental home. 

When you book with, your dedicated property manager can assist you with coordinating reservations, arranging a private chef, arranging transportation, and any restaurant recommendations (or other recommendations) you might need. We are sure you are ready to start booking your Scottsdale Foodie Trip. To help you get started with your planning, we have gathered just a few of the most highly-rated, delicious, and desirable restaurants in Scottsdale and Phoenix.

Scottsdale Foodie Trip Must-Visit Restaurants



The Mission



Fat Ox




Pizzeria Bianco

Pizzeria Virtu


Nobuo at Teeter House


Multi-Course, Seasonal Culinary Experience




Authentic Native American

Kai at Wild Horse Pass


Hash Kitchen



Glai Baan

It’s Not Too Late to Book an Easter Trip to Scottsdale

March 14, 2018 Vacation Rental Insider Travelers

Easter falls on April 1 this year, which means the clock is ticking – you need to book your getaway soon! Whether you’re planning an all-family gathering or simply looking for a place to escape chillier climates, Scottsdale has something for everyone. The weather is delightful in early spring. There are warm temps, plenty of sun, and lots of activities. is where you’ll find the right place to stay.


We still have some excellent last-minute home rental options. These luxury vacation homes have everything you need. Here are a few places to consider if you plan to spend Easter in Scottsdale.


City Views

With unsurpassed views from this modern vacation home, you’ll be determined to return here frequently. This villa is located on the south side of Camelback Mountain. The main home features floor-to-ceiling glass doors and windows so you can take in the views of the city and amazing sunsets from inside and out. The open floor plan includes a chef’s dream kitchen complete with Viking appliances on which you can whip up your Easter feast. There are plenty of options for sleeping in the three-bedroom, three-bath main house. A smaller guest house offers additional space with one bedroom, one den, and one bath. Gather your clan on the spacious deck for a refreshing dip in the tiled pool or soak in the city lights from your private spa. This will undeniably be a vacation to remember. Take a pictorial tour.


North Scottsdale Hacienda

From the moment you enter this majestic home, you’ll be transported back in time. Hand-carved mahogany doors, beamed ceilings, and a classic wine cellar all add to the Old World experience in this Scottsdale vacation rental. While the historic beauty and authenticity have been preserved, the modern amenities magnify the opulence. This home has been completely remodeled and restored. State-of-the art features include a sumptuous walk-in shower in the master bathroom, one of eight baths available in the house. Five bedrooms plus a den offer sleeping accommodations for up to 12. Invite your family and friends to join you at this party central. There are four wet bars, including a Mexican cantina that recreates an authentic south-of-the-border feel. The resort backyard includes a lighted bocce court, six-hole putting green, and an outdoor kitchen and BBQ. Did we mention this is as one of our many available vacation rental Scottsdale with pools? Spend Easter week floating in a private 30 x 60 pool with spa. Don’t pass up this beauty.


Payson Heights

Bigger reunions are what this lodge-like estate was made to host. With 5,000 square feet on five acres, you can send invitations to up to 20 of your favorite people to enjoy all the amenities, including a private tennis court and horse corral. There are seven bedrooms and four baths to accommodate your group. There is also a well-appointed guest house that can be rented for an additional fee. The main area features three entertainment rooms, including one with ping pong tables and foosball, and another with a pool table. This vacation home rental is located atop a hill, so you can unwind as you observe the Mongollon Rim scenery. The temperate climate is cooler than the valley, perfect for sitting around the fire or just enjoying the fresh mountain air. Check out this family-friendly home just 75 minutes from Phoenix.


