Vacation Ideas in Scottsdale, Arizona
Golf Vacations & Packages
The Hermosa has arrangements with many of the world-class championship golf courses in the Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona, area. Our concierge would be delighted to arrange preferred tee times for you or your group.
The Blue Door Spa Suite offers a true escape to serenity for healing and enjoying a contemporary Zen experience in an authentic adobe casita, one of the original structures at The Hermosa Inn. The intimate spa offers an alluring menu of treatments featuring the Hermosa's signature citrus sage scent with a variety of custom massages, reflexology, and a deep cleansing facial customized for skin types.
Available to both guests and Valley residents alike, our concierge would be happy to assist you in arranging a spa treatment of your choice.
Art Galleries & Culture
Hundreds of galleries and museums, unique boutiques, a number of fine performing arts venues, and many architectural wonders make up a year-round celebration of art and culture in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona. We are home to Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home and school of architecture, Taliesin West, and the world-renowned Heard Museum, just to name a few.
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- The Heard Museum
- Taliesin West
- Herberger Theatre
- Phoenix Symphony
- Arizona Opera
- Comerica Theatre
- ASU Gammage Auditorium
Hermosa Inn Art Walks
In keeping with the Inn’s artistic origins, and with the recent installment of a $2 million art exhibit from Figarelli Fine Art, the Hermosa Inn Art Walks are Wednesdays and Fridays at 11 am and 4 pm and Sundays at 10 am. Scheduled tours available seasonally. Off season, tours will be given upon request.
From original works by cowboy artist and original owner Alonzo "Lon" Megargee, to the flora and fauna throughout the property and paintings and sculptures by some of the most prominent contemporary Southwestern artists, guests and Valley residents alike are invited to embark on a 45-minute tour led by the Inn’s "Artful Ambassador" that will explore its rich history, horticulture and artwork.
Shopping in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona
The Hermosa Inn is within minutes of world-class shopping. An outstanding collection of upscale retailers can be found at the Biltmore Fashion Park or the Scottsdale Fashion Square. In addition, the Fifth Avenue Shopping District, located in Old Town Scottsdale features numerous unique boutiques and galleries.
Sporting Events in Phoenix
The Valley of the Sun is home to the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Phoenix Suns, the Arizona Cardinals, the Phoenix Coyotes, and the Fiesta Bowl. Additionally, Cactus League Baseball and ASU Sports attract fans from across the country. Join the team! Call our concierge for ticket availability.
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- Phoenix Coyotes
- Phoenix Mercury
- Arizona Diamondbacks
- Arizona Cardinals
- Cactus League
- Arizona State Sun Devils
With more than 330 days of sunshine a year in Phoenix and Scottsdale, the Valley is the perfect place to indulge in your favorite adventure. Be sure not to miss a thing! Our concierge will help you see the beauty of the desert with a jeep or Hummer tour or reach new heights with a hot air balloon ride.
Health & Fitness
The Hermosa Inn maintains an agreement with two nearby fitness clubs. Passes for 24 Hour Fitness are complimentary or there is a $10 charge per person per pass per day to The Village Racquet & Health Club - both available at the front desk.
Taking place every Wednesday at 4 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m., each class is a 75-minute session that is suitable for both beginners and seasoned practitioners. Teachers Nicole Hamic and Maren Wiegand will lead students in a practice of breath control, flowing movement and held postures to challenge one’s body and mind in a safe and gentle way.
A perfect complement to any existing exercise routine or a great way to kick-start a healthierlifestyle, The Hermosa Inn’s poolside yoga classes will focus on stretching and strengthening muscles, while increasing energy and calming the mind - all in an openair luxury environment amidst six serene acres of Sonoran Desert. Each class is $15 and towels, mats and water will be provided.
Poolside yoga is available seasonally at The Hermosa Inn, from September - May. For more information on The Hermosa Inn, call 602.955.8614 (toll free at 800.241.1210)
Beach Cruiser Rentals
The newest amenity offered to our resort guests, beach cruisers are the perfect way to get some exercise while cruising around the local Paradise Valley and Arcadia neighborhoods - where you’ll find some of the best restaurants in town, beautiful neighborhoods, great hiking trails and much more. Both can be rented by the hour, half-day or full day by checking them out at the front desk.
Hiking & Jogging
Travel to the top of Phoenix and Scottsdale via some of the most popular hiking trails in the country. In addition to an exhilarating hike, views from both Camelback Mountain and Squaw Peak are some of the finest in the city.
The Hermosa is located next to one of the most popular soft terrain jogging trails in the city, as well as being in close proximity to the canal, which can be utilized for walking, jogging and bike riding. Due to the nature of the residential neighborhood location of The Hermosa Inn, it is conducive for jogging and/or walking. Neighborhood maps are available at the Front Desk. For hiking, we suggest beautiful Camelback Mountain, or Piestewa Peak, both of which are located within five minutes of the hotel.