The Boulders Resort

34631 North Tom Darlington Drive

  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Hotels with In-Room Kitchens
  • The Boulders sits in a magical Sonoran setting with gorgeous views of the surrounding desert landscape. The resort’s atmosphere is warm and inviting for families, and service is stellar. Onsite dining is first-rate and the restaurants welcome kids. Guest rooms are spacious, appointed in sophisticated Southwestern style with wood-burning fireplaces, incredibly comfortable beds and private patios. Villa/hacienda units also have kitchens and outdoor grills. Family fun onsite is plentiful: hiking, horseback riding, biking, a butterfly habitat, rock-climbing clinics, Jeep tours, hot air balloon tours and more. For parents-only downtime, there’s a beautiful spa with an amazing treatment menu, an adult pool (one of four pools on the property), and adult fitness classes.

    • Category: Resort
    • Location: Countryside
    • Standard: Luxurious
    • Style: Contemporary
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    Our Reviewer's Favorite Features

    • Baby Ready: Crib and highchair available
    • School-Age Action: Variety of age-appropriate activities
    • Cool For Teens: Variety of age-appropriate activities
    • Family-friendly public areas
    • Variety of room options for families
    • Fantastic atmosphere and views
    • Well-appointed accommodations
    • Kid-friendly restaurants
    • Variety of onsite sports and activities
    • Top-notch spa and fitness classes
    • Variety of sports and outdoor clinics and facilities for families

    Families Should Know

    • Isolated location
    • Part of The Waldorf-Astoria Collection
    • Well-known luxury property for couples’ getaways
    • Year-round heated swimming pools – fenced on outer perimeter only
    • Daily resort fee $US 30
    • Free WIFI
    • Babysitting starts at $US 12+ per hour

    Sports + Activities

    • swimming
    • yoga/fitness classes
    • golf
    • tennis
    • shopping
    • desert photo tour
    • desert Jeep adventure
    • rock climbing
    • hot air balloon rides

    Local Excursions

    • Scottsdale
    • Heard Museum
    • Town of Cave Creek/Cave Creek Museum
    • CrackerJax Amusement Center
    • McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
    • Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
    • Tonto National Forest
    • Deer Valley Rock Art Center



    • casitas, suites, and villas
    • air-conditioning
    • TV/DVD/iPod docking station
    • mini-bar/safe/hair dryer
    • private patio
    • wood-burning or gas fireplace in villa units
    • fully equipped kitchen/washer/dryer in villa units
    • twice-daily housekeeping
    • room service
    • WIFI in rooms and public areas
    • five restaurants/lounge areas
    • four swimming pools
    • spa
    • fitness center and classes
    • golf course
    • tennis courts
    • concierge
    • babysitting on request
    • disabled access
    • private parking
    # of peopleStarting at
    • D - daily pricing
    • W - weekly pricing
    • T - tax included
    • B - breakfast included
    • I - all-inclusive

    Preferred Room

    Two-bedroom Villa

    Guest Room Highlights

    • Spacious
    • Well-appointed
    • Good configuration for sleeping
    • Comfortable beds
    • Beautiful view
    • Nice bathroom
    • Great shower
    • Kitchenette/kitchen facilities
    • Quiet
    • Convenient location on property

    Booking Conditions

    • Deposit required for peak periods, credit card for guarantee
    • Cancellation: < 7 days, 1 to 2 nights forfeit
    • Crib and highchair: free
    • Extra bed: $US 20 per day
    • Extra person fee: $US 25 per adult per day
    • Babysitting: $US 12+ per hour
    • Resort fee: $US 30 per day
    • Check-in is 4p and check-out is Noon