Arizona is a place of incredible beauty with it’s unique landscape, wildlife, birds and rock formations. The gorgeous sunsets combined with it’s scenery creates a romantic destination for your honeymoon. If you are more inclined to be adventurous, there are more activities than you can imagine in which to participate. If you would rather relax and indulge in a more quiet stay, the spa hotels throughout the state are high class. Check out these 10 Honeymoon Destinations in Arizona…

There are many options to fill your days while you are in Sedona. Arizona boasts beautiful and unique scenery that caters to both the adventurous and those who simply want to relax. At the Enchantment Resort and Spa, you have opportunity for both. They offer a variety of programs centered around exploring the region and the indigenous culture such as the Native American Program, the Tiaquepaque Arts and Craft Village, the Walk to the Ruins, the Medicine Walk and the Native American Flute. Other activities from the resort include hot air ballooning, horseback riding, hiking, tennis, swimming, whirlpool spa, biking, min-golf, croquet, cooking demos and wine tasting.

Their Junior Suite comes complete with luxurious features including an outdoor deck with Red Rock Mountain views and an oversized soaking tub. The Mii Amo Spa offers a full range of spa treatments, so you will be sure to find a treatment that’s right for you.

Page is full of places to explore. Sitting on Lake Powell, it affords beautiful water scenery as well as the surrounding canyon terrain. The lake itself, with the Wahweap Marina, is perfect for boat tours of the area, water sports and even a dinner cruise. Choose a ½ day or full day Colorado River Discovery by comfortable pontoon raft. There are also wonderful hiking options to the top of Horseshoe Bend or the Rainbow Bridge National Monument, the largest known natural bridge. Make sure you don’t miss the Navajo Sandstone Geologic Formations or the Glen Canyon Dam, the 2nd largest concrete dam in the US.

The newly renovated Lake Powell Motel has a great reputation for its hospitality and concierge services. Many have stayed there and remarked on the services of the owners and their vital role in contributing to a wonderful stay in Page.

The BouldersThe Boulders
The Boulders Is located just north of Phoenix and is a wonderful outdoor adventure destination due to its rugged terrain. It is situated in the Sonoran Desert, one of the largest and hottest deserts in the US, so you are sure to have sunny days for your stay. The resort offers a variety of accommodations to choose from: regular rooms, suites, casitas, villa, and haciendas.

For Outdoor Adventure activities, the resort offers their Desert Jeep Adventure Tour, a City Slickers Cattle Drive, rock climbing expeditions, hot air balloons, glider planes, a tour of the Grand Canyon by air, horseback riding and star gazing. If that isn’t enough variety for you and you enjoy photography, take advantage of their Desert Photo Tour, hopefully resulting in stunning photos with the help of an expert photographer.
The hotel also offers 6 different restaurants, tennis courts, shopping, a pool and spa. There is definitely something for everyone at this honeymoon destination.

grand-canyonDiscover the Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon, one of the most famous geological formations, is an incredible honeymoon destination choice. It is 277 miles long, 18 miles wide and a mile to the Canyon floor. The Colorado River runs through the canyon, adding to its beauty. With the vastness of this destination, your time at the Grand Canyon is sure to be memorable.

To explore the canyon, you may do this by foot (hiking) and the most popular route is the Bright Angel Trail, a 2 day hike. There is also the opportunity to raft the Colorado River, beginning your trip from Page, taking 6-8 days in a motorized boat or 10-14 days by oar. By foot, by boat…or even by mule, horseback or jeep, there are many ways to discover this destination.

A recommended place to stay for the days when you are not in the canyon is the El Tovar Hotel. It’s over a 100 years old and through the years many well known people have stayed there, such as Theodore Roosevelt and Albert Einstein. Located on the rim of the Grand Canyon, it naturally comes complete with spectacular views. Make sure to take in the many festivals happening in the area while you are there.

Sanctuary CamelbackPhoenix & Scottsdale
The Phoenix/Scottsdale area offers both city activities and country activities. It is close enough to the desert that one can hike the Camelback Mountain, bike in South Mountain Park and Preserve or take a tour of the desert in a jeep or hummer. There is also the option for horseback riding or biking, and wandering through the Desert Botanical Gardens.

