Imagine enjoying a stunning desert view of saguaro cacti and ancient Boulders from an adobe casita, sipping morning coffee in blissful comfort and tranquility near an aromatic wood burning fireplace, or taking in fine Native American art. The Boulders Resort is an outdoor enthusiasts' paradise and the dream of nature lovers, with more and more visitors coming here year after year. Just of few of plentiful outdoor activities include hiking, horseback riding, swimming and tennis, not to mention exceptional golf on the 36-hole Jay Morrish championship course. Guests of the Boulders can also take advantage of the festival marketplace with cafes, galleries and Native American art museum.
With its outstanding two 18-hole championship golf courses designed by Jay Morrish and recognized as some of the most beautiful and challenging in the Southwest, the Boulders rates with the world's finest golf resorts, known for its breathtaking panoramas. Following the establishment of the Golden Door in California, the Golden Door Spa at the Boulders opened in October 2001, featuring full-service salon, Yoga Studio, movement studio, fitness center, Vichy treatment rooms and Spa Café's.
The resort also offers seven tennis courts, a classic clay court, four pools and rock climbing wall. Each Saturday visitors are welcome to enjoy and participate in a popular tennis activity in the Boulders Challenge that involves two guests of the resort playing doubles with staff professionals and receiving instructions during the match.
As for the Boulders accommodations, guests can choose from 50 Pueblo Villas and 160 guest casitas, some of them nestled along the golf course. Both villas and rooms are designed in Southwestern style with regional art, glazed tile and earth-tone furnishings. Here, in the inviting and warm atmosphere, you'll enjoy hand-crafted wood ceilings, wood-burning fireplaces, leather furniture and wet bars. Numerous room amenities include wireless Internet access, VCR, balcony, air conditioning, climate control, coffee maker, designer toiletries, rollaway beds, clock radios, cable TV, premium bedding, multi-line phone, separate sitting area and extra towels and linens.
Guests can also take advantage of property amenities, including Internet access in public areas, audio-visual equipment, banquet facilities, business center, conference rooms, mobile rentals, concierge services, fitness equipment, hair salon, babysitting, dry cleaning service and gift shops.
Specializing in American cuisine, Latilla is the resort's distinguished dining rooms, offering scenic views of a massive boulder formation and cascading waterfall. Among other dining and entertainment options are the Paolo Verde restaurant serving regional specialties and seafood; the Discovery Lounge, the Boulders Club, Cantina del Pedregal and the Bakery Cafe, while the nearby vacation activities generally include a Native American art museum and shopping.
The concierge can also arrange such activities as desert jeep tours and hot air ballooning. The best time to visit the Boulders is spring and fall months, offering warm weather.