This Sedona Lodge Has a Luxe Spa, Fireplace Pits, and Unbelievable Views of the Purple Rocks for a Dreamy Desert Getaway
Amara Resort and Spa was already considered one of Northern Arizona's most sought-after lodging due to its deluxe facilities, top-notch service, and coveted location amongst Sedona, Arizona's iconic pink rocks. With the property's latest multimillion-dollar renovation, nonetheless, Amara has a completely new look that performs to the resort's strengths, which lie on the intersection of pure magnificence and luxurious.
Accomplished in late October 2021, the intensive renovation introduced upgrades to all 100 visitor rooms and public areas, together with the resort's signature restaurant, SaltRock Southwest Kitchen and their coveted Amara Spa.
The resort now encompasses a "tree lodge" aesthetic, per a press release launched by the lodge, that's influenced by the 5 components of nature: earth, wooden, steel, hearth, and water. These themes could be seen all through Amara, beginning within the rooms, the place friends will discover calming impartial tones and natural textures accented by a deep-blue wall impressed by the creek that flows close to the resort. Wood components are additionally closely used within the visitor rooms by means of bedside lamps, new furnishings, and headboards comprised of native, fallen timber. In the meantime, the bogs provides walk-in showers with rain bathe heads and huge porcelain tiles that spotlight the sandstone layers beneath.
Visitor bed room suite at Amara Resort and Spa in Sedona Credit score: Jeff Zaruba Inside suite front room at Amara Resort and Spa in Sedona Credit score: Jeff Zaruba
"Amara has lengthy been a favourite vacation spot for vacationers visiting Sedona from all components of the world and we’re proud to showcase this spectacular renovation that displays a extra fashionable and impressed feel and look," stated Nick Solomon, basic supervisor of Amara, in a press release launched to Journey + Leisure. "These searching for a boutique expertise with real service will discover one thing really particular right here at Amara."
However earlier than friends attain their lodging, the revamped foyer will set the scene with excessive, vaulted ceilings, constellation-inspired chandeliers, picket furnishings, and a fantastically curated artwork assortment. The focus, nonetheless, is the bar that stretches out from the on-site restaurant SaltRock Southwest Kitchen, inviting friends to seize a drink and loosen up.
Inside bar, Salt Rock, at Amara Resort and Spa in Sedona Credit score: Jeff Zaruba
Inside SaltRock, returning friends will even discover upgrades comparable to expanded banquette seating, Himalayan salt accent partitions, a neighborhood eating desk, vintage mirrors, and an expansive, hearth pit-dotted out of doors patio with beautiful pink rock formations.
Vortex yoga room at Amara Resort and Spa in Sedona Credit score: Jeff Zaruba
The Amara Spa has additionally been upgraded for each friends seeking to loosen up and people maintaining with their health routines. All through the spa, there are new finishes and options, together with the addition of a brand-new 24-hour health heart and retail outpost. Spa-goers will love the resort's yoga class choices, adopted by a dip within the lodge's heated, zero-edge pool.
For extra details about Amara Resort and Spa, go to the property's web site.
Jessica Poitevien is a Journey + Leisure contributor at present based mostly in South Florida, however she's at all times looking out for her subsequent journey. Apart from touring, she loves baking, speaking to strangers, and taking lengthy walks on the seashore. Observe her adventures on Instagram.