Sanctuary Camelback Mountain a Gurney’s Resort & Spa

Scottsdale, Arizona

Sanctuary. The New Spirit of Luxury.

One of the most coveted boutique properties ithe Valley of the Sun, Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, A Gurney’s Resort & Spa clings to the northern slope of the iconic Camelback Mountain. Exclusive and sophisticated, the resort welcomes groups seeking a tranquil environment that meets their event and activity needs.

Sanctuary Spa cultivates balance and pure relaxation through inspiring and innovative treatments. The Spa experience extends throughout 12 indoor/outdoor treatment rooms, opening up to a tranquil Zen meditation garden and reflecting pond. Guests can also nurture their bodies within our state-of-the art fitness center, movement studio, offering daily fitness classes, championship tennis and pickleball courts and 25-yard lap pool. Arizona is known for the finest golf experiences, including the popular Troon North, We-Ko-Pa, Talking Stick, Eagle Mountain and more. Several of the golf clubs are just minutes from our resort.

As Executive Chef, Gregory James leads a culinary team with a passion for allowing the flavors of each ingredient in our cuisine to stand out. This philosophy is evident in his innovative seasonal menus, focusing on farm-fresh ingredients procured from a network of artisans and organic farmers. Sanctuary’s culinary journey extends through our award-winning elements restaurant and jade barin-room dining and catering experiences.

Sanctuary Luxury Amenities At-A-Glance:

  • Tranquil indoor and outdoor settings with spectacular mountain vistas ideal for private meetings and events
  • 110 well-appointed casitas and suites, and 8 spacious private villas offering spacious privacy and spectacular panoramic views
  • Award-winning Sanctuary Spa with 12 indoor/outdoor treatment rooms – group exclusive rates available
  • Customized menus crafted by our seasoned culinary team, led by Executive Chef Gregory James
  • Movement studio offering daily classes lead by wellness specialists, state-of-the-art fitness center, refreshing lap pool, tennis and pickleball courts
  • Unique group activities available such as sunrise hikes, paddleboard yoga, desert ATV tours and nearby Scottsdale attractions

Accommodations + Meetings

Accommodations achieve their magic through Zen like simplicity, generous space, natural materials, and lofty views of the surrounding desert. Custom corporate activities range from wellness programs at the spa to cooking classes in the teaching kitchen, golf and tennis. Yet most groups spend the majority of their time at The Views, a secluded building with its own lobby and reception area. Flanked by floor-to-ceiling windows and a wraparound terrace. Three boardrooms stand by for executive sessions, while the pool deck, patios, terraces, and lawns set the stage for unforgettable parties under the Arizona sun and stars.

Terraced high on Camelback Mountain, enhancing the beauty of its surroundings, Sanctuary Camelback Mountain offers 109 luxuriously appointed casitas and spa suites that capture the splendor of this inspiring setting. These tranquil casitas are secluded and offer panoramic views of Paradise Valley below.

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Nearest Major Airport:  Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

Distance from Airport:  9 miles  /  15 minutes

Area Member DMC:  Southwest Conference Planners, Inc. – DMC Network