Scottsdale Ranch

Children of all ages will spend hours looking for Easter eggs hidden throughout this spacious ranch. With 20-foot-wide pocket doors that extend from the inside living area to the back patio, this is a perfect location for a family reunion near Old Town Scottsdale. The outdoor area has multiple seating options, including one situated with a big-screen TV. There is a spacious main kitchen, as well as an outdoor kitchen perfect for creating grilled delights. The pool has an easy beach entry and features water fountains along with a glorious spa area. Horse lovers will appreciate the corral on premises, while juice lovers will be in their glory in the property’s citrus grove. The main house has five bedrooms plus three and one half baths, while the guest house has two bedrooms and two baths. Up to 17 people can enjoy the comforts of this and many other Scottsdale luxury vacation rentals we have to offer.


Scottsdale Manor

Relish in the splendors of one of most stunning Old Town Scottsdale places to stay. With expansive views from the infinity pool and spa overlooking the Valley of the Sun, this home, located on Camelback Mountain, will not disappoint. Architecture aficionados will savor the modern lines. For entertaining, this vacation home offers a spectacular game room and theater room that seats 16, and multiple places inside and out to gather and share laughs. The bold blue/slate kitchen features stainless steel appliances that every chef adores. There are two master suites, each with opulent bathrooms. Six additional bedrooms and eight baths allow up to 18 people to celebrate Easter together. Envision yourself in the lap of luxury.


Why We Make Booking Direct Easy at

When you book with Holiday Rental, we’ll do more than help you choose from one of our many perfect Scottsdale vacation rentals for your Easter trip. When you arrive, you’ll experience our five-star check-in process. A Villa Ambassador will meet you and provide you with a tour of the home. Your rental includes amenities like lavish white hotel linens, toiletries, and daily housekeeping services. With our full-time guest services, you’ll have access to whatever is necessary to make your stay more pleasant at our fully managed properties. We even have a basic concierge available, as well as a full-service concierge for an additional fee. The best part of booking direct with us is that we save you from the added fees a third-party booking site might charge. Instead, we provide you with top-notch service.


Contact Us Today for Your Getaway

There’s still time to book one of our Scottsdale house rentals for your Easter vacation. Call us at 888.973.0151 or visit us at You’ll quickly discover why Holiday Rental makes planning the perfect trip a breeze.

Discover Why Scottsdale Is THE Place for Spring Break

February 28, 2018 Vacation Rental Insider Travelers

Are you in search of a spring break option that’s family friendly and offers the perfect mix of fun and relaxation for everyone? Springtime in Scottsdale is the place to be. With, you can find a luxury vacation home to suit your group’s every desire. We offer plenty of Old Town Scottsdale places to stay. Here are some of the many activities that you and your entourage can enjoy in our part of Arizona.

Catch MLB Spring Training Action

There are so many activities for baseball enthusiasts, you’ll be singing Take Me Out to the Ball Game the entire way here and back. The valley is home to 10 stadiums, with 15 Major League teams who make Scottsdale their spring training home. Check on the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium in the heart of downtown, or take a short drive north to see the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks practice at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Be sure to pack memorabilia to have your favorite players sign, and then plan to catch as much pre-season MLB action as your heart desires.

Family Fun in One Location

There’s something for everyone under one roof. If you love undersea life, you’ll be in heaven at OdySea Aquarium. Over 200,000 square feet, with 50 exhibits and 500 different species (30,000 animals), there’s plenty to see and do here. This aquarium brings the best of education and interaction together to create a theme-park style venue that’s designed to help you learn and have fun. Come be amazed.

If viewing aquatic life isn’t thrilling enough, perhaps you want to go in the air with iFLY. Experience the sensation of skydiving, without jumping out of a plane. No parachute is needed as you float on a smooth cushion of air to simulate freefalling in a safe, fun, and exciting environment. See how this works.

You don’t have to hit the links to enjoy a golf adventure with your family. Bring everyone to Topgolf. Our climate-controlled bays allow your party to play a round without walking the course. A great alternative to miniature golf, this venue is perfect for all ages. Rent a bay, order some delicious food and drinks, and create a golf party that is as fun or competitive as you like. Picture the fun you’ll have.

