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Arizona Grand Resort & Spa Review

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Arizona Grand Resort & Spa is the only residential style AAA four diamond all suite hotel in Arizona. Featuring the Arizona Grand golf course, water park, and everything for a truly amazing vacation.

Thank you to Arizona Grand Resort for hosting our stay during our Arizona adventure. All opinions, photographs, and videos of the properties are ours.

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa Review

We fall in love with Arizona more each time we visit. The colors of the desert set such a beautiful mood for a family vacation that we are already planning a visit back. It was that wonderful!

It also helped that we were staying at such a great family resort, the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa.

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When we checked in, I was in awe of the views. It is located in the heart of Phoenix, making it a very convenient place for both out of town visitors and locals taking a staycation, but it still feels like you are far off the beaten path.

morning coffee

You all know I love my morning cup of coffee… and they have Starbucks coffee right in the lobby… and a coffeemaker in the rooms. So I already knew I was going to love this place!

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The biggest thing that sets this resort apart from the rest is that they have a HUGE water park just for resort guests that is part of your resort fee!

oasis water park

This was the view of the water park from the front of our bedroom suites! We pretty much threw down our bags and headed straight there!

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The Oasis water park has a wave pool, lazy river, huge slides, a 25 person hot tub, and wonderful cabanas!

private cabana

We had a cabana for the day, and we had my sister-in-law and niece come and visit us there.

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I highly recommend a cabana rental. They keep you cool, act as a home base, and the foodservice is the perfect addition. We enjoyed a huge fruit platter that was chilled and totally cooled us off and buckets of water with a plate of fresh cookies! It was awesome! 


lazy river

wave pool

fun for kids at Arizona grand resort

huge slide

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lazy river fun

After spending the day at the water park, we headed back to our luxury suite. It had two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, dining area and family room. I was in love with the balcony off our room and I enjoyed my coffee there each morning.

suite arizona grand resort

master bedroom



This is the girls’ bathroom. Ours was three times the size and had a walk in closet too! It felt more like a home than a hotel. Look at this walk in shower!

master bathroom

The resort also has an adults only 21+ swimming pool, and a huge exercise facility. There are rooms for cross circuit workouts, yoga and so much more! 

adult only pool

fitness room

They also have a beautiful spa…


And a ton of dining options on site. We had dinner at Aunt Chilada’s one night. That name is awesome right? Enchiladas = Aunt Chilada’s. Love it! The food was delicious and fresh. They even have a special menu with vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free options!

aunt chilada's




We had an amazing stay at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa and can’t wait to return for another vacation there!

Do you have any late summer vacations planned?

Heather Reese
the authorHeather Reese
Heather Delaney Reese is the storyteller and photographer behind the lifestyle and family travel blog, It's a Lovely Life®! For the past decade, she has vacationed over 150 days a year with her family. She is a vegan, and loves being by the water, spending time with her children, husband, 2 Shih Tzus and Cat.


  • That’s awesome! Love the resort and it’s so nice that they have a water park for their guests! I’m sure the kids had a great time. Perfect for a much needed family vacation during the summer!

  • This is a really nice place to stay! I wish I can go to Arizona one of these days!

  • Oh, what a nice place! I never thought that there is such beauty in Arizona, I would like to stay there for a while.

  • Wow, that looks like an amazing place. I will definitely be checking this out if I’m ever in the area. This would be the perfect place to go for me and my family. How nice!

  • I would love to visit this resort and spa with my family if I ever make it to Arizona! How awesome.

  • Ohh wow what a wonderful resort. I am definitely going to look into it for a future mag editorial. Never knew Arizona could be such a great destination. This place was gorg and loved the outdoor spaces.

  • My goodness, the pictures are good enough to tell you the beauty of the resort, I must say this is just amazing. The water-park is just beautiful & other amenities also makes it a wonderful place to stay with your family.

  • This looks like such a fun place to visit! I have always wanted to visit Arizona, and this makes me want to go that much more.

  • That’s where I live. I just found your blog and am really interested because just last night I was talking to my wife about doing something similar to your blog. We have 5 kids and we want to travel full time and blog/vlog the fun things to do for families in each city. I’m going to have to sit down and explore your site a bunch.

  • I need to hit it rich – lol from your pictures, I want to live there! The suite you had was so nice and comfy looking and I absolutely love that you can rent a cabana by the pool – such a good idea.

  • This place looks amazing! I love the lazy river. And those rooms!!! It looks like you had a very fun and relaxing trip. I can’t wait to go there.

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