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The Boulders Resort and Golden Door Spa

The Boulders Resort and Golden Door Spa, Cave Creek and Carefree

At a Glance

    Pros

  • remote desert getaway
  • also in the center of Cave Creek and Carefree shopping, events, and activities

    Cons

  • on-site dining is priced above average
  • minimum 45-minute drive to Phoenix attractions

The Boulders Resort and Golden Door Spa Review

One of the country's top resorts—and one of the few with an all-organic approach—hides amid hill-size, 12-million-year-old granite boulders and the lush Sonoran Desert. Casitas snuggled against the rocks have exposed log-beam ceilings and curved, pueblo-style half walls. Each has a patio with a view, a wood-burning fireplace, and a spacious bathroom with deep soaking tub. An upscale mall, el Pedregal Marketplace, adjoins the resort, and there are two golf courses. The Waldorf Astoria spa is one of the best in the state.

    Hotel Details

  • 160 casitas, 61 villas and haciendas.
  • Rate includes no meals.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 02-21-2013

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