Get Soaked at a Water Park

While our Scottsdale luxury vacation rentals come with pools, no spring break is complete without a trip to a water park. March 10 starts opening season for Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix, Arizona’s largest waterpark. Enjoy more than 30 water attractions ranging from mild areas for young children, to river floats, to adrenaline pumping rides. Discover speed with Maximum Velocity − Dueling H20 Coasters. You’ll race like the wind down the side-by-side tracks. Get twisted in the Constrictor or Tornado, with spins and funnels galore. Get the best of an arid climate and the beach at Monsoon Bay, a 700,000-gallon wave pool. There’s more to discover at Wet ‘n’ Wild.

Head to Sedona for a Memorable Day Trip

Just a few hours from your Scottsdale vacation rental is the extraordinary beauty of Sedona, Arizona. Known for its red rock formations and mesas with desert flora, there’s an abundance of nature to explore by foot, bike, or jeep. State parks and historic monuments dot this region, opening the possibilities for those who love the great outdoors. For those who prefer culture over the trails, there are over 80 art galleries to see, numerous stores, as well as unbelievable food and wine to suit any palate. Just one day here and you’ll want to come back again and again, because there’s so much to do.

There’s Always Fun at the Zoo

Here’s an activity that young and old will agree on – a trip to the Phoenix Zoo. Be in awe together as you discover majestic creatures like Asian elephants and Sumatran tigers in natural habitats such as savannas. Wander through Monkey Village as squirrel monkeys dart just inches away. Be brave and feed a stingray at Stingray Bay or a giraffe at the Giraffe Encounter. Inside the Red Barn, you can pet and brush goats, and view other farm animals like horses, cows, and sheep up close. You can even ride a camel or hop aboard the Safari Train. You can discover more about how we can conserve our planet and protect the glorious animals that share it with us. Plan your visit.

Why Book Direct with

This is not your ordinary vacation home rental agency. Not only do we offer you an array of Scottsdale luxury vacation rentals from which to choose, we provide a signature five-star check-in experience. When you arrive, a Villa Ambassador will take you on a tour of your fully equipped vacation home rental, pointing out the available features so that you can make complete use of them. You won’t have to worry about cleaning before or after partaking in the activities in Scottsdale, because daily housekeeping services – not to mention plush white hotel linens – are included. Our Scottsdale house rentals are professionally managed. We provide you with access to full-time guest services as well as basic concierge services to ensure that your stay is all you imagined and more. If you desire a full-service concierge, one is available to you for an additional fee.

Your Dream Scottsdale Vacation Rental Is a Phone Call Away

Vacation rentals Scottsdale with pools in spring is a break from the ordinary. Get in touch with our Holiday Rental team today. We’ll help you find the right family friendly vacation rental so you and your loved ones can make magical moments together.

Spring Is Coming to Scottsdale. Stay With Us!

February 21, 2018 Vacation Rental Insider Travelers

Spring is one of the loveliest times of year in Arizona. It’s the perfect place to bring your family to enjoy spring break or celebrate Easter. Baseball fanatics are already lining up to see their favorite teams in training. There’s fun for everyone, from hikes through stunning arid trails, to family friendly activities like hot air balloons and horseback riding, as well as nightlife and Southwest cuisine to die for.

No matter how many people are in your party, at Holiday Rental, we have a luxury vacation home waiting for you.

Here are a few Scottsdale house rentals from our collection on Any of them might just fit the bill to make your spring break in Scottsdale wonderful.

Mummy Mountain Estate – A Tuscan beauty with plenty of rooms and mountain views

You’ll feel like you’re in the heart of Tuscany with this beautiful estate and its ornate details. Located in Paradise Valley, you’ll be close to all the excitement of the region, yet able to escape to the private retreat situated on over an acre of land and secured by private gates. The outdoor views are amazing – especially the sight of Mummy Mountain – so plan to take in the plush covered seating area located near the pool and spa. Enjoy them with your morning coffee or evening cocktail. The kitchen features state-of-the-art appliances with a cucina feel. This vacation rental includes eight bedrooms and 6.5 baths, including five bedrooms with private baths. The master bath includes a soaking tub surrounded by marble pillars and steps. This Scottsdale luxury vacation rental accommodates up to 18 guests. See what’s in store for your group.

