Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Introduces “S’mores and Stargazing” Package

Astronomer Offers Heavenly Insights from Resort’s Sonoran Desert Perch

Scottsdale, Ariz. (February 23, 2012) – When the sun sets and the moon and stars reveal themselves, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain in Scottsdale, Ariz. becomes an extraordinary spot from which to stare into the heavens. Now, the country’s premier boutique resort invites travelers to explore the wonders of the evening sky through its“S’mores and Stargazing” vacation package.

The experience starts at $419 for two and includes a one-night stay in a Mountain Casita, a private moon and star gazing session with an astronomer and professional telescope, a delectable package of late-night goodies including s’mores and hot cocoa, and breakfast atelements restaurant. For those reaching “beyond the moon,” travelers can catch sight of other planets during the following periods in the first half of 2012:

  • Jupiter: now through March
  • Venus: February through April
  • Mars: March through July
  • Saturn: April through July

To reserve “S’mores and Stargazing” at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, call 480.607.2300 or visit The package price varies seasonally and includes room tax, food tax and gratuity, and is subject to availability.

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 recognized in 2006 as the “top resort” in the United States by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler. Sanctuary has been a Condé Nast Traveler “Gold List” and “Reader’s Choice” winner since opening in 2001 and is regularly included in Travel + Leisure’s “T + L 500” list of World’s Best Hotels. Connect with Sanctuary on Facebook andTwitter.