New & Notable
Ten swimming pools, 45 waterfalls and more than 2.5 acres of fun are yours at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale’s newly transformed Water Playground. The centerpiece of the complex is a new three-story, high-speed water slide.
Hang-ten on Arizona’s first FlowRider boardsport simulator or take an inner-tube ride down a 900-foot Lazy River – both can be found at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa’s Adventure Water Park.
Ride a Slide
Nothing says wet-and-wild thrills like waterslides and you’ll find two 200-foot towers of fun at The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. On Friday and Saturday nights, the after-dark, Techno waterslide features fog, disco lights and music (seasonal).
A Pool with an Edge
An infinity edge, that is. For spectacular sunset, city and desert mountain views, take a dip at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa negative-edge pool.An infinity edge, that is.
In addition to its olive-and-martini-glass design and retro-chic chaises, OH Pool at the Hotel Valley Ho serves up music every weekend during spring and summer, featuring Elvis Before Noon on Fridays and DJ Mr. P-Body on Saturdays.
A Little Romance
For the ultimate in poolside relaxation and romance, reserve a private cabana beside The Phoenician’s Relaxation Pool, which is elegantly tiled in mother of pearl. Cabanas include stylish amenities like computer hook-ups with WiFi, daily newspaper, bottled water, lip balm, ceiling fan and a welcome fruit basket.
Pool with a View
For breathtaking city views, check out WET on the second floor of the W Scottsdale Hotel. Open 24/7, WET features underwater lighting and music, as well as 13 private cabanas.
Courtesy Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau www.experiencescottsdale.com