Fire. Water. Ice. Earth.
The powerful elements combine at the new Sol Garden, a serene outdoor setting at Tierra Luna Spa at the iconic Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, where guests can relax, restore, and breathe in the spirit of the desert.
Set against the backdrop of Piestewa Peak, the garden—which opened in mid-May—complements Tierra Luna Spa’s treatment menu with its offerings of thoughtful healing journeys. Its tranquil setting is also where guests can simply relax pre- or post-treatments, as access is included with any 50-minute treatment enjoyed at Tierra Luna Spa, or as part of the Tierra Luna Spa DayDream Experience.
Tierra Luna Spa itself debuted in July 2021. Named to honor both the Earth below and the moon above, this holistic spa was designed to both ground and heal. Therapies include options such as massages, facials, experiences, blowouts, manicures, and pedicures.
“Tierra Luna Spa provides a sanctuary where transformation and restoration can be found,” says Becky Leuluai, senior director of spa and retail at Arizona Biltmore. “We’re proud to extend our wellness offerings with the addition of the new Sol Garden, which is a place for guests to feel one with the Earth and sky.”
The Sol Garden features a variety of outdoor amenities, including a Jacuzzi; cold plunge; shower; relaxation lounge; a fire pit, and the Well Bar, which offers wellness-forward libations.
Another element? The luffa wall, where guests can choose their own naturally grown and dried luffa, which can be used during one of the unique treatment offerings.
“Available as a treatment add-on or standalone experience, guests begin by hand-selecting a luffa—naturally grown and dried—from a luffa wall, followed by [the customized treatment]. ... Post-treatment, guests are encouraged to wash off in the outdoor showers and embrace their newly refreshed sense of clarity while reconnecting with the peaceful desert setting and achieving ultimate bliss,” the representative explains.
The garden is also available for private wellness experiences such as yoga and meditation.