Signature Activities

The Canyon Suites provides guests of all ages with a treasure-trove of signature resort activities for guests to enjoy year-round. Discover a world of adventure together as a family and create unforgettable memories to share for years to come. Please visit the Ambassador Desk for a monthly list of resort activities to plan your day. We offer an extensive selection of seasonal activities to make your stay even more exciting. View a complete list of seasonal events at The Phoenician.

Camelback Mountain Nature Hike

Explore the Sonoran desert with this two hour guided hike up Camelback Mountain’s Cholla Trail. Learn about the natural beauty of the indigenous flora and fauna led by a knowledgeable guide. Reservations required with Ambassador, must be 16 years or older. $55 per person. Thursdays – Sundays: 7am – 9am (Oct-April)

Purchase a Hiking Pack with select amenities including sunscreen, water bottles and snack for $25. Complimentary to guests paying the resort charge.

Sunset Helicopter Tour

Bask in the stunning colors of the sun as it sets across the desert sky during this 30-minute flight. Departing directly from The Phoenician’s golf course. The tour takes you on an unforgettable journey on one of Arizona’s most precious resources – natural beauty. Reservations required through the Ambassador at 480 423 2880. Limited space available. $880 up to three people, weight limit applies. Saturdays: Sunset

Golf Course Safari

Explore the native and natural wonders of the Sonoran Desert on a unique and informative 90 minute tour around our golf courses. Discover the local flora and fauna, majestic views, and diverse wildlife – all from the comfort of your golf cart. See ambassador 24-hours in advance for reservations. $20 Adults / $15 Kids. Fridays – Sundays: 7:30 am Summer Schedule

Cactus Garden

A two-acre retreat, located along the northern edge of the resort grounds, features 250 varieties of cacti. The Garden also serves as home to numerous desert inhabitants. Take a guided tour Monday, Wednesday or Friday – or a private stroll at your leisure. Visit during the month of December for holiday lit evening tours. Call 480 423 2880 for reservations.


Pedal your way past the resort’s lakes and lush grounds or venture beyond to surrounding residential areas. Bikes are available complimentary for guests paying the Resort Charge for two hours daily. Standard fee $35 per person. Helmets and lock provided. Located at The Park. Limited quantity available, first come first serve.

The Canyon Martin Guitar

Wish you could play the guitar like music’s most iconic legends? Now you can borrow our acoustic Martin Guitar, the latest complimentary offering available at The Canyon Suites.

Canyon Suites Library

Choose from one of the many New York Times Best Sellers that adorn the shelves. If you are unable to finish before you depart, ask an Associate for a postage paid envelope so you can return it at your earliest convenience.

Private Infinity Pool

Enjoy a serene retreat situated at the base of Camelback Mountain, our exclusive infinity pool and adjacent spa are available to Canyon Suites guests of all ages. Explore The Phoenician’s additional seven sparkling pools – including our premier offering, The Mother-of-Pearl pool. Also featuring a 197-ft. waterslide and splash pad.

Bunny Hoppy Hour

Visit the Funicians Club on Tuesdays – Saturdays between the hours of 4pm and 5pm to take a tour, meet the staff and pick out your very own plush bunny, Phoe-Phoe.

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