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Amazing Desert Honeymoons

Amazing Desert Honeymoons

There's something magical about the desert. From the warmth of the day to the cool evenings - the surreal sunsets, the great big oasis that offers hiking, biking, and climbing. Maybe your favorite activitiy is simply basking by the pool and sipping on a prickly pear cocktail?

We get it! A dessert honeymoon sounds relaxing, romantic and adventurous all in the same moment. To help you find the ultimate desert honeymoon, SPG shared with us four of their best desert honeymoon destinations. From a luxury resort to a hip and modern Palm Springs Oasis. Your desert dreams are only a click away.

Photographers: Vienna Glenn

Amazing Desert Honeymoons

There's something magical about the desert. From the warmth of the day to the cool evenings - the surreal sunsets, the great big oasis that offers hiking, biking, and climbing. Maybe your favorite activitiy is simply basking by the pool and sipping on a prickly pear cocktail?

We get it! A dessert honeymoon sounds relaxing, romantic and adventurous all in the same moment. To help you find the ultimate desert honeymoon, SPG shared with us four of their best desert honeymoon destinations. From a luxury resort to a hip and modern Palm Springs Oasis. Your desert dreams are only a click away.

Photographers: Vienna Glenn

Amazing Desert Honeymoons

Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass

This Chandler, Arizona resort was designed to be an authentic representation of the Bila River Indian Community's heritage and culture. This desert oasis is Arizona's premier Native American owned luxury Phoenix resort.

Details of the Pima and Maricopa tribes are tightly woven into the resort. Offering an authentic cultural experience for all of it's guests and visitors.

Amazing Desert Honeymoons

Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass

By Day: Spend the morning on horseback in search of the 1,500 wild horses that roam the Gila River Indiana Community. Ride on back and enjoy an afternoon of luxurious pampering at the Aji Spa where you receive a saddle soothing massage and a delicious lunch. After your relaxing day at the spa, spend the rest of the afternoon the sparkling pool with cascading water streams.

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Amazing Desert Honeymoons

Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass

By Night: Before dinner, soak up the remaining sun while paddle boarding around the Gila River.

After, prepare for even more relaxation as you sip on a crafted concoctions before your dinner at Kia. The the only AAA Five Diamond restaurant in Arizona. Kia features a menu rich in Native American culture. End your day with a stroll around the property and enjoy a spectacular Arizona sunset.

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Amazing Desert Honeymoons
Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass also has spectacular wedding venue options. Just outside Phoenix, it is a truly unique wedding destination! Offering spectacular desert views and so much more.

Photo: Liv Photography

Amazing Desert Honeymoons
Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, features a 17,500 sq. ft. full service spa and salon, 36 holes of championship Troon Golf, fine dining at one of Arizona's only AAA Five-Diamond restaurant, Kai. It also offers an onsite equestrian center for horseback adventures along ancient tribal land.

Photo: Liv Photography

Amazing Desert Honeymoons
The Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass Phoenix Resort meets every need from your wedding ceremony to your reception and of course your honeymoon. The essence of a one-of-a-kind storybook Arizona wedding.

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Amazing Desert Honeymoons
How amazing is this desert bouquet? Ideal for your Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass wedding.

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Amazing Desert Honeymoons

The Phoenician (Luxury Resort Collection) 

Nestled at the base of Camelback Mountain in Scottsdale, Arizona, The Phoenician is a crazy luxurious desert honeymoon spot. Recently the resort went under a multi-million dollar luxury renovation. The rooms are as fancy as they get with oversized bathrooms and incredibly soft towels. From arrival to departure it is first class all the way. 

Amazing Desert Honeymoons

The Phoenician (Luxury Resort Collection) 

By Day: Start your morning with a  game of tennis at one of their 11 tennis courts or take in a round of golf. In the early afternoon, kick back and relax by one of their 9 pools and sip on a mai tai.

When you've had enough sun, head on over to their newly remodeled 3 story spa. Proudly featuring: 24 treatment rooms – including a VIP suite with fireplace for couples, rooftop pool with cabanas overlooking the resort grounds and Camelback Mountain. Experience a full-service nail salon and blow dry bar as well as a fitness center with movement studio and personal training gym.

