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Farimont Hotels & Resorts proves that there's more to Arizona than just the Grand Canyon with its unforgettable Scottsdale Princess. Despite its location just outside Phoenix, this oasis in the desert feels far removed from the fast-paced city life and instead captures all the quiet grace and charm of the American Southwest. It's time to bask in the beauty amidst the Arizona desert, where wonders abound.

Officially opened in 1987, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess has received the AAA/CAA Five Diamond Award every year since 1990, so you know you can expect a truly iconic luxury experience. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Located alongside the thriving Sonoran Desert, the property's décor draws inspiration from its environment and area history. Highlighting bold columns in its grand lobby, the Princess makes an instant impression from the second you walk through the door. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Each guestroom in the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess incorporates the Arizona theme with an earthy color pallet and Southwestern patterns. With over 750 guestrooms, including two Presidential Suites, Fairmont Gold Rooms and Casitas, these accommodations have received the AAA Five Diamond Award for a reason. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Inspired by Spanish Colonial architecture, the resort boasts grand fountains, plazas and lagoons — an oasis in the desert indeed. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
A trip to the Well & Being Spa is a must as it has a spa experience like no other. From Aerial Yoga to personalized health regimens, you'll not only leave in a tranquil state, but also have a new, empowered mindset to take home with you. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Home to the Waste Management Phoenix Open, gorgeous green fairways make the golfing experience at this Fairmont Hotels property one of a kind. The stunning 18-hole courses is surrounded on all sides by as you bask in the Arizona sun breathtaking desert mountain views. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Fun for the whole family, the pool area features Sonoran Splash, two 200-foot twisting water slides that add excitement to playtime. For the smaller ones, a zero-entry sandbox filled with toys will surely keep them entertained while mom and dad enjoy a luxurious private cabana. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Scottsdale's Bourbon Streak Restaurant is one of the finest in the area. Curating organic and hormone-free cuts of beef, this restaurant is straight from the mind of critically acclaimed Chef Michael Mina. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Did the desert freeze over? No, that's just the Desert Ice Skating Rink. Recognized as one of the "Top Ten Holiday Ice Rinks in the World" by the Vancouver Sun, you need to put "ice skating in the desert under the stars" on your wish list — stat. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
The holiday season is an unforgettable experience as the Fairmont Princess transforms itself into a winter wonderland. Magnificently lit trees dot the property and the lagoon receives a special makeover. You can even tell Santa what’s on your list at his Secret Headquarters and indulge in gooey treats at S’mores Land. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)