Built-in 1928, Royal Palms embodied one couple's dream of a magnificent, private oasis amid the Sonoran Desert. Today, this living landmark invites all to experience an exhilarating palette of 21st-century experiences within the beauty and intimacy of this historic estate. It truly is a Manor of Taste. From its art, architecture, and private-estate history to its cuisine, service culture, and thoughtful surprises, Royal Palms is a Manor of Taste. At Royal Palms Resort & Spa, there is a story waiting to be told and written at every turn of its winding pathways. A Spanish Mediterranean estate built in 1929, Royal Palms artfully weaves together past and present, inviting guests to experience today's finest pleasures amid the authentic beauty and refinement of a historic manor.
This living landmark surprises and delights guests locally and worldwide through its collection of masterfully curated experiences, gracious hospitality, and idyllic and intimate surrounds. From 250-year-old objects of art to creative cuisine and spa therapies, Royal Palms is A Manor of Taste, providing an engaging and unforgettable journey for all senses that is both historic and utterly of the moment.
Accommodations - Reminiscent of an elegant Spanish Colonial-style estate, each of the 119 rooms at Royal Palms Resort and Spa offers unique historic touches. Spaces feature European furniture and boast stunning views of the mountains or lush courtyard gardens. Six ultra-spacious villas provide grand outdoor patios, stone floors, and crackling fireplaces, while some rooms are host to luxe bathrooms with deep soaking tubs and rainfall showers. When you're looking to explore, the resort is located a short distance from Old Town and top Phoenix destinations, including the Desert Botanical Garden.
Dining - With farm-to-table freshness in every dish and innovation in every cocktail recipe, the signature restaurant and chic lounge at Royal Palms Resort and Spa promise experiences that are anything but the ordinary. "T. Cook’s" - deal for an intimate affair or a large party, T. Cook's offers eclectic tapas dishes prepared with locally sourced ingredients. Enjoy your meal in the striking brick dining room, complete with a crackling fireplace and courtyard views, or dine alfresco on the patios for a candlelit dinner under the stars. The signature restaurant also offers private dining space for groups of up to 18 guests. Reserve the Vernadero, a private dining space defined by high-beam ceilings and a cozy fireplace, opt to host guests in the Delos Private Dining Room, an extension of T. Cook's that offers a secluded, elegant setting for 12 guests, or host an unforgettable event out on the outdoor patios. For larger parties of up to 95 guests, the Orange Grove venue offers a unique setting amid its original orange groves.
Mix Up Bar - For a contemporary take on rustic dining, visit the Mix Up Bar, serving craft cocktails and farm-to-table cuisine complemented by stunning views of the desert courtyard. Unwind in this lounge-inspired spot outfitted with dark wood accents, leather couches, elegant bar seating, and intimate dining tables. Each meant encouraging a blend of conversation and relaxation. Along with the extensive food and drink menu, the Mix Up Bar also plays host to spirited events. "Cabana Café"- After indulging in complete relaxation at the pool, sip a refreshing cocktail and escape the Arizona heat at the Cabana Café. Select from imaginative cocktails that complement the full menu of delectable lunch and dessert dishes. Take a seat around the Cabana Café, or order food and drink poolside. The shaded casitas surrounding the pool lend themselves to that idyllic vacation feel and are the perfect setting for enjoying a meal under the Phoenix sun.
Area Attractions - Whether sun-drenched or star-covered, Phoenix is ready to be explored. Royal Palms Resort and Spa puts you in the heart of the city, close to vibrant Scottsdale, national parks, some of the country's most iconic golf courses, a thriving nightlife scene, and top destinations, including the Desert Botanical Garden and Scottsdale Stadium. At the resort, take part in a curated calendar of lively activities, including daily fitness classes, mixology lessons at the Mix Up Bar, and weekly history and art tours of the mansion and grounds. During your stay, embrace desert living like a local.