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Amazing Desert Honeymoons

The Phoenician (Luxury Resort Collection) 

By Night: The Phoenician has 9 dining options which gives you an idea on how large this property is. Try Afternoon Tea, which you may have guessed serves afternoon tea that's complete with pastries, finger sandwiches, scones with Devonshire cream and preserves. Yum! Later try their newest restaurant, Mowry & Cotton. A casual dining experience offering upscale tacos, spare ribs and artisanal flat breads.

After your meal, take a 30 minute helicopter ride where you and your love can take in the stunning colors as the sun sets. 

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The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa

A world class Rancho Mirage hotel set amongst calming desert scenery situated 9 miles east of Palm Springs, California. Lounge by the pool or unwind at the spa during your desert retreat. Listed as one of Golf Digest's® Top 75 Golf Resorts in North America.

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Amazing Desert Honeymoons

The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa

By Day: Spend the day on one of their two championship golf courses. Each of the courses is entirely different with the exception of the stunning desert landscape as the backdrop. An ideal honeymoon for the avid golfers.

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The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa

We know you love your fur babies, and so does  The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa. You can bring your puppy if he/she's 50 pounds or less at no additional fee. However they do collect a refundable deposit of $100 at registration in case of room damage. Relax in their pet friendly cafe while your dog snacks on gourmet treats and canine casseroles. 

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The Riviera Palm Springs, a Tribute Portfolio Resort

In the heart of Palm Springs, California, this free spirited yet elegant resort offers a private oasis for you to relax and unwind after your wedding. With 24 acres of resort grounds to explore and plenty to do.

Billiards, board games and cards can be found in The Arcade. Giant Jenga, Connect Four, croquet and more are poolside in Chiki and Soleil pool areas. Hours of entertainment. They also offer complimentary 2-hour bike rental for all their hotel guests.

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Amazing Desert Honeymoons

The Riviera Palm Springs, a Tribute Portfolio Resort

By Day: This hip resort is perfectly centered in the heart of Palm Springs, making it incredibly easy for you to enjoy all the surrounding local activities. A plethora of shopping, museums and hikes are within walking distance. Ask the front desk to help you curate a day designed especially for you.

After you enjoyed some of the local fun, head back to the  The Riviera Palm Springs and soak up some desert sun at the Soleil Pool. Enjoy one of their raft cocktails and listen to live music while you sit back and relax.

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Amazing Desert Honeymoons

The Riviera Palm Springs, a Tribute Portfolio Resort

By Night: Head on over to the Gypsy Rose for a burrata caprese salad and one of their Gypsy Rose signature cocktails (Hornitos Reposado,Tequila, Lemon | Lime, Orange and Agave Nectar). Take in the bohemian glam atmosphere while you bask in being a newlywed.

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Amazing Desert Honeymoons
Not only can you have a super hip and stylish honeymoon, but you can also have a beyond amazing bachelorette party at The Riviera Palm Springs, a Tribute Portfolio Resort. Make lasting memories, and let spontaneity rule. With a spa, salon, and shopping just minutes from downtown Palm Springs, The Riviera Palm Springs is your bachelorette party destination. Below is one of their hip packages.

Vip Bachelorette Cabana

Take your poolside experience on your special weekend to the next level. Includes: Fridge filled with Fiji Waters, Palm Springs Logoed Pool Towels (2), Shotski’s – set of 4 shots, Sun Tan Lotion by SunBum, Chips and Salsa, Exotic Fruit Platter, Ice Bucket of Sodas, Flat Screen TV, Bottle of Rosé Champagne. Invite us please.


Amazing Desert Honeymoons
No winter gear needed at The Riviera Palm Springs, a Tribute Portfolio Resort!
Amazing Desert Honeymoons
How amazing do all those Desert Honeymoons look? If you book your wedding through participating Starwood Hotels and Resorts in North America, Mexico, Latin America and Canada - you can use those points towards a FREE honeymoon in amazing resorts like Hawaii, Paris or Bora Bora.

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