The Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico, located just 40 minutes south of the Tucson International Airport in southern Arizona, is a one-of-a-kind golf destination resort set among rolling mountains and overlooking the lush green Santa Cruz River Valley. The resort offers breathtaking views of the mountains as well as the sounds of desert birds and is known for indulging its guests in the finer things in life.
Esplendor Resort has 179 culturally adorned guestrooms, which includes 15 one-bedroom suites. Each room is custom designed to reflect everything that Southern Arizona is inspired by — from the Old West and cowboys to the Spanish homestead. Their upscale rooms also feature private patios or balconies that overlook the panoramic views of the valleys, the mountains, and the spectacular Arizona sunsets.
The luxury resort offers each guest the experience of staying at an elegant Spanish-inspired hacienda. Which is why Esplendor is a unique destination for hosting business meetings, receptions, and special events. It has a total 55,000 square feet of meeting space, comprising 11 meeting rooms. The largest room covers 6,162 square feet of area and has the capacity to accommodate up to 650 persons. They also have a total exhibit space of 45,000 square feet.
Esplendor Resort’s design, amenities, cuisine and peaceful backdrop allows guests to unwind and reflect. In their spare time, guests can take part in any of the recreational amenities offered at Esplendor, such as playing world-class golf on their 18-hole course, tennis on their four lighted courts, or simply basking in the Arizona sun at the poolside. The resort’s oversized outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi are surrounded by palm trees and is amongst the many convenient outdoor areas at the resort that is perfect for relaxing and absorbing the beauty of the surroundings.
Guests looking to taste the flavors and cooking traditions of Old Mexico can dine in at Esplendor’s elegant San Cayetano dining room, where one can enjoy a special selection of dishes from the popular television series ‘Primal Grill® with Steven Raichlen’ or opt for their award-winning seafood and acclaimed steaks. Guests can also savor the sweetness of fine blue Agave tequila in the rustic Saloon Lounge, situated just off the lobby and known for its yummy cocktails as well as traditional favorites. During warmer Arizona evenings, one can also savor a shrimp ceviche with a fresh mango margarita on the dining veranda or dig into a casual meal on the stunning patio that overlooks the lake at the 18th hole of the country club.
Image courtesy of The Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico.