The Travel Mom
Red Mountain Resort Hotel Review
The Southwest United States has some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country. In particular, Utah, stands out as having some of the most interesting and unique terrains including Red Granite Mountains, Desert, and snow capped Mountains. The Southwest border of Utah is home to the beautiful town of St. George and is the entrance to some of Utah’s most beautiful destinations. The Red Mountain Resort is located minutes from St. George, Utah and is home to a beautiful and spacious wellness resort.
Red Mountain Resort has everything you need whether you are looking for a relaxing and quiet time or looking to get outdoors and enjoy some physical activity. Their motto, “Adventure Inspired”, allows for you to enjoy and discover your passion for adventure as it is located from some of Utah’s best State and National Parks! The proximity to some of the best sights and trails make this resort one of the top adventure hotels in Utah.
The property is blended into the vivid red rock cliffs and canyons of Southern Utah. There are 82 beautiful designed guest rooms and 24 upgrade villa suites which makes this resort feel small enough to not feel over crowded. There are 55 acres of black lava gardens and stunning vistas of the mountains.
There is an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, three hot tubs, state of the art fitness center, and a stunning spa on property. But it is the location of the resort to the nearby attractions which make this resort so special.
A quarter mile down the road is Snow Canyon State Park with beautiful mountains and open terrain. You can also head out for a longer adventure to the amazing Zion National Park or Bryce Canyon National Park.
The resort itself offers great packages including Adventure Retreats, Wellness Escapes, Girlfriend's Getaways and Golf Vacations. Guests can customize their own experience as well with their “Stay and Play”, a la carte offer, making there something for every type of guest.
GETTING TO THE RESORT
The closest major airport is Las Vegas where you will need to rent a car and drive about 2 hours east. It is important to note there is a time zone change so be sure to account for that in your itinerary! Additionally, you can drive about 4 hours from Salt Lake City or 6 hours from Phoenix.
The Guest Rooms here are luxurious and large and feature natural gas fireplaces and balconies. The rooms all feature oversize shower and soaking tubs making for a peaceful and relaxing stay. For upgraded luxury, there are villa suites which feature larger bedrooms and an added separate living room for maximum space. All of the rooms can be viewed at https://www.redmountainresort.com/accommodations/villas.
When it comes to dining, Red Mountain does not disappoint! The menu is "wellness inspired" and made with fresh high quality ingredients. There are many selections that include terrific home made breads and desserts as well as a lovely wine list. The philosophy here is Eat Well, Live Well and the environment allows you to do exactly that.
THINGS TO DO
Treat yourself and indulge in the ultimate relaxation at the Sagestone Spa and Salon. The treatments are inspired by ancient health and beauty rituals including local honey and mineral rich muds, indigenous desert botanicals, and clays and salts for restorative effects. The spa is a great way to enjoy after a day exploring the great outdoors!
The unique setting at the base of Snow Canyon State Park provides the perfect backdrop for hiking, biking, outdoor yoga and other adventure activities. Red Mountain Resort also offers excursions for kayaking, guided hiking in Bryce or Zion, rock climbing and canyoneering. They provide all the equipment needed and are led by a staff of knowledgeable guides.
Additionally, you can enjoy self guided trails or take a trip to Zion National park for the ultimate outdoor adventure!
Whether you want a quiet and pampering getaway, an outdoor adventure, or a combination of both, the Red Mountain Resort does not disappoint and is truly a destination you will want to come back to. Utah is such a beautiful destination and must be added to your travel bucket list.