Lifestyle Wellness in Tucson


Nestled in the Catalina Mountains Northwest of Tucson on 400 acres, Miraval is full-service destination wellness resort and spa designed for living life in the moment. With creative programs, unique spa treatments, nourishing cuisine, and top wellness specialists, Miraval helps people build their own sense of balance.  Visit Purple Sage Ranch for award-winning equine experiences to unleash creativity, improve communication, and take you on an unforgettable experience.  Join the on-site beekeeper for a first-hand journey into the magic of Miraval’s marvelous bees with honey tastings, workshops, and more.  Miraval’s 16,000 sqft. spa has 23 indoor and outdoor treatment rooms, reflecting pool, quiet room and breathtaking views of the desert and surrounding mountains.


Canyon Ranch is an all-inclusive Wellness Resort located in Northeast Tucson near Sabino Canyon.  While Canyon Ranch and Miraval have many similarities the two resorts can vary in the activity offerings and on-site support specialist.  Preventive and diagnostic medical services are offered with full-time physicians, nutritionists, exercise physiologists, behavioral specialists, spiritual wellness experts and other wellness specialists. Canyon Ranch even has its own Health & Healing Center and the Life Enhancement Center, which focuses on longer term stays and immersion programs.  A Wellness Guide is available prior to your stay to help set your intentions to be most productive.


Did you know Tucson is home to the world’s most renown Destination Spa & Wellness Resorts?  Nestled among our Santa Catalina Mountains you will find two powerful brands that continue to inspire guests and visitors from all corners of the world.  Miraval & Canyon Ranch opened their doors in Tucson, AZ in 1995 and 1979 respectively.  In addition to these notable destination spas, Tucson delivers a variety of unique offerings from iconic luxury resort brands to historic guest ranches that can only be found in Tucson, AZ.  

Whether you want to face your fears on Miraval’s 50 foot High Ropes Course or saddle up at the historic Tanque Verde guest ranch where JFK & John Wayne experienced the Old West, there is something for everyone. 
The University of Arizona has also recognized the importance of the Wellness through its addition of The Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine.  Andrew Weil, M.D., is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, a healing-oriented approach to health care which encompasses body, mind, and spirit. 


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The only Five Star Resort & Five Star Spa in the state of Arizona exists in the canyons of the Tortolita Mountains in Tucson, AZ.  The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain offers a spirit of adventure and the feeling of true relaxation. The secluded setting creates a quiet retreat where resort guests indulge in a wide array of experiences: 27 championship holes at the Golf Club of Dove Mountain; holistic, gemstone-inspired therapies at a luxury spa; 26 miles of hiking trails and a sprawling swimming pool complex. 

​​​​​​​Don’t miss the 200ft waterslide in one of its three swimming pools on-site.  The resort even has its own Ranger Station where you can learn about local desert wildlife and book private hiking adventures winding through 20 miles of desert mountain terrain.


Tanque Verde Ranch is one of America’s old-time cattle and guest ranches. Located on 60,000 acres of Tucson’s most breathtaking desert landscapes, nestled amongst the Rincon Mountains and adjacent to Saguaro National Park. Established in 1868, Tanque Verde Ranch is recognized as the last luxurious outpost of the old west.  Traditional adobe walls and Santa Fe style architecture perfectly complement the beauty of the natural surroundings.  Take in the wonder of the Sonoran Desert on horseback or get picked up in an open-aired Jeep as you are guided through the towering Cacti and Rincon Mountains.  

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