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JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge

Set on 316 acres of sweeping Sonoran Desert, JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge features 950 rooms including 81 suites – all with private patios or balconies – with dramatic desert and mountain views among lush grounds and gardens. The elements of fire, water, earth, and sky are woven into the resort experience, amenities, and decor. Travelers enjoy four acres of elaborately landscaped waterways and five pools, Marriott’s first Revive Spa, a newly renovated fitness center and movement studio, seven dining outlets, 240,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, and the exclusive Griffin Club. A destination for the active, the expansive resort offers ample opportunity to explore the outdoors and delight in 330+ days of sunshine a year with on-site amenities like 17 new pickleball courts, five tennis courts, 36 holes of championship golf at Wildfire Golf Club, and bike rentals along with convenient access to nearby hiking and fitness trails.

Property Highlights

  • Pool Time Upgraded: The family-friendly JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge underwent a transformation upgrading the expansive pool experience, now featuring five pools, two whirlpools, a 1,600-foot Lazy River, 89-foot serpentine water slide and kids’ splash pad. Not to mention Griffin Bay, the exclusive new pool experience featuring VIP seating, ‘Cabana Cottages’ with ceiling misters, and fully-enclosed, air-conditioned poolside suites offering premium access to the lazy river.
  • Spring Renewal in the Desert: Soak up the destination’s idyllic weather with the Splash into Spring package complete with a $100 F&B credit, resort fee included in the rate ($198 value), 50 percent discount on weekday cabanas and pool suites, complimentary bike rentals, court time for pickleball and tennis, and all the amenities for your WFH needs.
  • R&R at The Ridge: The tranquil Revive Spa exudes serenity from the 41 treatment rooms and relaxation spaces to the palm-lined sanctuary pool and private cabanas. The newly enhanced 3,500-square-foot fitness center and movement studio offers indoor and outdoor fitness overlooking the chef’s garden. And for a more private workout, guests can now ride in their guest room by booking one of six NEW Peloton Rooms, which includes 14 live-studio cycling rides streamed daily, 4,000+ classes on-demand and a wellness welcome amenity (promo code: SPE).
  • Desert Dining Elevated: With seven F&B outlets, the property is an ideal destination for al fresco dining overlooking waterways and lush gardens under the desert sky. Sip and savor dishes featuring fresh produce and herbs from the 21,000-square-foot organic chef’s garden. Work up an appetite with lawn games like bocce ball and cornhole.
  • Pickleball for All: The resort unveiled 17 new professionally surfaced, world-class pickleball courts plus an expansive Center Court with a 400-person capacity for guests to enjoy the fastest growing sport in America. Enthusiasts can book the Pickleball Package for unlimited play.
  • Destination Phoenix: With 240,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space offering serene desert views, JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge offers endless options to connect, celebrate and say I do. Choose from scenic courtyards and terraces, desert botanical gardens, yards of rolling greens, winding waterways, and ballroom lawns.

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