Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton
Nestled in the scenic Sonoran Desert outside Scottsdale, Arizona, the newly renovated Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton provides a luxurious desert hideaway. The tranquil atmosphere allows you to truly relax and take in all this outstanding resort has to offer.
Combining world-class service, luxurious amenities, elegant accommodations, and Southwestern flair, this resort is perfect for corporate groups, family reunions and those who want a romantic getaway. Indulge in healing therapies in our spa and meditate in the labyrinth or shamanic tipi. Play golf on one of our two 18-hole Jay Morrish-designed golf courses. Spend time in nature in the surrounding desert and unique rock formations to hike, bike, fish, ride horses or rock climb.
The surrounding Sonoran Desert is the inspiration for the design of our adobe Casitas and suites, which feature wood-burning fireplaces, Southwestern accents, wood-beamed ceilings and natural stone showers. For more space and all the comforts of home, reserve a private, fully furnished one-, two- or three-bedroom Hacienda or Villa. These luxury vacation homes feature private patios with grills, laundry rooms, bathrooms for every bedroom, and fully equipped kitchens.
Dining at Boulders is an all-encompassing experience. Multiple restaurants and bars serve dramatic scenery along with selections ranging from light dishes for the health-conscious to refreshing beverages and bistro fare to Southwestern-inspired cuisine.
Hold a wedding or business event in this unique space that offers rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and picturesque outdoor venues for up to 500 guests.
- Two championship 18-hole Jay Morrish-designed golf courses
- Full-service spa and fitness center, a labyrinth, shamanic tipi, organic garden and café
- 1,300 acres of indigenous land for outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing and biking
- Private villas with fully equipped kitchens and patios with grills
- Indoor and outdoor meeting spaces for groups and weddings
- Multiple restaurants and bars
- Shops for golf and tennis apparel, gift shop and spa boutique
- Four pools and a terraced tennis garden
Accommodations at Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton have a contemporary Southwestern ambience featuring wood-beam ceilings, regional art, Mexican tiling and fireplaces. Casitas are adobe-style guest rooms. Choose from one-, two- and three-bedroom Haciendas or Villas. These luxury vacation homes have fully equipped kitchens, laundry facilities and garages.
Our newly renovated casitas offer either one king-sized bed or two double beds. Relax before the wood-burning fireplace in an oversized leather chair and enjoy the 42-inch HDTV. Wooden shuttered sliding glass doors lead to a private patio or deck with views of the Sonoran Desert. The dressing and bathroom area offers a walk-in closet, twin vanities, a separate soaking tub and shower. Each Casita has an alarm clock with iPod/MP3 connections, HDMI technology, two telephones, an extensive minibar and two plush robes. Fireplace usage may be restricted due to air quality burn restrictions mandated by county government.
One-, two- and three-bedroom Villas offer private patios with gas grills, and laundry rooms with washers and dryers. Living rooms feature wood- or gas-burning fireplaces. Master suite bedrooms have private bathrooms with separate soaking tubs and showers, and twin vanities. The living rooms and bedrooms have LCD TVs, and the kitchens are fully equipped with all you need for preparing and eating meals. All villas are non-smoking, and a few units allow pets. Two- and three-bedroom Haciendas have fireplaces in the patios and master suites. Haciendas do not allow pets.
Our 1,100 sq-ft king bedded Villa Retreat offers a one-bedroom casita with an adjoining parlor featuring a boardroom table for six, wetbar, entertainment area with a 55 inch flatscreen HDTV, HDMI technology allowing connection of personal electronic devices to the HDTV, a DVD player, surround sound system and outdoor patio with a fireplace. The parlor offers a separate bathroom with shower. These suites are complemented with wood-beamed ceilings with fans, warm Southwest style with wooden shuttered sliding glass doors. The casita area of the suite offers a wood burning fireplace complemented with a 42 inch flatscreen HDTV. The large dressing and bathroom area offers an expansive walk-in closet, twin vanities, a separate soaking tub and shower with natural stone finishes.
Amenities & Services
Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton provides world-class amenities wrapped in a Sonoran Desert experience. Enjoy award-winning golf courses, a spa offering indulgent therapies, multiple dining outlets, private Haciendas and Villas, unique indoor and outdoor meeting spaces, and thrilling outdoor adventures in the indigenous setting.
Restaurants & Lounges :
Enjoy Southwestern and American cuisine at Palo Verde. The enticing dinner menu offers a range of signature Southwestern dishes. Head to The Grill Restaurant and Bar at the Clubhouse for commanding views of the golf course. Have a hearty breakfast before a round of golf or take a break mid-day for a sandwich. In the evening, enjoy dinner or have a drink at the bar. Visit Spotted Donkey Cantina for lunch or dinner and indulge in unique Mexican classics and 46 varieties of Tequila while sitting outside in the large patio underneath the Arizona sky.
Sip a favorite cocktail at the Discovery Lounge. Spend a relaxing evening in front of the fireplace, listening to jazz and gazing at the vivid Arizona sunset. Spa indulgence continues with light and healthful dishes served at the Spa Café. Sip an herbal tea or enjoy vegetarian or gluten-free dishes.
The Bakery Café at El Pedregal is proudly brewing Coffee Bean Coffee and features a new menu, inspired by Classic Patisseries, including fresh salads, seasonal soups, a wide selection of mouth-watering sandwiches and fresh-from-the-oven croissants, cinnamon rolls, cookies, cakes and decadent crème puffs.
The Discovery Lounge offers a soothing experience with sharable dishes and contemporary cocktails that are perfect for an after dinner unwind or a gathering in the newly renovated and highly refined reception area with friends and family all while viewing the beautiful view from the floor to ceiling windows.