If you want to enjoy the city and its special features, there are several attractions you don’t want to miss. To name a few: the Phoenix Art Museum, the Herberger Theater, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, the Civic Space Park and the Phoenix Zoo. There are, of course, many shopping options, highlighting Fashion Square in Scottsdale as a popular hanging place. To round out your exploration, try a meal at the Pizzeria Branco or Matt’s Big Breakfast or Hanny’s…three popular area restaurants.

A great place to stay in the area is the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa. It’s a 53 acre luxurious resort, offering a number of different accommodation selections. Situated on the Camelback Mountain, the views are stunning. Enjoy the spa service either in the spa itself or privately in your room by booking the Spa Casita . After spending time at this resort, you will want to return to celebrate an anniversary or two.

Trip Advisor says there are over 100 things to do in Tuscan. Start by obtaining your own Tuscan Attractions Passport and then begin your tour of the sights. Enjoy a downtown walking tour pausing to take in the quaint shops and get your bearings. The Pima Air and Space Museum is just one of the museums and galleries to explore in Tuscan. Activities to consider are hiking, biking, horseback riding, rock climbing, bird watching, astronomy and caving.

While visiting Tuscan, consider staying at the Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa in the Santa Catalina Mountains. The theme of this luxury spa resort is “Life in Balance”. It claims 90 different complimentary activities, as well as further activities for an additional fee. The options are endless and you can plan your day ahead of time or take it as it unfolds.

Callville MarinaLake Mead National Recreational Area
Lake Mead formed as a result of the Hoover Dan. Being the largest reservoir in the US, there are 700 miles of shoreline holding 9 trillion gallons of water. There are a ton of activities in the Lake Mead area: boating, swimming, golf, hiking in canyons, relaxing on the sandbar, star gazing and fishing. Lake Mead is a ½ day drive from Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Diego and the Grand Canyon. It’s only an hour from Las Vegas yet in the middle of natural beauty.

Why not stay in a houseboat for a unique experience? The Callville Bay Marina Houseboat Rental offers a fun accommodation for your time in Lake Mead. As another option, in nearby Kingman, The Best Western Plus, King’s Inn & Suites offers different types of rooms and suites to meet your needs.

Heat HotelLake Havasu City
Lake Havasu City is known for buying the old London Bridge when it went up for sale. It now sits proudly across Lake Havasu. The area is full of things to do, from golf to kayaking to shopping. Water sports are numerous, and if you would rather explore the parks by biking or hiking, no problem. Hot Air Balloon rides are available, as well as Safari Tours and the Aquatic Center. There are a few popular and highly recommended restaurants in Lake Havasu City including Shugrue’s Restaurant and Bakery and Barley’s Brother’s Brewery.

While in Lake Havasu City, stay in Heat Hotel. They offer suites with a private patio that overlooks the lake and the London Bridge. They also offer a small market with to help create a picnic for your excursions. Their suites include Tempur-Pedic beds, spa products and Jacuzzi tubs.

Radisson YumaYuma
Yuma, located on the Colorado River, boasts having more sunshine than anywhere else on earth! If you are interested in an outdoor, sun filled honeymoon, Yuma is a great option! There are a number of events throughout the year including the Yuma Air Show, the Yuma County Fair and the Yuma Jaylees Silver Spur Rodeo. You should also consider Midnight at the Oasis or the Colorado River Crossing Balloon Festival. There are a number of activities to choose from in Yuma: boating, golf, off-roading, birding, water-skiing, tubing or experiencing the sand dunes.

For a luxurious place to stay, try the Radisson Hotel Yuma. They are known for expert hospitality and service. The hotel has an indoor and outdoor pool as well as a spa, and is close to many attractions. They also provide airport transportation.

Dove MountainLuxurious Stay in Arizona
Arizona in the broadest sense of a destination option is a great place for a honeymoon. There are many places to explore and enjoy, such as the Grand Canyon, the desert nature experience and city life. Travel throughout the state and take in your choice of places, enjoying the landscape as you travel. Use the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain as your base, and experience a luxury accommodation where anyone can relax and be pampered. The hotel includes a spa, golf course and elegant rooms and casitas. There are waterslides, yoga, star gazing. Enjoy incredible sunsets and beautiful desert plant life.