Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain to Reveal Enhanced jade bar in Fall 2013

Bar Relocates to Praying Monk Patio for Summer Season; Launches Whisper Cocktail Program for “In the Know” Twitter Followers

Scottsdale, AZ (June 4, 2013) – Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain’s popular jade barhas temporarily relocated to prepare for an exciting transformation that will set the stage for an elevated Mixology experience. Come October the celebrated Scottsdale bar, known for its creative cocktails and spectacular views, will reveal a major expansion. The new design will almost double seating space both inside and out, and will include floor-to-ceiling windows and a stand-up drink bar made of authentic jade. The outdoor area will also feature a retractable fabric shade on the patio, heaters and an exquisite fireplace for chilly evenings.

During the remodeling period, guests and patrons can continue to enjoy the jade bar west experience at the temporarily converted elements private dining room. Patrons will find a lounge-like atmosphere at jade bar’s temporary home, where they can view the sun or stars thanks to slide-away glass walls. Popular programming continues throughout the summer, including ‘Weekends at Jade’ with live music Thursday – Saturday from 7 – 10 p.m. through August 31 (with no cover charge), daily “The Pour” happy hour from 4 – 6 p.m. and Mixology 101 classes on Saturdays at 1 p.m. ($30 per person).

As an added summer perk, Sanctuary’s Twitter followers are privy to a “Whisper Cocktail” offering. Each month through September, a new surprise cocktail will be available at jade bar for $10. Not listed on the menu, these special libations are reserved exclusively for those who can “whisper” the code word to the barkeep. The code will change monthly and will only be revealed on Twitter @SanctuaryAZ.

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 and has been a Condé Nast Traveler “Gold List” and “Reader’s Choice” winner since opening in 2001. In 2012, Sanctuary was named the #1 Resort in Arizona in Travel + Leisure’s 500 Best Hotels in the World and the #1 Resort in the Southwest in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards. Connect with Sanctuary on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.