Only 14 miles from the Sky Harbor International Airport, the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa offers the perfect playground for a girlfriend getaway in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
The AAA Four Diamond resort destination features beautiful accommodations, a full-service spa, a waterpark and adults-only pool, world-class golf, award-winning dining and upscale shopping. Whether you have a week or just a weekend, it’s an ideal desert oasis to relax and renew.
Decorated with palm trees, succulents and blooming wildflowers, the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa offers space to breathe in that warm desert air, gather with friends and enjoy all that Scottsdale, AZ has to offer. If you prefer to stay and play, the Resort has a list of amenities to enjoy without setting foot off property. The ultimate staycation at your fingertips.
The most popular attraction at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa is the Adventure Water Park which includes:
- Kierland FlowRider – a 21st Century alchemy with the look of surfing, the ride of snowboarding, the tricks of skateboarding and boards derived from wakeboarding.
- 900 ft winding lazy river ride
- 110 ft water slide (42″ height requirement)
- Children’s splash pad & zero depth entry
- 2 hot tubs
- Private cabanas availble for rent
If you prefer a more reserved experience, the Aguamiel Pool is a heated “adult pool” located near the Resort spa. This pool features lap lanes for fitness swimming, a hot tub and additional private cabanas.
Located on property at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Agave, The Arizona Spa offers treatments inspired by traditional practices handed down through many of Arizona’s native cultures as well as therapies infused with healing traditions. The Spa’s amenities include:
- 20 treatment rooms
- Movement studio
- WestinWORKOUT® fitness studio featuring state-of-the-art cardio and strength-training equipment (available for all Resort guests)
- Men’s and ladies’ locker rooms, each with a whirlpool, sauna and steam room
- Juice bar
- Full-service salon
Honored as one of the “2017 Arizona Golf Course of the Year” by the National Golf Course Owners Association of Arizona,“Top 10 Public Courses in Phoenix/Scottsdale” by Golf Advisor and ranked by Golf Digest as one of “America’s 9 Most Cheerful Golf Courses,” Westin Kierland Golf Club is a Scottsdale favorite. This is a beautiful course where you can enhance your game with the use of the flightscope mevo plus.
The Golf club also offers Segway and Golfboard transportation, along with a Scottish Golf Experience which includes kilt rentals and scotch flights.
deseo, the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa’s fine dining restaurant offers Contemporary Latin cuisine including ceviche and Peruvian fried chicken entradas, along with fresh and flavorful land, sea and farm entrees. Perfectly paired with their extensive list of South American wines or handcrafted cocktails.
A perfect way to the end the day, the Sweet Shoppe is open in the lobby every night from 5-9pm, offering an amazing spread of delicious fresh-baked goods including caramel apples, cheesecake, cookies, cupcakes and more.
The Guest Rooms
Every room at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa has a private balcony or terrace offering beautiful views of the desert landscape, golf course and Phoenix Mountain range.
Just steps outside of the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa are two amazing outdoor shopping malls, Kierland Commons and Scottsdale Quarter, offering dining to upscale shopping and entertainment.
The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, only 11 miles outside of Downtown Scottsdale (also known as Old Town Scottsdale), is the perfect location to bathe in that beautiful dry heat or venture out to local attractions including the Desert Botanical Garden, Hot Air Ballon Ride or a Grand Canyon excursion.
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*Photos by Aneliia Miller
Disclosure: This post was written in collaboration with the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa.