Framed by the red rock mountains and towering saguaros of the lush Sonoran Desert, our isolated rentals in Scottsdale set you within the inspiring landscapes of this unique destination. Our lavish mansions and secluded vacation rentals are primed for venturing into the lush golf courses, indulgent spas, hiking trails, and architectural attractions in Scottsdale. Whether you seek a Zen retreat in the desert or an intimate getaway for a milestone celebration, you’ll find the perfect boutique accommodation in our collection secluded rentals near Scottsdale, AZ.
Why Stay in Our Scottsdale Isolated Rentals?
An isolated vacation rental in Scottsdale gives you the luxury of ample space and utmost privacy in a vacation home. Set away from the hustle and bustle of Scottsdale, our isolated vacation rentals by owner in Scottsdale are ideal for a secluded escape within reach of the excitement of the city. Our collection of secluded Scottsdale vacation homes range from one and two bedroom house rentals to lavish mansions for those large friends and family vacations.
Features and Amenities of Our Isolated Rentals
Stretch out in the large, spacious bedrooms of our vacation rentals by owner in Scottsdale, featuring comfy king and queen beds fitted in plush linens. Freshen up in resort-quality bathrooms, adjoined in master suites at select rentals. Start your day with a quick breakfast made in the fully equipped kitchens of our rentals, with everything you need for whipping up pancakes in the morning to grilling mouth-watering steaks. Featured Scottsdale accommodations include luxe amenities such as private pools, hot tubs, and outdoor patios perfect for unwinding at the end of the day.
Things to Do in Scottsdale
Home to over 200 golf courses, the Scottsdale area is known as “The World’s Finest Golf Destination.” Tee up on the immaculate greens at the We-Ko-Pa Golf Club, with two award-winning golf courses framed by breathtaking mountain views of the Sonoran Desert. Whether you’re a beginner or a golfing pro, the 18-hole golf courses of Troon North Golf Club are a must for their sensational use of the desert surroundings.
Nestled up against the base of Pinnacle Peak is one of the area’s best public courses, Troon North Golf Club. Troon North’s Pinnacle Course is a classic desert golf course, and its Monument Course is named for the giant boulder on the third hole. Put your golfing skills to the test on the Champions Course and Stadium Course at TPC Scottsdale – home to the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Talking Stick Resort has two challenging and beautiful Ben Crenshaw/ Bill Coore designed courses you should try.
For a more rugged adventure, hit the hiking trails at the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. The major trailheads are made up of over 200 miles of desert trails, winding through blooming cacti and towering saguaros. You can hike, ride an ATV, mountain bike or horse up dusty trails, down through rocky ravines, and around giant boulders, all while keeping an eye out for desert dwellers like roadrunners, hawks, rattlesnakes, lizards, javelina, and mule deer. The popular Papago Park and Hole-in-the-Rock (a popular landmark), Camelback Mountain and South Mountain Park/Preserve are just a few of the parks and preserves that surround Scottsdale. The short Lookout Mountain Summit Trail or Pinnacle Peak hike offer breathtaking views of the surrounding area. Saunter through the cacti and boulders to view amazing rock art from pre-Columbian artists on the easier Hieroglyphic Trail.
Then cool off with a white water river rafting trip, tube trip or kayaking on the Lower Salt River. Afterward, ease those tired, achy muscles with hot stone massage or Swedish massage at one of many Scottsdale’s spas.
Spend a lazy day wandering through Old Town, browsing through its wonderful art galleries and shops. Download the map of Scottsdale amazing public art that’s scattered throughout the city. A few highlights include the Soleri Bridge and Plaza, (designed by Italian architect Paolo Soleri, the bridge is also a solar calendar), the Goldwater Bell (featuring bronze bells cast by Soleri himself), One-Eyed Jack (a fun, giant white metal rabbit located in the Arts District), Windows to the West by Louise Nevelson (her first large sculptural installation in the southwest), the Frank Lloyd Wright Spire (located in the Promenade), and the iconic LOVE sculpture by Robert Indiana.
Scottsdale is known for its fine dining and nightlife too. Start your epicurean adventures in Old Town, with The Mission and Café Monarch, two Scottsdale institutions. Steak lovers should head to the Roaring Fork or Roka Akor, and Sel (intimate, chic, and trendy) and FnB (veggie centered) are both spearheaded by nationally known chefs, and feature locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.
Old Town is full of lively nightclubs, dance clubs, quiet cigar bars, wine bars, and craft beer pubs too. And you probably should visit the Rusty Spur Salon, Scottsdale’s oldest bar, at least once.