At Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, Guests Can Make Paradise Their Home for the Holidays

Scottsdale, AZ (December 5, 2013) – Temperatures may be dropping elsewhere, but it’s the most wonderful time of year to visit Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain in sunny Scottsdale. Travelers looking to trade the season’s hustle and bustle for a relaxing retreat can make the award-winning resort their home for the holidays, complete with a festive Christmas dinner at the acclaimed elements restaurant, and special rates on accommodations in a private, festively-decorated estate home.

Christmas Day at elements will be celebrated with a delectable, four-course dinner by executive chef and Food Network star Beau MacMillan. Menu choices to please all palates include Smoked Salmon ‘Benedict’ with Savory French Toast; Wild Mushroom and Truffle Soup with Spot Prawn Ravioli; Miso Glazed Chilean Sea Bass with Forbidden Rice, Charred Zucchini and Coconut Lobster Broth; and Smoked Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Potatoes, Bacon Braised Cabbage and Cherry Garlic Sticky Glaze. Diners can top off their meal with mouth-watering desserts like Brandied Eggnog Bread Pudding, and Mini Pumpkin Pies with Chantilly Cream. Christmas dinner will be served on Dec. 25 from 12 to 9 p.m. at a cost of $75 for adults and $25 for children ages 12 and under, excluding tax, gratuities and beverages. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 480.607.2300.

For guests seeking an extended getaway this season, Sanctuary’s “Home for the Holidays” package offers spacious, private Mountainside Estates with ample accommodations for multiple family members or friends. Just steps away from all of the resort’s world-class amenities, including an expansive Asian-inspired spa, picturesque infinity-edge pool, superior dining, and the newly redesigned jade bar, guests can enjoy privacy and easy access at the same time. An added bonus is incomparable views of Camelback Mountain and Paradise Valley.

The “Home for the Holidays” package includes:

  • Private estate home with holiday decor
  • Welcome gift basket filled with holiday gift-giving spirit
  • Rates from $950 nightly(two-night minimum) subject to limited availability through Jan. 3, 2013

To take the guesswork out of gift giving this year, Sanctuary has Gift Cards available for purchase, which may be used property-wide for everything from spa treatments, to dining, or a an overnight stay. Gift Cards can be purchased online or by calling 480.607.2333. For more information and reservations, please call 800.245.2051 or visit

About Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain: One of the country’s most lauded luxury resorts, Sanctuary is a striking boutique property on Camelback Mountain in Paradise Valley, Arizona, just minutes from downtown Scottsdale. Under the direction of Westroc Hospitality, Sanctuary enjoys international acclaim for its contemporary design, and award-winning elements restaurant and Sanctuary Spa. A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Sanctuary was named the number one resort in Arizona in Travel + Leisure’s “500 Best Hotels in the World” and the number one resort in the Southwest in Condé Nast Traveler’s “Readers’ Choice Awards”. Sanctuary has been a Condé Nast Traveler “Gold List” and “Reader’s Choice” winner since opening in 2001. Connect with Sanctuary onFacebook, Twitter and Pinterest.