A warm climate all-year round, vast deserts, and rugged canyons.
If these are all the things you’re looking for in your next vacation, then Arizona might just be the perfect destination. To top this off, Arizona is known as a paradise for sports fans, adventurous travelers, and photography enthusiasts.
If you’re ready to witness the breathtaking wonders of this desert paradise, we’ve gathered the 10 best luxury vacation rentals that’ll guarantee to complete your stay!
Wander Cave Creek – Cave Creek, Arizona
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This modern desert paradise is located in a small and secluded town, perfectly perched on a hilly site surrounded by cacti and saguaros. It is a suitable destination for both work and play - in fact, you might just catch yourself using the amazing workstation while enjoying the stunning and unobstructed views of the mountains and the faraway city!
For amenities, this Wander home does not disappoint. It has a Japanese soaking tub, +300mbps of Wi-Fi, three workstations, a gym, a sauna, a Tesla Model Y, and the list goes on!
Norman Lykes House Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright - Phoenix, Arizona
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An exquisite home designed by a renowned architect and was featured both in Dwell and Architectural Digest. This modern abode was specifically designed to follow the curves of the mountains it was structured on. Regarded as an iconic masterpiece, the Norman Lykes House assures indoor and outdoor fun for all its guests!
The space has curved walls where each room reflects natural light and takes in the majestic mountain views of the Palm Canyon. It has a pool, a patio, Italian rose marble bathtubs, Indian slate floors, a high-speed internet connection, and many more.
Exquisite Mountainside Estate - Paradise Hills, Paradise Valley, Arizona
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Located in the metropolitan area of Phoenix where John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe were once said to meet, this timeless mountainside estate is filled with a rich and vibrant history. The home features a spacious view deck where guests can seamlessly enjoy a 240-degree view of the valley and mountain ranges nearby.
In addition, the estate also has all the amenities a guest could ask for—a fitness room, a private pool, video games, a kitchen island, and many more. It guarantees peace and tranquility despite being seated in a metro area.
Hillside Luxury Mansion on Camelback Mountain - Camelback East, Phoenix, Arizona
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This seven-million-dollar luxury vacation rental is simply sleek, modern, and packed with all the great amenities for guests. It is seated in a quiet and private neighborhood that offers amazing views of both the valley and desert sunsets.
If you’re looking to also travel with a large party, this home can cater to up to 14 people. It ensures that you’ll be kept entertained all throughout your stay as it offers a fitness room, a private heated pool, and games. For more outdoor activities, nearby areas offer fishing, golf, horseback riding, wine tours, and much more!
Sedona Dream - Sedona, Arizona
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A modern Uptown home equipped with a 17-foot Hydropool AquaSport Swim Spa. What more can I say to complete this already perfect home? To add, there’s a gourmet eat-in kitchen, a Tesla charger, high-speed internet, a 7-seater jacuzzi hot tub, and a grill paired with an outdoor dining area.
This place will keep you busy cooking scrumptious meals and relaxing in your private pool or hot tub. You can enjoy all this with the beautiful views of Red Rock!
Private Ranch Resort - Phoenix, Arizona
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If you’re looking for a home with a more rustic feel to it, this private ranch resort might just be your next bet! This fully renovated modern farmhouse comes with all the sophisticated amenities. Included here are a wood-burning fireplace, a walk-in closet, a walk-in pantry, and a large open dining area for 10, to name a few.
This luxury vacation rental is just perfect for guests to enjoy a high-end life with a balance between traditional and modern style architecture.
Dream Maker Villa - Scottsdale, Arizona
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Hope this list isn’t getting too long because this next home is just too beautiful and unique to miss out on! It’s a private homebound to both satisfy relaxation and play. It offers a pool, an outdoor hot tub, game courts, a superb dining area, an indoor and outdoor kitchen, and a bar.
To top this off, it is surrounded by majestic mountains with amazing views. Just like its name, this resort-style oasis indeed promises to make dreams come true for all travelers!
The Brexley - Raskin Estates, Phoenix, Arizona
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This unique home promises a tranquil and peaceful stay. It highlights natural elemental pieces and earthy tones in both its interior and exterior architecture. With its open-concept design, the Brexley welcomes guests to seek a place to recharge and reset from the busy hustle and bustle of everyday life.
It offers a wide range of services such as private chefs to stir up a delicious meal, breakfast baskets delivered to your doorstep, and even sound bowl healing. You can simply enjoy a glass of wine while enjoying the lush greenery and sounds of water in this private home.
Rock Waterfall - Camelback East, Phoenix, Arizona
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This last home is just one-of-a-kind. It offers a spectacular waterfall that flows down a salt water pool. It is undoubtedly perfect for swimming and relaxation with friends and family. To add, the home is precisely structured into a mountain which gives guests a uniquely modern yet natural feel.
You can endlessly enjoy your luxurious stay with the sunset views of the Arizona desert and the bright city lights when night falls.
Multi-Million Dollar Luxury Estate - Red Rock, Phoenix, Arizona
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Once featured on the front cover of Upfront magazine, this luxury vacation rental just screams dreamy! It is a modern mountain home that was even labeled as an “entertainer’s paradise.” I mean, can’t you just imagine swimming in your infinity pool while enjoying the picture-perfect views of the desert and valley?
Also, the fun doesn’t end here, the interiors are filled with different kinds of artwork and high-end furniture to impress any guest. It is equipped with a billiards room, a sound system, a world-class kitchen, and much more to keep this dream a reality.
Are you excited to have an adventurous yet sophisticated stay in the beautiful Arizona desert? Well, we’re here to make that happen!
Wander offers its guests unique and amazing vacation experiences. Every Wander home has a 24/7 Concierge line to answer all inquiries throughout your stay, a Tesla model to help you explore and get around; and lastly, a place with endless breathtaking views of nature. We aim to provide all our guests with the perfect vacation home, and we hope you’ll also be a part of that goal!