Scottsdale Ranch – A family friendly Scottsdale vacation home that sits on a 1 acre lot

One of the most popular Old Town Scottsdale places to stay, this centrally located property is spacious both inside and out. A 20-foot-wide glass pocket door opens to the back patio, creating a vast indoor/outdoor living space, perfect to accommodate a group of up to 18 guests. Of course, Scottsdale vacation rentals with pools are on every traveler’s list – and this one does not disappoint. A beach-entry pool and spa with fountains awaits those who love to splash around. There’s a large grass area with corn hole, a citrus orchard, and a horse corral to explore as well. Indoors, there’s plenty of seating and places to sleep. The main house has five bedrooms and 3.5 baths, while a separate guesthouse features two bedrooms and two baths. The master bathroom’s wide walk-in shower and oversized tub add to the spa-like feel, and the chef’s delight kitchen will inspire culinary experts to whip up meals. Picture yourself in the lap of luxury.

North Scottsdale HaciendaGorgeous Hispanic “Luxury Villa” awaits to entertain you

A resort-worthy 30X60 pool and spa surrounded by palm trees and an old-world Mexican cantina are just two of the unique features this sprawling estate offers. Architecture enthusiasts will be dazzled by the history and old-world charm of hand-carved mahogany arched doors and beamed ceilings. Those who enjoy 21st century amenities will not be disappointed. The master bath features a copper-footed tub, an enormous tile walk-in shower, and a dressing area. In addition to the Mexican bar and cocina-inspired kitchen, North Scottsdale Hacienda features four wet bars, a wine cellar, and an expansive outdoor Ramada with BBQ. Even though it’s close to all the fun, you may never want to leave!  Five bedrooms and eight baths await parties of up to 10. Take a peek at all you can enjoy in this luxury vacation home.

Paradise Palms – Private resort style Villa with basketball court and beautiful guest house

Spend Easter in Scottsdale in your own private paradise! This resort has everything a family with children of any age will enjoy. The heated pool has a shallow section perfect for young ones to splash, as well as a hot tub for the grownups. There are outdoor activities for everyone right on this property, including a basketball court, pickleball (mini tennis/ping pong combo), a bocce area, a tennis court, and a children’s play area. The gazebo offers a full outdoor kitchen and gas grill. There’s also a sweeping covered patio, so you can whip up tasty treats, pull out a beverage, and relax without having to venture indoors. Of course, the interior has plenty of space for everyone to relax. Visit with guests as you create culinary magic in the massive chef’s dream of a kitchen. With seven bedrooms, a den, and six baths, Paradise Palms accommodates up to 18 guests, which makes this the perfect Scottsdale luxury vacation rental for a multi-generational trip. You can envision the decadence here.

Book Direct With

We’ll make sure that not only do you select the perfect Spring Break vacation rentals Scottsdale with pools, but confirm you are satisfied every step of the way. Our five-star check-in experience includes a personalized tour of the home with a Villa Ambassador upon your arrival. We’ll go through every amenity so that you can enjoy your vacation home rental to the fullest. We include lush white hotel linens and toiletries to make your experience more comfortable. There’s no need to worry about cleaning with our daily housekeeping services. Our full-time guest services and basic concierge services are available to you, with the option to upgrade to a full-service concierge for a fee.

Let Us Help You Start a New Family Tradition

One stay in any of Holiday Rental’s Scottsdale vacation house rentals, and you’ll make this an annual spring break tradition for your whole family.  Contact us today and let us help you plan for a memorable trip.

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