With weather perfect for adventuring year round, anytime is the ideal time to head up north and enjoy red rock country in Sedona. Recently, Arizona Health & Living had the chance to spend time at the Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock and discovered that the resort is truly a gem, at home amongst the stunning natural landscape.
After having just undergone a multi-million dollar renovation, Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock features more than 220 rooms and suites (suites come with fireplaces and kitchenettes); eforea: Spa at Hilton; Sedona Athletic Club; ShadowRock Tap + Table (which serves three delicious meals daily as a restaurant, lounge and bar); Pink Adventure Group’s adventure expertise; ample space for events; and much more.
This month, Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock is offering the perfect Valentine’s Day getaway. The “Love On The Rocks” package at Hilton Sedona Resort includes two nights in a spacious king suite, $150 credit for use at the resort’s eforea: Spa at Hilton, breakfast for two each morning, a bottle of wine or sparkling cider delivered at check-in, a beautiful bouquet of fresh flowers, and more.
“Just for Valentine’s Day weekend travelers, guests booking the package over the dates of February 13-15 will enjoy a special Valentine’s Day amenity,” says Andra Dan, public relations manager for Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock.
If your romance plans include an engagement, the Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock is a popular spot for scenic northern Arizona weddings.
“Over 14,400 square feet of beautiful event space awaits – including two ballrooms, outdoor patios and romantic reception rooms. Whether you’re planning an intimate ceremony for 25 guests or an extravagant banquet for a party of 500, we have the venue for you,” according to the resort’s website, http://www.hiltonsedonaresort.com
If you’re looking for more golf than romance, the Sedona Golf Resort is nearby.
“Winding around the famed red rocks of Sedona, each hole provides a unique adventure.” The Gary Panks designed course plays 6,646 yards to a par 71, according to the resort.
If you don’t want to miss a workout during your stay, the resort is home to more than 20,000 sq. ft. of indoor facilities, including a state-of-the-art Athletic Club. One stand out feature is the Cross Fit area called the Warrior Pit.
And, if you work up a hunger while at Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock, you won’t be disappointed.
“Begin your day of exploration and adventure with a hearty breakfast or a light bite; savor innovative dishes prepared with the freshest ingredients of the season or simply relax with a cup of coffee or latte on the restaurant porch around one of three fire features,” describes the resort’s website. “Whether you desire pre-dinner drinks, communal, celebratory, or relaxed dining, the options are catered especially for you.”
For those who stay over the weekend, one unique feature is that every Saturday (weather allowing), guests can enjoy stargazing through high powered telescopes at the resort’s porch lawn courtesy of Verde Valley Astronomy.
Only two hours from Phoenix, Sedona is home to year-round adventure. Luckily, the Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock has an adventure desk located in the lobby run by Pink Adventure Group. Resort staff encourages guests to stop by there to plan their adventures no matter how long the stay.
“Our Sedona resort provides the full range of guest amenities that you expect from a first-class resort: spacious rooms and suites, the only full-service day spa in Sedona, meeting facilities, two sparkling pools, three tennis courts, fitness center and more,” cites the website.
And, if you’re hesitant to leave town without your four-legged friend, the Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock has many pet-friendly rooms and even pet-friendly dining available.
The Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock is located at 90 Ridge Trail Drive in Sedona. Call 928.284.4040 or visit http://www.hiltonsedonaresort.com
to learn more.
By Michelle Talsma Everson
Photo Courtesy of Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock