Travel Snapshots | #ScottsdaleAZ

March 2, 2014

Weekend Getaway to ScottsdaleAZTravel Snapshots | #ScottsdaleAZTravel Snapshots | #ScottsdaleAZTravel Snapshots | #ScottsdaleAZTravel Snapshots | #ScottsdaleAZTravel Snapshots | #ScottsdaleAZTravel Snapshots | #ScottsdaleAZTravel Snapshots | #ScottsdaleAZTravel Snapshots | #ScottsdaleAZRise + Shine Breakfast | #ScottsdaleAZPrimp + Blow | #ScottsdaleAZTravel Snapshots | #ScottsdaleAZTravel Snapshots | #ScottsdaleAZLast weekend my Mom and I were thrilled to not only to explore a new city – Scottsdale, AZ – but also be hosted at one of Arizona’s finest resorts, the AAA Fairmont Scottsdale Princess! The staff on-site did a wonderful job {between a surprise margarita room-delivery and daily weather update cards on our beds – talk about attention to detail!} of making us feel special during our short stay.

My Mom lives in Colorado so it was great to be able to do a little Mommy & Me meet-up for a mini weekend getaway! We truly enjoyed a couple visits to the Well & Being at Willow Stream Spa – talk about relaxing! As if the 5 pools, 5 restaurants, 5 tennis courts and 2 TPC Championship golf courses on-site weren’t enough; the private spa is like walking into a desert oasis. Fully equipped with a rooftop pool {not to mention a dry sauna, steam sauna, waterfall feature…the works}, fitness center and a variety of spa services. We loved just sitting back {for once} and soaking up the sun during such a perfect weather weekend. We also had a chance to pop over to Primp & Blow for Mom’s first blow-out experience! So much fun! The salon not only does blow-outs, but also specializes in makeup application, waxing, and brows.

Of course the food wasn’t half bad either…some seriously authentic tacos at the little ‘hole-in-the-wall’ Jalisco Tacos on our way into town {a great Siri find – thanks iPhone}, healthy foodie picks at a local Scottsdale start-up Pita Jungle, poolside bites, more Mexican delights at Ironwood  + a 10 course chef inspired meal at Bourbon Steak – I’d say we were well fed.

Thank you again to the Scottsdale tourism industry + the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess for making this trip happen – it was truly such a fun experience!sponsorship tag

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  • Reply Ria April 11, 2014 at 6:49 pm

    Way cool!

  • Reply Hilary March 4, 2014 at 3:58 pm

    This looks heavenly! And Scottsdale is always a wonderful place to visit! I hope you had a chance to visit Fashion Square Mall- that place is my weakness!

    @shopwhiteplum

  • Reply kelly in the city March 2, 2014 at 11:35 pm

    Looks like you had an amazing time! LOVE the photos!

    xx
    Kelly
    kellyinthecity.com

  • Reply Megan March 2, 2014 at 1:02 pm

    This looks so beautiful and refreshing!

  • Reply Rebecca March 2, 2014 at 10:02 am

    Looks beautiful and relaxing!
    Rebecca
    http://www.sweetandsimplelifeblog.com

  • Reply Q March 2, 2014 at 9:18 am

    lovely pic’s!x

  • Reply Jessica Rose March 2, 2014 at 5:03 am

    Beautiful pictures…and it looks hot….I need to be somewhere hot too!

    http://vodkaandarose.blogspot.co.uk