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Girlfriend Getaway at the Gainey Ranch, Scottsdale Resort & Spa

Classic girlfriend getaway ~ with a few faboosh extras!

The perfect girlfriend getaway needs a few classic ingredients to make it successful:  fun girlfriends, a faboosh venue, pools and sunshine, delish food and time to stretch out and relax. Add an evening serenade in Italian, luxury spa access, Starbucks available (on site, natch), and a yummy Sunday brunch. Welcome to your dreamy girlfriend getaway.

inviting luxuryPart of the Hyatt Regency family of resorts, the Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch in Phoenix/Scottsdale delivers a girlfriend getaway adventure you and your friends will rave about for years. Trust us, we wanted to stay forever when we visited.

Think of your 6 best girlfriends, each with different likes and tastes and see how these elements stack up…

What to do at Hyatt’s Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch

  • Wine Me, Dine me team at SWBBook your spa afternoon at the Avania Spa – before you leave home.
  • Book your dinner reservation at the SWB’s Wine Me, Dine Me
  • Belly up to the outdoor bar for a margarita while strolling to your casita
  • Drop your stuff in your room and hit the poolside patios
  • Let stress melt away as you re-connect with your girlfriends and unwind in the warm Arizona sunshine.

Luxurious on site amenities

We could wax poetic for hours on all that we loved about Gainey Ranch. But we’ll try to stick to the highlights:

  • water playground to relax besideCurtained cabanas poolside (reserve early)
  • Multiple pools (10 of them) with a 2.5 acre kid-friendly water playground separate from the adult swim-up bar
  • 3 x 9-hole top-rated golf courses (rated in the top 75 courses in America by Golf Digest)
  • Wine Me, Dine Me at the Southwest Bistro plus 5 other restaurant options or room service
  • The luxurious Avania Spa
  • Tennis – clinics and lessons available
  • Continent-hopping Venice-style gondola ride with Italian serenade through their 7 acres of lake [a GoGirlfriend recommendation]

Getaway Casita style

For a unique experience with your gal pals, consider upgrading from the standard rooms and suites to one of Hyatt’s Lakeside Casita’s. Apartment-style with kitchen facilities, up to 4 spacious bedrooms, a massive main room with fireplace to lounge and chit-chat. What’s more, there’s a sweet rooftop patio, patios outside the bedrooms and main room and a semi-private hot-tub. If you want to hunker down and be alone with your friends, you won’t miss the rest of the resort. We promise.

Casitas lakeside at Hyatt's Gainey Ranch and SpaWhile we believe all girlfriend getaways should be spent wining, dining and relaxing, there’s an unending array of offsite options to take in during a visit to the Scottsdale/Phoenix area. Remember to pace yourself.

Off-site activities in Phoenix

Here are a few of the activities and stops we made on our adventure:

A girlfriend getaway needs to have the classic blend of ingredients. Add the extra’s available at the Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch in Phoenix/Scottsdale, and a stay in your private lakeside casita, and you have the measure of a memorable girlfriend getaway.

Connect with the Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch and check them out socially ~ Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube, and Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch on TripAdvisor or book a stay with them on their reservations page.

Have you enjoyed a private casita for your girlfriends getaway? Didn’t it just make the vacation that much better? Tell us more about it in the comments below or connect with GoGirlfriend on Facebook or Twitter

To comply with the long list of regulating bodies, possibly even Geneva Conventions and in the interest of transparency, our stay at the Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch was sponsored. Commentary and perspectives are those of GoGirlfriend.

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