Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Takes the Guesswork Out of Valentine’s Day With a Week of Romantic Offerings

Scottsdale, AZ (February 5, 2013) – Throughout the week of Valentine’s Day, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain’s award-winning Sanctuary Spa and elements restaurant will offer guests the opportunity to relax and indulge with their loved one.

Romantics looking to connect during a serene day-escape at the Sanctuary Spa can choose from two unique packages, available Feb. 11-17, 2013:

  • Sweet Escape ($315 Monday-Thursday and $345 Friday-Sunday) includes a 60-minute couple’s massage and a delicious dessert for two, gratuity, and food tax.
  • Loving Life ($420 Monday-Thursday and $470 Friday-Sunday) includes two hours in Sanctum, the resort’s ultra-romantic private outdoor treatment room; a 60-minute couple’s massage; champagne toast; dessert for two; gratuity; and food and beverage tax.

A sumptuous dinner will be served at elements on Thursday, Feb. 14 from 5-10 p.m. (menu below). Executive Chef Beau MacMillan has planned four courses including Grilled Karabuta Pork, Spiced Lamb Loin and Miso Glazed Sea Bass. Dinner is $95 per person, excluding tax, gratuity and beverages.

To make a reservation at the Sanctuary Spa, call 480.607.2326. Reservations at elements restaurant are available by calling 480.607.2300.


Valentine’s Day MenuBeginnings
Wild Mushroom and Artichoke Tart
Arugula, Pecorino, Balsamic Honey Glaze
Ahi Tuna Tian
Avocado, Soju Onions, Roasted Pepper, Yuzu Granite

Fiery Shrimp Toast
Crab Kimchi, Hijiki Aioli, Tempura Rock Shrimp

Grilled Kurabuta Pork
Cheddar Grits, Fried Organic Egg, Green Onion Hash

Ricotta and Chive Gnocchi
English Peas, Creamed Asparagus, Preserved Lemon

Roasted Tomato Soup
Mini Truffle, Grilled Cheese

Little Gem Lettuce
Crispy vegetables, Point Reyes Blue Cheese, Candied Walnuts

Spinach and Frisee
Smoked Bacon, Chopped Egg, Herb Croutons, Chinese Mustard Vinaigrette

Avocado and Grapefruit Salad
Shaved Fennel, Local Goat Cheese, Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Spiced Lamb Loin
Goat Cheese Potatoes, Charred Fennel, Zinfandel Cherry Glaze

Herb Roasted Free Range Chicken
Roasted Butternut Squash, Braised Kale, Crispy Shallot, Natural Jus

Miso Glazed Sea Bass
Forbidden Rice, Braised Leeks, Coconut Lime Broth

Bacon Wrapped Filet of Beef
Gratin Potatoes, Asparagus, Foie Gras, Truffle Demi

Maine Lobster Risotto
Snap Peas, Chanterelle Mushrooms, Lobster Nage

Vegetable Tofu Fritter
Scallion Rice, Skillet Vegetable Citrus Ponzu

Chocolate Nutella Tart
Roasted Banana and Hazelnut Crust

Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Brown Sugar Glaze, Sour Cherry Reduction

Warm Pistachio Lemon Cake
Fresh Berries, Yuzu Sabayon

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 in 2012 was named #1 Resort in Arizona in Travel + Leisure’s 500 Best Hotels in the World. Connect with Sanctuary onFacebook, Twitter and Pinterest.