Southern Arizona luxury resort
Located in Southern Arizona, just a few miles from the Mexican border, the Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico has been designed to offer guests a unique yet enjoyable taste of the Old West whilst observing the luxury amenities of todays modern accommodations.
The luxury 4-star resort, which can be found in South West Rio Rico, just off of Interstate 19, offers a total of 182 guest suites and rooms, each of which has been designed to adhere to a South West aesthetic. Uniquely decorated rooms feature a variety of themes, including Mexican Estate and Victorian Bordello. Native American touches can be felt throughout the resort.
Each room features a private bathroom, work desk, lounge area, and comfortable bed adorned in stylish linens. Guests can expect to find wireless internet connectivity, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, television with in-room movies, and a refrigerator amongst the modern amenities included in rooms.
The hotel offers guests a choice of dining options. The San Cayetano Restaurant offers a varied menu of Arizona grilled favorites, all set to the backdrop that is the mountains and deserts beyond. The Santa Rita Grill offers less formal dining and is popular with golfers as it overlooks the resorts course. A starlit dinner is offered to those that desire such. The restaurant also features an Old West style saloon bar, with some very un-Old West cocktails, for those looking to enjoy the evening.
The Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico also features a business center, gift shop, wireless internet access in public areas, complimentary newspapers, room service, extensive parking, and a number of leisure activities. An Olympic sized swimming pool and well-equipped fitness room are available for those looking to exercise, whilst a sauna and variety of spa services offer rest and relaxation. Four floodlit tennis courts are available for those with a competitive spirit.
The hotels 18-hole championship golf course has been designed to be sympathetic to the many cultures of the region, including Native American, Mexican, Spanish Colonial, and Old West. As such, its a picturesque location to enjoy a round or two.
The natural environment and landscapes also make for an enjoyable backdrop for those looking to enjoy a dose of the Great Outdoors. Walking tracks have been designed to offer some of the best sights in the region, whilst venturing a little further from the resort will offer a wide range of attractions.
Those willing to travel a reasonable distance can visit the likes of Patagonia Lake State Park, Coronado National Park, Pena Blanca Lake and Recreational Area, and Tumacacori National Historic Park. All of these feature staple Arizona landscapes, including desert, cliffs, mountains, and scenic walking routes.
Larger settlements, such as Tucson and Phoenix can be reached via road, whilst a day trip south to Mexico is also possible. Rio Rico lays less than 10 miles from Heroica Nogales, where the I-19 crosses the border.
After a busy day out in the open, guests can return to the Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico and enjoy its unique character and undeniable comfort.