Embodying the heart and soul of its Sonoran Desert surroundings, The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain offers a sanctuary among luxury resorts in Tucson, AZ, with a natural beauty framed against the Tortolita Mountains. Here guests will discover how easy it is to be inspired by the land revered by the Hohokam inhabitants of centuries past. Let us create your dream oasis in a desert land where adventure and a gracious spirit enable you to return to life. Tucson resorts like The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain honor its natural beauty with an enduring spirit. This luxury hotel’s guests can sense it by immersing themselves in the spectacular mountain terrain - on a hike, a mountain bike, or playing golf on the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf course. Or simply by taking in a star-filled sky alongside a terrace fire pit. Let us open your eyes to a place that will touch both your soul and sense of adventure.
In this refined desert oasis, the Tucson hotel rooms and suites reflect the local landscape and culture, featuring natural elements of dark mesquite woods, richly hued fabrics, light stones, and a taste of Southwestern flair. Featuring comfortable luxury's understated ambiance, these rooms and suites are beautifully appointed with a mix of modern comforts and authentic, handcrafted architectural and design details. All rooms offer inspiring views of nearby mountain ranges, the Tortolita Foothills, or the Wild Burro Canyon.
More than 20 miles of hiking and biking trails winding through spectacular Arizona mountain terrain. Unlimited recreational opportunities include tennis, golf, swimming, and a 235-foot waterslide. Hiking and adventure programming, including ranger-led tours of ancient Indian petroglyphs. A Ritz Kids program for children ages 5 through 12 and three swimming pools for all to enjoy.
Rooms & Suites - Renovated rooms and suites reflect the Arizona desert's soft elegance, blending indigenous-inspired textiles, natural materials, and earth tones with mountain views enjoyed from a private terrace. Casitas, secluded amid the Tucson desert, offer living spaces and residential touches.
Dining - Restaurants at this Marana resort reflect the desert surroundings. Citrus from the resort’s orchard is served for breakfast at Core Kitchen & Wine Bar. Live music and pub fare are served with a mountain view at Ignite. And regional craft beers at Cayton’s Burger Bistro are ideal after a day of golf.
"Core Kitchen & Wine Bar''- An extensive wine list complements regionally inspired American cuisine. At breakfast, guests can pick their own oranges, tangelos, and grapefruits from the restaurant’s 42-tree orchard."Ignite'' -This fire-themed lobby lounge features live music, classic cocktails, whiskies from around the world, gastro-pub fare, and daily mixology classes. Indoor and outdoor seating overlooks Wild Burro Canyon. "Sushi Bar & Sake in Ignite" - The fire-themed lobby lounge features a Sushi Bar every Friday and Saturday evenings paired with sake recommended by the Sake Expert. Enjoy traditional Maki rolls and sashimi paired with signature regional favorites while you listen to live entertainment.
"Turquesa Latin Grill" - Is located at the resort’s spectacular swimming pool and water slide area. Enjoy world-class cuisine and service while soaking in Southern Arizona’s sunny weather. This poolside grill is the perfect place for lunch, featuring traditional Latin fare and Tucson-inspired influences. Turquesa Latin Grill also specializes in premium tequilas, hand-crafted margaritas, and signature cocktails. "Cayton's Burger Bistro" - One of the six restaurants at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain, not only serves the best burgers in Tucson, it serves up one of the most spectacular views. The clubhouse's casually elegant ambiance is the perfect setting for gourmet burgers, shakes, signature entrees, and an extensive selection of regional craft beers. The views from Cayton’s patio only enhances the experience. Cayton’s is open to the public, members, and guests and is available for private dining events.
A Holistic Spa Retreat Near Tucson, Arizona - Nature’s power is no secret; communities have been using it to heal since the beginning of time. At The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Dove Mountain, rituals and journeys take a holistic, natural approach to health and beauty. Indigenous Tucson gemstones are used to ease sore muscles, alleviate stress, restore balance, and clean energy. A poultice of indigo, favored by Native American shamans to treat aches and pains, and warm basalt stones are incorporated into massages. And desert flora extracts are used to quench dehydrated skin. This unique experience, paired with the resort’s beautiful setting, has made the spa a favorite with readers of “Condé Nast Traveler” and a wellness destination for locals and visitors.
Area & Attractions - Discover the Sonoran Desert From This Dove Mountain Resort - Near Tucson and its University of Arizona, nature calls in different forms. Golf courses set amid regal saguaro and rolling hills. Guided hikes with stops at historic petroglyphs. Stargazing under the clear desert sky. Biking through the Tortolita Mountains. Cocktails featuring citrus from the luxury hotel’s 42-tree orchard. And activities that invite young guests to put on their ranger hat for the day. There is plenty to explore beyond the resort, including national parks, luxury shopping, spring training baseball, rodeos, art galleries, museums, and performing arts.