Grill Restaurant & Bar
Located in the clubhouse of the Boulders Golf Courses, the Grill serves traditional club cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Gather in front of the fireplace or have a drink while watching a golf tournament in the sports bar. Indulge in a breakfast of Bananas Foster French Toast or healthy Irish oatmeal. For lunch try our Tee Box or build a delicious sandwich from the deli board. After a day on the links, enjoy the daily pasta special or The Boulders Meatloaf with Peruvian potatoes and kale.
The dining experience at the Palo Verde is sophisticated and comforting. Offering a unique Southwest flair in cuisine and decor, and offers breathtaking views of the Sonoran Desert overlooking the 6th fairway of the award-winning South Course and the charming Duck Pond.
The Spa Cafe features healthy cuisine specifically designed to provide a delicious, nutritious and satisfying experience for all including vegetarians, vegans and individuals with special dietary needs.
Spotted Donkey Cantina
Voted by the readers of Phoenix Magazine as the “Best Mexican Food” in the Phoenix area, Spotted Donkey Cantina offers a lively Atmosphere, Mexican-style cantina dishes, and some of the best guacamole you’ve ever tasted!
Boulders Spa and Fitness Center
The spa at Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton, embraces the timeless traditions of healing and connection to Earth in its therapies. Based on the idea of a Zen desert lifestyle, these therapies encompass high-quality natural ingredients, Ayurvedic principles and thoughtful, personalized service by our technicians.
1.5-billion-year-old boulders form a backdrop to the spa campus that features 33,000 sq. ft. of facilities that include 24 treatment rooms, a spa café and learning center. Outdoors you’ll find a shamanic tipi, meditation labyrinth, pool and whirlpool, organic garden and reflecting pond.
Indulge in relaxing spa therapies that include massages, facials, hot stones, aromatherapy, Watsu, and body treatments. The salon offers pampering manicures and pedicures, hair services, makeup application, and services for men.
The modern 2,000 sq. ft. fitness facility offers cardio and strength training equipment; yoga, Pilates and movement studios; steam rooms, saunas and fitness classes. Take advantage of your time in our indigenous setting with an array of outdoor activities, including rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking and fishing, among others.
- Spa offering therapies using high-quality, natural ingredients in a calming atmosphere
- Treatments that showcase healing traditions from around the world
- Labyrinth, meditation tipi, spiral steam room
- Outdoor activities such as rock climbing, hiking, fishing and nature trails
Signature Spa Experiences
These signature treatments are unique to our hotel. Designed to embrace ancient traditions and rituals, massages and facials offer cleansing to the body and rejuvenation to the mind. Indulge in one of our therapeutic massages based on 5,000-year-old Ayurvedic ingredients and methods using locally sourced clay. Be pampered with a signature Swedish massage incorporating scents of citrus and jasmine. Reconnect with your mind and body for a truly delightful spa experience.
Our spa has a wide variety of salon offerings to select from. Choose a new hair style or get an invigorating scalp treatment. Be pampered with a manicure and pedicure. Enjoy having your makeup applied, and learn how to duplicate the results at home. On the day of your wedding, have your makeup and hair done by one of our experienced technicians. Salon services are also available for men, such as haircuts, beard cuts, and mustache trims.
The modern fitness center offers cardiovascular and weight training equipment, complimentary fitness classes and personalized training programs. After working on your fitness goals, take some time to refresh and revitalize in the soothing whirlpool, sauna and café. The 2,000 sq. ft. fitness center offers views of the surrounding Sonoran Desert. Take a hike through the desert, go rock climbing, or push your limits on a mountain bike tour through some great Arizona trails.
Boulders Golf Resort
Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton offers an unforgettable golfing experience set in the midst of the Sonoran Desert. Our two award-winning golf courses were designed by renowned golf course architect Jay Morrish. Both courses feature 18 holes and were designed to take advantage of the unique terrain around the boulder formations and natural vegetation.
Hone your skills by taking a lesson taught by expert PGA- and LPGA-certified instructors. Join a small group, or schedule a private one-on-one consultation. Practice your new skills at the driving range and putting green.
The full-service Pro Shop offers golf apparel, equipment and cart rental.
- Two championship 18-hole Jay Morrish-designed courses
- Full-service pro shops with cart and equipment rentals
- Golf training by experienced PGA and LPGA instructors
- Courses with boulder formations and natural terrain
The 6,726-yard 18-hole South Course features a 140 slope and par of 71. Hole #5 has a green shaded by a dramatic rock outcropping. Other holes take golfers into the boulder formations for unique experiences. For a different challenge, tee off on the 6,811-yard North Course that has a 137 slope. This 18-hole course features a par of 72 and is considered one of the most demanding courses in the Southwest.
Golf Training and Packages
Improve your game by taking advantage of training packages at Boulders Resort. A variety of options offer the opportunity for you to personalize your training experience, including tune-ups, private one-on-one lessons, couples and junior lessons, quick fix clinics, and an elite experience that includes a preferred tee time, and many exciting additional amenities.
Local Events & Attractions
The Sonoran Desert surrounding Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton has many opportunities for exploring nature in the resort’s backyard. If you want to venture out, drive a few minutes to the towns of Carefree and Cave Creek, where you’ll be greeted by an Old West feel, as well as shopping and fun restaurants and bars. Learn more about the heritage, culture and art of Native Americans at the Heard Museum in Phoenix. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West in Scottsdale was the architect’s winter home and studio. The buildings were designed to blend in with the natural landscape.
Sedona is a popular destination for those seeking magnificent scenery, notable art galleries, and spiritual renewal. The lakes of the area provide a respite from the desert heat. Grab some sunscreen and head to Bartlett Lake or Lake Pleasant. Go for a picnic, or take a boat out on the lake and do some water skiing or fishing.