Natural Treasures Abound. WorldMark South Mountain Preserve is located inside the largest nature preserve within city limits in the world, at the base of South Mountain. The Apache Trail leads determined hikers deep into the wild of the Sonoran Desert, or for a more domesticated setting, unearth the native flora by a gentle stroll though the Desert Botanical Gardens. Discover some of Arizona’s incredible sights such as the Red Rocks of Sedona, Montezuma Castle and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World: the Grand Canyon. Closer to home, Old Town Scottsdale Historic District features eclectic shopping, unconventional art galleries, and quirky eateries. The Heard Museum, founded in 1929, is renowned as one of the best places to learn about American Indian arts and culture and, for a total change of scenery, downtown Phoenix, with it’s myriad of entertainment, shopping and dining options is only fifteen minutes away.

Resort Fun. WorldMark South Mountain Preserve is beautifully detailed and expertly crafted to reflect the native spirit of the surrounding wilderness landscape. The comfortable units feature Roman tubs and authentic local artwork. After a day exploring head over to one of the on-site barbecue grills and enjoy a cook-out with friends under the twinkling stars of the desert skies. If a chill-out day is needed, just relax by the pool complete with an attractive waterfall feature or sink into the hot tub and enjoy the surrounding views. Wi-fi is available in the common areas, so you can email your spectacular photos of nature to family. When you’re ready to explore again try a desert jeep tour, a ride in a hot air balloon or a trip to the Phoenix Zoo!


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Key Features
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Barbecue area
  • Fitness Center


  • 2 outdoor pools
  • 2 outdoor hot tubs
  • Barbecue area
  • Computer Room
  • Fitness Center

Before You Go


Whats On




Things To See and Do


Chase Field

Home of the MLB Arizona Diamondbacks and much more. From motocross to soccer to concerts you’ll have a great experience whatever time of year you visit.


The Heard Museum

The mission of the Heard Museum is to educate people about the arts, heritage and life ways of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, with an emphasis on American Indian tribes of the Southwest. The museum offers 11 exhibition galleries, free guided tours, outdoor sculpture gardens, a renowned café, art gallery and trading-post style shopping.


Desert Botanical Gardens

With approximately fifty acres under cultivation, something is always blooming at the Desert Botanical Gardens. Enjoy special events such as Music in the Garden and flashlight tours throughout the year.


South Mountain Park

At over 16,000 acres, South Mountain Park/Preserve is the largest municipal park in the country, boasting 51 miles of primary trails for horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking for all ability levels.