Romantic Hotels in Tucson

by Cicely A. Richard

Tucson is surrounded by five mountain ranges – the Santa Catalina, the Tortolita, Santa Rita, Rincon and Tucson mountains. Romantic hotels and resorts in Tucson boast views of these mountains, whether they are in downtown or on the outskirts of the city. Couples have a choice between desert terrains found near the center of the city or greener landscapes found in northern Tucson. Active couples can explore the city’s numerous mountains trails or enjoy golf and tennis.

Downtown Tucson

The Arizona Inn is like an oasis in downtown Tucson, boasting 14 acres of flower gardens. The hotel offers the convenience of downtown attractions and views of the Tucson Mountains. Its Romantic Retreat package includes Town Car airport transportation, chilled champagne, a fruit basket, dinner for two in the Main Dining Room, and breakfast in bed. Couples can enjoy piano music in Audubon Bar. Select suites have garden view balconies, wet bars and sitting areas. Best Western Royal Sun Inn & Suites is located in the northern section of downtown, across the street from a park. It features a small landscaped courtyard with shaded seating. Its Arizona Wedding package includes king Jacuzzi suite accommodations, drinks at Royal Sun Lounge, cook-to-order breakfast at Royal Sun Restaurant and welcome snacks. The lounge schedules live entertainment. Suites have whirlpool tubs, television with DVD players and refrigerators.

Tucson Foothills

The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa sits at the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains and offers cooler temperatures than downtown. Its Indulge Each Other package includes sparkling wine, strawberries and breakfast in bed. The Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa at the resort offers bride and groom spa packages that consist of massages, skin treatments and hair care. Guest rooms contain cherry wood furniture and crown molding. Select suites have fireplaces, wet bars, outdoor whirlpools and spa tubs. Westward Look Resort is an 80-acre resort offering views of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Its Romantic Enchantment package includes suite accommodations, chilled champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, and dinner for two at GOLD or in suite. Sonoran Spa provides aromatherapy couple’s massages. GOLD restaurant has glass windows that view the mountains or the city. Stargazer Spa suites have semi-private outdoor patios with outdoor hot tubs.

Oro Valley/Marana Area

The Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort boasts 500 acres of landscaped property with lush greenery dominant in the northern Tucson. Guests see the Santa Catalina Mountains in the horizon. Its Do Not Disturb package includes sparkling wine or cider, breakfast for two and late checkout. The resort help couples arrange romantic hikes or horseback riding excursions in the trails winding around the resort. Select suites have living rooms with fireplaces, stocked minibars, safes and 42-inch flat-screen televisions. Omni Tucson National Resort features Southwestern architecture, namely arched doorways, wood furniture and hues of brown throughout the property. Its Wine and Dine package includes breakfast and dinner for two, a bottle of champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries. The Spa at the resort offers couples packages. Select suites have kitchens, gas fireplaces and private patios.

Making Reservations

The Tucson Metropolitan Tucson Convention & Visitors Bureau has online tools to help couples search for hotels and check available dates. The website also provides information about packages offered in Tucson.

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