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
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: 6:45am – 8:15am
I.FLY Trapeze at The Phoenician
This unforgettable experience will teach you the timing and techniques to swing, lock your legs on the bar, and complete a signature wrist-to-wrist catch – all in just your first class. Participants of ages 4 and up are guided through the entire adventure by I.FLY trainers, sailing over a specially designed net using provided safety belts and lines. To book your session, please call 480 599 2345 or online at ILFY Trapeze.
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. Helmets, locks and panniers are included. For registered guests only.
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.
Phoenician iScavenger Hunts
Phoe-Phoe’s iScavenger hunt geared towards families with younger children, takes you on a journey around the resort solving puzzles, playing games and tracking down iconic locations. The photo iScavenger hunt created for teens and adults, challenges you to decipher clues revealing photos and videos you must create. See Ambassador for loaner iPad.
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 165-ft. water slide, a children’s wading pool and cascading waterfalls.
Koi Fish Feeding
Join us for one of our favorite experiences – something that all ages will love. Gather around as schools of exotic Koi fish surface for food. Neighboring wildlife are sure to be seen as well. Necklace Lagoon. Daily: 9:30am
Activities at The Park
Our center includes a movie theater, ping pong, foosball, board games, video game room, basketball court and covered playground.
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.