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Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa

5000 East Via Estancia Miraval | Tucson, AZ 85739 [See Map]
#6 in Best Tucson Hotels
Hotel Class 4.0-star Critic Rating Moderate Guest Rating
TripAdvior Traveler Rating

Based on 576 reviews
Property Type All-inclusive resort with 117 rooms, 1 floors
Style Modern, Rustic
Best For Couples, Solo travelers

U.S. News Review

Flanking the edge of Catalina State Park in the northern Tucson suburb of Oro Heights, Miraval offers wellness-seekers a calm, soothing environment — many recent guests describe a trip to Miraval as "unforgettable" and "a little slice of paradise." With a focus on sustainable living, the resort's knowledgeable staff will teach you numerous techniques to staying fit, including healthy eating habits and exercise routines, from Pilates and yoga to rock climbing and mountain biking. At the end of the day, travelers say that returning to their rooms felt almost like coming home. Outfitted with hardwood furnishings and plush beds, the guest rooms provide a comfortable setting in which to unwind, while amenities like LCD TVs, Wi-Fi access and signature bath products make the accommodations even more inviting. Because this is an all-inclusive retreat, meals are included in the price of your stay, and many packages also include spa services.

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Critic Reviews

Travel + Leisure

“Arizona has handful of wellness-oriented desert retreats, but Miraval Resort & Spa, 55 miles north of Tucson, stands out for an all-inclusive nightly rate that includes some spa treatments and activities (dance fusion, cocktail and cooking classes, and Pilates, to name a few).”

Condé Nast Traveler

“Villas have earth tones and are made from sustainable materials, while the grounds are 'spectacular yet intimate' ”

Other Awards:
  • Frommer's Exceptional

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 576 guests have reviewed the Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4.5 (based on 576 reviews)

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Amenities

  • Internet Access
  • Business Center
  • Dining
  • Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool

Location & Parking

Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa is an adults-only, all-inclusive wellness destination nestled in Arizona's Catalina Mountains. Resting on 400 acres, the landscaped grounds include multiple hiking trails, a challenge course with high- and low-ropes obstacles, a zipline, an equestrian center, and much more. The resort is situated about 25 miles north of downtown Tucson, so guests looking to check out the city on a daily basis may want to stay elsewhere.

  • Visitors must pay a daily 22 percent resort amenity charge
  • Tucson International Airport about 30 miles south

  • 24-hour valet parking (free)
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach
  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping

Guest Rooms

Standard guest rooms are spacious and decorated in earthy tones to reflect their desert surroundings. Most rooms feature mountain views and include amenities like 37-inch flat-screen TVs, coolers with complimentary water bottles, velour bathrobes and daily housekeeping services. Upgraded suites and villas offer more space and large patios.

  • Wi-Fi is included in the resort fee

Standard room size:

400 square feet
  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Dining

Miraval visitors have three dining facilities to choose from, all included in stay packages. The primary restaurant, Cactus Flower, serves a buffet and seasonal menu while the Brave Bill Lounge offers small bites, cocktails and other alcoholic beverages. Diners can grab coffee, smoothies, snacks and fresh juices at the Palm Court.

  • Resort fee and stay package do not include cost of alcohol
  • Chef's Alcove presents a dining experience in the demonstration kitchen with a five-course meal
  • Oasis Poolside Bar serves drinks and light fare
  • Other food-related amenities include culinary challenges, pasta-making courses and cooking demonstrations

Number of restaurants:

3

Cuisine types:

Buffet, American
  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

Visitors can sun themselves on deck chairs that surround Miraval's three outdoor pools. One pool is just outside the fitness center and is suitable for swimming laps. It's also where the aquatic fitness classes are held. Another is situated within the spa grounds and includes a pool bar, and third is located near the zen garden.

  • Poolside Oasis snack bar

Number of pools:

3

Pool types:

  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo

Pool amenities:

  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar

Spa

Miraval is perhaps most known for its Life in Balance Spa. The spa features a wide variety of indoor and outdoor treatment spaces and a full menu of services that include ayurveda treatments, renewal rituals, massages, salon services, skin care and more. A Miraval Advisor can work with you to select treatments based on your needs and interests. Highlights here include the outdoor Swedish massage where spagoers can inhale essential aromatherapy oils as they relax in the sunshine.

  • The spa suggests booking treatments three weeks prior to arrival

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

Fitness

The fitness center at Miraval features views of the surrounding desert and is equipped with cardio and weight-training machines. The resort also offers a wide variety of complimentary fitness classes as part of the resort charge. Guests can enjoy desert hikes, walks, yoga, meditation and even high intensity interval training in the water. Classes on nutrition and meditation are also available. For an additional fee, visitors can partake in activities such as mountain climbing, equine adventures and an on-site ropes course challenge.

  • Tennis lessons available

  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles (with fee)
  • Tennis (with fee)
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

Business professionals can choose from six different meeting rooms in addition to three dining spaces where they can host gatherings. The resort can accommodate up to 100 people. Miraval also offers team-building activities including mountain biking, golf, spa treatments, wellness lectures and yoga classes.

  • Unique spaces include the 130-seat theater and a demonstration kitchen

Number of meeting rooms:

6
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Golf

There is a course nearby.

  • Golf carts
  • Golf packages
  • Club rentals
  • Club house
  • Refreshment stand or restaurant
  • Caddy service
  • Pro shop

Wedding

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