A Sunny, Social, Gem Among Sedona Hotels
A glistening gem, among the deep banks of the Oak Creek Canyon, an unexpected surprise awaits in the burnished red rocks of Sedona. Amara Resort and Spa is a hotel, where hospitality and contemporary charm are ample, and comfort is around every corner. The Native American heritage of this desert oasis inspires Amara as you lounge in the lap of luxury. This stylish, 100 room concierge hotel takes great care to ensure every room is up to standards. Your bed will have a headboard, hand-crafted from local fallen trees. Brilliant desert-flower hues pop against soothing neutrals to create a contemporary and calming room presence. Private balconies and pool views adorn many rooms, and in every bath, you’ll find Atelier Bloem skin and hair care products. Kick back in a cozy bathrobe on your plush pillow-top bed and soak up the warm, contemporary comfort. And while you might be tempted to stay in your room all day, you wouldn’t want to miss out on all the exciting happenings around the resort. There is an infinity pool and hot tub with gorgeous views, there are morning yoga classes that you can enjoy every day, and don’t worry about forgetting your mat because Amara has you covered. No need to leave your furry family members at home, the resort is pet-friendly, no charges to a pet of any size. Keep in mind that Amara is called a resort and spa, and we haven’t even gotten to the spa part yet! An extensive repertoire of different treatments and experiences lets Amara stay on the top of the relaxation game. Bringing together traditional massages and new experiences bring your experience at Amara to a whole new level. Spiritual meditation and rain dance massage, coincide with hot stone massages and foot compressions. The aforementioned 60-minute rain dance is one of the most popular treatments at Amara and is undoubtedly an experience you won’t get anywhere else. Balance your body, mind, and spirit with this traditional treatment with a modern twist. A ceremonial massage, the rain dance treatment utilizes subtle oils of lavender, rosemary, and sage. Ease into this harmonious dance as sprinkles of lavender oil both relax you and address fatigue. Rosemary oil trickles down next to cleanse and heal your spirit. Sage is delivered next, utilizing the purifying and grounding qualities to ease you into a rhythmic movement that will dance you into tranquility. Conclude with a warm oil scalp massage.
There are things to see around the resort as well, and Amara’s free shuttle can drop you off anywhere within a one-mile radius, or you can use their complimentary valet if you feel like driving yourself. What to do while you’re out? Well, you are in one of the most beautiful natural locations this side of America, take in the sights with a myriad of different ways while staying at Amara. Scenic strolls and tremendous trails seem to be around every corner, the Hike House located nearby, offered paths of every skill level whether you’re a pro or just starting to enjoy the beautiful outdoors. Are you feeling a little less active on a particular day? No problem! Pink jeep tours take you on tours to explore at your leisure. The ominous road of no return should be on the docket for you to visit, or how about a 700-year-old Native American cliff dwelling? Sedona oozes with culture and rich historical significance, so take it in! Amara’s one-stop bike shop can hook you up for some offroading fun, in either the Red Rock or Slide Rock state parks. After stretching your legs and exploring the rich outdoors life, you’re probably starving! Salt Rock’s southwest kitchen is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal, or stop by and grab a quick bite before your next adventure. Open, airy, casual, and bright are all words that come to mind to describe this fabulous eatery, but to understand it, you have to experience the food there for yourself. Californian cuisine gives way to traditional southwest fare, with almost all the ingredients locally sourced in the Verde Valley. The agave-based drink program brings your margarita to the next level with cultural significance as well as a “to die for” flavor is this spots best-kept secret. Have your meal inside or on the outside patio, and really on the run? You can have your meal bagged up for you before you even start to eat it on the trail, just call ahead, and the chefs will prepare it just how you like it! Amara truly is the perfect vacation spot; a resort tucked away within Sedona that blends luxury with nature. And your next perfect getaway!
100 Amara Lane
Sedona, AZ 86336