The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley Prepares for Summer 2020 Opening Article originally posted on Commercial Executive Magazine on August 9, 2019 The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company L.L.C. is excited to announce the expansion of its Arizona presence with the expected summer 2020 opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley. Set in the coveted resort town of Paradise Valley, Ariz., within the heart of vibrant Scottsdale, construction on The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley is well underway for the luxury property that will span over 20 acres and boast 215 guest accommodations. “We are thrilled to expand our resort portfolio with The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley and look forward to bringing our legendary service to Scottsdale, a destination that has long been alluring to luxury travelers,” said Lisa Holladay, Global Brand Leader for The Ritz-Carlton. The simple yet elegant design of the resort creates relaxed and comfortable spaces that allow the natural beauty of the resort’s location to shine. The stunning grand lobby, situated above the rest of the hotel overlooking the iconic Camelback Mountain, will greet guests with a water feature that cascades down through the property to a world-class spa. The resort’s 215 guest rooms include spacious suites with superior amenities and design, in addition to a number of oversized suites, detached casitas and bungalows that will make The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley an ideal destination for those seeking a private oasis. Guest accommodations will be connected by quiet, lush courtyard gardens and shaded walkways that evokes the sense of a village. Large windows with deep overhangs will promote the resort’s indoor/outdoor living ethos, along with unobstructed views of Arizona’s idyllic sunsets. The main pool, spanning nearly 400 feet, will be one of the longest resort pools in North America. A specialty dining concept will harvest seasonal produce from the resort’s anticipated herb garden and 400-tree citrus orchard, incorporating ingredients into the daily menus. The resort will offer a 16,000 square-foot spa, with both indoor and outdoor treatment rooms. Spa guests will have exclusive access to a private pool with a circuit of various jetted treatments along with a whirlpool, Vichy shower, rainwalk and cabanas. The resort will also feature a 2,500 square-foot state-of-the-art health and fitness center, various indoor/outdoor meeting and event spaces like the amphitheater and secret garden, and a grand lawn with stunning views of the iconic Camelback, Mummy and McDowell mountains. The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley is the centerpiece of the $2 billion, 122-acre master-planned community of The Palmeraie. The resort is surrounded by 81 single-level Ritz-Carlton Residences Villas, ranging in size from 1,700 to 4,800 square feet, and 39 single-family Ritz-Carlton Residences Estate Homes, from 5,500 to 12,000 square feet. The Villas and Estate Homes will be whole-ownership and Ritz-Carlton branded, serviced and managed. Residence owners will experience a “resort within a resort” as they will have their own Clubhouse that will encompass a spectacular common lounge area along with a junior Olympic sized-pool; fitness facilities; private, beautifully landscaped grounds; a dedicated director of residences; concierge; priority access to hotel amenities, and a host of a la carte services such as in-residence dining, housekeeping and engineering services.