TUCSON, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 10/23/12 -- The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain has unveiled two new Arizona vacation packages for November and December, with both offering a resort credit valid for property dining, spa treatments, shopping and recreational activities. Both resort packages are timed to take advantage of Tucson's temperate, sunny fall weather, and they are complemented by the introduction of several new dining and entertainment offerings at the 850-acre Arizona resort.
New for fall is the recent return of the luxury Tucson hotel's seasonal Sunday Market Brunch, Thursday mixology classes and weekend hand-crafted sushi in the lobby. Also added for the winter season, the resort's Swim-Up Hot Cocoa Butler will ply the waters of the lobby-adjacent Turquesa Pool, which will also be served by a new Tequila Cart, a mobile action station offering personalized chair-side cocktail service.
The new Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain Roadrunner Food Truck will be a further autumn sight at the property, serving gourmet bites as the truck parks alongside lobby patio tailgating parties during Sunday TV football viewings. The truck will also serve outdoor guests with ice cream truck and holiday-themed stops, especially as the resort comes alive in late November with twinkling lights, Arizona holiday décor and a life-size gingerbread teepee.
Further activity news from The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain includes the recent introduction of a new sake sommelier, in-room luxury camping ("glamping") for younger guests and the introduction of the Cayton's Restaurant Thursday "Astronomer for an Evening" experience, complete with stargazing cocktails and an astronomer-led tour of Tucson's famously starry night skies.
The resort's new packages are:
Valid through January 5, 2013
From $229 per night, based on availability
Vacation package includes:
~Overnight resort accommodations
~$50 USD hotel credit per night
Valid through January 5, 2013
From $259 per night, based on availability
Resort package includes:
~Overnight resort accommodations
~$100 USD hotel credit per night
Named one of the top 100 hotels in the world by Travel + Leisure and just voted the top resort in the Southwest in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice poll, The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is located between Phoenix/Scottsdale and Tucson and is accessible from the international airports serving both of those cities. To learn more about the luxury Arizona resort or to make reservations, please call at 1-800-241-3333 or visit http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/DoveMountain/Default.htm.
About The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
Set amidst a lush Saguaro cactus forest along the stunning Tortolita foothills north of Tucson, the 850-acre Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is highlighted by a spectacular Tucson spa complex which features a private serenity pool with floating tanning island, cabanas and day beds, and which has been ranked among TripAdvisor's top ten spas in the world. The resort is adjacent to 27 holes of Jack Nicklaus signature golf and the site of the annual WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, a highlight of winter for golf's top touring pros. The Arizona golf and spa resort features a complete fitness center, indoor and outdoor yoga and movement classes, tennis courts and dozens of walking, hiking and biking trails accessible to resort guests of various ages and ability levels.
Featured on the Condé Nast Traveler 2012 Gold List with one of the highest national ratings for activities, The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is renowned for its three swimming pools, 235-foot water slide and year-round recreation and adventure offering, with the acclaimed Dove Mountain Rangers children's program a best-seller among young travelers aged five to 12. Flora and fauna walks, mountain biking, geo-caching, riding and ranch adventures are offered throughout the year, as are nightly fire-pit s'mores presented while a Native American flautist salutes the desert sunset with a hauntingly beautiful refrain. The 253-room resort's vacation weekends are also highlighted by Cosmic Slide parties and family-friendly dive-in movies, while daily desert animal meet-and-greets take place on the grounds' custom-built habitat for Rocky the Desert Tortoise. Numerous restaurant offerings are also available at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, including the popular "Splash Dining," presented with the legs of tables, chairs, servers and diners refreshingly immersed in the waters of the shallow Turquesa Pool. Hand-made sushi is served on select in-season evenings at Ignite Lobby Lounge, while the top-ranked fresh regional cuisine and seasonal Sunday Market Brunch of CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar are complemented by fresh Arizona citrus grown in a 42-acre grove directly adjoining the restaurant. During harvest months, guests of CORE are invited to visit the grove to select their own fruit for mimosas and other morning libations.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 80 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR).
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