Explore the Sonoran Desert

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Indulge in a remarkable retreat at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain. With an enticing pool and waterslide and a prime location near the Sonoran Desert National Monument and the Arizona Opera, we offer a truly unforgettable resort getaway. Our secluded hotel offers a quiet retreat with a wide array of experiences: Championship golf courses surrounded by Tucson’s majestic Tortolita Mountains; stargazing under the desert sky; 26 miles of hiking trails; ranger adventures for kids; and more.

The Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain
Escape to This Arizona Spa

For information or to reserve a treatment contact the spa.

Book Your Unforgettable Moment

At The Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain, we believe in providing unparalleled luxury and creating unforgettable moments for every guest. Allow us to exceed your expectations and elevate your experience to new heights. Reserve your desired excursions, dining reservations, spa treatments, and resort activities with ease, and prepare for a journey that will leave you spellbound.

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Luxury Golf in the Shadow of Dove Mountain

Surrounded by towering saguaro and Tucson’s majestic Tortolita Mountains, The Golf Club at Dove Mountain offers players challenges amid Arizona's distinct natural beauty. The club’s 27 holes of championship golf sprawl across three courses, each designed by Jack Nicklaus, and the surroundings and changing elevation brings variety to each round of play. The luxury golf facility also features a clubhouse with dining at Cayton’s Restaurant, tour-quality practice areas and a pro shop. Players are encouraged to reserve their tee times in advance.

  • Par 36

  • 3,894 Yards

  • Serves as front nine for the Accenture Match Play Championship

  • Set against the backdrop of a majestic Saguaro cactus forest to the West

  • Par 36

  • 3,955 Yards

  • Course winds along the base of the Tortolita Mountains

  • Serves as back nine for the Accenture Match Play Championship

  • Par-3 third hole marks the highest elevation of the course

  • Fifth through the eighth holes wander through a secluded canyon

  • Grassy hillside stadium setting surrounds the ninth green, ideal for matches that go the distance

  • Par 36

  • 3,897 Yards

  • Jack Nicklaus’ favorite nine holes at Dove Mountain

  • Incredible vistas of the Tortolita Mountains highlight several points on the course

  • The fifth green includes a panoramic view of The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain Resort

Activities That Appeal to Every Guest

Whether traveling as a family, couple or with your colleagues, The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain will transport you to a place of renewed connection. The world-class neighboring Golf Club at Dove Mountain offers 27 holes of championship golf nestled against the Tortolita Mountain Range.

Planning Your Trip

Planning your trip to Dove Mountain.

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Ritz Kids

The Dove Mountain Ritz Kids Rangers invite our guests ages 5-12 to join in a unique and exciting journey of discovery as they explore the meaning of the “Spirit of Adventure” that lives here at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain. We offer two unique 3-hour programs, starting at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., in the Dove Mountain Ritz Kids Ranger Headquarters. Young explorers are welcome to join us for the Half Day Expedition by participating in only one of the two programs offered or the more adventurous among them may opt for the Full Day Expedition and participate in both programs offered. Participants in the Full Day Expedition will be served a healthy lunch between adventures and will have the opportunity to enjoy more personalized time with their Ranger guide. Only available Friday-Sunday.

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We offer two unique 3 hour programs daily, starting at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., in the Dove Mountain Ritz Kids Ranger Headquarters. Young explorers are welcome to join us for the Half Day Expedition by participating in only one of the two programs offered or the more adventurous among them may opt for the Full Day Expedition and participate in both programs offered. Participants in the Full Day Expedition will be served a healthy lunch between adventures and will have the opportunity to enjoy more personalized time with their Ranger guide.

A sampling of currently offered programs includes:

  • Things We Eat – Delve into varieties of food, where they come from and who eats what. Look at different foods people eat around the world and be shocked by how far some of our own food travels. Through a variety of unique activities and games, we will have you asking, “What exactly are the things we eat?”

  • Our Desert Friends - Discover all the unique features that make our Sonoran Desert different than all other deserts of the world as well as honor the legacy left behind from the civilizations of long, long ago. Create a habitat for your favorite desert friend and finish the morning with a Desert Detective Scavenger Hunt to see how many of our plants and animals you can identify.

  • What Is a Good Tree? – Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein guide this activity by helping explain the value of the tree through their heart-warming and inspiring stories. Young guests will expand upon the lessons through a variety of games and activities that will remind us just how important trees are and why they are so special.

  • Living Deserts – Find out about all the special critters that call the desert home and some of the fascinating ways they have adapted to live there. We look at different deserts around the world while asking how life can "beat the heat" through a variety of experiments, games, and art projects.

Full Day Expedition
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Includes lunch

Half Day Expedition
9 a.m - 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Reserve Now

For more information, please call (520) 572-3000. Reservations are required for all Ritz Kids Rangers programs at least 24 hours in advance. Cancellations are requested 24 hours in advance, or the full cost of the program will be charged. All programs are limited to participants aged 5 to 12 years. We require closed toed shoes, sunscreen and a hat for all daytime activities.

On-Site Outlets

Weekday Wellness Spa Special for You and a Friend

From March 6 – May 23, reserve a weekday spa treatment and receive a complimentary spa-day pass for your friend, or partner, to enjoy the day alongside you. Plus, based on availability, you will both enjoy complimentary use of a Cabana at the adults-only Serenity Pool. Terms apply.
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The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Dove Mountain

Nature’s healing power is no secret. Communities have drawn on it since the beginning of time. At our Forbes Five-Star Spa treatments take a holistic, organic approach. Discover the healing power of nature at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Dove Mountain.

Phone:   +1 520-572-3030
Everyday:
9:30 AM-5:00 PM
Appointment required
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The Golf Club at Dove Mountain

Designed by Jack Nicklaus, the Wild Burro, Saguaro, and Tortolita 9-hole tracks at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain represent a true test for players of every level.

Phone:   +1 520-572-3500
Address :   6501 Boulder Bridge Pass, Marana, Arizona, USA, 85658
Fitness Center

Dove Mountain Fitness Center

Enjoy a variety of equipment, mind and body classes, as well as personalized training upon request.

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Complimentary
Looking down from the mountains at the resort, with its desert-inspired design and swimming pools

Swimming

Spa Serenity Pool

Mon-Sun : 9:30 AM-5:00 PM

Turquesa Infiniti Edge Swimming Pool

Mon-Sun : 11:00 AM-5:00 PM

Aventura Swimming Pool, Waterslide and Dancing Fountains

Mon-Sun : 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Whirlpool