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The JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

In the north part of the Valley, across from Desert Ridge Marketplace and located on 316 acres of sweeping Sonoran Desert, find the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa.

An AAA Four Diamond resort, there is plenty to do here whether you seek a relaxing retreat or an active getaway.

Ready to dive in? Stay cool in one of the resort’s five pools or spend time floating down the 1,600-linear-foot Lazy River. Guests can also channel their inner child with a ride down the 89-foot serpentine slide.

Meanwhile, sport lovers will enjoy the 17 pickleball courts, five tennis courts, and 26 holes of championship golf at Wildfire Golf Club. Bike rentals are also available, along with convenient access to nearby hiking and fitness trails.

Those traveling with kids should explore the Family Escape Center, where children ages 4-12 are offered a variety of recreational activities, games, crafts, and seasonally themed night parties.

When you’re ready to decompress and truly be pampered, visit the Revive Spa and choose from an array of massage, body, facial, and salon hair and nail treatments. Before or after a treatment enjoy the Olympic-sized outdoor pool, as well as the eucalyptus steam room, dry sauna, and indoor whirlpool.

At JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, room options are plentiful. There are 869 guest rooms and 81 suites, all featuring private patios or balconies with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors and spectacular views of the gardens, desert vistas, waterways, or golf course and fire pits. Like to cycle in your room? Six new Peloton Rooms offer 14 live-studio cycling rides streamed daily and 4,000-plus classes on-demand.

Of course, the culinary and beverage selections are just as top-notch as the rest of the destination. There are multiple restaurants to choose from, including the new Tía Carmen by renowned chef Angelo Sosa. There is also MERITAGE, an urban tavern featuring innovative American cuisine; twenty6, with its wine, beer, cocktails, large Bourbon selection, small plates, and appetizers; Roy's Pacific Rim by restaurateur Roy Yamaguchi, with Hawaiian fusion selections; Just a Splash Bar & Grill, located by the pool and offering poolside favorites; the Revive Spa Bistro; and—for your daily caffeine fix—Starbucks®.

From a lazy river to pickleball to celebrity cuisine, the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa has it all.